Top 63 Inspirational Prayer Quotes

Let these prayer quotes and sayings remind you of the importance of having a relationship with God and prayer is one way that strengths that.

Prayer quotes (1): I believe that to pray without ceasing means to think good thoughts without ceasing. - Wilferd A. Peterson

I believe that to pray without ceasing means to think good thoughts without ceasing.
– Wilferd A. Peterson, The Art of Living in the World Today

Prayer quotes (2): Change can be accomplished most of all through the power of prayer, because with God all things are possible. - Wilferd A. Peterson

Change can be accomplished most of all through the power of prayer, because with God all things are possible. – Wilferd A. Peterson, The Art of Living Treasure Chest

Prayer quotes (3): Prayer does not change God, it changes us. It deepens insight, increases intuitive perception, expands consciousness. It transforms personality. - Wilferd A. Peterson

Prayer does not change God, it changes us. It deepens insight, increases intuitive perception, expands consciousness. It transforms personality.
– Wilferd A. Peterson, The Art of Living Treasure Chest

Prayer quotes (4): Prayer is a positive force, worry is a negative force. - Joyce Meyers

Prayer is a positive force, worry is a negative force.
Joyce Meyers, Be Anxious For Nothing

Prayer quotes (5): Before you go to sleep, run over your personal world mentally and thank God for everyone and everything. - Norman Vincent Peale

Before you go to sleep, run over your personal world mentally and thank God for everyone and everything.
Norman Vincent Peale Have A Great Day

Prayer quotes (6): I began to see my life and each breath I am given as a living prayer to God and a way to pray for others for our world. - Mary C. Neal

I began to see my life and each breath I am given as a living prayer to God and a way to pray for others for our world.
Mary C. Neal, MD, To Heaven and Back

Prayer quotes (7): Sometimes prayer is the only connection you may ever have with some people. - Marsha Marks

Sometimes prayer is the only connection you may ever have with some people.
Marsha Marks, 101 Amazing Things About God

Prayer quotes (8): Prayer creates a personal change in your life. Nothing you can do will benefit you more than prayer. - David Yonggi Cho

Prayer creates a personal change in your life. Nothing you can do will benefit you more than prayer.
– David Yonggi Cho, Prayer That Brings Revival

Prayer quotes (9): Prayer is a dialogue, not a monologue. To pray effectively, we must listen to God as well as speak. - David Yonggi Cho

Prayer is a dialogue, not a monologue. To pray effectively, we must listen to God as well as speak.
– David Yonggi Cho, Prayer That Brings Revival

Prayer quotes (10): When pressure builds up, don't panic. Pray! Prayer is a tremendous stress reliever. It can be your safety valve. - Rick Warren

When pressure builds up, don’t panic. Pray! Prayer is a tremendous stress reliever. It can be your safety valve.
Rick Warren, God’s Power To Change Your Life

Prayer quotes (11): I think prayer is much more than reciting something we learned as children. I think it's a conversation. - Winnie Anderson

I think prayer is much more than reciting something we learned as children. I think it’s a conversation.
– Winnie Anderson, Faith From 9 to 5: How to Overcome the Seven Deadly Sins and Live Your Faith at Work

Prayer quotes (12): Always start the day with prayer. It is the greatest of all mind conditioners. - Norman Vincent Peale

Always start the day with prayer. It is the greatest of all mind conditioners.
– Norman Vincent Peale, Have A Great Day

Prayer quotes (13): Prayer sensitizes us to subtle changes in the landscape of our circumstances. When he begins to move, we are apt to recognize it. Praying almost ensures we won't miss opportunities God brings our way. - Andy Stanley

Prayer sensitizes us to subtle changes in the landscape of our circumstances. When he begins to move, we are apt to recognize it. Praying almost ensures we won’t miss opportunities God brings our way.
Andy Stanley, Visioneering

Prayer quotes (14): No one can pray and worry at the same time. When we worry, we aren't praying. When we pray, we aren't worrying. - Max Lucado

No one can pray and worry at the same time. When we worry, we aren’t praying. When we pray, we aren’t worrying.
Max Lucado, Every Day Chance

Prayer quotes (15): Prayer should always be our first response to every situation. - Joyce Meyers

Prayer should always be our first response to every situation.
Joyce Meyers, the power of simple prayer

Prayer quotes (16): The most important thing is our hearts. The great thing about prayer is that God looks primarily at our hearts. - Greg Laurie

The most important thing is our hearts. The great thing about prayer is that God looks primarily at our hearts.
– Greg Laurie

Prayer quotes (17): When we pray and don't see an answer as quickly as we would like, it may be a result of circumstances that we can't see. - Greg Laurie

When we pray and don’t see an answer as quickly as we would like, it may be a result of circumstances that we can’t see.
– Greg Laurie

Prayer quotes (18): As you get in sync with the will of God, you will see that prayer is not getting God to do what you want Him to do, but prayer is getting you to do what God wants you to do. - Greg Laurie

As you get in sync with the will of God, you will see that prayer is not getting God to do what you want Him to do, but prayer is getting you to do what God wants you to do.
Greg Laurie

Prayer quotes (19): Pray for the desire and power to follow His will and not fight for your own. You’ll never know what God has waiting for you right down the road. - Tricia Goyer

Pray for the desire and power to follow His will and not fight for your own. You’ll never know what God has waiting for you right down the road.
– Tricia Goyer

Prayer quotes (20): We set forth our petitions before God, not in order to make known to Him our needs and desires, but rather so that we ourselves may realize that in these things it is necessary to turn to God for help. - St. Thomas Aquinas

We set forth our petitions before God, not in order to make known to Him our needs and desires, but rather so that we ourselves may realize that in these things it is necessary to turn to God for help.
St. Thomas Aquinas

Prayer quotes (21): When we pray and then worry, we are not exercising trust in God. We are not fully releasing our burdens or needs to Him; we are "taking them back" and working them over in our minds. - Joyce Meyers

When we pray and then worry, we are not exercising trust in God. We are not fully releasing our burdens or needs to Him; we are “taking them back” and working them over in our minds.
Joyce Meyers, the power of simple prayer

Prayer quotes (22): If you just take the time to pray and realize that God is in control and can handle your situation, then you can be a much more positive, more optimistic person. Krista "KK" Weatherspoon

If you just take the time to pray and realize that God is in control and can handle your situation, then you can be a much more positive, more optimistic person.
– Krista “KK” Weatherspoon, 50 Things To Know

Prayer quotes (23): God will always be there with us and give us the strength to meet the difficulties of life. - Wendell E. Mettey

God will always be there with us and give us the strength to meet the difficulties of life.
– Wendell E. Mettey, On Which Side of the Road Do the Flowers Grow?

Prayer quotes (24): A faithful God does not expect you to do what you cannot; He supplies the needed strength. - Erwin W. Lutzer

A faithful God does not expect you to do what you cannot; He supplies the needed strength.
– Erwin W. Lutzer, Getting to No: How to Break a Stubborn Habit

Prayer quotes (25): Let's confess our sin individually and collectively to the Lord and then ask Him to bless us with the strength to walk away from our sin and toward the arms of Christ who wants us to experience new life. - John Stange

Let’s confess our sin individually and collectively to the Lord and then ask Him to bless us with the strength to walk away from our sin and toward the arms of Christ who wants us to experience new life.
– John Stange, What did Jesus say about Marriage?

Prayer quotes (26): You are stronger than you think, because the power of Almighty God is available to you. Your strength is renewed when you trust in Him. Kendra Tillman

You are stronger than you think, because the power of Almighty God is available to you. Your strength is renewed when you trust in Him.
– Kendra Tillman, You Are Stronger Than You Think: Lessons of Endurance in the Race of Faith

Prayer quotes (27): Prayer is thinking and thanking. It is thinking of our many blessings and accepting them with a thankful spirit. - Wilferd A. Peterson

Prayer is thinking and thanking. It is thinking of our many blessings and accepting them with a thankful spirit.
Wilferd A. Peterson, The Art of Living Treasure Chest

Prayer quotes (28): We must never get tired of praying for our loved ones, because sometimes God works suddenly, and sometimes He works over a period of time. - Joyce Meyers

We must never get tired of praying for our loved ones, because sometimes God works suddenly, and sometimes He works over a period of time.
Joyce Meyers, Be Anxious For Nothing

Prayer quotes (29): Do not exclusively say your prayers in the form of asking God for something. The prayer of thanksgiving is much more powerful. - Norman Vincent Peale

Do not exclusively say your prayers in the form of asking God for something. The prayer of thanksgiving is much more powerful.
Norman Vincent PealeHave A Great Day

Prayer quotes (30): Sometimes the purpose of prayer is to get us out of circumstances, but more often than not, the purpose of prayer is to get us through them. - Mark Batterson

Sometimes the purpose of prayer is to get us out of circumstances, but more often than not, the purpose of prayer is to get us through them.
– Mark Batterson, Draw the Circle

Prayer quotes (31): Prayer can also give us the grace we need to endure trouble and be brought much closer to God. - Greg Laurie

Prayer can also give us the grace we need to endure trouble and be brought much closer to God.
– Greg Laurie

Prayer quotes (32): Prayer is to be a time of separation from the world in order to be with God. It occurs when we surrender our schedules, our priorities, and ourselves to the joy of drawing near to our Father in heaven. - Charles Stanley

Prayer is to be a time of separation from the world in order to be with God. It occurs when we surrender our schedules, our priorities, and ourselves to the joy of drawing near to our Father in heaven.
– Charles Stanley

Prayer quotes (33): God is looking for people to use, and if you can get usable, he will wear you out. The most dangerous prayer you can pray is this: "Use me." - Rick Warren

God is looking for people to use, and if you can get usable, he will wear you out. The most dangerous prayer you can pray is this: “Use me.”
Rick Warren

Prayer quotes (34): We pray in Jesus’ name because He is our hope. We pray in Jesus’ name because it is within His life that we now live. - Jamin Goggin and Kyle Strobel

We pray in Jesus’ name because He is our hope. We pray in Jesus’ name because it is within His life that we now live.
– Jamin Goggin and Kyle Strobel, Beloved Dust

Prayer quotes (35): There is power in speaking people's names before the Lord. When others hear someone talk to Jesus on their behalf, healing often starts to take place. - Charles Stanley

There is power in speaking people’s names before the Lord. When others hear someone talk to Jesus on their behalf, healing often starts to take place.
Charles Stanley

Prayer quotes (36): The more you prayer the more you will endeavor to live the way that God intended. - Olivia Benjamin

The more you prayer the more you will endeavor to live the way that God intended.
– Olivia Benjamin, Billy Graham: Graham, 70 Greatest Life Lessons

Prayer quotes (37): Prayer is putting oneself under God's influence. Harry Emerson Fosdick

Prayer is putting oneself under God’s influence.
– Harry Emerson Fosdick

Prayer quotes (38): The value of prayer is seen in the life of Jesus. He often withdrew from the crowds and even from His own disciples in order to spend significant time with His Father. - Charles Stanley

The value of prayer is seen in the life of Jesus. He often withdrew from the crowds and even from His own disciples in order to spend significant time with His Father.
– Charles Stanley

Prayer quotes (39): Pray that you might faithfully hear the Word and use the Word to glorify God in all other things that you hear and say. - Gregory E. Lang

Pray that you might faithfully hear the Word and use the Word to glorify God in all other things that you hear and say.
– Gregory E. Lang, Lead Serve Love

Prayer quotes (40): When you can't do nothing but pray - you've done a whole lot. - T. D. Jakes

When you can’t do nothing but pray – you’ve done a whole lot.
T. D. Jakes

Prayer quotes (41): To pray without expectation is to misunderstand the whole concept of prayer and relationship with God. - A. W. Tozer

To pray without expectation is to misunderstand the whole concept of prayer and relationship with God.
A. W. Tozer

Prayer quotes (42): Positive thinking can change you, but it won’t change somebody else. But positive prayer can make a difference in someone else. - Rick Warren

Positive thinking can change you, but it won’t change somebody else. But positive prayer can make a difference in someone else.
– Rick Warren

Prayer quotes (43): Never underestimate the incredible power and tremendous blessing of prayer. - Mark J Musser

Never underestimate the incredible power and tremendous blessing of prayer.
– Mark J Musser, Parenting Essentials

Prayer quotes (44): Prayer is one way in which we can put others' needs before our own. - Brian Johnston

Prayer is one way in which we can put others’ needs before our own.
– Brian Johnston, Praying With Paul

Prayer quotes (45): Mighty prayer movements have preceded every great historical and Biblical revival. - Sammy Tippit

Mighty prayer movements have preceded every great historical and Biblical revival.
– Sammy Tippit, The Approaching Darkness

Prayer quotes (46): Through Scripture meditation, prayer, group Bible study, and sitting under the teaching of God’s Word, we get to know our Lord better and draw closer to him. - Randy Alcorn

Through Scripture meditation, prayer, group Bible study, and sitting under the teaching of God’s Word, we get to know our Lord better and draw closer to him.
– Randy Alcorn, God’s Promise of Happiness

Prayer quotes (47): Keeping yourself spiritually healthy is often overlooked since it is the most simplistic. I suggest prayer, alone time with God, and being in a state of gratitude. - Tiffany Hurd

Keeping yourself spiritually healthy is often overlooked since it is the most simplistic. I suggest prayer, alone time with God, and being in a state of gratitude.
– Tiffany Hurd, 5 Keys to Living a Successful Life

Prayer quotes (48): Trust and obey the guidance of the Lord by reading His Word and earnestly pray that He will give you the right judgement in whatever you choose to do. - Janet Fuller

Trust and obey the guidance of the Lord by reading His Word and earnestly pray that He will give you the right judgement in whatever you choose to do.
– Janet Fuller, The Bible: The Key Bible Chapters

Prayer quotes (49): Before I do or say anything, I pray. This is the difference between acting and reacting. - David Yonggi Cho

Before I do or say anything, I pray. This is the difference between acting and reacting.
David Yonggi Cho, Prayer That Brings Revival

Prayer quotes (50): But prayer is greatly neglected. And this is unfortunate, for the most powerful energy one can generate is prayer energy. - Norman Vincent Peale

But prayer is greatly neglected. And this is unfortunate, for the most powerful energy one can generate is prayer energy.
– Norman Vincent Peale

Prayer quotes (51): Though I forget to say my prayers or lose my words because life has taken me toward other things, I am grateful dear God, for your constancy within my life and although I may not show the same commitment, believe that my heart intends to strive always to give back that same constancy that you, in your Grace, have offered me. Sheryl Withers

Though I forget to say my prayers or lose my words because life has taken me toward other things, I am grateful dear God,
for your constancy within my life and although I may not show the same commitment, believe that my heart intends to strive always to give back that same constancy that you, in your Grace, have offered me.

– Sheryl Withers, Prayer

Prayer quotes (52): I dread to think where my cherished plans may have landed me and once again can thank him that he does not always say yes to my prayer requests! - Margaret Weston

I dread to think where my cherished plans may have landed me and once again can thank him that he does not always say yes to my prayer requests!
Margaret Weston, How Do I Know I Know God?

Prayer quotes (53): Try praying and ask God to show you in His Word what you should do about anything you need to know about. - Mary DeKok Blowers

Try praying and ask God to show you in His Word what you should do about anything you need to know about.
Mary DeKok Blowers, Filled With the Holy Spirit

Prayer quotes (54): But the prayer of repentance is a refuge for the believer. It is the godly response of one who knows that he is in sin. - R.C. Sproul

But the prayer of repentance is a refuge for the believer. It is the godly response of one who knows that he is in sin.
– R.C. Sproul, What Is Repentance?

Prayer quotes (55): Very simply, prayer is about taking this basic instinct and consciously communicating with this ‘Other’, with the person Christians would call ‘God’. - SPCK

Very simply, prayer is about taking this basic instinct and consciously communicating with this ‘Other’, with the person Christians would call ‘God’.
SPCK, Prayers on the Move

Prayer quotes (56): I know many people that could be described as “Good Christian folk,” and I bet those people have experienced answers to prayer and seen the power of God in their lives. - Mark J. Musser

I know many people that could be described as “Good Christian folk,” and I bet those people have experienced answers to prayer and seen the power of God in their lives.
– Mark J. Musser, Finding the True You: Discover Who You Were Created to Be

Prayer quotes (57): Christians demonstrate their faith in God by asking Him to supply their needs and trusting Him to answer their prayers. - Lilliet Garrison

Christians demonstrate their faith in God by asking Him to supply their needs and trusting Him to answer their prayers.
– Lilliet Garrison, Getting Unstuck

Prayer quotes (58): Many prayers in liturgical texts have strong biblical roots. The Lord’s Prayer directly comes from the Gospel. - Adrian Ryan Lyons

Many prayers in liturgical texts have strong biblical roots. The Lord’s Prayer directly comes from the Gospel.
– Adrian Ryan Lyons, The Bible: 16 Symbolic Teachings Every Christian Needs To Study on Life with the Holy Book and Jesus Christ

Prayer quotes (59): The Bible is filled with several examples that confirm the powerful link between fasting and answered prayers. - John Miller

The Bible is filled with several examples that confirm the powerful link between fasting and answered prayers.
– John Miller, Pray Your Way Into 2016

Prayer quotes (60): Instead of worrying we need to be thankful of what we have and by prayer and petition, present our requests to God. - Phanuel Muverengwi

Instead of worrying we need to be thankful of what we have and by prayer and petition, present our requests to God.
– Phanuel Muverengwi, The Little Book On Worry: A Christian Perspective

Prayer quotes (61): I couldn’t imagine not talking to God each day. It’s during my prayers when I feel closest to Him. - Buffy Andrews

I couldn’t imagine not talking to God each day. It’s during my prayers when I feel closest to Him.
Buffy Andrews, A Grandmother’s Legacy: 365 Notes to Live By

Prayer quotes (62): When we read our Bible, God speaks to us and when we pray, we speak to Him, and so our friendship with God grows strong. - Alan Toms

When we read our Bible, God speaks to us and when we pray, we speak to Him, and so our friendship with God grows strong.
– Alan Toms, The Way Ahead

Prayer quotes (63): Many ministers became too busy preaching about grace and stopped preaching about the critical need for an abundant prayer life. - Michael Caputo

Many ministers became too busy preaching about grace and stopped preaching about the critical need for an abundant prayer life.
Michael Caputo, How to Prevent Your Love From becoming Cold