Church Magazine Articles on Prayer
- “Improving Our Prayers”
Joseph B. Wirthlin, Liahona, Aug. 2004, 16–23; or Ensign, Mar. 2004, 24–31
Do you feel that the time you spend in prayer enriches and uplifts your soul? Is there room for improvement?
- “Our Father Which Art in Heaven”
L. Tom Perry, Ensign, Nov. 1983, 11–13
I can think of no greater teaching to our children than that of the power of prayer.
- “The Power of Family Prayer”
John H. Groberg, Ensign, May 1982, 50–52
Our Father in Heaven wants us to have strong, loving families. One of the great helps He has given us to achieve this is family prayer.
- “Pray Always”
Spencer W. Kimball, Tambuli, Mar. 1982, 1–7; or Ensign, Oct. 1981, 3–6
There is a knowledge that our Father in Heaven wants each of us to have, and that is a personal knowledge that He hears and answers our prayers.
Spencer W. Kimball, New Era, Mar. 1978, 14–19
Why should we pray? Because we are the sons and daughters of our Heavenly Father, on whom we depend for everything we enjoy.
Ezra Taft Benson, Ensign, May 1977, 32–34
There is no place for fear among men and women who place their trust in the Almighty, who do not hesitate to humble themselves in seeking divine guidance through prayer.
- “The Importance of Prayer”
Franklin D. Richards, Ensign, July 1972, 66–67
As we approach our Father in Heaven with the spirit “thy will be done,” and as we personally do all we can to have our prayers answered, the Lord will do the rest.
- “Sweet Power of Prayer”
Russell M. Nelson, Liahona, May 2003, 7–9; or Ensign, May 2003, 7–9
We should pray in accord with the will of our Heavenly Father. He wants to test us, to strengthen us, and to help us achieve our full potential.
- “The Lifeline of Prayer”
James E. Faust, Liahona, July 2002, 62, 67–69; or Ensign, May 2002, 59–62
Each of us has problems that we cannot solve and weaknesses that we cannot conquer without reaching out through prayer to a higher source of strength. That source is the God of heaven to whom we pray in the name of Jesus Christ.
Henry B. Eyring, Liahona, Jan. 2002, 16–19; or Ensign, Nov. 2001, 15–17
With . . . faith, we will be able to pray for what we want and appreciate whatever we get. Only with that faith will we pray with the diligence God requires.
- “The Prayer of Faith”
Thomas S. Monson, Tambuli, Mar. 1995, 2–7; or Ensign, Aug. 1995, 2–6
Men and women of integrity, character, and purpose have ever recognized a power higher than themselves and have sought through prayer to be guided by such power.
- “The Language of Prayer”
Dallin H. Oaks, Ensign, May 1993, 15–18
Men and women who wish to show respect will take the time to learn the special language of prayer.
- “Peace through Prayer”
Rex D. Pinegar, Ensign, May 1993, 65–68
Our Father in Heaven has promised us peace in times of trial and has provided a way for us to come to Him in our need. He has given us the privilege and power of prayer.
- “The Blessings of Family Prayer”
Gordon B. Hinckley, Tambuli, Sept. 1991, 2–7; or Ensign, Feb. 1991, 2–5
A return to the old pattern of prayer, family prayer in the homes of the people, is one of the basic medications that would check the dread disease that is eroding the character of our society.
- “Learning to Recognize Answers to Prayer”
Richard G. Scott, Ensign, Nov. 1989, 30–32
When answers to urgent prayer don’t seem to come, it can be that we don’t understand some truths about prayer, or because we don’t recognize answers when they come.