The Closet: Being an Aid to Private Devotion ; Containing Directions and Helps for Reading the Scriptures, Meditations, Self-examination, and Prayer

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J.B. Dow, 1841 - Devotional exercises - 144 pages

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Page 2 - And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.
Page 12 - AND he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint...
Page 53 - By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.
Page 58 - Though the Lord be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off.
Page 22 - And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them ? I tell you that he will avenge them speedily.
Page 24 - And Moses made an end of speaking all these words to all Israel: 46 And he said unto them, Set your hearts unto all the words which I testify among you this day, which ye shall command your children to observe to do, all the words of this law. 47 For it is not a vain thing for you; because it is your life...
Page 90 - And let my God, my Saviour go? 3 Call me away from flesh and sense, One sovereign word can draw me thence; I would obey the voice divine, And all inferior joys resign.
Page 54 - Search me, O God, and know my heart ; try me, and know my thoughts ; and see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.
Page 88 - Here at that cross where flows the blood That bought my guilty soul for God; Thee, my new Master now I call, And consecrate to thee my all.
Page 50 - For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God...

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