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Prayer, Answers To


1. God gives. Ps 99:6; 118:5; 138:3.

2. Christ gives. Joh 4:10,14; 14:14.

3. Christ received. Joh 11:42; Heb 5:7.

4. Granted

a. Through the grace of God. Isa 30:19.

b. Sometimes immediately. Isa 65:24; Da 9:21,23; 10:12.

c. Sometimes after delay. Lu 18:7.

d. Sometimes differently from our desire. 2Co 12:8,9.

e. Beyond expectation. Jer 33:3; Eph 3:20.

5. Promised. Isa 58:9; Jer 29:12; Mt 7:7.

6. Promised especially in times of trouble. Ps 50:15; 91:15.

7. Received by those who

a. Seek God. Ps 34:4.

b. Seek God with all the heart. Jer 29:12,13.

c. Wait upon God. Ps 40:1.

d. Return to God. 2Ch 7:14; Job 22:23,27.

e. Ask in faith. Mt 21:11; Jas 5:15.

f. Ask in the name of Christ. Joh 14:13.

g. Ask according to God’s will. 1Jo 5:14.

h. Call upon God in truth. Ps 145:18.

i. Fear God. Ps 145:19.

j. Set their love upon God. Ps 91:14,15.

k. Keep God’s commandments. 1Jo 3:22.

l. Call upon God under oppression. Isa 19:20.

m. Call upon God under affliction. Ps 18:6; 106:44; Isa 30:19,20.

n. Abide in Christ. Joh 15:7.

o. Humble themselves. 2Ch 7:14; Ps 9:12.

p. Are righteous. Ps 34:15; Jas 5:16.

q. Are poor and needy. Isa 41:17.

8. Saints

a. Are assured of. 1Jo 5:15.

b. Love God for. Ps 116:1.

c. Bless God for. Ps 66:20.

d. Praise God for. Ps 116:17; 118:21.

9. A motive for continued prayer. Ps 116:2.

10. Denied to those who

a. Ask amiss. Jas 4:3.

b. Regard iniquity in the heart. Ps 66:18.

c. Live in sin. Isa 59:2; Joh 9:31.

d. Offer unworthy service to God. Mal 1:7-9.

e. Forsake God. Jer 14:10,12.

f. Reject the call of God. Pr 1:24,25,28.

g. Hear not the law. Pr 28:9; Zec 7:11-13.

h. Are deaf to the cry of the poor. Pr 21:13.

i. Are blood shedders. Isa 1:15; 59:3.

j. Are idolaters. Jer 11:11-14; Eze 8:15-18.

k. Are wavering. Jas 1:6,7.

l. Are hypocrites. Job 27:8,9.

m. Are proud. Job 35:12,13.

n. Are self-righteous. Lu 18:11,12,14.

o. Are the enemies of saints. Ps 18:40,41.

p. Cruelly oppress saints. Mic 3:2-4.

11. Exemplified

a. Abraham. Ge 17:20.

b. Lot. Ge 19:19-21.

c. Abraham’s servant. Ge 24:15-27.

d. Jacob. Ge 32:24-30.

e. Israelites. Ex 2:23,24.

f. Moses. Ex 17:4-6,11-13; 32:11-14.

g. Samson. Jdj 15:18,19.

h. Hannah. 1Sa 1:27.

i. Samuel. 1Sa 7:9.

j. Solomon. 1Ki 3:9,12.

k. Man of God. 1Ki 13:6.

l. Elijah. 1Ki 18:36-38; Jas 5:17,18.

m. Elisha. 2Ki 4:33-35.

n. Jehoahaz. 2Ki 13:4.

o. Hezekiah. 2Ki 19:20.

p. Jabez. 1Ch 4:10.

q. Asa. 2Ch 14:11,12.

r. Jehoshaphat. 2Ch 20:6-17.

s. Manasseh. 2Ch 33:13,19.

t. Ezra. Ezr 8:21-23.

u. Nehemiah. Ne 4:9,15.

v. Job. Job 42:10.

w. David. Ps 18:6.

x. Jeremiah. La 3:55,56.

y. Daniel. Da 9:20-23.

z. Jonah. Jon 2:2,10.

A. Zacharias. Lu 1:13.

B. Blind man. Lu 18:38,41-43.

C. Thief on the cross. Lu 23:42,43.

D. Apostles. Ac 4:29-31.

E. Cornelius. Ac 10:4,31.

F. The Christians. Ac 12:5,7.

G. Paul and Silas. Ac 16:25,26.

H. Paul. Ac 28:8.

12. Refusal of, exemplified

a. Saul. 1Sa 28:15.

b. Elders of Israel. Eze 20:3.

c. Pharisees. Mt 23:14.