A Treatise on Prayer: Designed to Assist in Its Devout Discharge

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A. Van Santvoord & M. Cole., 1822 - Prayer - 291 pages
 

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Page 39 - For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man; That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith...
Page 134 - MASTERS, give unto your servants that which is just and equal ; knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven.
Page 201 - And he from within shall answer and say, Trouble me not: the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot rise and give thee.
Page 54 - It is of the Lord's mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.
Page 143 - Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee. Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces. For my brethren and companions' sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee.
Page viii - Wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law.
Page 201 - And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them ? I tell you that he will avenge them speedily.
Page 213 - Prayer is the simplest form of speech That infant lips can try ; Prayer, the sublimest strains that reach The Majesty on high. Prayer is the Christian's vital breath, The Christian's native air, His watchword at the gates of death : He enters heaven with prayer. Prayer is the contrite sinner's voice, Returning from his ways ; While angels in their songs rejoice, And cry,
Page 107 - Moses' seat. All therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not ye after their works; for they say, and do not.

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