Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
But we who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak, and not just please ourselves.
2 Corinthians 12:5
On behalf of such an individual I will boast, but on my own behalf I will not boast, except about my weaknesses.
For we do not have a high priest incapable of sympathizing with our weaknesses, but one who has been tempted in every way just as we are, yet without sin.
He is able to deal compassionately with those who are ignorant and erring, since he also is subject to weakness,
Jesus answered, "You don't know what you are asking! Are you able to drink the cup I am about to drink?" They said to him, "We are able."
Now Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he stopped, one of his disciples said to him, "Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples."
you ask and do not receive because you ask wrongly, so you can spend it on your passions.
For you did not receive the spirit of slavery leading again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption, by whom we cry, "Abba, Father."
Lord, you have heard the request of the oppressed; you make them feel secure because you listen to their prayer.
"I will pour out on the kingship of David and the population of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and supplication so that they will look to me, the one they have pierced. They will lament for him as one laments for an only son, and there will be a bitter cry for him like the bitter cry for a firstborn.
For it is not you speaking, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.
And because you are sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, who calls "Abba! Father!"
so that through him we both have access in one Spirit to the Father.
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.
But you, dear friends, by building yourselves up in your most holy faith, by praying in the Holy Spirit,
Wretched man that I am! Who will rescue me from this body of death?
I am absolutely terrified, and you, Lord -- how long will this continue?
For the music director; a well-written song by the Korahites. As a deer longs for streams of water, so I long for you, O God!
For the music director, to be accompanied by stringed instruments; a well-written song by David. Listen, O God, to my prayer! Do not ignore my appeal for mercy!
I am exhausted from shouting for help; my throat is sore; my eyes grow tired of looking for my God.
For the music director, Jeduthun; a psalm of Asaph. I will cry out to God and call for help! I will cry out to God and he will pay attention to me.
A song, a psalm written by the Korahites; for the music director; according to the machalath-leannoth style; a well-written song by Heman the Ezrachite. O Lord God who delivers me! By day I cry out and at night I pray before you.
Because of the anxiety that makes me groan, my bones protrude from my skin.
(Kaf) I desperately long for your deliverance. I find hope in your word.
My strength leaves me; I am absolutely shocked.
And in his anguish he prayed more earnestly, and his sweat was like drops of blood falling to the ground.]
2 Corinthians 5:2
For in this earthly house we groan, because we desire to put on our heavenly dwelling,
2 Corinthians 12:8
I asked the Lord three times about this, that it would depart from me.
Then the priest must offer its memorial portion up in smoke -- some of its crushed bits, some of its olive oil, in addition to all of its frankincense -- it is a gift to the Lord.