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Lord Teach Us To Pray

By Alexander Whyte


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   PREFACE - It is not the purpose of this Preface to anticipate the biography of Dr. Whyte, now being prepared by Dr. G. Freeland Barbour, or to provide a conside ...read
   1 - THE MAGNIFICENCE OF PRAYER - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. 1. "A royal priesthood."-1 Pet. ii. 9. "I am an apostle," said Paul, "I magnify mine office." And we also hav ...read
   2 - THE GEOMETRY OF PRAYER - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. 1. "The high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity."-Is. lvii. 15. I HAVE had no little difficulty in findin ...read
   3 - THE HEART OF MAN AND THE HEART OF GOD - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. 1. "Trust in Him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before Him: God is a refuge for us."-Ps. lxii. 8. ...read
   4 - JACOB-WRESTLING - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. 1. "Jacob called the name of the place Peniel."-Gen. xxxii. 30. ALL the time that Jacob was in Padan-aram we ...read
   5 - MOSES-MAKING HASTE - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. 1. "And Moses made haste . . ."-Ex. xxxiv. 8. THIS passage is by far the greatest passage in the whole of the ...read
   6 - ELIJAH-PASSIONATE IN PRAYER - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. 1. "Elias . . . prayed in his prayer."-Jas. v. 17 (Marg.). ELIJAH towers up like a mountain above all the oth ...read
   7 - JOB-GROPING - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. 1. "Oh that I knew where I might find Him! that I might come even to His seat."-Job xxiii. 3. THE Book of Job ...read
   8 - THE PSALMIST - SETTING THE LORD ALWAYS BEFORE HIM - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. i. "I have set the Lord always before me."-Ps. xvi. 8. IF this so devotionally disposed disciple had lived in ...read
   9 - HABAKKUK-ON HIS WATCH-TOWER - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. i. "I will stand upon my watch, and set me upon the tower."-Hab. ii. i. HABAKKUK'S tower was not built of stone ...read
   10 - OUR LORD-SANCTIFYING HIMSELF - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. i. "And for their sakes I sanctify Myself ..."-John xvii. xix. "I have an exceedingly complex idea of sanctif ...read
   11 - OUR LORD IN THE GARDEN - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. i. "Then cometh Jesus with them unto a place called Gethsemane, and saith unto the disciples, Sit ye here, while ...read
   12 - ONE OF PAUL'S PRAYERS - "Lord, teach us to pray,"-Luke xi. i. "For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father..."-Eph. iii. 14-19. If we do not learn to pray, it will no ...read
   13 - ONE OF PAUL'S THANKSGIVINGS - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. 1. "Giving thanks unto the Father . . ."-Col. i. 12, 13. THANKSGIVING is a species of prayer. Thanksgiving is ...read
   14 - THE MAN WHO KNOCKED AT MIDNIGHT - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. i. "Which of you shall have a friend, and shall go unto him at midnight..."-Luke. xi. 5-8. It is night. It is ...read
   15 - PRAYER TO THE MOST HIGH - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. 1. "They return, but not to the Most High."-Hos. vii. 16. THE Most High. The High and Lofty One, That inhabit ...read
   16 - THE COSTLINESS OF PRAYER - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. 1. "And ye shall seek Me, and find Me, when ye shall search for Me with all your heart."-Jer. xxix. 13. IN hi ...read
   17 - REVERENCE IN PRAYER - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. 1. "Offer it now unto thy governor; will he be pleased with thee or accept thy person? saith the Lord of Hosts." ...read
   18 - THE PLEADING NOTE IN PRAYER - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. 1. "Let us plead together."-Isa.xliii. 26. WE all know quite well what it is to "plead together." We all plea ...read
   19 - CONCENTRATION IN PRAYER - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. 1. "When thou hast shut thy door."-Matt. vi. 6. We shut our door when we wish to be alone. We shut our door w ...read
   20 - IMAGINATION IN PRAYER - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. i. "Full of eyes."-Rev. iv. 8. I NEVER see, or hear, or speak, or write the word "imagination" without being ...read
   21 - THE FORGIVING SPIRIT IN PRAYER - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. 1. "When ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any."-Mark xi. 25. PRAYER is a world by itself, ...read
   22 - THE SECRET BURDEN - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. 1. "Apart. . ."-Zech. xii. 12. Down to Gehenna, and up to the throne, He travels the fastest, who travels alo ...read
   23 - THE ENDLESS QUEST - "Lord, teach us to pray."-Luke xi. i. "He that cometh to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of them that diligently seek Him (l ...read

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