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cried out, and said with tears, “ Lord I believe, help thou mine unbelief."

Prayer of the blind Bartimeus.'
O Jesus, thou son of David, have mercy on us.

Prayer of Peter, fearing lest he should be drowned in the waves.

Lord save us or we perish.

Prayer of Hosanna, which may be used by all such as are falsely accused and condemned.

Then Hosanna cried out with a loud voice, and said O everlasting God, that knowest the secrets, and knowest all things before they be.

Thou knowest that they have borne false witness against me, and behold I must die ; whereas, I never did such things as these men have maliciously invent. ed against me.

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Prayer at setting aside alms, or giving any charity.

Chron. xxix 12. Both riches and honor come of thee O Lord, and thou reignest over all; and in thy hand is power and might; and in thy hand it is to make great, and to give strength to all.

Now therefore, O God, we thank and praise thy glorious name.

But what am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer so willingly after ti is sort? for all they come of thee, and of thine own do we give thee.

For we are strangers with thee, and sojourners, as were all our fathers; our days on earth are as a shao dow, and there is none abiding:

Prayer for a prisoner who is condemned to die.

Ps. Let the sighing of the prisoner come before thee ; according to the greatness of thy power, preserve thou them that are appointed to die.

Prayer of Job longing for the pleasures and comforts of picty to return to his soul.

6 O that I were as in months past ; as in the days when God preserved ine.”

" When his candle shined upon my head; and whep by his light I walked through darkness."

Prayer of Stephen, the first Martyr. And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God and say. ing, Lord Jesus receive my spirit.

And he kneeled down and cried with a loud voice, 6 Lord lay not this sin to their charge.” And when he had said this, he fell asleep.

Of the same forgiving character is that of the Blessed Jesus on the cross, wherein he prays for his execution


And thus should all christians pray for their enemies, “ Father forgive them for they know not whgt

they do."

Directions and prayers which relate to the tomple and the minister's of God.

2 Chron. vi 18. But will God in very deed dwell with men on the earth! Behold heaven, and the heaven of heavens will not contain thee; how much less this house which I have builded.

Yet have thou respect unto the prayer of thy servant, and to his supplication O Lord my God, to hearken unto the

cry and unto the prayer which thy servant prayeth before thee to-day.

That thine eyes may be open toward this house night and day, ever towards the place of which thou hast said

my name shall be there,” that thou mayest hearken unto the prayer which thy seryant shall make to this place.

And hear thou in heaven; thy dwelling place, and when thou hearest, forgive.

2 Chron. vii 15. Mine eyes shall be open, and my ears attend unto the prayer that is made in this place.

Ps. I will pay my vows to the Lord in the presence of all his people.

I was glad when they said unto me, come let us go up into the house of the Lord together.

I had rather be a door keeper in the house of the Lord, than to dwell in the tents of ungodliness.

For one day in the courts of the Lord is better than a thousand.

Joel iv 17. Let the priests, the ministers of the Lord weep between the porch and the allar', and cry, spare thy people O Lord.

Ps. Let thy priests be clothed in righteousness, and Tet thy saints shout aloud for joy.

Do good in thy good pleasure, to Zion; build thou the walls of thy Jerusalem.

Return we beseech thee, O God of Hosts, look dows from heaven and behold and visit this thy vine.

Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces.....AMEN.


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