Abraham said, "Since I have undertaken to speak to the Lord, what if only twenty are found there?" He replied, "I will not destroy it for the sake of the twenty."
Then Abraham asked, "Since I have undertaken to speak to the Lord (although I am but dust and ashes),
"Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened for you.
If you then, although you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!
I tell you, even though the man inside will not get up and give him anything because he is his friend, yet because of the first man's sheer persistence he will get up and give him whatever he needs.
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.
Therefore let us confidently approach the throne of grace to receive mercy and find grace whenever we need help.
by the fresh and living way that he inaugurated for us through the curtain, that is, through his flesh,