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Prayer or Petition.

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An Act of Intercession or Prayer for others, to be added to this or any

other Office, as our Devotion, or Duty, or their Needs, shall deter.

mine us

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For the Church

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For the King

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For the Clergy

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For Wife or Husband

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For our Children

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For Friends and Benefactors

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For our Family

For all in Misery....

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Another Form of Prayer for the Morning

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An Ejaculation

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An Exercise to be used at any Time of the Day

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Hymn, collected out of the Psalms, recounting the Excellencies and

Greatness of God..

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Another Hymn:

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Ejaculations..

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Prayer....

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A Form of Prayer for the Evening, to be said by such who have not

Time or Opportunity to say the public Prayers appointed for this

Office.....

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Another Form of Evening Prayer, which may also be used at Bedtime 51

Ejaculations and short Meditations to be used in the Night, when we

wake..

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Ad Section II.] A Prayer for holy Intention in the Beginning and

Pursuit of any considerable Action, as Study, Preaching, &c.

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Ad Section III.) A Prayer meditating and referring to the Divine Pre-

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CHAP. II.

OF CHRISTIAN SOBRIETY.

SECTION I.

Of Sobriety in the general Sense....

Evil Consequences of Voluptuousness or Sensuality.

Degrees.of Sobriety..

Rules for suppressing Voluptuousness

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SECTION IV.

Of Humility-....

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Arguments against Pride, by way of Consideration..

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Acts or Offices of Humility :

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Means and Exercises for obtaining and increasing the Grace of Humility 93

Signs of Humility...

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SECTION V.

Of Modesty....

Acts and Duties of Modesty as it is opposed to Curiosity

Acts of Modesty as it is opposed to Boldness.

Acts of Modesty, as it is opposed to Indecency

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SECTION VI.

Of Contentedness in all Estates and Accidents

Instruments or Exercises to procure Contentedness

Means to obtain Content, by way of Considerations.

Poverty, or a low Fortune.

The Charge of many Children.

Violent Necessities

Death of Children, or nearest Relatives and Friends

Untimely Death..

Death unseasonable.....

Sudden Death, or violent

Being Childless

Evil or Unfortunate Children

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