God wants us to pray. He has created prayer as a means by which we can enjoy Him (Revelation 3:20), confess our sin (1 John 1:9), ask Him to meet our needs (Psalm 50:15), and align our wills with His (Jeremiah 29:11–12; Luke 22:42). read more
If God's answer is "No" we still must be willing to wait patiently, and trust God to answer in his own way and in His timing. Trust God, even though it may seem like prayer doesn't work. Even though it may seem like at the moment He is not near and has abandoned you. read more
The righteous cry, and the LORD heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles.
Now we know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and doeth his will, him he heareth.
And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: