Be inspired by friendship (Abraham)

And the scripture was fulfilled that says, “Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness,” and he was called God’s friend. James 2:23 NIV


Be moved by attachment (Moses)

"Moses did not want to go anywhere without God."

Be driven by desperation (Hannah)

As she kept on praying to the LORD, Eli observed her mouth. [13] Hannah was praying in her heart, and her lips were moving but her voice was not heard. Eli thought she was drunk [14] and said to her, “How long are you going to stay drunk? Put away your wine.” [15] “Not so, my lord,” Hannah replied, “I am a woman who is deeply troubled. I have not been drinking wine or beer; I was pouring out my soul to the LORD. [16] Do not take your servant for a wicked woman; I have been praying here out of my great anguish and grief.” [17] Eli answered, “Go in peace, and may the God of Israel grant you what you have asked of him.” 1 Samuel 1:12-17 NIV



Be fueled by gratitude (David)

At the very moment I called out to you, you answered me! You strengthened me deep within my soul and breathed fresh courage into me. Psalm 138:3 TPT


Be vulnerable through awareness  (King Solomon)

"We can’t be vulnerable with what we are unaware of."

Hear God’s voice (Elijah)

And after the earthquake there was a fire, but the LORD was not in the fire. And after the fire there was the sound of a gentle whisper. [13] When Elijah heard it, he wrapped his face in his cloak and went out and stood at the entrance of the cave. And a voice said, “What are you doing here, Elijah?” [14] He replied again, “I have zealously served the LORD God Almighty. But the people of Israel have broken their covenant with you, torn down your altars, and killed every one of your prophets. I am the only one left, and now they are trying to kill me, too.” 1 Kings 19:12-14 NLT



Believe in your destiny (Esther)

"Prayers are electrified when we have a deep belief that our lives are a part of God’s bigger plan."


Defeat sin through prayer (Nehemiah)

Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results. James 5:16 (NLT)

Eliminate distractions (Jesus)

 Immediately afterward He compelled the disciples to get into the boat and to go ahead of Him to the other side, while He sent the crowds away. 23 After He had sent the crowds away, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray; and when it was evening, He was there alone. Matthew 14:22-23 NASB2020



Deeply attach by understanding (Paul)

"Specificity in prayer reflects our depth of care and depth of understanding for people."