Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.

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Prayer was made without ceasing, or, instant and earnest prayer was made

Acts 12:12
When he realized this, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John who was also called Mark, where many were gathered together and were praying.
Matthew 18:19
Again I say to you, that if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven.
Luke 18:1
Then he told them a parable, to show that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.
1 Corinthians 12:26
And if one member suffers, all the members suffer with it; if one member is honored, all the members rejoice with it.
2 Corinthians 1:11
You also must help us by your prayers, so that many will give thanks on our behalf for the blessing granted us in answer to the prayers of many.
Ephesians 6:18
Pray at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and petition. And with this in view, keep alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints,
1 Thessalonians 5:17
pray without ceasing,
Hebrews 13:3
Remember the prisoners, as though in prison with them, and those who are ill-treated, since you yourselves are also in the body.
James 5:16
Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.

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Acts 5:18
They arrested the apostles and put them in the public jail.