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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Prayer, Answers to

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  • God gives
    Psalm 99:6; 118:5; 138:3

  • Christ gives
    John 4:10,14; 14:14

  • Christ received
    John 11:42; Hebrews 5:7

  • GRANTED
    • Through the grace of God
      Isaiah 30:19
    • Sometimes immediately
      Isaiah 65:24; Daniel 9:21,23; 10:12
    • Sometimes after delay
      Luke 18:7
    • Sometimes differently from our desire
      2 Corinthians 12:8,9
    • Beyond expectation
      Jeremiah 33:3; Ephesians 3:20

  • Promised
    Isaiah 58:9; Jeremiah 29:12; Matthew 7:7

  • Promised especially in times of trouble
    Psalm 50:15; 91:15

  • RECEIVED BY THOSE WHO
    • Seek God
      Psalm 34:4
    • Seek God with all the heart
      Jeremiah 29:12,13
    • Wait upon God
      Psalm 40:1
    • Return to God
      2 Chronicles 7:14; Job 22:23,27
    • Ask in faith
      Matthew 21:21; James 5:15
    • Ask in the name of Christ
      John 14:13
    • Ask according to God's will
      1 John 5:14
    • Call upon God in truth
      Psalm 145:18
    • Fear God
      Psalm 145:19
    • Set their love upon God
      Psalm 91:14,15
    • Keep God's commandments
      1 John 3:22
    • Call upon God under oppression
      Isaiah 19:20
    • Call upon God under affliction
      Psalm 18:6; 106:44; Isaiah 30:19,20
    • Abide in Christ
      John 15:7
    • Humble themselves
      2 Chronicles 7:14; Psalm 9:12
    • Are righteous
      Psalm 34:15; James 5:16
    • Are poor and needy
      Isaiah 41:17

  • SAINTS
    • Are assured of
      1 John 5:15
    • Love God for
      Psalm 116:1
    • Bless God for
      Psalm 66:20
    • Praise God for
      Psalm 116:17; 118:21

  • A motive for continued prayer
    Psalm 116:2

  • DENIED TO THOSE WHO
    • Ask amiss
      James 4:3
    • Regard iniquity in the heart
      Psalm 66:18
    • Live in sin
      Isaiah 59:2; John 9:31
    • Offer unworthy service to God
      Malachi 1:7-9
    • Forsake God
      Jeremiah 14:10,12
    • Reject the call of God
      Proverbs 1:24,25,28
    • Hear not the law
      Proverbs 28:9; Zechariah 7:11-13
    • Are deaf to the cry of the poor
      Proverbs 21:13
    • Are blood shedders
      Isaiah 1:15; 59:3
    • Are idolaters
      Jeremiah 11:11-14; Ezekiel 8:15-18
    • Are wavering
      James 1:6,7
    • Are hypocrites
      Job 27:8,9
    • Are proud
      Job 35:12,13
    • Are self-righteous
      Luke 18:11,12,14
    • Are the enemies of saints
      Psalm 18:40,41
    • Cruelly oppress saints
      Micah 3:2-4

  • Exemplified
    • Abraham
      Genesis 17:20
    • Lot
      Genesis 19:19-21
    • Abraham's servant
      Genesis 24:15-27
    • Jacob
      Genesis 32:24-30
    • Israelites
      Exodus 2:23,24
    • Moses
      Exodus 17:4-6,11-13; 32:11-14
    • Samson
      Judges 15:18,19
    • Hannah
      1 Samuel 1:27
    • Samuel
      1 Samuel 7:9
    • Solomon
      1 Kings 3:9,12
    • Man of God
      1 Kings 13:6
    • Elijah
      1 Kings 18:36-38; James 5:17,18
    • Elisha
      2 Kings 4:33-35
    • Jehoahaz
      2 Kings 13:4
    • Hezekiah
      2 Kings 19:20
    • Jabez
      1 Chronicles 4:10
    • Asa
      2 Chronicles 14:11,12
    • Jehoshaphat
      2 Chronicles 20:6-17
    • Manasseh
      2 Chronicles 33:13,19
    • Ezra
      Ezra 8:21-23
    • Nehemiah
      Nehemiah 4:9,15
    • Job
      Job 42:10
    • David
      Psalm 18:6
    • Jeremiah
      Lamentations 3:55,56
    • Daniel
      Daniel 9:20-23
    • Jonah
      Jonah 2:2,10
    • Zacharias
      Luke 1:13
    • Blind man
      Luke 18:38,41-43
    • Thief on the cross
      Luke 23:42,43
    • Apostles
      Acts 4:29-31
    • Cornelius
      Acts 10:4,31
    • The Christians
      Acts 12:5,7
    • Paul and Silas
      Acts 16:25,26
    • Paul
      Acts 28:8

  • Refusal of, exemplified
    • Saul
      1 Samuel 28:15
    • Elders of Israel
      Ezekiel 20:3
    • Pharisees
      Matthew 23:14

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

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