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O Lord of Hosts, fight for us; edness, which we from time to that we may glorify thee. time most grievously have com
O suffer us not to sink under mitted, by thought, word, and the weight of our sins, or the deed, against thy Divine Majesviolence of the enemy.
ty, provoking most justly thy O Lord, arise, help us, and wrath and indignation against deliver us, for thy name's sake. us. We do earnestly repent, Short Prayers in respect of a
and are heartily sorry for these
our misdoings; the rememStorm.
brance of them is grievous unto O the raging of the sea, hear, us; the burthen of them is in
tolerable. Have mercy upon hear us, and save us, that we perish not.
us, have mercy upon us, most O blessed Saviour, who didst merciful Father: For thy Son save thy disciples ready to pe; forgive us all that is past; and
our Lord Jesus Christ's sake, rish in a storm; hear us, and
grant, that we may ever hereafsave us, we beseech thee. Lord, have mercy upon us.
ter serve and please thee in newChrist, have mercy upon us.
ness of life, to the honour and Lord, have mercy upon us.
glory of thy name, through Je
sus Christ our Lord. Amen. O Lord, hear us. O Christ, hear us.
9 Then shall the Minister, if there be any in God the Father, God the Son,
the ship, say : God the Holy Ghost, have mercy upon us, save us now and venly Father, who, of his evermore. Amen.
great mercy, hath promised forUR Father, who art in giveness of sins to all those who
Heaven ; Hallowed be thy with hearty repentance and true Name: Thy Kingdom come;
faith turn unto him; have mercy Thy Will be done on Earth, upon you ; pardon and deliver as it is in Heaven ; Give us this you from all your sins; confirm day our daily bread; And for- and strengthen you in all goodgive us our trespasses, as we for- ness, and bring you to everlastgive those who trespass against ing life, through Jesus Christ us; And lead us not into temp- our Lord. Amen. tation; But deliver us from evil. I Thanksgiving after a Storm. Amen.
Psalm lxvi. Jubilate Deo. ! When there shall be imminent danger, as many as can be spared from necessary ser
Be joyful in God, all ye vice in the ship shall be called together,
lands; sing praises unto and make an humble Confession of their the honour of his name; make sins to God: in which every one oright se. his praise to be glorious. riously to reflect upon those particular sins, of which his Conscience shall accuse him ;
Say unto God, o how wonsaying as followeth:
derful art thou in thy works; The Confession. through the greatness of thy
of our Lord Jesus Christ, found liars unto thee. Maker of all things, Judge of all For all the world shall wormen; we acknowledge and be- ship thee, sing of thee, and wail our manifold sins and wick. praise thy name.
O come hither, and behold Psalm cvii. Confitemini Domino. the works of God; how wonderful he is in his doings to
the Lord for his goodness; wards the children of men ! and declare the wonders that he
He ruleth with his power for doeth for the children of men ! ever; his eyes behold the peo That they would offer unto ple; and such as will not be him the sacrifice of thanksgiv. lieve, shall not be able to exalt ing; and tell out his works with themselves.
gladness! O praise our God, ye peo They that go down to the sea ple; and make the voice of his in ships; and occupy their bu. praise to be heard;
siness in great waters; Who holdeth our soul in life; These men see the works of and suffereth not our feet to the Lord, and his wonders in slip.
the deep. For thou, O God, hast proved For at his word, the stormy us: thou also hast tried us, like wind ariseth; which lifteth up as silver is tried.
the waves thereof. Thou broughtest us into the They are carried up to the snare; and laidest trouble upon heaven, and down again to the our loins.
deep; their soul melteth away I will go into thy house with because of the trouble. burnt-offerings; and will pay They reel to and fro, and stagthee my vows which I promised ger like a drunken man; and are with my lips, and spake with at their wits' end. my mouth when I was in trou So when they cry unto the ble.
Lord in their trouble, he deli O come hither and hearken, vereth them out of their distres all ye that fear God; and I will For he maketh the storm to tell you what he hath done for cease, so that the waves thereof
are still. my called unto him with my Then are they glad because mouth; and gave him praises they are at rest; and so he bringwith my tongue.
eth them unto the haven where If I incline unto wickedness they would be. with mine heart, the Lord will O that men would therefore not hear me.
praise the Lord for his goodness; But God hath heard me; and and declare the wonders that he considered the voice of my doeth for the children of men! prayer,
That they would exalt him Praised be God; who hath also in the congregation of the not cast out my prayer; nor people; and praise him in the turned his mercy from me. seat of the elders !
Glory be to the Father, and Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost;
Ghost; As it was in the beginning, As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
without end. Amen.
9 Collects of Thanksgiving. and give us hearts always ready O
Most blessed and glorious to express our thankfulness not
Lord God, who art of in- only by words, but also by our finite goodness and mercy; we, lives, in being more obedient to thy poor creatures, whom thou thy holy commandments. Con hast made and preserved, hold- tinue, we beseech thee, this thy ing our souls in life, and now goodness to us; that we, whom rescuing us out of the jaws of thou hast saved, may serve thee death, humbly present ourselves in holiness and righteousness all again before thy Divine Majes- the days of our life, through Je. ty, to offer a sacrifice of praise sus Christ our Lord and Saand thanksgiving, for that thou viour. Amen. heardest us when we called in 1 An Hymn of Praise and our trouble, and didst not cast Thanksgiving after a dangerout our prayer, which we made ous Tempest. before thee in our great
distress O Come, let us give thanks our Ship, our Goods, our Lives, gracious; and his mercy endurthen didst thou mercifully look eth for ever. upon us, and wonderfully com. Great is the Lord, and greatmand a deliverance; for which ly to be praised : Let the rewe now, being in safety, do deemed of the Lord say so, give all praise and glory to thy whom he hath delivered from holy name, through Jesus Christ the
merciless rage of the sea. our Lord. Amen.
The Lord is gracious, and Or this.
full of compassion; slow to anO
Most mighty and gracious ger, and of great mercy,
He hath not dealt with us acover all thy works, but in spe. cording to our sins; neither recial manner hath been extended warded us according to our ini. towards us, whom thou hast quities. so powerfully and wonderfully But as the heaven is high defended. Thou hast showed above the earth; so great hath us terrible things, and wonders been his mercy towards us. in the deep, that we might see We found trouble and heavi. how powerful and gracious a ness; we were even at death's God thou art; how able and door. ready to help them that trust in The waters of the sea had well thee. Thou hast showed us nigh covered us; the proud wahow both Winds and Seas obey ters had well nigh gone over thy command ; that we may our soul. learn even from them hereafter The sea roared; and the to obey thy voice, and to do thy stormy wind lifted up the waves will. We therefore bless and thereof. glorify thy name, for this thy We were carried up as it mercy, in saving us when we were to heaven, and then down were ready to perish. And we again into the deep; our soul beseech thee, make us as truly melted within us, because of sensible now of thy mercy, as trouble. we were then of the danger; Then cried we unto thee, O
Lord; and thou didst deliver Yea, the waters had drowned us out of our distress.
us, and the stream had gone Blessed be thy name, who over our soul; the deep waters didst not despise the prayer of of the proud had gone over our thy servants; but didst hear our soul. cry, and hast saved us.
But praised be the Lord; Thou didst send forth thy who hath not given us over as commandments; and the windy a prey unto them. storm ceased, and was turned The Lord hath wrought a into a calm.
mighty salvation for us. O let us therefore praise the We got not this by our own Lord for his goodness; and de- sword, neither was it our own clare the wonders that he hath arm that saved us; but thy right done, and still doeth, for the hand, and thine arm, and the children of men !
light of thy countenance, bePraised be the Lord daily; cause thou hadst a favour unto even the Lord that helpeth us, and poureth his benefits upon us. The Lord hath appeared for
He is our God, even the God us; the Lord hath covered our of whom cometh salvation: heads, and made us to stand in God is the Lord, by whom we the day of battle. have escaped death.
The Lord hath appeared for Thou, Lord, hast made us us; the Lord hath overthrown glad through the operation of our enemies, and dashed in thy hands; and we will triumph pieces those that rose up against in thy praise.
us. Blessed be the Lord God; Therefore not unto us, O even the Lord God, who only Lord, not unto us; but unto doth wondrous things;
thy name be given the glory. And blessed be the name of The Lord hath done great his Majesty for ever; and let things for us, the Lord hath every one of us say, Amen, done great things for us, for Amen.
which we rejoice. Glory be to the Father, and Our help standeth in the name to the Son, and to the Holy of the Lord, who hath made Ghost;
heaven and earth. As it was in the beginning, is Blessed be the name of the now, and ever shall be, world Lord, from this time forth for without end. Amen.
evermore. 1 A Psalm or Hymn of Praise Glory be to the Father, and
and Thanksgiving after Vic- to the Son, and to the Holy tory.
Ghost; F our side, now may we say; now, and ever shall be, world
As it was in the beginning, is the Lord had not been on if the Lord himself had not been without end. Amen. on our side, when men rose up & After this Hymn may be said the Te Deum. against us;
Then this Collect.
, fully displeased at us.
the world, in whose hand is
power and might, which none fulness, such as may appear in is able to withstand; we bless our lives, by an humble, holy, and magnify thy great and glo- and obedient walking before rious name for this happy vic- thee all our days, through Jesus tory, the whole glory whereof Christ our Lord; to whom, with we do ascribe to thee, who art thee, and the Holy Spirit, as the only giver of victory. And for all thy mercies, so in partiwe beseech thee, give us grace cular for this victory and delito improve this great mercy to verance, be all giory and honour, thy Glory, the advancement of world without end. Amen. thy Gospel, the honour of our
2 Cor. xiii. 14. Country, and, as much as in us 'HE
Lord Jelieth, to the good of all mankind. sus Christ, and the love of And, we beseech thee, give us God, and the fellowship of the such a sense of this great mercy, Holy Ghost, be with us alleveras may engage us to a true thank- more. 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.
THE grace of
A FORM OF PRAYER FOR THE VISITATION OF PRISONERS. If 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 Pealm; 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. 1 And when Notice is given to the Minister, that a Prisoner is confined for some great or
capital crime, he shaŭ visit him; and when he cometh into the place where the Prisoner is,
Ans. And grant us thy salvai quities of our forefathers; nei Min. Turn thy face from our
ther take thou vengeance of our sins; sins: Spare us, good Lord, spare Ans. And blot out all our inithy people, whom thou hast re- quities. deemed with thy most precious Min. Send us help from thy blood, and be not angry with us holy place; for ever.
Ans. For thine indignation
Min. O Lord, hear our pray-
the Prisoners come before thee.
RANT, we beseech thee, Min. Ó Lord, show thy mercy upon us;
who for our evil deeds do wor
Let us pray.
, who art in Hea