Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And many charged him that he should hold his peace: but he cried the more a great deal, Thou Son of David, have mercy on me.
While he was still speaking, people came from the synagogue ruler's house saying, "Your daughter has died. Why trouble the teacher any longer?"
Then little children were brought to him for him to lay his hands on them and pray. But the disciples scolded those who brought them.
The crowd scolded them to get them to be quiet. But they shouted even more loudly, "Lord, have mercy on us, Son of David!"
And those who were in front scolded him to get him to be quiet, but he shouted even more, "Son of David, have mercy on me!"
The woman was a Greek, of Syrophoenician origin. She asked him to cast the demon out of her daughter.
So Jacob was left alone. Then a man wrestled with him until daybreak.
When you seek me in prayer and worship, you will find me available to you. If you seek me with all your heart and soul,
But he did not answer her a word. Then his disciples came and begged him, "Send her away, because she keeps on crying out after us."
Then he said to them, "Suppose one of you has a friend, and you go to him at midnight and say to him, 'Friend, lend me three loaves of bread,
Then Jesus told them a parable to show them they should always pray and not lose heart.
With every prayer and petition, pray at all times in the Spirit, and to this end be alert, with all perseverance and requests for all the saints.
During his earthly life Christ offered both requests and supplications, with loud cries and tears, to the one who was able to save him from death and he was heard because of his devotion.
and you, O Lord, demonstrate loyal love. For you repay men for what they do.
So Jesus stopped and ordered the beggar to be brought to him. When the man came near, Jesus asked him,