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Welcome to Our Prayer Request Page. Our prayer team will continue to stand on your request. But before we do, we will like to share some verses from the bible on God answering prayers to keep you motivated and hopeful that He will answer your prayers too and the prayers God Loves to answer most. We will also look at the prayer answered stories or testimonies so that you know that you know and that you know that God still answers prayers

27 Bible Verses about God Answers Prayer

Most Relevant Verses

Matthew 7:7

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

Luke 11:9

“So I say to you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

John 16:24

“Until now you have asked for nothing in My name; ask and you will receive, so that your joy may be made full.

Matthew 7:8

“For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.

Luke 11:10

“For everyone who asks, receives; and he who seeks, finds; and to him who knocks, it will be opened.

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Answered prayer verses Luke 11:10
James 1:5

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.

1 Kings 3:5

In Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream at night; and God said, “Ask what you wish me to give you.”

Job 22:27

“You will pray to Him, and He will hear you; And you will pay your vows.

Jeremiah 29:12

‘Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.

Job 33:26

Then he will pray to God, and He will accept him, That he may see His face with joy, And He may restore His righteousness to man.

Psalm 91:15

“He will call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him.

Psalm 145:18

The LORD is near to all who call upon Him, To all who call upon Him in truth.

Psalm 65:2

O You who hear prayer, To You all men come.

Jeremiah 36:7

“Perhaps their supplication will come before the LORD, and everyone will turn from his evil way, for great is the anger and the wrath that the LORD has pronounced against this people.”

Zechariah 13:9

“And I will bring the third part through the fire, Refine them as silver is refined, And test them as gold is tested They will call on My name, And I will answer them; I will say, ‘They are My people,’ And they will say, ‘The LORD is my God.'”

Matthew 7:11

“If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give what is good to those who ask Him!

John 14:13

“Whatever you ask in My name, that will I do, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

John 14:14

“If you ask Me anything in My name, I will do it.

John 15:16

“You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you.

John 16:23

“In that day you will not question Me about anything Truly, truly, I say to you, if you ask the Father for anything in My name, He will give it to you.

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John 15:7

“If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.

James 5:16

Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.

Matthew 21:22

“And all things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive.”

1 John 5:14

This is the confidence which we have before Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.

1 John 5:15

And if we know that He hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests which we have asked from Him.

Romans 10:12

For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, abounding in riches for all who call on Him;

Ephesians 3:20

Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us,

 

What kind of prayer does God love to Answer most?

The Prayer God Loves to Answer Most

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God loves to answer the prayer “Show me your glory.” When your soul hungers, when your tank feels empty, when you’re running on fumes, when you open your Bible in the morning and ask for God’s help, a great go-to request is this simple, honest, humble plea: “Father, show me your glory.”

God made the world to show and share his glory. He made us in his image to reflect him in the world. But we will not fully reflect him if we haven’t yet stood in awe of him and enjoyed his beauty in our hearts. And our hearts cannot look on him in awe if we haven’t yet seen him with the eyes of our souls. Changed lives (and a changed world) begin with seeing glory. “Beholding the glory of the Lord, [we] are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another” (2 Corinthians 3:18).

“God, show me your glory.” History hangs on him answering that request. And one great evidence of his work in a human soul is feeling, and then expressing, that longing.

Two Memorable Models

 
 

It’s not only a wise request to make for ourselves, but also for others. The apostle Paul prayed for Christians that “the eyes of your hearts [would be] enlightened” so they might know “the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints, and . . . the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe” (Ephesians 1:18–19). Instead of starting with your wife’s convenience, what if you prayed, “Show her your glory”? Along with your neighbor’s health, “God, show him your glory.” Even before your children’s safety, “Father, show them your glory.”

But don’t miss the opportunity to begin with yourself and pray often for God to show you his majesty. When we make this sacred and powerful request today, we do well to consider the two biblical figures who asked the question most memorably.

Moses’s Audacity

 
 

First is Moses. Before leading God’s people up to the Promised Land, Moses wants to know more about God. Will he handle his stiff-necked, unworthy people with grace, or is it just a matter of time before he breaks forth in righteous anger against his people’s sin? Who is God most deeply? So, Moses asks, “Please show me your glory” (Exodus 33:18). God responds,

“I will make all my goodness pass before you and will proclaim before you my name ‘The Lord.’ And I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show mercy on whom I will show mercy.” (Exodus 33:19)

God will show his glory to Moses by putting his goodness on display. Something stronger than wrath, and higher than mere power, drives the heart of God with his chosen people. Most deeply, he is a God of grace and mercy.

The next morning God hides Moses in a cleft of the rock on the top of the mountain and draws near.

The Lord descended in the cloud and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the Lord. The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but who will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children and the children’s children, to the third and the fourth generation.” (Exodus 34:5–7)

Moses has his glimpse into the heart of God. He bows in worship. He asks God to draw near to his people, pardon their iniquity, and make them his own (Exodus 34:8–9).

Philip’s Folly

 
 

God meets Moses’s audacious request with favor, but some fifteen centuries later, one of the Twelve receives a different answer to a very similar plea.

Philip said to [Jesus], “Lord, show us the Father, and it is enough for us.” Jesus said to him, “Have I been with you so long, and you still do not know me, Philip? Whoever has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’? Do you not believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me?” (John 14:8–10)

Why does God honor Moses’s plea, while Jesus meets Philip’s with mild rebuke? Because now the glory of God is standing fully embodied in Philip’s presence, looking him in the eyes as he makes his misguided request. Does he not yet realize he already has seen more than Moses as he looks on the face of God himself and asks to see the Father?

Jesus’s gracious rebuke comes not because Philip had a sinful longing. It was good that he wanted to see the Father. It was admirable that, like Moses, he asked to see the glory. But the kind correction he needed, standing in the very presence of God himself in the person of his Son, was that his search to see the very glory of God had come to an end when he came to Jesus.

We Have Seen His Glory

 
 

God had said to Moses, “You cannot see my face” (Exodus 33:20). But now Philip was seeing God. He was looking on the glory. As John 1:14–18 reveals, what glory God hid from Moses, he now shows us in the person of his Son.

The Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. . . . For from his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace. For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father’s side, he has made him known. (John 1:14, 16–18)

Jesus has made the Father known. Period. The person of Christ so truly and fully reveals God that the Gospel writer can say — with no need to nuance, condition, or qualify — “he has made him known.”

God’s Glory in Jesus’s Face

 
 

Jesus is “the [visible] image of the invisible God” (Colossians 1:15). Do you want to see God? Do you long to look upon his face? Where will we see “the light of the knowledge of the glory of God”? Answer: “in the face of Jesus Christ” (2 Corinthians 4:6). Which means, the lowliest Christian already has seen more of God’s glory than Moses saw on the mountaintop.

Soon we will see Jesus with our physical eyes. “When he appears we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is” (1 John 3:2). But for now, we look on his beauty with the eyes of our hearts. One day God will remake this world, and in that new heavens and new earth, there will be “no temple in the city, for its temple is the Lord God the Almighty and the Lamb” (Revelation 21:22). And get this: “the city has no need of sun or moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and its lamp is the Lamb” (Revelation 21:23). Lamp, singular. Jesus, the Lamb, is the singular lamp from which streams the glory of God that gives light to the world to come.

Jesus is not one lamp among many. He is the singular source of the light of the glory that illumines the world to come.

Where We Turn Next

 
 

God loves to answer the prayer “Show me your glory,” and he doesn’t leave us in the dark as to where we should turn our soul’s gaze to have our prayer answered. Once we pray this audacious, wise, and necessary plea, we’re not left clueless as to where to focus next.

When we ask God today to see his glory, he may answer our requests in countless ways. He may show us some attribute of his character we’ve missed or minimized. He may open our eyes to his smile behind a frowning providence. He may meet some temporal need in a way that warms our soul and fills us with gratitude. He may give a relational breakthrough that was so long-standing that reconciliation seemed humanly impossible.

But the fullest response to our plea “Show me your glory” is to turn the eyes of our soul to Jesus. “In him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily” (Colossians 2:9). And our knowing the fullness of his answer doesn’t mean we shouldn’t ask. On the contrary, it inspires us to ask all the more.

Prayer answered stories or testimonies

For Those Who Doubt {He does answer prayer}

God does answer prayers..read Courtney's story of answered prayers - Dont doubt
God does answer prayers..read Courtney’s story of answered prayers – Dont doubt

This morning I found a notecard tucked in the pages of my Bible months ago (don’t let me sound all holy on you…the truth is, it’s been days since I had any sort of real quiet time). 

On it, I’d scribbled a simple prayer, asking God for things that were way beyond my reach. In a time of worry (before I decided to resign from my job) I was fearful about anything financial… and it showed in the prayer. 

There were about five things written on this little card–hard things I was asking God to do. None of them were expected, to be honest, debunking the idea that God only answers prayers when you have an expectant heart. Truthfully, my heart was weary. And tired. And afraid. 

I expected nothing, but I hoped that God would move on our behalf. 

See, I knew I needed to step out in faith, and I knew I was clinging to the sure thing, the paycheck that came twice a month, the exact amount of money that hit my bank account. I like a good plan. And here God was, asking me to lose that plan in favor of the unknown. 

In favor of trusting in Him. 

Even thinking about it now, I get a little nerve-wracked. My fingers tremble ever so slightly over the keys as I type the words that conjure this memory. 

See, I’m not a risk taker. I wanted to know that I was not going to make it impossible for our kids to continue their education at the Christian school we love. How could God ask us to give up this sure thing? Perhaps he’d forgotten all of our expenses? Perhaps he didn’t realize we were still paying for our three moves in two years? Perhaps he didn’t have the full picture. 

I laugh thinking about it now, because that really is the line of thought I clung to when I was making this crazy decision. Like God needed me to remind him of reality. 

Like he somehow didn’t know. 

So here I am, months later, a full-time writer who teaches art in her home, who sometimes sells art prints and who has learned that God is always working to bring His will to pass in her life. 

I fumbled through my Bible, one hand holding a steaming cup of coffee (dear Jesus, please don’t ever ask me to give up coffee…) and my favorite pen…and I came to Jeremiah 6:16. A verse in my study on rest (a whole other blog post, my friend.) 

And this card stared back at me. 

Asking God to move. Asking for crazy blessings. Asking for what seemed like the impossible. And as I read it, I literally gasped. 

Every. Single. Request. He answered. Unexpected blessings. Not at all in the way we thought they would come. Right down to the last detail…he heard me. 

Don’t tell me there’s no such thing as God. Don’t tell me he doesn’t hear our prayers. Don’t believe for a second that when you speak to your Heavenly Father that those words fall on deaf ears, floating off into the cosmos somewhere. 

Because if you do, I’ll hold up my notecard, written in a time of pure fear, and I’ll say “He heard me. He did abundantly more than I could ask or think. He loves me.” 

And you know what? He’ll do it for you too. 

He promised. And the God I know always keeps his promises. 

What kind of prayer does God love to answer

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