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mouth be filled with thy praise, and I will sing of thy glory and honour all the day long.

Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. Speak the word. only, and thy servant shall be healed. Lord, save me. Carest thou not that I perish? Jesus, Master, have mercy on me! Jesus, thou Son of David, have mercy on me! Say unto my soul, thou art loosed from thine infirmity: O say, my grace is sutricient for thee.

Remember not my old sins, but have mercy upon me, and that soon, for I am come to great misery,

Help me, O God of my salvation, for the glory of thy name: O deliver me, and be merciful to my sins, for thy name's sake.

Impart to me thy grace, that I may add to my faith virtue, and to virtue knowledge, and to knowledge temperance, and to temperance patience, and to patience godliness, and to godliness brotherly-kindness, and to brotherly-kindness charity: That so, not forgetting that I have been purged from my old sins, I may be fruitful in good works, and give all diligence to make my calling and election sure.

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An Act of Faith.

I believe in thee, O God the Father; if thou then be a Father, and we be Children, even as a Father pitieth his own Children, so have thou pity upon us, O Lord.

I believe in thee, the only Son, our Lord; therefore, since thou art our Lord, and we are thy Servants, as the eyes of Servants look unto the hand of their Masters, even so shall our eyes wait upon thee, until

, thou have mercy on us.

I believe, that although we were neither Children nor Servants, but Dogs only, in our Master's house; yet even so, some hope inight be

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allowed to eat of the crumbs which fall from our Master's table.

I believe, that Christ is the very Lamb of God; O Lamb of God, that takest away the sins of the world, take away mine in parti. cular.

I believe that Jesus Christ came into the world to save Sinners; O thou, who art conie to save Sinners, save me a grievous, a iniserable Sinner, yea, even the chief of Sinners.

I believe, that Christ came to seek that which was lost; thou, who camest to seek that which was lost, suffer not him to perish whom thou hast found and brought into thy fold, and ransomed from destruction,

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I believe, that the Holy Ghost is the Lord and giver of life; O thou, who hast breathed into me the breath of life, grant me not to receive this living soul in vain.

I believe that the Spirit sancti. fieth the heart by his grace; grant that I may never resist, or quench, or defeat, or be unprofitable, under his sanctifying operations.

. I believe the same Spirit maketh intercession for the Saints with

groanings that cannot be uttered; let me, dear God, have a part in the benefit of those groanings and that intercession.

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