Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;
I would have despaired unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord
land of the living.
“While I was fainting away,
remembered the Lord,
prayer came to You,
Your holy temple.
Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we will reap if we do not grow weary.
consider Him who has endured such hostility by sinners against Himself, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.
And he said, “Now behold, I have
ventured to speak to the Lord; suppose twenty are found there?” And He said, “I will not destroy it on account of the twenty.”
So it came about when Moses held his hand up, that Israel prevailed, and when he let his hand
down, Amalek prevailed.
For everyone who asks, receives; and he who seeks, finds; and to him who knocks, it will be opened.