This National Day of Prayer: 29 Famous Bible Verses on Prayer to Model your Prayers After

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1 John 5:14-15
14 This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.
15 And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him.

 

1 Chronicles 16:11
11 Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always.

 

2 Chronicles 7:14
14 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 I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.

 

Ephesians 6:18
18 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 Lord’s people.

 

Jeremiah 29:12
12 Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.

 

James 5:13
13 Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise.

 

Mark 11:24
24 Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.

 

Matthew 5:44
44 But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

 

Matthew 26:41
41 “Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”

 

Proverbs 15:8
8 The LORD detests the sacrifice of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him.

 

Psalm 17:6
6 I call on you, my God, for you will answer me; turn your ear to me and hear my prayer.

 

Psalm 102:17
17 He will respond to the prayer of the destitute; he will not despise their plea.

 

Psalm 141:2
2 May my prayer be set before you like incense; may the lifting up of my hands be like the evening sacrifice.

 

Romans 12:12
12 Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.

 

Psalm 4:1
1 Answer me when I call to you, my righteous God. Give me relief from my distress; have mercy on me and hear my prayer.

 

Psalm 145:18
18 The LORD is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.

 

Proverbs 15:29
29 The LORD is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

 

Matthew 6:9-13
9 “This, then, is how you should pray: “ ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, 10 your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. 11 Give us today our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation,but deliver us from the evil one.

 

Luke 6:12
12 One of those days Jesus went out to a mountainside to pray, and spent the night praying to God.

 

Luke 18:1
1 Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.

 

Romans 8:26
26 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…

 

Philippians 4:6
6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

 

Colossians 4:2
2 Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.

 

1 Thessalonians 5:17
17 pray continually,

 

Hebrews 4:14
14 Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has ascended into heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to the faith we profess.

 

James 4:3
3 When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures.

 

James 5:16
16 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.

 

1 John 1:9
9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.

 

1 Timothy 2:1-2
1 I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— 2 for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.

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