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not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.

John iii, 86, 86. He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made Him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of His Son. And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. He that hath the Son hath life ; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life. These things have I written unto you that believe on the Name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the Name of the Son of God.

Joha v. 10–13. Who, after He had offered one sacrifice for sin, for · ever sat down on the right hand of God. Heb. I. 12.

For by one offering He hath perfected for ever them that are sanctified.

Heb. a. 14. Having, therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way, which He hath consecrated for us through the veil, that is to say, His flesh: and having an High Priest over the house of God; let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water.

Heb. x, 19-22. Jesus said, come unto Me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Matt. xi. 28.

I am the bread of life; he that cometh to Me

life.

shall never hunger; and he that believeth on Me shall never thirst.

John vi. 35. Verily, verily, I say unto you, he that believeth on Me hath everlasting life. I am that bread of

John vi. 47, 48. This is the bread which cometh down from heaven, that a man may eat thereof, and not die. John vi. 50.

He that eateth of this bread shall live for ever.

John vi. 58. As the Living Father hath sent Me, and I live by the Father: so he that eateth Me, even he shall live by Me.

John vi, 57. Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of Man shall give unto you. John ri. 27.

Lord, evermore give us this bread. John vi. 34.

PRAYER
for a lively faith in God's mercy through Christ.

ALMIGHTY and Everlasting God, Who didst so love the world as to give Thine Only-begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life; grant me, I beseech Thee, so perfectly and without all doubt to believe in Thy Son Jesus Christ, that my faith may be unreprovable in Thy sight; and that I, being made free from sin, and becoming the servant of God,

may have my fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life.

I pray Thee particularly to increase and strengthen my faith with respect to the merit and efficacy of Thy Son's cross and passion : that I may come to the Lord's table with a firm and lively persuasion, that the death which He suffered for us upon the cross was a full, perfect, and sufficient sacrifice, oblation, and satisfaction for the sins of the whole world; and that if I am not wanting in my endeavours to fit myself for so divine a favour, all the blessed promises which Thou hast made to mankind for His sake, will assuredly be made good to me in particular by means of that holy sacrament whereof I am now preparing to communicate. Grant this, O merciful Father, for the merits, and through the mediation of the Same, Thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.

5. Thankful remembrance of Christ's death, and of

the innumerable blessings which He has thereby purchased for us; and a resolution to express our thankfulness in following the blessed steps of His most holy life.

Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow His steps; Who did no sin ; neither was guile found in His mouth: Who, when

He was reviled, reviled not again; when He suffered, He threatened not, but committed Himself to Him that judgeth righteously: Who his Own Self bare our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sin, should live unto righteousness: by Whose stripes ye were healed. 1 Pet. ii. 21–24.

Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of Him that sent Me, and to finish His work. John iv. 34.

I seek not Mine own will; but the will of the Father Which hath sent me.

John v. 30. For I came down from heaven, not to do Mine own will, but the will of Him that sent Me. John vi. 38.

Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: but made Himself of no reputation, and took upon Him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: and being found in fashion as a man, He humbled Himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.

Rom. xii. 1. For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's.

1 Cor. vi. 20. Offer unto God thanksgiving: and pay thy vows unto the Most High.

Psal. I. 14

Phil. ii. 548.

Vow, and pay unto the Lord your God: let all that be round about Him bring presents unto Him That ought to be feared.

Psal. lxxvi, 11. An offering of a free heart will I give Thee, and praise Thy Name, O Lord, because it is so comfortable.

Psal. liv. 6. Every day will I give thanks unto Thee, and praise Thy Name for ever and ever. Psal. cxlv. 2.

One generation shall praise Thy works unto another, and declare Thy power.

Psal. cxlv. 4. The memorial of Thine abundant kindness shall be shewed; and men shall sing of Thy righteousness.

Psal. cxlv. 7. All Thy works praise Thee, O Lord, and Thy saints give thanks unto Thee.

Psal.cxlv, 10. For Thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by Thy blood, out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation.

Rev. v. 9. Unto Him That loved us, and washed us from our sins in His own blood, and hath made us kings and priests unto God and His Father; to Him be glory and dominion for ever and ever.

Rev. i. 6, 6. Worthy is the Lamb That was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing.

Rev. v. 12. Blessing, and honour, and glory, and power, be unto Him That sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb for ever and ever.

Rev. v. 13.

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