"Pray without ceasing;" -- 1 Thessalonians 5:17

Bible Verses About
ANSWERS TO PRAYER
R.A. Torrey's Index

God gives
- Psalms 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
- Psalms 50:15; 91:15

RECEIVED BY THOSE WHO:

seek God
- Psalms 34:4
seek God with all the heart
- Jeremiah 29:12,13
Wait upon God
- Psalms 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
- Psalms 145:18
Fear God
- Psalms 145:19
Set their love upon God
- Psalms 91:14,15
Keep God's commandments
- 1 John 3:22
Call upon God under oppression
- Isaiah 19:20
Call upon God under affliction
- Psalms 18:6; 106:44; Isaiah 30:19,20
Abide in Christ
- John 15:7
Humble themselves
- 2 Chronicles 7:14; Psalms 9:12
Are righteous
- Psalms 34:15; James 5:16
Are poor and needy
- Isaiah 41:17

SAINTS:

Are assured of
- 1 John 5:15
Love God for
- Psalms 116:1
Bless God for
- Psalms 66:20
Praise God for
- Psalms 116:17; 118:21
A motive for continued prayer
- Psalms 116:2

DENIED TO THOSE WHO:

Ask amiss
- James 4:3
Regard iniquity in the heart
- Psalms 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
- Psalms 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
- Psalms 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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