Sunday, October 19, 2008

Quotes and Verses on Prayer...

Quotes and Verses on Prayer

"For You, O Lord,
are good and forgiving, abounding in
steadfast love to all who call upon You."
- Psalm 86:5,7

"So be not like them; because Your Father
has knowledge of your needs even before
you make your requests to Him."
- Matthew 6:8

"Prayer is not an old woman's idle
amusement. Properly understood and applied,
it is the most potent instrument of action."
- Mahatma Gandhi

"I have found the greatest power in the
world is the power of prayer."
- Cecil B. DeMille

"There is a general kind of praying which
fails for lack of precision. It is as if a regiment
of soldiers should all fire off their guns anywhere.
Possibly somebody would be killed, but the
majority of the enemy would be missed.
- Charles Haddon Spurgeon

"Give me, good Lord, a longing
to be with You."
- St. Thomas Moore

"If we truly love people, we will desire for
them far more than it is within our power to
give them, and this will lead us to prayer:
Intercession is a way of loving others.
- Richard J. Foster

"Even if we speak with
a low voice, even if we whisper
without opening the lips, even if we call
to Him only from the depths of the heart,
our unspoken word always reaches
God and God always hears."
- St. Clement of Alexandria

"If you are having difficulty
loving or relating to an individual,
take him to God. Bother the Lord with
this person. Don't you be bothered with him -
leave him at the throne."
- Charles (Chuck) Swindoll

"Prayer is not overcoming God's reluctance,
but laying hold of His willingness."
- Martin Luther

Do you have a favorite quote or verse? Which one?
If you would like to email me a favorite quote
verse, or joke or put it in the comments section
that would be super! Please give credit to author,
when you are able to.
Happy Sunday Val =)

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