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from henceforth blessed are through Jesus Christ our Lord. the dead who die in the Lord; Amen. they rest from their Tabours: O Father of our Lord Jesus
, the Rev. xiv. 13. 1 Then the Minister shall say and the life; in whom whoso
Christ, who is the resurrection the Lord's Prayer.
ever believeth, shall live, 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 holy 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. 11 Then the Minister shall say ness that when we shall deone or both of the following part this life, we may rest in
him; and that at the general Prayers, at his discretion. A LOGATOY the
resurrection in the last day, we with
may be found acceptable in thy whom do live the spirits sight; 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 fe- my Father, receive the kinglicity, we give thee hearty dom prepared for you from the thanks for the good examples beginning of the world : Grant of all those thy
servants, who, this, we beseech thee, O most having finished their course in merciful Father, through Jesus faith, do pow rost from their Christ our Mediator and ReJabours. And we beseech thee, deemer. Amen. that we, with all those who are departed in the true faith of thy THE grace of our Lord Jeholy name, may have our per- sus Christ, and the love 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, levermore. Amen.
THE THANKSGIVING OF WOMEN AFTER CHILD
BIRTH, COMMONLY CALLED THE CHURCHING OF WOMEN. 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 her 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,
FORAsmuo, as ito hath follows : But the Lord's 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 fore give hearty thanks unto Name; Thy Kingdom come; child-birth; you shall there Our Father, who art in 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
Dileri, quoniam. forgive those who trespass I
AM well pleased that the against us; And lead us not into 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; 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 ; ciful.
Ans. And let our cry come What reward shall I give unto 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. "I will pay my vows now in through the great pain and pe
ciously pleased to preserve, the presence of all his people;ril of Child-birth, this woman in the courts of the Lord's thy servant, who desires now to house, even in the midst of offer her praises and thanksthee, o Jerusalem. Praise the givings unto thee. Grant, wę Lord.
beseech thee, most merciful Glory be to the Father, and Father, that she, through thy to the Son, and to the Holy help, may both faithfully live, Ghost;
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. The woman that cometh to give her thanks, must offer accustomed 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. The Morning and Evening Service to be used daily at Sea, shall be tho same which is appointed in the Book of Common
Prayer. 1 These two following Pray- 111 Prayers to be used in Storms
ers may be also used in Ships of War. Õ ETERNAL Lord God, O MOST powerful and glo
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 seas 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 goodnese. Help, Lord, and in safety to enjoy the blessings gave 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 O MOST glorious and graChrist our Lord. Amen.
dwellest in heaven, but behold The Collect.
est all things below; look down, IRECT us, O Lord, in all we beseech thee, and hear 13,
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 reeverlasting life, through Jesus buke the raging Winds, and Christ our Lord. Amen. the roaring Sea; tbat we, be
ing delivered from this distress, 1st Special Prayers with respect glorified by mamadhenage od THW Glord, acting and 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 towI The Prayer to be said before to thee: O save us from the
er of defence to all who fly una Fight at Sea against any violence of the enemy: Enemy. MOST powerful and glo that we may glorify thee.
O Lord of Hosts, fight for us; rious Lord God, the Lord 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 us for ven- rish in a storm; hear us, and geance; but hear us thy poor save us, we beseech thee.
Lord, have mercy upon us. servants begging, mercy, and imploring, thy help, and that
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, liverer, 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
in Prayer with others, by rea- Name: Thy Kingdom come;
pons, who cannot meet to join OUR Father, who art in u son of the Fight or Storm.
Thy Will be done on Earth, as 11 General Prayers. it is in Heaven; Give us this ORD be merciful to us sin- day our daily bread; And forners, and gave us for thy give us our trespasses, as we
trespass mercies' sake.
forgive those who hast made and rulest all things: from evil. Amen. Thou art the great God, who against us; And lead us not in
to temptation; But deliver us o deliver us for thy name's Bake.
i When there shall be immi - Thou art the great God to be pont 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; make humble Confession of their his praise to be glorious: ma 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 sbalí power shall thiné 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 LMIGHTY God, Father praise thy name. A Loor 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 sing 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, by thought, ple; and such as will not beword, and deed, against thy Di-leve, 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 holdeth our soul in life; remembrance of them is griev- and suffereth not our feet to ous 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 T Then shall the Priest, if there spake with my mouth, when I be any in the ship, say, was in trouble.
O come bither, 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 1 Thanksgiving after a Storm. prayer. Psalın 66. Jubilate Deo. Praised be God, who hath
BE joyful in God, all ye not cast out my prayer, nos lands; sing praises unto turned his mercy from me