How Many Christians Ever Emulate The Approved New Testament Example Of Kneeling When Praying?

New Testament Examples:

Acts 9:40 But Peter … kneeled down, and prayed …

Acts 20:36 … he kneeled down, and prayed …

Acts 21:5b … and we kneeled down on the shore, and prayed

Luke 22:41 (Jesus) … kneeled down, and prayed

Old Testament Examples:

Daniel 6:10 Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.

I Kings 8:54 And it was so, that when Solomon had made an end of praying all this prayer and supplication unto the Lord, he arose from before the altar of the Lord, from kneeling on his knees with his hands spread up to heaven.

II Chronicles 6:13-14 For Solomon … kneeled down upon his knees before all the congregation of Israel, and spread forth his hands toward heaven, And said, O Lord God of Israel …

Ezra 9:5 And at the evening sacrifice … I fell upon my knees … And said, O my God …

Other Passages To Consider:

I Kings 18:42 … And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and he cast himself down upon the earth, and put his face between his knees,

I Kings 19:18 Yet I have left me seven thousand in Israel, all the knees which have not bowed unto Baal …

Psalms 95:6 O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the Lord our maker.

Isaiah 45:23 … the word is gone out of my mouth …, and shall not return, That unto me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear.

Mark 10:17 … and kneeled to him (Jesus) …

Mark 15:19 … and bowing their knees worshipped him.

Matthew 27:29 And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand: and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews!

Romans 11:4 But what saith the answer of God unto him? I have reserved to myself seven thousand men, who have not bowed the knee to the image of Baal.

Romans 14:11 For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.

Ephesians 3:14 For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Philippians 2:10 That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth;

Acts 7:60 And he kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep.

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