Here are the 40 most important Bible scriptures on Jesus praying.
In these days he went out to the mountain to pray, and all night he continued in prayer to God.
Saying, “Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me. Nevertheless, not my will, but yours, be done.”
Jesus said to her, “Do not cling to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father; but go to my brothers and say to them, ‘I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.’”
“You heard me say to you, ‘I am going away, and I will come to you.’ If you loved me, you would have rejoiced, because I am going to the Father, for the Father is greater than I.”
But he would withdraw to desolate places and pray.
1 Corinthians 11:3
But I want you to understand that the head of every man is Christ, the head of a wife is her husband, and the head of Christ is God.
1 Corinthians 15:28
When all things are subjected to him, then the Son himself will also be subjected to him who put all things in subjection under him, that God may be all in all.
1 John 5:19
We know that we are from God, and the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.
1 John 5:7
For there are three that testify.
1 Timothy 2:5
For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.
1 Timothy 3:16
Great indeed, we confess, is the mystery of godliness: He was manifested in the flesh, vindicated by the Spirit, seen by angels, proclaimed among the nations, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.
How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.
And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.”
And with many other words he bore witness and continued to exhort them, saying, “Save yourselves from this crooked generation.”
Repent therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out.
And when they heard it, they lifted their voices together to God and said, “Sovereign Lord, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and everything in them.”
For truly in this city there were gathered together against your holy servant Jesus, whom you anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, along with the Gentiles and the peoples of Israel.
While you stretch out your hand to heal, and signs and wonders are performed through the name of your holy servant Jesus.”
Who gave himself for our sins to deliver us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father.
He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.
But of the Son he says, “Your throne, O God, is forever and ever, the scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your kingdom.”
“You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness beyond your companions.”
But we see him who for a little while was made lower than the angels, namely Jesus, crowned with glory and honor because of the suffering of death, so that by the grace of God he might taste death for everyone.
Although he was a son, he learned obedience through what he suffered.
Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God,” for God cannot be tempted with evil, and he himself tempts no one.
No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father’s side, he has made him known.
So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of his own accord, but only what he sees the Father doing. For whatever the Father does, that the Son does likewise.”
“I can do nothing on my own. As I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just, because I seek not my own will but the will of him who sent me.”
“For I have come down from heaven, not to do my own will but the will of him who sent me.”
And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone.”
“But concerning that day or that hour, no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.”
And after he had taken leave of them, he went up on the mountain to pray.
And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone.
“But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only.”
And going a little farther he fell on his face and prayed, saying, “My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as you will.”
And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” that is, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”
Who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped.
“The one who conquers, I will make him a pillar in the temple of my God. Never shall he go out of it, and I will write on him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, the new Jerusalem, which comes down from my God out of heaven, and my own new name.”
And exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man and birds and animals and creeping things.
Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed.
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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.