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: 'I!ė Pryr to be said before a Fight O suffer is not to sink under ut sint ag inst cry E.:mi.

Jihe weight of our sins, or the vio0 Vost powerful and glorious

erice of the eneniy. Lord God, the Lord or hosts, that rulest and commandest all liver us, for thy name's sake.

O Lord, arise, help us, and des thinus ; thiou sittest in the throne judging right: And therefore we

1 Short Prayers in respect of a Stora. make our address to thy Divine THIOU. O Lord, who stillest the Maje-ty, in this our necessity, that

raging of the sea, hear, hear thou wouldest take the cause into us, and save us, that we perish not. thine own hand, and judge be

o blessed Saviour, who didst tween us and our enemies. Stir save thy disciples ready to perish up thy strength, O Lord, and in a storm; hear us, and save us,

we besecch thee. come and help us; for thou givest not alway the battle to the strong,

Lord, have mercy upop-us. hut canst saveby many or by few.

Christ. have mercy upon us. Olet nut our sins now cry against

Lord, have mercy upon us.

O Lord, hear us. us for vengeance; but hear us thy

O Christ, hear us. poor servants begging mercy, and imploring thy lielp, and that thou God the Holy Ghost, have mercy

God the Father, God the Son, wouldest be a defence unto us against tho face of the enemy: upon us, save us now and erer: Make it appear that thou art our

more. Amen. Saviour and mighty Deliverer, OUR Father, who art in Hex through Jesus Christ our Lord.

ven, Hallowed he thy Name; Amen.

Thy Kingdom come; Thy Wil Skort Prayers for single Persons, who be done on Earth, as it is in Heacannot mitt to join in Prayer" zvithven; Give us this day our daily others, by reason of the Fight or Storm. bread; And forgive us our tres

1 General Prayers. LO ORD be inerciful to us sinners, passes, as we forgive those who and save us for thy mercies not into temptation ; But deliver

trespass against us; And lead us sake.

us from evil. Amen. Thou art the great God, who hast made and rulest all things:

7 When there shall be iniminent dangu, O deliver us for thy name's sake.

as many as can be spared from north

sowy service in the ship shall be called Thou art the great God to be together, and make an humble Confeita feared above all : 0 save us, that

sion of their sins to (iod: in which wery we may praise thee.

one ought seriously to reflect upon those

particular sins, of which his conscience Special Prayers with respect to the shall accuse hin; saying as follows: Enemy.

The Confession. THOU, O Lord, art just and ALMIGHTY God, Father of

:0 defend our cause against the face of the enemy. ker of all things, Judge of all

O God, thou art a strong tower men; we acknowledge and beträll of defence to all who ily unto our manifold sins and wickedness, thee: O save us from the violence which we from time to time mos O Lord of Hosts, fight for us ; thought, word, and deed, again.

grievously have committed that we may glorify thee. lthy Divine Majesty, proroking

of the enemy:

most justly thy wrath and indig- ever; his eyes behold the peopie; nation against us. We do earnest- and such as will not believe, Jy repent, and are heartily sorry shall not be able to exalt themfor these our misdoings; the re- selves. membrance of them is grievous O praise our God, ye people ; unto us; the burden of them is and make the voice of bis praise intolerable. Have mercy upon to be heard ; us, have mercy upon us, most Who holdeth our soul in life ;' merciful Father: For thy 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 erer 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. dmen,

I will go into thine house with I 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, meat mercy, hath promised for when I was in trouble.

O come hither, and hearken, giveness of sins to all those who all

ye that fear God; and I will with hearty repentance and true faith turn unto him ; have

tell you what he hath done for mercy upon you; pardon and de- my soul.

I called unto him with my liver you from all your sins; confirm and strengthen you in all

mouth;

gave him praises goodness, and bring you to ever

with my tongue.

If I incline unto wickedness fasting life, tlırougli' Jesus Christ our Lord. Simen.

with mine heart, the Lord will

not hear me.
I Thanksgiiing after a Storm.
Psalm tu. Jubilate Deo.

But God hath heard me; and O Be joyful in God, all ye lands; considered the

voice of my prayer. sing praises unto the honour Praised be God, who hath not of his name; make his praise to cast out my prayer, nor turned

bis mercy from me. Say unto God, O how wonder Glory be to the Father, and to fiul art thou in thy works ; through the Son, and to the Holy Ghost; the greatness of thy power shall As it was in the beginning, is thine enemies be found liars unto now, and ever shall be, world thee,

without end. Amen. For all the world shall worship Psalm 107. Confitemini Domino. Shee, sing of thee, and praise thy O That men would praise the name.

Lord for his goodness; and O come hither, and behold the declare the wonders that he doyorks of God; how wonderful eth for the children of men ! The is in his doings towards the That they would offer unto him children of men!

the sacrifice of thanksgiving; and He ileth with his power for tell out his works with gladness!

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be glorious.

They that go down to the sea thy Divine Majesty, to offer a in ships; and occupy their busi- sacrifice of praise and thanksgivdess in great waters;

ing, for that thou heardest us These men see the works of when we called in our trouble, the Lord, and his wonders in the and didst not cast out our prayer, deep.

which we made before thee in For at his word, the stormy our great distress; even when we wind ariseth ; which lifteth up gave all for lost, our Ship our the waves thereof.

Goods, our Lives, then didst thou They are carried up to the mercifully look upon us, and wonhearen, and down again to the derfully command a deliverance; deep; their soul melteth away for which we now, being in safety, because of the trouble.

do give all praise and glory to thy They reel to and fro, and stag- holy name, through Jesus Christ ger like a drunken man; and are our Lord. Amen. at their wit's end.

7 Or thés. -". So when they cry unto the O Most mighty and gracious Lord in their trouble, be deliver good God, thy mercy is over eth them out of their distress. all thy works, but in special man

For he maketh the storm toner hath been extended toytards cease, so that the waves thereof us, whom thou hast so pourerfulare still.

ly and wonderfully, defended. Then are they glad, because Thou bast showed us terrible they are at rest; and so he bring-things, and wonders in the deep, eth them unto the haven where that we might see how powerful they would be.

and gracious a God thou art; O that men would therefore how able and ready to help praise the Lord for his goodness ; those that trust in thee. Thou hast and declare the wonders that he showed us how both winds and doeth for the children of men ! seas obey thy command; that we

That they would exalt him also may learn even from them herein the congregation of the peo- after to obey thy voice, and to. ple; 'and praise him in the seat do thy will. We therefore bless of the elders !

and glorify thy name, for this tby Glory be to the Father, and to mercy, in saving us when we the Son, and to the Holy Ghost; were ready to parish. And we be.

As it was in the beginning, is seech thee, make us as truly sensinow, and ever shall be, world ble now of thy mercy, as we were withont end. Amen.

then of the danger; and give us s Collects of Thanksgiving.

hearts always ready to express O Most blessed and glorious our thankfulness not only by

Lord God, who art of infinite words, but also by our lives, in goodness and mercy; we, thy being more obedient to thy holy poor creatures, whom thou hast commandments. Continue, we made and preserved, holding our beseech thee, this thy goodness souls in life, and now rescuing us to us; that we, whom thou hast out of the jaws of death, humbly saved, may serve thee in hoðiness, present ourselves again before and righteousness all the days of

our life, through Jesus Christ our still docth, for the children of men! Lord and Saviour. Amen. Praised be the Lord daily; even TA Hymn of Praise and Thanksgiving the Lord that helpeth us, and after a dangerous Tempest.

poureth his benefits upon us. O Conne, let us give thanks unto the Lord, for he is gracious; of whom coineth salvation : God

He is our God, even the God and his mercy endureth for ever.

is the Lord, by whom we have Great is the Lord, and greatly

escaped death. to be praised : Let the redeemed

Thou, Lord, hast made us glad of the Lord say so, whom he hath delivered from the merciless hands; and we will triumph in

through the operation of thy rage of the sea.

thy praise. The Lord is gracious, and full

Blessed be the Lord God; even of compassion; slow to anger, the Lord God, who only doeth and of great mercy,

wondrous things ; He hath not dealt with us ac

And blessed be the name of his cording to our sins; neither rewarded us according to our ini. Majesty for ever; and let every quities.

one of us say, Amen, Amen. But as the heaven is high above the Son, and to the Holy Ghost;

Glory be to the Father, and to the earth ; so great hath been his

As it was in the beginning, is mercy towards us. We found trouble and heavi- now, and ever shall be, world

without end. Amen. ness; we were even at death's 1 A Psalm or Hymn of Praise and door.

Thanksgiving after Victory. The waters of the sea had well IF the Lord had not been on our nigh covered us; the proud wa side, now may we say; if the ters had well nigh gone over our Lord himself had not been on our soul.

side, when men rose up against us; The sea roared; and the stormy They had swallowed us up wind lifted up the waves thereof. quick, when they were so wrath

We were carried up as it were fully displeased at us. to beaven, and then do vn again Yea, the waters had drowned into the deep; our soul melted us, and the stream had gone over within lis, because of trouble. our soul; the deep waters of the

Then cried we unto theeus O proud had gone over our soul. Lord; and thou didst deliver us But praised be the Lord, who out of our distress.

hath not given us over as a prey Blessed be thy name, who unto tiem. didst not despise the prayer of The Lord liath wrought a thy servants ; but didst hear our mighty salvation for us. cry, and hast saved us.

We got not this by our own Thou didst send forth thy sword, neither wasit our own arm commandment; and the windy that saved us; but thy right hand, storm ceased, and was turned in- and thine arm, and the light of to a calın.

thy countenance, because thou O let us therefore praise the hadst a favour unto us. Lord for his goodness; and declare The Lord hath appeared for the wonders that he hath done, and 'us; the Lord haih covered our

heads, and made us to stand in might, which none is able to with the day of battle.

stand; we bless and magnify thy The Lord hath appeared for us; great and glorious name for this a the Lord hath overthrown our happy victory, the whole glory, encmies, and dashed in pieces whereofwe do ascribe to thee, who those that rose up against us. art the only giver of victory. And

Therefore not unto us, O Lord, we beseech thee, give us grace to not unto us; but unto thy name improve this great mercy: to lliy be given the glory:

glory, the advancement of thy The Lord hath done great Gospel, the honour of our GOUR things for us; the Lord hath done try, and, as much as in us lieth to great things for us, for which we the good of all mankind. And Icjoice.

we beseech thee, give us such a Our help standeth in the name sense of this great mercy, as may of the Lord, who hath made hea- engage us to a true thankfulness, ven and earth.

such as may appear in our lives, Blessed be the name of the by an humble, holy, and obedient Lord, from this time forth for walking before thee all our days, evermore,

through Jesus Christ our Lords Glory be to the Father, and to to whom, with thee, and the Holy the Son, anu to the Holy Ghost, Spirit, as for all thy mercies, so ia

As it was in the beginning, is particular for this victory and now,

and ever shall be, world deliverance, be all glory and ho without end. Amen.

nour, world without end, Amen, † After this Hymn may be said the Te

2 Cor. xiji. 14. 1 Then this Collect.

THE grace of our Lord Jesus Almighty God, the Sovereign Christ, and the love of God and

Commander of all the world, the fellowship of the Holy Ghost in whose hand is power and be with us all evermore. Amen. 1 At the Burial of the Dead at Sea, the Office in the Common Prayer Balle may be

used; only instead of these words, Wetherefore commit his Body to the ground, earth to earth, &c. say, We therefore commit his Body to the deep, to be tumed into corruption, looking for the Resurrection of the Body when the Sea shall give up her dead, and the life of the world to come, through our Lord Jesus Christ; who at his coming, shall change our vile Body, that it may be like his glorious Body, according to the mighty working whereby he is able to subdue all things to himself.

A FORM OF PRAYER FOR THE VISITATION OF PRISONERS. ?? When Morning or Esining Prayer shall be read in any Prison, instead of the

Pscdm, o come let us sing, &c. shall be read the 130th Psalm; and the Minister shall insert, after the Collect for the Day, the Collect in the following '

spice O God, who sparest, &c. und at such time, as the Litany is not read, he shall

add the Prayer, O God, merciful Father, who despisest not, &c. ? And when Notice is given to the Minis. REMEMBER not; Lord, ode

great or capital crime, he shall visit of our forefather's ; neither take hin; and when he cometh into the thou vengeance of our sins: Shares

iniquities, nor the iniquities. place where the Prisoner is, he shall syy, kreeling down,

lus, good Lord, spare thy people

Deum.

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