Prayer Quotes - Page 5

Little praying is a kind of make believe, a salve for the conscience, a farce and a delusion.
– E. M. Bounds

Before we can pray, “Lord, Thy Kingdom come,” we must be willing to pray, “My Kingdom go.”
– Alan Redpath

Pray often, for prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God, and a scourge for Satan.
– John Bunyan

If we could all hear one another’s prayers, God might be relieved of some of his burdens.
– Ashleigh Brilliant

Prayer is the greatest of all forces, because it honors God and brings him into active aid.
– E. M. Bounds

Pray as if everything depended on God, and work as if everything depended upon man.
– Francis J. Spellman

God be kind to all good Samaritans and also bad ones. For such is the kingdom of heaven.
– John Gardner

Practical prayer is harder on the soles of your shoes than on the knees of your trousers.
– Austin O’Malley

We often want one thing and pray for another, not telling the truth even to the gods.
– Seneca

Prayer will make a man cease from sin, or sin will entice a man to cease from prayer.
– John Bunyon

We cannot ask in behalf of Christ what Christ would not ask Himself if He were praying.
– A.B. Simpson

Complaint is the largest tribute heaven receives and the sincerest part of our devotion.
– Jonathan Swift

God never gives us discernment in order that we may criticize, but that we may intercede.
– Oswald Chambers

God punishes us mildly by ignoring our prayers and severely by answering them.
– Richard J. Needham

The Lord’s Prayer may be committed to memory quickly, but it is slowly learnt by heart.
– Frederick Denison Maurice

The story of every great Christian achievement is the history of answered prayer.
– E. M. Bounds

Prayer does not change the purpose of God. But prayer does change the action of God.
– Chuck Smith

Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.
– Socrates

He who has learned to pray has learned the greatest secret of a holy and happy life.
– William Law

The value of consistent prayer is not that He will hear us, but that we will hear Him.
– William McGill