Prayer: Ostentation In, Forbidden
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Letter xxii. (AD 392. )
... sacramental privilege, and from the houses of prayer. ... showing that they are forbidden
by Scripture ... that they be distributed without ostentation, and cheerfully ...
/.../augustine/the confessions and letters of st/letter xxii a d 392.htm

Homilies on the Epistles to Timothy, Titus, and Philemon.
... Marriage, not forbidden, [3539]446; he that is chaste before, will be so after,
and vice versa, [3540]437; those who ... Ostentation, in prayer, to be avoided ...
/.../homilies on the epistles to.htm

Answer to the Foregoing Arguments.
On Prayer. ... masculine sex, under the name of "man" even the "youth" is forbidden to
be ... if you have not received it?" [8908] Why, by your ostentation of yourself ...
/.../tertullian/on prayer/chapter xxii answer to the foregoing.htm

Upon Our Lord's SermonOn the Mount
... he particularly names almsgiving; of the former, prayer and fasting ... seen of them." "
The thing which is here forbidden, is not ... Use no ostentation in doing good ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 26 upon our lords.htm

Of the State of the Primitive Church, and the Mode of Government ...
... to wanton either in luxury or ostentation and show ... the greatest reverence, and with
earnest prayer to God ... Accordingly, it was forbidden by the Council of Antioch ...
/.../calvin/the institutes of the christian religion/chapter 4 of the state.htm

Woes on the Pharisees
... and for a pretense make long prayer: therefore ye ... brought large sums, which they
presented with great ostentation. ... given through Moses it was forbidden to eat ...
// desire of ages/chapter 67 woes on the.htm

The Second Helvetic Confession, AD 1566.
... do we swear by saints, since it is forbidden to swear ... and is subject to growth; hence
the prayer of the ... gift of God (Romans 6:23), nor for ostentation or from ...
/.../ 55 the second helvetic.htm

1 Cor. xiv. 1
... discoursing to show that it was not forbidden the Apostles ... many who had also a gift
of prayer, together with ... for neither had he an eye to ostentation;) but was ...
/.../homilies on the epistles of paul to the corinthians/homily xxxv 1 cor xiv.htm

The Healing of the Woman - Christ's Personal Appearance - the ...
... cases [2929] publicity was (whenever possible) forbidden? ... healing, such, combined
with prayer, would certainly ... although, by way of ostentation, the Pharisees ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xxvi the healing of.htm

... receive aught harmful, or the other speak forbidden words. ... It was fasting and prayer
which gave Samuel to ... should look rather to moderation than to ostentation. ...
/...// letters and select works/iv homiletical.htm

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Matthew 6:5
And when you pray, you shall not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Truly I say to you, They have their reward.
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