If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, you shall ask what you will, and it shall be done to you.
In order to be prevailing our prayers must be pointed and personal. The old woman who interrupted an "eloquent" supplication, in which the attributes of God were being stated at great length, by saying, "Ask Him for something," may teach us a much-needed lesson.
(S. Pearson, M. A.)
Parallel VersesKJV: If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.