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God, and yet not too much so for private or domestic use. It is more difficult to point out the distinguishing marks of such hymns, than to perceive them when exhibited in the hymns themselves.
It is my desire, as I have before intimated, that this volume may be found worthy to become a Manual of Devotion; to be taken by the worshipper to church, and back to his house again; to go with the traveller on his journey, and the sailor on the sea; and it is my prayer that it may everywhere be accompanied by the gracious blessing of God. F. W. P. G.
BOSTON, Nov. 1, 1831.
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
PROPER Lessons from the Old Testament,
Second Form of Evening Prayer,
First Morning Service for a Family,
Second Morning Service for a Family,
First Evening Service for a Family, .
Second Evening Service for a Family,
Short Petitions and Thanksgivings, .
Service for a Bible Class or Sunday School,
TO BE READ FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT,
It is not intended that the minister should be confined to the
The appointed Lessons from the New Testament are to be
Proper Psalms for particular days are to be found by referring