The Best 177 Prayer Quotes and Sayings

The Best 177 Prayer Quotes and Sayings
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“We never know how God will answer our prayers, but we can expect that He will get us involved in His plan for the answer. If we are true intercessors, we must be ready to take part in God’s work on behalf of the people for whom we pray.” Corrie ten Boom

“God can handle your doubt, anger, fear, grief, confusion, and questions. You can bring everything to him in prayer. Rick Warren  

“Prayer is powerful, and paves the way for the both of you to come together in God’s perfect timing.” Tiffany Langford, 31 Days of Prayer for your Future Husband

“When I don’t really know what to pray or how to pray, I take God’s words and make them my prayers.” Dannah Gresh, The One Year Mother-Daughter Devo

Prayer is giving thanks to God and includes our requests to Him in faith. Let these prayer quotes and sayings remind you of the importance of having a relationship with God and prayer is one way that strengths that.

“When I’m experiencing a fresh start in my own life, when I’m sorting through the options of what’s needed to reach my desired destination, my first step is always this: pray.” Squire Rushnell, When God Winks on New Beginnings: Signposts of Encouragement for Fresh Starts and Second Chances
  “For most of us, I believe, to withdraw daily from the conflict to recharge our spiritual batteries, to step away from overbearing responsibilities, to meet God in His word and on our knees in prayer, is the best preparation to face the challenges of life.” David Packer, Encouragement
“Prayer is also an act of obedience. We are exhorted to pray for others and to pray without ceasing.” Robin Jones Gunn, Praying for Your Future Husband: Preparing Your Heart for His

“It’s easy to kneel in church and hang your head, praying for God to forgive you, but you also must face what you’ve done and deal with it in a direct and forthright manner.” Stephen Arterburn, Regret-Free Living: Hope for Past Mistakes and Freedom From Unhealthy Patterns

“Ideally, every prayer of intercession we utter should be for the Lord’s will to be done, nothing more, and nothing less. Only His perfect will.” John Paul Thomas, Lent and Easter Reflections

“Remember, our prayers do not need to be long. Sometimes only a word or two will suffice.” Dr. David Jeremiah

“I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” Abraham Lincoln

“Today as you pray, remember that God’s timing is often different than ours.”Christopher Greer, Easter is Coming: A Devotional Journey with Jesus

“. . . a wise rabbi once told me that it is not how many prayers we don’t say that matters to God, but rather how many we do.” Phyllis Tickle, Eastertide: Prayers for Lent Through Easter from The Divine Hours 

“Prayer is the most important thing you can do as a father.” Derek Polen, Next Level Dad: Bringing Faith and Fun to Fatherhood

“We use prayer when we need something, but praying is also for giving thanks for all your blessings.” Catherine Pulsifer  

“A person without prayer is like a tree without roots.”Pope Pius XII

“Meditation and prayer are one of the most efficient tools we can use to inspire our world.” Frank Arrigazzi, TIP TOP Spiritual Lessons

“Regardless of where you are or what country you are in, God knows your prayers.”D. Duane Engler, 40 Prayers of Forgiveness

“Prayer is a conversation between you and God. Don’t be afraid to talk to him. Don’t worry about what you will say. Speak from your heart.” Nicky Gumbel

“Make it your daily ministry to lift him up before your Heavenly Father. He needs a praying wife. Ask God to protect him and to protect your marriage.” Lisa Jacobson, 100 Ways to Love Your Husband 

“Yet prayer alone will not avail. Faith and works must always be associated.” John Harvey Kellogg, Plain Facts for Old and Young

“Our prayers are strengthened when we know God is listening and that He is faithful.” Dr. David Jeremiah

“Prayer is the time exposure of the soul to the highest that we know and he who practices it will learn its central, primary and transforming importance. Prayer is the fulfillment of man’s highest capacity to look not down alone nor out, but up, and to adore. Prayer is the road to the crowning experience of human life, being carried out of ourselves by something greater than ourselves to which we give ourselves. Prayer is taking in earnest the central affirmation of religion that there is a responsive Spirit at the heart of reality in communion with whom is our power and peace. True prayer is never an endeavor to change the divine purpose but is always an endeavor to release it through the one who prays into the world.” Harry Emerson Fosdick

“Personal prayer, it seems to me, is one of the simplest necessities of life, as basic to the individual as sunshine, food and water -and at times, of course, more so. By prayer I mean an effort to get in touch with the Infinite. We know that our prayers are imperfect. Of course they are. We are imperfect human beings. A thousand experiences have convinced me beyond room of doubt that prayer multiplies the strength of the individual and brings within the scope of his capabilities almost any conceivable objective.” Dwight D. Eisenhower

“All I know is that when I pray, coincidences happen; and when I don’t pray, they don’t happen.” Dan Hayes

“Prayer is the pillow of religion.” Proverb

“There is no one time that prayer is required nor is there just one place. Prayer is something that you may engage in more than you think.” Byron Pulsifer

“If you would never cease to pray, never cease to long after it. The continuance of your longing is the continuance of your prayer.” St. Augustine

“Prayer is one of the greatest assets that a Christian could possess, but sometimes it seems to be a real challenge to make it a full part of our devotional life.” Brian Johnston, Windows to Faith – Insights For The Inquisitive

“Prayer is essential to your relationship with Jesus. Talk to Him through prayer.” Britt Gillette, Coming To Jesus: One Man’s Search for Truth and Life Purpose

“Life has a way of presenting problems, difficulties and challenges that far supercede our own abilities but with the help of God through prayer, these issues can be put behind us.” Byron Pulsifer

“Since God knows our future, our personalities, and our capacity to listen, He isn’t every going to say more to us than we can deal with at the moment.” Charles Stanley

“Pray as though no work would help, and work as though no prayer would help.” Proverb

“God does not listen to the prayers of the proud.” Hebrew Proverb 

“Pray that God would guide your search for Jesus this Christmas, and that He would open your heart to the revelation of His truth.”Christine Trevino, Experience Christmas

“Prayer is talking to God. Meditation is listening to God.” C. Ingraham-Brown, The Connection Between Prayer and Wealth, Is it Real?

“Being light is turning the other cheek when you have been offended. Being light is not only publically forgiving a person that would choose to be your enemy, but it’s also including your enemy in your prayers at night.” Matthew Robert Payne, Finding Intimacy with Jesus Made Simple 

“We can take our questions, doubts, needs, dreams, and circumstances to the Lord in prayer, asking him to reveal the answers in Scripture.” Joel Patchen, Love is for Eternity

“When we discipline ourselves by watching what we put into our hearts and minds, by doing the hard work of Bible study, by investing in prayer, and by faithfully surrounding ourselves with a group of like-minded believers, we begin to deepen and mature.”Mark J. Musser, Finding the True You: Discover Who You Were Created to Be 

“Regardless of your current life circumstances, spend some time in prayer right now thanking God for who He is and what He has done for you.”Erwin W. Lutzer, Getting to No 

“Although God’s grace, favor, and honor are freely given, you can pray to receive these benefits in your life.” Jimi Akanbi, The Power of Grace, Favor and Honor

“Daily prayers to God should never be seen as a task. It should be a necessity in our life just as air is a necessity for us in order to breathe and live.” Oliver Powell, Prayer: The 100 Most Powerful Evening Prayer Every Christian Needs To Know

“Giving is not just in money either. We can give unconditional love; we can give mercy, our prayers, our talents and services.” Jason Ponzio, Devotional Thoughts For The Day

“I also would like to encourage you to pray over and pray with your children daily, no matter how young they are. The prayers you pray stick with them all throughout their life.”Brandon Harrison, I Trust You Lord: 3 Day Devotional

“Let your decisions be comfortable and aligned with God. When there are still doubts, pray more until you find peace with the matter.” Carol Nkambule, Dear Girl Child

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“I pray that you will see the value of praying from scripture and will begin to create your own scriptural prayers.” Kim Trujillo, A Closer Talk with God: Scriptural Prayers for Women

“When you fast and pray you are breaking through into the glory realm at an accelerated pace.” David Herzog, Living in the Glory Every Day

“So what is prayer? I believe it is communication with God. It is an expression of our thoughts and feelings to God.”Margaret Weston, How Do I Know God Answers Prayer?

“Prayers can be done at any time of the day or night, at home or workplace.” Dr. Mary Lee, Prayers: How I Achieve Everything through Prayers 

“Jesus’ point is that there’s more to prayer than sheer persistence. It takes believing that we serve a perfectly loving, all-knowing God who works life out according to his will, which is always good.”Erol Woods, Spirital Wisdom: Lessons for a Lifetime of Faith in Christ 

“When we are spending regular time in our Bible and diligently committed to prayer, no attack can stand against our minds and we can resist the temptations.” Adam Cumpston, 30 Days to Overcoming Depression & Anxiety

When we pray we are demonstrating our belief in a power that is greater than our own. Olive Steele, And When We Pray

“Prayer: the key of the day and the lock of the night.” Thomas Fuller

“Prayer pushes us through life’s slumps, propels us over the humps, and pulls us out of the dumps. Prayer is the oomph we need to get the answers we seek.” Max Lucado, The Greatest Gift

“One of the best prayers you can say is to give thanks for all the blessings that you have.” Catherine Pulsifer

“If you do all the talking when you pray, how will you ever hear God’s answers?” A. W. Tozer 

“Prayer is not a substitute for work, thinking, watching, suffering, or giving; prayer is a support for all other efforts.” George Buttrick

“Prayer is self-discipline which comes as a result of discovering God’s will and then making the necessary adjustments within one’s thoughts, feelings and acts.” Harry Emerson Fosdick

“I have lived to thank God that not all my prayers have been answered.” Jean Ingelow

“Prayer is need finding a voice. Prayer is embarrassment seeking relief. Prayer is friend in search of friend. Prayer is a quest in the darkness of midnight. Prayer is knocking on a barred door. Prayer is communion through both darkness and closed doors. Prayer is shameless insistence in the name of another. Prayer is expecting and receiving all things whatsoever we need to meet the demands when Jesus our Friend calls on us.” Ralph A. Herring

“Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks. Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle, but you shall be the miracle.” Phillips Brooks

“He who has ceased to pray has lost a great friendship.” Richard L Evans 

“Christ’s lifestyle was a life of prayer.” Adrian Ryan Lyons, Prayer: Why We Pray

“Pray always with special reference to the needs of the day and the hour; – the warfare to be waged, the temptations to be resisted, the work to be done, the sorrow to be borne; put your life into your prayer; and let it be the most real and the most immediate business of your life.” Walter Rauschenbusch

“Prayer introduces us to the Great Companion who meets our human mind with His divine response. The man who has learned to pray is no longer alone in the universe. He is living in his Father’s house.” Williams Adams Brown

“The greatest thing anyone can do for God and man is pray. It is not the only thing; but it is the chief thing. The great people of the earth today are the people who pray. I do not mean those who talk about prayer; nor those who say they believe in prayer; nor yet those who can explain about prayer; but I mean those people who take time to pray.” S.D. Gordon

“Pray for peace on earth this Christmas.” Kathryn Shirey, Pray Deep for Advent 

“Seek God’s face with fasting and prayer.”Bill Vincent, Glory: Increasing God’s Presence

“Since prayer is considered to be a crucial facet in every Christian’s life, we need to develop the habit and discipline to come to God in prayer, before we reach out for that cup of coffee.” Steven Johnson, Prayer: Morning Prayers That Energize Including Bible Verses That Inspire

“Jesus is the head of His church. While He allows us to pray through and make decisions from our hearts and with our minds, He rules, which is what we mean by saying He is our ‘Lord.’” Jim Richards, Revelation: The Best is Yet to Come

“Jesus is just a prayer away!” Greg Laurie, What the Devil Doesn’t Want You to Know

“If the Bible and prayer are taken out of school, education will produce leaders with complex intellects but hollow moral foundations.” Keith Intrater, Covenant Relationships: A More Excellent Way

“With all the promises contained in the bible, believers may at times be complacent in prayer.” Carol Nkambule, Power Filled Word: Winning every battle, with the Word

“Sometimes we’re so busy waiting for God to answer our prayers that we sit waiting for an answer instead of living faithful, purposeful lives in the meantime.” Jennifer Carter, Women of Courage : 31 Daily Devotional Bible Readings

“If we ask anything, but only if we ask according to His will. There is the key to effective prayer.” Tony Watson, It’s All About Relationships: A Study of the Five Fundamental Relationships 

“When a Christian is unhealthy, his prayers will primarily be selfish – concerned with one’s own needs.”Gregory Brown, Philippians: Pursuing Spiritual Maturity

“Prayer confesses our absolute dependence on God and his mighty hand in our lives.” Matt Brown, Awakening: How God’s Great Move Inspires and Influences Our Lives Today

“The importance of prayer in the life of every Christian cannot be overemphasized. Your personal growth and relationship with God is determined by the effectiveness and intensity of your prayer life.” Bobbie Parsons Jr, Prayers: Praying For Gods Will In Your Life

“Prayer is a way to intercede for others. Words can be hollow when people are in great pain. Be intentional in the days ahead to pray for someone you know who is in a season of pain.” Marsha Woodard, I Choose to Thrive

“Spend time in prayer and ask for wisdom on how to handle your toughest situations in a calm and mature way.” Dianne Kane, Anger Management

“Most of us probably talk to God on a daily basis within our minds, or in the form of setting aside some time for prayer and devotion. So why not pass along this gift of communicating with the Divine to our children?” Jason E. Royle, Jesus vs. Santa: Christmas Misunderstood

“Nobody I meet ever says they feel like they spend too much time praying, or that they’re too good at it.” Rob White, Teach us to Pray

“Prayer is what allows you to hear from God.” Mathew Sunny, The Blessed Christian Walk

“Prayers are the very highest energy of which the mind is capable.” Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“Your prayer for someone may or may not change them, but it always changes you.” Craig Groeschel

“When challenges seem overwhelming find relief in taking a moment to pray – it does help.” Catherine Pulsifer

“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 be answered.”Alexis Carrel

“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

“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

“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

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“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 responsibility.” C.R. Fidley

“To pray well is the better half of study.” Martin Luther King

“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 a cry of hope.” French Proverb

“Prayer is the way God has chosen to bring his blessings to his children.” Brian Johnston, -Praying With Paul

“When we pray, our underlying prayer should be for God’s will to be done.” Kristin N. Spencer, The Truth About Godly Confidence

“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?

“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

“Imagine that with a few moments each day, you could begin the powerful transformation toward complete control of your own life and well being through prayer.” 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

“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 for Christmas

“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

“Before you pray, forgive.” William Arthur Ward

“I have found that perhaps the most powerful way to pray is to pray God’s Word. God has promised us that His Word will not return void, it is powerful and right.” Becky Van Volkinburg, God’s Word, Your Voice

“Praying isn’t a chore. It isn’t a duty. It is something you should enjoy. After a long day at work, you should enjoy spending a few quiet moments in prayer.” Elijah Davidson, Marriage: Husband and Wife: What Does the Bible Say About Marriage and Divorce?

“Whatever our situation, there is one thing we all can do for our grandchildren. We can pray. Whether near or far, we can be engaged in the lives of our grandchildren and be connected to them in the most caring of ways – through prayer.” Kay Swatkowski, A Grandmother’s Prayers: 60 Days of Devotions and Prayer

“But a prayer is about our relationship to God; a blessing is about our relationship to the spark of God in one another. God may not need our attention as badly as the person next to us on the bus or behind us on line in the supermarket.” Rachel Naomi Remen, My Grandfather’s Blessings: Stories of Strength, Refuge, and Belonging 

“An amazing miracle rises when we pray for revival. When we enter into intimate communion with God, He converts hate into love, anger into peace, and fear into courage.” Sammy Tippit, The Approaching Darkness

“When you pray be careful of how you respond to what you get. I read somewhere that if you pray for rain. . . don’t complain about the mud!” Hyacinth Mottley, Words of Wisdom – Words of Faith 

“Pray by name for those you know and love who are not yet a part of this kingdom. Pray that they would be given the gift of faith and the courage to submit to Christ’s kingship.” Jo Swinney, Walking with the Bible

“If we have gone astray, we must turn to God in heart-felt prayer and we must ask for forgiveness.” Michael Caputo, What You Need to Know About Sin

“So then, let us pray, remembering who it is we call Father and realizing that prayer is coming to Him and listening to what He has to say.” K.P. Yohannan, Learning to Pray

“An hour of anxiety cannot change my circumstances, but a minute of prayer can alter everything.” Al Byrant

“Prayer is neither black magic nor is it a form of demand note. Prayer is a relationship. The act of praying is more analogous to clearing away the underbrush which shuts out a view than it is to begging in the street. There are many different kinds of prayer. Yet all prayer has one basic purpose. We pray not to get something, but to open up a two-way street between us and God, so that we and others may inwardly become something.” John Heuss

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“Every man wants to pray the day before he dies. As he does not know when his time will come, he must pray every day in order to be safe.” Proverb

“Prayer is and remains always a native and deepest impulse of the soul of man.” Thomas Carlyle

“The wish for prayer is a prayer in itself.”Georges Bernanos

“Lord, help me to be what You want me to be. In character, actions and will. For You are the potter and I am the clay. Your purposes I would fulfill.” Fitzhugh

“The need for prayer is felt in all aspects of our lives.” K.P. Yohannan, Learning to Pray

“If our goal is to have a real relationship with Jesus, prayer is the foundation.”Whitney Meade, The Balance Beam 
Goal  

“When we pray earnestly, we pray with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength as the Spirit leads.” Mark Stepherson, Prayer Key 8: Earnestness 
Peace

“My strength is renewed in the altar of prayer, in Jesus name.” Alex Uwajeh, The Power of Positive Affirmations

Bible study, prayer, worship, and fellowship together make up the spiritual soil that nourishes your spiritual growth and can truly change your life in a profound way. Ramsey Coutta, Faith Surge

And Jesus gave us the model prayer that has come to be known as The Lord’s Prayer. Clive Nicholson PhD, Baptism: let’s not water it down!

We’ve never been deep in prayer until we’ve become desperate for God’s hand to be moved. Desperate people pray with diligence and determination while there’s breath in their bodies, and until God answers. Bill Vincent, Glory: Revival Presence of God 

Prayer? It will change the way you think. Expect answers!LuziAnna Georgia; Hattie Bethan-Yaad, Deacons Wives 22

When we pray for our brothers God hears us, and He will do on their behalf what we could never do for them in our own strength. Never forget that your prayer will have effects in their lives that you may never know. Paula Casill, My Brother’s Keeper: Redefining Relationships in the Body of Christ

Seeds are sown into our hearts in many ways including through words, thoughts, images, prayer, reading, reflecting, music, conversations, media and so on. G B Woodcock, One with Christ | Series One 

You will remember that the scripture says, “Don’t be anxious about anything.” Just pray, knowing that Jesus will answer your prayers. Robert Medlin, Pleasing God: The keys to living a good life 

Add wisdom to your list of things you daily ask from God when you pray. T.J. Williams, Noble Daughters, The Proverbs 31 Challenge

Share your thoughts and desires with some of your accountability friends, asking for input and prayer as you discover and fulfill your calling. Jonathan Daugherty, Purity 301: Serve 

Only by seeing our actions from God’s perspective, and seeing the harm caused by sin, can we truly repent from it, and leave it behind. This requires prayer. Michael Faber, Keys to a Happy Life: The Beatitudes According to Jesus

When you don’t desire to pray and talk to God, He never grows tired of talking to you. Preston Sprinkle, Charis: God’s Scandalous Grace for Us

Supplications are desperate, passionate, earnest prayers from the deepest part of our hearts, crying out to God for Him to intervene on our behalves.Larry Nevenhoven, Common Sense 2016

Prayer is powerful. It can heal, prayer can give, and it can change lives. Shane DeCreshio, Pope Francis: The 50 Prayers Of Pope Franci

We should pray for true financial wisdom, regarding what we have and what we do not have; we shouldn’t simply beg for money to rain from the heavens. -Nathaniel Turner, 31 Prayers for Financial Wisdom

It is true that a prayer that comes from the heart can move mountains, it increases your faith, and brings you closer to God. -Rebecca Small, Prayer: Inspirational Morning Prayers For Every Christian 

Let us begin today, taking the first steps toward becoming people great in prayer. -K. P. Yohannan, Learning to Pray 

Blessings to you and all that you do. May God walk each day with you,
This year, each day, may you be blessed we pray. -Catherine Pulsifer

Pray, pray, and pray again for your children. Ask God to open up their hearts to you and to Him. -Mark J Musser, Parenting Essentials

If we really knew who God is and all that He has given us in Christ, our prayer lives would be far different from what they are. -R. C. Sproul. Does Prayer Change Things?

Prayer can be a simple sentence or request of God. Pray with faith and believing in your prayers. -Faye Horton, Decisions of Life: From the Book of Esther

If you have faith, don’t overlook the power of just praying for strength every day. -Jennifer Roskamp, A Realistic Action Plan For the Weary Mo

Prayer is the way that God enlists us in doing with Him what He is already going to do. -Jimmy Davis, JOB: 11 Key Bible Study Lessons in the Old Testament Book of Job

God does not answer thoughts; He answers prayers. -Brian L Summy, It’s Not About Me, It’s About God

When I have a decision to make, I pray about it and follow God’s leading. -Mary DeKok Blowers, Filled With the Holy Spirit 

On the other hand, God delights to hear the prayers of His people when they individually ask, “Lord, what do you want me to do?” -R. C. Sproul, Can I Know God’s Will?

And as we pray, the Lord assures us that He will guard our hearts and minds. John Stange, Overcoming Anxiety: 12 Powerful Truths from Scripture for Defeating Worry and Fear

But, oh! We are far more occupied with our work than we are with prayer. We believe more in speaking to men than we believe in speaking to God. -D. Engelbrecht, On the Clouds 

Prayer is obviously a vital part of discerning God’s will. There is absolutely no question that when we are seeking to make a decision, we need to be praying about it. -Kirk Youngblood, Free to Be Wise: A Guide to Biblical Decision Making

The small things are what equips us for the greatness of God’s purposes. The small thing of prayer draws us into God’s presence. -Eddie Snipes, Predestined for Good Works: Founded Upon Grace: Book 3

What a loving God that He gave each person their own prayer language so that He could talk to them and through them on Earth. -June Dawn Knight, Testimony of a Broken Bride

A contemplative prayer life is obtained through reflection, full or deep consideration. It is a listening prayer; more listening and less talking. -Brian Lake, Romancing the King

To pray constantly only for ourselves is a mark of failure in prayer. It is in intercession for others that our faith and love and perseverance will be stirred up and that the power of the Spirit will be found to equip us for bringing salvation to people. -Andrew Murray, The Ministry of Intercessory Prayer

It’s just about serving – giving my insignificant self to God to use as he chooses. (Remember my prayer: Not my will, but yours be done.) -Daniel Hochhalter, Losers Like Us: Redefining Discipleship after Epic Failure 

It also helps if you would let your child lead the family prayer before mealtimes. This will help your child express what he feels and what is in his heart and mind. -Mary Appleton, Parenting Teens 

When life itself has become a prayer, we are connected to that source of love and life. -Brian Hardin

No prayer is wasted! Revelation 5: 8 records that the prayers of the saints are stored up in Heaven. -Val Waldeck, When The Storms Come…you can take it: Coping…one day at a time

Though in its beginnings prayer is so simple that the feeble child can pray, yet it is at the same time the highest and holiest work to which man can rise. -Andrew Murray, Lord, Teach Us to Pray

The opposite of ask, it’s not to ask, and search is not search. That’s why the prayer is very important in its Christian life, without prayer there will be no request in front of God that he answer, without looking the word of God, he will not be able to know these big truths, without knock, never could open you the doors. -Alberlin Torres, The Power of Believe in Jesus

Prayer has been defined as talking with God. Too often, we try to do all the talking and expect God to do all the listening. As we pray specifically, God may speak to us specifically. -Mark Stepherson, Prayer Key 4: Be Specific

Make sure you prayerfully consider how you can “be bright” for Christ this week. Mark J Musser, Who Am I?

The way we pray according to the Promise of GOD presented in the Bible that works isn’t intended to try to manipulate GOD, except we pray by faith because we trust what he has said is true.           -Michael Long, Christian’s Daily Spiritual Growth Series 1

Source: ANNPortal

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