33 Bible Verses about Answered Prayer

1 John 5:14-15 ESV / 128 helpful votes

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us. And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him.

Mark 11:24 ESV / 120 helpful votes

Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.

John 15:7 ESV / 116 helpful votes

If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.

Matthew 7:7 ESV / 77 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 11:6 ESV / 50 helpful votes

And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

John 15:16 ESV / 45 helpful votes

You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.

1 John 3:22 ESV / 39 helpful votes

And whatever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him.

Jeremiah 33:3 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.

James 5:16 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

1 Thessalonians 5:17 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Pray without ceasing,

Luke 18:1 ESV / 30 helpful votes

And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.

Isaiah 65:24 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Before they call I will answer; while they are yet speaking I will hear.

1 John 1:9 ESV / 26 helpful votes

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

2 Chronicles 7:14 ESV / 24 helpful votes

If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.

Ephesians 6:18 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints,

Romans 15:13 ESV / 19 helpful votes

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

Jeremiah 29:12 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you.

Psalm 37:4 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

2 Corinthians 1:3-11 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. For as we share abundantly in Christ's sufferings, so through Christ we share abundantly in comfort too. If we are afflicted, it is for your comfort and salvation; and if we are comforted, it is for your comfort, which you experience when you patiently endure the same sufferings that we suffer. Our hope for you is unshaken, for we know that as you share in our sufferings, you will also share in our comfort.

1 Timothy 2:8 ESV / 17 helpful votes

I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling;

Job 1:1-22 ESV / 17 helpful votes

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job, and that man was blameless and upright, one who feared God and turned away from evil. There were born to him seven sons and three daughters. He possessed 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, and 500 female donkeys, and very many servants, so that this man was the greatest of all the people of the east. His sons used to go and hold a feast in the house of each one on his day, and they would send and invite their three sisters to eat and drink with them. And when the days of the feast had run their course, Job would send and consecrate them, and he would rise early in the morning and offer burnt offerings according to the number of them all. For Job said, “It may be that my children have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts.” Thus Job did continually.

Acts 22:16 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And now why do you wait? Rise and be baptized and wash away your sins, calling on his name.’

John 16:23-24 ESV / 15 helpful votes

In that day you will ask nothing of me. Truly, truly, I say to you, whatever you ask of the Father in my name, he will give it to you. Until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.

Isaiah 59:2 ESV / 13 helpful votes

But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, and your sins have hidden his face from you so that he does not hear.

Acts 13:1-3 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Now there were in the church at Antioch prophets and teachers, Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen a member of the court of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.” Then after fasting and praying they laid their hands on them and sent them off.

Jeremiah 1:12 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Then the Lord said to me, “You have seen well, for I am watching over my word to perform it.”

Psalm 40:1 ESV / 12 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. I waited patiently for the Lord; he inclined to me and heard my cry.

Isaiah 1:18 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool.

1 Samuel 1:11 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And she vowed a vow and said, “O Lord of hosts, if you will indeed look on the affliction of your servant and remember me and not forget your servant, but will give to your servant a son, then I will give him to the Lord all the days of his life, and no razor shall touch his head.”

Philippians 1:6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.

1 Timothy 2:8-15 ESV / 7 helpful votes

I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling; likewise also that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire, but with what is proper for women who profess godliness—with good works. Let a woman learn quietly with all submissiveness. I do not permit a woman to teach or to exercise authority over a man; rather, she is to remain quiet.

Matthew 18:19 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Again I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven.

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