Quotes and a Verse on Prayer
"Devote yourselves to prayer with an alert mind and
a thankful heart."
- Colossians 4:2
"Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul.
It is daily admission of one's weakness... It is better in prayer to
have a heart without words than words without a heart."
- Mahatma Ghandi
"You may pray for an hour and still not pray. You may meet God
for a moment and then be in touch with Him all day."
- Fredrik Wisloff
"The value of consistent prayer is not that He will hear us,
but that we will hear Him."
- William McGill
"Work as if you were to live a hundred years,
pray as if you were to die tomorrow."
- Benjamin Franklin
"Beware in your prayers, above everything else, of limiting God,
not only by unbelief, but by fancying that you know what He can do.
Expect unexpected things above all that we ask or think."
- Andrew Murray
"Rich is the person who has a praying friend."
- Janice Hughes
"The wish to pray is a prayer in itself."
- Georges Bernanos
"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
"Men may spurn our appeals, reject our message,
oppose our arguments, despise our persons;
but they are helpless against our prayers."
- J. Sidlow Baxter
"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
"Pray, and let God worry."
- Martin Luther
"Seven days without prayer makes one weak."
- Allen Vartlett
"Give me, good Lord, a longing to be with You."
- St. Thomas Moore