Prayers Not Being Answered Quotes by Hannah More, Fredrik Franson, Jacques Ellul, Edward McKendree Bounds, Corrie Ten Boom, John Climacus and many others.
Did not God Sometimes withhold in mercy what we ask, We should be ruined at our own request.
If you are sick, fast and pray; if the language is hard to learn, fast and pray; if the people will not hear you, fast and pray, if you have nothing to eat, fast and pray.
Prayer is not a discourse. It is a form of life, the life with God. That is why it is not confined to the moment of verbal statement.
The Church is looking for better methods; God is looking for better men.
Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?
The lover of silence draws close to God. He talks to Him in secret and God enlightens him.
Oh brother, pray; in spite of Satan, pray; spend hours in prayer; rather neglect friends than not pray; rather fast, and lose breakfast, dinner, tea, and supper – and sleep too – than not pray. And we must not talk about prayer, we must pray in right earnest. The Lord is near. He comes softly while the virgins slumber.
Accustom yourself gradually to carry Prayer into all your daily occupation – speak, act, work in peace, as if you were in prayer, as indeed you ought to be.
The third petition of the Lord’s Prayer is repeated daily by millions who have not the slightest intention of letting anyone’s will be done but their own.
Those who know God the best are the richest and most powerful in prayer. Little acquaintance with God, and strangeness and coldness to Him, make prayer a rare and feeble thing.
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.
Never make the blunder of trying to forecast the way God is going to answer your prayer.
Pray for powers equal to your tasks.
Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul.
Of all the duties enjoined by Christianity none is more essential and yet more neglected than prayer.
It is good for us to keep some account of our prayers, that we may not unsay them in our practice.
Whether we think of, or speak to, God, whether we act or suffer for him, all is prayer, when we have no other object than his love, and the desire of pleasing him.