Bible Verses About Prayer

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Prayer is a cornerstone of Christianity. Prayer can be personal or communal, it can be silent or spoken, and it can be directed towards God or people. There are many verses in the Bible about prayer. Here are some examples:

Bible Verses About Prayer

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Philippians 4:6 

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

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John 15:7 

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

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Mark 11:24 

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

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1 Thessalonians 5:17 

Pray without ceasing.

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Romans 8:26 

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.

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Matthew 6:6 

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.

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Matthew 6:7 

But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.

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Luke 11:9 

And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.

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Jeremiah 33:3 

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

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Matthew 26:41 

Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

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1 Timothy 2:5 

For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;

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James 5:16 

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.

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Ephesians 6:18 

Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;

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Psalms 34:17 

The righteous cry, and the LORD heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles.

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Luke 18:1 

And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;

Prayers In The Bible

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

Lord’s Prayer In Bible

matthew 6 9 13 kjv lords prayer in bible

Matthew 6:9-13 
After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.

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Luke 11:2-4 
And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth. Give us day by day our daily bread. And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.

galatians 4 4 7 kjv lords prayer in bible

Galatians 4:4-7 
But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law, To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons. And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father. Wherefore thou art no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ.

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Romans 8:14-17 
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God: And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.

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2 Chronicles 7:14 
“If my people, which are called by my name, shall 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.”

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1 John 1:9 
“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”

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James 5:16 
“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.”

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Psalm 145:18 
“The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.”

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

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Philippians 4:6-7 
Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

Pray Without Ceasing Kjv

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

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Matthew 7:7 
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:

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1 Thessalonians 5:17 
Pray without ceasing.

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Philippians 4:6 
Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

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Matthew 6:6 
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.

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Ephesians 6:18 
Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;

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

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Colossians 4:2 
Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;

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Romans 8:26 
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.

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Romans 12:12 
Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;

Scripture Prayers For Mental Illness

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Psalm 46:1-3 
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah.

psalm 57 1 kjv scripture prayers for mental illness

Psalm 57:1 
Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast.”

 psalm 121 kjv scripture prayers for mental illness

Psalm 121 
I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth. He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber. Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. The LORD is thy keeper: the LORD is thy shade upon thy right hand. The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night. The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul. The LORD shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.

jeremiah 29 11 kjv scripture prayers for mental illness

Jeremiah 29:11 
“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.”

isaiah 40 28 31 kjv scripture prayers for mental illness

Isaiah 40:28-31 
Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary? there is no searching of his understanding. He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength.Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall: But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

isaiah 41 10 kjv scripture prayers for mental illness

Isaiah 41:10 
“Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.”

 isaiah 43 1 2 kjv scripture prayers for mental illness

Isaiah 43: 1-2 
But now thus saith the LORD that created thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee, O Israel, Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine. When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee.

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Matthew 11:28-30 
Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

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Luke 6:20-22 
And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed be ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God. Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh. Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man’s sake.

1 corinthians 12 24 26 kjv scripture prayers for mental illness

1 Corinthians 12:24-26 
For our comely parts have no need: but God hath tempered the body together, having given more abundant honour to that part which lacked: That there should be no schism in the body; but that the members should have the same care one for another. And whether one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it.

colossians 1 11 14 kjv scripture prayers for mental illness

Colossians 1:11-14 
Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness; Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light: Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:

Get Well Prayer From The Bible

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James 5:14 
“Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord:”

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Psalms 146:8 
“The LORD openeth the eyes of the blind: the LORD raiseth them that are bowed down: the LORD loveth the righteous:”

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Exodus 23:25 
“And ye shall serve the LORD your God, and he shall bless thy bread, and thy water; and I will take sickness away from the midst of thee.”

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Isaiah 41:10 
“Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.”

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3 John 1:2 
“Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.”

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Revelation 21:4 
“And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.”

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2 Kings 20:5 
“Turn again, and tell Hezekiah the captain of my people, Thus saith the LORD, the God of David thy father, I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears: behold, I will heal thee: on the third day thou shalt go up unto the house of the LORD.”

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Jeremiah 17:14 
“Heal me, O LORD, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved: for thou art my praise.”

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Luke 6:19 
“And the whole multitude sought to touch him: for there went virtue out of him, and healed them all.”

jeremiah 30 17 kjv get well prayer from the bible

Jeremiah 30:17 
“For I will restore health unto thee, and I will heal thee of thy wounds, saith the LORD; because they called thee an Outcast, saying, This is Zion, whom no man seeketh after.”

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Isaiah 38:17 
“Behold, for peace I had great bitterness: but thou hast in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption: for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.”

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Isaiah 57:18-19 
I have seen his ways, and will heal him: I will lead him also, and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners. I create the fruit of the lips; Peace, peace to him that is far off, and to him that is near, saith the LORD; and I will heal him.

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1 Peter 2:24 
“Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.”

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Matthew 11:28 
“Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”

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Isaiah 40:29 
“He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength.”

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Psalms 107:20-21 
He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions. Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!

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Psalm 147:3 
“He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.”

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Matthew 9:35 
“And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people.”

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Mark 5:34 
“And he said unto her, Daughter, thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace, and be whole of thy plague.”

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Psalm 30:2 
“O LORD my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me.”

Praying Over Food Scripture

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Acts 10:14 
But Peter said, Not so, Lord; for I have never eaten any thing that is common or unclean.

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Exodus 23:25 
And ye shall serve the LORD your God, and he shall bless thy bread, and thy water; and I will take sickness away from the midst of thee.

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Romans 14:21 
It is good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor any thing whereby thy brother stumbleth, or is offended, or is made weak.

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Deuteronomy 8:10 
When thou hast eaten and art full, then thou shalt bless the LORD thy God for the good land which he hath given thee.

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Matthew 15:11 
Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man.

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1 Corinthians 10:31 
Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.

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Acts 27:35 
And when he had thus spoken, he took bread, and gave thanks to God in presence of them all: and when he had broken it, he began to eat.

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1 Timothy 4:1-5 
Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron; Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth. For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving: For it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.

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Matthew 14:19-21 
And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass, and took the five loaves, and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, and brake, and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude. And they did all eat, and were filled: and they took up of the fragments that remained twelve baskets full. And they that had eaten were about five thousand men, beside women and children.

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Romans 14:1-4 
Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations. For one believeth that he may eat all things: another, who is weak, eateth herbs. Let not him that eateth despise him that eateth not; and let not him which eateth not judge him that eateth: for God hath received him. Who art thou that judgest another man’s servant? to his own master he standeth or falleth. Yea, he shall be holden up: for G

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1 Corinthians 8:4-9 
As concerning therefore the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice unto idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is none other God but one. For though there be that are called gods, whether in heaven or in earth, (as there be gods many, and lords many,) But to us there is but one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we in him; and one Lord Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we by him. Howbeit there is not in every man that knowledge: for some with conscience of the idol unto this hour eat it as a thing offered unto an idol; and their conscience being weak is defiled. But meat commendeth us not to God: for neither, if we eat, are we the better; neither, if we eat not, are we the worse. But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumblingblock to them that are weak.

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Romans 14:1-3 
Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations. For one believeth that he may eat all things: another, who is weak, eateth herbs. Let not him that eateth despise him that eateth not; and let not him which eateth not judge him that eateth: for God hath received him.

Bible Verses About Prayers Answered

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Ephesians 6:18 
“Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;”

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Proverbs 28:9 
“He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination.”

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

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

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Philippians 4:6 
“Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.”

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John 9:31 
“Now we know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and doeth his will, him he heareth.”

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1 Peter 3:12 
“For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil.”

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Colossians 4:2 
“Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;”

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Psalm 40:1 
I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.”

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James 1:6 
“But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.”

 john 14 14 kjv bible verses about prayers answered

John 14:14 
“If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.”

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2 Chronicles 7:14 
“If my people, which are called by my name, shall 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.”

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John 15:16 
“Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.”

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Hebrews 11:6 
“But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.”

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Psalm 116:1 
“I love the LORD, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications.”

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James 4:2 
“Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not.”

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Matthew 7:11 
“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?”

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James 4:3 
“Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.”

1 peter 3 7 kjv bible verses about prayers answered

1 Peter 3:7 
“Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.”

1 john 5 14 kjv bible verses about prayers answered

1 John 5:14 
“And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:”

Bible Verses Pray For Your Enemies

matthew 5 44 kjv bible verses pray for your enemies

Matthew 5:44 
“But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;”

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