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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
He gave them an illustration to show that they must always pray and not give up,
Matthew 15:22
And a Canaanite woman of that district came out and screamed, "Son of David, take pity on me, sir! My daughter is dreadfully possessed by a demon!"
Romans 15:30
I beg you, brothers, for the sake of our Lord Jesus Christ, and of the love that the Spirit inspires, join me in most earnest prayer to God for me.
2 Corinthians 12:8
Three times I have prayed to the Lord about this, begging that it might leave me,
Colossians 2:1
For I want you to know what a fight I am putting up for you and for our brothers in Laodicea, and for all who do not know me personally,
Colossians 4:12
Epaphras, one of your own number, a slave of Christ Jesus, wishes to be remembered to you. He is always standing up for you in his prayers that you may stand fast, like men of mature convictions, whatever God's will for you may be.

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Matthew 21:22
And everything that you pray for with faith, you will obtain."