Zacharias Ursinus Commentary on the Heidelberg Catechism pp. 542-548 The objections which the Papists bring against us in favor of the Invocation of the Saints. Obj. 1. The saints, on account of their virtues, are to be honored with the worship either of adoration (λατρεια) or of veneration (δουλεια). But it is not in the… Read More Should We Pray to the Saints in Heaven?
William Perkins An Exposition of Christ’s Sermon on the Mount Works, vol. 1, pp. 407-408. But sundry objections are made against the necessity of prayer: 1. First, it is said God knows our thoughts before we pray, and therefore it is needless to express them by prayer unto Him. Answer. We pray not to acquaint… Read More Objections to the Necessity of Prayer Answered
Samuel Rutherford The Trial and Triumph of Faith Sermon VI, pp. 52-61 And, behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same coasts, and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou son of David; my daughter is grievously vexed with a devil. (Mat. 15:22) In her prayer, as it is… Read More Crying Out to God in Prayer