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Jesus Christ carries on intercession for us in heaven; the Holy Ghost carries on intercession in us on earth; and we the saints have to carry on intercession for all men.

    Topics: Prayer, Intercession

Prayer is an effort of will.

    Topics: Prayer

We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.

    Topics: Prayer

When a man is at his wits' end it is not a cowardly thing to pray, it is the only way he can get in touch with Reality.

    Topics: Prayer

We look upon prayer as a means of getting things for ourselves; The Bible idea of prayer is that we may get to know God Himself.

    Topics: Prayer, The Bible

The purpose of prayer is to reveal the presence of God equally present, all the time, in every condition.

    Topics: Prayer

Every time we pray our horizon is altered, our attitude to things is altered, not sometimes but every time, and the amazing thing is that we don't pray more.

    Topics: Prayer, Attitude

It is not so true that "prayer changes things" as that prayer changes me and I change things. God has so constituted things that prayer on the basis of Redemption alters the way in which a man looks at things. Prayer is not a question of altering things externally, but of working wonders in a man's disposition.

    Topics: Prayer, Redemption, Change

Get into the habit of dealing with God about everything. Unless in the first waking moment of the day you learn to fling the door wide back and let God in, you will work on a wrong level all day; but swing the door wide open and pray to your Father in secret, and every public thing will be stamped with the presence of God.

    Topics: Prayer

It is by no haphazard chance that in every age men have risen early to pray. The first thing that marks decline in spiritual life is our relationship to the early morning.

    Topics: Prayer

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.

    Topics: Prayer, Foolishness

Do not have as your motive the desire to be known as a praying man. Get an inner chamber in which to pray where no one knows you are praying, shut the door, and talk to God in secret.

    Topics: Prayer

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