Scripture & Prayer

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Kinds of Prayer:

  • Matthew 6:6 – Secret
  • Acts 10:2 – Family
  • Matthew 18:20 – Group
  • I Corinthians 14:14-17 – Public

Parts of Prayer:

  • Daniel 4:34 & 35 – Adoration
  • I John 1:9 – Confession
  • I Timothy 2:1-3 – Supplication
  • James 5:5 – Intercession
  • Philippians 4:6 – Thanksgiving

Personal Requirements of Prayer:

  • Psalms 66:18 & 19 – Purity of Heart
  • Matthew 21:22 – Believing
  • John 14:13 – In Christ’s Name
  • I John 5:14 – According to God’s Will

General Requirements of Prayer:

  • Matthew 6:14 – Forgiving Spirit
  • Matthew 6:5 & 6 – Simplicity
  • Luke 18:10-14 – Humility and Repentance
  • Matthew 18:19 & 20 – Unity of Believers
  • Luke 18:1-8 – Tenacity
  • Matthew 7:7-11 – Intensity
  • Mark 11:24 – Confident Expectation
  • Matthew 6:7 – Without Many Words
  • I Thessalonians 5:17 – Unceasingly

Posture for Prayer:

  • Nehemiah 9:5 – Standing
  • Ezra 9:5 – Kneeling
  • I Chronicles 17:16-27 – Sitting
  • Exodus 34:8 – Bowing
  • I Timothy 2:8 – Hands Uplifted

Places to Pray:

  • Acts 1:13 & 14 – In the Upper Room
  • Acts 12:5-17 – In a House
  • Acts 16:13 – By a River
  • Acts 21:5 – On a Beach

Additional Verses Relating to Prayer

  • Psalm 91:15 – When they call on me, I will answer; I will be with them in trouble. I will rescue and honor them. Read all of Psalm 91
  • Isaiah 41:10 – Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand. Read all of Isaiah 41
  • Matthew 5:44 – We should pray for our enemies.
  • Matthew 6:9-13 – We can pray: with praise; for the furthering of God’s kingdom and His will; for our daily needs; for forgiveness and the ability to forgive others; for strength against temptation
  • Matthew 7: 7-8 – God loves to give His people what they ask for
  • Matthew 9:38 – We should pray for the spread of the Gospel
  • Luke 11:5-13 – Bold prayers are effective
  • Luke 22:46 – Prayer can guard against temptation.
  • Acts 4:23, 24, 29-31. – We can pray for spiritual boldness.
  • Romans 8:26, 27 – God’s Spirit helps us pray and interprets our prayers.
  • Ephesians 3:16-19 – I pray that out of His glorious riches He may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the saints, to grasp how wide, and how long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge – that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God
  • Philippians 1:3-6 – Joy and thanks belong in prayer; we can be confident that God will work in people’s lives.
  • II Corinthians 12:7-9 – Sometimes we do not get what we want because God has a better idea.
  • Colossians 4:2-4 – We should be “watchful and thankful” in prayer; we can pray for opportunities to spread the Gospel.
  • I Timothy 2:1-4 – We should pray for those in authority, even non-Christians.
  • James 1:5-8 – We can pray for wisdom
  • James 5:13-14 – Are any of you suffering hardships? You should pray. Are any of you happy? You should sing praises. Are any of you sick? You should call for the elders of the church to come and pray over you, anointing you with oil in the name of the Lord.