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on
the
Sacrament.
63
ous
man
availeth much
jilt
be
fervent,
that
is,
it
mull
be
a
prayer made
from the
fence
of
the
mifery
that
is
in
vs, and from
the
mercie
of
God,when aman
takes a
thing
to heart,that
he
prayes
for,
and comes
with
confidence
to
be
heard,
for that
makes
him
fervent.
This
the
Lord
will
haue,
and
allo hee will haue
it faith
-
full:
lames
the
s.
when.the Apoftle
exhorts
them
to prayer,
If
any
man
want ;rifdome
(faith
he
)let his aske
it
of
G'od.
but then
marke,
he care-
fully
puts
in
this
condition,
fee
that,Hee
pray
in
flith,that
is,
belee':;e
that
it (hall
be
done
unto.
him
:now
this faith includes
rcpentance,for no
man can
beleeue
that
hee
fhall
be heard,except
hee
make
his
heart pert-ea with
God:
If
he al-
low
any
finne in
himfelfe, hee
cannot
beleeue
vpon any
good ground: therefore
when
I fay
it
mutt be
faithfuli,that
allo
is
included,
the muff
regard no wickcdneflè in
our hearts,for
in Inch
a
cafe,
the Lord
heares
not,hee
heares
not
fin
-
ners.So
that
this
you
mutt remember;
Firít,the
perfon
muff be
righteous,
and
the prayer
muff
be
fervent
and
faithful
Secondly
,
the
other
Condition
you
fhall
heare
in
the
Texr,it
muff
be
according
to his
Trill;
you mutt not
thinke,
what
%ever
you
aske,
if
you
aske
it loofely
at
Gods hands,
that
it fhall
prefently be
graunted you:
No
(faith
hee)
it
muff
be
according
to
his
will,
ifyou
aske fire
from
heaven,
that
is
not according
to
his will,
and
therefore you
fee,
they
that
asked
it,were.
denyed
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