Letters on the Importance of the Rising Generation of the Laboring Part of Our Fellow-subjects: Being an Account of the Miserable State of the Infant Parish Poor; the Great Usefulness of the Hospital for Exposed and Deserted Young Children Properly Restricted; the Obligations of Parochial Officers; and an Historical Detail of the Whole Mortality of London and Westminster, from 1592 to this Time ...
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Page 239 - Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power ? Do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same. For he is a minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid ; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.
Page 240 - thou then not be afraid of the power ? do that which " is good, and thou fhalt have praife of the fame. For * « he is the minifter of God to thee for good. But if " thou do that which is evil, be afraid ; for he beareth " not the fword in vain : for he is the minifter of God, <« a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doth evil.
Page 239 - Let every foul be fubject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God ; the powers that be, are ordained of God. Whofoever therefore refifteth the power, refifteth the ordinance of God : and they that refift, fhall receive to themfelves damnation.
Page 42 - Help us seriously to reflect this night, — that man, who is born of a woman, hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery ; that he cometh up, and is cut down, like a flower ; that he fleeth, as it were, a shadow, and never continueth in one stay.
Page 46 - NOON PRAYER LET US PRAY O FATHER of Light, shine upon us with the fulness of thy Grace. Do away our Offences, clothe us with humility, and fill us with thy Holy Spirit, that we may be enabled to do such good works, as thou hast ordained us to walk in: Look down in compassion upon thy poor Children. Protect our tender age from the violence of temptation, strengthen us by thine Almighty Power; and, as we grow in Years, so make us grow in Grace, through Christ our Lord. Amen. EVENING PRAYERS LET...
Page 44 - I fall into no sin, neither run into any kind of danger ; but that all my doings may be ordered by thy governance, to do always that is righteous in thy sight ; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 47 - ... the time to come, that the remembrance of them may be a warning to us, to continue steadfast in our obedience, and ever to walk in newness of life, to the glory of thy holy Name, through Christ our Lord. Amen. All Honour and Praise be given to thee, O Lord God Almighty, for the Life thou hast raised us to by thy free Grace, and for the Hopes of Glory: for the free course of thy Gospel among us, and for the Ministers of thy holy Word and Sacraments. Give us Grace, we pray thee, so to apply these...
Page 47 - ... let the rest we are going to, mind us of the hour of Death; and now that we are going to lie down, let us consider, that, it may be, we shall rise up no more. We do earnestly therefore repent us of our sins, and are heartily sorry for our Misdoings; and we beseech thee give us grace so to be sensible of all our Errors for the time to come, that the remembrance of them may be a warning to us, to continue steadfast in our obedience, and ever to walk in newness of life, to the glory of thy holy...
Page 47 - Majefty to judge both the quick and dead, we may rife to the life immortal, through him who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghoft, now and ever. Amen.
Page 47 - ... 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. Prayers to be -said by the Children in the several Wards at Night going to Bed. LET US PRAY. LORD, let the rest we are going to, mind us of the hour of Death ; and now that we are going to lie down, let us consider, that it may be, we shall rise up no more.