” Most of the great books on prayer are written by ‘experts’ – monks, missionaries, mystics, saints. I’ve read scores of them, and mainly they make me feel guilty. “


” When I write, I try to represent the ordinary person in the pew, which means that, ironically, I’m qualified to write about prayer by being unqualified! “


” It’s too bad prayer comes bundled in a package of ‘spiritual disciplines.’ Really, we should see prayer as a spiritual privilege. We don’t do it as a callisthenic exercise to gain points with God, we do it, because it is good for us in every way. “


” For me, prayer is not so much me setting out a shopping list of requests for God to consider as it is a way of ‘keeping company with God.’ “


” Muslims have great reverence in their prayers but not much intimacy. “



All 5 Philip Yancey Quotes about Prayer in picture


Most of the great books on prayer are written by
When I write, I try to represent the ordinary person in the pew, which means that, ironically, I


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For me, prayer is not so much me setting out a shopping list of requests for God to consider as it is a way of
Muslims have great reverence in their prayers but not much intimacy.
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