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morsels : who is able to abide his
frost ? Laudate Dominum.
18 He sendeth out his word, O
PRAISE the Lord, for it and melteth them : he bloweth
a good thing to sing praises with his wind, and the waters unto our God : yea, a joyful and flow. pleasant thing it is to be thank- 19 He sheweth his word unto ful.
Jacob : his statutes and ordi2 The Lord doth build up Je- nances unto Israel. rusalem : and gather together the 20 He hath not dealt so with out-casts of Israel.
any nation : neither have the hea3 He healeth those that are then knowledge of his laws. broken in heart : and giveth medicine to heal their sickness.
PSALM CXLVIII. 4 He telleth the number of the
Laudate Dominum. stars : and calleth them all by their names. 5 Great is our Lord, and great
PRAISE the Lord of heaven : O
praise him in the height. is his power : yea, and his wisdom 2 Praise him, all ye angels of is infinite.
his : praise him, all his host. 6 The Lord setteth up the meek : 3 Praise him, sun and moon : and bringeth the ungodly down to praise him, all ye stars and light. the ground.
4 Praise him, all ye heavens : 7 0 sing unto the Lord with and ye waters that are above the thanksgiving : sing praises upon
heavens. the harp unto our God;
5 Let them praise the Name of 8 Who covereth the heaven the Lord : for he spake the word,
: with clouds, and prepareth rain and they were made; he comfor the earth : and maketh the manded, and they were creatgrass to grow upon the moun- ed. tains, and herb for the use of 6 He hath made them fast for men :
ever and ever : he hath given 9 Who giveth fodder unto the them a law which shall not be cattle : and feedeth the young broken. ravens that call upon him.
7 Praise the Lord upon earth : 10 He hath no pleasure in the ye dragons, and all deeps; strength of an horse : neither de- 8 Fire and hail, snow and valighteth he in any man's legs. pours : wind and storm, fulfilling
11 But the Lord's delight is in his word; them that fear him: and put
their 9 Mountains and all hills : fruittrust in his mercy.
ful trees and all cedars; 12 Praise the Lord, o Jerusa- 10 Beasts and all cattle : worms lem : praise thy God, O Sion. and feathered fowls;
13 For he hath made fast the 11 Kings of the earth and all bars of thy gates : and hath bless people : princes and all judges of ed thy children within thee. the world;
14 'He maketh peace in thy 12 Young men and maidens, borders : and filleth thee with the old men and children, praise the flour of wheat.
Name of the Lord : for his Name 15 He sendeth forth his com- only is excellent, and his praise mandment upon earth : and his above heaven and earth. word runneth very swiftly.
13 He shall exalt the horn of 16 He giveth snow like wool : his people; all his saints shall and scattereth the hoar-frost like praise him : even the children of ashes.
Israel, even the people that serv17 He casteth forth his ice like eth him.
song : let the congregation of saints praise him.
2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him : and let the chil
and their nobles with links of iron.
9 That they may be avenged of them, as it is written : Such honour have all his saints.
dren of Sion be joyful in their O praise him in the firmament
3 Let them praise his Name in the dance : let them sing praises unto him with tabret and harp.
4 For the Lord hath pleasure in his people : and helpeth the meekhearted.
5 Let the saints be joyful with glory : let them rejoice in their beds.
6 Let the praises of God be in their mouth : and a two-edged sword in their hands;
7 To be avenged of the heathen: and to rebuke the people;
8 To bind their kings in chains :
of his power.
2 Praise him in his noble acts : praise him according to his excellent greatness.
3 Praise him in the sound of the trumpet : praise him upon the lute and harp:
4 Praise him in the cymbals and dances : praise him upon the strings and pipe.
5 Praise him upon the welltuned cymbals : praise him upon the loud cymbals.
6 Let every thing that hath breath : praise the Lord.
USED AT SEA.
1 The Morning and Evening Service to be used daily at Sea shall be
the same which is appointed in the Book of Common Prayer. ( These two following Prayers are the rage thereof; We thy crea
to be also used in her Majesty's tures, but miserable sinners, do Navy every day.
this our great distress cry unto O
ETERNAL Lord God, who thee for help: Save, Lord, or else
alone spreadest out the hea- we perish. We confess, when we vens, and rulest the raging of the have been safe, and seen all things sea; who hast compassed the wa- quiet about us, we have forgot ters with bounds until day and thee our God, and refused to night come to an end ; Be pleased hearken to the still voice of thy to receive into thy Almighty and word, and to obey thy commandmost gracious protection the per- ments : But now we see, how tersons of us thy servants, and the rible thou art in all thy works of Fleet in which we serve. Preserve wonder; the great God to be fearus from the dangers of the sea, ed above all: And therefore we and from the violence of the ene- adore thy Divine Majesty, acmy; that we may be a safeguard knowledging thy power, and imunto our most gracious Sovereign ploring thy goodness. Help, Lord, Lady, Queen VICTORIA, and and save us for thy mercy's sake her Dominions, and a security for in Jesus Christ thy Son, our Lord. such as pass on the seas upon their Amen. lawful occasions; that the inha
Or this. bitants of our Island may in peace O MOST Glorious and gracious thee
Lord , who and that we may return in safety heaven, but beholdest all things to enjoy the blessings of the land, below; Look down, we beseech with the fruits of our labours, and thee, and hear us, calling out of with a thankful remembrance of the depth of misery, and out of thy mercies to praise and glorify the jaws of this death, which is thy holy Name; through Jesus ready now to swallow us up: Save, Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lord, or else we perish. The live The Collect.
ing, the living, shall praise thee.
O send thy word of command to PREVENT us, o Lord, in all our doings, with thy most gra
rebuke the raging winds, and the cious favour, and further us with
roaring sea; that we, being deli
vered from this distress, may live thy continual help; that in all our works begun, continued, and
to serve thee, and to glorify thy ended in thee, we may glorify
Name all the days of our life. thy holy Name, and finally by Hear, Lord, and save us, for the
infinite merits of our blessed Sathy mercy obtain everlasting life; through Jesus Christ ‘our Lord.
viour, thy Son, our Lord Jesus
Christ. Amen. Amen. Prayers to be used in Storms Fight at Sea against any Enemy. at Sea.
MOST powerful and glorious
Lord God, the Lord of hosts, MOST powerful and glorious O
Lord God, at whose command that rulest and commandest all the winds blow, and lift up the things; Thou sittest in the throne waves of the sea, and who stillest judging right, and therefore we
in a storm, hear us, and save us, we beseech thee.
Lord, have mercy upon us.
God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Ghost, have mercy upon us, save us now and ever. more. Amen.
make our address to thy Divine Majesty in this our necessity, that thou wouldest take the cause into thine own hand, and judge between us and our enemies. Stir up thy strength, O Lord, and conne and help us; for thou givest not alway the battle to the strong, but canst save 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 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. LORD, be merciful to us sin
ners, and save us for thy mercy's sake.
Thou art the great God, that hast made and rulest all things: O deliver us for thy Name's sake.
Thou art great God to be feared above all : O save us, that we may praise thee. Special Prayers with respect to the Enemy.
art powerful : 0 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 save 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 sins, or the violence of the enemy.
O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us for thy Name's sake. Short Prayers in respect of a
heaven, Hallowed be thy Name. hy kingdom come. Th 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 into temptation; But deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, 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 Confession of their sin to God: In which every one ought seriously to reflect upon those particular sins of which his conscience shall accuse him ; saying as followeth,
our Lord Jesus Christ, Maker 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, A gainst thy Divine Majesty, Provoking most justly thy wrath and indignation against us. We do earnestly repent, And are 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 Christ's sake, Forgive us all that is past; And grant that we may ever hereafter Serve and please thee In newness of life, To the honour and glory of thy Name; Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
the raging of the sea, hear, hear us, and save us, that we perish not.
O blessed Saviour, that didst save thy disciples ready to perish
Then shall the Priest, if there burnt-offerings : and will pay thee be any in the Ship, pronounce my vows, which I promised with this Absolution.
my lips, and spake with my mouth,
when I was in trouble. venly Father, who of his I will offer unto thee fat burntgreat mercy hath promised for
sacrifices, with the incense of giveness of sins to all them that rams: I will offer bullocks and with hearty repentance and true goats. faith turn unto him; Have mercy
O come hither, and hearken, upon you ; pardon and deliver you all ye that fear God : and I will from all your sins; confirm and tell you what he hath done for strengthen you in all goodness, my soul. and bring you to everlasting life;
I called unto him with my through Jesus Christ our Lord. mouth : and gave him praises Amen.
with my tongue.
If I incline unto wickedness with
mine heart : the Lord will not Thanksgiving after a Storm.
But God hath heard me : and Jubilate Deo. Psalm lxvi. considered the voice of my prayer.
Praised be God who hath not O
lands : sing praises unto the cast out my prayer : nor turned honour of his Name, make his his mercy from me. praise to be glorious.
Glory be to the Father, &c. Say unto God, o how wonder- As it was in the beginning, &-c. ful art thou in thy works : through the greatness of thy power shall
Confitemini Domino. Psalm cvii. thine enemies be found liars unto O for he is gracious : and his
For all the world shall worship mercy endureth for ever. thee : sing of thee, and praise thy Let them give thanks whom Name.
the Lord hath redeemed : and O come hither, and behold the delivered from the hand of the works of God : how wonderful he enemy; is in his doing toward the children And gathered them out of the of men.
lands, from the east, and from the He turned the sea into dry west : from the north, and from land : so that they went through the south. the water on foot; there did we They went astray in the wilderrejoice thereof.
ness out of the way : and found He ruleth with his power for no city to dwell in ; ever; his eyes behold the people : Hungry and thirsty : their soul and such as will not believe shall fainted in them. not be able to exalt themselves. So they cried unto the Lord in
O praise our God, ye people : their trouble : and he delivered and make the voice of his praise them from their distress. to be heard;
He led them forth by the right Who holdeth our soul in life : way : that they might go to the and suffereth not our feet to slip. city where they dwelt. FO
O od, hast proved o that men ould therefore us : thou also hast tried us, like praise the Lord for his goodness : as silver is tried.
and declare the wonders that he Thou broughtest us into the doeth for the children of men ! snare : and laidest trouble upon For he satisfieth the empty soul : our loins.
and filleth the hungry soul with Thou sufferedst men to ride over goodness. our heads : we went through fire Such as sit in darkness, and in and water, and thou broughtest the shadow of death : being fast us out into a wealthy place.
bound in misery and iron; I will go into thine house with Because they rebelled against