Different Positions of Prayer in the Bible

1. Sitting – I Chronicles 17: 16-27, Acts 2 – Denotes rest

2. Kneeling – I Kings 8:54, Ezra 9:5, Luke 22:41, Acts 9:40 – Denotes surrender

3. Bowing – Exodus 34:8, Psalm 72:11, Nehemiah 8:6 – Displays honor and humility

4. Standing – Nehemiah 9:5, Mark 11:25, Luke 18:13 In a position of respect and honorready to receive instructions

5. Uplifted hands – 2 Chronicles 6:12, 13, I Timothy 2:8 Acknowledges a place of surrender, no weapons, no hidden agenda, a position of praise

6. Walking – 2 Kings 4:35 A warring position. It is hard to sit and pray when you are at war. Walking begins to stir up your prayer intensity.

7. Prostrate – Joshua 7:6, Ezra 10:1, Matthew 26:39, Mark 14:35
Shows awe of the holiness of God – a position of crying out to God – a position of repentance

THERE IS NO RIGHT OR WRONG WAY, THE MAIN THING IS TO PRAY!
Having trouble focusing? Switch positions.