Are there any biblical references that indicate that it's ok (or not ok) to bring any doubts to God in prayer?
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The answer is an absolute Yes. It is not only in prayers and not only in the Old Testament but in the New Testament too:
It is important to see that Jesus himself endorses a critical stance.
Thomas the Apostle speaks (John, 20, 25):
Jesus endorses this attitude and bothers to get back to Thomas to give him proof (John, 20, 27):
And finally (John, 20, 29):
So the Bible makes it very clear that Jesus wants us to not just be gullible but to demand proof. Neither of the Apostles was prepared to believe without a proof and Jesus respected that and had this very story been incorporated into the Bible for us.
Yes, most of the Psalms!
The Psalms express deep doubts about God - "where are you?", "Why are you letting your faithful people be oppressed?", "Why am I in such pain?", etc. You can find the full range of human emotion in the Psalms, expressed directly and honestly to God. If David can do it, we can do it.
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Yes. And God's grace is such that you can just be honest. Consider Mark 9:24, one of my favourite NT verses:
'Immediately the boy’s father exclaimed, “I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!”'
Doubt mixed with faith is natural. Jesus' response is not recorded - so apparently He was neither surprised nor condemning.