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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Prayer

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  • Commanded
    Isaiah 55:6; Matthew 7:7; Philippians 4:6

  • TO BE OFFERED
    • To God
      Psalm 5:2; Matthew 4:10
    • To Christ
      Luke 23:42; Acts 7:59
    • To the Holy Spirit
      2 Thessalonians 3:5
    • Through Christ
      Ephesians 2:18; Hebrews 10:19

  • God hears
    Psalm 10:17; 65:2

  • God answers
    Psalm 99:6; Isaiah 58:9

  • IS DESCRIBED AS
    • Bowing the knees
      Ephesians 3:14
    • Looking up
      Psalm 5:3
    • Lifting up the soul
      Psalm 25:1
    • Lifting up the heart
      Lamentations 3:41
    • Pouring out the heart
      Psalm 62:8
    • Pouring out the soul
      1 Samuel 1:15
    • Calling upon the name of the Lord
      Genesis 12:8; Psalm 116:4; Acts 22:16
    • Crying to God
      Psalm 27:7; 34:6
    • Drawing near to God
      Psalm 73:28; Hebrews 10:22
    • Crying to heaven
      2 Chronicles 32:20
    • Beseeching the Lord
      Exodus 32:11
    • Seeking to God
      Job 8:5
    • Seeking the face of the Lord
      Psalm 27:8
    • Making supplication
      Job 8:5; Jeremiah 36:7

  • Acceptable through Christ
    John 14:13,14; 15:16; 16:23,24

  • Ascends to heaven
    2 Chronicles 30:27; Revelation 5:8

  • Quickening grace necessary to
    Psalm 80:18

  • THE HOLY SPIRIT
    • Promised as a Spirit of
      Zechariah 12:10
    • As the Spirit of adoptions, leads to
      Romans 8:15; Galatians 4:6
    • Helps our infirmities in
      Romans 8:26

  • An evidence of conversion
    Acts 9:11

  • Of the righteous, avails much
    James 5:16

  • Of the upright, a delight to God
    Proverbs 15:8

  • SHOULD BE OFFERED UP
    • In the Holy Spirit
      Ephesians 6:18; Jude 1:20
    • In faith
      Matthew 21:22; James 1:6
    • In full assurance of faith
      Hebrews 10:22
    • In a forgiving spirit
      Matthew 6:12
    • With the heart
      Jeremiah 29:13; Lamentations 3:41
    • With the whole heart
      Psalm 119:58,145
    • With preparation of heart
      Job 11:13
    • With a true heart
      Hebrews 10:22
    • With the soul
      Psalm 42:4
    • With the spirit and understanding
      John 4:22-24; 1 Corinthians 14:15
    • With confidence in God
      Psalm 56:9; 86:7; 1 John 5:14
    • With submission to God
      Luke 22:42
    • With unfeigned lips
      Psalm 17:1
    • With deliberation
      Ecclesiastes 5:2
    • With holiness
      1 Timothy 2:8
    • With humility
      2 Chronicles 7:14; 33:12
    • With truth
      Psalm 145:18; John 4:24
    • With desire to be heard
      Nehemiah 1:6; Psalm 17:1; 55:1,2; 61:1
    • With desire to be answered
      Psalm 27:7; 102:2; 108:6; 143:1
    • With boldness
      Hebrews 4:16
    • With earnestness
      1 Thessalonians 3:10; James 5:17
    • With importunity
      Genesis 32:26; Luke 11:8,9; 18:1-7
    • Night and day
      1 Timothy 5:5
    • Without ceasing
      1 Thessalonians 5:17
    • Everywhere
      1 Timothy 2:8
    • In everything
      Philippians 4:6

  • For temporal blessings
    Genesis 28:20; Proverbs 30:8; Matthew 6:11

  • For spiritual blessings
    Matthew 6:33

  • For mercy and grace to help in time of need
    Hebrews 4:16

  • Model for
    Matthew 6:9-13

  • Vain repetitions in, forbidden
    Matthew 6:7

  • Ostentation in, forbidden
    Matthew 6:5

  • ACCOMPANIED WITH
    • Repentance
      1 Kings 8:33; Jeremiah 36:7
    • Confession
      Nehemiah 1:4,7; Daniel 9:4-11
    • Self-abasement
      Genesis 18:27
    • Weeping
      Jeremiah 31:9; Hosea 12:4
    • Fasting
      Nehemiah 1:4; Daniel 9:3; Acts 13:3
    • Watchfulness
      Luke 21:36; 1 Peter 4:7
    • Praise
      Psalm 66:17
    • Thanksgiving
      Philippians 4:6; Colossians 4:2

  • PLEAD IN THE
    • Promises of God
      Genesis 32:9-12; Exodus 32:13; 1 Kings 8:26; Psalm 119:49
    • Covenant of God
      Jeremiah 14:21
    • Faithfulness of God
      Psalm 143:1
    • Mercy of God
      Psalm 51:1; Daniel 9:18
    • Righteousness of God
      Daniel 9:16

  • Rise early for
    Psalm 5:3; 119:147

  • Seek divine teaching for
    Luke 11:1

  • Faint not in
    Luke 18:1

  • Continue instant in
    Romans 12:12

  • Avoid hindrances in
    1 Peter 3:7

  • Suitable in affliction
    Isaiah 26:16; James 5:13

  • Shortness of time a motive to
    1 Peter 4:7

  • POSTURES IN
    • Standing
      1 Kings 8:22; Mark 11:25
    • Bowing down
      Psalm 95:6
    • Kneeling
      2 Chronicles 6:13; Psalm 95:6; Luke 22:41; Acts 20:36
    • Falling on the face
      Numbers 16:22; Joshua 5:14; 1 Chronicles 21:16; Matthew 26:39
    • Spreading forth the hands
      Isaiah 1:15
    • Lifting up the hands
      Psalm 28:2; Lamentations 2:19; 1 Timothy 2:8

  • The promises of God encourage to
    Isaiah 65:24; Amos 5:4; Zechariah 13:9

  • The promises of Christ encourage to
    Luke 11:9,10; John 14:13,14

  • Experience of past mercies an incentive to
    Psalm 4:1; 112:2

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Prayer'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/p/prayer.html. 1897.

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