Prayer doesn't change things - God changes things in answer to prayer.— John Calvin
Sentimental Answered Prayers quotations
All my discoveries have been made in answer to prayer.
Be sure that someday you'll praise and thank God for your unanswered prayers that once you had wept for them.
Today, Jesus stands ready to hear your cry and to answer prayer for you.
He is interested in every detail of your life. He knows you better than you know yourself.
Prayer is not so much an act as it is an attitude - an attitude of dependency, dependency upon God.
As long as you are performing prayer, you are knocking at the door of Allah, and whoever is knocking at the door of Allah, Allah will open it for him.
One of the great uses of Twitter and Facebook will be to prove at the Last Day that prayerlessness was not from lack of time.
You can do more than pray after you have prayed, but you cannot do more than pray until you have prayed. Pray often, for prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God, and a scourge to Satan.
When you find yourself in a position to help someone, be happy because Allah is answering that person’s prayer through you.
God does not delay to hear our prayers because He has no mind to give;
but that, by enlarging our desires, He may give us the more largely.
I used to pray that God would feed the hungry, or do this or that, but now I pray that he will guide me to do whatever I'm supposed to do, what I can do. I used to pray for answers, but now I'm praying for strength. I used to believe that prayer changes things, but now I know that prayer changes us and we change things.
I live in the spirit of prayer. I pray as I walk about, when I lie down and when I rise up. And the answers are always coming.
Pray often, for prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God, and a scourge for Satan.
Blessed are those who believe when there is no evidence of an answer to prayer.
The prayer power has never been tried to its full capacity.
..if we want to see mighty wonders of divine power and grace wrought in the place of weakness, failure and disappointment, let us answer God's standing challenge, "Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and show thee great and mighty things which thou knowest not."
There is a mighty lot of difference between saying prayers and praying.
Prevailing prayer is that which secures an answer.
Saying prayers is not offering prevailing prayer. The prevalence of prayer does not depend so much on quantity as on quality.
Do you know what prayer is? It is not begging God for this and that.
The first thing we have to do is to get you beggars to quit begging until a little faith moves in your souls.
People who pray for miracles usually don't get miracles.
But people who pray for courage, for strength to bear the unbearable, for the grace to remember what they have left instead of what they have lost, very often find their prayers answered. Their prayers help them tap hidden reserves of faith and courage that were not available to them before.
The chief purpose of prayer is that God may be glorified in the answer.
You don't know how to pray? Put yourself in the presence of God, and as soon as you have said, 'Lord, I don't know how to pray!' you can be sure you have already begun.
Always respond to every impulse to pray.
The impulse to pray may come when you are reading or when you are battling with a text. I would make an absolute law of this: always obey such an impulse.
The greatest tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer, buy unoffered prayer.
Your desire is your prayer. Picture the fulfillment of your desire now and feel its reality and you will experience the joy of the answered. Dr. Joseph Murphy
Often a healing takes place in ourselves as we pray for the healing of others.
Fools! You think of "god" as a sentient being.
God is the word used to represent a force. This force created nothing, it just helps things along. It does not answer prayers, although it may make you think of a way to solve a problem. It has the power to influence you, but not decide for you.
The secret of our lost mode of prayer is to shift our perspective of life by feeling that the miracle has already happened and our prayers have been answered. Now we have the opportunity to bring this wisdom into our lives as prayers of gratitude for what already exists, rather than asking for our prayers to be answered.
God has not always answered my prayers.
If He had, I would have married the wrong man -- several times!
Men may spurn our appeals, reject our message, oppose our arguments, despise our persons, but they are helpless against our prayers.
Notice, we never pray for folks we gossip about, and we never gossip about the folk for whom we pray! For prayer is a great deterrent.
What can not be overcome in prayer? Answer me! What cannot be done by the hand of the Almighty? Answer me! What can be done by your feeble arms!? ANSWER ME! He can take down the iron curtain in a day, He CAN convert a nation in an hour. Call upon Him, believe Him.
When a Christian shuns fellowship with other Christians, the devil smiles, When he stops studying the Bible, the devil laughs. When he stops praying, the devils shouts for joy.
There is not in the world a kind of life more sweet and delightful, than that of a continual conversation with God; those only can comprehend it who practice and experience it.
The most glorious works of grace that have ever took place, have been in answer to prayer; and it is in this way, we have the greatest reason to suppose, that the glorious out-pouring of the Spirit, which we expect at last, will be bestowed.
Answered prayer is the interchange of love between the Father and His child.