Edward McKendree Bounds Quotes

“‘Tis not enough to bend the knee,
and words of prayer to say;
The heart must with the lips agree;
Or else we do not pray.” ~Edward McKendree Bounds

“Jesus taught that perseverance is the essential element in prayer.” ~E. M. Bounds

“No Man can do a great and enduring work of God, who is not a man of prayer, and no man can be a man of prayer who does not give much time to praying.” ~E M Bounds

“Prayer breaks all bars, dissolves all chains, opens all prisons, and widens all straits by which God’s saints have been held.” ~E. M. Bounds

“That which brings the praying soul near to God is humility of heart. That which gives wings to prayer is lowliness of mind.” ~Edward McKendree Bounds

“The Ministry of Prayer, if it be anything worthy of the Name, is a ministry of ardor, a ministry of unwearied and intense longing after God and His holiness.” ~E. M. Bounds

“The word of God is the food by which prayer is nourished and made strong.” ~E. M. Bounds

“Walking with God down the avenue of prayer we acquire something of His likeness, and unconsciously we become witnesses to others of His beauty and His grace.” ~E. M. Bounds