Hannah, who was barren, prayed to the LORD and asked: “if thou wilt indeed look on the affliction of thine handmaid, and remember me, and not forget thine handmaid” (excerpted from 1 Samuel 1:11 KJV). In verse 19 of the same chapter we are told: “the LORD remembered her”.
Samson asked God to remember him.
And Samson called unto the LORD, and said, O Lord GOD, remember me, I pray thee, and strengthen me, I pray thee, only this once, O God, that I may be at once avenged of the Philistines for my two eyes. – Judges 16:28 (KJV)
God did remember Samson as Samson’s strength returned to him and he brought down the house of the lords of the Philistines to kill all that were there.
And Samson said, Let me die with the Philistines. And he bowed himself with all his might; and the house fell upon the lords, and upon all the people that were therein. So the dead which he slew at his death were more than they which he slew in his life. – Judges 16:30 (KJV)
Many times in the Psalms God is asked to remember.
Remember all thy offerings … (excerpted from Psalm 20:3, KJV)
Remember, O LORD, thy tender mercies and thy lovingkindnesses … (excerpted from Psalm 25:6, KJV)
Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness’ sake, O LORD. – Psalms 25:7 (KJV)
Remember thy congregation … (excerpted from Psalm 74:2, KJV)
Remember this, that the enemy hath reproached, O LORD, and that the foolish people have blasphemed thy name. – Psalms 74:18 (KJV)
Arise, O God, plead thine own cause: remember how the foolish man reproacheth thee daily. – Psalms 74:22 (KJV)
O remember not against us former iniquities … (excerpted from Psalm 79:8, KJV)
Remember how short my time is … (excerpted from Psalm 89:47, KJV)
Remember, Lord, the reproach of thy servants … (excerpted from Psalm 89:50, KJV)
Remember me, O LORD, with the favour that thou bearest unto thy people: O visit me with thy salvation; – Psalms 106:4 (KJV)
ז (ZAIN). Remember the word unto thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope. – Psalms 119:49 (KJV)
LORD, remember David, and all his afflictions: – Psalms 132:1 (KJV)
Many times has God’s people asked him to remember. And God has remembered, even when people have not asked him to.
And God remembered Noah, and every living thing, and all the cattle that was with him in the ark: and God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters asswaged; – Genesis 8:1 (KJV)
And it came to pass, when God destroyed the cities of the plain, that God remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow, when he overthrew the cities in the which Lot dwelt. – Genesis 19:29 (KJV)
And God remembered Rachel, and God hearkened to her, and opened her womb. – Genesis 30:22 (KJV)
And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob. – Exodus 2:24 (KJV)
And I have also heard the groaning of the children of Israel, whom the Egyptians keep in bondage; and I have remembered my covenant. – Exodus 6:5 (KJV)
And they rose up in the morning early, and worshipped before the LORD, and returned, and came to their house to Ramah: and Elkanah knew Hannah his wife; and the LORD remembered her. – 1 Samuel 1:19 (KJV)
And he remembered for them his covenant, and repented according to the multitude of his mercies. – Psalms 106:45 (KJV)
Who remembered us in our low estate: for his mercy endureth for ever: – Psalms 136:23 (KJV)
We can be sure that we will be remembered by God, according to his Word.
Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever. – Hebrews 13:8 (KJV)
Ask God to remember you, according to his Word.
And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: – 1 John 5:14 (KJV)