The Mercy-seat, Or, Thoughts on Prayer

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Gould and Lincoln, 1863 - Prayer - 345 pages
 

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Page 22 - Elias was a man subject to like passions as we are, and he prayed earnestly that it might not rain: and it rained not on the earth by the space of three years and six months. And he prayed again, and the heaven gave rain, and the earth brought forth her fruit.
Page 93 - Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? * who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?
Page 143 - O woman, great is thy faith; be it unto thee even as thou wilt.
Page 122 - Wherefore should the Egyptians speak and say, For mischief did He bring them out, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth?
Page 144 - And he would not for a while. But afterward he said within himself; Though I fear not God, nor regard man ; Yet, because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her ; lest by her continual coming she weary me.
Page 211 - My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O Lord; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.
Page 182 - When ye come to appear before me, who hath required this at your hand, to tread my courts? Bring no more vain oblations; incense is an abomination unto me; the new moons and sabbaths, the calling of assemblies, I cannot away with; it is iniquity, even the solemn meeting.
Page 95 - One generation shall praise thy works to another, and shall declare thy mighty acts.
Page 142 - Yet now, if thou wilt forgive their sin— ; and if not, blot me, I pray thee, out of thy book which thou hast written.
Page 144 - And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint, saying ; There was in a city a judge, which feared not God, neither regarded man.

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