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The Gospel. St. Matt. xv. 21.

Man shall not live by bread alone, even as the Gentiles which know but by every word that proceedeth not God: that no man go beyond out of the mouth of God. Then the and defraud his brother in any devil taketh him up into the holy matter; because that the Lord is city, and setteth him on a pinnacle the avenger of all such, as we also of the temple, and saith unto him, have forewarned you and testified. If thou be the Son of God, cast thy For God hath not called us unto self down; for it is written, He uncleanness, but unto holiness. He shall give his angels charge con- therefore that despiseth, despiseth cerning thee; and in their hands not man, but God, who hath also they shall bear thee up, lest at any given unto us his Holy Spirit. time thou dash thy foot against a stone. Jesus said unto him, It is JESUS went thence and depart written again, Thou shalt not tempt ed into the coasts of Tyre and the Lord thy God. Again the de- Sidon. And behold, a woman of vil taketh him up into an exceeding Canaan came out of the same high mountain, and showeth him coasts, and cried unto him, saying, all the kingdoms of the world, and Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou the glory of them; and saith unto Son of David, my daughter is griev him, All these things will I give ously vexed with a devil. But he thee, if thou wilt fall down and answered her not a word. And worship me. Then saith Jesus un-his disciples came and besought to him, Get thee hence, Satan; for him, saying, Send her away, for she it is written, Thou shalt worship crieth after us. But he answered the Lord thy God, and him only and said, I am not sent but unto shalt thou serve. Then the devil the lost sheep of the house of Is leaveth him, and, behold, angels rael. Then came she and wor came and ministered unto him. shipped him, saying, Lord, help The second Sunday in Lent.

The Collect.

me. But he answered and said, It is not meet to take the children's

ALMIGHTY God, who seest bread, and to cast it to dogs. And that we have no power of our-she said, Truth, Lord; yet the dogs selves to help ourselves; keep us eat of the crumbs which fall from both outwardly in our bodies, and their master's table. Then Jesus inwardly in our souls; that we answered and said unto her, O wo may be defended from all adversi-man, great is thy faith: be it unto ties which may happen to the body, thee even as thou wilt. And her and from all evil thoughts which daughter was made whole from may assault and hurt the soul, that very hour. through Jesus Christ our Lord.


The third Sunday in Lent.

The Collect.

The Epistle. 1 Thess. iv. 1. WE beseech you, brethren, and WE beseech thee, Almighty God, exhort you by the Lord Jesus, of thy humble servants, and stretch look upon the hearty desires

that as ye have received of us how ye ought to wark, and to please forth the right hand of thy Majesty, God, so ye would abound more to be our defence against all our For ye know what enemies, through Jesus Christ our commandments we gave you by Lord. Amen.

and more.

the Lord Jesus. For this is the The Epistle. Ephes. v.. will of God, even your sanctifica-BE ye therefore followers of God, tion, that ye should abstain from as dear children; and walk in fornication; that every one of you love, as Christ also hath loved us, should know how to possess his and hath given himself for us, an vessel in sanctification and honour; offering and a sacrifice to God, for not in the lust of concupiscence, a sweet-smelling savour. But for

nication and all uncleanness, or the finger of God cast out devils, no covetousness, let it not be once doubt the kingdom of God is come named amongst you, as becometh upon you. When a strong man saints; neither filthiness, nor fool-armed keepeth his palace, his goods not convenient; but rather giving than he shall come upon him and of thanks. For this ye know, that overcome him, he taketh from him so whoremonger, nor unclean per-all his armour wherein he trusted, on, nor covetous man, who is an and divideth his spoils. He that is idolater, hath any inheritance in not with me, is against me; and he the kingdom of Christ, and of God. that gathereth not with me, scatterLet no man deceive you with vain eth. When the unclean spirit is words: for because of these things gone out of a man, he walketh cometh the wrath of God upon the through dry places, seeking rest; children of disobedience. Be not and finding none, he saith, I will ye therefore partakers with them; return unto my house whence for ye were sometimes darkness, came out. And when he cometh, but now are ye light in the Lord: he findeth it swept and garnished. walk as children of light; (For the Then goeth he, and taketh to him and righteousness, and truth) prov-himself, and they enter in, and fruit of the spirit is in all goodness, seven other spirits more wicked than ing what is acceptable unto the dwell there; and the last state of Lard. And have no fellowship that man is worse than the first. with the unfruitful works of dark- And it came to pass, as he spake ness, but rather reprove them. For these things, a certain woman of it is a shame even to speak of those the company lift up her voice, and things which are done of them in said unto him, Blessed is the womb secret. But all things that are re- that bare thee, and the paps which proved, are made manifest by the thou. hast sucked. But he said,

are they that Inanifest is light. Wherefore he hear the word of God, and keep it. saith, Awake, thou that sleepest,

The fourth Sunday in Lent.
The Collect.

and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light. JESUS was The Gospel. St. Luke xi. 14. GRANT, we beseech thee, Alcasting out a devil, mighty God, that we, who for and it was dumb. And it came our evil deeds do worthily deserve to pass, when the devil was gone to be punished, by the comfort of out, the dumb spake; and the peo- thy grace may mercifully be reliev ple wondered. But some of them ed, through our Lord and Saviour said, He casteth out devils Jesus Christ. Amen.

through Beelzebub, the chief of the The Epistle. Gal. iv. 21. devils. And others, tempting him, TELL me, ye that desire to be sought of him a sign from heaven. under the law, do ye not hear But he, knowing their thoughts, the law? Fit is written, id unto them, Every kingdom di- Abraham had two sons, the one by ided against itself, is brought to a bond-mad, the other by a freedesolation; and a house divided woman. But he who was of the against a house, falleth. If Satan bond-woman was born after the also be divided against himself, how flesh; but he of the free-woman was shall his kingdom stand? because by promise. Which things are an e say that I cast out devils through allegory: for these are the two co Beelzebub. And if I by Beelzebub venants; the one from Mount Sicast out devils, by whom do your nai, which gendereth to bondage, Kins cast them out? therefore shall which is Agar. For this Agar is they be your judges. But if I with Mount Smai m Arabia, and an

swereth to Jerusalem which now of the fishes as much as they wouldis, and is in bondage with her chil-When they were filled, he said undren. But Jerusalem which is to his disciples, Gather up the fragabove, is free; which is the mother ments that remain, that nothing be of us all. For it is written, Rejoice, lost. Therefore they gathered them thou barren that bearest rot; break together, and filled twelve baskets forth and cry, thou that travailest with the fragments of the five barnot; for the desolate hath many ley loaves, which remained over more children than she which hath and above unto them that had eaten. an husband. Now we, brethren, as Then those men, when they had Isaac was, are the children of pro-seen the miracle that Jesus did, mise. But as then, he that was born said, This is of a truth that prophet after the flesh persecuted him that that should come into the world. was born after the spirit; even so it is now. Nevertheless, what saith the Scripture? Cast out the bondwoman and her son; for the son of WE beseech thee, Almighty God, the bond-woman shall not be heir mercifully to look upon thy with the son of the free-woman. people; that by thy great goodSo then, brethren, we are not chil-ness they may be governed and predren of the bond-woman, but of the served evermore, both in body and free. soul, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Gospel. St. John vi. 1. JESUS went over the sea of Galilee, which is the sea of

The fifth Sunday in Lent.
The Collect.

The Epistle. Heb. ix. 11. Tiberias. And a great multitude CHRIST being come an high

priest of good things to come, followed him, because they saw his by a greater and more perfect tamiracles which he did on them that bernacle, not made with hands; were diseased. And Jesus went up that is to say, not of this building into a mountain, and there he sat neither by the blood of goats and with his disciples. And the passo-calves; but by his own blood he ver, a feast of the Jews, was nigh. entered in once into the holy place, When Jesus then lift up his eyes, having obtained eternal redemp and saw a great company come tion for us. For if the blood of bulls unto him, he saith unto Philip, and of goats, and the ashes of an Whence shall we buy bread that heifer sprinkling the unclean, sanc these may eat? (And this he said tifieth to the purifying of the flesh; to prove him; for he himself knew how much more shall the blood what he would do.) Philip answer-Christ, who, through the eternal ed him, Two hundred penny-worth Spirit, offered himself without spot of bread is not sufficient for them, to God, purge your conscience from that every one of them may take a dead works to serve the living God? little. One of his disciples, An- And for this cause he is the Media: drew, Simon Peter's brother, saith tor of the new Testament, that by unto him, There is a lad here which means of death, for the redemption hath five barley loaves, and two of the transgressions that were un small fishes; but what are they der the first Testament, they which among so many? And Jesus said, are called might receive the pro Make the men sit down. Now mise of eternal inheritance. there was much grass in the place. The Gospel. St. John viii, 46. So the men sat down, in number JESUS said, Which of you con about five thousand. And Jesus vinceth me of sin? And if I say took the loaves, and when he had the truth, why do ye not believe given thanks, he distributed to the me? He that is of God, heareth disciples, and the disciples to them God's words; ye therefore hear that were set down, and likewise them not, because ye are not of

God. Then answered the Jews, being in the form of God, thought and said unto him, Say we not well, it not robbery to be equal with God; that thou art a Samaritan, and hast but made himself of no reputation, a devil? Jesus answered, I have and took upon him the form of a ser not a devil: but I honour my Fa-vant, and was made in the likeness ther, and ye do dishonour me. And of me and being found in fashion I seek not mine own glory: there as a man, he humbled himself, and is one that seeketh and judgeth. became obedient unto death, even Verily, verily, I say unto you, If a the death of the cross. Wherefore man keep my saying, he shall ne- God also hath highly exalted him, ver see death. Then said the Jews and given him a name which is unto him, Now we know that thou above every name; that at the name hast a devil: Abraham is dead, and of Jesus every knee should bow, of the prophets; and thou sayest, If things in heaven, and things in a man keep my saying he shall ne-earth, and things under the earth; ver taste of death. Art thou greater and that every tongue should conthan our father Abraham, which is fess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to dead? and the prophets are dead: the glory of God the Father." whom makest thou thyself? Jesus The Gospel. St. Matt. xxvii. 1. answered, If I honour myself, my WHEN the morning was come honour is nothing; it is my Father all the chief priests and elders that honoureth me, of whom ye say, of the people took counsel against that he is your God: yet ye have Jesus to put him to death. And not known him; but I know him: when they had bound him, they led and if I should say I know him not, him away, and delivered him to shall be a liar like unto you; but Pontius Pilate the governor. Then I know him, and keep his saying. Judas, who had betrayed him, when Your father Abraham rejoiced to he saw that he was condemned, resee my day, and he saw it, and was pented himself, and brought again glad. Then said the Jews unto him, the thirty pieces of silver to the Thoua.t not yet fifty years old, and chief priests and elders, saying, I hast thou seen Abraham? Jesus have sinned, in that I have betrayed said unto them, Verily, verily, Ithe innocent blood. And they said, say unto you, before Ab: aham was, What is that to us? see thou to that. Iam. Then took they up stones to And he cast down the pieces of sil. cast at him; but Jesus hid himself, ver in the temple, and departed, and went out of the temple.

and went and hanged himself. And the chief priests took the silver The Sunday next before Easter. pieces, and said, It is not lawful The Collect. for to put them into the treasury ALMIGHTY and everlasting because it is the price of blood. God, who, of thy tender love And they took counsel, and bought towards mankind, hast sent thy with them the potter's field to bury Son our Saviour Jesus Christ, to strangers in. Wherefore that field Lake upon him our flesh, and to suf- was called, The field of blood unto fer death upon the cross, that all this day. (Then was fulfilled that mankind should follow the examp'e which was spoken by Jeremy the of his great humility; mercifully prophet, saying, And they took the grant that we may both follow the thirty pieces of silver, the price of example of his patience, and also him that was valued, whom they of be made partakers of his resurrec-the children of Israel did value, and tion, through the same Jesus Christ gave them for the potter's field, as our Lord. Amen. the Lord appointed me.) And Je The Epistle. Phil. ii. 5. sus stood before the governor; and LET this mind be in you, which the governor asked him, saying, was also in Christ Jesus: who Art thou the King of the Jews?

And Jesus said unto him, Thou had platted a crown of thorns, they sayest. And when he was accused put it upon his head, and a reed in of the chief priests and elders, he his right hand; and they bowed the answered nothing. Then saith Pi-knee before him, and mocked him, late unto him, Hearest thou not saying, Hail, King of the Jews! how many things they witness and they spit upon him, and took against thee? And he answered the reed and smote him on the head. him to never a word, insomuch that And after that they had mocked the governor marvelled greatly. him, they took the robe off from Now at that feast the governor was him, and put his own raiment on wont to release unto the people a him, and led him away to crucify prisoner, whom they would. And him. And as they came out, they they had then a notable prisoner, found a man of Cyrene, Simon by called Barabbas. Therefore, when name; him they compelled to bear they were gathered together, Pilate his cross. And when they were said unto them, Whom will ye that come unto a place called Golgotha, I release unto you? Barabbas, or that is to say, a place of a skull, Jesus, which is called Christ? For they gave him vii egar to drink min he knew that for envy they had de- gled with gall; and when he had livered him. When he was set tasted thereof, he would not drink. down on the judgment-seat, his wife And they crucified him, and parted sent unto him, saying, Have thou his garments, casting lots: that nothing to do with that just man; might be fulfilled, which was spoken for I have suffered many things by the prophet, They parted my gar this day in a dream because of him. ments among them, and upon my But the chief priests and elders vesture did they cast lots. And sit persuaded the multitude that they ting down, they watched him there, should ask Barabbas, and destroy and set up over his head his accuJesus. The governor answered and sation written, THIS IS JESUS said unto them, Whether of the THE KING OF THE JEWS. twain will ye that I release unto Then were there two thieves cruci you? They said, Barabbas. Pilate fied with him, one on the right saith unto them, What shall I do hand, and another on the left. And then with Jesus, which is called they that passed by reviled him, Christ? They all say unto him, wagging their heads, and saying, Let him be crucified. And the go- Thou that destroyest the temple, vernor said, Why, what evil hath and buildest it in three days, save he done? But they cried out the thyself: If thou be the Son of God, more, saying, Let him be crucified. come down from the cross. LikeWhen Pilate saw that he could pre- wise also the chief priests, mocking vail nothing, but that rather a tu- him, with the scribes and elders, mult was made, he took water and said, He saved others, himself he washed his hands before the multi- cannot save: If he be the King of tude, saying, I am innocent of the Israel, let him now come down from blood of this just person: see ye to the cross, and we will believe him. it. Then answered all the people, He trusted in God; let him deliver and said, His blood be on us, and him now, if he will have him: for on our children. Then released he he said, I am the Son of God. The Barabbas unto them: and when he thieves also which were crucified had scourged Jesus, he delivered with him, cast the same in his teeth. him to be crucified. Then the sol- Now from the sixth hour there was diers of the governor took Jesus in- darkness over all the land, unto the to the common-hall, and gathered ninth hour. And about the ninth unto him the whole band of soldiers. hour, Jesus cried with a loud voice, And they stripped him, and put on saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabacthani? him a scarlet robe. And when they that is to say, My God, my God,

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