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other glory of the moon, and an-10 death, where is thy sting? O other giory of the stars. For one grave, where is thy victory ? The star differeth from another star in sting of death is sin, and the glory. So also is the retreu- &trength of sio is the law. But tion of the dead. It is sowok in thanks be to God, which giveth corruption; it is raised in incor- us the victory through our Lord ruption: It is sown in OMOCF: Jesus Christ. Therefore, my beit is raised in yiory : It is so in loved brethren he ye steadfast, weakness; it is raised in power : vomoveable, always abounding It is sown a natural body; it is in the work of the Lord; forasraised a spiritual body. There is much as ye know that your laa natural body, and there is a bour is not in vain in the Lord. spiritual body. And. so it is writ-" Wim they come to the grade, wile the ten, The first man Adam was corpse is made ready to be laid into the made a living soul, the last Alam! Paitlig si all be sung or said, was made a quickening spirit. VAN, that is born of a woman, Howbeit that was not first which hath but a short time to live. is spiritual, but that which is na- and is full of misery. He cometh tural; and afterward that which up, and is cut down like a flower; is spiritual. The first man is ut he fleeti as it were a shadow, and the earth, eartiny: The second never continueth in one stay. man is the Lord from heaven. In the midst of life we are in As is the earthy, such are they death: Of whom may we seek for that are earthy: and as is the hea- succour, but of thee, O Lord, who venly, such are they also that are for our sins art justly displeased! heavenly. And as we have bornel Yet, O Lord God most holy, O the image of the earthy, we shall Lord most mighty, O holy and also bear the image of the hea-most merciful Saviour, deliver us venly. Now this I say, brethren, not into the bitter pains of eternal that flesh and blood cannot inherit/death. the kingdom of God; neither doth Thou knowest. Lord, the se corruption inherit incorruption. crets of our hearts : shut not thy Behold, I show you a mystery : merciful ears to our prayers; but We shall not all sleep, but we spare us, Lord most holy, O God shall all be changed, in a moment, most mighty, O holy and merciful in the twinkling of an eye, at the Saviour, thou most worthy Judge last trump: For the trumpet shall eternal, suffer us not, at our last sound, and the dead shall be rais-hour, for any pains, of death to ed incorruptible, and we shall be fall from thee. changed. For this corruptible T Then, while the earth shall be cast upon must put on incorruption, and the body by some standing, by, the Mithis mortal must put on immor- nister shall say, tality. So when this corruptible FORASMUCH as it hath pleasshall have put on ineorruption, ed Almighty God, in his wise and this mortal shall have put on Providence, to take out of this immortality, then shall be brought world the Soul of our deceased to pass the saying that is written, Brother, we therefore commit Death is swallowed up in victory. his Body to the ground; earth to

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earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust : all those thy servants, who, having looking for the general resurrec- finished their course in faith, do tion in the last Day, and the life now rest from their labours. And of the World to come, through we heseech thee, that we, with all our Lord Jesus Christ; at whose those who are departed in the irue second coming in glorious Ma- iaith of thy holy name, may have jesty to judge the World, the our perfect consummation and Earth and the Sea shall give up bliss, both in body and soul, ina their Dead; and the corruptible thy eternal and everlasting glory, Bodies of those who sleep in him through Jesus Christ our Lord, shall be changed, and made like Amen. unto his own glorious Body; ac- O Merciful God, the Father of cording to the mighty working our Lord Jesus Christ, who is whereby he is able to subdue all the resurrection and the life ; in things unto himself.

whom whosoever believeth, shall i Then shall be said, or sung, live, though he die; and whosoever I Heard a voice from heaven, liveth and believeth in him, shall

saying unto me, Write, from not die eternally; who also hath benceforth blessed are the dead taught us, by his holy. Apostle St. who die in the Lord; even so saith Paul, not lo be sorry, as men the Spirit; for they rest from without hope, for those who sleep their labours. Rev. xiv. 13. in him ; we humbly beseech thee, 1 Then the Minister shall say the Lord's O Father, to raise us from the

Prayer. OUR Father. who art in Hea- death of sin unto the life of righ

ven, Hallowed be thy Name :fteousness; that wben we shall deThy Kingdóm come: Thy Wij part this life, we may rest in him : be done on Earth, as it is in Hea- and th

l and that at the general resurrecyen; Give us this day our daily to

dailution in the last day, we may be bread; And forgive us our tres-lo

found acceptable in thy sight; and passes, as we forgive those who rec

receive that blessing, which thy

well-beloved Son shall then protrespass against us, And lead us. not into temptation : But deliver nounce to all who love and fear u3 from evil. Amen..

thee, saying, Come, ye blessed

children of my Father, receive the * Then the Minister shall say one or both indd

of the following Prayers at his disae- kingdom prepared for you from tion.

"Tthe beginning of the world: Grant ALMIGHTY God, with whom this, we beseech thee, O merciful ndo live the spirits of those who Father, through Jesus Christ our depart bence in the Lord; and Mediator and Redeemer. Amen. with whom the souls of the faith- THE grace of our Lord Jesus ful, after they are delivered from Christ, and the love of God, the burden of the flesh, are in joy and the fellowship of the Holy and felicity ; we give thee hearty Ghost, be with us all evermore. thanks for the good examples of Amen.


THE CHURCHING OF WOMEN. This Service, or the concluding Prayer alone, as it stands among the Occasional

Prayers and Thanksgivings, may be used at the discretion of the Minister. 1 The Woman, at the usual Time after her Delivery, shall come into the Church decently apparelled, and there shall kneel down in some convenient place, as hath been accustomed, or as the Ordinary shall direct: And then the Priest shall say unto her, FORASMUCHasit biath pleased! Lora's Prayer may be omitted, if this be T Almigbty God, of his guod.

I used with the Morning or Evening

Prayer. ness, to give you safe deliverance, and to preserve you in the great

OUR Father, who art in Hea. danger of child-birth ; you shalll.

u ven, Hallowed be thy Name; therefore give hearty thanks unto

to Thy Kingdom come ; Thy Wilí God, and say,

be done on Earth, as it is in Hea

ven; Give us this day our daily Then shall the Minister say the follow-lh ing Humr. talcen from the 16th Psalm. I bread; And forgive us our tres. Dilexi, quoniam.

passes, as we forgive those who

passes, as we forgive u I Am well pleased that the Lord trespass against us; And lead us

hath heard the voice of my not into temptation; But deliver prayer;

us from evil. Amen. That he hath inclined his earl. Min. O Lord, save this woman unto me: Therefore will I call thiy servant : upon him as long as I live. Ans. Who putteth her trust in

I found trouble and heaviness, thee. and I called upon the name of the Min. Be thou to her a strong Lord : 0) Lord, I beseech thee, tower, deliver my soul.

Ans. From the face of herenemy Gracious is the Lord, and righ-L Min. Lord, hear our prayer; teous : yea, our God is merciful. Ans. And let our cry come unto

Whay reward shall I give unto thee. the Lord, for all the benefits that! Min. Let us pray. he hath done unto me? :

Almighty God, we give thee I will receive the cup of salvation; hun ble thanks for that thou and call upon the name ofthe Lord. hast been graciously pleased to

I will pay my vows now in the preserve, through the great pain presence of all his people; in the and peril of child-birth, this wo: . courts of the Lord's house, even man thy servant, who desires now in the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. to offer her praises and thanksgiv. Praise the Lord.

"ings unto thee. Grant, we beseech Glory be to the Father, and to thee, most merciful Father, that the Son, and to the Holy Ghost , she, through thy bely, may both

As it was in the beginning is faithfully live, and walk, according now, and ever shall be, world to thy will in this life present, and without end. Amen.

also may be partakerofeveriasting 11 Then shall th: Minister say the Lord's glory in the life to come through

Prayer, vith what follows: But the Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. T The woman that cometh to give her thanks, mmist offir accustomed offerings, which shall be applied by the Miniser and the Church-Wardens to the reliej of distressed Women in Child-bed: And if there be a Communion, it is convenicas

at she receive the Holy Communion.

TO BE USED AT SEA. ! The Morning and Evening Service to be used daily at Sea, shall be the same

which is appointed in the Book of Common Prayer. 1 These two following Prayers may be waves of the sea, and who stillest

also used in Ships of War. Ithe rage thereof; we, thy creaEternal Lord God, who aloneltures, but miserable sinners, do V spreadest out the heavens, and in this our great distress cry unto ruiest the raging of the sea; wholthee for help : Save, Lord, or else hast compassed the waters with we perish. We confess when we bounds, until day and night eome bave been safe, and seen all things to an end; be pleased to receivelquiet about us, we have forgotinto thy Almighty and most gra- ten thee our God, and refused to cious protection, the persons of hearken to the still voice of thy us thy servants, and the fleet (or word, and to obey thy commandship) in which we serve. Pre-Iments : But now we see how terserve us from the dangers of the rible thou art in all thy works of sea, and from the violence of the wonder; the great God to be enemy; that we may be a safe- feared above all; and therefore guard unto the United States of

of we adore thy Divine Majesty, acAmerica, and a security for such knowledging thy power, and imas pass on the seas upon their law-ploring thy goodness. Help, Lord, ful occasions; that the inhabitantsland save us for thy mercies sake, of our land may in peace and in Jesus Christ, thy Son our quietness serve thee our God; Lord. Amen. and that we may return in safety

1 Or this. to enjoy the blessings of the land, Most glorious and gracious with the fruits of our labour; and, Lord God, who dwellest in with a thankful remembrance of heaven, but beholdest all things thy mercies, to praise and glorify below ; look down, we beseech thy holy name, through Jesus thee, and hear us, calling out of Christ our Lord. Amen. I the depth of misery, and out of The Collect.

the jaws of this death, which is DIRECT us, O Lord, in all our now ready to swallow us up:

doings, with thy most gracious Save, Lord, or else we perish. favour, and further us with thy The living, the living shall praise continual help; that in all our thee. O send thy word of comworks begun,continued, and end- mand to rebuke the raging Winds, edin thee,we may glorify thy holy and the roaring Sea ; that we, name; and finally by thy mercy being delivered from this distress, obtain everlasting life, through may live to serve thee, and to Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. glorify thy name all the days of 1 Prayers to be used in Storms at Sea. our life. Hear, Lord, and save

Most powerful and glorious us, for the infinite merits of our

Lord God, at whose command blessed Saviour, thy Son our the winds blow, and lift up the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

I The Prayer to be said before a Fight| O suffer us not to sink under

at Sea against any Enemy.. the weight of our sins, or the vioMost powerful and glorious...

us lence of the enemy. Lord God, the Lord of hosts/le that rulest and commandest all)..

1 O Lord, arise, help us, and de. things; thou sittest in the thronel'.

"liver us, for thy name's sake. judging right: And therefore wel,

Short Prayers in respect of a Storm.

THOU, O Lord, who stillest the make our address to thy DivineT Majesty, in this our necessity, that laging

raging of the sea,, hear, hear thou wouldest take the cause intolus

Jus, and save us, that we perish not. thine own hand, and judge be-l..

'I O blessed Saviour, who didst tween us and our enemies. Stirla

Wir save thy disciples ready to perish no thy strength, O Lord, and we beseech thee.

din a storm; hear us, and save us, come and help us; for thou givest|

Lord, have mercy upon us. not alway the battle to the strong;]

Christ, have mercy upon us. but canst save by many or by few.

: Lord, bave mercy upon us. Olet not our sins now cry against

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

O Christ, hear us. poor servants begging mercy, and

| God the Father, God the Son, imploring thy help, and that thoul wouldest be a defence unto usu

JGod the Holy Ghost, have mercy against the face of the enemy :

Jupon us, save us now and ever. Make it appear that thou art our

more. Amen. Saviour and mighty Deliverer,

TOUR Father, who art in Heathrough Jesus Christ our Lord.l.

SIV ven, Hallowed be thy Name;

ord. Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will Amen. I Short Prayers for single Persóns, who be done on Earth, as it is in Heacannot 'meet to join `in Prayer' with ven; Give us this day our daily others, by reason of the Fight or Storm. bread; And forgive us our tres.

.'' General Prayers.: Ipasses, as we forgive those who T ORD be merciful to us sinners, trespass against us; And lead us H and save us for thy mercies;

not into temptation ; But deliver sake. Thou art the great God, who

us from evil. Amen.

01. When there shall be imminent danger, hast made and rulest all things :)

as many as can be spared from necesO deliver us for thy name's sake. sary service in the ship shall be called

at God to

together, and make an humble Confes

sion of their sins to God: in which every feared above all : 0 save us, that|

one ought seriously to reflect upon those we may praise thee.

partioular sins, of which his conscience Special Prayers with respect to the

shall aucuse him; saying as followcth : Enemy.

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

powerful : 0 defend our cause our Lord Jesus Christ, Ma. against the face of the enemy. ker of all things, Judge of all

O God, thou art a strong tower men; we acknowledge and bewail of defence to all who fly unto our manifold sins and wickedness, thee: O save us from the violence which we from time to time most of the enemy.

Igrievously have committed, by O Lord of Hosts, fight for us ; thought, word, and deed, against that we may glorify thee. Ithy Divino Majesty, provoking

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