Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord: Peradventure there shall be twenty found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for twenty's sake.
And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak to the Lord, who am but dust and ashes.
Ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and ye will find. Knock, and it will be opened to you.
I say to you, though he will not give him, after getting up, because he is his friend, yet because of his persistence, having awaken, he will give him as many as he needs.
And he also spoke a parable to them about it being necessary to always pray, and not to give up,
praying through every prayer and entreaty at every time in spirit, and being alert in this same thing in all perseverance and entreaty for all the sanctified,
Let us therefore come near with boldness to the throne of grace, so that we may take mercy, and may find grace for timely help.
which he inaugurated for us, a new and living way through the curtain, that is, his flesh,