| › To the Reader - Godly Meditations upon the Lord's Prayer, the Belief, and the Commandments, with other Comfortable Meditations, Prayers, and Exercises by the constan ...read|
| › Chapter 1 - Instructions to be Observed Concerning Prayer - There are nine things that pertain to the knowledge of true prayer:
1, To know what prayer is. 2, How many sorts of prayer there are. 3, The necessit ...read|
| › Chapter 2 - Our Father - Thou, good Lord, who made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is therein, (Gen. i.) together with thy dearly beloved Son, Jesus Christ, and with t ...read|
| › Chapter 3 - Which art in Heaven - As by these words, our Father, I am taught to glory and rejoice for the blessed communion which I am called to with thee, dear Father, with thy Christ ...read|
| › Chapter 4 - Hallowed be Thy Name - Thy name is that whereby thou art known, for names serve to distinguish and make known one thing frown another. Now, though thou art known by thy crea ...read|
| › Chapter 5 - Let Thy Kingdom Come - Thy kingdom is to be considered in two points,o universally and particularly; universally, according to the power of God, wherewith he governs all thi ...read|
| › Chapter 6 - Thy Will be Done - As thy power is infinite, so is thy wisdom accordingly; whereby, as we may perceive, that nothing is or can be done against thy power, or otherwise th ...read|
| › Chapter 7 - Give us this Day our daily Bread - By bread, as the food of the body, all things necessary for this corporeal life are understood, as meat, drink, health, success in our callings, &c. B ...read|
| › Chapter 8 - Forgive us our Debts - Forgive us our Debts, as we Forgive them that are Debtors unto us.
By our debts are understood, not only things we have done, but the omission and ...read|
| › Chapter 9 - Lead us not into Temptation - Lead us not into Temptation, but Deliver us from Evil.
Because of our continual and great infirmities, because of the great diligence and subtlety ...read|
| › Chapter 10 - For Thine is the Kingdom - For Thine is the Kingdom, Thine is the Power, Thine is the Glory for ever.
As, in the beginning of this prayer, by the words our Father which art i ...read|
| › Chapter 11 - I Believe in God the Father - Upon the Twelve Articles of the Christian Faith
I Believe in God the Father, &c.
O Lord God, the Father of our Saviour Jesus Christ, thy people in ...read|
| › Chapter 12 - I believe in Jesus Christ - I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, &c.
Thy servants, O Christ Jesus, and thy people, know by faith, that as thou art almighty and God with th ...read|
| › Chapter 13 - I believe in the Holy Ghost - O Holy Spirit, the third person in the Trinity, who did descend upon Christ our Saviour in his baptism in the likeness of a dove; thy children know th ...read|
| › Chapter 14 - Upon the Commandments: I am God - I am the Lord thy God, Which brought thee out of the land of Egypt, &c.
O good Lord and dear Father, who brought thy people of Israel out of Egypt ...read|
| › Chapter 15 - Graven Images - Thou shalt not make to thyself any graven Image, &c.
As the first commandment teaches me, that thou art my God, and what God thou art, and therefor ...read|
| › Chapter 16 - God's Name in Vain - Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain.
By this commandment I perceive, O Lord, that as, in the first, thou would that in the out ...read|
| › Chapter 17 - Keep the Sabbath Holy - Remember that thou keep holy the Sabbath-day, &c.
After thou hast told me, how in the external service of thee, gracious Lord, thou wilt have my to ...read|
| › Chapter 18 - Honour thy Father and Mother - Honour thy father and mother, that thou mayest live long, &c.
After thou hast told me, good Lord, thy will concerning thy service which thou requir ...read|
| › Chapter 19 - Thou Shalt do no Murder - As in the commandment next before, thou, O Lord, sets before me the persons of all such as thou for the advantage, order, and peace of man in this lif ...read|
| › Chapter 20 - Thou Shalt not Commit Adultery - Here, good Lord, thou commands unto me pureness and chastity and therefore thou says I should not commit adultery; in the which word thy Son our Savio ...read|
| › Chapter 21 - Thou Shalt not Steal - Now that thou hast taught me the service required of thee for me to observe towards the persons of all men and women, of every condition, thou begins ...read|
| › Chapter 22 - No False Witness - Thou shalt not bear False Witness against thy Neighbour.
Now dost thou, most gracious Lord, instruct me in this commandment, how I should use my to ...read|
| › Chapter 23 - A Meditation concerning Prayer - A Meditation concerning Prayer, with a brief paraphrase upon the Petitions of the Lord's Prayer
The mind of man has such large room to receive good ...read|
| › Chapter 24 - Another Meditation - Another Paraphrase or Meditation upon the Lord's Prayer
O almighty and eternal God, of whom all fatherhood in heaven and in earth is named, whose s ...read|
| › Chapter 25 - A Meditation on Judgement - A Meditation on the coming of Christ to Judgement, and of the Rewards both of the Faithful and Unfaithful
O Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of the ever- ...read|
| › Chapter 26 - A Meditation on Life - A Meditation concerning the Sober usage both of the Body and Pleasures in this Life
We could not but use this our body, which God has made to be th ...read|
| › Chapter 27 - Another Meditation to the Same Effect - The beginning of all evil in our sinning springs out of the depravity and corruptness of our judgment, because our will always follows that which the ...read|
| › Chapter 28 - Exercise of our Mortification - A Meditation for the Exercise of our Mortification
He that will be ready in weighty matters to deny his own will, and be obedient to the will of Go ...read|
| › Chapter 29 - The Providence of God - A Godly Meditation and Instruction on the Providence of God towards Mankind
This ought to be most certain unto us,othat nothing is done without thy ...read|
| › Chapter 30 - A Meditation of the Presence of God - There is nothing that makes more to true godliness of life, than the persuasion of thy presence, dear Father and that nothing is hid from thee, but th ...read|
| › Chapter 31 - A Meditation of God's Power - A Meditation of God's Power, Beauty, Goodness, &c.
Because thou, Lord, would have us to love thee, not only dost thou will, entice, allure, and pro ...read|
| › Chapter 32 - A Meditation on Death - A Meditation on Death, and the Advantages it brings
What else do we daily in this present life, than heap sin to sin, and hoard up trespass upon tr ...read|
| › Chapter 33 - A Meditation on Christ's Passion - A Godly Meditation upon the Passion of our Saviour Jesus Christ
O Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of the ever living and almighty God, by whom all thing ...read|