Prayer is a commandment. Colossians 4:2, John 15:5

Jesus prayed. Mark 1:35, Luke 6:12, John 12:27-28, Matthew 26:39 & 42, Luke 23:34

God Hears and answers. Matthew 7:7-8

Prayer is transformational. John 14:27

Prayer develops our relationship with God. Ephesians 6:10-11

Persistent prayer brings rewards. Philippians 4:19

God is all-knowing, so rather than telling God how to answer, submit to His will. It may be years before God reveals how He was working everything for good and teaching us valuable lessons in the process. “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose” Romans 8:28