Prayer (Bible Study)

  • WHEN? After sins forgiven
  1. your iniquities have separated you from your God; And your sins have hidden His face from you, So that He will not hear. Isaiah 59:2 NKJV
  2. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9 NIV
  3. Then I acknowledged my sin to you and did not cover up my iniquity. I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the Lord.”And you forgave the guilt of my sin.Psalms 32:5 NIV
  • HOW? FERVENTLY
  1. The fervent heartfelt prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. James 5:16 NKJV/AMP/NIV
  2. And being in agony, He was praying very fervently; and His sweat became like drops of blood, falling down upon the ground. Luke 22;44 NASB
  3. Yes, he wrestled with the angel and prevailed; He wept and implored His favor. Hosea 12:4 NASB
  • HOW? WITH PERSEVERANCE
  1. “Ask and keep on asking and it will be given to you; seek and keep on seeking and you will find; knock and keep on knocking and the door will be opened to you. Mt 7:7 AMP
  2. be unceasing and persistent in prayer 1 Thess 5:17 AMP
  3. Now Jesus was telling the disciples a parable to make the point that at all times they ought to pray and not give up and lose heart Luke 18:1 AMP