Prayer Quotes

I am in prayer. I am one hand, this Universe the other.
Vanna Bonta

The reason why we obtain no more in prayer, is because we expect no more. God usually answers us according to our own hearts.
Richard Alleine

Work is God's ordinance as truly as prayer.
George Dana Boardman the Younger

God shapes the world by prayer.
Edward McKendree Bounds

Every wish Is like a prayerwith God.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The gods' most savage curses come upon us as answers to our own prayers, you know.
Lois McMaster Bujold

Emotion, feeling these are well enough if they feed the springs of power. Prayer, praise, preaching these are all good and never to be dispensed with; but if the life to which they minister have no manifestation out of them, it is a failure.
Josiah Gilbert Holland

They who have steeped their souls in prayer Can every anguish calmly bear.
Richard Monckton Milnes

People who are serious about something always make room for it in their schedules. If prayer is important to you, then you'll find time to do it.
Bill Hybels

I can write about prayer, you can read about prayer...but sooner or later you have to fall to your knees and just plain pray. Then, and only then, will you begin to operate in the vein of God's miracle-working ways.
Bill Hybels

Sensing the carelessness and one-sidedness of our prayers, we start to feel guilty about praying. Guilt leads to faint-heartedness and that in turn leads to prayerlessness.
Bill Hybels

Adoration in prayer purges our spirit and prepares us to listen to God.
Bill Hybels

Confession is probably the most neglected area of personal prayer.
Bill Hybels

By forcing us to look closely at our requests, prayer purifies us.
Bill Hybels

How would you feel if your prayer requests were made public, displayed on a billboard or marquee? "Dear Lord, make me famous. Make me rich."
Bill Hybels