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Related post:  Priests (Prayer is a key priestly activity, and we are priests: 1 Peter 2:9)

(An asterisk at the beginning of the citation indicates a non-explicit reference to prayer.)

Matthew 6:9-13  –  The Lord’s Prayer (see also the Luke 11:1-4 version below)

Matthew 21:22  –  “And all things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive.”

Mark 11:24  –  “all things for which you pray and ask, believe that you have received them, and they will be granted you”

Luke 11:1-4  –  The Lord’s Prayer (see also the Matthew 6:9-13 version, which is the Sermon on the Mount version, above)

Acts 6:4  –  “But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word.”

Romans 12:12  –  “devoted to prayer

2 Corinthians 13:7  –  “Now we pray to God that you do no wrong”

Colossians 1:9  –  “we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding

Colossians 4:2  –  “Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving;
Colossians 4:3  –  “praying at the same time for us as well,”

James 5:16  –  “The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.”

3 John 1:2  –  “I pray that in all respects you may prosper and be in good health, just as your soul prospers.”


1 Samuel 12:23  –  Priests pray for others.

*Joel 2:17  –  Priests pray for others.

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