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Author: Parr, Elnathan, d. 1622.
Title: Abba father: or, a plaine and short direction concerning priuate prayer. Also, sundry godly admonitions concerning time, and the well vsing of it. By Elnathan Parr, minister of the word.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Abba father: or, a plaine and short direction concerning priuate prayer. Also, sundry godly admonitions concerning time, and the well vsing of it. By Elnathan Parr, minister of the word.
Parr, Elnathan, d. 1622.

London: Imprinted by F. K[ingston] for Samuel Man, and are to be sold at the signe of the Swan, in Pauls church-yard, 1618.
Alternate titles: Plaine and short direction concerning priuate prayer. Plaine and short direction concerning private prayer.
Notes:
Signatures: A-F12[-A1] G2[-G2].
Printer's name from STC.
Some print show-through; some pages tightly bound.
Reproduction of original in the Bodleian Library.
Subject terms:
Prayer -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A09024.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE VE∣RY HONORABLE and most worthy Lady, the Lady Iane Cornwaleys, wife to the very Noble and Religious Gentleman, Ma∣ster NATHANAEL BA∣CON, Esquire, Grace and Peace.
TO THE CHRI∣STIAN READER, encrease of all good gifts.
Abba Father. OR A PLAINE AND short direction con∣cerning priuate Prayer.
An example of the parts before propounded in their order.
The same with the thanks∣giuing in the first place.
The enlargement of these parts followeth.
Here follow some examp of the rules of generall particular enlargement ∣fore deliuered, (for a taste) to a young be∣ginner.
Examples of particular enlargement.
A SHORT PRAIER according to the same order, gathered out of di∣uers places of holy Scrip∣ture; by which, as by a p∣terne, may bee conceiued, both the manner, and the vse of a Note-booke, to be made and kept of those things which we reade, concerning the se∣uerall parts of Prayer.
Thou maist also make vse of the Lords Prayer, excellently to this purpose.
To helpe thee to spell this lesson out of the Lords Prayer.
The 1. Petition: Hal∣lowed be thy name.
The 2. Petition: Thy Kingdome come.
The 3. Petition: Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heauen.
The 4. Petition: Giue vs this day our daily bread.
5 Petition; Forgiue vs our trespasses, as we for∣giue, &c.
6. Petition; Leade vs non into tentation: but de∣liuer vs from euill.
Short and godly Admonitions concer∣ning Time, and the v of ingered out of Eph. 5.16.
Redeeming the Time; be∣cause the daies are euill▪
Redeeming the time.