I don’t need sympathy, I need strength

1. “God never gives us discernment in order that we may criticize, but that we may intercede.” Oswald Chambers

2. “There is nothing that makes us love a man so much as praying for him.” William Law

3. “A servant of the Lord stands bodily before men, but mentally he is knocking at the gates of heaven with prayer.” John Climacus

4. “Rich is the person who has a praying friend.” Janice Hughes

5. “It is necessary to rouse the heart to pray, otherwise it will become quite dry. The attributes of prayer must be: love of God, sincerity, and simplicity.” John of Kronstadt

6. “The true spirit of prayer is no other than God’s own Spirit dwelling in the hearts of the saints. And as this spirit comes from God, so doth it naturally tend to God in holy breathings and pantings. It naturally leads to God, to converse with him by prayer.” Jonathan Edwards

7. “Accustom yourself gradually to carry Prayer into all your daily occupation — speak, act, work in peace, as if you were in prayer, as indeed you ought to be.” François Fénelon

8. “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

9. “God does not stand afar off as I struggle to speak. He cares enough to listen with more than casual attention. He translates my scrubby words and hears what is truly inside. He hears my sighs and uncertain gropings as fine prose.” Timothy Jones

10. “In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.” John Bunyan

11.  “Prayer is not so much an act as it is an attitude—an attitude of dependency, dependency upon God.” Arthur W. Pink

12. “There is not in the world a kind of life more sweet and delightful than that of a continual conversation with God.” Brother Lawrence

13. “Prayer does not fit us for the greater work, prayer is the greater work.” Oswald Chambers

14. “The Church used to be a lifeboat rescuing the perishing. Now she is a cruise ship recruiting the promising.” Leonard Ravenhill

15. “The only reason we don’t have revival is because we are willing to live without it!” Leonard Ravenhill

16. “A sinning man stops praying, a praying man stops sinning” Leonard Ravenhill

17. “If weak in prayer, we are weak everywhere.” Leonard Ravenhill

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