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tain their cause. If they sin against I have glorified thee on the earth: I thee, (for there is no inan that sin- lave finished the work which thou neth not,) and thou be angry with gavest me to do. And now, O Fathem, and deliver them to the ene-l ther, glorify thou me with thine own my, so that they carry them a way self with the glory which I had with captives unto the land of the enemy, thee before the world was. I have far or near; yet if they shall bethink manifested thy name unto the men themselves in the land whither they which thou gavest me out of the were carried captives, and repent, world: thine they were, and thou and make supplication unto thee gavest them me; and they have kept in the land of them that carried ihy word. Now they have known them captives, saying, We have that all things, whatsoever thou sinned, and have done perversely, hast given me, are of thee: for I we have committed wickedness: have given unto them the words and so return
thee with which thou gavest me; and they all their heart, and with all their have received them, and have known soul, in the land of their enemies, surely that I came out from thee, which led them away captire, and and they have believed that thou pray unto thee toward their land, didst send ine. I pray for them: I which thou gavest unto their fathers, pray not for the world, but for them the city which thou hast chosen, and which thou hast given me; for they the house which I have built for thy are thine. And all mine are thine, name: then hear thou their prayer and thine are mine; and I am gloriand their supplication in heaven the fied in them. And now I am no dwelling-place, and maintain theji more in the world, but these are in cause. And forgive thy people that the world, and I come to thee. Holy have sinned against thee, and all Father, keep through thine own their transgressions wherein they name those whom thou hast given have transgressed against thee, and me, that they may be one, as we give them compassion before them
While I was with them in the who carried them captive, that they world, I kept them in thy name: may have compassion on them: for those that thou gavest me I have they be thy people, and thine ivher- kept, and none of them is lost, but itance, which thou broughtest forth the son of perdition; that the scripout of Egypt, from the midst of the ture might be fulfilled. And now furnace of iron : that thine eyes may come I to thee; and these things I be open unto the supplication of thy speak in the world, that they might servant, and unto the supplication of have my joy fulfilled in themselves. thy people Israel, to hearken unto I have given them thy word; and the them in all that they call for unto world hath hated them, because thee. For thou didsi separate them they are not of the world, even as I from among all the people of the am not of the world. I pray not earth, to be thine inheritance, as that thou shouldest take them out of thou spakest by the hand of Moses the world, but that thou shouldest thy servant, when thou broughtest keep them from the evil. They are our fathers out of Egypt, O Lord not of the world, even as I am not God.
of the world. Sanctify them through
thy truth: thy word is truth. 2. The Savior's Prayer at the Communion Table.
1 As thou hast sent me into the
world, even so have I also sent them John 17: 1. These words spake into the world. And for their sakes Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to I sanctify myself, that they also beaven, and said, Father, the bour might be sanctified through the is coine; glorify thy Son, that thy truth. Neither pray I for these Son also may glorify thee: as thou alone, but for them also which shall hast given him power over all flesh, believe on me through their word; that he should give eternal life to as that they all may be one; as thou, many as thou hast given him. And Fatber, art in me, and I in thee, that this is life eternal, that they might they also may be one in us: that the know thee, the only true God, and world may believe that thou hast Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent. sent me. And the glory which thou
gavest me I have given them; that | Yea, all Israel have transgressed they may be one, even as we are thy law, even by departing, that they one: I in them, and thon in me, that might not obey thy voice; therefore they may be made perfect in one; the curse is poured upon us, and the and that the world inay know that oath that is written in the law of thou hast sent me, and hast loved Moses the servant of God, because thern, as thou hast loved me. Fa-, we have sinned against him. And ther, I will that they also whom thou | he hath confirmed his words, which hast given me be with me where I he spake against us, and against our am; that they may behold my glory, judges that judged us, by bringing which thou hast given me: for thou upon us a great evil: for under the Jovedst me before the foundatiou of whole heaven hath not been done as the world. O righteous Father, the hath been done u pon Jerusalem. As world hath not known thee: but I it is written in the law of Moses, all have known thee, and these have this evil is come upon us: yet made known that thou hast sent me. And we not our prayer before the LORD I bave declared unto them thy name, our God, that we might turn from and will declare it; that the love our iniquities, and understand thy wherewith thou hast loved me may truth. Therefore hath the LORD be in them, and I in them.
watched upon the evil, and brought
it upon us: for the Lord our God is 3. Prayer for Deliverance from Dis. righteous in all his works which he tress.
doeth: for we obeyed not his voice.
And now, O Lord our God, that Dan. 9: 3. And I set my face un hast brought thy people forth out of to the Lord God, to seek by prayer the land of Egypt with a mighty and supplications, with fasting, and hand, and hast gotten thee renown, sackcloth, and ashes: and I prayed as at this day; we have sinned, we unto the Lord my God, and made have done wickedly. O Lord, acmy confession, and said, O Lord, cording to all thy righteousness, ! the great and dreadful God, keeping beseech thee, let thine anger and the covenant and mercy to them thy fury be turned away from 'thy that love him, and to them that keep city Jerusalem, thy holy mountain: his commandments; we have sinned, because for our sins, and for the and have committed iniquity, and iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem have done wickedly, and have re- ) and thy people are become a rebelled, even by departing from thy proach to all that are about us. precepts, and from thy judginents: Now therefore, O our God, hear the neither have we hearkened unto thy prayer of thy servant, and his supservants the prophets, which spake plications, and cause thy face to in thy name to our kings, our shine upon thy sanctuary that is princes, and our fathers, and to all desolate for the Lord's sake. Omy the people of the land. O Lord, God, incline thine ear, and hear; righteousness belongeth unto thee; open thine eyes, and behold our desbut unto us confusion of faces, as aí olations, and the city which is called this day; to the men of Judah, and by thy name: for we do not present to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and our supplications before thee for unto all Israel, that are near, and our righteousnesses, but for thy that are far off, through all the great mercies. O Lord, hear; O countries whither thou hast driven Lord, forgive; O Lord, hearken and them, because of their trespass that do; defer not, for thine own sake, O they have trespassed against thee. my God: for thy city and thy people O Lord, to us belongeth confusion are called by thy name. of face, to our kings, to our princes, and to our fathers, because we have
4. Penitential Prayer. sinned against thee. To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgive
Ps. 51: 1. Have mercy upon me, nesses, though we have rebelled O God, according to thy lovingagainst him: neither have we obeyed kindness; according unto the multithe voice of the Lord our God, to tude of thy tender mercies blot out walk in his laws, which he set be- my transgressions. Wash me thorfore us by his servants the prophets. ) oughly from mine iniquity, and
cleanse me from my sin. For I ac upon her, and she shall live. And knowledge my transgressions; and Jesus arose, and followed him, and my sin is ever before me. Against so did his disciples. thee, thee only, bave I sinned, and And behold, a woman, which was done this evil in thy sight; that thou diseased with an issue of blood mightest be justified when thou twelve years, came behind him, and speakest, and be-clear when thou touched the hem of his garment. judgest. Behold, I was shapen in For she said within herself, If iniquity; and in sin did my mother I may but touch_his garment, I conceive me. Behold, thou desirest shall be whole. But Jesus turned truth in the inward parts; and in the him about, and when he saw her, hidden part thou shalt inake me to he said, Daughter, be of good comknow wisdom. Purge me with hys- fort: thy faith hath made thee whole. sor, and I shall be clean; wash me, And the woman was made whole and I shall be whiter than snow. from that hour. Make me to hear joy and gladness; And when Jesus came into the ruthat the bones which thou hast bro- ler's house, and saw the minstrels ken may rejoice. Hide thy face and the people making a noise, he from my sins, and blot out all mine said unto them, Give place: for the iniquities. Create in me a clean maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And heart, O God; and renew a right they laughed him to scorn. But when spirit within me. Cast me not away the people were put forth, he went from thy presence; and take not thy in, and took her by the hand: and Holy Spirit from me. Restore unto the maid arose. And the fame hereme the joy of thy salvation; and up- of went abroad into all that land. hold me with thy free Spirit: then 13: 58. He did not many mighty will I teach transgressors thy ways; works there, because of their unbeand sinners shall be converted unto lief. thee. Deliver me from blood-guilti- 15:21
. Then Jesus went thence, ness,
O God, thou God of my salva- and departed into the coasts of Tyre tion; and my tongue shall sing aloud and Sidon. And behold, a woman of of thy righteousness. O Lord, Canaan came out of the same coasts, open thou my lips; and my mouth and cried unto him, saying, Have shall show forth thy praise. For mercy on me,
O Lord, thou Son of thou desirest not sacrifice, else would David; my daughter is grievously I give it: thou delightest not in vexed with a devil. But he answerburnt-offering. The sacrifices of ed her not a word. And his disciples God are a broken spirit: a broken came and besought him, saying, and a contrite heart, O God, thou Send her away ; for she crieth after wilt not despise. Do good in thy us. But he answered and said, I am good pleasure unto Zion: build thou
not sent but unto the lost sheep of the walls of Jerusalem. Then shalt the house of Israel. Then came she thou be pleased with the sacrifices and worshipped him, saying, Lord, of righteousness, with burnt-offering, help me. But he answered and said, and whole burnt-offering: then shall | It is not meet to take the children's they offer bullocks upon thine al- bread and to cast it to dogs. And tar.
she said, Truth, Lord: yet the dogs eat of the 'crumbs which fall from their master's table. Then Jesus an
swered and said unto her, I woman! § 8. CONFIDENCE IN GOD. great is thy faith: be it unto thee
even as thou wilt. And her daughter 2 Chron. 20: 20. Hear me, 0 Ju- was made whole from that very dah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusa- hour. lem. Believe in the Lord your God, 80 shall ye be established; believe | 17 : 14. And when they were his prophets, so shall ye prosper, come to the multitude, there came
Mat. 9: 18. While he spake these to him a certain man kneeling down things unto them, behold, there came to him, and saying, Lord, have mera certain ruler, and worshipped him, cy on my son ; for he is lunatic, saying, My daughter is even now and sore vexed; for oft-times hé dead: but come and lay thy hand | falleth into the fire, and oft into the
PÅ. 51: 4.
water. And I brought him to thy come forth! And he that was dead disciples, and they could not cure came forth, bound hand and foot him. Then Jesus answered and with grave-clothes: and his face was said, O faithless and perverse gen- bound about with a napkin. Jesus eration! how long shall I be with ' saith unto them, Loose him, and let you ? how long shall I suffer you ? him go. bring him hither to me. And Jesus rebuked the devil, and he departed Then many of the Jews which out of him: and the child was cured came to Mary, and had seen the from that very hour. Then came i things which Jesus did, believed on the disciples to Jesus apart, and said, him. But some of them went their Why could not we cast him out ? ways to the Pharisees, and told them And Jesus said unto them, Because what things Jesus had done. of your unbelief : for verily I say Rom. 3: 3. For what if some did unto you, If ye have faith as a grain not believe ? shall their unbelief of mustard-seed, ye shall say unto make the faith of God without efthis mountain, Remove hence to fect? God forbid: yea, let God be yonder place; and it shall remove: true, but every man a liar; as it is and nothing shall be impossible unto i written, you. Howbeit this kind goeth not ! That thou mightest he justified in thy sayings, out but by prayer and fasting. And mightest overcome when thou art judged.
Mark 11: 20. And in the morning, as they passed by, they saw the Eph. 6: 16. Above all, taking the fig-tree dried up from the roots. shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be And Peter, calling to remembrance, able to quench all the fiery darts of saith unto him, Master, behold, the the wicked. fig-tree which thou cursedst is with James 1: 5. If
lack And Jesus answering, wisdom, let him ask of God, that saith unto them, Have faith in God. giveth to all men liberally, and upFor verily I say unto you, That braideth not; and it shall be given whosoever shall say unto this moun- | him. But let him ask in faith, nothtain, Be thou removed, and be thou ing wavering ; for he that wavereth cast into the sea ; and shall not doubt is like a wave of the sea, driven with in his heart, but shall believe that the wind and tossed. For let not those things which he saith shall | that man think that he shall receive come to pass ; he shall have what- any thing of the Lord. A doublesoever he saith. Therefore I say un minded man is unstable in all his to you, What things soever ye de- ways. sire, when ye pray, believe that ye i Per. 1: 8. Whom having not receive them, and ye shall have them. I seen, ye love ; in whom, though now
Luke 17:5. And the Apostles said ye see him not, yet believing, ye reunto the Lord, Increase our faith. joice with joy unspeakable, and full And the Lord said, If ye had faith of glory, receiving the end of your as a grain of mustard-seed, ye might faith, even the salvation of your say unto this sycamine-tree, Be thou / souls. Of which salvation the prophplucked up by the root, and be thou ets have inquired and searched diliplanted in the sea ; and it should gently: who prophesied of the grace obey you.
that should come unto you: searchJohn 11:40. Jesus saith unto her, ing what, or what manner of time Said I not unto thee, that if thou the Spirit of Christ which was in wouldest believe, thou shouldest see them did signify, when it testified the glory of God? Then they took | beforehand the sufferings of Christ, away the stone from the place where and the glory that should follow. the dead was laid. And Jesus lifted Mat. 6: 25. Therefore I say unto up his eyes, and said, Father, I you, Take no thought for your life, thank thee that thou hast heard me: what ye shall eat, or what ye shall and I knew that thou hearest me al- drink; nor yet for your body, what ways : but because of the people ye shall put on. Is not the life more which stand by, I said it, that they than meat, and the body than raimay believe that thou hast sent me. ment? Behold the fowls of the air: And when he thus had spoken, he for they sow not, neither do they cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, reap, nor gather into barns ; yet
your heavenly Father feedeth them. of all comfort; who comforteth us Are ye not much better than they ? in all our tribulation, that we may Which of you by taking thought can
be able to comfort them which are add one cubit unto his stature ? And in any trouble, by the comfort wherewhy take ye thought for raiment ? with we ourselves are comforted of Consider the lilies of the field, how God: for as the sufferings of Christ they grow ; they toil not, neither do abound in us, so our consolation also they spin ; and yet I say unto you, aboundeth by Christ. And whether That even Solomon in all his glory, we be afflicted, it is for your consowas not arrayed like one of these. lation and salvation, which is effecWherefore if God so clothe the grass tual in the enduring of the same sufof the field, which to-day is, and to- ferinys which we also suffer : or inorrow is cast into the oven, shall whether we be comforted, it is for he not much more clothe you, O) ye your consolation and salvation: and of little faith ? 'Therefore take no our hope of you is steadfast, knowthought, saying what shall we eat, ing, that as ye are partakers of the or what shall we drink, or where- sufferings, so shall ye be also of the withal shall we be clothed ?
consolation. For we would not, breth
ren, have you ignorant of our trouble 1 LUKE 12: 6. Are not five spar- which came to us in Asia, that we rows sold for two farthings, and not were pressed out of measure, above one of them is forgotten before God? strength, insomuch that we despairBut even the very hairs of your head ed even of life: but we had the senare all numbered. Fear not, there- tence of death in ourselves, that we fore:
: ye are of more value than many / should not trust in ourselves, but in sparrows. Also I say unto you, God which raiseth the dead: who Whosoever shall confess me before delivered us from so great a death, men, him shall the Son of man also and doth deliver: in whom we trust confess before the angels of God. that he will yet deliver us: ye also
John 14: 1. Let not your heart helping together by prayer for us, be troubled: ye believe in God, be- that for the gift bestowed upon us lieve also in me. In my Father's by the means of many persons, house are many mansions: if it were thanks may be given by many on not so, I would have told you. I go our behalf. to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I 1 2Tim. 1:12. For the which cause will come again and receive you un I also suffer these things: nevertheto myself; that where I am, there less I am not ashamed: for I know ye may be also. And whither I go, whom I have believed, and am perye know, and the way ye know. suaded that he is able to keep that 27. Peace I leave with you, my peace which I have committed unto him I give unto you: not as the world against that day. giveth, give I unto you. Let not 1 Pet. 4:19. Wherefore, let them, your heart be troubled, neither let it that suffer according to the will of be afraid. Ye have heard how I said God, commit the keeping of their unto you, I go away, and come again souls to him in well-doing, as unto a unto you. If ye loved me, ye would faithful Creator. rejoice, because I said, I go unto the 2 Pet. 1: 1. Simon Peter, a serFather : for my Father is greater vant and an Apostle of Jesus Christ, than I. And now I have told you be- to them that have obtained like prefore it come to pass, that when it is cious faith with us, through the rightcome to pass, ye might believe. eousness of God and our Savior Je Hereafter I will not talk much with sus Christ : Grace and peace be you : for the prince of this world multiplied unto you, through the cometh, and hath nothing in me. knowledge of God, and of Jesus our But that the world may know that I Lord. love the Father ; and as the Father According as his divine power gave me commandment, even so I hath given unto us all things that do. Arise, let us go hence.
pertain unto life and godliness, 2 Cor.1: 3. Blessed be God, even through the knowledge of him that the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, hath called us to glory and virtue: the Father of mercies, and the God | whereby are given unto us exceed