Saturday, February 27, 2010

Thoughts on Prayer

They never sought in vain that sought the Lord aright! (Drummond Burns, b. 1823)

Between the humble and contrite heart and the majesty of heaven there are no barriers; the only password is prayer. (Hosea Ballou, b. 1771)

Prayer is the voice of faith. (Richard Horne, b. 1803)

You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might pray also in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance. (Kahlil Gibran, b. 1884)

O God, if in the day of battle I forget Thee, do not Thou forget me. (William King, b. 1663)

God warms his hands at man's heart when he prays. (John Masefield, b. 1878)

Pray as if everything depended upon God, and work as if everything depended upon man. (Francis J. Spellman, b. 1889)