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we die. Be not deceived: Evil is the earthy, such are they that communications corrupt good are earthy: and as is the hea. manners. Awake to righteous- venly, such are they also that ness, and sin not: for some have are heavenly. And as we have not the knowledge of God. I borne the image of the earthy, speak this to your shame. But we shall also bear the image of some man will say, How are the the heavenly. Now, this I
say, dead raised up? and with what brethren, that flesh and blood body do they come? Thou cannot inherit the kingdom of fool, that which thou sowest is God; neither doth corruption not quickened, except it die. inherit incorruption. Behold, I And that which thou sowest, show you a mystery : We shall thou sowest not that body that not all sleep, but we shall all be shall be, but bare grain; it may changed, in a moment, in the chance of wheat, or of some twinkling of an eye, at the last other grain. But God giveth it trump: For the trumpet shall a body as it hath pleased him; sound, and the dead shall be and to every seed his own body. raised' incorruptible, and we All Aesh is not the same flesh; shall be changed. For this cor. but there is one kind of flesh of ruptible must put on incorrupmen, another flesh of beasts, tion, and this mortal must put another of fishes, and another of on immortality. So when this birds. There are also celestial corruptible shall have put on bodies, and bodies terrestrial: incorruption, and this mortal But the glory of the celestial is shall have put on immortality, one, and the glory of the terres- then shall be brought to pass the trial is another. There is one saying that is written, Death is glory of the sun, and another swallowed up. in victory. glory of the moon, and another death, where is thy sting? 0 glory of the stars : For one star grave, where is thy victory? differeth from another star in The sting of death is sin, and glory. So also is the resurrec- the strength of sin is the law. tion of the dead. It is sown in But thanks be to God, which corruption; itis raised in incor- giveth us the victory, through ruption: It is sown in disho. our Lord Jesus Christ. Therenour; it is raised in glory: It is fore, my beloved brethren, be sown in weakness; it is raised ye steadfast, unmoveable, alin power: It is sown a natural ways abounding in the work of body;
it is raised a spiritual bo- the Lord; forasmuch as ye dy. There is a natural body, know that your labour is not in and there is a spiritual body. vain in the Lord. And so it is written, The first q When they come to the Grave, while the man Adam was made a living Corpse is made ready to be laid into the soul, the last Adam was made a earth, shall be sung or said, quickening spirit. Howbeit, AN, that is born of a wothat was not first which is spiri- man, hath but a short time tual, but that which is natural; to live, and is full of misery. and afterward that which is spi. He cometh up, and is cut down ritual. The first man is of the like a flower; he fleeth as it were earth, earthy: The second man a shadow, and never continueth is the Lord from heaven. As in one stay.
In the midst of life we are in saith the Spirit; for they rest death: Of whom may we seek from their labours. Rev. xiv. 13. forsuccour, butof thee, O Lord, Then the Minister shall say the Lord's who for our sins art justly dis: 1 Then the Minister shall say the Lord's pleased ?
UR Father, who art in Yet, O Lord God most holy, Heaven; Hallowed be thy O Lord most mighty, O holy Name; Thy Kingdom come; and most merciful Saviour, de- Thy Will be done on Earth, as liver us not into the bitter pains it is in Heaven; Give us this of eternal death.
day our daily bread; And forThou knowest, Lord, the ge- give us our trespasses, as we forcrets of our hearts: Shut not give those who trespass against thy merciful ears to our prayers; us; And lead us not into tempbut spare us, Lord most holy, tation; But deliver us from evil. O God most mighty, O holy Amen. and merciful Saviour, thou most 4 Then the Minister shall say one or both of worthy Judge eternal, suffer us
the following Prayers, at his discretion. not, at our last hour, for any
LMIGHTY God, with pains of death to fall from thee.
whom do live the spirits of
those who depart hence in the 9 Then, while the earth shall be cast upon Lord; and with whom the souls the Body by some standing by, the Minis- of the faithful, after they are deter shall say, ORASMUCH as it hath livered
from the burthen of the pleased Almighty God, in
flesh, are in joy and felicity; we his wise Providence, to take out give
thee hearty thanks, for the of this world the Soul of our good examples of all those thy deceased Brother, we therefore servants, who, having finished commit his Body to the ground; rest from their labours. And
their course in faith, do now earth to earth, ashes to ashes, rest from their labours. And dust to dust: looking for the all those who are departed in general Resurrection in the last Day, and the life of the world the true faith of thy holy name, to come, through our Lord Jesus may have our perfect consum Christ; at whose second coming and soul, in thy eternal and everWorld, the Earth and the Sea lasting glory, through Jesus shall give up their Dead; and Christ our Lord. Amen. the corruptible Bodies of those O Merciful God, the Father who sleep in him shall be chang- who is the resurrection and the ed, and made like unto his own life; in whom whosoever beglorious Body; according to the mighty working whereby he is lieveth, shall live, though he die; able to subdue all things unto lieveth in him, shall not die eter
and whosoever liveth and be himself.
nally; who also hath taught us, I Then shall be said, or sung, by his Holy Apostle St. Paul, I
Heard a voice from heaven, not to be sorry, as men without
saying unto me, Write, from hope, for those who sleep in henceforth blessed are the dead him, we humbly beseech thee, who die in the Lord; even so O Father, to raise us from the death of sin unto the life of prepared for you from the berighteousness; that when we ginning of the world: Grant shall depart this life, we may this, we beseech thee, O merrest in him; and that at the ge- ciful Father, through Jesus neralresurrection in the last day, Christ our Mediator and Rewe may be found acceptable in deemer. Amen. thy sight; and receive that blessing, which thy well-beloved THE grace of our Lord Jesus
the who love and fear thee, saying, and the fellowship of the Holy Come, ye blessed children of Ghost, be with us all evermore. my Father, receive the kingdom Amen.
Thanksgiving of Women after Child-Birth,
THE CHURCHING OF WOMEN. & This Service, or the concluding Prayer alone, as it stands among the Occasional Prayers
and Thanksgivings, may be used at the discretion of the Minister. 9 The Woman, at the usual Time after her Delivery, shall come into the Church decently
apparelled, and there shall kneel down in some convenient place, as hath been accustomed, or as the Ordinary shall direct : And then the Priest shall say unto her,
, all pleased Almighty God, of that he hath done unto me? his goodness, to give you safe I will receive the cup of a deliverance, and to preserve you vation; and call upon the name in the great danger of Child of the Lord. birth; you shall therefore give I will pay my vows now in hearty thanks unto God, and the presence of all his people;
in the courts of the Lord's house, Then shall the Minister say the following
even in the midst of thee, O JeHyinn, taken from the 116th Psalm. rusalem. Praise the Lord. Dilexi, quoniam.
Glory be to the Father, and Am well pleased that the to the Son, and to the Holy
Lord hath heard the voice of Ghost. my prayer;
As it was in the beginning, is That he hath inclined his ear now, and ever shall be, world unto me: Therefore will I call without end. Amen. upon him as long as I live. I found trouble and heavi. f Then shall the Minister say the Lord's
Prayer, with what
follows : But the Lord's ness, and I called upon the name Prayer muy be omitted, if this be used with of the Lord; O Lord, I beseech
the Morning or Evening Prayer. thee, deliver my soul.
thy righteous; yea, our God is mer. Name; Thy Kingdom come; ciful.
Thy Will be done on Earth, What reward shall I give un. as it is in Heaven; Give us this
Gracious is the Lord, and OUR Fatherz, who art in
day our daily bread; And for: 0 Almighty God, we give give those who trespass against that thou hast been graciously us; And lead us not into temp- pleased to preserve, through the tation; But deliver us from evil. great pain and peril of ChildAmen.
birth, this woman thy servant, Min. O Lord, save this wo. who desires now to offer her man thy servant;
praises and thanksgivings unto Ans. Who putteth her trust thee. Grant, we beseech thee, in thee.
most merciful Father, that she, Min. Be thou to her a strong through thy help, may both tower,
faithfully live, and walk accord. Ans. From the face of her ing to thy will in this life preenemy.
sent, and also may be partaker Min. Lord hear our prayer; of everlasting glory in the life
Ans. And let our cry come to come, through Jesus Christ unto thee.
our Lord. Amen. Min. Let us pray. I The Woman that cometh to give her thanks, must offer accustomed offerings, which shall
be applied by the Minister and the Church-Wardens to the relief of distressed Women in Child-bed: And if there be a Communion, it is convenient that she receive the Holy Communion.
FORMS OF PRAYER.
TO BE USED AT SIA.
9 The Morning and Evening Service to be used daily at Sea, shall be the same which is
appointed in the Book of Common Prayer. 1 These two following Prayers may be also peace and quietness serve thee used in Ships of War.
our God; and that we may reO
ETERNAL Lord God, turn in safety to enjoy the bles
who alone spreadest out sings of the land, with the fruits the heavens, and rulest the rag- of our labour; and, with a thank. ing of the sea; who hast com- ful remembrance of thy merpassed the waters with bounds, cies, to praise and glorify thy until day and night come to an holy name, through Jesus Christ end; be pleased to receive into our Lord. Amen. thy Almighty and most gracious
The Collect. protection, the persons of us thy servants, and the Fleet (or
IRECT us, O Lord, in all ship) in which we serve. Pre- our doings, with thy most serve us from the dangers of the gracious favour, and further us Sea, and from the violence of with thy continual help; that the enemy; that we may be a in all our works begun, continusafeguard unto the United States ed, and ended in thee, we may of America, and a security for glorify thy holy name; and finalsuch as pass on the Seas upon ly by thy mercy obtain everlasttheir lawful occasions ; that the ing life; through Jesus Christ inhabitants of our land may in our Lord. Amen.
| Prayers to be used in Storins at Sea. 9 The Prayer to be said before a Fight at
Sea, against any Enemy. O Most powerful and glorious O Most powerful, and gloria mand the winds blow, and lift of hosts, that rulest and comup the waves of the Sea, and mandest all things; thou sittest who stillest the rage thereof; in the throne judging right : we, thy creatures, but misera. And therefore we make our adble sinners, do in this our great dress to thy Divine Majesty, distress cry unto thee for help: in this our necessity, that thou Şave, Lord, or else we perish. wouldest take the cause into We confess when we have been thine own hand, and judge besafe, and seen all things quiet tween us and our enemies. about us, we have forgotten thee Stir up thy strength, O Lord, our God, and refused to hear- and come and help us; for thou ken to the still voice of thy word, givest not alway the battle to and to obey thy command- the strong, but canst save by ments: But now we see how many or by few. O let not our terrible thou art in all thy works sins now cry against us for venof wonder; the great God to be geance; but hear us thy poor feared above all, and therefore servants begging mercy, and imwe adore thy Divine Majesty, ploring thy help, and that thou acknowledging thy power, and wouldest be a defence unto us imploring thy goodness. Help, against the face of the enemy: Lord, and save us for thy mer- Make it appear that thou art our cies sake, in Jesus Christ, thy Saviour and mighty Deliverer, Son our Lord. Amen.
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen. 1 Or this.
Short Prayers for single Persons, thai
cannot meet to join in Prayer with others, O Most glorious and gracious by reason of the Fight or Štorm.
1 General Prayers. in heaven, but beholdest all things below; look down, we
ORD be merciful to us sin
LO beseech thee, and hear us, call- ners, and save us for thy ing out of the depth of misery, mercies' sake. and out of the jaws of this death, Thou art the great God, who which is now ready to swallow hast made and rulest all things: us up: Save, Lord, or else we deliver us for thy name's sake. perish. The living, the living
Thou art the great God to be shall praise thee. O send thy feared above all: save us, word of command to rebuke that we may praise thee. the raging Winds, and the roar- 1 Special Prayers with respect to the Enemy. ing Sca; that we, being
delivere THOW, O Lord, art just and to serve thee, and to glorify thy cause against the face of the name all the days of our life. enemy. Hear, Lord, and save us, for O God, thou art a strong the infinite merits of our bles, tower of defence to all who fly sed Saviour, thy Son our Lord unto thee: O save us from the Jesus Christ. Amen.
violence of the enemy.