20 Bible Verses About Unity in Prayer

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Today we will be dealing with 20 bible verses about unity in prayer. It is important that we pray without weary. As believers, one of our greatest defense mechanisms is fervent prayer. When praying, there must be unity of purpose. The enemy understands the power of unity in prayer, that’s why he will always do something to destroy the unity among those who pray to reduce the strength of their prayers. Remember the scripture says one will pull a thousand and two will pull ten thousand, which shows the strength in unity.


When we pray together as believers, we must do it without hidden grudges against one another. We must do it with love. Love and unity have significant power in the realm of the spirit. Recall that when Apostle Peter was thrown into the prison, the scripture recorded that the church prayed fervently for him and God cause a miracle to happen. One of the major reasons why it seems our prayers are not answered is because there is no unity of purpose. If two persons can agree together on something and they pray fervently about it, even the greatest demon can’t stop it from coming into fulfillment.


For us to know the essence of unity in prayer, the scripture said in the book of Matthew 18:20 For where two or three gather together as my followers, I am there among them.” This shows that there is strength in number and God honors the prayer that is said with unity of purpose. We have compiled a list of 20 bible verses about unity in prayer. These scriptural verses will teach us the importance of staying together in the place of prayer. Let’s take time to study it and apply the concept of unity to quicken our responses from God when we pray.


1. Romans 12:4-5

For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.


2. 1 Corinthians 1:10

“I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought.”


3. Ephesians 4:13

“Until we all attain to the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a mature man, to the measure of the stature which belongs to the fullness of Christ.”


4. Ephesians 4:2-6

“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.”


5. 1 Corinthians 3:3-7

“You are still worldly. For since there is jealousy and quarreling among you, are you not worldly? Are you not acting like mere humans? For when one says, “I follow Paul,” and another, “I follow Apollos,” are you not mere human beings? What, after all, is Apollos? And what is Paul? Only servants, through whom you came to believe–as the Lord has assigned to each his task. I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God has been making it grow. So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow.”


6. Philippians 1:27 

Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or only hear about you in my absence, I will know that you stand firm in the one Spirit, striving together as one for the faith of the gospel


7. Acts 4:32 

All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had.


8. Philippians 2:1-4

“So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.”


9. Romans 14:19 

Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.


10. Acts 4:32

All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had.


11. Galatians 3:28


There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.


12. Philippians 2:2

then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind.


13. Matthew 18:19-20

“Again, truly I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything they ask for, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven. For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.”


14. Colossians 3:13-14

Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. 14 And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.


15. John 17:23

I in them and you in me—so that they may be brought to complete unity. Then the world will know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me.


16. Psalm 133:1

How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!


17. 1 Peter 3:8

Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.


18. 1 John 4:12

No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us.


19. Ephesians 1:10

to be put into effect when the times reach their fulfillment—to bring unity to all things in heaven and on earth under Christ.


20. 2 Chronicles 30:12

Also in Judah the hand of God was on the people to give them unity of mind to carry out what the king and his officials had ordered, following the word of the LORD.


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