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who trespass against us; Andsins ; confirm and strengthen lead us not into temptation; But you in all goodness, and bring deliver us from evil. Amen. you to everlasting life, through
JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen | When there shall be imminent danger, as many as can be spared from necessary
Thanksgiving after a storm. service in the ship shall be called together, and make an humble Confession of their
Psalm 66. Jubilate Deo. sins to God :* in which every one ought seriously to reflect upon those particular sins, of which his conscience shall accuse lands ; sing praises unto the
O BE joyful in God, all ye him; saying as followeth :
honour of his name; make his The Confession. ALMIGHTY GOD, Father praise to be glorious. of our Lord Jesus Christ; derful art thou in thy works ;
Say unto God, 0 how wonMaker of all things, Judge of all men ; we acknowledge and through the greatness of thy bewail our manifold sins and power shall thine enemies be
found liars unto thee. wickedness, which we from
For all the world shall wortime to time most grievously ship thee, sing of thee, and have committed, by thought, praise thy name. word, and deed, against thy praise thy name. divine majesty, provoking most works of God;
O come hither, and behold the
works of God; how wonderful justly thy wrath and indignation he is in his doings towards the against us.
We do earnestly children of men! repent, and are heartily sorry
He ruleth with his power for these our misdoings; the re- for ever; his eyes behold the membrance of them is grievous people ; and such as will not unto us; the burden of them
believe, shall not be able to is intolerable. Have mercy exalt themselves. upon us, have mercy upon
O praise our God, ye people; us, most merciful Father :
and make the voice of his praise for thy Son our Lord Jesus
to be heard ; Christ's sake, forgive us all
Who holdeth our soul in that is past; and grant, that we
life; and suffereth not our feet may ever hereafter serve and
to slip. please thee in newness of life, to the honour and glory of thy us ; thou also hast tried us, like
For thou, O God, hast proved name, through JESUS CHRIST
as silver is tried. our Lord. Amen.
Thou broughtest us into the 9 Then shall the Priest, if there be any in snare; and laidest trouble upon the ship, say,
our loins. ALMIGHTY God, our I will go into thine house heavenly Father, who, of his with burnt-offerings; and will great mercy, hath promised pay thee my vows which I forgiveness of sins to all those promised with my lips, and who with hearty repentance spake with my mouth, when I and true faith turn unto him ; was in trouble. have mercy upon you ; pardon O come hither, and hearken, and deliver you from all your all ye that fear God; and I will my soul.
tell you what he hath done for Lord in their trouble, he
delivereth them out of their I called unto him with my distress. mouth; and gave him praises For he maketh the storm to with my tongue.
cease, so that the waves thereof If I incline unto wickedness are still. with mine heart, the Lord will Then are they glad, because not hear me.
they are at rest; and so he But God hath heard me; bringeth them unto the haven and considered the voice of my where they would be. prayer.
O that men would therefore Praised be God, who hath praise the LORD for his goodnot cast out my prayer, nor ness; and declare the wonders turned his mercy from me.
that he doeth for the children Glory be to the FATHER, and of men ! to the Son, and to the Holy That they would exalt him Ghost;
also in the congregation of the As it was in the beginning, is people; and praise him in the now, and ever shall be, world seat of the elders ! without end. Amen.
Glory be to the FATHER, and
to the Son, and to the Holy Psalm 107. Confitemini
As it was in the beginning, is O THAT men would praise now, and ever shall be, world the LORD for his goodness; and without end. Amen. declare the wonders that he doeth for the children of men!
IT Collects of Thanksgiving. That they would offer unto O MOST blessed and glorious him the sacrifice of thanks. Lord God, who art of infinite giving; and tell out his works goodness and mercy; we, thy with gladness!
poor creatures, whom thou hast They that go down to the made and preserved, holding sea in ships; and occupy their our souls in life, and now business in great waters ; rescuing us out of the jaws of
These men see the works of death, humbly present ourselves the LORD, and his wonders in again before thy divine majesty, the deep.
to offer a sacrifice of praise For at his word, the stormy and thanksgiving, for that thou wind ariseth ; which lifteth up heardest us when we called in the waves thereof.
our trouble, and didst not cast They are carried up to the out our prayer, which we made heaven, and down again to the before thee in our great disdeep; their soul melteth away tress ; even when we gave all because of the trouble.
for lost, our ship, our goods, They reel to and fro, and our lives, then didst thou stagger like a drunken man; mercifully look upon us, and and are at their wit's end.
wonderfully command a deliSo when they cry unto the verance ; for which we now, being in safety, do give all cious; and his mercy endureth praise and glory to thy holy for ever. name, through JESUS CHRIST Great is the LORD, and greatly our Lord. Amen.
to be praised : let the redeemed
of the LORD say so, whom he | Or this.
hath delivered from the merciO MOST mighty and gracious less rage of the sea. good God, thy mercy is over The LORD is gracious, and all thy works, but in special full of compassion; slow to manner hath been extended anger, and of great mercy. towards us, whom thou hast He hath not dealt with us so powerfully and wonderfully according to our sins ; neither defended. Thou hast showed rewarded us according to our us terrible things, and wonders iniquities. in the deep, that we might see But as the heaven is high how powerful and gracious a above the earth; so great hath God thou art ; how able and been his mercy towards us. ready to help those who trust We found trouble and heavi. in thee. Thou hast showed us ness; we were even at death's how both winds and seas obey door. thy command ; that we may
The waters of the sea had learn even from them hereafter well nigh covered us ; the proud to obey thy voice, and to do waters had well nigh gone over
We therefore bless our soul. and glorify thy name, for this The sea roared; and the thy mercy, in saving us when stormy wind lifted up
the waves we were ready to perish. And, thereof. we beseech thee, make us as We were carried up as it truly sensible
of thy were to heaven, and then down mercy, as we were then of the again into the deep; our soul danger ; and give us hearts melted within us, because of always ready to express our trouble. thankfulness not only
by words, Then cried we unto thee, O but also by our lives, in being LORD; and thou didst deliver more obedient to thy holy us out of our distress. commandments. Continue, we Blessed be thy name, who beseech thee, this thy goodness didst not despise the prayer of to us ; that we, whom thou thy servants ; but didst hear hast saved, may serve thee in our cry, and hast saved us. holiness and righteousness all Thou didst send forth thy the days of our life, through commandment; and the windy JESUS CHRIST our Lord and storm ceased, and was turned Saviour. Amen.
into a calm.
O let us therefore praise the TA Hymn of praise and thanksgiving after LORD for his goodness; and a dangerous tempest.
declare the wonders that he O COME, let us give thanks hath done, and still doeth, for unto the LORD, for he is gra- the children of men !
Praised be the Lord daily; hand, and thine arm, and the even the LORD that helpeth us, light of thy countenance, beand poureth his benefits upon cause thou hadst a favour unto
He is our God, even the God The LORD hath appeared for of whom cometh salvation: God us; the Lord hath covered our is the LORD, by whom we have heads, and made us to stand in escaped death.
the day of battle. Thou, Lorr, hast made us The LORD hath appeared for glad through the operation of us; the Lord hath overthrown thy hands; and we will triumph our enemies, and dashed in in thy praise.
pieces those that rose up against Blessed be the LORD God; us. even the LORD God, who only Therefore not unto us, o doeth wondrous things; LORD, not unto us; but unto
And blessed be the name of thy name be given the glory. his majesty for ever; and let The LORD hath done great every one of us say, Amen, things for us; the LORD hath Amen.
done great things for us, for Glory be to the FATHER, and which we rejoice. to the Son, and to the Holy Our help standeth in the Ghost;
name of the LORD, who hath As it was in the beginning, is made heaven and earth. now, and ever shall be, world Blessed be the name of the without end. Amen.
LORD, from this time forth for T A Psalm or Hymn of praise and thanks- evermore. giving after victory.
Glory be to the FATHER, and IF the LORD had not been to the Son, and to the Holy on our side, now may we say ; Ghost; if the LORD himself had not As it was in the beginning, is been on our side, when men now, and ever shall be, world rose up against us;
without end. Amen. They had swallowed us up 1 After this Hymn may be said the Te Deum. quick, when they were
1 Then this Collect. wrathfully displeased at us. 0 ALMIGHTY GOD, the
Yea, the waters had drowned sovereign commander of all the us, and the stream had gone world, in whose hand is power over our soul ; the deep waters and might, which none is able of the proud had gone over our to withstand ; we bless and soul.
magnify thy great and glorious But praised be the LORD, who name for this happy victory, hath not given us over as a the whole glory whereof we do prey unto them.
ascribe to thee, who art the The LORD hath wrought a only giver of victory. And we mighty salvation for us. beseech thee, give us: grace
We got not this by our own to improve this great mercy to sword, neither was it our own thy glory, the advancement of arm that saved us ; but thy right thy Gospel, the honour of our
country, and, as much as in us so in particular for this victory lieth, to the good of all mankind. and deliverance, be all glory And, we beseech thee, give us and honour world without end. such a sense of this great mercy, Amen. as may engage us to a true thankfulness, such as may ap
2 Cor. xiii. 14. pear in our lives, by an humble, holy, and obedient walking THE grace of our Lord before thee all our days, through JESUS CHRIST, and the love of Jesus Christ our Lord; to God, and the fellowship of the whom, with thee, and the Holy Holy Ghost, be with us all SPIRIT, as for all thy mercies, I evermore. Amen. 1 At the Burial of the Dead at sea, the Office in the Common Prayer Book may be used ,
only instead of these words, We therefore commit his body to the ground, earth to earth, &c. say, We therefore commit his body to the deep, to be turned 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 out 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 Evening Prayer shall be read in any prison, instead of the Psalm, 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 Service, O God,
who sparest, &c. and at such times 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 Minister, LORD, have mercy upon us. that a prisoner is confined for some great
OUR Father, who art in or capital crime, he shall visit him; and when he cometh into the place where the heaven, fc. prisoner is, he shall say, kneeling down, Min. O LORD, show thy
REMEMBER not, LORD, mercy upon us ; vur iniquities, nor the iniquitics Ans. And grant us thy sal. of forefathers ; neither vation. take thou vengeance of our Min. Turn thy face from our sins : Spare us, good LORD, sins ; spare thy people, whom thou
Ans. And blot out all our hast redeemed with thy most iniquities. precious blood, and be not Min. Send us help from thy angry
with us for ever. holy place; Ans. Spare us, good LORD. Ans. For thine indignation
lieth hard upon us. LORD, have mercy upon us.
Min. O Lord, hear our Christ, have mercy upon us. prayer ;
Let us pray.