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THE SECOND SUNDAY AFTER EASTER,
when he had so said, he showed
unto them his hands and his side. The first Sunday after Easter. Then were the disciples glad when The Collect.
they saw the Lord. 'They said Je.
given thine only Son to die for you: As my Father bath sent me,
The Epistle. 1 John v. 4.
en thine only Son to be unto he that overcometh the world, but us both a sacrifice for sin, and also he that believeth that Jesus is the an ensample of godly life; give us Son of God? This is he that came grace that we may always most by water and blood, even Jesus thankfully receive ihat, his inestiChrist ; not by water only, but by mable benefit, and also daily en. water and blood : And it is the deavour ourselves to follow the Spirit that beareth witness, because blessed steps of his most holy life, the Spirit 13 truth. For there are through the same Jesus Christ out three that bear record in Heaven, Lord. Amen. the Father, the Word, and the Holy The Epistle. 1 St. Peter ii. 19. Ghost: and these three are one. THIS is thank-worthy, if a man ness in the earth, the spirit, and the dure grief, , suffering, wrongfully. water, and the blood : and these For what glory is it, if when ye be three agree in one. If we receive buffeted for your faults, ye shaltake the witness of men, the witness of it patiently? But if, when ye do God is greater: for this is the wit- well, and suffer for it, ye take it ness of God, which he hath testified patiently, this is acceptable with of his Son. He that believeth on God. For even hereunto were ye the Son of God, hath the witness in called; because Christ also suffer 15 himself; he that believeth not God, ed for us, leaving us an example, hath made him a liar because he that ye should follow his steps believeth not the record that God Who did no sin, neither was guile gave of his Son. And this is the re- found in is mouth : Who when he cord, that God hath given to us eter- was reviled, reviled not again; nal life ; and this life is in his Son, when he suffered, he threatened He that hath the Son hath life; and not; but committed himself to him he that hath not the Son hath not that judgeth righteously : Who his life.
own self bare our sins in his owo The Gospel. St. John xx. 19. body on the tree, that we, being THE same day, at evening, be- dead to sin, should live unto righte
ing the first day of the week, ousness : by whose stripes ye were when the doors were shut, where healed." For ye were as sheep the disciples were assembled for going astray; but are now returne lear of the Jews, came Jesus and ed unto the shepherd and bishop of slood in the midst, and saith unto your souls.
e that, te und alsé de
ak-worths, it ship of Christ's religion, that they sorrow shall be turned into joy: nice towardous day avoid those things that are A wonian when she is in travail ursaults, vest ble to the same, through our Lord vered of the child, she remember But if, wat besus Christ, Anen. er for it, Tej The Epistle, i St. Peter ii. 11. se Christ an abstain from fleshly lusts, which heart shall rejoice, and your joy no ild jollow us onversation honest among the ving us 29 far against the soul; having your man taketh from you. sin, neither tal ventiles; that'whereas they speak The fourth Sunday after Easter. nouth: Mwnt gainst you as evil-doers, they may iffered, he 2. Well behold, glorify God in the day re our sins of Lord's sake; whether it be to the love the thing which thou come tree, that
wang, as supreme ; or unto gover-mandest, and desire that which thou should lire usta dors, as unto them that are sent by dost promise ; that so, among the
but are now bat do well. For so is the will of there be fixed, where true joys are shepherd and l wody that with well-doing ye may to be found, through Jesus Christ
The Gospel. St. John x. 11. foolish men : as free, and not using JESUS said, I am the good your liberty for a cloak of mali
shepherd: The good shepherd ciousness ; but as the servants of det giveth his life for the sheep. But hc God. Honour all nien: Love the
that is an hireting, and not the brotherhood: Fear God: Honour e shepherd, whose own the sheep are the king, them not seeth the wolf coming, and The Gospel. St. John xvi. 16.
leaveth the sheep, and fleethi and Jesus said to his disciples, A des the wolf catcheth them, and scatoteter tereth the sheep. The hireling me; and again, a litle while, and suell fleeth because he is an hireling, and ye shall see me; because I go to O Cod careth not for the sheep. I am the the Father. Then said some of his Lisjes good shepherd, and know my sheep, disciples among themselves, What
and am known of mine. As the is this that he saith unto us, A lit. Father knoweth me, even so know tle while, and ye shall not see me;
the Father : and I lay down my and again, a little while, and yé y after it life for the sheep. And other sheep shall
see me; and, Because I go to I have, which are not of this fold; the Father?' They said therefore, ol, arbeitet them also I must wring, and they What is this that he saith, A little Sen oke shall hear my voice; and there shall while ? we cannot tell what he for sis, o be one fold and one shepherd. saith. Now Jesus knew that they
were desirous to ask him, and said Taval. The third Sunday after Easter. junto them, Do ye inquire among The Collect. yourselves of that said, A littla
; to them that are in error the again, a little while, and ye shall his most ight of thy truth, to the intent that see me? Verily, verily, I say unto de Jesus (um bey may return into the way of you, that ye shall weep and la
aghteousness; grant unto all those ment, but the world shall rejoice: 1 St. Petri tho are admitted into the fellow- and ye shall be sorrowful, but your fiering with contrary to their profession, and hath sorrow, because her hour is is in follow all such things as are agree-come: but as soon as she is delic
eth no more the anguish, for joy
that a man is born into the world. DEARLY beloved, beseech And ye now therefore have sorrow: you, as strangers and pilgrims, but I will see you again, and your
The Collect. visitation. Submit yourselves and affections of sinful men; grant every ordinance of man for the unto thy people, that they may,
for the punishment of evil- sundry and manifold changes of and for the praise of them the world, our hearts may surely
es to 10
s is aceptas en lereurter
umitted himsel righteously : 18
y whose stripes or te mere
not to silence the ignorance of lour Lord. Amen.
The Epistle. St. James i. 17. The fifth Sunday ajter Eastet.
The Collect. EY
VERY good gift, and every per
fect gift is from above, and O LORD, from whom all good cometh down from the Father of things do come ; grant to us lights, with whom is no variable- thy humble servants, that by thy ness, neither shadow of turning: holy inspiration we may think those Qi' his own will begat he us with things that are good, and by thy the word of truth, that we should merciful guiding may perform the be a kind of first fruits of his crea- same, through our Lord Jesus tures. Wherefore, my beloved bre- Christ. Amen. th.en, let every man be swift to
The Epistle. St. James i. 22. hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath; fort wrath of man worketh noi BE ye doers of the word, and not the righteousness of God. Where-lown selves. For if any be a neare:
hearers only, deceiving your fore lay apart all filthiness and su- of the word, and not a doer, he is perfluity of naughtiness, and re- like unto a man beholding his natuceive with meekness the engraftedral face in a glass. For he beholdword, which is able to save your seth himself, ana goeth his way, and souls.
straightway forgetteth what man
ner of man he was. But whoso The Gospel. St. John xvi. 5.
looketh into the perfect law of libJE ESUS said unto his disciples, erty, and continueth therein; he be
Now I go any way to him that ing not a forgetful hearer, but a sent me, and
none of you asketh me, doer of the work, this man shall be Whither goest thou ? But because blessed in his deed. If any man I have said these things unto you, among you seem to be religious, sorrow hath filled your hearts and bridleth not his tongue, but deNevertheless I tell you the truth ; ceiveth his own heart, this man's it is expedient for you that I go religion is vain. Pure religion and away: for if I go not away, the undefiled before God and the FaComforter will not come unto you;
ther, is this, To visit the fatherless but if I depart, I will send him un- and widows in their aflliction, and to you. And when he is come, he to keep himself unspotted from the will reprove the world of sin, and world. of righteousness, and of judgment: The Gospel. St. John xvi. 23. Of sin, because they believe not on me: Of righteousness, because I
VERILY, verily, I say unto you, : go to my Father, and ye see me no Father in my name, he will give it more: Of judgment, because the you. Hitherto have ye asked noPrince of this world'is judged. I thing in my name : Ask, and ye have yet many things to say unto shall receive, that your joy may
be you, but ye cannot bear them now. full. These things have I spoken How beit, when lie, the Spirit of unto you in proverbs: the time truth, is come,' he will guide you cometh, when I shall no more speak into all truth : for he shall not speak unto you in proverbs; but I shall of himself; þut whatsoever he shall show you plainly of the Father. At hear, that shall he speak; and he that day ye shall ask in my name: will show you things to come. He and I say not unto you, that I will shall glorify me: for he shall re-pray the Father for you; for the ceive of mine, and shall show it|Father himself loveth you, because unto you. All things that tne Fa- ve have loved me, and have believ, ther hath, are mine; therefore said ed that I came out froni God. ! I, that he shall take of mine, and came forth from the Father, and shall show it unto you,
lam come into the world: Again!
have the world, and go to the
Fa-ye shall be baptized with the Holy ther. His disciples said unto him, Ghust, not many days hence. When Lo, now speakest thou plainly, they therefore were come together, and speakest no proverb.Now they asked of him saying, Lord, are we sure that thou knowest all wilt thou at this time restore again things, and needest not that any the kingdom of Israel? And he said man should ask thee: by this we unto them, It is not for you to know believe that thou camest forth from the times or the seasons, which the God. Jesus answered them, Do Father hath put in his own power. ye now believe? Behold, the hour But ye shall receive power, after cometh, yea, is now come, that ye that the Holy Ghost is come upon shall be scattered every man to Kis you: and ye shall be witnesses unto own, and shall leave me alone : me both in Jerusalem, and in all and yet I am not alone, because the Judea, and in Samaria, and unto the Father is with me. These things I uttermost part of the earth. And have spoken unto you, that in ine when he had spoken these things, fe might have peace. In the world while they beheld, he was taken up, ye shall have tribulation : but be of and a cloud received him out of their good cheer ; I have overcome the sight. And while they looked stead, world.
fastly toward heaven; as he went up, behold, two men stood by them in
white apparel ; which also said, Ye The Ascension-Day. men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing
up into heaven? This same Jesus, The Collect,
which is taken up from you inte GRANT, we beseech thee, Al-heaven, shall so come in like mana
mighty God, that like as we ner as ye have seen him go into do believe thy only begotten Son heaven. our Lord Jesus Christ to have asended into the heavens; so we The Gospel. St. Mark xvi. 14. inay also in heart and mind thither ascend, and with him continually| JESUS appeared unto the eleven, well, who liveth and reigneth with ed them with their unbelier and
as they sat at meat, and upbraid thee and the Holy Ghost, one God, hardness of heart, because they beworld without end. Amen. lieved not them which had seen him
after he was risen. And he said unto For the Epistle. Acts i. 1.
them, Go ye into all the world, and THE former,
treatise have I preach the Gospel to every creature. that Jesus began both to du and shall be saved; but he that believeth teach, until the day in which he was not, shall be damned. And these i up, after that he, through the signs shall follow
them that believe: CUBAdly Ghost, had given command- In my name shall they cast out
ments unto the apostles whom he devils; they shall speak with new had chosen: To whom also he tongues; they shall take up sershowed himself alive after his pas- pents; and if they drink any deadly gon, by many infallible proofs, be-thing, it shall not hurt them; they ing seen of them forty days, and shall lay hands on the sick, and they peaking of the things pertaining shall recover. So *hen, after the to the kingdom of God: and being Lord had spoken unto them, he was assembled together with them, com- received up into heaven, and sat on manded them that they should
not the right hand of God. And they depart from Jerusalem, but
wait for went forth, and preached every the promise of the Father, which, where, the Lord working with them, genith he, ye have heard of me. For and confirming the word with signos Lihn truly baptized with water; but following.
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Sunday after Ascension-Day.
teach the hearts of thy faithful Jesus Christ with great triumph people, by sending to them the liglit unto thy kingdom in heaven; we of thy Holy Spirit ; grant us by the beseech thee leave us not comfort- same Spirit to have a right judg. less ; but send to us thine Holy ment in all things, and evermore to Ghost to comfort us, and exalt us rejoice in his holy comfort, through unto the same place whither our Sa- tie merits of Christ Jesus our Sa. viour Christ is gone before ; who viour, who liveth and reigneth with liveth and reigneth with thee and thee, in the unity of the same Spirit, the Holy Ghost, one God, world one God, world without end. Ainen. without end. Amen.
For the Episile. Acts ii. 1. The Epistler St. Peter iv:? WHEN the day of Pentecost
hand: be ye therefore sober, with one accord in one place; And and watch unto prayer. And above suddenly there came a sound from all things have fervent charity heaven, as of a rushing mighty among yourselves : for charity snall wind, and it filled all the house cover the multitude of sins. Use where they were sitting. And there hospitality one to another without appeared unto them cloven tongues, grudging. As every man hath re- like as of fire, and it sat upon each ceived the gift, even so minister the of them : And they were all killed same one to a 10ther, as good stew- with the Holy Ghost; and began to ards of the manifold grace of God. speak with other tongues, as the If any man speak, let him speak as Spirit gave them utterance. And the oracles of God: If any man there were dwelling at Jerusalem, minister, let him do it as of the Jews, devout men, out of every na ability which God giveth : that tion under heaven. Now when God in all things may be glorified this was noised abroad, the multithrough Jesus Christ: to whom be tude came together, and were con praise and dominion for ever and founded, because that every man ever. Amen.
heard them speak in his own lanThe Gospel. St. John xv. 26, and guage. And they were all amazed,
part of the 16th Chapter. and marvelled, saying one to ano. W! THEN the Comforter is come, ther, Behold are not all these which
whom I will send unto you speak Galileans ? and how hear we from the Father, even the Spirit of every man in our own tongue truth, which proceedeth from the wherein we were born? Parthians, Father, he shall testify of me. And and Medes, and Elamites, and the ye also shall bear witness ; because dwellers in Mesopotamia, and in ye have been with me from the be- Judea, and Cappadocia, in Pontus, ginning. Those things have I spo- and Asia, Phrygia, and Pamphylia, ken unto you, that ye should not in Egypt, and in the parts of Lybia be offended. They shall put you out about Cyrene, and strangers of of the synagogues : yea, the time Rome, Jews and Proselytes, Cretes cometh, that whosoever killeth you, and Arabians, we do hear them will think that he doeth God ser-speak in our tongues the wondervice. And tuese things will they ful works of God. do unto you, because they have not The GospelSt. John xiv. 15, keown the Father, nor me: but JESUS said unto his disciples, f when the time shall come, ye may ments. And I will pray the Faremember that I told you of ther, and he shall give you another them.
Comforter, that he may abide with