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O'Halloweets behovenerinama zen; sing of thee, and praise thy name.
O God, thou art a strong tower of life, to the honour and glory of in defence to all who fly unto thee: O name, through Jesus Christ our Lord. eave us from the violence of the enemy. Amen.
O Lord of Hosts, fight for us; that. Then shall the linister, if there be we may glorify like.
any in the slap, say,
all those who with hearty repentance us, for thy name's sake.
and true faith iurn unto him; have 1 Short Prayers in respect of a Storm. mercy upon you ; pardon and deliver T THOU, O Lord, who stillest the rag, you from all your sins ;" confirm and
ing of the sea, hear, hear us, and strengthen you ,in ail goodness, and save us, that we perish not. o blessed Saviour, who didst save Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
bring you to everlasting lite, through thy disciples ready to perish in a storm; hear us, and save us, we beseech thee. 97. Thanksgiving after a Storm. Lord, have mercy upon us.
Psalm 66. Jubilate Deo. Christ, have mercy upon us. O
BE joyful in God, all ye lands: Lord, have mercy upon us,
sing praises unto the honour of his O Lord, hear us.
name, make his praise to be glorious. O Christ, hear us.
Say unio God, o how wonderful art God the Father, God the Son, God thou in thy works; through the greatthe Holy Ghost, have mercy upon us, ness of thy power shall thine enemie save us now and evermore. Amen. be found liars unto thee. UR Father, who art in Heaven,
thee Kingdom come; Thy Will be done on O come hither, and behold the work Earth, as it is in Heaven; Give us this of God; how wonderful he is in historie day our daily bread; And forgive us doings towards the children of inen! our trespasses, as we forgive those who
He tuleth with his power for ever, trespass against us; And lead us not his eyes behold the people; and such as into temptation; But deliver us from will not believe, shall not be able to evil. Amen.
exalt themselves. When there shall be imminent danger, make the voice of his praise to be
Opraise our God, ye people; and as many as can be spared from ne- heard ; cessary service in the ship shall be
Who holdeth our soul in life; and called together, and make an humble suffereth not our feet to slip. Confession of their sins' to Godin
For thou, O God, hast proved 18; which every one ought scriously to re-thou also hast tried us, like as silver is the Nect upon those particular sins, of tried. which his conscience shall accuse him; Thou broughtest us into the snare saying as followeth :
and laidest trouble upon our loins. • The Confession.
I will go into thine house with burniLord Jesus Christ, Maker of all which I promised with my lips, and
. , things, Judge of all men; we acknow-spake with my mouth, when I was in ledge and bewail our manifold sins and trouble. wickedness; which we from time to O come hither, and hearken, all ye time most grievously have committed, tha: fear God; and I will tell you what by thought, word, and deed, againsi he hath done for my soul. thy Divine Majesty, provoking most I called unto him with my justly thy wrath and indignation and gave himn praises with my tongue against us. We do earnestly repent,
If I incline unto wickedness with and are heartily sorry for these our mis- mine heart, the Lord will not hear me doings; the remembrance of them is But God hath heard me; and conde grievous unto us; the burden of them dered the voice of my prayer. is intolerable. Have mercy upon us,
Praised be God, who hath not cast have mercy upon us,
most inerciful Fa- out my prayer, nor turned his meros ther: For thy Son our Lord Jesus from me. Christ's sake, forgive us all that is past; Glory be to the Father, and to the and grant, that we may ever hereafter Son, and to the Holy Ghost; perve and please thee in newness of As it was in the beginning, is now
and ever shall be, world without end. to thy holy name, through Jesus Christ Amen.
our Lord. Amen.
| Or this. Psalm 107. Confitemini Domino.
MOST mighty and gracious good
Sen the wonders that he doeth for the chil- been extended towards us, whom thou dren of men!
hast so powerfully and wonderfully That they would offer unto him the defended. Thou hast showed us ter. me sacrifice of thanksgiving; and tell out rible things, and wonders in the deep, bis works with gladness!
that we might see how powerful and They that go down to the sea in gracious a God thou art ; how able and to bhips ; and occupy their business in (ready to help those who trust in thee. A great waters;
Thou hast showed us how both winds These men see the works of the and seas obey thy command ; that we Lord, and his wonders in the deep.
may learn even from them hereafter to For at his word, the stormy wind obey thy voice, and to do thy will. We ariseth ; which lifteth up, the waves therefore bless and glorify thy name,
for this thy mercy, in saving us when. de They are carried up to the heaven, we were ready to perish. And we bees and down again to the deep; their soul seech thee, make us as truly sensibie Et melteth away because of the trouble.
now of thy mercy, as we were then of They recl to and fro, and stagger the danger; and give us hearts always
like a drunken man; and are at their ready to express our thankfulness not 1 wit's end.
only by words, but also by our lives, So when they cry unto the Lord in in being more obedient to thy holy in their trouble, be delivereth them out of commandments. Continue, we be. this their distress. !
seech thee, this thy goodness to us; For he maketh the storm to cease, so that we, whom thou hast saved, may that the waves thereof are still. serve three in holiness and righteous
Tben are they glad, because they are ness all the days of our life, through at rest'; and so he bringeth them unto Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour, the haven where they would be. Amen.
O that men would therefore praise the Lord fo, his goodness; and declare T A Hymn of Praise and Thanksgivthe wonders that he doeth for the chil
ing after r dangerous Tempest. dren of men !
O That they would exalt him also in
Lord, for he is gracious; and his gli che congregation of the people ; and mercy, Pudureth for ever. praise him in the seat of the elders !
Great is the Lord, and greatly to be Glory be to the Father, and to the praised . Let the redeemed of the Lord Son, and to the Holy Ghost;
say so, whom he hatli delivered from As it was in the beginning, is now,
the merciless rage of the sea. and ever shall be, world without end.
The Lord is gracious, and full of compassion ; slow to anger, and of great
mercy. I Collects of Thanksgiving. He hath not dealt with us according 0
MOST blessed and glorious Lord to our sins; neither rewarded us ac
God, who art of infinite goodness cording to our iniquities.. 1.6 and mercy; we, thy poor creatures, But as the heaven is high above the
whom thou hast made and preserved, earth; so great hath been his mercy holding our souls in life, and now res- towards us. euing us out of the jaws of death, hrum- We foun" trouble and heaviness; bly
present ourselves again before thy we were even at death's door. Divine Majesty, to offer a sacrifice of The waters of the sea had well nigh. praise and thanksgiving, for that thou covered us; the proud waters had well beardest us when we called in our righ gone over our soul. trouble, and didst mot cast out our The sea roared ; and the stormy prayer, which we made before thee in wind listect up the waves thereof. our great distress ; even when we gave We were carried up as it were to i for lost, our Ship, our Goods, our heaven, and then down again into the Lives, then didst thou mercifully look deep; our soul melted within 'us, bespon us, and wonderfully command a cause of trouble. deliverance, for which we now, being Then cried we unto thee, O Lord, and la safety, do give all praise and glorylthou didst deliver us out of our distress.
Blessed be thy name, who didst not|Lord hath covered our heads, albo despise the prayer of thy servants; but made us to stand in the day of baltie. didst hear our cry, and hast saved us. The Lord hath appeared for us; the
Thou didst send forth thy command- Lord hath overthrown our enemies, ment; and the windy storm ceased, and fand dashed in pieces those that rose up was turned into a calm.
The Lord bath done great things for
Our help standeth in the name of tlum
Thou, Lord, hast made us glad from this time fortli for evermore. through the operation of thy hands; Glory be to the Father, and to the and we will triumph in thy praise. Son, and to the Holy Ghost;
Blessed be the Lord God; even the As it was in the beginning, is now, Lord God, who only doeth wondrous and ever shall be, world without end at things;
Amen. And blessed be the name of his Ma-15 After this Hymn may be said the jesty for ever; and let every one of us
Te Deum." say, Amen, Amen.
I Thon this Collect.
As it was in the beginning, is now, whose hand is power and miglit, wbich filter and ever shall be, world without end. none is able to withstand; we bless ant nature Amen.
magnify thy great and glorious nane 5. A Psalm or Hymn of Praise and whereof we do ascribe to thee, who ari
for this happy victory, tlie whole gloryda UL Thanksgiving after Victory.
the only giver of victory. And we be the pa the Lord had not been on our side, seech thee, give us grace in improve sizin
; , self had not been on our side, when vancement of thy Gospel, the honour men rose up against us;
of our country, and, as much as in us They had swallowed us up quick, lieth, to the good of all mankind. And when they were so wrathful.ý dis- we beseech thee, give us such a sense pleased at us.
of thy great mercy, as may engage Yea, the waters had drowned us, and to a true thankfulness, such as may the stream had gone over our soul; the appear in our lives, by an humble, holy, deep waters of the proud had gone and obedient walking before thee all over our soul.
our days, through Jesus Christ om But praised be the Lord, who hath Lord; to whom, with thee, and the not given us over as a prey unto them. Holy Spirit, as for all thy mercies, The Lord hath
wrought a mighty in particular for this victory and deli Balvation for us.
verance, be all glory and honour, worte We got not this by our own sword, without end." Amen. neither was it our own arm that saved
? Cor. xiii. 14. and bite this might hand, and thine e arm. The race of our Lord Jesus het cause thou hadst a favour anto us. lowship of the Holy Ghost, be with
The Lord hath appeared for us; thelall evermore. Amen. 7 At the Burial of the Dead at Sea, the Office in the Common Prayer Book may 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 is may be like his glorious Body; according
to the mighty working whereby be is able to subdue all things to himself.
A FORM OF PRAYER FOR THE VISITATION OF PRISONERS. 1 When Morning or Evening Prayer shall be read in any Prison, instead
of the Psalm, 0 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, Sc. ånd 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 thejand forasmuch as thou alone bringest Minister, that u Prisoner is confined light out of darkness, and good out of for some great or capital crimo, he evil, grant that the pains and punish-' shall visit him; and when he cometh ments which these thy servants endure, into the place where the Prisoner is, through their bodily confinement, may
he shall say, kneeling down,' tend to setting free their souls from the REMEMBER TO Lord, our iniqui-Ichains of sim, through Jesus Christ our
iniquities . fathers; neither take thou vengeance 1 Here the Menister, as he shall see
of our sins: Spare us, good Lord, spare" convenient, may read the Prayer for If thy people, whom thou hast redeemed
All conditions of Men, the Collect for with thy most precious blood, and be
Ash-Wednesday, and th. Collect benot angry with us for ever. Ans. Spare us, good Lord.
ginning, Almighty God, the fountain
of all wisdom, &c. or any other PrayLet us pray. Lord, have mercy upon us.
er of the Liturgy, which he shall
judge proper Christ, have mercy upon 148.
T Then shall the Minister exhort the Lord, have inercy upon us.
Prisoner or Prisoners after this OUR Father, who act in Heaven, &c. Form, or other like: Min.
EARLY beloved, know this, that upon us;
"Ans. And grant us thy salvation.
ing providence governeth all things Min, Turn thy face from our sins,
both in heaven and earth, hath so wise Ans. And blot out all our iniquities. Iy and mercifully ordered the course of
khin. Send us help from thy holy this world, that his judgments are often place;
sent as fatherly corrections to us; and Ans. For thine indignation lieth hard if with due submission and resignation upon us. Min. O Lord, hear our prayer; Ans. And let the sighing of the Pri- they will work together for our good.
It is your part and duty, therefore, to soners come before thee.
humble yourself under the mighty land The Collect.
of God, to acknowledge the righteousGRANT; we beseech thee, Almightylness of his judgments, and to endeadeeds do worthily inserve to be pun- visitation may lead you to a sincere ished, by the comfort of thy grace may and hearty repentance. mercifally be relieved; through our The way and means thereto' is, to Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. examine your life and conversation by 0 GOD, who sparest when we de- the rule of God's commandments; and
serve punishment, and in thy whereinsoever you shall percoive your Wrath rememberest mercy; we humbly self to have offended either by will, beseech thee, of thy goodness, to com- word, or deed, there to bewail your fort and succour all those who are un- own sinfulness, and to confess yourself der reproach and misery in the house to Almighty God, with full purpose of of bondage; correct them not in thine mendment of life. And if you shall anger, neither chasten them in thy sore perceive your offences to be such as are displeasure. Give them a right under- not only against God but also against standing of themselves, and of thy your neighbours: then to reconcile threats and promises; that they may yourself to them, being ready to make neither cast away their confidence in restitution and satisfaction, according thee, nor place it any where but in to the uttermost of your power, for all thee. Relieve the distressed, protectinjuries and wrongs done by you to any the innocent, and awaken the guilty:lother: and being likewise ready to for
VISITATION OF PRISONERS. give others who have offended you, as H Ahy great goodness ; according to
mercy , you would have forgiveness of your offences at God's hand. And to this the multitude of thy mercies, do away true repentance and change of mind you nine offences. must add a lively and steadfast faith, Wash me thoroughly from my wickand dependence upon the merits of the edness; and cleanse me from my sin. death of Christ, with an entire resigna- For I acknowledge my faults; and tion of yourself to the will of God. my sin is ever before me. Except you repent, and believe, we can Agaiust thee only have I sinned, and give you no hope of salvation. Bu' ir done this evil in thy sight; that thou you do sincerely repent and believe, mighest be justified in thy saying, and God hath declared, though your sins clear when thou art judgeu. be as red as scarlet, they shall be Behold, I was slapen in wickedmade white as snow; though your ness; and in sin hath my mother conwickednesses have gone over your ceived me. head, yet shall they not be your de- But to, thou' requirest truth in the struction.
inward parts; and shalt make me to We exhort you therefore in the name understand wisdom secretly. of God, and of his dear Son Jesus Christ Thou shall purge me with hyssop, our Saviour, and as y'u tender your and I shall be clean; ihou shalt wash own salvation, to take good heed of me, and I shall be whiter than snow. these things in time, while the day of Thou shalt make me hear of joy and salvation asteth ; for the night comieth, gladness; Wat the bones which thou when no man can work. While you hast broken may rejoice. have the light, buljeve in the light, and Turn thy face from my sins; and put walk as children of the lighi, ihat you out all iny misdeeds. , be not tast into outer darkness; thay Make me a clean heart, O God; and you may not knock, when the door renew a right spirit within me. shall be shut; and cry for mercy, when Cast me nouaway froul thy presence; it is the time of justice. Now you are and take not thy Holy Spirit froin me the object of God's mercy, if by re- O give me the comfort of thy haip pentance and truc faith you turn 10.0 again; and stablish nie with thy free him ; but if you neglect these things, Spirit. you will be tlie object of his justice ard Then shall I teach thy ways unto the vengeance: Now you may claim the wicked ; and sinners shall be convertmerits of Christ; but if you die in your ed unto thee. sins, his sufferings will tend to your Deliver me from blood-guiltiness, greater condemnation. o belovec, God, thou that art the God of my consider in this your day, how fearful health ; and my longue shall sing of a thing it will be to fall into the hands thy righteousness. of the living God, when you can nei- Thou shalt open my lips, O Lord; ther fly to his mercy to proiect you, and my mouth shall show thy praise, nor to the merits of Christ to cover you
For thou desirest no sacrifice, else in that terrible day.
would I give it thee; but thou delightT Here the Minister shall examine him est not in burnt offerings." concerning his Frith, anu rehearse
The sacrifice of God is a troubled the Articles of the Crced, Dost thou Spirit, a broken and contrite heart
, believe in God, &c. And the pri- God, shalt thou not despise. soner shall answer,
1. Then the Minister shall say, All this I steadfastly believe. The Then shall the Minister examine whe-O LORD, we beseech thee, mero
ther he repent him truly of his sins, all those who confess their sins unto and be in charity with all the world, thee; that they,
whose consciences by and further adinonish him particu- sin are accused, by thy merciful para larly concerning the crimes wherewithlon may be absolved, through Christ he is charged; and exhor! him, if he
our Lord. Amen. have any scruples, that he would defor the Holy Communion, against the with pity and compaşsion upon the herine de oame, and prepare himself O GOD, whose mercy is everlasting time that it may be proper to adminis- sufferings of this thy servant; ter it to him.
whether thou visitest for trial of his I Ther, all knecling, the Minister shall patience, or punishment of his offences
say as follows, from the 51st Psalm : lenable hing by thy grace cheerfully in
. Let us pray.