1. COMMANDED. TO BE CONTINUOUS. ABOUT EVERYTHING.
Eph.6:18:Praying ALWAYS…with ALL SUPPLICATION…watching…with ALL PERSEVERANCE for ALL SAINTS…
Phil.4:6:…in EVERYTHING by prayer & supplication with thanksgiving LET YOUR REQUESTS BE MADE KNOWN unto God.
Col.4:2:…CONTINUE in prayer & WATCH in the same with thanksgiving.
1 Th.5:17:…pray WITHOUT CEASING.
Rom.12:12:…CONTINUING instant in prayer.
1 Tim.5:5:Now she that is a widow…TRUSTETH in God…& CONTINUETH in supplications & prayers NIGHT & DAY.
Jms.4:8 10: Draw nigh to God & He will draw nigh to you…be afflicted & mourn…humble yourselves…& he shall lift you up.
Acts 2:42: They CONTINUED STEADFASTLY…in prayer.
Rom.10:1: My HEART’S DESIRE & prayer to God for Israel is that they might be saved.
Acts 10:2,31:A devout man…feared God…prayed to God ALWAY. & WAS HEARD.
Lk.18:1:Men OUGHT ALWAYS to pray and not to faint.
1 Pt.4:7:…the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober & WATCH unto prayer.
1 Th.3:10:…NIGHT & DAY praying EXCEEDINGLY…that we might perfect that which is lacking in your faith.
Heb.13:18:Brethren, PRAY for us. (1 Th.5:25 also)
Heb.11:6:…must believe that He is a REWARDER of them that DILIGENTLY SEEK HIM.
2. HIS PROMISES ARE FOR ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING AND WHATSOEVER:
Mt.18:19: If two of you agree…as touching ANYTHING…that they shall ASK…it shall be done for them…
Mt.21:22: And ALL THINGS, WHATSOEVER ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.
Mk.11:24: WHAT THINGS, SOEVER ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them and ye shall have them.
Jn.15:7 If ye abide in me & my words abide in you, ye shall ask WHAT YE WILL & it shall be done unto you.
Lk.11:9 10: Ask & it shall be given, seek & ye shall find, knock and it shall be opened. Jms.1:5: …let him ask of God, that giveth to all men LIBERALLY…
Jn.14:13: WHATSOEVER ye shall ask in my name, that will I do,…If ye ask ANYTHING in my name, I will do it.
1 Jn.3:22: WHATSOEVER we ask, we receive of Him, because we keep His commandments and do things pleasing in His sight.
3. EVEN IF YOU KNOW IT IS IN HIS WILL CONTINUE TO ASK:
Mt.9:38: Pray ye…that He will send forth laborers into His harvest.
Mt.6:13: Watch & pray that ye enter not into temptation. (Mt.26:41;Jn.17:15)
Rev.6:10: Ask for God to avenge. (Lk.18:7; Rom.12:19; Rev.)
Rom.15:30 33: STRIVE in prayer…that I might come…by the will of God.
Eph.6:18 20: Praying ALWAYS…pray for me that I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
Acts 4:29 31 :…grant unto thy servants, that with all boldness they may speak the word.
Col.4:2 3: Continue in prayer..for us that God would open unto us a door (Acts 13:3) of utterance that I may make it manifest as I OUGHT.
Col.4:12: Laboring FERVENTLY for you…that ye may stand perfect & complete in all the will of God.
Col.1:9 12: ..we do not cease to pray for you…that ye might be filled with knowledge of His will…walk worthy…fruitful in every work.
1 Th.3:12 13: …& the Lord make you to increase & abound in love…establish your hearts unblameable….
2 Th.1:11 12: …we pray always…that the name of our Lord Jesus Christ may be glorified in you and ye in Him. (John 17)
2 Th.2:16 17: Now our Lord Jesus Christ…comfort your hearts and stablish you in every good word and work…
Heb.11:13:20 21: Now God…make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is pleasing in His sight.
Lk.17:5: The apostles said unto the Lord: “Increase our faith.”
Lk.23:34: Father forgive them for they know not what they do.
Jn.12:27 28: Father, glorify thy name.
Eph.1:16 19: Cease not…making mention of you in my prayers; that God may give unto you the spirit of wisdom & revelation…
Eph.3:14 21: …that he will grant you…to be strengthened with might by His Spirit in the inner man…unto Him be glory…
Phil.1:9 11: …that your love may abound more & more…being filled with the fruits of righteousness…with glory & praise of God.
Rom.8:27: the Spirit…maketh intercession according to the will of God.
1 Th.5:23 24: I pray God your whole spirit, soul and body be preserved blameless…faithful is He who will do it.
1 Tm.2:1 8: …that we may lead a peaceable and quiet life…for this is good and acceptable in the sight of God.
1 Jn.5:14: And this is the confidence…that if we ask anything according to his will, he heareth us…
1 Jn.5:15: And if we know that he hear us…we know that we have…
Rev.22:20: SURELY I come…even so COME, Lord Jesus.
4. PRAYERS CAN BE HINDERED:
1 Pt.3:7 12: YE HUSBANDS…give honor to wife…that your prayers be not hindered…the ears of the Lord are open to the righteous, but against them that do evil.
James.1:7: lack of faith that man shall NOT receive anything of the Lord.
Heb.11:6: God is a rewarder of those that diligently seek Him.
ELIJAH: Prayed once for fire, but seven times for rain.
JESUS: Prayed three times the same words.
PAUL: Prayed three times about the thorn in the flesh.
DANIEL: Prayed three weeks not knowing God had heard, because the answer was delayed.
CANAANITE WOMAN: Prayed with importunity & Jesus praised her faith. Mt.15
JESUS: Continued all night in prayer. Lk.6:12
APOSTLES: Gave themselves continually to prayer. Acts 6:4
CHURCH: Prayer was made without ceasing. Acts12:5