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The Prayer to be said before a Fight O suffer as not to sink under at Sea against any Enemy. the weight of our sins, or the violence of the enemy.

Most powerful and glorious


O Lord, arise, help us, and de liver us, for thy name's sake.

T Short Prayers in respect of a Storm.

THOU, O Lord, who stillest the raging of the sea, hear, hear

of hosts, that rulest and commandest all things; thou sittest in the throne judging right: And therefore we make our address to thy Divine Majesty, in this our necessity, that thou wouldest take the cause into us, and save us, that we perish not. O blessed Saviour, who didst thine own hand, and judge between us and our enemies. Stirn a storm; hear us, and save us, save thy disciples ready to perish up thy strength, O Lord, and come and help us; for thou givest not alway the battle to the strong, but canst save by many or by few. O let not our sins now cry against us for vengeance; but hear us thy poor servants begging mercy, and

we beseech thee.

Lord, have mercy upon us.
Christ, have mercy upon us.
Lord, have mercy upon us.
O Lord, hear us.
O Christ, hear us..

God the Father, God the Son,

imploring thy help, and that thou God the Holy Ghost, have mercy wouldest be a defence unto us Jupon save us now and ever against the face of the enemy: more. Amen. Make it appear that thou art our

Saviour and mighty Deliverer, OUR Father, who art in Hea ven, Hallowed he thy Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will Amen. be done on Earth, as it is in Hea

General Prayers.

Short Prayers for single Persons, who cannot mest to join in Prayer with ven; Give us this day our daily others, by reason of the Fight or Storm. bread; And forgive us our tres LORD be merciful to us sinners, passes, as we forgive those who and save us for thy mercies trespass against us; And lead us not into temptation; But deliver us from evil. Amen.


Thou art the great God, who hast made and rulest all things: O deliver us for thy name's sake.

Thou art the great God to be feared above all: O save us, that we may praise thee.

Special Prayers with respect to the

HOU, O Lord, art just and powerful: O defend our cause against the face of the enemy.

O God, thou art a strong tower of defence to all who fly unto thee: O save us from the violence of the enemy. O Lord of Hosts, fight for us; that we may glorify thee.


When there shall be imminent danger, as many as can be spared from necessary service in the ship shall be called together, and make an humble Confes sion of their sins to Crod: in which every one ought seriously to reflect upon those particular sins, of which his conscience shall accuse him; saying as followith: The Confession." ALMIGHTY God, Father of

our Lord Jesus Christ, Maker of all things, Judge of all men; we acknowledge and bewail our manifold sins and wickedness, which we from time to time most grievously have committed, by thought, word, and deed, against thy Divine Majesty, provoking

most justly thy wrath and indig lever; his eyes behold the peopie; nation against us. We do earnest-and such as will not believe, ly repent, and are heartily sorry shall not

for these our misdoings; the re-selves be able to exalt them

membrance of them is grievous praise our God, ye people; into us; the burden of them is and make the voice of his praise intolerable. Have mercy upon to be heard;

us, have mercy upon us, most Who holdeth our soul in life; merciful Father: For tby Son our and suffereth not our feet to slip. Lord Jesus Christ's sake, forgive For thou, O God, hast proved us all that is past; and grant, that us: thou also hast tried us, like we may ever hereafter serve and as silver is tried.

please thee in newness of life, to Thou broughtest us into the the honour and glory of thy name, snare; and laidest trouble upon through Jesus Christ our Lord. our loins.

Amen, I will go into thine house with Then shall the Minister, if there be burnt-offerings; and will pay thee any in the ship, say, ALMIGHTY God, our hea my vows which I promised with venly Father, who, of his my lips, and spake with my mouth, great mercy, hath promised for- when I was in trouble. O come hither, and hearken, giveness of sins to all those who with hearty repentance and all ye that fear God; and I will true faith turn unto him; have tell you what he hath done for mercy upon you; pardon and de-my soul. liver you from all your sins ; confirm and strengthen you in all goodness, and bring you to everfasting life, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

I called unto him with my mouth; and gave him praises my tongue.


If I incline unto wickedness with mine heart, the Lord will

not hear me.

Thanksgiving after a Storm.
Psalm 86. Jubilate Deo.

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For all the world shall worship thee, sing of thee, and praise thy


But God hath beard me; and considered the voice of my prayer.

Praised be God, who hath not cast out my prayer, nor turned his mercy from me.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost;

As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Psalm 107. Confitemini Domino.

That men would praise the Lord for his goodness; and declare the wonders that he doeth for the children of men!


O come hither, and behold the works of God; how wonderful he is in his doings towards the children of men!

That they would offer unto him the sacrifice of thanksgiving; and He ruleth with his power for tell out his works with gladness!

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