By: Thomas Doolittle


Reason 1:
Because we receive every day family-mercies from the hand of God.

Reason 2:
You should pray to God daily in your families, because there are sins committed every day in your families.

Reason 3:
You should pray in your families daily unto God, because you have many daily family-wants, which none can supply but God.

Reason 4:
You should pray in your families daily because of your families’ daily employments and labors.

Reason 5:
You should pray to God in your families daily, because you are all every day liable to temptations.

Reason 6:
You should pray in your families daily because all in your families are liable to daily hazards, casualties, and afflictions.

Reason 7:
You must pray to God in your families daily, or the very Heathen will rise up against you Christians and condemn you.