The daily practice of devotion, or, The hours of prayer fitted to the main uses of a Christian life also lamentations and prayers for the peaceful re-settlement of this church and state / by the late pious and reverend H.H., D.D.

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The daily practice of devotion, or, The hours of prayer fitted to the main uses of a Christian life also lamentations and prayers for the peaceful re-settlement of this church and state / by the late pious and reverend H.H., D.D.
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Hammond, Henry, 1605-1660.
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London :: Printed for R. Royston ...,
1684.
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Devotional exercises.
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"The daily practice of devotion, or, The hours of prayer fitted to the main uses of a Christian life also lamentations and prayers for the peaceful re-settlement of this church and state / by the late pious and reverend H.H., D.D." In the digital collection Early English Books Online. https://name.umdl.umich.edu/A45408.0001.001. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 26, 2024.

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Here make a particular Confessi∣on of the sins you have commit∣ted this day, or since your last solemn account.

THus have I wandred from the right way of thy Com∣mandments, walking after the foolish Imaginations of mine own corrupt heart, and wearying my self in the by-ways of vanity and wickedness all the day long.

But now, O Lord, I desire to turn from my evil ways; and

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evening after even∣ing I return to thee with all my heart, and seek thy face: O hide not thou thy face from me, nor cast thy servant away in displeasure.

Out of the deep my soul crieth unto thee; O hear my voice, and have mercy upon me. Have mercy upon me, O Lord, after thy great goodness; accord∣ing to the multitude of thy mer∣cies do away mine offences. Wash me throughly from my wickedness, and cleanse me from my sin.

Forgive and put away all mine offences and abominations, for the merits and satisfaction of thy dear Son: in him be reconciled unto me, and restore me again to thy grace and favour, to the peace and comfort and communi∣on of thy holy Spirit, that mine eyes may see thy Salvation, and

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thy Servant may depart in peace, Luke 2. 29, 30.

And now, O Lord, I go to my bed as to my grave, and know not but that I may awake in ano∣ther world: Live or die I com∣mend my self to thy mercy and goodness, beseeching thee to re∣ceive me under the wings of thy protection, where I may rest safe and secure from all evils.

And with my self I commend unto thee all whom any relation or occasion hath made near or dear unto me—

Thou Keeper of Is∣raei, who dost nei∣ther slumber nor sleep, receive us all into thy keeping, and preserve our Souls in perpe∣tual peace and safety.

And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, keep

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our hearts and minds in the know∣ledge and love of God, and of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord:

And the blessing of God Al∣mighty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, be with us this night, the rest of our lives, and for evermore. Amen.

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