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20 Bible Verses about Importunity, Towards God

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Psalm 22:1-2

My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? why art thou so far from helping me and from the words of my cry? O my God, I cry in the daytime, but thou hearest not; and in the night season, and am not silent.

Psalm 86:3

Be merciful unto me, O Lord, for I cry unto thee daily.

1 Timothy 5:5

Now she that is a widow indeed and desolate, trusts in God, and is diligent in supplications and prayers night and day,

Matthew 7:7-8

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you; for every one that asks receives, and he that seeks finds, and to him that knocks it shall be opened.

Luke 11:9-10

And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. For every one that asks receives; and he that seeks finds; and to him that knocks it shall be opened.

Luke 18:2-8

saying, There was in a city a judge who did not fear God nor regard man; and there was a widow in that city, and she came unto him, saying, Defend me from my adversary. And he would not for a while, but afterward he said within himself, Though I do not fear God, nor regard man,read more.
yet because this widow troubles me, I will do her justice, lest by her continual coming she weary me. And the Lord said, Hear what the unjust judge says. And shall not God avenge his own elect who cry day and night unto him though he bears long regarding them? I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man comes, shall he find faith on the earth?

Romans 1:9-10

For God is my witness, whom I serve in my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I always remember you in my prayers, making request, if by any means now at length I might have a prosperous journey by the will of God to come unto you.

1 Thessalonians 1:2-3

We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers, remembering without ceasing the work of your faith and labour and charity and of waiting with the hope of our Lord Jesus Christ in the sight of our God and Father,

Psalm 119:58

I intreated thy presence with my whole heart; be merciful unto me according to thy word.

Psalm 130:1-2

Out of the depths I cry unto thee, O LORD. Lord, hear my voice; let thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications.

Psalm 55:1-2

Give ear to my prayer, O God, and do not hide thyself from my supplication. Attend unto me and hear me: I mourn in my complaint and make a noise

Psalm 61:1-2

Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer. From the end of the earth I will cry unto thee when my heart is overwhelmed; lead me to the rock that is higher than I.

Jonah 3:8

but let man and beast be covered with sackcloth and cry mightily unto God; and let each one turn from his evil way and from the violence that is in his hands.

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