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 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 is a positive force, worry is a negative force. Joyce Meyers, Be Anxious For Nothing
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
Sometimes prayer is the only connection you may ever have with some people. Marsha Marks, 101 Amazing Things About God
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 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
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
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
Always start the day with prayer. It is the greatest of all mind conditioners. Norman Vincent Peale, Have A Great Day
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
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 should always be our first response to every situation.Joyce Meyers, the power of simple prayer
The most important thing is our hearts. The great thing about prayer is that God looks primarily at our hearts. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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?
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
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 can also give us the grace we need to endure trouble and be brought much closer to God. Greg Laurie
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
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.”
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
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
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 is putting oneself under God’s influence.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
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.
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
When you can’t do nothing but pray – you’ve done a whole lot.T. D. Jakes
Positive thinking can change you, but it won’t change somebody else. But positive prayer can make a difference in someone else.
Never underestimate the incredible power and tremendous blessing of prayer.
Mark J Musser, Parenting Essentials
Prayer is one way in which we can put others’ needs before our own.
Brian Johnston, Praying With Paul
Mighty prayer movements have preceded every great historical and Biblical revival.
Sammy Tippit, The Approaching Darkness
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
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
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
Before I do or say anything, I pray. This is the difference between acting and reacting. David Yonggi Cho, Prayer That Brings Revival
But prayer is greatly neglected. And this is unfortunate, for the most powerful energy one can generate is prayer energy.
Norman Vincent Peale
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
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?
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
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?
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
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
Christians demonstrate their faith in God by asking Him to supply their needs and trusting Him to answer their prayers.
Lilliet Garrison, Getting Unstuck
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
The Bible is filled with several examples that confirm the powerful link between fasting and answered prayers.
John Miller, Pray Your Way Into 2016
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
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
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
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