Scriptures on Prayer

scriptures on prayer

Below is a list of scriptures on prayer.  We’ve compiled this list of bible verses about prayer for you in the NLT, NIV, AMP, KJV versions of the bible.  Feel free to read them in other versions to get deeper revelation.

(Psalm 143:1 New Living Translation) “Hear my prayer, O Lord; listen to my plea! Answer me because you are faithful and righteous.”

(1 Peter 4:7 King James Version) “But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.”

(Matthew 6:6 Amplified Bible) “But when you pray, go into your most private room, close the door and pray to your Father who is in secret, and your Father who sees [what is done] in secret will reward you.”

(Luke 9:16-17 NLT) “Jesus took the five loaves and two fish, looked up toward heaven, and blessed them. Then, breaking the loaves into pieces, he kept giving the bread and fish to the disciples so they could distribute it to the people. They all ate as much as they wanted, and afterward, the disciples picked up twelve baskets of leftovers!”

(Matthew 5:44 NLT) “But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you!”

(1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 NIV) “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”

(Psalm 18:6 KJV) “In my distress I called upon the Lord, and cried unto my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears.”

(James 1:5-6 KJV) “If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. 6 But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.”

(Philippians 4:6-7 NIV) “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.”

(Luke 6:27-28 KJV) “But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you, 28 Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which despitefully use you.”

( James 5:16) “Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.”

(Acts 16:25 KJV) “And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them.”

(Psalm 66:17 KJV)”I cried unto him with my mouth, and he was extolled with my tongue.”

(Colossians 4:2 NIV) “Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.”

(1 John 5:14-15 NIV) “And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.”

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

(Jeremiah 29:12 NIV) “Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.”

(Acts 1:14 KJV) “These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren.”

(James 4:2-3 KJV) “Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not. Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.”

(Romans 12:12 NIV) “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”

(Matthew 6:7 NIV) “And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words.”

(Psalm 145:18) “The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.”

(Jeremiah 33:3 AMP) ‘Call to Me and I will answer you, and tell you [and even show you] great and mighty things, [things which have been confined and hidden], which you do not know and understand and cannot distinguish.’

(Matthew 18:20 NIV) “For where two or three are gathered in My name [meeting together as My followers], I am there among them.”

(Hebrews 4:16) “Therefore let us [with privilege] approach the throne of grace [that is, the throne of God’s gracious favor] with confidence and without fear, so that we may receive mercy [for our failures] and find [His amazing] grace to help in time of need [an appropriate blessing, coming just at the right moment].”

(John 14:13 KJV) “And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.”scriptures on prayer


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