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Monday Morning.

LMIGHTY FATHER, in whom alone we live, and move, and have our being, graciously hearken to our prayers, and accept our praises, for our Redeemer's sake.

Refreshed by the rest and services of the Sabbath, we are now entering upon the employments of another week. May we show by our holy lives that we have not heard Thy word in vain. May we carry into practice the lessons which we learnt yesterday in Thy house of prayer. O God, preserve us graciously through the day which has now begun. Make us obedient to Thy holy will. Whatsoever our hands find to do that is according to Thy will, may we do it with our might. And may we ever consider it our highest privilege to work for Thee.

O Thou Lamb of God, that takest away the sin of the world, take away our sins. Be Thou our shield, and hiding-place. Draw us, O Thou good Shepherd, to Thyself; keep us near Thee; suffer us not to wander; feed us in the green pasture of Thy word. Let Thy rod and staff guide, comfort, and support us. Make us to feel continually that we are Thine, bought with the price of Thine own most precious blood. Help us to glorify Thee in our bodies and in our spirits, which are Thine.

Since Thou hast united us together in one family, make us, O Lord, kind and gentle and forbearing one towards another. Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil-speaking, be put away from us, with all malice. May we be the humble-minded followers of a meek and lowly Saviour.

Grant that Thy Holy Scriptures may be a lamp unto our feet, and a light unto our paths. Order our steps in Thy word,

and let no iniquity have dominion over us. Through Thy precepts may we get understanding, and hate every false way.

O Lord, our eyes are upon Thee, and our expectation from Thee. From Thee cometh down every good and perfect gift. Give us, we beseech Thee, wisdom and strength; give us joy, and peace, and comfort. Give us a hope that maketh not ashamed. Thou who hast not spared Thine own Son, but hast delivered Him up for us all, give us for His sake all things that are good for us, both for time and for eternity.

Whilst thus we ask Thy blessings for the time to come, we desire to praise Thee also for those which we have already received. We thank Thee for daily strength and nightly rest; for powers of mind and body; for peace and quietness; for the many temporal gifts which Thou daily bestowest upon us. And we thank Thee yet more for Thy Word, Thy house of prayer, Thy ministers,

and, above all, for that Saviour whom they proclaim to us. O Lord, make us increasingly thankful for all Thy lovingkindness; and do Thou accept our prayers and praises for the sake of Jesus Christ our Saviour. Amen.

Our Father, which art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive them that trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil: for Thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.

Unto Him who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords, be honour and glory everlasting. Amen.

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Monday Evening.

MOST high and holy God, we Thine unworthy and sinful creatures come before Thee this evening, humbly asking Thee to accept our thanks for the many mercies we have received at Thy hands.

We thank Thee that Thou hast taken care of us during the past day; that in our going out and coming in Thou hast most graciously preserved us; that Thou hast given us temporal blessings freely to enjoy, and hast placed the richest spiritual gifts within our reach. But we acknowledge how cold and thankless are our hearts, and how backward we are to praise and glorify Thee.

O Lord, forgive, we beseech Thee, the sins of another day. Forgive our vain

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