A Book of Private Prayer, Ed. by T.T. Carter

A Book of Private Prayer, Ed. by T.T. Carter

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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. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...first Thy kingdom and righteousness. Give unto them, O Lord, the spirit of dutiful obedience according to Thy holy Commandment, and strengthen them by Thy grace to resist the enticements of evil from within and without. Bless them, O Lord: let Thy Fatherly hand ever be over them, Thy Holy Spirit ever be with them; and grant that faithfully serving Thee here, in the end they may obtain everlasting life; through Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour. Amen. For Children. Almighty God our Heavenly Father, give me grace, I beseech Thee, that I may always observe my parents with all kind of duty, according to Thy holy Commandment. Make me to honour and obey them, to succour and comfort them, and never to grieve them by sinful or thoughtless conduct. Good Lord, forgive all the offences I have committed against them, increase the number of their days, support them in sickness, infirmity and affliction, and refresh their declining years with Thy comfort. Bless my brothers, sisters. Help us as Thou knowest to be needful for us in body and soul, and grant that we may all so faithfully serve Thee in this life that we fail not finally to attain Thy heavenly promises; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. For Masters and Mistresses. Almighty and gracious God, give me grace so to order my family that we may be a household serving Thee. Make me to know and do my duty to the servants Thou hast committed to my charge, to use their services with mercy and moderation, and to reprove their faults with wisdom and kindness, remembering that I have a Master in Heaven. O Lord, bless my servants and make them Thine. Give them grace to serve Thee first, and then to serve me with faithfulness and diligence, not to please me, but as the servants of Christ doing Thy will...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236876822
  • 9781236876829