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SIMPLE FAMILY PRAYERS

INTENDED FOR THE USE OF

THOSE CLASSES WHOM IT HAS PLEASED GOD TO PLACE
IN A HUMBLER POSITION THAN THEIR MORE

FAVOURED NEIGHBOURS.

Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks ; for this is the ti
God in Christ Jesus concerning you.—1 Thess. v. 17, 18.

Draw nigh unto God, and He will draw nigh unto you.---JAMES iv. 8.

LONDON :
JAMES NISBET AND CO. 21, BERNERS STREET.

MDCCCXLVII.

T. C. JOHNS, Wine Office Court, Fleet Street.

TO THE

PRAYERFUL AND PRAYERLESS

This Little Book

IS DEDICATED,

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..

BEEN UNKNOWN.

The salt preserveth the sea, and the saints uphold the

earth;

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.

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