|15 Essential Biblical Texts|
When we cry in prayer and lift your hands up to the Lord, He hears us. These 30 Bible verses about prayer will help remind you that He listens. I hope they lift you and your prayers up to Him always.
1 John 5:16
If anyone sees his brother commit a sin that does not lead to death, he should pray and God will give him life. I refer to those whose sin does not lead to death. There is a sin that leads to death. I am not saying that he should pray about that.
1 Thessalonians 5:17
1 Timothy 2:8
I want men everywhere to lift up holy hands in prayer, without anger or disputing.
2 Chronicles 7:14
if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.
Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.
I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints,
And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints.
Is any one of you in trouble? He should pray. Is anyone happy? Let him sing songs of praise.
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.
Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.
You will pray to him, and he will hear you, and you will fulfill your vows.
My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one.
He said to them, “When you pray, say: ” ‘Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come.
Give us each day our daily bread.
Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation.’ “
Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.
“But I tell you who hear me: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.
Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.
If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.”
“Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the body is weak.”
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.
And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words.
“This, then, is how you should pray: ” ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name,
your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us today our daily bread.
Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.’
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
The LORD is far from the wicked but he hears the prayer of the righteous.
The LORD detests the sacrifice of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him.
He will respond to the prayer of the destitute; he will not despise their plea.
May my prayer be set before you like incense; may the lifting up of my hands be like the evening sacrifice.
Lord, hear my prayer,
listen to my cry for mercy;
in your faithfulness and righteousness
come to my relief.
Answer me when I call to you,
my righteous God.
Give me relief from my distress;
have mercy on me and hear my prayer.
Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express.