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and multiply upon us Thy mercy; that, Thou being still our Ruler and Guide, we may so pass through things temporal that we finally lose not the things eternal. Grant this, O heavenly FATHER, for JESUS CHRIST's sake, our Lord. Amen.
In an Unhappy Ship. O GOD, give us grace seriously to lay to heart the great dangers we are in by our unhappy divisions. Take away all hatred, all cause for complaint, all misunderstandings, and whatsoever else may hinder us from godly union and concord ; that, as there is but one Body and one Spirit, and one Hope of our calling, one LORD, one Faith, one Baptism, one GOD and Father of us all, so we may henceforth be all of one heart and of one soul, united in one holy bond of Truth and Peace, of Faith and Charity; and may with one mind and one mouth glorify Thee, through JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen.
In the Evening.
ship, and drive far from it all snares of the enemy. Let Thy holy angels dwell within it, and preserve us in peace ; and let Thy blessing be upon us evermore ; through JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen.
On a Birthday. O Almighty FATHER, by whose providence and goodness, I was, as upon this day, safely born into the world, I thank Thee that Thou hast been pleased thus to give me being and life. I mourn that my past years have been spent so little to Thy honour and service ; and I resolve, by Thy grace, that henceforth I will endeavour to spend the rest of my life here in Thy fear and love, to the honour of Thy Great Name, through JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen. Thanksgivings and Prayers after escape
from bodily dangers in Storm or by Accident on board ship.
We praise Thee, O God, we acknowledge Thee to be the LORD.
All the earth doth worship thee, the FATHER everlasting.
To thee all Angels cry aloud, the Heavens, and all the Powers therein.
To thee Cherubin and Seraphin continually do cry,
Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord GOD of Sabaoth.
Heaven and earth are full of the Majesty of thy Glory.
The glorious company of the Apostles, praise thee.
The goodly fellowship of the Prophets, praise thee.
The noble army of Martyrs, praise thee.
The holy Church throughout all the world doth acknowledge thee,
The FATHER of an infinite Majesty ;
Thine honourable, true, and only SON;
Also the Holy Ghost, the Comforter.
Thou art the King of Glory O CHRIST.
Thou art the everlasting Son, of the FATHER.
When thou tookest upon thee to deliver man, thou didst not abhor the Virgin's womb.
When thou hadst overcome the sharpness of death, thou didst open the Kingdom of Heaven to all believers.
Thou sittest at the right hand of God in the Glory of the FATHER.
We believe that thou shalt come to be our Judge.
We therefore pray thee, help thy servants, whom thou hast redeemed with thy precious blood.
Make them to be numbered with thy Saints in glory everlasting.
O LORD, save thy people, and bless thine heritage.
Govern them and lift them up for ever.
Day by day we magnify thee;
And we worship thy Name ever, world without end.
Vouchsafe, O LORD, to keep us this day without sin.
O LORD, have mercy upon us : have mercy upon us.
O LORD, let thy mercy lighten upon us, as our trust is in thee.
O LORD, in thee have I trusted ; let me never be confounded.
I humbly beseech and implore Thy Majesty, O LORD, that as Thou hast delivered me for us] from the danger of [here mention it], so Thou wouldst graciously grant me pardon of my sins, that I may give Thee back the life which Thou hast spared ; through JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen.
O LORD, Thy Providence is above all perils, Thy mercy above all sins. I have seen at once Thy greatness and goodness, O GOD. Thou wast my Anchor, and I am saved: Thou wast my Pilot, and I am preserved ; Thine arms were underneath and held me up. Praised for ever be Thou, the God of my help! Praised for ever and in every way be the God of my salvation. Yea, as long as I live will I praise Thee in this manner. For of Thy mercy, O LORD, it is that I am preserved and live. LORD, let this danger never depart from my mind, that Thy deliverance may never go out of my heart. Make me ever to be mindful of it, and careful of Thee and Thy service all the days of my life ; through JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen.