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"Pray always" (Luke 21:36). 1 "Pray without ceasing" (I Thes. 5:17). These are commandments from God given to us by way of the Holy Spirit. To not obey these commandments is sin. 2 It is written, "Whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all" (Jas. 2:10).
The presence of sin in our lives makes the presence of God impossible in our lives. 3 All things are possible in our lives if God is present. 4 Nothing but failure and defeat are in the lives of those who sin because God's presence is not with them. F5 The presence of God in their lives is the supernatural and incredible privilege given to God's children. 6 God's presence in our lives is our only power against our enemy. 7 Jesus instructs His sinless children, "Ask [in prayer], and it shall be given you; seek [in prayer], and ye shall find; knock [in prayer], and it shall be opened unto you" (Luke 11:9). Jesus also promises, "If ye abide in Me [the sinless One], and My words abide in you, ye shall ask [in prayer] what ye will, and it shall be done unto you" (John 15:7).
I've heard many people complain that they pray but never receive the things they pray for. The Bible tells us that there are conditions for everything God promises. 8 First, our Lord states that when we pray we must "ask in faith" (Jas. 1:6). "Without faith it is impossible to please [God]" (Heb. 11:6). It is impossible to receive anything from Him without faith. 9 "Let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord [without faith]" (Jas. 1:7). Another condition is that we must ask in the name of Jesus. 10 Third, we must persevere in prayer. 11 If what we're asking for doesn't come to us in a flash of a second, we must have the presence of God's Spirit living and working in us so we can continue in prayer until we prevail, as Jacob did. 12 Fourth, what we are asking for must be in accord with the will of God. 13 We must be as Christ, whose will was to do only "the will of the Father" (John 5:30, 6:38).
The power of God's presence must be present in our lives in order to keep the commandments. 14 This power of God will not be present in us if we sin. 15 Worshiping the Lord in praise and thanksgiving is done in prayer. 16 We receive great joy and strength in praise. "The joy of the Lord is [our] strength" (Neh. 8:10). Why do we receive joy? We feel great joy when there is no sin in our life. When there is no sin in our life, we know that the presence of the Lord is with us, 17 and when the presence of the Lord is with us, we have His joy, which is our strength, 18 His power, and His life living in us, through us, and for us. 19
The closer we are drawn to God's holy presence, the more we will recognize how vile, destructive, and deadly sin is. 20 This recognition is not learned in theological seminaries. It is not found in books or in strong outward demonstrations of self-reproach or penitence. Many times an outward demonstration of holiness such as walking for miles on your knees in gravel with a child in your hand, weeping, crying, contorting of the face, stamping the feet, fasting, or whipping one's self, etc. are nothing more than an outward show of what ignorant people feel to be holiness. Some feel such deeds are pleasing to God. Actually, they infuriate God because the initial step of forgiveness cannot be earned by any such deeds or any works of man. 21
Forgiveness of sins and salvation are the conditional, not unconditional, gifts of God, gifts which no man can buy or earn by his own feeble works. 22 Deeds such as these or other deeds considered to be good are nothing more than filthy rags unto the Lord. 23 Nothing is acceptable to God other than our faith in the blood of Jesus and His Word, demonstrated by our repenting, our forsaking sin, and our continuing to serve Him without sin. 24 Only faith in the blood of Jesus can take away our sins, 25 and only the Spirit of God living in us daily can keep us from sinning again. 26
Outward shows of penitence only show a harboring of sin, a lack of faith in receiving true deliverance from sin, and the existence of a powerless life without Christ. This is many times no more than a pretence of repentance. Some Christians will believe that such a person is a Christian rather than a pretender who does this so they can continue assimilating or mingling themselves among the church for some selfish advantage or benefit.
Jesus is the Savior from sin, not the Savior of those who desire a life of sin cloaked with an outward show of holiness such as the Pharisees had. 27 Jesus stated the Pharisees were "of [their] father the devil" (John 8:44). Again, Jesus is the Savior from sin. But how can we be delivered from sin if we haven't learned what it is? We learn what sin is from God's Word. 28 Only those who are thoroughly cleansed from sin will be honored by God, and only with God's presence can we abstain from sin and self-will. We need to realize that with God's presence, we have His power to keep every commandment, including the commandment to "pray always." 29 Because sin is the transgression of God's commandments, we must fully realize that not to pray is sin, and again, sin separates us from God's presence, His power, His deliverance, and all of His blessings. 30
In the book of Revelation, Christ is talking to the churches and reproving or rebuking every one of them, telling them to repent, and get back to their first love, which is seeking God for His continuing presence, power, and life. 31 He tells them not to be lukewarm. They are to be red hot with all their heart, soul, mind, and strength, with their very lives, or He will spue them out of His mouth, out of His body, and far away from eternal life. 32 So you see Christianity is not unconditionally ours. It is ours only upon the principles of God, His conditions. Smooth words from false teachers, if believed, will send our souls to Hell. 33
We must be permanently delivered from the sin of not praying if we are to have the presence of God in our lives. God does not tolerate sin and will not allow it to live with Him and His sinless Son, Christ Jesus in Heaven. 34
Sin is hateful and the proof of a person's hatred of sin can be seen in a person's zeal to deliver themselves from it. We must deliver ourselves from sinning with His power. 35 He delivered us from the penalty of the law by cleansing us. 36 In order to stop the sin of not praying once and for all, we must know that to not pray is sin. If you don't believe it's sin, you will continue to not pray. We must learn how to put this sin away. We must be aware of it, confess it, cast it off, and let God cleanse it. 37 I hear people praying after they have been cleansed from their old former sins, "Oh God, cast my sins from me." Christ washed our former sins away, but it's up to us to cast sinning away from ourselves. We are to sin no more and to flee from the very appearance of evil or sin. We must hate the very topic of sin, eschew evil, and eschew sin by giving ourselves wholly to God so that He will never withdraw His presence from us. 38
God cleanses the soul where sin once was but no longer is because we who have God's presence with power have cast off every thought of sin by living in God's Spirit. 39 Jesus tells us to "go, and sin no more" (John 8:11). It's up to us to cast sin far away from us. Jesus is not going to cast it away for us. His job was to cleanse us from former sin. 40 Our job is to withdraw from sin, to cast it away. 41 We are the ones that must cast sins away from us. 42 It is written, "I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me" (Phlp. 4:13).
The gift of eternal life is free, but God expects us to protect and defend this great gift by the power of God with us, to shun and cast away sin from ourselves. 43 This involves God's Spirit being with us always. 44 We are commanded to "Put on the whole armour of God" so we can cast sin away from ourselves (Eph. 6:11). 45 This means God's presence must be with us at all times. We praise and thank God because through constant communion in prayer to the Lord, we know that the unspeakably valuable gift of eternal life and the presence of God that is with us, along with the power to defend the gift of eternal life, is ours. "God is a Spirit: and they that worship Him must worship Him in Spirit and in truth" (John 4:24).
Moses knew the value of God's presence being with him. 46 It is written, "The Lord spake unto Moses face to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend" (Ex. 33:11). God promised Moses, "I will bring you in unto the land" (Ex. 6:8). But God became very angry at Israel because they sinned by building and worshipping a golden calf. 47 After this, God threatened to withdraw His presence from the children of Israel. God told Moses, "I will send an angel before thee [rather than Himself. The angel, instead of God, was to lead them to the promised land]." God stated, "I will not go up in the midst of thee [I will not bring My presence among you]; for thou art a stiffnecked people: lest I consume thee [destroy you] in the way" (Ex. 33:2-3). Then Moses built a tabernacle outside the camp. The children of Israel mourned God's decision to not be present with them.
Moses, Joshua, and all Israel began praying to God, worshipping Him, and consecrating their vow to God. Because of this the Lord spoke to Moses in these words: "My Presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest" (Ex. 33:14). This is because Moses stood on the promise of God when he said, "If Your Presence does not go with us, do not send us up from here. How will anyone know that You are pleased with me and with Your people unless You go with us? What else will distinguish me and Your people from all the other people on the face of the earth [what will distinguish the children of the Lord from sinners]?" (Ex. 33:15-16, Orig. Gk.). If God is not present with His children, how can there be miracles similar to the ones in Egypt and at the Red Sea? 48 Without God's presence in the midst of Israel, how could Israel defeat its enemies who greatly outnumbered them, who were mightier than them, more skilled in fighting, and who were armored and thoroughly furnished with every implement of war? 49 Because of the prevailing prayer of Moses, 50 God spoke to Moses saying, "I will do the very thing you have asked, because I am pleased with you [God was pleased because Moses knew the necessity, privilege, and blessing of God being present with him] and I know you by name" (Ex. 33:17, Orig. Gk.).
Moses would not accept an angel, an army, or anyone less than God to bring him into the promised land or be with him. If God was not present, Moses knew there would be no divine power of God with them and no victory. Moses stated to God, "Wherein shall it be known here that I and Thy people have found grace in Thy sight? Is it not in that Thou goest with us? [that God's presence would be with them to tell them what to do, to defend them, and to tell them when and where to go so they would not fail or be defeated]" (Ex.33:16).
The knowledge that God's presence would be with them gave Israel, Joshua, and Caleb the confidence to cross the river Jordan on dry ground and the confidence to go to Jericho. 51 God's presence with Israel gave Israel the victory over Pharaoh's army, 52 over Jericho, 53 over five kings, 54 and in every other battle where Israel was sinless. 55 Victory is seen everywhere in the Bible that the presence of God was with His sinless people. Victory will be seen today because of the presence of God in His children. This is the main promise of God to His children. If we sin not, He tells us, "I [My presence, will be] with you" (Matt. 28:20). 56 If we remain sinless, He promises, "I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee" (Heb. 13:5). God shows the difference between believers and doubters by His presence with the believers because they sin not and have total victory. "We are more than conquerors through Him that loved us. For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord" (Rom. 8:37-39).
The prayerless, undeveloped, worldly Christian is separated from those who pray always without ceasing. 57 God's children, who sin not by praying, are the ones hidden in the secret of God's presence. 58
Defeat and failure are always caused by God not being present. 59 It is because of the sin of not praying. Sin was the cause of defeat and failure at Ai. 60 Defeat and failure came because the Lord was not present. It was God who revealed the hidden sin of Achan to Joshua. 61 Without God's aid, Joshua could only guess at what the sin was in the camp of Israel. Only God can reveal hidden sins and their true, deep, dark meaning. 62
When the Lord spoke to Joshua before revealing the sin of Achan, He told Joshua, "They have also transgressed My covenant which I commanded them" (Josh. 7:11). The Lord's command was that all the spoils of Jericho, which included the gold and the silver, was to be consecrated unto the Lord's treasury. 63 Israel had broken this vow of consecration. In other words, Israel had robbed God. 64
When we sin by not praying, we are also breaking the vow of consecration, which gives God all our heart, soul, mind, strength, and life. 65 Christians must begin realizing that sinning the sin of not praying, and making excuses for it is an even greater sin than they have ever known. The sin is that we literally have no appetite or desire for fellowship with God. It also means we have more faith in our own abilities and efforts than we do in the power and ability of God. It shows we have no realization of how incredible and magnificent the promises are of God towards His children, or of the heavenly blessing God desires to constantly pour out to us. 66 This sin also shows that we are not at all ready to sacrifice the temporal, deceptive pleasures of sin and our flesh for the confidence that God will preserve us, or have the patience to wait on God for His deliverance. It tells us that the spirituality of our lives and our abiding in Christ is so weak that we can't even make ourselves prevail in prayer so that we might have victory rather than constant defeat and failure.
God informed Joshua, "Neither will I be with you any more, except ye destroy the accursed from among you" (Josh. 7:12). Again, God withdrew His presence and His defense from Israel because of their sin. Christians must learn that defeat and failure in their lives and in the church are primarily caused through their loss of God's presence.
In the same way that pain in the human body is a sign of something wrong in the body's mechanism, defeat and failure are messages from God telling us that we are sinning, doing something wrong, or planning to do something wrong. These are messages of love from God, warning us not to sin or to even think of sinning because "The soul that sinneth, it shall die" (Ezek. 18:20).
When I was in Israel, the people in the seaport town of Haifa kept asking me with smiles on their faces if I had visited the ancient city of Ai, which is not far from Haifa. I hadn't, so I went with a friend of mine. Ai is like a ghost town. There are hundreds of abandoned, primitive, make-shift stone houses with one or two rooms. They have no roofs. There are a few old buildings. There is only one store, run by a middle-aged Arab couple. Their little children were running around outside and inside the building. Some were wearing just diapers. Others no shirts on, just shorts.
There is an incredibly large fortress of stones, which looks to be at least one city block long. In some spots the stones were twenty feet high and they are maybe twenty or more feet wide in some spots, narrowing down to maybe ten feet wide and ten feet high. All the stones are white, and they are fairly large stones. Achan, the man who troubled Israel, was stoned to death there along with his family and his flocks for troubling Israel. They are to this day buried under that huge heap of stones. 67 It is a solemn memorial to the day God demonstrated His hatred of sin, showing us it must be removed so His presence could be restored to the children of Israel. The entire body of Israel suffered because of the sin of one person. Today, God simply has us remove sinners such as this from our presence by making them leave the church so the presence of the Lord can be restored there. He commands us to "have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness" (Eph. 5:11). 68 He tells those who refuse to accept the Word of God, "Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he hath both the Father and the Son. If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed: For he that biddeth him God speed is partaker of his evil deeds" (II John 9-11).
Each member of the true corporate Body of Christ realizes their position in the corporate Body of Christ is conditional upon our obeying God. It is for this reason that we must not sin. To not pray is sin. Those who tell you that God loves you unconditionally are not telling you the truth. 69 That heap of stones in the ancient city of Ai which can easily be seen to this very day is an awesome message from God, a testimony to all those who think they can sin and not be punished for it. "The law [of God condemns] the lawless" (I Tim. 1:9). The law of man condemns the righteous, but God is the final judge. 70
To stay in the presence of God requires prayer. 71 That's why it is such a sin to not pray. It is written that God's house is "the house of prayer" (Mark 11:17). If we are of the Lord Jesus Christ, if we are of the Father, if we are a temple, a tabernacle, a mansion, a house of God, we must be praying always. 72 "The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much" (Jas. 5:16).
WE ARE FIGHTERS, WRESTLERS
All of our fighting must be done for us by God. Therefore, in order to bring God's power for us into the battlefield, we must contact Him by prayer, asking Him to bring His power and presence in our midst and to be with us so that we may have victory over our enemy. "We wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places" (Eph. 6:12). We need God to fight this wickedness for us because fighting it is far beyond the capability of frail humanity.
Ezekiel 22:30 talks about godly men and women standing in the gap in prayer to ask God for victory. All failure and defeat occurs because God has not been called into the war. 73 The Lord tells us to redeem the time, for "the time is short" (I Cor. 7:29).
God granted Abraham's prayer for Lot's life in Genesis 18:23-32. Abraham asked if God would spare the city if there were fifty righteous men, or forty, or thirty, or twenty, or even ten. Our prayers allow God to work. Our prayers will move God to do work that is far beyond ourselves. 74 We receive eternal life by praying in faith to God for it. 75 There is no gift so precious as the gift of God's presence, because in His presence we find eternal life and victory. 76
If we were given the gift of the Hope Diamond, the gift would be free. However, preserving it would be our job. The gift of eternal life is preserved by our continuing in the presence of God, by our fellowshipping, by our communicating, and by our being near to God, as well as Christ with His Father in us. 77 It is written, "Be sober, be vigilant [in not sinning by God's power and presence in you to retain the gift of eternal life. You must defend yourself from that wicked one, the devil]; because [our] adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour" (I Pet. 5:8). It is impossible for him to devour any of us when God is present with us. Therefore, we must stay in prayer, because "though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down [by prayer to God] of strong holds;) Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ; And having in a readiness to revenge all disobedience [in ourselves], when your obedience is fulfilled" (II Cor. 10:3-6). This can only be accomplished by God's presence with us.
The gift of eternal life and the privilege of God's presence with us is worth far more than the world and all of its riches. 78 Having the Lord's life and power present within our mortal bodies is also worth far more than the entire universe and all the galaxies together. Having God's presence with us gives us great boldness, confidence, and joy with the ability to do whatsoever He requires of us. 79 God is our defender. 80
If you will receive the gift of eternal life now by surrendering your life unto Him, He will not refuse you, and if you continue in His presence by prayer and obedience to His Word, you will not only be able to keep every commandment, you'll be able to retain to the end that most precious gift of eternal life, as well as God's presence with you to the end. 81 Begin having the gift of eternal life and God's presence with you now by saying this prayer:
My Lord and my God, have mercy upon my soul, a sinner. 1 I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of the Living God. 2 I believe that He died on the cross and shed His precious blood for the forgiveness of all my sins. 3 I believe that God raised Jesus from the dead by the power of the Holy Spirit 4 and that He sits on the right hand of God at this moment, hearing my confession of sin and this prayer. 5 I open up the door of my heart and I invite You into my heart, Lord Jesus. 6 Wash all of my filthy sins away in the precious blood that You shed in my place on the cross at Calvary. 7 You will not turn me away, Lord Jesus, You will forgive my sins and save my soul. I know because Your Word, the Bible says so. 8 Your Word says that You will turn no one away, and that includes me. 9 Therefore, I know that You have heard me, and I know that You have answered me, and I know that I am saved. 10 And I thank You, Lord Jesus, for saving my soul, and I will show my thankfulness by doing as You command and sin no more. 11
You've just completed the first step in a series of five steps which are necessary to receive salvation. Your second step is to deny yourself and take up the cross daily for the purpose of mortifying yourself, that is, for putting to death your own will, your soulful self, and the world with all of its lusts. All these must be baptized into the death of Christ.
Step three is your resurrection from the satanic life of Adam unto the sinless life of Christ. Step four is your ascension into a position of authority to reign for God on earth, and the fifth step is to reign for God on earth to the end for the purpose of bringing about the kingdom of Heaven on earth. You must learn the Word of God, then submit yourself and do what the Word says, so that the Church and the world may see evidence of your submission to God's Word, His order, and His authority in and by you.
Praise the Lord. May God reward you abundantly.
World Pastor Tony Alamo
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"The Sin of Not Praying" Footnotes: return to top
1. II Chron. 7:14, Psa. 32:6, 34:15, 17, 145:18, Prov. 3:6, Luke 18:1-8, 21:36, Eph. 5:3-4, 6:10-18, Phlp. 4:6, Col. 4:2, I Thes. 5:17-18, I Tim. 2:1, 8, Heb. 4:15-16, 10:19-23, Jas. 5:16, I John 3:22, Jude 20-21, Rev. 5:8, 8:3-4 return
2. Ezek. 18:4, Dan. 5:27, Matt. 7:14, 22:37, John 5:14, 15:14, Rom. 5:19, Jas. 2:10, I John 3:4, 8-9 return
3. Psa. 66:18, Prov. 1:24-28, 15:8, 29, 28:9, Isa. 59:2, Matt. 6:24, John 9:31, I Cor. 10:21, II Cor. 6:14-18, Jas. 4:4, I John 1:5-7 return
4. Matt. 19:26, Mark 9:23, Luke 10:19, John 14:6, 12-17, 15:7-8, 14, 16, Acts 1:8, Rom. 8:31, 37, Phlp. 4:13, I John 4:4, 13, 5:4 return
5. Lev. 26:14-33, Deut. 28:15-68, 31:17-18, Josh. 7:1-12, II Chron. 24:20, Psa. 1:1-6, 5:4-6, Isa. 59:1-2, John 14:23, 15:4-6, I John 3:1 return
6. Psa. 1:1-3, 3:3-6, 8, 4:3, 27:10, John 14:12-23, 26-27, 17:21-23, 26, Rom. 8:14-18, 28, 32, Eph. 3:16-19, Heb. 13:5-6, I John 3:1 return
7. Luke 10:19, Rom. 6:4-14, 8:37, Gal. 5:16, Eph. 6:10-18, Phlp. 4:13, Col. 2:10-15, Heb. 2:14-18 return
8. Deut. 26:16-18, 28:2-14, Ezek. 3:18-21, Matt. 10:22, Mark 16:16, John 3:3-5, 15:7, 14, Acts 16:31, Rom. 8:9-13, 10:9, 13, Heb. 11:6, Jas. 2:20-26, Rev. 3:16 return
9. Psa. 31:23, Matt. 24:45-47, Luke 7:3-10, Acts 11:17, I Cor. 4:2, Phlp. 4:13, Heb. 11:6, Jas. 1:6-7, 2:18, Rev. 2:10 return
10. Matt. 12:21, John 1:12, 14:13-14, 15:16, 16:23-27, Acts 4:12, 16:18, I Cor. 6:11, Col. 3:17, Eph. 5:20, Phlp. 2:9-11, I John 5:10, 13-15 return
11. Gen. 32:24-29, I Chron. 16:11, Hos. 12:6, Matt. 24:13, John 8:31, 15:4-7, I Cor. 15:58, 16:13, Gal. 6:9, Eph. 6:13, 18, Phlp. 4:1, Col. 1:23, I Thes. 3:8, 13, 5:21, Heb. 6:11-12, 15 return
12. Gen. 32:24-29, Luke 18:1-8, Col. 4:2, Jas. 5:16 return
13. Matt. 6:9-13, 7:21, John 14:12-14, Acts 4:9-10, 24-31, Rom. 8:26-27, I John 5:14-15 return
14. Matt. 26:41, John 6:63, 15:5, Rom. 7:14-25, 8:1-14, II Cor. 3:5 return
15. Num. 14:40-45, Deut. 31:17-18, Josh. 7:1-12, Jdgs. 16:18-21, II Chron. 24:20, Psa. 78:56-64, Isa. 59:2 return
16. I Sam. 2:1-10, Psa. 22:3, 34:1-3, 75:1, 79:13, 86:12, 107:8-9, 32, Heb. 13:15 return
17. Psa. 18:2, John 14:15-20, 23, 15:5-11, Rom. 8:1, 31, 37, Heb. 13:5-6, I John 3:6, 24, II John 9 return
18. Neh. 8:10, Psa. 18:1, 32, 22:3, 27:1, 28:7-8, I John 2:14 return
19. Neh. 8:10, John 17:21-23, I Cor. 6:19-20, 15:10, II Cor. 6:16-18, II Tim. 1:14, Rev. 3:20 return
20. Psa. 38:4-10, 119:104, 113, 163, Prov. 8:13, 29:27, Rom. 6:17-23, II Pet. 2:7-8, Rev. 2:2 return
21. Isa. 64:6, Matt. 11:28-30, Luke 18:9-14, Rom. 5:6-19, Eph. 2:8-9, II Tim. 1:9, Titus 3:4-7 return
22. Ezek. 33:12-19, Matt. 5:20, 7:14, 10:22, Mark 16:16, John 15:7, 14, Heb. 11:6, Jas. 2:10, Rev. 3:16 return
23. Isa. 64:6, Matt. 5:20, Luke 18:9-14, Gal. 2:16, 3:10-12, Eph. 2:8-9, Titus 3:4-5 return
24. Isa. 55:6-7, Matt. 24:13, John 5:14, 8:31, Rom. 2:6-7, 6:1-13, 11:22, Heb. 6:1 return
25. Acts 13:38-39, Rom. 3:22-25, 5:9, Eph. 1:7, 2:8, 13, Col. 1:14, Rev. 1:5 return
26. Gal. 5:16, Eph. 6:10-18, Phlp. 1:6, 9-11, 2:13, 15, 4:13, Heb. 2:18, 13:20-21, I Pet. 1:3-5, 5:10, I John 3:5-9, 5:18-20 return
27. Matt. 3:7-10, 12:1-15, 15:1-20, 23:1-36 return
28. Deut. 6:6-9, 30:11-14, Psa. 19:7-11, 119:9-11, Mark 12:24, John 8:32, Acts 20:32, 26:18, Rom. 7:7, II Tim. 2:15, 3:16-17 return
29. Luke 18:1, 7-8, 21:36, Acts 2:42, 10:1-2, Eph. 6:18, I Thes. 5:17 return
30. Gen. 6:5-7, Psa. 1:1-2, 5:4-6, Isa. 59:2, 8, Amos 3:3, Mic. 3:4, Matt. 25:33, 46, Luke 13:27, I John 3:4 return
31. Rev. ch. 2, 3:1-3 return
32. Rev. 3:15-16 return
33. Luke 11:35, Acts 20:29-30, I Tim. 4:1, II Tim. 3:7-9, 13, Titus 1:14, 3:10-11, Heb. 13:9, II Pet. 2:1-3, 14-19, 3:16, I John 4:5, Jude 4, 11, Rev. 2:14-15, 20-23 return
34. Deut. 25:16, 31:17-18, Psa. 5:4-6, 26:5, Prov. 3:32, 29:27, Luke 13:27, Heb. 12:14 return
35. John 5:14, 8:11, Acts 1:8, Eph. 5:11, Phlp. 4:13, I John 3:9, 4:4 return
36. Rom. 5:16-21, 7:4-6, Rev. 1:5 return
37. Psa. 32:5, Prov. 28:13, Isa. 55:6-7, Jer. 3:12-14, Rom. 10:10, Rev. 7:14 return
38. Eccl. 12:13, Matt. 6:24, 16:24, Luke 9:23, John 5:14, 8:11, Rom. 8:12-14, I Cor. 5:13, II Cor. 6:14-18, 10:4-6, Eph. 4:21-25, 27, 31-32, 6:11, 13, Col. 3:8-13, I Thes. 5:22, I Tim. 6:12, I Pet. 3:11-12 return
39. John 15:3-7, Rom. 13:12-14, II Cor. 5:17, Eph. 5:6-11, I John 3:9 return
40. Matt. 26:28, II Cor. 6:16-18, Titus 2:14, I John 3:5 return
41. Matt. 5:29-30, John 5:14, Rom. 12:1-2, 13:12-14, Jas. 4:8 return
42. Prov. 11:6, I Thes. 5:22, I Tim. 5:22, 6:13-14, I John 3:3 return
43. Prov. 4:23-27, Matt. 5:29-30, Rom. 5:15-18, 12:1-2, 13:12-14, I Cor. 6:18, Eph. 4:27, 6:10-18, I Thes. 5:8-9, 22, I Tim. 5:22, Jas. 1:27, 4:7-8 return
44. Matt. 28:20, John 14:15-21, 26, 15:26, II Cor. 6:16-18, Heb. 13:5 return
45. Eph. 6:10-18 return
46. Ex. 32:11-14, 33:11-19, Num. 14:11-20, 16:20-26, Deut. 9:18, 25-29 return
47. Ex. 32:7-10 return
48. Ex. 7:14-25, 8:1-20, 9:1, 18-34, 10:1-23, 11:4-7, 14:21-31 return
49. Ex. 15:3-10, 17:8-13, Deut. 2:24-25, 30-37, 4:34-39, 11:2-7, I Chron. 16:15-22 return
50. Ex. 32:30-33, Deut. 9:13-29 return
51. Num. 13:30, 14:6-9, 24, 30, 36-38, 27:18-19, 32:11-12, Deut. 1:35-36, 31:7-8, 34:9 return
52. Ex. chs. 14, 15, Ps. 136:13-15 return
53. Josh. ch. 6 return
54. Num. 31:7-8, Josh. 10:5-43 return
55. Num. 21:1-3, Deut. 3:1-3, Josh. 10:1-14, ch. 11, Judg, 7:7-25, I Sam. 7:3-13 return
56. Jer. 42:11, Hag. 1:13 return
57. Matt. 7:15-27, 21:21-22, Luke 21:34-36, Jas. 5:16, Jude 18-21 return
58. Psa. 27:5-6, 31:19-24, 17:4-8, 57:1-3, 61:3, Prov. 18:10, Isa. 59:2 return
59. Josh. 7:12, I Chron. 28:9, Ezra 8:22 return
60. Josh. 7:1-13 return
61. Josh. 7:4-13 return
62. Job 12:22, Dan. 2:22, 28-29, 47, I Cor. 4:5 return
63. Josh. 6:16-19 return
64. Mal. 3:8-9 return
65. Matt. 13:44-46, Mark 12:29-30, Rom. 6:13, 12:1-2 return
66. I Chron. 15:2, Prov. 10:6, 28:20, John 14:2-3, Heb. 11:16, II Pet. 1:4 return
67. Josh. 7:24-26 return
68. I Cor. 5:1, 5, 11-13, Rev. 11:1-2 return
69. Deut. 7:9-10, 12-13, ch. 28, Luke 9:62, John 15:6, Heb. 6:4-8, 10:26-29 return
70. Psa. 7:11, 50:4-6, Dan. 7:9-10, Mal. 3:5, 18, Acts 17:31 return
71. Matt. 21:13, 26:41, Mark 13:33, Eph. 6:13, 18, Phlp. 4:6-7, Col. 4:2, I Tim. 2:1-2, 8, I Pet. 4:7, Jude 20-21, Rev. 5:8 return
72. Luke 18:1, 21:36, Eph. 6:18, I Thes. 5:17 return
73. Josh. 7:12, II Chron. 24:20, Isa. 59:2, 64:7 return
74. Matt. 7:7-8, 21:21-22, Mark 11:24, John 14:13-14, Jas. 5:16 return
75. Rom. 10:9-10, 13, Eph. 2:8, Jas. 5:15 return
76. John 14:15-21, Rom. 8:31, Eph. 2:12-22, I John 4:4 return
77. Ps. 145:18, Isa. 55:6, Eph. 6:10-13, 18, Heb. 4:16, Jude 20-21 return
78. Prov. 10:2, 22, Matt. 13:44-46, 19:29 return
79. Rom. 8:31, I John 4:4 return
80. Deut. 23:14, 33:12, 27, I Sam. 2:9, II Thes. 3:3, II Pet. 2:9, Rev. 3:10 return
81. Matt. 10:22, John 16:33, Rom. 8:37, I John 4:4 return
"Prayer" Footnotes:return to top
1. Psa. 51:5, Rom. 3:10-12, 23 return
2. Matt. 26:63-64, 27:54, Luke 1:30-33, John 9:35-37, Rom. 1:3-4 return
3. Acts 4:12, 20:28, Rom. 3:25, I John 1:7, Rev. 5:9 return
4. Psa. 16:9-10, Matt. 28:5-7, Mark 16:9, 12, 14, John 2:19, 21, 10:17-18, 11:25, Acts 2:24, 3:15, Rom. 8:11, I Cor. 15:3-7 return
5. Luke 22:69, Acts 2:25-36, Heb. 10:12-13 return
6. I Cor. 3:16, Rev. 3:20 return
7. Eph. 2:13-22, Heb. 9:22, 13:12, 20-21, I John 1:7, Rev. 1:5, 7:14 return
8. Matt. 26:28, Acts 2:21, 4:12, Eph. 1:7, Col. 1:14 return
9. Matt. 21:22, John 6:35, 37-40, Rom. 10:13 return
10. Heb. 11:6 return
11. John 5:14, 8:11, Rom. 6:4, I Cor. 15:10, Rev. 7:14, 22:14 return
12. John 14:6 return
13. Acts 4:12 return