St Augustine quotes on prayer to go through and learn to pray effectively!

St Augustine quotes on prayer

St Augustine quotes on prayer. Prayers are always done to someone or something that is big and huge in power. We all are humans so we do prayers to the almighty God. Similarly, there are other beings like aliens and other extraterrestrial beings, that have their own authorities and they all do prayers. Nothing in this world comes alone, everything has its own creator either in the form of a parent or in the form of an elderly person. We humans, along with all the animals have their own parents and they also do prayers to them. The most effective prayer is that, which is done by a pure heart and a pure mind. We all must pray to the almighty without any kind of greed, excitement, attraction, or any other earthly thought. Prayers must be done with our pure hearts & to do the same, you should go through the following St Augustine quotes on prayer.

St Augustine quotes on prayer

1. "Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you." — Saint Augustine

2. "If God seems slow in responding, it is because He is preparing a better gift. He will not deny us. God withholds what you are not yet ready for. He wants you to have a lively desire for His greatest gifts. All of which is to say, pray always and do not lose heart." — Saint Augustine

3. "God has promised forgiveness to your repentance, but He has not promised tomorrow to your procrastination." — Saint Augustine

4. "Do what you can and pray for what you cannot yet do." — Saint Augustine

St Augustine quotes on prayer

5. "In my deepest wound I saw your glory, and it dazzled me." — Saint Augustine

6. "You don't love in your enemies what they are, but what you would have them become by your prayers." — Saint Augustine

7. "The desire is thy prayers; and if thy desire is without ceasing, thy prayer will also be without ceasing. The continuance of your longing is the continuance of your prayer." — Saint Augustine

8. "O Lord, grant that I may do Thy will as if it were my will, so that Thou mayest do my will as if it were Thy will." — Saint Augustine

9. "What can be more excellent than prayer; what is more profitable to our life; what sweeter to our souls; what more sublime, in the course of our whole life, than the practice of prayer!" — Saint Augustine

St Augustine quotes on prayer

10. "He that loveth little prayeth little, he that loveth much prayeth much." — Saint Augustine

11. "Longing desire prayeth always, though the tongue be silent. If thou art ever longing, thou art ever praying." — Saint Augustine

12. "Lord, thou madest us for thyself, and we can find no rest till we find rest in thee." — Saint Augustine

13. "Whole prayer is nothing but love." — Saint Augustine

14. "Even the straws under my knees shout to distract me from prayer." — Saint Augustine

15. "Within the Church, sins are forgiven in three ways: by baptism, by prayer, and by the greater humility of penance; yet God does not forgive sins except to the baptized." — Saint Augustine

16. "Now, justification in this life is given to us according to these three things: first by the laver of regeneration by which all sins are forgiven; then, by a struggle with the faults from whose guilt we have been absolved; the third, when our prayer is heard, in which we say: 'Forgive us our debts,' because however bravely we fight against our faults, we are men; but the grace of God so aids as we fight in this corruptible body that there is reason for His hearing us as we ask forgiveness." — Saint Augustine

17. "If faith fails, prayer perishes." — Saint Augustine

18. "God does not give heed to the ambitiousness of our prayers, because he is always ready to give to us his light, not a visible light but an intellectual and spiritual one; but we are not always ready to receive it when we turn aside and down to other things out of a desire for temporal things." — Saint Augustine

19. "He who sings prays twice." — Saint Augustine

20. “Pray not for a lighter load, but for stronger shoulders.” — Saint Augustine