REFERENCE ON PRAYER
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... "Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples." ~ Luke 11:1
"... and he who humbles himself will be exalted." ~ Luke 18:9-14
... let your requests be made known to God; ... ~ Philippians 4:6-7
... my heart's desire and prayer to God ... ~ Romans 10:1
Pray with and in love.
"... Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. ..." ~ Matthew 6:9-13
"... Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. ..." ~ Luke 11:2-4
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● Jesus did not just hang on the cross to die forsaken;
he used it as a platform of instruction.
... that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ ...
~ John 17:1-5
... but also for those who will believe in Me through their word; ...
~ John 17:20-26
... they have believed that You sent Me. I pray for them. ... ~ John 17:6-19
For to this you were called, ... ~ 1st Peter 2:21-22
"Now we know that God does not hear sinners; but ..." ~ John 9:31
... But He hears the prayer of the righteous. ~ Proverbs 15:29
... the righteous, And His ears are open to their cry. ... ~ Psalm 34:15-16
... the righteous, And His ears are open to their prayers; ... ~ 1st Peter 3:12
... away his ear from hearing the law, Even his prayer is an abomination.
~ Proverbs 28:9
You ask and do not receive, because you ask amiss,
that you may spend it on your pleasures. ~ James 4:3
Instead you ought to say,
"If the Lord wills, we shall live and do this or that." ~ James 4:15
If I regard iniquity in my heart, The Lord will not hear. ~ Psalm 66:18
... your iniquities have separated you from your God; ... ~ Isaiah 59:1-2
... pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear
from heaven, and will forgive their sin ... ~ 2nd Chronicles 7:14-15
... pray God if perhaps the thought of your heart may be forgiven you. ...
~ Acts 8:20-24
... if our heart does not condemn us, ... ~ 1st John 3:21-22
... The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.
~ James 5:16
"And whatever things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive."
~ Matthew 21:22
"... whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them,
and you will have them." ~ Mark 11:24
How to pray:
A prepared mind in spirit, according to God's will in faith,
with humility, and in the name of Christ
... do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks ... ~ Colossians 3:17
... if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. ~ 1st John 5:14
... But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, ... ~ James 1:4-6
"... that the Father may be glorified in the Son. ..." ~ John 14:13-14
"... that whatever you ask the Father in My name He may give you."
~ John 15:16
"... whatever you ask the Father in My name He will give you. ..."
~ John 16:23-24
"... nevertheless, not as I will, but as You will." ~ Matthew 26:39
"And when you pray, you shall not be like hypocrites. ..." ~ Matthew 6:5
"... do not use vain repetitions as the heathen do. ..." ~ Matthew 6:7
"... those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth." ~ John 4:24
... So pants my soul for You, O God. ~ Psalm 42:1
When we should pray:
We should pray daily, continually, and at best, when most alert.
... pray without ceasing, ... ~ 1st Thessalonians 5:17
... men always ought to pray and not lose heart. ~ Luke 18:1
... Evening and morning and at noon I will pray, ... ~ Psalm 55:16-17
... three times that day, and prayed and gave thanks before his God, ...
~ Daniel 6:10
What we should pray for:
Asking for a need, strength to overcome,
pleas to God on behalf of others, requests, and praise,
to show appreciation and express gratitude; thankfulness.
... prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks .... ~ 1st Timothy 2:1-2
Pray for all and especially our leaders that we may live in peace.
So that we may continue in goodness in our wordhip of God.
... praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, ...
~ Ephesians 6:18
Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, ... ~ Hebrews 4:16
"And pray that your flight may not be in winter ..." ~ Matthew 24:20
"Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. ..." ~ Mark 14:38
... we have the petitions that we have asked of Him. ~ 1st John 5:15
... And the prayer of faith will save the sick, ... ~ James 5:13-16
"... pray always that you may be counted worthy to escape ..."
~ Luke 21:34-36
Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant ... ~ Colossians 4:2-3
... pray for us, that the word of the Lord may run swiftly and be glorified, ...
~ 2nd Thessalonians 3:1-2
... constant prayer was offered to God for him ... ~ Acts 12:5
... we ..., do not cease to pray for you, and to ask ... ~ Colossians 1:3-9
... I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in ...
~ Philippians 1:9
... for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and complete ...
~ Colossians 4:12
Therefore we also pray always for you ... ~ 2nd Thessalonians 1:11
... night and day praying exceedingly that we may see ...
~ 1st Thessalonians 3:9-13
... Pray for us; for we are confident that we have a good conscience, ...
~ Hebrews 13:18
... "Pray to the Lord for me, that none of the things ... ~ Acts 8:18-24
... pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you, ...
~ Matthew 5:44-45
... I do not say that he should pray about that. ~ 1st John 5:16
... But I have prayed for you, that your faith should not fail; ...
~ Luke 22:31-32
... "Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do." ...
~ Luke 23:34
... I pray that you may prosper in all things ... ~ 3rd John 1:2
... to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers: ...
~ Ephesians 1:15-16
... giving thanks to God the Father through Him. ~ Colossians 3:17
And He took the seven loaves and the fish and gave thanks, ...
~ Matthew 15:36
... that He took bread, blessed and broke it, ... ~ Luke 24:30
... he took bread and gave thanks to God ... ~ Acts 27:35
I thank my God always concerning you ... ~ 1st Corinthians 1:4
... in every prayer of mine making request for you all ... ~ Philippians 1:3-5
We give thanks to God always for you all, ... ~ 1st Thessalonians 1:2-3
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, ... ~ James 1:17
... but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, ...
~ Philippians 4:6
Where we should pray:
We can pray anywhere and quiet solitude is preferable.
... men pray everywhere, ... ~ 1st Timothy 2:8
... to a solitary place; and there He prayed. ~ Mark 1:35
... He went out to the mountain to pray, ... ~ Luke 6:12
... He went to the Mount of Olives, as He was accustomed, ... ~ Luke 22:39-40
... pray to your Father who is in the secret place; ... ~ Matthew 6:6
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