National Day of Prayer

prayer

“Prayer is when you talk to God; meditation is when you listen to God.”

Diana Robinson

“There is a vast difference between saying prayers and praying”


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

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

Saint Augustine

“Courage is fear that has said its prayers.”

Dorothy Bernard

“Pray, and let God worry”

Martin Luther

“Prayer is as natural an expression of faith as breathing is of life”

Jonathan Edwards

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

Mahatma Gandhi

“Grant that I may not pray alone with the mouth; help me that I may pray from the depths of my heart”

Martin Luther

“Many people pray as if God were a big aspirin pill; they come only when they hurt.”

B. Graham Dienert

“I have had prayers answered – most strangely so sometimes – but I think our heavenly Father’s loving-kindness has been even more evident in what He has refused me.”

Lewis Carroll

“It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.”

Helen Keller

“Pray often; for prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God, and a scourge for Satan”

John Bunyan

“Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men! Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for power equal to your tasks.”

Phillip Brooks

“I believe in prayer. It’s the best way we have to draw strength from heaven.”

Josephine Baker

“Prayers go up and blessings come down”

Yiddish Proverb

“As long as there are tests, there will be prayer in schools”

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