These prayer quotes are helpful in encouraging others to pray. Use them in lessons, papers, or when sending emails on prayer.


If you were to ask me the greatest discovery I have made regarding the truth of the church, I would have to say it is this: When Jesus built the church, He built a praying congregation! To put it even more plainly: When Jesus built the church He built a prayer meeting.
— Armin Gesswein


Prayer does not equip us for the greater works — prayer is the greater work. — Oswald Chambers


I would rather teach one man to pray than ten men to preach.
— J.H. Jowett


Real prayer comes not from gritting our teeth, but from falling in love.
— Richard Foster


There is no way that Christians, in a private capacity, can do so much to promote the work of God and advance the kingdom of Christ as by prayer.
— Jonathan Edwards


Heaven is full of answers to prayers for which no one ever bothered to ask.
— Billy Graham


The best way to get to know a new friend is to spend time with him, to talk with him. And the best way to get to know God better is to spend time with Him, to talk to Him. That is what prayer is — simply talking to God.
— Stephen L Spananoudis.


We should dedicate ourselves to becoming in this life the most perfect worshippers of God we can possibly be, as we hope to be through all eternity. — Brother Lawrence


Worship is the highest and noblest activity of which man, by the grace of God, is capable. — John Stott


If we only spent more of our time in looking at Him we should soon forget ourselves.— Martin Llyod-Jones


Some people pray just to pray and some pray to know God.
— Andrew Murray


We have short memories in magnifying God’s grace. Every blessing that God confers upon us perishes through our carelessness, if we are not prompt and active in giving thanks. — John Calvin


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