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It remains only, that the Author once more add his most sincere Wish and Prayer to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all Christians may study to walk worthy of the Vocation wherewith they are called, with all Lowliness and Meekness, with Long-suffering, forbearing one another in Love; endeuvouring to keep the Unity of the Spirit in the Bond of Peace : Tbat as there is but one Body, and one Spirit, and one Hope of our Calling, one Lord, one Faith, one Baptism, one God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all

, and in all: (Ephef. iv. 1-6.) “ So we may henceforth be all of one Heart, and of one Soul, united s in one holy Bond of Truth and Peace, of Faith and “ Charity, and may with one Mind and one Mouth glorific God, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen,

P. S. If the following Liturgy should be approved of and introduced into Public USE, by any Christian Society or Church, OFFICES for Baptism, as also for the Lord's Supper, may easily be formed upon the same Plan, by any fenfible Minister or People: The Author wishes, yea thinks it necessary, that the Lord's Supper fhould be ad. ministered every Sonday Evening, immediately after, or at another distinct Hour from, other common Service, agreeable to the original Practice of the Apostles and primitive Christians: And He would have added · his own Scheme for this purpose, but that He is afraid of giving farther Offence, and the present is enough to offer to the Public at first. Whatever Errors or objections to this Work are made known to Him by Men of Candor, shall be faithfully rectified or answered in a future Edition, if that becomes necessary,

“ It cannot be expected that the Author should inform " the Public of his Name, because He would not influence « any Persons either in Faver or in Prejudice of his Work, “which as it is wholly confecrated to the Cause of Liberty, “. Truth, and Virtue, [i. e. real Christianity) he desires ail « his Readers to peruse with the most disinterested Impar“ tiality, to whose Reason and equitable Judgment He ap6 peals, and questions not their candid Acceptance, if not « Approbation." However, to satisfie in fome Measure

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Enquiries that may be made about him, he declares in the Words of the spirited Writer, * whom he chufes to copy in this Paragraph, that He « is no more a Believer in the « Divine Original of the Discipline of Geneva or Edinburgh, ! than He'is in that of Rome or Canterbury,” but his Trust is in the Gospel alone: “ That as He often frequents the

public Worship of the Church of England, to He thinks “ it as fit, often also to join in Worihip with honeft « Proteftant Disfenters," and most neceffary to be in Charity with all Men. 66 The Friends of Truth, Li6 berty, and Virtue among all Parties He efieems and « honors; and none else of any Party whatsoever.” And he trusts in God, that He is, what alone he wishes to be called,

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N. B. For PSALMS or HYMNS to be sung together, He' presumes to recommend A Collection of Psalms and Hymns. for Divine IVorship, printed for Waugh, IVard, Buckland, Longman, &c. 1760, as the best Book of the Kind He has yet leen; and it seems to contain a fufficient Variety for every Occasion, selected with great Judgment from the beft Authors in this Way.

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private, or in Church, before the public Service begins.

MOST merciful Gob, unto whom all Hearts be O

open, all Desires known, and from whom no Secrets are hid; give me Grace, at this Time, fo humbly to confels my

Sins and Offences before thee, as to obtain the Par.' don and Forgiveness of them; strengthen the good Resolutions I'would now make of living more worthy of my Christian Profession: And grant that We may all more perfectly love thee, and devoutly magnifie thy holy Name; that the Words of our Mouths, and the Meditations of our Hearts, may be acceptable in thy Sight, through JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Ainen.

Another PRAYER before public Service. SSIST me, O God, in the Service in which I am about to engage, that I may

offer unto Thee my Praises and Supplications in an acceptable Manner, with huinble Reverence and due Attention of Mind: Compose all my Thoughts, raise my Affections, help mine Infirmities, and pardon my Sins and Imperfections, through the Mediation of Jesus CHRIST thy Son; in whole comprehensive Words I further address thee:

O my FATHER, who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy Name; may thy Kingdom come; may thy Will be done on Earth, as it is in Heaven; give me this Day my daily Bread; forgive me my Offences, as I do forgive them, that offend against me; and lead me not into Temptation ; but deliver me from Evil: For thine is the Kingdom, the Power and the Glory, for ever and ever. Amen.

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A PRAYER, proper to be froid in private, after

the public Service is ended. DLESSED be thy Name, O Lord, for this Opportunity Dcf attending on thee in thy House and Service: Grant that I, and All who profess thy Name, may be Doers of the Word, and not Hearers only: Pardon our Wanderings and Imperfections, and accept us and our Services, through cur only Mediator JESUS CHRIST. Amen.

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