"Pray without ceasing;" -- 1 Thessalonians 5:17
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R.A. Torrey's Index

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

TO BE OFFERED:

To God
- Psalms 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
- Psalms 10:17; 65:2
God answers
- Psalms 99:6; Isaiah 58:9

IS DESCRIBED AS:

Bowing the knees
- Ephesians 3:14
Looking up
- Psalms 5:3
Lifting up the soul
- Psalms 25:1
Lifting up the heart
- Lamentations 3:41
Pouring out the heart
- Psalms 62:8
Pouring out the soul
- 1 Samuel 1:15
Calling upon the name of the Lord
- Genesis 12:8; Psalms 116:4; Acts 22:16
Crying to God
- Psalms 27:7; 34:6
Drawing near to God
- Psalms 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
- Psalms 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
- Psalms 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
- Psalms 119:58,145
With preparation of heart
- Job 11:13
With a true heart
- Hebrews 10:22
With the soul
- Psalms 42:4
With the spirit and understanding
- John 4:22-24; 1 Corinthians 14:15
With confidence in God
- Psalms 56:9; 86:7; 1 John 5:14
With submission to God
- Luke 22:42
With unfeigned lips
- Psalms 17:1
With deliberation
- Ecclesiastes 5:2
With holiness
- 1 Timothy 2:8
With humility
- 2 Chronicles 7:14; 33:12
With truth
- Psalms 145:18; John 4:24
With desire to be heard
- Nehemiah 1:6; Psalms 17:1; 55:1,2; 61:1
With desire to be answered
- Psalms 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
- Psalms 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; Psalms 119:49
Covenant of God
- Jeremiah 14:21
Faithfulness of God
- Psalms 143:1
Mercy of God
- Psalms 51:1; Daniel 9:18
Righteousness of God
- Daniel 9:16
Rise early for
- Psalms 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
- Psalms 95:6
Kneeling
- 2 Chronicles 6:13; Psalms 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
- Psalms 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
- Psalms 4:1; 112:2

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