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Prayer Quotes

  • c s lewis"If they are wrong they need your prayers all the more; and if they are your enemies, then you are under orders to pray for them."
    C. S. Lewis

  • kids on beach"However you choose to pray for your children, just know that when you do this, it is a sweet fragrance to the Lord."
    - Whitney Lett 


  • quote 1439

    “People do not drift toward holiness. Apart from grace-driven effort, people do not gravitate toward godliness, prayer, obedience to Scripture, faith, and delight in the Lord. We drift toward compromise and call it tolerance; we drift toward disobedience and call it freedom; we drift toward superstition and call it faith. We cherish the indiscipline of lost self-control and call it relaxation; we slouch toward prayerlessness and delude ourselves into thinking we have escaped legalism; we slide toward godlessness and convince ourselves we have been liberated.” 
    - D.A. Carson

  • quote 1453

    "The more we pray, the more we shall want to pray. The more we pray, the more we can pray. The more we pray, the more we shall pray. He who prays little will pray less, but he who prays much will pray more. And he who prays more, will desire to pray more abundantly."

    - Charles Spurgeon

  • quote 1468

    "The kids who need the most love will ask for it in the most unloving of ways."

    - unknown 

  • quote 1471

    "The only person who dares wake up a king at 3:00am for a glass of water is a child. We have that kind of access."

    - Timothy Keller

  • quote 1474

    "Not for me to win, but to keep everyone else safe."

    - Formula One champion driverLewis Hamilton on why he prays before races.

  • quote 1495

    "Lord, enlighten what's dark in me, strengthen what's weak in me, mend what's broken in me, bind what's bruised in me, heal what's sick in me, and lastly, revive whatever peace and love has died in me."

    - Anonymous

  • quote 1520

    "People ask me, 'Why pray if God is sovereign?' I respond, 'Why pray if He isn't?'"

    - Michael Horton

  • quote 1555

    Preachers are the absolute worst people to listen to sermons. So here is the prayer I use to prep myself:

    Lord, save me from compare, contrast, critique. Move me from cerebration to celebration. Free me to hear You in and through your messenger today. Amen.

    – Leonard Sweet

  • quote 1562

    Regarding prayer: "What Christ needed, we cannot afford to neglect."

    - Alexander MacLaren

  • quote 1570

    "Don't bother to give God instructions; just report for duty."

    - Corrie Ten Boom

  • quote 1598

    "Watch, O Lord, with those who wake, or watch, or weep tonight."

    - St. Augustine

  • quote 1610

    "I heard your prayer. Trust my timing."

    - TobyMac #SpeakLife

  • quote 1613

    "What wings are to a bird and sails to a ship, so is prayer to the soul."

    - Corrie Ten Boom

  • quote 1621

    "Airports see more sincere kisses than wedding halls. The walls of hospitals have heard more prayers than the walls of churches."

    - Unknown

  • quote 1634

    "It is not my responsibility in what form God answers my questions for guidance. That, is quite safe in His hands. The only thing that I know is that God is light, and not darkness. Those who trust Him, He does not leave in darkness. He is a very, very good shepherd."

    - Corrie ten Boom

  • quote 1644

    "Prayer has a way of blowing wind into other sails in your life that you might not even be praying about."

    - Adam Stadtmiller

  • quote 1648

    "Consistency in prayer will not come and lie at your feet. You need to fight for it with a determined resolve. And this is where the foundation of prayer is laid, in resolution. People who often experience prayer in its deepest ways are people who show up most regularly, seeking God in prayer's glorious monotony."

    - Adam Stadtmiller

  • quote 1652

    "The key to mining is digging. The key to prayer is praying."

    - Adam Stadtmiller

  • quote 1656

    "Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you."

    - St. Augustine

  • quote 1658

    "Why wish upon a star when you can pray to the One who created it?

    - Unknown

  • quote 1758

    "Lord, the sea is so wide and my boat is so small. Be with me. Amen"

    - Breton fisherman

  • quote 1764

    "A man may study because his brain is hungry for knowledge, even Bible knowledge. But he prays because his soul is hungry for GOD."

    - Leonard Ravenhill

  • quote 1767

    "Do not have your concert first, and then tune your instrument afterwards. Begin the day with the Word of God and prayer, and get first of all into harmony with Him."

    - Hudson Taylor