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renembrance of his holiness. Psal. xcvii. 12. I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify thy name for evermore. Psal. lxxxvi. 12. I will not trust in my bow, neither shall my sword save me. Thou hast saved us from our enemies, and hast put them to shame that hated us. In God we boast all the day long, and praise thy name for ever. Psal. xliv. 6, 7, 8. It is God that avengeth me, and that bringeth down the people under me, and that bringeth me forth from mine enemies : thou also hast lifted me up on high above them that rose up against me : thou hast delivered me from the violent man. Therefore I will give thanks unto thee, O Lord, among the heathen, and I will sing praises unto thy name. 2 Sam. xxii. 48, 49, 50. Giving thanks always unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Eph. v. 20. I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all. Rom. i. 8.

Prevent us, O Lord, &c., as CLI.

CCXLI. A Prayer to be used during a Storm

at Sea. No. 1.

the waves of

the rage

1. O Most 1. I am God Almighty. Gen. xxxv. 11. The powerful Borious Lord Great, the Mighty God, the Lord of hosts, is his God, at whose name. Jer. xxxii. 18. Who is like unto thee, O winds blow, Lord, among the gods ? who is like thee, glorious and lift up in holiness ? Ecod. xv. 11. Give unto the Lord, the sea, and Oye mighty, give unto the Lord glory and strength. who stillest

Give unto the Lord the glory due unto his name ; thereof; worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness. The

voice of the Lord is upon the waters : the God of glory thundereth : the Lord is upon many waters. The voice of the Lord is powerful ; the voice of the Lord is full of majesty. The Lord sitteth upon the flood ; yea, the Lord sitteth King for ever. Psal. xxix. 1 to 4. 10. The Lord hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feei. He rebuketh the sea, and maketh it dry, and drieth up all the rivers. Nah. i 3 4.

creatures,
but miserable

or else we

The Lord on high is mightier than the noise of many waters, yea, than the mighty waves of the sea. Psal. xciii. 4. He commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof. Psal. cvii. 25. The floods have lifted up, O Lord, the flocds have lifted up their voice: the floods lift up their waves. Psal. xciii. 3. Thou rulest the raging of the sea: when the waves thereof arise, thou stillest them. Psal. lxxxix. 9. He arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea ; and there was a great calm. Malt. viii. 26. Is any thing too hard for the Lord ? Gen.

xviii. 14. 2. We thy

2. O Lord, thou art our Father; we are the clay,

and thou our Potter; and we all are the work of sinners, do thy hand. Isa, lxiv. 8. We have sinned with our great distress fathers, we have committed iniquity, we have done cry unto thee wickedly. Psal. cvi. 6. Be not wroth very sore, O Save, Lord, Lord, neither remember iniquity for ever: behold,

see, we beseech thee, we are all thy people. Isa. perish.

lxiv. 9. Now, our God, thou art just in all that is brought upon us, for thou hast done right, but we have done wickedly. Neh. ix. 32, 33. Behold, O Lord; for I am in distress. Lam. i. 20. Lord, I cry unto thee : make haste unto me ; give ear unto my voice, when I cry unto thee. Psal. cxli. 1. They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths : their soul is melted becanse of trouble. They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wits' end.

Then they cry rinto the Lord in their trouble, and he bringeth them out of their distresses. Psal. cvii. 26, 27, 28. Help me, O Lord my God : O save me according to thy mercy. Psal. cix. 26. In my distress I called upon the Lord, and cried unto my God : he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears. Psal. xviii. 6. From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed : lead me to the rock that is higher than I. Psal. Ixi. 2. When Peter saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid ; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me. Matt. xiv. 30, And his disciples came to him, and awoke

3. We confess, when we have been safe, and seeing all

him, saying, Lord, save us : we perish. Matt. viii. 25.

3. In my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved. Psal. xxx. 6. They soon forgat his works;

they waited not for his counsel. They forgat God things quiet their Saviour, which had done great things in Egypt. about us, we Psal. cvi. 13. 21. He made him ride on the high thee our God, places of the earth, that he might eat the increase to hearken to of the fields; and he made him to suck honey out the still voice of the rock, and oil out of the flinty rock; butter of and to obey of kine, and milk of sheep, with fat of lambs, and thy commandments :

rams of the breed of Bashan, and goats, with the fat of kidneys of wheat ; and thou didst drink the pure blood of the grape.

But Jeshurun waxed fat, and kicked : thou art waxen fat, thou art grown thick, thou art covered with fatness; then he forsook God which made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation. Of the Rock that begat thee thou art unmindful, and hast forgotten God that formed thee. Deut. xxxii. 13, 14, 15. 18. [They] refused to obey, neither were mindful of thy wonders that thou didst among them; but hardened their necks. They were disobedient, and rebelled against thee, and cast thy law behind their backs, and they wrought great provocations. Neh. ix. 17. 26. Neither have we obeyed the voice of the Lord our God. Dan. ix. 10. We have forsaken thy commandments. Ezra ix. 10. When the Lord thy God shall have brought thee into the land which he sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give thee great and goodly cities, which thou buildedst not, and houses full of all good things, which thou filledst not, and wells digged, which thou diggedst not, vineyards and olive trees, which thou plantedst not: when thou shalt have eaten, and be full; then beware lest thou forget the Lord. Deut. vi. 10, 11, 12. See also, Deut. viii. 10. to 14.- Amos i. 3 to 6.

4. When they shall say, Peace and safety ; then

sudden destruction meth upon them. 1 Thess. v. art in all thy 3. Say unto God, How terrible art thou in thy

4. But now we see, how terrible thou

works! through the greatness of thy power shall kiest God to thine enemies submit themselves unto thee. Come

works of wonder; the

be feared above all :

5. And therefore we adore thy Divine Majesty, ac

thy power,

save us for

Son, our

and see the works of God: he is terrible in his doing toward the children of men. Psal. Ixvi. 3. 5. They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters; these see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep. Psal. cvii. 23, 24. Our God, the great, the mighty, and the terrible God. Neh. ix. 32. Thou, even thou, art to be feared: and who may stand in thy sight when once thou art angry? Psal. lxxvi. 7. The Lord is great; he is to be feared above all gods. Psal. xcvi. 4.

5. The Lord is a great God, and a great King above all gods. The sea is his, and he made it. O

come, let us worship and bow down : let us kneel knowledging before the Lord our Maker. Psal. xcv. 3. 5, 6.

Thine, O Lord, is the greatness, and the power, and implor ing thy good- and the glory, and the majesty : for all that is in ness. Help the heaven and in the earth is thine ; thine is the ,

kingdom, O Lord, and thou art exalted as head thy mercies' sake in Jesus above all. 1 Chron. xxix. 11. O how great is thy Christ thy

goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that Lord. Amen. fear thee; which thou hast wrought for them that

trust in thee! Psal. xxxi. 19. According to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness' sake, O Lord. Psal. xxv. 7. Help me, O Lord my God; O save me according to thy mercy. Psal. cix. 26. Hear, O Lord, and have mercy upon me: Lord, be thou my helper. Psal. xxx. 10. Be not far from me ; for trouble is near. Psal. xxii. 11. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Psal. xlvi. 1. The wages of sin is death ; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. Rom. vi. 23. God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John iii. 16. Verily, verily, I say unto you,

Whatsoever

ye

shall ask the Father in my name, he will give it you. John xvi. 23. CCXLII. A Prayer to be used during a Storm at

Sea. No. 2. 1. 'Thy right hand, O Lord, is become glorious gracious Lord in power. Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among

1. O most glorious and

God, who

we beseech

the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness, heaven, but fearful in praises, doing wonders ? Exod. xv. 6.11. beholdest all Thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and Look down,' gracious, longsuffering, and plenteous in mercy and

truth. Psal. lxxxvi. 15. He will be very gracious thee, and hear us, call- unto thee at the voice of thy cry: when he shall the depth of hear it, he will answer thee. Isa. xxx. 19. Unto misery; and thee lift I up mine eyes, O thou that dwellest in jaws of this the heavens. Psal. cxxiii. 1. The Lord is in his is ready now holy temple, the Lord's throne is in heaven : his to swallow us eyes behold, his eyelids try, the children of men. Lord, or else Psal. xi. 4.

The Lord looketh from heaven; he we perish. beholdeth all the sons of men. From the place of

his habitation he looketh upon all the inhabitants of the earth. Psal. xxxiii. 13, 14. Thus saith the High and Lofty One that inhabiteth eternity ; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit. Isa. lvii. 15. Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory. Isa. lxiii. 15. Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O Lord. Lord, hear my voice. Psal. cxxx. 1, 2. Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy waterspouts: all thy waves and thy billows are gone over me. Psal. xlii. 7. Out of the belly of hell cried I, and thou heardest my voice. For thou hadst cast me into the deep, in the midst of the seas; and the floods compassed me about : all thy billows and thy waves passed over me. Jonah ii. 2, 3. The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me : I found trouble and sorrow. Then called I upon the name of the Lord ; O Lord, I beseech thee, deliver my soul. Psal. cxvi. 3, 4. Save me, O God; for the waters are come in unto my soul. I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing : I am come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me. I am weary of my crying: mine eyes fail while I wait for my God. O God, in the multitude of thy mercy hear me. Deliver me out of the mire, and let me not sink : let me be delivered out of the deep waters. Let not the waterflood overflow me, neither let the deep

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