On Prayer

A short and in-comprehensive look at what the Bible has to say about prayer.

  • All the Godly should pray right now, while there is still time. Psalm 32:6
  • The disciples asked Jesus how to pray – he responded with the Lord’s prayer. Luke 11:1-4
  • Jesus prayed for all people everywhere – even those who would believe in the future. John 17:20
  • God hears us as we are praying.  Acts 9:11
  • We don’t know what God wants us to pray for, but the Holy Spirit does, and he prays for us.  Romans 8:26
  • Just keep on praying. Romans 12:12
  • No seriously, pray about everything.  Philippians 4:6
  • Never stop praying. 1 Thessalonians 5:17
  • Men should pray with their hands lifted up high. 1 Timothy 2:8
  • We should pray for all people: Ask God to help them, intercede on their behalf, and give thanks for them. 1 Timothy 2:1
  • Jesus doesn’t pray for the entire world, but only who has been given to him.  John 17:9
  • The apostles wanted to spend the majority of their time in prayer and teaching the word. Acts 6:4
  • Husbands, if you don’t treat your wives like you should, your prayers may be hindered. 1 Peter 3:7
  • Praying can be done in your head, just as Abraham’s oldest servant did. Genesis 24:45
  • Hannah prayed by moving her lips, but making no sound. 1 Samuel 1:12
  • God promises if we turn, repent and pray – he will hear us and heal us. 2 Chronicles 8:14
  • Nehemiah prayed for protection. Nehemiah 4:9
  • God accepts the prayers of the righteous on our behalf. Job 42:8
  • We pray only to the true God. Psalm 5:2
  • Daniel prayed 3 times a day, giving thanks to God, in his room. Daniel 6:10
  • God hears us right away. The moment Daniel began praying, God gave a command – Gabriel was sent to explain the command to him.  Daniel 9:21-23