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Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always.
1 Chronicles 16:11
 
if my people, who are called by my name, will 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.
2 Chronicles 7:14
 
But we prayed to our God and posted a guard day and night to meet this threat.
Nehemiah 4:9
 
You hear, O LORD, the desire of the afflicted; you encourage them, and you listen to their cry,
Psalms 10:17
 
My heart says of you, "Seek his face!" Your face, LORD, I will seek.
Psalms 27:8
 
Therefore let everyone who is godly pray to you while you may be found; surely when the mighty waters rise, they will not reach him.
Psalms 32:6
 
I wait for you, O LORD; you will answer, O Lord my God.
Psalms 38:15
 
The LORD hears the needy and does not despise his captive people.
Psalms 69:33
 
He will respond to the prayer of the destitute; he will not despise their plea.
Psalms 102:17
 
Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice.
Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always.
Psalms 105:3-4
 
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: "May those who love you be secure.
Psalms 122:6
 
The LORD is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.
Psalms 145:18
 
The LORD detests the sacrifice of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him.
Proverbs 15:8
 
Do not be quick with your mouth, do not be hasty in your heart to utter anything before God. God is in heaven and you are on earth, so let your words be few.
Ecclesiastes 5:2
 
When you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide my eyes from you; even if you offer many prayers, I will not listen. Your hands are full of blood;
Isaiah 1:15
 
Seek the LORD while he may be found; call on him while he is near.
Isaiah 55:6
 
Let us lift up our hearts and our hands to God in heaven, and say:
Lamentations 3:41
 
"And I will pour out on the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and supplication. They will look on me, the one they have pierced, and they will mourn for him as one mourns for an only child, and grieve bitterly for him as one grieves for a firstborn son.
Zechariah 12:10
 
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
Matthew 5:44
 
"And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by men. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full.
But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.
And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words.
Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.
"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.
Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.
Matthew 6:5-12
 
"Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.
Matthew 7:7-8
 
After Jesus had gone indoors, his disciples asked him privately, "Why couldn't we drive it out?"
He replied, "This kind can come out only by prayer. "
Mark 9:28-29
 
One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, "Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples."
He said to them, "When you pray, say: " 'Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come.
Give us each day our daily bread.
Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation. ' "
Then he said to them, "Suppose one of you has a friend, and he goes to him at midnight and says, 'Friend, lend me three loaves of bread,
because a friend of mine on a journey has come to me, and I have nothing to set before him.'
"Then the one inside answers, 'Don't bother me. The door is already locked, and my children are with me in bed. I can't get up and give you anything.'
I tell you, though he will not get up and give him the bread because he is his friend, yet because of the man's boldness he will get up and give him as much as he needs.
"So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.
"Which of you fathers, if your son asks for a fish, will give him a snake instead?
Or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion?
If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!"Jesus and Beelzebub
Luke 11:1-13
 
Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.
Luke 18:1
 
In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express.
Romans 8:26
 
So what shall I do? I will pray with my spirit, but I will also pray with my mind; I will sing with my spirit, but I will also sing with my mind.
1 Corinthians 14:15
 
according to his eternal purpose which he accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord.
In him and through faith in him we may approach God with freedom and confidence.
Ephesians 3:11-12
 
And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints.
Pray also for me, that whenever I open my mouth, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel,
Ephesians 6:18-19
 
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
Philippians 4:6
 
Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.
Colossians 4:2
 
pray continually;
1 Thessalonians 5:17
 
I want men everywhere to lift up holy hands in prayer, without anger or disputing.
1 Timothy 2:8
 
Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.
Hebrews 4:16
 
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.
James 5:16
 
But you, dear friends, build yourselves up in your most holy faith and pray in the Holy Spirit.
Jude 1:20
 
And when he had taken it, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb. Each one had a harp and they were holding golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.
Revelation 5:8
 
Another angel, who had a golden censer, came and stood at the altar. He was given much incense to offer, with the prayers of all the saints, on the golden altar before the throne.
The smoke of the incense, together with the prayers of the saints, went up before God from the angel's hand.
Revelation 8:3-4
 
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