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A Larger Litany, or General Prayer : to be used
Matt. xxviii. 19. O MOST holy, blessed, and glorious 1 John v. 7.
Trinity ; Father, Son, and Holy Ghost; 1 Cor. viii, 4, 6. 1 Tim, i. 17.
three persons and one God; infinite in Psal. cxxxix. 7 power, wisdom, and goodness ; our
8, 9; xiv. 7, 4. Creator, Redeemer, and Sanctifier; our
our prayers, and have mercy upon us, 3, 4. Ezek, xviii. 4.
miserable sinners. Psal. xlvii. 7; cxix. 68; cxlvii. 9. Mal. ii. 10. Deut. xxxii. 6. Luke xi. 2. Acts vii. 59, 60. O Lord our Saviour, whose incarHeb. ii. 11.
nation, nativity, subjection, fasting, Phil. ii. 7, 8, 9. Luke ii, 51. temptation, poverty, reproaches, agony Matt. iv. 1, 2.
and bloody sweat, scourging, desertion, 2 Cor. viii. 9. Matt, xii. 24. crucifying, death, and burial, were all Luke xxii. 24. undergone to take away the sins of the
John i. 29.
Heb. vii. 25.
world : who, being risen, ascended, * Matt. xxvii. 26, and glorified, art the great Priest, and 28, 30.
Mark xiv. 50; Prophet, and King of thy universal xv. 34. Church, for which thou makest inter- 1 Cor. xv. 3, 4. cession, which thou dost gather, teach, Heb. i. 3; ii. 9; and guide by thy Spirit, word, and iii. 1; iv. 14.
Acts iii. 22, 23. ministers, which thou dost justify, and wilt glorify with thyself: who wilt John xii. 32. come again, and raise the dead, and
19, 20. judge the world in righteousness : we i Cor. xii. beseech thee, hear us, miserable sin- Eph. iv. 1—16;
v. 26, 27. ners : cast us not out, that come unto John xvii. 4. thee : make sure to us our calling and 1 Thes, iv. 14,
15, 16. election, our unfeigned faith and repent- John v. 22. ance ; that, being justified, and made the Acts xvii. 31. sons of God, we may have peace with him as our reconciled God and Father. 1 Tim. i. 5.
John vi. 37.
Acts v. 31. John i. 12. Rom. v. 10. 2 Cor. xvi, 18.
Matt. viii. 31. 1 Cor. viii. 5;
Let our hearts be right with thee Psal. Ixxviii. 37. our God, and stedfast in thy covenant : cause us to deny ourselves, and give up vi. 19, 20. ourselves entirely unto thee, our Creator, Redeemer, and Sanctifier, as being not our own, but thine.
Let thy Holy Spirit dwell in us, and Rom. viii. 9. sanctify us throughout, that we may be 1 Thes. v. 23.
* The word, ascended, appears for the first time in Calamy.-P. H.
1 Cor, v. 17. 1 Pet. i. 16.
Zech. xii. 10.
1 John iii. 24.
Luke i. 49.
new creatures, and holy as thou art Rom. viii. 15. holy: let it be in us the Spirit of
adoption and supplication, and the Eph. i. 13, 14,
seal and earnest of our glorious inhe
ritance : and let us know that we are thine, and thou abidest in us by the Spirit which thou hast given us.
As thy name, O Lord, is holy, and
thy glory covereth the heavens, so let Psal. lxvi. 17; the earth be filled with thy praises.
cxlv. 5, 6, 7, 8, Let our souls ever magnify thee, O 11, 12, &c. 21.
Lord, and our tongues extol thee. Let us speak of the glorious honour of thy Majesty ; of thy greatness, thy power, thy glorious kingdom ; thy wisdom, holiness, truth, and righteousness ; thy goodness, thy mercy, and thy wondrous works. Let all Aesh bless thy holy name.
Let the desire of our souls be to thy
name ; cause us to love thee with all 12, 20, 21, Psal. iv. 5; our hearts, to fear thee, to trust in thee, xxxvii. 4; xvi. and delight in thee, and be satisfied 5; lxiii, 5.
in thee as our portion ; and whatever we do, to do it to thy glory. 2 Tim. iii. 2, 4.
Keep us from inordinate self-love ; Phil. ii, 3, 21.
from pride, and vain-glory, and self
Isa. xxvi. 8.
1 Cor. x. 31.
Matt. v. 16.
Rev. xi. 15.
seeking; and from dishonouring thee, Rom. ii. 23, 24. thy word or service in the world.
Let the world acknowledge thee, the Psal. xlvii. 2, 7; universal King
Give thy Son the i. 8, 12. heathen for his inheritance, and the 1 Tiin. ii. 1, 4. uttermost parts of the earth for his John xi. 52; xii. possession. Let the kingdoms of the
Phil. ii. 10, 11. world become his kingdoms. Convert the atheistical, idolatrous, infidel, Mahometan, and ungodly nations of the earth ; that every knee may bow to Christ, and every tongue confess him the King of kings, and Lord of lords, to the glory of God the Father.
Let the word of thy kingdom and Matt. xxiv. 14. salvation be preached to all the world ; let it have free course, and be glorified : Isa. xlix. 6. and by the power of thy Spirit convert Matt. ix. 38.
Eph. vi. 19. many unto Christ, and let him be thy 2 Thes. iii. 2. salvation to the ends of the earth. 1 Thes, ii. 16. Send forth more labourers into the harvest, which is great, and fit them for so great a work ; and deliver them from unreasonable and wicked men, that (to fill up their sins) forbid them to speak to the people, that they might be saved.
Deliver the churches that are op- Luke xviii. 7.
2 Thes. iii. 1. Dan, xii. 3.
Micah vii. 7.
Psal. cxix. 134.
John ix. 10.
Matt. x. 36. pressed by idolaters, Mahometans, or Luke.xxi. 19.
other infidels and enemies. Give all 1 Pet. ii. 15; iii.
14, 17; ir. 15, thy servants prudence, patience, and 16, 19.
innocency; that, suffering as Christians, Matt. v. 11, 12. and not as evil-doers, they may not be ashamed, but may glorify thee, and wait for thy salvation, committing the keeping of their souls unto thee, in hope of a reward in heaven.
Deliver the Church from the Roman Matt. xv. 9, 13. Papal usurpations and corruptions ; Rev. xii; xix. 3.
dispel the deceits of heresies, and false Luke xxii. 25, worship, by the light of thy prevailing
truth. Unite all Christians in Christ Jude 3, &c. Jesus, the true and only universal Head;
that by the true Christian Catholic faith Eph. iv, 15, 16;
and love, they may grow up in him, Rom. xiv. 1;
and may keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace; the strong receiving, and bearing the infirmities of the weak.
Heal the divisions that are among believers : let nothing be done through strife or vain-glory ; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than himself. And let all men know that we are Christ's disciples, by our fervent love to one another.
26. 2 Pet. ii.
2 Tim. iii. 9.
xv. 1. Jer. xxxii. 39. 1 Cor. i. 10. Phil. ii. 3. John xiii. 35.