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nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full. John xvi. 23, 24.

There is no difference between the Jew and the Greek; for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him. For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. Rom. x. 12, 13.

The prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him. Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much. James v. 15, 16.

And whatsoever we ask, we receive of Him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight. 1 John iii. 22.

And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he heareth us. And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we de. sired of him. If any man see his brother sin a sin which is not unto death, he shall ask, and he shall give him life for them that sin not unto death. 1 John v. 14-16.

call back his words; but will arise against the house of the evil doers, and against the help of them that work iniquity. Isa. xxxi. 1, 2.


I will also stretch out mine hand upon Judah, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and them that worship the host of heaven upon the house tops; and them that turned back from the Lord; and those that have not sought the Lord, nor enquired of him. Zeph. i. 4-6.

As it is written in the law of Moses; all this evil is come upon us; yet made we not our prayer before the Lord our God, that we might turn from our iniquities, and understand thy truth. Therefore hath the Lord watched upon the evil, and brought it upon us; for the Lord our God is righteous in all his works which he doeth: for we obeyed not his voice. Dan ix. 13, 14.

All flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth. And God said unto Noah, the end of all flesh is come before me, for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth. Gen. vi. 12, 13.

Mine eye shall not spare thee, neither will I have pity: but I will recompense thy ways upon thee, and thine abominations shall be in the midst of thee: and ye shall know that I am the Lord. Ezek. vii. 4.

The Prayers of the Righteous The Prayers of the Wicked



And the Lord said unto him, (Solomon), I have heard thy prayer and thy supplication that thou hast made before me. 1 Kings ix. 3.

If my people which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven. 2 Chron. vii, 14.

The Lord hath set apart the godly for himself: the Lord will hear when I call unto him. Psalm iv. 3.

I will wash mine hands in innocency; so will I compass thine altar. Psalm xxvi. 6.

The eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and his ears are open to their cry. Psa xxxiv. 15.

He heareth the prayer of the righteous. Prov. xv. 29.

The prayer of the upright is his delight. Prov. xv. 8.

When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue faileth for thirst, I the Lord will hear them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them. Isaiah xli. 17.

And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will

Thus saith the Lord, I will bring evil upon them; and though they cry unto me, I will not hearken unto them. Jer. xi. 11.

For what purpose is the mul titude of your sacrifices to me? saith the Lord. When ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you; yea, when ye make many prayers I will not hear: your hands are full of blood. Isaiah i. 11, 15.

He that turneth away his ear from hearing God's law, even his prayer shall be an abomination. Prov. xxviii. 9.

The sacrifices of the wicked are an abomination unto the Lord. Prov. xv. 8.

Let the prayer of the wicked become a sin. Psalm cix. 7.

If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me. Psalm lxvi. 11.

They shall cry unto the Lord, but he will not hear them: he will even hide his face from them at that time, as they have behaved themselves ill in their doings. Mic. iii. 4.

I hate, I despise your feastdays, and I will not smell in your solemn assemblies; though you offer me burnt offerings I will not accept them; neither will I regard the peace offerings of your fat beasts. Take thou away from me the noise of thy songs; for I will not hear the melody of thy viols. Amos v. 21-23.

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Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in it doth he meditate day and night. Psalm i. 1, 2.

They shall wisely consider of his doing. The righteous shall

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And they consider not in their hearts, that I remember all their wickedness: now their own doings have beset them about; they are before my face. Hosea vii. 2.

Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they

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