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TRUE piety is a principle, which leads a man to honour God in every thing. It will have an influence upon him abroad, and at home; in society, and in solitude; upon common, as well as extraordinary occasions.
It is this principle which leads a Christian to exercise a religious care over his family. And in this part of his conduct he shows, not only the devout state of his affections, but likewise the soundness of his judgment. Every wise man sees the necessity of having some plan of domestic government, in order to preserve his house from being a scene of confusion and misery. And by what expedient can a Christian better accomplish this purpose, than by endeavouring, that every