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Prayer Quotes – E.M. Bounds

    EM Bounds Quotes

    1. A vacant chamber of prayer means that a believer has gone out of business religiously.
    2. God desires to glorify His name by answering prayer.
    3. Faith thrives in an atmosphere of prayer.
    4. Painstaking care, much thought, practice and labour are required to be a skillful tradesman in praying.
    5. Prayer honors God, acknowledges His being, exalts His power, adores His providence, secures His aid.
    6. Nothing is hopeless to prayer because nothing is hopeless to God.
    7. Only divine praying can operate divine promises or carry out divine purposes.
    8. Prayer is a trade to be learned. We must be apprentices and serve our time at it.
    9. Pride infects all our prayers, no matter how well worded they may be.
    10. The life of the individual believer, his personal salvation, and personal Christian graces have their being, bloom, and fruitage in prayer.
    11. Perseverance is an essential element ment in successful praying, as in every other realm of conflict.
    12. Prayer is the child’s approach, the child’s plea, the child’s right.
    13. God’s purposes move along the pathway made by prayer to their glorious designs.
    14. He has never studied God who has not had his intellect broadened, strengthened, clarified & uplifted by prayer.
    15. The more praying there is in the world, the better the world will be; the mightier the forces against evil everywhere.
    16. Trouble and prayer are closely related. Trouble often drives men to God in prayer, while prayer is but the voice of men in trouble.
    17. Units of prayer combined, like drops of water, make an ocean which defies resistance.
    18. We can never know God as it is our privilege to know Him by brief repetitions that are requests for personal favors, and nothing more.
    19. We press our pleas because we must have them, or die.
    20. We repeat, not to count the times, but to gain the prayer.
    21. The world needs more true praying to save it from the reign and ruin of Satan.
    22. To be much alone with God is the secret of knowing Him and of influence with Him.
    23. Walking with God down the avenue of prayer we acquire something of His likeness, and unconsciously we become witnesses to others of His beauty and His grace.
    24. We can do nothing without prayer. All things can be done by importunate prayer. That is the teaching of Jesus Christ.
    25. We can never expect to grow in the likeness of our Lord unless we follow His example and give more time to communion with the Father. A revival of real praying would produce a spiritual revolution.
    26. When trust is perfect and there is no doubt, prayer is simply the outstretched hand ready to receive. Trust perfected is prayer perfected.”
    27. Prayer is our most formidable weapon, the thing which makes all else we do efficient.
    28. Only God can move mountains, but faith & prayer can move God.
    29. The ministry of prayer, if it be anything worthy of the name, is a ministry of ardor, a ministry of unwearied and intense longing after God and after his holiness.
    30. The power of the Church truly to bless rests on intercession—asking and receiving heavenly gifts to carry to men.
    31. The real and obvious test of a genuine work of God is the prevalence of the Spirit of Prayer.
    32. The short prevailing prayer cannot be prayed by one who has not prevailed in a mightier struggle of long continuance.
    33. The stream of praying cannot rise higher than the fountain of living.
    34. The word of God is the food by which prayer is nourished and made strong.
    35. The Word of God is the fulcrum upon which the lever of prayer is placed, and by which things are mightily moved.

    For more wisdom from E.M.Bounds, check out The Complete Works of E. M. Bounds on Prayer: Experience the Wonders of God through Prayer.

    E.M. Bounds

    2 thoughts on “Prayer Quotes – E.M. Bounds”

    1. Wow is all i can say to all those qotes. They are so true and I hope that you are blessed by God every day in the things you need. Amen and love God more each and every day.

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