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Works of the Lord, furely
O Lord of Hofts, how amiable are thyTabernacles?
my Soul longeth, (e) yea,
Thou, O Lord, wilt for give 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,
b Pf. LXXXIV. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11. Pf. LXXXV. 2,4,7, 8, 9, 10, 13.
(e) 2 Cor. v. 2. We groan ear
nettly, defiring to be cloathed upon with our Houfe, which is from Heaven. Rom. v111. 13. Even we our felves groan within our felves, waiting for the ADOPTION, to wit,
the REDEMPTION of our Body.
(f) Heb. VIII. I. We have fuch an High Prieft, who is fet on the right Hand of the Throne of the Majefty in the Heavens.
But unto you
(g) Mal. Iv. 2. that fear my Name, fhall the Sun of RIGHTEOUSNESS arife, with Healing in his Wings. John XIV. 1, 2, 3. Let not your Heart be troubled, ye believe in God, believe alfo in me: In my Father's House are many Manfions; if it were not fo, I would have told you. I go to pre
pare a Place for you; that where I am, there ye may be alfo.
(b) John XVII. 22. The GLORY which thou gavest me, I have given them.
(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 Şins.
compofed out of
(k) Rom. VIII. 32. He that fpa
wilt fpeak; for thou wilt speak (k) Peace unto thy red not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not thine Heart, Who fhall afcend into with him freely give us all things? Heaven? (that is, to bring Chrift (1) Rom. x. 6,7,8. Say not in from above) or, who fhall defcend Chrift from the Dead.) But what faith it? the Word is nigh thee, into the Deep? (that is, to bring up even in thy Mouth, and in thy which we preach. Heart; that is the Word of Faith
People, and to thy Saints,
nothing, but in every thing by
quefts be made known unto God:
your Hearts and Minds, through Jefus Chrift. d Psalm LXXXIV, 12.
Enter not into Fudgment with thy Servant, O Lord, for in thy Sight fhall 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. 0000......----------------0:
A Prayer for Mercy and Protection, in the time of any Publick or Private Ca
OW & down thine Ear, O Lord, hear me, for I am poor and needy:
(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
Preferve my Soul, Peace of God, which pafleth all O thou my God, fave thy Understanding, fhall keep your
Servant that (a) TRUSTETH Jefus.
• Pfalm LXXXVI, to ver. 7.
in thee. Be merciful unto
(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. 1v. 16. Let us therefore come boldly unto the THRONE of GRACE, that we may obtain MERCY, and find GRACE to help in time of need.
(e) Matt. x. 28, 29, 30, 31. FEAR
not them which kill the Body, but are
not able to kill the Soul; but rather
fall on the Ground without your
(f) John xv. 6. If a Man ABIDE
(g) Hb. 1. 14 Are they not all
Man love me, he will keep my
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 Darkness, nor for the DESTRUCTION that wafteth by Noon-day. For thou, Ŏ 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 () call upon thee, O Lord, for thou wilt anfwer me, and be with me in the Trouble. For c among Gods there is none like unto thee, O Lord; neither are there any Works like unto thy Works. All Nations
Pfalm XC1. 2, 5, 6, 9, 11, 15.
(b) I John 111. 22. And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him; becaufe we keep his Commandments.
© Pf. LXXXVI. 8, to 17.
whom thou haft made, fhall come and (i) WORSHIP before thee, and shall 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.
I will praife thee, O Lord my God, with all my Heart, and I will glorify thy Name for evermore: For great thy MERCY towards me and thou wilt deliver my Soul from the lowest Hell. O God, the (1) PROUD have rifen against me, and the Affemblies of violent Men have fought after my Soul: But thou, O Lord, art a God full of Compaffion, and gracious, long-fuffering, and plenteous in Mercy and Truth. O turn unto me, and have Mercy upon me; give thy (m) STRENGTH unto thy Servant, and SAVE me: Shew me a * TOKEN for good, that they which hate me may fee it, and be ashamed; because thou,
for I am with thee; be not difmay(m) Ifai. XLI. 10. Fear not, ed, for I am thy God: I will 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.
which is in Heaven,and on the Earth, (i) Rev. v.13. And every Creature are in the Sea, and all that are in and under the Earth, and fuch as 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.
(k) Heb. VIII. 10, 11, 12. I will put my Laws into their MINDS, and write them in their HEARTS; and I will be to them a God, and
they fhall be to me a People. 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. () 1 Pet. v. 8,9. Be SOBER, be VIGILANT; for your Adverfary the Lion, fecking whom he may deDevil goeth about like a roaring vour: whom refift, ftedfaft in the Faith. John xv. 19, 20. Because you are not of the World, but I therefore the World hateth you; if have chofen you out of the World, they have perfecuted me, they will Thefe Words have I fpoken to you, alfo perfecute you. Chap. xvI. 33. that in me ye might have PEACE. In the World ye fhall have TRIBULATION; but be of good cheer, I
have overcome the World.
*There is a Token for Good, or of Deliverance to the Righteous, as Exod. x11. 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 alfo 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.
Lord, haft holpen me, and (n) comforted me.
(n) John XIV. 16. I will pray the Father, and he fhall give you another COMFORTER, that he may abide with you for ever.
Thefe Supplications I prefent unto thy Divine Majesty, through the infinite Merits of Chrift Jefus our only Mediator and Advocate, who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghost, 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.
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 up, and I cannot come forth. Mine Eye (b) mourneth, by reafon of Affliction.
(a) Job XIV. 1, 2, 3. Man that is born of a Woman, is of few Days, and full of Trouble: He cometh forth like a FLOWER, and is cut down; he fleeth alfo as a SHADOW, and continucth not. And doft thou 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 themfelves in array against
(b) John xv1. 20. I fay unto you, that ye fhall WEEP and LAMENT, but the World fhall REJOICE; and ye fhall be forrowful, but your SORRow fhall be turned into Joy.
Heb. x11. 3, 6. Confider him that endured fuch Contradiction of Sin
ners against himself, left ye be wearied, and faint in your Minds: For whom the Lord loveth he CHASTE NETH, and SCOURGETH every SON whom he receiveth
Pfalm LXXXVIII. I,to 16.