Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
It was in those days that he went up on the mountain to pray, and passed the whole night in prayer to God.
Once when he was praying by himself, with only the disciples near him, he asked them, "Who do the people say that I am?"
And he went out of the city and up on the Mount of Olives as he was accustomed to do, with his disciples following him.
For Jesus in his life on earth offered prayers and entreaties, crying aloud with tears, to him who was able to save him from death, and because of his piety his prayer was heard.
In the same way the Spirit helps us in our weakness, for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit itself pleads for us with inexpressible yearnings,
You crave things, and cannot have them, and so you commit murder. You covet things, and cannot get them, and so you quarrel and fight. You do not have things because you do not ask for them.
But you, dear friends, must build yourselves up on the foundation of your most holy faith and pray in the holy Spirit,