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" 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 ; for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of before ye ask him. "
A Spelling Book: Containing Exercises in Orthography, Pronunciation, and Reading - Page 78
by William Bolles - 1828
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Precious truth

...the disciples, accompanied it with this special caution — " When yo 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, for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of before ye ask him" !...
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Journal of George Fox: Being an Historical Account of the Life, Travels ...

George Fox - Quakers - 1803
...Father which 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 ; for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him,'...
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An Abridgement of Henry on Prayer: Consisting of a Judicious Collection of ...

Matthew Henry - Devotional literature - 1805 - 180 pages
...and spiritual in our sacrifices of prayer and praise. " But when ye pVay, 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, for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask liim....
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The pilgrim's progress, from this world, to that which is to come, Issue 157

John Bunyan - 1806
...And a greater man than Solomon has said, " When ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathens do ; for they think they shall be heard for their much speaking. Be ye not therefore, like unto them, for your Father knoweth what things you have need of before you ask...
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The Port Folio, Volumes 5-6

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1808
...occasion, as recorded by St. Matthew, in his Gth chapter. " But when ye pniy, 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; for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of before ye ask him. After...
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The Journal of Thomas Chalkley: To which is Annexed, a Collection of His Works

Thomas Chalkley - Christian life - 1808 - 563 pages
...seeth in secret shall reward thce openly.'' Verse 6. " But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do : for they think they shall be heard for their much speaking." Verse 7. " Be not ye therefore like unto them ; for your Father knoweth what things ye have...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1840
...internal motive;" therefore was the divine caution given, "when thou prayest, use no rain repetition as the heathen do ; for they think they shall be heard for their much speaking." It is indispensable, then, that we be enabled to distinguish between the prayer which the...
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A Revised Translation and Interpretation of the Sacred Scriptures ..., Volume 3

1815
...impertinently, like the heathen, who think they shall be heard for their much speaking. 8. Therefore, Be not ye like them; for your Father knoweth what things ye need before ye ask him. 9. In this manner, therefore, pray ye: Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. 10. Thy...
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Sermons, and Other Discourses, Volume 1

Samuel Lavington - Sermons, English - 1815
...corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. But when you pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do ; for they think they shall be heard for their much speaking." But this is not all ; our duties are thus rendered not vain only, but burdensome. When the...
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Fifty-two lectures on the Catechism of the Church of England. To ..., Volume 2

sir Adam Gordon (bart.) - 1819
...prayers, we use vain repetitions, as is objected in Matt. vi. 7: When ye prat/, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do, for they think they shall be heard for their much speaking. This is likewise levelled against giving the sacrifice of the lips more than the heart, as...
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