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'THE REV. JOHN ROWE, OF BRISTOL,
AND NOW PUBLISHED AT THE UNANIMOUS
VOTE AND REQUEST
OF THE COMMITTEE OF THE SOCIETY
ESTABLISHED IN THE WEST OF ENGLAND,
FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE AND
THE PRACTICE OF VIRTUE,
BY THE DISTRIBUTION OF BOOKS;
IS VERY RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED TO THEM,
BY THEIR AFFECTIONATE AND OBLIGED
FRIEND AND SERVANT,
Birmingham, May 25, 1809.
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MORNING AND EVENING
PRAYERS FOR THE CLOSET.
A PRAYER FOR THE LORD'S DAY MORNING,
ALMIGHTY and eternal God! Thou art the High and Holy One, who dwellest in that light unto which no mortal can approach ; but thou art ever gracious and compassionate, our Father in heaven, tenderly concerned for the happiness of all thy creatures ; may I, thy rational creature, ever esteem it my highest honour and distinguished privilege; that I am capable of contemplating the perfections of thy nature.
Conscious of my weakness, I bow before thee, the Father of my Spirit and the author of every good and perfect gift, humbly and earnestly imploring thy aids to animate me to the exercise of every devout, benevolent and
virtuous disposition ; to fortify my good resolutions, and to make me superior to every temptation and difficulty in the Christian
Look down with compassion, O Father of mercies, on thy frail and dependent creature, surrounded with wants, which I cannot of myself supply ; beset with dangers and snares, which I cannot foresee, or prevent; and liable, every moment of my life, to be seduced by temptations into the paths of error and folly. Never leave me to myself ; never forsake me, O God of my salvation ; conduct me with innocence, safety and honour, through the various stages of mortal life : and when thou hast answered all the ends of thy providence by me here on earth, may I finish my course with joy, and have an abundant entrance administered unto me into thine everlasting kingdom.
Enable me, O God of wisdom, to make a wise and faithful improvement of the seasons