to live upon the promises of thy God ; for in themthere is enough. Are you sick 7 He saith, " Iwill make all thy bed in thy sickness." He willperform the part of a kind and attentive nurse ;soothing thy soul while thy body suffers, and sup-porting thee under thy burden of affliction. Areyou poor 7 He says, " I am thy portion." Thewealth of Diety is thine. God is the portion of thine inheritance, and of thy cup, He maintainethtliy lot. Are you xDcak 7. He says, " I am thystrength." " I will strengthen thee." And Hewill be as good as His word. He will givestrength equal to the day. Are you tempted 7He will with the temptation make a way for yourescape. Look to Him, and your refuge is cer-tain. Trust in Him, and deliverance is sure.Are you friendless 7 He says, " I have calledyou friends." And He will perform the part of a friend. He will counsel, relieve, and comfortyou in every trouble and distress ; and willnever fail you nor forsake you. Are you be-reaved 7 He asks, " Am I not better to theethan ten children, or husbands, or wives, or what-ever you have lost ?" He can fill every relation,and more than make up for every loss. Are youaged 7 He says, " Even to your old age I araHe ; and even to your hoar hairs will I carry22254 PRAYER FORBIDDE.you : I have made, and I will bear ; even I w'llLcarry, and will deliver you." " Let it sufficethee, I have promised, and I will perform. If Ideny what you ask, I will give you somethingbetter. I will make all things work for thy good .therefore, be not anxious, complaining, despond-ing, or foreboding."