Enter your prayer closet with requests, but check your lust at the door.
Philippians 4:6 Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
James 4:3 Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.
Psalm 78:18 And they tempted God in their heart by asking meat for their lust.
Psalm 106:15 And he gave them their request; but sent leanness into their soul.
James 5:16 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.