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praise thee with joyful Lips. Thus will (x) í bless thee (2) 1 Tim. vi. 15, 16. Who is while I live, I will life up King of Kings, and Lord of Lords ;
the blessed and only, Potentate, the my Hands in thy Name.
to whom be Honour and Power My i Heart is fixed, everlasting. Amen. Rev. v. 13. God, my Heart is fixed, 1 Bleffing, and Honour, and Glory, will fing and give Praise : upon the Throne, and unto the Awake up my Glory, I my Lamb for ever and ever. self will awake early. I will praise thee, O Lord, among
(9) Ephes. iv. 10. He (Christ) the People, I will fing unto afcended up far above all Heavens, thee among the Nations; for that he might fill all things.
Phil. thy Mercy reacheth unto the 15. 10. God hath highly cxalted Heavens, and thy Truth un- is above every Name,
that at the
him, and given him a Name which to the Clouds. Be thou (y) Name of Jesus every Knee Mould exalted, O God, above the bow, of things in Heaven, and
things in Earth. Heavens, and thy Glory above all the Earth.
i Psalm LvII, 17, 8, 9, 10, 11, Having such a great High Priest, who is pelled into
the Heavens, let us approach the Throne of the Divine Majesty, to obtain Grace and Mercy to help in this time of need. Amen.
A Confession of Sin,
and Supplication for
(a) John 111. 16, 19. For God upon me, O his only begotten Son, that whoGod, according foever believeth in him should not to thy LOVING For God sent not his Son into the
perish, but have everlasting Life : KINDNESS; according to the World to CONDEMN the World, Multitude of thy TENDER but that the World through him MERCI ES, blot out myTranf- might be saved.
6) Rev. 1. 5. Who LOVED 115, greffions : (6) Wash me tho- and wahed us from our Sins in his
own Blood. • Pfalm LI. I, to 12. and ver. 15, 16, 17.
that thou mighteft (1) bé Glory of God.
roughly from mine INIQUI- (c) 1 John 11. 1,2. If any Man TIES, and (0) CLEANSE me the Father, Jesus Christ the Righ
fin, we have an ADVOCATE with from my Sin: For I (1) ac- teous; and he is the PROPITIAknowledge my Transgref- tion for our Sins. fions, and my Sin is ever
(d) 1 John 1. 9. If we CONFESS
our Sins, he is faithful and just to before me. (e) Against Thee,
FORGIVE us our Sins, and to cleanse the only God, have I sinned, us from all Unrighteousness. and done Evil in thy sight; (€) Rom. 11. 23. For all have
SINNED, and come short of the fbe
. justified when thou speakest
, (f) Rom. III. 4. Let God be
) . and be CLEAR when thou TRUE, but let every_Man be a
LYAR. . judgeft. Behold, I was fha- Lyar. and ver. 26. To declare,
I say, at this time his RightEOUSpen® (8) in INIQUITY, and NESS; that he might be Just, and in Sin did my Mother con- the JUSTIFIER of him which beceive me. Thou defireft lieveth in Jesus.
(8) Rom. v. 12. As by one Man Truth in the inward Part, Sin entered into the World, and and in the hidden Part thou Death by Sin; even so Death passhalt make me to know Wif- fed upon áll Men, for that all have
finned. dom. (b) PURGE me with
(h) Heb. 1. 3. Who being the Hyffop, and I shall be BRIGHTNESS of his Glory, and the CLEAN; (i) WASH me, and express IMAGE of his Person, and I shall be WHITER (k) than of his Power; when he had by
upholding all Things by the Word SNOW. Make me to hear himself purged our Sins, sat down Joy and GLADNESS, that the on the rigkt Hand of the Majesty Bones which thou hast bro- on bigh,
(i) Hib. IX. 13, 14. For if the ken may REJOICE.
Hide Blood of Bulls and Goats SANCTIthy (1) Face from my Sins, Eleth, to the purIFYING of the and blot out all mine Ini- Flesh; how much more shall the
Blood of Christ, who through the quities. Create in me (m) a eternal Spirit Offered himself CLEAN HEART, O God; without Spot to God, PURGE your
Conscience from dead Works, to
serve the living God? (k) Rev. vii. 14. These have washed their Robes, and made them white in the Blood of the Lamb. Isa. 1. 18. Though your Sins be as SCARLET, they fall be as white as Snow; though they be red like Crimson, they shall be as Wool.
(1) Heb. x. 16, 17. This is the COVENANT that I will make with them, saith the Lord; I will put my Laws into their HEARTS, and in their minds will I write them, and their Sins and their Iniquities will I REMEMBER no more.
(m) Ezek. XXXVI. 26, 27. A new Heart also will I give you, and a new Sririt will I put within you; and I will take away the STONY HEART out of your Flesh, and I will give you an Heart of FLESH; and I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my Statutes, and ye shall keep my Judgments, and do them. Heb. 1x. 15.' For this Cause he is the MEDIATOR of the New Covenant.
and renew a RIGHT (12) Spi- (r) John vil. 38, 39. Fesius stood Rit within me. Caft me not and cryed, saying, ito any Man
THIRST, let him COME unto me away from thy PRESENCE, and driuk. He that BELIEVE TH and take not thy Holy on me, as the Scripture hath said, SPIRIT from me. Restore
out of his Belly shall flow Rivers of unto me the Joy of thy SAL- he of the Spirit, which they that
LIVING WATER : But this spake VATION, and uphold me believe on him should receive. with thy † FREE SPIRIT. (0) 1 Thes: v. 19. Quench not O Lord, open thou my know how to give good Gifts
the Spirit. Luke x1.13. If Fathers Lips, and my Mouth fall unto their Children, how much shew forth thy PRAISE. For more shall your heavenly Father thou defirest no SACRIFICE, that ask him?
give the Holy SPIRIT to them thou (o) delightest not in (P) Heb. x. 5, 7, 10. When he BURNT-OFFERINGS. The cometh into the World, he faith,
SACRIFICE and OFFERING thou Sacrifices of God are a BRO
wouldest not, but a Body halt thou KEN SPIRIT: a broken and prepared me? Then said he, Lo, I a contrite HEART, () God, come to do thy Will, O God: by
the which will we are SANCTIFIthou wilt not despise.
ED, through the OFFERING of the
Body of Jesus Christ once. I do not present these Supplications for my Righteous
ness, 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 Remission of Sins. Amen. | Thy fre: Spirit, or the Spirit of Government which God had taken from Saul, and given to David, 1 Sam. XVI. 13, 14. and which David prays might continue with him, notwithltanding his Sin.
A Prayer for the Pro
Sperity of the Church, with a Confession of God's Goodness to it.
RAISE a wait
eth for thee, O P
(a) Jolin xiv. 13, 14. WhaisoGod, in Sion
ever ye fliall ask in my Name, that
; will i do; that the Father may be and unto thee
GLORIFIED in the Son. If ye shall Shall the Vow be perform- Ask any thing in my Name, I will ed, O thou, (a) that heareft do it, a Psalm LXV. 1, to 8.
PRAYER, unto thee shall all Flesh come. Iniquities prevail against us; as for Trans
(6) Heb. 1. 3. When he had by gressions, thou shalt PURGE himself PURGED our Sins, rac (b) them away.
down on the right Hand of the Blessed are they whom Majesty on high. Eph. v. 26,27
That he might SANCTIFY and thou (c) CHUSEST, and cauf
CLEANSE it with the washing of eft to APPROACH unto thee, Water by the Word, that he might that they may dwell in thy present it to himself a GLORIOUS Courts; they shall be fatit Church, not having Spot or Wrinfied with the Goodness of it should be holy, and without Ble
kle, or any such thing, (but that thine (d) House. By TER- mish.) RIBLE Things in RighTE
(c) John xv. 16. Ye have not
CHOSEN me, but I have CHOSEN OUSNESS wilt thou answer
you, buc. us, O God of our Salvation; (d) Rev. XXI. 22. The Lord who art the Confidence of alí God Almighty and the Lamb, are
the TEMPLE of it. the Ends of the Earth, and of them that are afar off
upon the Sea ; who by thy Strength setteft faft (é) the
(e) Heb. 1. 10. Thou, Lord, in Mountains, being girded with the Beginning haft laid the FounPower ; who (f) STILLEST
DATION of the Earth, and the Heathe Noise of the Seas, and vens are the Works of thine Hands.
(f) Mark iv. 39. He said unto the Noise of their Waves, and the sea, Peace, be ftill; and the the Tumults of the People: Wind ceased, and there was a great
Calm. They also that dwell in the uttermoft Parts are afraid at thy Tokens ; thou makest which is in Heaven, and on Earth,
(g) Rev. v. 13. Every Creature the out-goings of the Morn- and under the Earth, and such as ing and Evening to rejoice. are in the Sea, and all that are in O make a b joyful Noise and Honour, and Glory, and
them, heard I saying, BLESSING, unto God, all ye Lands;
: ; Power, be unto him that fitseth (8) Sing forth the Honour upon the Throne, and unto the
Lamb for ever and ever. of his Name, make his Praise
(h) Rev. xv. 3,4. Great and mar. GLORIOUS. How terrible, vellous are thy Works, Lord God O Lord, art thou in (b) thy Almighty: just and true are shy WORKS! Thro' the Great- thall not fear thee, O Lord, and
Ways, thou King of Saints. Who ness of thy Power, shall GLORIFY thy Name? For thou on: thine Enemies fubmit them- ly art holy, for all Nations shall felves unto thee. All the
come and WORSHIP thee, for thy Earth shall WORSHIP thee,
JUDGMENTS are made manifest. and shall fing to thy Name; þ Psalm LXVI. I, to 14. and 17, 18, 19.
for thou art terrible in thy Doing towards the Children of Men. Thou ruleft by thy POWER for ever; thy
(i) Heb. IV. 13. Neither is there (0) EYES BEHOLD the Na- any CrEATURE that is not mations ; let not the Rebellious NiFeST in his Sight, but all Things exalt themselves.
are naked and opened unto the O bless our God, ye Peo
Eyes of him with whom we have
to do. ple, which HOLDETH(k) our (k) John us. 16. For God so Soul in Life, and suffers Loved the World, that he gave
his only begotten Son, that whosonot our Feet to be moved.
ever believeth in him should not For thou, O God, haft perish, but have everlasting LIFE. PROVED us, thou (1) haft Chap: 1. 4. In him was Life, and
the Life was the Light of Men. TRIED us as Silver is tried
(1) 1 Pet. 1. 7. That the TRIAL thou hast laid AFFLICTION of your faith being much more upon our Loins, thou haft precious than of Gold that perishcaused Men to ride over our Fire, might be found unto Praise,
eth, though it be TRIED with Heads : We went through and Honour, and Glory, at the ap(m) FIRE and through Wa- pearing of Jesus Chrift. TER, but thou broughtest (m) i Pet. iv. 12, 13. Think it us into a WEALTHY Place. Trial, which is to try you ; as tho°
not strange concerning the FIERY Therefore will we go into some strange thing happened unto thine House, to pay the you : But rejoice, inalmuch as ye
are PARTAKERS of Christ's SufVows which our Lips have
FERINGS ; that when his Glory uttered, when we were in shall be revealed, ye may be glad Trouble. We CRYED unto also with exceeding Joy. him, and he shall be ex- that God MEARETH NOC SINNERS;
(n) John ix. 31. Now we know TOLLED with our Tongues. but if any Man be a WORSHIPPER If we (n) regard Iniquity in of God, and doch his Will, him he our Hearts, thou, O Lord, wilt not heAB; but truly God hath HEARD, and ATTENDED to the Voice of like the CHAFF” of the Summer
(o) Dan. 11. 35. They became our Prayer.
Threshing-Floors, and the Wind Let God e arise, and let CARRIED them away, that no Place his Enemies be (0) SCAT
was found for them.
(P) 2 Thi!: 1.9. Who shall be TERED, let them also that punished with everlasting Destruchate bim flee before him. tion from the Presence of the Lord, As Smoke is driven
and from the Glory of his Power. away,
Chap. 11.8. Whom the Lord (hall let the Wicked (P) FLEE be- CONSUME with the Spirit of his fore thee, O God: But let Mouth, and shall DESTROY with the Righteous be GLAD, let the Brightness of his coming.
• Psalm LXVIII. 1, to 8. and 11, 12, 14, 17, to 21. and 26, 24, 25, 32, to 35.