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.
I would have no desire other than to accomplish thy will. Teach me to pray; pray thyself in me.
- Francois Fenelon
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
Fervent prayers produce phenomenal results.
- Woodrow Kroll
The LORD is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.
- Proverbs 15:29
The best and sweetest flowers of paradise God gives to His people when they are upon their knees. Prayer is the gate of heaven.
- Thomas Brooks
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.
- Charles Stanley
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.
- Charles Spurgeon
Do not work so hard for Christ that you have no strength to pray, for prayer requires strength.
- Hudson Taylor
O, let the place of secret prayer become to me the most beloved spot on earth.
- Andrew Murray
Prayer delights God's ear; it melts His heart; and opens His hand. God cannot deny a praying soul.
- Thomas Watson
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 11:25
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.
- Wesley L. Duewel
When I pray, coincidences happen, and when I don't, they don't.
- William Temple
Prayer is the nearest approach to God and the highest enjoyment of Him that we are capable of in this life.
- William Law
Prayer is the link that connects us with God.
- A. B. Simpson
Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night.
- George Herbert
The greatest tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer, but unoffered prayer.
- F.B. Meyer
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
Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?
- Corrie Ten Boom
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
- Philippians 4:6
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.