The New Week's Preparation for a Worthy Receiving of the Lords Supper

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General Books LLC, 2013 - 72 pages
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1745 edition. Excerpt: ...it for thy child, as soon as it is mine; lent to me for my comfort, but created and reserved by thee for thy 148 A Prayer to be used under AffiiBion. thy service in this world, and to reign with thee in glory in the world to come. I acknowledge';the justice of thy sentence, when thou saidstunto the woman, I will great-ly multiply thy sorrow in conception, in sorrow shalt thou bring forth children; strengthen me therefore, and enable me to go thro' all the pains and Uneasiness of child-bearing with patience and submission to thy will; corisideringthat they are the just punishment of sin: give me an humble trust and dependence on thy fatherly care and good providence; and make me, in thy good time, a joyful mother of a hopeful child, which may live to be an instrument of thy glory, and by serving thee faithfully, and doing good in its generation, may be received into the mansions of eternal.blifs, thro' Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. A prayer to be used by a person under affliction. OGod of all mercy, and father of all comfort, support me under the troubles thou hast most righteously laid upon me. I confess that mine iniquities are many, and that my sins have deserved more grievous punishments than I now suffer under thy justice, which leaves none of the events of this life to chance or uncertainty, but disposes of all things, by thy good good providence, for the benefit of thy creatures. Therefore extend thy mercy, and have pity upon me; and considering the infirmities of my nature, deal with me, not according to my sins; but after thine own great mercy, pardon all my sins, and after thou hast brought me to a true fense of my own unworthiness, and to a sincere repentance, restore me to thy love, peace and favour. But if for reasons, best...

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