But if from thence thou shalt seek the Lord thy
By prayer and supplication, acknowledging and confessing sin, and desiring that God would be gracious and forgive it, and bring them out of their miserable condition; even if out of those depths of affliction and distress, and though scattered about in the world, and in the uttermost parts of it:
thou shalt find him;
to be a God hearing and answering prayer, gracious and merciful, ready to help and deliver:
if they seek him with all their heart and with all their
sincerely and affectionately.