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morsels : who is able to abide his
frost ? Laudate Dominum.
18 He sendeth out his word, PRAISE the Lord, for it is and melteth them : he bloweth U a good thing to sing praises with his wind, and the waters unto our God : yea, a joyful and flow. pleasant thing it is to be thank 19 He sheweth his word unto ful.
Jacob : his statutes and ordi2 The Lord doth build up Je nances unto Israel. rusalem ; and gather together the 20 He hath not dealt so with out-casts of Israel.
any nation : neither have the hea3 He healeth those that are then knowledge of his laws. broken in heart : and giveth medicine to heal their sickness.
PSALM CXLVIII. 4 He telleth the number of the
Laudate Dominum. stars : and calleth them all by their names.
PRAISE the Lord of heaven: 5 Great is our Lord, and great praise him in the height. is his power : yea, and his wisdom 2 Praise him, all ye angels of is infinite.
his : praise him, all his host. 6 The Lord setteth up the meek : 3 Praise him, sun and moon : and bringeth the ungodly down to praise him, all ye stars and light. the ground.
4 Praise him, all ye heavens : 70 sing unto the Lord with and ye waters that are above the thanksgiving : sing praises upon heavens. the harp unto our God;
5 Let them praise the Name of 8 Who covereth the heaven the Lord : for he spake the word, with clouds, and prepareth rain and they were made; he comfor the earth : and maketh the manded, and they were creatgrass to grow upon the moun ed. tains, and herb for the use of 6 He hath made them fast for men;
ever and ever : he hath given 9 Who giveth fodder unto the | them a law which shall not be cattle ; and feedeth the young broken. ravens that call upon him.
7 Praise the Lord upon earth : 10 He hath no pleasure in the ye dragons, and all deeps ; strength of an horse : neither de 8 Fire and hail, snow and valighteth he in any man's legs. pours : wind and storm, fulfilling
11 But the Lord's delight is in his word; them that fear him: and put their 9 Mountains and all hills : fruittrust in his mercy.
ful trees and all cedars; 12 Praise the Lord, O Jerusa 10 Beasts and all cattle : worms lem : praise thy God, O Sion. and feathered fowls;
13 For he hath made fast the 11 Kings of the earth and all bars of thy gates : and hath bless people : princes and all judges of ed thy children within thee.
the world; 14 'He maketh peace in thy 12 Young men and maidens, borders : and filleth thee with the old men and children, praise the flour of wheat.
Name of the Lord : for his Name 15 He sendeth forth his com only is excellent, and his praise mandment upon earth : and his above heaven and earth. word runneth very swiftly.
13 He shall exalt the horn of 16 He giveth snow like wool : his people; all his saints shall and scattereth the hoar-frost like praise him : even the children of ashes.
Israel, even the people that sery17 He casteth forth his ice like eth him.
1 and their nobles with links of
iron. Cantate Domino.
9 That they may be avenged of n SING unto the Lord a new them, as it is written : Such ho
song : let the congregation nour have all his saints. of saints praise him.
PSALM CL. 2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him : and let the chil
Laudate Dominum. dren of Sion be joyful in their PRAISE God in his holiness : King.
praise him in the firmament 3 Let them praise his Name in of his power. the dance : let them sing praises 2 Praise him in his noble acts : unto him with tabret and harp. praise him according to his excel
4 For the Lord hath pleasure in lent greatness. his people : and helpeth the meek- 3 Praise him in the sound of hearted.
the trumpet : praise him upon the 5 Let the saints be joyful with lute and harp. glory : let them rejoice in their 1 4 Praise him in the cymbals beds.
and dances : praise him upon the 6 Let the praises of God be in strings and pipe. their mouth : and a two-edged 5 Praise him upon the wellsword in their hands;
tuned cymbals : praise him upon 7 To be avenged of the heathen: | the loud cymbals. and to rebuke the people;
| 6 Let every thing that hath 8 To bind their kings in chains : breath : praise the Lord.
I The Morning and Evening Service to be used daily at Sea shall be
the same which is appointed in the Book of Common Prayer. These two following Prayers are the rage thereof; We thy creato be also used in her Majesty's tures, but miserable sinners, do Navy every day.
in this our great distress cry unto ETERNAL Lord God, who thee for help: Save, Lord, or else
alone spreadest out the hea we perish. We confess, when we vens, and rulest the raging of the have been safe, and seen all things sea; who hast compassed the wa- quiet about us, we have forgot ters with bounds until day and thee our God, and refused to night come to an end ; Be pleased hearken to the still voice of thy to receive into thy Almighty and word, and to obey thy commandmost gracious protection the per ments : But now we see, how tersons of us thy servants, and the rible thou art in all thy works of Fleet in which we serve. Preserve wonder: the great God to be fearus from the dangers of the sea, ed above all : And therefore we and from the violence of the ene- adore thy Divine Majesty, acmy; that we may be a safeguard knowledging thy power, and imunto our most gracious Sovereign ploring thy goodness. Help, Lord, Lady, Queen VICTORIA, and and save us for thy mercy's sake her Dominions, and a security for in Jesus Christ thy Son, our Lord. such as pass on the seas upon their Amen. lawful occasions; that the inha
Or this. bitants of our Island may in peace
MOST glorious and gracious and quietness serve thee our God;
U Lord God, who dwellest in and that we may return in safety heaven, but beholdest all things to enjoy the blessings of the land, below; Look down, we beseech with the fruits of our labours, and thee, and hear us, calling out of with a thankful remembrance of the depth of misery, and out of thy mercies to praise and glorify the jaws of this death, which is thy holy Name; through Jesus ready now to swallow us up : Save, Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lord, or else we perish. The livThe Collect.
ing, the living, shall praise thee. DREVENT us, O Lord, in all
O send thy word of command to I our doings, with thy most gra
rebuke the raging winds, and the cious favour, and further us with
roaring sea; that we, being delithy continual help; that in all
vered from this distress, may live our works begun, continued, and
to serve thee, and to glorify thy ended in thee, we may glorify
Name all the days of our life. thy holy Name, and finally by
Hear, Lord, and save us, for the thy mercy obtain everlasting life;
infinite merits of our blessed Sa
viour, thy Son, our Lord Jesus through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Christ. Amen. Amen.
The Prayer to be said before a Prayers to be used in Storms Fight at Sea against any Enemy. at Sea.
MOST powerful and glorious MOST powerful and glorious Lord God, the Lord of hosts,
Lord God, at whose command that rulest and commandest all the winds blow, and lift up the things; Thou sittest in the throne waves of the sea, and who stillest judging right, and therefore we
make our address to thy Divine in a storm, hear us, and save us, Majesty in this our necessity, that we beseech thee. thou wouldest take the cause into Lord, have mercy upon us. thine own hand, and judge be Christ, have mercy upon us. tween us and our enemies. Stir up Lord, have mercy upon us. thy strength, O Lord, and come O Lord, hear us. and help us; for thou givest not O Christ, hear us. alway the battle to the strong, but God the Father, God the Son, canst save by many or by few. 0 God the Holy Ghost, have mercy let not our sins now cry against upon us, save us now and everus for vengeance; but hear us more. Amen. thy poor servants begging mercy, UR Father, which art in and imploring thy help, and that
heaven, Hallowed be thy thou wouldest be a defence unto
Name. Thy kingdom come. Thy us against the face of the enemy.
will be done in earth, As it is in Make it appear that thou art our
heaven. Give us this day our Saviour and mighty Deliverer,
daily bread. And forgive us our through Jesus Christ our Lord.
trespasses, As we forgive them Amen.
that trespass against us. And lead Short Prayers for single persons,
us not into temptation ; But dethat cannot meet to join in Pray
liver us from evil: For thine is er with others, by reason of the the kingdom, The power, and the Fight, or Storm.
glory, For ever and ever. Amen. General Prayers.
When there shall be imminent I ORD, be merciful to us sin
danger, as many as can be sparU ners, and save us for thy
ed from necessary service in the
Ship shall be called together, and mercy's sake.
make an humble Confession of Thou art the great God, that
their sin to God: In which every hast made and rulest all things:
one ought seriously to reflect upo deliver us for thy Name's sake.
on those particular sins of which Thou art the great God to be his conscience shall accuse him; feared above all : O save us, that saying as followeth, we may praise thee.
The Confession. Special Prayers with respect to
LMIGHTY God, Father of the Enemy.
A our Lord Jesus Christ, Maker THOU, O Lord, art just and of all things, Judge of all men ;
1 powerful: O defend our cause We acknowledge and bewail our against the face of the enemy. manifold sins and wickedness,
O God, thou art a strong tower Which we, from time to time, of defence to all that fiee unto most grievously have committed, thee: O save us from the violence By thought, word, and deed, Aof the enemy.
gainst thy Divine Majesty, ProO Lord of hosts, fight for us, voking most justly thy wrath and that we may glorify thee.
indignation against us. We do o suffer us not to sink under earnestly repent, And are heartily the weight of our sins, or the vio sorry for these our misdoings; The lence of the enemy.
remembrance of them is grievous O Lord, arise, help us, and de unto us; The burden of them is liver us for thy Name's sake. intolerable. Have mercy upon us,
Have mercy upon us, most merci Short Prayers in respect of a
ful Father; For thy Son our Lord Storm.
Jesus Christ's sake, Forgive us all M HOU, O Lord, that stillest | that is past; And grant that we
1 the raging of the sea, hear, may ever hereafter Serve and hear us, and save us, that we please thee In newness of life, To perish not.
| the honour and glory of thy Name; o blessed Saviour, that didst | Through Jesus Christ our Lord. save thy disciples ready to perish | Amen.
Then shall the Priest, if there be any in the Ship, pronounce this Absolution. ALMIGHTY God, our heaA venly Father, who of his great mercy bath promised forgiveness of sins to all them that with hearty repentance and true faith turn unto him; Have mercy upon you; pardon and deliver you from all your sins; confirm and strengthen you in all goodness, and bring you to everlasting life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Thanksgiving after a Storm.
BE joyful in God, all ye
lands : sing praises unto the honour of his Name, make his praise to be glorious.
Say unto God, o how wonderful art thou in thy works : through the greatness of thy power shall thine enemies be found liars unto thee.
For all the world shall worship thee : sing of thee, and praise thy Name.
O come hither, and behold the works of God : how wonderful he is in his doing toward the children of men.
He turned the sea into dry land : so that they went through the water on foot; there did we rejoice thereof.
He ruleth with his power for ever; his eyes behold the people : and such as will not believe shall not be able to exalt themselves.
O praise our God, ye people : and make the voice of his praise to be heard;
Who holdeth our soul in life : and suffereth not our feet to slip.
For thou, O God, hast proved us : thou also hast tried us, like as silver is tried.
Thou broughtest us into the snare : and laidest trouble upon our loins.
Thou sufferedst men to ride over our heads : we went through fire and water, and thou broughtest us out into a wealthy place.
I will go into thine house with
burnt-offerings : and will pay thee my vows, which I promised with my lips, and spake with my mouth, when I was in trouble. "
I will offer unto thee fat burntsacrifices, with the incense of rams : I will offer bullocks and goats.
O come hither, and hearken, all ye that fear God : and I will tell you what he hath done for my soul.
I called unto him with my mouth : and gave him praises with my tongue.
If I incline unto wickedness with mine heart : the Lord will not hear me.
But God hath heard 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, fc.
As it was in the beginning, f.c.
for he is gracious : and his mercy endureth for ever.
Let them give thanks whom the Lord hath redeemed : and delivered from the hand of the enemy;
And gathered them out of the lands, from the east, and from the west : from the north, and from the south.
They went astray in the wilderness out of the way : and found no city to dwell in ;
Hungry and thirsty : their soul fainted in them.
So they cried unto the Lord in their trouble : and he delivered them from their distress.
He led them forth by the right way : that they might go to the city where they dwelt.
o that men would therefore praise the Lord for his goodness : and declare the wonders that he doeth for the children of men !
For he satisfieth the empty soul : and filleth the hungry soul with goodness.
Such as sit in darkness, and in the shadow of death : being fast bound in misery and iron;
Because they rebelled against