Matthew 6: 9: “Pray, then, in this way: …” Forget the over-analytical experts, here’s how to pray, according to Jesus. A simple pronoun count causes one thing to leap out: First Person Plural: (we, our, us) 9. Second Person: (You, as in God) 4. First Person Singular: (I, me, my) 0. Crunch the numbers, analyze the data, and learn what prayer is really all about.