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These two following Prayers joy the blessings of the land,

are to be also used in His with the fruits of our laMajesty's Navy every day. bours ; and with a thank

ful remembrance of thy Eternal Lord God, mercies to praise and glorify who alone {preadest thy holy Name, through

out the heavens, and Jesus Christ our Lord. 1ruleft the raging of the fea; men. who haft compassed the Waters with bounds, until ASSIST us, OLord, in day and night come to an all our doings, with thy end; Be pleased to receive most gracious favour, and into thy Almighty and most further us with thy contigracious protection the per- nual help ; that in all our fons of us thy servants, and works begun, continued, and the Fleet in which we ended in thee, we may gloserve. Preserve us from the rify thy holy Name, and fidangers of the sea, and from nally by thy mercy obtain the violence of the enemy, everlasting life, thro' Jesus that we may be a safeguard Christ our Lord. Amen. unto our most gracious Sovereign Lord King George, Prayers to be used in Storms and his kingdoms, and a

at Sea. security for such as pass on Most powerful and glethe seas upon their lawful rious Lord God, at occasions ; that the Inha- whose command the winds bitants of our Ifand may in blow, and lift up peace and quietness serve of the sea, and who stillest thee our God; and that we the

thereof; We thy may return in safety to en- creatures, but miserable fin

rage

ners,

the waves

ners, do in this our great di- the days of our life. Hear, Atress cry unto thee for help: Lord, and save us, for the Save, Lord, or else we pe- merits of our blessed Savirith. We confess, when we our thy Son, our Lord Jehave been fafe, and seen all fus Chrift. Amen, things quiet about us, we have often forgot thee our The Prayer to be said before God, and refufed to hearken a Fight at Sea, against to the still voice of thy word, any unjuf Enemy. and to obey thy commandments : But now we see how O Most powerful

and gloterrible thou art in all thy rious Lord God, the works of wonder ; the great Lord of hosts, that rulest God to be feared above all, and commandeft all things ; And therefore we adore thy Thou sitteth in the throne divine Majesty, acknow- judging right; and therefore ledging thy power, and im- we make our address to thy ploring thy goodness. Help, divine Majesty in this our Lord, and save us for thy necessity, that thou wouldft mercy's fake, in Jesus take the cause into thine Christ thy Son our Lord. own hand, and judge beAmen.

tween us and our enemies. Or this.

Stir up thy strength, OLord,

and come and help us; for O Moft glorious and gra- thou giveft not alway the

cious Lord God, who battle to the strong, but dwelleft in heaven, but be- canst lave by many or by holdest all things below ; few. Olet not our fins Look down, we befeech nowcry against us for vengethee, and hear us, calling out ance, but hear us thy poor of the depth of misery, and servants begging mercy, and out of the jaws of this Death, imploring thy help; and that which is ready now to swal- thou wouldit be a defence low us up: Save, Lord, or unto us against the face of else we perifh. The living, the enemy. Make it appear the living shall praise thee. that thou art ourSaviour and send thy word of command mighty deliverer, through to rebuke the raging winds,, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. and the roaring fea, that we being delivered from this di- Short Prayers for fick PerAtress, may live to serve thee, fons, that cannot meet to and to glorify thy Name all join in Prayer with others,

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by reason of the Fight or didst save thy disciples reas Storm.

dy to perish in a Scorm, General Prayers.

hear us, and save us, we LOrd, be merciful to us beseech thee.

finners, and save us, for When there mall be imminent thy mercy's fake.

danger, as many as can be Thou art the great God Spared from necessary ferthat hast made and ruleft all vice in the Ship hall be calthings : deliver us for thy led togetber, and make an Name's fake.

humble Confession of their Thou art the great God fins to God: In which every to be feared above all : 0 one ought seriously to refleet save us that we may praise upon those particular

fins of thee.

which his conscience shall

accuse him, saying as fol. Special Prayers with respect

loweth: to the Enemy.

The Confeflion. THou, O Lord, art jult Almighty God, Father of and powerful ; O de- our

Lord Jesus Chrift, fend our cause against the Maker of all things, Judge face of the Enemy.

of all men; We acknow. O God, thou art a strong ledge and bewail our manitower of defence to all that fold fins and wickedness, flee unto thee: 0 save us which we from time to time from the violence of the most grievously have com. Enemy.

mitted, by thought, word, O Lord of hosts, fight and deed, against thy difor us, that we may glorify vine Majesty, provoking thee.

mostjustly thy wrathandin O suffer us not to fink dignation against us. Grant under the weight of our fins, that we may earnestly re, or the violence of the Enemy. pent, and be heartily sorry

O Lord, arise, help us for all our fins and provoca, and deliver us for thy tions. That the rememName's sake,

brance of them may be grie

vous unto us; as the burden Short Prayers in respect of a of them is intolerable. Have Storm. mercy upon us, have

mercy TH Hou, O Lord, that still. upon us, most merciful Fa. .

elt the raging of the ther; for thy Son our Lord fea, heir, hear us, and save JesusChrist's sake, forgive us us that we perilh not. allthat is paft, and grant that O belied Saviour, that we may ever hereafter serve

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and please thee in newness towards the children of of life, to the honour and men. glory of thy Name, thro' He turned the sea into Jesus Christ our Lord. A. dry Land, fo that they went men.

through the Water on foot : Thex Mall the Priest, if there there did we rejoice there

be any in the Ship, pro- of. nounce this Absolution.

He ruleth with his power Almighty God, our hea- forever, his eyes behold the

venly Father, who of people: and such as will not his

great mercy hath promi- believe, shall not be able to fed forgiveness of fins to all exalt themselves. them which with hearty re

O praise ourGod, ye peopentance, and true faith turn ple, and make the voice of unto him ; Have mercy up- his praise to be heard on you, pardon and deliver Who holdeth our soul in you from all your fins; con- life, and suffereth not our firm and strengthen you in feet to flip. all goodness; and bring you

For thou, O God, haft to everlasting life, through proved us, thou also haft triJesus Chrift our Lord. 4. ed us, like as silver is tried.

Thou broughteft us into the snare, and laidst trouble

upon our loins. Thanksgiving after a Storm. Thou sufferedst men to Pralm 66.

ride over our heads; we went OBE Be joyful in God, all ye throt Fire and Water ; and

lands; Sing praises un- thou broughteft us out into to the honour of his Names a wealthy place. make his praise to be glori- :. I will go into thy house ous.

with burnt-offerings, and Say unto God, o how will pay thee my vows, wonderful art thou in thy which I promised with my works : through the great lips, and spake with my ness of thy power shall thine mouth, when I was in trouble. enemies be found liars unto I will offer unto thee fat thee.

burnt-facrifices, with the inFor all the world shall cense of rams : I will offer worship thee, sing of thee, Bullocks and Goats. and praise thy Name.

O come hither, and hear. O come hither, and behold ken, all ye that fear God: the works of God, how and I will tell you what he wonderful he is in his doing hath done for my soul.

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men.

Psalm 107

I called unto him with He led them forth by the my mouth, and gave him right way, that they might praises with my tongue. go to the city where they

If I incline unto wicked- dwelt. ness with mine heart, the O that men would thereLord will not hear me. fore praise the Lord for his

But God hath heard me, goodness, and declare the and considered the voice of wonders that he doth for my prayer.

the children of men ! Praised be God who hath For he satisfieth the empnot cast out my prayer, nor ty soul, and filleth the hunturned his mercy from me. gry soul with goodness. Glory be to the Father,

Such as fit in darkness, thro' the Son, in the Holy and in the shadow of death, Ghost.

being fast bound in misery As it was in the begin- and iron; ning, is now, and ever thall Because they rebelled abe, world without end. A- gainst the words of the Lord,

and lightly regarded the

counsel of the most high ; O Give thanks unto the

He also brought down Lord, for he is graci- their heart through heavious, and his mercy endureth ness : they fell down, and for ever.

there was none to help them Let them give thanks up. whom the Lord hath re- So when they cried unto deemed, and delivered from the Lord in their trouble, he the hand of the enemy ;

delivered them out of their And gathered them out distress. of the lands, from the East, For he brought them out and from the West, from of darkness, and out of the the North, and from the shadow of death, and brake South.

their bonds in sunder. They went astray in the O that men would there. wilderness out of the way, fore praise the Lord for his and found no city to dwell goodness, and declare the

wonders that he doth for Hungry and thirsty, their the children of men ! soul fainted in them.

For he hath broken the So they cried unto thee gates of brass, and smitten Lord in their trouble, and the bars of iron in funder. he delivered them from their Foolish men are plagued diftress.

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