"Prayer, the basic exercise of the spirit, must be actively practiced in our
private lives. The neglected soul of man must be made strong enough to
assert itself once more. For if the power of prayer is again released and
used in the lives of common men and women; if the spirit declares its aims
clearly and boldly, there is yet hope that our prayers for a better world will
Alexis Carrel Life |
"You don't even have to be the one praying, but if you get around
somebody who really knows how to pray -prayer will lift you when
you've fallen, prayer will catch you when you've lost your grip, prayer
will stop you from going overboard, prayer will bring you out!"
T. D. Jakes Words of Encouragement |
"The more you pray, the less you'll panic. The more you worship,
the less you worry. You'll feel more patient and less pressured."
Rick Warren Patience |
"The privilege of prayer to me is one of the most cherished possessions,
because faith and experience alike convince me that God himself sees and answers,
and His answers I never venture to criticize. It is only my part to ask.
If it were otherwise, I would not dare to pray at all."
Wilfred T. Grenfell Faith |
"Answers to prayer often come in unexpected ways.
We pray, for instance, for a certain virtue; but God seldom delivers
Christian virtues all wrapped in a package and ready for use.
Rather He puts us in situations where by His help we can develop
those virtues. Henry Ward Beecher told of a woman who prayed for
patience, and God sent her a poor cook. The best answers to prayer
may be the vision and strength to meet a circumstance or to assume a
C.R. Fidley Vision |
"Prayer is the way God has chosen to bring his blessings to his children."
Brian Johnston, Praying With Paul Children |
"When we pray, our underlying prayer should be for God's will to be done."
Kristin N. Spencer, The Truth About Godly Confidence God |
"Starting your day with prayer sets the tone for your day.
It is a compass for where you are and where you want to be."
John Bernthal, Prayer: The 30 Most Powerful Morning Prayers Every Christian Needs To Know
"If we Christians would work on our prayer lives as hard
as we work on preparing things in the natural, I think we
would have a very pleased Savior."
Daniel Brown, Dirty Christians: How to Serve God in a Messy World
"He will put people on our hearts, sometimes burdening us to pray for,
speak to, or serve them in some way. When that happens, we should
act - not trusting in ourselves - but relying wholly on His power and ability."
Frank Viola, God's Favorite Place on Earth
"Therefore, if you have been praying for Jesus to come and
intervene in your situation, and things are moving from bad to worse
and unbearable as you wait, understand that His answer will get
to you at the divinely right moment in time."
Miriam Kinai, Boxed Set 3 Christian Sermons
"The sooner I learn to forget myself in the desire that He may
be glorified, the richer will the blessing be that prayer will bring to myself."
Andrew Murray, Lord, Teach Us To Pray
"Sin is a barrier between us and God, stopping our prayers
until we offer Him prayers of repentance, asking forgiveness
for what we have done."
Greg Laurie, What is a Christian?
"Sometimes it helps to write your prayer out. Give it all to Him."
Heidi Kreider, Why? a Bible study for 9-12 year olds
The 7 Great Prayers |
"The only thing we can do where anyone is concerned is to pray,
continually casting our care on God . . . and to wait, doing nothing until
you are fully persuaded God has shown you to do something
or having faith when you believe you have been shown something by
God after prayer, resting in that which you believe to be from God."
Joan Boney, Dealing With Destructive Thoughts
"Prayer is a communication with God, something that
pours out from our inner being."
Vincent KMC, One Book: Where Do We Go From Here?
"My prayer is that the all-wise God will give this feeble,
ignorant child the wisdom to see his purposes,
to desire his will over my own, to approach trials saying,
'Lord, teach me.' I have no doubt - NO doubt - that in time,
He will do exactly that."
Camille Kendall, Wish You Were Here: Letters From the Foot of the Cross
"Open your eyes to the possibility that while you have
been planning and dreaming, God has been working the night shift
and bringing about
something that is infinitely beyond your highest prayers, desires,
thoughts, or hopes."
Robin Zaruba, God Is. . . a 30 Day Devotional of Spiritual Metaphors and Sanctified Adverbs
"Think about it, if God has answered your prayer then
you should be glad, not sad! If you believe that God is for
you, then you should be full of joy."
Michael Crenshaw, Thirty Days of Joy
"Prayer is such an intimate form of communication with our Lord.
I have found that writing down my prayers has deepened my time with Him."
Michelle Lynn Brown, The Trampled Rose Devotional
Poems About Prayer |
"Imagine that with a few moments each day, you could begin the powerful
transformation toward complete control of your own life and well being
Toby Peterson, Prayer | The 100 Most Powerful Prayers for Parenting
"But God is the One who brings courage and healing, His wonderful power
displayed. The might of His hand my weakness revealing, What more could
I do except pray?"
Michael Garland, The Lifted Veil: Viewing Your World in the Knowledge of Christ
"Our heavenly Father wants us to know Him, to depend on Him, and to
receive all that He has planned and prepared for us. He wants us to come
to Him for all things. This is prayer. This is God's means of establishing a
mutual relationship with us. We pray because we know Him, and believe
that He hears and answers the prayer that we bring to Him."
Fran Rogers, First Things That Last Forever
Quotes about Overcoming |
"Do not make major decisions without much prayer and consultation.
Make the small "common-sense" decisions yourself and keep working
on the main issue under God's guidance."
Susan G. Owen, God's Original Design For Your Life
"I've noticed something about prayer over the past few years: sometimes
we pray because we sincerely want
to be in God's will, and at other times we pray because we sincerely
want God to be in ours."
Daniel Ethan Harris, Wait: Four Weeks of Preparing the Soul
"When Jesus prayed, things happened. That was why the disciples
came to Jesus with the
request, "Lord, teach us to pray!" (Luke 11: 1).
Harold Sala, Touching God
"If you want to develop determination, the kind of resolve that does
not give up in the face of opposition,
then follow the example of Nehemiah and take every situation
to the Lord in prayer, asking Him how things
should be done."
Ken Baugh, intro to Be Determined (Nehemiah): Standing Firm in the Face of Opposition