Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. (Mark 11:24)
Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. (Psalm 37:4)And the collect for the 10th Sunday after Trinity for our Anglican Church (ANiC)
Let your merciful ears, Lord God, be open to the prayers of your people and, so that we may obtain our petitions, teach us to ask for those things that please you, through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen. (emphasis mine)Do you see a connection? What do you think?