74 E.M. Bounds Quotes

  • "Prayer is a trade to be learned. We must be apprentices and serve our time at it. Painstaking care, much thought, practice and labor are required to be a skillful tradesman in praying. Practice in this, as well as in all other trades, makes perfect."

    - E.M. Bounds
    Topics: Prayer, Perseverance


  • "Every mighty move of the Spirit of God has had its source in the prayer chamber."

    - E.M. Bounds
    Topics: Revival, Prayer


  • "They are not leaders because of brilliancy. ...but because, by the power of prayer, they could command the power of God."

    - E.M. Bounds
    Topics: Prayer, Power


  • "If two angels were to receive at the same moment a commission from God, one to go down and rule earth's grandest empire, the other to go and sweep the streets of its meanest village, it would be a matter of entire indifference to each which service fell to his lot, the post of ruler or the post of scavenger; for the joy of the angels lies only in obedience to God's will."

    - E.M. Bounds
    Topics: Obedience


  • "God shapes the world by prayer. Prayers are deathless. They outlive the lives of those who uttered them."

    - E.M. Bounds
    Topics: Prayer


  • "Those who know God the best are the richest and most powerful in prayer. Little acquaintance with God, and strangeness and coldness to Him, make prayer a rare and feeble thing."

    - E.M. Bounds
    Topics: Prayer, Power


  • "Trust is faith that has become absolute, approved, and accomplished. When all is said and done, there is a sort of risk in faith and its exercise. But trust is firm belief; it is faith in full bloom. Trust is a conscious act, a fact of which we are aware."

    - E.M. Bounds
    Topics: Trust, Peace, Believing


  • "Prayer is the one prime, eternal condition by which the Father is pledged to put the Son in possession of the world. Christ prays through His people. Had there been importunate, universal, and continuous prayer by God's people, long ere this the earth had been possessed for Christ."

    - E.M. Bounds
    Topics: Prayer


  • "Faith, and hope, and patience and all the strong, beautiful, vital forces of piety are withered and dead in a prayerless life. The life of the individual believer, his personal salvation, and personal Christian graces have their being, bloom, and fruitage in prayer."

    - E.M. Bounds
    Topics: Prayer, Piety, Patience


  • "The more praying there is in the world, the better the world will be; the mightier the forces against evil everywhere."

    - E.M. Bounds
    Topics: Prayer, Good and Evil


  • "Talking to men for God is a great thing, but talking to God for men is greater still."

    - E.M. Bounds
    Topics: Prayer, Men


  • "The word of God is the food by which prayer is nourished and made strong."

    - E.M. Bounds
    Topics: Scripture, Prayer


  • "It is hard to wait and press and pray, and hear no voice, but stay till God answers."

    - E.M. Bounds
    Topics: Prayer, Patience


  • "Four things let us ever keep in mind: God hears prayer, God heeds prayer, God answers prayer and God delivers by prayer."

    - E.M. Bounds
    Topics: Prayer


  • "God shapes the world by prayer. Prayers are deathless. The lips that uttered them may be closed to death, the heart that felt them may have ceased to beat, but the prayers live before God, and God's heart is set on them and prayers outlive the lives of those who uttered them; they outlive a generation, outlive an age, outlive a world."

    - E.M. Bounds
    Topics: Prayer, Life, The Heart



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