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thou, O merciful God, confirm and strengthen us ; th ; 'as taie grow in age, we may grow in grace, and in the know ledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.
Prayer for grace UT, O God; who knowest the weak V jarneghiat iyoladion. and corruption of our nature, and
bad mapifold temptations which we daily r. with; we humbly beseech thee to have compation on con infirmities, and to give us the constant assistance of thy Hull Spirit; that we may be effectually restrained from-fin, an excited to our duty. Impriņt upon our hearts such a drea, of thy judgments, and such a grateful sense of thy goodne
to us, as may make us both afraid and ashamed to offer 2 thee. And, above all, keep in our minds a lively remèi
brance of that great Day, in which we must give a sta account of our thoughts, words, and actions; and, accortin to the works done in the body, be eternally rewarded
punished, by him whom thou hast appointed the Judge v quick and dead, thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
For grace to guide N particular, we implore thy grace and lotcing day, and for
tection for the ensuing day, Keep us at God's blessing on the
perate in our meats and drinks, and diligenti business of the same.
our several callings. Grant us patience un any afflictions thou shalt see fit to lay on #
and minds always contented with our prefa * On Sunding condition. Give us grace to be just and this, many, master der right in all our dealings ; quiet and peacea' thy Holy Spirit ac- full of compassion; and ready to do goo company, us hohe all men, according to our abilities and.op. worship, making us tunities.
tunities. Direct us in all our ways (* live, and raising prosper the works of our hands in the businia our minds from the of our several stations.) Defend us from a world to the consi: dangers and adversities ; and be gracioun deration of the next, plealed to take us and all things belonging 4 vently join in the us under thy Fatherly care and protection prayers and praises These things and whatever else thou shalt se
listen to our duty necessary and convenient to us, we hur In with honest hearts, beg, through the merits and mediation of th in order to practise Son Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour. Ames HE
grace. of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the loved
God, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghost, be wit! tus all evermore. Amen.
e serious and atten
Aleep as may fit us for the duties of the following day.
the dust; and grant us grace always to live in such a ite, that we may never be afraid to die : So that living id dying we may be thine, throug!ı the merits and fatis
action of thy Son Christ Jesus, in whose Name we offer Jul
up these our imperfect praye.s. Amen. Hrea
of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of grace
God, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghost, be with effen
lus all everinore. Amen. mei sti
On Sundays and on other days, when it may be convenient, it will be proper to begin with a Chapter, or part of a Chapter, from the New Testament.
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To be used instead of the Psalms for the day, at the Discretion of the
SELECTION I. Pfalm xix. Celi enarrant. More to be defired are they 'HE heavens declare the than gold, yea, than much
glory of God; and the fine gold; sweeter also than firmament Moweth his handy- honey, and the honey-comb. work.
Moreover, by them is thy One day telleth another; and servant taught; and in keepone night certifieth another. ing of them there is great reThere is neither speech nor
ward. language ; but their voices Who can tell how oft he are heard among them.
offendeth? O cleanse thou Their sound is gone out in- me from my secret faults. to all lands; and their words Keep thy servant also from into the ends of the world. presumptuous fins, left they
In them hath he fet a taber. get the dominion over me. nacle for the fun; which co
Let the words of my mouth, methforth as abridegroom out and the meditation of my of his chamber, and rejoiceth heart, be alway acceptable in as a giant to run his course. thy sight,
It goeth forth from the ut O Lord, my strength, and termost part of the heaven, and my Redeemer. runneth about unto the end of Psalm xxiv. Domini eft terra. it again; and there is nothing THE earth is the Lord's, hid from the heat thereof.
The law of the Lord is an the compass of the world, and undefiled law, converting the they that dwell therein.'' soul ; the testimony of the For he hath founded it
upLord is sure, and giveth wif- on the seas, and prepared it dom unto the simple.
upon the floods, or ce The statutes of the Lord Who shall afcend into the are right, and rejoice the bill of the Lord? or who thall heart; the commandment of rise up in his holy place? the Lord is pure, and giveth Even he that hath clean
Light unto the eyes.197 Ls hands, and a pure heart sand ater The fear of the Lord is that hath not list op his mind clean, and endureth forever ; unto yanity, nor tworn to dethe judgments of the Lord are ceive his neighbourta: true, and righteous altogether. He Niall receive the blessing
Tand all that therein is
from the Lord, and rightes He-lowedobiti Abags into ousness from the God of his: Mofes, his works unto the salvation.
of Israel. This is the generation of The Lord is full of comthose who seek him; even of paffion and mercji Agngalufthose who seek thy face, O fering, and of great goodness. Jacob.
, He will not always be cluidLift up your heads, O ye ing; neither keepeth he his gates, and be ye lift up, ye anger for ever. everlasting doors, and the He hath not dealt with us King of glory shall come in. after our fins; nor rewarded
Who is the King of glory? us according to our wickedit is othe Lord Itrong and nefses. mighty, even the Lord migh For look how high the heaty in battle.
ven is in comparison of the ri Lift up your heads, O ye earths; so great is his mercy algates, and be ye lift up, ye fo toward those who fear him! everlasting doors, and the Look how wide alfoithe King of glory shall come in. east is from the west ; so far
• Who is the King of glory? hath he fet our sins from us?! seven the Lords of hosts, he . Yea, like as a father piti, is the King of glory.
eth his own children even Plalm ciji. Benedic, anima mea.
fo is the Lord merciful unto RAISE the Lord, O my them that fear him. ! soul; and all that is with
For he knoweth whereof in me, praise his holy Name. we are made; he remember
Praise the Lord, O my soul; eth that we are but duft. and forget not all his benefits; - The days of man are but
Who forgiveth all thy sin, as grass ; for he flourisheth and healeth all thine infirmi. as a flower of the field. :) ties;
For as soon as the wind Who saveth thy life from de- goeth over it, it is gone ; and struction, and crowneth thee the place thereof hall know with mercy and loving kind- it no more.
:But the mercifal goodness Who fatisfieth thy mouth of the Lord endureth for ever with good things, making thee and ever upon thoferwho fpár young and lusty as an eagle, him; land his rightedulness • The Lord executeth righ-, upon children's children gly teousness and judgment, for 975 Even upob such askeep his all them that are oppressed covenant, and think upot His
commandments, to do them.
The Lord hath prepared If I climb up into heaven, his feat in heaven, and his thou are there; if I kingdom ruleth over all. to hell, thou art there also.
O praise the Lord, ye An If I take the wings of the gels of his, ye that excel in morning, and remain in the Itrength; ye that fulfil his uttermost parts of the sea; commandment, and hearken Even there also shall thy unto the voice of his words. hand lead me, and thy right
O praise the Lord, all ye hand shall hold me. his hofts; ye servants of his If I say, Peradventure the that do his pleasure.
darkness shall cover me; then O speak good of the Lord, shall my night be turned to all ye works of his in all places day. of his dominion: Praise thou Yea, the darkness is no the Lord, O my soul. darkness with thee, but the
night is as clear as the day; SELECTION II.
the darkness and light to thee From Psalm cxxxix. Domine, are both alike.
lous are thy works, and that Thou art about my path, my soul knoweth right well and about iny
bed; and spiest My bones are not hid from out all my ways.
thee, though I be made seFor lo, there is not a word cretly, and fashioned beneath in my tongue, but thou, in the earth. carnis Lord, knowest it altogether. Thine eyes did see my sub
Thou hast fashioned me stance, yet being imperfect ; behind and before, and laid and in thy book were all my thine hand upon me.
members written. Such knowledge is too won Which day by day were derful and excellent for me; fashioned, when as yet there I cannot attain unto it. was none of them....
Whither shall I go then How dear are thy counsels from thy Spirit? or whither. unto me, O God o how shall I go then from thy pre- great is the suin of them ! sence ?
If I tell them, they are .
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