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Q. 105. What do we pray for in the fifth petition ?
Ă. In the fifth petition (which is, And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors l) we pray, that God, for Chriftis fake, would freely pardon all our sinsm; which we are the rather encouraged to ask, because by his grace we are enabled from the heart to forgive others-n,
Q. 106. What do we pray for in the fixtb petition ?
4. In the fixth petition (which is, And lead us not inte temptation, but deliver us from evilo) we pray, that God would either keep us from being tempted to fin P, or support and deliver us when we are tempted ..
Q. 1.07, What doth the conclusion of the Lord's prayer teach us?
A. The conclufion of the Lord's prayer (which is, For thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory for ever, amen r) teacheth us to take our encouragement in prayer from God only f, and in our prayers to praise him, afcribing
me bread to eat, and raiment to mercies, v, 19. O Lord hear, o
fins; for we also forgive every one
O Matth.26.41. Watch and pray, me with hyffop,and I shall be clean; that yę enter not into tempration: wash me, & I sha!! be whiter than the spirit indeed is willing, but the Inow. v.9. Hide thy face from my flesh is weak. lins; and blot out all mine iniqui 92 Cor. 12.7. Andleft I should ties. Dan. 9. 17. Now therefore, o be exalted above mealure through our God, hear thou the prayer of the abundance of the revelations, thy servant, and his supplications, there was given to me a thorn in and cause thy face to line upon the flesh, the messenger of Satan to thy lanctuary that is desolate, for buffet me, lest I thould be exalted the Lord's sake, v.18.Omy God, in above measure. 7.3. For this thing cline thine ear and hear,open thine I belought the Lord thrice, that eyes, and behold our defolations, it might depart from me, and the city which is called by thy 107, r Matth. 6. 13. name: for we do not present our í Dan. 9. 4. And I prayed unto supplications before thee for our the Lord my God, ant niade my righteoulness, but for thy great confession, and laid, O Lord, the
kingdom, power, and glory to him t. And in testimony of pur desire and assurance to be heard, we say, Amen v. greatanddreadfulGod,keepingthe thee for our righteousness, but covenant, and mercy to them that for thy great mercies. v.19: 0 love him, and to them that keep Lord hear, Lord forgive, O Lord his commandments. v.7. O Lord, hearken and do, defer not, for righteousnessbelongethunto thee, thine own sake, o my God:' for but unto us confufion of faces, as at thy city, and thy people are calthis day: to the men of Judah, and led by thy name. to the inhabitants of sērasalem,and ti Chron.29.10. WhereforeDaunto all Israel that are near, and vid blessed the Lord before all the that are far off, throughallthe coun- congregation: And David said, trieswhither thou haftdriven them, Blessed be thou,LordGod of Israel because of their trespass that they our father, forever and ever. v.11. have trespassed againltthee. v.8.o Thine, O Lord, is the greatnels, Lord, to us belonigeth confusion of and the power, and the glory, and face, to our kings, to our princes, the victory, and the majelty : for and to our fathers, because we have all that is in the heaven and in the finned against thee. v. 9. To the earth, is thine; thine is the kingLord our God belong mercies and dom, o Lord, and thou art exalted forgiveneffes, though we have re as head above all. v. 12. Both riches belled against him. 7. 16. O Lord and honour come of thee, and thou according to all thy righteousness, reignelt over all, and in thine hand I beseech thee, let thine anger and is power and might, and in thine thy fury be turned away from thy hand it is to make great, and to city Jerusalem,thy holy mountain: give strength unto all. 7.13. Now because for our fins, and for the ini. therefore, our God, we thank thee, 'quitiesofourfathers, Jerusalem and and praise thy glorious pane. thy people are become a reproach vi Cor, 14.16. Elle when thou to all that are about us, v. 17. Now fnalt bless with the lpirit, how ihall therefore, ourGod, hear the pray- he that occupieth the room of the er of thy servant, and his fupplica. unlearned, say amen at the giving tions, and cause thy face to shine of thanks, seeing he understandeth upon thyfanctuary that is desolate, not what thou layelt? Rev.22. 20. for the Lord's fake. v.18. O my He which testifieth these things, God, incline thine ear, and hear; faith surely I come quickly.Amen. open thine eyes, and behold our Even so, come, Lord Jesus. v. 21. desolations, and the city which is The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ called by thy name: for we do not be with you all. Amen. prelent our fupplications before
The TEN COMMANDMENTS,
E XO DU S XX.
God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.
I. 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 ini. quity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me : And shewing mer, cy 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 fabbath-day, to keep it holy. Six days shalt thou labour and do all thy work. But the seventh day is the fabbath of the Lord thy God; In it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy man-fervant, nor thy maid servant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates. For in fix days the Lord made Heaven and Earth, the Sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day : wherefore the Lord blessed the fabbath-day, and hallowed it.
V. Honour thy father and thy mother,: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.
VI. Thou shalt not kill.
VII. Thou 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-fervant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.
The LORD's PRAYER. Marth. vi:
thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in hearen. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, ás we forgive our debtors.And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, & the power, & the glory, for ever. Amen.
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 bu
ried; he defcended into hell & The ħ i. e. Con- third day he arose again from the dead, tinued in the heafcerided into heaven,and fitteth on state of the dead, and un
the right hand of God the Father Alderthepower mighty from thence he fhat come to of death till judge the quick and the dead. I beThe thirdday sieve in the holy Ghoft ; The holy Ca
tholick Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of fins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen. Sonch of every question, both in the Larger and Shorter Caté
chism, is repeated in the answer, as naketh every answer an intire proposition, or sentence in itself; to the end the learner may further improve it, upon all occafioits, for his increase in knowledge and piety, even out of the course of catéchising, as well as in it.
And albeit the substance of the doctrine comprised in that abridge ment comnionly 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 onght to be esteemed canonical Scripture, As the ten commandments, and the Lord's prayer, (much less a prayer,as ignore ant people have been apt to make both it & the decalogue)but because it is a brief sum of the Christian faith, agreeable to the word of God,andanciently received in the church of Christ