105 Prayers Not Being Answered Quotes To Inspire You

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  1. 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. — John Piper
  2. Prayer is not so much an act as it is an attitude - an attitude of dependency, dependency upon God. — Arthur W. Pink
  3. 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. — John Bunyan
  4. 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. — Anselm of Canterbury
  5. There is a mighty lot of difference between saying prayers and praying. — John G. Lake
  6. 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. — Martyn Lloyd-Jones
  7. The greatest tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer, buy unoffered prayer. — F.B. Meyer
  8. 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. — Leonard Ravenhill
  9. The value of consistent prayer is not that He will hear us, but that we will hear Him. — William J. McGill
  10. Prayer is not a discourse. It is a form of life, the life with God. That is why it is not confined to the moment of verbal statement. — Jacques Ellul

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  • God never gives us discernment in order that we may criticize, but that we may intercede. — Oswald Chambers
  • The lover of silence draws close to God. He talks to Him in secret and God enlightens him. — John Climacus
  • The Church is looking for better methods; God is looking for better men. — Edward McKendree Bounds
  • Knock, and it shall be opened unto you. — John Bunyan
  • The history of missions is the history of answered prayer. — Samuel Marinus Zwemer
  • Prayer can do anything that God can do. — R. A. Torrey
  • O, do not pray for easy lives. — Phillips Brooks
  • The story of every great Christian achievement is the history of answered prayer. — Edward McKendree Bounds
  • God's answers are wiser than our prayers. — Croft M. Pentz
  • More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones. — Mother Teresa

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Prayers not being answered quote by F.B. Meyer

The greatest tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer, buy unoffered prayer. — F.B. Meyer

Prayers not being answered quote Knowledge is having the right answer. Intelligence is asking the right questions
Knowledge is having the right answer. Intelligence is asking the right questions.

Unanswered Prayers Quotes

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Be sure that someday you'll praise and thank God for your unanswered prayers that once you had wept for them. — Shams Tabrizi

Character is both developed and revealed by tests, and all of life is a test... You will be tested by major changes, delayed promises, impossible problems, unanswered prayers, undeserved criticism, and even senseless tragedies. — Rick Warren

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Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers. — Garth Brooks

Prayers not being answered quote Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your en
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward finding the answer.

If God can bring blessing from the broken body of Jesus and glory from something that's obscene as the cross, He can bring blessing from my problems and my pain and my unanswered prayer. — Anne Graham Lotz

There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers. — Teresa of Avila

Sometimes I thank God for unanswered prayers. Remember when you're talkin' to the man upstairs; that just because he doesn't answer doesn't mean he don't care. Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers — Garth Brooks

Prayers not being answered quote Intelligence is knowing the right answer. Wisdom is knowing when to say it.
Intelligence is knowing the right answer. Wisdom is knowing when to say it.

We impoverish God in our minds when we say there must be answers to our prayers on the material plane; the biggest answers to our prayers are in the realm of the unseen. — Oswald Chambers

It is far more comforting to think God listened and said no, than to think that nobody’s out there. — Mitch Albom

All prayers are answered. We need to distinguish between a prayer unanswered, and one not answered how or when we would like it to be. — Lloyd John Ogilvie

Thank God for unanswered prayers. — Garth Brooks

Answers To Prayer Quotes

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Prayer doesn't change things - God changes things in answer to prayer. — John Calvin

All my discoveries have been made in answer to prayer. — Isaac Newton

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. — Kathryn Kuhlman

Prayers not being answered quote He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.
He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.

When you find yourself in a position to help someone, be happy because Allah is answering that person’s prayer through you. — Nouman Ali Khan

Pray often, for prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God, and a scourge for Satan. — John Bunyan

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Blessed are those who believe when there is no evidence of an answer to prayer. — David Wilkerson

Prayers not being answered quote Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.

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. — John G. Lake

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. — Josemaria Escriva

Often a healing takes place in ourselves as we pray for the healing of others. — Michael E. DeBakey

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. — Diogenes

Answered Prayer Quotes

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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. — Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya

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. — George Muller

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. — Charles Grandison Finney

Prayers not being answered quote Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your en
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.

The chief purpose of prayer is that God may be glorified in the answer. — R. A. Torrey

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 — Joseph Murphy

God has not always answered my prayers. If He had, I would have married the wrong man -- several times! — Ruth Graham

Prayers not being answered quote Sometimes, you just have to bow your head, say a prayer, and weather the storm.
Sometimes, you just have to bow your head, say a prayer, and weather the storm.

Men may spurn our appeals, reject our message, oppose our arguments, despise our persons, but they are helpless against our prayers. — J. Sidlow Baxter

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. — Paul Washer

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. — Corrie Ten Boom

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. — Brother Lawrence

God Answers Prayers Quotes

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God sometimes answers our prayers by giving us what we would have asked for had we known what He knows. — J. D. Greear

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. — Ellen G. White

One judge is coughing his life out into bloody handkerchiefs and the other is burying his wife, and you think this is how God answers your prayers? — Orson Scott Card

Prayers not being answered quote If the only prayer you ever say is "thank you", that will be enough.
If the only prayer you ever say is "thank you", that will be enough.

I've often thought, I'm nobody. Why would God answer my prayer? But God's not impressed by eloquence; he's impressed by our longing for him. — Stormie Omartian

The reason why we obtain no more in prayer is because we expect no more. God usually answers us according to our own hearts. — Richard Alleine

I believe God has heard my prayers. He will make it manifest in His own good time that He has heard me. I have recorded my petitions that when God has answered them, His name will be glorified. — George Muller

Prayers not being answered quote People who complain in private want an answer. People who complain in public wan
People who complain in private want an answer. People who complain in public want an audience.

I have lived to thank God that all my prayers have not been answered. — Jean Ingelow

God wants us to seek Him more than anything else, even more than we seek answers to prayer. When we come to God in prayer, sometimes our hearts are so full of what we want that we leave God out. Our minds become consumed with the gift rather than the giver. — Charles Stanley

Four things let us ever keep in mind: God hears prayer, God heeds prayer, God answers prayer, and God delivers by prayer. — Edward McKendree Bounds

God is waiting to be put to the test by His people in prayer. He delights in being put to the test on His promises. It is His highest pleasure to answer prayer, to prove the reliability of His promises. — Edward McKendree Bounds

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Answering a student's question, 'Will the heathen who have not heard the Gospel be saved?' thus, 'It is more a question with me whether we, who have the Gospel and fail to give it to those who have not, can be saved. — Charles Spurgeon

Of all the duties enjoined by Christianity none is more essential and yet more neglected than prayer. — Francois FeNelon

It is not sufficient to pray diligently for guidance, but this prayer must be followed by meditation as to the best methods of action and then action itself... because prayers can only be answered through action and if someone's action is wrong, God can use that method of showing the pathway which is right. — Shoghi Effendi

Ask and it shall be given you; Seek and ye shall find; Knock and it shall be opened unto you. For everyone that asketh, receiveth; And he that seeketh, Findeth; and to him that knocketh It shall be opened. Aspire not to have more, but to be more. — Oscar Romero

Expect to have hope rekindled. Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways. The dry seasons in life do not last. The spring rains will come again. — Sarah Ban Breathnach

It's when things are going just right that you'd better be suspicious. There you are, fat as can be. The whole world is yours and you're the answer to the Wright brothers' prayers. You say to yourself, nothing can go wrong ... all my trespasses are forgiven. Best you not believe it. — Ernest K. Gann

There has never been a spiritual awakening in any country or locality that did not begin in united prayer. — Arthur Tappan Pierson

Sickle cell anemia made me a real angry kid. I was angry at God. I used to sit there and pray to God, please, take this pain away. It was nothing magical happening, there was nothing there. I felt like my prayers were not being answered. It made me real moody, I had an attitude problem growing up as a young child. — Prodigy

Be sure to remember that nothing in your daily life is so insignificant and so inconsequential that the Lord will not help you by answering your prayer. — Ole Hallesby

If God were not only to hear our prayers, as he does ever and always, but to answer them as we want them answered, he would not be God our Saviour but the ministering genius of our destruction. — George Macdonald

The third petition of the Lord's Prayer is repeated daily by millions who have not the slightest intention of letting anyone's will be done but their own. — Aldous Huxley

We lean to our own understanding, or we bank on service and do away with prayer, and consequently by succeeding in the external we fail in the eternal, because in the eternal we succeed only by prevailing prayer. — Oswald Chambers

If you are sick, fast and pray; if the language is hard to learn, fast and pray; if the people will not hear you, fast and pray, if you have nothing to eat, fast and pray. — Fredrik Franson

Our prayers are heard by God not according to what we try to be when we pray, but who we are when we are not praying — Joyce Meyer

Sometimes it is best for men not to attempt to interfere with destiny. Our prayers can be answered in ways which we do not expect and do not welcome. — Wilbur Smith

Answers to prayer have to be on God's schedule, not ours. He hears us pray, and He answers according to His will in His own time. — David Jeremiah

If your prayer is selfish, the answer will be something that will rebuke your selfishness. You may not recognize it as having come at all, but it is sure to be there. — William Temple

I believe the old cliché, 'God helps those who help themselves,' is not only misleading but often dead wrong. My most spectacular answers to prayers have come when I was so helpless, so out of control as to be able to do nothing at all for myself. — Catherine Marshall

We do not pray at all until we are at our wits' end. — Oswald Chambers

Cold prayers shall never have any warm answers. God will suit His returns to our requests. Lifeless, services shall have lifeless answers. When men are dull, God will be dumb. — Thomas Brooks

Whether we think of, or speak to, God, whether we act or suffer for him, all is prayer, when we have no other object than his love, and the desire of pleasing him. — John Wesley

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