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Top101 Bible Verses about Prayer and Faith

Bible verses about prayer have been used by many individuals to get answers to prayers.

It is also one of the ways by which we Develope our relationship and communicate with God. This is the way we get to know him.

If you want to know how to pray, the Bible is full of verses about the power of prayer.

Bible Verses about Prayer
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This article The 101 Top Amazing Bible Verses about Prayer will encourage you in your daily walk with Christ. It will help you experience the power of prayer.

 

1. John 17:26

“I have made you known to them, and will continue to make you known in order that the love you have for me may be in them and that I myself may be in them.”

2. Luke 9:16-17

Taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke them. Then he gave them to the disciples to distribute to the people. They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of broken pieces that were leftover.

3. Matthew 6:13

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.

4. Acts 13:2

While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.”

Also Related: 25 Powerful Short Prayers To Pray During Hard Times.

5. Luke 3:21-22

When all the people were being baptized, Jesus was baptized too. And as he was praying, heaven was opened and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven: “You are my Son, whom I love; with you, I am well pleased.”

6. Acts 4:31

After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly.

7. Acts 2:21

And everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.

8. Acts 2:42

They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.

9. Zechariah 10:6

I will strengthen Judah and save the tribes of Joseph. I will restore them because I have compassion on them. They will be as though I had not rejected them, for I am the Lord their God
and I will answer them.

10. 1 Peter 3:7

Husbands, in the same way, be considerate as you live with your wives and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life so that nothing will hinder your prayers.

11. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

12. Philippians 4:6-7

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.

13. 1 John 5:14

This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.

14. Colossians 4:2

Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful, and thankful.

Also Related: 8 Reasons Why You Need A Prayer Journal.

15. Mark 11:24

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

16. Jeremiah 29:12

Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.

17. Romans 12:12

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.

18. Matthew 6:7

And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words.

19. Psalm 145:18

The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.

20. Jeremiah 33:3

‘Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.’

21. Matthew 18:20

“For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.”

22. Hebrews 4:16

Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.

23. Matthew 6:6

But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.

24. Psalm 18:6

In my distress I called to the Lord; I cried to my God for help. From his temple he heard my voice; my cry came before him, into his ears.

Also Related: 10 Steps For A More Powerful Prayer Life.

25. 1 John 5:15

And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him.

26. Acts 16:25

About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them.

27. James 5:16

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.

28. James 1:6

But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind.

29. John 15:16

You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will last—and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you.

30. Luke 6:27-28

But to you who are listening, I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.

31. 1 Peter 4:7

The end of all things is near. Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray.

32. Acts 1:14

They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers.

33. Psalm 66:17

I cried out to him with my mouth; his praise was on my tongue.

34. John 14:13

And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

35. James 4:2

You desire but do not have, so you kill. Covet but you cannot get what you want, so you quarrel and fight. You do not have because you do not ask God.

36. Matthew 21:22

If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.

37. Romans 8:26

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 through wordless groans.

38. 3 John 1:2

Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well.

39. Psalm 5:3

In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.

40. Psalm 42:8

By day the Lord directs his love, at night his song is with me—a prayer to the God of my life.

41. Psalm 118:5

When hard pressed, I cried to the Lord; he brought me into a spacious place.

42. Philippians 1:19

For I know that through your prayers and God’s provision of the Spirit of Jesus Christ what has happened to me will turn out for my deliverance.

43. Psalm 143:1

Lord, hear my prayer, listen to my cry for mercy; in your faithfulness and righteousness come to my relief.

44. Luke 11:13

If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!

45. Matthew 26:41

Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.

46. Psalm 19:14

May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, Lord, my Rock, and my Redeemer.

47. James 5:14-15  

Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. If they have sinned, they will be forgiven.

 48. Matthew 5:44

But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.

49. Ezra 8:23

So we fasted and petitioned our God about this, and he answered our prayer.

50. 1 Peter 3:12

For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.

51. John 17:24

“Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am and to see my glory, the glory you have given me because you loved me before the creation of the world.”

52. Mark 11:25

And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.

53. Acts 13:3

So after they had fasted and prayed, they placed their hands on them and sent them off.

54. Job 42:10

After Job had prayed for his friends, the Lord restored his fortunes and gave him twice as much as he had before.

55. Acts 12:5

So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him.

56. Matthew 6:12

And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.

57. 2 Kings 20:5

Go back and tell Hezekiah, the ruler of my people, ‘This is what the Lord, the God of your father David, says: I have heard your prayer and seen your tears; I will heal you. On the third day from now you will go up to the temple of the Lord.’

58. Psalm 34:6

This poor man called, and the Lord heard him; he saved him out of all his troubles.

59. Daniel 2:23

“I thank and praise you, God of my ancestors: You have given me wisdom and power, you have made known to me what we asked of you, you have made known to us the dream of the king.”

60. 1 John 5:14

Arise, Lord! Lift up your hand, O God. Do not forget the helpless.

61. 1 John 5:15

This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.

62. 1 John 5:16

And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him.

63. 1 Chronicle 16:11

If you see any brother or sister commit a sin that does not lead to death, you should pray and God will give them life. I refer to those whose sin does not lead to death. There is a sin that leads to death. I am not saying that you should pray about that.

64. 2 Chronicles 6:21

Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always.

65. 2 Chronicles 7:14

Hear the supplications of your servant and of your people Israel when they pray toward this place. Hear from heaven, your dwelling place; and when you hear, forgive.

66. Ephesians 1:18

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.

67. Ephesians 6:18

I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in his holy people,

68. Jeremiah 29:12

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.

69. Job 22:27

Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.

70. John 17:15

You will pray to him, and he will hear you, and you will fulfill your vows.

71. James 5:13

My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one.

72. Mark 11:24

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

73. Matthew 5:44

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

74. Matthew 6:7

But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.

Also Related: 51 Awesome Healing Scriptures to Pray for The Sick.

75. Matthew 26:41

Watch and pray that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.”

76. Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

77. Psalm 17:6

I call on you, my God, for you will answer me; turn your ear to me and hear my prayer

78. Psalm 102:17

He will respond to the prayer of the destitute; he will not despise their plea.

79. Psalm 141:2

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

80. Romans 12:2

Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing, and perfect will.

81. Romans 12:12

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.

82. Psalm 4:1

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

83. Psalm 145:18

The LORD is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.

84. Luke 11:2-4

He said to them, “When you pray, say: “ ‘Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come. 3 Give us each day our daily bread. 4 Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation.’ ”

85. Proverbs 15:29

The LORD is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

86. Matthew 6:9-13

“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.’

87. Matthew 7:11

If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!

88. Luke 6:12

One of those days Jesus went out to a mountainside to pray and spent the night praying to God.

89. Luke 18:1

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

90. Romans 8:26

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 through wordless groans.

91. Philippians 4:6

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

92. Colossians 4:2

Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.

93. 1 Thessalonians 5:17

Pray continually,

94. 1 Timothy 2:8

Therefore I want the men everywhere to pray, lifting up holy hands without anger or disputing.

95. Hebrews 4:14

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.

96. James 1:7

That person should not expect to receive anything from the Lord.

97. James 4:3

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

98. James 5:16

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.

99. 1 John 1:9

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

100. 1 Timothy 2:1-2

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.

101. 2 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 I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.

Top101 Bible Verses about Prayer and Faith

Bible Verses about Prayer

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David Small

Is an Ordained Minister and Life Coach. He is an ordained minister since 1988. Shortly after receiving Jesus as his personal savior, he answered the call to ministry.

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