Excerpt from May's Advice to Children, or the Good Child's Petition We never can be said to pray, From what our lips are saying; But when our lips and hearts unite, Then God beholds us praying.
There are many children who repeat what is called The flpostle' Creed, and call that a prayer; but this creed is not a prayer. Ivhen you are repeating this creed, vou are only telling God what you believe, while at the same time many do not under stunt] what they repeat. - Some add to this creed the Lord's Prayer, or Our Father which art in Heaven. This is, indeed, an excellent prayer. This is the prayer which J esns Christ taught his disciples, when they'
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