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Scriptures on Prayer
"And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers."
"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.
"Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
"Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
"Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word;
"Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;
"Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.
"These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren.
"And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of divination met us, which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying:
"Now Peter and John went up together into the temple at the hour of prayer, being the ninth hour.
"And when they had ordained them elders in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.
I Thessalonians 5:17
"Pray without ceasing.
"And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.
"Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;
"And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.
"And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment;
"Brethren, my heart's desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved.
"I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil.
I Timothy 4:5
"For it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.
"Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;
I Peter 4:7
"But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.
"And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, Lord, thou art God, which hast made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all that in them is:
"And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.
"Even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer: their burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted upon mine altar; for mine house shall be called an house of prayer for all people.
I Corinthians 11:13
"Judge in yourselves: is it comely that a woman pray unto God uncovered?
"But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.
"And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you: yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.
II Corinthians 1:11
"Ye also helping together by prayer for us, that for the gift bestowed upon us by the means of many persons thanks may be given by many on our behalf.
II Kings 19:20
"Then Isaiah the son of Amoz sent to Hezekiah, saying, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, That which thou hast prayed to me against Sennacherib king of Assyria I have heard.
"O LORD, I beseech thee, let now thine ear be attentive to the prayer of thy servant, and to the prayer of thy servants, who desire to fear thy name: and prosper, I pray thee, thy servant this day, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man. For I was the king's cupbearer.
"Let thine ear now be attentive, and thine eyes open, that thou mayest hear the prayer of thy servant, which I pray before thee now, day and night, for the children of Israel thy servants, and confess the sins of the children of Israel, which we have sinned against thee: both I and my father's house have sinned.
"By faith Jacob, when he was a dying, blessed both the sons of Joseph; and worshipped, leaning upon the top of his staff.
"As it is written in the law of Moses, all this evil is come upon us: yet made we not our prayer before the LORD our God, that we might turn from our iniquities, and understand thy truth.
"Now therefore, O our God, hear the prayer of thy servant, and his supplications, and cause thy face to shine upon thy sanctuary that is desolate, for the Lord's sake.
II Corinthians 9:14
"And by their prayer for you, which long after you for the exceeding grace of God in you.
II Samuel 24:25
"And David built there an altar unto the LORD, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. So the LORD was intreated for the land, and the plague was stayed from Israel.
"Not for any injustice in mine hands: also my prayer is pure.
II Chronicles 7:12
"And the LORD appeared to Solomon by night, and said unto him, I have heard thy prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for an house of sacrifice.
"Therefore pray not thou for this people, neither lift up a cry or prayer for them: for I will not hear them in the time that they cry unto me for their trouble.
"And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that feareth God, and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by an holy angel to send for thee into his house, and to hear words of thee.
"Also when I cry and shout, he shutteth out my prayer.
"And Mattaniah the son of Micha, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, was the principal to begin the thanksgiving in prayer: and Bakbukiah the second among his brethren, and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.
"The LORD hath heard my supplication; the LORD will receive my prayer.
"And there stood before them seventy men of the ancients of the house of Israel, and in the midst of them stood Jaazaniah the son of Shaphan, with every man his censer in his hand; and a thick cloud of incense went up.
"Nevertheless we made our prayer unto our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.
II Chronicles 6:19
"Have respect therefore to the prayer of thy servant, and to his supplication, O LORD my God, to hearken unto the cry and the prayer which thy servant prayeth before thee:
"When my soul fainted within me I remembered the LORD: and my prayer came in unto thee, into thine holy temple.
"And Cornelius said, Four days ago I was fasting until this hour; and at the ninth hour I prayed in my house, and, behold, a man stood before me in bright clothing,
"And said, Cornelius, thy prayer is heard, and thine alms are had in remembrance in the sight of God.
II Chronicles 7:15
"Now mine eyes shall be open, and mine ears attent unto the prayer that is made in this place.