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word, and deed, against thy'ship thee, sing of thee, and Divine Majesty, provoking praise thy Namc. most justly thy wrath and in- Q come hither, and behold dignation against us. We do the works of God; how wonearnestly repent, and arederful he is in his doings tohearily sorry for these ourwards the children of men! misdoings; the remembrance. He ruleth with his power of them is grievous unto us: for ever; his eyes behold the the burthen of them is into-people; and such as will not krable. Have mercy upon us, believe, shall not be able to
have mercy upon us, most exalt themselves.
merciful Father: For thy Son; Our Lord Jesus Christ's sake, forgive us all that is past; and grant, that we may ever hereafter serve and please thee in newness of life, to the honour and glory osthyName,through
* Then shall the Minister, if there be any in the shift, say : ALMis , IITY God, our heavenly Father, who of his great mercy, hath promised forgiveness of sins to all those who 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 youto everlasting life, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
" Thanksgiving after a Storm. Psalm lxvi. Jubilate Deo. () 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 wor
O praise our God, ye pcople; and make the voice of his praise to be heard; Who holdeth our souls in life : and suffereth notour sect to slip. For thou, O God, hast provcd us: thou also hast tried us, like as silver is tried. Thou broughtest usinto the snare; and laidest trouble upon our loins. I will gointothy 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. 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, and U.
giving ; and tell out his works O
with gladness! They that go down to the sea in ships; and occupy their business in great waters; These men see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep. For at his word, the stormy wind ariseth; which lifteth up the waves thereof. They are carried up to the heaven, and down again to the deep; their soul melteth away because of the trouble. They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man; and are at their wits' end. So when they cry unto the Lord in their trouble, he delivereth them out of their distress. For he maketh the storm to cease, so that the waves thereof are still. Then are they glad because they are at rest; and so he bringeth them unto the haven where they would be. O that men would therefore praise the Lord for his goodness; and declare the won
MOST blessed and glorious Lord God, who art of infinite goodness and mercy; we, thy poor creatures, whom thou hast made and preserved,holding our soulsin life, and now rescuing uscutof the jaws of death, humbly presentourselves again before thy Divine Majesty, to offer a sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving, for that thou heardest us
when we called in our trouble,
and didst not castoutour pray
er, which we made before thee
in our great distress; even when we gave all for lost, our Ship,0urGoods,ourLives,then didst thou mercisully look upon us and wonderfully com
manda deliverance; for which we now, being in safety,do give all praise and glory to thy holy Name, through Jesus Christ our Lord. .1men.
thou hast so powerfully and wonderfully defended. Thou hastshowed us terrible things, and wonders in the deep, that we might see how powerful and gracious a God thou art; how able and ready to help them that trustin thee. Thou hast showed us how both Winds and Seasobey thy command: that we may learn even from them hereafter to obey thy voice, and to do thy will. We therefore bless and glorify thy Name, for this thy mer. cy, in saving us when we were ready to perish. And we besecch thee, make us as truly sensible now of thy mercy, as we were then of the danger; and give us hearts always ready to express our thankfulness not only by words, but also by our lives, in being more obedient to thy holy commandments. Continue, we beseech thee, this thy goodness to us; that we, whom thou hast saved, may serve thee in holiness and righteousness all the days of our life, through Jesus Christ our Lord, and Saviour. .Amen. * An Hymn of Praise and Thanksgiving after a dangerous Temsiest. COME, letus give thanks unto the Lord, for he is gracious; and his mercy endureth for ever. Greatis the Lord,and greatly to be praised: Let the redeemed of the Lord say so, whom he hath delivered from the merciless rage of the sca. The Lord is gracious, and
full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy. He hath not dealt with us according to our sins; neither rewarded us according to our iniquities. But as the heaven is high above the earth; so great hath been his mercy towards us. We found trouble and heaviness; we were even at death's door. The waters of the sea had well nigh covered us; the proud waters had well nigh gone over our soul. The sea roared ; and the stormy wind listed up the waves thereof. We were carried up as it were to heaven,and then down again into the deep; our soul melted within us, because of trouble. Then cried we unto thee, O Lord; and thou didst deliver us out of our distress. Blessed be thy Name, who didst not despise the prayer of thy servants; but didst hear our cry, and hast saved us. Thou didst send forth thy commandments; and the windy storm ceased, and was turned into a calm. O let us therefore praise the Lord for his goodness; and declare the wonders that he hath done, and still doeth, for the children of men Praised be the Lord daily; even the Lord that helpeth us, and poureth his benefits upon uS. He is our God,even the God of whom cometh salvation :
nance, because thou hadst a favour unto us. The Lord hath appeared for us; the Lord hath covered our heads, and made us to stand in the day of battle. The Lord hath appeared for us; the Lord hath overthrown our enemies, and dashed in pieces those that rose up against us. Therefore not unto us, O Lord, not unto us; but unto thy Name be given the glory. The Lord hath done great things for us; the Lord hath done great things for us, for which we rejoice.
world without end. .Amen.
* . 1 Psalm or Hymn of Praise and Thanksgiving after Victory.
F the Lord had not been on our side, now may we say; if the Lord himself had not been on our side, when men rose up against us; They had swallowed us up quick, when they were so wrathfully displeased at us. Yea, the waters had drowncd us, and the stream had gone over our soul; the deep waters of the proud had gone over our soul, But praised be the Lord; who hath not given us over as a prey unto them. The Lord hath wrought a mighty salvation for us. We got not this by our own sword, neither was it our own arm that saved us; but thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy counte
Our help standeth in the Name of the Lord, who hath made heaven and earth. Blessed be the Name of the Lord, from this time forth for evermore. 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.
great mercy to thy glory, the Christ our Lord; to whom, advancement of thy Gospel, withthee, and the Holy Spirit, the honour of our Country, assorall thy mercies, soin parand, as much as in us lieth, toticular for this victory and delithe good of all mankind. Andverance, be all glory and howe beseech thee, give us such nour,world withoutend...Amen.
asense of this great mercy, as 2 Cor. xiii. 14. may engage us to atrue thank- HE grace of our Lord finess, such as may appear in Jesus Christ,and the love
ourlives, by an humbie, holy, of God, and the fellowship of and obedient walking before the Holy Ghost, be with us all thee allourdays,through.Jesus 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, 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 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 Evening Prayer sha'l be read in any Prison, instead of she Psalm, O come let us sing, tor. shall be read the 130th Psalm ; and the Minister shall inwert, 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, that a Prisoner is confined for some great or cafital crime, he shall visit him ; and when he cometh into the filace where the Prisoner is, he shall say, kneeling down, EMEMBER not, Lord, thou hast redeemed with thy our iniquities, nor the most precious blood, and be iniquities of our forefathers; not angry with us for ever. neither take thou vengeance Ans. Spare us, good Lord. of our sins: Spare us, good Let us pray. Lord, spare thy people, whom * have mercy upon us. 2