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INTRODUCTION TO THE AMERICAN

EDITION

BY

REV. THEODORE L. CUYLER, D.D.

MANY volumes have been written about that divine Prayer that teaches us all how to pray.

But there was still room for this admirable work of the Rev. Newman Hall. All the gold had not yet been dug out of this inexhaustible mine, and he has brought to us many a fresh and most precious nugget.

This volume is pre-eminently a labour of love. Its author prepared himself for his sacred task by many years of careful study of the Lord's Prayer; he has diligently examined the Prayer itself, and all that the ablest authors have written concerning it; and he has enriched his treatise with condensed quotations from such master-thinkers as Milton, Luther, Wordsworth, Cowper, Jeremy Taylor, and Barrow. What is still more important, he has drawn on his own personal experience as a disciple of Christ, and on his own wide observation as the veteran pastor of a large congregation. His keen and discriminating spiritual

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