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The Greek word profeuche , from Euche , is a vow directed to God . The Latin
word Votum is used for prayer ; Jonah's mariners with their facrifices made vows ;
for prayer is to move and obliga ourselves , JUN 25 1901 150306 not to move
A golden thread of heart prayer must run thro ' the web of the whole Christian life ;
we must be frequently addrefing ourselves to God in short and sudden ejacula .
tions , by which we must keep up our communion with God in providences and ...
And tho ' I have here recommended a good method for prayer , and that which
has been generally approved , yet I am far from thinking we should always tie
ourselves to it ; that may be varied as well as the expresfion : thanksgiving may
But this is a case that rarely happens , and ordinarily there is need of propofing to
ourselves a certain method to go by in prayer , that the service may be performed
decently and in order , in which , yet one would avoid that which looks too ...
... see his eye upon us , and set ourselves in his special 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 ...
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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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A Method for Prayer; with Scripture Expressions Proper to Be Used Under Each ...
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