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OʻGod be mercifulto me a Sinner. I Have permitted my Affections to wander licentiously,and not made a covenant with mine eyes, noriguarded my ears and tongue from vanity; nor avoided alloccafions and provocations to Wantonriels.

O Godbe mercifulte me'a Sinner. I Have not elteemed Godliness as my greatest Gain; nor been content with that which Thou has allotted me; nor been so careful as I ought to preserve and increase my own and oth. ers Goots, as need required, and occasions were offer'd;'nor according to my power reliev'd the Poor.

O God be merciful tome a Sinner. I Have not always given a juft and candid judgment of oth. ers words and actions, and spoken wellot'em as far as truth and justice would permit; and defended their good Names 1. gaisist the Detractions and Caluni nies of their enemies; nor been free from undervaluing good, and flattering bad men; nor from Lying, Pride, and unjustly Upholding, or care!es. i; Elasting my own Credit.

O God be merciful to me a Sinner, I Have often coveted what was my Neighbor's, by the inward motion of my heart, when he cou'd not, and, with Alab, gieedily desired somewhat elfe for the value, when I knew he would r.ot part with it; and frcretly murmur'd at the Providence of God; undervalned my own things; been unthankful for 'eni; too passionately pursued this world's Goods, to ihe neglect of my Soul; and been griev'd at oth. ers Profits, Promotions, or Pleafures, so as to wish, or rejoyce in their Losies, or Calamities.

O God be mercifisl to me a Sinner. 9. 22. I Have finned with a high presumptuous hand againt Thee, in imagination, delight, confent, action, custom, habit, perseverance; againt The light of my own confcience; and the holy motions of thy ever Blefled Spirit.

O God be inercifulto me a Sinner. ALL this I have done, and much more that may be added to this heap of Sins and Transgressions, which I have finfully forgotten, carelesly paffed over, or foolishly been ignorant of, to thy dishonor, and my own disconfurt.

O Golbe merciful to me a Sinner. Hoy, bleffed, and glorious Trinity, three perfonis and one God: have mercy upon me a miserable finner.

AE.19E NDBEnot, Lord, my offences, nor thoffences of my forefathers , neither take Thou vengeance of our fins: spireme, good Lord, and {pare all thy people whom Thou hast redeemed with thy molt preclous bloud, and be not angry with us for ever.

Spare us good Lord. 1. Afinger, do beseech Thee to hear me, O Lord God, and that it may please Thee to give me true repentance, to forgive me all my sins, negligences, and ignorances, and to indue me with the grace of thy Holy Spirit to amend my life according to thy holy Word; and to do my Duty towards God, end my Daty towards my Neighbor. 3 Befeech Thee to hear me,

good Lord. §. 23. THAT it may please Thee to give me a Sanctified knowiedge of, and belief in God the Father, who hath made me and all the world; and God the Son, who hath redeemed me and all mankind; and God the Holy Ghost, who fanctifieth me and allth'clect pe:ple of God.

1 Beseech Thee to hear me, good Lord. $. 24. THAT it may please Thee t'afford me thy help to Tenonoce the devil and all his works; the pomps and vanities of this wicked world, and all the Sinful lufts of the Aelh,

1 Beseech Thee to hear me, good Lori. THAT it may please Thee to give me understanding and grace rightly to believe all th'articles of the christian Faith.

I Befeech Thee to bear me, good Lord, THAT is

may please Thee to give me an heart to love and dread Thee: and to keep thy holy will and Commandments. and to walk in the same all the days of my Life.

Beseech Thee to hear me, good Lord, $. 25. THAT ic may please Thee, at the Lord's Supper, (which i'm about Cor, I hope shortly] to partake of, ) to strengthen and refrelh my soul by the body and Bloud of Christ, as my Body is by Bread and Wine.

Befeech Thee to hear me, good Lord. S. 26. That it may please Thee, my Lord God, our Reaven!y Father, who art the giver of all goodness, to fend thy grace to me, and to all people, that we may worship Thce Serve Thee, and obey Thee as we ought to do.

Beseech Thee to bear me, good Lord. TON C it may please Thee to send us

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fulboth for our Souls and Bodys, and to be merciful unto us and forgive us our fins.

3.1 all dangers ghostly and bodily

GOOD Lord deliver us. FROm all fin and wickedness, and from our ghostly e. nemy, and from everlasting death,

GOOD Lord deliver ui. • ALL his, o God, I trust Thou wilt do of thy mercy and goodness, through our Lord Jesus Christ. And therefore I say, Amen. So be it. Ś. 27. LORO [God the Father) have mercy upon us

CHAIST [God the Son} have mercy upon us.

* LOHD (Golshe Holy Ghost] have mercy upon us." * Being under a Threefold misery, of Punishment, Guit, and Ignorance, I Thrice implore Mercy, see §. 45.

$. 28. Ouh Father which art in Heaven, Hallowed be thy Name. Thy kiogdom come. Thy will be done in Earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day onr daily bread. And for. give us our respifts, as we forgive them cliat trespass a. against us. And lead us for into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the Kingdom, and the Power, and the Glory, forever and ever. Amen. S. Ma1.6.

S. 29. UL12IGHTY God, unto whom all hearts te o: pen,

all desires knowo, and from whom no secrets are hid; Cleanfe the thoughts of my heart by th' inspiration of thy Holy Spirit, thit I may perfectly love Thee, and worthily magnify thy Holy Name, through Christ our Lord. Amen.

$. 30. The Decalogue, or Ten Commandments. Exod. 20.

GOD spake these words and said, I am the LORD thy God: Chou shalt have none other Godsbut Me. Lord have mercy upon me, and incline my heart to keep this law.

THOU shalt not make to thy self any graven image, nor the likenefs of any thing that is in heaven above, or in the earth beneath, or in the water under the earth. Thou shalt not bow down to them ,nor worship them:For I the LORD thy Godam a jealous God, and visit the fins of the Fathers upon tbe children, unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate Me; and thew mercy unto theuljuds in them that love Me, and keep nay Commandments.

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RHOU shalt not take the Name of the LORD thy God in vain : for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh bis Namein vain.

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LEMMEJLABÉB that thou keep hvly the Sabbath-day.Six days shılt thou labor, anu do all that thou hast to do; but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the LORD thy God. In it thou fhalt do no manner of work, thou, and ihy son, and thy daughter, thy nian fervant, and thy maid-fervant, thy catile, and the stranger that is within thy gates. For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventhday : wherefore the LORD blessed the seventh day, and hallowed it.

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WONOH thy father and thy mother, that thy days may belong in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thce.

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Thou shalt do no murder.
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TVOU fhalt not commit adultery.
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Thou shalt nor steal.
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Chou shalt not bear false witness again't thy Neighbor.
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CHOU shalt not covet thy neighbor's houle; thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife, nor his servant, nor his maid, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is his.

Lord, have mercy upon me; and write all the se thy laws in my heart, I beseech 'Thee.

9. 31. O Almighty Lord, and everlasting God, vouchfafe, I beseech Thce, to direct, Sanctify, and govern boch my heart and body in the ways of thy Laws, and in the works of thy Commandments; that thro' thy moft mighty protection, both here and ever, I may be preserv'd in body and foul; through our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. $. 32. FOR th’Epiltle, foel. 2. 1. I 2. KOVEREFORE

to heathen.v. 19. S. 33. KRC Gospel, S. Luke 23. 1. GLOFU be to Thee, O Lord, H.ND (he. these things. THANKS be to God for his holy Gospel.

S. 34. TH' Epistle is first read'in Remembrance of that firat Million of th' Apostles when they went before their Masters face to every City whither Christ would come S. Luke 10. r.

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thát it may be as the Harbinger for the Gospel; which is laft sead because th' Epistle usually contains inftruction in the Mysteries of Salvation, but the Gospel presents th' Example of 7efus, to th'Imitation whereof all my knowledge is but fubfervient. Eph. 4. 53. And I stand up at the reading the Gofpel (as was injoyn’d by th' ancient Liturgies, and is by ours, ) both t'expressan extraordinary reverence to my Lord's own words and also that I may show my self ready to obey,by a posture fat presently to execute his Commands, & to follow Him whith ersoever He calls me. Th’ancients used to fay, before & after the Gospel, as above; and if I remember the fad Tidings of condemnation which the Law lately founded in any ears, Oh how welcome must the Prospect of so sweet a Savior , and the News of fo graciousa Pardon be to me!

$. 35. The Nicene, alias Conftantinopolitan Creed, (as aftermy Kalendar, ) ftillftanding.

3 BELIEDE in one God &c.
GLORY be to the Father coa As it was doc.

§. 36. THO’we have two Composures besides th’ Apof. ties Creed, [as this, and S. Athanasius's] yer being only explanations of some Articles more fully, which fome Here. ticks question'd, and being grounded on, and agreeing with tli Apostles, hence the primitive Councils accounted them the same; and Epiphanius calis the Nicene, the Creed de liver'd by the holy Apostles. And fo it is calld in old Roman Offices, as Bishop Usher has observ'd. And we learn from Vincentius Lyrinenfis, ihat „ A man is not a nother tho' bigger

than when he was a child; his Limbs grow in largeness , not „in number; if he had more, or fewer Limbs he would be „ monstrous or defective, but the regular increase doth

not hirder him from being the fame : So in the Articles „ of the Faith, if they were more or fewer it were anoth: er faith, but not if some particulars be more largely ex; plain'd.

$. 37. HE that hath pity upon the poor, lendeth unto the Lord: and look what he layeth out, it shall be paid him again. Prov. 19.17.

$. 38. Chegrace of our Lord Jesus Chrift, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghost be with us all evermore. Amen. 2.Cor. 13. 14,

$. 39. TA’ other Office for this day may be read either before or after this Morning- or the following Evening-Ser

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