Monday, March 15, 2010

"Nothing is more vital than prayer in Christian existence, and few things are more vulnerable to neglect" - John Piper

"The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective." James 5:16

"Pray without ceasing." 1 Thessalonians 5:17

"And whatever things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive." Matthew 21:22

"With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit." Ephesians 6:18

"The Spirit helps our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words." Romans 8:26

"For prophecy never had its origin in the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit." 2 Peter 1:21

"All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work." 2 Timothy 3:16-17,

"Brethren, my heart's desire and my prayer to God for them is for their salvation." Rm 10:1 (Paul is praying for his Jewish relatives)