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Section 4


4. Prayer is to be made for things lawful; (1 John 5:14) and for all sorts of men living, or that shall live hereafter: (1 Tim. 2:1–2, John 17:20, 2 Sam. 7:29, Ruth 4:12) but not for the dead, (2 Sam. 12:21–23, Luke 16:25–26, Rev. 14:13) nor for those of whom it may be known that they have sinned the sin unto death. (1 John 5:16)