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20 Bible Verses about Importunity, Towards God

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Psalm 22:1-2

My God, my God why have you forsaken me? [Why are you] far from helping me, [far from] the words of my groaning? O my God, I call by day and you do not answer, and [by] night but I have no rest.

Psalm 86:3

Be gracious to me, O Lord, because I call to you {all day long}.

Psalm 88:1

O Yahweh, God of my salvation, I cry out by day [and] through the night before you.

1 Timothy 5:5

But the widow [who is one] truly, and is left alone, has put her hope in God and continues in her petitions and prayers night and day.

Matthew 7:7-8

"Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and it will be opened for you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened.

Luke 11:9-10

And I tell you, ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and it will be opened for you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened.

Luke 18:2-8

saying, "There was a certain judge in a certain town who did not fear God and did not respect people. And there was a widow in that town, and she kept coming to him, saying, 'Grant me justice against my adversary!' And he was not willing for a time, but after these [things] he said to himself, 'Even if I do not fear God or respect people,read more.
yet because this widow is causing trouble for me, I will grant her justice, so that she does not wear me down in the end [by her] coming back!'" And the Lord said, "Listen to what the unrighteous judge is saying! And will not God surely {see to it that justice is done} to his chosen ones who cry out to him day and night, and will he delay toward them? I tell you that {he will see to it that justice is done} for them soon! Nevertheless, [when] the Son of Man comes, then will he find faith on earth?"

Romans 1:9-10

For God, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, is my witness, how constantly I make mention of you, always asking in my prayers if somehow now at last I may succeed to come to you in the will of God.

1 Thessalonians 1:2-3

We give thanks to God always concerning all of you, making mention constantly in our prayers, [because we] remember your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father,

Psalm 119:58

I {seek your favor} with my whole heart; be gracious [to] me according to your word.

Psalm 130:1-2

Out of [the] depths I call to you, O Yahweh. "O Lord, hear my voice. Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications.

Psalm 55:1-2

Give ear, O God, [to] my prayer, and do not hide yourself from my plea. Attend to me and answer me. I am restless in my lamenting and I groan,

Psalm 61:1-2

Hear, O God, my cry; attend to my prayer. From the end of the earth I call to you when my heart grows faint. You will lead me to a rock [that is] higher than I.

Jonah 3:8

And [the] human beings and [the] animals must be covered [with] sackcloth! And they must call forcefully to God, and each must turn from his evil way and from the violence that is in his hands.

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