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That they would offer unto water-fprings of a dry ground. him the facrifice of thankfgi- And there he fetteth the ving and tell out his works hungry that they may build with gladness! them a city to dwell in ;

They that go down to the fea in Thips: and occupy their bufinefs in great waters;

These men fee 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 heaven, and down again to the deep their foul melteth away because of the trouble.

They reel to and fro, and ftagger like a drunken man: and are at their wits end.

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

For he maketh the ftorm to cease: fo that the waves thereof are ftill.


Then are they glad, because they are at reft and fo he bringeth them unto the haven where they would be.

O that men would therefore praife the Lord for his goodnefs and declare the wonders that he doth for the children of men !


That they would exalt him alfo in the congregation of the people and praise him in the feat of the elders!

Who turneth the floods into a wilderness: and drieth up the water-fprings.


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 minifhed 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 sheep.


The righteous will confider this, and rejoyce : and the mouth of all wickedness fhall be stopped.


Whofo is wife will ponder these things and they fhall understand the loving kindness of the Lord.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost;


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As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be: world without end. Amen.

Collects of Thanksgiving,

Moft bleffed and glorious Lord God, who art of infinite goodness and mercy; We thy poor creatures whom thou haft made and preferved, holding our fouls in life, and now A fruitful land maketh he refcuing us out of the jaws of barren for the wickedness of death, humbly present our them that dwell therein. felves again before thy divine Again, he maketh the wil- Majefty, to offer a facrifice of dernefs a ftanding water and praife and thanksgiving, for


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that thou heardft us when we may ferve thee in holiness and called in our trouble,and didft righteoufnefs, all the days of not caft out our prayer, which our life, through Jefus Chrift we made before thee in our our Lord and Saviour. Amen. 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 paife and glory to thy holy Name, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

Or this.

An Hymn of Praise and Thanksgiving after a dangerous Tempeft.

Come, let us give thanks

unto the Lord, for he is gracious: and his mercy endureth for ever.

Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised; let the redeemed of the Lord fay fo: Moft mighty and gracious whom he hath delivered from Good God, thy mercy is the mercilefs rage of the fea. over all thy works, but in fpe- The Lord is gracious and cial manner hath been extend- full of compaffion: flow to aned toward us, whom thou haft ger, and of great mercy. 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 We found trouble and heavihow both winds and feas obey nefs: we were even at deaths thy command, that we may door;

He hath not dealt with us according to our fins neither rewarded us according to our iniquities.

But as the heaven is high above the earth: fo great hath been his mercy towards us.

learn even from them, hereaf- The waters of the fea had ter to obey thy voice, and to do well nigh covered us the thy will. We therefore blefs proud waters had well nigh and glorifie thy Name for this gone over our foul; thy mercy in faving us, when

The fea rored: and the ftorwe were ready to perifh. And my wind lifted up the waves we beseech thee, make us as thereof;

truly fenfible now of thy mer- We were carried up as it ey, as we were then of the dan- were to heaven, and then down ger and give us hearts always again into the deep our foul ready to express our thankful- melted within us, because of nefs, not only by words, but al- trouble;


fo by our lives, in being more Then cried we unto thee, O obedient to thy holy command- Lord and thou didft deliver ments.Continue, we befeech us out of our diftrefs. thee, this thy goodness to us, Bleffed be thy Name, who that we whom thou haft faved, didft not defpife the prayer of

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After Victory or Deliverance from an Enemy. A Pfalm or Hymn of Praife right hand, and thine arm, and and Thanksgiving after Vi- the light of thy countenance, because thou hadft a favour unto us.


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F the Lord had not been on our fide, now may we say: if the Lord himfelf had not been on our fide, when men rofe up against us

They had swallowed us up quick when they were fo wrathfully difpleafed at us.

Yea, the waters had drowned us, and the ftream had gone over our foul: the deep wa ters of the proud had gone over our foul.

But praised be the Lord: who hath not given us over as a prey unto them.

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

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The Lord hath appeared for us: the Lord hath covered our heads, and made us to fland in the day of battle.

The Lord hath appeared for us: the Lord hath overthrown our enemies, and dashed in pieces thofe that rofe up against us

Therefore not unto us, 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 rejoyce.

Our help ftandeth in the Name of the Lord : who hath made heaven and earth.

Bleffed be the Name o the Lord: from this time forth for 0 Glory



Glory be to the Father, and vancement of thy Gospel, the to the Son and to the Holy honour of our Sovereign, and Ghoft; as much as in us lieth, to the good of all mankind. And we befeech thee, give us fuch a fense of this great mercy, as may engage us to a true thank

As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever fhall be: world without end. Amen.

After this Hymn may be fung fulness, fuch as may appear in the Te Deum.

Then this Collect.

Almighty God, of all vereign commander of all the world, in whofe hand is power and might, which none is able to withstand; We blefs and magnifie thy great and glorious Name for this happy viof Ve do afcribe to thee, who tory, the whole glory whereart the only giver of victory.

our lives, by an humble, holy, and obedient walking before thee all our days, through Jefus Christ our Lord Towhom 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.

2 Cor. 13. 14.

fus Chrift, and the love He grace of our Lord Je

And, we beseech thee, give of God, and the fellowship of us grace to improve this great the Holy Ghoft, be with us all mercy to thy glory, the ad- evermore. Amen.

At the Burial of their Dead at SE A.

He Office in the Common body, (when the fea fhall give Train may end up her dead,) and the life of Only instead of these words the world to come, through. [ We therefore commit his our Lord Jefus Chrift; who at body to the ground, Earth to his coming fhall change our Earth, &c.] Say, vile body, that it may be like. E therefore commit his his glorious body, according to

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WEddy for commen, to the mighty working whereby

be turned into corruption, look- he is able to fubdue all things ing for the refurrection of the to himself.

A Form

A Form of Prayer with Thanksgiving, to be ufed yearly up on 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 Gun-powder: And alfo for the Happy Arrival of His lateMajefty on this Day, for the Deliverance of our Church and Nation.

The Service shall be the fame with the ufual Office for Holy-days in all things; Except where it is hereafter otherwise appointed.

If this day ball happen to be Sunday, only the Collect proper for that Sunday fball be added to this Office in its place.

Morning Prayer shall begin with his power: yea, and his wisdom is thefe Sentences. infinite. Pfal. 147.5.


HE Lord is full of com-. paffion and mercy: longfuffering, and of great goodnels. Pfal. 103. 8. He will not alway be chiding: neither keepeth be his anger for ever. ver. 9.

He hath not dealt with us after our fins: nor rewarded as according to our wickednesses. ver. 10.

Inftead of Venite, exultemus, fball this Hymn following be used, one Verfe by the Prieft, and another by the Clerk and People.

Give thanks unto the Lord, for he gracious: and his mercy endureth for ever. Pfal.107.1.

Let them give thanks whom the Lard hath redeemed: and delivered from the hand of the enemy. ver. 2.

Many a time have they fought againft 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 to deftroy me without a caufe: 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

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. 80. 17.

And fo will not we go back from thee: O let us live, and we shall call upon thy Name. ver. 18,

Glory be to the Father, &c.
As it was in the beginning, &.

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Prieft. Send him help from thy holy place.

People. And evermore mightily defend him.

Prieft. Let his enemies have no advantage againft him. People. Let not the wicked approach to hurt him.

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