The Christian villager's guide-book

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byAnthony Crowdy

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857. Excerpt: ... "Pray Without Ceasing."--1 Thess. V. 17. "Continue In Prayer, And Watch In The Same WITH THANKSGIVING."--Col. IV. 2. "Praying Always With All Prayer And SupplicaTion In The Spirit, And Watching Thereunto With ALL PERSEVERANCE." Eph. VI. 18. "Watch Unto Prayer."--1 Pet. Iv. 7. "continuing Instant In Prayer."--Rom. xn. 12. Above all things, Christian Villager, if thou wouldst be a man of grace, thou must be a man of prayer. Eemember, this is the grand secret of a holy and happy life. Without this, all other means and endeavours are nothing. Private prayer is like that little regulating wheel or spring which is found in some pieces of machinery, and upon the right and steady going of which, though it be itself very small and hid from view, the good working of all the rest depends. If thou art not possessed of a habit of inward prayer, thy whole spiritual frame will get out of order. Its power, action, and life depend on this. The Scripture saying, that according as a man soweth he shall reap, is most true in this part of spiritual husbandry. If thou sowest prayer by frequently practising it, thou shalt reap prayer by getting a spirit of it; and a spirit of prayer is the greatest blessing which God can give thee after thou art become a child of his kingdom. Only consider some of the precepts and exhortations about prayer which are found in the "Word of God: "Praywithout ceasing"--"Watch unto prayer"--"Continuing instant in prayer"--and,"Praying always with all prayer and supplication." See here how the same thing is repeated by different Apostles to different Churches; and mark what forcible words they have used in recommending it. If there were not some good and powerful reasons for the practice of this duty, thou wouldst not have had it pressed upon thee in...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857. Excerpt: ... "Pray Without Ceasing."--1 Thess. V. 17. "Continue In Prayer, And Watch In The Same WITH THANKSGIVING."--Col. IV. 2. "Praying ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:30 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217073980

ISBN - 13:9780217073981

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