The Book of Private Devotion: A Series of Prayers and Meditations, with an Introductory Essay on Prayer

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Leavitt, Lord, and Company, 1835 - Children's poetry - 256 pages
 

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Page 222 - BRIGHTEST and best of the sons of the morning, Dawn on our darkness, and lend us Thine aid; Star of the East, the horizon adorning, Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid.
Page 49 - Create in me a clean heart, O God; And renew a right spirit within me. Cast me not away from thy presence; And take not thy Holy Spirit from me. Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; And uphold me with thy free Spirit.
Page 74 - Verily verily I say unto you ; Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give it you. Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name ; ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.
Page 34 - He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.
Page 219 - Return) O holy Dove ! return, Sweet messenger of rest; I hate the sins that made Thee mourn. And drove Thee from my breast.
Page 138 - Rejoice the soul of thy servant : for unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.
Page 218 - Where is the blessedness I knew When first I saw the Lord? Where is the soul-refreshing view Of Jesus and his word? 3 What peaceful hours I once enjoyed! How sweet their memory still! But they have left an aching void The world can never fill.
Page 28 - Thou, by whom we come to God, The life, the truth, the way, The path of prayer thyself hast trod Lord, teach us how to pray.
Page 230 - I view, And days are dark, and friends are few, On Him I lean, who, not in vain, Experienced every human pain : He sees my wants, allays my fears, And counts and treasures up my tears.
Page 223 - Brightest and best of the sons of the morning! Dawn on our darkness and lend us thine aid! Star of the East, the horizon adorning, Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid!

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