Prayer Quotes

“When we pray together, our needs become public. When He answers, His glory becomes public.” (Jamie Dunlop)

“By praying for our enemies, we guard our own heart so that we do not become like them.” (Mark Driscoll)

“Life is Fragile and therefore should be handled with Prayer.” (Harold B. Lee)

“Praying is asking for rain, faith is carrying an umbrella.”

“Prayer was never meant to be duty based or merely results-oriented. It is the place of an encounter with God.”

“God answers the prayer we ought to have made, rather than the prayer we did make.” (J.I. Packer)

“Prayer is about having purposeful and intimate conversations with God.” (Horace Williams, Jr.)

“Those who have left the deepest impression on this sin-cursed earth have been men and women of prayer.” (D.L. Moody)

“Prayer is the greatest of all forces, because it honors God and brings Him into active aid.” (E.M. Bounds)

“Prayer does not fit us for the greater work; prayer is the greater work.” (Oswald Chambers)

“If God answers your prayer, He is increasing your faith. If He delays, He is increasing your patience. If He doesn’t answer your prayer, He is preparing the Best for you.

“Prayer is the link that connects us with God.” (A. B. Simpson)

“Close the door of your prayer room, and the doors of heaven opens.” (Reinhard Bonnke)

“The shortest distance between a problem and a solution is the distance between your knees and the floor.”

“Soldiers prepare for battle on their training ground. We prepare for battle on our knees.” (DaughterByDesign)

“Beware in your prayers, above everything else, of limiting God, not only by unbelief, but by fancying that you know what HE can do.” (Andrew Murray)

“Prayer and sinning will never live together in the same heart. Prayer will consume sin, or sin will choke prayer.” (J.C. Ryle)

“Prayer can do anything that God can do.” (R.A. Torrey)

“If we do not abide in prayer we will abide in temptation.” (John Owen)

“Jesus’ disciples never asked Him to teach them to preach, prophesy, or heal. They asked Him to teach them to pray.” (Corey Russell)

“One good reason why we should pray it’s because God can do more in five seconds than what we can do for ourselves in five years.”

“A prayerful church is a powerful church.” (Charles Spurgeon)

“The act of prayer says that you recognize that there’s Someone bigger than you.” (Sheryl Brady)

“The three-word prayer God loves: Change Me, Lord.” (Stormie Omartian)

“Nothing lies beyond the reach of prayer except that which lies outside the will of God.” (Phillips Brooks)

“Prayer can never be in excess.” (Charles Spurgeon)

“The small prayers of weak and broken people move the heart of God.” (Mike Bickle)

“Pray to God, even after He gives you what you were praying for.”

“Prayer puts God’s work in His hands and keeps it there.” (E.M. Bounds)

“Whatever fascinates you will guide you, so pray that the only thing that’ll fascinate you is God and His marvelous glory.” (A.W. Tozer)

“Desperate and soul-stirring prayers result in answers. When God is sought in desperation, He responds.” (Jim Cymbala)

“I think Christians fail so often to get answers to their prayers because they do not wait long enough on God.” (E.M. Bounds)

“Our prayers may be awkward. Our attempts may be feeble. But since the power of prayer is in the One who hears it and not in the one who says it, our prayers do make a difference.” (Max Lucado)

“When you pray, your prayers are heard by the same God who answered Moses’ prayer for water in the desert; the God who gave Abraham and His barren wife a son; and the God who made the slave Joseph second in power only to Pharaoh. Nothing is impossible for God when you pray and believe for His answer to come.” (Francis Chan)

“We tend to use prayer as a last resort, but God wants it to be our first line of defense.” (Oswald Chambers)

“Prayer is not a ‘spare wheel’ that you pull out when in trouble, but it is a ‘steering wheel’ that directs the right path throughout.”

“Prayer: The most powerful weapon against trials. The most effective medicine against sickness. The most valuable gift to someone you love.”

“It’s not the body’s posture but the heart’s attitude that counts when we pray.” (Billy Graham)

“Sometimes the answer to prayer is not that it changes life, but that it changes you.” (James Dillet Freeman)

“Time spent in prayer is never wasted.” (Francis Fenelon)

“Prayer is simply a two-way conversation between you and God.” (Billy Graham)

“Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night.” (George Herbert)

“We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.” (Oswald Chambers)

“To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.” (Martin Luther)

“Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God.” (Mother Teresa)

“Prayer is not just for times of trouble.” (Thomas S. Monson)

“Prayer is a shield to the soul.” (John Bunyan)

“The value of consistent prayer is not that He will hear us, but that we will hear Him.” (William McGill)

“The greatest tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer but unoffered prayer.” (F.B. Meyer)

“If the only prayer you ever say is ‘thank you’, that will be enough.” (Eckhart Tolle)

“Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.” (Corrie Ten Boom)

“The Word of God is the food by which prayer is nourished and made strong.” (E.M. Bounds)

“God doesn’t move in your life when you struggle, He moves when you pray.”

“The more praying there is in the world, the better the world will be.” (E.M. Bounds)

“Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church.” (Martin Luther)

“We can do nothing without prayer.” (E.M. Bounds)

“We cannot properly understand Scripture without prayer, and we cannot know how to pray without studying Scripture.” (Becka Goings)

“When you’ve scheduled a time to pray remember this: You have a real appointment with the King of the Universe.”

“Prayers outlive the lives of those who uttered them; outlive a generation, outlive an age, outlive a world.” (E.M. Bounds)

“Prayer is not monologue, but dialogue; God’s voice is its most essential part. Listening to God’s voice is the secret of the assurance that He will listen to mine.” (Andy Murray)

“Prayer is not the answer. God is the answer. Prayer is the vehicle by which we reach God.” (Greg Laurie)

“When you pray be sure that you listen as well as talk. You have things you want to say to God, but He also has things He wants to say to you.” (Joyce Meyer)

“God want us to talk to Him as to a friend or father…authentically, reverently, personally, earnestly.” (Bill Hybels)

“There is a difference between listening and waiting for your turn to speak.” (Simon Sinek)

“God speaks in the silence of the heart. Listening, is the beginning of prayer.” (Mother Teresa)

“Not many were hearing from God. Not because God was not speaking. It was because the people were preoccupied with other things. We are very good at talking, but not so good at taking the time to wait on God’s presence and listen.” (Jeff Syverson)