How Did Jesus Pray According to the Bible?

ima1Matthew 26:39 :

“And he (Jesus)went a little farther, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt.”

  • Matthew 17:6 :

“And when the disciples heard it, they fell on their face, and were sore afraid.”

  • 1 Kings 18:42 :

“…and he cast himself down upon the earth, and put his face between his knees.”

  • Luke 22:41 :

“And he (Jesus) was withdrawn from them about a stone’s cast, and kneeled down, and prayed.”

==> Practicing Muslims do ask God Almighty in Prayer when their faces are on the ground during the 5-daily prayers.

The word muslim mean: Submission to the orders of God.

Jesus prayed like Muslims in bible why dont christians pray like Jesus?:

holy-bibleGenesis 17:3 :

“And Abram fell on his face: and God talked with him, saying,”

Genesis 17:17 :

“Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall a child be born unto him that is an hundred years old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?”

  • Exodus 34:8 :

“And Moses made haste, and bowed his head toward the earth, and worshipped.

  • Numbers 20:6 :

“And Moses and Aaron went from the presence of the assembly unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and they fell upon their faces: and the glory of the LORD appeared unto them.” 

  • Numbers 16:20-22 :

“And the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, saying, Separate yourselves from among this congregation, that I may consume them in a moment. And they fell upon their faces, and said, O God, the God of the spirits of all flesh, shall one man sin, and wilt thou be wroth with all the congregation?”

  • Nehemiah 8:6 :

And Ezra blessed the LORD, the great God. And all the people answered, Amen, Amen, with lifting up their hands: and they bowed their heads, and worshipped the LORD with [their] faces to the ground. 

  • Joshua 5:14 : 

“And he said, Nay; but as captain of the host of the LORD am I now come. And Joshua fell on his face to the earth, and did worship, and said unto him, What saith my Lord unto his servant?”

  • Ezekiel 9:8 : 

“And it came to pass, while they were slaying them, and I was left, that I fell upon my face, and cried, and said, Ah Lord GOD! wilt thou destroy all the residue of Israel in thy pouring out of thy fury upon Jerusalem?”  

  • 2 Chronicles 20:18 :

“And Jehoshaphat bowed his head with his face to the ground: and all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem fell before the LORD, worshipping the LORD.”  

  • Ezekiel 11:13 :

“And it came to pass, when I prophesied, that Pelatiah the son of Benaiah died. Then fell I down upon my face, and cried with a loud voice, and said, Ah Lord GOD! wilt thou make a full end of the remnant of Israel?”


9gfr82nQuran 22:77 :

“O you who believe! Bow down and prostrate yourselves and serve your Lord, and do good that you may prosper.”

  • Quran 3:67 :

Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian, but he was one inclining toward truth, a Muslim [submitting to Allah]. And he was not of the polytheists.

  • Quran 2:43 :

And establish prayer and give zakah and bow with those who bow [in worship and obedience].


Quran Ch.19:36

[Jesus said], “And indeed, Allah is my Lord and your Lord, so worship Him. That is a straight path.”

ima1This is how the Muslims pray.

The Jews and Christians today do not pray as we read in the Bible, Muslims continue to pray in a similar way to the prophets, as intended by the Creator of the heavens and the earth.

Jesus was a Muslim and his religion was Islam in every sense.

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