“Pray always,” Paul wrote in 1 Thessalonians 5:17. Prayer should be part of our daily life, for it gives us the opportunity for offering thanks and for staying in communication with the Father.
Prayer also gives us the opportunity to come to Him with our requests. The Father promises:
“Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and show thee great and mighty things, which though knowest not” (Jeremiah 33:3).
2 Corinthians 1:11
you also joining in helping us through your prayers, so that thanks may be given by many persons on our behalf for the favor bestowed on us through the prayers of many.
for I know that this will turn out for my deliverance through your prayers and the provision of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May they prosper who love you.
On your walls, O Jerusalem, I have appointed watchmen; All day and all night they will never keep silent You who remind the LORD, take no rest for yourselves; And give Him no rest until He establishes And makes Jerusalem a praise in the earth.
With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints,
1 Timothy 2:1
First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men,