Reasons To Pray

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For many believers, the need for prayer is obvious.  The following scripture references point to the reasons why we pray - and pray often.

God tells us to pray- 1Thessalonians 5:15
Jesus modeled prayer for us- Mark 1:35; Acts 1:14
Prayer is God’s way for receiving blessings—James 4:2
Prayer was important to Christ on earth—Mark 1:35
Prayer is the most powerful way to establish and maintain a relationship with God like Abraham experienced- Genesis 18:16-33
Prayer is a means of getting help—Hebrews 4:16
Prayer is a way to remove anxiety—Philippians 4:6-7
Prayer is a way to see people saved—II Peter 3:9
Prayer is a way to help us grow spiritually—James 5:16, Phil 1:9-11
Prayer is a command for every Christian—Luke 13:1
Prayer changes things—James 5:16
Prayer brings Christian laborers—Matthew 9:38
Prayer delights God—Proverbs 15:8