There is no "one right way to God" as many of our religions have misguided us to believe. These beliefs were created to keep us under control through the ambiguity of fear. Whether this was done consciously or not is irrelevant, because it is simply a part of our collective evolution.
These are not just words uttered from memorized biblical quotes, but they are magic words. Those three seemingly valueless words are the energetic action between ask and receive.