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1 John iii. 15.
Rom. xii. 19.
1 Cor. vi. 9. Rom. xiii. 13. 1 Thes. v. 22.
their masters as to the Lord, from him expecting their reward.
Keep us from murder, violence, and
all injury to our neighbour's life or Matt. v. 22, 39. health ; from malice, cursing, reviling, Rom. xii. 17.
and unadvised anger : let us not resist evil with evil, but forbear one another, and not give place to wrath. Eph. iv.2. Keep us from adultery, fornication,
and all uncleanness, and the occasions Matt. v. 27,28.
and appearances thereof: let us take
care, as becometh saints, that they be Eph. v. 3, 4, 5; not immodestly named among us; and
that no corrupt communication proceed 1 Pet. iii. 2, 3.
out of our mouths. Keep us from
chambering and wantonness, from lustful thoughts, and all immodest attire, behaviour, looks, and actions. Eph. iv. 28.
Keep us from theft and oppression, Psal. lxii. 10;
and any way wronging our neighbour
in his property and estate. Prov. xix.5; xii.
Keep us from false-witness-bearing, 17; x. 10.
lying, and deceiving : from slandering, Matt. vii. 1, 2. Psal. xv. 3;
backbiting, unjust, uncharitable censuring or reproaching; from all perverting
Job xxxi. 1.
lxxiii. 8. 1 Thes. iv. 6.
Phil. ii. 21.
1 Pet. i. 22.
of justice, and wronging the reputation Lev. xix. 17.
Prov. xxiii. 6, of our neighbour; and from all consent
7,8. or desire of such wrongs. Keep us from envy, and from covet
Gal. v. 21, 26. ing any thing that is our neighbour's to Exod. xx. 17. his wrong, and from seeking our own, or drawing to ourselves, to the injury vii. 12. of his welfare ; but let us love our neighbours as ourselves, and do to others as we would they should do to us.
Teach us to love Christ and his holy Matt. xv. 40. image in his members, with a dear and
Matt. v. 44, 45, special love ; and to love our enemies, 46. and pray for them that hate and persecute us, and to do good to all as we are able, but especially to them of the household of faith.
Cause us with patience to submit to Psal. xxxix. 9. all the disposals of thy will, and wait Matt. xxvi. 30. thy end ; and to love the demonstra- Jas. v. 7, 8, 11. tions of thy holiness and justice, 2 Kings xx. 19.
Mal. iii. 13, 14. though grievous to the flesh: and keep us from impatient murmurings, and discontent, and arrogant reasonings against thy will.
Give us our daily bread, our neces- Luke xi. 13. sary sustentation and provision for thy Deut: xxviii. 45.
Gal. vi. 10.
Acts xxi. 14.
8, &c. Phil. ii. 27. Psal. cii. 24.
Rom. xiii. 14. service; and let us use it for thee, and Luke xii. 20.
not to satisfy the flesh: let us depend Eph. v. 16. John ix. 4. on thee, and trust thee for it in the lawful use of the means; and bless thou our labours, and give us the fruits of the earth in season, and such temperate weather as tendeth thereunto. Deut. xxviii. 6, Deliver us and all thy servants from
such wants, distresses, griefs, and sick
ness, as will unseasonably take us off Luke xii. 20.
thy service, and from untimely death : Eph. v. 16. John ix, 4.
and teach us to value and redeem our time, and work while it is day.
Keep us from gluttony, drunkenness, 1 Cor. ix. 25.
and all intemperance; from sloth and 1 Tim. v. 6, 13. Eph. iv. 28.
idleness ; from inordinate desires of Prov. xxi. 17; pleasures or abundance: but having xxiii. 4.
food and raiment, let us be therewith contented. 1 Tim. vi. 8, 9. Of thy abundant mercy, through the Psal. li. 1. 1 John i. 2.
sacrifice and merits of thy Son, accordHeb. viii. 12. ing to thy promise, forgive us all our Dan. ix. 6, 16. Jer. xiv. 7.
sins, and save us from thy deserved Psal. xxxi. 16; wrath and condemnation. Remember li. 11, 12, 19.
not, O Lord, our offences, nor the
Rom. xiii. 13.
Rom. viii. 1.
offences of our forefathers; but, though our iniquities testify against us, spare us and save us for thy mercy' sake. O let not our sin deprive us of thy Spirit, or of access unto thee, or communion with thee; or of thy favour or comfort, or the light of thy countenance, or of everlasting life.
Cause us to forgive from our hearts Matt. vi. 2,14,15. the injuries done against us, as we Rom. xii. 19.
Luke v. 28, 29; expect to be forgiven by thee the great- xxiv. 47. est debt. Keep us from all revengeful Acts vii. 60. desires and attempts. And do thou convert and pardon our enemies, slanderers, oppressors, persecutors, and others that have done us wrong.
Keep us from running upon tempt- Matt. xxvi. 41. ations ; suffer not the tempter, by subtlety or importunity, to corrupt our Job xxxi. I. judgments, wills, affections, or conver- Matt. xii. 36. sations. Cause us to maintain a diligent and constant watch over our 1 John ii. 13; thoughts and hearts, our senses and appetites, our words and actions ; and, 2 Tim. ii. 8. as faithful soldiers, by the conduct and strength of the Captain of our salvation, with the whole armour of God, to resist and overcome the world, the devil, and the flesh, unto the end.
Jas, iv. 7.
Heb. ii. 10.
Rom. viii. 18.
Matt. vi. 13.
Prov. XXX. 8,9. Save us from the temptations of
prosperity and adversity; let us not be
sures, profits, or honours of the world.
Strengthen us for sufferings ; let us
Deliver us from the enmity and rage
of Satan and his instruments; and give
bodies, their peace or liberties, estates
or names, to their malicious wills :
We ask all this of thee, O Lord ; for
thou art the universal King, holy and
ness to judge the world, and save thy
power is thine, to execute
and glorify thy flock; and none is able
1 Tim. iv. 18.
1 Tim. i. 17.
2 Thes. i. 10.