100+ strong women quotes

Prayer is an act of communication between individuals and a higher power or deity. It is a way to express gratitude, ask for guidance, or seek help in times of need. Prayer is an essential part of many religions and spiritual practices, and it is believed to have numerous benefits for the mind, body, and soul.

One of the primary benefits of prayer is its ability to provide a sense of comfort and peace. In times of distress or uncertainty, prayer can offer a source of strength and hope. It allows individuals to connect with a higher power and feel a sense of security and support.

Prayer can also help to reduce stress and anxiety. Studies have shown that praying can lower blood pressure and decrease stress hormones, leading to a calmer and more relaxed state of mind. Additionally, prayer can provide a sense of purpose and meaning, which can be especially important during difficult times.

Also Read: Strong Women Quotes

Moreover, prayer can help individuals to develop a greater sense of gratitude and appreciation for the world around them. By expressing thanks and recognizing the blessings in their lives, individuals can develop a more positive outlook and increase their overall well-being.

Prayer can also be a way to strengthen personal relationships and community bonds. It can bring individuals together in a shared experience and create a sense of unity and connectedness.

However, it is important to note that prayer is not a substitute for taking action or seeking professional help when needed. While prayer can offer comfort and guidance, it is important to also take practical steps to address problems and seek help from trained professionals when necessary.

In conclusion, prayer can offer numerous benefits for individuals, including comfort, stress relief, gratitude, and a sense of community. It can be a powerful tool for individuals to connect with a higher power and find peace in times of need.

 “Prayer is a surge of the heart, it is a simple look turned toward heaven, it is a cry of recognition and of love, embracing both trial and joy.” – Saint Therese of Lisieux

“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

 “The world was made partly that there may be prayer. Partly that our prayers might be answered.” – C.S. Lewis

“True prayer is a way of life, not just for use in cases of emergency. Make it a habit, and when the need arises, you will be in practice.” – Billy Graham

“The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.” – Anonymous

“Prayer makes a godly man, and puts within him the mind of Christ, the mind of humility, of self-surrender, of service, of pity, and of prayer. If we really pray, we will become more like God, or else we will quit praying.” – E.M. Bounds

“Prayer lays hold of God’s plan and becomes the link between his will and its accomplishment on earth. Amazing things happen, and we are given the privilege of being the channels of the Holy Spirit’s prayer.” – Elisabeth Elliot

 “Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is a daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.” – Corrie Ten Boom

“She—my mother—became a warrior far superior to any epic hero. She became a giant on her knees. With a sword in one hand, she battled the enemies of death and disease, and with her other hand stretched toward heaven she kept beseeching God’s help and His mercy.” – Bishop T.D. Jakes

“Prayer is the raising of one’s mind and heart to God or the requesting of good things from God.” – Saint John Damascene

 “Prayer is the forerunner of mercy. Turn to sacred history, and you will find that scarcely ever did a great mercy come to this world unheralded by supplication.” – Charles Spurgeon

“The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.” – Soren Kierkegaard

 “Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night.” – George Herbert

“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

 “Whether we realize it or not, prayer is the encounter of God’s thirst with ours. God thirsts that we may thirst for him.” – Saint Augustine

“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

“Prayer enlarges the heart until it is capable of containing God’s gift of Himself.” – Mother Teresa

  “Prayer should not be regarded as a duty which must be performed, but rather as a privilege to be enjoyed, a rare delight that is always revealing some new beauty.” – E.M. Bounds

“God does nothing except in response to believing in prayer.” – John Wesley

 “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

  “Prayers outlive the lives of those who uttered them. Outlive a generation, outlive an age, outlive a world.” – E.M Bounds

 “To pray rightly, you must make God your hope, stay, and all. Right prayer sees nothing substantial or worth being concerned about except God.” – John Bunyan

  “God can handle your doubt, anger, fear, grief, confusion, and questions. You can bring everything to him in prayer.” – Rick Warren

 “If you only pray when you’re in trouble, you’re in trouble.” – Anonymous

 “Prayer is the song of the heart. It reaches the ear of God even if it is mingled with the cry and tumult of a thousand men.” – Kahlil Gibran

 “In my deepest, darkest moments, what really got me through was a prayer. Sometimes my prayer was, ‘Help me.’ Sometimes a prayer was, ‘Thank you.’ What I’ve discovered is that intimate connection and communication with my Creator will always get me through because I know my support, my help, is just a prayer away.” – Iyanla Vanzant

 “Prayer delights God’s ear; it melts His heart.” – Thomas Watson

“Prayer is the means of sustaining a faith that at times can grow weak. The power of prayer is enriching, uplifting to hear our God speak.” – Greta Zwaan

 “Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.” – Saint Augustine

  “We are to pray in times of adversity, lest we become faithless and unbelieving. We are to pray in times of prosperity, lest we become boastful and proud. We are to pray in times of danger, lest we become fearful and doubting. We are to pray in times of security, lest we become self-sufficient.” – Billy Graham

  “It is possible to move men, through God, by prayer alone.” – Hudson Taylor

“It is true that a prayer that comes from the heart can move mountains, it increases your faith, and brings you closer to God.” – Rebecca Small

“Prayer is not an old woman’s amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.” – Meister Eckhart

“Stay faithful. If you’re hurting, stay hopeful. Pray and give thanks to God for the opportunity to grow; ask Him to shed light, ask Him for clarity.” – Thomas Nelson

“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

“Our prayers are sometimes answered without us realizing.” – Catherine Pulsifer

  “Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul; man cannot live in health without them.” – Mahalia Jackson

“Don’t forget to pray today because God didn’t forget to wake you up this morning.” – Anonymous

“I remember my mother’s prayers, and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” – Abraham Lincoln

“You know the value of prayer. It is precious beyond all price. Never, never neglect it.” – Sir Thomas Buxton

  “Prayer is not monologue, but dialogue. God’s voice is its most essential part. Listening to God’s voice is the secret of the assurance that He will listen to mine.” – Andrew Murray

 “Work as if you were to live a hundred years, pray as if you were to die tomorrow.” – Benjamin Franklin

“True prayer is neither a mere mental exercise nor a vocal performance. It is far deeper than that—it is a spiritual transaction with the Creator of Heaven and Earth.” – Charles Spurgeon

 “Prayer is the inner bath of love into which the soul plunges itself.” – Saint John Vianney

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

“The reason why we obtain no more in prayer is because we expect no more. God usually answers us according to our own hearts.” – Richard Alleine

  “To get nations back on their feet, we must first get down on our knees.” – Billy Graham

  “The whole reason why we pray is to be united into the vision and contemplation of God to whom we pray.” – Julian of Norwich

“When you can’t put your prayer into words, God hears your heart.” – Anonymous

“Prayer is not overcoming God’s reluctance, but laying hold of His willingness.” – Martin Luther

“Prayer is the nearest approach to God.” – William Law

“Prayer must carry on our work as much as preaching; He preacheth not heartily to his people that will not pray for them.” – Richard Baxter

“When life is rough, pray. When life is great, pray.” – Anonymous

“A vital and personal relationship with the living and true God. This relationship is prayer.” – Catechism of the Catholic Church

“Every great movement of God can be traced to a kneeling figure.” – D.L. Moody

“Our praying, however, needs to be pressed and pursued with an energy that never tires, a persistency which will not be denied, and a courage which never fails.” – E. M. Bounds

“Rich is the person who has a praying friend.” – Janice Hughes

 “A godly man is a praying man. As soon as grace is poured in, prayer is poured out. Prayer is the soul’s traffic with Heaven; God comes down to us by His spirit, and we go up to Him by prayer.” – Thomas Watson

 “The one concern of the devil is to keep Christians from praying. He fears nothing from prayerless studies, prayerless work, and prayerless religion. He laughs at our toil, mocks at our wisdom, but trembles when we pray.” – Samuel Chadwick

“If the heart wanders or is distracted, bring it back to the point quite gently and replace it tenderly in its Master’s presence. And even if you did nothing during the whole of your hour but bring your heart back and place it again in our Lord’s presence, though it went away every time you brought it back, your hour will be very well employed.” – St. Francis de Sales

 “The devil is aware that one hour of close fellowship, hearty converse with God in prayer, is able to pull down what he hath been contriving and building many a year.” – Flavel

“Think of what He can do, and how He delights to hear the prayers of His redeemed people. Think of your place and privilege in Christ, and expect great things!” – Andrew Murray

“To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.” – Martin Luther

“If you believe in prayer at all, expect God to hear you. If you do not expect, you will not have. God will not hear you unless you believe He will hear you, but if you believe He will, He will be as good as your faith.” – Charles Spurgeon

 “Groanings which cannot be uttered are often prayers which cannot be refused.” – Charles Spurgeon

 “Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?” – Corrie ten Boom

 “Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

 “To desire revival and at the same time to neglect personal prayer and devotion is to wish one way and walk another.” – A.W. Tozer

“Pray as you can, not as you can’t.” – Dom Chapman

 “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

 “I saw more clearly than ever, that the first great and primary business to which I ought to attend every day was, to have my soul happy in the Lord.” – George Mueller

 “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

“Let no one profess to trust in God, and yet lay up for future wants. Otherwise, the Lord will first send him to the hoard he has amassed before He can answer the prayer for more.” – George Muller

 “God warms His hands at man’s heart when he prays.” – John Masefield

 “Prayer does not fit us for the greater work; prayer is the greater work.” – Oswald Chambers

 “If your day is hemmed in with prayer, it is less likely to come unraveled.” – Cynthia Lewis

“I do believe we’re all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other.” – Harvey Fierstein

 “In the morning, prayer is the key that opens to us the treasures of God’s mercies and blessings. In the evening, it is the key that shuts us up under His protection and safeguard.” – Billy Graham

 “The prayer offered to God in the morning during your quiet time is the key that unlocks the door of the day. Any athlete knows that it is the start that ensures a good finish.” – Adrian Rogers

 “Work, work, from morning until late at night. In fact, I have so much to do that I shall have to spend the first three hours in prayer.” – Martin Luther

 “I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night, I softly say. A silent prayer, like dreamers, do, then I fall asleep to dream my dreams of you.” – Roy Orbison

 “Of all duties, prayer certainly is the sweetest and most easy.” – Laurence Sterne

 “I believe that it is impossible to grasp all the different forms of prayer without great purity of heart and soul. There are as many forms of prayer as there are states of soul. A person pays in a certain manner when cheerful and in another when weighed down by sadness or a sense of hopelessness. When one is flourishing spiritually, prayer is different from when one is oppressed by the extent of one’s struggles.” – John Cassian

“God will do great things for you if you will wait for Him. Yield to Him. Cooperate with Him.” – John Smith

“A day without prayer is a day without blessing, and a life without prayer is a life without power.” – Edwin Harvey

 “Always prove to have eyes that see the best in people, a heart that forgives the worst, a mind that forgets the bad, and a soul that never loses faith in God.” – Anonymous

 “A grateful heart is the beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being.” – James E. Faust

“When you are in the dark, listen, and God will give you a very precious message.” – Oswald Chambers

“Therefore, when you decide to undertake this work of prayer and feel by grace that you are called by God, lift up your heart to God with a meek stirring of Love.” – Cloud of Unknowing

“Our prayers have no expiration date. You never know when, where, or how God will answer.” – Anonymous

“One of the greatest attacks of the enemy is to make you busy, to make you hurried, to make you noisy, to make you distracted, to fill the people of God and the Church of God with so much noise and activity that there is no room for prayer. There is no room for being alone with God. There is no room for silence. There is no room for meditation.” – Paul Washer

“Nothing tends more to cement the hearts of Christians than praying together. Never do they love one another so well as when they witness the outpouring of each other’s hearts in prayer.” – Charles Finney

 “Prayer is simply talking to God like a friend and should be the easiest thing we do each day.” – Joyce Meyer

 “God speaks in the silence of the heart. Listening is the beginning of prayer.” – Mother Teresa

“In worship, God imparts himself to us.” – C.S. Lewis

 “The amount of time we spend with Jesus—meditating on His word and His majesty, seeking his face—establishes our fruitfulness in the kingdom.” – Charles Stanley

  “I firmly believe God continues to answer the prayers of His people even after He has taken them to heaven. Never forget that God isn’t bound by time the way we are. We see only the present moment. God sees everything. We see only part of what He is doing. He sees it all.” – Billy Graham

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *