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worthy, and inviteft me with all the tenderNefs and bowels of a compassionate father to turn frommyevilways, that my soulmáy live, and be for ever happy in thy eternal kingdom:
Therefore, encouraged by thy goodness, O Lord, I address myself unto thee, who am ready to sink under the heavy load of guilt and misery: and yet I make no plea, but for thy mercy; nor haveany pretencetoclaim it, (for, alas! I must with shame acknowledge, I have very much abused it;) but thro'thyinexpreffible love. I know I have a most merciful Savi. our, who died to purchase salvation for me; andwho now powerfullyintercedes with thee for the pardon of true penitents. O! for the fake of his blessed name, receiveme graciously to thy mercy,
e and be not angry with me for Forgive me, O merciful Father, for I am heartily sorry for all the evils which I have done: I have sinned, O Lord God, I have finned against thee;---by (Here recolle&t and confess those fins you have committed againf God, with their aggravations that acconipan nhem; as fet down in the preceding heads for the examination of confcience contained betwixt Pages 15 and 18, both inclu. five. For Infiance, Lord, I have committed this sin, or these fins frequently, against checks of conscience, &c. and then add] Fa. ther I have finned against heaven, and in thy fight, and am no more worthy to be called
fon: Opitý, and cleanse, and forgive, and save me, forthy mercies sake. Ihavefinned, O Lord God, I have sinned against thee, and against my neighbour by---[Here confess these fins you have commitded against your NEIGHBOUR, with their aggravations, &c. as contained betwixt pages 19 and 22, and betwixt 25 and 31, and then add] Father, I have sinned against heaven andinthy fight, andamno more worthy to be called thyfon:Opity, and cleanse, and forgive, and save me for thy mercies sake. I have fina ned against thee, and against my own self by--[Here confess those fins you have committed againsi YOURSELF, with their aggravations, &c. as contained betwixt pages 22 and 25, and then add] Father, I havefinned against hea, ven, and in thy fight, and am no more worthy to be called thy fon: () pity, and cleanse, and forgive, and saveme, for thy mercies sake. For give all my sins, for I am fully resolved by thy gracetoloveand servethee:forgiveme, Omost gracious God, for I forgive all that have offended me, and dointreat theetoforgivethem likewise. O Lord God, my wickedness is great, and my iniquities are infinite; they are more in number than the hairs of my head; and my heartwould fail me, but that I well knowthy mercies are more numberless than my sins. O do not exact punishment of me for my sins; but extend thy mercy and pardon to my soul, for my dear redeemer's sake, Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Then Then say,
Tarn thee, O Lord, and deliver my soul : O save me for thy mercies sake. Psalm vi. 4.
Ear me, O gracious God and father, and
breathe into my heart that spirit which renews us after thine own image, in righteousness and true holiness. .
Blessed Jesus, who feekest out finners to makethem good, do not reject me now, when I seek totheetomakeme better. Iam poorand naked, Oh! clotheme with thy righteousness. My good thoughts are changeable and incons stant; butOh! do thou establish and fix them by thy grace: set up thy kingdom, O Jesu, in my heart; for to become thy faithful fervant is more to me than to have the empire of this world. Keep me stedfast in serving thee, till thou takeft me finally to thyself. A prayer of resignation to the will of GO.D.,
to . Thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven. Matt. vi. 10
Lord Jesu, I give thee'my body, my soul,
my substance, my friends, my liberty, * and my life; dispose of me, and of all that is
mine, as it seemeth best to thee, to the glory of thy holy name. Lord, I am not now mine, but thine; thereforeclaimmeasthy devoted right; keep measthy.charge and love meas thy child;
fight for me when I am assaulted; heal me when I am wounded; and revive me when I am fainting. Amen.
Saviour of the world fave me; who by thy cross and passion hast redeemed me, help me and save me, I beseech thee, O my God.
Give me, O Lord, spiritual wisdom, that I may discern what is pleasing to thee, and follow what belongs unto my peace; and let the knowledge and peace of God, and of Jesus Christ our Lord, be my guide and my portion all the days of my life. Amen.
To the king eternal, immortal, invisible, and only wise God, who is the ever blessed and adorable Trinity, be all honour and glory, thanksgiving and praise, now and for ever: more. Amen.. A prayer to conclude our devotions upon this day, and
every day in the week.. Verily, verily, I say unto you, whatsoever ye shall-ak the father in my name, he will give it you. John xvi. 23.
Lmighty God, who hastpromised to hear
the petitions of them thatalk in thy son's Name; I beseech thee mercifully to incline thine ears unto me, who have now made my prayers and supplications unto thee! and grant that those things which I have faithfully asked, according to thy will, may be effec
tually obtained, to the relief of my necessities,
heart and mind I in the knowledge and love of God, and of his
son Jesus Christ our Lord; and the blessing of
God Almighty, the father, the son, and the s holy ghost, be with me, now, and at the hour
of my death. Amen. **
to bed, say,
my rest, for it is thou, O Lord, only that makest me to dwell in safety.
Into thy hands I commend my spirit, for thou hast redeemed me, O Lord, thou God of truth.
Have mercy upon me; O Lord, now, and at the hour of death. Amen, Amen, Amen.