Spirit, be all Honour, Glory, Love, Service, and Obedience, by me and all thy Creatures, for evermore. Amen.

Prayers to be used by any one or more in a

Family, in the Presence of a sick Perfon ; any of which may be also used by a Person in private, in behalf of fick Friends; and may

be added to the Morning and Evening Prayers in the Family.

Tihen thefe Prayers are used by one Person

orly, he must ufe I instead of We; Me, instead of Us. The Words, Him, He, His, are printed in a different Chara&ter, that if the fick Perfon be of the other Sex, Him and His

may be more readily changed for Her, He for She. Almighty God, the Help of all that

put their Trust in thee, the Relief of the needy, the fovereign Good of all Mankind; hear the Prayers we now offer unto thy Divine Majefty, in the Behalf of thy Servant now lying upon the Bed of Sickness. Look upon him, we pray thee, with thy tenderest Pity and Compassion, and be thou gracious and favourable unto him, according to the Necessity of his Cafe, and


according to the Multitude of thy tender Mercies in Christ Jesus.

In Submission to thy most wise Disposal of Things, we beseech thee to abate his Distemper, to ease his Pains, and restore him, in thy due Time, to his former Health and Strength, that he may have a longer Time to work out his Salvation, and be more useful in his Station, and do more Good in his Generation : But however thou shalt be pleased to deal with him, as to the Concerns of his Body, yet, O Lord, let his Soul be ever precious in thy Sight; wash and cleanse it, we befeech thee, in the Blood of thy dear Son, that it may be delivered from all the Defilements it hath contracted in this finful Life, and be presented pure and spotless before the Throne of Grace.

Oh! give him a right Discerning of the Things which belong to his Peace, and let them never be hid from bis, Eyes. Enable him to finish the

Work he

great has to do, give him a true and unfeigned Repentance of all his Sins, and a firm Rea liance on thy gracious Promises; and grant that he may find that Peace of God, which passes all Understanding.

Fit him, O Lord, for living and dying, and for whatever, in thy wise and righteous Providence, thou hast designed for him. And if thou hast determined, that this Sickness shall be a Sickness unto Death, and this Visitation his last Visitation, prepare him, O merciful God, by thy Grace, for thy blessed Self, and grant him a safe and comfortable Passage out of this World, to that which is infinitely better, through the Merits and Mediation of thy blessed Son, our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. O God the Father of Heaven,

Have Mercy upon him,

Keep and defend him.
O God the Son, Redeemer of the World,

Have Mercy upon him,

Save him and deliver him.
O God the Holy Ghost, proceeding from

the Father and the Son,
Have Merey upon him,

Strengthen and comfort him.
O holy, blessed, and glorious Trinity,

Have Mercy upon him. Remember not, Lord, his Offences, nor call to Mind the Offences of his Fore-Fathers; but spare him, good Lord, fpare this thy Servant, whom thou hast redeemed with thy most precious Blood, and be not angry with him for ever.

Spare him good Lord. From thy Wrath and heavy Indignation ; from the Fear of Death; from the Guilt and Burden of his Sins; and from the dreadful Sentence of the last Judge ment,

Good Lord deliver him. From the Sting and Terrors of Conscience; from Distruft or Despair ; from Auguish or Agony, that may any way withdraw his Mind from thee,

Good Lord deliver him. From the bitter Pangs of eternal Death ; from the Powers of Darkness; and from the Illusions and Alfaults of our ghostly Enemy,

Good Lord deliver him. By thy manifold and great Mercies; by the manifold and great Merits of Jesus Christ thy Son; by his Agony and bloody Sweat; by his strong Crying aud Tears; by his bitter Cross and Passion ; by his glorious Resurrection and Afcenfion ; by his effectual and most acceptable Intercession and by the Graces and Comforts of thy Holy Spirit, Good Lord deliver him.

In the Time of Extremity; in his last and greatest Need; in the Hour of Death, and in the Day of Judgment,

Good Lord deliver him. TVe Sinners do beseech thee to hear us, O Lord God; that it may please thee to assuage his Pains; and give him Patience to bear his Sickness; and when thou shalt call him home, give him a quiet and joyful Departure :

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

That it may please thee to make him a Partaker of all thy Mercies and Promises in Christ Jesus :

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

That it may please thee, after this Life, to bestow upon him the State of Joy, Bliss, and Happiness, with all thy blessed Saints in thy heavenly Kingdom:

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
Son of God, we beseech thee to hear us.
O Lamb of God, that takest


the Sins of the World,

Grant him thy Peace. O Lamb of God, that takest away the Sins of the World,

Hear our Prayers and have Mercy upon him,

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