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praife thee with joyful Lips. Thus will (x) I bless 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 a

bove all the Earth.

(x) 1 Tim. VI. 15, 16. Who is King of Kings, and Lord of Lords the bleffed and only Potentate, the


to whom be Honour and Power
Rev. v. 13.

everlasting. Amen.
Blefling, and Honour, and Glory,
upon the Throne, and unto the
and Power, be unto him that fitteth
Lamb for ever and ever,


afcended up far above all Heavens, (1) Ephef. IV. 10. He (Chrift) that he might fill all things. Phil. II. 10. God hath highly exalted is above every Name, that at the him, and given him a Name which Name of Jefus every Knee should bow, of things in Heaven, and things in Earth.

i Psalm LVII. 17, 8, 9, 10, 11¿

Having fuch a great High Priest, who is paffed 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.

AVE (a) Mercy,
upon me,

God, according to thy LOVING KINDNESS; according to the Multitude of thy TENDER MERCIES, blot out myTranfgreffions: (6) WASH me tho

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• Pfalm LI, 1, to 12, and ver. 15, 16, 17. D



roughly from mine INIQUI-
TIES, and (c) CLEANSE me
from my SIN: For I (d) ac-
knowledge my Tranfgref-
fions, 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 fha-
pen (g) in INIQUITY,
in SIN did Mother con-
ceive me. Thou defireft
Truth in the inward Part,
and in the hidden Part thou
fhalt make me to know Wif-
dom. (b) PURGE me with
Hyffop, and I fhall be
CLEAN; (i) WASH me, and
I fhall be WHITER (k) than
SNOW. Make me to hear
Joy and GLADNESS, that the
Bones which thou haft bro-
ken may REJOICE. Hide
thy (1) Face from my Sins,
and blot out all mine Ini-
quities. Create in me (m) a

(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 John 1. 9. If we CONFESS our Sins, he is faithful and just to FORGIVE US our Sins, and to cleanfe us from all Unrighteousness.

(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


(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) Heh. 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 WASHED 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 Crimion, 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 and HEART out of your Flefh, and I will give you an Heart of FLESH; 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.

I do not present thefe Supplications for my Righteouf nefs, but for his great Mercy's fake, who has exalted bis only Son Christ Jefus, to be a Prince and Saviour, to give Repentance and Remission 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.

(n) John 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 Thef: 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) Hcb. x. 5, 7, 10. When he cometh into the World, he faith, wouldeft not, but a BODY haft thou SACRIFICE and OFFERING 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.


What fo

RAISE waiteth for thee, O (a) John xiv. 13, 14. God, in Sion; will I do; that the Father may be ever ye fhall ASK in my Name, that and unto thee GLORIFIED in the Son. If ye shall hall 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 pre-
vail against us; as for Tranf-
greffions, thou fhalt PURGE
(b) them away.
Bleffed are they whom
thou (c) CHUSEST, and cauf-
eft to APPROACH unto thee,
that they may dwell in thy
Courts; they fhall be fatif-
fied with the Goodnefs of
thine (d) Houfe. By TER-
OUSNESS Wilt thou answer
us, O God of our Salvation;
who art the Confidence of all
the Ends of the Earth, and
of them that are afar off up-
on 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 Noise 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 Morn-
ing 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 Fou NDATION 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


(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 only art holy, for all Nations fhall come and WORSHIP thee, for thy JUDGMENTS are made manifeft.

Pfalm LXVI. 1, 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 (1) 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 (n) regard Iniquity in our Hearts, thou, O Lord, wilt not HEAR; but truly God hath HEARD, and ATTENDED to the VOICE of 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 away, fo let the Wicked (p) FLEE before thee, O God: But let the Righteous be GLAD, let

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

Eyes of him with whom we have


(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 Praise, 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 strange concerning the FIERY fome strange thing happened unto you: But rejoice, inafmuch as ye FERINGS; that when his Glory fhall be revealed, ye may be glad alfo with exceeding Joy.

are PARTAKERS of Chrift's SUF

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 HEARETH.

like the CHAFF of the Summer (0) Dan. 11. 35. They became Threfhing-Floors, and the Wind CARRIED them away, that no Place

was found for them. punished with everlafting Destruc(P) 2 The 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 fhall Mouth, and fhall DESTROY with the Brightness of his coming.

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


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