Prayer Scriptures

A Prayer for Favor with the King by Nehemiah

Whenever you are in need of favor from someone in power, the prayer of Nehemiah can help you express yourself in prayer. Background of the Scripture: In around 445 BC Nehemiah was an Israelite who was the royal cup bearer to King Artaxerxes of Persia.  When Nehemiah received word that Jerusalem was in dire straits…

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Powerful Biblical Prayers of Individuals

When you say your prayers to God, would you like to be able to pray with power and effectiveness?  Here are Bible verses that have Biblical prayers of Abraham, Elijah, David, Solomon, Hannah, Jesus and Ananias that can help us pray  boldly and effectively for God’s will and work in our lives and our world.…

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The Early Believers’ Prayer for Boldness to Speak

In the fourth chapter of the book of Acts in the Bible, a remarkable prayer for boldness to speak God’s word is recorded that we can use as a model today. Background of the Prayer Prior to this prayer, Peter and John had been jailed overnight by the religious authorities.   The two had performed…

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Collected Scriptures on Prayer

Here are some scriptures on prayer from the Bible that show us a wide variety of prayer subjects. Inviting others to pray.  Immediacy.  Special places of prayer. Zechariah 8: 20-23 This is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘Many peoples and the inhabitants of many cities will come, and the inhabitants of one city will go…

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Praying “Let There Be Light”

“Let there be light” is a scriptural phrase that can help us form prayers for many different life and world situations.  Here are some ideas. How to do this prayer practice 1.  Begin with Genesis. The Bible begins with the command of God, “Let there be light!”  (Genesis 1:1-4)  Genesis 1: 3 says, “And God…

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Scripture Prayers of Dedication to God

Here are several prayers from the Scripture we can use to express our dedication to God and His service. Ps. 116:16-19  O Lord, truly I am your servant; I am your servant, the son of your maidservant; you have freed me from my chains.  I will sacrifice a thank offering to you and call on…

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Bible Verse Prayers for Success

When offering prayers for success, here are Bible verse prayers that will give you confidence in knowing how to pray and confidence in answered prayer. Psalm 115: 14,15 May the Lord make you increase, both you and your children.  May you be blessed by the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. Psalm 118:25  O…

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Prayer Bowls in Heaven

Have you ever wondered where our prayers go?  Here are two scriptures that give us a glimpse into heaven where prayers are visible. Rev. 5:8  And when He (the Lamb) had taken it, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb.  Each one had a harp and they were holding…

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Praying Scriptures about God and Our Relationship to Him

Name and short description of Prayer Practice: This prayer practice uses Scriptures and short prayers on 15 note cards that firmly anchor our prayers in the truth of who God is and what our relationship to Him is according to the Bible.     How to do this prayer practice: 1. Copy each of the Bible passages…

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