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fity that thou wouldest take the cause into thine own hand, and judge between us and our enemies. Stir up thy
strength, O Lord, and come and help us ; for thou giveft not alway the battel to the strong, but canst fave by many or by few. O let not our sins now cry against us for vengeance, but hear us thy poor servants begging mercy, and imploring thy help, and that thou wouldest be a de pfence unto us against the face of the enemy. Make it appear that thou art our Saviour and mighty deliverer through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Short Prayers for
fons, that cannot meet to joyn in Prayer with others, by reason of the Fight, or Storm.
General Prayers. Lo
Ord, be merciful to us finners, and fave us for thy mercies sake. Thou art the great God, that hast made and rulest all things: O deliver us for thy Names sake. Thou art the great God to be feared above all : 0 fave us, that we may praise thee.
Special Prayers with respect to the Enemy. TO
Hou, O Lord,, art just and powerful; O defend
our cause against the face of the enemy. O God,thou art a strong tower of defence to all that flee unto thee: O fave us from the violence of the enemy. O Lord of hosts, fight for us, that we may
glorifie thee. O fuffer us not to sink under the weight of our fins, or the violence of the enemy: O Lord,arife, help us and deliver us for thy Námes sake. Short Prayers in respect of a Størm.
, of hear, hear us, and save us, that we perish nọt. O blessed Saviour, that didst save thy disciples ready to perish in a storm, hear us, and save us, we beseech thee Lord, have mercy upon us. Christ, have mercy upon us, Lord, have mercy upon us. O Lord, hear us.
God the Father, God the Son, God the holy Ghost, have mercy upon us,save us now and evermore., Amen.
Ur Father, which art in heaven ; Hallowed be thy
Name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, As it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, As we forgive them that trespass against us. And lead us not ints temptation; But deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, And the power, And the glory, For ever and ever. Amen. g When there shall be imminent danger, as many as can b spared from necessary service in the Ship, shall be called to
, gether, and make an humble confession of their fins to God In which every one ought seriously toreflect upon those parti cular fins of which his conscience shall accuse him : Saying as followeth,
The Confession. Almighty God, Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Mak
er of all things, Judge of all men; We acknowledge and bewail our manifold sins and wickedness, Which-we from time to time most grievously have committed, By thought, word, and deed, Against thy divine Majesty, provoking most justly thy wrath and indignation against us. We do earnestly repent, And be heartily sorry for these our misdoings, The remembrance of them is grievous unto us; The burden of them is intolerable. Have mercy upon us, Haye mercy upon us, molt merciful Fa. ther; For thy Son our Lord Jesus Christs fake, Forgive us all that is past, And grant that we may ever hereafter serve and please thee in newness of life. To the ho nour and glory of thy Name, Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. 9 Then shall the Priest ,if there be any in the Ship pronounce
this Absolution. A
Lmighty God our heavenly Father, who of his great mercy hath promised forgiveness of sins to all them which with hearty repentance and true faith turn unto him;Have mercy upon you,pardon and deliver you from all your sins, confirm and strengthen you in all goodness, and bring you to everlasting life, through Jekus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Thanksgiving after a Storm.
Pfal. 66, and 107.
g After which shallbe repeated, Glory be to the Father, and to the Son: and to the holy Ghost; As it was in the beginning, c.
Collects of Thanksgiving. O Most blefted and
glorious Lord God, who art of infinite goodness and mercy; we thy poor creatures, whom thou hast made and preserved, holding our souls in life, and now rescuing us out of the jaws of death, humbly present our felves again before thy divine Maje. sty, to offer a sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving, for that thou heardest us when we called in our trouble, and didft not cast out our prayer, which we made before thee in our great distrels; even when we gave all for lost, our ship, our goods, our lives, then didst thou mercifully look upon us, and wonderfully command a deliverance; for which we now being in safety, do giveall praise and glory to thy holy Name, through Jesus Christ our Lord Amen.
Or this. O Most mighty and gracious good God, thy mercy.is
over all thy works, but in special manner hath been extended towards us, whom thou haft so powerfully and wonderfully defended. Thou hast shewed us terrible things and wonders in the deep, that we might see how powerful and gracious a God thou art; how able and ready to help them that trust in thee. Thou hast shewed us, how both winds and seas obey thy command, that we may, learn even from them hereafter to obey thy voice and to do thy will. We therefore bless and glorifie thy
Name for this thy mercy, in saving us when we were ready to perish. And we beleech thee, make us as truly senfible now of thy mercy, as we were then of the danger : And give us hearts always ready to express our thankfulness, not only by words, but also by our lives, in being more obedient to thy holy commandments. Continue . we beseech thee, this thy goodness to us, that we, whom thou hast saved, may serve thee in holiness and righteous. ness, all the days of our life, through Jesus Christ oui Lord and Saviour. Amen. A Hymn of praise and thanksgiving after
a dangerous Tempelt. O 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 say To : whom he hath delivered from the merciless rage of the Sea.
The Lord is gracious and full of compassion : slow to anger, and of great mercy.
He hath not dealt with us according to our sins: neiather rewarded us according to our iniquities.
But as the heaven is high above the earth : so great hath been his mercy towards us. : We found trouble and heaviness: we were even at deaths door; : The waters of the sea had well nigh covered us: the proud waters had well nigh gone over our soul; The sea rored : and the stormy wind lifted up
the waves thereof; We were carried up, as it were to heaven , and then down again into the deep: our soul melted within us, because of trouble
: ; Then cried we unto thee, O Lord : and thou didst deliver us out of our distress.
Blessed be thy name, who didft not despise the prayer of thy servants : but didst hear our cry, and hast saved us. Thou didst send forth thy, commandment: and the
windy storm ceased, and was turned into a calm.
O let us therefore praise the Lord for his goodness : and declare the wonders that he hath done, and still doeth for the children of men.
Praised be the Lord daily : even the Lord that helpeth us and poureth his benefits upon us. He is our God, even the God of whom cometh salvation : God is the Lord, by whom we have escaped death.
Thou,Lord, hast made us glad through the operation of thy hands : and we will triumph in thy praise.
Bleised be the Lord God: even the Lord God who only doeth wondrous things ;
And blefled be the name of his Majesty for ever : and et every one of us say, Amen, Amen.
Glory be to the Father : and to the Son: and to the holy Ghost;
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be: world without end. Amen.
2 Cor. 13. 14. He grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of
with us all now and for evermore. Amen.
After Victory or deliverance from an Enemy.
giving after Victory. IE Tf the Lord had not been on our side, now may we
say: if the Lord himself had not been on our side, when men rose up against us;
They had swallowed us up quick: when they were so wrathfully displeased at us.
Yea, the waters had drowned us, and the stream had gone over our soul: the deep waters of the proud had gone over our soul.
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