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.
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.
So pray to the owner of the harvest to send reapers to gather it."
And everything that you pray for with faith, you will obtain."
He gave them an illustration to show that they must always pray and not give up,
Hitherto you have not asked for anything as my followers, but now ask, and you will receive, so that your happiness may be complete.
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
Be persistent in prayer and wide awake about it when you give thanks.
1 Thessalonians 5:17
Never give up praying.
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
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!
"Two men went up to the Temple to pray; one was a Pharisee and the other a tax-collector.