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Works of the Lord, furely I will remember thy Wonders of old; I will meditate alfo of all thy Works, and talk of thy Doings. Thy Way, O God, is in the Sanctuary: Who is fo great a God as our God?

O Lord of Hofts, how amiable are thy Tabernacles? my Soul longeth, (e) yea, even fainteth for the Courts of the Lord; my Heart and my Flesh cry out for the living God. How bleffed are they that dwell in thy Houfe? who are ftill praifing thee: How bleffed is the Man whofe Strength is in thee, and in whofe Heart are thy Ways? O Lord God of Hofts, hear my Prayer. Behold, O God our Shield, and look upon the (f) Face of thine ANOINTED: For t the Lord is a (g) Sun and a Shield; the Lord will (b) give Grace and Glory, and no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.


Thou, O Lord, wilt forgive the INIQUITY of thy People, and wilt cover (i) all their SINS. Turn me, O God of my Salvation, and caufe thine Anger towards me to ceafe: O Lord, fhew me thy Mercy, and grant me thy Salvation. I will hear what thou, O Lord God,

nettly, defiring to be cloathed upon (e) 2 Cor. v. 2. We groan earwith our Houfe, which is from Heaven. Rom. v111. 13. Even we our felves groan within our felves, the REDEMPTION of our Body. waiting for the ADOPTION, to wit,

(f) Heb. VIII. 1. We have fuch an High Priest, who is fet on the right Hand of the Throne of the Majefty in the Heavens.

that fear my Name, fhall the Sun (g) Mal. IV. 2. But unto you of RIGHTEOUSNESS arife, with Healing in his Wings. John XIV. bled, ye believe in God, believe al1, 2, 3. Let not your Heart be troufo in me: In my Father's House are many Manfions; if it were not fo, I would have told you. I go to prepare a Place for you; that where I am, there ye may be alfo.

(b) John XVII. 22. The GLORY them. which thou gavest me, I have given

(i) 1 John 11. 1, 2. If any Man Sin, we have an ADVOCATE with the Father, Jefus Chrift the Righteous, and he is the PROPITIATION for our Sins.

b Pf. LXXXIV. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11. Pf. LXXXV. 2,4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13.

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wilt fpeak; for thou wilt fpeak (k) Peace unto thy People, and to thy Saints, that they may not turn again to Folly. Thy Salvation, O Lord, is (7) near to them that fear thee; for MERCY and (m)TRUTH have met together, RIGHTEOUSNESS and PEACE have kiffed each other. Righteoufnefs fhall go before him, and fhall guide me in the WAY of his Steps. O Lord of Hofts, bleffed is the Man that trusteth in thee.

red not his own Son, but delivered (k) Rom. vIII. 32. He that fpahim up for us all, how fhall he not with him freely give us all things? thine Heart, Who fhall afcend into (1) Rom. x. 6,7,8. Say not in Heaven? (that is, to bring Chrift from above) or, who fhall defcend Chrift from the Dead.) But what into the Deep? (that is, to bring up faith it? the Word is nigh thee, even in thy Mouth, and in thy which we preach. Heart; that is the Word of Faith

(m) Phil. iv. 6,7. Be careful for nothing, but in every thing by PRAYER and SUPPLICATION, with quefts be made known unto God: THANKSGIVING, let your ReAnd the Peace of God, which paffeth all Understanding, shall keep

your Hearts and Minds, through Jefus Chrift.

d Pfalm LXXXIV. 12.

Enter not into Fudgment with thy Servant, O Lord, for in thy Sight shall no Man living be justified; but there is Mercy and Forgiveness with Thee, that Thou mayft be feared; which I most humbly implore, through the Interceffion of Chrift Jefus our only Mediator and Advocate. Amen.

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(a) Mark x1. 24. What Things BELIEVE that ye receive them, foever ye defire when you pray, and ye fhall have them. Phil. IV. 6,7. Be careful for nothing, but in all things let your Requests be made known unto God: And the Peace of God, which pafleth all Understanding, fhall keep your Jesus. Hearts and Minds through Chrift.

in thee. Be merciful unto me, O Lord, for I cry unto thee daily: (b) REJOICE the Soul of thy Servant, for unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my Soul. For thou, Lord, art (c) MERCIFUL, and ready to FORGIVE, and plenteous in Mercy unto all them that call upon thee. Give ear, O Lord, unto my PRAYER, and attend unto the Voice of my SUPPLICA TION: In the (d) Day of my TROUBLE I will call upon thee, for thou wilt anfwer me.


Thou art my REFUGE and my FORTRESS; my GOD, in whom I will truft; therefore I will not be afraid of the (e) TERROR by Night, nor of the ARROW that flieth by Day, nor for the PESTILENCE that walketh in Darknefs, nor for the DESTRUCTION that wafteth by Noon-day. For thou, Moft High, art my REFUGE and my (f) HABITATION. He fhall give his (g) Angels charge over me, to keep me in all my WAYS.

I will (b) call upon thee, O Lord, for thou wilt anfwer me, and be with me in Trouble. For among the Gods there is none like unto thee, O Lord; neither are there any Works like unto thy Works. All Nations

(b) Phil. 1v. 4. REJOICE in the Lord alway; and again, I say, ReJOICE John XVI. 24. ASK, and ye fhall RECEIVE, that your Joy may be full.

(c) Ats v. 31. Him hath God exalted to be a PRINCE and a SAVIOUR to give Repentance and Forgiveness of SINS. Joel 11. 13. For he is gracious and merciful, flow to Anger, and of great Kindnefs, and repenteth him of the Evil.

(d) Heb. IV. 16. Let us therefore GRACE, that we may obtain MERcome boldly unto the THRONE of CY, and find GRACE to help in time of need.

not them which kill the Body, but are not able to kill the Soul; but rather FEAR him which is able to destroy both Soul and Body in Hell. Are not two Sparrows fold for a Farthing? and one of them fhall not fall on the Ground without your Father; but the very Hairs of your Head are all numbered: FEAR ye

(e) Matt. x. 28, 29, 30, 31. FEAR

not therefore, ye are of more value than many Sparrows. Heb. 11. 14, 15. That through Death he might deftroy him that had the Power of Death, that is, the Devil; and deliver them who through the FEAR of Death were all their Life-time fubject to Bondage.

b Pfalm XCI. 2, 5, 6, 9, 11, 15.

(f) John xv. 6. If a Man ABIDE not in me, he is caft forth as a Branch, and is withered.

miniftring Spirits, fent forth to mi(g) Heb. 1. 14 Are they not all nifter for them who fhall be Hei's of Salvation. John XIV. 23. Jefus anfwered and faid unto him, If a Man love me, he will keep my Words; and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our Abode with him.

(b) 1 John 111. 22. And whatfoever we ask, we receive of him ; becaufe we keep his Commandments.

c Pf. LXXXVI. 8, to 17. whom

whom thou haft made, shall come and (i) WORSHIP before thee, and fhall GLORIFY thy Name; for thou art great, and doft wondrous things; thou art GoD alone. (k) TEACH me thy WAY, O Lord, I will walk in thy Truth: Unite my Heart to fear thy Name.

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(k) Heb. VIII. 10, 11, 12. I will put my Laws into their MINDS, and write them in their HEARTS; they fhall be to me a People. And and I will be to them a God, and they shall not teach every Man his Neighbour, and every Man his Broall fhall know me, from the least to ther, faying, Know the Lord; for and their SINS and their INIQUIthe greateft: For I will be merciful to their UNRIGHTEOUSNESS,

TIES will I remember no more.

I will praife thee, O Lord my God, with all my Heart, and I will glorify thy Name for evermore: For great is thy MERCY towards me and thou wilt deliver my Soul from the lowest Hell. O God, the (1) PROUD have () 1 Pet. v. 8,9. Be SOBER, be rifen against me, and the VIGILANT; for your Adverfary the Affemblies of violent Men Lion, fecking whom he may deDevil goeth about like a roaring have fought after my Soul: vour: whom refift, ftedfast in the But thou, O Lord, art a Faith. John xv. 19, 20. Because God full of Compaffion, and have chofen you out of the World, are not of the World, but I gracious, long-fuffering, and therefore the World hateth you; if plenteous in Mercy and they have perfecuted me, they will Truth. O turn unto me, Thefe Words have I spoken to you, alfo perfecute you. Chap. xvI. 33. and have Mercy upon me; that in me ye might have PEACE. give thy (m) STRENGTH In the World ye fhall have TRIB'unto thy Servant, and SAVE LATION; but be of good cheer, I me: Shew me a * TOKEN for good, that they which for I am with thee; be not difmay(m) Ifai. XLI. 10. Fear not, hate me may fee it, and ed, for I am thy God: I will be ashamed; because thou, thee, yea, I will uphold thee with ftrengthen thee; yea, I will help the right Hand of my Righteousness. 2 Cor. x11. 9. MY STRENGTH is made perfect in WEAKNESS.

have overcome the World.

* There is a Token for Good, or of Deliverance to the Righteous, as Exod. xII. 13. The Blood shall be to you for a Token upon the Houses;

and the Plague shall not be upon you to destroy you. See Ifa. vII. 14, 16. There are alfo Tokens of Evil to the Wicked, as Pfalm 1.xv. 8. They also that dwell in the uttermoft Parts are afraid of thy Tokens. See Luke xx1. 25,26,28. where the fame Signs are Tokens of Evil to the Wicked, and of Deliverance to the Righteous.

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Lord, haft holpen me, and (n) comforted me.

(n) John XIV. 16. I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another COMFORTER, that he may abide with you for ever.

Thefe Supplications I prefent unto thy Divine Majefty, through the infinite Merits of Chrift Jefus our only Mediator and Advocate, who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghoft, ever one God, World without end. Amen.

A Prayer in Extremity of Trouble, or bodily Infirmity, with a Profeffion of Confidence in the Mercy of God.

born of a Woman, is of few Days, (a) Job XIV. 1,2,3. Man that is and full of Trouble: He cometh forth like a FLOWER, and is cut and continueth not. And doft thou down; he fleeth alfo as a SHADOW, open thine Eyes upon fuch an one, and bringeft me into JUDGMENT with thee? Chap. v1.4. The Arrows of the Almighty are within me, the Poifon whereof drinketh up my Spirit; the Terrors of God do fet themselves in array against

LORD God of my SALVATION, I have cried Day and Night before thee. Let my PRAYER come before thee; incline thine Ear unto my CRY: For my Soul is full of Troubles, and my Life draws near unto the Grave. I am counted with them that go down into the Pit: I am as a (a) Man that hath no Strength; free among the Dead, like the Slain that lie in the Grave, whom thou remembrest no more, and they are cut off from thy Hand. Thy Wrath lieth hard upon me, and thou haft afflicted me with all thy Waves. Thou haft put away mine Acquaintance far from me. I am fhut that up, ye fhall wEEP and LAMENT, and I cannot come forth. but the World fhall REJOICE; and ye fhall be forrowful, but your SORMine Eye (b) mourneth, by Row fhall be turned into Joy. reafon of Affliction. Heb. x11. 3, 6. Confider him that endured fuch Contradiction of Sinners against himself, left ye be wearied, and faint in your Minds: For whom the Lord loveth he CHASTENETH, and SCOURGETH every SON whom he receiveth


(b) John xvI. 20. I say unto you,

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