Prayer is not asking. Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, at His disposition, and listening to His voice in the depth of our hearts.
Every great movement of God can be traced to a kneeling figure.
And it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
There is not in the world a kind of life more sweet and delightful, than that of a continual conversation with God; those only can comprehend it who practice and experience it.
Prayer is not overcoming God's reluctance. It is laying hold of His willingness.
The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul.
God does nothing but by prayer, and everything with it.
Prayer is not eloquence but earnestness.
Since God knows our future, our personalities, and our capacity to listen, He isn't ever going to say more to us than we can deal with at the moment.
Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God
Prayer is not eloquence, but earnestness; not the definition of helplessness, but the feeling of it; not figures of speech, but earnestness of soul.
It is the habit of faith, when she is praying, to use pleas. Mere prayer sayers, who do not pray at all, forget to argue with God; but those who prevail bring forth their reasons and their strong arguments
Our prayers must mean something to us if they are to mean anything to God.
Pray as if everything depended on God, and work as if everything depended upon man.
The reason why we obtain no more in prayer is because we expect no more. God usually answers us according to our own hearts.
Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
Effective prayer is prayer that attains what it seeks. It is prayer that moves God, effecting its end.
Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.
God does nothing except in response to believing prayer.
Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees.
God shapes the world by prayer.
God shapes the world by prayer. The more prayer there is in the world the better the world will be, the mightier the forces of against evil
Prayer requires more of the heart than of the tongue.
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