More - PR3605 .M6 M5 1820

404 VAIN EXCUSES FOR THE NEGLECT or PRAYER. - THE MAN OF BUSINESS. - CASE OF NEHEMIAH. - PRAYER AGAINST THE FEAR OF DEATH. - CHARACTERS TO WHOM EARNEST PRAYER IS RECOMMENDED. THERE are not a few, who offer apologies for the neglect of spiritual duties, by say. ing they believe them to be right, but that they are tempted to neglect the exercise of them by idleness or business, by com- pany or pleasure. This may be true, but temptations are not compulsions. The great adversary of souls may fill the fancy with alluring images of enjoyment, so as to draw us away f'rom any duty ; but it is in our own choice to indulge, and through grace to repel them. He