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Works of the Lord, surely I will remember thy Wonders of old; I will meditate also of all thy Works, and talk of thy Doings. Thy Way, O God, is in the Sanctuary : Who is so great a God as our God?
O Lord o of Hofts, how amiable are thy Tabernacles ? my Soul longeth. (e) vea. ( 2 Cor. V. 2. Wc groan cat. even tainteth tor the Courts with our House which is com
3 neitsy, defiring to be cloached upon of the Lord: my Heart and Heaven. Rom. VIII. 13. Even we my Flesh cry out for the liv- our felves groan within our felves, ing God. How blefled are waiting for the Adoption, to wit,
als the REDEMPTION of our Body. they that dwell in thy House? who are still praising thee : How bleffed is the Man whose Strength is in thee, and in whose Heart arc thy Ways ? O Lord God of Hofts, hear my Prayer. Behold,' o God our Shield,
(f) Heb. vui. 1. We have such and look upon the (f) Face an High Priest, who is set on the of † thine ANOINTED: For right Hand of the Thronc of the the Lord is a lo) Sun and a Majelty in the Heavens.
(s) Mal. iv. 2. But unto you Shield ; the Lord will (b) thac fear my Name, shall the Sun give Grace and Glory, and of RIGHTEOUSNESS arise, with no good thing will he with- Healing in his Wings. Yohn XIV.
1, 2, 3. Let not your Heart óc trou. hold from them that walk bled, ye believe in God, believe aluprightly.
fo in me: In my Father's House are Thou. c O Lord, wilt for many Mansions; if it were not so,
I would have told you. I go to pregive the INIQUITY of thy da
VITY 01 thy parc a Place for you; chat where I People, and wilt cover (i) all am, there ye may be also. their Sins. Turn me, o (b) John XVII. 22. The GLORY God of my Salvation, and
d which thou gavest me, I have given
them. cause thine Anger towards (i) 1 John 11. 1, 2. If any Man me to cease : O Lord, shew Sin, we have an ADVOCATE with me thy Mercy, and grant me teous, and he is the PROPITIATION
ne the Father, Jesus Christ the Righthy Salvation. I will hear for our Sins. what thou, O Lord God, 6 PS. LXXXIV. 1,2, 3, 4, 5, 8,9,11. PS. LXXXV. 294, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13. † Meffiah.
file speak; for thou wilt (k) Rom. vill. 32. He that spaspeak (k) Peace unto thy red not his own Son, but delivered People, and to thy Saints, him up for us all, how shall he not
aoin with him freely give us all things ? that they may not turn again with
(6) Rom. x. 6,7,8. Say not in to Folly. Thy Salvation, thine Heart, Who shall ascend into O Lord, is (1) near to them Heaven? (that is, to bring Chrift that fear thee ; for MERCY from above) or, who shall descend
into the Deep? (that is, to bring up and (m TRUTH have met to- Chrift from the Dead.) But what gether, RIGHTEOUSNESS and faith it? the Word is nigh thee, PEACE have kiffed each o- even in thy Mouth, and in thy sher. Righteousness Thall go which we preach.
in Heart ; that is the Word of Faith before him, and shall guide (m) Phil. iv. 6,7. Be careful for me in the Way of his Steps. nothing, but in every thing by O Lord d of Hofts, blefied PRAYER an da Hon. blended PRAYER and Supr'LICATION, with
THANKSGIVING, let your Reis the Man that trusteth in quests be made known unto God : thee,
And the Peace of God, which pal
seth all Understanding, shall keep your Hearts and Minds, through Jesus Chrift.
d Psalm LXXXIV. 12. Enter not into Fudgment with thy Servant, O Lord,
for in thy Sight Mall no Man living be justified; but there is Mercy and Forgiveness with Thee, that Thou mayt be feared; which I most humbly implore, ibrough the Intercesion of Chrifto Jesus our only Mediator and Advocate. Amen.
A Prayer for Mercy
and Protection, in
(a) Mark xi. 24. What Things
foever ye desire when you pray, 10W a down thine BELIEve that ye receive them, | Ear, () Lord, and ye shall have them. Phil. iv. i hear me, for I am 6,7. Be careful for nothing, but
in all things let your Requests be Decay: made known unto God : And the Preserve my Soul, Peace of God, which palleth all O thou my God, fave thy Understanding, shall keep your Servant that(a) TRUSTETH Jesus,
> Hearts and Minds through Christ Psalm LXXXVI, to ver. 7.
in thee. Be merciful unto (6) Phil. iv. 4. Rejoice in the me, O Lord, for I cry unto 4 and for I cry unto Lord alway; and again, I say, RE
JOICE. John xvi. 24. Ask, and thee daily : (6) Rejoice ye shall RECEIVE, that your Joy the Soul of thy Servant, for niay be full. unto thee, O Lord, do I lift
(c) Atts v.31. Him hath God
exalted to be a PRINCE and a SAup my Soul. For thou, VIOUR to give Repentance and Lord, art (c) MERCIFUL, Forgiveness of sins: Joel 11. 13. and ready to FORGIVE, and For he is gracious and merciful,
Now to Anger, and of great Kindplenteous in Mercy unto all
ness, and repenteth him of the them that call upon thee. Evil. Give ear, O Lord, unto my (d) Heb. IV. 16. Let us therefore
come boldly unto the THRONE of PRAYER, and attend unto co
" GRACE, that we may obtain MERthe Voice of my SUPPLICA- cy, and find GRACE to help in TION: In the (d) Day of time of need.
more I will call.n. (e) Matt. x. 28, 29, 30, 31. FEAR my TROUBLE I will call up
"Pnot them which kill the Body, but are on thee, for thou wilt an- not able to kill the Soul; but rather swer me.
FEAR him which is able to destroy Thou art my REPUGE
both Soul and Body in Hell. Are
not two Sparrows sold for a Farand my FORTRESS ; my thing ? and onc of them shall not God, in whom I will trust; fall on the Ground without your therefore I will not be afraid Father ; but the very Hairs of your
Head are all numbered : Fear ye of the (e) TERROR by Night, not therefore, ye are of more value nor of the ARROW that fli- than many Sparrows. Heb. 11. 14, eth by Day, nor for the PE- 15. That through Death he might
destroy him that had the Power of STILENCE that walketh -in Des Darkness, nor for the De- liver them who through the FEAR STRUCTION that wasteth by of Death were all their Life-time Noon-day. For thou, O ?
ŏ subject to Bondage.
f) Foon xv. 6. If a Man ABIDE Most High, art my REFUGE not in me, he is cast forth as a and my (f) HABITATION. Branch, and is withered. He shall give his (0) Angels 18). !:b. I. 14 Are they not all
ministring Spirits, sent forth to micharge over me, to keep me nister for them who shall be Heils in all my WAYS.
of Salvation. John XIV. 23. Fefius I will call upon thee answered and said unto him, If a
* Man love me, he will keep my O Lord, for thou wilt an- Words; and my Father will love fwer me, and be with me in him, and we will come unto him, Trouble. For c among the and make our Abode with him. Gods there is none like unto ever we ask, we receive of him ;
(b) 1 John Ju. 22. And whatsothee, O Lord ; neither are because we keep his Commando there any Works like unto ments. thy Works. All Nations
b Psalm xci. 2, 5, 6,9, 11, 1s.
c PS. LXXXVI. 8, to 17.
whom thou hast made, shall (i) Rev. y.13. And every Creature come and í WORSHIP be- which is in Heaven,and on the Earth, fore thee, and shall GLORIFY and under the Earth, and such as
are in the Sea, and all that are in thy Name ; for thou art them, heard I saying, BLESSING, great, and doit wondrous and HONOUR, and GLORY, and things: thou art Gop alone. POWER, be unto him that fitteth
upon the Throne, and unto the (k) TEACh me thy Way, ų (R TEACH me thy WAY, Lamb for ever and ever. O Lord, I will walk in thy (k) Heb. vii1.10, 11, 12, I will Truth: Unite my Heart to put my Laws into their MINDS, fear thy Name..
and write them in their HEARTS;
and I will be to them a God, and I will praise thee, O Lord they shall be to me a People. And my God, with all my Heart, they (hall not teach every Man his and I will glorify thú Name Neighbour, and every Man his Bro
ther, saying, Know the Lord; for for evermore : For great is all shall know me, from the least to thy MERCY towards me ; the greatest : For I will be merciand sbon wilt deliver mv ful to their UNRIGHTEOUSNESS,
and their Sins and their INIQ!'ISou Soul from the lowest Hell.
on the towelt Fell, TIES will I remember no more. O God, the(1) Proyd have (1) 1 Pet. v. 8,9. Be sober, be rilen against me, and the VIGILANT; for your Adversary the Allemblies of violent Men Lin
Devil goeth about like a roaring
olent Men Lion, seeking whom he may dehave fought after my Soul : vour: whom refift, stedfast in the But thou, O Lord, art a Faith. John xv. 19, 20. Because God full of. Compassion, and you are not of the World, but I
have chosen you out of the World, gracious, long-suffering, and therefore the World hateth you ; if plenteous in Mercy and they have persecuted me, they will Truth. O turn unto me,
i also persecute you. Chap. xvi. 33.
uno me, Thele Words have I spoken to you, . and have mercy upon me; that in me ye might have PEACE. give thy (m) STRENGTH In the World ye shall have TRIC')unto thy Servant. and SAVE LATION; but be of good cheer, I
have overcome the World. me: Shew me a * TOKEN
(m) Jai. XLI. 10. Fear not, for good, that they which for I am with thee; be not dismayhate me may fee it. and ed, for I am thy God: I will
* strengthen thee; yea, I will help be ashamed; because thou, thee, yea, I will uphold thee with the right Hand of my Righteousness. 2 Cor. XII. 9, My STRENGTH is made perfe& in WEAKNESS.
• There is a Token for Good, or of Deliverance to the Righteous, as Ered. XII. 13. The Blood shall be to you for a Token upon the Houses;
and the Plague shall not be upon you to deftroy you. See Ifa, VII. 14, 16. There are also Tokens of Evil to the Wicked, as Psalm 1.xv. 8. They also that dwell in the uttermoft Parts, are afraid of the Tokens. See Luke xx]. 25,26,28. where the same Signs are Tokens of Evil to the Wicked, and of Deliverance to the Righteous.
Lord, haft holpen-me, and .() John xiv. 16. I will pray
the Father, and he shall give you (n) comforted me.
another COMFORTER, that he may
abide with you for ever. These Supplications I prefent unto thy Divine Majesty,
through the infinite Merits of Christ Jesus our only Mediator and Advocate, who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, World without end. Amen.
*****************.dome A Prayer in Extremity of Trouble, or bodily
Infirmity, with a Profellion of Confidence in the Mercy of God.
Son Y LORD a God of my SALVATION, I have
cried Day and Night before thee. Let my
PRAYER come before thee; incline thine Ear EPV ) unto my CRY: For my Soul is full of Troubles, and my Life draws near unto the Grave. I am counted with them that go down into the Pit : I am as
(a) Job xiv. 1, 2, 3. Man that is a ca Man that hath no born of a Woman, is of few Days, Strength ; free among the and full of Trouble : He cometh Dead, like the Slain that
forth like a FLOWER, and is cut
down; he fleeth also as a SHADOW, lie in the Grave, whom thou
and continucth not. And doft thou remembrest no more, and open thinc Eyes upon such an one, they are cut off from thy and bringest me into JUDGMENT Hand. Thy Wrath lieth
2 with thee? Chap. vi. 4. The Ar
rows of the Almighty are within hard upon me, and thou hast me, thc Poison whereof drinketh afflicted me with all thy up my Spirit ; the Terrors of God Waves. Thou hast put a
do set themselves in array against
a me. way mine Acquaintance far (6) John xvi. 20. I say unto you, from me. I am shut up, that ye shall WEEP and LAMENT, and I cannot come forth.
but the World shall REJOICE; and
ye shall be sorrowful, but your SORMine Eye (6) mourneth, by Row shall be turned into Joy. reason of Affliction.
Heb. X11. 3,6. Consider him thac
endured such Contradi&tion of Sinners against himself, left ye be wearied, and faint in your Minds : For whom the Lord lovcth he CHASTENE'Th, and SCOURGETH every SON whom he receiveth Psalm LXXXVIII. 1,t0 16.