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To thee

Almighty & Eternal God; adore then caun & constant support of all things, visible tinvisible; the maker of all world of the Father of all men. All life proceeds from the the Fountain of life; all strength is derived from thin omnipotence; all happiness flows from ther, the Source & Ewer of good. By thing breath we are ani

. mated; by thing power

upheld; by the favor blesssed. The art our rock & defence, nor hope tour life; & without chree we would lift up

ur hearts. Assist us to holdend munion with they spirit. May feel what a privilege it is to know there & drow near to thes; what a happiness it is to love

thee; what a reasonable service it is to offer up ourselves to ther, a living sacrifice. Be with us on this holy day; & be with us all nor days, that they may all be holy. Be with as in this place to be with when we return to our

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this temple. May the sense of they surrounding presence go everywhere with us, to enlighten & to guide us; to keep from presumptions sins; to keep faith & fear; to prevent our offending in thought, word orded, gainst ther, the duinfresant & Holy One. Every day that live, feel ourselves more closely connected with thes, & more dependent upon thy favor; every step that we take in

filgrimage have reason to believe that we are

drawing nearer to the k to heavenly dwelling plan. In all our weaknesses be thin stay & support; all or persons & trials, be there our con


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