Quotes on Prayer! IX
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18; Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
Many a man … has learned the lesson, It is impossible with men, and then he gives up in helpless despair, and lives a wretched Christian life, without joy, or strength, or victory, And Why? Because he does not humble himself to learn that other lesson: With God all things are possible.
Prayer is asking for rain; faith is carrying the umbrella.
When your life is going along as smooth as can be, take time to call home to our heavenly Father. Just like a parent waiting for a child to call, God also longs to hear from us, And the best thing of all is knowing we will never, ever get a busy signal.
Anita Corrine Donihue
Pray! Jesus says. But when you do, forget about yourself. And forget about others. Lock yourself in, secretly, quietly, with the Lord. He sees what you do in secret, and that is all that really matters.
Prayer is literally talking things over in confidence — in full confidence with God, Sometimes the substitution of the word “Confidence” for the word “faith” helps.
An important thing to remember when praying is that Jesus is our Advocate before the Father. When we begin or end our prayers with “in the name of Jesus,” it is just as if Jesus Himself is saying, “Father this a prayer from your beloved child.”
Corrie ten Boom
I pray without ceasing now. My personal prayer is; Make me an instrument which only truth can speak.
We pray “Our Father,” not “My Father” ….. to remind us that we share our spiritual privileges with all the people of God.
Talking to men for God is a great thing, but talking to God for men is greater still.
E. M. Bounds
You must not say or write down a resolution in your journal that “ I will pray more.” You cannot force it. But let the axe come to the root of the tree; cut down the carnal mind. How can you cut it down? You cannot, but let the Holy Spirit of God come …. And then you will learn to love prayer and love God and your neighbor.