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1 Sam. ii. 30. Them that honour Honouring me, I will honour. God.
Prov. iii. 9. Honour the LORD
with thy substance, and with the first-fruits of all thine increase.
Ver. 10. So shall thy barns be filled with plenty and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.
VII. TO PRAYER.
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Job xxxiii. 26. He shall pray unto God, and he Thall be favourable unto him, and he shall see his face with joy.
Exod. xxxiv. 24. Neither shall any man defire thy land, when thou shalt go up to appear before the LORD thy GOD, thrice in the year.
Deut. iv. 7. What nation is there so great, who hath GOD fo nigh unto them, as the LORD our GOD is in all things that we call upon him for?
Pf. x. 19. LORD thou hast heard the desire of the humble : thou wilt prepare their heart ; thou wilt caue thine ear to hear. .
Pf. vi. 9. The LORD hath heard my fupplication; the LORD will receive my prayer.
Pl. xviii. 3: I will call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised ; so shall I be saved from mine enemics.
Pf. Iv. 17. Evening, morning, and at noon will I pray, and cry aloud, and he shall hear my voice.
Pf. lxxiii. 28. It is good for me to draw near to GOD.
Pf. lxxxvi. 5. Thou, LORD, art good, and ready to forgive, and plenteous in mercy to all them that call upon thee.
* Ver. 7. In the day of my trouble I will call upon. thee, for thou wilt answer me,
Pf. cxlv, 18. The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him ; to all that call upon him in truth.
Jer. xxxiii. 3. Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things which thou knowest not..
Joel ii. 32. Whosoever shall call upon the name of the LORD shall be delivered.
Rom. X. 12. The same LORD over all, is rich unto all that call upon him.
Ver. 13. For whosoever shall call upon the name of the LORD shall be saved.
James iv. 8. Draw nigh to GOD, and he will draw nigh to you.
Fob xxii. 21. Acquaint thyself with him, and be at peace ; for thereby good shall come unto thee.
Ezek. xxxvi. 37. I will yet for this be inquired of by the house of Israel, to do it for them : I will in. crease them with men like a flock.
Heb. iv, 14. Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of GOD, let us hold fast our profession.
Ver. 15. For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities, but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without
Ver. 16. Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need. See Promises of Hearing Prayer, Part I. Chap. III. Seit. VI.
Deut. iv. 29. If thou shalt seek the To seeking LORD thy GOD, thou shalt find him ; God. if thou seek him with all thy heart, and
with all thy soul. I Chron. xxviii. 9. If thou seek him, he will be found of thee. Fob vii. 5. If thou wouldīt seek unto GOD betimes, and make thy supplication unto the Almigh.
Ver. 6. If thou wert pure and upright, surely now he would awake for thee, and make the habitation of thy righteousness prosperous.
Pf. ix. 10. Thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.
Pf. lxix. 32. Your heart shall live, that seek GOD.
If. xlv. 19. I said not unto the feed of Jacob, Seek ye me in vain
Fer. xxix. 13. Ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.
Hof. x. 12. Seek the LORD till he come and rain righteousness upon you.
Amos v. 4. Seek ye me, and ye shall live.
Lam. iii. 25. The LORD is good unto them that wait for him ; unto the soul that seeketh him.
Als xvii. 27. That they should seek the LORD, if haply they might feel after him, and find him.
Heb. xi. 6. He that cometh to GOD, must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of all them that diligently seek him.
2 Chron. XV. 2. The LORD is with you, while ye be with him ; if ye seek him, he will be found of you.
Ezra viii. 22. The hand of our GOD is upon all them for good that seek him.
Matth. vi. 6. Thou, when thou Secret Prayer. prayest, enter into thy closet, and when
thou hast shut the door, pray to thy Father which is in secret : and thy Father, which feeth in secret, shall reward thee openly.
Pf. lxix. 30. I will praise the Praising God. · name of GOD with a song, and will
magnify him with thanksgiving.
Ver. 31. This also shall please the LORD better than an ox or bullock, that hath horns and hoofs.
Pf. xcii. 1. It is a good thing to give thanks unto the LORD, and to sing praises unto thy name, O Most High!
Ver. 2. To fhew forth thy loving kindness in the morning, and thy faithfulness every night.
PS. cxxxv. 3. Praise ye the LORD, for the LORD is good : Sing praises unto his name, for it is pleasant.
Matt. v. 6. Blessed are they which do Defires of hunger and thirst after righteousness : for Grace.. they shall be filled. "
IS. lv. 1. Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money : Come ye, buy and eat ; "yea, come, buy wine and milk, without money, and without price.
John vii. 37. Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.
Ver. 38. He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of water.
Rev. xxi. 6. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end ; I will give unto him that is athirst, of the fountain of the water of life freely.
Rev. xxii. 17. And let him that is athirst come ; and whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.
Ps. lxxxi. 10. Open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it.
IX. To Wisdom and KNOWLEDGE, and the STUDY of it.
Prov. iii. 13. Happy is the To the Wife. man that findeth wisdom ; and the
man that getteth understanding. Ver. 14. For the merchandise of it is better than
the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.
Ver. 15. She is more precious than rubies; and all the things thou canst desire, are not to be compared unto her.
Ver. 16. Length of days is in her right hand ; and in her left hand riches and honour.
Ver. 17. Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.
Ver. 18. She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her ; and happy is every one that retaineth her.
Ver. 35. The wife shall inherit glory. · Prov. iv. 6. Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee : Love her, and she shall keep thee.
Ver. 8. Exalt her, and she shall promote thee : She shall bring thee to honour, when thou doft embrace her.
Ver. 9. She shall give to thine head an ornament of grace; a crown of glory shall she deliver to thee.
Prov. i. 5. A wise man will hear, and will increase learning ; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels :
Ver. 6. To understand a proverb, and the interpretation ; the words of the wise, and their dark say, ings.
Prov. viii. 35. Whoso findeth me [Wisdom] findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the LORD.
Prov. ix. 12. If thou be wise, thou shalt be wise for thyself.
Prov. X. 17. He is in the way of life, that keepeth instruction ; but he that refuseth reproof, erreth.
Prov. xii. 8. A man shall be commended according to his wisdom.
Prov. xiii. 15. Good understanding gives favour.
Prov. xv. 24. The way of life is above to the wise, that he may depart from hell beneath.