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Author: Patrick, Simon, 1626-1707.
Title: The devout Christian instructed how to pray and give thanks to God, or, A book of devotions for families and for particular persons in most of the concerns of humane life / by the author of the Christian sacrifice.
Publication info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The devout Christian instructed how to pray and give thanks to God, or, A book of devotions for families and for particular persons in most of the concerns of humane life / by the author of the Christian sacrifice.
Patrick, Simon, 1626-1707.

London: Printed for R. Royston, 1673.
Notes:
Reproduction of original in the Trinity College Library, Cambridge University.
Subject terms:
Prayer.
Prayers.
Devotional exercises.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A56640.0001.001

Contents
title page
frontispiece
THE AUTHOURS PREFACE.
imprimatur
ERRATA.
PRAYERS FOR FAMILIES.
prayers
day Sunday
On the LORDS DAY In the MORNING.
At Night.
A shorter form of Prayer for the Lords day Morning.
Another at Night.
Another for the Afternoon, or any other time of that day.
Another.
A Prayer for the Morning when there is a Communion.
A Prayer at Night when there hath been a Communion.
PRAYERS FOR FAMILIES.
MVNDAY MORNING.
At Night.
PRAYERS FOR FAMILIES.
TVESDAY MORNING.
At Night.
PRAYERS FOR FAMILIES.
WEDNESDAY MORNING.
At Night.
PRAYERS FOR FAMILIES.
THVRSDAY MORNING.
At Night.
PRAYERS FOR FAMILIES.
FRIDAY MORNING.
At Night.
PRAYERS FOR FAMILIES.
SATVRDAY MORNING.
At Night.
prayers
A shorter Morning Prayer for any day in the week, when there is not time, by reason of some extraordinary occasi∣ons, for the other.
Another short Prayer for the Morn∣ing.
A short Prayer for the Evening, when there is not time for the longer.
Another for the Evening.
PRAYERS For particular PERSONS.
A Prayer for the Morning to be said by any Person alone.
A Prayer for the Evening.
A shorter Prayer to be used by any one alone in the Morning.
Another for the Evening.
Private PRAYERS IN THE CHVRCH.
prayers
A short Prayer before Divine Service begins.
Another.
Or those words of the Prophet David (which you read, Psal. 5.7. 17.1. 118.28. 119.47,48, &c.) may be a little altered, in this manner:
A longer Prayer in the Church, when there is time for it, before the begin∣ing of divine Service.
Another more large.
At the conclusion of Divine Service af∣ter these words, The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, &c.
Or, after The peace of God which passeth all understanding, &c. you may say as the Apostle St. Paul, (2 Thess. 3.16.) and the Psalmist 115.12,13,18.
A short Prayer for the Lords-day, or any other, to be used at home before Morning Ser∣vice.
A short Prayer at home, after we are come from Church; before Dinner.
A Prayer in private before the Evening Service.
Another after the Evening Service is done, as soon as there is opportuni∣ty to retire alone.
A Prayer upon any Festival in remem∣brance of our blessed Lord and Sa∣viour.
A PRAYER ON GOOD FRIDAY
In the MORNING.
A Prayer on Good Friday in the E∣vening.
A PRAYER ON ANY SAINTS DAY.
A PRAYER Upon the day of ones BIRTH.
prayers
A PRAYER FOR RESOLVTION IN WELL DOING.
Another to the same effect.
A PRAYER After RELAPSE Into any SIN.
A THANKSGIVING To the DIVINE GOODNESS For any hope of a PARDON After such RELAPSE.
A Prayer for the Divine Grace.
A short Prayer when any man's occa∣sions call him to a place where he fears danger.
A Prayer for serious and effectual Con∣sideration; the better to establish all good resolutions.
EJACƲLATIONS.
prayers
A Prayer for Submission to God, in case of any great loss in a mans E∣state, Relations or Friends.
A Prayer which a pious soul may use, that is full of doubts, and much troubled in mind.
A Prayer to be said by others for one that is troubled in mind.
Another for a person in the same con∣dition.
prayers
A Prayer in the beginning of a Sickness.
A Prayer to be said by the Family, with the Sick person.
A Prayer when a person is giving up the Ghost.
A Thanksgiving after recovery from a Sickness, to be said by the person himself who is restored to health.
A Thanksgiving to be said by the Fa∣mily.
A Parents Prayer for a Sick Child.
prayers
A Prayer to be used by one that is going a long Iourney.
A short Prayer in ones Inne, or at the end of the Iourney.
A Prayer in case of any hurt from Thieves, or otherwise.
A Prayer to be said for a Friend in a Iourney.
A Thanksgiving after a safe Retur home.
A Prayer to be said by one going a Voyage on the Sea: Which may be used, with a little alte∣ration, by his Friends for him.
A Thanksgiving after it is finish∣ed, and the party returned home again.
prayers
A Prayer to be used by a woman with Child.
A Prayer when the time of heTravel draweth near.
Prayer to the same purpose to be said by her Relations.
A Thanksgiving to be used by those pre∣sent after her safe Deliverance.
prayers
A Thanksgiving to be used by the per∣son her self, when she is able.
A Prayer for good success in some ex∣traordinary business.
A Prayer when one intends to live Vnmarried.
A Prayer when there are any thoughts of changing that condition, and de∣liberations about Marriage.
A Prayer when a person is about to en∣ter into the state of Marriage; [and may serve for any other new conditi∣on of life.]
prayers
A Prayer of Parents for their Children when they are grown up to some un∣derstanding.
A short Prayer for the use of a little Child.
A shorter.
A Prayer for the use of a Child that hath lost its Parents.
A Prayer to be used by a Widow.
A Prayer for the use of a poor Servant.
A Prayer of a poor Prisoner for Debt.
A Prayer of a great Malefactor in Prison.
A Souldier's Prayer that fights for his Country.
A Prayer for the use of one that is Aged.
prayers
A large FORM OF DEVOTION.
When any person is disposed to spend a day, or part of it, in Devotion: the usual ad∣dresses to God in the morning, may be continued in this man∣ner.
section
I.
II.
III.
IV.
V.
VI.
VII.
VIII.
IX.
X.
XI.
XII.
section
I.
II.
III.
IV.
V.
A Prayer in Lent, or upon any publick Fast.
I.
II.
III.
IV.
V.
VI.
prayers
A Prayer in time of Plague.
In time of War.
In time of Scarcity.
A Thanksgiving for any publick or private mercies.
A short Prayer for a Student.
prayers
A Prayer that may be used, any time of the day, when a person hath leisure to retire.
A shorter to the same purpose.
prayers
A Grace before meat.
Or this.
Or this.
After Meat.
Or this.
Or this.
THE TABLE.
Some new Books Printed for Richard Royston.