Prayer Quotes

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  • “Pray as you can, not as you can’t.”- Dom Chapman
  • “Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul.”- Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.”- Satchel Paige
  • “Give me faith, Lord, and let me help others find it.”- Leo Tolstoy
  • “It is not well for a man to pray cream and live skim milk.” – Henry Ward Beecher
  • “Begin each day with private reading of the Word and prayer.” – Jim Elliot
  • “We must talk to God about men before we talk to men about God.” ― Bill Bright
  • “Pray hardest when it’s hardest to pray.”
  • “We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.” — Oswald Chambers
  • “True intimacy with God always brings humility.” — Beth Moore
  • “Prayer is a posture of dependence and need.” — Dr. Derwin L. Gray
  • “God does nothing but by prayer, and everything with it.” – John Wesley
  • “Before prayer changes others, it first changes us.” — Billy Graham
  • “As we pour out our bitterness, God pours in his peace.” – F.B. Meyer
  • “A man is powerful on his knees.”–Corrie Ten Boon
  • “Prayer is not an exercise. It is the life of the saint.” – Oswald Chambers
  • “Prayer is nothing else than a sense of God’s presence” – Brother Lawrence
  • “Seven days without prayer makes one weak.” – Allen E Vartlett
  • I do not pray for success, I ask for faithfulness. – Mother Teresa
  • “Prayer begins where human capacity ends.” –Marian Anderson
  • “Tenacious prayer is a lifestyle that produces results.” –Tony Evans
  • “Rich is the person who has a praying friend.” – Janice Hughes
  • “When man is with God in awe and love, then he is praying.” – Karl Rahner
  • “Prayer may just be the most powerful tool mankind has.” – Ted Dekker
  • “He who kneels the most, stands the best.” – D.L. Moody
  • “Prayer is the key that opens the heart of God.” – Padre Pio
  • “Prayer is where the action is.” – John Wesley
  • “Prayer is a habit of lifting up the heart to God as in a constant communication with him.” – Elizabeth Ann Seton
  • “Prayer is the inner bath of love into which the soul plunges itself.”- St. John Vianney
  • “The wish to pray is a prayer in itself.”- Georges Bernanos
  • “God speaks in the silence of the heart. Listening is the beginning of prayer.”- Mother Teresa
  • “Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.”- Matthew :
  • “God does nothing except in response to believing prayer.” – Charles Wesley
  • “Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?” — Corrie ten Boom
  • “Never stop praying, even after God gave you what you prayed for.”
  • “Most of us know about God, but that is quite different from knowing God.” – Billy Graham
  • “Prayer is not overcoming God’s reluctance, but laying hold of His willingness.” – Martin Luther
  • “Prayer requires more of the heart than the tongue.” – Adam Clarke
  • The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course. – Billy Graham
  • Prayer is God’s backstage pass into a personal audience with Him. – Tony Evans
  • “Prayer is a participation in willing God’s will.” – Marjorie J. Thompson
  • “Regardless of where you are or what country you are in, God knows your prayers.” – D. Duane Engler
  • “Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night.” – George Herbert
  • “Our prayers are sometimes answered without us realizing.” – Catherine Pulsifer
  • “I believe that prayer is our powerful contact with the greatest force in the universe.” – Loretta Young
  • “My longing for truth was a single prayer.” – Edith Stein
  • “The whole reason why we pray is to be united into the vision and contemplation of God to whom we pray.”- Julian of Norwich
  • “God never gives us discernment in order that we may criticize, but that we may intercede.” – Oswald Chambers
  • “Prayer, then, is a matter of our participating in the life of Jesus Christ.”- Michael Casey
  • “I just love the idea of how prayer reveals how personal God is.” — Jackie Hill Perry
  • “To get nations back on their feet, we must first get down on our knees.” – Billy Graham
  • “Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church; it is a goodly Christian weapon.” –Martin Luther
  • “Pray causes things to happen that wouldn’t happen if you didn’t pray.” – John Piper
  • “In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.” John Bunyan
  • “He who fails to pray does not cheat God. He cheats himself.” – George Failing
  • “Pray as if everything depended on God, and work as if everything depended upon man.” – Francis J. Spellman
  • Trouble and perplexity drive me to prayer and prayer drives away perplexity and trouble. – Philip Melanchthen
  • “Of all things, guard against neglecting God in the secret place of prayer.” –William Wilberforce
  • “Prayer does not fit us for the greater work; prayer is the greater work.” –Oswald Chambers
  • “If you have to do it every day, for God’s sake learn to do it well.” – Mignon McLaughlin
  • “God, grant me strength to accept those things I cannot change.” – Dan Brown
  • “Prayer is simply a two-way conversation between you and God.” – Billy Graham
  • “Use me, God. Show me how to take who I am, who I want to be, and what I can do, and use it for a purpose greater than myself.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
  • “Any concern too small to be turned into prayer is too small to be made into a burden.”- Corrie Ten Bloom
  • “Work as if everything depends on you. Pray as if everything depends on God.”- St. Ignatius Loyola
  • “Prayer is the widest circle of influence we have.” – Peter Kreeft, Prayer: The Great Conversation
  • “To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.” – Martin Luther
  • “Enjoy the simple presence of God in silence, without the need to offer words.” — Rich Villodas
  • “If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.” — Meister Eckhart
  • “The greatest tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer, but unoffered prayer.” – F.B. Meyer
  • “Our prayers must mean something to us if they are to mean anything to God”–Maltbie D. Babcock
  • “The power of prayer is like turning on a light as it illuminates God’s purpose for our lives. There is no greater connection to knowing His will other than the word.” – Thomas Kinkade
  • I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life. – Abraham Lincoln
  • “Prayer is aligning ourselves with the purposes of God.” – E. Stanley Jones
  • “Simply defined, prayer is earthly permission for heavenly interference.” –Tony Evans
  • “Pray, hope, and don’t worry. Worry is useless. God is merciful and will hear your prayer.” – Padre Pio
  • “Prayer is something exalted, supernatural, which dilates the soul and unites it to God.” – Therese of Lisieux
  • “Prayer enlarges the heart until it is capable of Containing God’s gift of himself.”- Mother Theresa
  • “The value of persistent prayer is not that God will hear us, but that we will finally hear God.”- William McGillPeople praying
  • “It is possible to move men, through God, by prayer alone.” ― Hudson Taylor
  • “Those who pray well are honest, vulnerable, frustrated, hopeful, learning, and most of all they are listeners.” — Scot McKnight
  • “A day without prayer is a day without blessing, and a life without prayer is a life without power.” – Edwin Harvey
  • “Prayer will make a man cease from sin, or sin will entice a man to cease from prayer.” ― John Bunyan
  • “God’s way of answering the Christian’s prayer for more patience, experience, hope and love often is to put him into the furnace of affliction.” – Richard Cecil
  • “I have benefited by my praying for others; for by making an errand to God for them, I have gotten something for myself.” – Samuel Rutherford
  • “Our prayers can go where we cannot…there are no borders, no prison walls, no doors that are closed to us when we pray.” – Brother Andrew
  • “You know the value of prayer: It is precious beyond all price. Never, never neglect it.” – Thomas Buxton
  • “Yet prayer alone will not avail. Faith and works must always be associated.” – John Harvey Kellogg
  • “Prayer does not change God, but it changes the people who pray.” – Soren Kierkegaard
  • “Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.”- St.
  • Augustine
  • “The power of prayer doesn’t come from the words we say, but from the One who hears them.” — Annie VanderHeiden
  • “If your day is hemmed in with prayer, it is less likely to come unraveled.” – Cynthia Lewis
  • “Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer.” ―Maya Angelou
  • “When I pray, coincidences happen. When I stop, they don’t.” – Mother Teresa
  • “Prayer is not conquering God’s reluctance, but taking hold of God’s willingness.”–Phillips Brooks
  • “I had rather stand against the cannons of the wicked than against the prayers of the righteous.” – Thomas Lye
  • “Prayer is the God-given communication link between Heaven and Earth, time and eternity, the finite and the infinite.” –Tony Evans
  • “Don’t stop praying. He hears you and he is working it out for your good.” – Anonymous
  • “Prayer is how we press our hands into the invisible and find the hand of Christ reaching back.” — James K. A. Smith
  • “Prayer delights God’s ear; it melts His heart; and opens His hand. God cannot deny a praying soul.” —
  • Thomas Watson
  • “To stand before men on behalf of God is one thing. To stand before God on behalf of men is something entirely different.” – Leonard Ravenhill
  • “Prayer changes us. If we are diligent in seeking God, slowly and surely we become better people.” – Joyce Meyer
  • “The right way to pray is to stretch out our hands and ask of One who we know has the heart of a Father.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • “The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.” — Søren Kierkegaard
  • “For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.” – Mother Teresa
  • “Prayer is not for the enhancement of our comforts but for the advancement of Christ’s kingdom.” –John Piper
  • We should not permit prayer to be taken out of the schools; that’s the only way most of us got through. – Sam Levenson
  • “Some people pray just to pray and some people pray to know God.” –Andrew Murra
  • Prayer is more than meditation. In meditation the source of strength is one’s self. When one prays he goes to a source of strength greater than his own. – Chiang Kai-shek
  • “Prayer is not an old woman’s amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.”- Mahatma Gandhi
  • “I think we have to pray in faith and with belief that His nos are always a providential yes to something else.” — Melissa Kruger
  • “The more you pray, the less you’ll panic. The more you worship, the less you worry. You’ll feel more patient and less pressured.” — Rick Warren
  • “Prayer is not a substitute for work, thinking, watching, suffering, or giving; prayer is a support for all other efforts.” – George Buttrick
  • “Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, and listening to His voice in the depth of our hearts.” –Mother Teresa
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