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mislk. Mes that had eaten. Then those men, things ! But they have not all obey
hearing, and hearing by the Word Advent-Sunday, 10 Service of some heard? Yes verily, their sound -ed, and be ofrose Sundays that were omitted went into all the earth, and their
after the Epiphany, shall be taken words unto the ends of the world.
, so many as are here But I say, Did not Israel know?
I will anger you. But Esaias is
very bold, and saith, I was found of Saint Andrew's Day
them that sought me not; I was The Collect.
made manifest unto them that ask.
But to Israel he
give such grace unto thy hok-saith, All day long have I stretched
Apostle Saint Andrew, that he forth my hands unto a disobedient ed driven in readily obeyed the calling of thy
and gainsaying people. ll in their or Son Jesus Christ, and followed him The Gospel. St. Matt. iv. 18. E. St.be without delay ; erant unto us all, JESUS, walking by the sea of 452535 word, may forthwith give up our mon, called Peter, and Andrew his Lo him , ** Belves obediently to fulfil thy holy brother, casting a net into the sea :
commandments, through the same (for they were fishers.) And he eat? (1 Jesus Christ our Lord." Amen. saith unto them, Follow me, and I The Epistle. Rom. 8. 9.
will make you fishers of men. And
they straightway left their nets, and,
their father, anů followed him. shes ; Seripture saith, Whosoever believ
eth on him shall not be ashamed.
Saint Thomas the Apostie.
then shall they call on him in whom doubtful in thy Son's resurrection;
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The Epistle. Ephes, ü. 19. by faith behold the glory that shall NOW therefore ye are no more be revealed; and being filled with
strangers and foreigners, but the Holy Ghost, may learn to love fellow-citizens with the saints, and and bless our persecutors, by the of the household of God; and are example of thy first martýr Saint built upon the foundation of the Stephen, who prayed for his mut. Apostles and Prophets, Jesus derers to thee, o blessed Jesus, Christ himself being the chief cor- who standest at the right hand of ner-stone ; in whom all the build-God, to succour all those who sufing, fitly framed together, groweth fer for thee, our only Mediator and unto an holy temple in the Lord, in Advocate. Amen. whom ye also are builded together. Then shall follow the Collect of tle for an habitation of God, through Nativity, which shall be said contithe Spirit.
pially witil New Year's Eve. The Gospel. St. John xx. 24.
For the Epistle. Acts vi, 55. THOMAS, one of the twelve, STEPHEN, being full of the
Holy Ghost, looked up steadthem when Jesus came. The other lastly into heaven, and saw
the disciples therefore said unto him, glory of God, and "Jesus standing is We have seen the Lord. But he on the right hand of God; and said unto them, Except I shall see said, Behold, I see the heavens al in his hands the print of the
nails, opened, and the Son of man standand put my finger into the print of ing on the right hand of God. the nails, and thrust my hand into Then they cried out with a louds his side, I will not believe. And voice, and stopped their ears, after eight days, again his disciples ran upon him with one accord, and were 'within, and Thomas with
cast him out of the city, and stoned i them: Then came Jesus, the doors him: and the witnesses laid down being shut, and stood in the midst, their clothes at a young man's feet, and said, Peace be unto you. Then whose name was Saul. And they se said he to Thomas, Reach hither stoned Stephen, calling upon God, thy finger, and behold my hands ; and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my and reach hither thy hand, and
spirit. And he kneeled down, and thrust it into my side; and be not
cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay faithless, but believing. And Tho- not this sin to their charge. And mas answered and said unto him, when he had said this, he fell asleep. My, Lord and my God. Jesus The Gospel. St. Matt. xxiii. 34. saith unto him, Thomas, because BEHOLD, 1-send unto you pro thou hast seen me, thou hast be phets, and wise men, and lieved ; blessed are they that have sèribes; and some of them ye shall not seen, and yet have believed. kill and crucily; and some of them And many other signs truly did shall ye scourge in your syna. Jesus in the presence of his disci-gogues, and persecute them from ples, which are not written in this city to city; that upon you may "book. But these are written, that come all the righteous blood sled ye might believe that Jesus is the upon the earth, from the blood of Christ, the Son of God; and that righteous Abel, unto the blood of believing, ye might have lise Zacharias, son of Barachias, whom through his name.
ye slew between the temple and the
altar. Verily I say unto you, All Saint Stephen's Day. these things shall come upon this The Collect.
generation. O Jerusalem, JerusaGRANT, O Lord, that in all our lem, thou that killest
, sufferings here upon earth, for and stonest them which are sent the testimony of thy truth, we may unto thec; how often would I have steadfastly look up to heaven, and gathered 'thy chädren together
even as a hen gathereth her chick- ness. If we say that we have not ens under her wings, and ye would sinned, we make him a liar and not! Behold, your house is left his Word is not in us. into you deerlate. For I say unto
The Gospel. St. John xxi. 19. vou, Ye shall not see me henceforth , till ye shall say, Blessed
is he JESUS
said unto Peter, Follow
me. Then Peter turning about, that cometh in the name of the seeth the disciple whom Jesus Lord
loved, following, (which also leared
on his breast at supper, and said, Saint John the Evangelist's Day. Lord, which is he that betrayeth The Collect.
thee?) Peter seeing him, saith to MERCIFUL Lord, we beseechl Jesus Lord, and what shall this
thee to cast thy bright beams man do ? Jesus saith unto him, II of light upon thy Church, that it I will that he tarry till I come, what being instructed by the doctrine of is that to thee? Follow thou me. shy blessed Apostle and Evangelist Then went this saying abroad Saint John, may so walk in the among the brethren, ihat that dislight of thy truth, that it may at ciple should not die yet Jesus length attain to everlasting life, said not unto him, He shall not die: through Jesus Christ our Lord. but, if I will that he tarry till I amen.
come, what is that to thee? This The Epistle. 1 John i. 1. is the disciple which testifieth of THAT which was from the be- these things, and wrote these
ginning, which we have heard, things, and we know that his testiwhich we have seen with our eyes, mony is true. And there are also which we have looked upon, and many other things which Jesus did, our hands have handled of the the which, if they should be written Word of life; (for the life was every one, I suppose that even the
anifested, and we have seen it, world itself could not contain the and bear witness, and show untó books that should be written. you that_eternal life which was with the Father, and was manifest The Innocents Day. ed unto us ;) that which we have
The Collect. geen and heard, declare we unto O ALMIGHTY God, who out you, that ye also may have fellowship with us; and truly our fel- sucklings hast ordained strength, lowship is with the Father, and and madest infants to glorify thee with his Son Jesus Christ.' And by their deaths : mortify and kill these things write we unto you, all vices in us, and so strengther. that your joy may be full. This us by thy grace, that by the innothen is the message which we have cency of our lives, and constancy heard of him, and declare unto you, of our faith even unto death, we that God is light, and in him is nó may glorify thy holy name, through darkness at all. 'If we say that we Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. have fellowship with him, and walk For the Epistle. Rev. xiv. 1. in darkness, we lie, and do not the T LOOKED, and lo, a Lamb stood truth: but if we walk in the light, on the mount Sion, and with as he is in the light, we have fel-him an hundred forty and four lowship one with another, and the thousand, having his Father's name blood of Jesus Christ his Son written in their foreheads. And I cleanseth us from all sin. If we heard a voice from heaven, as the say that we have no sin, we deceive voice of many waters, and as the ourselves, and the truth is not in us. voice of a great thunder; and I If we confess o!!r sins, he is faithful heard the voice of harpers harping And just to forgive us our sins, and with their harps : and they sung as lo cleanse us from all unrighteous-lit' were a' now song before the
throne, and before the four beasts, sion in remembrance, may show the and the elders : and no man could) forth our thankfulness unto thee for learn that song, but the hundred the same, by following the holy doc and forty and four thousand, which trine which he taught, through Jer were redeemed from the earth. sus Christ our Lord. Amen. These are they which were not do For the Epislle, Acts ix. 1. filed with women, for they are vic AND Saul, yet breathing you
at the Lamb whithersoever he goeth : against the disciples of the Lord
, and these were redeemed from among went unto the High Priest, and men, being the first-fruits unto desired of him letters to Damascus God, and to the Lamb. And in to the synagogues, that if he found in their mouth was found no guile; any of this way, whether they were for they are without fault before men or women, he might bring to the the throne of God.
them bound untó Jerusalem. And The Gospel. St. Matt. ii. 13. as he journeyed, he came near Da THE angel of the Lord appear-mascus; and suddenly there shined
eth to Joseph in a dream, say- round about him, a light from hea. ing, Arise, and take the young ven. And he fell to the earth, and by child and his mother, and flet into heard a voice saying unto him, and Egypt, and be thou there 'until I Saul, Saul, why, persecutest thou bring thee word; for Herod will me? And he said, Who art thou, kde seek the young child to destroy Lord ? And the Lord said, I am him. When he arose, he took the Jesus whom thou persecutest:
It young child and his mother by is hard for thee to kick against the night, and departed into Egypt; pricks. And he, trembling and and was there until the death of astonished," said, Lord, what wilt Herod : that it might be fulfilled thou have me to do? And the Lord which was spoken of the Lord by said unto him, Arise, and go into the prophet, saying, Out of Egypt the city, and it shall be told thec have I called my Son. Then what thou must do. And the men Herod, when he saw that he was which fourneyed with him stood mocked of the wise men, was ex- speechless, hearing a voice, but ceeding wroth, and sent forth, and seeing no 'man. And Saul arose stew all the children that were
in from the earth; and when his eyes Bethlehem, and in all the coasts were opened, he saw no man: but thereof, from two years old and they led him by the hand, and under, according to the time which brought him into Damascus. And he had diligently inquired of the he was three days without sigat, wise men. Then was fulfilled that and neither did eat nor drink. And which was spoken by Jeremy the there was a certain disciple at Da.
BE prophet, saying, In Rama" was mascus, named Ananias, and to there a voice heard, lamentation, him said the Lord in a vision, Anaand weeping, and great mourning, nias : And he said, Behold, I am Rachel weeping for her children, here, Lord. And the Lord said and would not be comforted, be- unto him, Arise, and go into the cause they are not,
street which is called Straight, and
inquire in the house of Judas for The Conversion of St. Paul. one called Saul, of Tarsus : for The Collect.
behold, he prayeth, and hath seen O GOD, who, through
the preach. in a vision a man named Ananias, ing of the blessed Apostle Saint coming in, and putting his hand on Paul, hast caused the light of the him, that he might receive his sight. Gospel to shine throughout the Then Ananias answered, Lord, I world; grant, we beseech thee, that have heard by many of this man, we having his wonderful conver- how much evil he hath done to thy
nings and so
suddenlített nim, a hgst fell to the e
e saying a
said, the Lords thou per e to kick 12
ogues, tistil the house; and putting his hands Son was this day presented in the all, whether on him, said, Brother Saul, the Temple in substance of our flesh; · And Sosing them bound unto the chief and silver, that they may offer unto
Damaca poring that this is very Christ.
by one that hath
membrane w paints at Jerusalem: and here he many that are first shall be last, and Frankfulsescent hath authority from the chief priests the last shall be first.
to bind all that call on thy name. he taupe base But the Lord said unto him, Go The Presentation of Christ in the our Lord with thy way: for he is a chosen vessel Temple, commonly called The Epistle, tot unto me, to bear my name before Purification of Saint Mary the ul , yet irting the Gentiles, and kings, and the
Virgin. children of Israel: For I will show
The Collect. fim how great things he must suf- ALMIGHTY and everliving the High Heels fer for my name's sake. And Ana
humbly Lord (even Jesus, that appeared so we may be presented unto thee
unto thee in the way as thou cam- with pure and clean hearts, by the edes be cartes est) hath sent me, that thou mightest same thy Son Jesus Christ our
receive thy sight, and be filled with Lord. Amen.
And straightway he the Lord of hosts.. But we may ale more
that he is the Son of God. But who shall stand when he appeareth?
unto the Lord, as in the days of The Gospel. St. Matt. xix. 27. old, and as in former years. And in one , :
Jesus, Behold,' we have for- ment; and I will be a swift witmaken all, and followed thee; what ness against the sorcerers, and thall we have therefore? And Je- against the adulterers, and against sus said unto them, Verily I say false swearers, and against those you,
that ye which have fol-that oppress the hireling in his hwed
me, in the regeneration, wages, the widow, and the fatherwhen the Son of man shall sit in less, and that turn aside the stranthe throne of his glory, ya also shall ger from his right, and fear not
me, upon twelve thrones, judging saith the Lord of hosts. the twelve tribes of Israel. And The Gospei. St. Luke üi. 22.
forsaken AND when the days of her puriFather, or mother, or wife, or chil- of Moses. were accomplished, they dren, or lands, for my name's sake, brought nim to Jerusalem to pre hall ' in the , Every
to do? Ant
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