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I say unto you, Though he will not rise and give him, because he is his friend, yet because of his importunity he will rise and give him as many as he needeth.

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Luke 18:1
Then he told them a parable, to show that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.
Matthew 15:22
And behold, a Canaanite woman from that region came out and cried to him, "Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David! My daughter is severely demon-possessed."
Romans 15:30
Now I urge you, brethren, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to strive together with me in your prayers to God for me,
2 Corinthians 12:8
Three times I pleaded with the Lord about this, that it should depart from me.
Colossians 2:1
For I want you to know how greatly I strive for you, and for those at Laodicea, and for all who have not seen my face in the flesh,
Colossians 4:12
Epaphras, who is one of your number, a servant of Jesus Christ, sends you his greetings, always laboring earnestly for you in his prayers, that you may stand mature and fully assured in all the will of God.

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Matthew 21:22
And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith."