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The righteous will confider this, and rejoice and the mouth of all wickedness shall be stopped.
So when they cry unto the Lord in their trouble: he delivereth them out of their diftrefs.
Whofo is wife will ponder thefe things: and they fhall understand the loving kindness of the Lord.
For he maketh the ftorm to ceafe fo that the waves thereof are ftill.
Glory be to the Father, &
Then are they glad, becaufe
they are at reft: and fo he bring-Lord God, who art of infi
eth them unto the haven where they would be.
Ó that men would therefore praise the Lord for his goodness : and declare the wonders that he doeth for the children of men!
nite goodness and mercy; We thy poor creatures, whom thou hast made and preferved, holding our fouls in life, and now refcuing us out of the jaws of death, humbly prefent ourselves again before thy divine Majefty, to offer a facrifice of praife and thanksgiving, for that thou heardeft us, when we called in our trouble, and didft not caft out our prayers, which we made before thee in our great diftrefs, even when we gave all for loft, our fhip, our goods, our lives, then didft thou mercifully look upon us, and wonderfully command a deliverance; for which we now, being in fafety, do give all praise and glory to thy holy Name, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.
They reel to and fro, and ftagger like a drunken man: and are at their wits end.
That they would exalt him alfo in the congregation of the people: and praife him in the feat of the elders!
Who turneth the floods into a wilderness and drieth up the water-fprings.
A fruitful land maketh he barren for the wickedness of them that dwell therein.
Again, he maketh the wildernefs a standing water and water-fprings of a dry ground.
And there he fetteth the hungry that they may build them a city to dwell in ;
That they may fow their land, and plant vineyards to yield them fruits of increase,
He bleffeth them, fo that they multiply exceedingly and fuffereth not their cattle to decrease.
And again, when they are minished and brought low through oppreffion, through any plague or trouble;
Though he fuffer them to be evil intreated through tyrants: and let them wander out of the way in the wilderness;
Yet helpeth he the poor out of mifery and maketh him houfholds like a flock of fleep.
Moft mighty and gracious good God, thy mercy is over all thy works, but in fpecial manner hath been extended toward us, whom thou haft fo powerfully and wonderfully defended. Thou haft fhewed us terrible things, and wonders in the deep, that we might fee how powerful and gracious a God thou art; how able and ready to help them that truft in thee. Thou haft fhewed us how both winds and feas obey thy command, that we may learn even from them hereafter to obey thy voice, and to do thy will. We Z 2 therefore
therefore blefs and glorify thy
to heaven, and then down again into the deep our foul melted within us, because of trouble;
my wind lifted up the waves thereof;
We were carried up as it were
Then cried we unto thee, O Lord and thou didst deliver us out of our diftrefs.
Bleffed be thy Name, who didft defpife the prayer of thy fervants: but didft hear our cry, and haft faved us.
Thou didst fend forth thy commandment and the windy storm ceafed, 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 !
After Victory or Deliverance from an Enemy.
A Pfalm or Hymn of Praise and
Lord from this time forth for
They had swallowed us up quick when they were so wrathfully displeased at us.
Yea, the waters had drowned us, and the ftream had gone over our foul the deep waters of the proud had gone over our foul.
But praised be the Lord who hath not given us over as a prey unto them.
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the holy Ghoft;
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever fhall be: world without end. Amen.
Four fide, no wad not been on After this Hymn may be fung the
now may we fay if
the Lord himself had not been on our fide, when men rose up against us;
Then this Collect.
Almighty God, the Sovereign Commander of all the world, in whofe hand is power and might, which none is able to withstand; We bless and magnify thy great and glorious Name, for this happy victory, the whole glory whereof we do afcribe to thee, who art the only giver of victory. And, we beseech thee, give us grace to improve this. great mercy to thy glory, the advancement of thy Gofpel, the honour of our Sovereign, and, as much as in us lieth, to the good of all mankind. And, we beseech thee, give us fuch a fenfe of this great mercy, as may engage us to a true thankfulness, fuch as may appear in our lives, by an humble, holy, and obedient walking before thee all our days, through Jefus Christ our Lord: To whom with thee, and the Holy Spirit, as for all thy mercies, fo in particular for this Victory and Deliverance, be all glory and honour world without end. Amen.
The Lord hath wrought: a mighty falvation for us.
We gat not this by our own fword, neither was it our own arm that faved us: but thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance, because thou hadft a favour unto us.
The Lord hath appeared for us the Lord hath covered our heads, and made us to ftand in the day of battel.
The Lord hath appeared for us: the Lord hath overthrown our enemies, and dafhed in pieces thofe that rofe up against us;
Therefore not unto us, O Lord, not unto us but unto thy Name be given the glory.
The Lord hath done great things for us the Lord hath done great things for us, for which we rejoice.
2 Cor. 13. 14.
Our help ftandeth in the Name THE grace of our Lord Jefus
of the Lord who hath made hea- God, and the fellowship of the
Bleffed be the Name of the
At the Burial of their Dead at SEA.
ed into Corruption, looking for the refurrection of the Body (when the Sea fhall give up her dead,) and the life of the world to come, through our Lord Jefus Chrift; who at his coming
change our vile Body, that it may be like his glorious Body, according to the mighty working, whereby he is able to fubdue all things to himself.
The Office in the Common Prayer-
7E therefore commit his Bo
WE dy to the Deep, to be turn
UR Will and Pleafure is, that these three Forms of Prayer and Service made for the Fifth of November, the Thirtieth of January, and the Twenty ninth of May, be forthwith Printed and Published, and for the future annexed to the Book of Common Prayer and Liturgy of the Church of England, to be used Yearly on the faid Days, in all Cathedral, and Collegiate Churches and Chapels, in all Chapels of Colleges and Halls, within both Our Univerfities, and of Our Colleges of Eaton and Winchester, and in all Parish-Churches and Chapels within that Part of our Kingdom of Great Britain called England, the Dominion of Wales, and Town of Berwick upon Tweed.
Given at our Castle of Windfor, the Twelfth Day of September, 1728. In the Second Year of Our Reign.
By His Majesty's Command,
to be used Yearly upon the Fifth Day of November; for the happy Deliverance of King JAMES I. and the three Eftates of England, from the moft Traiterous and bloody intended Maffacre by Gunpowder: And alfo for the happy Arrival of his Majefty King William on this Day, for the Deliverance of our Church and Nation.
The Minifter of every Parish shall give warning to his Parishioners publickly in the Church at Morning Prayer the Sunday before, for the due Obfervation of the faid Day. And after Morning Prayer, or Preaching, upon the faid Fifth Day of November, hall read publickly, diftinétly, and plainly, the Act of Parliament made in the third Year of King James the Firft, for the Obfervation of it.
The Service fhall be the fame with the ufual Office for Holy-days in all
If this day fhall happen to be Sunday, only the Colle& proper for that
Morning Prayer shall begin with
HELord is full of compaffion, and mercy: longfuffering, and of great goodness. Pfal. 103. 8. He will not alway be chiding: neither keepeth he his anger for
ever. ver. 9.
He hath not dealt with us after our fins: nor rewarded us according to our wickednefies. ver. 1o.
In ftead of Venite, exultemus, = fhall this Hymn following be used, one Verfe by the Prief, and another by the Clerk and People.
Give thanks unto the Lord, for he is gracious: and his mercy endureth for ever. Pfal.
Let them give thanks whom the Lord hath redeemed: and delivered from the hand of the enemy. Ver. 2.
to deftroy me without a cause: yea, even without a caufe have they made a pit for my foul. Pfal. 35-7.
They have laid a net for my feet, and preffed down my foul: they have digged a pit before me, and are fallen into the midst of it themselves. Pfal. 57. 7.
Great is our Lord, and great is his power: yea, and his wifdom is infinite. Pfal. 147. 5.
The Lord fetteth up the meek: and bringeth the ungodly down to the ground. Ver. 6.
Let thy hand be upon the man of thy right hand and upon the fon of man whom thou madeft fo ftrong for thine own felf. Pfal.
And fo will not we go back from thee: O let us live, and we shall call upon thy Name. Ver. 18.
Many a time have they fought against me from my youth up: may Ifrael now fay. Pfal. 129. 1.
Yea, many a time have they vexed me from my youth up: but they have not prevailed against me. Ver. 2. They have privily laid their net¶
Glory be to the Father, &c.
The I. 2 Sam. 22. Te Deum.