Further examples of perseverance in prayerGe 32:26 Jacob wrestles with God; Dt 9:18 Moses fasts and prays because of Israel’s sin; 2Sa 12:16 David pleads for his sick child; 1Ki 18:28-29 The prophets of Baal appeal unsuccessfully to their god; Ne 1:4-6 Nehemiah prays for God’s people; Da 10:2-3 Daniel waits for the interpretation of his vision; Lk 2:37 Anna looks for God to redeem his people.
Further examples of earnestness in prayer1Sa 1:12-16 Hannah prays for a child; 1Ki 8:22 pp 2Ch 6:12 Solomon prays at the dedication of the Temple; Jas 5:17-18 Elijah prays for rain to cease; Ezr 9:5 Ezra prays about the people’s sin; Isa 38:2-3 Hezekiah prays for healing; Da 9:3 Daniel prays for Jerusalem; Mk 5:22-23 pp Lk 8:41-42 Jairus asks Jesus Christ to heal his daughter; Jn 4:47 A nobleman begs Jesus Christ to heal his son; Ac 12:5 The early church prays for Peter’s release from prison.
Dictionary of Bible Themes Scripture index copyright Martin H. Manser, 2009. As Editor, Martin Manser wishes to thank all those who compiled or edited the NIV Thematic Study Bible, on which this work is based.
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