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How do you teach people to pray?

One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.” Luke 11:1

            When it comes to teaching someone how to pray, most times people just need to know what to do and how to say it.  Jesus taught his followers how to pray by going over the model prayer (known as the “Our Father who is in heaven” prayer).  Jesus went through a guide on what to ask for and how to address God as you pray.

            He went on to teach them that you don’t ever bother God with your prayers (Luke 11:5-8) so feel free to address him as much as you want.  Jesus also emphasized a more casual tone with God as if talking to your dad and the importance of asking in order to receive.