"Be not ye therefore like unto them, for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, because ye ask him."
"Then these men assembled, and found Daniel praying and making supplication before his God."
"Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you."
"The LORD is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous."
"And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear."
"And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart."
"Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not."
"The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight."
"With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wanderfrom thy commandments."
"Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me."