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ing up of my Hands, as the (6) Matt. XXVI. 41. WATCH and
norcrae Set PRAY, that ye enter not into TemEVENING SACRIFICE. Set
! ptation. Rev. 11. 2. Be watcha (6) Watch, O Lord, before rul, and strengthen the Things my Mouth, and keep the which remain. 1 Pet. v. 8. Be
lina SOBER, be VIGILANT, for your Door of my Lips. Inclines
Adversary the Devil, as a roaring not my Heart to any (C) EVIL Lion, goeth about seeking whom Thing, to practise WICKED he may devour. WORKs with Men that work (C) i Pet. 1. 18. For ye know
that ye were not redeemed with Iniquity, and let me not eat
CORRUPTIBLE Things, as Silver of their Dainties.
and Gold, from your vain ConverFor thou, o O Lord, haft sation, received by Tradition from
- your Fathers. searched (d) me, and known
(d) Rev. 11. 23. And all the me. Thou (e) knowest my Churches shall know, that I am he down-firring and my up-rif which SEARCHETH che Reins and
Hearts; and I will give unto every ing; thou understandeff my
jeritandeil my one of you according to your Works. Thoughts afar off. Thou Heb iv. 12. For the WORD of .compafleft my Path, and my God is Quick and rowERFUL, ving down, and art acquaint- Sword, PIERCING even to the di
and SHARPER than any two-edged ed with all my Ways. For* viding' asunder of Soul and Spithere is not a Word (f) in my Rit, and of the Joints and MARTonane but jo Ó' Lord ROW, and is a Discerner of the
's Thoughts and INTENTS of the thou knoweft it altogether. Heart. 1 Cor. 11. 10, 11. For the Thou hast beset me behind Spirit SEARCHEth all things, yea, and before. and said thine the deep things of God. For what
Man knoweth the things of a Man, Hand upon me. Such Know- save the Spirit of a man which is ledge is too wonderful for in him ? Even so, the things of me : it is high. I cannot at God knoweth no Man, but the Spi
* rit of God. Chap. 111. 16. Know tain unto it.
ye not that ye are the Temple of Whither (8) shall I go God, and that the Spirit of God from thy SPIRIT? or whi- dwellech in you. ther shall I fly from thy Pre
(e) Heb. iv. 13. Neither is there
e any Creature that is not manifest in fence? If I ascend up into his Sight; but all things are naked, (b) HEAVEN, thou art there, and opened unto the Eyes of him
with whom we have to do. (f) Matt. XII. 36, 37. Every idle Word that Men shall speak, they Shall give account thereof in the Day of Judgment; for by thy Words thou shalt be justified, and by thy Words thou shalt be condemned.
(g) Jer, xxj11. 23,24. Am l'a God at hand, saith the Lord, and not a God afar off ? Can any HIDE himself in secret Places that I shall not see him ? faith the Lord. Do not I fill Heaven and Earth ? faith the Lord.
(5) Job xx11. 12, 14, Is not God in the heighth of Heaven ? and beho'd'the heighth of the Srars, how high they are; and he walketh in the Circuit of Heaven. Ifai. XL. 17,22. All Nations before him are as nothing, and they are counted to him less than nothing, and Vanity: It is he that fitreth upon the Circle of the Earth, and thc Inhabitants thereof are as Grashoppers.
• Psalm cxXXIX. 1, to 21. and ver. 24.
if I make my Bed in (i) (1) Fob xxv I. 6. HELL is naked Hell, behold, there does before him, and Destruction hath thy Iuftice appear : If I take
Le no Covering.
(k) Dan. 11. 22. He revealeth the the Wings of the Morning, deep and secret things, he knoweth and dwell in the uttermoft what is in the DARKNESS, and the
Light dwelleth with him. Jarnes Parts of the Sea ; even there 1. 17. Every good Gift and every hall thy Hand lead me, and perfe&t Gift is from above, and thy right Hand shall hold cometh down from the Father of me. If I say, surely the (R) bleness, neither Shadow of chang
20 Lights, with whom is no VariaDARKNESS shall cover me, ing. i Tim. vi, 15,16. Who is the even the Night shall be light blessed and only Potentate, the King
of Kings, and Lord of Lords; who about me, for the Darkness on
only hath Immortality, dwelling in hideth not from thee, but the Light which no Man can apthe Night Shinerh as the proach unto ; whom no Man hath Day; the Darkness and the leen, nor can see.
(1) Acts xyU, 26,27,28. And Light are both alike to thee. hath made of one Blood all Nations
For thou haft poffeffed my of Men for to dwell on all the Face Reins, and haft covered me of the Earth; and hath determined
the Times before appointed, and the in my Mother's Womb.
Bounds of their Habitacions; that I will praise thee, for I they should seek the Lord, if haply (1) am fearfully and wonder- they might feel after him and find
him, though he be not far from fully MADE. Marvellous are
every one of us : for in him we thy WORKS, O Lord, which Live, and MOVE, and have our my Soul knoweth right well. BEING. Rom. 1. 18, 19, 20. For My Substance was not HID Heaven, against all Ungodliness and
the Wrath of God is revealed from from thee, when I was made Unrighteousness of Men, who hold in SECRET. and curiously the Truth in Unrighteousness : Be
cause that which is known of God wrought in the lowest Parts
s is manifest in them, for God hath of the Earth. Thine Eyes shewed it unto them: For the invidid see my Substance, being. lible things of him, from the Crea
bo tion of the World, are clearly seen; yet unperfect ; and in thy
"y being understood by the things that Book all my Members were are made, even his eternal Power written ; which in Continu- and Godhead; so that they are with ance were fashioned, when out Excuse. as yet there was none of them.
How PRECIOUS are thy
Soul' have I desired thee in the them, they are more in num- Night; yea, with my Spirit within ber than the Sand ; when I me will I seek shee early : For when awake, I am (m) still with thy Judgments are in the Earth, the
Inhabitants of the World will learn thee.
: Surely thou wilt (12) SLAY (8) Fude 14, 15. And Enoch pro the Wicked. O God, for phefied, saying, The Lord cometh
p with ten thousands of his Saints to they speak against thee wick- EXECUTE Judgment upon all, and edly, and thine Enemies take to CONVINCE all that are ungodly
in vain. There among them, of all their ungodly thy Name in vain : There
Deeds, which they have ungodly fore am I (0) GRIEVED with committed; and of all their hard those that rise up against Speeches, which ungodly Sinners thee.
have spoken against him. SEARCH (P) me, O God, ed juft Lot, vexed with the filthy
SEARC# (D) me, O God. ) 2 Pet. 11. 7,8. And deliverand know my Heart ; try CONVERSATION of the Wicked'; me, and know my Thoughts; for that righteous Man dwelling
among them, in seeing and bearand see if there be any wick
ing, VEXED his righteous Soul ed Way within me; and lead from Day to Day with their un. me in the WAY EVERLAST- LAWFUL Deeds.
(P) 1 Cor. 11. 10,12. For the SpiING.
rit SEARCHETI all things, yea, the deep things of God. Now we have received not the Spirit of the World, but the Spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God. John xiv. 26. But the COMFORTER, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my Name, he Ihall teach you all things, and bring all things to your Remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you. Chap. XVI. 7, 8. For if I go not away, the COMFORTER will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you : And he will REPROVE the World of Sin, and of Righteousness, and of Judgment. Rom. VIII. 13, 14, 15. For if ye live after the Flesh, ye shall die; but if ye, through the Spirit, do mortify the Deeds of the Body, ye shall live : For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the Sons of God. For ye have not received the Spirit of Bondage again to fear, but ye have received the Spirit of Adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. Luke xi. 13. If ye then, being evil, know how to give good Gifts unto your Children, how much more shall your heavenly Father give the HOLY SPIRIT to them that ASK him?
I prefent not these my humble Supplications to thy
Divine Majesty for my Righteousness, but for thy great Mercies, and the infinite Merit of Christ Jesus our Redeemer; who liveth and reignerb with Thee and the Holy Ghost ever one God, World without end. Amen.
A Morning Prayer for
the Blesing of God, and the Protection of Divine Providence. .
JEAR · my Pray-
(a) Tit. 111. 4, S. But after that
the KINDNESS and Love of God Ear to my Sup- our Saviour toward Man appeared; plications; in thy not by Works of RIGHTEOUS FATHEULNESS NESS which we have done, buc
according to his Mercy he saved us, answer me, and in (a) thy by the Washing of Regeneration, RIGHTEOUSNESS. Enter not and renewing of the Holy Ghost. into Judgment with thy Ser (6) Rom. 111. 19, 20–26. Now
u we know that what things foever vant, for in thy Sight shall
the Law faith, it saith to them who no Man living be (6) Jus- are under the Law, that every Mouth TIFIED,
may be stopped, and all the World
may become GUILTY before God : When my Spirit is over
Therefore by the Decds of the Law, whelmed (c) within me, and there shall no Flesh be JUSTIFIED my Heart within me is defo- in his Sight. For by the Law is
she the Knowledge of Sin ; but now late, I will remember the the
the Righteousness of God without Days of old, I will meditate the Law is manifested, being wire on all thy Works, I will muse nessed by the Law and the Prophets, on the Work of thine Hands: even the Righteousness of God.
which is by Faith of Jesus Chrift, I ftretch forth my Hands un- unto all and upon all them that béo
lieve; for there is no difference : For all have finned, and come short of the Glory of God, being justified "freely by his Grace, through the Redemption that is in Jesus Chrift ; whom God hath set forth to be a PROPITIATION through Faith in his Blood, to declare his Righteousness for the Remission of Sins that are paft, through the Forbearance of God; that he might be Just, and the Juftifier of him which believeth in Jesus. Tim. 11.5,6. For there is one God, and one Mediator between God and Men, the Man Christ Jefus, who gave himself a RANSOM for all. Heb. viii. 1,6. We have such an High Priest, who is set on the right Hand of the Throne of the Majesty in the Heavens; the MEDIATOR of a better COVENANT, which was established upon better PROMISES.
(1) Rom. v. 6,21. For when we were yet without Strength, in due time Chrift died for the Ungodly ; that as Sin hath reigned unto Death, even so might Grace reigo through Righteousness unto eternal Life, by Fesus Chrift' our Lord. Gal. 11. 19, 20. For I through the Law am dead to the Law, that I might live uinto God: I am crucified with Christ, neVertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me ; and the Life which I now live in the pleth, I live by the Faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for mc.
• Pfalm CXLIII, 1,2,4,5,6,7.
to thee ; my Soul (d) thirst. (d) Matt. v. 6. Blessed are they eth after hee eth after thee, as a thirsty
as a thirty which do hunger and thirst after
& RIGHTEOUSNESS, for they shall Land. Hear me speedily, o be filled. John yil, 37, 38, 39: JeLord; my Spirit faileth: Jus ttood and cried, saying, if any
e from me Man thirst, let him come unto mic
and drink : For he that believech left I be like unto them that
be like unto them that on me, as the Scripture hach said, go down into the Pit. out of his Belly shall flow Rivers
I will o cry unto thee, O of living Water. But this spake he Lord, with my Voice: with of the Spirit, which they that be.
lieve on him should receive. my Voice unto thee, O Lord, do I make my Supplication. I pour out my Complaint before thee; I shewed before thee my Trouble : When my SPIRIT was overwhelmed within me, then thou kneweft my Path. I cry unto thee, O Lord; thou art my REFUGE, and my PORTION in the Land of the Living. (e) Gal. vr. 9. Be not weary in Attend unto my CRY, (e) for WELL-DOING, for in-due Season ye I am brought very LOW : Thall reap, if ye faint not. DELIVER me from my Per· fecutors, for they are stronger than I. Bring my Soul out the Lord is upon me, because he
(f2 Luke 17. 18. The Spirit of of (f) PRISON, that I may hath anointed me to preach the praise thy Name.
Gospel to the Poor; he hath sent
me to heal the broken-hearted, to Cause me, C O Lord, to
preach Deliverance to the Captives, hear thy loving Kindness in and recovering of Sight to the the Morning; for in thee do
Blind; to set at Liberty them that I trust. Cause me to know
are bruifed. the War wherein I should walk, for I lift up my Soul unto thee. Deliver me, O Lord, from mine Enemies; I Ay unto thee to HIDE me. Teach me to do thy Will, for thou art my God. Thy
(5) Matt. V.8. Blessed are the Spirit is good, (8) LEAD me
pure in Heart, for they shall see into the Land of UPRIGHT- God. NESS : QUICKEN me, O Lord, for thy Name's sake,
• Psalm CXLII. 1,2, 3,5,6,7.
Pf. CXLIII. 8, to 12,