Prayer, Persistence In
Most Relevant Verses
Now He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart,
Then He said to them, "Suppose one of you has a friend, and goes to him at midnight and says to him, 'Friend, lend me three loaves;
These all with one mind were continually devoting themselves to prayer, along with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with His brothers.
They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.
With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints,
rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer,
Abraham came near and said, "Will You indeed sweep away the righteous with the wicked?
Then Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak.
"So I fell down before the LORD the forty days and nights, which I did because the LORD had said He would destroy you.
Then Moses returned to the LORD, and said, "Alas, this people has committed a great sin, and they have made a god of gold for themselves.
She, greatly distressed, prayed to the LORD and wept bitterly.
Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the earth for three years and six months.
At the time of the offering of the evening sacrifice, Elijah the prophet came near and said, "O LORD, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, today let it be known that You are God in Israel and that I am Your servant and I have done all these things at Your word.
O LORD, the God of my salvation, I have cried out by day and in the night before You.
I rise before dawn and cry for help; I wait for Your words.
Out of the depths I have cried to You, O LORD.
saying, "Father, if You are willing, remove this cup from Me; yet not My will, but Yours be done."
Then Jesus came with them to a place called Gethsemane, and said to His disciples, "Sit here while I go over there and pray."
They came to a place named Gethsemane; and He said to His disciples, "Sit here until I have prayed."
Rest in the LORD and wait patiently for Him; Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.
- Persistence (5 instances)