There are many different ways to pray. What does this text say about those different ways to pray? Will God honor the loud, public prayer where someone enjoys the sound of his own voice? What about on the golf course or the beach? What is the meaning of the secret place of prayer? Who hears the prayers in the secret place? Why is it important to pray in secret? Do you have that secret place where you can get alone with God? Go and shut the door, and spend time with your Father.