32 Prayer Quotes – Be Encouraged and Inspired!

Prayer – it’s found throughout the Bible. Even Jesus prayed. Prayer is a powerful spiritual force and something that God wants His people to do. Here are some quotes and Bible verses to help keep you motivated and encouraged about that most powerful work – prayer.

To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing as  prayer is the forerunner of mercy and  an essential element in our relationship with the Lord.

Like a good parent, God is waiting, ready, and willing to listen to our worries, concerns, and needs.

God shapes the world by prayer and the more praying there is in the world the better the world will be, the mightier the forces against evil.”

The following verses will encourage your daily walk with Christ and help you experience the power of prayer!

  1. “She  became a warrior far superior to any epic hero. She became a giant on her knees. With a sword in one hand she battled the enemies of death and disease, and with her other hand stretched toward heaven she kept beseeching God’s help and His mercy.” – Bishop T.D. Jakes“To pray rightly, you must make God your hope, stay, and all.” — John Bunyan
  2. “The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.” — Soren Kierkegaard
  3. “True prayer is the trading of the heart with God.” — Unknown
  4. “She  became a warrior far superior to any epic hero. She became a giant on her knees. With a sword in one hand she battled the enemies of death and disease, and with her other hand stretched toward heaven she kept beseeching God’s help and His mercy.” — Bishop T.D. Jakes
  5. “No duty is more earnestly impressed upon us in Scripture than the duty of continual communion with Him.” — David McIntyre
  6. “The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, ‘O God, forgive me,’ or ‘Help me.” — Billy Graham
  7. “Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one” ’- Bruce Lee
  8. “To pray is to enter the treasure-house of God and to gather riches out of an inexhaustible “storehouse.” — Unknown
  9. “He who knows how to overcome with God in prayer has heaven and earth at his disposal.” — Unknown
  10. “The very act of prayer is a blessing.” — Unknown
  11. You are before the Lord; let your words be few, but let your heart be fervent.” — Unknown
  12. “The Master says that men of strong faith are men of much prayer.” — Andrew Murray
  13. “Prayer is the forerunner of mercy.” — Charles Spurgeon
  14. Prayer is the best response to hatred.” — Unknown
  15. It is well said that neglected prayer is the birth-place of all evil.” — Unknown
  16. No man can progress in grace if he forsakes prayer.” — Unknown
  17. A mighty piece of weaponry in the battle of prayer is God’s promise.” — Unknown
  18. “Sometimes when we do not receive comfort in our prayers, when we are broken and cast down, that is when we are really wrestling and prevailing in prayer..” — Unknown
  19. “We know not what prayer cannot do!.” — Unknown
  20. “All our problems are theological ones, William Temple said. All of them have to do with our relationship to God and his to us, and this is precisely why it makes sense to come to God with them.” — Elizabeth Elliot
  21. “God has not changed; and His ear is just as quick to hear the voice of real prayer, and His hand is just as long and strong to save; as it ever was.” — R.A. Torrey
  22. “Our prayers may be awkward. Our attempts may be feeble. But since the power of prayer is in the one who hears it and not in the one who says it, our prayers do make a difference.” — Max Lucado
  23. “There are parts of our calling, works of the Holy Spirit, and defeats of the darkness that will come no other way than through furious, fervent, faith-filled, unceasing prayer.” — Beth Moore
  24. True prayer is neither a mere mental exercise nor a vocal performance. It is far deeper than that – it is spiritual transaction with the Creator of Heaven and Earth.” — Charles Spurgeon
  25. “Let no one profess to trust in God, and yet lay up for future wants, otherwise the Lord will first send him to the hoard he has amassed, before He can answer the prayer for more.” — George Muller
  26. “I know that the Lord is always on the side of the right; but it is my constant anxiety and prayer that I and this nation may be on the Lord’s side.” — Abraham Lincoln
  27. “To get nations back on their feet, we must first get down on our knees.” — Billy Graham
  28. “Rather than set aside daily time for prayer, I pray constantly and spontaneously about everything I encounter on a daily basis. When someone shares something with me, I’ll often simply say, ‘let’s pray about this right now.” — Thomas Kinkade
  29. “Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.” — Corrie Ten Boom
  30. “The prayer offered to God in the morning during your quiet time is the key that unlocks the door of the day. Any athlete knows and understands that it is the start that ensures a good finish.” — Adrian Rogers
  31. “God speaks in the silence of the heart. Listening is the beginning of prayer.” — Mother Teresa
  32. “Prayer makes a godly man, and puts within him the mind of Christ, the mind of humility, of self-surrender, of service, of pity, and of prayer. If we really pray, we will become more like God, or else we will quit praying.” — E.M. Bounds


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