Ephesians 6:18-20

The Whole Armor of God

18 praying y at all times z in the Spirit, a with all prayer and supplication. To that end b keep alert with all perseverance, making c supplication for all the saints, 19 and d also for me, that words may be given to me in opening my mouth e boldly to proclaim f the mystery of the gospel, 20 for which I g am an ambassador h in chains, that I may declare it boldly, as I ought to speak.

  1. Cross References
    Luke 18:1
    And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.
  2. Cross References
    Jude 1:20
    But you, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit.
    Romans 8:26
    Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.
  3. Cross References
    Colossians 4:2 - 4
    Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.
  4. Cross References
    Mark 13:33
    Be on guard, keep awake. For you do not know when the time will come.
  5. Cross References
    1 Timothy 2:1
    First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people.
  6. Cross References
    Colossians 4:3
    At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ, on account of which I am in prison -
    1 Thessalonians 5:25
    Brothers, pray for us.
    2 Thessalonians 3:1
    Finally, brothers, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may speed ahead and be honored, as happened among you.
    Isaiah 50:4
    The Lord God has given me the tongue of those who are taught, that I may know how to sustain with a word him who is weary. Morning by morning he awakens; he awakens my ear to hear as those who are taught.
  7. Cross References
    Acts 4:29
    And now, Lord, look upon their threats and grant to your servants to continue to speak your word with all boldness.
  8. Cross References
    Ephesians 3:3
    How the mystery was made known to me by revelation, as I have written briefly.
  9. Cross References
    2 Corinthians 5:20
    Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.
  10. Cross References
    Acts 28:20
    For this reason, therefore, I have asked to see you and speak with you, since it is because of the hope of Israel that I am wearing this chain.
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