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CONDITIONS AND REWARDS. 403 cultivates this spirit of supplication, the more deeply will it enable him to pene- trate into the recesses of his own heart. The more he discovers the evils which he there finds, he will be so far from being deterred by the discovery, from approaching to the fountain of mercy, that it will lead him to be more diligent, as well as more fervent, in his application there. Nothing sb faithfully reveals to us our spiritual exigencies, nothing can quicken our petitimis for their relief so powerfully, as the conviction of their actual existence. In this full conviction, in this earnest application, the Christian at length feels the efficacy of prayer in its consolations, its blessedness, in its transformingpower.