Different Praying

Royal Prayers

    I was once of a clerical party, at which the conversation turned on the prayers put forth by Royal Authority on special occasions; and there was but little difference of the opinion that they comprised too many topics.  “If,’ said one of the party, “our bishops were commanded by Her Majesty to compose a prayer for the bread, they would ask for bread, cheese, and mustard.”

Proof of Declension

   The earliest converts to Christianity in Africa were very earnest and regular in their private devotions.  They had no closets, but each had a separate spot in the thicket, to which he used to go.  The paths to these little Bethels became distinctly marked; and when anyone began to decline in the ways of God, it was soon manifest to his fellows, and they would remind him of his duty, by saying, “Broder, de grass grow on your path yonder.”


About William Moore

I am a Christian, saved and living by God's grace. I am doing this blog on a book called, "The World of Religious Anecdote," or, as I like to call it, "Christian Anecdotes." The reason why I am doing this blog, on a book, instead of about myself, is because there are so many unedifying things in the world, so that we, as Christians, need to take the world and subdue it for our Lord. I believe and hope that is what I am doing here, in this blog. I try to do my posts twice a week, in order to keep the flow going. I hope you enjoy reading, learning, and sharing this book, "Christian Anecdotes."
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