850 Quotes About Prayer

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839
Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.
- Augustine
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838
The greatest tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer, but unoffered prayer.
- F.B. Meyer
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837
Prayer honors God, acknowledges His being, exalts His power, adores His providence, secures His aid.
- E.M. Bounds
102

836
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
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835
Prayer is reaching out after the unseen; fasting is letting go of all that is seen and temporal. Fasting helps express, deepen, confirm the resolution that we are ready to sacrifice anything, even ourselves to attain what we seek for the kingdom of God.
- Andrew Murray
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834
Jesus hears us, and in His own good time will give an answer... He may sometimes keep us long waiting...but He will never send us empty away.
- J. C. Ryle
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833
Work as if everything depended upon work and pray as if everything depended upon prayer.
- William Booth
101

832
Every one of our children will be brought into the ark, if we pray and work earnestly for them.
- Dwight L. Moody
101

831
Persistence in prayer for someone whom we don't like, however much it goes against the grain to begin with, brings about a remarkable change in attitude.
- F.F. Bruce
101

830
The less I pray, the harder it gets; the more I pray, the better it goes.
- Martin Luther
101

829
Prayer puts God's work in his hands-and keeps it there.
- E.M. Bounds
100

828
You can do more than pray after you have prayed, but you cannot do more than pray until you have prayed. Pray often, for prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God, and a scourge to Satan.
- John Bunyan
100

827
Prayer is not an exercise, it is the life.
- Oswald Chambers
100

826
Prayer is the link that connects us with God.
- A. B. Simpson
100

825
All the troubles of life come upon us because we refuse to sit quietly for a while each day in our rooms.
- Blaise Pascal
100

824
If God doesn't want something for me, I shouldn't want it either. Spending time in meditative prayer, getting to know God, helps align my desires with God's.
- Philip Yancey
100

823
We can do nothing without prayer. All things can be done by importunate prayer. It surmounts or removes all obstacles, overcomes every resisting force and gains its ends in the face of invincible hindrances.
- E.M. Bounds
100

822
There is no need to get to a place of prayer; pray wherever you are.
- Oswald Chambers
100

821
Always respond to every impulse to pray. The impulse to pray may come when you are reading or when you are battling with a text. I would make an absolute law of this always obey such an impulse.
- Martyn Lloyd-Jones
100




820
Prayer alone will overcome the gigantic difficulties which confront the workers in every field.
- John R. Mott
100

819
Do not strive in your own strength; cast yourself at the feet of the Lord Jesus, and wait upon Him in the sure confidence that He is with you, and works in you. Strive in prayer; let faith fill your heart-so will you be strong in the Lord, and in the power of His might.
- Andrew Murray
100

818
He that loveth little prayeth little, he that loveth much prayeth much.
- Augustine
100

817
Nothing lies beyond the reach of prayer except that which lies outside the will of God.
- Phillips Brooks
100

816
I do not pray for a lighter load, but for a stronger back.
- Phillips Brooks
100

815
As we pour out our bitterness, God pours in his peace.
- F.B. Meyer
100

814
Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?
- Corrie Ten Boom
100

813
I think Christians fail so often to get answers to their prayers because they do not wait long enough on God. They just drop down and say a few words, and then jump up and forget it and expect God to answer them. Such praying always reminds me of the small boy ringing his neighbor's door-bell, and then running away as fast as he can go.
- E.M. Bounds
100

812
To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
- Martin Luther
100

811
Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for power equal to your tasks
- Phillips Brooks
100

810
Prayer is an acknowledgment that our need of God's help is not partial but total.
- Alistair Begg
100

809
All that God is, and all that God has, is at the disposal of prayer. Prayer can do anything that God can do, and as God can do everything, prayer is omnipotent.
- R.A. Torrey
100

808
Beware in your prayers, above everything else, of limiting God, not only by unbelief, but by fancying that you know what He can do.
- Andrew Murray
100

807
Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church; it is a goodly Christian weapon.
- Martin Luther
100

806
In prayer we can approach God with complete assurance of His ability to answer us. There is no limit to what we can ask, if it is according to His will.
- John F. Walvoord
100

805
Prayer can never be in excess.
- Charles Spurgeon
100

804
Prayer is of transcendent importance. Prayer is the mightiest agent to advance God's work. Praying hearts and hands only can do God's work. Prayer succeeds when all else fails.
- E.M. Bounds
100

803
Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night.
- George Herbert
100

802
Against the persecution of a tyrant the godly have no remedy but prayer.
- John Calvin
100

801
Time spent in prayer is never wasted.
- Francois Fenelon
100

800
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. Torrey
100

799
The more praying there is in the world, the better the world will be; the mightier the forces against evil everywhere.
- E.M. Bounds
100

798
Prayer is the master strategy that God gives for the defeat and rout of Satan.
- Wesley L. Duewel
100

797
Prayer is life passionately wanting, wishing, desiring God's triumph. Prayer is life striving and toiling everywhere and always for that ultimate victory.
- G. Campbell Morgan
100

796
Prayer is the nearest approach to God and the highest enjoyment of Him that we are capable of in this life.
- William Law
100

795
When I pray, coincidences happen, and when I don't, they don't.
- William Temple
100

794
On every occasion of uneasiness, we should retire to prayer, that we may give place to the grace and light of God and then form our resolutions, without being in any pain about what success they may have. In the greatest temptations, a single look to Christ, and the barely pronouncing his name, suffices to overcome the wicked one, so it be done with confidence and calmness of spirit.
- John Wesley
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793
O, let the place of secret prayer become to me the most beloved spot on earth.
- Andrew Murray
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792
Prayer begets Revival, which begets more prayer.
- Jim Cymbala
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791
Prayer is the open admission that without Christ we can do nothing. And prayer is the turning away from ourselves to God in the confidence that He will provide the help we need. Prayer humbles us as needy, and exalts God as wealthy.
- John Piper
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790
You must pray with all your might. That does not mean saying your prayers, or sitting gazing about in church or chapel with eyes wide open while someone else says them for you. It means fervent, effectual, untiring wrestling with God. This kind of prayer be sure the devil and the world and your own indolent, unbelieving nature will oppose. They will pour water on this flame."
- William Booth
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