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the still voice of thy Word, and to obey thy Commandmen's : But now we see how terrible thou art in all thy works of wonder : the great God to be feared above all; and therefore we adore thy Divine Majesty, acknowledging thy power, and imploring thy goodness. Help, Lord, and save us, for thy mercies sake in Jesus Christ thy Son our Lord. Amen.

Or this:
Most glorious and gracious Lord God, who dwellest

in heaven, but beholdeft all things below : Look down, we beseech thee, and hear us, calling out of the depth of miscry, and out of the jaws of this death, which is ready now to swallow us up : Save, Lord, or else we perish. The living, the living shall praise thee. O send thy word of com' mand to rebuke the raging Winds, and the roaring Sea ; that we being delivered from this distress, may live to serve thee, and to glorify thy Name all the days of our life. Hear, Lord, and save us for the infinite merits of our ble. fea Saviour, thy Son our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. The prayer to be said before a Fight at Sea against any Enemy.

Most powerful and glorious Lord God, the Lord of

hosts, that ruleft and commandest all things ; Thou fittest in the throne judging right ; and therefore we make our address to thy Divine Majesty in this our neceflity, 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 gavelt not alway the battle to the strong, but canst save by many or by few. Olet not our sins now cry against us for vengeance ; but hear us thy poor servants, begging mercy, and imploring thy help, and that thou wouldelt be a defence, 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 single Persons, that cannot meet to join in Prayer with others, by reason of the Fight, or Storm.

General Prayers. ORD, be merciful to us finners, and save us for the mercies fake,


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Thou art the great God, that haft made, and rulest all chings : O deliver us for thy names sake.

Thou art the great God to be feared above all : O save us, that we may praise thee.

Special Prayers with respect to the enemy. "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 thạt fee unto thee: O fave us from the violence of the enemy.

O Lord of hosts, fight for us, that we may glorify thee.

O suffer us not to sink under the weight of our lins, or the violence of the enemy O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us for thy names fake.

Short Prayers in respect of a Storm.
WHOU, O Lord, that itiileit the raging of the Sea,

hear, hear us, and save us, that we perish not. O blessed Saviour, that didit save thy difciples ready to perish in a storm, hear us, and save us, we beleech thee.

Lord, have mercy upon us.
Christ, have mercy upon us.
Lord, have mercy upon us.
O Lord, hear us.
O Christ, 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 are 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 trespases, as we forgive them that tiefpass against us.' And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen. When there shall be imminent danger, as many as can be spared from necessary

Service in the Ship, shall be called together, and make an humble Contflion of their fins to God: in which every one ougbt seriously to rrflect upon those Particular fins of wbicb bis conscience frall accuse bim : Jaying as followeth.

The Confeffion.
Lmighty God, Father of our Lord J. fus Chrift,
Maker of all things, Judge of all men; We acknow-


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ledge and bewail our manifold sins and wickedness, Which we from time to time moft grievously have committed, By thought, word, and deed, Against thy divine Majesty, Provoking moft juftly 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, have mercy upon us, most merciful Father; For thy Son our Lord Jesus Christs fake, 'forgive us all that is paft, And grant that we may ever hereafter serve and please thee in newness of life, To'tħe honour and glory of thy Name, Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Then shall tbe Priift, if there be any in the Ship, pronounce this Absolution.

Lmighty God, our heavenly Father, who of his great

mercy hath promised forgiveness of fins to all them which with hearty repentance, and true faith turn unto him; Have mercy upon you, pardon and deliver you from all your fins ; confirm and strengthen you in all goodness, and bring you to everlasting life, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Thanksgiving after a Storm.

Jubilate Deo. 'Psalm Ixvi. o

Be joyful in God, all ye lands : sing praises unto the

honour of his name ; make his praise to be glorious. "Sày unto God, o how wonderful art thou in thy works : through the greatness of thy 'power 'Thall thine' enemies be found liars unto thee.

For all the world' Thall worship thee': sing of thee, and praise thy Name.

O come hither, and behold the works of God: how wonderful he is in his doing towards the children of men !

He turned the sea into dry land : so that they went through the water on foot ; there did we rejoice thereof.

He ruleth with his power for ever ; his eyes behold the people : and such as will not believe, fhall not be able to exalt themselves.

O praise

O praise our God, ye people : and make the voice of his praise to be heard :

Who holdeth our soul in life : and suffereth not our feet to Nip.

For thou, O God, hast proved us : thou also hast cried us, like as silver is tried.

Thou broughtest us into the snare : and laidst trouble upon our loins.

Thou sufferedst men to ride over our heads : we went through fire and water, and thou broughtest us out into a wealthy place.

I will go into thy house with burnt-offerings : and will : pay thee my vows which I promised with my lips, and spake with my mouth, when I was in trouble.

I will offer unto thee fat burnt-sacrifices, with the incense of rams: I will offer bullocks and goats.

O come hither, and hearken, all ye that fear God : and I will tell you what he hath done for


soul. I called unto him with my mouth : and gave him praises with my tongue.

If I incline unto wickedness with mine heart : the Lord will not hear me,

But God hath heard me : and considered the voice of my prayer.

Praised be God who hath not caft out my prayer : ! nor turned his mercy from me,

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.

Confitemini Domino. Psalm cvii. Give thanks unto the Lord, for he is gracious : and his mercy

endureth for ever. Let them give thanks, whom the Lord hath redeemed : and delivered from the hand of the enemy;

And gathered them out of the lands, from the east-and from the west : from the north and from the south.

They went aftray in the wilderness out of the way: and found no city to dwell in ;


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Hungry and thirsty : their soul fainted in them.

So they cried unto the Lord in their trouble : and he de livered them from their distress.

He led them forth by the right way : that they might go to the city where they dwelt.

O that men would therefore praise the Lord for his goodness: and declare the wonders that he doth for the children of men !

For he satisfieth the empty soul: and filleth the hungry foul with goodness ;

Such as sit in darkness, and in the shadow of death : being fast bound in misery and iron ;

Because they rebelled against the words of the Lord : and lightly regarded the countel of the most High;

He also brought down their heart through heaviness : they fell down, and there was none to help thein up.

So when they cried unto the Lord in their trouble : he delivered them out of their distress.

For he brought them out of darkness, and out of the Inadow of death : and brake their bonds in funder

O that men would therefore praise the Lord for his goodnefs : and declare the wonders that he doeth for the children of men !

For he hath broken the gates of brass : and smitten the bars of iron in funder.

Foolish men are plagued for their offence : and because of their wickedness.

Their soul abhorred all manner of meat ; and they were even hard ar deaths door.

So when they cried unto the Lord in their trouble: he delivered them out of their distress.

He fent his word, and healed them ; aud they were saved from their destruction.

O that men would therefore praise the Lord for his good. nefs : and declare the wonders that he doch for the children of men !

That they would offer unto him the sacrifice of thankfgiving: and tell out his works with gladnels !

They that go down to the sea in thips : and occupy their business in great waters ;


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