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Set a watch, O Lord, before my mouth; keep thou the door of my lips. Ps. cxli, 3.

WHEN EVIL-ENTREATED.

Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do. Luke xxiii, 34.

Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. Acts vii.

ON ANY LOSS.

The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord. Job i, 21.

IN TEMPTATION.

How can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God? Gen. xxxix, 9.

Lord, cleanse thou me from my secret faults; keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins, let them not have dominion over me. Ps. xix, 12, 13.

IN DIFFICULT CIRCUMSTANCES.

Cause me to know the way wherein I should walk, for I lift up my soul unto thee. Ps. cxliii, 8.

Lord, I am oppressed; undertake for me. Isa. xxxviii, 14.

FOR A FRIEND.

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The Lord grant unto him that he may find mercy the Lord in that day. 2 Tim. i, 18.

BEFORE PRAYER.

Lord, teach us to pray. Luke xi, 1.

Quicken us, and we will call upon thy name. Ps. lxxx, 18.

BEFORE READING THE SCRIPTURES.

Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law. Ps. cxix.

GOING TO CHURCH.

How amiable are thy tabernacles, O Lord of Hosts! My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth, for the Courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God. Ps. lxxxiv, 1.

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We will go into his Tabernacle; we will worship at his footstool. Ps. cxxxii, 7.

ENTERING GOD'S HOUSE.

This is none other but the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven. Gen. xxviii, 17.

ON HEARING THE SCRIPTURES.

Sanctify us through thy truth: thy word is truth. John xvii, 17.

AFTER WORSHIP.

The good Lord pardon every one that prepareth his heart to seek God, the Lord God of his fathers, though he be not cleansed according to the purification of the Sanctuary. 2 Chron. xxx, 18, 19.

OCCASIONAL EJACULATIONS.

O Lord, be gracious unto us, we have waited for thee. Isa. xxxiii, 2.

Father, glorify thy name. John xii, 28.

Lord, save us, we perish. Matt. viii, 25.

Jesus, thou Son of David, have mercy on me. Mark

X. 47.

Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. Luke V, 12.

Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief. Mark ix, 24. Lord, help me. Matt. xv, 25.

THE LORD'S PRAYER.

OUR Father, which art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come; thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven; give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive them that trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation. but deliver us from evil; for thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.

INDEX.

Abraham's example, in family worship,
Adam, Rev. Tho, his Private Thoughts, quoted,
Address on constant prayer, to Christian Ministers, Pa-
rents, those in prosperity or afflicted, the young,
those in middle life, and the aged,
Adoration to be a part of prayer,

Example of,

Affliction, prayer advantageous in,
Alms should be joined with prayers,
Analysis of prayer, from Bishop Wilkins,
Anselm, Bishop, quoted,

Answers to Prayer, section on,

Examples of,

Duty when prayers answered, or not,
Approach to worship, directions for,

Assistance of the Holy Spirit in prayer, (see Holy Ghost,)
Augustine, quoted,

Averseness to prayer by nature,

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Baxter's Converse with God, quoted,

his spirit of prayer for the world at large,
Behaviour, a due, in the house of God,
Being, we have to worship,

his character as a father,

his majesty, his grace, and mercy,
Benevolent Society, form of prayer for,
Beveridge's private thoughts recommended,
Blessing, example of, in prayer,
Bonnel, the life of, quoted,

his prayer before public worship,
Bowdler, quoted,
Bradford, the Martyr, sayings of,
Brooks on closet prayer, quoted,
Brown on prayer, quoted,

Buchanan, Dr. his observations on family worship,

Calm at sea, figure to illustrate the need of divine aid,
Cecil's remains, quotation from, on family worship,

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Church of England, Liturgy praised by Dissenters,

its testimony to the need of the Spirit's
assistance,

apart for public worship, observations on,
observations on (see Forms of Prayer)
original corruption,
actual transgression,
aggravation of sins,
example of,

Church or place set
Confession of sins,

Conformity to the world to be avoided,
Conversation among Christians, observations on,

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reasons for,

Directions to assist in attaining the spirit of prayer,
Distractions in prayer, observations on,

Ejaculalory prayer described,

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their nature,

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great evil in them,

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hints to avoid them,

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lessons inculcated through them,

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Duty of prayer, proved by the command and threatenings of God, 15
the practice of holy persons,
indispensable for the obtaining of grace,

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examples of persons using it,
examples of prayers,

Enlargement of the kingdom of Christ, or, a spirit of prayer for,
divine power necessary to accomplish it,
the promises relative to it call for prayer,
directions and prophecies for that purpose,
the many examples,

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a blessing has ever attended it,
it gives God all the glory,
united prayers specially efficacious,
forms of prayer for,

Evening prayer, observations on,
form of private,
family,
Sunday,

Examples of prayer, our Lord's,
Exhortation lo constant prayer,

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those who have neglected it,

are ashamed of it,
have become remiss,

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Faith, in the Being and goodness of God necessary,
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INDEX.

Family worship, observations on,

obligation to family worship,

contrast between a family neglecting and at-
tending to it,

objections to it answered,

forms of family prayer recommended,
examples of, it should be considered as a
privilege,

the due performance of it,
the duty of those who join,

address to those who neglect and who at
tend to it,

Fasting, a help to prayer,
Forms of prayer, observations on,
examples of,

Freedom and boldness of access desirable,
Frequency of private prayer, remarks on,

and perseverance necessary in prayer,

Gift and grace of prayer distinguished,
Gift of prayer attainable (see Holy Ghost)
prayer for

Goodwin's observations on the denial of prayer,
Grace before and after meals,

Gray, his queries to detect the want of spirit of prayer,
Groanings of the Spirit, meaning explained,
Growth of a devout Spirit,

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Horne, Bishop, quoted,

Howe, extract from his Treatise on family worship,
Humility, and self-abasement, needful to right prayer,
Hymns on prayer,

Ignorance, our natural, on the subject of prayer.
Infirmities as to prayer, (see Distractions)

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