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Quotes About Prayer

"If people spent as much time praying as they do grumbling, they would soon have nothing to grumble about."


"...ask, and ye shall receive; knock, and it shall be opened unto you."

D&C 4:7


"Behold, verily, verily, I say unto you, ye must watch and pray always lest ye enter into temptation; for Satan desireth to have you, that he may sift you as wheat."

3 Nephi 18:18


Think about the people in your ward or neighborhood.  Think about the problems and trials some of them are facing.  Choose 3 people and pray for them, by name.  Be specific in your prayers.  Then DO something,  for them if you can.


"I care not if God is on my side; my constant hope and prayer is that I may be found upon God's side."

Abraham Lincoln


"I pray every day to overcome worldly temptations and my insecure feelings."

 Sister Bok Ja Moon Kim


"Let prayer, night and morning, as a family and as individuals, become a practice in which children grow while yet young.  It will bless their lives forever.  No parent in this Church can afford to neglect it."

 President Gordon B. Hinckley


"Seven days without prayer make one weak."


Each day this week, choose one person in your family to pray for.  Think about that person's needs, problems, hopes, fears.  Pray for his/her growth, happiness, and righteous desires.  Express your gratitude to and for that person.


"Sending your child out the door in the morning without family prayer is like sending them out in a snowstorm without any coat."


"It should be part of our daily prayers to ask the Lord for constant strength to resist temptation, especially temptations that involve the law of chastity."

President Ezra Taft Benson


"Don't ask the Lord to guide your footsteps unless you are willing to move your feet."


"Prayer keeps a man from sin---and sin keeps a man from prayer."

Brigham Young


"Thanking your Heavenly Father for your blessings will help you remain secure.  Pray for the help you need in your personal life, your education, your career, and your relationships.  You students must know that the Lord will help you understand calculus and economics as surely as He will help you understand the principles of the gospel--if you ask Him after doing all that you can on your own."

 Elder M. Russell Ballard,  Speeches 1992-93, p. 7


"Counsel with the Lord in all thy doings, and He will direct thee for good; yea, when thou liest down at night, lie down unto the Lord, that He may watch over you in your sleep; and when thou risest in the morning, let thy heart be full of thanks unto God; and if ye do these things, ye shall be lifted up at the last day."

Alma 37:37


"I prayed about it, I studied, and it came to me through my efforts.  You can't expect the Lord to do it all."

 Elder Joseph Anderson


"Pray that you will have good and correct attitudes about all your experiences--be they good or bad."

Dallin H. Oaks


"Pray as though everything depended upon God, and work as though everything depended upon you."

Brigham Young


"Prayer does not change God's mind,  it changes ours."


"My brethren and sisters, my young brethren and sisters present, remember this lesson.  Cultivate the Spirit of God;  keep it with you.  Remember always, there is power in prayer greater than anything man can do. There is no power in monarchs,  there is no power in armies,  there is no power in legislation, nor in anybody nor anything else upon the earth that equals the power of God in prayer."

President George Q. Cannon  (Journal of Discourses, 22:289-90.)