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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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The Works of Nathaniel Lardner, D.D. with a Life by Dr. Kippis ...

Nathaniel Lardner - Theology - 1838
...recorded in the last-mentioned place, after this manner: " But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do ; for they think they shall be heard for their much speaking. Беь not ye therefore like unto them; for your Father knowcth what things ye have need...
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The Biblical assistant, and book of practical piety, ed. by D.G. Goyder

David George Goyder - 1840
...internal motive ;' therefore was the divine caution given, ' when thou prayest, use no vain 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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The Friends' Library, Volume 6

William Evans, Thomas Evans - 1842
...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 you ask him."...
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The American Missionary, Volume 47

Congregational churches - 1893
...enchantress who was repeating her panegyric. This reminds us of the Bible words, " Use not vain repetition as the heathen do, for they think they shall be heard for their much speaking.1' The women of China are seldom avowed to have an education, only learn working embroidery,...
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Elements of Popular Theology: With Occasional Reference to the Doctrines of ...

Samuel Simon Schmucker - Augsburg Confession - 1846 - 512 pages
...professing Christians would approximate much nearer to the command of our Lord : use not vain repetitions as the heathen do, for they think they shall be heard for their much speaking. What would we think of a fellow-creature, who should implore of us relief from sufferings...
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Plain village sermons on the Lord's prayer and the Beatitudes

Henry Alford - Beatitudes - 1846 - 80 pages
...— " When ye pray, use not vain repetitions as the heathen do," was the command of our Saviour, " for they think they shall be heard for their much speaking — Be ye not like them, for your heavenly Father knoweth what things ye have need of before ye ask Him."...
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Life and Religious Opinions and Experience of Madame de La Mothe ..., Volume 1

Thomas Cogswell Upham - Catholic authors - 1847
...of prayer, such as are often prescribed. Our Saviour says, When ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do ; for they think they shall be heard for their much speaking. Begin with the Lord's prayer as the simplest and best. Go over it slowly, calmly, believingly...
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The Middle Kingdom: A Survey of the ... Chinese Empire and Its Inhabitants ...

Samuel Wells Williams - China - 1848 - 614 pages
...good illustration of the propriety of our Savior's direction, " When ye pray, use not vain repetitions as the heathen do ; for they think they shall be heard for their much speaking." A plate in one Budhistic work contains 5048 open dots, arranged in the shape of a pear ;...
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The Convent: A Narrative, Founded on Fact

Rachel M'Crindell - Bookbinding - 1848 - 317 pages
...occupy our time, are they not condemned by our Saviour's words, when he said, 'Use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do, for they think they shall be heard for their much speaking.' Do we not multiply our repetitions, under the idea that we shall be ' heard for our much...
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The Progress of Beguilement to Romanism: A Personal Narrative

Eliza Smith (afterwards mrs. Richardson.) - 1850 - 114 pages
...useless toil ? " Enforced by our Saviour's own words ; — " When ye pray, use not vain repetitions as the heathen do, for they think they shall be heard for their much speaking." f * Several times I saw the community after Mass approach the altar, and the Priest pass...
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