A discourse concerning the gift of prayer ; Whereunto may be added, Ecclesiastes: or, A discourse concerning the gift of preaching ...
by John Wilkins
ISBN 1153778661 (1-153-77866-1)
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Book summary: 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. 1690 Excerpt: ...Christ. And to this purpofe/hat he would afford the means that are requisite to this end, that he would inform the ignorant, reclaim the erroneous, encourage, the back ward,strengthen the weak,bind up the broken/uccour the tempted,comfort the sorrowful, restore the sick,deliver the prisoners, relieve the needy..break every yoke of the oppressor, and hasten the coming of his Kingdom. That he would sanctifie the several gifts distributed in the Church, for theperfecting of cEph.4.ra; Samts,for the work of the Ministry 3for the edifying 16. of the body of Christ;till we all come in the unity of thé faith, and of the knowledg of the Son ofGodjm'0 a.perfect man, to the meajure of the stature of the 'ulnej? of Christ J From whom the-whole body fitly mned together, and compacted by that which every joynt fupplieth, according to the effectual "working in the measure of every part, may encreaje and édifie it self in Uvei 2. Special InterceffionsOidinary. % may be either Occasional. 1. In Ordinary, or common, we are to pray for the Nations uncalled, whether jjejs 1. For yews; that God would perfwadc Sem Ccn.9.17. to dwell in the tents of Japhet; that he would ndt forget his old loving-kindness to his first-born, the seed of Abraham his friend; that he would Am. p. 11. raise up the Tabernacle of David, which is fallen3 and close up the breaches thereof; and make Jerusalem a praise upon the whole earth: that he would Psal.51.18.0 good in his good pleasure unto Sion; and build up 'ilc'12'10'the walls of Jerusalem: that he would open their eyes to fee him whom they have pierced: that the' Ma't.27.25 merit, and not the guilt of bit blood may be upon them and their children. 2. For the uncalled Gentiles, whom he hath decreed to salvation, who are without the...
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