or expressions to be used in 212 Thanking God through Christ.
213 Praise is a part of public worship.
178 Of the gestures of the body in
189 214 Of singing the praises of God. 197
179 Things to be prayed for, &c. 215 Subjects of praise. God's goodness
180 The Lord's prayer, a good and brief and mercy, &c.
model of these.
216 Praise for Christ.
181 Spiritual blessings, wisdom and grace, 217 For blessings by and through Christ.
to be prayed for.
182 Such earthly things as are agreeable 218 For God's will revealed.
to God's will, with submission to 219 For the obedience and faith of Chris-
tians as owing to God.
183 Daily bread to be prayed for. 220 For his care of his church.
184 Health and deliverance from sick. 221 For his great and marvellous works.
185 The prayer of the poor heard. 222 For God's marvellous acts upon the
186 Intercessory prayer, or prayer for bodies and minds of mankind.
223 For daily bread.
187 For whom we ought to pray.
224 For deliverance from trouble and
188 For the church of God.
189 Instances of such prayers.
225 For deliverance from enemies. 200
190 For enemies.
226 Honouring God.—Honour due to
191 Instances of such prayers.
God, and claimed by him.
192 Motives to prayer. It is a command-227 God is honoured by acts of worship.
193 God promiseth that he will hear 228 By holiness of life.
229 By keeping the Sabbath.
194 Declarations that he hath heard 230 By acts of charity and mercy to the
195 Testimony of God's people that he 231 Honouring Christ. Motives.
hath heard their prayers.
191 232 The wicked dishonour God, and re
196 Their expectations that their prayers punished.
shall be heard.
233 Glorifying God.-Commanded.
197 Their entreaties that they may be 234 Christ glorified on earth.
235 Men glorify God by praise and thank-
198 Their grief at not being answered.
199 The efficacy of prayer. Miracles 236 By faith.
wrought by it.
237 By good works.
200 Armies defeated by prayer, and God's 238 By various branches of duty.
239 Doxologies, or glory ascribed to God
201 Prayers against evil from enemies. in worship.
192 240 God is glorified in the restoration
202 Prayer in trouble; instances thereof. and prevalence of true religion
193 among his people.—By those who
203 Of prayerless persons, or of not pray-
the miracles wrought by
204 The prayers of hypocrites. 241 The wicked glorify not God, and are
205 The prayers of the wicked not ac- punished.
ceptable to God.
194 242 God is glorified in the destruction of
206 Of praising God.—Praise and thanks the wicked.
due unto him, and required from 243 Sanctifying God.
244 Threats against those who sanctify
207 Praises from the wicked unaccepta-
ble to God.
208 The wicked are unthankful.
209 Praise must be frequent.
210 It must be with sincerity.
Characters good and bad, with promises
211 God prepareth his people for his
praise; or divine influences there.