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The entire day receives order and discipline when it acquires unity. This unity must be sought and found in morning prayer. The morning prayer determines the day.

The essence of prayer, even of a mystical experience, is the way we are altered to see everything from its life-filled dimension.

The exercise of prayer, in those who habitually exert it, must be regarded by us doctors as the most adequate and normal of all the pacifiers of the mind and calmers of the nerves.

The fewer the words, the better the prayer.

The fewer words the better prayer.

The firmament of the Bible is ablaze with answers to prayer.

The first petition that we are to make to Almighty God is for a good conscience, the next for health of mind, and then of body.

The first purpose of prayer is to know God.

The goal of prayer is the ear of God, a goal that can only be reached by patient and continued and continuous waiting upon Him, pouring out our heart to Him and permitting Him to speak to us. Only by so doing can we expect to know Him, and as we come to know Him better we shall spend more time in His presence and find that presence a constant and ever-increasing delight.

The granting of prayer, when offered in the name of Jesus, reveals the Father's love to him, and the honor which he has put upon him.

The great thing in prayer is to feel that we are putting our supplications into the bosom of omnipotent love.

The greatest answer to prayer is that I am brought into a perfect understanding with God, and that alters my view of actual things.

The greatest blessing of prayer is not receiving the answer, but being the kind of person God can trust with His answer.

The greatest prayer is patience.

The influence of prayer on the human mind and body ... can be measured in terms of increased physical buoyancy, greater intellectual vigor, moral stamina, and a deeper understanding of the realities underlying human relationships.

The king shall joy in thy strength, O Lord; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice! Thou hast given him his heart's desire, and hast not withheld the request of his lips.

The less I pray, the harder it gets; the more I pray, the better it goes.

The Lord's Prayer is not, as some fancy, the easiest, the most natural of all devout utterances. It may be committed to memory quickly, but it is slowly learned by heart.

The Lord's Prayer is short and mysterious, and, like the treasures of the Spirit, full of wisdom and latent senses: it is not improper to draw forth those excellencies which are intended and signified by every petition, that by so excellent an authority we may know what it is lawful to beg of God.

The Lord's Prayer, for a succession of solemn thoughts, for fixing the attention upon a few great points, for suitableness to every condition, for sufficiency for conciseness without obscurity, for the weight and real importance of its petition, is without an equal or a rival.


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