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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A Prayer preparatory to Death.

O Eternal Lord God, who hast created the World and all Time, who hast made my days as it were a span long, and mine Age even as no∣thing in respect of thee: Teach me so to

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number my days, that I may ap∣ply my heart to thy Heavenly Wisdom, and so carefully imploy this short time which thou hast appointed me to spend here, so make up thy reckonings before that great day come, that when∣soever thou shalt call me hence, I may give such an account of the Talent wherewith thou hast in∣trusted me, that I may receive that joyful Sentence,

Well done, good and faithful Servant, Mat. 25. 21.

Grant that I may be always provided with Oil in my Lamp, and ready to enter in with the Wise Virgins whensoever the Bridegroom shall come, and re∣ceive a blessing among those which watch and wait for thy coming.

So come, Lord Jesu, come quickly. Amen. Rev. 22. 20.

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