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* He that eateth, eateth to the Lord, for he giveth God Thanks; and he that eateth not, to the Lord he eateth not, and giveth God Thanks. Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the Glory of God.

y When thou hast eaten and art full, then thou shalt bless the Lord thy God for the good Land which he hath given thee; and serve him with Joyfulness and with Gladness of Heart, for the Abundance of all Things.

? We ought to give Thanks unto the Father, which hath made iis meet to be partakers of the Inheritance of the Saints in Light: Thanking God, through Jesus Christ our Lord.

We are bound likewise to thank God always for our Brethren, because that their Faith groweih, and their Charity towards each other aboundeth.

• It is a good Thing to give Thanks unto the Lord, and to fing Praises unto thy Name, O molt High; to fhew forth thy Loving-kindnefs in the Morning, and thy Faithfulness every Night.

· I will praise the Name of God with a Song, and will magnify him with Thanksgiving: For this shall please the Lord better than an Ox or Bullock, that hath Horns and Hoofs.

Sing unto the Lord, Oye Saints of his, and give Thanks at the Remembrance of his Holiness; for Praise is comely for the Upright. Praise

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y Deut. 8. 10. Deut. * Rom. 14. 6. 1 Cor. 10. 31.

a 2 Thef. 1. 3. 28. 47.

2 Col. 1. 12. Rom. 7. 25. b Pfal. g2. 1, 2. c Pfal. 69. 30, 31.

d Pfal. 30. 4. Pfal. 37 I. Pfal. 135. 30

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ye the Lord, for the Lord is good; sing Praises unto his Name, for it is pleasant.

e Offer unto God Thanksgiving. Whoso offereth Praise, glorifieth him.

f Let us sacrifice unto the Lord with the Voice of Thanksgiving, standing every Morning to thank and praise the Lord, and likewise at Evening.

8 Let us be glad, and rejoice, and give Honour to him ; speaking to ourselves in Psalms, and Hymns, and spiritual Songs, singing and making Melody in our Hearts to the Lord.

* Is any among you merry? let him fing Psalms; but let him sing with the Spirit and with the Understanding also.

Praise the Lord with Harp, and with an Instrument of ten Surings. Sing unto him a new Song, play skilfully with a loud Noife.

k And the Singers were as one, to make one Sound to be heard in praising and thanking the Lord; and they lift up their Voice with Instruments of Music.

"O come let us fing unto the Lord ; let us come before his Presence with Thanksgiving, and make a joyful Noise unto him with Pfalms.

PRAYER. n Be careful for nothing ; but in every Thing by Prayer and Supplication, with Thanksgiving, let

your Requests be made known unto God.

1 Chron.

Pfal. 135. 3•
e Psal. 50, 14, 23.

Jonah 2.9.

h James 5. 13. 23. 30. & Rev. 19. 7. Eph. 5. 19.

k z Chron, 5. 13• 1 Cor. 14. 15.

i Psal. 33. 2, 3. | Plal. 95. 1, 20 m Phil. 4. 6.

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• Men ought always to pray, and not to faint. Be ye therefore fober, and pray without ceasing, with all Prayer and Supplication in the Spirit ; watching thereunto with all Perfeverance; and continuing instant in Prayer.

• Is any among you afflicted ? let him pray.

p Call upon the Lord in the Day of Trouble; pour out thy Heart before him, and unto God commit thy Cause.

. If any of you lack Wisdom, let him ask of God, who giveth to all Men liberally, and it shall be given him : But let hiin ask in Faith, nothing wavering ; for let not that Man that wavercth, think that he thall receive any Thing of the Lord.

* Watch and pray, that ye enter not into Temptation.

• Make your Prayer before the Lord your God, - that ye may turn from your Iniquities, and understand his Truth.

• Pray one for another, that ye may be healed ; for the effe&tual fervent Prayer of a righteous Man availeth much.

* If a Man see his Brother fin a Sin which is not unto Death, he shall pray for it.

w Let Supplications, Prayers, Intercessions, and giving of Thanks, be made for all Men; especially for Kings, and all that are in Authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable Life, in

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n Luke 18. I. 1 Pet. 4. 7.

I Theff. 5. 17. Eph. 6. 18. Rom. 12. 121 James

nes 5. 13.
P Psal. 50. 15.

Pfal. 62. 8. Job 5.8. 4 James 1. 5, 6, 7, 6, 7. r Mat. 26. 41. s Dan. 9. 13•

* James 5. 16. u 1 John 5. 16. W 1 Tim. 2. 1, 2.

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all Godliness and Honesty. For this is good and acceptable in the Sight of God our Saviour.

Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem. Seek the Peace of the City where ye live, and pray unto the Lord for it.

y Pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you.

? Let us lift up our Hearts, with our Hands, unto God in the Heavens.

a Let us pray every where, lifting up holy Hands, without Wrath and Doubting.

• When thou prayeft thou shalt not be as the Hypocrites are ; for they love to pray standing in the Synagogues, and in the Corners of the Streets, that they may be seen of Men; verily, they have their Reward. But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy Closet, and when thou haft shut the Door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.

. But when ye pray, use not vain Repetitions as the Heathens do; for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. Be ye not therefore like unto them; for your Father knoweth what Things ye have need of before ye ask him.

d After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in Heaven, hallowed be thy Name. Thy Kingdom come: Thy Will be done in Earth, as it is in Heaven. Give us this Day our daily Bread: And forgive us our Debts, as

1 Tim. 2. 3.

* Psal. 122. 6. Jer. 29.7. 44. 2 Lam: 3: 4:

a i Tim. 2.8. c Mat. 6.

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we forgive our Debtors. And lead us not into Temptation ; but deliver us froin Evil. For thine is the Kingdom, and the Power and the Glory, for ever. Amen.

• Beware of the Scribes, which for a few make long Prayers.

Be not rafh with thy Mouth, and let not thine Heart be hasty to utter any Thing before God : For God is in Heaven, and thou upon Earth; therefore let thy Words be few.

8 If I pray in an unknown Tongue, my Spirit prayeth, but my Understanding is unfruitful. I will pray then with the Spirit, and I will pray with the Understanding also.

Every Man praying, having his Head covered, vishonqureth his Head; but it is not comely that a Woman pray unto God uncovered.

i We do not present our Supplications before thee, O God, for our Righteousnesses, but for thy great Mercies.

* Seek the Lord whilft he inay be found, call upon him while he is near. For the Lord is nigh unto all them that call upon him; to all that call upon him in Truth.

- It is good for thee to draw near to God; for if thou seek him with thy whole Desire, he will be found of thee.

m The Eyes of the Lord are over the Righteous,

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6 Luke 20. 46, 47.

{ Ecclef. 5. 2. Mat. 6. 13•

3 i Cor. h

k Ifa. 1 Cor. 11. 45 13.

i Dan. 9. 18. 14. 14, 15. 6. Ýral. 145. 18,

i Pralo 73.28. 55.

2 Chron. 15. 15 M 1 Pet. 3• 12.

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