Prayer is our direct communication with God. The bible says to pray without ceasing. Jesus looks forward to communicating with us on a daily basis. When we pray we are speaking to God, much like when we read the bible God is speaking to us.
Each of the verses below show the importance of prayer and how much God wants us to come to him in our times of happiness and troubles.
Top 10 Bible Verses about Prayer
21 Then Jesus told them, “I tell you the truth, if you have faith and don’t doubt, you can do things like this and much more. You can even say to this mountain, ‘May you be lifted up and thrown into the sea,’ and it will happen. Matthew 21:21
17 Morning, noon, and night I cry out in my distress, and the Lord hears my voice. Psalm 55:17
19 “I also tell you this: If two of you agree here on earth concerning anything you ask, my Father in heaven will do it for you. 20 For where two or three gather together as my followers, I am there among them.” Matthew 18:19-20
23 At that time you won’t need to ask me for anything. I tell you the truth, you will ask the Father directly, and he will grant your request because you use my name. John 16:23
8 Come close to God, and God will come close to you. Wash your hands, you sinners; purify your hearts, for your loyalty is divided between God and the world. James 4:8
6 But when you pray, go away by yourself, shut the door behind you, and pray to your Father in private. Then your Father, who sees everything, will reward you. Matthew 6:6
1 I waited patiently for the Lord to help me, and he turned to me and heard my cry. Psalm 40:1
25 But when you are praying, first forgive anyone you are holding a grudge against, so that your Father in heaven will forgive your sins, too. Mark 11:25
5 If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and he will give it to you. He will not rebuke you for asking. 6 But when you ask him, be sure that your faith is in God alone. Do not waver, for a person with divided loyalty is as unsettled as a wave of the sea that is blown and tossed by the wind. 7 Such people should not expect to receive anything from the Lord. James 1:5-7
13 For “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” Romans 10:13