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I used to pray that God would do this or that; now I pray that God will make His will known to me.

I who still pray at morning and at eve Thrice in my life perhaps have truly prayed, Thrice stirred below conscious self Have felt that perfect disenthrallment which is God.

I would have no desire other than to accomplish thy will. Teach me to pray; pray thyself in me.

If a door slams shut it means that God is pointing to an open door further on down.

If God does not give you something you ask for, wait on Him. He will speak with you tenderly and sympathetically about the matter until you yourself understand that He cannot grant your prayer.

If God sees that my spiritual life will be furthered by giving the things for which I ask, then He will give them, but that is not the end of prayer. The end of prayer is that I come to know God Himself.

If I am right, Thy grace impart, Still in the right to stay; If I am wrong, O teach my heart To find that better way!

If one draw near to God with praise and prayer even half a cubit foot, God will go twenty leagues to meet him.

If our petitions are in accordance with His will, and if we seek His glory in the asking, the answers will come in ways that will astonish us and fill our hearts with songs of thanksgiving.

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, "Thank You", that would suffice.

If we are to pray aright, perhaps it is quite necessary that we pray contrary to our own heart. Not what we want to pray is important, but what God wants us to pray. The richness of the Word of God ought to determine our prayer, not the poverty of our heart.

If we ask anything according to his will, he heareth us.

If we be empty and poor, it is not because God's hand is straitened, but ours is not opened.

If we could all hear one another's prayers, God might be relieved of some of his burden.

If we do not love one another, we certainly shall not have much power with God in prayer.

If we pray for anything according to the will of God, we already have what we pray for the moment we ask it. We do not know exactly when it will arrive; but we have learned to know God through the Spirit of God, and have learned to leave this in His hands, and to live just as happily whether the answer arrives immediately or later.

If we rely on the Holy Spirit, we shall find that our prayers become more and more inarticulate; and when they are inarticulate, reverence grows deeper and deeper.

If we will make use of prayer to call down upon ourselves and others those things which will glorify the name of God, then we shall see the strongest and boldest promises of the Bible about prayer fulfilled. Then we shall see such answers to prayer as we had never thought were possible.

If we would have God in the closet, God must have us out of the closet. There is no way of praying to God, but by living to God.

If you can't pray as you want to, pray as you can. God knows what you mean.


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