7 - For what great nation is there that has God so near to it, as the LORD our God is to us, for whatever reason we may call upon Him?
26 - Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us[a] with groanings which cannot be uttered.
II Timothy 1:3|
3 - I thank God, whom I serve with a pure conscience, as my forefathers did, as without ceasing I remember you in my prayers night and day,
11 - For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.
12 - Then you will call upon Me and go and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.
13 - And you will seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart.
14 - I will be found by you, says the LORD, and I will bring you back from your captivity; I will gather you from all the nations and from all the places where I have driven you, says the LORD, and I will bring you to the place from which I cause you to be carried away captive.
Ezra 8:22, 23|
22 - For I was ashamed to request of the king an escort of soldiers and horsemen to help us against the enemy on the road, because we had spoken to the king, saying, "The hand of our God is upon all those for good who seek Him, but His power and His wrath are against all those who forsake Him."
23 - So we fasted and entreated our God for this, and He answered our prayer.
Hear a just cause, O Lord, Attend to my cry; Give ear to my prayer which is not from deceitful lips.
II Chronicles 7:14|
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 will forgive their sin and heal their land.
I have called upon You, for You will hear me, O God; Incline Your ear to me, and hear my speech. Ephesians 6:18
praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints--
1 - God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.
2 - Therefore we will not fear, Even though the earth be removed, And though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; And Psalm 46:3
3 - Though its waters roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with its swelling. Selahs Psalm 4:1
The Safety of the Faithful
To the Chief Musician. With stringed instruments. A Psalm of David.
Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness!
You have relieved me in my distress;
Have mercy on me, and hear my prayer.
Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, The people He has chosen as His own inheritance. Colossians 4:2
Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving;
Keep Asking, Seeking, Knocking
"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
II Chronicles 6:40|
Now, my God, I pray, let Your eyes be open and let Your ears be attentive to the prayer made in this place. Micah 6:8
He has shown you, O man, what is good;
And what does the LORD require of you
But to do justly,
To love mercy,
And to walk humbly with your God
37 - Jesus said to him, "'You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.'
38 - "This is the first and great commandment.
39 - "And the second is like it: 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.'" Luke 18:1
The Parable of the Persistent Widow
Then He spoke a parable to them, that men always ought to pray and not lose heart,
II Chronicles 7:15|
Now My eyes will be open and My ears attentive to prayer made in this place. Romans 5:3-5
3 And not only that, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance; 4 and perseverance, character; and character, hope. 5 Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us.
The key of the house of David I will lay on his shoulder; so he shall open, and no one shall shut; and he shall shut, and no one shall open.
1 The LORD is my shepherd;
I shall not want.
2 He makes me to lie down in green pastures;
He leads me beside the still waters.
3 He restores my soul;
He leads me in the paths of righteousness
For His name's sake. 4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil;
For You are with me;
Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. 5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies;
You anoint my head with oil;
My cup runs over.
6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me
All the days of my life;
And I will dwell in the house of the LORD
Psalm 32:6-7 also 6 & 8|
6 - For this cause everyone who is godly shall pray to You In a time when You may be found; Surely in a flood of great waters They shall not come near him.
7 - You are my hiding place; You shall preserve me from trouble; You shall surround me with songs of deliverance. Selah
8 - I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with My eye.Joshua 1:9
"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."
1 - The Elder, To the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth: 2 - Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers. 3 - For I rejoiced greatly when brethren came and testified of the truth that is in you, just as you walk in the truth. 4 - I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth. 5 - Beloved, you do faithfully whatever you do for the brethren and for strangers, 6 - who have borne witness of your love before the church. If you send them forward on their journey in a manner worthy of God, you will do well, 7 - because they went forth for His name's sake, taking nothing from the Gentiles. 8 - We therefore ought to receive such, that we may become fellow workers for the truth. 9 - I wrote to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to have the preeminence among them, does not receive us. 10 - Therefore, if I come, I will call to mind his deeds which he does, prating against us with malicious words. And not content with that, he himself does not receive the brethren, and forbids those who wish to, putting them out of the church.
11 - Beloved, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. He who does good is of God, but he who does evil has not seen God.
12 - Demetrius has a good testimony from all, and from the truth itself. And we also bear witness, and you know that our testimony is true. 13 - I had many things to write, but I do not wish to write to you with pen and ink; 14 - but I hope to see you shortly, and we shall speak face to face.
Peace to you. Our friends greet you. Greet the friends by name.
'Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know.'
1 Chronicles 5:20|
And they were helped against them, and the Hagrites were delivered into their hand, and all who were with them, for they cried out to God in the battle. He heeded their prayer, because they put their trust in Him.
3 - Oh, send out Your light and Your truth! Let them lead me; Let them bring me to Your holy hill And to Your tabernacle.
4 - Then I will go to the altar of God, To God my exceeding joy; And on the harp I will praise You, O God, my God.
Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.
The Lord is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation; He is my God, and I will praise Him; My father's God, and I will exalt Him. Romans 12:12
rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing steadfastly in prayer;
Yet regard the prayer of Your servant and his supplication, O Lord my God, and listen to the cry and the prayer which Your servant is praying before You today: Psalm 66:20
Blessed be God, Who has not turned away my prayer, Nor His mercy from me!
Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints.
He shall call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him and honor him. I Thessalonians 5:16-18
16 - Rejoice always,
17 - pray without ceasing,
18 - in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, The people He has chosen as His own inheritance. Psalm 119:44-46
44 - So shall I keep Your law continually, forever and ever.
45 - And I will walk at liberty, for I seek Your precepts.
46 - I will speak of Your testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed.
1 - To You, O Lord, I lift up my soul
6 - Remember, O Lord, Your tender mercies and Your lovingkindnesses, For they are from of old.
II Chronicles 6:19|
19 - Yet regard the prayer of Your servant and his supplication, O LORD my God, and listen to the cry and the prayer which Your servant is praying before You:
10 - that they may offer sacrifices of sweet aroma to the God of heaven, and pray for the life of the king and his sons.
22 - Through the Lord's mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not.
23 - They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness.
24 - The Lord is my portion, says my soul, Therefore I hope in Him!
25 - The Lord is good to those who wait for Him, To the soul who seeks Him.
22 - So Jesus answered and said to them, "Have faith in God.
23 - For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, "Be removed and be cast into the sea,' and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says.
24 - Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them.
25 - "And whenever you stand praying, if you have anything against anyone, forgive him, that your Father in heaven may also forgive you your trespasses."
II Chronicles 34:27|
27 - because your heart was tender, and you humbled yourself before God when you heard His words against this place and against its inhabitants, and you humbled yourself before Me, and you tore your clothes and wept before Me, I also have heard you," says the LORD.
19 - God is not a man, that He should lie,
Nor a son of man, that He should repent.
Has He said, and will He not do?
Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good?
Psalm 121:7 & 8|
7 - The LORD shall preserve you from all evil; He shall preserve your soul.
8 - The LORD shall preserve your going out and your coming in from this time forth, and even forevermore.
8 - I will hear what God the Lord will speak, For He will speak peace To His people and to His saints; But let them not turn back to folly.
2 - Blessed be the name of the Lord From this time forth and forevermore!
3 - From the rising of the sun to its going down The Lord's name is to be praised.
6 - Also the sons of the stranger, that join themselves to the LORD, to serve him, and to love the name of the LORD, to be his servants, every one that keepeth the sabbath from polluting it, and taketh hold of my covenant;
7 - Even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer: their burnt offerings and their sacrifices [shall be] accepted upon mine altar; for mine house shall be called an house of prayer for all people.
I Samuel 2:1-2|
1 - And Hannah prayed and said: My heart rejoices in the Lord; My horn is exalted in the Lord. I smile at my enemies, Because I rejoice in Your salvation.
2 - No one is holy like the Lord, For there is none besides You, Nor is there any rock like our God.
6 - But you, when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly.
7 - And when you pray, do not use vain repetitions as the heathen do. For they think that they will be heard for their many words.
8 - Therefore do not be like them. For your Father knows the things you have need of before you ask Him.
I Thessalonians 5:17|
17 - pray without ceasing
II 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 will forgive their sin and heal their land.
16 - Come and hear, all you who fear God, and I will declare what He has done for my soul.
17 - I cried to Him with my mouth, and He was extolled with my tongue.
18 - If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear.
19 - But certainly God has heard me; He has attended to the voice of my prayer.
20 - Blessed be God, who has not turned away my prayer, nor His mercy from me!
9 - Oh, let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end, but establish the just; for the righteous God tests the hearts and minds.
2 - Give unto the LORD the glory due to His name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.
3 - The voice of the LORD is over the waters; the God of glory thunders; the LORD is over many waters.
4 - The voice of the LORD is powerful; the voice of the LORD is full of majesty.
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