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Page xiv - shut thy door, pray to thy Father who is in secret; and thy Father who seeth in secret shall reward thee openly. But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do; for they think they shall be heard for their much speaking. Be not ye, therefore, like unto them.
Page xiv - When thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are ,• for they love to pray standing in the synagogues, and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet; and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father who
Page 76 - Choose you this day whom ye will serve; -whether the gods which your fathers served, that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.
Page 91 - Only let your conversation be as becometh the gospel of Christ; that whether I come and see you or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind, striving together for the faith of the gospel.
Page 109 - no matter how faithfully, and it will be to no purpose without a divine influence ; and that influence is to be secured only by prayer. God has said that he will be " inquired of by the house of Israel to do it for them.
Page 23 - Return, we beseech thee, O God of Hosts ; look down from heaven, and behold and visit this vine ; and the vineyard which thy right hand hath planted, and the branch that thou madest strong for thyself.
Page 82 - Says the Apostle to the Thessalonians, " We are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren, beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning, chosen you to salvation, through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth.
Page xiv - 2. To this man will I look, even to him that is poor, and of a contrite spirit, and that trembleth at my word. Matt. v. 44. / say unto you, love your enemies ; bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them that despitefully use you, and persecute you. In Matt. vi.
Page 231 - purified, as the precious metals are purged from their dross in the heated furnace. Paul says, " For there must be heresies among you, that they which are approved may be made manifest.