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Prayer is the folemn and religious offering of devout acknowledgments and
desires to God , or a fincere reprefentation of holy affections , with a design to
give unto God the glory due unto his name thereby , and to obtain from him
... presence , presenting ourselves to him as living facrifices , which we desire
may be holy and acceptable , and a reasonable service ; and then bind these
sacrifices with cords to the horns of the altar , in such thoughts as these : a Rom ,
The eyes of all wait upon thee , and thou givest them their meat in due season :
thou openeft thy hand , and satisfiest the desires of every living thing . Thou
prefervest man and beast , and givelt food to all flesh b . Thou , even thou , art
We must humbly profess the desire of our hearts towards God , as our felicity and
portion , and the fountain of life and all good to us . Whom have we in heaven but
thee : and there is 1 s John vi . 68 . ps Ifa . viii , 19 . v Job xxv . 6 . W 2 Sam . vii .
none upon earth that we desire besides thee , or in comparison of theed : When
our flesh and our heart fail , be thou the strength of our heart and our portion for
ever ; the portion of our inheritance in the other world , and of our cup in this , and
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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!
Dr. Ligon Duncan, president of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, has released a new printing of this volume. It is produced by the Alliance, available at AllianceNet.org, via their online store at ReformedResources.org, or through it's own web site MatthewHenry.org. Also by calling M-F, 9-4 ET, 215-546-3696.
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