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from henceforth blessed
are through Jesus Christ our Lord. the dead who dio in the Lord; Amen. they rest from their Tabours: O her of our Lord Jesus Rev. xiv. 13.
Christ, who is the resurrection 1 Then the Minister shall say and the life ; in whom whosothe Lord's Prayer.
ever believeth, shall live, OUR
UR Father, who art in though he die; and whosoever
Heaven, Hallowed be thy liveth and believeth in him, Name : Thy Kingdom come; shall not die eternally; who Thy Will be done on Earth, as also hath taught us, by his huly it is in Heaven; Give us this Apostle St. Paul,
not to be sorday our daily bread; And for
ry, as men without hope, for give us our trespasses, as we those who sleep in him; we forgive those who trespass humbly beseech thee, Father, against us: And lead us not to raise us from the death of into temptation : But deliver us sin unto the life of righteousfrom evil. Amen.
ness; that when we shall de1 Then the Minister shall one or both of the following part this life, we may rest in
him; and that at the general Pryers, at his discretion.
resurrection in the last day, we
with A whom do live the spirits sights and receive that bless of those who depart hence in ing, which thy well-beloved the Lord; and with whom the Son shall then pronounce to all souls of the faithful, after they who love and fear thee, saying, are delivered from the burden Come, ye blessed children of of the flesh, are in joy and felicity; we give thee hearty dom prepared for you from the
my Father, receive the kingthanks for the good examples of all those thy servants, who, this, we beseech thee, o most
beginning of the world : Grant having finished their course in merciful Father, through Jesus faith, do pow rost from their | Christ our Mediator and ReJabours. And we beseech thee, deerner. Amen. that we, with all those who are Hoparted in the true faitbuofthy Testace of our Lord Jea fect consummation and bliss, of God, and the fellowship of both in body and soul, in thy the Holy Ghost, be with us all eternal and everlasting glory, Jevermore. Amen.
THE THANKSGIVING OF WOMEN AFTER CHILD
BIRTH, COMMONLY CALLED THE CHURCHING
OF WOMEN. T This Service, or the concluding Prayer alone, as it stands
among the Occasional Prayers and Thanksgivings, may be
used at the discretion of the Minister. 1 The Woman, at the usual time after ber Delivery, shall come into the Church decently apparelled, and there shall kneel down in some convenient place, as hath been accustomed, or as the Ordinary shall direct: And then the Priest shall say unto her,
F pleased Almighty God, of
Prayer may be omitird, if his goodness, to give you safe this be used with the Morndeliverance, and to preserve ing or Evening Prayer. you in the great danger of child-birth; you shall there OYR Father, who, art in fore give hearty thanks unto Name; Thy Kingdom come;
be God, and say,
Thy Will be done on Earth, as 1 Then shall the Minister say it is in Heaven ; Give us this
the following Hymn, taken day our daily bread; And forfrom the 116th Psalm. give us our trespasses, as we
Dilexi, quoniam. forgive those who trespass I
AM well pleased that the against us; And lead us not into
Lord hath heard the voice temptation : but deliver us from of my prayer;.
evil. Amen. That he hath inclined his ear Min. O Lord, save this wounto me: Therefore will I call man thy servant : upon him as long as I live. Ans. Who putteth her trust
I found trouble and heavi- in thee. ness, and I called upon the Min. Be thou to her a name of the Lord; O Lord, I strong tower, beseech thee, deliver my soul. Ans. From the face of her
Gracious is the Lord, and enemy. righteous; yea, our God is mer- Min. Lord, hear our prayer; cifn).
Ans. And let our cry come • What reward shall I give upto thee. unto the Lord, for all the bene- Min. Let us pray. fits that he hath done unto me? vation: and call upon the name for that thou hast been gra
I will receive the cup of sal: O ALMIGHTY God, we of the Lord.
ciously pleased to preserve, I will pay my vows now in through the great pain and pethe presence of all his peopleril of Child-birth, this woman in the courts of the Lord's, thy servant, who desires now to honse, even in the midst of offer her praises and thanksthee, o Jerusalem. Praise the givings unto thee. Grant, we Lord. Glory be to the Father, and Father, that she, through thy
beseech thee, most merciful to the Son, and to the Holy help, may both faithfully live
As it was in the beginning, is in this life present, and also now, and ever shall be, world may be partaker of everlasting without end. Amen.
glory in the life to come, T Then shall the Minister say through Jesus Christ our Lord.
the Lord's Prayer with what Amen. I The woman that cometh to give her thanks, must offer ac
customed 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. 1 The Moșning and Evening Service to be used daily at Sea,
shall be the same which is appointed in the Book of Cominon
Prayer. 11 These two following Pray- 1 1 Prayers to be used in Storms ers may be also used in Ships
at Sea. of War.
MOST powerful and glo0 ETERNAL Lord God,
rious Lord God, at whose who alone spreadest out command the winds blow, and the heavens, and rulest the lift up, the waves of the sea, raging of the sea; who hast and who stillest the rage there compassed the waters with of; we, thy creatures, but mibounds, until day and night serable sinners, do in this our come to an end; be pleased to great distress cry unto thee for receive into thy Almighty and help: Save, Lord, or else we most gracious protection, the perish. We confess when we persons of us thy servants, and have been safe, and seen all the fleet (or ship) in which we things quiet about us, we have serve. Preserve us from the forgotten thee our God, and redangers of the sea, and from fused to hearken to the still the violence of the enemy; voice of thy word, and to obey that we may be a safeguard thy commandments: But now unto the United States of Ame- we see how terrible thou art in rica, and a security for such as all thy works of wonder : the pass on the scas upon their
law- great God to be feared above ful occasions; that the inhabi-all; and therefore we adore thy tants of our land may in peace Divine Majesty, acknowledgand quietness serve thee our ing thy power, and imploring God; and that we may return thy gootiness. Help, Lord, and in safety to enjoy the blessings save us for thy mercies' sake, of the land, with the fruits of in Jesus Christ, thy Son our our labour; and, with a thank-Lord. Amen. ful remembrance of thy mer
1 Or this. cies, to praise and glorify thy holy name, through Jesus
MOST glorious and graChrist our Lord. Amen.
cious Lord God, who
dwellest in heaven, but beholdThe Collect. est all things below; look down,
, . our doings, with thy most calling out of the depth of migracious favour, and further us sery, and out of the jaws of this with thy continual help; that death, which is now ready to in all our works begun, conti- swallow us up : Save, Lord. or nned, and ended in thee, we else we perish. The living, the may glorify thy holy name; living shall praise thee. O send and finally by thy mercy obtain thy word of command to repverlasting life, through Jesus buke the raging Winds, and Christ our Lord. Amen. Ithe roaring Sea, that we, be
ing delivered from this distress, J IT Special Prayers with respect may live to serve thee, and to
to the Enemy. our life. Hear, Lord, and save powerful: O defend our us, for the infinite merits of our cause against the face of the blessed Saviour, thy Son our enemy: Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. O God, thou art a strong tow1 The Prayer to be said before er of defence to all who fly una Fight at Sea against any violence of the enemy,
to thee: O save us from the Enemy.
O Lord of Hosts, fight for us; MOST powerful and glo0 rious Lord God, the Lord
that we may glorify thee. of hosts, that rulest and com- the weight of our sins, or the
O suffer us not to sink under mandest all things; thou sittest violence of the enemy. in the throne judging right: And therefore we make our liver us, for thy name's sake.
O Lord, arise, help us, and deaddress to thy Divine Majesty, in this our necessity, that thou 1 Short Prayers in respect of wouldest take the cause into
a Storm. thine own hand, and judge between us and our enemies. Stir THOU, O Lord, who stillest come and help us; for thou giv-hear us, and save us, that we est not alway the battle to the perish not. strong, but canst save by many.
O blessed Saviour, who didst or by few. Olet not our sins save thy disciples ready to penow cry against ug for ven- rish in a storin; hear us, and geance; but hear us thy poor
save us, we beseech thee. servants begging mercy, and
Lord, have mercy upon us. imploring, thy help,
Christ, have mercy upon us. thou wouldest be a defence un
Lord, have mercy upon us. to us against the face of the en- O Lord, hear us. emy: Make it appear that thou
O Christ, hear us. art our Saviour and mighty De
God the Father, God the Son, liveror, through Jesus Christ God the Holy Ghost, have mer our Lord. Amen.
cy upon us, save us now and
evermore. Amen. 1 Short Prayers for single per
pone, who cannot meet to join Our Father, who art in in Prayer with
others, by rea- Name: Thy Kingdom come; son of the Fight or Storm.
Thy Will be done on Earth, as 1 General Prayers. it is in Heaven; Give us this LORD be merciful to us sin- dave our daily
bread; And forners, and save us for thy forgive those who trespass mercies' sake. hast made and rulest all things from evil. Amen. Thou art the great Gorl, who against us; And lead us not in
to temptation; But deliver us deliver us for thy name's sake,
I When there shall be immi. - Thou art the great God to be pent danger, as many as enn feared above all: O save us, be spared from necessary eerthat we may praise thee.
vice in the ship shall be call
ed together, and make an ( the honour of his name; make humble Confession of their his praise to be glorious. sins to God: in which every Say unto God, o how wonone ought seriously to reflect derful art thou in thy works; upon those particular sins, through the greatness of thy of which his conscience sball power shall thine enemies be accuse him ; saying as fol- found liars unto thee. loweth :
For all the world shall worThe Confession. ship thee, sing of thee, and
of our Lord Jesus Christ. O come hither, and behold Maker of all things, Judge of the works of God, how wonail men; we acknowledge and derful he is in his doings tobewail our manifold sins and wards the children of men! wickedness, which we from He ruleth with his power for time to time most grievously ever; his eyes behold the peohave committed, hy thought, ple; and such as will not beword, and deed, against thy Di-lieve, shall not be able to exalt vine Majesty, provoking most themselves. justly thy wraih and indigna- O praise our God, ye people ; tion against us. We do earnest and make the voice of his ly repent, and are beartily sor- praire to be heard; ry for these our misdoings; the Who hoideth our soul in life; remembrance of them is griev- and suffereth not our feet to pus unto us; the burden of them slip. is intolerable. Have mercy For thou, O God, hast provupon us, have mercy upon us, ed us; thou also hast tried us, most merciful Father: For thy like as silver is tried. Son our Lord Jesus Christ's Thou broughtest us into the sake, forgive us all that is past; snare; and laidest trouble upon and grant, that we may ever our loins. hereafter serve and please thee I will go into thine house in newness of life, to the honour with burnt-offerings; and will and glory of thy name, through pay thee my vows which I Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. promised with my lips, and Ti Then shall the Priest, if there spake with my mouth, when I be any in the ship, say, was in trouble.
O come hither, and hearken venly Father, who, of his all ye that fear God, and I will great mercy, hath promised for- tell you what he hath done for giveness of sins to all those who my soul. with hearty repentance and I called unto him with my true faith turn unto him ; have mouth; and gave him praises mercy upon you ; pardon and with my tongue. deliver you from all your sins ; If I incline unto wickedness confirm and strengthen you in with mine heart, the Lord will all goodness, and bring you to not hear ine. everlasting life, through Jesus But God hath heard me; and Christ our Lord. Amen. considered the voice of my I Thanksgiving after a Storm. prayer.
Psalın 66. Jubilate Deo. Praised be God, who hath O in a not
lands; sing praiges unto turned his mercy from me.