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Prayer reaches out in love to a dying world and says, "I care."

Prayer requires more of the heart than of the tongue.

Prayer serves as an edge and border to preserve the web of life from unraveling.

Prayer should be short, without giving God Almighty reasons why He should grant this or that; He knows best what is good for us.

Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night.

Prayer should be the means by which I, at all times, receive all that I need, and, for this reason, be my daily refuge, my daily consolation, my daily joy, my source of rich and inexhaustible joy in life.

Prayer time must be kept up as duly as meal-time.

Prayer without watching is hypocrisy; and watching without prayer is presumption.

Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.

Prayer, as the first, second, and third element of the Christian life, should open, prolong, and conclude each day. The first act of the soul in early morning should be a draught at the heavenly fountain. It will sweeten the taste for the day. A few moments with God at that calm and tranquil season, are of more value than much fine gold. And if you tarry long so sweetly at the throne, you will come out of the closet as the high priest of Israel came from the awful ministry at the altar of incense, suffused all over with the heavenly fragrance of that communion.

Prayer, in its simplest definition, is merely a wish turned God-ward.

Prayer, like faith, obtains promises, enlarges their operation, and adds to the measure of their results.

Prayer, like radium, is a luminous and self-generating form of energy.

Prayer, to the patriarchs and prophets, was more than the recital of well-known and well-worn phrases-it was the outpouring of the heart.

Prayer: the key of the day and the lock of the night.

Prayers are heard in heaven very much in proportion to your faith. Little faith will get very great mercies, but great faith still greater.

Prayers not felt by us are seldom heard by God.

Prayers were held in Assembly Hall. We all perched in rows on wooden benches while teachers sat up on the platform in armchairs, facing us.

Praying which does not result in pure conduct is a delusion. We have missed the whole office and virtue of praying if it does not rectify conduct. It is in the very nature of things that we must quit praying, or quit bad conduct.

Premeditation of thought and brevity of expression are the great ingredients of that reverence that is required to a pious and acceptable prayer.


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