When Jesus was on earth, He gave us the pattern on how to pray.
"Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your name..."
This emphasized that first and foremost, we should acknowledge the greatness of our Father in heaven.
"your kingdom come,
your will be done,
on earth as it is on heaven..."
Jesus was teaching us that we should yield to God's will to be done in our lives. It means, absolutely no complaining on whatever happens to our lives.
"Give us today our daily bread..."
He was teaching us to live one day at a time. Not to ask more than we need. Not to be greedy.
"Forgive us our debts,
as we also have forgiven our debtors..."
Making sure that we don't harbor any grudges in our hearts and living at peace with others.
"And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from the evil one."
Reminding us our frailty and our needs for deliverance from the evil one.
It is not necessary that we utter them word for word. This is just a pattern on how to pray accordingly. For a summary:
*praising God (should always be the foremost)
*yielding to his will
*asking for provision
*asking for forgiveness and
Quoted text from Matthew 6:9-13