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Quotes about Prayer

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Barlett Chambers Hadley Lloyd-Jones Nee Teykel Baxter Chichester Hallesby Lovelace Owen Torrey Bible St. Chrysostom Henry Lucado Pennington Tournier Illustrator Biersdorf Clarke Hunter Luther Pfaff Trueblood Billheimer Daniels Hybels MacDonald Rinker VanderGriend Blanchard Dunnam Imach Manning Rutherford van Zeller Boone Eddy Ingelow McCheyne Ryle Vaughn Booth Ellul Jackson McElroy Sanders Vianney Bounds Evans Jennings Melanchton Sheets St. Vincent de Paul Bridges Fenhagen St. Jerome Merton Silvoso Wallace Brooks Finney Kelly Meyer Spurgeon Wagner Brown Foster Kneeling Miller Stanley Walker Christian Bryant Fuller Law Milnes Stott Washington Bunyan Gordon Lawrence Moody Tanksley Wesley White Allen, Charles L.

The first purpose of prayer is to know God.

Allen, George H.

Kneel before you leap.

Anonymous (or unknown) Embark upon no enterprise you cannot submit to the test of prayer.

God eagerly awaits the chance to bless the person whose heart is turned toward him.

It is impossible to lose your footing while on your knees.

If Christians spent as much time praying as they do grumbling, they would have nothing to grumble about.

Our business in prayer is not to prescribe, but to subscribe to the wisdom and will of God; to refer our case to him, and then leave it with him.

Nothing lies beyond the reach of prayer except that which lies beyond the will of God.

God’s power enters our human programs though the door of prayer. Unless the church’s ministry is bathed in prayer, it remains merely a human endeavor.

Prayer will make a person cease from sin, or sin will entice a person to cease from prayer.

No day is well spent without communication with God.

Daily prayers lessen daily cares.

When you go to your knees, God will help you stand up to anything.

The more we pray, the more our horizons expand and the more we come to expect from a supernatural, miracle-working God.

Do not face the day until you have faced God.

Do not pray by heart, but with the heart.

Christ actually meant prayer to be the great power by which his church should do its work.

If family worship is neglected, other attempts at prayer are like sprinkling the foliage of a plant while leaving the roots dry.

Arguments never settle anything; but prayer changes things.

God rules the world through the prayers of his people.

Courage is fear that has said its prayers.

True prayer is a way of life, not just a case of emergency.

Prayer is hardest when it is hardest to pray.

Ministry without prayer becomes work in the power of the flesh. Prayer without ministry is complacent Christianity. A hour of prayer at the beginning of the meeting actually shortens the overall meeting time by bringing a greater spirit of unity, by emphasizing spiritual priorities, and by opening people’s hearts to the Spirit’s guidance.

He stands best who kneels most.

It is not possible to explain the power and effectiveness of the New Testament church without reference to prayer.

Nothing lies outside the reach of prayer except that which lies outside the will of God.

Without prayer no work is well done.

Christ actual means prayer to be the greatest power by which his church should do it work.

It’s strange that in our praying we seldom ask for a change of character, but always a change of circumstances.

Appleton, George Prayer is essentially man standing before his God in wonder, awe, and humility; man, made in the image of God, responding to his maker.

Augustine, Saint Do you wish to pray in the temple? Pray in your own heart. But begin by being God’s temple, for he will listen to those who invoke him in his temple.

Usually prayer is a question of groaning rather than speaking, tears rather than words.

Bartlett, Allen E.

Seven days without prayer makes one weak.

Baxter, Sidlow Men may spurn our appeals, reject our message, oppose our arguments, despise our persons, but they are helpless against our prayers.

Bible Illustrator, The It takes effort to pray well. It takes preparation to pray meaningfully. It takes diligence to pray faithfully. Yet prayer is not a burden, but a glorious opportunity that brings rich rewards.

Biersdorf, John E.

In prayer we have the courage, perhaps even the presumption and the arrogance or the audacity, to claim that God's love can be operative in the very specific situations of human need that we encounter.

Billheimer, Paul Prayer is not begging God to do something He is loath to do. It is not overcoming reluctance in God. It is enforcing Christ’s victory over Satan. It is implementing upon earth heaven’s decision concerning the affairs of men.

Blanchard, John No answer to prayer is an indication of our merit; every answer to prayer is an indication of God’s mercy.

Boone, Wellington Prayer laid the tracks where the gospel was going to come.

Booth, William Work as if everything depended upon work and pray as if everything depended on prayer.

Bounds, E.M.

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

Prayer means to pray with God till you are like him. If we really pray, we will become more like God, or else we will quit praying.

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

John Wesley spent two hours daily in prayer. He began at four in the morning. Of him, one who knew him well wrote: “He thought prayer to be his business more than anything else, and I have seen him come out of his closet with a serenity of face next to shining.

Trouble and prayer are closely related to each other. Prayer is of great value to trouble. Trouble often drives men to God in prayer. Prayer is but the voice of men in trouble.

We do more of everything else than of praying. As poor as our giving is, our contributions of money exceed our offerings of prayer. Perhaps in the average congregation, fifty aid in paying, where one saintly, ardent soul shuts itself up with God and wrestles for the deliverance of the heathen world....

We emphasize other things more than we do the necessity of prayer.

God shapes the world through prayer.

Prayer is a wonderful, powerful; tool placed by Almighty God in the hands of His saints, which may be used to accomplish great purposes and to achieve unusual results. Prayer reaches to everything, takes in all things great and small which are promised by God to men. The only limits to prayer are the promises of God and his ability to fulfill those promises.

Prayer is God’s life-giving breathe. God’s purposes move along the pathway made by prayer to their glorious designs. God’s purposes are always moving to their high and beneficial ends, but the movement is along the way marked by unceasing prayer. The breathe of prayer is from God.

To pray is the calmest things we can do, and to do it well, there must be calm ness, time and deliberation.

God shapes the world by prayer. The more praying there is in the world the better the world will be, the mightier the forces against evil.

The prime need of the church is not men of money nor men of brains, but men of prayer.

What the church needs today is not more machinery or better, not new organizations or more novel methods, but people whom the Holy Spirit can use—people of prayer, people mighty in prayer. The Holy Spirit does not flow through methods, but through men and women. He does not come on machinery, but on men and women. He does not anoint plans, but men and women—men and women of prayer.

Bridges, Charles God loves to be consulted.

Bridges, Jerry One of the more serious sins of Christians today may be the almost flippant familiarity with which we address God in prayer. None of the godly men of the Bible ever adopted the casual manner we often do.

Brooks, Phillips Pray the largest prayers. You cannot think a prayer so large that God, in answering it, will not wish you had made it larger. Pray not for crutches but wings!

O, do not pray for easy lives. Pray for stronger men. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks.

Brown, Robert McAfee Prayer is for many like a foreign land. When we go there, we go as tourists, we feel uncomfortable and out of place.

Like most tourists, we therefore move on before to long and go somewhere else.

Bryant, David God’s whole vision for the whole world can only be fulfilled through the whole body of Christ.

Therefore, the whole Body must pursue that vision together. And, the most strategic way to pursue it is through a movement of united prayer for spiritual awakening and world evangelism.

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Bunyan, John Prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God, and a scourge for Satan.

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

Prayer is a sincere, sensible, affectionate pouring out of the soul to God, through Christ in the strength and assistance of the Spirit for such things as God promised.

Buxton, Sir Thomas You know the value of prayer: it is precious beyond all price. Never, never neglect it.

Calvin, John In intercession, our king upon the throne finds his highest glory….through the answer to our prayers is secured by the fact that in rejecting them God would in a certain sense deny his own nature.

Prayer is obedience! God’s command is our motive for prayer.

Words fail to explain how necessary prayers, and in how many ways the exercise of prayer is profitable. Surely, with good reason the Heavenly Father affirms that the only stronghold of safety is in calling upon his name [cf. Joel 2:32]. By doing so we invoke the presence both of his providence, through which he watches over and guards our affairs, and of his power, through which he sustains us, weak as we are and well-nigh overcome, and of his goodness, through which he receives us, miserably burdened with sins, unto grace; and, in short, it is by prayer that we call him to reveal himself as wholly resent to us.

This is the sum of it: whether one is alone or in company at prayer the attitude to adopt is to think of God as one’s witness, as though shut off inside a room.

God’s command and promise is our motive for prayer.

Prayer is the chief exercise of faith.

Card, Michael Beyond the preoccupation we all have with our needs, the rock-bottom reality of prayer is the sharing of experience.

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

Satan dreads nothing but prayer. The one concern of the devil is to keep the church from praying. He laughs at our toil, mocks our wisdom, but trembles when we pray.

Hurry is the death of prayer.

Chambers, Oswald Prayer is not simply getting things from God; that is a most initial form of prayer; prayer is getting into perfect communion with God.

Think of the last thing you prayed about—were you devoted to your desire or to God? Determined to get some gift of the Spirit or to get at God? “Your heavenly Father knoweth what things ye have need of before ye ask Him.” The point of asking is that you might get to know God better. Keep praying in order to get a perfect understanding of God Himself.

The real business of your life as a saved soul is intercessory prayer. Wherever God puts you in relationships and circumstances, pray immediately; pray that Christ’s atonement may be realized in other lives as it has been in yours. Pray for your friends now; pray for those with whom you come in contact now.

If we think of prayer as the breath in our lungs and the blood from our hearts, we think rightly. The blood flows ceaselessly, and breathing continues ceaselessly; we are not conscious of it, but it is always going on.

Chichester, Richard of Day by day, dear, Lord,

Of thee three things I pray:

To see thee more clearly, Love thee more dearly, Follow thee more nearly, Day by day.

Chrysostom, Saint John Prayer is…a treasure undiminished, a mine never exhausted, a sky unobstructed by clouds, a haven unruffled by storm. It is the root, the fountain, ands the mother of a thousand blessings.

Clarke, Adam Prayer requires more of the heart than of the tongue.

Daniels, David Communion with God must be preceded by confession before God.

Dunnam, Maxie Praying for people will bring you to love them. Loving people will bring you to serve them. Serving them will be the open door through which God can move in to save, heal and make whole.

Eddy, Sherwood We can prove the reality of prayer only by praying Ellul, Jacques We still find it hard to believe today that prayer is more important than action.

Evans, Colleen Townsend The right way to pray, then, is any way that allows us to communicate with God. For prayer is not a ritual; it is the soul’s inherent response to a relationship with a loving Father.

Fenhagen, James C.

Prayer … is not something added to our lives, something extra we do, but rather it is as fundamental to our lives as the act of breathing. It is through prayer that we are caught up in the rhythm and the energy of the kingdom that is amongst us and learn to see in a new way.

Finney, Charles Prayer is an essential link in the chain of causes that leads to a revival, as much so as truth. Some have zealously used truth to convert men and laid very little stress on prayer. They have reached and talked and distributed tracts with great zeal and then wondered why they had so little success. The reason was that they forgot to use the other branch of the means, effectual prayer. They overlooked the fact that truth by itself will never produce the effect without the Spirit of God, and that the Spirit is given in answer to earnest prayer.

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