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- Therefore is my Spirit overwhelmed within me my heart within me is desolate. Psal. 143. 4.

Are not my Days few : Cease then, Lord, and let me alone, that I may take comfort a little. Job 10. 20.

0! Spare me a little, that I may recover my strength, before I go hence; and be no more. Pfal. 39.

And lay no more upon me, than I am able to bear. 1 Cor. 10. 12.

My Grace, sayest thou, is fuficient for thee, and my strength shall be made perfect in weakness. 2 Cor. 12.

And in the multitude of my Thoughts within me, thy Comforts, Lord, delight my Soul. Pfal. 94. I9.

Will the Lord cast off for ever? and will he be favourable no more?

Is his Mercy clean gone for ever? doth his promife fail for evermore?


Hath God forgotten to be gracious ? hath he in anger shut up bis tender Mercies

And I said, This is my infirmity; but I will remember the Works of the Lord. Pfal. 77. 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. in

The Sick Man having thus Complained,

and Bemoaned himself, Let him trust in Gad, and not be afraid. Ifa. 12. 2. Let him both hope and quietly wait for the Salvation of the Lord. Lam. 3. 26.

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I Will not be afraid of evil tiI dings, for my heart is fixed, trusting in the Lord. Pfal. 112. 7.

Though he say me, yet will I trust in him. Job 13. 15.

And though I walk throthe vad ley of the shadow of Death, I will fear no evil; for thou art with me; thy Rod and thy Staff, they comfort me. Pfal.. 23: 4:

Indeed, I said in my hafte; I am cut off from before thine eyes : nevertheless thou heardest the voice. of my supplications, when I cried unto thee. Pfal. 31. 22. : When my soul fainted within mo, I remembred the Lord, and my Prayer came in unto thee, into thine holy Temple. Jon. 2. 7. ..

Why art thou cast down, O my Soul, and why art thou disquieted within me. Hope thou in God, for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my Countenance, and my God. Pfal. 42. it.

Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart : wait, I say, on the Lord. Pfal. 27. 14.

For he bath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.

"So that we may boldly say, I will not fear, for the Lord is my helper. Heb. 13. 5, 6.

I will not leave thee altogether unpunished, but I will correct thee in measure, and will not make a full end of thee. Jer. 30. II. and c. 46. 28. . And when Epaphroditus was fick, nigh unto Death, God had. Mercy on him, and not on him only, but on me also, left I should

on Jorrow. Phil. 2.


In his wrath be will remember Mercy. Habak. 3. 2.

For he will not always chide, neither will he keep his Anger for ever. Pfal. 103.9.

For his Anger endureth but a moment, and in his favour is life: Weeping may endure for a night, but Joy cometh in the morning.

Pfal. 30. 5.

He knows our frame ,, and remembreth that we are Duft, and pitieth us like as a Father pitieth his Children. Pfal. 103. 13, 14.


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