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may happen to the Body, and from all evil
Thoughts that may assault and hurt the Soul.

Extend thy Goodness, O Lord, to the whole
Race of Mankind; have Mercy upon all Jews,
Turks, Infidels, and Hereticks; take from them
all Ignorance, Hardness of Heart, and Contempo
of chy Word; and so fetch them home to thy
Flock, that they may be saved among the Rem-
nant of the true Ifraelites. Grant unto all them
that are admitted into the Fellowship of Christ's
Religion, that they may eschew those things
that are contrary to their Profession, and follow
all such things as are agreeable to the same.
Let thy continual Pity cleanle and defend thy
Church, and because it cannot continue in Safe-
ty without thy Succour, preserve it evermore by
thy Help and Goodness. Bless all our Gover-
nours both in Church and State, that in their
several Stations they may be useful and service-
able to thy Glory, and the publick Good,
We make our humble Supplications to thee for
all our Benefactors, Friends and Relations, and
also for our very Enemies ; let thy fatherly Hand
be ever over them, let thy Holy Spirit be ever
with them, and so lead them in the Knowledge
and Obedience of thy Word, that in the end
they may obtain everlaiting Life. Look with an
Eye of Pity and Compation upon all those who
are any ways afflicted or distrefied in Mind, Bo-
dy, or Estate, give them Patience under all their
Sufferings, and in thy due Time a happy Issue
out of all their Amictions.

And as we pray unto thee, O God, for ourselves and others, so we delire to bless and praise thy holy Name for all thy Goodness and Loving Kindness to us and to ail Men. We give


thee hearty Thanks for the Preservation of us the Day past, and the rest of our Lives, froni innumerable Accidents and Dangers, for the Comforts and Conveniencies as well as the New cessaries of Life. But above all we laud, and magnify, and adore thy Goodness in the Redemption of the World by the Death and Pasfion of our Saviour Christ, both God and Man: who did humble himself even to the Death upon the Cross for us miserable Sinners, who lay in Darkness and in the Shadow of Death, that he might make us the Children of God, and exalt us to' everlasting Life. Teach us to express our Thankfulness, by submitting ourselves entirely to his holy Will and Pleasure, and by studying to serve him in true Holiness and Righteousness all the Days of our Life. Accept, O Lord, of these our Prayers and Praises, in and through the Mediation of Jesus Christ, our blessed Saviour and Redeemer, who hathtaught us when we to pray, to say,

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Ascension of our Lord, 245
Dvent Sundays, the Design The Proof of it, 246. How ty-

p. 27 pically represented, 247. How
Affections being set above, what,, prophetically, ibid. The Be-

nefits of it, 248. Why not in the
All Saints, 418. What may be Sight of the Jews, 249. How

learned from that Festival,424 it ought to influence us, ibid.
Ambassadors of Christ, who, and Ash-wednesday, why so called,
what meant by it,

Amen, the Meaning of it in the Atonement, the Day of it how

Office of Commination, 459 observed among the Jews, 493
Angels, what they are,

386 Imitated by the ancient Chri-
Properties of the Good and their fians on Good-friday, 494
Ministry, 387, 388. The Bad

and their Uffice, 389 Baptism came in the Room of
Angelical Hymn at Christ's Circumcision, 115. When an-

Birth how to be under flood, 63 ciently administred, 254. Why
St. Andrew the Apostle, 40

at Easter and Whitsuntide,
What may be learned from 254. Why deferred to those
that Festival,


Annunciation of the Blessed St. Barnabas the Apostle, 317

Virgin Mary, 165. What to be What may be learned from
learned from that Festival, 173 this Festival,

Apostle, what meant by it, 155 St. Bartholomew the Apostle,
Why Twelve pitched upon by 367. What may be learned
our Saviour, ibid. Their Voca- from this Festival,

tion, 156. How enabled to dif- Bath-col, what meant by it, 276
charge their Office, ibid. What Bethlemite Children, why de-
Evidence of their Divine Misc. Atroyed,


300 Birth of Christ, 59. What we are
Apostles superior to the Seven- to believe concerning it,


528 How manifested to the Wise
Arch-bilhop, what meant by Men, 123. The Circumstan-
that Term,

479 ces of it, 62. How published
Archdeacon, what meant by it,

to the I Vord, ibid. What may
be learned from bath,



Bishop, bis Office,477. How cal- 527. Not confined to the A-
led in the Apoftolical Age, 478. postolical Age,

The Word bow used in Scrip-. Circumcision of our Lord, 113.
ture, 532. Anciently not pa. What, and when enjoined, ibid.
por of a particular Congrega- When adminiftred, ibid. The
tion only, 533. St. Jerome's Negle&t of it hou' punishid, 114.

Authority against them confi- The Design of it, ibid. I hy.to
dered, 535. See Ordination, cease at Christ's coming, ibid.
Clergy, Episcopacy.

What it figures to us, 115
Bodily Reverence in God's Wor- What Rite succeeded to it, ibid,

fis, how to be expressed, 570 What may be learned from ibis
Britain probably received Chri-


· 117
Rianily from St. Paul, 137 Circuncifion spiritual, what,
Bruies, their Souls not immortal,

192 Clergy, the Ministers of Chrik,

why so called, 557. Their per-
Christian Charity, what, 96 Jonal Qualifications, as well as
Charity, how made zealous by Charaéter, require Respect,
the Holy Spirit,

591, 592. Tho' bad, not to be
Chrift, why called a Nazarene, contemned, 593. Ill Consequen-
104.: See Jelus Christ. ;

ces of despising them, 594. Their
Christians, when firft so called, : Interefi no Objection against

319. Wbat Obligation that Religion, 595. Nor the bad
Name lays on us, 320. How Lives of fome, ibid. How they
united to Christ, 174. Ad- may preserve Refpei, 596.
vantages of it,

175 Their Maintenance, what, ib.
Christian Religion, what, 287. By the Laws of the Land, 598.

The Truth of it, ibid. Its in- Why we ought to pray for
trinfick Evidence, 302. The them, 609. See Bishop, Priest,
Guilt of those that reject it, 303

Whatwe may learn from it, 304 Communion of Saints, what,
Christmas Day, 59. Proper

Thoughts for this Festival, 70. Company, how to be chofer, 426.
The Observation of it bow ab- . , Ill Effects of bad Company,427

72 Confirmation, what, 539. An
Church, why the House of God, Apoftolical Usage, 540. Not

567. Such in the Apostles confined to the Age of the Apo-
Time, &c. 568. How to be Stles, 541. How the Candidates

569 of it must be qualified, 542.
Church-Officers in Subordinas.' The Advantages of it, ibid.
tion by the Inftitution of Christ, Consecration of the Sacrament,


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how performed in the primitive Discipline of the Church in Lent,


what, 455. How supplied in
Contempt of the World, what, the Church of England, 457.

108. The Advantages of it, 109 It ought to be restored, ibid.
Conversion of Infidels might pro- Differences about civil Matters

bably succeed if attempted, 258 how to be managed among
Covetousness, its Nature, 380 Christians, 324. About reli-

The mischievous Effects of it, gious, how to be debated, 325
ibid. The Unreasonableness of Divine Nature incapable of suf-
it, 381. The Means to over- fering, &c.

ibid. Doctrine of Christ, the Perfe-
Crucifixion, the Nature of it,486

Etion of it,
Curses on the first Day of Lent, Dreams supernatural, what, 273
how to be understood,


Use of them,

458 Easter-sunday, anciently observ-

ed, 177. The Controversy a-
Daily publick Prayer, to be fre- bout keeping it, and how de-


termined, 178. Wbat may be
Kreping a Day holy, what, 15 learned from this Festival, 183

Observation of Days when su- Easter-Monday, 187. Tuer-


Death-bed Repentance dange- Easter-eve, how observed in the

465 primitive Church, 500. How
Deacons their Oifice, 471.

Christians were employed upon
How instituted, 77, 471. Not

this Vigii,

exercised by Laymen, 472. Ember-days, why so called, 468.
How long to remain in this The Piety of their Institution,
Degree, 473: What Qualifi- 470. In Lent, 468. In Whit-

caiions required, ibid. fun-week, 526. In Septem-
Death, Wisdom to prepare for it, ber,547. In December, 590.

502. IV hat Preparations necel- What may be learned from the
fary, 503. Repentance, ibid.

Observation of these Days,
Making our Wills, 504.1V'ean-

479, 543, 559, 606
ing our Affections from the Encouragements of the Christi-
World, 505. Care of our Time, an Religion,

506. Charity, ibid. Bearing Enemies, what Love due to them,
Sicknofs Christianly, 507. Re- 82. What Uncharitableness

tiring for that Purpose, 510 most practised towards them,
Dependence upon God, what 108 ibid. Obligation to love them,
Dilciples of Christ, why chosen 83. The Reasonableness of it,
- cut of Galilee,
41 ibid. Repentance, how the Con-


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