Prayers Selected from the New Testament: Kempis Of the Imitation of Christ; Dr. J. Everard; William Law; And, Chiefly, Peter Sterry

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Page 4 - Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.
Page 4 - Chrift may dwell in your hearts by faith ; that ye being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all faints, what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height ; and to know the love of Chrift, which pafleth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulnefs of God.
Page 4 - ... and depth, and height ; and to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge ; that I may be filled with all the fulness of God.
Page 4 - God. Now unto him who is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we can ask or think...
Page 29 - ... of thy eternal glory ! In the immensity of thy goodness, O Lord, and " in the multitude of thy tender mercies, turn unto me," and hear the prayer of thy poor servant, who has wandered far from thee into the region of the shadow of death. O protect and keep my soul amidst the innumerable evils which this corruptible life is always bringing forth ; and by the perpetual guidance of thy grace, lead me in the narrow path of holiness, to the realms of everlasting light and peace.
Page 29 - Unto thee, therefore, do I lift, up mine eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens !" In thee, my God, the Father of mercies, I place all my confidence ! O illuminate and sanctify my soul, with the influence of thy Holy Spirit, that being delivered from all that darkness and impurity of its alienated life, which thy eyes cannot look upon, it may become the living temple of thy holy presence, the seat of thy eternal glory ! In the immensity of thy goodness, O Lord ! and " in the multitude of thy tender...
Page 25 - Confidence are to be placed in God alone. DISCIPLE. 1. LORD ! what is my confidence in this life, and what my comfort in the possession and enjoyment of all things under heaven ? Is it not thee alone, O Lord my God ! whose mercies are without number, and without measure ? Where hath it been well with me, when thou wert absent?
Page 26 - I had rather be naked, hungry, and despised, with thee ; than abound in honour, wealth, and pleasure, without thee ; would rather choose, with thee to Wander upon the earth, and have no place " where to lay my head ;" than, without thee, to possess a throne in heaven. But, where thou art, there is heaven ; and death and hell are only there where thou art not. Thou art the desire of my soul; and.
Page 5 - And be" fides this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue, " and to virtue knowledge, and to knowledge temperance, " and to temperance patience, and to patience godlinefs, " and to godlinefs brotherly kindnefs, and to brotherly
Page 8 - God was manifest in the flesh, justified ' in the spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gen' tiles, believed on in the world, received up into •glory."—!

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