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DAILY FAMILY PRAYER:
A SELECTION OF PRAYERS
EVERY MORNING AND EVENING IN THE WEEK,
BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER
UNITED CHURCH OF ENGLAND AND IRELAND:
PREPARED FOR THE USE OF FAMILIES, ESPECIALLY IN THE
DIOCESE OF DOWN AND CONNOR.
BY RICHARD MANT, D.D., M.R.I.A
BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE.
" Where two or three are gathered together in my name, there an in
“ I exhort, therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, interces.
men ; for kings and for all that
"-1 Tim, ii. 1. 2.
BOOKSELLERS TO THE
AND J. G. & F. RIVINGTON, LONDON.
Any profits, which may arise from the publication of this little Book, are appropriated to the AssociatION FOR DISCOUNTENANCING VICE, AND PROMOTING KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION, which, upon the compiler's offer of placing the work at its disposal, readily undertook the publication, no similar compilation being on its list of devotional tracts, or being supposed to be in circulation in this country. That the present attempt may tend to further the holy and charitable purposes of the Association, the compiler earnestly hopes and prays. And a passing word may perhaps be permitted, by way of recommending the Association to the good will of the reader, as the forerunner of all other societies in this country for the circulation of the Holy Scriptures, of the Book of Common Prayer, and of religious Tracts, among the poor, or for the institution and maintenance of Schools of gratuitous instruction; as distinguished from all others by its uniform attachment to the Established Church, its intimate connexion with her ministers, its maintenance of her principles of doctrine and discipline, and its catechetical instruction of her children; as having for forty-three years faithfully exerted itself in a truly Christian and Catholick spirit to the full extent of its means, for the religious improvement of “all men, and especially of them who are of the houshold of faith;" and as having been latterly compelled by the withdrawal of former sources of bounty to contract the sphere of its operations, and to incur the imminent risk of dissolution, unless the strenuous efforts of those, to whose benevolence it is naturally entitled, be efficiently put forth for its preservation.