All my weak days have a common cause - I have neglected communion with God through my neglect of the Scriptures & prayer. When will I learn?— Paul Washer
Instructive Communion With God quotations
To trust God in the light is nothing, but to trust him in the dark, that is faith.
It became easy for me to detach myself from the course of life, so that while my hands and mind were engaged in the common affairs of every day, my spirit maintained its attitude of communion with God.
When you come in contact with the anointing of God, it not only affects your moment, it affects your tomorrow.
Don't ask God to guide your footsteps if you're not willing to move your feet.
When you suffer, don't speak. Look inside and listen for the duaa He inspires in you. and then ask Him. Again and again. Don't stop.
Real prayer is communion with God, so that there will be common thoughts between His mind and ours. What is needed is for Him to fill our hearts with His thoughts, and then His desires will become our desires flowing back to Him.
See your weakness as a reason to pray the more, it should not be the reason for sadness or to abandon your post.
God sometimes removes people from your life to protect you. Don't run after them.
It is only by a total death to self we can be lost in God.
The Lord came to send fire upon the earth (cf.
Lk. 12:49), and through participation in this fire He makes divine not just the human substance which He assumed for our sake, but every person who is found worthy of communion with Him.
He has made me glad and no one can make me sad. He makes me shout and no one can make me doubt.
Nothing happens by accident. God is preparing you for great things.
Time for solitude. God, I ask you to remake my heart. Fill it with what You love. Remove from it what You don’t. And mend what I’ve broken.
Health is an announcement of agreement between your body, mind and spirit.
Honor your body, keep it in good shape. When you are not healthy, look to see which parts of you disagree. Your body will demonstrate the truth to you. Notice what it is showing you, listen to what it is saying.
every time God forgives us, God is saying that God's own rules do not matter as much as the relationship that God wants to create with us.
God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamonds using time and pressure. He's working on you too.
Prayer is the opening of the heart to God as to a friend.
Not that it is necessary in order to make known to God what we are, but in order to enable us to receive Him. Prayer does not bring God down to us, but brings us up to Him.
Don't ever hesitate to take to [God] whatever is on your heart.
He already knows it anyway, but He doesn't want you to bear its pain or celebrate its joy alone.
There is no sweeter manner of living in the world than continuous communion with God.
David didn't need to know Goliath's strength because he already knew God's.
If you have ever prayed in the dawn you will ask yourself why you were so foolish as not to do it always: it is difficult to get into communion with God in the midst of the hurly-burly of the day.
I never get out of bed in the morning without having communion with God in the Spirit.
Grace will expose the deepest issues of your heart, then point you to the Cross which covers everything that's been exposed.
What if you woke up today with only the things you thanked god for yesterday.
If we knew how much God loved us and was for us, we’d talk to Him all day long.
Ya Allah, envelop our hearts with a shield of your light and mercy, so the pain doesn't penetrate.
Father, write Your Word in our heart; make us men and women who understand Your truth.
God gives every bird a worm, but does not throw it into the nest.
The chief end of our life is to live in communion with God.
To this end the Son of God became incarnate, in order to return us to this divine communion, which was lost by the fall into sin. Through Jesus Christ, the Son of God, we enter into communion with the Father and thus attain our purpose.
Holiness is not a merit by which we can attain communion with God, but a gift of Christ, which enables us to cling to him, and to follow him.
If you prayed as much as you worry, you'd have nothing to worry about.
Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.
The soul that has been enriched by communion with God will not be dismayed by isolation but will welcome solitude. He will seek not the crowd but the closet, and emerging will never walk alone, for he has unseen companionship.
Prayer does change things, all kinds of things. But the most important thing it changes is us.
Never forget your dialogue with God, it is your strength.
Prayer is when you talk to god, meditation is when god talks to you.
Prayer is not getting things from God.
That is a most initial stage; prayer is getting into perfect communion with God: I tell Him what I know He knows in order that I may get to know it as He does.
To pray without expectation is to misunderstand the whole concept of prayer and relationship with God.
...In this world I cannot see the Most High Son of God with my own eyes, except for His Most Holy Body and Blood.
Man is the most insane species. He worships an invisible God and destroys a visible Nature. Unaware that this is Nature he's destroying is this God he's worshiping.
Thy way, not mine, O Lord, however dark it be;
lead me by thine own hand; choose out the path for me.
I ought to spend the best hours of the day in communion with God.
It is my noblest and most fruitful employment, and is not to be thrust into any corner.
Jesus, the Word incarnate, is always the center of our announcement, the point of reference for our evangelizing mission and for its methodology, because He is the human face of God, who wishes to meet all men and women so as to bring them into communion with Him, in His love.
If weak in prayer we are weak everywhere.
God, I want to see You. God, I want to hear You. God, I want to know You. God, I want to follow hard after You. And even before I know what I will face today, I say yes to You.