On this page I share some of the key concepts regarding prayer,. I also share key Bible verses that support their inclusion. The list is not exhaustive, but these concepts seem key as I have studied on the subject. Elsewhere on this website, you will find pages with quotations and sermons that bring additional meaning to these concepts.
Revelation 3:20 "Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him...."
Matt. 11:28 "Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest...."
Matt. 6:6 “…when you have shut your door….”
Eph. 3:20 "... able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think..."
Matt. 7:7-8 “Ask and it shall be given….”
Luke 1: 37 “With God, nothing is impossible.”
John 14:13 "And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son."
John 15:7 (NKJV) "If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you."
Hebrews 4:16 (NKJV) "Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need."
Psalms 37:4 "Delight thyself also in the Lord; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.
John 16: 23,24 “… whatever you ask the Father in My name He will give you.”
Heb. 4: 16 “Let us therefore come boldly….”
Mark 9: 23 “If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes.”
Mark 11: 24 “…believe that you have received them, and you will have them.”
Matt 9:29 “Then touched He their eyes, saying, According to your faith be it unto you.”
James 1:6 “But let him ask in faith….”
1 John 5:14-15 “…if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.”
Ps. 66:18 “If I regard iniquity….”
Prov. 28:9 “One who turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer is an abomination.”
Isaiah 59:1,2 “Your iniquities have separated you….”
Isaiah 1:15-17 “…when ye make many prayers, I will not hear; your hands are full of blood.”
Luke 11:1-5 “Because of his persistence….”
1 Thess 5:17 “Pray without ceasing.”
Php. 4: 6,7 “…but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving….”
Eph. 5:20 “…giving thanks always for all things to God….”
1 Thess. 5:18 “…in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”
Php. 4:4 “Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.”
1 John 3:22 “…we receive … because we keep His commandments….”
1 John 5:3 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous."
Matt. 18:20 “For where two or three are gathered….”
Isaiah 59:16 “…and wondered that there was no intercessor....”
Isaiah 62:6 “…ye that make mention of the Lord, keep not silence.”
Luke 11:5-8 “Which of you shall have a friend, and go to him at midnight and say to him, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves….”
Hebrews 4:16 "Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace [power] that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need."
Zech. 10:1 “Ask the Lord for rain in the time of the latter rain.”
Isa. 44:3 “I will pour water on him who is thirsty….”
Gen. 20:17 : “So Abraham prayed to God; and God healed Abimelech, his wife, and his female servants. Then they bore children,…”
James 5:13-16 “Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. ….”
I Cor. 11:28-30 "For this reason many are weak and sick among you, and many sleep."
James 4:7 “Resist the devil….”
Col. 1:13 “He has delivered us….”
1John 3:8 “…that He might destroy the works of the devil….”
Rom. 16:20 “…will crush Satan under your feet….”
Mark 9:29 “… This kind can come out by nothing except by prayer and fasting.”