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ments (C), which are to be taken, not from

any worthiness in ourselves, or in any other creature, but from God (d), and with our prayers to join praises (e), ascribing to God alone eternal sovereignty, omnipotency, and glorious excellency (f); in regard whereof, as he is able and willing to help us (g), so we by faith are emboldened to plead with him that he would (h), and quietly to rely upon him that he will, fulfil our requests (i). And, to testify this our desire and assurance, we say, AMEN (K).

(c) Rom. 15. 30. Now I be- world without end. Amen. seech you, brethren, for the Lord ch) 2 Chron. 20. 6. 11. And Jesus Christ's sake, and for the (Jehoshaphat) said, O Lord God love of the Spirit, that ye strive of our fathers, art not thou God together with me in your prayers in heaven? and rulest not thou to God for me.

over all the kingdoms of the heara) Daniel 9. 447. And I then ? and in thine hand is there prayed unto the Lord my God, not power and might, so that none and made my confession, and said, is able to withstand thee? Behold, O Lord, the great and dreadful I say, how they reward us, to God, keeping the covenant and come to cast us out of thy possesmercy to them that love him, and sion, which thou hast given us to to them that keep his command- inherit. ments. O Lord, righteousness be- (i) 2 Chronicles 14. 11. And longeth unto thee; but unto us Asa cried unto the Lord his God, confusion of faces, as at this day. and said, Lord, it is nothing with

(e) Phil. 4. 6. Be careful for thee to help, whether with many, nothing : but in every thing, by or with them that have no power, prayer and supplication with help us, O Lord our God; for we thanksgiving, let your requests be rest on thee, and in thy name we mace known unto God.

go against this multitude : 0 Lord, (B) 1 Chron. 29. 11. Thine, 0 thou art our God, let not man Lord, is the greatness, and the prevail against thee. power, and the glory, and the vic- (k) 1 Cor. 14. 16. Else, when tory, and the majesty : for all that thou shalt bless with the spirit, is in the heaven and in the earth how shall he that occupieth the is thine; thine is the kingdom, O room of the unlearned say, Amen, Lord, and thou art exalted as head at thy giving of thanks, seeing he above all.

understandeth not what thou say(8) Eph. 3. 20, 21. Now est ? Rev. 22. 20, 21. He which unto him that is able to do exceed- testifieth these things, saith, Sureing abundantly above all that we ly I come quickly. Amen. Even ask or think, according to the so, come, Lord Jesus. The grace power that worketh in us, Unto of our Lord Jesus Christ be with him be glory in the church by you all. AMEN. Christ Jesus, throughout all ages,


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