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whom the Lord hath redeem- | the Lord in their trouble : le ed : and delivered from the delivered them out of their hand of the enemy;
distress. And gathered them out of For he brought them out the lands, from the east, and of darkness, and out of the from the west : from the shadow of death : and brake north, and from the south. their bonds in sunder.
They went astray in the O that men would therewilderness out of the way : fore praise the Lord for his and found no city to dwell goodness and declare the
wonders that he doeth for the Hungry and thirsty : their children of men! soul fainted in them.
For he hath broken the So they cried unto the gates of brass : and smitten Lord in their trouble : and he the bars of iron in sunder. delivered them from their Foolish men are plagued distress.
for their offence : and because He led them forth by the of their wickedness. right way : that they might Their soul abhorred all go to the city where they manner of meat ; and they dwelt.
were even hard at death's O that men would there- door. fore praise the Lord for his So when they cried unto goodness : and declare the the Lord in their trouble : he wonders that he doeth for delivered them out of their the children of men !
distress. For he satisfieth the empty He sent his word, and soul : and filleth the hungry healed them : and they were soul with goodness.
saved from their destruction. Such as sit in darkness, and O that men would therein the shadow of death : fore praise the Lord for his being fast bound in misery goodness : and declare the and iron;
wonders that he doeth for Because they rebelled a- the children of men! gainst the words of the Lord : That they would offer unto and lightly regarded the him the sacrifice of thankscounsel of the most Highest; giving : and tell out his works
He also brought down their with gladness ! heart through heaviness : They that go down to the they fell down, and there was sea in ships : and occupy none to help them.
their business in great waters; So when they cried unto These men see the works
of the Lord : and his wonders | hungry : that they may build in the deep.
them a city to dwell in; For at his word the stormy That they may sow their wind ariseth : which lifteth land, and plant vineyards : to up the waves thereof. yield them fruits of increase.
They are carried up to the He blesseth them, so that heaven, and down again to they multiply exceedingly : the deep : their soul melteth and suffereth not their cattle away because of the trouble. to decrease.
They reel to and fro, and And again, when they are stagger like a drunken man : minished, and brought low : and are at their wit's end. through oppression, through
So when they cry untò the any plague, or trouble ; Lord in their trouble : he de Though he suffer them to livereth them out of their be evil intreated through distress.
tyrants : and let them wanFor he maketh the storm der out of the way in the to cease : so that the waves wilderness; thereof are still..
Yet helpeth he the poor Then are they glad, be- out of misery : and maketh cause they are at rest : and so him housholds like a flock of he bringeth them unto the sheep. haven where they would be. The righteous will consider : 0 that men would there- this
, and rejoice': and the fore praise the Lord for his mouth of all wickedness shall goodness : and declare the be stopped. wonders that he doeth for Whoso is wise will ponder the children of men!
these things : and they shall That they would exalt him understand the loving-kindalso in the congregation of ness of the Lord. the people: and praise him in Glory be to the Father, the seat of the elders !
and to the Son : and to the Who turneth the floods in-Holy Ghost; to a wilderness : and drieth As it was in the beginning, up the water-springs. is now, and ever shall be :
A fruitful land maketh he world without end. Amen. barren : for the wickedness Collects of Thanksgiving. of them that dwell therein.
ous Lord God, who art derness a standing water: and of infinite goodness and merwater-springs of a dry ground. cy; We thy poor creatures, And there he setteth the whom thou hast made and
, he maketh the wil. O Most blessed and glori
preserved, holding our souls glorify thy Name, for this in life, and now rescuing us thy mercy in saving us, when out of the jaws of death, we were ready to perish. And, humbly present ourselves a we beseech thee, make us as gain before thy Divine Ma- truly : sensible now of thy jesty, to offer a sacrifice of mercy, as we were then of praise and thanksgiving, for the danger: 'and give us that, thou heardest us when hearts always ready to exwe called in our trouble, and press our thankfulness, not didst not cast out our prayer, only by words, but also by which we made before thee our lives, in being more obein our great distress : Even dient to thy holy commandwhen we gave all for lost, ments. Continue, we beour ship, our goods, our lives, seech thee, this thy goodness then didst thou mercifully to us; that we, whom thou : look upon us, and wonder- hast saved, may serve thee in fully command a deliverance; holiness and righteousness all for which we, now being in the days of our life; through safety, do give all praise and Jesus Christ our Lord and glory to thy holy Name; Saviour. Amen. through Jesus Christ
Christ our An Hymn of Praise and ThanksgivLord. Amen.
ing after a dangerous Tempest. Or this.
unto the Lord, for he is ous good God, thy mer- gracious : and his mercy en-. cy is over all thy works, but dureth for ever. in special manner hath been Great is the Lord, and extended toward us, whom greatly to be praised; let the thou hast so powerfully and redeemed of the Lord say so: wonderfully defended. Thou whom he hath delivered from hast shewed us terrible things, the merciless rage of the sea. and wonders in the deep, that The Lord is gracious and we might see how powerful full of compassion : slow to and gracious a God thou art; anger, and of great mercy. how able and ready to help He hath not dealt with us them that trust in thee. Thou according to our sins : neihast shewed us how both ther rewarded us according winds and seas obey thy com- to our iniquities. mand;. that we may learn, But as the heaven is high even from them, hereafter to above the earth : so great obey thy voice, and to do thy hath been his mercy towards will. We therefore bless and us.
mighty and graci: O Come, let us give thanks
o Lord : and thou didst deli- T Jesus
, and the
We found trouble and hea- | thy hands : and we will triviness : we were even at umph in thy praise. death's door.
Blessed be the Lord God : The waters of the sea had even the Lord God, who well-nigh covered us : the only doeth wondrous things; proud waters had well-nigh And blessed be the Name gone over our soul.
of his Majesty for ever : and The sea roared : and the let every one of us say, Amen, stormy wind lifted up the Amen. waves thereof.
Glory be to the Father, We were carried up as it and to the Son : and to the were to heaven, and then Holy Ghost; down again into the deep : As it was in the beginning, our soul melted within us, is now, and ever shall be : because of trouble ;
world without end. Amen. Then cried we unto thee,
2 Cor. xiii. : ver us out of our distress.
Blessed be thy Name, who love of God, and the fellowdidst not despise the prayer of ship of the Holy Ghost, be thy servants : but didst hear with us all evermore. Amen. our cry, and hast saved us.
Thou didst send forth thy After Victory or Deliverance commandment : and the from an Enemy. windy storm ceased, and was a Psalm or Hymn of Praise and turned into a calm.
Thanksgiving after Victory. O let us therefore praise F the Lord had not been the Lord for his goodness : on our side, now may we and declare the wonders that say : if the Lord himself had he hath done, and still doeth not been on our side, when for the children of men. men rose up against us;
Praised be the Lord daily : They had swallowed us up even the Lord that helpeth quick : when they were so us, and poureth his benefits wrathfully displeased at us. upon us.
Yea, the waters had drownHe is our God, even the ed us, and the stream had God of whom cometh salva- gone over our soul : the deep tion : God is the Lord by waters of the proud had gone whom we have escaped over our soul. death.
But praised be the Lord : Thou, Lord, hast made us who hath not given us over glad through the operation of as a prey unto them.
'The Lord hath wrought : al is power and
is power and might which mighty salvation for us. none is able to withstand ;
We gat not this by our We bless and magnify thy own sword, neither was it great and glorious Name for our own arm that saved us : this happy Victory, the whole but thy right hand, and thine glory whereof we do ascribe arm, and the light of thy to thee, who art the only countenance, because thou giver of Victory. And, we hadst a favour unto us. beseech thee, give us grace to
The Lord hath appeared improve this great mercy to for us : the Lord hath cover-thy glory, the advancement ed our heads, and made us to of thy Gospel, the honour of stand in the day of battle. our Sovereign, and, as much
The Lord liath appeared as in us lieth, to the good for us : the Lord hath over- of all mankind. And, we thrown our enemies, and beseech thee, give us such a dashed in pieces those that sense of this great mercy, as rose up against us.
may engage us to a true thankTherefore not unto us, O fulness, such as may appear in Lord, not unto us : but unto our lives by an humble, holy, thy Name be given the glory. and obedient walking before
The Lord hath done great thee all our days, through things for us : the Lord hath Jesus Christ our Lord; to done great things for us, for whom with thee and the which we rejoice.
Holy Spirit, as for all thy Our help standeth in the mercies, so in particular for Name of the Lord : who hath this Victory and Deliverance, made heaven and earth. be all glory and honour, world
Blessed be the Name of without end. Amen. the Lord : from this time
2 Cor. xii. forth for evermore.
Jesus Christ, and the to the Son : and to the Holy love of God, and the fellow, Ghost;
ship of the Holy Ghost, be As it was in the beginning, with us all evermore. Amen. is now, and ever shall be : world without end. Amen.
At the Burial of their Dead After this Hymn may be sung the
at Sea. q The Office in the Common Prayer-book may be used; only instead of those words
[We therefore commit his body to the Almighty God, the So
ground, earth to earth, &c.] say,
body to the deep, to