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Oswald Chambers Quote

“We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on our circumstances.” ~ Oswald Chambers

Philippians 4:6-7

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” ~Philippians 4:6-7 (NIV)

Basilea Schlink

“When human reason has exhausted every possibility, the children can go to their Father and receive all they need…For only when you have become utterly dependent upon prayer and faith, only when all human possibilities have been exhausted, can you begin to reckon that God will intervene and work His miracles.” ~ Basilea Schlink

Colossians 4:2

“Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.” ~ Colossians 4:2 (NIV)

D.L. Moody Quote

“Prayer does not mean that I am to bring God down to my thoughts and my purposes, and bend his government according to my foolish, silly, and sometimes sinful notions. Prayer means that I am to be raised up into feeling, into union and design with him; that I am to enter into his counsel and carry out his purpose fully.” ~ D.L. Moody

1 Timothy 2:1-4

“I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.  This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.” ~ 1 Timothy 2:1-4 9 (NIV)

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“It is good to remember that an immediate answer to prayer is not always something seen, but it is always inward peace.” ~ Elisabeth Elliot (“Keep a Quiet Heart” page 115)

James 5:16

“Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.” ~ James 5:16 (NIV)

Elisabeth Elliot Quote

“If God is sovereign, and things will be as they are going to be anyway, why bother to pray? There are several reasons. The first is really all we need to know. God has told us to pray. It is a commandment, and if we love Him, we obey His commands.” ~ Elisabeth Elliot (“Keep a Quiet Heart” page 111)

Luke 6:12

“One of those days Jesus went out to a mountainside to pray, and spent the night praying to God.” ~ Luke 6:12 (NIV)

“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.” ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Great are Your mercies, O LORD; Revive me according to Your ordinances. ~Psalm 119:156 (NASB)

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“Before we pray ‘thy kingdom come,’ we must be willing to pray ‘my kingdom go.'” ~ Alan Redpath

1 Thessalonians 4:17

“pray without ceasing” ~ 1 Thessalonians 4:17 (ESV)

“Good friends are answers to prayer” ~ Sisters on Our Knees

“The LORD’S lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, For His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness.” ~ Lamentations 3:22-23 (NASB)

Music is the prayer the heart sings

“Music is the prayer the heart sings” ~ Anonymous

Psalm 55:22a

“Cast your cares upon  the Lord, and he will sustain you.” ~ Psalm 55:22a (NIV)

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“Today…I choose prayer” ~ Sisters on Our Knees

“…be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might. Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places. Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm. Stand firm therefore, having girded your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; in addition to all, taking up the shield of faith with which you will be able to extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints..” ~ Ephesians 6:10-18