A man who is intimate with God will never be intimidated by men. 
Leonard Ravenhill

A simple grateful thought turned heavenwards is the most perfect prayer. Doris Lessing

All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired. Martin Luther

As a coal is revived by incense, so prayer revives the hopes of the heart. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

As is the business of tailors to make clothes and cobblers to make shoes, so it is the business of Christians to pray. Martin Luther

Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks. Phillips Brooks

Don’t pray when you feel like it. Have an appointment with the Lord and keep it. A man is powerful on his knees. Corrie ten Boom

Faith in a prayer-hearing God will make a prayer-loving Christian. 
Andrew Murray

God warms His hands at man’s heart when he prays. John Masefield

God's answers are wiser than our prayers. Croft M. Pentz

He who has learned to pray has learned the greatest secret of a holy and happy life. William Law

If the spiritual life be healthy, under the full power of the Holy Spirit, praying without ceasing will be natural. Andrew Murray

In worship, God imparts himself to us. C.S.Lewis

Dear Lord, Without You, I have nothing and I am nothing. I need You, everyday, every moment, every second that I breathe. You are my joy and my strength. I am not strong enough on my own, Amen.

It is possible to move men, through God, by prayer alone. Hudson Taylor

More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones. 
Mother Teresa

Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you. Saint Augustine

Pray for what you want, but work for what you need. Unknown

Prayer at its highest is a two-way conversation and for me the most important part is listening to God’s replies. Frank C. Laubach

Prayer does not change God, but changes him who prays. Soren Kierkegaard

Prayer does not change the purpose of God.  But prayer does change the action of God. Chuck Smith

Prayer is exhaling the spirit of man and inhaling the spirit of God. 
Edwin Keith

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 Gandhi

Prayer is not only asking, but an attitude of mind which produces the atmosphere in which asking is perfectly natural. Oswald Chambers

Prayer is not overcoming God's reluctance, but laying hold of His willingness. Martin Luther

Prayer is the acid test of devotion. Samuel Chadwick

Dear Lord, Today I choose to release everything that has tried to hold me back. I release the past. I release bitterness. I release failures. I release missed opportunities. Instead, I embrace Your grace and power to boldly move forward into the blessing You have for me, Amen.

Prayer is the exercise of drawing on the grace of God. Oswald Chambers

Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening. Mahatma Gandhi

Prayer is the root, the fountain, the mother of a thousand blessings. Chrysostom

Prayer is the secret of power. Evan Roberts

Prayer is translation. A man translates himself into a child asking for all there is in a language he has barely mastered. Leonard Cohen

Prayer is where the action is. John Wesley

Prayer strikes the winning blow; service is simply picking up the pieces. S.D. Gordon

Prayer will make a man cease from sin, or sin will entice a man to cease from prayer. John Bunyon

Satan trembles when he sees the weakest Christian on his knees. William Cowper

Seven days without prayer makes one weak. Allen E. Vartlett

The essence of meditation is a period of time set aside to contemplate the Lord, listen to Him, and allow Him to permeate our spirits. Charles Stanley

The one concern of the devil is to keep Christians from praying.  He fears nothing from prayerless studies, prayerless work and prayerless religion. He laughs at our toil, mocks at our wisdom, but he trembles when we pray. Samuel Chadwick

The true church lives and moves and has its being in prayer. Leonard Ravenhill

There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the body, the soul is on its knees. Victor Hugo

Therefore, whether the desire for prayer is on you or not, get to your closet at the set time; shut yourself in with God; wait upon Him; seek His face; realize Him; pray. R. F. Horton

To pray without faith is to make a small fire while it is raining heavily. William Scott Downey

True prayer is measured by weight, not by length. A single groan before God may have more fullness of prayer in it than a fine oration of great length. C. H. Spurgeon

We can be tired, weary and emotionally distraught, but after spending time alone with God, we find that He injects into our bodies energy, power and strength. Charles Stanley

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

When you are in the dark, listen, and God will give you a very precious message. Oswald Chambers

Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow. Benjamin Franklin

Yes, worship of the loving God is man’s whole reason for existence. A.W. Tozer

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