60 Bible Verses about Praying
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Brethren, pray for us.
“And when you are praying, do not use meaningless repetition as the Gentiles do, for they suppose that they will be heard for their many words.
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
pray without ceasing;
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,
praying at the same time for us as well, that God will open up to us a door for the word, so that we may speak forth the mystery of Christ, for which I have also been imprisoned;
For this boy I prayed, and the Lord has given me my petition which I asked of Him.
“When you pray, you are not to be like the hypocrites; for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and on the street corners so that they may be seen by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.
Keep watching and praying that you may not enter into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”
“Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector.
But you, when you pray, go into your inner room, close your door and pray to your Father who is in secret, and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.
It will also come to pass that before they call, I will answer; and while they are still speaking, I will hear.
“Therefore do not pray for this people, nor lift up a cry or prayer for them; for I will not listen when they call to Me because of their disaster.
Is anyone among you suffering? Then he must pray. Is anyone cheerful? He is to sing praises.
Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord by ceasing to pray for you; but I will instruct you in the good and right way.
Therefore I say to you, all things for which you pray and ask, believe that you have received them, and they will be granted you.
Whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father who is in heaven will also forgive you your transgressions.
It was at this time that He went off to the mountain to pray, and He spent the whole night in prayer to God.
And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,
for it is sanctified by means of the word of God and prayer.
“As for you, do not pray for this people, and do not lift up cry or prayer for them, and do not intercede with Me; for I do not hear you.
Then Jonah prayed to the Lord his God from the stomach of the fish,
Now when Solomon had finished praying, fire came down from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices, and the glory of the Lord filled the house.
But Jesus Himself would often slip away to the wilderness and pray.
For this reason also, since the day we heard of it, we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,
you also joining in helping us through your prayers, so that thanks may be given by many persons on our behalf for the favor bestowed on us through the prayers of many.
You ask and do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, so that you may spend it on your pleasures.
For this reason I bow my knees before the Father,
Now Peter and John were going up to the temple at the ninth hour, the hour of prayer.
And He went a little beyond them, and fell on His face and prayed, saying, “My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; yet not as I will, but as You will.”
Therefore I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and dissension.
And all things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive.”
In the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words;
Epaphras, who is one of your number, a bondslave of Jesus Christ, sends you his greetings, always laboring earnestly for you in his prayers, that you may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.
Then he turned his face to the wall and prayed to the Lord, saying,
So Peter was kept in the prison, but prayer for him was being made fervently by the church to God.
It happened that while Jesus was praying in a certain place, after He had finished, one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray just as John also taught his disciples.”
Now He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart,
and the prayer offered in faith will restore the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up, and if he has committed sins, they will be forgiven him.
And while He was praying, the appearance of His face became different, and His clothing became white and gleaming.
As for Hannah, she was speaking in her heart, only her lips were moving, but her voice was not heard. So Eli thought she was drunk.
But keep on the alert at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are about to take place, and to stand before the Son of Man.”
First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men,
do not cease giving thanks for you, while making mention of you in my prayers;
Then he prayed again, and the sky poured rain and the earth produced its fruit.
And on the Sabbath day we went outside the gate to a riverside, where we were supposing that there would be a place of prayer; and we sat down and began speaking to the women who had assembled.
and said to them, “Why are you sleeping? Get up and pray that you may not enter into temptation.”
So the Lord said to me, “Do not pray for the welfare of this people.
“I do not ask on behalf of these alone, but for those also who believe in Me through their word;
then hear in heaven their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause.
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