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Indeed, I said in my hasten I am cut off from before thine eyes: nevertheless thou hear dest the voice of my supplications i when I cried unto thee.. Pfal. 31. zz.
When my foul fainted within m§, I remembred the Lord, and my Prayer came in unto thee , into thine holy Temple. Jon. z. 7.
Why art thou cast down , 0 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. Pul. 4z. it.
Wait on the Lord.- be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait., I fay, on the Lord. Psel. %7• 14.
For he hath said, Twill 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, lut I will cor reft thee in measure, and will not make a full end of thee. Jer. 30. 11. and c. 46. z8.
r And when Epaphroditus was fick, nigh unto Death, God had Mercy on him; and not on him only, lut on me also , left I should have sorrow upon sorrow. Phil. z.
In his wrath he will rememher Mercy. Habak. 3. z.
For he will not always chide, neither will he keep his Anger for ever. PsaJ. 103. 9.
For his Anger endureth lut a moment, and in his favour is life: Weeping may endure for a night, lut Joy cometh in the morning. Psal. 30. 5-.
He knows our frame , and rememlreth that we are Dust, and pitieth us like as a Father pitieth his Children. Psal. 103.13, 14. VV, rl
He He rememhreth that we are hut
flejh, a wind' that pajfeth away,
and Cometh not again; and doth
not stir up atl his wrath. Psal. 78.
And he is faithful, and will not suffer us to be tempted above what we are able. 1 Cor. 10. 13.
Behold the Eye of the Lord is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his Mercy.
To deliver their foul from Death. Psal. 33. 18, 19.
We know that all things work together for good, to them that love Cod. Rom. 8. z8.
And tho' many are the Afflictions of the Righteous, yet the Lord delivereth him out of them alt. Psal. 34. 19.
The Lord will strengthen him upon the Bed of languishing; he will make all his Bed in his Sickness. Psal. 41. 3.
For the Lord he kills, and he makes alive; he wounds , and he heals. Deut. 32. 39.
He bringeth down to the Grave, and he bringeth up. 1 Sam. 2. 6.
And that, when we have the
sentence of Death in our selves,
that we should not trust in our
selves, but in God who raiseth the
Dead. 2 Cor. 1. 9.
0 J Let it be thy pleasure ts deliver me; make haste, 0 Lord, to help me. Psal. 40. 13.
Call upon me in the day of Trotille, I will deliver thee, and thou shalt Glorisie me. Plal. ^o* f 1.
Thou hast been my help, leave me not, neither forsake me, 0 Ged ts my Salvation. Pfal. 27. 9.
A Prayer for Trust in God, under
O Almighty God, and most ./*»
I trust in thee, O my dear God, who hast been my Refuge and Defence in many Troubles, and art still ready to be so 'in more. . .','..'
I trust in thee, who lovest to be trusted: And never failest them who trust in thee.
I trust to thy Wisdom, to chuse for me.better than I can chuse for my Self.
I trust to thy Power, to help and support me where I am weak, and am without strength to help and support my Self.