22 Motivating Quotes about Prayer

Prayer – it’s found throughout the Bible. Even Jesus prayed. Prayer is a powerful spiritual force and something that God wants His people to do. Here are some quotes and Bible verses to help keep you motivated and encouraged about that most powerful work – prayer.

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    Time spent in prayer is never wasted.

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Francis Fenelon Quote - "Time spent in prayer is never wasted."

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    Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

Philippians 4:6Tweet this quote

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    Fervent prayers produce phenomenal results.

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    Prayer delights God’s ear; it melts His heart; and opens His hand. God cannot deny a praying soul.

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    Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night.

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George Herbert Quote - "Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night."

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    And whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father also who is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.

Mark 11:25Tweet this quote

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    Prayer is not a hard requirement – it is the natural duty of a creature to its creator, the simplest homage that human need can pay to divine liberality.

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    To have God speak to the heart is a majestic experience, an experience that people may miss if they monopolize the conversation and never pause to hear God’s responses.

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    Prayer is the nearest approach to God and the highest enjoyment of Him that we are capable of in this life.

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William Law Quote - "Prayer is the nearest approach to God"

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    The right way to pray is to stretch out our hands and ask of One who we know has the heart of a Father.

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    Prayer is the link that connects us with God.

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A.B. Simpson Quote - "Prayer is the link that connects us with God."

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    The best and sweetest flowers of paradise God gives to His people when they are upon their knees. Prayer is the gate of heaven.

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    O, let the place of secret prayer become to me the most beloved spot on earth.

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    When the devil sees a man or woman who really believes in prayer, who knows how to pray, and who really does pray, and, above all, when he sees a whole church on its face before God in prayer, he trembles as much as he ever did, for he knows that his day in that church or community is at an end.

R.A. TorreyTweet this quote

R.A Torrey Quote - "When the devil sees a man or woman who really believes in prayer, the devile trembles as he ever did"

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    When I pray, coincidences happen, and when I don’t, they don’t.

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    God waits for you to communicate with Him. You have instant, direct access to God. God loves mankind so much, and in a very special sense His children, that He has made Himself available to you at all times.

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    There is nothing that makes us love a man so much as praying for him.

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    The greatest tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer, but unoffered prayer.

F.B. MeyerTweet this quote

F.B. Meyer Quote - "The greatest tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer, but unoffered prayer."

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    I would have no desire other than to accomplish thy will. Teach me to pray; pray thyself in me.

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    Do not work so hard for Christ that you have no strength to pray, for prayer requires strength.

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    Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?

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Corrie Ten Boom Quote - "Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?"

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    The Lord is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

Proverbs 15:29Tweet this quote

Please carry these quotes with you throughout your day, and if you are ever feeling discouraged or wondering what you should say to God, just bring this to mind. And pray.