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" God, who is always more ready to hear than we to pray, and is wont to give more than either we desire or deserve," has exceeded all that we could ask or think. "
Sermons preached before the honourable society of Lincoln's-inn - Page 130
by John Langhorne - 1773
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Sermons on practical subjects

John Langhorne - Sermons, English - 1815 - 276 pages
...and our desires be complied with, so far as they are consistent with our owii happiness. Our Father, who is in heaven, is ever more ready to hear than...pray, and is wont to give more than we can either desire or deserve. Is it not then our greatest happiness that we have so beneficent a Parent, in whose...
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Sermons preached before a country congregation

William Bishop (rector of Ufton Nervet.) - 1825 - 12 pages
...shall we not then so order our thoughts, so govern our lives, by the aid of the Holy Spirit, who is more ready to hear than we to pray, and is wont to give more than we ask for and deserve ; shall we not so act as to be found watching, that we may not be taken unawares,...
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The Gospel magazine, and theological review. Ser. 5. Vol. 3, no. 1-July 1874

1840
...desire to believe, hope, and serve God, nothing could hinder them from so doing, because " God is always more ready to hear, than we to pray, and is wont to give more than either we desire or deserve ;" consequently did these carnal professors, in truth desire the favour...
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Sermons, chiefly practical preached in the parish church of Clapham

William Dealtry - 1827 - 80 pages
...It is the character of that gracious Being to whom our supplications are to be addressed, that He is more ready to hear than we to pray, and is wont to give more than we either desire or deserve. What did this poor sufferer ask ? That he might be remembered by Christ when...
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Sermons on various subjects

John Stedman - 1830
...careth for you. Roll it over upon Him in faith and prayer, and be assured that " He, who is always more ready to hear than we to pray, and is wont to give more than either we desire or deserve, will put his shoulder to the burthen, and will finally, for the merits...
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Sermons preached in St. Paul's chapel, Marylebone

John Hobart Caunter - 1842
...always more ready to comfort the righteous than to depress the wicked; as he is now, in heaven, far " more ready to hear than we to pray, and is wont to give more than either we desire or deserve." We discover the strong features of his unstinted and unmeasured mercy...
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An exposition of the Church of England catechism, compiled by a young Sunday ...

1845
...the same shall be saved." Matt. xxiv. 13. And be assured God will listen to you, " for he is always more ready to hear, than we to pray, and is wont to give more than either we desire or deserve." 13 PART THE SECOND. CHAP. III. The Creed. The second thing promised by...
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Worship God: an argument and an appeal on reverence for the sanctuary

Edward William Shalders - 1858
...as in everything else, practice is necessary to success. Let such join in supplicating Him " who is more ready to hear than we to pray, and is wont to give us more than either we desire or deserve," " that by his holy inspiration, they may think those things...
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The waning of opportunities and other sermons, practical and doctrinal

Alexander Penrose Forbes (bp. of Brechin.) - 1860
...direct assertion, and in implied significance, this blessed truth is ever inculcated on us, that GOD is " ever more ready to hear than we to pray, and is wont to give more than either we desire or deserve." With this in our minds, let us see how the prophet king expresses himself....
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Lectures on Prayer

Richard Whately - Prayer - 1860 - 194 pages
...sufficient earnestness praying and striving for their eternal happiness; beseeching Him who is ' always more ready to hear than we to pray, and is wont ' to give more than either we desire or deserve, to pour down upon us the abundance of his mercy ; forgiving us those things...
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