Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear:
Thou wilt prepare
For the one who takes revenge against murderers took notice of the oppressed; he did not overlook their cry for help
Then you will take delight in the Lord, and he will answer your prayers.
He satisfies the desire of his loyal followers; he hears their cry for help and delivers them.
What the wicked fears will come on him; what the righteous desire will be granted.
2 Chronicles 33:12
In his pain Manasseh asked the Lord his God for mercy and truly humbled himself before the God of his ancestors.
2 Chronicles 34:27
You displayed a sensitive spirit and humbled yourself before God when you heard his words concerning this place and its residents. You humbled yourself before me, tore your clothes and wept before me, and I have heard you,' says the Lord.
The Lord abhors the sacrifices of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him.
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.
The tax collector, however, stood far off and would not even look up to heaven, but beat his breast and said, 'God, be merciful to me, sinner that I am!'
But he gives greater grace. Therefore it says, "God opposes the proud, but he gives grace to the humble."
1 Peter 5:5
In the same way, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. And all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.
Thou wilt prepare
He does not fear bad news. He is confident; he trusts in the Lord.
1 Chronicles 29:18
O Lord God of our ancestors Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, maintain the motives of your people and keep them devoted to you.
2 Chronicles 29:36
Hezekiah and all the people were happy about what God had done for them, for it had been done quickly.
2 Chronicles 30:12
In Judah God moved the people to unite and carry out the edict the king and the officers had issued at the Lord's command.
The intentions of the heart belong to a man, but the answer of the tongue comes from the Lord.
In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness, for we do not know how we should pray, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with inexpressible groanings.
so that through him we both have access in one Spirit to the Father.
in whom we have boldness and confident access to God because of Christ's faithfulness.
Do not be led astray, my dear brothers and sisters.
when he responds to the prayer of the destitute, and does not reject their request.
Before they even call out, I will respond; while they are still speaking, I will hear.
When they heard this, they raised their voices to God with one mind and said, "Master of all, you who made the heaven, the earth, the sea, and everything that is in them,
So Peter was kept in prison, but those in the church were earnestly praying to God for him.
1 Peter 3:12
For the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous and his ears are open to their prayer. But the Lord's face is against those who do evil.