Top 50+Quotes About Prayer

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1. About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation.
2. For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
3. Prayer does not use up artificial energy, doesn’t burn up any fossil fuel, doesn’t pollute. Neither does song, neither does love, neither does the dance.
4. The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, ‘O God, forgive me,’ or ‘Help me.’
5. Mental prayer in my opinion is nothing else than an intimate sharing between friends; it means taking time frequently to be alone with Him who we know loves us. The important thing is not to think much but to love much and so do that which best stirs you to love. Love is not great delight but desire to please God in everything.
6. We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord will be with thee. Prayer and pains, through faith in Christ Jesus, will do anything.
7. Prayer is an act of love; words are not needed. Even if sickness distracts from thoughts, all that is needed is the will to love.
8. Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.
9. Having soon discovered to be great, I must appear so, and therefore studiously avoided mixing in society, and wrapped myself in mystery, devoting my time to fasting and prayer.
10.  Under certain circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
11.  My grandmother took me to church on Sunday all day long, every Sunday into the night. Then Monday evening was the missionary meeting. Tuesday evening was usher board meeting. Wednesday evening was prayer meeting. Thursday evening was visit the sick. Friday evening was choir practice. I mean, and at all those gatherings, we sang.
12.  I know that the Lord is always on the side of the right; but it is my constant anxiety and prayer that I and this nation may be on the Lord’s side.
13.  In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
14.  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.
15.  Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
16.  Let everyone try and find that as a result of daily prayer he adds something new to his life, something with which nothing can be compared.
17.  To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
18.  Prayer is not an old woman’s idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.
19.  Prayer is a confession of one’s own unworthiness and weakness.
20.  I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: ‘O Lord make my enemies ridiculous.’ And God granted it.
21. Sacrifice, discipline and prayer are essential. We gain strength through God’s word. We receive grace from the sacrament. And when we fumble due to sin – and it’s gonna happen – confession puts us back on the field.
22. Joy is prayer; joy is strength: joy is love; joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
23.  Solemnity is proper in church, but things that are proper in church are not necessarily proper outside, and vice versa. For example, I can say a prayer while washing my teeth, but that does not mean I should wash my teeth in church.
24.  There are many things that are essential to arriving at true peace of mind, and one of the most important is faith, which cannot be acquired without prayer.
25.  Prayer is simply a two-way conversation between you and God.
26.  The most eloquent prayer is the prayer through hands that heal and bless.
27.  Spend more time in study and prayer. That’s the secret of successful evangelism.
28. I believe that the greatest form of prayer is praise to God.
29.  Man is that being who invented the gas chambers of Auschwitz; however, he is also that being who entered those chambers upright, with the Lord’s Prayer or the Shema Yisrael on his lips.
30.  Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
31.  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.
32.  If any of you should ask me for an epitome of the Christian religion, I should say that it is in one word – prayer. Live and die without prayer, and you will pray long enough when you get to hell.
33.  In prayer, we stand where angels bow with veiled faces. There, even there, the cherubim and seraphim adore before that selfsame throne to which our prayers ascend. And shall we come there with stunted requests and narrow, contracted faith?
34.  True prayer is neither a mere mental exercise nor a vocal performance. It is far deeper than that – it is spiritual transaction with the Creator of Heaven and Earth.
35.  If in prayer I come before a throne of grace, the faults of my prayer will be overlooked.
36.  If you believe in prayer at all, expect God to hear you. If you do not expect, you will not have. God will not hear you unless you believe He will hear you; but if you believe He will, He will be as good as your faith.
37. It is a most delightful reflection that if I come to the throne of God in prayer, I may feel a thousand defects, but yet there is hope. I usually feel more dissatisfied with my prayers than with anything else I do.
38.  I’m healthy as can be – not an ache or a pain. A lot of my prayer is thanking the Lord that I am healthy. I pray for long life and good health.
39.  You carry Mother Earth within you. She is not outside of you. Mother Earth is not just your environment. In that insight of inter-being, it is possible to have real communication with the Earth, which is the highest form of prayer.
40.  To gather with God’s people in united adoration of the Father is as necessary to the Christian life as prayer.
41. Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church; it is a goodly Christian weapon.
42.  To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
43.   Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
44.  The sovereign cure for worry is prayer.
45.  Just as in earthly life lovers long for the moment when they are able to breathe forth their love for each other, to let their souls blend in a soft whisper, so the mystic longs for the moment when in prayer he can, as it were, creep into God.
46.  The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
47.  ‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.
48. In our home there was always prayer – aloud, proud and unapologetic.
49.  Prayer is an august avowal of ignorance.
50. Prayer is an august avowal of ignorance.
51.  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.
52.  It is clear that he does not pray, who, far from uplifting himself to God, requires that God shall lower Himself to him, and who resorts to prayer not to stir the man in us to will what God wills, but only to persuade God to will what the man in us wills.
53.  God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.
54.  Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.
55.  A good Catholic meddles in politics, offering the best of himself, so that those who govern can govern. But what is the best that we can offer to those who govern? Prayer!
56.  Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give a sense of quiet in a crowded day – like writing a poem or saying a prayer.
57.  Spending time with God through prayer and His Word is a prerequisite for having a great life and fulfilling your purpose.
58.  As we regularly spend time reading God’s Word and talking to Him in prayer, we put ourselves in position for Him to do things in our lives we could never do on our own.
59.  Prayer doesn’t just change things – it changes us. If we are diligent in seeking God, slowly and surely we become better people.
60.  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.

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