What The Bible Says About Prayer

Prayer

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.
Matthew 7:7,8

And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.
Matthew 21:22

…he will be very gracious unto thee at the voice of thy cry; when he shall hear it, he will answer thee.
Isaiah 30:19

And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.
1 John 5:14,15

Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.
Jeremiah 29:12

And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear.
Isaiah 65:24

…Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give it you. Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.
John 16:23,24

Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
James 5:16

Thou shalt make thy prayer unto him, and he shall hear thee,…
Job 22:27

And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.
John 14:13,14

If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.
John 15:7

But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.
Matthew 6:6

And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.
Psalm 50:15

He shall call upon me, and I will answer him:…
Psalm 91:15

Then shalt thou call, and the Lord shall answer; thou shalt cry, and he shall say, Here I am….
Isaiah 58:9

The Lord is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.
Proverbs 15:29

O thou that hearest prayer, unto thee shall all flesh come.
Psalm 65:2

If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?
Matthew 7:11

The righteous cry, and the Lord heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles.
Psalm 34:17

Evening, and morining, and at noon, will I pray, and cry aloud: and he shall hear my voice.
Psalm 55:17

The Lord is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth. He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them.
Psalm 145:18,19

And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried: they shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, It is my people: and they shall say, The Lord is my God.
Zechariah 13:9

Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him.
Matthew 6:8

And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do these things that are pleasing in his sight.
1 John 3:22

Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.
Jeremiah 33:3

Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.
Mark 11:24

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