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The fcripture defcribes prayer to be our drawing near to God , lifting up our souls
to him , pouring out our hearts before him . This is the life and foul of prayer ; but
this soul in the prefent state must have a body , and that must be such as ...
Care mast be taken then more than ever that we be not rash with our mouth , nor
hafty to utter any thing before God ; that we say not what comes uppermoft , nor
use such repetitions evin dence not the fervency , but the barenness and ...
dence not the fervency , but the barenness and flightness of our spirits ; but that
the matters we are dealing with God about being of such vast importance , we
observe a decorum in our words , that they be well chosen , well weighed , and
And perohaps , those who covet earnestly this excellent gift , and co . vet to excel
in it , may find it of use to them to have such a book as this interleav'd , in which to
insert such other heads & expressions as they think will be most agreeable to ...
Some few forms of prayer I have added in the last chapter , for the use of those
who need such helps , and that koow not how to do as well or better without them
; and therefore I have calculated them for families . ihink them too long , let them ...
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archaic language even so far as the letter 's' is printed as the letter 'f'
An excellent resource for prayer - what better way to pray then to pray God's word back to him!
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