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#1. Happiness is activity of soul. - Author: Aristotle.
Prayer quotes by Aristotle.
#2. May the Lord grant you great grace, great strength and great wisdom. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#3. The prayers of God's saints strengthen the unborn generation against the desolating waves of sin and evil. - Author: Edward McKendree Bounds
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#4. prayer based upon FAITH always works. - Author: Napoleon Hill
Prayer quotes by Napoleon Hill
#5. I have stayed these years in my hovel because of you. I have taught myself languages because of you. I have made my body strong because I thought you might be pleased by a strong body. I have lived my life with only the prayer that some sudden dawn you might glance in my direction. I have not known a moment in years when the sight of you did not send my heart careening against my rib cage. I have not known a night when your visage did not accompany me to sleep. There has not been a morning when you did not flutter behind my waking eyelids. - Author: William Goldman
Prayer quotes by William Goldman
#6. This truth may be handled either sinfully or profitably; sinfully as when it is treated on only to satisfy curiosity, and to keep up a mere barren speculative dispute ... This point of election ... is not to be agitated in a verbal and contentious way, but in a saving way, to make us tremble and to set us upon a more diligent and close striving with God in prayer, and all other duties. - Author: Anthony Burgess
Prayer quotes by Anthony Burgess
#7. The angel said, I like black-and-white films more than color because they're more artificial. You have to work harder to overcome your disbelief. It's sort of like prayer. - Author: Jonathan Carroll
Prayer quotes by Jonathan Carroll
#8. Dear Night! this world's defeat; The stop to busy fools; care's check and curb; The day of spirits; my soul's calm retreat Which none disturb! Christ's progress, and His prayer-time; The hours to which high Heaven cloth chime. - Author: Henry Vaughan
Prayer quotes by Henry Vaughan
#9. We should go into His presence as a child goes to his father. We do it with reverence and godly fear, of course, but we should go with a childlike confidence and simplicity. - Author: David Lloyd-Jones
Prayer quotes by David Lloyd-Jones
#10. Just one word, infused with naked desperation; half prayer, half enchantment. It felt like a freezing charm on her soul making her his prisoner, yet setting her free all at once. - Author: Genevieve Dewey
Prayer quotes by Genevieve Dewey
#11. This Sabbath day has been designated as a day of thanksgiving, a day of gratitude-even a day of prayer. We pause, we ponder, we reflect on the blessings an all-wise Heavenly Father has bestowed upon us, His children, by bringing peace to the battlefield of war and comfort to the hearts of so many in this wonderful world where we live and which we call home - Author: Thomas S. Monson
Prayer quotes by Thomas S. Monson
#12. Prayer, like radium, is a luminous and self-generating form of energy. - Author: Alexis Carrel
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#13. Let us beware of the prayer for forgiveness becoming a formality: only what is really confessed is really forgiven. Let us in faith accept the forgiveness as promised: as a spiritual reality, an actual transaction between God and us, it is the entrance into all the Father's love and all the privileges of children. Such forgiveness, as a living experience, is impossible without a forgiving spirit to others: as forgiven expresses the heavenward, so forgiving the earthward, relation of God's child. In each prayer to the Father I must be able to say that I know of no one whom I do not heartily love. 'And - Author: Andrew Murray
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#14. Love's Prayer If Heaven would hear my prayer, My dearest wish would be, Thy sorrows not to share But take them all on me; If Heaven would hear my prayer. I'd beg with prayers and sighs That never a tear might flow From out thy lovely eyes, If Heaven might grant it so; Mine be the tears and sighs. No cloud thy brow should cover, But smiles each other chase From lips to eyes all over Thy sweet and sunny face; The clouds my heart should cover. That all thy path be light Let darkness fall on me; If all thy days be bright, Mine black as night could be; My love would light my night. For thou art more than life, And if our fate should set Life and my love at strife, How could I then forget I love thee more than life? - Author: John Hay
Prayer quotes by John Hay
#15. If we are to pray aright, perhaps it is quite necessary that we pray contrary to our own heart. Not what we want to pray is important, but what God wants us to pray. - Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Prayer quotes by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
#16. But prayer and meditation aren't only in the realm of religion. I'd say neither is God, for that matter, brother Matt. What it's about is finding a peaceful center, even when we think that life is totally whack! - Author: Daniel D. Maurer
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#17. Your prayers are your light;
Your devotion is your strength;
Sleep is the enemy of both.
Your life is the only opportunity that life can give you.
If you ignore it, if you waste it,
You will only turn to dust. - Author: Rabia Basri
Prayer quotes by Rabia Basri
#18. I have always been edified by Hebrew prayers. - Author: Moses Hess
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#19. My prayer today is that God would make me an extraordinary Christian. - Author: George Whitefield
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#20. All prayer is responding to God. In all cases God is the initiator - "hearing" always precedes asking. God comes to us first or we would never reach out to him.92 Yet all prayers are not alike or equally effective in relating to God. The clearer our understanding of who God is, the better our prayers. Instinctive prayer is like an emergency flare in reaction to a general sense of God's reality. Prayer as a spiritual gift is a genuine, personal conversation in reply to God's specific, verbal revelation. - Author: Timothy J. Keller
Prayer quotes by Timothy J. Keller
#21. Fear drives the wretched to prayer - Author: Seneca The Younger
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#22. Outpouring of affection for God, of resting in his presence, of good feelings towards everyone and sentiments and prayers like theseare suspect if they do not express themselves in practical love which has real effects. - Author: St. Vincent
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#23. Scream silently in your prayer; remember the pain of others. - Author: Megan McKenna
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#24. Scientific research is based on the idea that everything that takes place is determined by laws of nature, and therefore this holds for the action of people. For this reason, a research scientist will hardly be inclined to believe that events could be influenced by a prayer, i.e. by a wish addressed to a Supernatural Being.
- Albert Einstein, 1936, responding to a child who wrote and asked if scientists pray; quoted in: Albert Einstein: The Human Side, edited by Helen Dukas & Banesh Hoffmann - Author: Albert Einstein
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#25. O, let the place of secret prayer become to me the most beloved spot on earth. - Author: Andy Murray
Prayer quotes by Andy Murray
#26. Think of God; attachments will gradually drop away. If you wait till all desires disappear before starting your devotion and prayer, you will have to wait for a very long time indeed. - Author: Ramana Maharshi
Prayer quotes by Ramana Maharshi
#27. May your God
Extend to you
The same Love
And Compassion
You have Provided
To Others. - Author: Kent Forrest
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#28. Lord deliver mankind from darkness into light - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#29. I then greet and cordially thank you all, dear friends belonging to other religious traditions; first of all the Muslims, who worship the one God, living and merciful, and call upon Him in prayer, and all of you. I really appreciate your presence: in it I see a tangible sign of the will to grow in mutual esteem and cooperation for the common good of humanity. - Author: Pope Francis
Prayer quotes by Pope Francis
#30. Wake Up At The Most Silent Time And Read The BIBLE. - Author: Cyc Jouzy
Prayer quotes by Cyc Jouzy
#31. I know I'm not the only one whose life is a conditional clause

hanging from something to do with spring and one tall room
and the tremble of my phone.

I'm not the only one that love makes feel like a dozen

flapping bedsheets being ripped to prayer flags by the wind. - Author: Noah Warren
Prayer quotes by Noah Warren
#32. No prayer is complete without presence. - Author: Rumi
Prayer quotes by Rumi
#33. A certain pride, a certain awe, withheld him from offering to God even one prayer at night, though he knew it was in God's power to take away his life while he slept and hurl his soul hellward ere he could beg for mercy. - Author: James Joyce
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#34. We can reach our world, if we will. The greatest lack today is not people or funds. The greatest need is prayer. - Author: Wesley Duewel
Prayer quotes by Wesley Duewel
#35. By the time we were knit in our mothers' wombs, our lives were like open books before Him
every sentence read, every paragraph indented, every chapter titled, every page numbered. He knew it all in advance
all the sin, all the selfishness, every weakness. Yet He chose to love us
lavishly. - Author: Beth Moore
Prayer quotes by Beth Moore
#36. Who knows what will happen or where I will be sent, yet already I have given a great many things away, expecting to be told to pack nothing, except the prayers which, with this thirst, I am slowly learning. - Author: Mary Oliver
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#37. The power of God has not in the least bit been diminished over the past 2000 years. Our Lord still sits on His great throne and His train still fills the temple. He still walks on the wings of the wind, He still rides on the backs of the mighty cherubim, and He still is the Triumphant Champion from Calvary. All hell still bends to His will, and sin and death have lost their hold on all who rest in the shadow of His presence. And the God who calmed storms, raised up dead men to life, and multiplied fishes and loaves to feed thousands is the same God we have today. - Author: Eric Ludy
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#38. Writing about prayer to a secular audience is tap-dancing on the radio. I want to say, 'Gee whiz, isn't this great,' and have everyone's head cocked like the RCA dog. - Author: Mary Karr
Prayer quotes by Mary Karr
#39. Each and every prayer is a tiny piece of a great cosmic puzzle, which when fitted together will allow for the completion of the grand picture of the Almighty Lord's plan for humanity and the universe. - Author: Jason Mandryk
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#40. It has been said by many great Christians that prayer is our secret weapon. If we desire to be free from every enemy stronghold over our lives and fully fortified to live the superhuman existences God intended us to live, then we must learn how to pray. - Author: Leslie Ludy
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#41. I am overflowing with love, peace, joy, happiness and abundance." Let this be your morning prayer. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#42. The goodness of God is the highest object of prayer and it reaches down to our lowest need. - Author: Julian Of Norwich
Prayer quotes by Julian Of Norwich
#43. We worship the form, and seek the formless. The Nameless is sought by reciting names. With closed hands, closed minds, we seek Him. - Author: Meeta Ahluwalia
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#44. The prayer of the church determines the history and the fate of its people as well as the whole earth - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#45. The other cops were almost evenly divided between being scared by what they'd seen and being so impressed that it was almost worse, because I wasn't sure what they'd expect me to be able to do next time. Aimes hadn't been the only one who saw the white-shadowed outline of wings. I told them it was an answer to prayer, not me personally. I finally told one overly solicitous uniform, 'Trust me, I'm no angel.'
Nicky started laughing and couldn't seem to stop.
'Yuk it up, lion boy.'
That made him laugh harder, until he had to lean against the wall with tears trailing down from his eye. At least his laughing stopped any more weird theological questions; they just couldn't seem to talk about angels with this big, muscled bad-ass guy laughing his ass off beside me. - Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
Prayer quotes by Laurell K. Hamilton
#46. Be specific in your prayer requests of GOD. - Author: Benny Hinn
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#47. I don't pray because it makes sense to pray. I pray because my life doesn't make sense without prayer. - Author: Noah Benshea
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#48. Each family prayer, each episode of family scripture study, and each family home evening is a brushstroke on the canvas of our souls. No one event may appear to be very impressive or memorable. But just as the yellow and gold and brown strokes of paint complement each other and produce an impressive masterpiece, so our consistency in doing seemingly small things can lead to significant spiritual results. - Author: David A. Bednar
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#49. For a few moments, raising his arms desperately, the Reverend Mouret implored Heaven. His shoulder-blades cracked, with such fantastic force did he pray. But soon enough his arms fell to his sides, his hopes abashed. From heaven came one of those silences utterly void of hope known to the devout. - Author: Emile Zola
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#50. That prayer which does not succeed in moderating our wishes
in changing the passionate desire into still submission, the anxious, tumultuous expectation into silent surrender
is no true prayer, and proves that we have not the spirit of true prayer. - Author: Frederick William Robertson
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#51. True prayer is pleading with God for that which He wants to do anyway. - Author: Todd Stocker
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#52. The Hindus are busy letting themselves be seen riding in Cadillacs instead of smearing themselves with sandalwood paste and bowing in front of Ganpati. The Moslems would rather miss evening prayer than the new Disney movie. The Buddhists think it's more important to take over in the name of Stalin and Progress than to meditate on the four basic sorrows. And we don't even have to mention Christianity or Judaism. - Author: Paul Bowles
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#53. When I marched with Martin Luther King in Selma, I felt my legs were praying. - Author: Abraham Joshua Heschel
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#54. Speaking uses us up, speeds us up. Without prayer, that act of confession for merely existing, one might live forever and not know it. - Author: Gregory Maguire
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#55. Dear Father, take my heart on a prayer journey today to erase the distance between those I love and me. Amen. - Author: Karen Barber
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#56. We have an unwritten rule now, Him and me. He lets me live my life as I see fit and in return I say the odd quiet prayer in my head. Our gentleman's agreement works. - Author: Anne Griffin
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#57. I am walking proof of the power of prayer. - Author: Fabrice Muamba
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#58. We pray to obey God, not to 'play God'. We pray, not to change God's mind, but to change our own; not to command God, but to let God command us. We pray to 'let God be God'. Prayer is our obedience to God even when it asks God for things, for God has commanded us to ask (Mt. 7:7). - Author: Peter Kreeft
Prayer quotes by Peter Kreeft
#59. Prayer is the opening of the heart so we can receive all these good things that God has for us every day. It's like sitting down at a table that God has prepared for us. He says, 'I have everything you need today - all the grace, all the wisdom, all the provision that you need - but sit down at the table and eat. Don't be so rushed and so busy and try to live without My supply.' - Author: Jim Cymbala
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#60. We do not drift into spiritual life or disciplined prayer. We will not grow in prayer unless we plan to pray. - Author: D. A. Carson
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#61. Some parts of your vision are meant to be shared, in confidence, only with a trusted mentor, friend, or family member. And some aspects of your vision honestly don't need to go beyond your prayer time with God. - Author: Steve Harvey
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#62. When we pray for guidance in a group, we create a positive force field and align our personal energies towards a single direction. - Author: Catherine Carrigan
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#63. Christ sometimes delays His help so He may test our faith and energize our prayers. Our boat may be tossed by the waves while he continues to sleep, but He will awake before it sinks. - Author: Mrs. Charles E. Cowman
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#64. When you are angry, do not speak, but close your eyes. You can regain your inner peace with a word of prayer. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
Prayer quotes by Lailah Gifty Akita
#65. Our forgiving love toward men is the evidence of God's forgiving love in us. It is a necessary condition of the prayer of faith. - Author: Andrew Murray
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#66. I've only read a few chapters of this book, Trumpet Blast Warning but it's amazing. All of his statements are backed up by original quotes & references from top politicians, the media, etc, so you can check for yourselves & discover this is not a conspiracy theory about world government, it's all backed by facts! All Christians, especially pastors & prayer groups really should read this book. Many thanks to Jason Carter for sending me a copy! - Author: Jason Carter
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#67. None can believe how powerful prayer is, and what it is able to effect, but those who have learned it by experience. - Author: Martin Luther
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#68. The miracle of the moment! - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#69. For the first time in my life, I fully realized that I was not in charge. I knew that I needed to submit to Heavenly Father's will. I couldn't have what I wanted when and how I wanted it just because I was keeping the commandments. The purpose of prayer was not to tell Heavenly Father what to do, rather to find out what He would have me do and learn. I needed to align my will with His ... Prayer is less about changing our circumstances and more about changing us. It is about seeking His will and asking for His help to do what we need to do."
June 2013 Ensign, "Improving Your Personal Prayers - Author: Kevin W. Pearson
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#70. For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God. - Author: Teresa Of Avila
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#71. A primary goal of the spiritual life is to learn to quiet the mind through prayer and meditation, through spiritual practice, so that we can hear what in both Judaism and Christianity, is called the small, still voice within. - Author: Marianne Williamson
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#72. The Bible is alive, it speaks to me; it has feet, it runs after me; it has hands, it lays hold of me. - Author: Martin Luther
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#73. I will now teach my son Increase (and others of my children) the way of raising a lesson out of every verse in his reading of the Bible; and of turning it into a Prayer; and engage him (and them) unto a daily Course in reading the Bible in such a way - Author: Cotton Mather
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#74. God of the green pastures and the still waters, please don't help me. I want to do it by myself so that You'll know I've found something I can do for You ... I am David. Amen. - Author: Anne Holm
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#75. One way to be sure you are not making the wrong decision, is to look
vertically upwards - Author: Oche Otorkpa
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#76. The doctrine of the material efficacy of prayer reduces the Creator to a cosmic bellhop of a not very bright or reliable kind. - Author: Herbert Muller
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#77. I've heard it said that prayer is the act of talking to God, while meditation is the act of listening. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#78. Dear Lord, I thank You that You listen to my prayers and that You answer, not according to my own goodness, but according to Yours. Help me to not let anything discourage me from coming to You in prayer - especially not my own sense that I am undeserving of Your attention and blessing. I come entirely because You are full of grace and mercy. - Author: Stormie O'martian
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#79. From the beginning, mankind has been divided into three parts, among men of prayer, men of toil, and men of war. Gerard, Bishop of Cambrai (1012-1051) - Author: John Paul Davis
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#80. To him who prays, and as he prays, the hour is sacred because it is God's hour - Author: E. M. Bounds
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#81. Prayer and helplessness are inseparable. Only he who is helpless can truly pray. Your helplessness is your best. prayer. - Author: Ole Hallesby
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#82. Prayer is the disciplined refusal to act before God acts. - Author: Eugene H. Peterson
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#83. Most prayers are not really questions ... and if we listen very closely, a prayer is often its own answer ... We pray because we are here - not to change the world, but to change ourselves. Because it is when we change ourselves ... that the world is changed. - Author: Douglas Wood
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#84. He did not hope that God heard his prayers; he knew it. - Author: Eric Metaxas
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#85. I would like you to accept only one prayer, and that is laughter, because when you are totally laughing you are in the present. You cannot laugh in the future and you cannot laugh in the past. All those people who have created this retarded humanity have taken away all juice, all laughter, all smiles, and dragged everybody into being inauthentic. And if you are inauthentic, insincere, you can never grow the seed that has been given to you by this great compassionate universe. - Author: Rajneesh
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#86. Prayer is to religion what thinking is to philosophy. To pray is to make religion. - Author: Novalis
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#87. Play may not have so high a place in the divine economy, but is has as legitimate a place as prayer. - Author: J.G. Holland
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#88. A low standard of prayer means a low standard of character and a low standard of service. Those alone labor effectively among men who impetuously fling themselves upward towards God. - Author: Charles Brent
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#89. Spare neither labor in the study, prayer in the closet, nor zeal in the pulpit. If men do not judge their souls to be worth a thought, compel them to see that their minister is of a vex], different opinion. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#90. Prayer is essentially a process by which ideals are enabled to become operative in our lives. It may be more than this, but it is at least this. - Author: Georgia Harkness
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#91. I have been challenged by the concept of meditation ... I decided recently to accept the invitation of a friend to experience the sheer silence of meditation-undirected prayer ... I had before only sensed intellectually ... But by going deep into prayer I could almost feel it. - Author: Laurie Beth Jones
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#92. The answer to the prayer of a rich man is in the hands of the poor. - Author: Felix Wantang
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#93. The greater your cares, the more genuine your prayers - Author: Max Lucado
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#94. Prayer unaccompanied by perseverance leads to no result. - Author: John Calvin
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#95. If I can bring Him nothing but my tears, He will put them with His own tears in His own bottle for He once wept; if I can bring Christ nothing but my groans and sighs, He will accept these as an acceptable sacrifice, for He once was broken in heart, and sighed heavily in spirit. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#96. Shakespeare will not allow Falstaff to die upon stage. We see and hear the deaths of Hamlet, Cleopatra, Antony, Othello, and Lear. Iago is led away to die silently under torture. Macbeth dies offstage but he goes down fighting. Falstaff dies singing the Twenty-third Psalm, smiling upon his fingertips, playing with flowers, and crying aloud to God three or four times. That sounds more like pain than prayer.
We do not want Sir John Falstaff to die. And of course he does not. He is life itself. - Author: Harold Bloom
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#97. You can set up an altar to God in your minds by means of prayer. And so it is fitting to pray at your trade, on a journey, standing at a counter or sitting at your handicraft. - Author: Saint John Chrysostom
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#98. Prayer is easier than we think. we want to think it is too hard or too high and holy for us, because that gives us an excuse for not doing it. This is false humility. We can all do it, even the most sinful, shallow, silly, and stupid of us. - Author: Peter Kreeft
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#99. I had heard the same carols all my life, seen the same little play, with the same mistakes in grammar. The minister had offered the same prayer as always, Christmas or Sunday. The same people wore the same old clothes and sat in the same places. Next year it would be the same, and the year after that, the same again. Vivian said things were changing. But where were they changing? - Author: Ernest J. Gaines
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#100. The Church's roots are in the teaching of the apostles, the authentic witnesses of Christ, but she looks to the future, she has the firm consciousness of being sent - sent by Jesus - of being missionary, bearing the name of Jesus by her prayer, proclaiming it and testifying to it. A Church that is closed in on herself and in the past, a Church that only sees the little rules of behavior, of attitude, is a Church that betrays her own identity; a closed Church betrays her own identity! Then, let us rediscover today all the beauty and responsibility of being the Church apostolic! And remember this: the Church is apostolic because we pray - our first duty - and because we proclaim the Gospel by our life and by our words. - Author: Pope Francis
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#101. If the Lord be with us, we have no cause of fear. His eye is upon us, His arm over us, His ear open to our prayer - His grace sufficient, His promise unchangeable. - Author: John Newton
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#102. You have been called. Know that. Understand that. Imprint it deep in your heart and set out on your mission in whatever way you can, here and now! The world is waiting for you. - Author: Pooja Ruprell
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#103. Ritual of the Ashes," the Occitan prayer of the dead, which - Author: Nina George
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#104. What if deep down inside knew you were more amazing and magnificent than you thought you were? - Author: Roger James McDonald
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#105. You ought to pray and read the Bible concurrently. You cannot pray effectively without reading the Bible and the vice versa. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#106. Prayer is the only way to amend your life: and without prayer, it will never be mended. - Author: Alexander Whyte
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#107. The love of God. The mercy of God. The judgment of God. You take the shoes off your feet and stand as you would before a mountain or at the edge of the sea. But the friendship of God? It is not something God does. It is something Abraham and God, or Moses and God, do together. Not even God can be a friend all by himself apparently. You see Abraham, say, not standing at all but sitting down, loosening his prayer shawl, trimming the end off his cigar. He is not being Creature for the moment, and God is not being Creator. There is no agenda. They are simply being together, the two of them, and being themselves. - Author: Frederick Buechner
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#108. The purpose is to be in gratitude forever. Live with applied consciousness, prosperity will break through the walls, flood you with it. You do prayer when you are in difficulty. Pray when you are not in difficulty! That is the attitude of gratitude. - Author: Harbhajan Singh Yogi
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#109. Prayer must always be the fore-horse[49] of the team! Do whatever else is wise, but not until you have prayed! Send for the physician if you are sick, but first pray. Take the medicine if you have a belief that it will do you good, but first pray. Go and talk to the man who has slandered you, if you think you ought to do so, but first pray. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#110. Why, 'inspire?' As y'all can see I love things with the word, 'inspire!' Well, let me remind you that all inspiration comes from God, and my prayer, is that He will lead me, to inspire you to find the true inspiration that He will freely give to you! - Author: Mary Kate
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#111. Praying because you're afraid is not like praying because you have faith. Faith and fear never meet. If you are faithful and still feel scared, it's whether you're not praying right or not praying at all. - Author: Sandra Chami Kassis
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#112. Though justice be Thy plea, consider this: That in the course of justice none of us should see salvation. We do pray for mercy, And that same prayer doth teach us all to render The deeds of mercy. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#113. I think prayer may be less about asking for the things we are attached to than it is about relinquishing our attachments in some way. It can take us beyond fear, which is an attachment, and beyond hope, which is another form of attachment. It can help us remember the nature of the world and the nature of life, not on an intellectual level but in a deep and experimental way. When we pray, we don't change the world, we change ourselves. We change our consciousness. We move from an individual, isolated making-things-happen kind of consciousness to a connection on the deepest level with the largest possible reality. - Author: Rachel Naomi Remen
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#114. Perhaps we should all settle down and think about what's good in the world and what we want to do here. If we find this planet and its history and its story to be sacred, let's preserve and nourish it, and then we can go home at night and say whatever prayers we choose. - Author: Ursula Goodenough
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#115. It is Jesus that The Proverbs 31 Lady seeks when she dreams of happiness; He is waiting for her when nothing else she finds satisfies her; He is the beauty to which she is so attracted to; it is He who provoked her with that thirst for fullness that will not let her settle for compromise; it is He who urges her to shed the masks of a false life; it is He who reads in her heart her most genuine choices, the choices that others try to suppress.
Do you desire to be that Lady of God? God desires a relationship with you. He's made this relationship possible by sending His Son. That inner void is filled through a relationship with the Lord. The place to start to fulfill the longing in your heart is to trust in the Lord for His salvation and allow the Holy Spirit to work within you to satisfy your thirst. As we go together to the well that never runs dry, I know the savior of our soul will meet us there. We will drink from the water of life He gives, the water that quenches our thirsty souls. - Author: Mary Maina
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#116. When a man is at his wits' end it is not a cowardly thing to pray, it is the only way he can get in touch with Reality. - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#117. …I interviewed ordinary people about prayer. Typically, the results went like this: Is Prayer important to you? Oh, yes. How often to you pray? Every day. Approximately how long? Five minutes – well, maybe seven. Do you sense the presence of God when you pray? Occasionally, not often. Many of those I talked to experienced prayer more as a burden than as a pleasure. They regarded it as important, even paramount, and felt guilty about their failure, blaming themselves. Does this sound familiar? (pp. 14/Prayer: Does It Make Any Difference?) - Author: Philip Yancey
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#118. Prayer is an act of faith. Just by praying to God, you are declaring our trust in someone other than yourself. Your faith is increased as you pray and watch how God answers your prayers. God says in Jeremiah 33:3, Call to Me and I will answer you, and I will tell you great and mighty things, which you do not know. God is awesome in power and there is never a time when He is not beside you. He is faithful and holy. - Author: Charles Stanley
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#119. All religion is founded on prayer, and in prayer it has its test and measure. - Author: Peter Forsyth
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#120. The custom of speaking to God Almighty as freely as with a slave - caring nothing whether the words are suitable or not, but simply saying the first thing that comes to mind from being learnt by rote by frequent repetition - cannot be called prayer: God grant that no Christian may address Him in this manner. - Author: Saint Teresa Of Avila
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#121. When you lie down with a short prayer, commit yourself into the hands of your Creator; and when you have done so, trust Him with yourself, as you must do when you are dying. - Author: Jeremy Taylor
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#122. Prayer involves transformed passions. In prayer, real prayer, we begin to think God's thoughts after Him: to desire the things He desires, to love the things He loves, to will the things He wills. - Author: Richard J. Foster
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#123. Why did you come to the United States? Perhaps no one knows the real answer. I know that migrants, when they are still on their way here, learn the Immigrant's Prayer. A friend who had been aboard La Bestia for a few days, working on a documentary, read it to me once. I didn't learn the entire thing, but I remember these lines: 'Partir es morir un poco / Llegar nunca es llegar' - 'To leave is to die a little / To arrive is never to arrive. - Author: Valeria Luiselli
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#124. Every call to worship is a call into the Real World ... I encounter such constant and widespread lying about reality each day and meet with such skilled and systematic distortion of the truth that I'm always in danger of losing my grip on reality. The reality, of course, is that God is sovereign and Christ is savior. The reality is that prayer is my mother tongue and the eucharist my basic food. The reality is that baptism, not Myers-Briggs, defines who I am. - Author: Eugene H. Peterson
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#125. He's discovered the value," I said, "of murderous bastards like me, so perhaps he'll learn to distrust the advice of sniveling bastards like you who told him the Danes could be defeated by prayer. - Author: Bernard Cornwell
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#126. If you want to save your child from polio, you can pray or you can inoculate ... Choose science. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#127. Prayer is like coffee for my soul in the morning - Author: Munia Khan
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#128. A lot of kneeling keeps one in good standing. - Author: Barbara Johnson
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#129. Prayer is like water - something you can't imagine has the strength or power to do any good, and yet give it time and it can change the lay of the land. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#130. The Peace Panda Says: Without The Heartfelt Prayer Of Love And Compassion ... Even The Greatest Of Temples, Mosques, Synagogues and Cathedrals Of Humanity Are Spiritually Dead. What is Humanity Without It's Spirit? - Author: Timothy Pina
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#131. Prayer is good: but when used as a substitute for obedience, it is naught but a blatant hypocrisy, a despicable Pharisaism. - Author: Charles Studd
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#132. Arabic is very twisting, very beautiful. The call to prayer is quite haunting; it almost makes you a believer on the spot. - Author: John Updike
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#133. May God strengthen you. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#134. We must reflect the light of Christ through lives of prayer and joyful service to others. - Author: Pope John Paul II
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#135. That dance is your prayer. So don't rush it, and don't dance how you practice. there's only one way for an Indian man to express himself. It's that dance that comes from all the way back there. All the way over there. You learn that dance to keep it, to use it. Whatever you got going on in your life, you don't leave it all in here, like them players do when they go out on that field, you bring it with you, you dance it. Any other way you try to say what you really mean, it's just gonna make you cry. Don't act like you don't cry. That what we do. Indian men. We're crybabies. You know it. But not out there. - Author: Tommy Orange
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#136. This guy's walking down the street when he falls in a hole. The walls are so steep he can't get out.
"A doctor passes by and the guy shouts up, 'Hey you. Can you help me out?' The doctor writes a prescription, throws it down in the hole and moves on.
"Then a priest comes along and the guy shouts up, 'Father, I'm down in this hole can you help me out?' The priest writes out a prayer, throws it down in the hole and moves on
"Then a friend walks by, 'Hey, Joe, it's me can you help me out?' And the friend jumps in the hole. Our guy says, 'Are you stupid? Now we're both down here.' The friend says, 'Yeah, but I've been down here before and I know the way out. - Author: Aaron Sorkin
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#137. May God grant us grace for our daily work. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#138. DIG Deep = "get deliberate, inspired, & going"
Deliberate in their thoughts and behaviors through prayer, meditation, or simply by setting intentions;
Inspired to make new and different choices;
Going. They take action. - Author: Brene Brown
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#139. The most important thing we can pray about for others is that they will know God better and that He will help them understand His will, grow in spiritual wisdom, and live lives that honor Him. We can pray that they will become more like Him and bear the fruit of His Spirit. - Author: Stormie O'martian
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#140. Observe the seven seasons of secret prayer every day. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#141. We could never predict what moment in the service would trigger a full-blown crisis of faith. Once, it was the kids' choir singing "Nothing but the Blood" during special music.
"Surely I'm not the only one who thinks it's creepy to hear all those little voices singing about getting washed in the flow of someone's blood," I muttered as Dan and I escaped out the double doors.
Another time it was a prayer about God granting our troops victory over their enemies as they served him in Iraq.
"Don't you think the Iraqis are just as convinced God is on their side?" I whispered.
Sometimes it was just the way people chatted in the fellowship hall about "those liberals," as if feminists or Democrats or Methodists couldn't possibly be in their midst.
Often it was the assumption that women were unfit to speak from the pulpit or pass the collection plate on Sunday mornings, but were welcome to serve the men their key lime pie at the church picnic. - Author: Rachel Held Evans
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#142. We ought to act with God in the greatest simplicity, speak to Him frankly and plainly, and implore His assistance in our affairs. - Author: Brother Lawrence
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#143. The motive is this, 'Oh! that God could be glorified, that Jesus might see the reward of his sufferings! Oh! that sinners might be saved, so that God might have new tongues to praise him, new hearts to love him! Oh! that sin were put an end to, that the holiness, righteousness, mercy, and power of God might be magnifi ed!' This is the way to pray; when thy prayers seek God's glory, it is God's glory to answer thy prayers. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#144. The mark of the Christian is the willingness to look for the Divine in the flesh of a babe in a crib, the continuing Christ under the appearance of bread on an altar, and a meditation and a prayer on a string of beads - Author: Fulton J. Sheen
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#145. Neither lemonade nor anything else can prevent the inroads of old age. At present, I am stoical under its advances, and hope I shall remain so. I have but one prayer at heart; and that is, to have my faculties so far preserved that I can be useful, in some way or other, to the last. - Author: Lydia M. Child
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#146. Prayers never bring anything ... They may bring solace to the sap, the bigot, the ignorant, the aboriginal, and the lazy - but to the enlightened it is the same as asking Santa Claus to bring you something for Xmas - Author: W.C. Fields
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#147. You believe in a loving God. Then along comes criticism, or rejection (say, a relationship breaks up), or some failure that's a blow to your reputation in some realm. Anyone in such a situation will feel quite crestfallen and downcast. But there is a difference between being discouraged and being devastated, between sliding into despondency and not being able to function. If God's love is an abstraction, it is of no consolation. But if it is a felt and lived reality through prayer, then it buoys you up. - Author: Timothy Keller
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#148. A sentimentalist is one who delights to have high and devout emotions stirred whilst reading in an arm-chair, or in a prayer meeting, but he never translates his emotions into action. Consequently a sentimentalist is usually callous, self-centred and selfish, because the emotions he likes to have stirred do not cost him anything. - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#149. And prayer? How could you pray to a God you wanted to hit? - Author: Benjamin Alire Saenz
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#150. Hanging laundry on a line is a very ordinary task. It is as ordinary as scraped knees and lost keys, as fixing the same simple dish for supper again, and again. Ordinary is most days, and Lord helps is if we overlook them. - Author: Jerusalem Jackson Greer
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#151. The same group of New York pseudo-intellectuals who've put down prayer are the same ones who put down L.A. - Author: Marianne Williamson
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#152. I will hold my babies in my hand at sacred-time. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#153. I'm sure the holy refrigerator is packed solid with cartons of Blue Bell ice cream - times a million. All those amazing flavor combinations minus the calories and fat grams, of course. After all, we are talking about heaven here, amen? - Author: Diane Moody
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#154. With your desire defined, quietly go within and shut the door behind you. Lose yourself in your desire; feel yourself to be one with it; remain in this fixation until you have absorbed the life and name by claiming and feeling yourself to be and to have that which you desired. When you emerge from the hour of prayer you must do so conscious of being and possessing that which you heretofore desired. - Author: Neville Goddard
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#155. In reality, there is only one true prayer, only one substantial prayer: Christ himself. There is only one voice which rises above the face of the earth, the voice of Christ. Prayer is oneness with Christ. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#156. Hate, like prayer, changes the person involved in the activity, not the person the activity is aimed at. - Author: John Templeton
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#157. Meantime the education of the general mind never stops. The reveries of the true and simple are prophetic. What the tender poeticyouth dreams, and prays, and paints today, but shuns the ridicule of saying aloud, shall presently be the resolutions of public bodies, then shall be carried as grievance and bill of rights through conflict and war, and then shall be triumphant law and establishment for a hundred years, until it gives place, in turn, to new prayers and pictures. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#158. When the soul is solidly rooted in ... peacefulness, when it is freed of the bonds of every carnal urge, when the unshaking thrust of the heart is toward the one supreme Good, then the words of the apostle will be fulfilled. 'Pray without ceasing,' he said (I Thes. 5:17). 'In every place lift up pure hands, with no anger and no rivalry' (I Tim 2:8). Sensibility is, so to speak, absorbed by this purity. It is reshaped in the likeness of the spiritual and the angelic so that all its dealings, all its activity will be prayer, utterly pure, utterly without tarnish. - Author: John Cassian
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#159. God hears every prayer. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#160. The fewer the words, the better the prayer. - Author: Martin Luther
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#161. When prayer fades out, power fades out. We are as spiritual as we are prayerful; no more, no less. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#162. I prayed, but the words fell to the ground meaning nothing. - Author: Jean Rhys
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#163. As for the world system of evil, we are to be separated from it. This then is our problem: to associate with and love those who are involved in the world without being contaminated, influenced, or swayed by them. This distinction can be achieved only by a close walk with Christ, by constant prayer, and by seeking the Holy Spirit's leadership every hour of the day. We are in the world, but the world is not to be in us. - Author: Billy Graham
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#164. Patti proposes that I pray to accept whatever reality I'm in, staying alert for practical solutions rather than issuing orders in prayer. It takes discipline to stop beseeching the heavens for wheelbarrows of gold - Author: Mary Karr
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#165. Poetry in any language old or new is the voice us all. A reflection of humanity. Even perhaps a note, a prayer, a mantra or a sign to future generations telling them tomorrow holds what today has lost. Through these voices find yourself - Author: R.M. Engelhardt
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#166. I am in prayer for his kids and the family. - Author: Diana Ross
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#167. This prayer is not mental, but of the heart. It is not a prayer of thought alone, because the mind of man is so limited, that while it is occupied with one thing it cannot be thinking of another. But it is the PRAYER OF THE HEART, which cannot be interrupted by the occupations of the mind. Nothing can interrupt the prayer of the heart but unruly affections; and when once we have tasted of the love of God, it is impossible to find our delight in anything but Himself. - Author: Jeanne Marie Bouvier De La Motte Guyon
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#168. Riches I hold in light esteem,
And love I laugh to scorn,
And lust of fame was but a dream
That vanished with the morn.
And if I pray, the only prayer
That moves my lips for me
Is, 'Leave the heart that now I bear,
And give me liberty!'
Yes, as my swift days near their goal,
'Tis all that I implore -
In life and death, a chainless soul,
With courage to endure. - Author: Emily Bronte
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#169. 11 s You also must help us by prayer, so that many will give thanks on our behalf t for the blessing granted us through the prayers of many. - Author: Anonymous
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#170. My child, I am the Lord Who gives strength in the day of trouble. Come to Me when all is not well with you. Your tardiness in turning to prayer is the greatest obstacle to heavenly consolation, for before you pray earnestly to Me you first seek many comforts and take pleasure in outward things. Thus, all things are of little profit to you until you realize that I am the one Who saves those who trust in Me, and that outside of Me there is no worth-while help, or any useful counsel or lasting remedy. - Author: Thomas A Kempis
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#171. Yet the Lord will command his lovingkindness in the day time, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life. - Author: Anonymous
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#172. Prayer is the breath of life. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#173. Meditation is the most significant because it opens the door for all other significant things: love, prayer, God, light, music, poetry. - Author: Rajneesh
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#174. Prayer is simply coming into the presence of God. Because when you come into the presence of God, even the things you don't have matter a lot less. - Author: Harold S. Kushner
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#175. 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. - Author: David Brainerd
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#176. If you just breathe, and go slower, you will have enough energy. It's really important because there are people who wait in line, and your work has changed their lives. You will need to listen to them because they are also going to feed you and give you confirmation of the prayer you asked before you spoke. - Author: Sandra Cisneros
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#177. maybe an implication of Noah's offering was, "Now that it's all over, give us your blessing; please don't do it again." God's undertaking is then an answer to that prayer. If this is so, it reminds us of another facet of the importance of our worship and prayer. Sometimes God's acts of grace and mercy are a response to prayer. If we don't pray, the world may miss some acts of grace and mercy. As James 4 frighteningly puts it, "You don't have because you don't ask. - Author: John E. Goldingay
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#178. Prayer is powerful beyond limits when we turn to the Immaculata who is queen even of God's heart. - Author: Maximilian Kolbe
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#179. O Lord, have Mercy and Compassion, for if Thou dost not have Mercy, who will have mercy?" The heartfelt prayer of this simple pilgrim epitomizes the quintessential Islamic attitude toward God as the source of compassion and mercy. No matter what one has done in life, one should never lose hope in His Compassion and Mercy, for as the Quran states, "And who despaireth of the Mercy of his Lord save those who go astray" (15:56), and "Do not despair of God's Mercy" (39:53). - Author: Seyyed Hossein Nasr
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#180. If you pray with your knees bow, you surrender to God. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#181. The coming revival must begin with a great revival of prayer. It is in the closet, with the door shut, that the sound of abundance of rain will first be heard. An increase of secret prayer with ministers will be the sure harbinger of blessing. - Author: Andy Murray
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#182. Unforgiveness is a strategic "design," craftily implemented by you enemy to "outwit" you, to cripple your effectiveness in prayer and your power to stand against him victoriously. Which is why, if I were your enemy, I would do everything possible to keep you from forgiving anyone and everyone who's done you any wrong. - Author: Priscilla Shirer
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#183. The only instance of praying to saints, mentioned in the Bible, is that of the rich man in torment calling upon Abraham; and let it be remembered, that it was practised only by a lost soul and without success. - Author: Richard Cecil
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#184. Prayer is an attitude of the heart. - Author: Larry Dossey
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#185. May God grant your a great grace to live the fullness of life in the coming year. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#186. Parents must bring light and truth into their homes by one family prayer, one scripture study session, one family home evening, one book read aloud, one song, and one family meal at a time. They know that the influence of righteous, conscientious, persistent, daily parenting is among the most powerful and sustaining forces for good in the world. The health of any society, the happiness of its people, their prosperity, and their peace all find common roots in the teaching of children in the home. - Author: L. Tom Perry
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#187. Prayer is the root, the fountain, the mother of a thousand blessings. - Author: Saint John Chrysostom
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#188. There is a man in Bolingbroke who lisps and always testifies in prayer-meeting. He says, 'If you can't thine like an electric thtar thine like a candlethtick. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#189. Prayer is for every moment of our lives, not just for times of suffering or joy. Prayer is really a place, a place where you meet God in genuine conversation. - Author: Billy Graham
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#190. Any honest evaluation of contemporary evangelicalism will acknowledge that there are many people walking the streets and sitting in pews who have "obtained like precious faith with us" as the demons (2 Peter 1:1).11 They know something of the person and work of Christ, and they will make something of a confession when it is convenient. However, there is little evidence of an ongoing reality of the saving work of Christ in their lives. Their hope of eternal salvation is founded upon a decision they made long ago, which they believed was sincere, to "accept Christ" by means of a simple prayer. Ministers of the gospel who should have known better confirmed their hope. Like demons, they are lost. Yet, unlike demons, they do not know it. - Author: Paul David Washer
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#191. Prayer is more than a wish; it is the voice of faith directed to God. - Author: Billy Graham
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#192. When I come out of my dressing room, I go to my heart and say a little prayer and go out on stage. There I am, coming to lift you up and to motivate you. I want to bring joy. It's gospel, and gospel is the truth. It's what I do. I'm going to bring you the truth and lift up your spirit. - Author: Mavis Staples
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#193. The music, the prayers, the bowing and rising, the incense
all of it was breaking down my defenses. That's what good liturgy does. It breaks your heart open and turns you toward God. - Author: Fred Bahnson
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#194. May you find strength for your daily work. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#195. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you. - Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
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#196. Prayer and action ... can never be seen as contradictory or mutually exclusive. Prayer without action grows into powerless pietism, and action without prayer degenerates into questionable manipulation. - Author: Henri Nouwen
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#197. I leave this as a declaration of intent, so no one will be confused. One: "Si vis pacem, para bellum." Latin. Boot Camp Sergeant made us recite it like a prayer. "Si vis pacem, para bellum - If you want peace, prepare for war." Two: Frank Castle is dead. He died with his family. Three: in certain extreme situations, the law is inadequate. In order to shame its inadequacy, it is necessary to act outside the law. To pursue... natural justice. This is not vengeance. Revenge is not a valid motive, it's an emotional response. No, not vengeance. Punishment. - Author: Jonathan Hensleigh
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#198. First comes the sweat. Then comes the beauty if you're very lucky and have said your prayers. - Author: George Balanchine
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#199. Do you love me, Westley? Is that it?'
He couldn't believe it. 'Do I love you? My God, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches. If your love were - '
'I don't understand the first one yet,' Buttercup interrupted. She was starting to get very excited now. 'Let me get this straight. Are you saying my love is the size of a grain of sand and yours is this other thing? Images just confuse me so - is this universal business of yours bigger than my sand? Help me, Westley. I have the feeling we're on the verge of something just terribly important.'
'I have stayed these years in my hovel because of you. I have taught myself languages because of you. I have made my body strong because I thought you might be pleased by a strong body. I have lived my life with only the prayer that some sudden dawn you might glance in my direction. I have not known a moment in years when the sight of you did not send my heart careening against my rib cage. I have not known a night when your visage did not accompany me to sleep. There has not been a morning when you did not flutter behind my waking eyelids….Is any of this getting through to you, Buttercup, or do you want me to go on for a while?'
'Never stop.'
'There has not been - '
'If you're teasing me, Westley, I'm just going to kill you.'
'How can you even dream I might be teasing?'
'Well, you haven't once said you loved me.'
'That's all you need? Easy. I love you. Okay? Want i - Author: William Goldman
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#200. "Americans do not presume to equate God's purposes with any purpose of our own ... "[Prayer] teaches us to trust, to accept that God's plan unfolds in his time, not our own. - Author: George W. Bush
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