Prayer, prayer, prayer must be more of a business than it has been previously.
Prayer is seed sown on the heart of God.
God likes to see His people shut up to this — there is no hope except in prayer. Herein lies the church’s power against the world.
It is a sign that the blessing of God is not at hand when God’s people are not praying much.
Delayed answers may be very abundant answers.
Ask God for anything, but let Him judge as to the manner, measure, and timing of the giving.
Every time God hears us cry, “Abba, Father”, He remembers Christ’s prayer in Gethesame.
When any passage of Scripture comes alive to us, it is the equivalent of God coming to us and saying, “Ask me what you would have me give you.” The apostle says, “Ask of Him, who gives liberally and upbraids us not.” It should be great things that we ask and expect from a liberal Father.
— Andrew Bonar
God might well reproach and rebuke us for our carelessness, negligence, smallness, or unbelief in prayer, but He will never be displeased with our asking too much–our Lord said, “Whatsoever things ye ask.”
— Mack Tomlinson