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O God, who has commanded that no man should be idle, but that we should all work with our hands the things that are good: graciously look upon Your servants now going forth to do their duty in that station of life unto which You have been pleased to call them. May Your blessing be upon us, upon our labors, upon our substance, and upon all that belongs to us. Enable us to resist the temptations of the world, the flesh and the devil; to follow the motions of Your good Spirit; to be serious and holy in our lives, true and just in our dealings; watchful over our thoughts, words, and actions; diligent in our business, and temperate in all things. Give us grace, that we may honestly improve all the talents You have committed to our trust; and that no worldly business, no worldly pleasures, may ever divert us from the thoughts of the life to come: through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen*

Family Prayer.
Rev. Walter Farquhar Hook, M.A,
London: Printed For J. G. & F. Rivington,
Revised and Edited by: Karrol Sneed 2014