20 Bible Verses About Prayer
Today we will be dealing with 20 Bible Verses About Prayer.
Praying is very important. It’s essential we pray for as long as we are alive. The bible says all days are full of evil but we can overcome the evil days with prayer. Do you now how vain your life will be without prayer?.
Have you very imagined a life without communicating with people, I’m sure it will be boring and hopeless. Our life without prayer is like a marriage where the husband and wife are not communicating. Both might end up divorcing each other because they dont talk with each other and might kill the feeling they once had for each other. Jesus gave us a license”He said come unto me everyone of you that needs rest and peace of mind, I Will give you what you want”.
Imagine your boss at work gave you a cheque to ask him for whatever is you wanted from him and then kept the cheque hoping he knows what it is you wanted and will give you based on his own instinct, it won’t work that way. Unless you open ur mouth to ask for what you desire. When should we pray; when we are happy and unhappy, when we feel fulfilled and unfulfilled, the key word here is pray all the time.
The holy spirit is close to us waiting for us to make our request known to him,how will He know when you didn’t ask . Praying is important, it has many benefits we can imagine and that are also beyond our imagination. It gets us closer to God , we get to be gifted with fruits and gifts of he spirit such as discernment, wisdom,love,hope and so on. In this way we can conquer many challenges thrown our way. As a Christian that wants to grow and be deeply rooted in the word of God, prayer is a necessity.
The bible verses below we help us get to know how important praying is d how we should go about it.
1. Philippians 4:6
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
2. Matthew 6:6
But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.
3. Romans 8:26
Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.
4. James 5:16
Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.
5. 1 Timothy 2:1-4
First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.
6. Matthew 6:9-13
Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
7. Matthew 6:5-8
And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. “And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.
8. Colossians 4:2
Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.
9. 2 Chronicles 7:14
If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.
10. Mark 1:35
And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place, and there he prayed.
11. Romans 12:12
Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.
12. Luke 18:1-8
And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart. He said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected man. And there was a widow in that city who kept coming to him and saying, ‘Give me justice against my adversary.’ For a while he refused, but afterward he said to himself, ‘Though I neither fear God nor respect man, yet because this widow keeps bothering me, I will give her justice, so that she will not beat me down by her continual coming.
13. Psalm 141:2
Let my prayer be counted as incense before you, and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice!
14. 1 Timothy 2:1-2
First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.
15. Luke 21:36
But stay awake at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are going to take place, and to stand before the Son of Man.
16. Matthew 5:44
But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
17. Luke 11:1
Now Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.
18. Acts 2:42
And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.
19. Matthew 6:9
Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.
20. Luke 6:12
In these days he went out to the mountain to pray, and all night he continued in prayer to God.