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thy Spirit is good ; lead me into the land of uprightness. Quicken me, O Lord, for thy name's sake; for thy righteousness' sake bring my soul out of trouble.

And of thy mercy cut off mine enemies, and destroy all them that afflict my soul: for I am thy servant.—Ps. cxliii.

Mine eyes fail with looking upward; O Lord, I am oppressed; undertake for me. What shall I say ? he hath both spoken unto me, and himself hath done it. I shall go softly all my years in the bitterness of my soul. O Lord, by these things men live, and in all these things is the life of my spirit; so wilt thou recover me, and make me to live.Isaiah xxxviii. 14, &c.

Lord, save us, we perish.—Matt. viii. 25.

FOR REMEMBRANCE.

I beseech thee, O Lord, remember now how I have walked before thee in truth, and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight.--2 Kings xx. 3.

Remember me, O my God, concerning this, and wipe not out my good deeds that I have done for the house of my God, and for the offices thereof. Neh. xiii. 14.

Remember me, O my God, for good.-Neh. xiii. 31.

Judge me, O Lord, according to my righteousness, and according to mine integrity that is in me.—Ps. vii. 7.

Remember now, O Lord, I beseech thee, how I have walked before thee in truth, and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight.—Isaiah xxxviii. 3.

Give heed to me, O Lord, and hearken to the voice of them that contend with me. Remember that I stood before thee to speak good for them, and to turn away thy wrath from them.—Jer. xviii. 19.

Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom.—Luke xxiii. 42.

FOR CLEANSING.

Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.Matt. viii. 2.

FOR GRACE.

Let me find grace in the sight of my

Lord. Gen. xxxi. 16.

Now, therefore, I pray thee, if I have found grace in thy sight, shew me now thy way, that I may know thee, that I may find grace in thy sight.—Exod. xxxiii. 13.

I beseech thee, shew me thy glory.—Exod. xxxiii. 18.

Let me find favour in thy sight, my Lord.Ruth ii. 13.

I humbly beseech thee, that I may find grace in thy sight, my Lord, O King.—2 Sam. xvi. 4.

PETITIONS FOR CHILDREN. Lord God, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless ; behold to me thou hast given no seed; and one born in my house, is mine heir.—Gen. xv. 2, 3.

O Lord of Hosts, if thou wilt indeed look on the affliction of thine handmaid, and remember me, and not forget thine handmaid, but wilt give unto thine handmaid a man child, then I will give him unto the Lord all the days of his life.1 Sam. i. 11.

FOR PARDON, AND TO BE KEPT FROM SIN.

I pray thee, forgive the trespass of thine handmaid.—1 Sam. xxv. 28.

Be it far from me, O Lord, that I should do this thing.--2 Sam. xxiii. 17.

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PETITIONS FOR DELIVERANCE FROM DA

AND EVILS, TEMPORAL AND SPIRITUAL, Oh, not so, my Lord! Behold now thy servant hath found grace in thy sight, and thou hast magnified thy mercy, which thou hast showed

unto me in saving my life; behold now this city is near to flee unto; oh, let me escape thither, and my soul shall live.—Gen. xix. 18, &c.

O God of my father, the Lord which saidest unto me, return unto thy country, and to thy kindred, and I will deal well with thee; I am not worthy of the least of all the mercies, and of all the truth which thou hast shewed unto thy ser vant; for with my staff, I passed over this Jordan, and now I am become two bands. Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my brother, for I fear him, lest he will come and smite me, and the mother with the children.— Gen. xxxii. 9, &c. Think on me, and shew kindness I

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thee unto me, and bring me out of this house. — Gen. xl. 14.

Let me not hear again the voice of the Lord my God, neither let me see this great fire any more, that I die not.—Deut. xviii. 16.

The Lord forbid that I should stretch forth mine hand against the Lord's anointed. Let my life be much set by in the eyes of the Lord, and let him deliver me out of all tribulation. -1 Sam.

24. Let us fall now into the hand of the Lord; for his mercies are great; and let me not fall into the hand of man.-2 Sam. xxiv. 14.

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O Lord, I pray thee, turn the counsel of into foolishness.-2 Sam. xv. 31.

If ye be come to betray me to mine enemies, seeing there is no wrong in mine hand, the God of our fathers look thereon, and rebuke it.1 Chron. xii. 17.

I am thy servant and thy son, come up and save me out of the hand of and out of the hand of which rise up against me.—2 Kings xvi. 7.

Let me fall now into the hand of the Lord ; for very great are his mercies; but let me not fall into the hand of man.—1 Chron. xxi. 13.

Deliver me from the enemy's hand, redeem me from the hand of the mighty.--Job vi. 23.

Lord, how are they increased that trouble me? many are they that rise up against me. Many there be which say of my soul, there is no help for him in God. But thou, O Lord, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head. Arise, O Lord; save me, 0. my God, for thou hast smitten all mine enemies upon the cheek bone; thou hast broken the teeth of the ungodly; salvation belongeth unto the Lord; thy blessing is upon thy people.-Ps. iii. 1-3.

O Lord my God, in thee do I put my trust :

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