Calling upon God

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Genesis 4:26

Seth also fathered a son, whom he named Enosh. At that time, profaning the name of the LORD began.

Genesis 12:8

From there Abram traveled on to the hill country east of Bethel and set up his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east. There he built an altar to the LORD and called on the name of the LORD.

Genesis 26:25

In response, Isaac built an altar there and called on the name of the LORD. He also pitched his tents there and his servants dug a well.

1 Chronicles 16:8

Give thanks to the LORD, calling on his name. Make what he has done known among the people.

Psalm 105:1

Give thanks to the LORD, call on his name, and make his deeds known among the people.

Job 27:10

Will he take delight in the Almighty? Will he call on God at all times?"

Psalm 14:4

Will those who do evil ever learn? They devour my people like they devour bread, and never call on the LORD.

Psalm 53:4

Will those who do evil ever learn? They devour my people like they devour bread, and never call on God.

Psalm 79:6

Pour out your wrath upon the nations that do not acknowledge you, and over the kingdoms that do not call on your name.

Isaiah 65:1

"I let myself be sought by those who didn't ask for me; I let myself be found by those who didn't seek me. I said, "Here I am! Here I am!' to a nation that didn't call on my name.

Jeremiah 10:25

Pour out your anger on the nations that don't acknowledge you, and on the families that don't call on your name. For they have devoured Jacob; they have devoured and consumed him; they have devastated his habitation.

Zephaniah 3:9

Indeed, then I will return my people to a pure language so that they all may call upon the name of the LORD, serving him with a united will.

Lamentations 3:55

I called on your name, LORD, from the depths of the Pit,

1 Samuel 12:17-18

Is it not the wheat harvest today? I'll call upon the LORD, and he will send thunder and rain. Then you will know and understand that you have done a great evil in the sight of the LORD by asking for a king for yourselves." Samuel called upon the LORD that same day, and the LORD sent thunder and rain. So all the people greatly feared the LORD and Samuel.

Psalm 18:3

I cried out to the LORD, who is worthy to be praised, and I was delivered from my enemies.

1 Kings 18:24

Then you can call on the name of your god, and I'll call on the name of the LORD. Let the God who answers by fire be our God!" "That's a good idea!" all the people shouted.

2 Kings 5:11

But Naaman flew into a rage and left, telling himself, "Look! I thought "He's surely going to come out to me, stand still, call out in the name of the LORD his God, wave his hand over the infection, and cure the leprosy!'

Job 19:7

"Although I cried out "Violence!' I received no answer; I cried for help, but there was no justice.

Psalm 4:1

When I call, answer me, my righteous God! When I was in distress, you set me free. Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.

Psalm 17:6-9

I call upon you, for you will answer me, God. Listen closely to me and hear my prayer. Show forth your gracious love, save those who take refuge in you from those who rebel against your sovereign power. Protect me as the most precious part of the eye; hide me under the shadow of your wingsread more.
from the wicked who have afflicted me, from my enemies who have surrounded me.

Psalm 18:6

In my distress I cried to the LORD; to my God I cried for help. From his Temple he heard my voice; my cry reached his ears.

Psalm 27:7-12

Hear my voice, LORD, when I cry out! Be gracious to me and answer me. My mind recalls your word, "Seek my face," so your face, LORD, I will seek. Do not hide your face from me; do not turn away in anger from your servant. You have been my help, therefore do not abandon or forsake me, God of my salvation.read more.
Though my father and my mother abandoned me, the LORD gathers me up. Teach me your way, LORD, and lead me on a level path because of my enemies. Do not hand me over to the desires of my enemies; for false witnesses have risen up against me; even the one who breathes out violence.

Psalm 28:1-2

To you, LORD, I cry out! My Rock, do not refuse to answer me. If you remain silent, I will become like those who descend into the Pit. Hear the sound of my supplications when I cry to you for help, as I lift up my hands toward your most holy sanctuary.

Psalm 55:16

I call upon God, and the LORD will deliver me.

Psalm 86:3

Have mercy on me Lord, for I call on you all day long.

Isaiah 58:9

Then you'll call, and the LORD will answer; you'll cry for help, and he'll respond, "Here I am.' "If you do away with the yoke among you, and pointing fingers and malicious talk;

Jeremiah 11:14

"Jeremiah, don't pray for this people and don't cry or pray for them. I won't listen when they cry out to me because of their disaster.

Joel 1:19

To you, LORD, I cry out, because fire has devoured the open pastures, and has set all the cultivated trees ablaze.

Habakkuk 1:2

"How long, LORD, must I cry out for help, but you won't listen? I'm crying out to you, "Violence!' but you aren't providing deliverance.

Zechariah 13:9

And I will bring that surviving third through, testing them as if through fire, purifying them like silver, assaying them like gold. They will call on my name, and I will answer them. I will say, "This is my people,' and they will say, "The LORD is my God.'"

Joel 2:32

And everyone who calls upon the name of the LORD will be delivered. For as the LORD has said, "In Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there will be those who escape, the survivors whom the LORD is calling.'"

Romans 10:12-14

There is no difference between Jew and Greek, because they all have the same Lord, who gives richly to all who call on him. "Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved." How, then, can people call on someone they have not believed? And how can they believe in someone they have not heard about? And how can they hear without someone preaching?

Psalm 99:6

Moses and Aaron were among his priests; Samuel also was among those who invoked his name. When they called on the LORD, he answered them.

Exodus 17:11

Whenever Moses raised his hand, the Israelis prevailed, but when his hand remained at his side, then the Amalekites prevailed.

Exodus 32:31-32

Moses returned to the LORD and said, "Please, LORD, this people committed a great sin by making a god of gold for themselves. Now, if you will, forgive their sin but if not, blot me out of your book which you have written."

Numbers 21:7

Then the people approached Moses and admitted, "We've sinned by speaking against the LORD and you. Pray to the LORD, that he'll remove the serpents from us." So Moses prayed in behalf of the people.

1 Samuel 12:19

Then all the people told Samuel, "Pray to the LORD your God for your servants, so that we don't die, because we made all our sins worse by asking for a king for ourselves."

Jeremiah 15:1

Then the LORD told me, "Even if Moses and Samuel were standing before me, I wouldn't be favorably disposed toward this people. Send them out of my presence! Let them go!

Genesis 13:4

where he had first built an altar. There Abram called on the name of the LORD.

Exodus 17:10-13

So Joshua did as Moses told him and fought against the Amalekites, while Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill. Whenever Moses raised his hand, the Israelis prevailed, but when his hand remained at his side, then the Amalekites prevailed. When Moses' hands became heavy, they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it. Aaron and Hur supported his hands, one on one side and one on the other, and so his hands were steady until the sun went down. read more.
Joshua defeated Amalek and his army using swords.

Exodus 32:11-13

But Moses implored the LORD his God: "LORD, why are you angry with your people whom you brought out of the land of Egypt with great power and a show of force? Why should the Egyptians say, "He brought them out with an evil intention to kill them in the mountains and to destroy them from the face of the earth'? Turn from your anger and change your mind about the calamity against your people. Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, your servants to whom you swore by yourself as you told them, "I'll increase the number of your descendants like the stars of the heavens, I'll give your descendants all of this land about which I have spoken, and they are to possess it forever.'"

Numbers 14:13-19

But Moses responded to the LORD, "When Egypt hears that you've brought this people out from among them with a mighty demonstration of power, they'll also proclaim to the inhabitants of this land that they've heard you're among this people, LORD, whom they've seen face to face, since your cloud stands guard over them. You've guided them with a pillar of cloud by day and with a pillar of fire by night. But if you slaughter this people all at the same time, then the nations who heard about your fame will say, read more.
"The LORD slaughtered this people in the wilderness because he wasn't able to bring them to the land that he promised them.' "Now, let the power of the LORD be magnified, just as you promised when you said, "The LORD is slow to anger and abundant in faithful love, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but he won't acquit the guilty. He recalls the iniquity of fathers to the third and fourth generation.' "Forgive, please, the iniquity of this people, according to your great, faithful love, in the same way that you've carried this people from Egypt to this place."

Deuteronomy 9:26-29

So I prayed to the LORD and said, "Oh LORD my God, don't destroy your people and your inheritance whom you redeemed by your power. You brought them out from Egypt in a powerful way. Remember your servants Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Don't pay attention to the stubbornness, wickedness, and sinfulness of this people. Otherwise, the people of the land from which you brought us will say, "The LORD wasn't able to bring them out of the land that he had promised them. So he brought them out to kill them in the desert because he hated them." read more.
But they are your people and inheritance, whom you brought out by your mighty strength and awesome power.'"

1 Samuel 7:5-9

Samuel said, "Bring all Israel together at Mizpah, and I'll pray to the LORD on your behalf." So they came together at Mizpah, drew water, and poured it out in the LORD's presence. On that day they fasted there and said, "We have sinned against the LORD." Then Samuel judged the Israelis at Mizpah. When the Philistines heard that the Israelis had gathered at Mizpah, the Philistine lords came up against Israel. When the Israelis heard this, they were afraid of the Philistines.read more.
The Israelis told Samuel, "Don't stop crying out to the LORD our God for us that he may deliver us from the hand of the Philistines." Then Samuel took a nursing lamb and offered it as a whole burnt offering to the LORD. Samuel cried out to the LORD on behalf of Israel, and the LORD answered him.

1 Kings 18:36-37

As the time for the evening offering arrived, Elijah the prophet approached and said, "LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, let it be known today that you are God in Israel and that I, your servant, have done all of this in obedience to your word. Answer me, LORD! Answer me so that this people may know that you, LORD, are God, and that you are turning back their hearts again."

Jonah 2:2

He said: "I called out to the LORD from the midst of affliction directed at me, and he answered me. From the depths of death I cried out for help; and you heard my cry.

Acts 7:59-60

As they continued to stone Stephen, he kept praying, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!" Then he knelt down and cried out with a loud voice, "Lord, don't hold this sin against them!" After he had said this, he died.

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