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PSALM CXLIX. Cantale Domino.

OSING unto the Lord a new song : let the ) congregation of saints praise him.

2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: and let the children of Sion be joyful in their I King.

3 Let them praise his Name in the dance : let them sing praises unto him with tablet and harp.

4 For the Lord hath pleasure in his people: and helpeth the meek-hearted.

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 : 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.

PSALM CL. Laudato Dominum.

0 PRAISE God in his holiness : praise him in the firmament 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.

o Praise him upon the well-tuned cymbals: praise him upon the loud cymbals.

6 Let every thing that hath breath : praise the Lord.

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USED AT SEA.

^ The Morning and Evening Service h which it appointed in the

X Th**e two foQowing Prayers are to he also wed ra her Ma,esty'* Navy every day.

0 ETERNAL Lord God, who alone sprcadest out the heavens, md rulesl the raging of the sea; who hast compassed the waters with bounds until day and night come to m end; Be pleased to receive into thy Almighty and most gracious protection the persons of us thy servants, . nd the Fleet in which we serve. Preserve us from the dangers of the sea, and from the violence of the enemy j that we may be a safeguard unto our most gracious Sovereign lady, Queen VICTORIA, and her Dominions, and a security for such as pass on the seas upon their lawful occasions; that the inhabitants of »ur Island may in peace and quietness serve thee our God; and that n e may return in safety to enjoy the blessings of the land, with the fruits of our labours, and with a thankful remembrance of thy mercies to praise and glorify thy holy Name; through ,I L-us Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Collect.

PREVENT us, O Lord, in all our doings, with thy most gracious favour, and further us with thy continual help; that in all our works begun, continued, and ended in thee, we may glorify thy holy Name, and fmally by thy mercy obtain everlasting life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

I T Prayers to be used in Storms at Bea,

OMOST powerful and glorious Lord (Iod, at whose command the -winds blow, and lift up the waves of the sea, and who stillest the rage thereof; We thy creatures, but miserable sinners, do in this our great distress cry unto thee for help : have, Lord, or else we perish. We confess, when we have been safe, and seen all things quiet about us, wc

> fie used daily at Sea shall bt the same Book of Common Prayev.

have forgot thee our God, and refused to hearken to the still voice of thy word, and to obey thy command' ments: But now we see, how tcrrible 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 mercy's sake in Jesus Christ thy Son, our Lord. Amen,

Or this.

OMOST glorious and gracious Lord God, who dweliest in heaven, but beholdest all things below; Look down, we beseech thee, and hear us, calling out of the depth of misery, 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. 0 send thy word of command 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 infraite merits cf our blessed Saviour, thy Son, our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen

H The prayer to be said Iifore a Fight at Sea against any Enemy.

OMOST powerful and glorious Lord God, the Lord of hosts, that rulesl and commandest all things; Thou sittost in the throne judging right, and therefore we 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 come and help us; for thou givest not alway the battle to the strong, but canst save by many or by few. 0 let not our sins now cry against us ibr vengeance; but hear us thy poor servants begging mercy, and imploring thy help, and that thou wouldest i be a defence unto uS against the face

I of the enemy. Make it appear that thou art our Saviour and mighty

[ Deliverer, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

1 Short Prayers for single persons, that

cannot meet to join in Prayer with

others,by rnuon of the Fight, or Storm.

General Prayers.

LORD, be merciful to us sinners, and save us for thy mercyis sake. Thou art the great God, that hast made and rulest all things: Odeliver us for thy Nameis sake.

Thou art the great God to be feared above all: O save us, that we may p raise thee. Special Prayers with respect to the Enemy,

THOU, 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: 0 save us from the violence of the enemy.

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

O sutler 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 Nameis sake.

Short Prayers in respect of a Storm. rpHOU, O Lord, that stillest the A 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 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. O Christ, hear us. God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Ghost, have mercy upon us, save us now and evermore. Amen.

OUR 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 lend us not into temptation; But deliver us from evil; For thine is the kingdom, The j>ower, and the glory, Fi"-" i Amcn.

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1 When there shall be imminent tt>niy as many as ean be sparcel from ueert. sary seraiee in the Snip shall be eeEri together, and make an htsmble Cemftttion of their «in to Go, .- Jee tohieh eitri one ought seriously to reflect upon then particular sins of which hie eonreieect shaii accuse him; saying a*/.ilZiAOeli,

The Confession.

ALMIGHTY God, Father of 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 haie committed, By thought, world, and deed, Against thy Divine Majesty, Provoking most justly thy wrath and indignation agamst us. \V*e do earnestly repent, And are heartily sorry fortheseourmisdoings; The remera-; brance of them is grievous unto us; I The burden of them is intolerable. i Have mercy upon us, Have mercy upon us, most merciful Father; For j thy Son our Lord Jesus Christis sake, j 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 I Name; Through Jesus Christ our! Lord. Amen.

il Then shall the Prieit, if there hsemfis! the Shie, pronounee this Absolution. j

ALMIGHTY God, our heavenly1 Father, who of his great mercy hath promised forgiveness of sins to: all them that with hearty repentance and true faith turn unto him ; Havef t mercy upon you; pardon and deliver you from all your sins; confirm aud 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.

OBE joyful in God, all ye lands: sing praises unto the honour of his Name, make his praise to be glorious.

Say unto God, O how wonderful art thou in thy works : through the greatness of thy power shall thine enemies be found liars unto thee. I

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

O come hither, and behold the works of God : how wonderful he it

| in bis doing toward the children of I men.

I He turned the sea into dry land *. 1 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 uch as will not believe shall not be able to exalt themselves.

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 slip.

For thou, 0 God, hast proved us: thou also hast tried us, like as silver is tried.

Xhou broughtest as into the snare: anil laidest 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 thine house with burnt-offerings : and will pay thee iny vows, which I promised with my lips, and spake with my mouth, when I was in trouble.

will offer nnto thee fat burntsacrifices, with the incense of rams: 1 will offer bullocks and goats.

0 come hither, and hearken, all ve that fear God : and I will tell you what he hath done for my soul.

1 called unto him with my mouth: I 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 cast 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.

Confitemmi Domino. Psalm evil.

OGIVE 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

I west ; from the north, and from the south.

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

Hungry and thirsty : their soul fainted in them.

So they cried unto the Lord in their trouble : and he delivered 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 doeth for the children of men!

For he sntisfieth the empty soul: and «illed* the hungry soul 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 counsel of the most Highest;

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

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

For he brought t hem out of dark ness, and out of the shadow of death: and brake their bonds in sunder.

0 that men would therefore praise the Lord for his goodness : and declare the wonders that he doeth fur the children of men!

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

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

Their soul abhorred all manner of meat : and they were even hard at deathis door.

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

He sent his word, and healed them : and they were saved from their destruction.

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

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

They that go down to the sea in ships : and occupy their business in great wateis;

These men see the works of the j things : and they shall understand Lord : and his wonders in the i the loving-kindness of the Lord.

leep.

For at his word the stormy wind mseth : which liflcth up the waves : hereof.

They are carried up to the hearen, and down again to the deep: their soul melteth away because of :hc trouble.

They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man : and are at llieir witis end.

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

For he maketh the storm to cease: -..> that the waves thereof are still.

Then are they glad, because they are at rest: and so he bringeth them unto the haven where they would be.

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

That they would exalt him also in the congregation of the people; and praise him in the seat of the elders!

Who tnmeth the floods into a wilderness : and drieth up the watersprings.

uitful land maketh he barren:

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.

Coilects of Thanksgiving.

OMOST blessed and glorious LorfI God, who art of infinite goodneii and mercy; We thy eoor creatures, whom thou hast made and preserv-j ed, holding our souls in life, and| now rescuing us out of the jaws of death, humbly present ourselves a-j gain before thy Divine Majesty, toi offer a sacrifice of praise and thanks-. giving, for that thou heard est ui when we called in our trouble, and didst not cast out our prayer, which we made before thee in our great distress: 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 safely, do give all praise and glory to thy holy Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Or this:

OMOST mighty and gracious (joed God, thy mercy is over all thy for the wickedness of them that ! works, but in special manner hath

dwell therein.

Again, he maketh the wilderness a standing water : and water-springs of a dry ground.

And there he setteth the hungry:

been extended toward us, whom thou hast so powerfully and wonderfuli; defended. Thou hast shewed ui terrible things, and wonders in the deep, that we might see how power

that they may build them a city to ful and gracious a God il>on art;

dwell in;

That they may sow their land, and plant vineyards ; to yield them "lits of increase.

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 !eam:

He blesseih them, so that they . even from them, hereafter to obey multiply exceedingly : and suffereth thy voice, and to do thy will.

ot their cattle to decrease.

And again, when they are minified, and brought low : through oppression, through any plague, or trouble;

Though he suffer them to lye evil intreated through tyrants : and let them wander out of the way in the -"Memess

therefore bless and gloriiy- thy Name, for this thy mercy in saving us, when we were ready to perish. And, « beseech thee, make us as truly sensible 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 cbe

Yet helpeth he the poor out of j dient to thy holy commandments.

isery : and maketh him housholds iike a flock of sheep.

The righteous will consider this, imd rejoice : and the mouth of all iekedness shall be stopped.

i "ponder these

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Continue, we beseech thee, this thy goodness to us; that we, whom thou hast saved, may serve thee in holiness and righteousness all the dan of our life; through Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour. Amtn.

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