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and in your spirit, which are God's. 1 Cor. vi. 20. Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God. i Cor. x. 31. I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you

that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called. Eph. iv. I. Serving the Lord with all humility of mind. Acts xx. 19. Abounding therein with thanksgiving. Col. ii. 7. Continue in prayer, and

watch in the same with thanksgiving. Col. iv. 2. :5. This is 15. There is therefore now no condemnation to Kedo, Christ them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after us from the the flesh, but after the spirit. Rom. viii. 1. It is law, and from written, Cursed is every one that continueth not in the extreme all things which are written in the book of the law which shall to do them. Christ hath redeemed us from the curse lignt upon thein that of the law, being made a curse for us. Gal. iii. 10.

13. The Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven on the left hand: and he with his mighty angels, in flaming fire taking venhis right

geance on them that know not God, and that obey hand, and not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ : who shall give us the gracious be. be punished with everlasting destruction from the

presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his his Father, commanding power. 2 Thess. i. 7, 8, 9. He shall set the sheep possession of

on his right hand, but the goats on the left. Then his glorious shall he say unto them on the left hand, Depart from Uuto which me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for he vouchsafe the devil and his angels. Then shall the King say

unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of

my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you cy. Amen.

from the foundation of the world. Matt. xxv. 33. 41. 34. If these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure : for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall: for so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. 2 Pet. i. 8. 10, 11. Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. Matt. xiii. 43. O send out thy light and thy truth : let them lead me; let them bring me

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unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles. Psal. xliii. 3. Thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for ever. Psal. cxxx viji. 8.

CCXXXVI.-The Intercession or Suffrages. Psal. li.-Have mercy upon me, O God, after thy great goodness: according to the multitude of thy mercies do away mine offences.-Wash me throughly from my kickedness: and cleanse me from my sin.-For I acknowledge my faults: and my sin is erer before me.- Against thee only have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sighi : that thou mightest be justified in the saying, and clear when thou art judged. - Behold, I ras shapen in wickedness: and in sin halh my mother conceived me.-But lo, thou requirest truth in the inward parts: and shall make me to understand wisdom secretiy. -Tkou shalt purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: thou shall wash me, and I shall bue whiter than snow.-Thou shalt make me hear of joy and gladness: that the bones schics thou hast broken may rejoice.-Turn thy face away from my sins: and put out all my misdeeds.- Make me a clean heart, O God: and renew a right spirit within me.-Cast me not away from thy presence: and take not thy holy Spirit from me.-0 give me the comfort of thy help again: and stablish me with thy free Spirit.-Then shall I teach they ways unto the wicked: and sinners shall be converted unto thee.-Deliver me from blood guiltiness, O God, thou that art the God of my health : and my tongue shall sing of thg righteousness.- Thou shalt open my lips, O Lord: and my mouth skall shex tky preie. -For thou desirest no sacrifice, else would I give it thee: but thou delightest Rot in burnt. offerings.The sacrifice of God is a troubled spirit: a broken and contrite heari, O God, shall thou not despise.- be favourable and gracious unto Sion: build thou the sells of Jerusalem.-Then shalt thou be pleased with the sacrifice of righteousness, silk the burnt offerings and oblations: then shall they offer young bullocks upon thine allar. Glory be to the Father, &c. As it was in the beginning, &c.

Lord, have mercy upon us.
Christ, have mercy upon us.
Lord, have mercy upon us.

Our Fatker, &c.
1, 2. O Lord, save thy servants; that put their trust in thee.

1, 2. Preserve my soul; for I am holy: 0 thou my God, save thy servant that trusteth in thee. Psal. lxxxvi. 2.

8, 4. Send unto them help from above: and evermore inightily defend them.

3, 4. The Lord hear thee in the day of trouble ; the name of the God of Jacob defend thee. Send thee help from the sanctuary, and strengthen thee

out of Zion. Psal xx. 1, 2. 5, 6. Help us, O God our Saviour, and for the glory of thy Name deliver us; be merciful to us sinners, for thy name's sake.

5, 6. Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of thy name : and deliver us, and purge away

our sins, for thy name's sake. Psal. lxxix. 9. 7, 8. O Lord, hear our prayer: and let our cry come unto thee.

7, 8. Hear my prayer, O Lord, and let my cry come unto thee. Psal. cji. 1.

hear our prayers, and spare all those who confess their sins unto thee; that


Christ our

If our

CCXXXVII. A Prayer for Absolution. O Lord, we

Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousbeseech thee, ness: have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer. mercifully

Psal. iv, 1. Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not thyself from my supplication. Attend unto me, and hear me. Psal. lv. 1, 2. Spare thy people, O Lord. Joel ii. 17. God be merciful to me a sin

ner. Luke xviii. 13. I acknowledge my transgresthey, whose

sions : and my sin is ever before me. Against thee, dyssein, are also thee only, have 1 sinned, and done this evil in thy merciful par- sight. Hide thy face from my sins, and blot out don may be absolved; all mine iniquities. Psal. li. 3, 4. 9. He that coverthrough

eth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth Lord. Amen. and forsaketh them shall have mercy. Prov. xxviii.

13. And when he [the Holy Spirit] is come, he
will reprove the world of sin. John xvi. 8.
heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart,
and knoweth all things. 1 John iii. 20. Now when
they heard this, they were pricked in their heart,
and said unto Peter, and to the rest of the apostles,
Men and brethren, what shall we do? Acts ii. 37.
For thy name's sake, O Lord, pardon mine iniquity;
for it is great. Psal. xxv. 11. And David said unto
Nathan, I have sinned against the Lord. And Na-
than said unto David, The Lord also hath put away
thy sin ; thou shalt not die. 2 Sam. xii. 13. The
Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart ;
and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit. Psal.
xxxiv. 18. He healeth the broken in heart, and
bindeth up their wounds. Psal. cxlvii. 3. I, even
I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for
mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins.
Isa. xliii. 25. Being justified by faith, we have
peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.
Rom. v. 1. Who his ownself bare our sins in his
own body on the tree; by whose stripes ye were
healed. 1 Pet. ii. 24. Who is a God like unto thee,
that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the trans-
gression of the remnant of his heritage ? he retain-
eth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in
mercy. Mic. vii. 18.

1. O most

men, and


thou hast made; who

the death of

that he should rather

sin, and be saved;

CCXXXVIII. A Confession of Sin; and Prayer

for Pardon. 1. The Lord, even the most mighty God, hath might God spoken. Psal. 1. 1. Who is this that cometh from Father, who Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah ? this that sion upon all is glorious in his apparel, travelling in the great

ness of his strength ? I that speak in righteousness, nothing that mighty to save. Isa. Ixüi. 1. The Lord is gracious,

and full of compassion ; slow to anger, and of great wouldest not mercy. The Lord is good to all: and his tender a sinner, but

mercies are over all his works. Psal. cxlv. 8, 9. The

Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort. 2 Cor. turn from his i. 3. He maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on

the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. Matt. v. 45. God our Saviour, who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth. 1 Tim. ii. 3. 4. Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord God, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked ; but that the wicked turn from his way and live : turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, o house of Israel? Ezek. xxxiii. 11. Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth. Isa. xlv. 22. The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. 2 Pet. iii. 9.

2. Have mercy upon me, O God, according to us our trese thy lovingkindness : according unto the multitude

of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. Psal. li. 1. O Lord, hear; O Lord, forgive. Dan.

ix. 19. I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, grieved and wearied with and their sins and their iniquities will I remember

no more. Heb. viii. 12. God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them. 2 Cor. v. 19. When ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses. Mark xi. 25.

Mine iniquities are gone over mine head : as an heavy burden they are too heavy for me. Psal. xxxviii. 4. The spirit of

2. Merci

passes; receive and comfort us, who are

the burden of our sins.

mercy; to

a man will sustain his infirmity ; but a wounded spirit who can bear ? Prov. xviii. 14. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit : a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. Psal. li. 17. Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Matt. xi. 28. Take with you words, and turn to the Lord : say unto him, Receive us graciously. Hosea xiv. 2. Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort. Psal. cxix. 76. Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace, comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work. 2 Thess.

ii. 16, 17. 3. Thy pro- 3. The Lord, The Lord God, merciful and graways to have cious, long-suffering, keeping mercy for thousands,

forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin. Exod. thee only it appertaineth xxxiv. 6, 7. His mercy endureth for ever, Psal. to forgive sins. Spare

cxxxvi. 1. Who can forgive sins but God only ? us therefore, Mark ii. 7. I, even I, am the Lord ; and beside good Lord, spare thy

me there is no Saviour. I even I, am he that blotteth people, whom out thy transgressions for mine own sake. Isa. xliii. deemed; 11. 25. Let the priests, the ministers of the Lord,

weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy people, O Lord, and give not thine heritage to reproach. Joel ii. 17. Hezekiah prayed for them, saying, The good Lord pardon every one that prepareth his heart to seek God, the Lord God of his fathers. 2 Chron. xxx. 18, 19. Be merciful, O Lord, unto thy people Israel, whom thou hast redeemed. Deut. xxi. 8. Ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold; but with the precious blood of Christ, as of a Lamb

without blemish and without spot. 1 Pet. i. 18, 19. 4. enter not 4. Enter not into judgment with thy servant : into judg:

for in thy sight shall no man living be justified. thy servants, Psal. cxliii. 2. He knoweth our frame; he reearth, and membereth that we are dust. Psal. ciii. 14. When miserable sinners;

the breath of man goeth forth he shall turn again to his earth. Psal. cxlvi. 3. Man is like a thing of nought. Psal. cxliv. 4. Thine own wickedness shall

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