Carl Townsend's Vision Quotes

Carl Townsend's Prayer Quotes

IDAuthor Quote
43S. D.GordonYou can do more than pray after you have prayed, but you cannot do more than pray until you have prayed.
44JohnWesleyGod does nothing on the earth except save in answer to believing prayer.
45AndrewMurrayGod's giving is inseparably connected with our askingÖ
49S. D.GordonPrayer surely does influence God. It does not influence His purpose. It does influence His action.
50RichardFosterWe are working with God to determine the future. Certain things will happen in history if we pray rightly.
51DutchSheetsAfter asking, we tend to sit back and wait on God when He is often waiting on us.
521 Peter 3:12 NIVBiblleFor the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.
54JimWallisWe must no longer see prayer as preparation for action. Prayer must be understood as action itself, a way of responding, a potent spiritual weapon to be used in spiritual warfare against the most powerful forces in the world. Prayer is not undertaken instead of other actions, but as a foundation for all the rest of the actions we take.
55DutchSheetsWe don't wait well. We're into microwaving. God, on the other hand, is usually into marinating.
56Phil. 4:6 NIVBibleDo not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
57EdSilvosoAs soon as a city is saturated with prayer cells, and Christians begin to pray for the felt needs of the lost, God surprises them with almost immediate answers to prayer. In fact, prayer for the felt needs of that one-hundredth sheep is the spiritual equivalent of dialing 911.
58EdSilvosoThe best way to pray intelligently for the unsaved, and especially those in authority, is to get to know them and to maintain contact with them in order to pray for their felt needs.
59Mark 11:24 NIVBibleTherefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.
61James 5:16b NIVThe prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.
62EvelynChristensonWe must be very careful not to substitute the means for the end. Our means - our ministry - should become the stepping stones, the open doors, for actual evangelizing.... Prayer is a very important means in the salvation process.
63DavidBryantRevival praying, biblically understood, is the highest form of spiritual warfare, because when God answers, revival leads the church into powerful new advances in fulfilling the Great Commision.
65BobBecketIt is said that during the Desert Storm operation Hussein would tune into CNN to see if his Scud missiles hit their targets. Our forces uses smart bombs to specified targets. We have had too much Scud missile praying in our churches. We need more smart bomb praying.
66GeorgeOtisAfter the federal building in Oklahoma City was bombed, a company with demolition expertise was brought in to bring the rest of the building down. The top man, a Christian, told an interviewer an interesting statement. "The amount of explosive we use is not the most important issue," he said. "The most important issue is where to place the explosives." The same is true in spiritual warfare praying. The issue is not so much how much prayer, but how strategic we can make the prayer. More knowledge - either by research or revelation, enables more effective prayer.
67C. PeterWagnerI would further imagine that if I came to your church on a given Sunday morning and said to the congregation, "Let's spend the next 10 minutes in hearing testimonies of answered prayer for individuals here in the church," filling time would be no problem. The same would go for answered prayers for families, and prayers for the pastors and the church. If I asked for answered prayers for the community, however, most churches would have a hard time filling even 2 minutes, never mind 10. Many would admit they have been praying for their community for 10 years and it is worse now than it was 10 years ago.
68Rev. 8:3-5 NIVBibleAnother angel, who had a golden censer, came and stood at the altar. He was given much incense to offer, with the prayers of all the saints, on the golden altar before the throne. The smoke of the incense, together with the prayers of the saints, went up before God from the angel's hand. Then the angel took the censer, filled it with fire from the altar, and hurled it on the earth; and there came peals of thunder, rumblings, flashes of lightning and an earthquake.
234As long as there are tests, there will be prayer in public schools.
347PaulBillheimerAny church without a well-organized and systematic prayer program is simpley operating a religious treadmill.
348WesleyGod does nothing but in answer to prayer.
350OswaldChambersWhen you are in the dark, listen, and God will give you z very precious message for someone else when you get into the light.
351OswaldChambersSometimes God puts us through the disciplines of darkness to teach us to heed Him. Song birds are taught to sing in the dark, and then we are put into the shadow of God's hand unteil we learn to hear Him.
366The angel fetched Peter out of prison, but it was prayer that fetched the angel.
373OswaldChambersPrayer does not fit us for the greater work; prayer is the greater work.
444MaxLucadoDon't think God is listening to your prayers? Indeed he is. But he may have higher plans.
467WillarWinkHistory belongs to the intercessors.
480RickWarrenMuch prayer=much power. Little prayer=little power. No prayer=no power.
528MaxLucadoThe purpose of prayer is not to change God but to change us.
5771Thess5.16.ASVBibleRejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks;
634Mark 11:24 NLTBibleI tell you, you can pray for anything, and if you believe that you've received it, it will be yours.
643ReinholdNiebuhrHumor is a prelude to faith, and laughter is the beginning of prayer.
677RickWarrenNeither the length nor eloquence of your prayers causes God to answer.God responds to faith.See Mark 11:24
703F.B. MeyerThe greatest tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer, but unoffered prayer.
718HelenKellerIt is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks.
721He who knows how to overcome with God in prayer has heaven and earth at his disposal
734The cure for fear is Faith. Life could be so simple if we'd all just learn to pray. (quoted on @Tenley Molzhan)
735EMBoundsThe real and obvious test of a genuine work of God is the prevalence of the Spirit of Prayer.
756He who knows how to overcome with God in prayer has heaven and earth at his disposal.
757He who knows how to overcome with God in prayer has heaven and earth at his disposal.
770BillJohnsonYou canít go in faith where you havenít gone in intimacy.
783E.M.BoundsTalking to men for God is a great thing, but talking to God for men is greater still." - E.M. Bounds
805GrahamCookeWe are called to pray not condemn.
809When God gives you a promise, you can pray into it and it is a done deal. See the Model Prayer in the Gospels that Jesus gave his disiples. It is already done in the heavelies. Your job is to pray it on earth, to take authority on it. Same with a covenant that God gives you. If you have done your part and pray into it, it is done..
813GrahamCookeFavor is promise, inheritance, identity, and destiny all coming together in one place.

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