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my DELIVERER, my God, (f) Isai. xli, 10. Be not dismaymy (f) STRENGH, in whom ed, for I am thy God : I will (3) I will truft. I will call strengthen thee, yea, I will uphold
thee with the right Hand of my upon thee, O Lord, in my Righteousness. Distress, even when the Sor (g) Heb. xi. 6. He that comech rows of Death and Hell com- and that he is a Rewarder of them
to God, must believe that he is, pass me about, for thou wilt that diligently seek him. hear the Voice of my Cry. (b) Heb. vin. 12. For I will be Extend to me thy 'tender merciful to their UNRIGHTEOUS
ness, and their Sins, and their INIMercies, and thy loving Quities will I remember no more. Kindness.
(i) James 1. 21. And receive Sins of my Youth, nor my WORD, which is able to save your Transgressions ; according to Souls. Matt. v.s. Blessed are the thy Mercy look upon me, for MEEK, for they shall inherIT thy Goodness fake, O Lord; unto me, all ye that labour and are for thou wilt teach Sinners heavy laden, and I will give you in the Way, and the (i) Rest. LEARN of me, for I am Judgment, and the Meek will ye shall find Relt for your souls.
(k) 1 John 1. 8,9. If we say that he teach hisWay. For thou, we have no Sin, we deceive our Lord, wilt extend thy Mer- felves
, and the Truth is not in us. cy and Truth to them that faithful and just to Forgive
us keep thy Covenant and thy our Sins, and to CLEANSE us from Testimonies.
all UNRIGHTEOUSNESS. For thy Name's fake, O
(1) John XVI. 33. In the World
ye shall have TRIBULATION, buc Lord, pardon mine (k) Ini- be of good cheer, I have overquities, for they are great.
come the World. The Troubles of mine Heart unto Jesus, the Author and Finisher
(m) Heb. XII. 2, 3,4. LOOKING are enlarged, (?) O bring of our Faith; who for the Joy that thou me out of my Distrel- was set before him, endured the ses, look upon my Affliction, let down at the right hand of the and forgive all my Sin. Mine Throne of God. For confider him (m) Eyes are ever, towards that endured such Contradiction of thee; O Lord, turn thou
Sinners against himself, lest ye be
wearied, and faint in your Minds. me, and have Mercy upon me. (n) Rom. ix. 33. And whosoever
O keep • my soul and de- believeth on him, Shall not be liver me, let me not be (12)
(0) Mark v. 19. Jesus faith unto ashamed; for I put my Trust him, Go home to thy Friends, and in thee, O Lord, and will tell them how great Things the 60 publish with the Voice bord bath done for thee, and hach
had of Thanksgiving thy loving e Psalm xxvi.
Kindness, which is ever before me, I will declare all thy wondrous Works. Grant this, o most merciful Father, for the infinite Merits of the Death and Pasion of Christ Jesus our Redeemer, who is exalted as our High Priest to the right band of the Majesty on higb, to be a Prince and Saviour, to give Repentance and Remision of Sins.
A Prayer in the Time
of any internal or external Affli&tion.
ANTO thee will (a) Luke xi. 10, 13. For every U
I (a) cry, O Lord, one that asketh, receiveth : and he my Rock; O be that knocketh, it shall be opened. not filent to me, If Fathers know how to give good hear the Voice of Gifts unto their Children, how
much more shall your heavenly Famy Supplications, when I lift
ther give the Holy Spirit to them up my Hands unto thy holy that ask him? Oracle. Hear, 6 O Lord, (6) Heb. x. 19. Having therefore
Boldness to enter into the Holiest when I cry with my Voice ;
by the Blood of Jefus, by a new have Mercy upon me and an- and living Way which he hath conswer me : (6) Hide not thy fecrated for us through the Veil, Face from me, for when thou that is to say, his Flela; let us
draw near with a true Heart, in full faidft, Scek ye my Face, my Affurance of Faith, having our Heart faid,' Thy Face, Ó Hearts sprinkled from an evil Con
science. Lord, will I feek. Put not
For he that cometh to God, must thy Servant away in Anger, believe that he is, and that he is a for thou art my Help: (c) Rewarder of them that diligently
seek him. LEAVE me not, nor FOR
(c) Heb. xinl.s. For he hath said, SAKE me, O God of my I will never LEAVE thec, nor FORSalvation. When my Father sake thee. Mother forsake me,
(d) John xiv. 6. I am the WAY,
the TRUTH, and the Life ; no then, Ó Lord, take me up: Man cometh unto the Father but by
me. a Psalm xxv11.
6 Verse 7. * This is the same Petition which Mofes put up, Exod. XXXIII. 13. Saying, Shew me thy Way, that is, thy Presence, or Glory, ver. 14, 18, 20. which will lead us to Canaan ; the same with the Son of God, who calls himself the Way, John xiv. 6. John XVIII. 6.
Lord, and lead me in a plain (e) 1 Cor. X. 13. But God is Parb, because of mine Ene- faithful, who will not suffer you to
be tempted above what you are mies. (e) Deliver me not able, but will with the Temptation over unto the Will of mine also make a Way to escape, that Adrerfaries; for thou art ye may be able to bear it. my Light and my Salvation, which kill the Body, but are not
(f) Matt. X. 28. FEAR not them whom (f) therefore shall I able to kill the Soul; but rather FEAR ? the Lord is the FEAR him which is able to destroy Strength of my Life, of whom both Soul and Body in Hell. Rev.
XXI. 7,8. He that overcometh shall shall I be afraid ? For though inherit all Things: But the Fear. an Hoft should encamp a- Ful and UNBELIEVING Shall
have gainst me, my Heart Shall their Part in the Lake which bura
ech with Fire and Brimstone. not fear.
(8) Rev. 1]1, 12. Him that over. O Lord, this one Thing I cometh, will I make a Pillax in the defire, (g) that I may dwell Temple of my God. in thy Hou'e all the Days of vants shall serve him, and they shall
(b) Rev. xx11. 3, 4. And his Sermy Life, to behold (b) the see his Face. Glory of the Lord, and to that'ye are the Temple of God, and
(i) 1 Cor. 111. 16. Know ye not adore thee in thy (i) Tem- that the Spirit of God dwelleth in
for a thou haft redeem- you? ed my Soul, and (k) baft (k) 2 Pet: 111.9. The Lord is kept me that I should not but is long suffering to usward, not
not fack concerning his Promise, go down to Hell: For what willing that any should perish, but Profit is there in my Blood, that all should come to Repentance. when I go down into the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Pit? Can the Duft Praise Christ, which according to hisabunthee? (1) shall it declare thy dane Mercy, hath begorcen us again Truth?, Lord, and
unto a lively Hope, by the Refur
rectiun of Jesus Christ from the have Mercy upon me; Lord, Dead ; to an Inheritance incorrupbe e thou my Helper, for thy tible and undefiled, and that fadeth Anger endureth but a (m)
not away, reserved in Heaven for
you who are kept by the Power of MOMENÍ. In thy Favour is God, through Faith unto Salvation, Life: Lord, by thy Favour ready to be revealed in the last thou hast made
(m) 2 Cor. 1V. 17. For our lighé tain to stand strong ; but Aništion, which is but for a Mowhen thou hidest thy Face, I MENT; worketh for us a far more am troubled. Thou haft exceeding and eternal Weight of
Glory: turned for me my (12) Mourn
(n) Matt. V. 4. Blessed are they ing into Dancing ; thou hast that mourn, for they Niall be comput off my Sackcloth, and forted. girded me with Gladness: Therefore will I cry unto Verse 1.
• Ver. Si 7,8. с
thee, O Lord, and fing and (0) 1 Pet. 1. 15, 16. But as he givé Thanks at the f Re- which hath called you is holy, so membrance of thy (6) Holi- versation because it is written, Be ness.
ye holy, for I am holy. Heb. xii. 14. Without Holiness no Man shall
fee God. O Father of Mercies, and God of all Confolation, grant
these my humble Requests, for the sake, and through the Intercession of Christ Jesus, our only Mediator and Advocate. Amen. + The Margin reads, to the Memorial; as Isai. xxvi. 8. The Defire of our Soul is to thy Name, and to the Remembrance, or Memorial, of thee. For Jehovah, or Lord, is the Name and Memorial of God, Exod. W.15. Psalm cur. 13. Hof. xu.6. And the Righteous are said to give Thanks to his Holy Name, Psalm CVI. 47. That is, to God, as manifested and known by the Name Jehovah.
A Confesion of Sin, and
(a) Heb. 11. 14. For we are LORD, * in thee made Partakers of Christ, if we do 1 put (a) my dence sledrait unto the End.
hold the Beginning of our ConhTrust, let me ne (6) Tit. u.s. Not by Works of
ver be ashamed: RIGHTEOUSNESS, which we have deliver me in (b) thy Righ- done, bur ty his Mercy he saved us. teousness : Bow (c) down any Thing in my Name, I will do thine Ear to me, and deliver it, that the Father may be glorified
in the Son. me fpeedily, for thou art my
(d) John XV. 13. If ye abide in Rock and my Fortress
į me, and my Words abide in you, therefore for thy (d) Name's ye Niall ask what you will, and it fake lead me, and guide me.
Ihall be done unto you.
(e) Luke XX111.46. And when Into thy Hands (e) I com- 7ejus had cried with a loud Voice, MIT 'my SPIRIT, for thou he said, Father, into thy Hands haft (f) redeemed me,
COMMEND My SPIRIT. AES VII. Lord God of Truth. Have 59. And they stoned Stephen calling
God, and saying, Lord Jesus
God exalted with his own right yea, my Soul and my Belly : to give Repentance and Remission
of Sins. · Pfalm XXXI.
For my Life is spent with (3). Rom. VI. 18. For I know Grief, 'and my Years with that in me (that is
, in my Flelh) Sighing ; (8) my Strength will is present with me, but how to faileth me because of mine perform that which is good I find (b) Iniquities, and my (i) not, Bones are consumed. I will man that I am, who shall deliver
(5) Rom. VII. 24. O wretched acknowledge my Sin unto me from the Body of this Death? thee, and mine Iniquities will
(i) Rom. VII.25. and vul. 1. I I not hide: I will confess my our Lord, for there is no Candem
thank God, through Jesus Christ Transgressions unto thee, O nation to them that are in Chrift Lord, for thou wilt forgive Tefus. 3 John 1. 8. If we say that the (k) Iniquity of my Sins. felves, and the Truth is not in us.
Make bothy (1) Face to (k) 1 Joha 11. 1. If any Man SIN, fhine upon thy Servant; fave we have an Advocate with the Fa. me for thy Mercies fake? Let ther, Jesus Christ the Righteous,
and he is the PROPITIATION for me not be ashamed, O Lord, Our Sins. for I have called upon thee. (1) 2 Cor. 111. 18. But we all Thou art my hiding (m) with open. FACE, beholding, as in
a Glass, the Glory of the Lord, Place, thou shalt preserve me are CHANGED into the fame Image, from Trouble, thou shalt from Glory to Glory, even as by compass me with Songs of the Spirit of the Lord. Deliverance. For, o how and our Life is hid with Christ in
(m) Col. 11.3. For we are dead, great is thy Goodness, which God. (n) thou hast laid up for (n) Isai. xiv. 4. For since the them that fear thee; which Beginning of the World, Men have
not heard nor perceived by the Ear, thou haft wrought for them neither hath the Eye feen, o God, that trust in thee, before the besides thee, what he hath prepared
for him that waiteth for him. Sons of Men ! (0) Thou
(0) 1 Pet. I11. 12, 13. The Eyes wilt * hide them in the Se
of the Lord are over the RIGHTEcret of thy Presence from the ous, and his Ears are open unto Pride of Man ; thou shalt their PRAYERS ; but the face of keep them fecretly in a Pavi- Evil. And who is he that will lion from the () Strife of harm you, if ye be Followers of Tongues. When I said in that which is good?
(P) fam. 11. 6. The TONGUE
is a FIRE, a WORLD of INIQUITY, it defileth the whole Body, and setceth on fire the Course of Nature, and it is set on fire of Hell.
This was fulfilled in the Posterity of David; for when Athaliah had cut off all the Seed Royal, as she thought, his family was preserved in the Person of Joah, who was hid fix Years in the House of God, 2 Kings xi. 1, 2, 3. C2