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Quotes On Prayer

Inspirational quotes on prayer will help you come closer to understanding. Each prayer is special in that it is you who turn to prayer in time of need or to also express thanks. Not all of us bend to pray each day but those who pray know how much satisfaction comes through in our own minds and hearts.
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Prayer requires more of the heart than the tongue. Adam Clarke

Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe. Norman Vincent Peale

The men who have done the most for God in this world have been early on their knees. He who fritters away the early morning, its opportunity and freshness, in other pursuits than seeking God will make poor headway seeking Him the rest of the day. If God is not first in our thoughts and efforts in the morning, He will be in the last place the remainder of the day. E.M. Bounds

Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give. William Arthur Ward

Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow. Benjamin Franklin

Every great movement of God can be traced to a kneeling figure. D. L. Moody

Prayer may not change things for you, but it for sure changes you for things. Samuel M. Shoemaker

We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties. Oswald Chambers

You may as soon find a living man that does not breath, as a living Christian that does not pray. Matthew Henry

Prayer is not getting man's will done in heaven, but getting God's will done on earth. It is not overcoming God's reluctance but laying hold of God's willingness." Richard C. Trench

He who has learned to pray has learned the greatest secret of a holy and happy life. William Law

Our prayers must mean something to us if they are to mean anything to God. Maltbie D. Babcock

Seven days without prayer makes one weak. Allen E. Vartlett

Practical prayer is harder on the soles of your shoes than on the knees of your trousers. Austin O'Malley

To pray in Jesus' name means to pray in his spirit, in his compassion, in his love, in his outrage, in his concern. In other words, it means to pray a prayer that Jesus himself might pray. Kenneth L. Wilson

Only those who see the invisible can attempt the impossible. Dick Eastman

Prayer covers the whole of man's life. There is no thought, feeling, yearning, or desire, however low, trifling, or vulgar we may deem it, which, if it affects our real interest or happiness, we may not lay before God and be sure of sympathy. His nature is such that our often coming does not tire him. The whole burden of the whole life of every man may be rolled on to God and not weary him, though it has wearied the man. Henry Ward Beecher

It is not the body's posture, but the heart's attitude that counts when we pray. Billy Graham



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In the war upon the powers of darkness, prayer is the primary and mightiest weapon, both in aggressive war upon them and their works; in the deliverance of men from their power; and against them as a hierarchy of powers opposed to Christ and His Church. Jessie Penn-Lewis

When you pray, rather let your heart be without words than your words without heart. John Bunyan

They who have steeped their soul in prayer can every anguish calmly bear. Richard M. Milnes

Many people pray as if God were a big aspirin pill; they come only when they hurt. B. Graham Dienert

Prayer is the force as real as terrestrial gravity. As a physician, I have seen men, after all other therapy had failed, lifted out of disease and melancholy by the serene effort of prayer. Only in prayer do we achieve that complete and harmonious assembly of body, mind and spirit which gives the frail human reed its unshakable strength. Dr. Alexis Carrel

Oh, what a cause of thankfulness it is that we have a gracious God to go to on all occasions! Use and enjoy this privilege and you can never be miserable. Oh, what an unspeakable privilege is prayer! Lady Maxwell

Prayer is an end to isolation. It is living our daily life with someone; with him who alone can deliver us from solitude. Georges Lefevre

If we could all hear one another's prayers, God might be relieved of some of his burdens. Ashleigh Brilliant

Every wish is like a prayer -with God. Elizabeth Barrett Browning

By prayer we couple the powers of heaven to our helplessness, the powers which can capture strongholds and make the impossible possible. O. Hallesby

The one concern of the devil is to keep Christians from praying. He fears nothing from prayerless studies, prayerless work, and prayer-less religion. He laughs at our toil, mocks at our wisdom, but trembles when we pray. Samuel Chadwick

Today any successful and competent businessman will employ the latest and best-tested methods in production, distribution, and administration, and many are discovering that one of the greatest of all efficiency methods is prayer power. Norman Vincent Peale

I pray on the principle that wine knocks the cork out of a bottle. There is an inward fermentation, and there must be a vent. Henry Ward Beecher

Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays. Søren Kierkegaard

Give us this day our daily bread' is probably the most perfectly constructed and useful sentence ever set down in the English language. Wingate

If I fail to spend two hours in prayer each morning, the devil gets the victory through the day. I have so much business I cannot get on without spending three hours daily in prayer. Martin Luther King

Prayer isn't just for when you are in deep trouble or have concerns; prayer is also to express thanks for what you have been given. Byron Pulsifer

Practical prayer is harder on the soles of your shoes than on the knees of your trousers. Austin O'Malley

When a man is at his wits' end it is not a cowardly thing to pray, it is the only way he can get in touch with Reality. Oswald Chambers

More things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of. Alfred Lord Tennyson

God punishes us mildly by ignoring our prayers and severely by answering them. Richard J. Needham

Trouble and perplexity drive me to prayer and prayer drives away perplexity and trouble. Philip Melanchthen

When we pray to God we must be seeking nothing - nothing. Saint Francis of Assisi

Don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines. Satchel Paige

Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it. Elbert Hubbard

He who prays for his neighbor will be heard for himself. Jewish Phrase

inspirational prayers, the one below written by Robert Louis Stevenson is a good example:
Give us grace and strength to preserve.
Give us courage and gaiety and the quiet mind.
Spare to us our friends and soften to us our enemies.
Give us the strength to encounter that which is to come,
that we may be brave in peril, constant in tribulation,
temperate in wrath and in all changes of fortune,
and down to the gates of death,
loyal and loving to one another.

The most important habit is solitude, quiet time. People who enter their day by taking 45 minutes or an hour for themselves—meditation, prayer, inspirational reading, taking a walk—before they go for it in the real world do best. Research shows that those who take care of themselves first are better listeners and can be with others in a more constructive way. Kenneth Blanchard

Prayer does not use up artificial energy, doesn't burn up any fossil fuel, doesn't pollute. Neither does song, neither does love, neither does the dance. Margaret Mead



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