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tell you what he hath done for LORD in their trouble, he my soul.
| delivereth them out of their I called unto him with my distress mouth; and gave him praises For he maketh the storm to with my tongue.
cease, so that the waves thereof If I incline unto wickedness are still. with mine heart, the LORD will Then are they glad, because not hear me.
they are at rest; and so he But God hath heard me; bringeth them unto the haven and considered the voice of my | where they would be. prayer.
O that men would therefore Praised be God, who hath praise the LORD for his good. not cast out my prayer, nor ness; and declare the wonders turned his mercy from me. that he doeth for the children
Glory be to the FATHER, and of men! to the Son, and to the Holy That they would exalt him Ghost;
also in the congregation of the As it was in the beginning, is people ; and praise him in the now, and ever shall be, world seat of the elders ! without end. Amen.
Glory be to the Father, and
| to the Son, and to the Holy Psalm 107. Confitemini
As it was in the beginning, is O THAT men would praise now, and ever shall be, world the Lord for his goodness; and without end. Amen. declare the wonders that he doeth for the children of men! | Collects of Thanksgiving.
That they would offer unto O MOST blessed and glorious him the sacrifice of thanks- Lord God, who art of infinite giving; and tell out his works goodness and mercy; we, thy with gladness!
| poor creatures, whom thou hast They that go down to the made and preserved, holding sea in ships ; and occupy their our souls in life, and now business in great waters; rescuing us out of the jaws of
These men see the works of death, humbly present ourselves the LORD, and his wonders in again before thy divine majesty, the deep.
to offer a sacrifice of praise For at his word, the stormy and thanksgiving, for that thou wind ariseth; which lifteth up heardest us when we called in the waves thereof.
our trouble, and didst not cast They are carried up to the out our prayer, which we made heaven, and down again to the before thee in our great disdeep; their soul melteth away tress ; even when we gave all because of the trouble. for lost, our ship, our goods,
They reel to and fro, and our lives, then didst thou stagger like a drunken man; mercifully look upon us, and and are at their wit's end wonderfully command a deli
So when they cry unto the verance; for which we now, being in safety, do give all cious; and his mercy endureth praise and glory to thy holy for ever. name, through JESUS CHRIST | Great is the LORD, and greatly our Lord. Amen.
to be praised : let the redeemed
of the LORD say so, whom he 17 Or this.
hath delivered from the merciO MOST mighty and gracious less rage of the sea. good God, thy mercy is over The LORD is gracious, and all thy works, but in special full of compassion; slow to manner hath been extended anger, and of great mercy. towards us, whom thou hast He hath not dealt with us so powerfully and wonderfully according to our sins ; neither defended. Thou hast showed rewarded us according to our us terrible things, and wonders iniquities. in the deep, that we might see But as the heaven is high how powerful and gracious a above the earth; so great hath God thou art ; how able and been his mercy towards us. ready to help those who trust We found trouble and heavi. in thee. Thou hast showed us ness; we were even at death's how both winds and seas obey door thy command ; that we may The waters of the sea had learn even from them hereafter well nigh covered us ; the proud to obey thy voice, and to do waters had well nigh gone over thy will. We therefore bless our soul. and glorify thy name; for this. The sea roared; and the thy mercy, in saving us when stormy wind lifted up the waves we were ready to perish. And, thereof. we beseech thee, make us as We were carried up as it truly sensible now of thy were to heaven, and then down mercy, as we were then of the again into the deep ; our soul danger ; and give us hearts melted within us, because of always ready to express our trouble. thankfulness not only by words, Then cried we unto thee, O but also by our lives, in being LORD ; and thou didst deliver more obedient to thy holy us out of our distress. commandments. Continue, we Blessed be thy name, who beseech thee, this thy goodness didst not despise the prayer of to us ; that we, whom thou thy servants ; but didst hear hast saved, may serve thee in our cry, and hast saved us. holiness and righteousness all Thou didst send forth thy the days of our life, through commandment, and the windy Jesus CHRIST our Lord and storm ceased, and was turned Saviour. Amen:
into a calm
| O let us therefore praise the 1 À Hymn of praise and thanksgiving after Lord for his goodness; and a dangerous tempest.
declare the wonders that he O COME, let us give thanks hath done, and still doeth, for unto the LORD, for he is gra- I the children of men!
Praised be the LORD daily ;| hand, and thine arm, and the even the LORD that helpeth us, light of thy countenance, beand poureth his benefits upon cause thou hadst a favour unto us.
He is our God, even the God The Lord hath appeared for of whom cometh salvation: God us ; the Lord hath covered our is the Lord, by whom we have heads, and made us to stand in escaped death.
the day of battle. Thou, Lorr, hast made us The LORD hath appeared for glad through the operation of us; the LORD hath overthrown thy hands; and we will triumph our enemies, and dashed in in thy praise.
pieces those that rose up against Blessed be the LORD God; us. even the LORD God, who only Therefore not unto us, o doeth wondrous things; Lord, not unto us; but unto
And blessed be the name of thy name be given the glory. his majesty for ever; and let The Lord hath done great every one of us say, Amen, things for us; the Lord hath Amen.
done great things for us, for Glory be to the Father, and which we rejoice. to the Son, and to the Holy Our help standeth in the GHOST;
name of the LORD, who hath As it was in the beginning, is made heaven and earth. now, and ever shall be, world Blessed be the name of the without end. Amen.
LORD, from this time forth for TA Psalm or Hymn of praise and thanks: evermore. giving after victory.
Glory be to the FATHER, and IF the LORD had not been to the Son, and to the Holy on our side, now may we say ;| Ghost ; if the Lord himself had not. As it was in the beginning, is been on our side, when men now, and eyer shall be, world rose up against us;
without end. Amen. They had swallowed us up 1 After this Hymn may be said the Te Deum. quick, when they were so
Then this Collect. wrathfully displeased at us. I O ALMIGHTY God, the
Yea, the waters had drowned sovereign commander of all the us, and the stream had gone world, in whose hand is power over our soul ; the deep waters and might, which none is able of the proud had gone over our to withstand; we bless and soul.
magnify thy great and glorious But praised be the LORD, who name for this happy victory, hath not given us over as a the whole glory whereof we do prey unto them.
ascribe to thee, who art the The LORD hath wrought a only giver of victory. And we mighty salvation for us. beseech thee, give us grace
We got not this by our own to improve this great mercy to sword, neither was it our own thy glory, the advancement of arm that saved us; but thy right thy Gospel, the honour of our
country, and, as much as in us so in particular for this victory lieth, to the good of all mankind. and deliverance, be all glory And, we beseech thee, give us and honour world without end. such a sense of this great mercy, Amen. as may engage us to a true thankfulness, such as may ap
2 Cor. xiii. 14. pear in our lives, by an humble, holy, and obedient walking THE grace of our Lord before thee all our days, through JESUS CHRIST, and the love of JESUS CHRIST our Lord; to God, and the fellowship of the whom, with thee, and the Holy Holy Ghost, be with us all SPIRIT, as for all thy mercies, I evermore. Amen. 1 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.
A FORM OF PRAYER FOR
THE VISITATION OF PRISONERS.
T 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 psalm ; 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.
And when notice is given to the Minister, | LORD, have mercy upon us. that a prisoner is confined for some great! OUR Father, who art in or capital crime, he shall visit him; and, when he cometh into the place where the heaven, gc. prisoner is, he shall say, kneeling down, Min. 0 LORD, show thy
REMEMBER not, LORD, mercy upon us ; vur iniquities, nor the iniquities Ans. And grant us thy salof our forefathers ; neither vation. take thou vengeance of our Min. Turn thy face from our sins : Spare us, good LORD, sins; spare thy people, whom thou Ans. And blot out all our hast redeemed with thy most iniquities. precious blood, and be not Min. Send us help from thy angry with us for ever.
holy place; Ans. Spare us, good LORD. Ans. For thine indignation Let us pray.
lieth hard upon us. LORD, have mercy upon us. Min. 0* LORD, hear our Christ, have mercy upon us. I prayer ;
Ans. And let the sighing / | Then shall the Minister exhort the prisoner of the Prisoners come before or prisoners after this form, or other like : thee.
DEARLY beloved, know The Collect,
| this, that ALMIGHTY God,
whose never-failing providence GRANT, we beseech thee, governeth all things both in Almighty God, that we, who heaven and earth, hath so for our evil deeds do worthily wisely and mercifully ordered deserve to be punished, by the course of this world, that the comfort of thy grace may his judgments are often sent as mercifully be relieved; through fatherly corrections to us; and our Lord and Saviour JESUS if with due submission and CHRIST, Amene
resignation to his holy will we
receive the same, they will O GOD, who sparest when work together for our good. we deserve punishment, and in It is your part and duty, thy wrath rememberest mercy; therefore, to humble yourself we humbly beseech thee, of under the mighty hand of God, thy goodness to comfort and to acknowledge the righteoussuccour all those who are under ness of his judgments, and to reproach and misery in the endeavour, that, by his grace, house of bondage; correct them this present visitation may lead not in thine anger, neither you to a sincere and hearty chasten them in thy sore repentance. displeasure. Give them a right. The way and means thereto understanding of themselves, is, to examine your life and and of thy threats and promises : conversation by the rule of that they may neither cast away God's commandments; and their confidence in thee, nor whereinsoever you shall perplace it any where but in thee.ceive yourself to have offended Relieve the distressed, protect either by will, word, or deed, the innocent, and awaken the there to bewail your own singuilty: and forasmuch as thou fulness, and to confess yourself alone bringest light out of dark-to ALMIGHTY God, with full ness, and good out of evil, grant purpose of amendment of life. that the pains and punishments And if you shall perceive your which these thy servants endure, offences to be such as are not through their bodily confine-I only against God, but also ment, may tend to setting free against your neighbours ; then their souls from the chains of to reconcile yourself to them, sin; through Jesus Christ our being ready to make restitution Lord. Amen.
and satisfaction, according to
the uttermost of your power, I Here the Minister, as he shall see con for all injuries and wrongs venient, may read the Prayer for All conditions of Men, the Collect for Ash- done by you to any other: and Wednesday, and the Collect beginning being likewise ready to forgive Almighty God, the fountain of all wisdom, &c. or any other prayer of the Liturgy / others who have offended you, which he shall judge proper.
| as you would have forgiveness