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The Gospel. St. Matt. xxvii. 57. followed the day of the prepara

tion, the chief priests and PhariW HEN the even was come, sees came together unto Pilate,

w there came a rich man of saying, Sir, we remember that Arimathæa, named Joseph, who that deceiver said, while he was yet also himself was Jesus' disciple. alive, After three days I will rise He went to Pilate, and begged the again. Command therefore that body of Jesus. Then Pilate com the sepulchre be made sure until manded the body to be delivered. the third day, lest his disciples And when Joseph had taken the come by night and steal him away, body, he wrapped it in a clean and say unto the people, He is linen cloth, and laid it in his own risen from the dead: so the last new tomb, which he had hewn out error shall be worse than the first. in the rock; and he rolled a great Pilate said unto them, Ye have stone to the door of the sepulchre, i a watch; go your way, make it and departed. And there was as sure as you can. So they went Mary Magdalene, and the other and made the sepulchre sure, Mary, sitting over against the se- sealing the stone, and setting a pulchre. Now the next day that I watch.

EASTER-DAY.

At Morning Prayer, instead of

The Collect. the Psalm, 0 come, let us sing, ALMIGHTY God, who &c. these Anthems shall be sung

A through thine only-begotten or said.

Son Jesus Christ hast overcome CHRIST our passover is sacri death, and opened unto us the

U ficed for us : therefore let us gate of everlasting life; We humkeep the feast;

bly beseech thee, that, as by thy Not with the old leaven, nor special grace preventing us thou with the leaven of malice and dost put into our minds good wickedness : but with the un desires, so by thy continual help leavened bread of sincerity and we may bring the same to good truth. 1 Cor. v. 7.

effect; through Jesus Christ our

Lord, who liveth and reigneth MIRIST being raised from the

with thee and the Holy Ghost, dead dieth no more : death

ever one God, world without end hath no more dominion over him.

Amen. For in that he died, he died unto sin once : but in that he liveth,

The Epistle. Col. iii. l. he liveth unto God.

IF ye then be risen with Christ Likewise reckon ye also your

I seek those things which are

above, where Christ sitteth on the selves to be dead indeed unto sin : but alive unto God through Jesus

right hand of God. Set your affec Christ our Lord. Rom. vi. 9.

tion on things above, not on thing

on the earth: For ye are dead CHRIST is risen from the and your life is hid with Christ ir U dead : and become the first God. When Christ, who is ou fruits of them that slept.

life, shall appear, then shall yo For since by man came death : also appear with him in glory by man came also the resurrection Mortify therefore your member of the dead.

which are upon the earth; for For as in Adam all die : even so nication, uncleanness, inordinatı in Christ shall all be made alive. affection, evil concupiscence, and 1 Cor. xv. 20.

covetousness, which is idolatry Glory be to the Father, and to For which things' sake the wrati the Son : and to the Holy Ghost; of God cometh on the childrei

As it was in the beginning, is of disobedience. In the which y now, and ever shall be : world also walked some time, when y without end. Amen.

I lived in them.

The Gospel. St. John xx. 1. the sepulchre ; and he, stooping THE first day of the week com- down and looking in, saw the linen

1 eth Mary Magdalene early, clothes lying; yet went he not in. when it was yet dark, unto the se Then cometh Simon Peter followpulchre, and seeth the stone taken ing him, and went into the sepulaway from the sepulchre. Then chre, and seeth the linen clothes she runneth and cometh to Simon lie; and the napkin that was about Peter, and to the other disciple his head, not lying with the linen whom Jesus loved, and saith unto clothes, but wrapped together in a them, They have taken away the | place by itself. Then went in also Lord out of the sepulchre, and we | that other disciple which came first know not where they have laid to the sepulchre, and he saw, and him. Peter therefore went forth, believed. For as yet they knew and that other disciple, and came not the Scripture, that he must rise to the sepulchre. So they ran both again from the dead. Then the together; and the other disciple disciples went away again unto did outrun Peter, and came first to their own home.

MONDAY IN EASTER-WEEK.
The Collect.

| raised up the third day, and shewed LMIGHTY God, who him openly; not to all the people, A through thy only - begotten but unto witnesses chosen before Son Jesus Christ hast overcome | of God, even to us, who did eat death, and opened unto us the gate and drink with him after he rose of everlasting life ; We humbly from the dead. And he combeseech thee, that, as by thy special manded us to preach unto the grace preventing us thou dost put people, and to testify that it is he into our minds good desires, so by who was ordained of God to be thy continual help we may bring the Judge of quick and dead. To the same to good effect; through him give all the prophets witness, Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth that through his Name whosoever and reigneth with thee and the believeth in him shall receive reHoly Ghost, ever one God, world mission of sins. without end. Amen.

The Gospel. St. Luke xxiv. 13. For the Epistle. Acts x. 34. DEHOLD, two of his disciples DETER opened his mouth, and went that same day to a vil

I said, Of a truth I perceive that lage called Emmaus, which was God is no respecter of persons ; from Jerusalem about threescore but in every nation he that feareth furlongs. And they talked togehim, and worketh righteousness, ther of all these things which had is accepted with him. The word happened. And it came to pass, which God sent unto the children that while they communed togeof Israel, preaching peace by Jesus ther, and reasoned, Jesus himself Christ; (he is Lord of all;) that drew near, and went with them. word (I say) ye know, which was But their eyes were holden, that published throughout all Judæa, they should not know him. And and began from Galilee, after the he said unto them, What manner baptism which John preached : 1 of communications are these that how God anointed Jesus of Na ye have one to another, as ye walk, zareth with the Holy Ghost, and and are sad? And the one of them, with power; who went about doing whose name was Cleopas, answergood, and healing all that were ing, said unto him, Art thou only oppressed of the devil: for God a stranger in Jerusalem, and hast was with him. And we are wit not known the things which are nesses of all things which he did, come to pass there in these days? both in the land of the Jews, and And he said unto them, What in Jerusalem; whom they slew things? And they said unto him, and hanged on a tree: Him God Concerning Jesus of Nazareth, Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you. And when he had so said, he shewed unto them his hands and his side. Then were the disciples glad when they saw the Lord. Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: As my

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retain, they are retained.

THE SECOND SUNDAY AFTER EASTER.
The Collect.

judgeth righteously: who his own ALMIGHTY God, who hast self bare our sins in his own body H given thine only Son to be

on the tree, that we, being dead unto us both a sacrifice for sin,

to sins, should live unto righteand also an ensample of godly ousness: by whose stripes ye were life; Give us grace that we may

healed. For ye were as sheep goalways most thankfully receive ing astray; but are now returned that his inestimable benefit, and

unto the Shepherd and Bishop of also daily endeavour ourselves to your souls. follow the blessed steps of his The Gospel. St. John x. ll. most holy life; through the same JESUS said, I am the good Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. u shepherd : the good shepherd

giveth his life for the sheep. But The Epistle. 1 St. Pet. ii. 19.

he that is an hireling, and not the THIS is thank-worthy, if a man shepherd, whose own the sheep

I for conscience toward God are not, seeth the wolf coming, endare grief, suffering wrongfully. and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth; For what glory is it, if, when ye and the wolf catcheth them, and be buffeted for your faults, ye shall scattereth the sheep. The hiretake it patiently? But if, when ling fleeth, because he is an hireye do well, and suffer for it, ye ling, and careth not for the take it patiently; this is accept | sheep. I am the good shepherd, able with God. For even here and know my sheep, and am unto were ye called; because known of mine. As the Father Christ also suffered for us, leaving knoweth me, even so know I the us an example, that ye should Father: and I lay down my life follow his steps: who did no sin, for the sheep. And other sheep neither was guile found in his I have, which are not of this mouth : who, when he was re fold; them also I must bring, viled, reviled not again; when he , and they shall hear my voice ; suffered, he threatened not; but and there shall be one foid, and committed himself to him that one shepherd.

THE THIRD SUNDAY AFTER EASTER.
The Collect.

The Epistle. 1 St. Pet. ii. 1}. ALMIGHTY God, who shewest EARLY beloved, I beseech 11 to them that be in error the you as strangers and pillight of thy truth, to the intent grims, abstain from fleshly lusts, that they may return into the way which war against the soul; havof righteousness; Grant unto all ing your conversation honest athem that are admitted into the mong the Gentiles; that, whereas fellowship of Christ's Religion, they speak against you as evil that they may eschew those things doers, they may, by your good that are contrary to their profes works which they shall behold, sion, and follow all such things as glorify God in the day of visitaare agreeable to the same; through tion. Submit yourselves to every our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. I ordinance of man for the Lord's

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sake; whether it be to the King, I cause I go to the Father? They as supreme; or unto governours, 1 said therefore, What is this that as unto them that are sent by him, he saith, A little while ? we canfor the punishment of evil doers, | not tell what he saith. Now Jesus and for the praise of them that do knew that they were desirous to well. For so is the will of God, ask him, and said unto them, Do that with well-doing ye may put ye enquire among yourselves of to silence the ignorance of foolish that I said, A little while and ye men: as free, and not using your shall not see me; and again, a liberty for a cloke of malicious little while and ye shall see me? ness; but as the servants of God. Verily, verily I say unto you, Honour all men. Love the bro That ye shall weep and lament, therhood. Fear God. Honour but the world shall rejoice: and the King.

ye shall be sorrowful, but your

sorrow shall be turned into joy. The Gospel. St. John xvi. 16.

A woman, when she is in travail, TESUS said to his disciples, A hath sorrow, because her hour is

little while and ye shall not come: but as soon as she is desee me; and again, a little while livered of the child, she rememand ye shall see me; because I go bereth no more the anguish, for to the Father. Then said some of joy that a man is born into the his disciples among themselves, world. And ye now therefore What is this that he saith unto have sorrow: but I will see you us, A little while and ye shall not again, and your heart shall resee me; and again, a little while I joice, and your joy no man taketh and ye shall see me; and, Be- I from you.

THE FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER EASTER.
The Collect.

perfluity of naughtiness, and reALMIGHTY God, who | ceive with meekness the engraft

alone canst order the unruly ed Word, which is able to save wills and affections of sinful men; your souls. Grant unto thy people, that they may love the thing which thou

The Gospel. St. John xyi. 5. commandest, and desire that | TESUS said unto his disciples, which thou dost promise; that J Now I go my way to him that so, among the sundry and mani sent me, and none of you asketh fold changes of the world, our me, Whither goest thou? But, hearts may surely there be fix because I have said these things ed, where true joys are to be unto you, sorrow hath filled your found; through Jesus Christ our heart. Nevertheless, I tell you Lord. Amen.

the truth; it is expedient for

you that I go away : for if I go The Epistle. St. James i. 17.

not away, the Comforter will not TVERY good gift, and every come unto you; but if I depart,

perfect gift is from above, I will send him unto you. And and cometh down from the Fa-1 when he is come, he will reprove ther of lights, with whom is no the world of sin, and of righteousvariableness, neither shadow of ness, and of judgement: of sin, turning. Of his own will begat because they believe not on me; he us with the Word of truth, of righteousness, because I go to that we should be a kind of first- my Father, and ye see me no fruits of his creatures. Where more; of judgement, because the fore, my beloved brethren, let prince of this world is judged. I every man be swift to hear, slow have yet many things to say unto to speak, slow to wrath; for the you, but ye cannot bear them wrath of man worketh not the now. Howbeit, when he, the righteousness of God. Wherefore Spirit of truth, is come, he will lay apart all filthiness and su- guide you into all truth: for 1

shall not speak of himself; but l of mine, and shall shew it unto whatsoever he shall hear, that you. All things that the Father shall he speak: and he will shew hath are mine: therefore said I, you things to come. He shall that he shall take of mine, and glorify me: for he shall receive I shall shew it unto you.

THE FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER EASTER.
The Collect.

give it you. Hitherto have ye LORD, from whom all good asked nothing in my Name: ask,

things do come; Grant to us and ye shall receive, that your joy thy humble servants, that by thy may be full. These things have holy inspiration we may think I spoken unto you in proverbs: those things that be good, and by the time cometh when I shall thy merciful guiding may perform no more speak unto you in prothe same; through our Lord Je verbs, but I shall shew you plainly sus Christ. Amen.

of the Father. At that day ye The Epistle. St. James i. 22. shall ask in my Name: and I say RE ye doers of the Word, and not unto you, that I will pray the

D not hearers only, deceiving Father for you; for the Father your own selves. For if any be himself loveth you, because ve a hearer of the Word, and not have loved me, and have bea doer, he is like unto a man lieved that I came out from God. beholding his natural face in a I came forth from the Father, glass. For he beholdeth himself, and am come into the world: and goeth his way, and straight again, I leave the world, and go way forgetteth what manner of to the Father. His disciples said man he was. But whoso looketh unto him, Lo, now speakest thou into the perfect law of liberty, plainly, and speakest no proverb. and continueth therein, he being Now are we sure that thou knownot a forgetful hearer, but a doer est all things, and needest not of the work, this man shall be that any man should ask thee: blessed in his deed. If any man by this we believe that thou among you seem to be religious, camest forth from God. Jesus and bridleth not his tongue, but answered them, Do ye now bedeceiveth his own heart, this lieve? Behold, the hour cometh, man's religion is vain. Pure re- yea, is now come, that ye shall ligion, and undefiled before God be scattered every man to his and the Father, is this, To visit own, and shall leave me alone: the fatherless and widows in their and yet I am not alone, because affliction, and to keep himself un the Father is with me. These spotted from the world.

things I have spoken unto you, The Gospel. St. John xvi. 23. that in me ye might have peace. VERILY, verily I say unto In the world ye shall have tribu

V you, Whatsoever ye shall ask lation; but be of good cheer, I the l'ather in my Name, he will have overcome the world.

THE ASCENSION-DAY.
The Collect.

! For the Epistle. Acts i. l. ORANT, we beseech thee, THE former treatise have I

Almighty God, that like as 1 made, 0 Theophilus, of all we do believe thy only-begotten that Jesus began both to do and Son our Lord Jesus Christ to have teach, until the day in which he ascended into the heavens ; so we was taken up, after that he may also in heart and mind thi through the Holy Ghost had giyther ascend, and with him con en commandments unto the Atinually dwell, who liveth and postles whom he had chosen : reigneth with thee and the Holy to whom also he shewed himself Ghost, one God, world without alive after his passion, by many end. Amen.

infallible proofs; being seen of

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