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word, and deed, against thy Divine Majefty, Provoking moft.

Collects of Thanksgiving. Moft bleffed and glorious

tion against us. We do earneft- finite goodness and mercy; We ly repent, and are heartily forry thy poor creatures, whom thou for thefe our mifdoings: The haft made and preferved, holdremembrance of them is grieving our fouls in life, and now

ous unto us, The burden of them is intolerable. Have mercy upon us, Have mercy upon us, moft merciful Father; For thy Son our Lord Jefus Chrift's fake, forgive us all that is paft; And grant that we may ever hereafter ferve and pleafe thee in newness of life, to the honour and glory of thy Name, Through Jefus Chrift our Lord.

Amen.

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refcuing us out of the jaws of death, humbly present 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 cast out our prayer, 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 praife and glory to thy holy Name, through Jefus Christ our Lord.

Amen.

¶ Or this.

Moft mighty and gracious good God, thy mercy, is over all thy works, but in fpecial manner hath been extended towards 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. We therefore blefs thy will, and glorify thy Name for, this thy mercy in faving us, when we were ready to perish. And we beseech thee, make us as truly fenfible now of thy mercy, as we were then of the danger; and give us hearts always rea. dy to exprefs our thankfulness,

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not only by words, but alfo by our lives, in being more obedient to thy holy commandments. Continue, we befeech thee, this thy goodness to us; that we, whom thou haft faved, may ferve thee in holiness and righteousness all the days of our life, through Jefus Christ our Lord and Saviour. Amen.

An Hymn of Praife and Thankfgiving after a dangerous Tempest.

O 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: whom he hath delivered from the merciless rage of the fea.

The Lord is gracious and full of compaffion flow to anger, and of great mercy.

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.

We found trouble and heavi.

nefs we were even at death's door.

The waters of the fea had well-nigh covered us: the proud waters had well-nigh gone over our foul,

The fea roared: and the ftormy wind lifted up the waves thereof;

We were carried up as it were to heaven, and then down again into the deep our foul melted within us because of trouble;

Then cried we unto thee, O Lord and thou didst deliver us out of our distress.

Bleffed be thy Name, who didft not defpife the prayer of

thy fervants: but didst hear our cry, and haft faved us.

Thou didst fend forth thy commandment: and the windy ftorm 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!

Praised be the Lord daily : even the Lord that helpeth us, and poureth his benefits upon

us.

He is our God, even the God of whom cometh falvation : God is the Lord, by whom we have efcaped death.

Thou, Lord, haft made us glad through the operation of thy hands and we will triumph in thy praife.

Bleffed be the Lord God: even the Lord God, who only doeth wondrous things;

And bleffed be the Name of his Majefty for ever: and let every one of us fay, Amen, Amen. Glory be to the Father, &c. As it was in the beginning, &c. 2 Cor. 13. 14.

Tus Chrift, and the love of HE grace of our Lord Je

God, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghoft, be with us all evermore. Amen.

After Victory or Deliver-
ance from an Enemy.
A Pfalm or Hymn of Praise and
Thanksgiving after Victory.
F the Lord had not been on

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our fide, now may we fay : if the Lord himself had not been on our fide, when men rofe up against us;

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

Yea, the waters had drowned us, and the stream had gone

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ry, 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 mar-
kind. And we beseech thee,
give us fuch a fenfe of this great
mercy, as may engage us to a
true thankfulnefs, fuch as may
appear in our lives, by an hum-
ble, 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 par
ticular for this victory and de-
liverance, be all glory and ho
nour, world without end. mn.
2 Cor. 13. 14.
HE grace of
our Lord
Jefus Chrift, and the love
of God, and the fellowship of
the Holy Ghoft, be with us all
evermore. Amen.

Therefore not unto us, o Te

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.

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

Bleffed be the Name of the Lord from this time forth for evermore.

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At the burial of their Dead at Sea.

1 The Office in the Common Pravexbook may be used; only infead of these words [We therefore commit his body to the ground, earth to earth, &c.] Jay, W body to the deep, to be turned into corruption, looking for the refurrection of the body (when the fea fhall give up her dead,) and the life of the world to come, through our Lord Jefus Chrift; who at his coming fhall 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.

E therefore commit his

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be used yearly upon the Fifth Day of November for the happy Deliverance of King JAMES I. and the Three Estates of England, from the most 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, shall read publickly, diftinctly, and plain'y, the Act of Parliament made in the third year of King James the First, for the obfervation of it.

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

If this Day fall happen to be Sunday, only the Collect proper for
that Sunday fhall be added to this Office in its place.
Morning Prayer shall begin with
thefe Sentences.

TH
HE Lord is full of com-
paffion and mercy: long-
fuffering, and of great goodnefs.
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 wickedneffes.

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Inftead of Venite exultemus, fall this Hymn following be ufed: one verfe by the Pricft, and another by the Clerk and People.

Give thanks unto the Lord, for he is gracious: and his mercy endureth for ever. Pfal. 107. 1.

Let them give thanks, avhom the Lord hath redeemed and delivered from the band of the enemy. ver. 2.

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 to destroy 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 foule 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 wif dom is infinite. Pfal. 147. 5.

The Lord fetteth up the meek : and bringeth the ungodly down to the ground. ver. 6.

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Let thy hand be upon the man of thy right hand and upon the Son of man, whom thou madeft fo ftrong for thine own felf. Pfal. 8o. 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, &c.
Proper Pfalms. 64. 124. 125.
Proper Lefons.

The firft. 2 Sam. 22.
Te Deum.

The fecand. A&s 23.
Jubilate.

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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 against him; People. Let not the wicked approach to hurt him. Inftead of the firft Collect at Morning Prayer hall these two be ufed.

Almighty God, who haft in all ages thewed thy power and mercy, in the miraculous and gracious deliverances of thy Church, and in the protection of righteous and religious Kings and States profeffing thy holy and eternal truth, from the wicked confpiracies, and malicious practices of all the enemies thereof: We yield thee our unfeigned thanks and praife, for the wonderful and mighty deliverance of our gracious Sovereign King James the First, the Queen, the Prince, and all the Royal Branches, with the Nobility, Clergy, and Commons of England, then affembled in Parliament, by Popish treachery appointed as theep to the flaughter, in a most bar. barous and favage manner, be yond the examples of former ages. From this unnatural confpiracy, not our merit, but thy mercy; not our forefight, but thy providence delivered us: And therefore not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy

Name be afcribed all honour and glory, in all churches of the faints, from generation to generation, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

A Ccept alfo, most gracious

God, of our unfeigned thanks, for filling our hearts again with joy and gladness, after the time that thou hadft afflicted us, and putting a new fong into our mouths, by bringing his Majesty King William upon this Day, for the deliverance of our Church and Nation from Popish Tyranny and arbitrary power. We adore the wifdom and juftice of thy Providence, which fo timely interpofed in our extreme danger, and disappointed all the defigns of our enemies. We befeech

thee, give us fuch a lively and then, and haft fince that time lafting fenfe of what thou didst done for us, that we may not grow fecure and careless in our obedience, by prefuming upon thy great and undeferved goodnefs: but that it may lead us to repentance, and move us to be the more diligent and zealous in all the duties of our Religion, which thou haft in a marvellous manner preferved to us. Let truth and juftice, brotherly kindness and charity, devotion and piety, concord and unity, with all other virtues, fo four

imh
among us, that they may be
the ftability of our times, and
the earth. All which we hum
make this Church a praife in
bly beg for the fake of our blef
ed Lord and Saviour. Amen.

In the end of the Litany (which
fhall always this Day be used)
after the Collect [We humbly
befeech thee, O Father, &c.]
fball this be faid which fel
loweth.

mighty God and heaven

ly Father, who of thy gra cious providence and tender mercy towards us, didft prevent the malice and imaginations of our enemies, by discovering and

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