10 Bible Verses About Prayer to Help You Get Closer to God

True prayer is an indispensable part to our spiritual growth, which allows us to obtain God’s guidance in life and feel close to God. However, in many cases, we pray to God but couldn’t get a response from Him or feel the Lord’s presence. As time goes on, we even give up on prayer. What is the reason? The following 10 selected prayer Bible verses and some related articles will tell you how to pray to be heard by God, encourage you to walk with Christ every day, and help you experience the power of prayer.

Bible Verses About Prayer to Help You Get Closer to God


Extended Reading: How Can We Gain the Power of Prayer?


Matthew 6:5
And when you pray, you shall not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Truly I say to you, They have their reward.

Matthew 6:6
But you, when you pray, enter into your closet, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father which is in secret; and your Father which sees in secret shall reward you openly.

Matthew 6:7
But when you pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. –

Mark 11:24
Therefore I say to you, What things soever you desire, when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you shall have them.

Mark 11:25
And when you stand praying, forgive, if you have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.

Matthew 18:19
Again I say to you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven.

Psalm 145:18
The LORD is near to all them that call on him, to all that call on him in truth.

Philippians 4:6
Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

Jeremiah 29:12
Then shall you call on me, and you shall go and pray to me, and I will listen to you.

Luke 11:9
And I say to you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you.


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Extended Reading:

3 Steps for Prayers to Be Answered – Spiritual Growth

4 Ways to Strengthen Our Relationship With God


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