A Book of Common Order (1896)

A Book of Common Order (1896)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...grant unto us peace for the present evening and coming night; clothe us with the armour of light; save us from the fear of the night, and from all the perils of darkness; grant unto us sleep, that our weary bodies may be re freshed, and defend us from all the malice of the devil. And, 0 Lord, Giver of all good things, grant us, while resting on our beds, to remember Thy name in the silent watches of the night; which do Thou grant according to Thy good will towards us. And to Thee we ascribe glory; to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost, world without end. $tmeti. 3. 0 God, who hast given the day to man for labour, and the night for rest, protect us by Thy watchful providence during the coming night, and all the nights and days of our pilgrimage. Cover all our sins with Thy mercy, as Thou coverest the earth with darkness during the night-watches. And when our days are ended, and our work is finished in this world, may we depart hence in the blessed assurance of Thy favour, and in the certain hope of the resurrection to immortal life, which Thou hast given us in our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. $tmett. O God, with whom there is no darkness, but the night shineth as the day, keep and defend us, and all Thy saints, in soul and body, during the coming night. May we rest in the consciousness of Thy favour; in the peace of a good conscience; in the hope of a better life; in the faith of Thy providence; in the love of Thy Spirit. May we rise up again to diligence in our several callings, to work the work of God while the day lasts, seeing the night cometh in which no man can work. And whether we wake or sleep, may we live together with Christ. $imett. At Seed-time. 0 Lord our God, author and giver of all good things, who hast...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123683061X
  • 9781236830616