Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

Bible References


Matthew 7:7
Ask, and what you ask will be given you. Search, and you will find what you search for. Knock, and the door will open to you.
Matthew 9:38
So pray to the owner of the harvest to send reapers to gather it."
Matthew 21:22
And everything that you pray for with faith, you will obtain."
Luke 18:1
He gave them an illustration to show that they must always pray and not give up,
John 16:24
Hitherto you have not asked for anything as my followers, but now ask, and you will receive, so that your happiness may be complete.
Ephesians 6:18
Use every kind of prayer and entreaty, and at every opportunity pray in the Spirit. Be on the alert about it; devote yourselves constantly to prayer for all God's people
Colossians 4:2
Be persistent in prayer and wide awake about it when you give thanks.
1 Thessalonians 5:17
Never give up praying.
James 5:15
and the prayer offered in faith will save the sick man; the Lord will restore him to health, and if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

Thou shalt not

Matthew 6:2
So when you are going to give to charity, do not blow a trumpet before yourself, as the hypocrites do, in the synagogues and the streets, to make people praise them. I tell you, that is all the reward they will get!
Matthew 23:14
Luke 18:10
"Two men went up to the Temple to pray; one was a Pharisee and the other a tax-collector.