Acts 1:14


continued with one accord in prayer and supplication



Acts 1:24, 25



Thou, Lord, which knowest the hearts of all men, shew whether of these two thou hast chosen,

25    That he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place.


Acts 2:21


call on the name of the Lord

shall be saved.

Acts 2:42

Jerusalem Church

continued stedfastly in apostles teaching, fellowship, breaking of bread and  prayer



Acts 4:23-31

Mary’s house

Acts 4:23

their own (companions)

24    And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said,



Lord, thou art God, which hast made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all that in them is:

25    Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things?

26    The kings of the earth stood up, and the rulers were gathered together against the Lord, and against his Christ.

27    For of a truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together,

28    For to do whatsoever thy hand and thy counsel determined before to be done.

29    And now, Lord, behold their threatenings: and grant unto thy servants, that with all boldness they may speak thy word,

30    By stretching forth thine hand to heal; and that signs and wonders may be done by the name of thy holy child Jesus.

31    And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled together; and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they spake the word of God with boldness.

Acts 6:4-6


continually to prayer

(Ordaining deacons)



Acts 7:59,60


kneeled down

cried with a loud voice

59 Stephen, calling upon (the Lord), and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.

Lord, lay not this sin to their charge


Acts 8:15

Peter and John prayed for the Samaritans

to receive the Holy Spirit


Acts 8:22


(cf. 8:13)

pray the Lord that

the intention of your heart may be forgiven you


Acts 8:24

Simon Magnus

Pray to the Lord

that nothing of what you have said may come upon me


Acts 9:10-14 Ananias


all that call on thy name.






Saul, a man of Tarsus: for behold, he prayeth;

And he said, Behold, I (am here), Lord.

 13 But Ananias answered, Lord, I have heard from many of this man, how much evil he did to thy saints at Jerusalem:

14 and here he hath authority from the chief priests to bind all that call upon thy name.


Lord said unto him in a vision, Ananias

11 And the Lord (said) unto him, Arise, and go to the street which is called Straight, and inquire in the house of Judas for one named Saul, a man of Tarsus:

Acts 9:21

them which called on this name



Acts 9:40


sent them all out and knelt down and prayed

"Tabitha, arise."

she opened her eyes, and when she saw Peter, she sat up.

Acts 10:2, 4, 30, 31


prayed to God continually.


"Your prayers and alms have ascended as a memorial before God.

your prayer has been heard

Acts 10:9; 11:5


on the housetop about the sixth hour to pray.


Saw a vision

“Aise Peter, kill and eat”

Acts 12:5

by the church

to God

prayer for him (Peter)


Acts 12:12

at Mary’s house

many gathered together



Acts 13:3

Antioch church

Ordaining Barnabus and Saul

fasted and prayed



Acts 14:23

Paul and Barnabus


While appointing elders

prayed with fasting

commended them to the Lord


Acts 14:27

Paul and Barnabus

gathered the church


God had done with them and how He had opened a door of faith to the Gentiles.

Acts 16:13-16


outside the gate to a riverside

place of prayer


Lord opened her heart to respond to the things spoken by Paul

Acts 16:25

Paul and Silas

about midnight

praying and singing hymns of praise to God


suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one's bands were loosed.


Acts 20:36


knelt down and prayed with them (Ephesian Elders) all.



Acts 21:5

Luke and Paul

kneeling down on the beach and praying



Act 22:16


Arise and be baptized, calling

on His name

wash away your sins

Act 22:17


praying in the temple


fell into a trance

Act 28:8


laid his hands on him

and, after he had prayed


he and healed him

Rom 1:9,10


how unceasingly I make mention of you, always in my prayers making request

if perhaps now at last by the will of God I may succeed in coming to you


Rom 8:15

we cry out

"Abba! Father!"


Rom 8:26-28


for we do not know how to pray as we should


the Spirit also helps our weakness,

but the Spirit Himself intercedes for (us) with groanings too deep for words;

27    and He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because He intercedes for the saints according to (the will of) God.

28    And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to (His) purpose

Rom 8:31-39



also with Him freely give us all things?

who also intercedes for us

Rom 10:1

prayer to God for them

for (their) salvation


Rom. 10:12-14

12 For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him.

14 How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher?

13 For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord



shall be saved.

Rom 12:12

devoted to prayer



Rom 15:30-32

to strive together with me in your prayers to God for me,

31 that I may be delivered from those who are disobedient in Judea, and (that) my service for Jerusalem may prove acceptable to the saints 32 so that I may come to you in joy by the will of God and find (refreshing) rest in your company


1Cor 1:2,-4

all that in every place call


upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours:

3 Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.

 4 I thank my God always on your behalf, for the grace of God which is given you by Jesus Christ;



1Cor 3:6




God was causing the growth

1Cor 7:5

devote yourselves to prayer



1Cor 10:13





and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape

1Co 11:2-16


Men pray with head uncovered

woman pray with heads covered



1Co 14:13-15


pray in a tongue, my spirit prays and I shall pray with the mind also

pray that he may interpret


1Co 14:16


bless in the spirit

"Amen" at your giving of thanks,


1Co 14:17


you are giving thanks


1Co 16:8,9




a wide door for effective (service) has opened to

2Co 1:11


helping us through your prayers

many persons on our behalf

through (the prayers of) many

thanks may be given

favor bestowed upon us

2Co 1:19




not yes and no, but is yes in Him.

2Cor 1:23


I call God for a record upon my soul,


2Co 2:12




a door was opened for me in the Lord

2Co 9:14

by prayer on your behalf


the surpassing grace of God in you

2Co 12:8,9


I entreated the Lord three times

that it (a “thorn in the flesh”) might depart from me

He has said to me, My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness."

the power of Christ may dwell in me

2Co 13:7


we pray to God

not that we ourselves may appear approved

that you do no wrong

that you may do what is right


2Co 13:9


this we also pray for

we ourselves are weak but you are strong that you be made complete


Gal 4:6



God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba! Father”

Eph 1:16


do not cease


giving thanks for you



Eph 1:17

making mention  (of you) in my prayers

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him.


Eph 1:18


that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened,

so that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints,

Eph 1:19



and what is the surpassing greatness of His power toward us who believe. (These are) in accordance with the working of the strength of His might

Eph 2:18




through Him we both have our access in one Spirit to the Father

Eph 3:12




in whom we have boldness and confident access through faith

Eph 3:14-21

I bow my knees before the Father

16    that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with power through His Spirit in the inner man17   so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; (and) that you, being rooted and grounded in love,

18    may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth,

19    and to know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled up to all the fulness of God.

20    Now to Him who is able to do exceeding abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us, 21 to Him (be) the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations forever and ever. Amen.


Eph 5:19,20

singing and making melody with your heart to the Lord;


20    always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father


Eph 6:13-20


petition for all the saints,

19    and (pray) on my behalf,

that utterance may be given to me in the opening of my mouth, to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel




4      always offering prayer with joy in my every prayer for you all,


3      I thank my God in all my remembrance of you,

9      And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,

10    so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ;

11    having been filled with the fruit of righteousness which (comes) through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

6      (For I am) confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.


Phil 1:19

through your prayers


I know that this shall turn out for my deliverance

and the provision of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,

Phil 2:27




God had mercy on him, (by healing him) and not on him only but also on me, lest I should have sorrow upon sorrow.

Phil 4:6,7

6      Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication

with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

7      And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, shall guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.


Phil 4:19, 20



20    Now to our God and Father (be) the glory forever and ever. Amen.

19    And my God shall supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Col. 1:3



3      We give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you,


Col. 1:9-12


9      For this reason also, since the day we heard (of it), we have not ceased to pray for you


12    giving thanks to the Father,

ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,

that you may walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please (Him) in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;

11    strengthened with all power, according to His glorious might, for the attaining of all steadfastness and patience

who has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints in light.

Col 3:15,17


another with psalms (and) hymns (and) spiritual songs, singing

be thankful.

with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

17    And whatever you do in word or deed, (do) all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father.



Col. 4:2-4


2 Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it

3 praying at the same time for us as well,

with thanksgiving;

that God may open up to us a door for the word

so that we may speak forth the mystery of Christ, for which I have also been imprisoned;

4 in order that I may make it clear in the way I ought to speak.

Col 4:12

 always laboring earnestly for you in his prayers

that you may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.


1Thes 1:2,3


making mention (of you) in our prayers

Christ in the presence of our God and Father,

2 We give thanks to God always for all of you


1Th 3:9-13


thanks can we render to God for you

we night and day keep praying most earnestly

that we may see your face, and may complete what is lacking in your faith

11    Now may our God and Father Himself and Jesus our Lord direct our way to you;

12    and may the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love for one another, and for all men, just as we also (do) for you;


13    so that He may establish your hearts unblamable in holiness before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all His saints

1Th 5:17,18


17    pray without ceasing;

18    in everything give thanks


1Th 5:23-25


25    Brethren, pray for us.


23    Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ

24    Faithful is He who calls you, and He also will bring it to pass.


2Th 1:11,12

we pray for you always


that our God may count you worthy of your calling, and fulfill every desire for goodness and the work of faith with power; 12        in order that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you, and you in Him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ.


2Th 3:1-5


pray for us

that the word of the Lord may spread rapidly and be glorified, just as (it did) also with you;

2      and that we may be delivered from perverse and evil men; for not all have faith.

5      And may the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God and into the steadfastness of Christ

3      But the Lord is faithful, and He will strengthen and protect you from the evil (one.)


2Th. 3:16


16    Now may the Lord of peace Himself continually grant you peace in every circumstance. The Lord be with you all!


1Tim 2:1-3




I urge that entreaties (and) prayers, petitions (and) thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men,

2      for kings and all who are in authority

in order that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.

1Tim 2:8


men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and dissension



1Tim 4:5




(meat) is sanctified by means of the word of God and prayer

1Tim 5:5

widow indeed

and continues in entreaties and prayers night and day.



2Tim 1:3

as I constantly remember you in my prayers night and day,

I thank God


2Tim 2:7




the Lord will give you understanding in everything.

2Tim 4:16-18



may it not be counted against them.

to Him (be) the glory forever and ever. Amen.

17    But the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me

and I was delivered out of the lion's mouth

18    The Lord will deliver me from every evil deed, and will bring me safely to His heavenly kingdom

Phm 1:4


making mention of you in my prayers

4      I thank my God always


Phm 1:22

through your prayers


I shall be given to you

Heb 1:14




14    (Angels are) ministering spirits, sent out to render service for the sake of those who will inherit salvation

Heb 4:15,16


16    Let us therefore draw near with confidence to the throne of grace


that we may receive mercy and may find grace to help in time of need.

Heb 5:7


offered up both prayers and supplications with loud crying and tears



Heb 10:22

let us draw near with a sincere heart in full assurance of faith



Heb 13:5,6




I will never desert you, nor will I ever forsake you

The Lord is my helper

I will not be afraid. What shall man do to me

Heb 13:15


15    Through Him then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice

the fruit of lips

praise to God

give thanks to His name


Heb 13:18,19


18    Pray for us

we have a good conscience

that I may be restored to you the sooner


Heb. 13:20,21



20    Now the God of peace, who brought up from the dead the great Shepherd of the sheep through the blood of the eternal covenant, (even) Jesus our Lord,

21    equip you in every good thing to do His will, working in us that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom (be) the glory forever and ever. Amen.


James 1:5-7


let him ask of God

let him ask in faith without any doubting

if any of you lacks wisdom

who gives to all men generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him

let not that man expect that he will receive anything from the Lord,

James 2:15,16


If a brother or sister is without clothing and in need of daily food,

"Go in peace, be warmed and be filled,"


James 1:13-17



God Himself does not tempt anyone.

17    Every good thing bestowed and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation, or shifting shadow.

James 4:1-10

Draw near to God

Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.


God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble

and He will draw near to you. You do not have because you do not ask.

You ask and do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives

James 4:15-17



If the Lord wills, we shall live and also do this or that."


James 5:13-18


Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray

14    Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord

pray for one another, so that you may be healed.

the prayer offered in faith will restore the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up, and if he has committed sins, they will be forgiven him.

The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.

Elijah prayed again, and the sky poured rain, and the earth produced its fruit.

1Pet 1:17

If ye call on the father

pass the time of your sojourning here in fear:



1Pet 3:7


7      You husbands likewise, live with (your wives) in an understanding way, as with a weaker vessel, since she is a woman; and grant her honor as a fellow heir of the grace of life,


so that your prayers may not be hindered.


1Pet 3:10-12


Refrain his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking guile.

11    "And let him turn away from evil and do good; let him seek peace and pursue it


Let him who means to love life and see good days

"For the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and His ears attend to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil."

1Pet 3:21



not the removal of dirt from the flesh, but an appeal to God for a good conscience-- through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

21    And corresponding to that, baptism now saves you--

1Pet 4:7


be of sound judgment and sober (spirit) for the purpose of prayer.



1Pet 4:11



the strength which God supplies; so that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom belongs the glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.


1Pet 5:10,11


11 To Him (be) dominion forever and ever. Amen.


10    And after you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself perfect, confirm, strengthen (and) establish you.


2Pet 2:9




9      (then) the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from temptation, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment for the day of judgment,


1Jn 3:22


because we keep His commandments and do the things that are pleasing in His sight.

whatever we ask

we receive from Him

1Jn 5:14-17










16    If anyone sees his brother committing a sin not (leading) to death, he shall ask and (God)


There is a sin (leading) to death; I do not say that he should make request for this. 


14 And this is the confidence which we have before Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.

15 And if we know that He hears us (in) whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests which we have asked from Him.


will for him give life to those who commit sin not (leading) to death.

Jude 1:20



praying in the Holy Spirit;


Jude 1:24,25



25    to the only God our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, (be) glory, majesty, dominion and authority, before all time and now and forever. Amen.



24    Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to make you stand in the presence of His glory blameless with great joy,


Rev. 3:7,8




He who opens and no one will shut, and who shuts and no one opens

I have put before you an open door which no one can shut

Rev 3:10


10  Because you have kept the word of My perseverance


I also will keep you from the hour of testing, that (hour) which is about to come upon the whole world, to test those who dwell upon the earth.

Rev. 8:3,4


prayers of all the saints upon the golden altar which was before the throne.

4 And the smoke of the incense, with the prayers of the saints, went up before God out of the angel's hand.




Rev. 5:8


the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, having each one a harp, and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.