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Scriptural Teachings & Examples of Prayer

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  • using it to overcome temptation. Genesis 3:1-6; Matthew 26:40-41
  • does it change God’s mind? Genesis 18:20-33
  • ask God anything but expect anything. Genesis 18:33
  • don’t be afraid to ask. Genesis 25:21
  • why God may withhold an answer. Genesis 25:21
  • turn your worries into. Genesis 32:9-12; Philippians 4:6-7
  • balancing prayer with action. Exodus 14:15
  • instead of complaining. Exodus 17:2
  • changes attitudes and events. Exodus 32:9-14; Acts 12:5
  • make sure you really want what you ask for. Numbers 11:4-9
  • helps us remember God’s goodness. Deuteronomy 8:10
  • of Joshua. Joshua 7:7-9
  • why God may not be answering yours. Judges 13:18; 1 Samuel 28:15; 2 Samuel 7:8-16
  • don’t let guilt feelings keep you from praying. Judges 16:28-30
  • when discouraged. 1 Samuel 1:10
  • be careful what you promise God in prayer. 1 Samuel 1:11
  • is failing to pray for others a sin? 1 Samuel 12:23
  • how David responded to God’s “no” answer. 1 Chronicles 17:16-20; 1 Chronicles 22:7-10
  • lessons from Solomon’s dedication prayer. 2 Chronicles 6:19-42
  • what to request of God. 1 Kings 8:56-60
  • don’t always expect immediate answers. 2 Chronicles 7:12
  • Hezekiah saved a nation. 2 Kings 19:1-7
  • how Hezekiah approached God. 2 Kings 19:15-19
  • Jabez remembered. 1 Chronicles 4:9-10
  • serious prayer. Ezra 8:23
  • what it clarifies for us. Nehemiah 1:5
  • spontaneous prayer. Nehemiah 2:4
  • combining prayer with preparation. Nehemiah 4:9
  • for your children. Job 1:5
  • assurance of answered prayer brings peace. Psalm 3:5
  • God hears every one. Psalm 4:3
  • the secret to a close relationship with God. Psalm 5:1-3
  • pray even when God seems far away. Psalm 10:1
  • moving from prayer to praise. Psalm 54:3-4
  • a weapon against evil. Psalm 55:17
  • can release tensions of emotional stress. Psalm 62:3-6
  • places our focus on God. Psalm 77:1-12
  • intercessory. Psalm 122:6-9
  • why many are afraid to talk with God. Isaiah 7:12
  • can change events. Isaiah 38:1-5
  • in the midst of panic. Daniel 2:16-18
  • how do you react to answered prayer? Daniel 2:19-23
  • Daniel’s disciplined prayer life. Daniel 6:10
  • we can pray anywhere anytime. Jonah 2:1
  • using it to look holy. Matthew 6:5-6
  • shallow repetition. Matthew 6:7-8
  • persistence. Matthew 6:7-8; Colossians 4:2
  • the Lord’s Prayer. Matthew 6:9
  • discernment to ask for the right things. Matthew 7:9-10
  • God’s attitude toward ours. Matthew 7:11
  • importance of praying alone. Matthew 14:23
  • relying on the Holy Spirit. Matthew 18:19-20
  • can we ask for anything? Matthew 21:22; Mark 10:38-40
  • finding time to pray. Mark 1:35
  • keys to effective prayer. Mark 9:29
  • conditions. Mark 11:22-23
  • Jesus’ prayer in the garden. Mark 14:35-36
  • how and when God answers. Luke 1:13
  • should precede important decisions. Luke 6:12; James 5:16-18
  • puts us under God’s control. Luke 6:19
  • important to evangelism. Luke 10:2
  • what “constant” prayer means. Luke 18:1
  • lessons from Jesus’ longest prayer. John 17:1
  • Jesus prayed for us too. John 17:20
  • using it to make decisions. Acts 1:12-13
  • early believers’ prayers are a model for us. Acts 4:24-30
  • don’t be surprised when God answers. Acts 12:13-15; Romans 1:9-10
  • God responds at the right time. Galatians 4:4
  • how to pray for others. Colossians 1:9-14
  • power. 1 Timothy 2:1-4
  • pray for government leaders. 1 Timothy 2:2
  • what hinders prayer. 1 Timothy 2:8
  • with reverence yet bold assurance. Hebrews 4:16
  • Christian leaders need our prayers. Hebrews 13:18-19
  • most common problems. James 4:2-3
  • part of God’s healing process. James 5:15
  • rather than revenge. 1 Peter 3:9
  • praying in God’s will. 1 John 5:14-15