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By THOMAS MANGET, LL. D.
Publish'd by the special Order of the Bench.
The Third Edition. S:1:
the Weft End of St. Paul's Church-Yard. 1721.
And by their order Publishd,
By their most Obedient Servant,
The PREFACE. !
HE subject of the following dif-
pology; one reason that induced me to the choice of it was, that the Lord's Prayer being of frequent use becomes through inadvertency too much a matter of course ; so that it is too often said without fruit, because without seriousness and attention. I therefore hopid it would be of some service to Religion to remind men, both of that hope which they profess, and that obedience which they promise, as often as they use this Prayer. But I had likewise another reason for treating upon this subject ; because it gave me a fit opportunity of discoursing upon some forgotten principles of Christianity, which are so far from