this
Matthew 12:45
Then off it goes and brings with it seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they enter and settle down there. As a result, that man's last condition is worse than the first. That's how it will also be with this evil generation."
but
1 Kings 17:20
Then he cried out to the LORD and said, "My LORD God, have You also brought tragedy on the widow I am staying with by killing her son?"
1 Kings 17:21
Then he stretched himself out over the boy three times. He cried out to the LORD and said, "My LORD God, please let this boy's life return to him!"
Daniel 9:3
So I turned my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and petitions, with fasting, sackcloth, and ashes.
Mark 9:29
And He told them, "This kind can come out by nothing but prayer [[and fasting]]."
Acts 13:2
As they were ministering to the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for Me Barnabas and Saul for the work that I have called them to."
Acts 13:3
Then, after they had fasted, prayed, and laid hands on them, they sent them off.
Acts 14:23
When they had appointed elders in every church and prayed with fasting, they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.
1 Corinthians 7:5
Do not deprive one another-- except when you agree, for a time, to devote yourselves to prayer. Then come together again; otherwise, Satan may tempt you because of your lack of self-control.
2 Corinthians 11:27
labor and hardship, many sleepless nights, hunger and thirst, often without food, cold, and lacking clothing.
Ephesians 6:18
With every prayer and request, pray at all times in the Spirit, and stay alert in this, with all perseverance and intercession for all the saints.