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.
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.
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.
Then Jesus told them a parable to show them they should always pray and not lose heart.
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,