« PreviousContinue »
Sunday School Prayer Book,
PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCH;
TOGETHER WITH A SELECTION OF
PSALMS AND HYMNS.
REV. CORNELIUS WINTER BOLTON,
SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND ENLARGED.
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year one thousand eight
hundred and fifty-three, by
CORNELIUS WINTER BOLTON, in the Office of the Clerk of the District Court, for the District of Mary.
TAE religious instruction of the young is be coming every day a more important matter. Our Sunday Schools have not yet reached the point aimed at in their institution; nor do they meet all the wants of the rising generation. The shildren should be addressed more frequently than they are, either in Lectures or Sermons. To facilitate the whole matter, the present volume has been carefully and prayerfully prepared, and is now offered to Sunday Schools. It first provides a service for those seasons when Lectures or Sermons are delivered consisting of a selection of Scripture, arranged with great care, so that the response of the children may have allusion to the passage read by the minister or leader. The remainder of the service is taken, in part, from our own Book of Common Prayer, adapting it to the children and the occasion, and carrying out an idea often lost sight of in other Liturgies, that the children ought to pray only led by the teacher, and not be prayed