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For we consume away in thy displeasure; and are afraid at thy wrathful indignation. Thou hast set our misdeeds before thee; and our secret sins in the light of thy countenance. For when thou art angry, all our days are gone : We bring our years to an end, as it were a tule that is told. The days of our age are threescore years and ten; and though men be so strong that they come to fourscore years, yet is their strength then but labour and sorrow; so soon passeth it away, and we are gone. Soteach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost; As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. .4men. f Then shall follow the Lesson, taken out of the fiftconth Chapter of the first Epistle of Saint post to the Corinthians. 1 Cor. xv. 20. Now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the first fruits of them that slept. For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive. But every man is his own order: Christ the first fruits; af. terwards they that are Christ's, at his coming. Then cometh the end, when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father; when he shall have put down all rule, and all authoFity, and power. For he must reign till he hath put all enemies onder his feet, the last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.
THE DEAD, 16.7
for he hath put all things under his feet. But when he saith all things are put under him, it is manifest that he is excepted which did put all things under him And when all things shall be subdued unto him, then shall the Son also himself be subject unto him that put all things under him, that God may be all in all. Else what shall they do which are baptized for the dead, if the dead rise not at all Why are they then baptized for the dead And why stand we in jeopardy every hour 2 I protest by your rejoicing, which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I die daily. If after the manner of men I have fought with beasts at Ephesus, what advantageti, it me, if the dead rise not 2 let us eat and drink, for to-morrow we die. Be not deceived: Evil communications corrupt good manners. Awake to righteousness, and sin not: for some have not the knowledge of God. I speak this to your shame. But some man will say, How are the dead raised up and with what body do they come 2 Thou fool, that which thou sowest is not quickened, except it die. And that which thou sowest, thou sowest not that body that shall be, but bare grain; it may chance of wheat, or of some other grain. But God giveth it a body as it hath pleased him ; and to every seed his own body. All slesh is not the same flesh ; but there is one kind of flesh of men, another flesh of beasts, another of fishes, and another of birds. There are also celestial bodies, and bodies terrestrial : But the glory of the celestial is one, and the glory of the terrestrial is another. There
is one glory of the sun, and an
138 BURIAL OF
other glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars: For one star dissereth from another star in glory. . So also is the resurrection of the dead. It is sown in corruption; it is raised in incorruption : It is sown in dishonour; it is raised in glory : It is sown in weakness; it is raised in power: It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. There is a natural body, and there is a fpiritual body. And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul, the last Adam was made a quickening spirit. Howbeit, that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural ; and afterward that which is spiritual. The first man is of the earth, earthy: The second man is the Lord from heaven. As is the earthy, such are they that are earthy; and as is the heavenly, such are they also that are heavenly. And as we have borne the image of the earthy, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly. Now this I say, brethren. that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption. Behold, I show you a mystery : We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump : For the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immor. tality; So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.
earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust: looking for the general resurrection in the last Day, and the life of the World to come, through our Lord Jesus Christ; at whose second coming in glorious Majesty to jndge the World, the Earth and the Sea shall give up their Dead; and the corruptible Bodies of those who sleep in him shall be changed, and made like unto his own glorious Body; actording to the mighty working whereby he is able to subdue aii
thing unto himself. Then shall be said, or sung,
Heard a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Write, from henceforth blessed are the dead who die in the Lord; evenso saith the Spirit; for they rest from their labours. Rev. xiv. 13. f Then the Minister shall say the Lord's Prayer. UR Father, who art in Heaven, Hallowed be thy Name; Thy Kingdom come ; Thy Will be done on Earth, as it is in Heaven: Give us this day our daily bread; And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us; And lead us not into temptation; But deliver us from evil. Amen.
all those thy servants, who, having finished their course in faith, do now rest from their labours. And we beseech thee, that we, with all those who are departed in the true faith of thy holy name, may have our perfect consummation and bliss, both in body and soul, in thy eternal and everlasting glory, through Jesus Christ our Lord. .dmen. O Merciful God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who is the resurrection and the life; in whom whosoever believeth, shall live,though he die; and whosoever liveth and believeth in him, shall not die eternally; who also hath taught us, by his holy Apostle St. Paul, not to be sorry, as men without hope, for those who sleep in him ; we humbly beseech thee, O Father, to raise us from the death of sin unto the life of righteousness; that when we shall depart this life, we may rest in him; and that at the general resurrection in the last day, we may be found acceptable in thy sight; and receive that blessing, which thy well-beloved Son shall then pronounce to all who love and fear thee, saying, Come, ye blessed children of my Father, receive the o prepared for you from the beginning of the world: Grant this, we beseech thee, O merciful Father, through Jesus Christ our Mediator and Redeemer. Amen. HE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us all evermore
thanks for the good examples of
coni Mon LY CALLED
THE CHURCHING OF WOMEN.
: This Service, or the concluding Prayer
alone, as it stands among the Occasional
prayers and Thanksgivings, may be wood at the discretion of the Minister: 1 The Woman, at the usual Time oster her Delivery, shall come into the Church dtcently apparelled, and there shall kno! dono convenient place, as hathka, ...tood, or as the Ordinary shall direct: And then the Priest shall say unto her,
Foot Co. as it hath pleased Almighty God, of his goodmess, to give you safe deliverance, and to preserve you in the great danger of child-birth; you shall therefore give hearty thanks unto God, and say, : Then shall the Minister say the following Hymn, taken from the 116th I'salm. Dileri, quoniam. I Am well pleased that the Lord hath heard the voice of my prayer; That he hath inclined his ear unto me: Therefore will I call upon him as long as I live. I found trouble and heaviness, and I called upon the name of the Lord ; O Lord, I beseech thee, deliver my soul. Gracious is the Lord, and righteous; yea, our God is merciful. What reward shall I give unto the Lord, for all the benefits that he hath done unto me 2 I will receive the cup of salvation; and call upon the name of the Lord. I will pay my vows now in the presence of all his people; in the courts of the Lord's house, even in the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. Praise the Lord. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost; As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
T Then shall the Minister say the Lord's Praycr; with what follows : But the
7 The Womon, that conneth to give her thanks, myst off: accustomed which shall be applied by thr Āfinister, and the Chure).-Wardens to the or distressed Women in Child-bed : And if there be a Communion, it is
that she receive the Holy Commission.
Lord's Prayer may be omitted, if thisht used with the Morning or g Prayer. OUR Father, who art in Heaven, Hallowed be thy Name; Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will be done on Earth, as it is in Hea. ven; Give us this day our daily bread; And forgive us our tres. passes, as we forgive those who trespass against us; And lead us not into temptation; But deliver us from evil. Amen. JMin. O Lord, save this woman, thy servant: Ans. Who putteth her trustin thee. JMin. Be thou to her a strong tower, ./lms. From the face of herenemy, .Min. Lord, hear our prayer; ..?ns. And let our cry come unlo thee. JMin. Let us pray. Almighty God, we give thee humble thanks for that thou hast been graciously pleased to preserve, through the great pain and peril of child-birth, this wo. man thy servant, who desires now to offer her praises and thanksgiv. ings unto thee. Grant, we beseech thee, most merciful Father, that she, through thy help, may both faithfully live, and walkacco ing to thy will in this life present, and also maybe partakerofever | glory in the life to come, th
Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
TO BE USED AT SEA.
T The Morning and Evening Service to be used daily at Sca, shall be the same
which is appointed in the
T These two following Prayers may be also wised in Ships of War.
Eternal Lord God, who alone spreadest out the heavens, and rulest the raging of the sea; who hast compassed the waters with bounds, until day and night come to an end ; be pleased to receive into thy Almighty and most gracious protection, the persons of us thy servants, and the fleet [or ship] in which we serve. Preserve us from the dangers of the sea, and from the violence of the enemy; that we may be a safeguard unto the United States of America, and a security for such as pass on the seas upon their lawful occasions; that the inhabitants of our land may in peace and quietness serve thee our God; and that we may return in safet to enjoy the blessings of the . with the fruits of our labour; and, with a thankful remembrance of thy mercies, to praise and glorify by holy name, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The Collect. DIRECT us, O Lord, in all our doings, with thy mostgracious avour, and further us with thy :ontinual help; that in all our vorks begun, continued, and end!d in thee, we may glorify thy holy lame ; and finally by thy mercy |btain everlasting life, through esus Christ our Lord. Jimén. Fr Prayers to be used in Storms at Sea. O Most powerful and glorious Lord God,at whose command
Book of Common Prayer.
waves of the sea, and who stillest the rage thereof; we, thy creatures, but miserable sinners, do in this our great distress cry unto thee for help: Save, Lord, or else we perish. We confess when we have been safe, and seen all things quiet about us, we have forgotten thee our God, and refused to hearken to the still voice of thy word, and to obey thy commandments: But now we see how terrible thou art in all thy works of wonder; the great God to be feared above all ; and therefore we adore thy Divine Majesty, acknowledging thy power, and imploringthy goodness. Help, Lord, and save us for thy mercies sake, in Jesus Christ, thy Son our Lord. Amen.
† Or this.
O Most glorious and gracious
Lord God, who dwellest in heaven, but beholdest all things below ; look down, we beseech thee, and hear us, calling out of the depth of misery, and out of the jaws of this death, which is now ready to swallow us up : Save, Lord, or else we perish. The living, the living shall praise thee... O send thy word of command to rebuke the raging Winds, and the roaring Sea; that we, being delivered from this distress, may live to serve thee, and to glorify thy name all the days of our life. Hear, Lord, and save us, for the infinite merits of our blessed Saviour, thy Son our
he winds blow, and lift up the
Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.