The preface of the Lord's prayer which is, Our Father which art in heaven, teacheth us to draw near to God with all holy
reverence and confidence, as children to a father, able and ready to help us;1
and that we should pray with and for others.2
Be not wroth very sore, O Lord, neither remember iniquity for ever: behold, see, we beseech thee, we are all thy people.
If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to
them that ask him?
For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption,
whereby we cry, Abba, Father.
Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication
for all saints.
Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.
And the inhabitants of one city shall go to another, saying, Let us go speedily to pray before the Lord, and to seek the Lord of hosts: I
will go also.