Prayer is a powerful tool for communication with God and an essential part of the Christian faith. Prayer can be a source of strength, wisdom, and comfort – no matter the situation. In the Bible, many verses remind us of the power of prayer and its ability to transform our lives. We can look to these passages for guidance, reminding us of our dependence on God and His willingness to listen.
19 Bible Verses About The Power Of Prayer
14 Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. 15 And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him.1 John 5:14-15
if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.2 Chronicles 7:14
praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints—Ephesians 6:18
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. 12 Then you will call upon Me and go and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.Jeremiah 19:11-12
And whatever you ask in My name, that I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. 14 If you ask anything in My name, I will do it.John 14:13-14
13 Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing psalms. 14 Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. 15 And the prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.James 5:13-15
For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says. 24 Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them.Mark 11:23-24
“And when you pray, you shall not be like the hypocrites. For they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men. Assuredly, I say to you, they have their reward. 6 But you, when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly. 7 And when you pray, do not use vain repetitions as the heathen do. For they think that they will be heard for their many words.
8 “Therefore do not be like them. For your Father knows the things you have need of before you ask Him. 9 In this manner, therefore, pray:
Our Father in heaven,Matthew 6:5-13
Hallowed be Your name.
10 Your kingdom come.
Your will be done
On earth as it is in heaven.
11 Give us this day our daily bread.
12 And forgive us our debts,
As we forgive our debtors.
13 And do not lead us into temptation,
But deliver us from the evil one.
For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.
“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.Matthew 7:7
So Jesus answered and said to them, “Assuredly, I say to you, if you have faith and do not doubt, you will not only do what was done to the fig tree, but also if you say to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ it will be done. 22 And whatever things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive.”Matthew 21:21-22
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord,Proverbs 15:8
But the prayer of the upright is His delight.
I have called upon You, for You will hear me, O God;Psalm 17:6
Incline Your ear to me, and hear my speech.
Let my prayer be set before You as incense,Psalm 141:2
The lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.
If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask Him!Matthew 7:11
Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.Romans 8:26
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God;Philippians 4:6
I desire therefore that the men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting;1 Timothy 2:8
pray without ceasing,1 Thessalonians 5:17
In conclusion, prayer is a powerful tool that can bring comfort, peace, direction, strength, and hope. It can also be a source of guidance and an aid in healing physical or emotional pain. As we pray during difficult times, it’s important to remember that we have the assurance of God’s presence and love. The Bible has many verses that remind us of the power behind prayer and how it can make all the difference in our lives if we devote ourselves to it with faith.