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the Lord, the righteous Judge, shall give me at that day; and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.” 2 Tim. iv. 8.

66 There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God.” Heb. iv. 9.

“ Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.” Rev. ii. 10.

6 In thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore." Psalm xvi. 11.

“ Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy~" Jude 24.

“ If children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together. For I reckon that the sufferings of

this present time are not worthy 10 be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.” Rom. viii. 17, 18.

istered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.” 2 Peter i. 11.

« Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead; to an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you.” i Peter i. 3, 4.

“ Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple; and he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among them. They shall hunger

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no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sunlighton them, norany heat. For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters, and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes." Rev. vii. 15–17.

" There shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light; and they shall reign for ever and ever." Rev. xxii. 5.

“Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me." John xvii. 24.

“ As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness; I shall be satisfied, when I awake with thy likeness." Psalm xvii, 15.

CHAPTER IV.

PRAYERS TO BE USED BY THE SICK.

. . I. O LORD God, thou who dwellest in light inaccessible and full of glory, and yet hast respect to the lowly and contrite, deign to look down upon a frail, sinful, and unworthy creature; and awaken a feeling in my heart of my entire dependence and helplessness. Without the influence of thy Holy Spirit, I can do nothing aright, nor even think a good thought or speak a right word; much less can I approach to thee, in the exercise of faith and holy love. Holy Father, remove the blindness of my mind, and the hard

ness of my heart, and melt me into godly sorrow for my many and grievous sins. I would mourn over my past ingratitude to thee, my bountiful Benefactor, and especially would I be humbled under a sense of the ungrateful returns I have made to Jesus, who so loved poor and fallen sinners as to give his life a ransom for them. O may I now feel my obligation to him, and with eagerness receive him as the only hope of my soul, and as my redeeming Saviour. I know that there is no other name under heaven given among men whereby I can be saved; that his righteousness alone can justify, his power alone redeem, and his Spirit alone sanctify. May he be to my soul, the chief among ten thousand, and one altogether lovely. Lord, if I know my own

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