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SIMPLE FAMILY PRAYERS
INTENDED FOR THE USE OF
THOSE CLASSES WHOM IT HAS PLEASED GOD TO PLACE
Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks ; for this is the ti
Draw nigh unto God, and He will draw nigh unto you.---JAMES iv. 8.
PRAYERFUL AND PRAYERLESS
This Little Book
WITH THE SINCERE HOPE
THAT THE FORMER MAY FIND IT A COMFORT,
AND THAT BY IT
THE LATTER MAY BECOME ACQUAINTED
WITH JOYS WHICH TO THEM HAVE HITHERTO..
The salt preserveth the sea, and the saints uphold the
Their prayers are the thousand pillars that prop the
canopy of nature. Prayer is a creature's strength, his very breath and being; Prayer is the golden key that can open the wicket of
mercy; Prayer is the slender nerve that moveth the muscles of
Omnipotence. Wherefore, pray, 0 creature, for many and great are thy
wants ; Thy minds, thy conscience, and thy being, thy rights
commend thee unto prayer; The cure for all cares, the grand panacea for all pains. So then, God is true, and yet He hath not changed : It is He that sendeth the petition, to answer it according
to His will.
M. F. TUPPER.