do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.
casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
Those who look to him are radiant, and their faces shall never be ashamed. This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him and saved him out of all his troubles. The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them.
“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.
Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.
pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.
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,
And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.
And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us. Selah
Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.
Evening and morning and at noon I utter my complaint and moan, and he hears my voice.
And David was greatly distressed, for the people spoke of stoning him, because all the people were bitter in soul, each for his sons and daughters. But David strengthened himself in the Lord his God.
Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.
And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.
Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.
O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth will declare your praise.
And will not God give justice to his elect, who cry to him day and night? Will he delay long over them?
And do not seek what you are to eat and what you are to drink, nor be worried.
And he said to his disciples, “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat, nor about your body, what you will put on.
But the Lord answered her, “Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things,
giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,
And when he was in distress, he entreated the favor of the Lord his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers. He prayed to him, and God was moved by his entreaty and heard his plea and brought him again to Jerusalem into his kingdom. Then Manasseh knew that the Lord was God.
But you, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life.
When they deliver you over, do not be anxious how you are to speak or what you are to say, for what you are to say will be given to you in that hour.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, but the prayer of the upright is acceptable to him.
But Hannah answered, “No, my lord, I am a woman troubled in spirit. I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink, but I have been pouring out my soul before the Lord.
The end of all things is at hand; therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of your prayers.
You also must help us by prayer, so that many will give thanks on our behalf for the blessing granted us through the prayers of many.
I want you to be free from anxieties. The unmarried man is anxious about the things of the Lord, how to please the Lord.
Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed. He divided the people who were with him, and the flocks and herds and camels, into two camps, thinking, “If Esau comes to the one camp and attacks it, then the camp that is left will escape.” And Jacob said, “O God of my father Abraham and God of my father Isaac, O Lord who said to me, ‘Return to your country and to your kindred, that I may do you good,’ I am not worthy of the least of all the deeds of steadfast love and all the faithfulness that you have shown to your servant, for with only my staff I crossed this Jordan, and now I have become two camps. Please deliver me from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau, for I fear him, that he may come and attack me, the mothers with the children.
As for what was sown among thorns, this is the one who hears the word, but the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and it proves unfruitful.
Were you a slave when called? Do not be concerned about it. (But if you can gain your freedom, avail yourself of the opportunity.)
Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego answered and said to the king, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer you in this matter.
Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Shen and called its name Ebenezer; for he said, “Till now the Lord has helped us.”
Then Hezekiah the king and Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz, prayed because of this and cried to heaven.
O my dove, in the clefts of the rock, in the crannies of the cliff, let me see your face, let me hear your voice, for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely.
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