Prayer Quotes - Page 2

A prayer that has no love in it does not work.
– Anonymous

When a man has found the Lord, he no longer has to use words when he is praying, for the Spirit Himself will intercede for him with groans that cannot be uttered.
– John Climacus

It is necessary to iterate and reiterate that prayer, as a mere habit, as a performance gone through by routine or in a professional way, is a dead and rotten thing.
– E. M. Bounds

It is necessary to rouse the heart to pray, otherwise it will become quite dry. The attributes of prayer must be: love of God, sincerity, and simplicity.
– John of Kronstadt

God has editing rights over our prayers. He will… edit them, correct them, bring them in line with His will and then hand them back to us to be resubmitted.
– Stephen Crotts

…True prayer is measured by weight, not by length. A single groan before God may have more fullness of prayer in it than a fine oration of great length.
– C. H. Spurgeon

Some people think that prayer just means asking for things, and if they fail to receive exactly what they asked for, they think the whole thing is a fraud.
– Gerald Vann

If you want that splendid power in prayer, you must remain in loving, living, lasting, conscious, practical, abiding union with the Lord Jesus Christ.
– C. H. Spurgeon

We must move from asking God to take care of the things that are breaking our hearts, to praying about the things that are breaking His heart.
– Margaret Gibb

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….
– E. M. Bounds

God does not delay to hear our prayers because He has no mind to give; but that, by enlarging our desires, He may give us the more largely.
– Anselm Canterbury

To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do.
– Victor Hugo

“Give us this day our daily bread” is probably the most perfectly constructed and useful sentence ever set down in the English language.
– P.J. Wingate

We waste most of our time trying to get God to do something He has already done or praying for God to do something He told us to do.
– Jacquelyn K. Heasley

In certain trying circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity furnishes a relief denied even to prayer.
– Mark Twain

Prayer wonderfully clears the vision; steadies the nerves; defines duty; stiffens the purpose; sweetens and strengthens the spirit.
– S.D. Gord

Prayer is not a discourse. It is a form of life, the life with God. That is why it is not confined to the moment of verbal statement.
– Jacques Ellul

Whatever a man prays for, he prays for a miracle. Every prayer reduces itself to this: “Great God, grant that twice two be not four.”
– Ivan Turgenev

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

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 task.
– Phillips Brooks