42 Quotes About Meditation

  • "Meditation is simply talking to God about His Word with a desire that your life and those you pray for come into agreement with it."

    - William Thrasher
    Topics: Meditation


  • "An unschooled man who knows how to meditate upon the Lord has learned far more than the man with the highest education who does not know how to meditate."

    - Charles Stanley
    Topics: Worship, Meditation


  • "Continued meditation brings great profit to the soul. Passant and transient thoughts are more pleasant, but not so profitable. Deliberate meditation is of most use because it secures the return of the thoughts."

    - Thomas Manton
    Topics: Meditation


  • "I'm convinced that the man who has learned to meditate upon the Lord will be able to run on his feet and walk in his spirit. Although he may be hurried by his vocation, that's not the issue. The issue is how fast his spirit is going. To slow it down takes a period of time."

    - Charles Stanley
    Topics: Holiness, Meditation


  • "It is doing some service to humanity, to amuse innocently. They know but little of society who think we can bear to be always employed, either in duties or meditation, without relaxation."

    - Hannah More
    Topics: Service, Laziness, Meditation


  • "The more you read the Bible; and the more you meditate on it, the more you will be astonished with it."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: The Bible, Meditation


  • "When we find our souls at all declining, it is best to raise them up presently by some awakening meditations, such as of the presence of God, of the strict reckoning we are to make, of the infinite love of God in Christ and the fruits of it, of the Excellency of a Christian's calling, of the short and uncertain time of this life, of how little good all those things that steal away our hearts will do us before long, and of how it shall be forever with us hereafter, as we spend this short time well or ill. The more we make way for such considerations to sink into our hearts, the more we shall rise nearer to that state of soul which we shall enjoy in heaven."

    - Richard Sibbes
    Topics: Meditation


  • "If we rationalize our problems when He points them out, we will spend less and less time meditating because we won't want to face God in that area of our lives."

    - Charles Stanley
    Topics: Meditation


  • "Give yourself to prayer, to reading and meditation on divine truths: strive to penetrate to the bottom of them and never be content with a superficial knowledge."

    - David Brainerd
    Topics: Prayer, Meditation, Truth


  • "Prayer that is born of meditation upon the Word of God is the prayer that soars upward most easily to God's listening ears."

    - R.A. Torrey
    Topics: Prayer, Meditation


  • "Some women will spend thirty minutes to an hour preparing for church externally (putting on special clothes and makeup, etc.). What would happen if we all spent the same amount of time preparing internally for church - with prayer and meditation?"

    - Leonard Ravenhill
    Topics: Church, Women, Meditation


  • "Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit; and our wandering thoughts in prayer are but the neglects of meditation and recessions from that duty; according as we neglect meditation, so are our prayers imperfect, - meditation being the soul of prayer and the intention of our spirit."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Prayer, Meditation


  • "We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Friendship, Meditation


  • "The reason we come away so cold from reading the word is, because we do not warm ourselves at the fire of meditation."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Meditation


  • "The sweet spices of divine works must be beaten to powder by meditation, and then laid up in the cabinet of our memories."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Meditation



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