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What most of all hinders heavenly consolation is that you are too slow in turning yourself to prayer.
Thomas a Kempis
Prayer is aligning ourselves with the purposes of God.
E. Stanley Jones
Action is the normal completion of the act of will which begins as prayer. That action is not always external, but it is always some kind of effective energy.
Prayer in private results in boldness in public.
Edwin Louis Cole
Of all duties, prayer certainly is the sweetest and most easy.
I also pray for favor and His anointing on my life and ministry that I might have spiritual blessing when I minister to people. They're my principal prayers; I don't have a prayer list that I go down.
I mean, George Bush is a man of prayer. He talks to the lord. He tries to get his direction from the lord.
I offer my performance as prayer for someone I've worked with as an actor or someone who has died. The image that comes into my head as I walk to the stage, I offer that performance up for that person.
Having soon discovered to be great, I must appear so, and therefore studiously avoided mixing in society, and wrapped myself in mystery, devoting my time to fasting and prayer.
Every Teen Challenge ministry is responsible for raising its own finances, but we assist these works with finances, prayer and counseling, especially overseas in areas such as Siberia, Africa, South America.
I believe that prayer is our powerful contact with the greatest force in the universe.
When you cease from labour, fill up your time in reading, meditation, and prayer: and while your hands are labouring, let your heart be employed, as much as possible, in divine thoughts.
Of all things, guard against neglecting God in the secret place of prayer.
Every true prayer is a prayer of the Church; by means of that prayer the Church prays, since it is the Holy Spirit living in the Church, Who in every single soul 'prays in us with unspeakable groanings'.
Your cravings as a human animal do not become a prayer just because it is God whom you ask to attend to them.
I pray for miracles. I have always found prayer to bring quick results.
Prayer means that the total you is praying. Your whole being reaches out to God, and God reaches down to you.
E. Stanley Jones
Prayer is the spirit speaking truth to Truth.
Philip James Bailey
The issue of prayer is not prayer; the issue of prayer is God.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
I don't know whether I believe in God or not. I think, really, I'm some sort of Buddhist. But the essential thing is to put oneself in a frame of mind which is close to that of prayer.
This, I thought, is what is meant by 'thy will be done' in the Lord's Prayer, which I had prayed time and again without thinking about it. It means that your will and God's will may not be the same. It means there's a good possibility that you won't get what you pray for. It means that in spite of your prayers you are going to suffer.
It is the prayer of my innermost being to realize my supreme identity in the liberated play of consciousness, the Vast Expanse. Now is the moment, Here is the place of Liberation.
The scientific observer of Nature is a kind of mystic seeker in the act of prayer.
In religious circles, depression is often deemed to be a spiritual condition that can be cured with prayer.
From faith, hope, and love, the virtues of religion referring to God, there arises a double act which bears on the spiritual communion exercised between God and us; the hearing of the word and prayer.
Prayer reminds me it's not just about me. It's about all the people with whom I share this planet, and all of whom God has created, and all of whom he cares just as much about as he cares about me.
We should not permit prayer to be taken out of the schools; that's the only way most of us got through.
I think you grow wherever God plants you. I hope I'm growing as a person of faith, as a Christian. That should be our number one objective this journey of life. That all starts with a personal intimate relationship with Christ and then being in prayer every single day about all of those things - being tenacious about it.
J. C. Watts
There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.
The wish to pray is a prayer in itself. God can ask no more than that of us.
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