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ent place, as hath been accustomed, or as the Ordinary shall direct : And then the Priest shall say unto her,
| Almighty God, of his goodiess, to Lord's Prayer, with what follows: give you safe deliverance, aud to pre- But the Lord's Prayer may be omit. serve you in the great danger of child ted, if this be used with the Morning birth; you shall therefore give hearty or Evening Prayer. thanks unto God, and say,
OUR Father, who art in Heaven, 1 Then shall the Minister say the fol
Hallowed he thy name; Thy lowing Hymu, taken from the 116th Kingdom come ; Thy will be done on Psalm.
Earth, as it is in Heaven ; Give us Dilezi, quoniam.
this day our daily bread; And forgive
us our trespasses, as we forgive those I Am well pleased that the Lord hath who trespass against us. And lead T'hat he hath inclined his ear unto us from evil. Amen.
us not into temptation ; But deliver me : Therefore will I call upon him as
Min. O Lord, save this woman thy long as I live.
servant : I found trouble and heaviness, and I
Ans. Who putteth her trust in thee. called upon the name of the Lord; Min. Be thou to her a strong tower, O Lord, I beseech thee, deliver my Ans. From the face of her eugmy. soul. Gracious is the Lord, and righteous; Ans. And let our cry come unto
Min. Lord, hear our prayer ; yea, our God is merciful. What reward shall I give unto the Min. Let us pray. Lord, for all the benefits that he hath done unto me?
O Almighty God, we give thee hum
ble thanks for that thou hast I will receive the cup of salvation, been graciously pleased to preserve, and call upon the name of the Lord.
through the great pain and peril of I will pay my vows now in the pre- Child-birth, this woman thy servant, sence of all his people; in the courts who desires now to offer her praises of the Lord's house, even in the midst and thanksgivings unto thee. Grant, of thee, o Jerusalem. Praise the we beseech thee, most merciful Fa:.ord. Glory be to the Father, and to the both'faithfully live, and walk accord. Son, and to the Holy Ghost;
to thy will in this life present, and As it was in the beginning, is now, also may be partaker of everlasting and ever shall be, world without end. glory in the life to come, through JeAnen.
aus Christ our Lord. Amen.
1 The Womar. 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 SEA. 11 The Morning and Evening Service to be used daily at Sea, shall be
the same which is appointed in the Book of Common Prayer. 11 These two following Prayers may be pleased to receive into thy Almighbe also used in Ships of War. ty and most gracious protection, the Eternal Lord God, who alone gersons of us thy servants, and the
spreadest out the heavens, and feet (or ship) in which we serve. rulest the raging of the sea ; who hast Preserve us from the dangers of the compassed the waters with bounds, sea, and from the violence of the eneuntil day and night come to an end; my; that we may be a safeguard unto
the United States of America, and a finite merits of our blessed Saviour, security for such as pass on the seas thy Son our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. upon their lawful occasions ; that the 1 The Prayer to be said before a inhabitants of our land may in peace Fight at Sea against any Enemy. and quietness serve thee our God; O Most powerful and glorious Lora and that we may return in safety to God, the Lord of hosts, that enjoy the blessings of the land, with rulest and commandest all things; the fruits of our labour ; and, with a thou sittest in the throne judging thankful remembrance of thy mercies, right : And therefore we make our to praise and glorify thy holy name, address to thy Divine Majesty, in this throughJesus Christ our Lord. Amen. our necessity, that thou wouldest take The Collect.
the cause into thine own hand, and D'R IRECT us, O Lord, in all our jurige between us and our enemies.
doings, with thy most gracious Stir up thy strength, O Lord, and favour, and further us with thy conti- come and help us ; for thou givest not nual help; that in all our works be- always the battle to the strong, but gun, continued, and ended in thee, we canst save by many or by few. Olet may glorify thy holy name; and finally no: our sins now cry against us for by thy mercy obtain everlasting lite, vengeance; but hear us thy poor serthrough Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. vants begging mercy, and imploring I Prayers to be used in Storms at thy help, and that thou wouldest be a Sea.
defence unto us against the face of the 0
Most powerful and glorious Lord enemy: Make it appear that thou art
God, at whose command the our Saviour and inighty Deliverer, winds blow, and lift up the waves of through JesusChrist our Lord. Amen. the sea, and who stillest the rage 1 Short Prayers for single Persons, thereof; we, thy creatures, but mise- who cannoi meel to join in Prayer rable sinners, do in this our great dis- with others, by reason of the Fight Iress cry unto thee for help: Save, or Storm. Lord, or else we perislı. We confess 1 General Prayers. when we have been safe, and seen all LORD be merciful to us sinners and things quiet about us, we have for save us for thy mercies sake. gotten thee our God, and refused to Thou art the great God, who hast hearken to the still voice of thy word, made and rulest all things : 0 deli. and to obey thy commandments: But ver us for thy name's sake. now we see how terrible thou art in Thou art the great God to be fearall thy works of wonder ; the greated above all : 0 save us that we may God to be feared above all, and there- praise thee. fore we adore thy Divine Majesty, Special Prayers with respect to acknowledging thy power, and im
the Enemy. ploring thy goodness. Help, Lord, and THOU,0 Lord, are just and power. save us for thy mercies'sake, in Jesus ful: o defend our cause against Christ, thy Son, our Lord. Amen.
the face of the enemy. Or this.
O God thou art a strong tower of O Most glorious and gracious Lord defence to all who fly unto thee: 0 save
God, who dwellest in heaven, but us from the violence of the enemy. beholdest all things below; look down, O Lord of Hosts, fight for us ; that we beseech thee, and hear us, calling we may glorify thee. out of the depths of misery, and out of suffer us not to sink under the the jaws of this death, which is now weight of our sins, or the violence of rearly to swallow us up : Save, Lord, the enemy. or clse we perish. The living, the liv. O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver ing shall praise thee. O send thy word us, for thy name's sake. of command to rebuke the raging 1 Short Prayers in respect of a Winds, and the roaring Sea ; that
Storm. 've, being delivered from this distress, THOU, O Lord, who stiliest the may live to serve thee, and o glorify raging of the sea, hear, hear us, thy name all the days of our life and save us, that we perish not. llear, Lord, and save us, for the in- o blessed Saviour, who didst save thy
disciples ready to perish in a storm ; (mercy upon you ; pardon and deliver hear us, and save us, we beseech thee. you from all your sins ; corrfirm and
Lord, have mercy upon us. strengthen you in all goodness, ana Christ, have mercy upon us
bring you to everkisting life, through Lord, have mercy upon us.
Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. O Lord, hear us.
1 Thanksgiving after a Storm. O Christ, bear 48.
66. Jubilate Deo. God the Father, God the Son, God O Be joyful in God, all ye lands; the Holy Ghost, have mercy upon us, sing praises unto the honour of save us now and evermore. Amen. his name; make his praise to be OUR. Father who art in Heaven, glorious.
Hallowed be thy Name; Thy say unto God, O how wonderful art Kingdom come; Thy Will be done on thou in thy works; through the greatEarth, as it is in Heaven ; Give us ness of thy power shall thine enemies this day our daily bread ; and for- be found liars unto thee. yive us our trespasses, as we forgive For all the world shall worship thee, those who trespass against us ; And sing of thee, and praise thy name. lead us not into temptation : but de- O come hither, and behold the works liver us from evil. Amen.
of God; how wonderful he is in his 11 When there shall be imminent dan-doings towards the children of men ! ger, as many as can be spared from He ruleth with his power for ever; necessary service in the ship shail bir eyes behold the people ; and such be called together, and make an as will not believe, shall not be able to humble Confession of their sins to exalt themselves. God: in which every one ought se- O praise our God, ye people ; and riously to reflect upon those parti- make the voice of his praise to be cular sins, of which his conscience heard ; shall accuse him; saying as fol. Who holdeth our soul in life ; and loweth :
suffereth not our fee: to slip. The Confession.
For thou, O God, hast proved us ; ALMIGHTY God, Father of our thou also hast tried us, like as silver
Lord Jesus Christ, Maker of all is tried. things; Judge of all men ; we ac Thou broughtest us into the snare; knowledge and bewail our manifold and laidest trouble upon our luins. sius and wickedness which we from I will go into thine house with vurnt line to time most grievously have offerings; and will pay thee my vows committed, by thought, word, and which I promised with my lips, and deed, against thy Divine Majesty, spake with my mouth, when I was provoking most justly thy wrath and in trouble. indignation against us. We do ear O come hither, and hearken, all ye nestly repent, and are heartily sorry that fear God; and I will tell you for these our misdoings, the remem- what he hath done for my soul. brance of them is grievous unto us ;
I called unto him with my mouth; the burthen of them is intolerable. and gave him praises with my tongue. Have mercy upon us, have mercy If I incline unto wickedness with opon us, most merciful Father ; For mine heart, the Lord will not hear me. thy Son our Lord Jesus Christ's sake, But God hath heard me ; and consiforgive us all that is past ; and grant, dered the voice of my prayer. that we may ever hereafier serve and Praised be God, who hath not cast please thee in newness of life, to the out my prayer, nor turned his mercy honour and glory of thy name,through from me. Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Glory be to the Father, and to the 1 Then shall the Priest, if there be Son, and to the Holy Ghost; any in the ship, say,
As it was in the beginning, is now, A LMIGHTY God, our heavenly and ever shall be, world without end.
Father, who, of his great mercy, Amen. hath promised forgiveness of sins to Psalm 107. Confitemini Domino. all those who with hearty repentance O That men would praise the Lord and true faith turn unto him ; bave for his goodness; and declare tłe
wonders that he doeth for the chil-name, though Jesus Christ our Lord. uren of men !
Amen. That they would offer unto him the
1 Or this. sacrifice of thanksgiving; and tell oue O Most mighty and gracious good his works with gladness!
God, thy mercy is over all thy They that go down to the sea in works, but in special manner hath ships; and occupy their business in been extended towards us, whom great waters;
thou hast so powerfully and wonderThese men see the works of the Lord, fully defended. Thou hast showed us and his wonders in the deep. terrible things, and wonders in the For at his word, the stormy wind deep, that we might see how powerful ariseth ; which lifteth up the waves and gracious a God thou art ; how thereof.
able and ready to help those who trust They are carried up to the heaven, in thee. Thou hast showed us how and down again to the deep; their soul both winds and seas obey thy coinmelteth away because of the trouble. mand ; that we may learn even from
They reel to and fro, and stagger them hereafter to obey thy voice, and like a drunken man; and are at their to do thy will. We therefore bless and wit's end.
glorify thy name, for this thy mercy, So when they cry unto the Lord in in saving us when we were ready to their trouble, he delivereth them out perish. And we beseech thee, make us of their distress.
as truly sensible now of thy mercy as For he maketh the storm to cease, so we were then of the danger ; and that the waves thereof are still. give us hearts always ready to ex
Then are they glad, because they are press out thankfulness not only by at rest; and so he bringeth them unto words, but also by our lives, in being the haven where they would be. more obedient to thy holy command
O that men would therefore praise ments. Continue, we beseech thee, the Lord for his goodness; and de this thy goodness to us ; thal we, clare the wonders that he doeth for whom thou hast saved, may serve the children of men !
thee in holiness and righteousness ali 'That they would exalt bim also in the days of our hfe, through Jesus the congregation of the people ; and Christ our Lord and Saviour. Amen. praise hiin in the seat of the elders! 11 A Hymn of Praise and Thanks. Glory be the Father, and to the Son, giving after a dangerous Tempest. and to the Holy Ghost;
O Come, let us give thanks unto the As it was in the beginning, is now, Lord, for he is gracious; and his and ever shall be, world without mercy endureth for ever. end. Amen.
Great is the Lord, and greatly to be Il Collects of Thanksgiving. praised: Let the redeemed of the O Most blessed and glorious Lord Lord say so, whom he hath delivered
God, who art of infinite goodness from the merciless rage of the sea. und mercy; we, thy poor creatures, The Lord is gracious, and full of whom thou hast made and preserved, compassion; slow to anger, and of holding our souls in life, and now res- great mercy. cuing us out of the jaws of death, He hath not dealt with us according hembly present ourselves again before to our sins; neither rewarded us ac thy Divine Majesty, to offer a sacri- cording to our iniquities. fice of praise and thanksgiving, for But as the heaven is high above the that thou heardest us when we called earth; so great hath been his mercy in oir trouble, and didst not cast out towards us. our prayer, which we made before We found trouble and heaviness ; we thee in our great distress; even when were even at death's door. we gave all for lost, our Ship, our The waters of the sea had well nigh Goods, our Lives, then didst thou covered us; the proud waters had mercifully look upon us, and wonder-well nigh gone over our soul. fully command a deliverance ; for The sea roared ; and the stormy which we now, being in safely, do wind lifted up the waves thereof. give all praise and glory to thy holy We were carried up as it were to
neaven, and then down again into the arm, and the light of thy couver. deep; our soul melted within us, be- ance, because thou hadst a favour tause of trouble.
unto us. Then cried we unto thee, O Lord :
The Lord hath appeared for us; the and thou didst deliver us out of our Lord hath covered our heads, aad distress.
made us to stand in the day of battle. Blessed be thy name, who didst not The Lord hath appeared for us ; the despise the prayer of thy servants; Lord hath overthrown our enemies, but didst hear our cry, and hast sav- and dashed in pieces those that rose
up against us. Thou didst send forth thy command. Therefore not unto nis, O Lord, not ment; and the windy storm ceased, unto us ; but unto thy name be given and was turned into a calm.
the glory. Olet us therefore praise the Lord for The Lord hath done great things for his goodness; and declare the won- us; the Lord hath done great things ders that he hath done, and still doeth, for us, for which we rejoice. for the children of men !
Our help standeth in the name of Praised be the Lord daily; even the the Lord, who hath made heaven and Lord that helpeth us, and poureth his earth. benefits upon us.
Blessed be the name of the Lord, He is our God, even the God of from this time forth for everrnore. whom cometh salvation : God is the Glory be to the Father, and to the Lord, by whom we have escaped Son, and to the Holy Ghost; death.
As it was in the beginning, is now, Thou, Lord, hast made us glad and ever shall be, world without end. through the operation of thy hands; Amen. and we will triumph in thy praise. 11 After this Hyın may be said the Blessed be the Lord God; even the
Te Deum, Lord God, who only doeth wondrous 1 Then this Collect. things;
O Almighty God, the Sovereign And blessed be the name of his Ma Commander of all the world, la jesty for ever; and let every one of whose hand is power and might, us say, Amen, Amen.
which none is able to withstand; we Glory be to the Father, and to the bless and magnify thy great and gloriSon, and to the Holy Ghost;
ous name for this happy victory, the As it was in the beginning, is now, whole glory whereof we do ascribe to andever shall be, world without end. thee, who art the only giver of vicAmen.
tory. And we beseech thee, give us 1 A Psalm or Hyrnn of Praise and grace to improve this great mercy ic
Thanksgiving after Victory. thy glory, ihe advancement thy F the Lord had 'not been on our Gospel, the honour of our country,
side, now may we say; if the Lord and, as much as in us lieth, to the good himself had not been on our side, of all mankind. And, we beseech when men rose up against us ; thee, give us such a sense of this great
They had swallowed us up quick, mercy, as may engage us to a true when they were so wrathfully dis- thankfulness, such as may appear in pleased at us.
our lives, by an humble, holy, and Yea, the waters had drowned us, obedient walking before thee all our and the stream had gone over our days, through Jesus Christ our Lord ; soul; the deep waters of the proud had to whom, with thee, and the Holy gone over our soul.
Spirit, as for all thy mercies, so in But praised be the Lord, who hath particular for this victory and deli not given us over as a prey unto verance, be all glory and honour shein.
world without end. Amen. The Lord hath wrought a mighty
2 Cor. xiii. 14. salvation for us.
THE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ We got not this by our own sword, and the love of God, ard the fel. neither was it our own arm that sav- lowship oi the Holy Ghost, be with us ed us; but thy right hand, and thine all evermore. Amen.