Prayer is a vehicle of assistance for the use of certain problem solving devices.
1. Rebound: Ps 66:18
If I regard wickedness in my heart, The Lord will not hear;
With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints,
Let us therefore draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and may find grace to help in time of need. Matt 21:22, “Everything you ask in prayer, believing, you shall receive.”
4. Grace orientation: 1 Peter 3:7
You husbands likewise, live with your wives in an understanding way, as with a weaker vessel, since she is a woman; and grant her honor as a fellow heir of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.
5. Doctrinal orientation: James 1:5
But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all men generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.
6. Personal sense of destiny: Phil 1:19
For I know that this shall turn out for my deliverance through your prayers and the provision of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,
7. Personal love for God: Phil 1:9
And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,
8. Impersonal love: 1 Thess 3:12
may the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love for one another, and for all men, just as we also do for you;
9. Sharing +H of God: Phil 1:3-4
I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always offering prayer with joy in my every prayer for you all,
10. Occupation with Christ: 2 Kings 6:17
Then Elisha prayed and said, "O Lord, I pray, open his eyes that he may see." And the Lord opened the servant's eyes, and he saw; and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.