Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
I add, we that are better inform'd ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not study our own pleasure.
2 Corinthians 12:5
I might glory in being the man; but I will not glory in any thing relating to myself, unless it be my sufferings.
not an high priest who is incapable of compassionating our miseries; since he was exposed to the same trials as we are, sin only excepted. let
he might have the greater compassion for those who sin through ignorance or mistake. and for the same reason
but Jesus answered them, ye know not what ye ask. can ye bear to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? they said to him, we can.
One day Jesus had been praying in a certain place, and as soon as he had done, one of his disciples said to him, instruct us about prayer, as John the baptist instructed his disciples.
you would not obtain it, because you wickedly request to have your passions gratified.
for the spirit you have received is not servile to keep you still in fear; but it is the spirit of adoption, whereby we cry Abba, that is, father.
for it is not properly you that speak, but the spirit of your father that speaketh by you.
and because ye are sons, God has sent forth the spirit of his son into your hearts, crying Abba, that is, father;
for thro' him both of us have access by the same spirit to the father.
Pour out your souls unto God upon all occasions, watching in prayer with all perseverance and supplication for all christians:
but you, my brethren, improve yourselves in your most holy faith, present your addresses by the holy spirit,
O wretched man that I am, what shall deliver me from this body of death?
and being in an agony he prayed more earnestly: and his sweat was like grumes of blood falling to the ground.
2 Corinthians 5:2
while I am thus incas'd, I groan with desire to have that celestial vehicle superinduc'd:
2 Corinthians 12:8
I besought the Lord thrice, to make him leave me.