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Divine Majefty, thro' Jefus [jeryn oc liorish dty Ard-ooash Christ our Lord. Amen. ley Flaunyffagh, trooid Yeeley Creeft nyn Jiarn. Amen.



VERY well- disposed Christian, after he has thus far prepared himself for this Sacrament, will endeavour to keep the Thoughts of his Duty, and the Bleffings he hopes for, warm in his Heart until the Time of Receiving.

Some of the following Scriptures, and Meditations upon them, may, thro' God's Grace, anfwer that End; nor will they take up too much Time, because fome or more of them, as Occafion offers, may be devoutly ufed in the midst of Bufinefs.


And this Methed of Devotion is here propofed to lead Chriftians to make proper Reflections upon other Parts of Scripture, which they read or hear.

Foddee Paart jeh ny Scriptyryn ver-ym reue, as Smooinaghtyn dowin orroo, trooid Grayfe Yee, ganfoor gys yn Ymmyd fhen; ny chamoo ghoys ad feofe mooarane Traa, fon foddee Ayrn ny'n flane, rere y Traa, ve dy crauee er nyn ufal ayns Mean cer Obbyr feihltagh.

As ta'n Aght fhoh dy Chraueeaght currit royd dy leeideil Creefteenyn dy Chiliaghtaghey ad hene gys Smooinaghtyn crauee er Ayrnyn elley jeh Goo Yee, t'ad dy Thaih ny dy chlafhtyn. Ahlith iii. 17. T'ou gra, Ta mee berchagh as er vifhaghey ayns Cooid, as nagh vel mee feme

Rev. iii. 17. Thou fayeft, I am rich, and have need of nothing: and knoweft not

that thou art wretched, and Nhee erbee : as cha vel oo

goaill bood hene, dy vel oo treib, miferable,

CA B. X.


TEE dy chooilley Chreef tee mie-chreeagh, tra t'eh choud fhoh er n'gheddyn eh-hene aarloo fon y Chreeftiaght, e Phaart y yannoo dy reayll Smooinaghtyn jeh e Churrym, as jeh ny Bannaghtyn t'eh treifhteil er nyn fon, jeean ayns e Chree derrey yn Traa t'eh goaill yn Chreeftiaght.


miferable, and poor, and blind, and naked.

as feaghnit, as boght, as doal, as rooifht.

This is the fad Condition Shoh yn Stayd hrimshagh të to which, as as Sinners, we fhin, myr Peccee, aarloo dy are fubject: and it is thy huittym fo: as fhe dty VyghMercy, O God, that any of in's eh, O Yee, dy vel unnane us are fenfible of it.-Pre- erbee j'in tushtagh jeh.-Freill ferve me, I beseech Thee, mifh, ta mee guee ort, veih'n from that Blindness which Deiilid fhen yinnagh my lhietwould hinder me from fee-tal veih fakin my Hreihys ing my own Mifery, and hene, as veih'n Voyrn fhen, yinfrom that Pride, which would nagh my lhiettal veih goaillkeep me from acknowledg- rifh kiongoyrt Rhyt's, oddys ing it before Thee, who a- ynrycan cooney lhiam, O cur lone canft help me. O give Ennaghtyn firrinagh dou jeh me a true Senfe of the Ma- ny Aflayntyn anmey then ta ladies I labour under, and mee lhie foue, as cocin lhiam help me for thy Mercies fake, er Graih dty Vyghinyn, as er and for the fake of Jefus my Graih Yeefey my Er-kionnee. Redeemer.

Pfal. li. 17. Oural Yee he Spyrryd feaghnit eb; Cree bright as arryfagh cha jean Fee beg y boiaghey jeh.

Agh feer neu - feeu ta my Chree's dy v'er ny hebbal gys Jee, derrey vee'm er chofney Pardoon voifh fon ny ymmodee Peccaghyn fhen ta er n'yannoo eh neu-ghlen.

Jer. iii. 12, 13. I am mer- Jer. iii. 12, 13. Ta mifh ciful, faith the Lord, and I mygbinagh, ta'n Chiarn dy will not keep Anger for ever; ghra, as cha jean-ym Jymmoofe only acknowledge thine Ini-y reayll fon dy bragh, ynrycan quity, that thou haft tranfgow rifh dty Vee-chairys, dy vel greffed against the Lord thy oo er n'yannoo Peccah noi yn God. Chiarn dty Yee.


Ta mee goaill-rifh my Pheccah hood's, O Yee, as my chairys cha jean-ym y chieltyn: hide:

Pfal. li. 17. The Sacrifice of God is a broken Spirit; a broken and a contrite Heart God will not defpife.

But moft unfit is mine to be to God presented, until I have obtained his Pardon for the many Sins, by which it has been defiled.

I do acknowledge my Sin unto Thee, O God, and mine Iniquities will I not

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ta mee er-y-fa fhen geearree Leih ort, as fhaffoo er dty Ghialdyn grayfoil, lefh Cree flane kiarit gyn dy bragh reefht dy hyndaa gys Ommijys.

Jer. xvii. 9. Ta'n Cree molteyragh as mee-chrauee erskyntowfe; quoi oddys toiggal eh?

Cha voddym's dy jarroo freggyrt fon my Chree hene; agh cha vel Fockle erbee, O Hiarn, nagh vel In Hiarn, nagh vel ayns dty Phooar: Aynyd's ta mee cur my Hreifhteil, ny lhig dou dy bragh ve er my choyrt gys Nearey: Freill eh dy bragh ayns my Chree cre'n Red olk as fharroo vees eh, dy hreigeil y Chiarn.


hide : I do therefore im-
plore thy Pardon, and plead
thy gracious Promise, with
full Purpose of Heart, never
again to return to Folly.
Jer. xvii. 9. The Heart is
deceitful, and defperately
ed; who can know it?
I cannot, indeed, anfwer
for my
my own Heart; but
there is no Word, O Lord,
impoffible with Thee: In
Thee I do put my Truft,
let me never be put to Con-
fufion :-Keep it ever in my
Heart what an evil thing
and bitter, it will be, to for-
fake the Lord.

1 John iii. 8. He that com- 1 Ean iii. 8. Efhyn ta jannoo mitteth Sin (who abandons Peccah (ta livrey harrish eh himself to live in any known hene dy veaghey ayns Peccah Sin) is of the Devil,-is un-er-fys da) t'eh jeh'n Droghder his Power and Govern- Spyrryd,--t'eh fo yn Phooar as y Reill echey.


Freill mish, Yee ghrayfoil, veih'n Deillid Annym-ftroiagh fhen, dy reih Noid ny Hanmey fon my Hiarn as my Chiannoort, ayns Ynnyd dty Vac Bannit, eh hug fheese e Vioys dy chofney fhin reefht veih Tranlaafe atchimagh y Jouyl.

1 Ean ii. 25. She hob yn Gialdyn t'eh er n'yannoo dooin, dy jarroo yn Vea

veayn. Cre cha mie erfkyn-infh ta Jee, dy chur dooin lheid yn. Ard-treifhteil, dy reayll fhin hene veih Toyrt-mow !----Cur


Preferve me, gracious God, from fo fatal a Blindnefs, to chufe Satan for my Lord and Governor, instead of thy Bleffed Son, who laid down his Life to redeem us from the dreadful Tyranny of the Devil.

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1 John ii. 25. This is the Promife that he hath promifed us, eternal Life.

How infinitely good is God, to give us fo great Encouragement to fave ourfelves from Ruin!-Give me,

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I befeech Thee, a firm Faith | dooys, ta mee guee ort, Credin this Promife, that no Fears jue fhickyr ayns y Ghialdyn may terrify me, no Pleafures thoh, nagh vod Atchim erbee may corrupt my Heart; m'y agglagh, nagh vod Eunyffyn No Difficulties may difcourage erbee my Chree y chleayney; me from ferving Thee. ---As nagh jean Seaghyn erbee m'y agglagh veih ufs y hirveifh.

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Matt. xvi. 24. If any Man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his Cross and follow me.



O my Saviour! who plea- O my Haualtagh! nagh ren fedft not thyself, but tookeft foiaghey jeed hene, agh ghow upon Thee the Form of a ort Cummey Sharvaant, ny Servant, let me not profefs lhig dooys goaill orrym dy ve to follow Thee, without en- Eiyrtyffagh jeed's, fegooifh deavouring to follow the ftreeu dy jeean dy eiyrt er Kefbleffed Steps of thy moft madyn bannit dty Vea smoo Holy Life. Thy Patience, Chafherick,--Dty Hurranfe, Meeknefs, and Humility: Thy dty Veeinid, as dty Injillid-aiggreat Difregard for the World, ney; Dty veggan Geill fon Euits Pleafures, Profits, and all ny yn y Theihll, e Vaynrys, e its Idols-Thy fenfible Con- Vondeifh, as ooilley e Talloonyn: cern for the Miseries of Men: ---Yn Chymmey jeean ayd's -Thy Unweariednefs in do- fon Treihys Deiney : -Dty ing Good:-Thy Conftancy Yeidjys doccaragh ayns jannoo in Prayer, and Refignation Mie :---Dty Hannaghtyn kinto the Will of thy Father, jagh ayns Padjer, as dty Vial Let me part with any lys gys Aigney dty Ayrey.---thing as dear as a right Lhig dooys ny fleaie fcarrey rish Hand, or a right Eye, ra- Nhee erbee eer cha deyr as ther than not follow Thee, Laue yefb, ny Sooill yefb, na gyn geiyrt ort's.

Mian vi, 24. Cha vod Dooinbirney erbee daa Vainhter y veifh.----Cha vod fhiu Fee as * Mammon y hirveish.

Nagh row nouyn dooys, O Yee, dy bragh foiaghey scose


* Yn Seihll,

Mat. vi. 24, No Man can ferve two Mafters.--Le can not ferve God and Mammon,

Mian xvi. 24. My ta Dooinney erbee aggindagh geiyrt orrym's, lhig da eh hene y obbal, as e Chrob y hroggal, as geiyrt

May I never fet up any Rival, O God, with thee in

the Poffeffion of my Heart! | Nhee erbee dy ve Ayrnagh May I never attempt to mayrt's ayns my Chree! Nagh reconcile thy Service with jean-ym dy bragh goaill ayns that World which is at Laue dy yannoo coardail eddyr Enmity with thee! Give me, y Chirveifh ayd's as y Seihll I befeech Thee, the Eyes of then ta ec Noidys rhyt! Cur Faith that I may fee the dou, ta mee guee ort, ny SooilWorld, what in Truth it is; lyn dy Chredjue dy voddym fa-The Danger of its Riches, kin y Seihll, cre ayns Firrinys The Folly of its Pleafures, te ;---Danjeyr e Verchys,---OmThe Multitude of its Snares, mijys e Eunyfyn,---Ymmodee -The Power of its Tempta-e Ribbaghyn,---Pooar e Violaghtions,-Its deadly Poifon, andyn,---E Phyfboon baafoil, as e certain Danger of drawing Ghaue fhickyr dy hayrn my my Heart from the Love of Chree veih Graih 'chur dhyt. Thee.

Matt. xxii. 37, 39. Thou fhalt love the Lord thy God with all thy Heart,-And thy Neighbour as thy felf.

Mian xxii. 37, 39. Ver oo
Graih da'n Chiarn dty Yee lefh
ooilley dty Chree,----As da dty
Naboo myr dhyt hene.

O that the Love of God O dy vod Graih Yee ve Ard-
may be the Commanding Prin-reiltagh my Annym; dy vod ve
ciple of my Soul; and that I aym yn Prowal gerjoilagh shoh
may have this comfortable | jeh'n Ghraih echey tannagh-
Proof of his Love abiding tyn aynym, dy voddym ftreeu
in me, that I ftudy to pleafe dy wooiys eh as dy reayll e
hin and to keep his Com- Annaghyn!--Dy vod my
mandments!-That my Love Ghraih da my Naboo ve lheid
to my Neighbour may be as ta Jee er harey, dy ve giaf-
fuch as God has command- tyllagh as leih, as Graiby choyrt,
ed, that I may give and for- myr ta cooie da Eiyrtyffagh
give, and love, as becomes Yeefey!
a Disciple of Jesus Christ!

1 John iii. 14. We know that we have paffed from Death unto Life, because we love the Brethren.

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What it is to love my Neighbour as myself, Thou, O Lord, haft taught me in

1 Ean iii. 14. Tafys ain dy
vel fhin caghlait veih Baafe gys
Bea, er-yn-oyr dy nhynney lhien
ny Braaraghyn [Creeftee].

Cre te dy chur Graih da my
Naboo myr dou bene, T'ou ufs,
O Hiarn, er n'ynaghey dou

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