Whatever you ask in prayer, in faith, abiding, you will receive

Scripture references

Matthew 21:22 (ASV)

22And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.

Mark 11:24 (ASV)

24Therefore I say unto you, All things whatsoever ye pray and ask for, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.

John 15:7 (ASV)

7If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatsoever ye will, and it shall be done unto you.

1 John 5:14–15 (ASV)

14And this is the boldness which we have toward him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he heareth us: 15and if we know that he heareth us whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions which we have asked of him.


Having prayed for so long a time without any result, George's sister had become despondent about her brother; she just didn't think he would ever be converted. As she shared this concern with a brother, his advice was simple: "You must believe he will be converted, else all your prayers for his conversion are mockery." And she went away determined to believe even as she prayed. What happened afterwards was nothing short of a miracle!
After struggling in vain to fight his addiction to liquor, a young man met a joyful Christian who told him that he trusts Jesus to keep him from drinking. Empowered by these words, the young man returned to his house and cast himself upon the Lord. And when he arose, a completely new man was born!