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7. We also pray thee heartily
On each of them
Thy Blessing's stream,
Like a warm thow'r.
13. Open the Door for Truth,that we In truth and grace;
Christ's Myftery with liberty
May ipeak compleat,
A favour sweet
T'all men afford'.
A Church for thee
From curfe restor'd.
That, stirr'd up, they may mind thy
To thy glory.
With truth perfect,
Increase the Shine.
15. We pray thee for the Magistrates, But let it be
To fill their hearts with kindness
To thy Flock dear,
That without fear
It under them
In Peace and joy
Exalt thy Name.
16. For those, who're chine and our Faithful to'ersee,
We pray thee, change them into
friends. To thy Fam'ly.
Forgive their load
Of Sin, O God!
To thy honour ;
Their tricks (which all
Prove their own fall,
17. But unto those especially
Shew forth thy Grace and mercy
Who guard and keep
From Harm thy Sheep;
On them beltow
6. Think, Lord ! on ev'ry Congre. And conftancy
gation Ever as now.
Which to life thou gather't in one ; 18. For those that perlecuted are,
Thou canst redress their need alone. To fill them with joy, is our pray'r ; 7. Be pleased more faithful TeachGrant that they here
ers to call, May persevere
Their number is but very
small ; In faith alway;
Danger encompasseth them all.
8. Thy dear Son hath given us a And keep their Crown
command Unto thy Day.
pray thee, that by thy own hand 19. The Sick we onto thee com. Thou wouldit right faithful Lab'rers
send : 'In Troubles let all firmly stand :
9. Therefore, dear Father ! servants As thou know't best
procure, How they're distressid,
That thy Honour and Do&trine pure So make them free
By them be made known more and From grief and smart,
more. That their glad Heart Ever praise thee.
10. Give us such, as thou approvest
Who from the Holy Ghost have light, 275
And are by him instructed right. D Water aller Barmherzigkeit, tc.
11. Adorn them with thy righteour
To see truth, give them eye-light Awaken us, that always we
clear. In truth and Spirit call on thee. 12. We pray thee also for those, 2. Grant to us, that we may clearly
whom we see,
Already have receiv'd from thee, With all that hold Christianity, Let them long serve our Unity! Our poor Soul's Need and jeopardy. 13. O Lord! keep them from dar3. May thy good Spirit guide us en gers quite free, tire,
In love united, faithfully And inflame our hearts with desire; Let them serve till they go to thee. With what we shall ak, us inspire.
14. For our Church, O Lord! we 4. O gracious, faithful God! thy
thee implcre, Church lead,
Both great and small, keep evermore Help her out of danger and need Our Church-Administration pure. For thy Son's sake who e' death did 15. Too heavy Trials t'us not allot, bleed.
Pers'cution's fire be not too hot, 5. As thou so much grace to her halt Into temptation lead us not ; shown,
16. O Lord God! be with us and Her State now also look upon, Further her growth in thy dear Son. Thou art our Help, our Rock to hide, 6
In whom we e'en in death confide.
17. Grant this day our Pray'r mer- Nor will my Table help thee ought, cifully,
If from thyself thy help is sought. For in vain we have not ask'd thee, 9. But if thy Heart be in such frame, Shew Mercy to us conftantly. To say with truth, I hungry am!
Then art thoa properly prepar'd, 276.
And this Food will refresh thy heart,
10. The Fruits will also then ensue; Jesus Chri&us, unser Delland.
To love thy Neighbour, as is due,
And to him beneficial be, UR Saviour Christ by his As thy God has shewn love to thee. own Death
Joh. Hufs. Did from us men avert God's wrath, And sav'd us by his Suff'rings sore
277. From pains of Hell for evermore. 2. That we might never this forget, Der Eb g'beimnis. He gave us his own Flesh to eat, And his pure Blood to drink likewise,
Arriage-myft'ry, Which blood for our fins satisfies.
and hift'ry, 3. Who to this Table will draw near,
Is to be valu'd : Should his own state first prove with
For the Saviour
To Thew how his Congregation 4. Thou shalt the heav'nly Father
Is, by cementation,
His Bone in like fashion.
And doch give her,
At his Approaches, 5. Thou thalt believe, without all
Himself truly ; doubt,
Her Tent wholly This food for Sick ones was found
He from reproach frees ,
So by th' Word regenerated, out, For souls, who by the sense of Sin
In fair gifts inftated,
She's to bliss translated. Are contrite and bow'd down within. 6. The needy hearts alone do feaft
3. Lord and Donour! On Grace and Mercy here exprest :
Thee we honour,
That the State nuptial
There ordainest 7. He says himself : Ye weary come!
Thy blessing special. For you I've always help and room: O bless all in that Relation, The whole do no Physician crave, Each old Pair, each young one, But turn to mockery the salve.
Thro' thy Incarnation. 8. Could't thou thyself have ought
procur'd, Why needed I t'have Death endur'd!
"Hrist Jesus,Lord most dear! LWhich cannot but to thee up
280. D Derre Jefu Chrift.
Sieh als ein water an.
a thy Flock, Whoonce hast walked here A sweet and dutiful Child,
look : Blameless and undefil'd :
Our reit is, in thy Truth to fink,
grace-streams alone to drink. Thou would't keep us in thy love's 2. Let us, still kept in purity, undisturbid fruition.
Cemented to thy Church and Thee, 2. Of thee we have been told, Rather of all goods suffer want, That Thou,when twelve Years old, Than thy Doctrine and Covenant. Didit in the Temple appear, 3. Yet if some one doth fall or side, (For us a pattern fair)
O God, whose sov'reign grace him And meekly enquiredit After God's blert word and mind, Let him not be to pieces ground, which thou fo defiredit,
But rising by Repentance found. 3. O Son of Man! grant us, 4. O Christ, be thou a careful Head, That we may seek and choose, Before thy sheep good Pasture spread, And learn, and with joy fulfil And o'er the feeble kindly wake, Thy bleft and perfect Will ; That them no mischief overtake. : In thy Truth instruct us, And let us confess the same with 5. Bring them that ftray, back again
soon, heart, mouth and Practice.
To feed beneath thy Hand alone,
And let not one without the Fold 279.
Thro' folly to the wolves be sold, Lehrung im glauben.
6. Be in all Perils to us near ;
In Godliness to persevere
Grant us, till thou com'ft with thy 'Fore thy Eyes fo gracious
call, To walk; recruiting
And to thee tak'st us from all Thrall; Thy Church, while up-shooting. 7. Our souls preserving till that Day, Joy o'er us give her ;
When thou the Soul to her old Clay Let us in the Saviour
Wilt in a spotless union wed, Please thee, O Father !
And both into thy Kingdom lead. 2. What Gifts are proper, That our Heart may prosper,
Ngeln unglaubig herz allein.
1.9 T Was my unbelieving Heart Tothy care cender!
List ning to charms world. 1 ly, Made me fiom thy precept start,
And tranfgrifs before thee.
3. I confess my grievous Fault, 8. Let us reap all the henefit
Gross mistake and folly : Of his Of 'ring; comfort with it To know what's good, and not do't Our Consciences,
Does Truth's doctrine fully. That we praise thee with gladness.
Wir and ja sundet, &c.
Thou a God so gracious ; With Christ's holiness me invest,
We are Wrath's children,
Thou from death doft save us.
Thou’rt righteous alone,
O us is ev'ry one,
Young and old, unclean.
2. Let not be in vain
Thy Son's bitter Suff'ring,
His death and pure Off'ring;
As on the Foundation
3. His Cross, spear and crown, Implore his grace and Mercy free: The wounds he did suffer, In our diftreis
We, Lord, at thy Throne
Us from fin deliver,
Give us thy Favour. Forgive our iniquity.
4. This help and goodness 4. For we've no piety at all,
Be to us imparted, No righteousness in great nor small,
And all our Senses For whose fake thou
To thy truth converted : Thy favour to us might'st shew.
Refresh us therein;
And from devil and sin 5. It is Christ's Sacrifice alone
Us for ever screen.
2848 6. In him with favour look upon
D Waechter, wach, &c.
Watchman , - Receive our petition.
7. When by his holy Keys here we The Foe before thy Fort full oft adAre from our fins absolv'd and free, vances, Grant that in Heav'n
To take it, hopes and fancies, Also our Debt be forgiv'n,
0 Yound and clear thy renfes