The Knowledge and Practice of Christianity Made Easy to the Meanest Capacities: Or, An Essay Towards an Instruction for the Indians ... In Twenty Dialogues. Together with Directions and Prayers ...

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Printed; and sold by D. Dod, in Ave-Mary lane, bookseller to the Society for promoting Christian knowledge., 1759 - 300 pages
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Page 279 - LORD, our heavenly ,Father, Almighty > and everlasting God, who hast safely brought us to the beginning of this day ; De(fend us in the same with thy mighty power ; and grant » that this day we fall into no ,sin, neither run into ,any kind of danger ; but » that all our doings may be ordered by ,thy governance, to do always » that > is ,righteous in thy sight ; through Jesus ,Christ > our Lord.
Page 116 - Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy; That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate; Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.
Page 174 - Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his servant, nor his maid, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is his.
Page 60 - Scriptures, they may learn, that in the beginning he made of one blood all nations of men, to dwell upon all the face of the earth ; and, that we all descended of one father and mother.
Page 38 - Christ, who at thy first coming didst send thy messenger to prepare thy way before thee ; Grant that the ministers and stewards of thy mysteries may likewise so prepare and make ready thy way, by turning the hearts of the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, that at thy second coming to judge the world we may be found an acceptable people in thy sight, who livest and reignest with the Father and the Holy Spirit, ever one God, world without end. Amen.
Page 185 - My duty towards my neighbour is to love him as myself, and to do to all men as I would they should do unto me ; to love, honour, and succour my father and mother; to honour and obey the king, and all that are put in authority under him...
Page 280 - THE grace of our Lord Jefus Chrift, and the love of God, and the fellowfhip of the Holy Ghoft be with us all evermore.
Page 277 - Lord hath brought us safe to the beginning of this day; let us therefore give thanks for this, and for all His mercies. Let us pray that we may live in the fear of God, and continue in love and charity with our neighbours. That His Holy Spirit may direct and rule our hearts, teaching us what we ought to do, and what to avoid.
Page 97 - LORD, we beseech thee mercifully to hear us; and grant that we, to whom thou hast given an hearty desire to pray, may, by thy mighty aid, be defended and comforted in all dangers and adversities, through JESUS CHRIST our Lord.
Page 59 - Grant that we may in fuch wife hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digeft them, that by patience, and comfort of Thy holy Word, we may embrace, and ever hold faft the blefled hope of everlafting life, which Thou haft given us in our Saviour Jefus Chrift.

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