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instruct another, by some useful iin provement in knowledge, or practical virtue.

O let me hear thy loving-kindness betimes in the morning, for in thee is my trust. Shew thou me the way that I should walk in, for I lift up my soul unto thee.

Deliver me, O Lord, from my [spiritual] enemies, for I flee unto thee to hide me.

Teach me to do the thing that pleaseth thee, for thou art my God: Let thy loving spirit lead me forth into the land of righteousness.

Quicken me, () Lord, for thy name's sake; and for thy righteousness sake bring my soul out of trouble.


Remove far from me thoughts that are without understanding; and evermore inspire me with such thoughts, as are wise and good, and well-pleasing in thy sight.

Turn away mine eyes, lest they behold vanity, but let them be fixed on the thing that is right, and let mine eye-lids look straight before


Inclose mine ears with an hedge of thorns, that no foolish, filthy, or profane talk may be allowed to enter in : But let them be open to discipline and wisdom, and always give willing attention to the words of truth and righteousness.

Set a watch, O Lord, before my mouth, and keep the door of my lips ; let my speech be seasoned with D3


salt, and good to the use of edifying, that it


grace unto the hearers.

Let no work of my hands cause grief or just offence of heart; but let me be continually employed in some such actions, for which thou, my God, mayest remember me for good, and spare me, according to the wultitude of thy mercies.

Into thy hands I commend my whole self, my spirit, my soul, and my body, for thou hast created, redeemed, and regenerated thein, O Lord, thou God of Truth:

i.. And, together with, myself, ,alt my relations and friends, all my possessions and comforts; for all these thou hast graciously given to thy unworthy servant.


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Preserve us, I beseech thee, from all evil, yea do even thou preserve our souls; And let them be

presented before thy Majesty, holy and unreproveable, in the day of the Lord Jesus.

Preserve my going out and my coming in from this time forth for


Prosper, I pray thee, thy servant this day, that I may find favour, and be able to do good, among those that shall converse with me.

Haste thee, O Lord, to my help; be always at hand to direct me.

O turn thee unto me, and have mercy upon me; give thy strength unto thy servant, and save the child of thy handmaid.

Shew Shew some token upon me for good, that they, who hate me,, may see it and be ashamed, because thou, O Lord, hast holpen me, and comforted ine.

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