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That they would offer unto water-fprings of a dry ground. And there he fetteth the hungry that they may build them a city to dwell in ;
That they may sow their land, and plant vineyards to yield them fruits of increase.
He bleffeth them, fo that they multiply exceedingly: and fuffereth not their cattle to decrease.
him the facrifice of thanksgiving and tell out his works with gladness!
They that go down to the fea in fhips: and occupy their bufinefs in great waters;
These men see the works of the Lord and his wonders in the deep.
For at his word the ftormy wind arifeth: which lifteth up the waves thereof.
They are carried up to the heaven, and down again to the deep their foul melteth away because of the trouble.
They reel to and fro, and ftagger like a drunken man: and are at their wits end.
So when they cry unto the Lord in their trouble: he delivereth them out of their distress.
For he maketh the ftorm to cease: fo that the waves thereof are ftill.
Then are they glad, because they are at reft and fo he bringeth them unto the haven where they would be.
O that men would therefore praife the Lord for his goodnefs and declare the wonders that he doth for the children of men !
That they would exalt him alfo in the congregation of the people and praise him in the feat of the elders!
And again, when they are minifhed and brought low: through oppreffion, through any plague or trouble;
Though he fuffer them to be evil-intreated through tyrants: and let them wander out of the way in the wilderness;
Who turneth the floods into a wilderness: and drieth up the water-fprings.
Yet helpeth he the poor out of mifery and maketh him houfholds like a flock of sheep.
The righteous will confider this, and rejoyce and the mouth of all wickednefs fhall be stopped.
Whofo is wife will ponder these things and they fhall understand the loving kindness of the Lord.
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy . Ghost;
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever fhall be world without end. Amen.
Collects of Thanksgiving, Moft bleffed and glorious Lord God, who art of infinite goodness and mercy; We thy poor creatures whom thou haft made and preferved, holding our fouls in life, and now refcuing us out of the jaws of
A fruitful land maketh he barren for the wickednefs of death, humbly prefent our them that dwell therein. felves again before thy divine Again, he maketh the wil- Majefty, to offer a facrifice of dernefs a ftanding water and praife and thanksgiving, for
that thou heardft us when we may ferve thee in holiness and called in our trouble, and didft righteoufnefs, all the days of not caft out our prayer, which our life, through Jefus Chrift we made before thee in our our Lord and Saviour. Amen. great diftrefs; even when we gave all for loft, our fhip, our goods,our lives, then didft thou mercifully look upon us, and wonderfully command a deliverance; for which, we now
being in fafety, do give all paife and glory to thy holy Name, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.
Moft mighty and gracious
An Hymn of Praife and Thanksgiving after a dangerous Tempeft.
Come, let us give thanks
unto the Lord, for he is gracious and his mercy endureth for ever.
Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised; let the redeemed of the Lord fay fo: whom he hath delivered from merciless rage of the
The Lord is gracious and full of compaffion: flow to anger, and of great mercy.
over all thy works, but in fpecial manner hath been extended toward us, whom thou haft fo powerfully and wonderfully defended. Thou haft fhewed us terrible things, and wonders in the deep, that we might fee how powerful and gracious a God thou art; how able and ready to help them that truft in thee. Thou haft fhewed us -We found trouble and heavihow both winds and feas obey nefs: we were even at deaths thy command, that we may door;
learn even from them, hereaf- The waters of the fea had ter to obey thy voice, and to do well nigh covered us thy will. We therefore bless proud waters had well nigh and glorifie thy Name for this gone over our foul; thy mercy in faving us, when The fea rored: and the ftorwe were ready to perifh. And my wind lifted up the waves we beseech thee, make us as thereof;
truly fenfible now of thy mer- We were carried up as it cy, as we were then of the dan- were to heaven, and then down ger and give us hearts always again into the deep our foul ready to express our thankful- melted within us, because of riefs, not only by words, but al- trouble;
fo by our lives, in being more Then cried we unto thee, O obedient to thy holy command- Lord and thou didft deliver ments. Continue, we befeech us out of our diftrefs. thee, this thy goodness to us, Bleffed be thy Name, who that we whom thou haft faved, didft not defpife the prayer of
He hath not dealt with us according to our fins : neither rewarded us according to our iniquities.
But as the heaven is high above the earth: fo great hath been his mercy towards us.
After Victory or Deliverance from an Enemy.
F the Lord had not been on our fide, now may we fay if the Lord himfelf had not SP been on our fide, when men rofe up against us
The Lord hath appeared for us: the Lord hath covered our heads, and made us to ftand in the day of battle.
They had swallowed us up quick when they were fo wrathfully displeased at us.
The Lord hath appeared for us: the Lord hath overthrown our enemies, and dafhed in pieces thofe that rofe up against us
Yea, the waters had drowned us, and the ftream had gone over our foul: the deep wa ters of the proud had gone over our foul.
Therefore not unto us, O Lord, not unto us: but unto thy Name be given the glory.
The Lord hath done great things for us: the Lord hath done great things for us, for which we rejoyce.
But praised be the Lord: who hath not given us over as a prey unto them.
The Lord hath wrought: a mighty falvation for us.
We gat not this by our own fword, neither was it our own arm that saved us but thy
2. Cor. 13. 14.
He grace of our Lord Jefus Chrift, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghoft, be with us all.
Thou, Lord, haft made us glad through the operation of Amen.
Our help ftandeth in the Name of the Lord : who hath made heaven and earth.
Bleffed be the Name o the Lord: from this time forth for Glory
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever fhall be: world without end. Amen.
Glory be to the Father, and vancement of thy Gospel, the to the Son and to the Holy honour of our Sovereign, and Ghoft; as much as in us lieth, to the good of all mankind. And we befeech thee, give us fuch a fenfe of this great mercy, as may engage us to a true thank
Then this Collect.
After this Hymn may be fung fulness, fuch as may appear in the Te Deum. our lives, by an humble, holy, and obedient walking before thee all our days, through Jefus, Almighty God, the So- ChriftourLord: Towhom with vereign commander of all thee, and the Holy Spirit, as the world, in whofe hand is for all thy mercies, fo in partipower and might, which none cular for this victory and deliis able to withstand; We blefs verance, be all glory and hoand magnifie thy great and glo- nour world without end. Amen. rious Name for this happy vitory, the whole glory whereof we who
2 Cor. 13. 14.
He grace of Lord
af te do aftribe to their tory. Tfus Chrift, and the Jee And, we beseech thee, give of God, and the fellowship of us grace to improve this great the Holy Ghoft, be with us all mercy to thy glory, the ad- evermore. Amen.
At the Burial of their Dead at SE A.
He Office in the Common body, (when the fea fhall give
Only inftead of these words the world to come, through. [We therefore cominit his our Lord Jefus Chrift; who at body to the ground, Earth to his coming fhall change our Earth, &c.] Say, #ovile body, that it may be like E therefore commit his his glorious body, according to
be turned into corruption, look- he is able to fubdue all things ing for the refurrection of the to himself.
A Form of Prayer with Thanksgiving, to be ufed yearly up
on the Fifth Day of November; For the happy Deliverance of King JAMES I. and the Three Eftates of England, from the moft Traiterous and Bloody intended Maffacre by Gun-powder: And alfo for the Happy Arrival of His lateMajefty on this Day, for the Deliverance of our Church and Nation.
¶The Service shall be the fame with the ufual Office for Holy-days in all
Morning Prayer hall begin with his power: yea, and his wisdom is
HE Lord is full of compaffion and mercy: long fuffering, and of great goodnels. Pfal. 103. 8. He will not alway be chiding: neither keepeth be his anger for ver. 9.5
Let thy hand be upon the man of thy right hand and upon the fon of man whom thou madeft fo ftrong for thine own felf. Pfal. 80. 17.
He hath not dealt with us after our fins: nor rewarded us according to our wickednesses. ver. 10.
Inftead of Venite, exultemus, fball this Hymn following be used, one Verfe by the Prieft, and ano-· ther by the Clerk and People. Give thanks unto hand tds for he gracious: his mercy endureth for ever. Pfal.107.1. Let them give thanks whom the Lard bath redeemed: and delivered from the hand of the enemy. ver. 2.
Many a time have they fought againft me from my youth up: may Ifrael now fay. Pfal. 129. 1.
Yea, many a time have they vexed me from my youth up: but they have not prevailed against me. ver. 2.
They have privily laid their net to destroy me without a caufe: yea, even without a caufe have they made a pit for my foul. Pfal. 35.9.
They have laid a net for my feet, and preffed down my foul: they have digged a pit before me, and are fallen into the midst of it themselves. Pfal. 57.7. Great is our Lord, and great is
And fo will not we go back from thee: O let us live, and we fall call upon thy Name. ver. 18,
Glory be to the Father, &c.
Proper Plaims, Lxiv, Cxxivj
The fecond, Aats XXIII.
In the Suffrages after the Creed, thefe ball be inferted and used for the King.
Prieft. O Lord, fave the King.
Prieft. Send him help from thy holy place.
People. And evermore mightily defend him.
Prieft. Let his enemies have no advantage against him.
People. Let not the wicked approach to hurt him.