Seeing Prayer Through a Finished Work Perspective Prayer is summed up in the Practice of the Presence of God. Mankind is not helping God out in prayer. Rather, prayer is an assertion of our dependence and union in Him. It is about intimacy and relationship, not mere verbal, external exercise. In fact, the scriptures tell us that we have become a prayer - you are an aroma of Christ unto God! Learn the difference between Doing Prayer versus Being Prayer. See prayer through the lens of grace.