Prayer Quotes and Sayings 122 to 165
"When we pray, our underlying prayer should be for God's will to be done."
Kristin N. Spencer, The Truth About Godly Confidence
"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
Power of Prayer Quotes
Oh, make us worthy, God, we pray, to do thy service here
to-day; endow us with the strength we need for every sacrificial deed!
Edgar A Guest , A Prayer, 1918
Inspirational Quotes |
Praying is letting God change your heart to match his.
Praying can be done anytime, anywhere.
The more we pray with the right heart, the more we are changed.
Tricia Goyer, Prayers That Changed History
Words of Faith
No matter what we pray for, thanksgiving can always go with it.
A good habit to develop is starting all of our prayers with thanksgiving.
Joyce Meyer, The Power of Being Thankful
Prayer is the medium of miracles. It is a means of communication
of the created with the Creator. Through prayer love is received,
and through miracles love is expressed.
Dr. Helen Schucman, A Course in Miracles
My love for the local church has come partly from growing up under my dad's ministry. As it were, behind the scenes, I was able to
eyewitness him earnestly pour out his heart in prayer day in and day out to the Lord for his sheep.
Jeffrey D. Johnson, The Church: Why Bother?
I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me.
They have clung to me all my life.
Words of Encouragement
This should be the motto for every follower of Jesus Christ:
Never stop praying, no matter how dark and hopeless it may seem.
Rev. Billy Graham
The apostles devoted themselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word.
Their example teaches us that the more we receive
in silent prayer, the more we can give in our active life.
Angelo Scolozzi, Thirsting for God
What blood is to the body, prayer is to the soul.
God's way can be grasped only in prayer. The more you listen
to God speaking within you, the sooner you will hear that voice
inviting you to follow the way of Jesus.
Henri J. M. Nouwen, Show Me the Way
Our Heavenly Father eagerly waits for us to share our hearts
with Him through prayer - our gratitude, our sorrows, our needs,
our wants, our fears, and our trust.
Gaylyn Williams, Gratitude Encourages Joy
My secret is very simple: I pray. Through prayer I become one in
love with Christ. I realize that praying to Him is loving Him.
I do not boast that God is on my side, I humbly pray that I am on God's side.
Christian Quotes about Life
"When challenges seem overwhelming find relief in taking a moment to pray - it does help."
"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."
"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
"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
"To pray well is the better half of study."
Martin Luther King
"Your prayer for someone may or may not change them, but it always
"Most men pray for power, the strength to do things.
Few people pray for love, the quality to be someone."
Robert D. Foster
"Prayer is the way God has chosen to bring his blessings to his children."
Brian Johnston, Praying With Paul
"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
"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
"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
"Prayer is a cry of hope."
"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?
"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
"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. . .
"Sometimes it helps to write your prayer out. Give it all to Him."
Heidi Kreider, Why? a Bible study for 9-12 year olds
Inspirational Quotes for Kids
"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
"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
"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
Prayer means that you have placed God at the forefront of your life
and when you send messages of caring, desire, concern you are in
reality communicating with God. God hears your concerns,
thoughts and hopes without judging or without a need to hear
your prayers in a formal way.
Byron Pulsifer, Prayer Continued
"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
The best way to perfect the art of prayer and to derive effectiveness
from the same is to make prayer a habit.
Steven Nash, Prayer For Beginners
"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)