Prayer Quotes

Prayer Quotes to enhance your connection with God

Prayer is an opportunity for believers to be intentional about acknowledging God’s sovereignty, praising Him, and submitting to His plans on a regular basis. Daily prayer can help you maintain a positive attitude and maintain faith both in yourself and in God’s ability to lead you on the right path. Prayers help to enhance your connection with God. These daily prayer quotes are sure to ease your mind and bring you closer to God as you focus on your relationship with Him.

Prayer Quotes

  1. “Prayer begins where human capacity ends.” ~ Marian Anderson

Prayer Quotes

  1. “Prayer requires more of the heart than of the tongue.” ~ Adam Clarke

Prayer Quotes

  1. “Pray till prayer makes you forget your own wish, and leave it or merge it in God’s will.” ~ Frederick William Robertson

Prayer Quotes

  1. “I just love the idea of how prayer reveals how personal God is.” ~ Jackie Hill Perry

Prayer Quotes

  1. “Prayer is aligning ourselves with the purposes of God.” ~  E. Stanley Jones

Prayer Quotes

  1. “Do not pray for an easy life. Pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” ~ Bruce Lee
  2. “No man is greater than his prayer life.”  ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  3. “Prayer is simply talking to God like a friend and should be the easiest thing we do each day.” ~ Joyce Meyer
  4. “To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.” ~ Martin Luther
  5. “Prayer is how we press our hands into the invisible and find the hand of Christ reaching back.” ~ James K. A. Smith

Quotes about Prayer

  1. “I believe in prayer. It’s the best way we have to draw strength from heaven.” ~ Josephine Baker
  2. “Don’t be discouraged if the answer to your prayer does not come immediately. Study, ponder, and pray, sincerely having faith, and live the commandments.” ~ Joseph B. Wirthlin
  3. “Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  4. “There are parts of our calling, works of the Holy Spirit, and defeats of the darkness that will come no other way than through furious, fervent, faith-filled, unceasing prayer.” ~ Beth Moore
  5. “Let us never forget to pray. God lives. He is near. He is real. He is not only aware of us but cares for us. He is our Father. He is accessible to all who will seek Him.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  6. “The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, ‘O God, forgive me,’ or ‘Help me.” ~ Billy Graham
  7. “A single grateful thought toward heaven is the most perfect prayer.” ~ Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
  8. “The reality is, my prayers don’t change God.  But, I am convinced prayer changes me. Praying boldly boots me out of that stale place of religious habit into authentic connection with God Himself.” ~ Lysa TerKeurst
  9. “In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart. ” ~ John Bunyan
  10. “Being a person who struggles with anxiety, I have found that having a habit of just consistently talking to God and saying, ‘You know what? I feel my heart is beating really fast and I don’t really know why I’m worried right now, but You know, and so please help.’” ~ Jasmine Holmes

Prayer Quotes

  1. “Rather than set aside daily time for prayer, I pray constantly and spontaneously about everything I encounter on a daily basis. When someone shares something with me, I’ll often simply say, ‘let’s pray about this right now.” ~ Thomas Kinkade
  2. “You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might pray also in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance.” ~ Kahlil Gibran
  3. In the silence of the heart God speaks. If you face God in prayer and silence, God will speak to you. Then you will know that you are nothing. It is only when you realize your nothingness, your emptiness, that God can fill you with Himself. Souls of prayer are souls of great silence.” ~ Mother Teresa
  4. “I think we have to pray in faith and with belief that His nos are always a providential yes to something else.” ~ Melissa Kruger
  5. “Be not forgetful of prayer. Every time you pray, if your prayer is sincere, there will be new feeling and new meaning in it, which will give you fresh courage, and you will understand that prayer is an education.” ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky
  6. “Prayer is chatting with God, in freedom and with simplicity. In the midst of both calm and chaos, prayer moves us to internally sit still at his feet. Prayer can change our thinking and bring peace, as we remember that he controls everything. Prayer reminds us that he is the end to which we affirm and steward our callings in life. Prayer allows us to see God actively listening and responding to our needs. Prayer brings closeness and authenticity to our relationship with him.” ~ Shekea Moreno
  7. “If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” ~ Meister Eckhart
  8. “I have so much to do that I shall spend the first three hours in prayer.” ~ Martin Luther
  9. “God does nothing except in response to believing prayer.” ~  John Wesley
  10. “Prayer is an act of love; words are not needed. Even if sickness distracts from thoughts, all that is needed is the will to love.” ~  Saint Teresa of Avila

Quotes on Prayer

  1. “When you feel like worrying, try praying instead. Worrying only creates more stress, but prayer creates more peace. God is bigger than whatever is stressing you out.”  ~ Dave Willis
  2. “The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching.” ~  Joseph Smith, Jr.
  3. “We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.” ~ Oswald Chambers
  4. “We never know how God will answer our prayers, but we can expect that He will get us involved in His plan for the answer. If we are true intercessors, we must be ready to take part in God’s work on behalf of the people for whom we pray.” ~ Corrie ten Boom
  5. “God will answer you prayers better than you think. Of course, one will not always get exactly what he has asked for….We all have sorrows and disappointments, but one must never forget that, if commended to God, they will issue in good….His own solution is far better than any we could conceive.” ~ Fanny J. Crosby
  6. “Through praying the Psalms, I just realized that prayer is so much about who God is. And so much about reminding myself who God is in the midst of whatever I’m going through. So as cliche as it sounds, the Psalms have been really pivotal in my understanding of prayer.” ~ Jasmine Holmes
  7. “Amen really just essentially means in Hebrew like, ‘Let it be’ or ‘So be it.’ It’s a true and heartfelt acknowledgment and an affirmation that we believe God will do as He’s promised. Amen is saying, ‘Hear, hear,’ or ‘I affirm in faith that God is hearing what I’m saying.'” ~ Laura Wifler
  8. “I believe that prayer is our powerful contact with the greatest force in the universe.” ~ Loretta Young
  9. “We pray in Jesus’s name—which is typically what we say at the end of the prayer to close—because we’re acknowledging the reality of the gospel: that there is no way we can come to the Father, plead before the throne, even call him Father, without the sacrifice of Christ on our behalf.” ~ Emily Jensen
  10. “Teaching our kids to pray can seem so daunting when we don’t know what to say too. But the beauty of our gracious God is that he doesn’t need our perfectly crafted words. Growing in our own prayer lives has the ability to speak volumes to our kids.” ~ Valerie Woerner

Prayer Quotes

  1. “Enjoy the simple presence of God in silence, without the need to offer words.” ~ Rich Villodas
  2. “Those who pray well are honest, vulnerable, frustrated, hopeful, learning, and most of all they are listeners.” ~ Scot McKnight
  3. “He is as much with us in our quiet, alone times as he is in the day when we have no space of our own. We can talk with him as a baby clings to our knee. We can listen to him while we are standing at the kitchen sink. We can seek him when sitting comfortably with a Bible in hand as well as while whisking throughout our home tending to needs.” ~ Shekea Moreno
  4. “He who kneels the most, stands the best.” ~ D.L. Moody
  5. “I so earnestly believe that prayer can be helpful and guide you and protect you and inspire you. I mean, I’m in awe.” ~ Horton Foote
  6. “Praying the Bible isn’t complicated. Read through a few verses of Scripture, pause at the end of each phrase or verse, and pray about what the words suggest to you.” ~ Donald Whitney
  7. “God’s goal is to confirm us into the image of Jesus and prayer is a gift to do it. It’s not about getting, it’s about becoming.” ~ Dr. Derwin L. Gray
  8. “We tend to use prayer as a last resort, but God wants it to be our first line of defence. We pray when there’s nothing else we can do, but God wants us to pray before we do anything at all.” ~ Oswald Chambers
  9. “True intimacy with God always brings humility.” ~ Beth Moore
  10. “If your day is hemmed in with prayer, it is less likely to come unraveled.” ~ Cynthia Lewis

Morning Prayer Quotes

  1. “Don’t forget to pray today, because God didn’t forget to wake you up this morning.”  ~ Anonymous
  2. “Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  3. “When I get out of bed in the morning, I literally say a prayer. The first thing I do is thank God that I got through the night.” ~ Shannon Bream
  4. “The soul is a muscle, and it needs to be exercised a little every day. Say a morning prayer just to say something.” ~ – Catherine Hicks
  5.  “And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there prayed.” ~ Mark 1:35
  6. “So often, we want big directional signs from God. God just wants us to pay attention. But we need to leave enough space in our days to get up from our prayers and actually look for God in the moment-to-moment things that happen.” ~ Lysa TerKeurst
  7. “It is remarkable that in all of his writings Paul’s prayers for his friends contain no appeals for changes in their circumstances.” ~ Timothy Keller
  8. “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.” ~ L.M. Montgomery
  9. “When you recognize the festive and the still moments as moments of prayer, then you gradually realize that to pray is to live.” ~ Henri Nouwen
  10. “I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day” ~ Abraham Lincoln

Prayer Quotes

  1. “I believe that the state of a person’s prayer life is an indicator of the condition of that person’s heart.” ~ Mary Kassian
  2. “Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?” ~ Corrie ten Boom
  3. “The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.” ~ Soren Kierkegaard
  4. “Prayer does make a difference—a life-changing, mind-blowing, earth-rattling difference.” ~ Lysa TerKeurst
  5. “I know that the Lord is always on the side of the right; but it is my constant anxiety and prayer that I and this nation may be on the Lord’s side.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  6. “It’s definitely both things—where we can come to him casually and be able to speak to God with a one-word prayer or to talk with him. At the same time, we do want to teach our children, and have a posture ourselves, of recognizing the enormous privilege that it is to approach the throne and to be able to say: if prayer changes things and a prayer matters, then I want to give it my full attention and my full focus and to speak in a way that honors the Holy God that is in charge of the whole universe.” ~ Laura Wifler
  7. “God will either give us what we ask or give us what we would have asked if we knew everything he knows.” ~ Timothy Keller
  8. “Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul; man cannot live in health without them.” ~  Mahalia Jackson
  9. “’Help’ is a prayer that is always answered. It doesn’t matter how you pray–with your head bowed in silence, or crying out in grief, or dancing. Churches are good for prayer, but so are garages and cars and mountains and showers and dance floors. Years ago I wrote an essay that began, ‘Some people think that God is in the details, but I have come to believe that God is in the bathroom.’” ~ Anne Lamott
  10. “Prayer is our invitation to God to intervene in the affairs of earth. It is our request for Him to work His ways in this world.” ~ Myles Munroe

Inspirational Prayer Quotes

  1. “What things do you need to tell the Lord from a place of concern and humility? What questions linger, what worries do you harbor, and what do you need to hand over to him?” ~ Annie VanderHeiden
  2. “The prayers of the saints have brought me great comfort over the years, not only giving me language to express my deepest fears and best hopes to God but also reminding me that I’m not alone.” ~ Andrew Peterson
  3. “When every hope is gone, ‘when helpers fail and comforts flee,’ I find that help arrives somehow, from I know not where. Supplication, worship, prayer are no superstition; they are acts more real than the acts of eating, drinking, sitting or walking. It is no exaggeration to say that they alone are real, all else is unreal.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  4. “True prayer, not just mindless, halfhearted petitions, is what digs the well God wants to fill with faith.” ~ Beth Moore
  5. “Think of boredom during silent prayer as an act of purification. In this uneventful moment, God purifies us of the false god of good feelings.” ~ Rich Villodas
  6. “True prayer is not asking God for love; it is learning to love, and to include all mankind in one affection. Prayer is the utilization of the love wherewith He loves us.” ~ Mary Baker Eddy
  7. “Prayer is the beginning and the end, the source and the fruit, the core and the content, the basis and the goal of all peacemaking.” ~ Henri Nouwen
  8. “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.” ~ Mother Teresa
  9. “Sometimes I go to God and say, ‘God, if Thou dost never answer another prayer while I live on this earth, I will still worship Thee as long as I live and in the ages to come for what Thou hast done already.’ God’s already put me so far in debt that if I were to live one million millenniums I couldn’t pay Him for what He’s done for me.” ~ A.W. Tozer
  10. “Prayer is a posture of dependence and need.” ~ Dr. Derwin L. Gray

Power of Prayer Quotes

  1. “Our prayers may be awkward. Our attempts may be feeble. But since the power of prayer is in the one who hears it and not in the one who says it, our prayers do make a difference.”  ~  Max Lucado
  2. “Prayer is man’s greatest power.”  ~ W. Clement Stone
  3. “Prayer is the medium of miracles; in whatever way works for you, pray right now.” ~ Marianne Williamson
  4. “God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.” ~  A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
  5. “The power of prayer doesn’t come from the words we say, but from the One who hears them.” ~ Annie VanderHeiden
  6. “If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.” ~ Meister Eckhart
  7. “The wise man in the storm prays God not for safety from danger but for deliverance from fear.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  8. “If you look at the scriptures and you look at all of the examples of people praying before God, there was a humility, yet a freedom that they expressed—whether it’s Hannah, whether it’s David, whether it’s Hezekiah, whether it’s Jesus, whether it’s Paul, whether it’s the early church. I think looking at how they approach God helps us to know that we can approach him, too.” ~ Jackie Hill Perry
  9. “Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.” ~ Corrie ten Boom
  10. “The more you pray, the less you’ll panic. The more you worship, the less you worry. You’ll feel more patient and less pressured.” ~ Rick Warren

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