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They that go down to the sea thy Divine Majesty, to offer a in ships; and occupy their busi- sacrifice of praise and thanksgivness in great waters;
ling, 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 wonheaven, and down again to the derfully command a deliverance;
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.
T Or this. So when they cry unto the Most mighty and gracious Lord in their trouble, he 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 to ner hath been extended towards cease, so that the waves thereof us, whom thou hast so powerfulare still.
ly and wonderfully defended. Then are they glad, because Thou hast 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 thy Glory be to the Father, and to mercy, in saving us when we the Son, and to the Holy Ghost; were ready to perish. 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 without end. Amen.. then of the danger; and give us 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 boly 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, bumbly saved, may serve thee in holiness present ourselves again before and righteousness all the days of
our life, through Jesus Christ our still doeth, 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 bis benefits upon us. O Come, let us give thanks unto the Lord, for he is gracious; of whom cometh 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 to be praised : Let the redeemed escaped death. of the Lord say so, whom he hatia through the operation of thy
Thou. Lord, hast made us glad delivered from the merciless hands; and we will triumph in rage of the sea. 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
one of us say, Amen, Amen. quities. But as the heaven is high above the Son, and to the Holy Ghost;
Giory be to the Fatber, and to the earth ; so great bath 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. Dess; we were even at death's 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 bad 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 heaven, and then down again Yea, the waters had drowned into the deep; our soul melted us, and the stream had gone over within us, because of trouble. our soul; the deep waters of the
Then cried we unto thee, O proud had gone over our soul. Lord; and thou didst deliver us But praised be the Lord, who out of our distress.,
bath not given us over as a prey Blessed be thy name, wko unto them. didst not despise the prayer of The Lord hath 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 calm.
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 hath covered our
heads, and made us to stand in might, wbich 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 the Lord hath overthrown our happy victory, the whole glory enemies, and dashed in pieces whereof we do ascribe to thee,wbo 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 thy be given the glory:
glory, the advancement of thy The Lord hath done great Gospel, the honour of our counthings 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 rejoice.
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, through Jesus Christ our Lord
i Glory be to the Father, and to to whom, with thee, and the Holy the Son, and to the Holy Ghost; Spirit, as for all thy mercies, so in
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 1 After this Hymn may be said the Te Deum.'
2 Cor. xiii. 14. 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., * At the Burial of the Dead at Sea, the Office in the Common Prayer Book may be
used; only instead of these words, Wetherefore commit his Body to the ground, earth to earth, 8-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 subdua all things to himself.
A FORM OF PRAYER FOR THE VISITATION OF PRISONERS When Morning or Evening Prayer shall be read in any Prison, instead of the Psalm, 0 come let us sing, &c. shall be read the 150th Psalm ; and th. Minister shall insert, after the Collect for the Day, the Collect in the following service, O God, who sparest, &c. and at such time, as the Litany is not read, he shall
add the Prayer, o God, nrerciful Father, who despisest not, &c. 1. And when Notice is given to the Minis- REMEMBER not, Lord, our
ter, that a Prisoner is confined for soinu iniquities, nor the iniquities great or capital crime, he skoll visit of our forefathers ; neither take him; and when he cometh into the plues where the Prisoner is, he shull thou vengeance of our sins: Spare qay, kneeling down,
us, good Lord, spare thy people,
Let us pray.
whom thou hast redeemed with innocent, and awaken the guilty : thy most precious blood, and be and forasmuch as thou alone bring. not angry with us for ever. est light out of darkness, and good Ans. Spare us, good Lord. out of evil, grant that the pains
and punishments which these thy Lord, have mercy upon us. servants endure, through their Christ, have mercy upon us. bodily confinement, may tend to
Lord, have mercy upon us. setting free their souls from the OUR Father, who art in Hea- chains of sin; through Jesus
Christ our Lord. Amen. Min. O Lord, show thy mercy 1 Here the Minister, as he shall see conupon us;
venient, may read the Prayer for All Ans. And grant us thy saʼvation.
conditions of Men, the Collect for AshMin. Turn thy face from our
Wednesday, and the Collect beginning
Almighty God, the fountain of all wissins;
dom, &-c. or any other Prayer of the LiAns: And blot out all our ini- turgy, which he shall judge proper.
T Then shall the Minister exhort the quities.
Prisoner or Prisoners after this Form, Min. Send us help from thy or other like: holy place;
DEARLY beloved, know this, Ans. For thine indignation lieth that Almighty God, whose bard upon us.
never-failing providence governMin. O Lord, hear our prayer; eth all things both in heaven and
Ans. And let the sighing of the earth, hath so wisely and merciPrisoners come before thee. fully ordered the course of this The Collcct.
world, that his judgments are ofGRANT, we beseech thee, Alten sent as fatherly corrections to
mighty God, that we, who for us; and if, with due submission our evil deeds do worthily deserve and resignation to his holy will to be punished, by the comfort of we receive the same, they will thy grace may mercifully be re-work together for our good. lieved; through our Lord and It is your part and duty, thereSavioůr Jesus Christ. Amen. fore, to humble yourself under O God, who sparest when we the mighty hand of God, to ac
deserve punishment, and in knowledge the righteousness of thy wrath reinemberest mercy ; his judgments, and to endeavour, we humbly beseech thee, of thy that, by his grace, this present goodness to comfort and succnur visitation may lead you to a sin. all those who are under reproach cere and bearty repentance. and misery in the house of bond- The way and means thereto is, age; correct them not in thine to examine your life and converanger, neither chasten them in sation by the rule of God's comthy sore displeasure. Give them mandments; and whereinsoever a right understanding of them- you shall perceive yourself to have selves, and of thy threats and pro- offended either by will, word, or mises; that they may neither cast deed, there to bewail your own away their confidence in thee, nor sinfulness, and to confess yourself place it any where but in thee. to Almighty God, with full purRelieve the distressed, protect the pose of amendment of life. And
if you shall perceive your offences you may claim the merits of to be such as are not only against Christ : but if you die in your sins, God, but also against your neigh- bis sufferings will tend to your bours; then to reconcile yourself greater condemnation. O belovto them, being ready to make res- ed, consider, in this your day, how titution and satisfaction, accord- fearful a thing it will be to fall ing to the uttermost of your into the hands of the living God, power, for all injuries and wrongs when you can neither fly to his done by you to any other: and be- mercy to protect you, nor to the inglikewise ready to forgive others merits of Christ to cover you in who have offended you, as you that terrible day. would have forgiveness of your " Here the Minister shall examine him offences at God's hand. And to concerning his Faith, and rehearse the
Articles of the Creed, Dost thou believe this true repentance and change in God, &c. And the Prisoner shall of mind you must add a lively and steadfast faith, and dependence All this I steadfastly believe. upon the merits of the death of " Then shall the Minister examine whether Christ, with an entire resignation charity with all the world, and further
he repent him truly of his sins, and be in of yourself to the will of God. admonish him particularly concerning Except you repent, and believe, the crimes wherewith he is charged:
and exhort, him if he have any scruples, we can give you no hope of salva
that he would declare the same, and
pretion: But if you do sincerely re- pare himself for the Holy Communion, pent and believe, God hath declar- against the time that it may be proper ed, though your sins be as red as Then, all lenceling, the Minister shall scarlet, they shall be made white
say as follows, from the 51st Psalm: as snow; though your wickednes. HAVE mercy upon me, O God, ses have gone over your head, yet after thy great goodness; acshall they not be your destruction.cording to the multitude of thy
We exhort you therefore in the mercies, do away mine offences. name of God, and of his dear Son Wash me thoroughly from my Jesus Christ our Saviour, and as wickedness; and cleanse me from you tender your own salvation, to my sin. fake good heed of these things in For I acknowledge my faults; time, while the day of salvation and my sin is ever before me. lasteth ; for the night cometh, Against thee only have I sinned, when no man can work. While you and done this evil in thy sight; have the light, believe in the light, that thou mightest be justified in and walk as children of the light, thy saying, and clear when thou that you be not cast into outer art judged. darkness; that you may not knock, Behold, I was shapen in wickwhen the door shall be shut; and sedness; and in sin hath my mocry for mercy, when it is the time ther conceived me. of justice. Now you are the ob- But lo, thou requirest truth in ject of God's mercy, if by repent- the inward parts; and shalt make ance and true faith you turn unto me to understand wisdom sehim: but if you neglect these cretly. things, you will be the object of Thou shalt purge me with byshis justice and vengeance: Now.sop, and I shall be clean; thou