Prayer, As A Response To God

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 123:1-2

I lift up my eyes to you, the one enthroned in the heavens. Behold, as [the] eyes of servants [look] to the hand of their master, as [the] eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes [look] to Yahweh our God, until he is gracious to us.

Psalm 25:1

To you, O Yahweh, I lift up my soul.

Psalm 86:4

Make glad the soul of your servant, because {I desire you}, O Lord.

Psalm 121:1-2

I lift up my eyes to the mountains; whence will my help come? My help [is] from Yahweh, maker of heaven and earth.

Psalm 145:15

[The] eyes of all look hopefully to you, and you give them their food in due time,

Psalm 73:23-26

But I [am] continually with you; you have hold of my right hand. You will guide me with your advice, and afterward you will take me [into] honor. Whom do I have in the heavens [except you]? And with you I have no [other] desire on earth.read more.
My flesh and heart failed, [but] God [is] the {strength} of my heart and my reward forever.

Exodus 33:11

And Yahweh would speak to Moses face to face, as a man speaks to his neighbor. And he would return to the camp, and his assistant Joshua the son of Nun, a young man, did not leave the middle of the tent.

1 Kings 8:57-59

May Yahweh our God be with us as he was with our ancestors, and may he not leave us or abandon us, to incline our hearts toward him, to walk in all his ways and to keep his commandments, his statutes, and his judgments which he commanded our ancestors. Let these my words which I pleaded before Yahweh [be] near to Yahweh our God, by day and by night, to maintain the justice of his servant and the justice of his people Israel {as each day requires}

Psalm 145:17-20

Yahweh [is] righteous in all his ways, and loyal in all his works. Yahweh [is] near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth. He fulfills the desire of those who fear him; he also hears their cry for help, and saves them.read more.
Yahweh protects all those who love him, but all the wicked he will exterminate.

Nehemiah 2:4

Then the king said to me, "What is your request?" So I prayed to the God of the heavens.

Daniel 6:10-11

Now {when} Daniel realized that the document was signed, he went to his house ({now he had windows in his upper room that were open} toward Jerusalem), and three times {daily} he knelt on his knees and prayed and [gave] praise before his God, {just as} he had been doing {previously}. Then these men came as a group and they found Daniel praying and pleading for mercy before his God.

1 Chronicles 16:10-11

Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those seeking Yahweh rejoice! Seek Yahweh and his strength; seek his face continually!

Psalm 105:3-4

Boast about his holy name. Let the heart of those who seek Yahweh rejoice. Make supplication to Yahweh and his might; seek his face continually.

Acts 17:27-28

to search for God, if perhaps indeed they might feel around for him and find [him]. And indeed he is not far away from each one of us, for in him we live and move and exist, as even some of {your own} poets have said: 'For we also are {his} offspring.'

1 Samuel 3:10

Then Yahweh came and stood [there] and called out {as before}, "Samuel! Samuel!" And Samuel said, "Speak, because your servant [is] listening."

1 John 1:5-9

And this is the message which we have heard from him and announce to you, that God is light and there [is] no darkness in him at all. If we say that we have fellowship with him and walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. But if we walk in the light as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.read more.
If we say that we do not have sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just, so that he will forgive us [our] sins and will cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Isaiah 6:3-7

And the one called to the other and said, "Holy, holy, holy [is] Yahweh of hosts! The {whole earth is full of his glory}." And the pivots of the thresholds shook from the sound of those who called, and the house was filled [with] smoke. And I said, "Woe to me! For I am destroyed! For I [am] a man {of unclean lips}, and I [am] living among a people {of unclean lips}, for my eyes have seen the king, Yahweh of hosts!"read more.
Then one of the seraphs flew to me, and in his hand [was] a hot coal he had taken from the altar with tongs. And he touched my mouth, and he said, "Look! This has touched your lips and has removed your guilt, and your sin is annulled."

Isaiah 55:7-9

Let [the] wicked forsake his way, and [the] man of sin his thoughts. And let him return to Yahweh, that he may take pity on him, and to our God, for he will {forgive manifold}. "For my thoughts [are] not your thoughts, and your ways [are] not my ways," {declares} Yahweh. "For [as] [the] heavens are {higher} than [the] earth, so my ways are {higher} than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.

Psalm 51:1-2

Be gracious to me, O God, according to your loyal love. According to your abundant mercies, blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and from my sin cleanse me.

Psalm 51:3-12

For {I myself know} my transgressions, and my sin [is] ever before me. Against you, only you, I have sinned and have done this evil in your eyes, so that you are correct when you speak, you are blameless when you judge. Behold, in iniquity I was born, and in sin my mother conceived me.read more.
Behold, you delight [in] truth in the inward parts, and in [the] hidden [parts] you make me to know wisdom. Purify me with hyssop, and I shall be clean. Wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow. Make me hear joy and gladness; let [the] bones you have crushed rejoice. Hide your face from my sins, and all my iniquities blot out. Create a clean heart for me, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit {within me}. Do not cast me away from your presence, and do not take your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and with a willing spirit sustain me.

John 15:7-8

If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you want and it will be done for you. My Father is glorified by this: that you bear much fruit, and prove to be my disciples.

Psalm 119:105-106

Your word [is] a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. I have sworn [an oath] and confirmed [it], to heed {your righteous ordinances}.

Luke 1:38

So Mary said, "Behold, the Lord's female slave! May it happen to me according to your word." And the angel departed from her.

Nehemiah 1:4-7

When I heard these words, I sat and wept and mourned for days, and I was fasting and praying before the God of the heavens. I said, "O Yahweh God of the heavens, the great and awesome one who keeps the covenant and loyal love for the ones who love him and for those who keep his commands. Please, let your ear be attentive and your eyes open to hear the prayer of your servant that I am praying before you by day and by night for your servants, the {Israelites}, and confessing the sins of the {Israelites} that we have sinned against you. I and my father's house have sinned.read more.
We have certainly offended you and have not kept the commands, regulations, and judgments that you have commanded your servant Moses.

James 1:5-8

Now if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask for [it] from God, who gives to all without reservation and not reproaching, and it will be given to him. But let him ask for [it] in faith, without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, driven by the wind and tossed about. For that person must not suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord;read more.
[he is] a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

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