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prayer Quotes

68 of the best book quotes about prayer
  1. #1
    “To pray is to change. All who have walked with God have viewed prayer as the main business of their lives.”
  2. #2
    “We are not trying to manipulate God and tell Him what to do. Rather, we are asking Him to tell us what to do.”
  3. #3
    “Of all spiritual disciplines prayer is the most central because it ushers us into perpetual communion with the Father.”
  4. #4
    “Is there some part of your life which you are refusing to surrender at his behest, some sinful passion, maybe, or some animosity, some hope, perhaps your ambition or your reason? If so, you must not be surprised that you have not received the Holy Spirit, that prayer is difficult, or that your request for faith remains unanswered.”
  5. #5
    “Winters prayed the whole way over, prayed to live through it, prayed that he wouldn’t fail.”
  6. #6
    “True prayer is done in secret, but this does not rule out the fellowship of prayer altogether, however clearly we may be aware of its dangers. In the last resort it is immaterial whether we pray in the open street or in the secrecy of our chambers, whether briefly or lengthily, in the Litany of the Church, or with the sigh of one who knows not what he should pray for. True prayer does not depend either on the individual or the whole body of the faithful, but solely upon the knowledge that our heavenly Father knows our needs.”
  7. #7
    “I pray for faith that my future will be good if I live today well, and in peace. I will remember that staying in the present is the best thing I can do for my future. I will focus on what’s happening now instead of what’s going to happen tomorrow.”
  8. #8
    “And then, incredibly, Betsie began to pray for the Germans up there in the planes, caught in the fist of the giant evil loose in Germany.”
  9. #9
    “And if at night one holds you closely pressed,
    locked in his prayers so you cannot stray,
    …..you are the guest
    …..who comes, but not to stay.”
  1. #10
    “I pray to start my day and finish it in prayer.”
  2. #11
    “How can we thank him? We have no power to do him any service. Lord, allow us to share this inheritance from our father with him as well. Take him too, and his family, into Your constant care.”
  3. #12
    “I did not pray for any relief, but I prayed for strength to suffer with courage, humility and love.”
  4. #13
    ″ One way to re-collect the mind easily in the time of prayer, and preserve it more in tranquillity, is not to let it wander too far in other times: you should keep it strictly in the presence of God. ”
  5. #14
    “Let us occupy ourselves entirely in knowing God. The more we know Him, the more we will desire to know Him. As love increases with knowledge, the more we know God, the more we will truly love Him. We will learn to love Him equally in times of distress or in times of great joy.”
  6. #15
    “Here is the secret of Jesus’ life and work for God: He prayerfully waited for His Father’s instructions and for the strength to follow them. Jesus had no divinely-drawn blueprint; He discerned the Father’s will day by day in a life of prayer.”
  7. #16
    “‘Send me out into another life lord because this one is growing faint I do not think it goes all the way.’”
  8. #17
    “If you don’t understand Jesus, you can’t understand his prayer. ”
  9. #18
    “The aim ... is to wake everybody up to the need and benefits of saying the Jesus Prayer.”

Books about prayer

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Santa's Prayer book
Picture book
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Tiny Blessings: For All Seasons book
Board book
4.6
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Prayer for a Child book
Picture book
4.3
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How to Pray: Reflections and Essays book
Chapter book
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Brother Sun, Sister Moon book
Picture book
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Letters to Malcolm, Chiefly on Prayer book
Chapter book
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Bedtime Blessings book
Picture book
4.0
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  1. #19
    “That little book she carried all around the whole house ... is at the whole root of this whole business. ”
  2. #20
    “If anyone ever asks you what you do during the day, say you pray, you understand?”
  3. #21
    “Many men pray, not many of them like to do it. A few pray long, the others make a short cut.”
  4. #22
    “Grace works that way. It’s a kind word from a gentle person with an impossible prayer. It’s a force sometimes transmitted best hand to hand in a dark place.”
  5. #23
    “Dream big. Believe big. Pray big. Make room for God to do something new in your life.”
  6. #24
    “Thank you most of all for friends. We appreciate the complicated and wonderful gifts you give us in each other.”
  7. #25
    “The people who know God well—mystics, hermits, prayerful people, those who risk everything to find God—always meet a lover, not a dictator.”
  8. #26
    “My grandmother India always said God had pointed a finger at our family, asking for just a bit more discipline, more praying, and more hard work because he had blessed us with good health and good brains.”
  9. #27
    “Prayer is the medium of miracles. It is a means of communication of the created with the Creator. Through prayer love is received, and through miracles love is expressed.”
  1. #28
    “Prayer is a way of asking for something. It is the medium of miracles. But the only meaningful prayer is for forgiveness, because those who have been forgiven have everything.”
  2. #29
    Warfare is not prayer! It is in addition to prayer.
  3. #30
    There is no point in petitioning God for something He has already given you.
  4. #31
    “I mean talk. Never forget that God is your friend. And like all friends, He longs to hear what’s been happening in your life. Good or bad, whether it’s been full of sorrow or anger, and even when you’re questioning why terrible things have to happen. So I talk with him.”
  5. #32
    “God answers all prayers, but sometimes his answer is ‘no’.”
  6. #33
    “There was a cold night smell in the chapel. But it was a holy smell. It was not like the smell of the old peasants who knelt at the back of the chapel at Sunday mass. That was a smell of air and rain and turf and corduroy. But they were very holy peasants. They breathed behind him on his neck and sighed as they prayed.”
  7. #34
    “And shall I pray Thee change Thy will, my Father,
    Until it be according unto mine?
    But, no, Lord, no, that never shall be, rather
    I pray Thee blend my human will with Thine.”
  8. #35
    “Marvel at the wonder of communing with the Creator of the universe while sitting in the comfort of your home.”
  9. #36
    “I pray God will curse the writer, as the writer has cursed the world with this beautiful, stupendous creation, terrible in its simplicity, irresistible in its truth--a world which now trembles before the King in Yellow.”

Books about love

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More Than Balloons book
Board book
6.2
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The Rag Coat book
Picture book
6.1
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Three Little Words book
Picture book
6.0
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All the Places to Love book
Picture book
6.0
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Spot Loves His Daddy book
Board book
6.0
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The Trumpet of the Swan book
Chapter book
6.0
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Penguin and Pinecone book
Board book
6.0
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Charlotte and the Rock book
Picture book
5.9
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  1. #37
    “Why must people kneel down to pray? If I really wanted to pray I’ll tell you what I’d do. I’d go out into a great big field all alone or in the deep, deep woods and I’d look up into the sky—up—up—up—into that lovely blue sky that looks as if there was no end to its blueness. And then I’d just feel a prayer.”
  2. #38
    “Very few of us know how to fight the right way.”
  3. #39
    “The goal of prayer is not to change God’s mind about what you want. The goal of prayer is to change your own heart, to want what He wants, to the glory of God.”
  4. #40
    “God does hear what we pray. You don’t need a megaphone or a million people to get His attention. But the point of prayer is not to get what we want. Prayer changes the person who prays.”
  5. #41
    “Prayer, at its most basic level, was surrender. Like Jesus in the garden, saying, “Not My will, but Yours, be done.” The ironic thing was, when a person surrendered their will, they got God’s, and then they received what they were really looking for all along. This was what she believed.”
  6. #42
    “‘Miss Clara, I’ve never seen anything like this. And I admire it, I really do. It’s just that I don’t have time to pray that much every day.’ Elizabeth said.
    ‘But you apparently have time to fight losing battles with your husband.‘”
  7. #43
    “So let us pray, not for him but for overselves and for all those whose job it is to wear those great big shoes he left this nation to fill...”
  8. #44
    “Sometimes...you can cry until there’s nothing wet in you. You can scream and curse to where your throat rebels and ruptures. You can pray, all you want, to whatever god you think will listen. And, still it makes no difference. It goes on, with no sign as to when it might release you. And you know that if it ever did relent...it would not be because it cared.”
  9. #45
    “If we still cling to something we will not let go, we ask God to help us be willing.”
  1. #46
    “On awakening let us think about the twenty-four hours ahead. We consider our plans for the day. Before we begin, we ask God to direct our thinking, especially asking that it be divorced from self-pity, dishonest or self-seeking motives.”
  2. #47
    “Lord, let our leaders praise You and hear the Word of the Lord spoken through the mouths of Your prophets.”
  3. #48
    “As prayer warriors, we must remember that no matter how hopeless a situation may appear to us, God gives us power in prayer to do something about it.”
  4. #49
    “Even though Jesus put the enemy under His feet and won the victory for us, we still must move into that victory. There are still battles to be fought in prayer.”
  5. #50
    “Even though Jesus put the enemy under His feet and won the victory for us, we still must move into that victory. There are still battles to be fought in prayer.”
  6. #51
    “Praying always means praying through things and not giving up. It means being ever-watchful and persevering in prayer in order to see breakthrough.”
  7. #52
    “When we delight ourselves in the Lord, He gives us the desires of our heart. When we commit our ways to the Lord and trust in Him, He brings our desires to pass as we pray about them (Psalm 37:4-5).”
  8. #53
    “Know that we win the war when we pray in power because prayer is the battle.”
  9. #54
    “Jesus is the Commander of two armies. One is an army of angels in heaven and one is the army of prayer warriors on earth. ”
  1. #55
    “As Commander of these armies, He shows us how to take back from the enemy all he has stolen that is rightfully ours. We do that in prayer as prayer warriors!”
  2. #56
    “There are many things God wants to do on earth and in people’s lives, but if someone doesn’t leap in and answer the call to pray, it won’t happen.”
  3. #57
    “The enemy wants to steal our peace and keep us stirred up, anxious, fearful, upset, and always in a stance of waiting for something terrible to happen at any minute.”
  4. #58
    “PRAYER Lord, help me to put on the full spiritual armor You have provided for me so that I can “stand against the wiles of the devil” every day. In Jesus’ name I pray. GO DEEPER”
  5. #59
    “We must acknowledge that we depend on God and choose to live our life for Him. Even though we are a new creation, we still must decide to live like we are.”
  6. #60
    “Do not be afraid; only believe” (Mark 5:36).”
  7. #61
    “God sees us—someone worth dying for. God loves us, but we too often see ourselves as unloved. God sees us as chosen and accepted, but we may see ourselves as rejected. ”
  8. #62
    “Lord, show me anything in me that is not right in Your eyes so I can confess it before You, because I choose to live Your way.”
  9. #63
    “And take the helmet of salvation, • and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God; • praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, • being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints (Ephesians 6:14-18).”
  10. #64
    “Faith dissolves fear and makes us courageous.”
  11. #65
    “Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, • having put on the breastplate of righteousness, • and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; • above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one.”
  12. #66
    “It means asking God to keep us undeceived so that we never allow deception to take root. Knowing the truth liberates us from all possibility of deception and illuminates any darkness in our life.”
  13. #67
    “God sees us from the perspective of who He created us to be, but we too often see ourselves from our limitations instead of our possibilities.”
  14. #68
    “You need this armor to stop any onslaught of the enemy’s destructive arrows into your life and the lives of those you care about—both now and in the future.”
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