Not sure if prayer should be part of your daily life? In this post we’re going to explore what the Bible says about prayer. Is prayer worth it? Should you be praying consistently? What happens when you pray to God? If you’ve ever asked yourself any of these questions regarding prayer, you’re in the right place. Below, I’m going to share 30 powerful bible verses about prayer. Use these bible verses to motivate yourself to get down on you knees, raise your hands and eyes to God, and pray away.
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30 POWERFUL BIBLE VERSES ABOUT PRAYER
1. God hears you when you pray.
1 John 5:14 Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. (NKJV)
2. God answers your petitions.
1 John 5:15 And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him. (NKJV)
3. The Lord saves the one who calls Him.
Psalm 55:16 As for me, I will call upon God, And the Lord shall save me. (NKJV)
4. God hears you morning, noon, and evening.
Psalm 55:17 Evening and morning and at noon I will pray, and cry aloud, And He shall hear my voice. (NKJV)
5. Let your prayer be set before God like incense.
Psalm 141:2 Let my prayer be set before You as incense, the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice. (NKJV)
6. God inclines his ear to hear your prayer.
Psalm 17:6 I have called upon You, for You will hear me, O God; Incline Your ear to me, and hear my speech. (NKJV)
7. God will deliver you from distress in prayer.
Psalm 4:1 Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have relieved me in my distress; Have mercy on me, and hear my prayer. (NKJV)
8. God hears you when you pray to Him.
Psalm 5:2 Give heed to the voice of my cry, my King and my God, for to You I will pray. (NKJV)
9. Let your requests be known to God in prayer.
Philippians 4:6 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God. (NKJV)
10. Pray without wrath or doubt.
1 Timothy 2:8 I desire therefore that the men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting. (NKJV)
11. Pray for everyone.
1 Timothy 2:1 Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men. (NKJV)
12. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful.
James 5:16 Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much. (NKJV)
13. Pray to God, for Him (not to be seen).
Matthew 6:6 But you, when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly. (NKJV)
14. Do not use vain repetitions in prayer.
Matthew 6:7 And when you pray, do not use vain repetitions as the heathen do. For they think that they will be heard for their many words. (NKJV)
15. Always pray in the Spirit.
Ephesians 6:18 Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints. (NKJV)
16. Pray for those who persecute you.
Matthew 5:44 But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you. (NKJV)
17. Pray with a forgiving heart.
Mark 11:25 And whenever you stand praying, if you have anything against anyone, forgive him, that your Father in heaven may also forgive you your trespasses. (NKJV)
18. Pray to avoid temptation.
Matthew 26:41 Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.” (NKJV)
19. Continue earnestly in prayer.
Colossians 4:2 Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving. (NKJV)
20. God will listen to your prayer.
Jeremiah 29:12 Then you will call upon Me and go and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. (NKJV)
21. God does not despise your affliction.
Psalm 22:24 For He has not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; Nor has He hidden His face from Him; But when He cried to Him, He heard. (NKJV)
22. God will hear you in the day of trouble.
Psalm 50:15 Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify Me.” (NKJV)
23. The prayer of the upright is God’s delight.
Proverbs 15:8 The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, but the prayer of the upright is His delight. (NKJV)
24. God answers through prayer.
Jeremiah 33:3 Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know. (NKJV)
25. God will hear you from his temple.
Psalm 18:6 In my distress I called upon the Lord, and cried out to my God; he heard my voice from His temple, and my cry came before Him, even to His ears. (NKJV)
26. God makes you bold in prayer.
Psalm 138:3 In the day when I cried out, You answered me, and made me bold with strength in my soul. (NKJV)
27. God will hear the voice of your supplications.
Psalm 28:6 Blessed be the Lord, Because He has heard the voice of my supplications! (NKJV)
28. Call upon God as long as you live.
Psalm 116:2 Because He has inclined His ear to me, therefore I will call upon Him as long as I live. (NKJV)
29. All flesh will come to God, who hears prayer.
Psalm 65:2 O You who hear prayer, to You all flesh will come. (NKJV)
30. Be serious and watchful in prayer.
1 Peter 4:7 But the end of all things is at hand; therefore be serious and watchful in your prayers. (NKJV)
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I hope you enjoyed reading this list of 30 powerful bible verses about prayer. Let me know what other bible verses about prayer you like in the comments below. Happy praying!
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