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60 Bible Verses about Praying
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Don’t worry about anything, but in everything, through prayer and petition with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.
Pray at all times in the Spirit with every prayer and request, and stay alert in this with all perseverance and intercession for all the saints.
At the same time, pray also for us that God may open a door to us for the message, to speak the mystery of the Messiah, for which I am in prison,
I prayed for this boy, and since the Lord gave me what I asked Him for,
“Whenever you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites, because they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by people. I assure you: They’ve got their reward!
Stay awake and pray, so that you won’t enter into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”
But when you pray, go into your private room, shut your door, and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.
Even before they call, I will answer;
while they are still speaking, I will hear.
“As for you, do not pray for these people. Do not raise up a cry or a prayer on their behalf, for I will not be listening when they call out to Me at the time of their disaster.
Is anyone among you suffering? He should pray. Is anyone cheerful? He should sing praises.
“As for me, I vow that I will not sin against the Lord by ceasing to pray for you. I will teach you the good and right way.
And whenever you stand praying, if you have anything against anyone, forgive him, so that your Father in heaven will also forgive you your wrongdoing.
And I pray this: that your love will keep on growing in knowledge and every kind of discernment,
For this reason also, since the day we heard this, we haven’t stopped praying for you. We are asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,
while you join in helping us by your prayers. Then many will give thanks on our behalf for the gift that came to us through the prayers of many.
You ask and don’t receive because you ask with wrong motives, so that you may spend it on your evil desires.
For this reason I kneel before the Father
Going a little farther, He fell facedown and prayed, “My Father! If it is possible, let this cup pass from Me. Yet not as I will, but as You will.”
And if you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.”
In the same way the Spirit also joins to help in our weakness, because we do not know what to pray for as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with unspoken groanings.
Epaphras, who is one of you, a slave of Christ Jesus, greets you. He is always contending for you in his prayers, so that you can stand mature and fully assured in everything God wills.
So Peter was kept in prison, but prayer was being made earnestly to God for him by the church.
He was praying in a certain place, and when He finished, one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John also taught his disciples.”
He then told them a parable on the need for them to pray always and not become discouraged:
The prayer of faith will save the sick person, and the Lord will restore him to health; if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.
But be alert at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are going to take place and to stand before the Son of Man.”
First of all, then, I urge that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for everyone,
I never stop giving thanks for you as I remember you in my prayers.
On the Sabbath day we went outside the city gate by the river, where we thought there was a place of prayer. We sat down and spoke to the women gathered there.
Topics on Praying
- Always Praying
- Answered Prayers
- Answered Promises
- Attitudes Of Prayerfulness
- Examples of secret prayer
- Faith And Healing
- Giving Thanks
- God Answering Prayers
- Grateful Heart
- Importunity, Towards God
- Jesus Praying
- Knowing God's Will
- Prayer During Hard Times
- Prayer, And God's Will
- Prayer, As Asking God
- Prayer, For Others
- Prayer, In The Church
- Prayer, Offered With
- Prayer, Practicalities Of
- Praying For Others
- Praying Quietly
- Praying Together