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thou hast so powerfully and full of compassion ; slow to wonderfully defended. Thou anger, and of great mercy. hast showed us terrible things, He hath not dealt with us and wonders in the deep, that according to our sins; neither we might see how powerful rewarded us according to our and gracious a God thou art; iniquities. how able and ready to helpBut as the heaven is high them that trust in thee. Thou above the earth ; so great hath hast showed us how both been his mercy towards us. Winds and Seas obey thy com- We found trouble and heamand: that we may learn even viness; we were from them hereafter to obey death's door. thy voice, and to do thy will. The waters of the sea had We therefore bless and glori- well nigh covered us; the fy thy Name, for this thy mer-proud waters had well nigh cy, in saving us when we were gone over our soul. ready to perish. And we be- The sea roared ; and the seech thee, make us as truly stormy wind lifted up the sensible now of thy mercy, as waves thereof. we were then of the danger; We were carried up as it and give us hearts always rea- were to heaven,and then down dy to express our thankfulness again into the deep; our soul not only by words, but also by melted within us, because of our lives, in being more obe-trouble. dient to thy holy command- Then cried we unto thee, O ments. Continue, we beseech Lord; and thou didst deliver thee, this thy goodness to us; us out of our distress. that we, whom thou hast sav. Blessed be thy Name, who ed, may serve thee in holiness didst not despise the prayer of and righteousness all the days thy servants; but didst hear of our life, through Jesus our cry, and hast saved us. Christ our Lord, and Saviour. Thou didst send forth thy Amen.
commandments; and the & An Hymn of Praise and windy storm ceased, and was
Thanksgiving after a dan-turned into a calm. gerous Tempest.
O let us therefore praise the COME, let us give thanks Lord for his goodness; and
unto the Lord, for he is declare the wonders that he gracious; and his mercy en- hath done, and still doeth, for dureth for ever.
the children of men ! Great is the Lord,and great- Praised be the Lord daily ; Jy to be praised : Let the re-even the Lord that helpeth us, deemed of the Lord say so, and poureth his benefits upon whom he hath delivered from us. the merciless rage of the sea. He is our God,even the God
The Lord is gracious, and of whom cometh salvation :
God is the Lord, by whom nance, because thou hadst a we have escaped death.
favour unto us. 'Thou, Lord, hast made us The Lord hath appeared for glad through the operation of us; the Lord hath covered ihy hands; and we will tri- our heads, and made us to umph in thy praise. stand in the day of battle. Blessed be the Lord God; The Lord hath appeared for
) even the Lord God, who only us; the Lord hath overthrown doth wondrous things; our enemies, and dashed in
And blessed be the Name pieces those that rose up of his Majesty for ever; and against us. let every one of us say, Amen, Therefore not unto us, o Amen.
Lord, not unto us; but unto Glory be to the Father, and thy Name be given the glory. to the Son, and to the Holy The Lord hath done great Ghost;
things for us; the Lord hath As it was in the beginning, done great things for us, for is now, and ever shall be, which we rejoice. world without end. Amen. Our help slaudeth in the
Name of the Lord, who hath 41 Psalmor Hymn of Praise
. and Thanksgiving a fier Vic. made heaven and earth.
Blessed be the Name of 1ory.
the Lord, from this time forth F the Lord had not been on
Glory be to the Father, and if the Lord himself had not
to the Son, and to the Holy been on our side, when men
Ghost; rose up against us;
As it was in the beginning, They had swallowed 11s up
is now, and ever shall be, quick, when they were so world without end. Amen. wrathifully displeased at us. fier this Hymn may be
Yea, the waters had drown- said the Tc Deum. od us, and the stream had gone
Then this Collect. over our soul; the deep wa
ALMIGHTY God, the
Sovereign Commander But praised be the Lord; of all the world, in whose hand who hath not given us over as is power and might, which a prey unto them.
none is able to withstand; we The Lord hath wrought a bless and magnify thy great mighty salvation for us. and glorious Name for this
We got not this by our own happy victory, the whole glory sword, neither was it our own whereof we do ascribe to thee, arm that saved us; but thy who art the only giver of vicright hand, and thine arm, tory. And we beseech thee, and the light of the counte-give us grace to improve this
ters of the proud bad gone o
srcat mercy to thy glory, the Christ our Lord; to whom,, advancement of thy Gospel, with thee, and the Holy Spirit, the honour of our Country, as for all thy mercies, so in parand, as much as in us lieth, to ticular for this victory and delithe good of all mankind. And verance, be all glory and howe beseech thee, give us such nour,world without end. Amen. a sense of this great mercy, as 2 Cor. xiii. 14. may engage us to a true thank- THE grace of our Lord
Jesus Christ,and the love our lives, by an humble, holy, of God, and the fellowship of and obedient walking before the Holy Ghost, be with us all thee allour days throughJesuslevermore. 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.
A FORM OF PRAYER FOR
THE VISITATION OF PRISONERS.
When Vorning or Evening Prayer sira'l be read in any Prison, instead of she Psalm, 0 come let us sing, &c. shall be read the 130th Psalm; and the Minister shall inserl, after the Collect for the Day, the Collect in the following Service, O God whu 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 io the Minister, that a Prisoner is confined for some great or capital crime, he shall visit him ; and when he cometh into the place where the Prisoner is, he shall say, kneeling down, EMEMBER not, Lord, thou hast redeemed with thy
our iniquities, nor the most precious blood, and be iniquities of our forefathers; not angry with us for ever. neither take thou vengeance Ans. Spare us, good Lord. of our sins : Spare us, good
Let us pray. Lord, spare thy people, whom Lord, have mercy upon usa
Christ, have mercy upon us. thercastaway their confidence
UR Father, who art in but in thee. Relieve the dis-
tressed, protect the innocent, Min. () Lord, show thy and awaken the guilty: And mercy upon us;
forasmuch as thou alone bring. Ans. And grant us thy sal- est light out of darkness, and vation.
good out of evil, grant that Min. Turn thy face from the pains and punishments our sins;
which these thy servants enAns. And blot out all our dure, through their bodily coniniquities.
finement, may tend to setting Min. Send us help from free their souls from the chains thy holy place;
of sin; through Jesus Christ Ans. For thine indignation our Lord. Amen. lieth hard upon us.
Here the Minister, as he Min. O Lord, hear our shall see convenient, may prayer ;
read the Prayer for All Ans. And let the sighing
conditions of Men, the Colof the Prisoners come before
lect for Ash-Wednesday, thee.
and the Collect beginning, The Collect.
Almighty God, the fountain of all wisdom, &c. or any
other Prayer, of the Lilur. Almighty God, that we, sy, which he shall judge who for our evil deeds do proper. worthily deserve to be punish- Then shall the Minister er. ed, by the comfort of thy grace
hort the prisoner or Pri. may mercisully be relieved ; soners after this Form, or through our Lord and Saviour other like: Jesus Christ. Amen.
this,that Almighty God, we deserve punishment, whose never failing proviand in thy wrath reinemberest dence governeth all things mercy; we humbly beseech both in heaven and earth, hath thee, of thy goodness, to com- so wisely and mercifully orfort and succour all those who dered the course of this world, are under reproach and misery that his judgments are often in the house of bondage; cor-sent as fatherly corrections to rect them not in thine anger, us: and if with due submission neither chasten them in thy and resigna ion to his holy will sore displeasure. Give them we receive the same, they will a right understanding ofthem- work together for our good. selves, and of thy threats and
It is your part and duty, promises ; that they may nei- therefore, to humble yourself
God, who sparest when D EARLY beloved, know
underthe mighty hand ofGod, white as snow ; though your to acknowledge the righteous- wickedness have gone over ness of his judgments, and to your head, yet shall they not endeavour, that, by his grace, be your destruction. this present visitation may We exhort you therefore in lead you to a sincere and the name of God, and of his hearty repentance.
dear Son Jesus Christ our SaThe way and means thereto viour, and as you tender your is, to examine your life and own salvation, to take good conversation by the rule of heed of these things in time, God's commandments ; and while the day of salvation whereinsoever you shall per- lasteth; for the night cometh, ceive yourself to have offend- when no man can work. While ed, either by will, word, or you have the light, believe in deed, there to bewail your the light, and walk as children own sinfulness, and to confess of the light, that you be not yourself to Almighty God, cast into outer darkness; that with full purpose of amend you may not knock, when the ment of life. And if you shall door shall be shut ; and cry for perceive your offences to be mercy, when it is the time of such as are not only against justice. Now you are the olsGod, but also against your ject of God's mercy, if by reneighbours ; then to reconcile pentance and true faith you yourself to them, being ready turn unto him : but if you negto make restitution and satis- lect these things, you will be faction, according to the utter-the object of his justice and most of your power, for all vengeance : Now you may injuries and wrongs done by claim the merits of Christ; but you to any other : and being if you die in your sins, his suflikewise readyto forgiveothers ferings will tend to your greatwho have offended you, as you er condemnation. Obeloved, would have forgivenessof your consider in this your day, how offences at God's hand. And fearful a thing it will be to fall to this true repentance and into the hands of the living change of mind you must adda God,when you can neither fly lively and steadfast faith, and to his mercy to protect you, nor dependence upon the merits of to the merits of Christ to cothe death of Christ, with an en- ver you in that terrible day. tire resignation of yourself to the will of God. Except you,
| Here the Minister shall exrepent, and believe, we can
amine him concerning his
Faith, and rehearse the Argive you no hope of salvation : But if you do sincerely repent
ticles of the Creed, Dost thou
believe in God, &c. And and believe, God hath declar.
the Prisoner shall answer, ed, though your sins be red as scarlet, they shall be made All this I steadfastly believe