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my mouth will I make known ( mighty acts: praise him according | LORD, becauso he hath heard the thy faithfulness to all generations. to his excellent greatness.

voice of my supplications. For I have said, Mercy shall be

Isa. xil, 4, 5. And in that day Ps. Ixvi, 20. Blessed be God, built up for ever: thy faithfulness shall ye say, Praise the LORD, cail which hath not turned away my shalt thou establish in the very upon his name, declare his doing prayer, nor his mercy from me. heavens.

among the people, make mention Ps. cxvi, 1, 2. I love the LORD, P3. cxxxv, 3. Praise the LORD; that his name is exalted. $ing because he hath heard my voice, for the LORD is good; sing praises unto the LORD; for he hath done and my supplications. Becausó unto his name; for it is pleasant. excellent things: this is known in he hath inclined his ear unto me, Ps. cxlvii, 1. Praise ye the LORD: all the earth.

therefore will I call upon him as for it is good to sing praises unto Isa. xxv, 1. O LORD, thou art long as I live. our God; for it is pleasant; and my God; I' will exalt thee, I will Ps. cxviii, 21. I will praise thee; praise is comely.

praise thy name; for thou hast for thou hast heard me, and art 2 Cor. 1v, 15. For all things are done wonderful things; thy coun: become my salvation. for your sakes, that the abundant sels of old are faithfulness and

Daniel ii, 19, 23. Then was the grace might, through the thanks-truth.

secret revealed unto Daniel in a giving of many, redound to the Daniel 11, 20, 21. Daniel answered night-vision. Then Daniel blessed glory of God.

and said, Blessed be the name of the God of heaven. I thank thee, 1 Thess. V, 18. In every thing God for ever and ever: for wis- and praise thee, o thou God of give thanks: for this is the will of dom and might are his: And be my fathers, who hast given me

the God in Christ Jesus concerning changeth times and the wisdom and might, and hast made you.

seasons: he removeth kings, and known unto me now what we

setteth up kings: he giveth wisdestred of thee: for thou hast now FOR llis GOODNESS. dom unto the wise, and knowledge made known unto us the king's Exod. xv, 2. The LORD is my

to thein that know understanding. matter. strength, and song, and he is be- Daniel iv, 37. Now I Nebuchad

FOR DAILY MERCIES come my salvation: le is my God, nezzar praise and extol and and I will prepare hiin an habita. honour the King of heaven, all Ps. xiii, 6. I will sing unto the tion; my father's God, and I will whose works are truth, and his Lord, because he hath dealt bounexalt him.

ways judgment; and those that tifully with me. Ps. cvi, 1, 2. Praise ye the Lorn. walk in pride he is able to abase.

P8. xxxv, 27, 28. Let them shout O give thanks unto the LORD; for

for joy, and be glad, that favour he is good: for his mercy endur

FOR CHRIST AND HIS BLESSINGS. my righteous cause; yea, let them eth for ever. Who can utter the Luke 1, 68, 69. Blessed be the say continually, Let the LORD be mighty acts of the LORD? who can Lord God of Israel; for he hath magnified, which hath pleasure in shew forth all his praise?

visited and redeemed his people, the prosperity of his servant. And P8. cxv, 1. Not unto us, O LORD. And hath raised up an horn of my tongue shall speak of thy not unto us, but unto thy name

salvation
for us in the house of his righteousness, and of thy praise,

all the day long.
give glory, for thy mercy, and servaut David.
for thy truth's sake.

2 Cor. 11, 14. Now thanks de P3. Ixvili, 19. Blessed be the 13. cxviii, 14. The LORD is my

unto God, which always causeth LORD, who daily loadeth us with strength and song, and is become

us to triumph in Christ, and benefits, even the God of our salmy salvation.

maketh manifest the savour of his vation. Selah.

knowledge by us in every place. Ps. ciii, 2. Bless the LORD, O my Isa. XXV, 9. And it shall be said in that day, Lo, this is our God; God for his unspeakable gift.

2. Cor. ix, 15. Thanks be unto soul, and forget not all his bene.

fits. we have waited for him, and he will save us: this is the LORU; we

Eph. I. 3. Blessed be the God

P8. cxvi, 12, 13. What shall I have waited for him, we will be and Father of our Lord Jesus render unto the Lord for all his glad and rejoice in his salvation. Christ, who hath blessed us with

benefits toward me? I will take all spiritual blessings in heavenly the cup of salvation, and call upon For His PROVIDENCE. places in Christ.

the name of the LOBD. 2 Sam. xxii, 47. The LORD livetl; Col. 1, 12, 13. Giving thanks

P3. cxix, 65. Thou hast dealt and blessed be my rock; and exunto the Father, which hath made cording unto thy word.

well with thy servant, O LORD, ACalted be the God of the rock of

us meet to be partakers of the my salvation, Inheritance of the saints in light;

Ps. cxxxix, 17, 18 How precious P3. xvill, 46. The LORD liveth; power of darkness, and

Who hath delivered us from the also are thy thoughts unto me, o

hath

God! how great is the sum of the God of my salvation be his dear Son. and blessed be my Rock; and let translated us into the kingdom of them! I should count them,

they are more in number than the exalted.

sand: when I awake, I am still Ps. xlviil, 10. According to thy Christ, who is the faithful Witness,

Reo. I, 5, 6. And from Jesus with thee. name, O God, so is thy praise unto and the first-begotten of the dead, the ends of the earth: thy right and the Prince of the kings of the

FOR SPECIAL MERCIES. band is full of righteousness.

Gen. xxiv, 27. And he said, earth. Unto him that loved us, Blessed be the LORD God of my P3. Ixviii, 34, 35. Ascribe ye and washed us from our sins in master Abraham, who hath not strength unto God: his excellency his own blood, And hath made left destitute my master of his ts over Israel, and his strength is us kings and priests unto God and mercy and his truth: I being in the in the clouds. O God, thou art his Father; to him be glory and way, the LORD led me to the house terrible out of thy holy places: dominion for ever and ever. of my master's brethren. the God of Israel is he that givetb Amen. strength and

Exod. xvill, 10. And Jethro said, power unto his people. Blessed be God.

FOR PRAYERS HEARD.

Blessed be the LORD, who hath

delivered you out of the hand of Ps. cl, 2. Praise him for his Ps. xxvill, 6. Blessed be the the Egyptians, and out of the hand

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of Pharaoh, who hath delivered | power: thy right hand, O LORD, ) name is near thy wondrous works the people from under the hand of hath dashed in pieces the enemy declare. the Egyptians.

And in the greatness of thine Ps. xcviii, 1, 2. O sing unto the 1 Sam. ii, 1. And Hannah pray- excellency thou bast overthrown Lord a new song, for he hath ed, and said, My heart rejoicoth in them that rose up against thee: done marvellous things; his right the Lord; mine horn is exalted in thou, sentest forth thy wrath, hand, and his holy arm, hath the Lord; my mouth is enlarged which consumed them as stubble. gotten him the victory. The over mine enemies; because I re- Judges v, 2, 11, 12. Praise ye LORD hath made known his sal. Joice in thy salvation.

the LORD for the avenging of vation; his righteousness hath he 2 Ohron. vi, 4. And he said, Israel, when the people willingly openly shewed in the sight of the Blessed be the LORD God of Israel. offered themselves. They that are heathen. who hath with his hands fulfilled delivered from the noise of archers

Ps. cxxiv, 6. Blessed be the that which he spake with his in the places of drawing water; LORD, who 'hath not given us as mouth to my father David, saying. there shall they rehearse the a prey to their teeth. Ps. xxvii, 6. And now shall mine righteous acts of the LORD, even the righteous acts toward the in which smote great kings: for his

P3. CXXXVI, 17-20, 24. To bim head be lifted up above mine

habitants of his villages in Israel: enemios round about me: therethen shall the people of the LORD mercy, endureth forever: And facrifices of joy; I will sing, yea, il go down to the gaten... Awake, endureth for ever: Sihon king of will sing praises unto the LORD.

utter a song: arise, Barak, and the Amorites: for his mercy enPs. xxxi, 7. I will be glad and lead thy captivity captive,' thou dureth for ever: And Og the king rejoice in thy mercy: for thou hast son of Abinoam.

of Bashan; for his mercy endureth

for ever: And hath redeemed us considered my trouble; thou bast

2 Sam. xxii, 18. He delivered from our enemies: for his mercy knowu my soul in adversities.

me from my strong enemy, and endureth for ever. Ps. liv, 7. For he hath delivered from them that hated me: for they me out 'of all trouble; and mine were too strong for me.

Ps. cxl, 7, 8. O God the Lord, eye hath seen his desire upon

the strength of my salvation; thou mine enemies.

2 Chron. XX, 21. And when he hast covered my head in the day Isa. xii, 1. And in that day thon had consulted with the people, he of battle. Grant not, O Lord, the

desires of the wicked; further not Bhalt say, O Lord, I will praise and that should praise the beauty his wicked device, lest they exalt thee: though thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, fore the army and to say, Praise

of holiness, as they went out be-themselves. Selah. and thou comfortedst me.

P3. cxliv, 1. Blessed be tho the LORD; for uis mercy endureth Lord my strength which teacheth Jer. xx, 13. Sing unto the LORD, for ever.

my hands to war, and my fingers praise ye the LORD; for he bath delivered the soul of tho poor

Ps. xvill, 47-49. It is God that to fight. froin the hand of evil doers. avengeth me, and subdueth the Luke i, 71. That we should be

Micah vil, 18. Who is a God people under me. He delivereth saved from our enemies, and like unto thee, that pardoneth me from mine enemies; yea, thou from the hands of all that hate us. iniquity, and passeth by the trans- listest me up above those that rise gression of the remnant of his up against me: thou hast deliver- PRAISE NOW AND FOR EVER. beritage? he retaineth not his ed me from the violent man.

1 Chron. xvi, 36. Blessed be the anger for ever, because he de- Therefore will I give thanks unto LORD God of Israel for ever and lighteth in mercy.

thee, O LORD, among the heathen, ever. And all the people said,

and sing praises unto thy name. Rom. i, 8. First, I thank my God

Amen, and praised the LORD. through Jesus Christ for you all,

P8. xxxi, 21. Blessed be the

Ps. xxx, 12. To the end that my that your faith is spoken of LORD; for he hath shewed me

glory may sing praise to thee, and throughout the whole world. his marvellous kindness in a not be silent, 0 LORD my God, I strong city,

will give thanks unto thee for FOR PUBLIC BLESSINGS. P3. xliv, 7. But thou hast saved ever. 1 Kings viil, 66. Blessed be the us from our enemies, and last

Ps. XXXIV, 1. I will bless the LORD, that hath given rest unto put them to shame that hated Lord at all times: his praise shall his people Israel, according to all us.

continually be in my mouth. that he promised: there hath not Ps.lv, 18. He hath delivered Ps. xliv, 8. In God we boast all failed one word of all his good my soul in peace from the battle the day long, and praise thy name promise, which he promised by that was against me: for there for ever. Selah. the hand of Moses his servant. were many with me.

Ps. lix, 16. But I will sing of thy Ezra vii, 27. Blessed be the P3. Ixvi, 3. Say unto God, How power; yea, I will sing aloud of LORD God of our fathers, which terrible art thou in thy works! thy mercy in the morning: for hath put such a thing as this in through the greatness of thy thou hast been my defence and the king's heart, to beautify the power shall thine enemies submit refuge in the day of my trouble. house of the Lord which is in themselves unto thee.

Ps. Ixiii, 4. Thus will I bless Jerusalem.

Ps. Ixxl, 23, 24. My lips shall thee while I live: I will lift up Joel il, 26. And ye shall eat in greatly rejoice when I sing unto my lands in thy name. plenty, and be satisfied, and praise thee; my soul, which thou hast Ps. lxxi, 8. Let my mouth be the name of the LORD your God, redeemed. My tongue also shall Alled with thy praise and with thy that hath dealt wondrously with talk of thy righteousness all the honour all the day. you: and my people shall never be day long: for they are confounded, ashamed. for they are brought unto shame, for ever; I will sing praises to the

Ps. lxxv, 9. But I will declaro that seek my heart.

God of Jacob.
FOR SUCCESS IN WAB.

Ps. lxxv, 1. Unto thee, O God, Ps. lxxix, 13. So we thy people, E.cod. av, 6,7. Thy right hand, do we give thanks, unto thee dó and sheep of thy pasture, wili O Lord, is become glorious in, we give thanks for that thy give thee thanks for ever; we will

shew forth thy praige to all gen- Phil. iv, 20. Now unto God, and Ps. cv, 3, 4. Glory ye in his holy erations.

our Father be glory for ever and name: let the heart of them Ps. xcii, 1, 2. It is a good thing ever. Amen.

rejoice that seek the LORD. Seek to give thanks unto the LORD, and 1 Peter v, 11. To him be glory the Lord, and his strength; seek to siog praises unto thy name, and dominion for ever and ever.

his face evermore, most High: To shew forth thy Amen.

Isa.lv, 6. Seek ye the LORD while loving-kindness in the morning, Jude 24, 25. Now unto him he may be found, call ye upon and thy faithfulness every night.

that is able to keep you from fall-him while he is near. Ps. cvi, 48. Blessed be the LORD ing, and to present you faultless

Lam. 111, 41. Let us lift up our God of Israel from everlasting to before the presence of his glory heart with our hands unto God in everlasting and let all the people with exceeding joy. To the only the heavens. Bay, Amen. Praise ye the LORD. wise God our Saviour, be glory Luke xviii, 1. And he spake a

Ps. cxill, 2, 3. Blessed be the and majesty, dominion and parable unto them to this end, name of the Lord from this time power, both now andover. Amen. that men ought always to pray, forth and for evermore. From

and not to faint. the rising of the sun, unto the PUBLIC PROCESSIONS.

Phil. iv, 6. Be careful for going down of the same, the

2 Chron. xx, 26–28. And on the nothing: but in every thing by LORD's name is to be praised.

fourth day they assembled them- prayer and supplication, with Ps. cxv, 18. But we will bless selves in the valley of Berachah; thanksgiving, let your requests the LORD from this time forth for there they blessed the LORD: be made known unto God. and for evermore. Praise the therefore the name of the same Çol. iv, 2. Continue in prayer, LORD.

place was called, The valley of and watch in the same with P's. cxix, 164. Seven times a day Berachah, unto this day. Then thanksgiving. do I praise thee because of thy they returned, every man of righteous judgments. Judah and Jerusalem, and Je

1 Thess. V, 17. Pray without

ceasing. Ps. cxlv, 1, 2, 4, 21. I will extol hoshaphat in the forefront of thee, my God, o king; and I will them, to go again to Jerusalem 1 Tim, il, 8. I will therefore bless thy name for ever

and with joy: for the Lord had made that men pray every where, liftever. Every day will I bless thee; them

to rejoice over their enemies. ing up holy hands; without wrath and I will praise thy name for And they came to Jerusalem with and doubting. ever and ever. One genera- psalteries, and harps, and trum. tion shall praise thy works to pets, unto the house of the THE EXAMPLE. another, and shall declare thy LORD.

Matth. vi, 9-13. After this manmighty acts. My mouth shall Neh.xii,31-34,37-40. Then I brought ner therefore pray ye: Our Father speak the praise of the LORD: and up the princes of Judah upon the which art in heaven, Hallowed be let all flesh bless his boly name wall and appointed two great com- thy name. Thy kingdom come. for ever and ever.

panies of them that gave thanks, Thy will be done in earth as it is Col. I, 3. Wo give thanks to whereof onewent on the right hand in Heaven. Give us this day our God, and the Father of our Lord uponthewalltoward thedung-gate; daily bread. And forgive us our Jesus Christ, praying always for And after them went Hoshaiah, debts, as we forgive our debtors. you.

and half of the princes of Judah, and lead us not into temptation; 1 Thess. 1, 2. We give thanks to And Azarialı, Ezra, and Meshul- but deliver us from evil: For God always for you all, making lam, Judah, and Benjamin, and thine is the kingdom, and the mention of you in our prayers.

Shemaiah, and Jeremiah; And at power, and the glory, for ever.

the fountain-gate, which was over | Amen. DOXOLOGIES.

against them, they went up by the Rom. xi, 36. For of him, and stairs of the city of David, at the through bim, and to him, are all going up of the wall, above the

Hosea xiv, 2. Take with you things: to whom be glory for ever. house of David, even unto the words, and turn to the Lord: say Amen.

water-gate eastward. And the unto him, Take away all iniquity, Rom. xvi, 24-27. The grace of thanks went over against them, will render the calves of our lips.

other company of them that gave and receive us graciously: so wo onr Lord Jesus Christ be with and I after them, and the half of you all. Amen. Now to him the people upon the wall, from

Matth. vi, 7. But when yo pray, that is of power to stablish you beyond the tower of the furnaces use not yain repetitions, as the according to my gospel, and the even unto the broad wall; And heathen do: for they think that cording to the revelation of the and above the old gate, and above speaking. preaching of Jesus Christ, (ac- from above the gate of Ephraim, they shall be heard for their much mystery, which was kept secret the fish gate, and the tower of Matth. xviil, 19. Again I say since the world began,

But now Hananeel, and the tower of Meah, unto you, That if two of you shall is made manifest, and by the

even unto the sheep gate; and agree on earth as touching any scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the they stood. still in the prison gate. thing that they shall

ask, it sliau So stood the two companies of be done for them of my Father everlasting God, made known to them that gave thanks in the which is in heaven. all nations for the obedience of house of God, and I, and the half fastb;) To God only wise, be

Trike xi, 1. And it came to pass, of the rulers with me. glory through Jesus Christ' for

that as he was praying in a certain ever. Amen.

II.

place, when he ceased, one of his

PRAYER Ephesians iil, 20, 21. Now unto

disciples said unto him, Lord,

teach us to pray, as John also him that is able to do exceeding

THE COMMAND. taught his disciples. abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power 1 Chron. XVI, 10, 11. Glory yo

SEASONS. that worketh in us, Unto him be in his holy name: set the heart of glory in the church by Christ them rejoice that seek the LORD. Ps. v, 3. My voice shalt thou Jesus throughout all ages, world Seek the LORD and his strength, hear in the morning, O LORD; in without end. Amen, seek his face continually.

the morning will I direct my

prayer unto thee, and will look fve cubits long, and five cubits

CONFESSION. ир.

broad, and three cubits bigb, and Lev. v, 5. And it shall be, Wheb 18. lv, 17. Evening, and morn- had set it in the midst of the court; he shall be guilty in one of these ing, and at noon, wili'I pray, and and upon it he stood, and kneeled things, that he shall confess that cry aloud; and he shall hear my down upon his knees before all he bath sinned in that thing. voice. the congregation of Israel, and

Lev. xxvi, 40. If they shall conPs. lxxxvi, 3. Be mercifal unto spread forth his hands toward less their iniquity, and tho ini

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quity of their fathers, with their me, O LORD, for I cry unto theo daily.

BOWING.

trespass which they trespassed P3. Ixxxviii, 1. O LORD God of Gen. xxiv, 48, 52. And I bowed against me, and that also they my salvation, I have cried day down my head, and worshipped have walked contrary unto me. and night before theo. the LORD, and blessed the LORD

Num. V, 6, 7. Speak unto the God of my master Abraham, children of Israel, When a man Ps. Ixxxviii, 13. But unto thee which had led me in the right or woman shall 'commit any sin have I cried, O LORD; and in the way, to take my master'sbrother's that men commit, to do a tresmorning shall my prayer prevent daughter unto his son. And it pass against the LORD, and that thee.

came to pass, that, when Abra- person be guilty; Then they shall Ps. cxliii, 8. Cause me to hear ham's servant heard their words, confess their sin which they thy loving-kindness in the morn- be worshipped the LORD, bowing have done., ... ing; for in thee do I trust: cause himself to the earth,

1 Kings vili, 47. Yet if they shall me to know the way wherein I Exod. xxxiv, 8. And Moses bethiok themselves in the land should walk; for I lift up my soul made haste, and bowed his head whither they were carried capunto thee.

toward the earth, and wortives, and repent, and make sup. Isa. xxxiil, 2. O LORD, be graci- shipped.

plication unto thee in the land of ous unto us; we have waited for 1 Chron. xxix, 20. And David them that carried them captives, thee: be thou their arm every said to all the congregation, Now saying, We have sinned, and have morning, our salvation also in the bless the LORD your God. And done perversely, we have comtime of trouble.

all the congregation blessed the mitted wickedness. Acts xvi, 25. And at midnight LORD God of their fathers, and Job vil, 20. I have sinned; what Paul and Silas prayed, and sang bowed down their heads, and shall I do unto thee, 0 thou Prepraises unto God: and the prison-worshipped the LORD, and the server of men? why hast thou set ers heard them. king.

me as a mark against thee, so that 2 Chron. xxlx, 29, 30. And when I am a burden to myself? PLACES.

they had made an end of offering, Ps. xxxl, 10. For my life is 2 Chron. xx, 9. If, when evil the king, and all

that were spent with grief, and my years cometh upon us, as the sword, present with him, bowed them with sighing: my strength faileth Judgment, or pestilence, or fam-selves and worshipped. Moreover, because of mine iniquity, and my ine, we stand before this house, Hezekiah the king and the princes bones are consumed. and in thy presence, (for thy commanded the Levites to sing

Ps. xxxii, 3, 5. When I kept name is in this house) and cry praise unto the LORD with the unto thee in our affliction, then words of David, and of Asaph the through my roaring all the day

silence, my bones waxed old thou wilt bear and help. Ps. Ixi, 2. Frem the end of the gladness, and they bowed their long: I acknowledged my sin un

to thee, and mine iniquity have I earth will I cry unto thee, when heads and worshipped.

not hid. I said, I will confess my my heart is overwhelmed: lead

PROSTRATION. me to the Rock that is higher

transgressions unto the LORD; and Gen. xvii, 3. And Abram fell on sin. Selah.

thou forgavest the iniquity of my than I. Lam. iii, 55. I called upon thy saying.' his face, and God talked with him,

Ps. sxxviii, 4-8, 10. For mine Dame, O LORD, out of the low dungeon.

Joshua vii, 10. And the LORD head; as an beavy burden, they

iniquities are gone over mine Jonah ii, 1. Then Jonah prayed wherefore liest thou thus upou wounds stink, and are corrupt

said unto Joshua, Get thee up; are too heavy for me. My unto the LORD his God out of the thy face? fish's belly.

because of my foolishness. I am

2 Chron. xx, 18. And Jehosha-troubled; I am bowed down Matth. vi, 5. And when thou phat bowed his head with his greatly; I go mourning all the day prayest, thou shall not be as the face to the ground: and all Judah long. For my loins are filled hypocrites are: for they love to and the inhabitants of Jerusalem with a loathsome disease; and pray standing in the synagogues fell before the LORD, worshipping there is no soundness in my flesh. and in the corners of the streets, the LORD.

I am feeble and sore broken: I that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have

Ezra x, 1. Now, when Ezra had have roared by reason of the distheir reward.

prayed, and when he had con- quietness of my heart. My heart

fessed, weeping and casting him- panteth, my strength faileth me: a8 POSTURES.

self down before the house of for the light of mine eyes, it also

God, there assembled unto him is gone from me.
KXEELING.

out of Israel a very great congre- Ps. xl, 12. For innumerable 1 Kings viii, 54. And it was 80,gation of men, and women, and evils have compassed me about; that when Solomon had made an children: for the people wept mine iniquities have taken hold end of praying all this prayer and very sore.

upon me, so that I am not able to supplication unto the LORD, he

Neh. viii, 6. And Ezra blessed look up: they are more than the aruse from before the altar of the the LORD, the great God: and all bairs of mine head; therefore my LORD, from kneeling on his knees the with his hands spread up to Amen, with lifting up their hands;

people answered, Amen, heart faileth me.

Prov, xxvii, 13. He that cover. heaven.

and they bowed their beads, and oth his sins shall not prosper, but 2 Chron. vi, 13. For Solomon worshipped the LORD with their whoso confesseth and forsaketh had made a brazen scaffold of I faces to the ground.

them shall have mercy.

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Jer. Ili, 13. Only acknowledge princos, our priests, nor our our iniquities testify agalpst us, thine iniquity, that thou hast fathers, kept thy law, nor hear- do thou it for thy name's sake: for transgressed against the LORD thy kened unto thy commandments, our backslidings are many; we God, and hast scattered thy ways and thy testimonies, wherewith have sinned against thee. Wo to the strangers under every thou didst testify against them. acknowledge, O LORD, our wickedgreen tree, and yo have not For they have not served thee in ness, and the iniquity of obeyed my voice, saith the LORD. their kingdom, and in thy great fathers; for have sinned

goodness that thou gavest them, against thee. Gen. xvill, 27. And Abraham and in the large and fat land

Lam. 1, 18. The LORD is right. answered and said, Behold now,

which thou gavest before them, I have taken upon me to speak' neither turned they from their sous; for I have rebelled against wicked works.

his commandment: hear, I pray anto the LORD, which am out dust

you, all people, and behold my and ashes.

Job xl, 4, 5. Behold, I am vile; sorrow; my virgins, and my young Num. xiv, 40. And they rose up

what shall I answer thee? I will men are gone into captivity. early in the morning, and gat lay mine hand upon my mouth.

Lam. iii, 42. We have transthem up into the top of the moun. Once have I spoken, but I will taln, saying, Lo, we be here, and not answer, yea, twice, but I will gressed, and have rebelled: thou

hast not pardoned. will go up unto the place which proceed no further. the LORD hath promised: for wo P8. Xxxviii, 18. For I will declare

Lam. v, 16. The crown is fallen have sinned.

mine iniquity; I will be sorry for from our head: woe unto us, that Judges x, 10, 15. And the chil- my sin,

we have sinned! dren of Israel cried unto the Ps. II, 3, 4. For I acknowledge Dan. ix, 5-8, 10-15. We have LORD, saying, We have sinned my transgressions; and my sin is sinned, and have committed against thee, both because we ever before me. Against thee, iniquity, and have done wickedly, have forsaken our God, and also thee only, have I sinned, and done and have rebelled, even by deserved Balaam. And the chil- this evil in thy sight; that thou parting from thy precepts, and dren of Israel said unto the LORD, mightest be justified when thou from thy judgments; Neither We have sinned: do thou unto us speakest, and be clear when thou have we hearkened unto thy serwhatsoever seemeth good unto judgest,

vants the prophets, which spako thee; deliver us only, we pray

Ps. Ixix, 5. O God, thou know- in thy name to our kings, our thee, this day. 1 Sam. xii, 10. And they cried are not hid from thee. est my foolishness; and my sing princes, and onr fathers, and to

all the people of the land. 0 unto the LORD, and said, We have

Lord, righteousness belongeth sinned, because we have forsaken

Ps. cvi, 6, 7. We have sinned unto thee, but vuto as confusion the Lord, and

have served Balaam with our fathers, we have com. of faces, as at this day; to the men and Ashtaroth: but now deliver mitted iniquity, we have done of Judah, and to the inhabitants us out of the hand of our enemies, stood not thy wonders in Egypt; that are near, and that are far off,

Our fathers under- of Jerusalem, and unto all Israel and we will serve thee. Ezra ix, 6, 15. And said, O my tude of thy mercies; but provoked thon hast driven them, because of

they remembered not the multi-through all the countries whither God, I am ashamed and blush to him at the sea, even at the Red their trespass that they have lift up my face to thee, my God: for our iniquities are increased

trespassed against thee. O Lord, over our head, and our trespass is Ps. cxix, 176. I have gone astray to us belongeth confusion of face, grown up unto the heavens. o like a lost sheep; seek thy servant: to our kings, to our princes, and LORD God of Israel, thou art for I do not forget thy command to our fathers, because we have righteous; for ve remain yet ments,

Neither

sinned against thee. escaped, as it is this day; behold, Ps. cxxx, 8. If thou, LORD, LORD our God, to walk in bis laws,

have we obeyed the voice of the we are' before thee in our tres shouldest mark Iniquities, O LORD, which he set before us by his serpasses; for we cannot stand before who shall stand? ihee because of this.

vants the prophets. Yea, all

Isa, vi, 6. Then said I, Woe is Israel have transgressed thy law, Neh. 1, 6, 7. Let thine ear now me! for 'I am undone; because I even by departing, that they be attentive, and thine eyes open, am a man of unclean lips, and I might not obey thy voice; therethat thou mayest hear the prayer dwell in the midst of a people of fore the curse is poured upon 118, of thy servant, which I pray be- unclean lips: for mine eyes have and the oath that is written in the fore thee now, day and night, for seen the King, the LORD of hosts. law of Moses the servant of God, the children of Israel thy servants, and confess the sins of the

Isa. lix, 12, 13. For our trans- because we have sinned against children of Israel, which we have gressions are multiplied before him. And he hath confirmed his sinned against thee: both I and thee, and our sins testify against words, which he spake against my father's house have sinned.

us: for our transgressions are with us, and against our judges that We have dealt very corruptly us; andas for our iniquities, we judged us, by bringing upon us against thee, and have not kept and lying against the Lord, and heaven hath not been done as

In transgressing a great evil: for under the whole the commandments, statutes, nor the judgments, departing away from our 'God, bath been done upon Jerusalem. which thou commandedst iby ser-conceiving and uttering from the Moses, all this evil is come upon

speaking oppression and revolt, As it is written in the law of vant Moses. heart words of falsehood.

us: yet made we not our prayer Neh. ix, 2, 33-35. And the seed of

before the LORD our God, that we Israel separated themselves from

Jer. 111, 25. We lie down in our might turn from our iniquities, all strangers, and stood and con- shame, and our confusion cover and understand thy truth. There fessed their sins, and the ini-eth us: for we have sinned against fore hath the LORD watched upon quities of their fathers. Howbeit the LORD our God, we and our the evil, and brought it upon 08: thou art just in all that is brought fathers, from our vouth even auto for the LORD Our God is righteous upon us; for thou hast done right, this day, and have not obeyed

the in all his works which he doeth: but we have done wickedly: volce of the LORD Our God.

for we obeyed not his voice. And Veither bave our kloge our í Jer. x10,7, 20. O LORD, though I now, O Lord our God, that hast

sea.

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