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Prayer Quotes – A.W. Tozer

A.W. Tozer Quotes

  1. God answers our prayers not because we are good, but because He is good.
  2. [In our fast-paced life] we have no time for contemplation. We have no time to answer God when He calls.
  3. Distractions must be conquered or they will conquer us. So let us cultivate simplicity.
  4. I think that some of the greatest prayer is prayer where you don’t say one single word or ask for anything.
  5. True prayer cannot be imitated nor can it be learned from someone else
  6. Prayer at its holiest moment is the entering into God [where] miracles seem tame … by comparison.
  7. Prayer is always in danger of degenerating into a glorified gold rush. How to get things from God occupies most [books].
  8. God’s loving motive is to bring us into total harmony with Himself so moral power & holy usefulness become ours.
  9. Nothing is complete in itself but requires something outside itself in order to exist.
  10. God formed us for His pleasure… He meant for us to see Him and live with Him and draw our life from His smile.
  11. We please God most, not by frantically trying to make ourselves good, but by throwing ourselves into His arms.
  12. God cannot be persuaded to alter His Word nor talked into answering selfish prayer.
  13. Prayer will become effective when we stop using it as a substitute for obedience
  14. Acquaint thyself with God.
  15. Constantly practice the habit of gazing inwardly upon God.
  16. Wherever faith has eyes to see, there is a smiling presence of the Son of God.
  17. We are called to an everlasting preoccupation with God.
  18. God answers prayer for the same reason He saves people, goodness shown in grace.
  19. God’s looking for people through whom He can do the impossible; what a pity we plan only things we can do ourselves.
  20. You can see God from anywhere if your mind is set to love and obey Him.
  21. The key to prayer is simply praying.
  22. Faith is not a once-done act, but a continuous gaze of the heart at the Triune God.
  23. The facts are that God is not silent, has never been silent. Its the nature of God to speak.
  24. When we become too glib in prayer we are most surely talking to ourselves.
  25. To have found God and still pursue Him is the soul’s paradox of love.
  26. Let a man set his heart ONLY on doing the will of God and he is instantly free
  27. Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will.
  28. See to it that we pray more than we preach and we will never preach ourselves out.
  29. The devil is a better theologian than any of us and is a devil still.
  30. The unembarrassed interchange of love between God and redeemed men is the throbbing heart of the NT.
A.W. Tozer

A.W. Tozer Quotes on Prayer

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