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and for thy Righteousness (b) : John 111. 8. For this purfake bring my Soul out of pose the Son of God was MÁNI

JESTED, that he might DESTROY Trouble ; and (b) destroy all these

He Works of the Devil. them that afflict my Soul, (i) Job vil. 17, 18. What is for I am thy Servant.

Man, that thou should't MAGNIFY Lord, () what is a Man, thy HEART upon him; and that

him; and that thou shouldest sec that thou takeft Knowledge thou shouldelt vific him every Mornof him? or the Son of Man, ing, and try him every Moment ?

s Heb. 11. 6. "What is Man, that thou that thou makest account of

0 art MINDFUL of him? or the Son him? Man is like to (R) VA- of Man, chat thou visitest him? NIY: his Days are as a 2 Chron. VI. 18. But will God in SHADOW that dafleth away. very deed dwell with Men on Earth?

ay. Behold, Heaven, and the Heaven of Bow () thine Heavens, Heavens cannot contain thee. O Lord, and come down ; (k) James iv. 14. For what is send thine Hand from above,

your LIFE ? it is even a VAPOUR,

that appeareth for a little time, and and deliver me from the then vanishech away. I Cbron. Hands of the Wicked, whose XXIX. 15. For we are Strangers be. Mouth speaketh VANITY,

fore chee, and Sojourners, as were

all our Fathers. Our Days on the and their right Hand is full

Earth are as a Shadow, and there of FALSHOOD.

is none abiding. O Lord, by thy Blefling, (l) 2 Cor. vi. 16. I will dwell in

them, and walk in them ; and I let our Sons be as Plants will be their God, and they shall grown up in their Youth; be my People. and our Daughters be as Cor- , (m) Luke x11.24. Consider the.

Ravens, for they ncither low nor ner-Stones. That our Gra- reap; which ncither have Storehouse naries may be full, (m) af- nor Barn; and God feedeth them : fording all necessary Stores : How much more are ye better than

the Fowls ? Matt. VI. 31, 32, 33. Thatour Sheep may be fruit

Therefore take no thought, saying, ful, and our Oxen strong to What shall we eat ? or what'shall labour : That there be no we drink? or wherewithal thall we

be cloathed ? For your heavenly breaking in, nor going out,

FATHER knoweth you have need nor no complaining in our of all these things: But reck ye first Streets.

the Kingdom of God, and his RIGHHappy is the People that TEOUSNESS, and all these things

shall be added unto you. Heb. xvii. is in such a Cale; yea, hap- 5. Let your Conversation be with. py is the People whose God out COVETOUSNESS, and be conis the Lord. Therefore will tent with such things as ye have ;

for he hath said, I will never leave I fing a new Song unto thee, thee, nor fo:fke thee. 1 Pet. V. O God, who art my SAL- 7: Casting all your Care upon him, VATION, my GOODNESS, and for he careth for you. my DELIVER ER, my

Psalm CXLIV. 3, 4, 5,7,8, 12, to 15.

SHIELD,

SHIELD, in whom I will (n) Isai. XL. 26, 29, 30, 31.. Life

up your Eyes on high, and behold trust for evermore.

who hath created these things, that And I • will (12) LIFT up bringeth out their Host by Nummy Eyes unto thee, O Lord, ber; he calleth them all by Names,

by the grcatness of his Might, for from whom alone cometh

that he is strong in Power, not one my Salvation ; for my Help faileth. He giveth Power to the is in thee, O Lord, who haft Faint, and to them that have no

arth. Might he increaseth STRENGTH. made Heaven ana Larin i Even the Youths shall faint and be he will not suffer my Foot to weary, and the young Men shall utbe moved ; (o) he that keep- terly fall; but they that wait upeth me will not Number.

on the Lord, shall renew their

Strength, they shall mount up with Thou, O Lord, art my Keep- Wings as Eagles, they shall run and er, my (D) SHADE on my not be weary, and they shall walk right Hand; thou wilt pre- and not faini. ferve me from all Evil; thou the CONFIDENCE that we have in

(0) 1 John v. 14,15. And this is wilt preserve my Soul, and him, that if we ask any thing acwilt preserve my going cording to his Will, he HEARETH out and my coming in, from us; and if we know that he hear

us, whatsoever we ask, we know this time forth, and for ever that we have the petitions that we more.

desired of him Therefore will I (r) praise (P) Ifai. xxx11. 2. He shall be

as an HIDING PLACE from the thee, O Lord, with my whole Wind, and a COVERT from the HEART, I will few forth Tempelt ; as Rivers of Water in a all thy wondrous WORKS: I dry Place, as the Shadow of a great

Rock in a weary Land. willing Frailes unto mee, will fing Praises unto thee,

(9) Acts XVII. 28. For in O my God, while I have him we LIVE, and Move, and my Being.

have our BEING. Matt. X. 30. But the very Hairs of your Head

are all numbred. (1) I Tim. 1. 17. Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisiblc, the only wise God, be Honour and GLORY for ever and ever. Amen. Rou. iv.jI Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive GLORY, and HoNOUR, and PowER ; for thou hast created all things, and for thy Pleafure they are and were created. Chap. v. 12. Worthy is the Lamb that was sain, to receive Power, and Riches, and WISDOM, and STRENGTH, and HONOUR, and GLORY, and BLESSING. Chap. xxIT. 20. He which testificth these things, faith, Surely I come quiekly. Amen. Even so, Come, Lord Jesus.

e Psalm CXXI. 1,00 5, 7, 8.

I do not present these Supplications for my Righteourness, but for his great Mercy's Sake, who has exalted bis only Son Christ Jesus, to be a Prince and Saviour, to give Repentance and Remision of Sins. Amen.

Rom, Rom. xv. 4. For whatsoever things were written afore time, were written for our Learning ; that we through Patience and Comfort of the Scriptures might bave Hope.

2 Pet. 1. 3,4. According as his divine Power bath given unto us all things that pertain unto Life and Godliness, through the Knowledge of him that bath called us to Glory and Virtue. Whereby are given unto als exceeding great and precious Promises; that by these you might be Partakers of the divine Nature, having escaped the Corruption that is in the World through

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THE DIFFERENT STATES

од тн Е Righteous and the Ungodly,

As they are represented in the

PSA L M S; Compared with other parts of the Scripture.

The Blesedness of the

Righteous.

LESSED(a) is

(a) Matt. v. 8. BLESSED are the El the · Man that pure in Heart, for they shall see

walketh not in God.
the COUNSEL of

the Ungodly, nor ftandeth in the Way of Sinpers, nor fittech in the Seat of the Scornful.

(6) Phil. 111.8. I count all things But his (6) DELIGHT is buč Loss for the Excellency of the in the Law of the Lord, and Knowledge of Chrif hefus my

Lord, • Psalm 1. 1, 2, 3.

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