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ul- in the earth. In his dis
a- shall be saved, and he be dwell safely; and this si
NESS. Therefore, bei
th, liveth, who brou_htwins id of Israel out of the hotel Tv but, The Lord livetli
, 3 ut up, and who led the er, house of Israel out of 2
id whither I had driven the
V HEN Jesus then
ord! For the Episle, des that had eaten. Then those men, things ! But they have not all obey
the Lord, that was that Jesus did, said, This is of a Lord, who hath believed our re-- David a righteous breve truth that Prophet' that should port? So then, faith cometh by his King shall reign and get cỏme into the world.
hearing, and hearing by the Word ce shall execute judgminie Athere be any moe Sundays before of God. But I say, Have they lot
Advent-Sunday, 1 ır Service of some heard? Yes verily, their sound of those Sundays that were omitted went into all the earth, and their after the Epiphany, shall be taken
'in to supply so many as are here words unto the ends of the world. sic whereby lze shall be wanting. And if there be fewer
, But I say, Did not Israel know? LORD OUR Ribe the overplus may be omit:ed: Provi: First, Moses saith, I will provoke
ded that this last Collect, Epistle, and you to jealousy by them that are Is they shall no more sr. Sunday next before Advent.
I will anger you. But Esaias is Saint Andrew's Day.
very bold, and saith, I was found of
them that sought me not; I was The Collect,
made manifest unto them that askALMIGHTY God, who didsted not after me. But to Israel he
give such grace unto thy hok-saith, All day long have I stretched Eis country, and from a Apostle Saint Andrew, that he torth my hands unto a disobedient
readily obeyed the calling of thy and gainsaying people. 0- they shall dwell in these Son Jesus Christ, and followed him The Gospel. St. Matt. iv. 18. The Gospel. Se le without delay; grant unto us all, JESUS, walking by the sea of
we, being called by thy holy Galilee, saw two brethren, Sieyes, and saw a word, may forthwith give up our-mon, called Peter, and Andrew his _.r- Philip, Wherce shall commandments, through the same (for they were fishers.) And he
saith unto them, Follow me, and I is that these mar eat? Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The Epistle. Rom. s. 9.
will make you fishers of men. And [F thou shalt confess with thy followed him. "And going on from
thev straightway left their nets, and relieve in thine heart that God thence, he saw other two brethren, hath raised him from the dead, thou John his brother, in a ship with
James' the son of Zebedee, and tralt be saved. For with the heart Zebedee their father, mending their
and with the mouth confession is id ther, saith unto him, The Han believeth unto righteousness, nets; and he called them. And made unto salvation. For the their father, and followed him.
they immediately left the ship and Scripture saith, Whosoever believut they among so many For there is no difference between
Saint Thomas the Apostie. ! 1, said, Make the men side eh on him shall not be ashamed. the Jew and the Greek: for, the
The Coliect. Game Lord over all, is rich unto all ALMIGHTY and everliving ever shall call upon the name of confirmation of the faith, didst sufthe Lord, shall be saved. How fer thy holy Apostle Thomas to be then shall they call on him in whom doubtful in thy Son's resurrection;
they have not believed ? and how grant us so perfectly, and without that were set down and of the fishes, as m 802they believe in him of whom all doubt, to believe in thy Son Je
Cae: have not heard ?, and how sus Christ, that our faith in thy said unto his disciples," shall they hear without a preacher ? sight may never be reproved. Hear
And how shall they preach, except us, O Lord, through the same Je
they be sent? As it is written, sus Christ; to whom, with thee d thered them together, How beautiful are the feet of them and the Holy Ghost, be all honour
that preach the Gospel of peace, and glory, now and for evermore.
and bring glad tidings of goodi Amen. imained over and aborem
e said to prove him ; for * of knew what he would ca de answered him, Two furs zs ny-worth of bread is total od for them, that every on -'s may take a little. Ond od ciples, Andrew, Simon Pie ne here, who hath five beting od and two small fishes; bir
ne there was much grass ay nd So the men sat dowo
, to about five thousand. 15 took the loares, and we given thanks, he distrium disciples, and the discipli
would. When ther werta
ul the fragments that remu. I thing be lost. Therefore
ytivelve baskets with the 121 r/of the nve barley-loares sy
The Epistle. Ephes. ii. 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 martyr Saint built upon the foundation of the Stephen, who prayed for his murApostles and Prophets, Jesus derers to thee, o blessed Jesus, Christ himself being the chief cor- who standest at the rigbt 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. Ainen. whom ye also are builded together. Then shall follow the Collect of tlie for an habitation of God, through Nativity, which shall be said comin the Spirit.
mually util 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 early
Holy Ghost, looked up steadthem when Jesus came. The other lastly into heaven, and saw the disciples therefore said unto him, glory of God, arid Jesus standing to said unto them, Except I shall see said, Behold, I see the heavens 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 loud 1 his side, I will not believe. And voice, and stopped their ears
, and after eight days, again his disciples
ran upon him with one accord, and a were within, and Thomas with cast him out of the city, and stoned 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 were 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. sasth unto him, Thomas, because BEHOLD, I send unto you props thou hast seen me, thou hast be- phets, and wise men,
and lieved ; blessed are they that have scribes; 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 slnd 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 life 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 Thc Collecti.
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 thee; how often would I have steadfastly look up to heaven, and gathered 'thy children together,
er. Then shall toll the Cries
Dual wal Serfaribo
Se said, Behold, I sa isa
opened, and the Son of me ing on the right hand a
Then they cried out a nd voice, and stopped interest
ran upon him with one another i cast him o:t of the city
, 28 him: and the witnesses
their clothes at a younger whose name was Saul
by faith behold the e'n's
even as a hen gathereth her chick- ness. 'If we say that we have not -re be revealed; and bass
ens under her wings, and ye would sinned, we make him a liar and ut the Holy Ghost
not! Behold, your house is left his Word is not in us. od and bless our personas into you deerlate. For I say unto The Gospel. St. John xxi. 19. re esample of thy first nam he Stephen, who praye is forth , till ye shall say, Blessed is he JESUS
said unto Peter, Follow
me. Then l'eter turning about, us derers to thee, Obleke
that cometh in the name of the seeth the disciple whom Jesus r- who standest at the me Lord
loved, following, (which also leared - God, to succour all that In fer for thee, our only die Saint John the Evangelist's Day. Lord, which is he that betrayeth
on his breast at supper, and said, In Advocate. Amen.
thee?) Peter seeing him, saith to MERCIFUL Lord, we beseechl Jesus Lord, and what sha! this
thee to cast thy bright beams man do? Jesus saith unto him, Il
of light upon thy Church, that it I will that he tarry till I come, what Tholy Giost, look blessed Apostle and Evangelist Then went this saying abroad Custly ito heaven at Saint John, may so walk in the among the brethren, thał that dis3. Le right hand este tingth 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
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 "stoned Stepher, calling case and bear witness, and show untolbooks that should be written. and saying, Lord Jesus des you that eternal life which was
The Innocents Day. id spirit. And he knceledile with the Father, and was manifestcried with a loud voice, ed unto us ;) that which we have
The Collect. reen and heard, declare we unto O ALMIGHTY God, who out when he had said this, he has you, that ye also may have fellow- of the mouths of babes and is The GospelSt. Mais Saip 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 innod. kill and crucity; and then 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
the I LOOKED, and lo, a Lamb stood 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 ir lem, thou that killest the money 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 10 cleanse us from all unrighteous-lit were a new song before the
not this sin to their cian
se BEHOLD, I send une
phets, and wise B3 rescribes; and some of the id shall ve scourge in ** •i- gogues, and persecute ir
is city to city; that upcy at come all the righteous 2.3 be upon the earth, frem ti? at righteous Abel, unto to le Zacharias, son oi Baratos
ye slew between the terms altar. Verily I sar un these things shall come Les generation. O Jerusalem
rand stonest them which y unto thee; how osien wecki // gathered 'thy chåldren w
throne, and before the four beasts, sion in remembrance, may and the elders : and no man could forth our thankfulness unto the learn that song, but the hundred the same, by following the holy and forty and four thousand, which trine which he taught, through 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 vi- A ND Saul, yet breathing o gins: these are they which follow threatenings and slaught the Lamb whithersocver he goeth: against the disciples of the Lor these were redeemed from among went unto the High Priest, an men, being the first-fruits unto desired of him letters to Damascu God, and to the Lamb. And in to the synagogues, that if he found 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 the throne of God.
them bound unto 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 child and his mother, and flet into heard a voice saying 'unto him, 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, seek the young child to destroy Lord ? And the Lord said, I am him. When he arose, he took the Jesus whom thou perseeutest: Il 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 will 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 the
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 slew all the children that were in from the earth; and when his eyes . Saul in 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 Daprophet, 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,
strcet 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 Anania,
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, 1 world ; grant, we beseech thee, that have heard by many of this man, we, having his wonderful conver-Thow much evil bo hath done to the
St. Mait. einered, and Behold, we h ned followed thet
are therefore? A new them
, Verily kad se which has
I the regener
an of man shall it is glory, r: also Ture thrones, jud bibes of Israel. at hath fors fethren, or sister kather
, or wise, or pelo my name's
in hundred fold, el eerlasting life.
any of this
Whether men or women, he real them bound unto Jeruuks
unto thee in the way as
mascus: and suddenlutions
heard a voice saying a Saul, Saul, why perserit me? And he saidWhoes Lord ? And the Lord Jesus whom thou persis is hard for thee to kick au pricks. And he, tremis
„sion in remembranc
and here he many that are first shall be last, and
winkei he taurien But the Lord said unto him, Go The Presentation of Christ in the sus Christ our
Lord where thy way: for he is a chosen vessel
The Collect. against the disciple din lume how great things he must suf- ALMIGHTY and everliving went unto the High Pear fer for my name's sake. And Ana
God, we humbly beseech thy to the synagogues, tissid the house; and putting his hands Son was this day presented in the
on him, said, Brother Saul, the Temple in substance of our flesh; Lord (even Jesus, that appeared so we may be presented unto thee
hou cam- with pure and clean hearts, by the as an poumeyed here are sentime, that the u mightest same thymSon Jesus Christ our receive thy sightand filled with Lord.
For the Epistle. Mal. ii. 1. round about him a ligat in the Holy Ghost. And immedi
had been scalesand he received senger, and
I meat, he was strengthened. to his temple ; even the messenger Then was Šaul certain days with of the covenant, whom ye delight the disciples which were at Da-in: behold, he shall come, saith
mascus. And straightway he the Lord of hosts. But wlw may astonished, said, Loni, ni preached Christ in the synagogues, abide the day of his coining ? and thou hare me to do? Ako that he is the Son of God. But who shall stand when he appeareth? all that heard him were amazed, for he is like a refiner's fire, and
And he shall the city, and it shall bu and said, Is not this he that de- like fuller's soap
stroyed them which called on this sit as a refiner and purifier of sil. dame in Jerusalem, and came hith-ver: and he shall purify the song
et for that intent, that he might of Levi, and purge them as gold bring them bound' unto the chief and silver, that they may offer unto priests ? But Saul increased the the Lord 'an offering in righteous. more in strength, and confounded ness. Then shall the offerings of he Jews which dweltat Damascus, Judah and Jerusalem be pleasant
unto the Lord, as in the days of brought him into Damasa Proping that this is very Christ.
The Gospel. St. Matt. xix. 27. old, and as in former years. And There was a certain disceska Jesus, Behold, we have for-ment; and I will be a swift witmascus, named Ananiu zaken all, and followed thee; what ness against the sorcerers, and
thall we have therefore? And Je- against the adulterers, and against ou said unto them, Verily say false swearers, and against those into you, that ye which have fol- that oppress the hireling in his wed 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, y also shall ger from his right, and fear not me,
upon twelve thrones, judging saith the Lord of hosts.
twelve tribes of Israel. And The Gospei. St. Luke ii. 22. houses , or brethren, or sisters, or
forsaken AND when the days of her purian a vision a man named
by one that hath
, 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 ow much eril he heith der ell inherit everlasting life. Butiten in the law of the Lord, Every ave heard by many d bull receive an hundred fold, and sent him to the Lord, (as it is writ
said unto him, Arise, az what thou must do. 1 which Journered with the speechless, hearing a seeing no '
man. from the earth; were opened, he saw no 5 they led him by the best
And Soul and whes
he was three days witzer and neither did eat nor dat
him said the Lord in a visita nias : And he said, Beko nere, Lord. And the Ls unto him, Arise, and go strcet which is called Stras inquire in the house of this one called Saul, of Ters behold, he prayeth, and the coming in, and putting his rim, that he might recentesc Then Ananias answered