Prayer Quotes

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Prayer is not overcoming God’s reluctance; it is laying hold of His highest willingness. -Trench

The prayer that begins with trustfulness, and passes on into waiting, will always end in thankfulness, triumph, and praise. -A. Maclaren

I know no blessing so small as to be reasonably expected without prayer, nor any so great but may be attained by it. -South

God dwells far off from us, but prayer brings him down to our earth, and links his power with our efforts. -Mad. de Gosparin

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Practice in life whatever you pray for, and God will give it to you more abundantly. -Pusey

Human life is a constant want, and ought to be a constant prayer. -S. Osgood

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Is not prayer a study of truth, a sally of the soul into the unfound infinite? No man ever prayed heartily without learning something. -Emerson

Trouble and perplexity drive me to prayer, and prayer drives away perplexity and trouble. -Fenelon

Never think that God’s delays are God’s denials. True prayer always receives what it asks, or something better. -Tryon Edwards

If you would have God hear you when you pray, you must hear him when he speaks. He stops his ears against the prayers of those who stop their ears against his laws. -unknown

In prayer it is better to have a heart without words, than words without a heart. -Bunyan

God looks not at the oratory of your prayers, how elegant they may be; nor at the geometry of your prayers, how long they may be; nor at the arithmetic of your prayers, how many they may; not at logic of your prayers, how mehodical they may be; but the sincerity of them he looks at. -T. Brooks

To a certain extent, God gives to the prayerful control of Himself, and becomes their willing agent; and when the time comes when all mysteries are solved, and the record of all lives is truthfully revealed, it will probably be seen that not those who astonished the world with their own powers, but those who quietly, through prayer, used God’s power, were the ones who made the world move forward. -E.P. Roe

A generous prayer is never presented in vain; the petition may be refused, but the petitioner is always, I believe, rewarded by some gracious visitation. -Robert Louis Stevenson

We don’t thank God enough for much that He has given us. Our prayers are too often the beggar’s prayer, the prayer that asks for something. We offer too few prayers of thanksgiving and of praise. -Robert E. Woods, D.D.

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