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izdo forreo Bibtei meditations strsome of them will bogfound in the Pocket Prayer Book.

The devotional parts of Baxter's writings, cepatticularlyi his Christian Directory, affood excellent materials for prayer, as well fase practical divinity. Bishop Patrick, and Jerkay give some of our most spiritual models tot prayers to each of these authors the Pocket Prayer Book is highly indebtede vastu

.. ou Should the expense of printing a volume

deter some of her young friends from making miattempt, she wishes to remind them, that it is by no means difficult to epitomize a book into a tract, and for å sample begs ledve to refer to the "Saint Indeed." from Flavelin Buitsog ng k ...

jin Sát The union of a few friends might with pese defray the expense of one tract, espejably if the edition be large. If only one important tract be selected, the good which may be accomplished is incalculable. to sk i ii.....

. 99 After. so much experience of the Divine goodness, the Editor can with cheerfulness

eave her plan with Him who witnessed her hgamest request in early life for its success.

He has not turned away her prayer, nor his mercy from her: and she indulges the pleasviii

PREFACE. ing hope that in some distant land, (perhaps face from her native shores) or in some dis tant period of time, this undertaking may be placed in more efficient hands; still under His blessing without which, Q. Pank may plant, and an Apollos water in vain."

To Him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that she could ask Tor think, to Him alone be all the praise of the unworthy Editor, .... ini fasbive

a. Rebecca Wilkinson.

1 DIVI VOI Clapham Common, Surrey, 5. Jan. 20th, 1826

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The favourable reception of the Pocket Prayer Book by the public, added to the evident blessing which God has in his merey vouchsafed to its widely extended circulation, render it both unnecessary and inexpedient to attempt any thing further in the present Edition, than to remedy some · few defects which have been noticed in those preceding it...

As the Services for the Lord's Day were not always sufficiently appropriate, it has been endeavoured to render them more so. To effect this, recourse has been had to the earlier Editions of the Work, and to the favorite Authors of its original and pious Compiler. Afurther attempt has been made

to relieve the abruptness of the commencement of some of the prayers, and generally to equalize their length.

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90.191 iopubotal An addition has also been made to the Sacramental Exercises ; and the Index has been thrown into a more convenient form.

9. These, with a few other subordinate alterations, while they do not in the least interfere with the original character and spirit of the Work, will it is hoped render it more generally useful.''

That it may please the great Head of the Church to continue his blessing on the free-will offering of his departed servant, inrendering it subservient to the devotional exercises of prayer and praise, is the earnest and humble petition of sobi! . i .

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Introductory Address.. .....

Introductory Prayer to be used at the beginning of our

94Devotions ..............

260 usherl 9MEDITATIONS : Ch.

Psalm xlviii. 14. For this God is our God for ever and ever. 96

'Ixxi. 25. Whom have I in heaven but thee...... 297

Ixxxix. 15. Blessed is the people that know, &c. 225

xcii. 12, 13, 14. The righteous shall flourish, &c. 199

-Ls 9 cvi. 12. 0 sing unto the Lord, &c... ........... 216

Isaiah lxiv. 7. And there is none that calleth, &c. ..., 341
Amos ix. 13. The threshing shall reach to, &c. ......... 352
Matt. . 13, 17. Then cometh Jesus from Galilee, &c.

v. 3. Blessed are the poor in spirit, &c ...... .....

zobasv. 4. Blessed are they that mourn, &c ............ 233

vi. 25. Therefore i say unto you, take no

thought, &c .................. ....................

vi. 28. Consider the lilies of the field, &c. .. ... 243

vij. 24–27. Whosoever heareth.these sayings,&c. 275

903 1 XV. 28. O woman great is thy faith ........... 105

Luke xy. 11–24. And Jesus said, a certain man, &c... 34

3ohn 1. 29. Behold the Lamb of God, &c ......

they i. 47. Behold an Israelite indeed, &c... ....... 285

* m. 16. For God so loved the world, &c....... .... 363

saoitiv. 13. Whosoever drinketh of this water, &C... 265

vi. 37. All that the father giveth me, &c.. ...... 153
- T'I89 vi. 51. I am the living bread, &c............... 43
x. 11. I am the good shepherd, &c.............

144
xv. 1. I am the true vine, &c.......................

133

101111. That your joy might be full, &c ........ 188

xvi. 33. Be of good cheer, I have overcome,&c ..

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xix. 30. It is finished ... .. .. . .***

Rom. vii. 24, 25. O wretched man that I am, &c. ......

xii. 1. I beseech you therefore brethren, &c ......

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