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313 Greatest Quotes About Prayer


The desire is thy prayers; and if thy desire is without ceasing, thy prayer will also be without ceasing. The continuance of your longing is the continuance of your prayer. Saint Augustine
Prayer is not overcoming God's reluctance. It is laying hold of His willingness. Martin Luther
When a Christian shuns fellowship with other Christians, the devil smiles, When he stops studying the Bible, the devil laughs. When he stops praying, the devils shouts for joy. Corrie Ten Boom
Almighty God, we make our earnest prayer that thou wilt keep the United States in thy holy protection. George Washington
There is literally nothing that I ever asked to do, that I asked the blessed Creator to help me to do, that I have not been able to accomplish. George Washington Carver
Sometimes it helps to begin our prayers by confessing we don't feel like praying-and ask God to help us with our preference to be doing something else. David Jeremiah
Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church; it is a goodly Christian weapon. Martin Luther
God has promised forgiveness to your repentance, but He has not promised tomorrow to your procrastination. Saint Augustine
I am a song bird, I am a meek song bird, I offer my prayer to the Lord. Guru Nanak
I have so much to do that I spend several hours in prayer before I am able to do it. John Wesley
Anything is a blessing which makes us pray. Charles Spurgeon
Miracles happen. But prayer is needed! Prayer that is courageous, struggling and persevering, not prayer that is a mere formality. Pope Francis
Begin to live as though your prayers are already answered. Tony Robbins
I used to believe that prayer changes things, but now I know that prayer changes us, and we change things. Mother Teresa
Help me give up my addiction to Hope. Chuck Palahniuk
Prayer is not so much a way to find God as a way of resting in him...who loves us, who is near to us. Thomas Merton
A prayer for the wild at heart kept in cages. Tennessee Williams
My hope and prayer is that everyone know and love our country for what she really is and what she stands for. John Wayne
Never pray for justice, because you might get some. Margaret Atwood
Sometimes we don't appreciate Prayer until we have to go through something! Steve Harvey
I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time. Friedrich Nietzsche
Petting, scratching, and cuddling a dog could be as soothing to the mind and heart as deep meditation and almost as good for the soul as prayer. Dean Koontz
When you want to work for God start a committee. When you want to work with God start a prayer group. Corrie Ten Boom
In these times of suffering prayer is of even more help. Pope Francis
This is the role of writers: to turn their tears into a story - and perhaps into a prayer. Elie Wiesel
Most people do not pray; they only beg. George Bernard Shaw
Prayer is simply a two-way conversation between you and God. Billy Graham
May God break my heart so completely that the whole world falls in. Mother Teresa
True prayer is a way of life, not just for use in cases of emergency. Billy Graham
Basically, I'm for anything that gets you through the night - be it prayer, tranquilizers or a bottle of Jack Daniels. Frank Sinatra
God does nothing except in response to believing prayer. John Wesley
At the heart of silence is prayer. At the heart of prayer is faith. At the heart of faith is life. At the heart of life is service. Mother Teresa
A man prayed, and at first he thought that prayer was talking. But he became more and more quiet until in the end he realized prayer is listening. Soren Kierkegaard
Prayer is climbing up into the heart of God. Martin Luther
I believe that the greatest form of prayer is praise to God. Billy Graham
I am convinced the greatest act of love we can ever perform for people is to tell them about God's love for them in Christ. Billy Graham
When you are unhappy, you are just coming in touch with your own boundaries. Turn the whole situation into a prayer & you will walk through it. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Goodness is about what you do. Not who you pray to. Terry Pratchett
The man who prays is the one who thinks that god has arranged matters all wrong, but who also thinks that he can instruct god how to put them right. Christopher Hitchens
To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing. Martin Luther
I prayed for freedom for twenty years, but received no answer until I prayed with my legs. Frederick Douglass
As you read or listen to God's Word and spend time talking to Him in prayer, your spirit will eventually become stronger than your flesh. Joyce Meyer
Prayer is the medium of miracles; in whatever way works for you, pray right now. Marianne Williamson
When joy and prayer are married, their first born child is gratitude. Charles Spurgeon
If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another. Epicurus
Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden. Corrie Ten Boom
The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays. Soren Kierkegaard