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Category: Matthew Henry

Pray the Bible?

It is made our duty and prescribed as a remedy against disquieting care, that in everything, by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, we should make our requests known to God. And it is part of the Parrhsia, the boldness, the liberty of speech (so the word signifies), which is allowed us in our access to God, that we may be particular in opening our case and seeking to him for relief; that, according as the sore and the grief is, accordingly the prayer and the supplication may be by any… Read more Pray the Bible?

Method for Prayer

Having ascribed glory to God, which is his due, we must next take shame to ourselves, which is our due, and humble ourselves before him in the sense of our own sinfulness and vileness; and herein also we must give glory to him, as our Judge, by whom we deserve to be condemned, and yet hope, through Christ, to be acquitted and absolved. – Matthew Henry

Matthew Henry Monday

Let us now lift up our hearts, with our eyes and hands, to God in heaven. Lamentations 3:41 Let us rouse ourselves to take hold of God, Isaiah 64:7 to seek his face, Psalm 27:8 and to ascribe to him the glory due his name. Psalm 29:2 Unto you, O Lord, do we lift up our souls. Psalm 25:1 Let us now with confidence enter the holy places by the blood of Jesus, by the new and living way that he opened for us through the curtain, that is, through his flesh. Hebrews… Read more Matthew Henry Monday