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Section 3


3. Prayer, with thanksgiving, being one special part of religious worship, (Phil. 4:6) is by God required of all men: (Ps. 65;2) and, that it may be accepted, it is to be made in the name of the Son, (John 14:13–14, 1 Pet. 2:5) by the help of His Spirit, (Rom. 8:26) according to His will, (1 John 5:14) with understanding, reverence, humility, fervency, faith, love, and perseverance; (Ps. 47:7, Eccl. 5:1–2, Heb. 12:28, Gen. 18:27, James 5:16, James 1:6–7, Mark 11:24, Matt. 6:12,14–15, Col. 4:2, Eph. 6:18) and, if vocal, in a known tongue. (1 Cor. 14:14)