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    I believe that to pray without ceasing means to think good thoughts without ceasing.
    — Wilferd Peterson
    tags: thoughts  believe  pray 
     
    I've got some good saints out there - that's right - that pray for me constantly. You've gotta have that! You do.
    — Whitney Houston
    tags: right  pray 
     
    We have proven a new pattern of abundance. We pray that we may also help to make a pattern for peace.
    — Wheeler McMillen
    tags: peace  help  abundance  pray 
     
    The Spirit does not lead you to pray for useless goals.
    — Wesley L Duewel
    tags: pray  spirit  goal 
     
    All you need to do to learn to pray is to pray.
    — Wesley L Duewel
    tags: pray  learn 
     
    This, I thought, is what is meant by 'thy will be done' in the Lord's Prayer, which I had prayed time and again without thinking about it. It means that your will and God's will may not be the same. It means there's a good possibility that you won't get what you pray for. It means that in spite of your prayers you are going to suffer.
    — Wendell Berry
    ...And we pray, not for new earth or heaven, but to be quiet in heart, and in eye clear. What we need is here.
    — Wendell Berry
    tags: heart  earth  eyes  pray  heaven 
     
    Geese appear high over us, / pass, and the sky closes. Abandon, / as in love or sleep, holds them to their way, clear / in the ancient faith: what we need / is here. And we pray, not / for new earth or heaven, but to be / quiet in heart, and in eye, / clear. What we need is here.
    — Wendell Berry
    tags: heart  sleep  earth  eyes  sky  pray  heaven 
     
    Don't pray for the rain to stop; pray for good luck fishing when the river floods.
    — Wendell Berry
    tags: luck  rain  pray 
     
    Just pray and God gone make a way
    — Webbie
    tags: gone  god  pray 
     
    To pray is no small thing. It is nothing less than a sacred pilgrimage into the heart of the whole world.
    — Wayne Muller
    tags: heart  world  sacred  pray 
     
    If we pray little, it is probably because we do not really believe that prayer accomplishes much at all.
    — Wayne Grudem
    tags: believe  prayer  pray 
     
    We should not open our mouths too hastily upon approaching God. On the contrary, we first must ask God to show us what and how to pray before we make our request known to Him. Have we not consumed a great deal of time in the past asking for what we wanted? Why not now ask for what God wants?
    — Watchman Nee
    tags: time  past  god  pray 
     
    Why do so many Christians pray such tiny prayers when their God is so big?
    — Watchman Nee
    tags: god  christian  prayer  pray 
     
    Let us recognize this one thing: burden is the secret of prayer. If a person does not feel within him burden to pray for a particular matter he can hardly succeed in prayer. In a prayer meeting some brothers and sisters may mention a great many subjects for prayer. But if you are not touched inwardly, you cannot pray.
    — Watchman Nee
    tags: secret  people  prayer  pray  meeting 
     
    You should accordingly exercise your mind to remember your friends, relatives, and fellow-workers to determine if they are in need. As you remember each one so shall you in turn intercede for them. If in interceding on their behalf your spirit remains cold and dry, then you know you are not to pray for them.
    — Watchman Nee
    tags: friends  pray  mind  spirit  exercise 
     
    The child of God ought to confess his weakness that he does not know how to pray, and petition the Holy Spirit to teach him.
    — Watchman Nee
    tags: children  child  weakness  god  pray  holy  spirit 
     
    Teach us to pray that we may cause The enemy to flee, That we his evil power may bind, His prisoners to free.
    — Watchman Nee
    tags: enemies  evil  power  enemy  pray 
     
    All spiritual prayers have their source in God. God makes known to us what we ought to pray by unfolding to us the need and by giving that need as a burden in our intuitive spirit. Only an intuitive burden can constitute our call to pray.
    — Watchman Nee
    tags: giving  god  spiritual  prayer  pray  spirit 
     
    Therefore, brethren, pray until God gives us revelation so that "knowing this" in our spirit we may truly confess "that our old man has been crucified with him."
    — Watchman Nee
    tags: men  god  pray  spirit 
     
    When the child is ill, the mother will know how to pray.
    — Wasif Ali Wasif
    tags: children  child  pray  mother 
     
    If you take care of yourself and walk with integrity, you may be confident that God will deal with those who sin against you. Above all, don't give birth to sin yourself, rather, pray for those who persecute you. God will one day turn your persecution into praise.
    — Warren W. Wiersbe
    tags: integrity  care  birth  praise  god  sin  pray 
     
    Spahn and Sain and pray for rain.
    — Warren Spahn
    tags: rain  pray 
     
    What I pray for is the spirit of humbleness, and, the spirit of me doing what God is asking me to do - not what I individually want to do. So, if I'm making a "politically incorrect" statement to the masses - this is what God put in me.
    — Warren Ballentine
    tags: god  pray  spirit 
     
    ...Jesus did not advocate non-violence merely as a technique for outwitting the enemy, but as a just means of opposing the enemy in such a way as to hold open the possibility of the enemy's becoming just as well. Both sides must win. We are summoned to pray for our enemies' transformation, and to respond to ill-treatment with a love that not only is godly but also, I am convinced, can only be found in God.
    — Walter Wink
    History belongs to the intercessors - those who believe and pray the future into being.
    — Walter Wink
    tags: future  believe  pray 
     
    The Book of Books Within this ample volume lies The mystery of mysteries. Happiest they of human race To whom their God has given grace To read, to fear, to hope, to pray, To lift the latch, to force the way; But better had they ne'er been born That read to doubt or read to scorn.
    — Walter Scott
    tags: fear  mystery  grace  lies  human  doubt  god  pray  book  read  hope  race 
     
    We pray because our life comes from God and we yield it back in prayer. Prayer is a great antidote to the illusion that we are self-made.
    — Walter Brueggemann
    tags: illusion  god  prayer  pray 
     
    Every big leaguer and his wife should teach their children to pray, God bless Mommy, God bless Daddy, and God bless Babe Ruth.
    — Waite Hoyt
    tags: children  child  god  pray  wife 
     
    If you are too busy to pray then you are too busy.
    — W. Sangster
    tags: pray 
     
    Ah, pray no mistake, We are not shy; We're very wide awake The Moon and I.
    — W. S. Gilbert
    tags: mistakes  awake  moon  pray 
     
    I pray that we will treat each and every one of our Heavenly Father's children lovingly, tenderly, and individually, as He would have us treat them. I also pray that we will always be mindful of the power each one of us has to make a difference and to influence the world in which we live.
    — W. Rolfe Kerr
    To pray is to pay attention to something or someone other than oneself.
    — W. H. Auden
    tags: oneself  attention  pray 
     
    Pray when you feel like it, pray when you don't feel like it, pray until you do feel like it!
    — W. Graham Scroggie
    tags: pray 
     
    The first priority of the Leader is to Pray for and be concerned for the welfare of your flock. The key to the rest of our life and ministry will be the investment of prayer we make in the lives of others.
    — W. A. Criswell
    tags: live  key  prayer  pray  leader 
     
    As long as the working-people fold hands and pray the gods in Washington to give them work, so long they will not get it.
    — Voltairine de Cleyre
    tags: work  god  pray 
     
    And sometimes when I am weary,When the path is thorny and Wild,I'll look back to the Eyes in the twilight,Back to the eyes that smiled.And pray that a wreath like a rainbowMay slip from the beautiful past,And Crown me again with the sweet, strong loveAnd keep me, and hold me fast.
    — Voltairine de Cleyre
    tags: beautiful  eyes  strong  pray  path 
     
    When you pray, God puts people in your life to lead you when you cannot lead yourself.
    — Viola Davis
    tags: people  god  pray 
     
    I think sometimes you have to see a physical manifestation of your dream. Otherwise you have to hope, pray and try to conjure something in your mind to feel like it's possible.
    — Viola Davis
    We should strive to keep our hearts open to the sufferings and wretchedness of other people, and pray continually that God may grant us that spirit of compassion which is truly the spirit of God.
    — Vincent de Paul
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