Thy Will Be Done Quotes by Gennadius of Constantinople, C. S. Lewis, Alphonsus Liguori, Elisabeth Elliot, Rose Philippine Duchesne, Boyd K. Packer and many others.
Give your intentions in prayer to God, Who knows everyone, even before our birth. And do not ask that everything will be according to your will, because a man does not know what is profitable for him. But say to God: Let Thy will be done! For He does everything for our benefit.
All that are in Hell, choose it. Without that self-choice there could be no Hell.
It would be the greatest delight of the seraphs to pile up sand on the seashore or to pull weeds in a garden for all eternity, if they found out such was God’s will. Our Lord himself teaches us to ask to do the will of God on earth as the saints do it in heaven: “Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.”
I realized that the deepest spiritual lessons are not learned by His letting us have our way in the end, but by His making us wait, bearing with us in love and patience until we are able to honestly to pray what He taught His disciples to pray: Thy will be done.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, ‘Thy will be done,’ and those to whom God says, ‘All right, then, have it your way.’
Really, it is the Lord who carries the cross, for He knows how to make the soul content with little or no consolation and always to find strength in the words…”Thy will be done.”
No soul that seriously and constantly desires joy will ever miss it. Those who seek find. To those who knock it is opened.
Learn to pray. Pray often. Pray in your mind, in your heart. Pray on your knees. Prayer is your personal key to heaven. The lock is on your side of the veil. And I have learned to conclude all my prayers with ‘Thy will be done’ (Matthew 6:10; see also Luke 11:2; 3 Nephi 13:10).
After we have made our requests known to Him, our language should be, “Thy will be done”. I would a thousand times rather that Gods’ will should be done than my own.
The man who is poor in spirit desires and says with his whole heart, Hallowed be Thy name, Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, as in heaven, so on earth. It is as though he himself disappears; everywhere and in everything he wishes to see God-in himself and in others. ‘Let everything by Thine, not mine.’
By whatever path you go, you will have to lose yourself in the one. Surrender is complete only when you reach the stage `Thou art all’ and `Thy will be done’.
Thy will be done in earth as it is in Heaven.
Original sin is the proclivity to say “my will be done” instead of “thy will be done.”
He has told us to pray, ‘Thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven’ (Matthew 6:10). And if we have ever prayed that prayer and meant it-even once-we have ourselves shut the door on thousands of things for which we might foolishly ask.
The Genius Pattern = Thy will be done with my talents with my circles of influence with the opportunities that are laid out in front of me to bless the world.
Pity those who cannot say: Thy will be done not mine, today.
In freely choosing to serve as the agents of divine purpose, angels are the living expression of the prayer ‘Thy will be done.’