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“All effective prayer is generated by God the Holy Spirit and leads us to a fresh encounter with God.”

~ Fred A. Hartley IIIPrayer on Fire21.


“Jesus is all the Savior anyone will ever need. He is our Tree of Life. He is enough to keep us alive forever, and he is freely available to anyone on the same basis!”

~ Ray OrtlundThe Gospel90.

“Revival is an extraordinary movement of the Holy Spirit producing extraordinary results.”

~ Richard Owen Roberts, Revival, 16-17.


“Steadfastness in believing doth not exclude all temptations from without. When we say a tree is firmly rooted, we do not say the wind never blows upon it.”

~ John Owen (1616-1683), Works of John Owen

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“Many people struggle to learn how to pray because they are focused on praying, not on God”

~ Paul Miller, A Praying Life


The time of business does not differ with me from the time of prayer; and in the noise and clatter of my kitchen, while several persons are at the same time calling for different things, I possess God as the great tranquility as if I were on my knees.

Brother Lawrence, The Practice of the Presence of God



“Most Christians want to pray but don’t how. They are unable to carry on a simple, sustained, satisfying conversation with God. Thus, after a few minutes in prayer, they run out of things to say, get frustrated, and give up. Sound familiar?”

~ Dr. Steve Gaines, Pray Like It Matters, xi.


“The equipment for the inner life is simple, if not always easily secured. It consists particularly of a…

  • a quiet place
  • a quiet hour
  • and a quiet heart” 

~ D.M. M’Intyre, The Hidden Life of Prayer, 30.


The air which our body requires envelops us on every hand. The air of itself seeks to enter our bodies and, for this reason exerts pressure upon us. It is well known that it is more difficult to hold one’s breath than it is to breathe. We need but exercise our organs of respiration, and air will air will enter forthwith into our lungs and perform its life-giving function to the entire body.

The air which our souls needs also envelops all of us at all times and on all sides. God is round about us in Christ on every hand, with His many-sided and all sufficient grace. All we need to do is to open our hearts. Prayer is the breath of the soul, the organ by which we receive Christ into our parched and withered hearts.

~ O. Hallesby, Prayer, 12 (July 1936 edition)


“A congregation without a prayer meeting is essentially defective in its organization, and so must be limited in its efficiency.”
~ The Prayer Meeting and Its History, J. B. Johnston

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