100 Bible Verses about Answered Prayer

Mark 11:24 ESV / 447 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 / 332 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.

John 15:7 ESV / 294 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 / 224 helpful votes

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

John 15:16 ESV / 163 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.

Hebrews 11:6 ESV / 160 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.

James 5:16 ESV / 141 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.

Jeremiah 33:3 ESV / 136 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:22 ESV / 131 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 65:24 ESV / 129 helpful votes

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

1 Thessalonians 5:17 ESV / 119 helpful votes

Pray without ceasing,

Psalm 37:4 ESV / 107 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 29:12 ESV / 99 helpful votes

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

2 Chronicles 7:14 ESV / 99 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.

Matthew 21:22 ESV / 97 helpful votes

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

Luke 18:1 ESV / 94 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 85 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. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 6:18 ESV / 80 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,

1 John 1:9 ESV / 77 helpful votes

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

1 John 5:14 ESV / 75 helpful votes

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

John 16:23-24 ESV / 75 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.

Matthew 18:19 ESV / 73 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.

1 Timothy 2:8 ESV / 52 helpful votes

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

Romans 15:13 ESV / 51 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.

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 50 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 59:2 ESV / 49 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.

Psalm 91:15 ESV / 49 helpful votes

When he calls to me, I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him.

Psalm 40:1 ESV / 48 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 1:3-11 ESV / 39 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. ...

Jeremiah 1:12 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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

Job 1:1-22 ESV / 35 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. ...

Psalm 138:3 ESV / 29 helpful votes

On the day I called, you answered me; my strength of soul you increased.

Psalm 66:18 ESV / 29 helpful votes

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

1 Samuel 1:11 ESV / 29 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.”

1 John 5:15 ESV / 28 helpful votes

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.

Romans 8:31 ESV / 28 helpful votes

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

James 4:3 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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

Acts 10:30-31 ESV / 26 helpful votes

And Cornelius said, “Four days ago, about this hour, I was praying in my house at the ninth hour, and behold, a man stood before me in bright clothing and said, ‘Cornelius, your prayer has been heard and your alms have been remembered before God.

Acts 22:16 ESV / 25 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 59:1-2 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Behold, the Lord's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save, or his ear dull, that it cannot hear; 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.

Isaiah 1:18 ESV / 25 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.

Philippians 1:6 ESV / 24 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.

Acts 13:1-3 ESV / 23 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.

John 14:13 ESV / 23 helpful votes

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

James 4:2 ESV / 22 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.

James 1:6 ESV / 22 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.

1 Timothy 2:8-15 ESV / 22 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. ...

John 14:6-14 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. If you had known me, you would have known my Father also. From now on you do know him and have seen him.” Philip said to him, “Lord, show us the Father, and it is enough for us.” Jesus said to him, “Have I been with you so long, and you still do not know me, Philip? Whoever has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’? Do you not believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me? The words that I say to you I do not speak on my own authority, but the Father who dwells in me does his works. ...

Psalm 145:18 ESV / 22 helpful votes

The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.

Hebrews 4:16 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

Ephesians 3:20 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us,

Matthew 6:7 ESV / 21 helpful votes

“And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words.

Matthew 6:6 ESV / 21 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.

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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

John 16:23 ESV / 20 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.

John 14:14 ESV / 20 helpful votes

If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it.

John 14:13-14 ESV / 20 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.

Matthew 6:9-13 ESV / 19 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 5:16 ESV / 18 helpful votes

If anyone sees his brother committing a sin not leading to death, he shall ask, and God will give him life—to those who commit sins that do not lead to death. There is sin that leads to death; I do not say that one should pray for that.

Proverbs 28:9 ESV / 18 helpful votes

If one turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer is an abomination.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

Acts 1:14 ESV / 17 helpful votes

All these with one accord were devoting themselves to prayer, together with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.

Matthew 26:41 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Watch and pray that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.”

Matthew 7:7-8 ESV / 16 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.

Psalm 66:19 ESV / 16 helpful votes

But truly God has listened; he has attended to the voice of my prayer.

James 1:5-8 ESV / 15 helpful votes

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. 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; he is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

Colossians 4:2 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 15 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.

Psalm 66:17 ESV / 15 helpful votes

I cried to him with my mouth, and high praise was on my tongue.

Job 22:27 ESV / 15 helpful votes

You will make your prayer to him, and he will hear you, and you will pay your vows.

1 Peter 3:7 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Likewise, husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.

James 5:14 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.

1 Timothy 2:1-2 ESV / 14 helpful votes

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.

Romans 12:12 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 14 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.

Romans 10:12 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches on all who call on him.

Matthew 9:29 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Then he touched their eyes, saying, “According to your faith be it done to you.”

Luke 1:37 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Psalm 18:6 ESV / 13 helpful votes

In my distress I called upon the Lord; to my God I cried for help. From his temple he heard my voice, and my cry to him reached his ears.

Psalm 6:9 ESV / 13 helpful votes

The Lord has heard my plea; the Lord accepts my prayer.

Romans 8:26 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.

John 16:24 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

John 9:31 ESV / 12 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.

1 Peter 4:7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The end of all things is at hand; therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of your prayers.

James 1:5 ESV / 11 helpful votes

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.

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.

2 Corinthians 1:11 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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.

1 Corinthians 1:4 ESV / 11 helpful votes

I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus,

Acts 16:25 ESV / 11 helpful votes

About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,

Luke 6:27-28 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you.

Matthew 18:20 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”

Zechariah 13:9 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And I will put this third into the fire, and refine them as one refines silver, and test them as gold is tested. They will call upon my name, and I will answer them. I will say, ‘They are my people’; and they will say, ‘The Lord is my God.’”

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Luke 6:12 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Mark 1:35 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place, and there he prayed.

Psalm 141:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Let my prayer be counted as incense before you, and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice!

Matthew 7:11 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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!

Proverbs 21:13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Psalm 122:6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem! “May they be secure who love you!

Psalm 118:25 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Save us, we pray, O Lord! O Lord, we pray, give us success!

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