Notable Prayers in the Bible

The following is taken from an article by Mary Fairchild on About.com:

Notable Bible Prayers Index

Use this collection of notable prayers found in the Bible to study the prayers of the Bible or simply to help you become more effective in your prayer life as you pray God's Word.

Christ's Intercessory Prayer

John 17 In this notable prayer found in the Bible, Jesus prays a prayer of intercession for His followers before going to the Father.

The Lord's Prayer

Matthew 6:9-15 In this notable prayer found in the Bible, Jesus teaches his disciples how to pray.

The Tax Collector's Prayer

Luke 18:13 In this notable prayer found in the Bible, the tax collector prays for mercy in a prayer of repentance.

Habakkuk's Prayer

Habakkuk 3:2-19 In this notable prayer found in the Bible, the prophet Habakkuk prays a prayer of worship and rejoicing to the Lord.

The Prayer of Ezra

Ezra 9:5-15 In this notable prayer found in the Bible, Ezra intercedes to God for the guilt and sin of the people.

Daniel's Prayer for the Captive Jews

Daniel 9:4-19 In this notable prayer found in the Bible, Daniel pleads for the Lord's mercy in petition and fasting for the captive Jews.

Hezekiah's Prayer when Sick

Isaiah 38:2-8 In this notable prayer found in the Bible, Hezekiah, on his deathbed, cries out to God in prayer and God extends his life.

The Prayer of Jabez

1 Chronicles 4:10 In this notable prayer found in the Bible, Jabez prays for God to bless him.

King Hezekiah's Prayer

2 Kings 19:15-19 In this notable prayer found in the Bible, King Hezekiah prays to God for deliverance from the invasion of Sennacherib King of Assyria.

Elijah's Prayer at Mount Carmel

I Kings 18:36-39 In this notable prayer found in the Bible, Elijah prays for God to reveal Himself to the people of Israel at Mount Carmel.

Solomon's Prayer of Dedication

1 Kings 8:22-30 In this notable prayer found in the Bible, after the work on the temple is completed, Solomon dedicates the temple with this prayer.

David's Prayer of Thanks

2 Samuel 7:18-29 In this notable prayer found in the Bible, after God makes a covenant promise to David, he prays this prayer of thanks.

Abraham's Prayer for Sodom

Genesis 18:23-25 In this notable prayer found in the Bible, Abraham prays for God to spare Sodom from destruction.

Stephen's Prayer at His Stoning

Acts 7:59-60 In this notable prayer found in the Bible, Stephen, while being stoned to death, intercedes for those throwing the stones.

Paul's Prayer for Spiritual Growth

Ephesians 3:14-21 In this notable prayer found in the Bible, Paul bows to his knees in prayer for the spiritual strengthening of the Christians in Ephesus.

Paul's Prayer for Knowing God's Will

Colossians 1:9-12 In this New Testament prayer, Paul prays for Christians to know God's will.

Paul's Prayer for Spiritual Wisdom

Ephesians 1:15-23 In this New Testament prayer, Paul prays for spiritual wisdom.

Paul's Prayer for Partners in Ministry

Philippians 1:3-11 In this New Testament prayer, Paul prays for partners in ministry.

A Prayer of Praise

Jude 1:24-25 This New Testament prayer in Jude is a prayer of praise.