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Forms of Prayer to be used at Sea. - out of the way in the wil. praise and glory to thy holy derness.
Name, through Jesus Christ Yet helpeth he the poor our Lord. Amen. out of misery, and makech
Or this. him housholds like a flock of
Most mighty and graTheep.
cious God, thy mesThe righteous will confi- cy is over all thy works, but der this, and rejoice ; and in special manner hath been the mouth of all wickedness extended towards us, whom shall be stopped.
thou hast so powerfully and Whofo is wise, will pon- wonderfully defended. Thou der these things, and they haft shew'd us terrible things, shall understand the loving and wonders in the deep, kindness of the Lord. that we might see how pow
Glory be to the Father, erful and gracious a God &c.
thou art; how able and reaAs it was in the begin- dy to help them that trust in
thee. Thou haft Thewed us Colleets of Thanksgiving. how both winds and seas on O Most blessed and glori- bey thy command; that we
ous Lord God, who art may learn even from them of infinite goodnessand mer- hereafter to obey thy voice, cy; We thy poor creatures, and to do thy will. Wetherewhom thou hast made and fore bless and glorify thy preserved, holding our souls Name for this thy mercy in in life, and now rescuing us saving us, when we out of the jaws of death, ready to perish. And we behumbly present our felves a- seech thee, make us as truly gain before thy divine Ma- sensible now of thy mercy as jefty, to offer a sacrifice of we were then of the danger: praise and thanksgiving, for And give us hearts always that thou heardft us, when ready to express our thankwe called in our trouble, and fulness, not only by words, didst not cast out our pray. but also by our lives, in beer, which we made before ing more obedient to thy hothee in our great distress. E- ly commandments. Contiven, when we almost gave all nue, we beseech thee, this for loft, our ship, our goods, thy goodness to us, that we, our lives, then didft thou whom thou haft saved, may mercifully look upon us, and serve thee in holiness and graciously command a deli- righteousness all the days of verance ; for which we now our life, thro' Jesus Christ being in safety, do give all our Lord and Saviour. Amen.
An Hymn of Praise and of thy servants, but did it
Thanksgiving after a dan- hear our cry, and haft saved
gerous Tempeft. Come, let us give thanks
Thou did it send forth thy unto the Lord, for he is commandment, and the gracious, and his mercy en- windy storm ceased, and dureth for ever.
was turned into a calm. Great is the Lord, and O let us therefore praise greatly to be praised ; let the the Lord for his goodness, redeemed of the Lord say so, and declare the wonders that whom he hath delivered from he hath done, and still doch the merciless rage of the for the children of men. Sea.
Praised be the Lord daily, The Lord is gracious and even the Lord that helpeth full of compassion, flow to us, and poureth his benefits anger, and of great mercy.
upon us. He hath not dealt with us He is our God, even the according to our sins, nei- God of whom cometh falther rewarded us according vation : God is the Lord,by to our iniquities.
whom we haveescaped death. But as the heaven is high Thou, Lord, haft made above the earth, so great hath us glad thro' the operation been his mercy towards us. of thy hands, and we will
We found trouble and triumph in thy praise, heaviness, we were even at Blelled be the Lord God, death's door.
even the Lord God who onThe waters of the sea had ly doth wondrous things. well nigh covered us, the And blessed be the Name proud Waters had well nigh of his Majesty for ever, and gone over our soul.
let every one of us say, AThe sea roared, and the men, Amen. stormy wind lifted up the Glory be to the Father, Waves thereof.
thro' the Son, in the Holy We were carried up as it Ghost. were to heaven, and then As it was in the beginning, down again into the deep, is now, and ever Ihall be, our soul melted within us, world without end. Amen. because of trouble.
2 Cor. 13, 14. Then cried we unto thec, THE grace of our Lord O Lord, and thou didst de Jesus Christ, and the liver us out of our distress. love of God, and the fel
Blessed be thy name, who lowship of the Holy Ghost, didit not despise the prayer be with us all. Amen.
After Victory or Deliver- thy Name be given the glo
ance from an Enemy. ry. A Pfalm or Hymn of Praise
The Lord hath done great and Thanksgiving after things for us, the Lord hath Vietory.
done great things for us, for IF the Lord had not been which we rejoice.
on our fide, now may we Our help ftandeth in the say, if the Lord himself had Name of the Lord, who not been on our fide, when hath made heaven and earth. men rose up against us, Blessed be the Name of
They had swallowed us the Lord, from this time up quick, when they were forth for evermore. so wrathfully displeased at Glory be to the Father,
thro' the Son, in the Holy Yea, the Waters had Ghoft. drowned us, and the stream As it was in the beginhad gone over our soul; the ning, is now, and ever Ihall deep Waters of the proud be, world without end. Amen. had gone over our soul. After this Hymn may be fung
But praised be the Lord, the Te Deum. who hath not given us over
Then this Collect. as a prey unto them.“
vereign Commander of a mighty salvation for us. all the world, in whose hand
We gat not this by our is power and might, which own sword, neither was it none is able to withstand s our own arm that saved us; we bless and magnify thy but thy right-hand, and great and glorious Name for thine arm, and the light of this happy victory, the whole thy countenance, because glory whereof we do afcribe thou hadít a favour unto us. to thee, who art the only
The Lord hath appeared giver of vi&tory. And, we for us, the Lord hath cover- beseech thee, give us grace ed our heads, and made us to improve this great mercy to stand in the day of bar. to thy glory, the advancetle.
ment of thy Gospel, the boThe Lord hath appeared nour of our Sovereign, and for us, the Lord hath over as much as in us lieth to the thrown our enemies, and good of all mankind. And dashed in pieces those that we beseech thee, give us fuch rose up against us.
a sense of this great mercy, Therefore not unto us, as may engage us to a true Lord, not unto us, but unto thankfulness, such as may
The Lord hath
wroughe Almighty God, the So
appear in our lives, by an Prayer Book may be used ;
rection of the Body, (when
the Sea shall give up her THE grace of our Lord dead) and the life of the
Jesus Christ, and the world to come, through our love of God, and the Fel- Lord Jesus Christ ; who at lowship of the Holy Ghost, his coming shall change our be with us all evermore.' vile Body, that it may be like Amen.
his glorious Body, according At the Burial of their Dead to the mighty working, at SEA.
whereby he is able to subThe Office in the Common- due all things to himself.
A TABLE of the Psalms for every Day of the
19 20 24 26
6 to 8
86 to 88 89
92 93 94
95 97 | 98 101
20 102 103 104
23 TIO 113 114 115
Part 9 44 46 47 49 IO 50 52 53 55
24 | 116 118
I 4 II 56 58 59 61 25 5 9 IQ 13 12 62 64 65 67
22 13 68
27 120 125 71 72 73 74 28 | 132 135 136 138 15 75 77
29 139 141 142 143 16 79 81
30 144 146 147 150