" The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective." James 5:16
Reciting prayers from scriptures that contains the prayers of the righteous is a most essential way of praying and being connected with our Lord Jesus Christ and the saints that overcame this world's temptation.
PRAYER OF ESTHER
Hannah is the mother of Samuel who used to pray ceaselessly to bear son. Her Story is found in
PRAYER OF MANASSEH
Manasseh was the king of Israel who committed idolatry and became a captive by Assyrians. Later he prayed to God in his captivity.
PRAYER OF SAINT EPHREM
This is the vastly known praise of the Holy Virgin Mary by St. Ephrem "Wedase Mariam"
PRAYER OF SAINT TEKLE HAYMANOT
Saint Abuna Tekle Haymanot is one of spiritual icons in Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. And this is one of his prayers before he departed this world.
PRAYER OF JOHN CHRYSOSTOM
Saint John Chrysostom is one of the well know theologians in Orthodox Christianity. He wrote various commentaries and homilies.