Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.

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Bible References


Matthew 3:6
and were baptized by him in Jordan, on making confession of their sins.
Matthew 18:15
Now if thy brother sin against thee, go and reprove him between thyself and him alone; if he hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.
Luke 7:3
But when he heard of Jesus, he sent unto him the elders of the Jews, entreating him that he would come and preserve the life of his servant.
Acts 19:18
And many of those who believed came, confessing and declaring their practices.

The effectual

Matthew 7:7
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:
Matthew 21:22
And all things whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.
Luke 11:11
For what father of you, if his son ask a loaf, will he give him a stone? or if a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent?
Luke 18:1
THEN he spake also to them a parable, to shew that we ought to pray always, and not faint;
John 9:31
Now we know that God doth not hearken to sinners: but if any man be a devout worshipper, and doeth his will, him he heareth.
Acts 4:24
Now when they heard it, they lifted up their united voice to God, and said, Lord, thou art the God which made the heaven, and the earth, and the sea, and all things which are in them:
Acts 12:5
So then Peter was kept in prison: but fervent prayer was offered up by the church to God for him.
1 John 3:22
And whatsoever we ask, we receive from him, because we keep his commandments, and do the things which are pleasing in his sight.

A righteous

Romans 3:10
as it is written, "There is not a just person, no not one:
Romans 5:19
For as by the disobedience of one man the many were constituted sinners; so also by the obedience of one shall the many be constituted righteous.
Hebrews 11:4
By faith Abel offered unto God a sacrifice of more excellence than Cain, by which he received a testimony that he was a righteous man, God bearing witness upon his gifts: and by this, though dead, he still speaketh.

General references

Matthew 21:22
And all things whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.