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particularly, O Lord, give me an interest in the blood of that immaculate Lamb Jefus Chrift; and grant that I may never render thofe fufferings, which he underwent for finners, ineffectual to the falvation of my foul. And give me grace feriously to confider that it is my indif penfable duty to forfake every evil way.
Poffefs my foul with juft and lively apprehenfions of the infinite difproportion there is between this world and the next; and that I may make a right ufe and improvement of all thofe gracious opportunities which thou art pleased to give me of working out my falvation, and fecuring an inheritance in that kingdom, which is to laft for ever. Let no temptations or allurement divert me from fecuring the interefts of my precious foul.
Grant that i may fo país through things temporal, that I finally lofe not the things eternal; and that in all the concernments of this life, I may govern myself by the rules of temperance and fobriety, justice and honefty, prudence and moderation, .and with an entire truft and dependence on thy fatherly care and good providence; that having always before my eyes that great account which I must one day give, I may never dare to do any thing that may difhonour thy name: nor be fo wretch
wretchedly foolish, as to purchase any happiness in this world at the expenfe of thy favour.
Enable me to make thy laws the rule of all my actions, that I may approve myself to thee as becometh thy fervant; by being zealous and devout in thy fervice, kind and charitable toward my neighbour; by being meek and patient, quiet and peaceable, humble and inoffenfive toward all men; and, as far as in me lies, ufeful and beneficial to the world; that fo glorifying thee here upon earth, I may, at my departure hence, enter into the joy of my Lord, and be for ever glorified in thy heavenly kingdom. To this end,
I pray thee give me grace to make a right ufe and improvement of all thy mercies, and vouchfafe, O Lord, to continue to me thy grace, favour, and protection. Be thou pleafed in thy great goodness, to take me, and all that belongs to me, this night, under the care of thy good providence; defend us from all perils and dangers; and, after the comfortable refreshments of reft and fleep, raife us up in health and safety, with hearts full of love to thee, and zeal to thy fervice, that we may in the last day be raised to life immortal, through Jefus Chrift our Lord! in whofe words I pray unto thee, faying, Our Father, 5°C.
DIRECTIONS to Collects,
In the Book of Common Prayer, Suitable to the Occasions of a worthy Communicant.
For deliverance from, and fupport
OR God's Affiftance in the fift Sunday after Epiphany,
For the univerfal Church,
For the Peace and Unity of the 5th after Trinity,
St. Simon and Jude,
For eternal Happiness,'
For Humility and Patience,
For our Imitation of the Saints,
16th and 22d after Tilming.
For Grace and Affiftance in our fpi- 4th in Advent,
Ift, 2d, and 13th after Trinity, 1ft in Advent.
For deliverance from Judginent,
ift in Advent,
St. Thomas and St. Mark.
2d after Eafter.
For Love and Charity,
For the Ministers of God's word)
4th after Easter,
For the Love of God and his laqus, ist, 6th, 7th, and 14th after
3d in Advent.
Circumcifion and Eafter Day.
For the protection of God's Pro- f 2d, 3d, 4th, and 2011 after
For purity of heart,
12th, 21, and 24th after
For pardon of fin,
5th after Eafter.
5th after Eafter,.
If, 9th, 116, 13th, 17th, and
For the Gift and Grace of Repentance,
DIRECTIONS to Plaims,
Suitable to the Occafion of a worthy Communicant.
Pf. 23, 26, 111.
'Pf. 6, 25, 32, 58.
OR God's Affiftance in our Sacramental
For Confeffion of Sins, and for Forgiveness,
For Ged's Care and Protection
For the Comfort of God's Holy Spirit,
Thanksgivings for God's Mercies
On a Refolution to lead a new Life,
For the Grace of Charity
For Grace to love God's Law,
For Salvation and eternal Happiness,
Pf. 51, 6, 32, 38.
Pf. 1, 23, 24, 25, 126.
Pf. 103, 2, 3, 4.
Pf. 15, 133, 4, 112.
Pf. 15, 24.
P. 103, 136, 138.
For Perdon of Sins,
For the Grace of Perfeverance,
BOOK of PSALMS
Prayers, Meditations, Thanksgivings, &c.
To be added to our other devotions,as occafion may require.
FOR Pf. 19, 119.
For prefervation from fin, PFor falvation and eternal joys,
OR grace to love God's law,
For prefervation from the punifi
32, 38, 40,41, 51, 65, 130, 143-1
P. 47, 68, 72, 145.
Pf. 85, 106, 116.
For protection against malicious
94, 109, 140.
nocence, Pf. 1, 15, 23, 24, 25,
Pf. 16, 24, 28, 36, 50, 75,
For defence of our innocence,
For a blessed and holy death, Pf.
For defence against all enemies,
For the king, P. 21, 61, 89.
45, 48, 72, 74.
For deliverance from the power
For peace, P. 46, 122, 123,
comfort in sadness, Pf. 101,