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FOR

THE CHILDREN OF GOD:

CONSISTING OF

A MEDITATION FOR EACH MORNING IN THE YEAR,

UPON

SELECT TEXTS OF SCRIPTURE.

JMBLI INTENDED TO ESTABLISH THE FAITH, PROMOTE THE COMFORT,
AND INFLUENCE THE PRACTICE OF THE FOLLOWERS OF THE LAMB.

BY WILLIAM MASON, ESQ.

Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also....Matt. vi. 21.

IN TWO VOLUMES.
VOL. I.

THE FIRST AMERICAN EDITION.

NEW-YORK:

PRINTED BY DEARE AND ANDREWS, NO. 12, CEDAR-STREET.
1803.

PREFACE.

READER,

I HAVE found a stveet savour of Jesu's precious name, free grace, and perfect salvation, in these medita~ tions; and therefore I am persuaded it will be doing thee great service to recommend them to thy perusal. They will be profitable to thee, if thou art hungering and thirsting after Jesus and his righteousness; or if thou art one of those happy souls who know Jesus to be the Lord by the Holy Ghost, and art desiring to grozo in the knowledge of his adorable person, and in the love of the Father through him: may the Lord the Spirit witness to thy heart of Jesuss whilst thou art reading them, and render them the means of glorifying Jesus in thy life and conversation, that thou mayest learn from every page to trust him more, to hope more in him, and to love him more, who is thy all; and if thou livcst upon him in all, he will be thy heaven upon earth, and thy heaven of heavens in eternal glory. To his tender compassion I commend thee and thine, being thy well-wisher (whoever thou art ) in that ever dear Lxrd.

W. ROMAINE.

Lambeth, June 13, 1765.

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