Daily Family Worship: Household Devotions Each Morning and Evening as a Chief Means of Church Revival

Indeed, within a decade of the Westminster Assembly (to which Daniel was a Commissioner) he himself wrote the book Family Reformation Promoted – a practical manual on household religion – in 1656. There, he argued that a Christian "chief householder" functions "in Christ's stead" to his own household and "family" – filling the offices of prophet and priest and king also while instructing and praying for and with his own family.


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Yorkshire's Rev. Peter Clark (M.A.) was born of and raised by pious parents. He regarded it as a greater honour to have descended from godly forebears than to have derived his ancestry from the greatest princes.