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PRAYERS

FOR

THE WORSHIP OF FAMILIES.

SELECTED AND ARRANGED

FOR THE

WORSHIP OF FAMILIES.

BY

HENRY DRUMMOND.

LONDON:
T. BOSWORTH, 215, REGENT STREET ;
R. GRANT AND SON, EDINBURGH.

1851.

138. d. 23

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PREFACE.

THERE are many books published under the name of Family Prayers : the justification, there: fore, of printing another work with the same object must be a presumed deficiency in those already existing for fully answering the purpose intended, and the implied inadequacy of all that have preceded it. This will best appear from a brief statement of the principles upon which Family Prayer ought to be conducted, as contrasted with Private Prayer, and Public Prayer ; and the reader will be thereby enabled to judge whether any of the formularies in his possession realize the necessary requirements.

Every intelligent creature ought to worship

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