The spirit of prayer, selected and compiled by herself from portions on that subject in her published volumes

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Page 180 - And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit. And he kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge.
Page 112 - He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he that is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still.
Page 47 - O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!
Page 213 - But he, full of the Holy Spirit, gazed into heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God...
Page 48 - Behold, I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard : I cry aloud, but there is no judgment.
Page 109 - Howbeit, in the business of the ambassadors of the princes of Babylon, who sent unto him to inquire of the wonder that was done in the land, God left him, to try him, that he might know all that was in his heart.
Page 224 - Wherefore my heart was glad, and my glory rejoiced : my flesh also shall rest in hope. 11 For why? thou shalt not leave my soul in hell ; neither shalt thou suffer thy Holy One to see corruption. 12 Thou shalt show me the path of life : in thy presence is the fulness of joy, and at thy right hand there is pleasure for evermore.
Page 16 - PRAYER is the application of want to him who only can relieve it; the voice of sin to him who alone can pardon it. It is the urgency of poverty, the prostration of humility, the fervency of penitence, the confidence of trust. It is not eloquence, but earnestness; not the definition of helplessness, but the feeling of it; not figures of speech, but compunction of soul. It is the ' Lord save us we perish' of drowning Peter; the cry of faith to the ear of mercy.
Page 27 - I beheld, and lo ! a great multitude, which no man can number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues...
Page 178 - in behalf of his friends. Is it for an increase of their wealth, their power, their fame, or any other external prosperity? No: it is that "God would grant them according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might in the inner man:" — it is that "Christ may dwell in their hearts by faith;" — it is " that they may be rooted and grounded in love...

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