Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when he looked on him, he was afraid, and said, What is it, Lord? And he said unto him, Thy prayers and thine alms are come up for a memorial before God.
He said to me, "Daniel, man greatly loved, understand the words that I speak to you, and stand upright; for I have now been sent to you." And when he had spoken this word to me, I stood trembling.
Zechariah was troubled when he saw him, and fear fell upon him.
Becoming terrified, they bowed their faces down to the earth. They said to them, "Why do you seek the living among the dead?
and said, 'Cornelius, your prayer is heard, and your gifts to the needy are remembered in the sight of God.
2 Chronicles 6:33
then hear from heaven, even from your dwelling place, and do according to all that the foreigner calls to you for; that all the peoples of the earth may know your name, and fear you, as does your people Israel, and that they may know that this house which I have built is called by your name.
2 Chronicles 32:24
In those days Hezekiah was sick even to death: and he prayed to the LORD; and he spoke to him, and gave him a sign.
Let my prayer be set before you like incense; the lifting up of my hands like the evening sacrifice.
Put me in remembrance. Let us plead together. Set forth your case, that you may be justified.
Then those who feared the LORD spoke one with another; and the LORD listened, and heard, and a book of remembrance was written before him, for those who feared the LORD, and who honored his name.
But the angel said to him, "Do not be afraid, Zechariah, because your request has been heard, and your wife, Elizabeth, will bear you a son, and you shall call his name John.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.
I have not spoken in secret, in a place of the land of darkness. I did not say to the seed of Jacob, 'Seek me in vain.' I, the LORD, speak righteousness. I declare things that are right.
But I have all things, and abound. I am filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things that came from you, a sweet-smelling fragrance, an acceptable and well-pleasing sacrifice to God.
For God is not unrighteous, so as to forget your work and the love which you showed toward his name, in that you served the saints, and still do serve them.
But do not forget to be doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.