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471 THE LORD'S PRAYER, A MODEL BOTH FOR OUR DEVOTION AND OURPRAC- TICE. -IT TEACHES THE DUTY OF PROMOTING SCHEMES TO ADVANCE THE GLORY OF GOD. IT is not customary for kings to draw up petitions for their subjects to present to themselves ; much less do earthly monarchs consider the act of petitioning worthy of reward, nor do they number the petitions so much among the services done them, as athong the burthens im. posed on them. Whereas it is a singular benefit to our fallen race that the King of kings both dictates our petitions, and has promised to recompenseus for making them. In the Lord's Prayer may be found the