Devotional Exercises: Chiefly Designed for the Use of Families on the Sabbath, and Other Oportunities, Varying Expressions as Occasion and Circumstances Require: Selected Partly from the Episcopal Service: Also an Address, by the Ministers on Piscataqua River, Recommending Forms in Worship: and from Sundry Public Papers, the Propriety of Keeping the Advent of Christ: Likewise, a Serious Address to the Spectators on the Execution of the Pirates, Feb. 18, 1819: to which is Added Meditations Selected from the Works of the Rev. John Flavel, Husbandry and Navigation Spiritualized with Abridgments and Variations: and Likewise Prayers on the Various Seasons of the Year, Selected from the Christian Monitor: Also, a Short Abridgment of the Book of Job; with Poetry on the Subject
1820 - 308 pages
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Page 34 - LIGHTEN our darkness, we beseech thee, O Lord ; and by thy great mercy defend us from* all perils and dangers of this night ; for the love of thy only Son, our Saviour, Jesus Christ.
Page 9 - Scripture moveth us in sundry places to acknowledge and confess our manifold sins and wickedness ; and that we should not dissemble nor cloak them before the face of Almighty God our heavenly Father ; but confess them with an humble, lowly, penitent, and obedient heart ; to the end that we may obtain forgiveness of the same, by his infinite goodness and mercy.
Page 19 - How much less to him that accepteth not the persons of princes, nor regardeth the rich more than the poor? for they all are the work of his hands.
Page 12 - THEREFoRE with angels and archangels, and with all the company of heaven, we laud and magnify thy glorious name, evermore praising thee, and saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of hosts ! heaven and earth are full of thy glory. Glory be to thee, O Lord most high.
Page 25 - When thou hadst overcome the sharpness of death, thou didst open the kingdom of heaven to all believers.
Page 34 - Then shall the earth yield her increase ; and God, even our own God, shall bless us.
Page 19 - He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth...
Page 151 - Canst thou by searching find out God? canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection? It is as high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than hell; what canst thou know? The measure thereof is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.
Page 22 - ALMIGHTY God, who hast given us grace at this time with one accord to make our common supplications unto thee; and dost promise that when two or three are gathered together in thy Name thou wilt grant their requests...