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ually with us, and that Thou takest account of all we think, and speak, and do.
We pray Thee, O merciful Father, to pardon our past sins, for JESUS CHRIST's sake. When we reflect how strict and holy is Thy law; and how often we have yielded to anger and passion, to pride and vanity, to negligence and indolence, or to the desire of some forbidden thing, we are filled with shame and confusion of face, on account of our many trespasses against Thee. But we desire to bless Thy holy name, that Thou hast not left us without hope; for Thou hast revealed Thyself to us, as pardoning iniquity, transgression, and sin, for the sake of Thy Son JESUS CHRIST. We therefore pray Thee now to receive us into Thy favour, and to make us all children of GoD by faith in JESUS CHRIst.
We draw near unto Thee, trusting in His name, and not in our own righteousness; and we also beseech Thee, for His sake, to strengthen our weakness, and to enable us this day to fulfil every duty to which we are called. May we be kind and affectionate, one to another; sincere and upright in all our dealings, and diligent in our proper work. May we rejoice in every opportunity of doing good; and may we have grace to deny ourselves, that we may the more abundantly minister to the wants of others. Put into us a spirit of compassion for the poor, as well as of thankfulness to Thee, who hast made us to differ. Teach us to forgive those who have injured us; since we ourselves have so many sins for which we hope to be forgiven. Produce in us, O LORD, we beseech Thee, every Christian
grace. Raise us up to be instruments in Thy hand for the good of many: and, while we are serving our generation, may we be abundantly blessed in our own sculs; and rejoice in the sense both of Thy pardoning mercy, and of Thy constant and special protection.
We pray thee, O LORD, to look down in compassion on all our dear friends and relations. Bestow upon them all things which Thou knowest to be needful for them. Sustain and comfort them in this life; but especially, vouchsafe unto them the blessings of the life
Bless our President. Direct the public councils of the nation. Give success to every endeavour to relieve the oppressed, and to establish righteousness and peace on the earth.
Have mercy on the young. Grant that they may be trained up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord; and may thus learn to do Thy will, and to walk in Thy fear, all the days of their lives; and to hand down Thy truth to the latest posterity.
O LORD, we beseech Thee to bring us all, by the multitude of Thy mercies, through this world of many temptations and trials, to that place of everlasting rest and peace, which Thou hast prepared for them who
We offer up these our humble supplications, in the name and through the mediation of our Lord and Sa viour, JESUS CHRIST.
Our Father, &c.
The grace of our Lord, &c.
O LORD, GOD ALMIGHTY, enable us, we beseech Thee, to call upon Thee with humble and devout hearts. Let us not mix any worldly or wandering thoughts with the supplications which we offer up unto Thee; but let us remember, that we are now in Thy presence; and let us worship Thee in spirit and in truth.
We thank Thee, O God, for Thy mercy to us during the past night. We bless Thee for our renewed health and strength; and for the various comforts by which we are surrounded. And we desire now to dedicate again to Thee all the faculties of our bodies and of our minds, and to spend the day, which is before us, to Thy glory.
Deliver us, O LORD, from all the temptations of the day. Help us to resist the world, the flesh, and the Devil. Let us not be drawn aside to any thing which is contrary to our Christian duty, either by the propensity to sin which is within us, or by the evil example of those around us; but let us watch and strive continually, that all our ways may be pleasing in Thy sight. We confess, that we are weak, and helpless, and laden with iniquity. But do Thou, for our merciful Saviour's sake, have compassion on our infirmities; and give us grace snfficient for us in every hour of our necessity. O LORD, grant that we may thus be preserved from sin; and, putting our trust in Thee, may not be confounded.
Give us faith in all the truths of Thy word; may we be daily warned by the terrors of the LORD, and invited
by Thy mercy. May we meditate on the awful punishments denounced against the wicked, and call to mind the reward which Thou hast promised unto those who please Thee by patient continuance in well-doing. And thus may we be prepared to make every sacrifice, to which Thou mayest be pleased to call us. May we cut off the right hand, and pluck out the right eye, when Thou requirest us to do it. And may we consider all our interests in this life as of no value compared with the eternal welfare of our souls. May we seek first the kingdom of GoD, and His righteousness; trusting that all things which are needful for the body shall be added unto us.
Pardon, O LORD, all our sins in time past; we pray for mercy, in the name of JESUS CHRIST; and we bless Thee for this great Mediator; in whom we would place all our confidence and hope.
We ask every blessing in the name of the same Lord and Saviour.
O LORD, GOD ALMIGHTY, infinite in power, in good ness, and in mercy, help us now to worship Thee with reverence and humility. Before Thee the Angels veil their faces. May we, therefore, approach Thee with a deep sense of Thine awful Majesty, and of Thy spotless purity and holiness; and may we so address Thee that Thou mayest hear our prayers, and pour down Thy blessing upon us.
We beseech Thee, O LORD, to grant us this day Thy Holy Spirit; that we may be strengthened to fulfil our several duties, and to resist the temptations which may come upon us. We call upon Thee, in the name of JESUS CHRIST; through whom Thou vouchsafest strength to the weak, and suppliest all the spiritual wants of the soul. Have compassion upon us, for our Saviour's sake; and give us grace to do whatever Thou requirest of us. O cleanse us, for His sake, from the stain of every sin, from pride, and envy, and malice, and selfishness, and uncharitableness; and make us meck, and lowly, and gentle, and kind, and forgiving. Let us not live to please ourselves, or indulge any evil inclinations of our own hearts; but let us aim to glorify Thee, our GOD, and to do good in our generation. Thou hast appointed, unto each of us, our work in life. We pray, that we may have grace to fulfil, each of us, the duties of our several stations, with integrity and fidelity. May we remember, that, this day, Thine eye is continually upon us; and, while we think of Thee, may we