Seek the Lord and his strength, seek his face continually.
Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.
The Lord is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.
The Lord is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.
If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?
And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.
And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;
Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;
Pray without ceasing.
I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.
Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.
For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord.
Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.
Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.