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Ask God

I John 3:22; Matthew 7:7; Luke 11:9; James 4:2-3; James 1:5-6; John 11:22; Luke 11:13; Matthew 21:22; Matthew 6:8

Need to Grow

II Corinthians 4:16

Commanded

Luke 18:1; Luke 21:36; Matthew 6:5; I Timothy 2:1; Luke 11:2; Revelation 5:8

God Will Hear

Psalm 65:2; Psalm 66:19; Psalm 102:17; Proverbs 15:29; Jeremiah 29:12; Mark 11:24-26; Luke 1:13; Matthew 21:22; Hebrews 5:7; I Peter 3:12; Job 33:26; Proverbs 15:8

God Will Answer

James 5:16-18; Exodus 32:7-14; II Kings 20:1-11; Genesis 20:17

Position

Ezra 9:5-6; I Kings 8:54; Luke 18:13; Luke 22:41; John 11:41; John 17:1; I Timothy 2:8; Hebrews 11:21; Acts 20:36; Acts 21:5

Where

Matthew 6:6; Mark 1:35; Luke 5:16; Luke 6:12-13; Luke 9:18

How Often

Psalm 55:16-17; Psalm 119:62; Psalm 119:164; Daniel 6:10; Daniel 9:4; Ephesians 6:18; Colossians 4:2; I Thessalonians 5:17; I Timothy 5:5; Psalm 5:3; Psalm 88:13

What to Pray For

Matthew 6; Luke 11

Ministry

Romans 15:30; Matthew 9:38; Luke 10:2; Hebrews 13:18

Other Brethren

Colossians 4:12; Colossians 1:3; Philippians 1:4; Philippians 1:9; John 17:9-20; James 5:16; Romans 1:9

Those in Authority

I Timothy 2:1-2

Enemies

Matthew 5:44

Enter Not Into Temptation

Matthew 26:41

Wisdom

James 1:5-6

Sin Cut Off

Psalm 66:18; Psalm 59:1-2; Proverbs 28:9

Friction, Confusion Cuts Off

I Corinthians 14:33; I Peter 3:7; Matthew 5:24

Examples – Old Testament

Psalm 5:2; Psalm 55:17; Jeremiah 42:4; Genesis 20:17; Psalm 72:20; Psalm 88:2; Psalm 55:1

Christ

Matthew 14:23; Luke 9:28; Mark 14:32; Luke 18:10; John 17:9; Mark 1:35; Luke 5:16; Luke 11:1

Apostles

Acts 10:9; I Corinthians 14:15; Colossians 1:9; Acts 14:23; Acts 12:12; Romans 1:9; Ephesians 1:16

How Not

Matthew 23:14; Matthew 6:7; Psalm 109:7

Seven Parts of Answered Prayer


1. Seek God’s Will

James 4:1-4; John 5:30; Ephesians 5:17; II Timothy 2:15; I John 5:14-15

2. Believe God

James 5:14; Romans 4:20-21; James 1:5-7; John 2:20

3. Be Fervent

Hosea 7:14; Luke 22:44; James 5:16; Colossians 4:12

4. Fear and Humility

Psalm 111:10; Isaiah 66:2; Luke 8:12-13; Hebrews 5:7; I Peter 5:5

5. Be Persistent

Luke 18:1-8; James 1:3

6. Obey

Romans 6:16; I Peter 3:12; I John 2:4; I John 3:4

7. Use Christ’s Name

John 15:7; John 16:23-29