Persevere In Prayer

Have no anxiety at all, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, make your requests known to God. (Philippians 4:6)

Will not God then secure the rights of His chosen ones who call out to Him day and night? Will He be slow to answer them? (Luke 18:7)

The prayer of the lowly pierces the clouds; it does not rest till it reaches its goal, nor will it withdraw till the Most High responds, judges justly and affirms the right. (Sirach 35:17-18)

Persevere in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving. (Colossians 4:2)

The fervent prayer of a righteous person is very powerful. (James 5:16)

With all prayer and supplication, pray at every opportunity in the Spirit. To that end, be watchful with all perseverance and supplication for all the holy ones (Ephesians 6:18)

As they prayed, the place where they were gathered shook, and they were all filled with the holy Spirit and continued to speak the word of God with boldness. (Acts 4:31)

Rejoice in hope, endure in affliction, persevere in prayer. (Romans 12:12)

But I will call upon God, and the Lord will save me. At dusk, dawn, and noon I will grieve and complain, and my prayer will be heard. (Psalm 55:17-18)

Watch and pray that you may not undergo the test. The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak. (Mark 14:38)

He was in such agony and He prayed so fervently that His sweat became like drops of blood falling on the ground. (Luke 22:44)

Be vigilant at all times and pray that you have the strength to escape the tribulations that are imminent and to stand before the Son of Man." (Luke 21:36)

Pray without ceasing. (1 Thessalonians 5:17)



(c) Paul Buis, 2005