And when he had called the people unto him with his disciples also, he said unto
them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross,
and follow me.
The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked
Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be
healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
As you pray, do thusly:
1. Bind the spirit of Desire, Indulgence, or
And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou
shalt bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on
earth shall be loosed in heaven.
Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in
heaven: and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.
2. Loose the spirit of Self-Discipline, Will-Power, or Temperance
3. Remember, Thank the Lord and Praise Him
daily For the overcoming power to resist the Devil and Thank Him for the Word
being made Flesh in your body and soul as you quote the scripture keys
emphasized in this exhortation.
2 Cor. 6:16
And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of
the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I
will be their God, and they shall be my people.
And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with
surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon
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The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the Lord shall
not want any good thing.
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope
thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance,
and my God.
He hath delivered my soul in peace from the battle that was against me: for
there were many with me.
Ye that love the Lord, hate evil: he preserveth the souls of his saints; he
delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked.
Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the
The Lord is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in
The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth
of the wicked.
A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the
increase of his lips shall he be filled.
When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee:
 And put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite.  Be
not desirous of his dainties: for they are deceitful meat.
It is not good to eat much honey: so for men to search their own glory is not
glory.  He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is
broken down, and without walls.
Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me
with food convenient for me:
Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he
trusteth in thee.
He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth
And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts
and minds through Christ Jesus.
Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompence of reward.