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Father, to raise us from the death receive the kingdom prepared for of siu unto the life of righteousness; you from the beginning of the world : that when we shall depart this life, Grant this, we beseech thee, o we may rest in him; and that at merciful Father, through Jesus the general resurrection in the last Christ our Mediator and Redeem day, we may be found acceptable er. Amen. in thy sight; and receive that bless- THE grace of our Lord Jesus ing, which thy well-beloved Son Christ, and the love of God, shall then pronounce to all who and the fellowship of the Holy love and fear thee, saying, Come, Ghost, be with us all evermore. ye blessed children of my Father,l.Amen.

The Thanksgiving of Women after Child-Birth,

COMMONLY CALLED

THE CHURCHING OF WOMEN.

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1 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, 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 fiath been accustomed, or as the Ordinary shall direct: And then the Priest shali say unto lier,

FORASMUCH as it hath pleas- presence of all his people; in the ness, to give you safe deliverance, the midst of thec, o Jerusalem. and to preserve you in the great Praise the Lord. danger of child-birth; you shall Glory be to the Father, and to therefore give hearty thanks unto the Son, and to the Holy Ghost.; God, and say,

As it was in the beginning, is 9 Then shail the Minister say the following now, and ever shall be, world withHymn, taken from the 116th Psalm.

out end. Amen. Dileri, quoniam. Am well pleased that the Lord Then shall the Minister say the Lord's

Prayer, with what follows: But the That he hath inclined his ear un- he used with the Morning or' Evening to me: Therefore will I call upon

Prayer. him as long as I live.

OUR Father, who art in Heaven, I found trouble and heaviness, Hallowed be thy Name; Thy and I called upon the name of the Kingdom come; Thy will be done Lord; O Lord, I beseech thee,de- on Earth, as it is in Heaven; Give liver my soul.

us this day our daily bread; And Gracious is the Lord, and right- forgive us our trespasses, as we for. eons; yea, our God is merciful. give those who trespass against us;

What reward shall I give unto And lead us not into temptation ; the Lord, for all the benefits that But deliver us from evil. Amen. he hath done unto me?

Min. O Lord, save this woman I will receive the cup of salvation; thy servant: and call upon the name of the Loril. Ans. Who putteth her trust in I will pay my vows now in the! thee.

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Min. Be thou to her a strong peril of Child-birth, this woman tower,

thy servant, who desires now to Ans. From the face of her enemy. Joffer her praises and thanksgivings Min. Lord, hear our prayer; unto thee. Grant, we beseech thee,

Ans. And let our cry come unto most merciful Father, that she, thee.

through thy help, may both faithe Min. Let us pray.

|fully live, and walk according to O

humble thanks for that thou may be partaker of everlasting glohast been graciously pleased to pre- ry in the life to come, through Je. serve, through the great pain and sus Christ our Lord. Amen. q The Woman that cometh to give her thank, 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 re ceive the Holy Communion.

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FORMS OF PRAYER

TO BE USED AT SEA. 1 The Morning and Evening Service to be used daily at Sea, shall be the sarrie

which is appointed in the Book of Common Prayer. I These two following Prayers may be and lift up the waves of the sea, and who also used in Ships of 1Par.

stillest the rage thereof; we, thy creatures, O Esernal Lord God, w alone spread- but miserable sinners, do in this our great

est out the heavens, and rulest the distress cry unto thee for help: Save, Lord, raging of the sea ; who hast compassed the or else we perish. We confess when we waters with bounds, until day and night have been safe, and seen all things quiet come to an end; be pleased to receive into about us, we have forgotten thee our Godoy thy Almighty and most gracious protection, and refused to hearken to the still voice of the persons of us thy servants, and the Acet thy word, and to obey thy cominandments: for ship) in which we serve. Preserve us But now we see how terrible thou art in from the dangers of the sea, and from the all thy works of wonder; the great God to violence of the enemy; that we may be be feared above all; and therefore we a safeguard unto the United States of adore thy Divine Majesty, acknowledging America, and a security for such as pass thy power, and imploring thy gooduess. on the seas upon their lawful occasions; Help, Lord, and save us for thy mercio that the inhabitants of our land may in sakė, in Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord peace and quietness serve thee our God; Amen. and that we may return in safety to enjoy

1 Or this. the blessings of the land, with the fruits of our tabour; anil, with a thankful remembrance of thy mercies, to praise and glorify

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who lwellest in heaven, hut beholdest thy holy came, through Jesus Christ our all things below; look down, we beseech Lord. Amen.

thee, and hear us, calling out of the depth The Collect.

of misery, and out of the jaws of this death, IRECT us, O Lord, in all our doings, which is now ready to swallow us up: Save, further us with thy continual help; that in living shall praise thee. O send thy word all our works begún, continued, and ended of command to rehuke the raging Winds, in thee, we inay glorify thy holy name; and the roaring Sea; that we, being deliand finally by thy mercy obtain everlasting vered from this distress, may live to serve life, through Jesus Chrisi our Lord. Amen. thee, and to glorify thy name all the days I Prayers to be used in Storms at Sca. of our life. Ilear, Lord, and save us, for

Most powersul and glorious Lord God, the infinite merits of our blessed Saviour,

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I The Prayer to be said before a Fight at Sea against any Enemy.

lowed be thy Name; Thy Kingdom 0

Most powerful and glorious Lord come; Thy Will be done on Earth, as it

God, the Lord of hosts, that rulest is in Heaven; Give us this day our daily and commandest all things ; thou sittest in bread; And forgive us our trespasses, as the throne judging right: And therefore we we forgive those who trespass against us ; make our address to thy Divine Majesty, And lead us not into temptation; But doo in this our necessity, that thou wouldest liver us from evil. Amen. take the cause into thine own hand, and When there shall be imminent danger, judge between us and our enemies. Stir as many as can be spared from necesa up thy strength, O Lord, and come and sary service in the ship shall be called help us; for thou givest not alway the bat- together, and make an humble Contle to the strong, but canst save by many fession of their sins to God: in which or hy few. O let got our sins now cry every one ought seriously to reflect against us for vengeance; but hear us thy upon those particular sins, of which poor servants begging mercy, and implor- his conscience shall accuse him; saying thy help, and that thou wouldest be a ing as followeth: defence unto us against the face of the ene

The Confession. my: Make it appear that thou art our Saviour and mighty Deliverer, through Jesus ALMIGHTY GON, Father of our Lord

Jesus Christ, Maker of all things, Christ our Lord. Amen.

Judge of all men; we acknowledge and 1 Short Prayers for single Persons, who bewail our manifold sing and wickedness.

cannot meet to join in Prayer with which we from time to time most grievously others, by reason of the Fight or Storm. have committed, by twught, word, and

General Prayers. deed, against thy Divine Majesty, provokLORO be for the mercies saihes ORD be merciful to us sinners, and sing most justly thy wrath and indignation

against us.

We do earnestly repent, and Thou art the great God, who hast made are heartily sorry for these our inisdoings • and rulest all things: 0 deliver us for thy the remembrance of them is grievous unto Rame's sake.

us; the burden of them is intolerable. Thou art the great God to be feared Have mercy upon us, have mercy upon above all: O save us, that we may praise us, most merciful Father: For thy Son thee.

our Lord Jesus Christ's sake, forgive us all s Special Prayers with respect to the that is past; and grant, that we way ever Enemy. hereafter serve and please thee in newness

glory of thy , O dcfend our cause against the face through Jesus Christ our woma. Á men of the enemy.

T Then shall the Priest if there be O God, thou art a strong tower of de

any in the ship, say, sence to all who fly unto thee: O save us from the violence of the enemy.

ther, who, of his great mercy, hath O Lord of Hosts, fight for us; that we promised forgiveness of sins to all those may glorify thee.

who with hearty repentance and true faith o suffer us not to sink under the weight turn unto him; have mercy upon you; of our sins, or the viulence of the enemy. pardon and deliver you from all your sins;

O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us, confirm and strengthen you in all goodness, for thy name's sake.

and bring you to everlasting life, through 1 Short Prayers in respect of a Storm. Jesus Christ our Lord. Anien.

ç Thanksgiving after a Siorm. of the sea, hear, hear us, and save us, Psala: 66. Jubilate Deo. thal we perish not.

Be joyful in God, all ye lands; sing o blessed Saviour, who didst save thy praises unto the honour of his name; disciples ready to perish in a storm; hear make liis praise to be glorious. us, and save us, we beseech thee.

Say unto God, o how wonderful art thou Loro, have mercy upon us.

in thy works ; through the greatness of thy Christ, have mercy upon 113.

power shall thine enemies be found liars Lord, have mercy upon us.

unto thee. O Lord, hear us.

For all the world shall worship thee, O Christ, hear us.

sing of thee, and praise thy name. God the Father, God the Son, God the come hither, and behold the works of Holy Ghost, bave mercy upon us, save us God; how wonderful he is in his doings Dow and evermore. Amen.

towards the children of men!

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He ruleth with his power for ever; his congregation of the people; and press him eyes behold the people; and such as will in the seat of the elders! not believe, shall not be able to exalt them- Glory be to the Father, and to the Son selves.

and to ihe Iloly Ghost; O praise our God, ye people; and make As it was in the beginning, is aad the voice of his praise to be heard; ever shall be, world without end.

Who holdeth our soul in life; and suf- I Collects of Thanksgiving, fereth not our feet to slip. For thru, o God, has proved us; thou O Most blessed and glorious Lord God,

who art of infinite goodness and meralso hast tried us, like as silver is tried. cy; we, thy poor creatures, whom thou

Thou broughtest us into the snare; and hast made and preserved, holding our souls laidest trouble upon our loins.

in life, and now rescuing us out of the jaws I will go into thine house with burnt- of death, humhly present ourselves again offerings ; and will pay tiree my vows which before thy Divine Alajesty, to offer a sacri1 promised with my lips, and spake with fice of praise and thanksgiving, for that my mouth, when I was in trouble. thou heardest us when we called in our

o come hither, and hearken, all ye that trouble, and didst not cast out our prayer, fear God; and I will tell you what he hat which we made hefore thee in our great done for my soul.

distress; even when we gave all for lost, I called unto him with my mouth; and our Ship, our Goods, our lives, then didse gave hiin praises with my tongue. thou mercifully look upon us, and wonder

If I incline unto wickedness with mine fully command a deliverance; for which heart, the Lord will not hear me. we now, being in safety, do give all praise

But God hath heard me; and considered and glory to thiy holy name, through. Jesus the voice of my prayer.

Christ our Lord. Amen. Praised be God, who hath not cast out

Or this. Diy nor me. Glory be to the Father , and mother son: O Most mighty and gracinus good God,

thy mercy is over all thy works, bui aud to ihe Holy Ghost;

in special manner hath heen extended toAs it was in the beginning, is now, and wards us, who:n thou hast so powerfully ever shall be, world without end. Amen. and wonderfully defended. Thou hast

Psalm 107. Confitemini Domino. showed us terrible things, and wonders in O

That men would praise the Lord for thc deep, that we might see how powerful

his goodness; and declare the won- and gracious a God thou art; how able and ders that he doeth for the children of men: ready to help those who trust in thee.

That they would offer into him the sa. Thou hast shoived us how both winds and crifice of thanksgiving; and tell out his seas ohey thy coinmand; that we may works with gladness!

learn even from them hereafter to obey They that go down to the sea in ships; thy voice, and to do thy will. We there and occupy their business in great waters; fore bless and glorify thy name, for this

These men see the works of the Lord, thy mercy, in saving us when we were and his wonders in the deep.

ready to perish. And we beseerh thee, For at his word, the stormy wind ariseth ; make us as truly sensible now of thy mer which lifteth up the waves thereof. cy, as we were then of the danger; and

They are carried up to the heaven, and give us hearts always ready to express nur down again to the deep; their soul meltethtbankfulness not only by words, het also hy away because of the trouble.

our lives, in being more obedient to thy They reel to and fro, and stagger like a holy commandments. Continue, we bedrunken man; and are at their wit's end. seech thee, this thy goodness to us; that

So when they cry unto the Lord in their we, whom thou hast saved, may serve thee trouble, he delivereth them out of their in holiness and righteousness all the days distress.

of our life, through Jesus Christ our Lord For he maketh the storm to cease, so and Saviour. Amen. that the waves thereof are still.

* A Hynn of Praise anu! Thanksgiving Then are they glad, because they are after a dangerous 'r'empest. at rest; and so he bringeth them unto the Come, let us give thanks unto the haven where they would be.

Lord, for he is gracious; and his O that men would thereinre praise the mercy enduret for ever. Lord for his goodness ; and declare the Great is the Lord, and greatly in be wonders that he doeth for the children of praised: Let the releemed of the Lord men!

sa so, whom he bath delivered from the That lley vrould exalt him also in the merciless rage of the sea

The Lord is gracicus, and full of com- But praised be the Lord, who hath not passion; slow to anger, and of great mercy. given us over as a prey unto them.

He hath not dealt with us according to The Lord hath wrought a miglity salour sins; neither rewarded us according to vation for us. our iniquities.

We got nog this hy our own sword, neiBut as the heaven is ligh above the ther was it our own arın that saved us; earth; so great hath been his mercy to- but thy right hand, and thine arın, and wards us.

the light of thy countenance, because thou We found trouble and heaviness; we hadət a favour unto uz. were even at death's door.

The Lord hath appeared for us; the The waters of the sea had well nigh co-Lord hath covered our heads, and made vered us; the proud waters had weli nigh us to stand in the day of battle. gone over our soul.

The Lord hath appeared for us; the Lord The sea roared; and the stormy wind hath overthrown our enemies, and dashed lifted up the waves thereof.

in pieces those that rose up against us. We were carried up as it were to hea- Therefore not unto us, O Lord, not unto ven, and then down again mto the deep; us; but unto thy name be given the glory. Our svul melted within us, because of The Lord hath done great things for us ; trouble.

the Lord hath done great things for us, for Then cried we unto thee, O Lord; and which we rejoice. thou didst deliver us out of our distress. Our help standeth in the name of the

Blessed be thy name, who didst not des- Lord, who hath made heaven and earth. pise the prayer of thy servants; but didst Blessed be the name of the Lord, from bear our cry, and hast saved us. this time forth for evermore.

Thou didst send forth thy command- Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, ment; and the windy storm ceased, and and to the lioly Ghost; was turned into a calm.

As it was in the beginning, is now, and o let us therefore praise the Lord for ever shall be, world without end. Ámen. his goodness; and declare the wonders that he hath done, and still docth, for the $ After this Hymn may be said the Te children of men!

Deum. Praised be the Lord daily; even the

Then this Collect. Lord that helpeth us, and poureth his benefits upon us. He is our God, even the God of whom Almighty God, the Sovereign Com.

mander of all the world, in whose cometh salvation: God is the Lord, by hand is power and might, which none is whom we have escaped death.

able to withstand; we bless and magnify Thou, Lord, hast made us glad through thy great and glorious name for this happy the operation of thy hands; and we will victory, the whole glory whereof we do triumph in thy praise,

ascribe to thee, who art the only giver of Blessed be the Lord God; even the Lord victory. Ana we beseech thee, give us God, who only docth wondrous things; grace to ju.prove this great mercy to thy

And blessed be the name of his Majesty glory, the advancement of thy Gospel, the for ever; and let every one of us say, honour of our country, and, as much as in Amen, Amen.

us lieth, to the good of all mankind. Aud, Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, we beseech thee, give us such a sense of and to the Holy Ghost;

this great mercy, as may engage us to a As it was in the beginning, is now, and true thankfulness, such as may appear in ever shall be, world without end. Amen. our lives, by an humble, holy, ard ohedient TA Psalni or Hymn of Praise and walking before thee all our days, through

Thunksgiving after Victory. Jesus Christ our Lord; to whom, with thee, IF F the Lord had not been on our side, and the Holy Spirit, as for all thy mercies,

now may we say; if the Lord himself so in particular for this victory and deliver had not been on our side, when men rose ance, be all glory and lionour, world withup against us;

out end. Amen. They had swallowed us up quick, when

2 Cor, xiii. 14. they were so wrathsully displeased at us.

Pea, the waters had drownedous and THE Stace of our Lord Jesus Christ the stream ,

and love of the deep waters of the proud had gone overship of the Holy Ghost, be with us all everour soul,

(more. Amen.

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