Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the Lord said unto him, Arise, and go into the street which is called Straight, and inquire in the house of Judas for one called Saul, of Tarsus: for, behold, he prayeth,
Then an angel of the Lord said to Philip, "Get up and go south on the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza." (This is a desert road.)
Now send men to Joppa and summon a man named Simon, who is called Peter.
He informed us how he had seen an angel standing in his house and saying, 'Send to Joppa and summon Simon, who is called Peter,
And then everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.'
Therefore repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord that he may perhaps forgive you for the intent of your heart.
But if you seek the Lord your God from there, you will find him, if, indeed, you seek him with all your heart and soul.
2 Chronicles 33:12
In his pain Manasseh asked the Lord his God for mercy and truly humbled himself before the God of his ancestors.
He spares a person's life from corruption, his very life from crossing over the river.
When I refused to confess my sin, my whole body wasted away, while I groaned in pain all day long.
For the music director; By David, a psalm. I relied completely on the Lord, and he turned toward me and heard my cry for help.
Pray to me when you are in trouble! I will deliver you, and you will honor me!"
A song of ascents. From the deep water I cry out to you, O Lord.
The Lord abhors the sacrifices of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him.
Seek the Lord while he makes himself available; call to him while he is nearby!
When you call out to me and come to me in prayer, I will hear your prayers.
I have indeed heard the people of Israel say mournfully, 'We were like a calf untrained to the yoke. You disciplined us and we learned from it. Let us come back to you and we will do so, for you are the Lord our God.
Jonah prayed to the Lord his God from the stomach of the fish
"I will pour out on the kingship of David and the population of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and supplication so that they will look to me, the one they have pierced. They will lament for him as one laments for an only son, and there will be a bitter cry for him like the bitter cry for a firstborn.
"Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened for you.
"So I tell you: Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.
Won't God give justice to his chosen ones, who cry out to him day and night? Will he delay long to help them?
Then he said, "Jesus, remember me when you come in your kingdom."
Jesus answered her, "If you had known the gift of God and who it is who said to you, 'Give me some water to drink,' you would have asked him, and he would have given you living water."
For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.
For three days he could not see, and he neither ate nor drank anything.
At that very moment, three men sent to me from Caesarea approached the house where we were staying.