Watch the video above and talk about it with a friend or mentor.

Looking to grow in your personal prayer life? Try this 4-step method to bring a simple, biblical structure and focus to your prayer time.

Key Points:

  • P=Praise
  • R=Repent
  • A=Ask
  • Y=Yield

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Talk About It
  1. Watch the video together or invite someone to summarize the topic.
  2. What is your initial reaction to this video? Do you disagree with any of it? What jumped out at you?
  3. What are some helpful things you’ve learned about prayer? Have you ever tried the P-R-A-Y method? Which step seems the hardest to you?
  4. Make a list of the things you can praise God for.
  5. Read Isaiah 6:1-5. Describe Isaiah’s response to God. Why do you think he responded like this?
  6. What is the benefit of repentance in your prayer life? How will confessing things to God affect your relationships in life?
  7. Read Philippians 4:6-7. What are the commands in this verse? What are the promised benefits? Discuss.
  8. What does it mean to “yield” to God in prayer? Try to list some practical steps for developing this habit in your prayer life.
  9. Read Luke 18:9-11. Talk about the irony of the Pharisee’s prayer. What is the true heart of prayer?
  10. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.

This is part of the Spiritual Growth After Mormonism series.