Unceasing Prayer

This is a subsidiary post of Prayer.

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A search for “ceas pray” at www.lockman.org yields four verses (1 Samuel 12:23; Ephesians 1:16; Colossians 1:9; 1 Thessalonians 5:17), and all are included below.

Luke 11:5-8  –  “…even though he will not get up and give him anything because he is his friend, yet because of his persistence he will get up and give him as much as he needs.”

Luke 18:1  –  “…to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart,”

Romans 1:8, 9, 10  –  “…how unceasingly I make mention of you, always in my prayers…”

Ephesians 1:16  –  “do not cease giving thanks for you, while making mention of you in my prayers;”

Ephesians 6:18-20  –  “With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints, and pray on my behalf…”

Colossians 1:9  –  “…we have not ceased to pray for you…”

1 Thessalonians 2:13  –  “For this reason we also constantly thank God that…”

1 Thessalonians 5:17  –  “pray without ceasing;”

2 Timothy 1:3  –  “…as I constantly remember you in my prayers night and day,”


Exodus 17:11  –  “So it came about when Moses held his hand up, that Israel prevailed, and when he let his hand down, Amalek prevailed.”

1 Samuel 7:8  –  “…’Do not cease to cry to the LORD our God for us, that He may save us from the hand of the Philistines.'”  –  As for “for us,” see Intercession.

1 Samuel 12:23  –  “…far be it from me that I should sin against the LORD by ceasing to pray for you…”

Job 1:5

Job 42:10  –  Compare Job 1:5 with Job 42:10.  Job was praying continually for his children before he lost them in the calamity.  God brought Job out of his crisis when he resumed praying for others.

Isaiah 62:6, 7  –  “On your walls, O Jerusalem, I have appointed watchmen; all day and all night they will never keep silent.  You who remind the LORD, take no rest for yourselves; and give Him no rest until He establishes and makes Jerusalem a praise in the earth.”

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