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Church Prayers adapted
to Family Olse:
A SERIES OF PRAYERS FOR FAMILIES, COMPILED FROM THE LITURGY;
SEELEY, JACKSON, AND HALLIDAY, FLEET STREET.
It cannot be necessary, in this place, to discuss the question of the greater expediency of printed, or extempore, prayers; inasmuch as any one who desires such a publication as this may
be supposed to have already decided that question in his own mind.
A single remark, however, may be offered on the difference which exists between one class of printed prayers and another; and that remark will probably be rendered most intelligible by the use of a familiar illustration.
Alike in united prayers and in united praises, one main object must always be, to obtain the greatest amount of real sympathy and union of heart and voice. The difference is very great and very perceptible between offering to a con