For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.
Luke 18:1
Now He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart,
Psalm 31:22
As for me, I said in my alarm, "I am cut off from before Your eyes"; Nevertheless You heard the voice of my supplications When I cried to You.
Lamentations 3:8
Even when I cry out and call for help, He shuts out my prayer.
Lamentations 3:18
So I say, "My strength has perished, And [so has] my hope from the LORD."
Lamentations 3:54-58
54
Waters flowed over my head; I said, "I am cut off!"
55
I called on Your name, O LORD, Out of the lowest pit.
56
You have heard my voice, "Do not hide Your ear from my [prayer for] relief, From my cry for help."
57
You drew near when I called on You; You said, "Do not fear!"
58
O Lord, You have pleaded my soul's cause; You have redeemed my life.
Jonah 2:2-8
2
and he said, "I called out of my distress to the LORD, And He answered me. I cried for help from the depth of Sheol; You heard my voice.
3
"For You had cast me into the deep, Into the heart of the seas, And the current engulfed me. All Your breakers and billows passed over me.
4
"So I said, 'I have been expelled from Your sight. Nevertheless I will look again toward Your holy temple.'
5
"Water encompassed me to the point of death. The great deep engulfed me, Weeds were wrapped around my head.
6
"I descended to the roots of the mountains. The earth with its bars [was] around me forever, But You have brought up my life from the pit, O LORD my God.
7
"While I was fainting away, I remembered the LORD, And my prayer came to You, Into Your holy temple.
8
"Those who regard vain idols Forsake their faithfulness,
James 4:3
You ask and do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, so that you may spend [it] on your pleasures.
James 5:11
We count those blessed who endured. You have heard of the endurance of Job and have seen the outcome of the Lord's dealings, that the Lord is full of compassion and [is] merciful.