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praife thee with joyful Lips. Thus will (x) Í blefs thee while I live, I will lift up my Hands in thy Name. My Heart is fixed, O God, my Heart is fixed, I will fing and give Praife: Awake up my Glory, I my felf will awake early. I will praife thee, O Lord, among the People, I will fing unto thee among the Nations; for thy Mercy reacheth unto the Heavens, and thy Truth unto the Clouds. Be thou (y) exalted, O God, above the Heavens, and thy Glory above all the Earth.

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i Pfalm LVII. 17, 8, 9, 10, 11

Having fuch a great High Priest, who is passed into the Heavens, let us approach the Throne of the Divine Majefty, to obtain Grace and Mercy to help in this time of need. Amen.

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roughly from mine INIQUITIES, and (c) CLEANSE me from my SIN: For I (d) acknowledge my Tranfgreffions, and my SIN is ever before me. (e) Against Thee, the only GOD, have I finned, and done EVIL in thy fight; that thou mighteft (f) be juftified when thou fpeakeft, and be CLEAR when thou judgeft. Behold, I was fhapen (g) in INIQUITY, and in SIN did my Mother conceive me. Thou defireft Truth in the inward Part, and in the hidden Part thou fhalt make me to know Wifdom. (b) PURGE me with Hyffop, and I fhall be CLEAN; () WASH me, and I fhall be WHITER (k) than SNOW. Make me to hear Joy and GLADNESS, that the Bones which thou haft broken may REJOICE. Hide thy (1) Face from my Sins, and blot out all mine Iniquities. Create in me (m) a CLEAN HEART, O God;

(c) 1 John 11. 1,2. If any Man fin, we have an ADVOCATE with the Father, Jefus Chrift the Righteous; and he is the PROPITIATION for our SINS.

(d) 1 fohn 1. 9. If we CONFESS our Sins, he is faithful and juft to FORGIVE US Our Sins, and to cleanfe us from all Unrighteoufnefs.

(c) Rom. 111. 23. For all have SINNED, and come fhort of the

Glory of God.

(f) Rom. 111. 4. Let God be TRUE, but let every Man be a LYAR. and ver. 26. To declare, I fay, at this time his RIGHTEOUSNESS; that he might be JUST, and the JUSTIFIER of him which believeth in Jefus.

(g) Rom. v. 12. As by one Man SIN entered into the World, and DEATH by Sin; even fo Death paffed upon all Men, for that all have finned.

(b) Heb. 1. 3. Who being the BRIGHTNESS of his Glory, and the exprefs IMAGE of his Perfon, and upholding all Things by the WORD of his POWER; when he had by himself PURGED Our Sins, fat down on the right Hand of the Majesty on high.

(i) Heb. 1x. 13, 14. For if the Blood of Bulls and Goats SANCTIFIETH, to the PURIFYING of the Flesh; how much more fhall the Blood of Chrift, who through the eternal Spirit OFFERED himself without Spot to God, PURGE your Confcience from dead Works, to ferve the living God?

(k) Rev. VII. 14. Thefe have wWASHED their ROBES, and made them WHITE in the Blood of the Lamb. Ifa. 1. 18. Though your Sins be as SCARLET, they fhall be as white as SNow; though they be red like Crimson, they fhall be as Wool.

(1) Heb. x. 16, 17. This is the COVENANT that I will make with them, faith 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 alfo will I give you, and a new SPIRIT will I put within you; and I will take away the STONY HEART out of your Flefh, and I will give you an Heart of FLESH; and I will put my SPIRIT within you, and caufe you to walk in my Statutes, and ye fhall keep my Judgments, and do them. Heb. 1x. 15. For this Caufe he is the MEDIATOR of the New Covenant.


and renew a RIGHT (2) SPIRIT within me. Caft me not away from thy PRESENCE, and (0) take not thy HOLY SPIRIT from me. Reftore unto me the Joy of thy SALVATION, and uphold me with thy † FREE SPIRIT. O Lord, open thou my Lips, and my Mouth fhall fhew forth thy PRAISE. For thou defireft no SACRIFICE, thou (p) delightest not in BURNT-OFFERINGS. The Sacrifices of God are a BROKEN SPIRIT: a broken and a contrite HEART, O God, thou wilt not defpife.

(n) Fohm v11. 38, 39. Jesus stood and cryed, faying, It any Man and drink. He that BELIEVE TH THIRST, let him COME unto me on me, as the Scripture hath faid, out of his Belly fhall flow Rivers of he of the SPIRIT, which they that LIVING WATER: But this fpake believe on him fhould receive.

(0) 1 The v. 19. Quench not know how to give good GIFTS the Spirit. Luke x1.13. If Fathers unto their Children, how much more fhail your heavenly Father that ASK him? give the HOLY SPIRIT to them

(p) Heb. x. 5, 7, 10. When he cometh into the World, he faith, SACRIFICE and OFFERING thou

wouldeft not, but a BoDy haft thou prepared me: Then faid he, Lo, I COME to do thy Will, O God: by the which Will we are SANCTIFIED, through the OFFERING of the Body of Jefus Chrift once.

I do not present thefe Supplications for my Righteoufnefs, but for his great Mercy's fake, who has exalted bis only Son Chrift Jefus, to be a Prince and Saviour, to give Repentance and Remiffion of Sins. Amen.

+ Thy free 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, notwithstanding his Sin.

A Prayer for the Pro

Sperity of the Church,
with a Confeffion of
God's Goodness to it.

RAISE a wait-
eth for thee, O

God, in Sion;
and unto thee

What fo

(a) John xiv. 13, 14.
will I do; that the Father may be
ever ye fhall ASK in my Name, that
GLORIFIED in the Son. If ye fhall

fhall the Vow be perform- ASK any thing in my Name, I will ed. O thou, (a) that heareft

do it.

a Pfalm LXV. 1, to 8.

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PRAYER, unto thee fhall all Flesh come. Iniquities prevail against us; as for Tranfgreffions, thou fhalt PURGE (b) them away.

Bleffed are they whom thou (c) CHUSEST, and caufeft to APPROACH unto thee, that they may dwell in thy Courts; they fhall be fatif fied with the Goodness of thine (d) House. By TERRIBLE Things in RIGHTE OUSNESS wilt thou anfwer us, O God of our Salvation; who art the Confidence of all the Ends of the Earth, and of them that are afar off upon the Sea; who by thy Strength fetteft faft (e) the Mountains, being girded with Power; who (f) STILLEST the Noife of the Seas, and the Noife of their Waves, and the Tumults of the People: They also that dwell in the uttermoft Parts are afraid at thy Tokens; thou makeft the out-goings of the Morning and Evening to rejoice. O make a JOYFUL Noife unto God, all ye Lands; (g) SING forth the Honour of his Name, make his Praise GLORIOUS. How terrible, O Lord, art thou in (b) thy WORKS! Thro' the Greatnefs of thy POWER, fhall thine Enemies fubmit themfelves unto thee. All the Earth fhall wORSHIP thee, and fhall fing to thy Name;

(b) Heb. 1. 3. When he had by himself PURGED our SINS, fat down on the right Hand of the Majefty on high. Eph. v. 26, 27: That he might SANCTIFY and CLEANSE it with the washing of Water by the Word, that he might prefent it to himself a GLORIOUS Church, not having Spot or Wrinkle, or any fuch thing, (but that it fhould be holy, and without Blemifh.)

(c) John xv. 16. Ye have not CHOSEN me, but I have CHOSEN you, &c.

(d) Rev. xxI. 22. The Lord God Almighty and the Lamb, are the TEMPLE of it.

(e) Heb. 1. 10. Thou, Lord, in the Beginning haft laid the FOUNDATION of the Earth, and the Heavens are the WORKS of thine Hands.

(f) Mark iv. 39. He faid unto the Sea, PEACE, be ftill; and the Wind ceased, and there was a great Calm.

(g) Rev. v. 13. Every Creature which is in Heaven, and on Earth, and under the Earth, and fuch as are in the Sea, and all that are in them, heard I faying, BLESSING, and HONOUR, and GLORY, and POWER, be unto him that fitteth upon the Throne, and unto the

Lamb for ever and ever.

(b) Rev. xv. 3,4. Great and marvellous are thy WORKS, Lord God Almighty: Juft and true are thy fhall not FEAR thee, O Lord, and WAYS, thou King of Saints. Who GLORIFY thy Name? For thou on ly art holy, for all Nations fhall come and WORSHIP thee, for thy JUDGMENTS are made manifeft.

Pfalm 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) EYES BEHOLD the Nations; let not the Rebellious exalt themselves.

O blefs our God, ye People, which HOLDETH (k) our Soul in LIFE, and fuffers not our Feet to be moved. For thou, O God, haft PROVED us, thou (1) haft TRIED us as Silver is tried; thou haft laid AFFLICTION upon our Loins, thou haft caufed Men to ride over our Heads: We went through (m) FIRE and through WATER, but thou broughteft us into a WEALTHY Place. Therefore will we go into thine House, to pay the Vows which our Lips have uttered, when we were in Trouble. We CRYED unto him, and he fhall be EXTOLLED with our Tongues. If we (2) regard Iniquity in our Hearts, thou, O Lord, wilt not HEAR; but truly God hath HEARD, and AT

any CREATURE that is not MA(i) Heb. IV. 13. Neither is there NIFEST in his Sight, but all Things are naked and opened unto the

Eyes of him with whom we have

to do.

(k) John 111. 16. For God fo LOVED the World, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whofoever believeth in him fhould not PERISH, but have everlasting LIFE. Chap. 1.4. In him was LIFE, and the Life was the LIGHT of Men.

of your Faith being much more () 1 Pet. 1. 7. That the TRIAL precious than of Gold that perifhFIRE, might be found unto Praife, eth, though it be TRIED with and Honour, and Glory, at the appearing of Jefus Chrift.

(m) 1 Pet. IV. 12, 13. Think it Trial, which is to try you; as tho not ftrange concerning the FIERY fome strange thing happened unto you: But rejoice, inafmuch as ye

are PARTAKERS of Chrift's SUFfhall be revealed, ye may be glad FERINGS; that when his Glory alfo with exceeding Joy.

that God HEARETH not SINNERS; (n) John Ix. 31. Now we know but if any Man be a WORSHIPPER of God, and doth his Will, him he


(0) Dan. 11. 35. They became

TENDED to the VOICE of like the CHAFF of the Summer

our Prayer. Let God arife, and let his Enemies be (0) SCATTERED, let them alfo that hate him FLEE before him. As Smoke is driven let the Wicked (p) FLEE before thee, O God: But let the Righteous be GLAD, let




Threshing-Floors, and the Wind
CARRIED them away, that no Place

was found for them.

punished with everlafting Destruc(P) 2 Thes: 1. 9. Who fhall be tion from the Prefence of the Lord, and from the Glory of his Power. CONSUME with the Spirit of his Chap. 11.8. Whom the Lord shall Mouth, and fhall DESTROY with the Brightness of his coming.

Pfalm LXVIII. 1, to 8. and 11, 12, 14, 17, to 21. and 26, 24, 23, 32, to 35.


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