Do you ever wonder about it?
What is it? What does it mean for me? When should I pray?
Maybe you wonder if it is important or even real.
Fortunately, we have an abundance of good Bible verses to teach us about prayer. This research was so enlightening for me as it answered several questions about prayer without any additional explanation.
After you read through this collection of Bible verses about prayer, you’ll see that prayer is an amazing gift from God. It is a means of communication from us to Him. You’ll also see that our heart condition, the amount of faith we have, and who we should pray for is valuable information found in the verse collection below.
Enjoy these Bible verses about prayer. I hope it blesses your prayer life.
Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have given me relief when I was in distress. Be gracious to me and hear my prayer!
The Lord has heard my plea; the Lord accepts my prayer.
The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him truth.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, but the prayer of the upright is acceptable to him.
The Lord is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.
Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you.
Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.
Then I turned my face to the Lord God, seeking him by prayer and pleas for mercy with fasting and sackcloth and ashes.
But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words.
And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith
Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.
But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you.
All these with one accord were devoting themselves to prayer, together with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.
So Peter was kept in prison, but earnest prayer for him was made to God by the church.
Always in my prayers, asking that somehow by God’s will I may now at last succeed in coming to you.
Brothers, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved.
Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.
Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving
I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment
do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made know to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind.
James 5:15 – 16
And the prayer of the faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.
Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.