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presented pure and without spot befare thee.
And teach us who survive, in this and other like daily Spectacles of Mortality, to see how frail and runcertain qur own Conditions is; and so to number our Days, that we may seriously apply our bearts to that haly and heavenly Wisdom, whilf, we live here which may in the end bring us to Life everlasting; Througlo the Merits of Jesus Christ thine only. Son our Lord. Amenini? ..*
A Prayer for a Sick Child.
Vifitation 0 Almighty God and Merciful of the
Father, to whom alone benis Sick.
long the Issues of Life and Death, Look down from Heaven, we humbly befeech thee, witb the Eyes of Mercy, upon this Child now lying upon the Bed of Sickness. .
Visit him, O Lord, with thy Salvation. Deliver him, in thy good appointed time, from his Bodily Pain. And save his Soul, for tby Mercies sake. .
That if it shall be thy pleasure to prolong his Days here on Earth, he may live to thee, and be an InStrument of thy Glory, by serving thee faithfully, and doing Good in his Generation.
Or else, receive him into those Heavenly Habitations, where the Souls of them that sleep in the Lord Jesus, enjoy perpetual Rest and Fe-! licity.
Grant this, O Lord, for thy Mercies sake; in the same thy Son our Lord Jesus Christ, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Ho-': ly Ghost, ever one God, World without end. Amen..dan
À Prayer for a Sick Child, in : Danger of Death.
Father of Mercies, and
God of all Comfort, our only Help in time of Need: We fly unto thee for Succour, in behalf of this Child, here lying under thy hand in great Weakness of Body.
Look graciously upon it, o Lord. Pity the Troubles and Weakness it groans under. And pity our Sorrows, who are afflicted with it and f
Ease it of its Pains; and strengthen it in its Extremity. ***
We know, O Lord, that if thou wilt, thou canst raise it up, and grant it a longer Continuance amongst us.
O raise it up again, if it may please thee; to grow in Years, and Stature, in Wisdom and thy
Fear; and thereby to Comfort its Parents, and Glorify Thee.
We believe, O God, that thou knowest best, what is fit both for it and us; and wilt do what is best for both.
And therefore we leave it to thee, to Dispose of as thou pleaselt.
But whether it be to Life or Death, let it be thine in Both. And either Preserve it, to be thy true and faithful Servant here on Earth, or take it to the Blessedness of thy Children in the King, dom of Heaven. Through the Merits of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Ameni
When the Sick Man doth Recover, (for all
Sickness is not unto Death ) he mult not only return Thanks in the Publick Cona gregation, but also in his own Private Devocions,
; .An OFFICE
A HYM N.
D Raise the Lord, O my Soul, I and all that is within me Praise his holy Name...
Praise the Lord, O my Soul, and forget not all bis Benefits. :
Who forgiveth all thy Sins, and bealeth all thy Diseases.
Who Redeemed thy Life from Death, and crowneth'ihee with loving K'indiefs, and tender Merliet