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and for thy Righteousness (b) : John 111. 8. For this purfake bring my Soul out of posc the Son of God was MÁNI
ESTED, that he might DESTROY Trouble; and (b) destroy all
le Works of the Devil. them that afflict my Soul, (1) Job vil. 17, 18. What is for I am thy Servant. Man, that thou shouldft MAGNIFY
him; and that thou shouldelt sec Lord, (i) what is a Man, thy Heart upon him; and that that thou takeft Knowledge thou shouldest visit him every Mornof him? or the Son of Man, ing, and try him every Moment?
Heb. 11. 6. What is Man, that thou that thou makest account of
art MINDFUL of him? or the Son him? Manis like to (k) VA- of Man, chat thou visitest him? NITY; his Days are as a 2 Chron. 11. 18. But will God in Spadow that passeth away. Behold, Heaven, and the Heaven of
very deed dwell with Men on Earth? Bow (l) thine Heavens, Heavens cannot contain chęc. O Lord, and come down
(k) James iv. 14. For wliat is fend thine Hand from above, that appeareth for a little time, and
your LIFE ? it is even a VAPOUR, and deliver me from the then vanisheth away. 1 Chron, Hands of the Wicked, whose XXIX. 15. For we are Strangers beMouth speaketh VANITY; all our Fathers. Our Days on the
fore chee, and Sojourners, as were and their right Hand is full Earth are as a Shadow, and there of FALSHOOD.
is none abiding. O Lord, by thy Blessing them, and walk in them ; and I
2 . 16. I in let our Sons' be as Plants will be their God, and they shall grown up in their Youth ; be my People. and our Daughters be as Cor- (m) Luke x11. 24. Consider the.
Ravens, for they ncither row no: ner-Stones. That our Gra
which ncither have Storehouse naries may be full, (m) af- nor Barn; and God feedeth them: fording all necessary Stores : How much more are ye better than That our Sheep may be fruit- Therefore take no thought, saying,
the Powis ? Matt. VI. 31, 32, 33. ful, and our Oxen strong to What shall we eat ? or what shall labour : That there be no we drink? or wherewithal Gall we breaking in, nor going out, Father knoweth you have need
be cloathed ? For your heavenly nor no complaining in our of all these things : But seek ye firit Streets,
the Kingdom of God, and his RICHHappy is the People that TEOUSNESS, and all these things is in such a Case; yca, hap- s. Let your Conversation be withpy is the People whose God out Cove TOUSNESS, and be con
have; is the Lord. Therefore will tent with such things as
for he hath said, I will never leave I fing a new Song unto thee, thee, nor fo:fike thee. 1 Pet. v. O God, who art my Sal- ?: Casting all your Carc upon him, VATION, my GOODNESS, and for he carcth for you. my DELIVER ER, my
d Psalm CXLIV. 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, to 15.
SHIELD, in whom I will (n) Ifai. XL. 26, 29, 30, 31. Lift trust for evermore.
up your Eyes on high, and behold
who hath created these things, that And I will (12) LIFT up bringeth out their Holt by Nummy Eyes unto thee, O Lord, ber; he calleth them all by Names, from whom alone cometh by the greatness of his Might, for
that he is strong in POWER, not one my Salvation ; for my Help faileth. He giveth Power to the is in thee, O Lord, who haft Faint, and to them that have no made Heaven and Earth ; Even the Youths shall faint and be he will not suffer
my Foot to
weary, and the young Men shall ucbe moved; (b) he that keep- terly fall; but they that wait upeth me will not Number, on the Lord, shall renew their Thou, O Lord, art my Keep- Wings as Eagles, they shall run
Strength, they shall mount up with er, my (D) SHAdE on my not be weary, and they shall walk right Hand; thou wilt
and not faint. ferve me from all Evil; thou the CONFIDENCE that we have in
(0) 1 John v. 14,15.
And this is wilt preserve my Soul, and him, that if we ask any thing acwilt (9) preserve my going cording to his Will, he HEARETH out and my coming in, from us; and if we know that he hear
us, whatsoever we ask, we know this time forth, and for ever- that we have the petitions that we more.
desired of him. Therefore will I (r) praise
(P) Ifai. xxx11. 2. He shall be
as an HIDING PLACE from the thee, O Lord, with my whole Wind, and a Covert from the HEART, I will sew forth Tempest; as Rivers of Water in a . all thy wondrous WORKS: I dry Place, as the Shadow of a great
Rock in a weary Land. will sîng Praises unto thee,
(9) Aets xvi. 28. For in O my God, while I have him we live, and move, and
have our Being. Matt. x. 30. my Being
But the very Hairs of your Head
are all numbred. (r) 1 Tim. 1, 17. Now unto the King eternal, inmortal, invisible, the only wise God, be Honour and Glory for ever and ever. Amen. Rev. IV. II Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive GLORY, and HoNOUR, and Power ; for thou haft created all things, and for thy Pleafure they are and were created. Chap. v. 12. Worthy is the Lamb that was sain, to receive Power, and Riches, and WISDOM, and STRENGTH, and Honour, and Glory, and BLESSING. Chap. XXIT. 20. He which testifiech these things, saith, Surely I come quiekly. A
Even so, Come, Lord Jesus.
Pfalm cxxI. 1, to 5, 7, 8.
gress, but for his great Mercy's sake, who has exalted
Rom. xv. 4. For whatsoever things were written afore time, were written for our Learning; that we through Patience and Comfort of the Scriptures might bave Hope.
2 Pet. 1. 3,4. According as his divine Power hath given unto us all things that pertain uuto Life and Godliness, through the Knowledge of him that bath called us to Glory and Virtue. Whereby are given unto als exceeding great and precious Promises; that by these you might be Partakers of the divine Nature, having escaped the Corruption that is in the World through Lust.
(a) Matt. v.8. BLESSED are the the · Man that pure in Heart, for they shall see walketh not in God. the COUNSEL of
the Ungodly, nor ftandeth in the Way of Sinners, nor fittech in the Seat of the Scorpful. But his (6) Delight is but Loss for the Excellency of the
(6) Phil. 111.8. I count all things in the Law of the Lord, and Knowledge of Christ Jefus my
• Psalm 1. 1, 2, 3.