Be devoted to prayer, keeping alert in it with thanksgiving.
With every prayer and petition, pray at all times in the Spirit, and to this end be alert, with all perseverance and requests for all the saints.
Do not be anxious about anything. Instead, in every situation, through prayer and petition with thanksgiving, tell your requests to God.
rooted and built up in him and firm in your faith just as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.
Let the peace of Christ be in control in your heart (for you were in fact called as one body to this peace), and be thankful.
As far as I am concerned, far be it from me to sin against the Lord by ceasing to pray for you! I will instruct you in the way that is good and upright.
For what hope does the godless have when he is cut off, when God takes away his life?
As for me, I will call out to God, and the Lord will deliver me.
Stay awake and pray that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."
Watch out! Stay alert! For you do not know when the time will come.
But stay alert at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that must happen, and to stand before the Son of Man."
For this reason we also, from the day we heard about you, have not ceased praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,
And whatever you do in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
Epaphras, who is one of you and a slave of Christ, greets you. He is always struggling in prayer on your behalf, so that you may stand mature and fully assured in all the will of God.
For the culmination of all things is near. So be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of prayer.