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10 Awesome Bible Verses About the Power of Prayer
Who is your source of power? This list of awesome power of prayer Bible verses is meant to encourage you today. I pray that you read through these Bible verses and then take them to God in prayer.
Ask God for the wisdom and discernment to teach you how He wants you to pray and for what He wants you to pray for.
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Matthew 7:7 “Ask, and it will be given to you seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
Matthew 21:22 And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith.”
Mark 11:24 Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.
John 14:13-14 Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it
Pray in Faith
This list of awesome power of prayer Bible verses is meant to encourage you today.
Mark 9:29 And he said to them, “This kind cannot be driven out by anything but prayer.”
Acts 9:40 But Peter put them all outside, and knelt down and prayed; and turning to the body he said, “Tabitha, arise.” And she opened her eyes, and when she saw Peter she sat up.
James 5:14-16 Is anyone among you sick? 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.
And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven. 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.
Always & With Thanksgiving
Ephesians 6:18 praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints,
Philippians 4:6-7 do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Christian Quotes About Prayer
Prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God, and a scourge for Satan. ~ John Bunyan
The fewer the words the better prayer. ~ Martin Luther
Prayer is an effort of will. ~ Oswald Chambers
Our prayer and God’s mercy are two buckets in a well; while one ascends, the other descends. ~ Arthur Hopkins
If sinners be damned, at least let them leap to Hell over our bodies. If they will perish, let them perish with our arms about their knees. Let no one go there unwarned and unprayed for. ~ Charles H. SpurgeonIt is because of the hasty and superficial conversation with God that the sense of sin is so weak and that no motives have power to help you to hate and flee from sin as you should. ~ A.W. Tozer
Prayer is not monologue, but dialogue. Gods voice in response to mine is its most essential part. ~ Andrew Murray
Don’t pray when you feel it. Have an appointment with the Lord and keep it. A man is powerful on his knees. ~ Corrie Ten Boom
Prayer is the acid test of devotion. ~ Samuel Chadwick
Prayer – secret, fervent, believing prayer – lies at the root of all personal godliness. ~ Williams Carey
My prayer for you today is that you take these Bible verses you just read and do something with them. Too often we just take information in and then move on to the next project or thing. Use these awesome Bible Verses and put them into action by being obedient to what they teach!
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20 Bible Verses about Prayer
Tomorrow is the National Day of Prayer in the U.S. and all week here at FaithGateway we are featuring articles by popular Christian authors and verses about prayer to provide you with encouragement to pray for our nation and your local communities.
To kick off our commemorations, we’ve collected a list of 20 Bible Verses about Prayer. As you read through these scriptures about prayer, be encouraged.
It is our prayer for you that God will help you understand more fully the depth of His love for you and His great desire for you to walk with Him daily in prayer.
God invites the followers of Christ to boldly approach Him with their praises, thoughts, needs, hurts, hopes and requests. ─ NIV Quickview Bible
Bible Verses about Prayer – God hears our prayers
Know that the Lord has set apart his faithful servant for himself; the Lord hears when I call to him.─ Psalms 4:3
This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.─ 1 John 5:14
Bible Verses about Prayer – Lay your requests before God
Listen to my words, Lord,consider my lamentHear my cry for help,my King and my God,for to you I pray. In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice;in the morning I lay my requests before you
and wait expectantly.
─ Psalms 5:1-3
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. ─ Philippians 4:6-7
Bible Verses about Prayer – How to pray
Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. ─ Colossians 4:2
Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. ─ 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.─ Matthew 26:41
Therefore I want the men everywhere to pray, lifting up holy hands without anger or disputing.─ 1 Timothy 2:8
And when you pray, do not keep on babbling pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words. Do not be them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.─ Matthew 6:7-8
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.And forgive us our debts,as we also have forgiven our debtors.And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from the evil one.’
─ Matthew 6:9-13
For more reading on how to pray, check out this article from John Eldredge about how prayer works.
Bible Verses about Prayer – Jesus’s example
Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.─ Mark 1:35
Going a little farther, he fell to the ground and prayed that if possible the hour might pass from him. “Abba,Father,” he said, “everything is possible for you. Take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.”─ Mark 14:35-36
One of those days Jesus went out to a mountainside to pray, and spent the night praying to God.─ Luke 6:12
For further reading about praying in Jesus’ name, check out our blog post from Ann Spangler about praying the names of Jesus.
Bible Verses about Prayer– Confession and Forgiveness
And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.─ Mark 11:25
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.─ James 5:16
Bible Verses about Prayer – Give Praise to God!
On their release, Peter and John went back to their own people and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them. When they heard this, they raised their voices together in prayer to God. “Sovereign Lord,” they said, “you made the heavens and the earth and the sea, and everything in them. ─ Acts 4:23-24
I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus.─ 1 Corinthians 1:4
Bible Verses about Prayer – Pray for peace and for our leaders
I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people—for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.─1 Timothy 2:1-2
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem! May they be secure who love you! ─ Psalm 122:6
Save us, we pray, O Lord! O Lord, we pray, give us success!─ Psalm 118:25
We hope these Bible verses about prayer have inspired you to start a meaningful conversation with the Lord.
After all, that’s what prayer is all about, isn’t it? Do you keep a prayer list at home, perhaps something you write in a journal or on a chalkboard or another place where you have a daily visual reminder? Do you go back and look at past prayer requests and record answered prayers? Leave a comment and let us know the importance of prayer in your walk with the Lord. If you want to learn how to set up a specific place for prayer, read this helpful article from Anne Graham Lotz excerpted from her book The Daniel Prayer about making a prayer space in your home. ~ FaithGateway