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TO BE USED AT SEA.
1 The Morning and Evening Service to be used daily at Sea, shall bo the same
which is appointed in the Book of Common Prayer. I These two following Prayers may be waves of the sea, and who stillest also used in Ships of War.
the rage thereof; we, thy creaEternal Lord God, who alone tures, but miserable sinners, do
spreadest out the heavens, and in this our great distress cry unto ruiest the raging of the sea; who thee for help: Save, Lord, or else hast compassed the waters with we perish. We confess when we bounds, until day and night eome bave been safe, and seen all things to an end; be pleased to receive quiet about us, we have forgotinto thy Almighty and most gra- ten thee our God, and refused to cious protection, the persons of hearken to the still voice of thy us thy servants, and the fleet (or word, and to obey thy commandship] in which we serve. Pre-Iments: But now we see how terserve us from the dangers of the rible thou art in all thy works of sea, and from the violence of the wonder; the great God to be enemy; that we may be a safe- feared above all, and therefore guard unto the United States of we adore thy Divine Majesty, acAmerica, and a security for such knowledging thy power, and imas pass on the seas upon their law-ploring thy goodness. Help, Lord, ful occasions; tbat the inhabitants and save us for thy mercies sake, of our land may in peace and in Jesus Christ thy Son our quietness serve thee our God; Lord. Amen. and that we may return in safety to enjoy the blessings of the land, O Most glorious and gracious with the fruits of our labour; and, Lord God, who dwellest in with a thankful remembrance of heaven, but beholdest all things thy mercies, to praise and glorify below ; look down, we beseech thy holy name, through Jesus thee, and hear us, calling out of Christ our Lord. Amen. the depth of misery, and out of The Collect.
the jaws of this death, which is DIRECT us, O Lord, in all our now ready to swallow us up:
doings, with thy most gracious Save, Lord, or else we perish. favour, and further us with thy The living, the living shall praise continnal help; that in all our thee. O send thy word of comworks begun,continued, and end- mand to rebuke the raging Winds, edin thee, we may glorify thy holy and the roaring Sea, that we, name; and finally by thy mercy being delivered from this distress, obtain everlasting life, through may live to serve thee, and to Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. glorify thy name all the days of
I Prayers to be used in Storms at Sea. Jour life. Hear, Lord, and save O Most powerful and glorious us, for the infinite merits of our
Lord God,at whose command blessed Saviour, thy Son our the winds blow, and lift up the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
T Or this.
1 The Prayer to be said before a Fight| O suffer us not to sink under at Sea against any Enemy.
the weight of our sins, or the vioO Most powerful and glorious
llence of the enemy. Lord God, the Lord of hosts, that rulest and commandest all liver us, for thy name's sake.
O Lord, arise, help us, and dethings; thou sittest in the throne judging right : And therefore we I Short Prayers in respect of a Storm. make our address to thy Divine 'T HOU, O Lord, who stillest the Majesty, in this our necessity, that
raging of the sea, hear, hear thou wouldest take the cause ints us, and save us, that we perish not.
O blessed Saviour, who didst thine own hand, and judge between us and our enemies. Stir save thy disciples ready to perish up thy strength, O Lord, and in a storm; hear us, and save us, come and help us; for thou givest
we beseech thee. not alway the battle to the strong,
Lord, have mercy upon us.
Christ, have mercy upon us. but canst save by many or by few. Olet not our sins now cry against Lord, bave mercy upon us.
O Lord, hear us. us for vengeance; but hear us thy poor servants begging mercy, and
O Christ, hear us. imploring thy help, and that thou
God the Father, God the Son, wouldest be a defence unto us
God the Holy Ghost, have mercy against the face of the enemy :
upon us, säve us now and ever. Make it appear that thou art our
more. Amen. Saviour and mighty Deliverer, OUR Father, who art in Hea. through Jesus Christ our Lord.
ven, Hallowed be thy Name; Amen.
Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will T Short Prayers for single Persóns, who be done on Earth, as it is in Hea
cannot meet to join in Prayer with ven; Give us this day our daily others, by reason of the Fight or Storm. bread; And forgive us our tres
'T General Prayers. Lo ORD be merciful to us sinners, passes, as we forgive those who
and save us for thy mercies trespass against us; And lead us sake.
not into temptation ; But deliver Thou art the great God, who us from evil. Amen. hast made and rulest all things:
When there shall be imminent danger,
as many els can be spared from necesO deliver us for thy name's sake. sary service in the ship shall be called
Thou art the great God to be together, and make an humble Confesfeared above all : 0 save us, that
sion of their sins to God: in which every
one ought seriously to reflect upon those we may praise thee.
particular sins, of which his conscience Special Prayers with respect to the
shall aucuse him, saying as followeth : Enemy.
The Confession. THOU, O Lord, art just and ALMIGHTY God, Father of
powerful : 0 defend our cause our Lord Jesus Christ, Ma. against the face of the enemy. ker of all things, Judge of all
O God, thou art a strong tower men; we acknowledge and bewail of defence to all who fly unto our manifold sins and wickedness, thee: O save us from the violence wbich we from time to time most
grievously have committed, by O Lord of Hosts, fight for us ; thought, word, and deed, against that we may glorify thee. Ithy Divino Majesty, provoking
of the enemy;
nost justly thy wrath and indig-sever ; his eyes behold the people;
I will go into thine house with 1 T'hen shall the Minister, if there be burnt-offerings; and will pathee
any in the ship, say, ALMIGHTY God, our hea. my vows which I promised with venly Father, who, of his my lips, and spake with my mouth,
when I was in trou'vle. great mercy, hath promised for
O come bither, and hearken, giveness of sins to all those who all ye that fear God; and I will with hearty repentance and true faith turn unto him; have
tell you what he haih done for mercy upon you; pardon and de- my soul.
I called unto him with my liver you from all your sins; con
mouth; firm and strengthen you in all
and gave him praises gooduess, and bring you to ever
with my tongue.
If I incline unto wickedness lasting life, through Jesus Christ with mine heart,, the Lord will our Lord. Amen.
not hear me. I Thanksgiving after a Storm.
Psalm 66. Jubilate Deo. But God bath beard me; and O Be joyful in God, all ye lands; considered the
voice of iny prayer
. sing praises unto the honour Praised be God, who hath not of his name; make his praise to cast ont my prayer, nor turned be glorious.
his mercy from me. Say unto God. O how wonder Glory be to the Father, and to : ful art thou in thy works ; through the Son, and to the Holy Ghost;
the greatness of thy power shall As it was in the beginning, is thine enemies be found liars unto now, and ever shall be, world tbee.
without end. Amen. For all the world shall worship Psalm 107. Confitemini Domino. thee, sing of thee, and praise thy O That men would praise the
Lord for his goodness; and O come hither, and behold the declare the wonders that he doworks of God; how wonderful eth for the children of men! he is in his doings towards the That they would offer unto him children of men !
the sacrifice of thanksgiving; and He ruleth with his power for tell out his works with gladness!
They that go down to the sea thy Divine Majesty, to offer a in ships; and occupy their busi- sacrifice of praise and thanksgivness in great waters;
ling, for that thou heardest us These men see the works of when we called in our trouble, the Lord, and his wonders in the and didst not cast out our prayer, deep.
which we made before thee in For at his word, the stormy our great distress; even when we wind ariseth ; which lifteth up gave all for lost, our Ship, our the waves thereof.
Goods, our Lives, then didst thou They are carried up to the mercifully look upon us, and wonheaven, and down again to the derfully command a deliverance;
their soul melteth away for which we now, being in safety, because of the trouble.
do give all praise and glory to thy They reel to and fro, and stag- holy name, through Jesus Christ ger like a drunken man; and are our Lord. Amen. at their wit's end.
T Or this. So when they cry unto the Most mighty and gracious Lord in their trouble, he deliver good God, thy mercy is over eth them out of their distress. all thy works, but in special man
For he maketh the storm to ner hath been extended towards cease, so that the waves thereof us, whom thou hast so powerfulare still.
ly and wonderfully defended. Then are they glad, because Thou hast showed us terrible they are at rest; and so he bring- things, and wonders in the deep, eth them unto the haven where that we might see how powerful they would be.
and gracious a God thou art; O that men would therefore how able and ready to help praise the Lord for his goodness; those that trust in thee. Thou hast and declare the wonders that he showed us how both winds and doeth for the children of men! seas obey thy command; that we
That they would exalt him also may learn even from them herein the congregation of the peo- after to obey thy voice, and to ple; and praise him in the seat do thy will. We therefore bless of the elders !
and glorify thy name, for this thy Glory be to the Father, and to mercy, in saving us when we the Son, and to the Holy Ghost; were ready to perish. And we be
As it was in the beginning, is seech thee, make us as truly sensinow, and ever shall be, world ble now of thy mercy, as we were without end. Amen.. then of the danger; and give us Collects of Thanksgiving.
hearts always ready to express O Most blessed and glorious our thankfulness not only by
Lord God, who art of infinite words, but also by our lives, in goodness and mercy; we, thy being more obedient to thy boly poor creatures, whom thou hast commandments. Continue, we made and preserved, holding our beseech thee, this thy goodness souls in life, and now rescuing us to us; that we, whom thou hast out of the jaws of death, bumbly saved, may serve thee in holiness present ourselves again before and righteousness all the days of
our life, through Jesus Christ our still doeth, for the children of men! Lord and Saviour. Amen. Praised be the Lord daily ;even TA Hymn of Praise and Thanksgiving the Lord that helpeth us, and after a dangerous Tempest.
poureth bis benefits upon us. O Come, let us give thanks unto the Lord, for he is gracious; of whom cometh salvation : God
He is our God, even the God and his mercy endureth for ever. is the Lord, by whom we have
Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised : Let the redeemed escaped death. of the Lord say so, whom he hatia through the operation of thy
Thou. Lord, hast made us glad delivered from the merciless hands; and we will triumph in rage of the sea. The Lord is gracious, and full
Blessed be the Lord God; even of compassion ; slow to anger, the Lord God, who only doeth and of great mercy,
wondrous things ; He hath not dealt with us ac
And blessed be the name of his cording to our sins; neither rewarded us according to our ini
Majesty for ever; and let every
one of us say, Amen, Amen. quities. But as the heaven is high above the Son, and to the Holy Ghost;
Giory be to the Fatber, and to the earth ; so great bath been his
As it was in the beginning, is mercy towards us. We found trouble and heavi- now, and ever shall be, world
without end. Amen. Dess; we were even at death's A Psalm or Hymn of Praise and door.
Thanksgiving after Victory. The waters of the
sea had well IF the Lord had not been on our nigh covered us, the proud wa side, now may we say; if the ters bad well nigh gone over our Lord himself had not been on our soul.
side, when men rose up against us, The sea roared; and the stormy! They had swallowed us up wind lifted up the waves thereof. quick, when they were so wrath
We were carried up as it were fully displeased at us. to heaven, and then down again Yea, the waters had drowned into the deep; our soul melted us, and the stream had gone over within us, because of trouble. our soul; the deep waters of the
Then cried we unto thee, O proud had gone over our soul. Lord; and thou didst deliver us But praised be the Lord, who out of our distress.,
bath not given us over as a prey Blessed be thy name, wko unto them. didst not despise the prayer of The Lord hath wrought a thy servants ; but didst hear our mighty salvation for us. cry, and hast saved us.
We got not this by our own Thou didst send forth thy sword, neither wasit our own arm commandment; and the windy that saved us; but thy right hand, storm ceased, and was turned in- and thine arm, and the light of to a calm.
thy countenance, because thou O let us therefore praise the hadst a favour unto us. Lord for his goodness;and declare The Lord hath appeared for the wonders that he hath done,and'us; the Lord hath covered our