Family Devotions, Arranged for One Month

Family Devotions, Arranged for One Month

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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. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...is no resting place for thee; Heavenward direct thy drooping eye; I am thy portion, --' Come to Me.'" Oh! Voice of Mercy, --Voice of Love, --In conflict, grief, and agony, Support me! Cheer me in the gloom, And gently whisper, --" Come to Me." ALMIGHTY God, Father of all men, who dost dispose of all things as may best glorify Thy wisdom, teach us, we humbly beseech Thee, to submit to Thy providence in all Thy dispensations, to be content in all changes of condition, to be temperate in prosperity, meek, patient, and resigned in adversity, doing our duty with unwearied diligence, weaning our affections from the vanities of this world, and laying up our hopes and treasures in heaven and eternity. Anoint us, 0 Christ, with the Holy Spirit, and forbid that we should ever dishonour the holy name by which we are called. For Thy Name's sake forbid that we should rest barely on the name, without experiencing the inward life, grace, and power of the Spirit of Christ upon our souls. May Thy grace be always manifest in our lives and conversation. Make us watchful over ourselves, watchful against all evil, and watchful unto prayer Remind us that Thine eyes are ever upon us. May we be found continually meditating upon Thy truths, Thy promises, and-Thy threatenings, ever remembering that the Lord is at hand. We thank Thee, O our gracious God, for all the mercies and comforts we have enjoyed this day. Inspire our souls with profound gratitude for them, and with a deep sense of our utter unworthiness of the least of them. May the sense of these Thy undeserved favours heighten Thy goodness to us, and exalt Thy blessings bestowed upon us. Thou, Lord, doest good to the wretched, vouchsafest mercy to the miserable, and multipliest Thy gifts to the...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236773365
  • 9781236773364