The Spirit of Prayer : Or, the Soul Rising Out of the Vanity of Time, Into the Riches of Eternity, Volumes 1-2

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J. Miller, 1823 - Prayer - 252 pages
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Page 251 - And he that keepeth his commandments dwelleth in him, and he in him. And hereby we know that he abideth in us, by the Spirit which he hath given us.
Page 252 - the Lord thy God with all thy Heart, with all thy Soul, with ' all thy Mind, and with all thy Strength ; and thy Neighbour
Page 175 - If any man hath this world's goods, and seeth his brother hath need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion to him, how dwelleth the love of God in him...
Page 72 - Except a man hateth his father and mother, yea, and his own life, he cannot be My disciple, it is because our best tempers are yet carnal and full of the imperfections of our fallen nature. The doctrine is just and good ; not as if father and mother were to be hated ; but that love which an unregenerate person, or natural man...
Page 51 - Him abroad with thine outward eyes; thou seekest for Him in books, in controversies, in the church, and outward exercises, but there thou wilt not find Him till thou hast first found Him in thy heart. Seek for Him in thy heart, and thou wilt never seek in vain; for there He dwelleth, there is the seat of His Light and Holy Spirit.
Page 103 - Life, pretending to do wonders under extraordinary calls from God ? It is this : they have turned to God without turning from themselves ; would be alive in God before they were dead to their own nature ; a thing as impossible in itself as for a grain of wheat to be alive before it dies.
Page 83 - There is but one salvation for all mankind, and that is the life of God in the soul. God has but one design or intent towards all mankind, and that is to introduce or generate his own life, light and spirit in them, that all may be as so many images, temples, and habitations of the holy trinity.
Page 12 - First, It is plain that the Sin and Fall of Adam did not consist in this, vit., that he had only committed a single Act of Disobedience, and so might have been just as He was before, if God had pleased to overlook this single Act of Disobedience, and not to have brought a Curse upon him and his Posterity for it. — Nothing of this is the Truth of the Matter, either on the Part of GOD, or on the Part of Man. "Secondly, It is plain also that the Command of GOD, not to lust after, and eat of the forbidden...
Page 64 - Christ are not merely remembered but inwardly found and enjoyed as the real states of thy soul, which has followed Christ in the regeneration. When once thou art well grounded in this inward worship, thou wilt have learnt to live unto God above time and place. For every day will be Sunday to thee, and wherever thou goest, thou wilt have a priest, a church, and an altar along with thee.
Page 202 - If the Spirit of him, who raised Jesus from the dead, dwell in you, he also shall quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit, which dwelleth in you.'* In vain therefore is life expected, either for body or soul, but by the Holy Spirit dwelling in them.

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