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Q. 106. What do we pray for in the sixth petition?

À. In the sixth petition (which is, And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil o), we pray, That God would either keep us from being tempted to fin p, or support and deliver us when we are tempted q.

107. What doth the conclusion of the Lord's prayer teach

us?

A The conclusion of the Lord's prayer (which is, For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever, amen r. teacheth us, to take our encouragement in prayer from God onlys, and in our prayers to praise him, afcribing

kingdom, thine own sake, O my God : for thy this day: to the men of Judah, and city, and thy people are called by to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and thy name.

unto all Israel that are near, and that 'n Luke xi. 4. And forgive us our are far off, through all the counfins : for we also forgive every one tries whither thou hast driven them, that is indebted to us.—Matth. because of their trespass that they xviii. 35. So likewise shall my hea- have trespassed against thee.

v. 8. venly Father do also unto you, if O Lord, to us belongeth confusion of ye from your hearts forgive not e. face, to cur kings, to our princes, very one his brother their trespasses. and to our fathers, because we have 106. e Matth. vi. 13.

finned aga nst thee. v. 9. To the p Matth. xxvi. 41. Watch and Lord our God belong mercies and pray, that ye enter not into temp- forgivenesses, though we have retation: the spirit indeed is willing, belled against him. V. 16. O Lord, but the flesh is weak.

according to all thy righteousness, q 2 Cor. xii. 7. And left I should I beseech thee, let thine anger and be exalted above measure through thy fury be turned away from thy the abundance of the revelations, city Jerusalem, thy holy mount.in: there was given to me a thorn in because for our sins, and for the inithe flesh, the messenger of Satan to quities of our fathers, Jerusalem and buffet me, left I should be exalted thy people are become a reproach to above measure. v. 8. For this all that are about us.

V. 17. Now thing I belought the Lord thrice, therefore, o our God, hear the that it might depart from me. prayer of thy fervant, and his fup1072 , Matth. vi. 13.

plications, and cause thy face to shine Dan. ix. 4. And I prayed unto upon thy fanctuary that is defolate, the Lord my God, and made my for the Lord's sake. confeffion, and said, O Lord, the God,incline thine ear, and hear; great and dreadful God, keeping open thine eyes, and behold our de the covenant, and mercy to them folations, and the city which is callthat love him, and to them that keep ed by thy name: for we do not prehis commandments. v. 7. O Lord, sent our fupplications before thee righteousness belongeth unto thee, for our righteousness, but for thy but unto us confusion of faces, as at great merciès. V. 19. O Lord hear,

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kingdom, power, and glory to him t. And, in testimony of our desire, and assurance to be heard, we say, Amen v.

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power and might, and in thine fake, O my God : for thy city, and hand it is to make great, and to thy people are called by thy name. give strength unto all.

V. 13. Now t i Chron. xxix. 10. Wherefore therefore, our God, we thank thee, David blessed the Lord before all and praise thy glorious name. the congregation: and David said, v i Cor. xiv. 16. Else when thou Blessed be thou, Lord God of Israel shalt bless with the spirit, how shall our father, for ever and ever. v. ll. he that occupieth the room of the Thine, O Lord, is the greatness, and unlearned, say Amen at thy giving the power, and the glory, and the of thanks, seeing he understandeth victory, and the Majesty : for all not what thou sayest? Rev. xxii. 20. that is in the heavens and in the earth, He which testifieth these things, is thine ; thine is the kingdom, O faith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Lord, and thou art exalted as head Even so, come, Lord Jesus. v. 25. above all. V. 12. Both riches and The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ honour' come of thee, and thou be with you all. Amen.

The TEN COMM AND ME NTS,

EXODUS XX.

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YOD spake all these words, saying, I am the Lord thy God,

which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the hogfe of bondage.

1. Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

II. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing, that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath,

or that is in the water under the earth. Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them : for I the Lord thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the Fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate mes and shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments,

III. Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain : for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

IV. Remember the Sabbath-day, to keep it holy. Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work. But the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord thy God : in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy fon, nor thy daughter, thy man-fervant, nor thy maid-servant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates. For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day : wherefore the Lord blefled the Sabbath day, and hallowed it.

y. Honour thy father and thy mother : that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee,

VI. Thou thalt not kill.
VII. Thou shalt not commit adultery.

} VIII. Thou shalt not steal. IX. Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour,

X. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maid. servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neigh. bours

The LORD's PRAYER Matth. vi,

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UR Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be the name. Thy

kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive us our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, bat deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever.

Amen,

The CRE É D.

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Believe in God the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and

earth ; and in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord, which was conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary, fuffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried; he de:

scended into hell *,, the third day be arose again * i. e. Conti- from the dead, he ascended into heaven, and fitnued in the state teth on the right hand of God the Father Almigh. of the dead, and ty, from thence he shall come to judge the quick under the power and the dead. I believe in the Holy Ghost, the of death till the holy catholic church, and communion of saints, third day. the forgiveness of fins, the resurrection of the

body, and the life everlasting. Amen.

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O much of every question, both in the Larger and Shorter Catechism,

fition or sentence in itself, to the end the learner may further improve it upon all occasions, for his increase in knowledge and piety, even out of the course of catechising, as well as in it.

Apd albeit the substance of the doctrine comprised in that abridgment, commonly called the Apostles Creed, be fully set forth in each of the Catechisms, so as there is no necessity of inserting the creed itself; yet it is here annexed, not as though it were composed by the apostles, or ought to be esteemed canonical scripture, as the Ten Commandments, and the Lord's Prayer, (much less a prayer, as ignorant people have been apt to make both it and the Decalogue), but because it is a brief fum of the Christian faith, agreeable to the word of God, and anciently received in the churches of Christ.

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John vi. 37. All that the Father hath given me, shall come unto me; and him

that cometh unto me, I will in no wise cast out,

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SUM OF SAVING

KNOWLEDGE

HEAD I. Our woful condition by nature.

II. The remedy provided in Christ Jesus.
III. The means provided in the covenant of gracee
IV. The blefings conveyed by these means.

The use of Saving Knowledge.

1. For convincing of fin by the law
2. Of righteousness by the law.
3. Of judgment by the law,

For convincing of fin, righteousness, and judgment by the gospel.
Of righteousness to be had only by faith in Chrift.
For strengthening a man's faith, &c.

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1. Conviction of the believer's obligation to keep the moral law. 2. That the believer practise the rules of godliness and righteousness, 3. That obedience to the law run in the right channel of faith in Chrif. 4. The keeping of strait communion with Christ the fountain of all graci

and good works. For strengthening the believer in faith and obedience, by these exi

Lences.

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