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J.H. 1825

THE

POCKET

PRAYER BOOK.

Sebenth Edition

WITH

A SCRIPTURE MEDITATION

AND HYMNS

ATTACHED TO EACH DAY,

For Sir weeks.

LONDON :
Printed and Sold by the Philanthropic Society,

St. George's Fields ;
SOLD ALSO BY HATCHARD, PICCADILLY; NISBET,
BERNER'S STREET, OXFORD STREET; SEELEY,
FLEET STREET ; SHERWOOD, PATERNOSTER
ROW; AND SIMPKIN, STATIONERS' COURT,

1825.
Entered at Stationers' Hall.

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PREFACE.

THE Editor of the Pocket Prayer Book has reason to acknowledge with much thankfulness, the general approbation with which the

first Editions of this little volume have been | received ; another Edition being called for, it

is now re-printed with additional Prayers for the Family, interspersed with Meditations on Texts of Scripture, selected from Henry, and other devotional writers. It is the Editor's wish that a short Family Service may be formed, by reading one of the Meditations, followed by a suitable Psalm, or Hymn, (to be read or sung) and concluded by a prayer. It will be found that this little Service may be performed in about twenty minutes, and it is hoped will not be thought to encroach too much upon domestic duties:

It is not wished that this short meditation should take place of the reading of the Scriptures. Some portion of Scripture, accompanied by a select part of a devotional and practical exposition, such as Doddridge and Henry, Brown or Scott, should be daily read in the Family ; this might form the morning

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