Matthew Henry’s “Method For Prayer”

Beg for the Acceptance of your Prayers for Christ’s Sake

Conclusion 6.1 | ESV

We may then beg for the audience and acceptance of our poor weak prayers for Christ’s sake.

Now may the God of Israel grant us the things we have requested of him. 1 Samuel 1:17(ESV)

Let the words of our mouths and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight, O LORD, our Rock and our Redeemer. Psalm 19:14(ESV)

Let your eyes be open to the plea of your servants and to the plea of your people Israel, giving ear to them whenever they call to you, for they are your people and your heritage. 1 Kings 8:51-52(ESV)

O our God, let your ears be attentive to the prayers that we have made: O do not turn away the face of your Anointed One; remember your steadfast love for David your servant, 2 Chronicles 6:40-42(ESV) even Jesus, who is at your right hand interceding for us. Romans 8:34(ESV)

Lord, you have assured us that whatever we ask the Father in Christ’s name, you will give it to us. John 16:23(ESV) We ask all these things in that name, that powerful name that is above every name; Philippians 2:9(ESV) that precious name which is as oil poured out. Song of Solomon 1:3(ESV) O make your face to shine upon us, Numbers 6:25(ESV) for the Lord’s sake, Daniel 9:17(ESV) who is the Son of your love, Matthew 17:5(ESV) and whom you always hear. John 11:42(ESV) Good Lord, enable us to hear him, and be well pleased with us in him. Matthew 17:5(ESV)

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