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 his situation, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John who was also called Mark, where a number of people were gathered, praying.
Matthew 18:19
Again, I tell you, if even two of you here on earth agree about what they shall pray for, it will be given them by my Father in heaven.
Luke 18:1
He gave them an illustration to show that they must always pray and not give up,
1 Corinthians 12:26
If one part suffers, all the parts share its sufferings. If a part has honor done it, all the parts enjoy it too.
2 Corinthians 1:11
You must help me by your prayers, so that many will give thanks to God on my behalf for the blessing granted me in answer to many prayers.
Ephesians 6:18
Use every kind of prayer and entreaty, and at every opportunity pray in the Spirit. Be on the alert about it; devote yourselves constantly to prayer for all God's people
1 Thessalonians 5:17
Never give up praying.
Hebrews 13:3
Remember those who are in prison as though you were in prison with them, and those who are ill-treated as being yourselves liable to the same trials.
James 5:16
So confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, so that you may be cured. An upright man can do a great deal by prayer when he tries.

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Acts 5:18
and they had the apostles arrested and put in the common jail.