69 Bible Verses about Answered Prayers

Mark 11:24 ESV / 79 helpful votes

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

1 John 5:14-15 ESV / 62 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.

James 4:3 ESV / 42 helpful votes

You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly, to spend it on your passions.

John 15:7 ESV / 41 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 11:6 ESV / 39 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.

Psalm 66:18 ESV / 31 helpful votes

If I had cherished iniquity in my heart, the Lord would not have listened.

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 26 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

John 16:24 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.

James 1:6-7 ESV / 25 helpful votes

But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind. For that person must not suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord;

Matthew 21:22 ESV / 22 helpful votes

And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith.”

Matthew 7:7 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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

1 John 5:14 ESV / 18 helpful votes

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.

James 4:2 ESV / 18 helpful votes

You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask.

John 15:16 ESV / 17 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.

John 14:13-14 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it.

Mark 11:23-25 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him. Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. And whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father also who is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.”

1 Peter 2:1-6 ESV / 16 helpful votes

So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation— if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good. As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious, you yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. ...

John 14:1-31 ESV / 16 helpful votes

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. And you know the way to where I am going.” Thomas said to him, “Lord, we do not know where you are going. How can we know the way?” ...

1 John 3:22 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

1 John 1:9 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Matthew 11:28 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

1 Peter 3:12 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears are open to their prayer. But the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”

James 1:6 ESV / 14 helpful votes

But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind.

Galatians 6:9 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.

John 3:16 ESV / 14 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Matthew 6:6 ESV / 14 helpful votes

But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

Song of Solomon 1:1-17 ESV / 14 helpful votes

The Song of Songs, which is Solomon's. Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth! For your love is better than wine; your anointing oils are fragrant; your name is oil poured out; therefore virgins love you. Draw me after you; let us run. The king has brought me into his chambers. We will exult and rejoice in you; we will extol your love more than wine; rightly do they love you. I am very dark, but lovely, O daughters of Jerusalem, like the tents of Kedar, like the curtains of Solomon. ...

James 5:16 ESV / 13 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.

Luke 18:1 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 6:18 ESV / 12 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,

Ephesians 6:12 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.

Matthew 7:7-8 ESV / 12 helpful votes

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened.

Jude 1:20 ESV / 11 helpful votes

But you, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit,

1 Thessalonians 5:17-18 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

1 Thessalonians 5:17 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Pray without ceasing,

Psalm 66:1-20 ESV / 11 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Song. A Psalm. Shout for joy to God, all the earth; sing the glory of his name; give to him glorious praise! Say to God, “How awesome are your deeds! So great is your power that your enemies come cringing to you. All the earth worships you and sings praises to you; they sing praises to your name.” Selah Come and see what God has done: he is awesome in his deeds toward the children of man. ...

2 Chronicles 7:14 ESV / 11 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 2:8-9 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.

Romans 15:13 ESV / 10 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.

John 14:12-14 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I am going to the Father. Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it.

John 9:31 ESV / 10 helpful votes

We know that God does not listen to sinners, but if anyone is a worshiper of God and does his will, God listens to him.

Isaiah 1:15 ESV / 10 helpful votes

When you spread out your hands, I will hide my eyes from you; even though you make many prayers, I will not listen; your hands are full of blood.

Romans 10:17 ESV / 9 helpful votes

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

John 15:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.

Luke 11:9 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And I tell you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

Mark 11:23 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him.

Matthew 21:21 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And Jesus answered them, “Truly, I say to you, if you have faith and do not doubt, you will not only do what has been done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ it will happen.

Matthew 6:9-13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

1 John 4:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

James 4:8-10 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded. Be wretched and mourn and weep. Let your laughter be turned to mourning and your joy to gloom. Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Luke 6:12 ESV / 8 helpful votes

In these days he went out to the mountain to pray, and all night he continued in prayer to God.

Proverbs 21:13 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Whoever closes his ear to the cry of the poor will himself call out and not be answered.

Proverbs 15:29 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The Lord is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

Romans 10:9-10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.

Romans 6:23 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

John 14:27 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

Matthew 7:9-11 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Or which one of you, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a serpent? If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

James 2:20 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Do you want to be shown, you foolish person, that faith apart from works is useless?

1 Corinthians 7:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Do not deprive one another, except perhaps by agreement for a limited time, that you may devote yourselves to prayer; but then come together again, so that Satan may not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.

John 1:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He was not the light, but came to bear witness about the light.

Mark 12:30-31 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”

John 8:7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And as they continued to ask him, he stood up and said to them, “Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.”

Matthew 7:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“Judge not, that you be not judged.

Matthew 6:9-12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.

Jeremiah 33:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Psalm 31:24 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord!

Suggest a Verse

Enter a Verse Reference (e.g., John 3:16-17)


Visit the Bible online to search for words if you don’t know the specific passage your’re looking for.