God promises us in His Word that He hears every word that we pray to Him. Like a good parent, He is waiting, ready, and willing to listen to our worries, concerns, and needs. Whether we are seeking forgiveness, strength, or healing, prayer provides the channel to communicate with God and receive supernatural strength and power!
The following prayer quotes will help inspire and encourage your prayer life as you seek a stronger faith. Share these verses with others who need to experience the power of prayer in their life!
Our Favorite Prayer Quotes:
“Our prayers may be awkward. Our attempts may be feeble. But since the power of prayer is in the one who hears it and not in the one who says it, our prayers do make a difference.” – Max Lucado
“She (my mother) became a warrior far superior to any epic hero. She became a giant on her knees. With a sword in one hand she battled the enemies of death and disease, and with her other hand stretched toward heaven she kept beseeching God’s help and His mercy.” – Bishop T.D. Jakes
“There are parts of our calling, works of the Holy Spirit, and defeats of the darkness that will come no other way than through furious, fervent, faith-filled, unceasing prayer.” – Beth Moore
“The reality is, my prayers don’t change God. But, I am convinced prayer changes me. Praying boldly boots me out of that stale place of religious habit into authentic connection with God Himself.” – Lysa TerKeurst
“Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?” – Corrie ten Boom
“To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.” – Martin Luther
“The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, ‘O God, forgive me,’ or ‘Help me.'” – Billy Graham
“True prayer is neither a mere mental exercise nor a vocal performance. It is far deeper than that – it is spiritual transaction with the Creator of Heaven and Earth.” – Charles Spurgeon
“If you believe in prayer at all, expect God to hear you. If you do not expect, you will not have. God will not hear you unless you believe He will hear you; but if you believe He will, He will be as good as your faith.” – Charles Spurgeon
“Let no one profess to trust in God, and yet lay up for future wants, otherwise the Lord will first send him to the hoard he has amassed, before He can answer the prayer for more.” – George Muller
“I know that the Lord is always on the side of the right; but it is my constant anxiety and prayer that I and this nation may be on the Lord’s side.” – Abraham Lincoln
“Prayer is simply talking to God like a friend and should be the easiest thing we do each day.” – Joyce Meyer
“Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.” – Soren Kierkegaard
“God is looking for people to use, and if you can get usable, he will wear you out. The most dangerous prayer you can pray is this: ‘Use me.'” – Rick Warren
“Rather than set aside daily time for prayer, I pray constantly and spontaneously about everything I encounter on a daily basis. When someone shares something with me, I’ll often simply say, ‘let’s pray about this right now.'” – Thomas Kinkade
“Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.” – Corrie Ten Boom
“Prayer is not asking. Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, at His disposition, and listening to His voice in the depth of our hearts.” – Mother Teresa
“I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had no where else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day.” – Abraham Lincoln
“The prayer offered to God in the morning during your quiet time is the key that unlocks the door of the day. Any athlete knows that it is the start that ensures a good finish.” – Adrian Rogers
“God shapes the world by prayer. The more praying there is in the world the better the world will be, the mightier the forces against evil.” – Mother Teresa
“God speaks in the silence of the heart. Listening is the beginning of prayer.” – Mother Teresa
“To get nations back on their feet, we must first get down on our knees.” – Billy Graham
“It is not well for a man to pray cream and live skim milk.” – Henry Ward Beecher
“Prayer makes a godly man, and puts within him the mind of Christ, the mind of humility, of self-surrender, of service, of pity, and of prayer. If we really pray, we will become more like God, or else we will quit praying.” – E.M. Bounds
“Prayer should not be regarded as a duty which must be performed, but rather as a privilege to be enjoyed, a rare delight that is always revealing some new beauty.” – E.M. Bounds
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Bible Quotes on Prayer
This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. – 1 John 5:14
And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him. – 1 John 5:15
Hear the supplications of your servant and of your people Israel when they pray toward this place. Hear from heaven, your dwelling place; and when you hear, forgive. – 2 Chronicles 6:21
My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one. – John 17:15
Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. – Mark 11:24
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
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Although scripture describes God as omnipotent and all-powerful—capable of anything—it can still be difficult to believe that prayer can result in physical healing. It’s much easier to believe that God can change our psychology, but for Him to set a broken arm or cure diabetes? That takes a different level of faith. Rest assured, though, that scripture gives ample promise that God does miraculously heal us.
We just have to know how to ask.
A more difficult aspect of this truth, however, is that sometimes our prayers for healing go unanswered, no matter how fervently and faithfully we pray. But when we come to understand why God heals, as well as why He doesn’t, we discover that even our unanswered prayers are for the best. In this knowledge we can find peace, even in the direst of circumstances.
No matter what, though, God wants to take care of His children—that includes physically healing them. Let’s take a journey into scripture so that you can learn how to pray for His miraculous healing, why God heals us, and how to handle it when He doesn’t.
Why God Heals
When Christ sent out the disciples, they went about “teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom and healing every disease and affliction among the people,” according to Matthew 4:23. Jesus “called the twelve together and gave them power and authority over all demons and to cure diseases, and He sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal.”
Healing is a testament to God’s character and power. To heal someone is an inherently loving act, and to do so miraculously shows great power, both of which are aspects of God.
Healing, then, is a way for God to reveal Himself to humankind. He does not merely heal for our convenience—for that, He has already given us the plants and the elements from which to make medicines.
God loves us, and wants our best, and He is willing to miraculously heal us when the act will bring about a greater good by showing the world who He is.
Pray the Right Way
In Luke 8: 43-46, we find a woman who touches Jesus’ clothing as he makes his way through a large group of people, and is healed. But why her? Out of all the people in that crowd, why was she, alone, healed?
Two things set her apart. The first is that she believed Christ could heal her. The second is that she not only desired healing, but acted on that desire by reaching out.
Just as this woman actively reached out in order to receiving physical healing, we must actively reach out to God through prayer. The power is there, waiting.
So, if you have the desire for healing, and you believe that God can heal you, what is the best way to pray?
Jesus gives us the perfect example in Matthew 6:9, when He recites the Lord’s Prayer. Let’s take a look at this prayer.
“Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.”
Jesus didn’t give us this prayer so that we could recite it word-for-word. Rather, this is a guide on how to pray for the things we need.
It begins with praise to God, as well as the acknowledgement that we want His will to be done, not our own—a great way to begin any prayer, since God knows infinitely more about what we need than we, ourselves, do.
For healing, the most important part of this prayer is the line, “our daily bread,” which translates to asking God for the things we need. This doesn’t mean fame or riches or a superhumanly beautiful body. This part of the Lord’s Prayer reminds us to examine our motivations when we pray so that we’re not asking for a miracle out of selfishness or greed.
When we pray for miraculous healing, we need to take on a certain mindset: we must want God’s will to be done, and not ours, and we must ask in a way that is free from greed and selfishness. This is the kind of praying that God rewards, and that can transform the way we think for the better.
When God Doesn’t Heal
Even in the Bible, not everyone who desired miraculous healing received it, and we must each be prepared for this eventuality, as well.
God does want us to be happy, but because He can see all ends, He knows that not performing miracles can be just as important as performing them for us. After all, sometimes the greatest testimonies come out of our weakness.
Yet, this answer doesn’t quite satisfy in a world where thousands of innocents suffer and die each day.
Why doesn’t God heal starving children? Why doesn’t he heal the elderly? It’s difficult to simply wave all this away with a dismissive “God uses suffering to teach us.”
Healing Prayers – Can I receive healing from God?
Perhaps you are faced with a disease or terminal illness and you are looking for healing prayers. You desire to cry out to God for healing! It is usually our hopelessness that compels us to seek a supernatural source to alleviate our serious illness or disease. For most, it is a pattern of self-sufficiency, medical technology, and ultimately a cry for God to heal us miraculously.
God heals because that is His pattern for revealing His nature through His Son. With compassion, Jesus chose to touch the festering sores of the leper (Matthew 8:3). He showed mercy as He touched the crusted lids of blinded eyes (Matthew 9:29). In receiving healing from God, we must earnestly desire to touch Him as well. “People brought all their sick to him and begged him to let the sick just touch the edge of his cloak, and all who touched him were healed” (Matthew 14:35–36).
Healing Prayers – Can I receive healing from God if my faith is great enough?
Every individual has the ability, through healing prayers, to express faith — the belief in the truth, value, or trustworthiness of a person, idea, or thing. You express faith in the car manufacturer who installs your brakes, faith in the architect who designs your office building, and faith in intangibles like gravity, solar heat, or a promise. “Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see” (Hebrews 11:1). Biblical faith is determined by 1) reliance upon God rather than man and 2) confidence in the unseen power of God.
Exercising our faith in the area of healing may involve unconventional behavior. The Bible tells of a woman who had been bleeding for twelve years (Mark 5:25–34). She knew that her condition would cause Jesus to be unclean under Jewish law if she touched Him. Yet she reached out in faith and was healed immediately as “Jesus realized that power had gone out from him” (Mark 5:30). Genuine faith requires action. However, faith is not something we must “conjure up” enough of in hopes that God will heal us. Ultimately, it is God who chooses whether or not we will be healed.
For most people facing pain and possible death dramatically changes their lives. For some, dreams are shattered, relationships broken, and despair consumes their hearts. For others, new dreams are found, relationships strengthened, and hope takes over their hearts. A grieving and pleading father fell at the feet of Jesus. Jarius’ 12-year-old daughter had just died. Why bother Jesus now? Jesus tells the father not to be afraid . . . to just believe. With compassion, Jesus takes the dead girl by the hand and restores her to life (Mark 5:35–43). We must place our faith in the person of Jesus, the source of all hope and His promise of everlasting life. God knows best.
Healing Prayers – Can I receive healing from God every time?
The answer is definitely “Yes!” God can heal every sickness that leads to our ultimate death. But does God choose to heal us every time? No. He may heal us as a result of prayer. He may heal through simple procedures, through a surgeon’s trained hand, or He may heal us in a way that we can’t explain medically. God’s healing for each of our lives transcends our temporal perspective of pain and death. His will, or divine plan, for our lives is for this earthly tent to be exchanged for an eternal heavenly dwelling that never suffers the effects of sin’s decay (2 Corinthians 5:1–2). For children of God, there is ultimate healing for each of us.
As children of God, our healing prayer can be:
“Heavenly Father, You are intimately aware of the struggle I am experiencing — the pain and the despair. You know the desire of my heart to be healed of this illness. I ask now for Your healing touch. I know that You are able and that just like in Bible times, You can heal me. “I also understand that You will chose what is best for me. I pray that through this trial, I will draw close to You — that You will be my comfort and strength. I pray that ultimately, whatever happens, You will be glorified through me. I pray this in Jesus’ name, amen.”
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