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Bible Verses About Prayer

Prayer is communion with God. The Lord Jesus Christ specifically mentioned that his house was to be the house of prayer: “And he said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer…” (Matthew 21:_cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b- 136bad5cf58d_13). The word "house" in Greek is the word "oikos", and it also means "family".

How to Pray - Dr. James Arekion

Use each of these Bible verses by putting them in the first person singular ie. “I” And confess the word over your life and over your family at least once a day. Now say, “Lord your word declares according to…”

We have made a selection of some biblical passages that talk about prayer.

ACCORDING TO THE BIBLE WE SHOULD PRAY TO God the Father, in the name of the Son, through the Holy Spirit

“Lord, teach us to pray” the disciples asked Christ. He answered them: When you pray, say: Father! Hallowed be thy name ; Thy kingdom come” (Luke 11:2).


It is also written: “give thanks always for all things to God the Father, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ” (Ephesians 5:20), and “Pray in the Spirit at all times with all kinds of prayers and supplications” (Ephesians 6:18a).

"Whatever you ask in faith in prayer, you will receive" - Matthew 21:22.

" Do not worry about anything ; but in everything make your needs known to God by prayers and supplications, with thanksgiving. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds en  Jesus Christ  ” - Philippians 4:6-7

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened" - Matthew 7:7-8

“You will invoke me, and you will go; you will pray to me, and I will answer you” Jeremiah 29:12

“I tell you again that if two of you agree on earth to ask for anything, it will be granted to them by my Father who is in heaven. For where two or three are gathered together in my name, I am in the midst of them" - Matthew 18:19-20

"If my people, upon whom my name is called, humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their evil ways, I will hear them from heaven, and I will forgive them their sin, and I will heal their country" - 2 Chronicles 7:14.

“Pray without ceasing. Give thanks in all things, for it is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you”  - 1 Thessalonians 5:17-18.


"Persevere in prayer, watch over it with thanksgiving" - Colossians 4:2

"We have this assurance with him, that if we ask anything according to his will , he hears us" - 1 John 5:14.

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