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will look up. I will (6) (6) Heb. x1.6. He that comETH come into thy PRESENCE in to God, must believe that he is ; the Multitude of thy MER- and that he is a REWARDER OF
jul them that diligently seek him. cies, and in thy FEAR will
Ch. iv. 14, 15, 16. Seeing then I WORSHIP (C) thy GLO- that we have a great High-Priest, RIOUS MAJESTY. Lead me, that is passed into the Heavens, Je
Righteout. Sus the Son of God, let us hold fast O Lord, in thy Righteous- sus
our Profession: For we have not ness, because of mine Ene- an High-Priest which cannot be mies: Make thy Way straight touched with the feeling of our Inbefore me, for in thee do I firmities ;.. but was in all Points
tempted like as we are, yet without put my TRUST.
Sin. Let us therefore COME BOLD(d) SAVE b me from all LY unto the TIIKONL of GRACE, mine INIQUITIES, and de that we may obtain MERCY, and
find Grace to help in time of liver me from them that per- need to secute me ; for my DEFENCE (0) John IV. 24. God is a SPIRIT, is only from thee, O God, and they that WORSHIP him, must who le) SA VEST the UP- Truth. Heb. XIII. 28. Wherefore
WORSHIP him in Spirit and in RIGHT in HEART.
we receiving a Kingdom which canO let the Wickedness of not be moved, let us have Grace, the Wicked come to an End, who wirled me in an find whereby we may serve God accep
We tably, with Reverence and godly but establish the Juft ; for Fear.' thou, () God, triest (f) the (d) Matt. 1. 21. Thou shalt call
eins Thom haft bis Name Jefus, for he shall SAVE Heart and Reins. Thou haft
his people from their SINS. Joh. proved my Heart, thou halt 1. 8. If we say we have no Sin. tried me in the Night; I am we deceive our selves, and the purposed not to offend. Truth is not in us. Aits v. 31. Him
hath God exalted to be a PRINCE Give < Ear unto my Pray- and SAVIOUR, to give REPENer, which goeth not out of TANCE and REMISSION of Sins. feigned Lips. Preserved me, (e) Heb. vil. 25. He is able to o God, for in thee do I put come unto God by him ; seeing hc
SAVE them to the uttermost, that my (8) Trust. (b) Thou ever liveth to make Intercellion for
them. (f) Heb iv, 12, 13. For the WORD of God is quick and rowIRFUL, and SHARPER than any two-edged Sword, TIERCING even to the dividing asunder of Soul and SPIRIT, and of the JOINTS and MARROW, and is a Discerner of the Thoughts and INTENTS of the HEART. Neither is there any CREATURE that is not MAINFEST in his Sight, but all Things are naked and opened unto the Eyes of him with whom we have to do.
(8) Job XII]. IS. Though he say me, yet will I put my Trust in him. Ifai. XXVI. 4. Trust ye in the Lou for EVER : for in the Lord JEHOVAH is EVERLASTING STRENGTH. Prou. III. s. Trust in the LORD with all chine HEART, and lean not to thine own UNDERSTANDING
(b) Heb. 11. 6. What is Man that thou art MINDFUL of him, or the Son of Man that thou VISITEST him!
- Psalm XVII.
art my Lord ; my Goodness (i) Matt. vi.21. For where your extends not unto thee, but to TREASURE is, there will your
: the Saints, in whom
HEART be also. is all H
(k) Ileb. x1.27. For he ENDURmy Delight, Thou art ED, as SELING him who is INVIthe Portion of mine Inheri- SIBLE. 2 Cor. v. 7. For we walk tance, therefore will I bless by will ihler. by Faith, and not by Sight.
(1) fobe xvII. 13. That they thee, O Lord, who hast gi- might have my Joy fulfilled in ven me Counsel: My Reins themselves. alfo inftruét me in the Night (m) Heb. inl. 6. Hold fast the
Confidence and the rejoicing of the Season ; (k) for I have set HOPE firm unto the End, thee, O Lord, always before (n) Feb. 11. 14, 15. Forafmuch me, and I shall not be mov- then as the Children are Partakers ed.
of Flesh and Blood, he also himself Therefore (1) my Heart likewise took part of the same is glad, and my Glory re- that through DEATH he might de joiceth ; my Flesh also shall stroy him that had the Power of (m) rest in Hope : For (n) liver them who through Fear of
Death, that is, the Devil; and dethou wilt not leave my Soul Death, were all their Life-time subin Hell, but wilt fhew me ject to Bondage. the Path of Life: for in thy the Path of Lite; for in thy Salvation : I will trust and not be
(0) Ifai. xii. 2, 3. God is my Presence is Fulness of Toy, afraid, for the Lord JEHOVAH and at thy right Hand are is my Strength and my Song, he - Pleasures for evermore also is become my Salvation. There
• fore with Joy shall be draw Waters Therefore will I praise Thee, out of the wells of Salvation. 2 O Lord, for thy ( Righte- Cor. 11. 9. Eye hath not seen, nor oufness: I will fing Praises Ear heard, neither have entered in
Co the Heart of Man, the Things unto thy Name, thou Most which God hath prepared for them High.
that love him. Rev. XXI. 6. I am
Alpha and Omega, the Beginning and the End : I will give unto him that is athirst, of the Fountain of the Water of Life freely. Chap. XXII. 17. And the Spirit and the Bride fay, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come : And let him that is athirst come; And whosoever will, let him take the Water of Life freely.
(D) Gal. 11. 21. I do not frustrate the Grace of God: For if RIGHTEOUSNESS come by the Law, then Christ is dead in vain. Fer. XXIII. 6. This is the Name whereby he shall be called, THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS. Phil. 111.4, I count all Things but Loss for the Excellency of the Knowledge of Christ Jesus, my Lord; for whom I have suffered the Loss of all Things, and do count them but Dung, that I may win Christ. Ver. 9. And be found in him; not having mine own Righteousness, which is of the Law, but that which is through the Faith of Chrift; the Righteousness which is of God by. Faith.
e Psalm XVI.
O Father of Mercies, and God of all Confolation, I do
not present these my Supplications for my Righteoufness, but for thy great Mercy's Sake, through the inB 2
finite Merits of Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, World without end. Amen.
An Evening Prayer.
gel. EAR : me, O (a) Rom. III. 21, 22. The Righ
Be God of my (a) TEOUSNESS of God is manifested,
being witnessed by the Law and
the PROPHETS, even the RIGHTES NESS, have Mer- OUSNESS of God, which is by Faith cy upon me, and hear my of Jesus Christ, unto all them that Prayer. Enlarge (b) me from believe. Jer. XXII. 6. This is the
Name whereby he shall be called, my Diftreffes ; for thou, O THE LOR'D OUR RIGHLord, art a Shield for me, TEOUSNESS. my Glory, and the lifter_.(6) Ifai. LXI. 1. and Luke iv. 18.
** The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, up of my Head; therefore
ererore because he hath anointed me to I will not be afraid, (c) tho' preach the Gospel to the Poor; he Ten Thousand should rise hath sent me to heal the BROKEN against me. I will clou HEARTED, to preach Deliverance
say to the Captives, and recovering me down and sleep, for thou, of Sight to the BLIND ; to set at O Lord, wilt sustain me. Liberty them that are BRUISED. For thou, O Lord, art (d) m
(c) Ifai. XII.2. Behold, God is
| my SALVATION, I will TRUST my SHEPHERD, therefore I and not be afraid: For the Lord Shall not want.
Jehovah is my STRENGTH and my O Lord, e restore my Soul, SONG: IN
S VATION. and lead me in the Paths oi (d) Job. X. 27,28,29. My SHEEP Righteousness, for thyName's hear my Voice, and I know them, fake ; for though I walk and they follow me, and I give unthrough the Valley of the never perish. neither shall any pluck
to them eternal Life, and they shall Shadow of Death, yet will them out of my Hand. My Father I fear no Evil, for thou art which gave them me is greater than
all, and none is able to pluck them with me, thy Rod and thy out with me, my hod and my out of my Father's Hand. Ifai. Staff comfort me. Thou Xi. 11. He shall feed bis FLOCK preparest a Table before me, like a SHEPHERD; he shall ga. in the Presence of my Ene- ind
ther the Lambs with his Arm,
and carry them in his Bosom, and mies: Surely Goodness and shall gently lead those that are with Mercy Mall follow me all young. Joh. x.14. I am the good the Dars of moi Life that l SHEPHERD), and give my Life for the Days of my Life, that I i * Pf. 1v. b PS. 1!. Pf. 1v. PS. XXIII. !. Verse 3.
may dwell in thy (e) H USE, (e) Fob. xiv. 2. In my Father's O Lord, for ever.
House are many MANSIONS ; if Arise, O Lord,' save me,
ir were not lo, I would have told
you. I go to prepare a Place for O my God; for (f) Salva you. Ver. 23. If a Man love me, tion belongs unto thee, and he will keep my Words; and my
Father will love him, and we will thy Blessings are upon thy
come unto him, and make our APeople. I will offer the Sa- bode with him, crifice of (8) Righteousness, (f) AES IV. 12. Neither is there and will put my Trust in SALVATION in any OTHER; for
there is none other Name under thee. O Lord : For 8 when Heaven given among Men, whereothers say, (b) Who will by we must be saved. Chap. v.31. Shew us any Good? O Lord, Him hath God exalted with his
? right Hand, to be a Prince and a lift thou up the Light of thy Saviour, for to give Repentance Countenance upon me; for unto Israel, and Forgiveness of this will put more Gladness Sins. .. into my Heart, than all the fice and Offering thou wouldest not,
h (8) Heb. x. 5,6,7,8,9,10. SacriIncrease of Riches: I will but a Body haft thou prepared me: therefore lay me down (i) in In Burnt Offerings and Sacrifices
for Sin, thou hast had no Pleasure: PEACE and fleep; for thou, Then said I, LO, I come to do thy Lord, only, makeft me to Will, o God. Above, when he dwell in Safety
said, Sacrifice and Offering, and
Burnt-Offerings, and Offering for Sin thou wouldeft not, neither haft Pleasure therein, (which are offered by the Law:) Then said he; Lo, I come to do thy Will, O God: He taketh away the First, that he may establish the Second: By the which will we are fan&tified, through the Offering of the Body of Jesus once for all.
(b) Mats. V1.21. For where your Treasure is, there will your Heart be also. Ver. 33 Scek ye first the Kingdom of God, and his RighteousDels, and all these Things Thall be added unto you. Matt. x111. 45. The Kingdom of Heaven is like unto a Merchantman seeking goodly Pearls: Ver. 46. Who when he had found onc Pearl of great price, went and fold all that he had, and bought it.
(1) Ifai. XXVI. 3. Thou wilt keep him in PERFECT PEACE, whose Mind is ftaid on thee, because he trusteth in thee. John XIV. 27. PEACE I leave with you, my PEACE I give unto you; not as the World giveth, give I unto you. Let nor your Heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.
Increase of art than all of
These Supplications I prefent unto thy Divine Majesty, tbrough the infinite Merits of Christ Jesus our only Medieror and Advocate, who liveth and reigneth with Tbee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, World without end. Amen.
A Prayer for the Par
don of Sin, and for
S AN LORD, ' rebuke (a) Heb. XII. 6. For whom the
m e not in thine Lord loveth he CHASTENETH, and Anger, neither (a) SCOURGETH every Son whom he
receiveth. Rev. ill, 19. As many CHASTEN me in as I love I REBUKE and CHASTEN : thy Displeasure: Have Mer- be zealous therefore, and repent. cy upon me, O Lord, for I (6) 2 Cor. 1.9. But we had the
:. Sentence of Death in our felves, am weak, and my Soul is.
that we should not trust in our also fore vexed; but thou, selves, but in God which raiseth O Lord, how long? Return, the Dead. O Lord, deliver my Soul;
(c) Heb. iv. 14, 15, 16. Seeing O Lord, deliver nyour; then that we have a great HighO save me for thy Mercies Priest, that is passed into the Heafake ; for in Death (6) there vens, Jesus the Son of God, let us is no Remembrance of thee,
hold fait our Professjon ; for we
have not an High-Priest which or in the Grave who shall cannot be touched with the feeling give thee Thanks ? I am of our Infirmities, but was in all weary of my Groaning, all
Points tempted like as we are, yet
without Sin. Let us therefore the Night make I my Bed come BOLDLY unto the Throne of to swim : (c) But thou, O GRACE, that we may obtain MERLord, wilt hear the Voice of cy, and find GRACE to help in
time of need. my weeping, thou wilt near (d) Ifai. XL. 31. They that WAIT my Supplications, and re- upon the Lord shall renew their ceive my Prayer. .
Sirength, they shall mount up with
Wings as Eagles, they shall run and Unto'o thee, O Lord, do I
not be weary, and they shall walk lift up my Soul; O my God, and not faint.' I trust in thee, let me not (e) Heb. vi. 17,18,19,20. Where
in God, willing more abundantly be ashamed, let not mine
to show onto the Heirs of Promiso Enemies triumph over me: the Immutability of his Counsel, Shew me thy Ways, O Lord, confirmed it by an Oath; that by lead me in thy Truth and
two immutable Things, in which
it was impossible for God to lie, we teach me, for thou art the might have a strong Consolation, God of my Salvation. who have Aed for Refuge, to Jay (2) On thee do I WAIT. hold upon the Hope fet before us ;
which" Hope we have as an Anchor all the Day long, therefore 1 of the Soul, both SURE and STEDwill love thee, (e) O Lord, PAST, and which entererh into that my Strepach 'Thou art mv within the Veil, whither the Fore
runner is for us cntcred, even Jefus, Rock, my FORTRESS, and made an High-Priest for ever. * Psalm vi. 6 Psalm xxv.