‘Do all in faith and hope. Believe what you may get of God in prayer, and by an obedient hearing of his Word.’ Would you not go cheerfully to the king, if he had promised you to grant whatever you ask? Hath not God promised you more than kings can give you?
Richard Baxter and William Orme, The Practical Works of the Rev. Richard Baxter, vol. 5 (London: James Duncan, 1830), 218.
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