their masters as to the Lord, from him expecting their reward.

1 John iii. 15.

Luke iii. 14.

2 Cor. vii. 2.

Rom. xii. 17.

Keep us from murder, violence, and all injury to our neighbour's life or

Matt. v. 22, 39. health; from malice, cursing, reviling, and unadvised anger: let us not resist evil with evil, but forbear one another, and not give place to wrath.

Eph. iv. 2.
Rom. xii. 19.

Matt. v. 27, 28.
1 Cor. vi. 9.
Rom. xiii. 13.
1 Thes. v. 22.

Keep us from adultery, fornication, and all uncleanness, and the occasions 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 out of our mouths. Keep us from chambering and wantonness, from lustful thoughts, and all immodest attire, behaviour, looks, and actions.

iv. 29.

1 Pet. iii. 2, 3. Job xxxi. 1.

Eph. iv. 28.

Keep us from theft and oppression, Psal. Ixii. 10; and any way wronging our neighbour in his property and estate.

lxxiii. 8.

1 Thes. iv. 6.

Prov. xix. 5; xii.

17; x. 10.

Matt. vii. 1, 2.
Psal. xv. 3;

lxxxii. 2.

Keep us from false-witness-bearing, lying, and deceiving from slandering, backbiting, unjust, uncharitable censuring or reproaching; from all perverting

Prov. xxiii. 6,

of justice, and wronging the reputation Lev. xix. 17. of our neighbour; and from all consent or desire of such wrongs.


Gal. v. 21, 26.

Phil. ii. 21.
Matt. xxii. 39;

Keep us from envy, and from coveting 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.

1 Pet. i. 22. Matt. v. 44, 45,

Teach us to love Christ and his holy Matt. xv. 40. image in his members, with a dear and 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.

Gal. vi. 10.

Acts xxi. 14.

Cause us with patience to submit to Psál. 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. though grievous to the flesh and keep us from impatient murmurings, and discontent, and arrogant reasonings against thy will.

Mal. iii. 13, 14.

Give us our daily bread, our neces- Luke xi. 13.

sary sustentation and provision for thy Deut: xxviii. 45.

Rom. xiii. 14.
Luke xii. 20.
Eph. v. 16.

John ix. 4.

service; and let us use it for thee, and not to satisfy the flesh: let us depend 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,
8, &c.
Phil. ii. 27.
Psal. cii. 24.
Luke xii. 20.
Eph. v. 16.

Deliver us and all thy servants from such wants, distresses, griefs, and sickness, as will unseasonably take us off thy service, and from untimely death: and teach us to value and redeem our time, and work while it is day.

John ix. 4.

Rom. xiii. 13. 1 Cor. ix. 25.

1 Tim. v. 6, 13. Eph. iv. 28.

Keep us from gluttony, drunkenness, and all intemperance; from sloth and idleness ; from inordinate desires of Prov. xxi. 17; pleasures or abundance: but having food and raiment, let us be therewith

xxiii. 4.


1 Tim. vi. 8, 9.
Psal. li. 1.
1 John i. 2.
Heb. viii, 12.
Dan. ix. 6, 16.
Jer. xiv. 7.

Psal. xxxi. 16;

li. 11, 12, 19. Rom. viii. 1.

Of thy abundant mercy, through the sacrifice and merits of thy Son, according to thy promise, forgive us all our sins, and save us from thy deserved wrath and condemnation. Remember O Lord, our offences, nor the


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.

Luke v. 28, 29;

Cause us to forgive from our hearts Matt. vi. 2,14,15. the injuries done against us, as we Rom. xii. 19. 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.

Prov. iv. 23.

Heb. ii. 10.

Our 1 John ii. 13;

Keep us from running upon tempt- Matt. xxvi. 41. ations; suffer not the tempter, by Jas. iv. 7. subtlety or importunity, to corrupt our Job xxxi. 1. judgments, wills, affections, or conver- Matt. xii. 36. sations. Cause us to maintain a dili- 2 Tim. ii. 3. gent and constant watch over thoughts and hearts, our senses appetites, our words and actions; 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.


v. 4.

Rom. viii. 13.

and, 2 Tim. ii. 8.

Prov. xxx. 8,9.

1 John ii. 15, 16.

Rom. viii. 17.

22; viii. 24.
Rom. viii. 18.

Save us from the temptations of
prosperity and adversity; let us not be
Matt. xiii. 21, drawn from thee to sin by the plea-
sures, profits, or honours of the world.
Strengthen us for sufferings; let us
not forsake thee, or fall in time of trial. Help us
to deny ourselves, and take up our cross, and follow
Christ; accounting the sufferings of this present
time unworthy to be compared with the glory to
be revealed.

Matt. vi. 13.
Rom. xvi. 20.

Psal. cxl. 1, 2,
3; xxxi. 8;
xvii. 2, 12.

1 Tim. iv. 18.

Deliver us from the enmity and rage
of Satan and his instruments; and give
not up thy servants, their souls or
bodies, their peace or liberties, estates
or names, to their malicious wills:
and preserve us to thy heavenly

but save us,

1 Tim. i. 17.

Psal. cxlv. 17.

Acts xvii. 31.

Psal. lxxii. 4, 13.

Jude 14, 15.
2 Thes. i. 10.
Psal. lxii. 1;
cxlvii. 5.
Job ix. 4.

Rom. xi. 36.

We ask all this of thee, O Lord; for
thou art the universal King, holy and
just, to whom it belongeth in righteous-
ness to judge the world, and save thy
people. All power is thine, to execute
wrath upon thine enemies, and to deliver
and glorify thy flock; and none is able
to resist thee. Of thee, and through

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