1) The ‘act’ of prayer:
Focus – Who we pray to and Who answers
3 I will call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised: so shall I be saved from mine enemies.
– Ps 18:3
6 In my distress I called upon the LORD, and cried unto my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him,w even into his ears.
– Ps 18:6
16 As for me, I will call upon God; and the LORD shall save me.
– Ps 55:16
6 ¶ Seek ye the LORD while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near:
– Isa 55:6
3 Ask me and I will tell you remarkable secrets you do not know about things to come. Je 33:3
14 Then if my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sins and restore their land. 2Ch 7:14