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people princes and all judges of the world;

12 Young men and maidens, old men and children, praise the Name of the Lord: for his Name only is excellent, and his praise above heaven and earth.

13 He fhall exalt the horn of his people, all his faints fhall praife him: even the children of Ifrael, even the people that ferveth him.


Pfam 149. Cantate Domino. Sing unto the Lord a new fong: let the congregation of faints praise him. 2 Let Ifrael rejoice in him that made him: and let the children of Sion be joyful in their King.

3 Let them praise his Name in the dance: let them fing praifes unto him with tabret and harp.

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

6 Let the praifes of God be in their mouth: and a twoedged fword 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.

5 Let the faints be joyful with glory: let them rejoice in their beds.

9 That they may be avenged of them, as it is written: Such honour have all his faints.

Pfalm 150. Laudate Dominum.

Praife God in his holinefs praise him in the firmament of his power.


2 Praise him in his noble acts: praife him according to his excellent greatness.

3 Praise him in the found of the trumpet: praife 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.


The Morning and Evening Service to be daily used at Sea, fhall be the fame which is appointed in the Book of Common Prayer.

Thefe two following Prayers are to be also used in His Majesty's

Navy every

Eternal Lord God, who alone fpreadeft out the heavens, and ruleft the raging of the fea; who hast compaffed the waters with bounds until day and night come to an end; Be pleased to receive into thy Almighty and moft gracious protection the perfons of us thy fervants, and the Fleet in which we ferve. Preferve us from the dangers of the fea, and from the Eviolence of the enemy, that we may be a fafeguard unto our most gracious Sovereign Lord King GEORGE, and his kingdoms, and a fecurity for fuch as pafs on the feas upon their lawful occafions; that the inhabitants of our Island may in peace and quietnefs ferve thee our God, and that we may return in fafety to enjoy the bleffings of the land, with the fruits of our labours; and with a thankful remembrance of thy mercies, to praife and glorify thy holy Name, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

The Collect.


Revent us, O Lord, in all our doings, with thy moft 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 finally by thy mercy obtain everlasting life, through Jefus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Prayers to be used in Storms at SeaMoft powerful and glorious

God, at command the winds blow, and lift up the waves of the fea, and who stilleft the rage thereof; We thy creatures, but miferable finners, do in this our great diftrefs cry unto thee for help: Save, Lord, or else we perish. We confefs, when we have been fafe, and feen all things quiet about us, we have forgot thee our God, and refufed to hearken to the ftill voice of thy word, and to obey thy commandments: But now we fee how terrible thou art in all thy works of wonder; the great God to be feared above all: And therefore we adore thy divine Majefty, acknowledging thy power, and imploring thy goodness. Help, Lord, and fave us for thy mercies fake in Jefus Chrift thy Son our Lord. Amen.

Or this,


Moft glorious and gracious Lord God, who dwelleft in heaven, but beholdeft all things below; Look down, we beseech thee, and hear us, calling out of the depth of mifery, and out of the jaws of this death, which is ready now to fwallow us up: Save, Lord, or elfe we perifh. The living, the living fhall praise thee. O fend thy word of command to rebuke the raging winds, and the roaring fea, that we being delivered from this diftrefs, may live to ferve thee,and to glorify thy Name all the days of our life. Hear, Lord, and fave us, for the infinite


merits of our bleffed Saviour thy Son our Lord Jefus Chrift. Amen. The Prayer to be faid before a Fight at Sea against any Enemy. Moft powerful and glorious Lord God, the Lord of hofts, that ruleft and commandeft all things; Thou fitteft in the throne judging right; and therefore we make our addrefs to thy Divine Majefty in this our neceffity, that thou wouldeft take the cause into thine own hand, and judge between us and our enemies. Stir up thy ftrength, Lord, and come and help us; for thou givest not alway the battel to the ftrong, but canit fave by many or by few. O let not our fins now cry against us for vengeance, but hear us thy poor fervants begging mercy, and imploring thy help, and that thou wouldeft be a defence unto us against the face of the enemy. Make it appear that thou art our Saviour and mighty Deliverer, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

O Lord, arife, help us, and deShort Prayers in Respect of a Storm. liver us for thy Names fake.


Hou, O Lord, that filleft the raging of the sea, hear, hear us, and fave us, that we peOrifh not.

Short Prayers for fingle Perfons, that cannot meet to join in Prayer with others, by reafon of the Fight or Storm.

of defence to all that flee unto thee: O fave us from the violence of the enemy.

O Lord of hofts, fight for us, that we may glorify thee:

O fuffer us not to fink under the weight of our fins, or the violence of the enemy.

General Prayers. Ord, be merciful to us ners, and fave us for thy mercies fake.

Thou art the great God, that haft made and ruleft all things: deliver us for thy Names fake.

Thou art the great God to be feared above all: O fave us, that we may praise thee. Special Prayers with Refpect to the Enemy.

OUR Father, which art in Name. Thy kingdom come. Thy be thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our fin-trefpaffes, as we forgive them that trefpafs against us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil : For thine is the kingOdom, and the power, and the glo ry, for ever and ever. Amen.

When there fhall be imminent dan ger, as many as can be spared from neceffary Service in the Ship, ball be called together, and make an bumble confeffon of their fins to God: in which every one ought Jeriously to reflect upon those par ticular fins of which his confcience fhall accufe him: faying as followeths

Hou, O Lord, art juft and powerful; O defend our caufe against the face of the enemy.

God, thou art a strong tower

O bleffed Saviour, that didft fave thy difciples ready to perith in a Storm, hear us, and fave us,

we beseech thee.

Lord, have mercy upon us.
Chrift, have mercy upon us.
Lord, have mercy upon us.
O Lord, hear us.
O Chrift, hear us

God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Ghost, have mercy upon us, fave us now and evermore. Amen.

The Confeffion. Lmighty God, Father of our Lord Jefus Chrift, Maker of all things, Judge of all men; We acknowledge and bewail our manifold fins and wickednefs, Which we from time to time moft grievoufly have committed,by thought, word, and deed, Against thy divine Majefty, Provoking mott justly thy wrath and indignation against us. We do earnestly repent, and be heartily forry for thefe cur mifdoings; The remembrance of them is grievous unto us; The burden of them is intolerable. Have mercy upon us, have mer=cy upon us, moft merciful Fa

ther; For thy Son our Lord Jefus Chrifts fake, forgive us all that is paft, And grant that we may ever hereafter ferve and please thee in newnefs of life, To the honour and glory of thy Name, Through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

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Be joyful in God, all ye lands: fing praifes unto the honour of his Name, make his praise to be glorious.

Say unto God, O how wonder

ful art thou in thy works: through the greatness of thy power fhall thine enemies be found liars unto thee.

For all the world fhall worship thee: fing 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 fea into dry land: fo 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 fuch as will not believe, fhall not be able to exalt themfelves.

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

Who holdeth our foul in life: and fuffereth not our feet to flip.

For thou, O God, haft proved us: thou alfo haft tried us, like as' filver is tried.

Thou broughteft us into the fnare: and laidft trouble upon our loins.

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

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

I will offer unto thee fat burntfacrifices, with the incenfe of rams I will offer bullocks and


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

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 confidered 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 fhall be world without end. Amen. Confitemini Domino. Pfal. 107. 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 weft from the north, and from the fouth.

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

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

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

For he fatisfieth the empty foul: and filleth the hu..ry foul with goodness.

Such as fit in darkness, and in the fhadow of death: being faft bound in mifery and iron;

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

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

Hungry and thirfty: their foul fainted in them.

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

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

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

Their foul abhorred all manner of meat: and they were even hard at deaths door.

So when they cried unto the Lord in their trouble: he deliverthem out of their diftrefs. He fent his word, and healed them and they were faved from their destruction.

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

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

They that go down to the fea in fhips: and occupy their business in great waters;

These men see the works of the Lord: and his wonders in the deep.

For at his word the ftormy wind arifeth: which lifteth up the waves thereof.

They are carried up to the


Because they rebelled against the words of the Lord and light-heaven, and down again to the ly regarded the counfel of the deep their foul melteth away moft High; because of the trouble.


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