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(not Iscariot,) Lord, how is it that thou God is no respecter of persons; but wilt manifest thyself unto us, and not in every nation, he that feareth him, unto the world? Jesus answered and worketh righteousness, is acceptand said unto him, If a man love me, ed with him. The woril which GOD he will keep my words; and my Fa- sent unto the children of Israel, ther will love him, and we will come preaching peace by Jesus CHRIST, unto him, and make our abode with (he is LORD of all;) that word, í hip. He ti at loveth me not, keepeth say, ye know, which was published not my sayings: and the word which throughout all Judea, and began from ye hear is not mine, but the Father's Galilee, after the baptism which John which sent me. These things have preached: How God anointed Je. I spoken unto you, being yet present sus of Nazareth with the HOLY with you. But the Comforter, which Ghost, and with power; who went is the Holy Ghost, whoin the Fa. about doing good, and healing all that ther will send in my name, he shall were oppressed of the devil; for God teach you all things, and bring all was with him. And we are witnesses things to your remembrance, what. of all things which he did, both in the soever I have said unto you. Peace land of the Jews, and in Jerusalem; I leave with you, my peace I give whom they slew, and hanged on unto you: not as the world giveth, a tree. Him God raised up the give ! unto you. Let nut your third day, and showed him openly; heart be troubled, neither let it be not to all the people, but unto wit. afraid. Ye have heard how I said nesses chosen before of God; even
you, I go away, and come again to us, who did eat and drink with him unto you. If ye loved me, ye would after he rose from the dead. And he rejoice, because I said, I go unto the commanded us to preach unto the Father: for my Father is greater people, and to testify that it is he than 1. And now I have told you which was ordained of God to be the before it come to pass, that when it is judge of quick and dead. To him come to pass, ye might believe. Here give all the prophets witness, that after I will not talk much with you : through his name, wlioscever believ. for the prince of this world cometh, eth in him, shall receive remission of and hath nothing in me. But that the sins. While Peter yet spake these world may know that I love the Fa. words, the Holy Ghost fell on all ther; and as the Father gave me com- them who heard the word. And they wandment, even so I do.
of the circumcision who believed,
were astonished, as many as came MONDAY IN WHITSUN WEEK. with Peter, because that on the Gen. The Collect.
tiles also was poured out the gift of O GOD, who as at this time didst the Holy Ghost. For they heard teach the hearts of thy faithful people, nify God. Then answered Peter,
them speak with tongues, and mag. by sending to them the light of thy Can any man forbid water, that these HOLY SPIRIT; grant us by the same SPIRIT to have a right judgment in should not be baptized, who have re. all things, and evermore to rejoice in ceived the Holy Ghost as well as his holy comfort, through the merits we? And he commanded them to be of CHRIST JEsus our Saviour, who baptized in the name of the LORD. liveth and reigneth with thee, in the Then prayed they him to tarry cer. unity of the same SPIRIT, one God,
tain days. world without end. Amen.
The Gospel. St. John iii. 16. For the Epistle. Acts x. 34. GOD so loved the world, that he THEN Peter opened his mouth, gave his only-begotten Son, that whoand said, Of a truth I perceive that soever believeth in him should not
perish, but have everlasting life. To him the porter npeneth ; and the For God sent not his Son into the sheep hear his voice; and he calleth world to condemn the world, but that his own sheep by name, and leadeth the world through him might be them out. And when he putteth forth saved. He that believeth on him is his own sheep, he goeth before them, not condemned: but he that believeth and the sheep follow him ; for they not is condemned already, because he know his voice: and a stranger will hath not believed in the name of the they not follow, but will flee from only-begotten Son of God. And him; for they know not the voice of this is the condemnation, that light is strangers. This parable spake JESUS come into the world, and men loved unto them; but they understood not darkness rather than light, because what things they were which he their deeds were evil. For every one spake unto them. Then said JESUS that doeth evil hateth the light, nei. unto them again, Verily, verily, I say ther cometh to the light, lest his deeds unto you, I am the door of the sheep: should be reproved. But he that do- all that ever came before me are eth truth cometh to the light, that his thieves and robbers; but the sheep deeds may be made manifest, that did not liear them. I am the door : they are wrought in God.
| by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall
go in and out, and TUESDAY IN WHITSUN-WEEK. find pasture. The thief cometh not The Collect.
but for to steal, and t kill, and to de O GOD, who as at this time didst stroy: I am come that they might teach the hearts of thy faithful people, have life, and that they might have i by sending to them the light of thy more abundantly. HOLY SPIRIT; grant us by the same SPIRIT to have a right judgment in
TRINITY-SUNDAY. all things, and evermore to rejoice in
The Collect. his holy comfort, through the merits ALMIGHTY and everlasting of CHRIST JEsus our Saviour, who God, who hast given unto us thy liveth and reigneth with thee, in the servants grace, by the confession unity of the same SPIRIT, one God, of a true faith,' to acknowledge the world without end. Amen.
glory of the eternal TRINITY, and ir For the Epistle. Acts viii. 14. the power of the divine Majesty to WHEN the apostles, who were at worship the Unity, we beseech thee Jerusalem, heard that Samaria had that thou wouldest keep us steadfast received the word of God, they sent in this faith, and evermore defend us unto them Peter and John; who, from all adversities, who livest and when they were come down, prayed reignest, one God, world without for them, that they might receive the end.
Amen. Holy GHOST; (for as yet he was For the Epistle. Rev. iv. 1. fallen upon none of them; only they AFTER this I looked, and behold, were baptized in the name of the a door was opened in heaven : and Lord Jesus :) Then laid they their the first voice which I heard, was as hands on them, and they received the it were of a trumpet, talking with me; HOLY GHOST.
which said, Come up hither, and I The Gospel. St. John x. 1. will show thee things which must be
VERILY, verily, I say unto you, hereafter. And immediately I was He that entereth not by the door into in the Spirit; and behold, a throne the sheep-fold, but climbeth up some was set in heaven, and one sat on the other way, the same is a thief and a throne: and he that sat was to look robber. But he that entereth in by upon like a jasper and a sardine. the door, is the shepherd of the sheep. I stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an old ? can he enter the second time emerald. And round about the throne into his mother's womb, and be born ? were four and twenty seats; and up- Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I on the seats I saw four and twenty say unto thee, except a man be born elders sitting, clothed in white rai- of water, and of the spirit, he cannot ment; and they had on their heads enter into the kingdom of God. That crowns of gold: and out of the throne which is born of the flesh, is flesh; proceeded lightnings, and thunder. and that which is born of the SPIRIT, ings, and voices. And there were is spirit. Marvel not that I said unto seven lamps of fire burning before thee, ye must be born again. The the throne, which are the seven spic wind bloweth where it listeth, and rits of GOD. And before the throne, thou hearest the sound thereof, but there was a sea of glass, like unto canst not tell whence it cometh, and crystal. And in the midst of he whither it goeth; so is every one throne, and round about the throne, that is born of the SPIRIT. Nicodewere four beasts full of eyes before mus answered and said unto him, and behind : and the first beast was How can these things be? Jesus anlike a lion, and the second beast like swered and said unto him, Art thou a calf, and the third beast had a face a master of Israel, and knowest not as a man, and the fourth beast was these things ? Verily, verily, I say like a flying eagle. And the four unto thee, we speak that we do know, beasts had each of them six wings and testify that we have seen ; and ye about him; and they were full of eyes receive not our witness. If I have within: and they rest not day and told you earthly things, and ye benight, saying, Holy, holy, holy, LORD lieve not; how shall ye believe, if I GOD ALMIGHTY, who was, and is, tell you of heavenly things? And no and is to come. And when those man hath ascended up to heaven, beasts give glory, and honor, and but he that came down from heaven, thanks to him that sat on the throne, even the Se of man, who is in hea. who liveth for ever and ever, the four ven. And as Moses lifted up the and twenty elders fall down before serpent in the wilderness, even so him that sat on the throne, and wor. must the Son of man be lifted up; ship him that liveth for ever and ever, that whosoever believeth in him and cast their crowns before the should not perish, but have eternal throne, saying, Thou art worthy, life. LORD, to receive glory, and honor, and power; for thou hast created ali things, and for thy pleasure they are,
TRINITY and were created.
The Collect. The Gospel. St. John iii. 1. O GOD, the strength of all those THERE was a man of the Phari- who put their trust in thee, merci sees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of fully accept our prayers; and be. the Jews: the same came to Jesus cause, through the weakness of our by night , and said unto him, Rabbi, thing without thee, grant us the help
mörtal nature, we can do no good we know that thou art a teacher come of thy grace, that in keeping thy from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God both in will and deed, through Jesus
commandments we may please thee, be with him. Jesus answered and
Amen. said nnto him, Verily, verily, I say
CHRIST our Lord. unto thee, except a man be born
The Epistle. John iv. 7. again, he cannot see the kingdom of
BELOVED, let us love one anGod. Nicodemus saith unto him, other : for love is of God, and eve. How can a man be born when he is ry one that loveth is born of God,
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and knoweth God. He that loveth | And it came to pass that the beggar not, knoweth not God; for God is died, and was carried by the angels love. In this was manifested the into Abraham's bosom : the rich man love of God foward us, because also died, and was buried: and in that God sent his only begotten Son hell he lifted up his eyes, being in into the world, that we might live torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, through him. Herein is love, not and Lazarus in his boson. And he that we loved God, but that he cried, and said, Father Abraham, loved us, and sent his Son to be the have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, propitiation for our sins. Beloved, if that he may dip the tip of his finger God so loved us, we ought also to in water, and cool my tongue, for I love one another. `No man hath seen am tormented in this flame. But God at any time. If we love one Abraham said, Son, remember that another, God dwelleth in us, and his thcu in thy lifetime receivedst thy love is perfected in us. Hereby know good things, and likewise Lazarus we that we dwell in him, and he in evil things; but now he is comforted, us; because he hath given us of his and thou art tormented. And beside Spirit And we have seen and do all this, between us and you there is testify, that the FATHER sent the a great gulf fixed : so that they who Son to be the Saviour of the world. would pass from hence to you can. Whosoever shall confess that Jesus not; neither can they pass to us that is the SON OF GOD, God dwelleth would come from thence. Then he in him, and he in God. And we said, I pray thee therefore, father, have known and believed the love that thou wouldest send him to my that God hath to us. God is love ; father's house; for I have five breth and he that dwelleth in love, dwelleth ren: that he may testify unto them, in God, and God in him. Herein lest they also come into this place of is our love made perfect, that we may torment. Abraham saith unto him, have boldness in the day of judg. They have Moses and the Prophets; ment; because as he is, so are we in let them hear them. And he said, this world. There is no fear in love; Nay, father Abraham; but if one but perfect love casteth out fear; be- went unto them from the dead, they cause fear hath torment: he that will repent. And he said unto him, feareth, is not made perfect in love. If they hear not Moses and the Pro We love him, because he first loved phets,
neither will they be persuaded, us. If a man say, I love God, and though one rose from the dead. hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother, whom THE SECOND SUNDAY AFTER he hath seen, how can he love God,
TRINITY. whom he hath not seen? And this
The Collect. commandment have we from him, that he who loveth God, love his help and govern those whom thou
O LORD, who never failest to brother also.
dost bring up in thy steadfast fear and The Gospel. St. Luke xvi. 19. love ; keep us, we beseech thee, unTHERE was a certain rich
der the protection of thy good provi. who was clothed in purple and
fine dence, and make us to have a per. linen, and fared sumptuously every through Jesus CHRIST our Lord. day. And there was a certain beg: Amen.
petual fear and love of thy holy name, gar, named Lazarus, who was laid at his gate, full of sores; and desiring
The Epistle. 1 John iii. 13. to be fed with the crumbs which fell MARVEL not, my brethren, if the from the rich man's table: moreover, world hate you.
We know that we the dogs came and licked his sores. I have passed from death unto life, be
cause we love the brethren. He that angry, said to his servant, Go out loveth not his brother, abideth in quickly into the streets and lanes of death. Whosoever hateth his bro- the city, and bring in hither the poor, ther, is a murderer: and ye know and the maimed, and the halt, and that no murderer hath eternal life the blind. And the servant said, abiding in him. Hereby perceive we Lord, it is done as thou hast com the love of God, because he laid manded, and yet there is room. And down his life for us : and we ought the lord said unto the servant, Go out to lay down our lives for the bre. into the highways and hedges, and thren. But whoso hath this world's compel them to come in, that my good, and seeth his brother have need, house may be filled : for 1 say unto and shatteth
up his bowels of compas- you, that none of those men which sion from him; how dwelleth the love were bidden shall taste of my supper. of God in him? My little children, let us not love in word, neither in THE THIRD SUNDAY AFTER tongue; but in deed, and in truth. And hereby we know that we are of
The Collect. the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him. For if our heart condemn fully to hear us; and grant that we,
O LORD, we beseech thee mercius, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things. Beloved, if desire to pray, may, by thy mighty
to whom thou hast given a hearty our heart condemn us not, then have aid, be defended and comforted in all we confidence toward God. whatsoever we ask, we receive of dimgers and adversities, through JE.
SUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen. him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are The Epistle. i St. Peter v. 5. pleasing in his sight. And this is ALL of you be subject one to an his commandment, That we should other, and be clothed with humility : believe on the name of his Son JESUS for God resisteth the proud, and CHRIST, and love one another, as he giveth grace to the humble. Hum. gave us commandment. And he that ble yourselves therefore under the keepeth his commandments, dwelleth mighty hand of God, that he may in him, and he in him: and hereby exalt you in due time : casting all we know, that he abideth in us, by your care upon him ; for he careth the Spirit which he hath given us. for
you. Be sober, be vigilant; beThe Gospel. St. Luke xiv. 16. cause your adversary the devil, as a
roaring lion, walketh about, seeking A CERTAIN man made a great whom he may devour: whom resist, supper, and bade many; and sent steadfast in the faith ; knowing that his servant at supper-time, to say to the same afflictions are accomplished them that were bidden, Come, for all in your brethren that are in the things are now ready. And they all world. But the God of all grace, with one consent began to make ex. who hath called us unto his eternal cuse. The first said unto him, I have glory by CHRIST JEsus, after that bought a piece of ground, and I must ye have suffered awhile, make you needs go and see it; I pray thee have perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle me excused. And another said, I you. To him be glory and dominion have bought five yoke of oxen, and I for ever and ever.
The Gospel. St. Luke xv. 1. have married a wife, and therefore I
THEN drew near unto him all the cannot come. So that servant came, publicans and sinners for to hear him. and showed his lord these things. And the Pharisees and Scribes mur: Then the master of the house, being mured, saying, This man receiveth