— Encouragement from God’s Word
I called upon the LORD in distress: the LORD answered me, and set me in a large place.
— Psalm 118:5
And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear.
— Isaiah 65:24
In the day of my trouble I will call upon thee: for thou wilt answer me.
— Psalm 86:7
Moses and Aaron among his priests, and Samuel among them that call upon his name; they called upon the LORD, and he answered them.
— Psalm 99:6
Thou calledst in trouble, and I delivered thee; I answered thee in the secret place of thunder….
— Psalm 81:7
In the day when I cried thou answeredst me, and strengthenedst me with strength in my soul.
— Psalm 138:3
Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and show thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.
— Jeremiah 33:3
Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore I will deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name. He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble: I will deliver him, and honor him.
— Psalm 91:14, 15 (Italics mine)
And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: and if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.
— I John 5:14, 15
And so, after he [Abraham] had patiently endured, he obtained the promise.
— Hebrews 6:15
And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.
— I John 3:21
And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.
— Matthew 21:22
Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.
— Mark 11:24
The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth. He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them.
— Psalm 145:18, 19
Thou hast given him his heart’s desire, and hast not withholden the request of his lips.
— Psalm 21:2
…He will be very gracious unto thee at the voice of thy cry; when he shall hear it, he will answer thee.
— Isaiah 30:19
Then shalt thou call, and the LORD shall answer; thou shalt cry, and he shall say, Here I am.
— Isaiah 58:9 (To understand in proper context, read Isaiah 58:6 and onward.)
And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.
— John 14:13, 14
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