The Book of Private Devotion, a Series of Prayers and Meditations; With an Introductory Essay on Prayer

The Book of Private Devotion, a Series of Prayers and Meditations; With an Introductory Essay on Prayer

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1840 edition. Excerpt: ...truths of the gospel. Give, O God, thy blessing unto thy word, that it may become effectual to my conversion and salvation, and to the salvation of all that read and hear it. Give me grace to read thy Holy Word with the reverence and respect becoming the gracious manifestation of thy will to Hen; submitting my understanding and will to thine. Let thy gracious promises, 0 God, contained in thy word, quicken my obedience. Let thy dreadful threatenings and judgments upon sinners make me abhor sin, and lead me to a speedy repentance. Cause me, O God, to believe thy word, to obey thy commands, to fear thy judgments, and to hope in, and depend upon, thy gracious promises, contained in thy Holy Word, for Jesus Christ's sake. Amen. Our Father, &c. PRAYER XIV. For Meekness. Bp. Wilson. O Lord, who art a God ready to pardon, slow to anger, and of great kindness, remove far from me all occasions and effects of causeless and immoderate anger; all pride and prejudice, and too much concern for the things of this world; all interna perate speeches and indecent passions. Give me, O God, a mild, a peaceabip, a meek, a.id an humble spirit, that, remembering my own infirmities, I may bear with those of others: --that I may think lowly of myself, and not be angry wher others also think lowly of me; that I may be patient towards all men; gentle and easy to be entreated, that God, for Christ's sake, may be so towards me. Amen. Our Father, &c. PRAYER XV. For Spiritualized Affections. Bp. Ken. O Lord, enlighten my understanding, that I may know Thee; sanctify my affections, that I may love Thee; and put thy fear into my heart, that I may dread to offend Thee. Wean my affections, O Lord, from the things of this world, and whatever my state and condition may be...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123652098X
  • 9781236520982