The Christian's day by Francis Edward PagetThe Christian's day by Francis Edward Paget

The Christian's day

byFrancis Edward Paget

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1857. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. The Christian's Daily Rule Continued. 3E who has gone to his bed as to his grave, not knowing but that he may awake in another world, and who has therefore commended his soul to God, as into the hands of a faithful Creator and most merciful Saviour, will naturally, and as a mat ter of course, give his first thoughts to Him, on waking, Who has preserved him from the perils and dangers of the night past, and brought him safely to the beginning of another day. He will therefore bless God for this His great goodness, and beseech Him that the fresh term added to his life, may through the grace of the Holy Spirit be so spent as not to increase his guilt, and that he may never so far presume on God's mercy, as to despise the riches of His goodness, but that His forbearance and long-suffering may lead him to repentance and amendment of life.1 1 The following short prayers seem exceedingly appropriate to this season of the day: -- "Goo be in my head, and in my understanding, that I may know in this my day the things which do concern my everlasting life. Amen. "God be in my eyes, and in my seeing, that they may be always looking up to Thy mercyseat, and that they be not as so many casements to let in vanity. Amen. "God be in my mouth, and in my speech, to guard and fence it from idle words; and that it may at no time be a door to let out folly. Amen. "God be in my ears, and in my hearing, that they may be always open to sound and wholesome counsels, and deaf to corrupt and filthy communications. Amen. "God be in my heart, and in my thinking, to preserve it from being a sink of uncleanness, and that it may never be suffered, either to flatter me, or deceive others. Amen. "God be at my end, and at my departing, that so my death may be precious in the sight of th...
Title:The Christian's dayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217949231

ISBN - 13:9780217949231