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platted a crown of thoras, le I upon his head, and a reali ght hand; and they bowed before him, and mocked it g, Hail, King of the Jet they spit upon him, and ty eed and smote him on the last after that they had met they took the robe off and put his own raimes and led him away to create

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why hast thou forsaken me? Some earth. I will mention the loving of them that stood there, when they kindnesses of the Lord, and the heard that, said, This man calleth praises of the Lord, according to all for Elias. "And straightway one of that the Lord hath bestowed on us, them ran, and took a spunge, and and the great goodness towards thé filled it with vinegar, and put it on house of Israel, which he hath bea reed, and gave him to drink. The stowed on them, according to his rest said, Let be, let us see whether mercies, and according to the mulElias will come to save him. Jesus, titude of his loving kindnesses. For when he had cried again with a he said, Surely they are my people, loud voice, yielded up the ghost. children that will not lie: So he was And behold, the veil of the temple their Saviour. In all their affliction was rent in twain, from the top to he was afflicted, and the angel of the bottom; and the earth did his presence saved them: in his love quake, and the rocks rent; and the and in his pity he redeemed them, graves were opened; and many and he bare them, and carried.them bodies of saints which slept, arose, all the days of old. Bat they reand came out of the graves after belled, and vexed his Holy Spirit: his resurrection, and went into

the therefore he was turned to be their thereof, he would make the boy city, and appeared unto many. enemy, and he fought against them. ley crucified him, and

that were with him watching Jesus, old, Moses and his people, saying, prophet, They parted me things that were done, they feared out of the sea, with the shepherd of be fulfilled, which was spor saw the earthquake, and those Where is he that brought them up among them, and ne! Teatly, saying, Truly this was the his flock? Where is he that put his

Holy Spirit within him? that led

them by the right hand of Moses, Monday before Easter. with his glorious arm dividing the For the Epistle. Isaiah Isiü. 1. water before them, to make himself WHO is this that cometh from an everlasting name? That led them

Edom, with dyed garments through the deep as an horse in the and another on the lell. In his apparel, travelling in the stumble? As a beast goeth down ith him, one on the from Bozrah? this that is glorious wilderness, that they should not pat passed by rerileds greatness of his strength? I that into the valley, the spirit of the g their heads, and some speak in righteousness, mighty to Lord caused him to rest: so didst

save. Wherefore art thou. red in thou lead thy people, to make thy- If thon be the Son of God like him that treadeth in the wine- from heaven, and behold from the Gildest it in three days, so thine apparel, and thy garments self a glorious pame. Look down =o the chief priests, meets alone, and of the people there was thy glory: Where is thy zeal, and Jwn from the cross. Like fat? I have trodden the wine-press habitation of thy holiness, and of

yone with me: for I will tread them thy strength, the sounding of thy Le saved others, himsely in mine anger, and trample them bowels, and of thy mercies towards Save: If he be the Wind in my fury, and their blood shall be me ? are they restrained? Doubts, and we will believes will stain all my raiment. For the Abraham be ignorant of us, and t him now come down is sprinkled upon my garments, and I less thou art our Father, though ed in God; let him dese day of vengeance is in mine heart, Israel acknowledge us not: thon, O

and the year of my redeemed is Lord, art our Father, our Redeemcome. And I looked, and there erį thy name is from everlasting.

was none to help; and I wondered o Lord, why hast thou made us to cast the same in his

elhat there was none to uphold: err from thy ways, and hardened

therefore mine own arm brought our heart from thy fear ? Return, salvativa unto me; and my fury it for thy servant's sake, the tribes of

upheld me. And I will tread down thine inheritance. The people of sus cried with a loud the people in mine anges, and make thy holiness have possessed it but

them drunk in my sury, and I will a little while: our adversaries have say, My God, my bull bring down their strength to the trodden down thy sanctuary. Wc

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are thine: thou never barest rule to the good man of the house, The over them; they were not called by Master saith, Where is the guest thy name.

chamber, where I shall eat the passThe Gospel. St. Mark xiv. 1. over with my disciples ? And he will

a of the Passover, and of un- nished and prepared : there make leavened bread and the chief ready for us. And his disciples priests and the scribes sought how went forth, and came into the city

, they might take him by craft, and and found as he had said unto them: ) put him to death. But they said, and they made ready the passover. Net on the feast day, lest there be And in the evening he cometh with an uproar of the people. And being the twelve. And as they say

, and the leper, as he sat at meat, there unto you, one of you which eateth came a woman having an alabaster with me shall betray me. And they box of ointment of spikenard, very began to be sorrowful, and to say precious; and she brake the box, unto him one by one, Is it I? And and poured it on his head. And ancther said, Is it I? And he anthere were some that had indigna- swered and said unto them, It is one tion within themselves, and said, of the twelve that dippeth with me Why was this waste of the ointment in the dish. The Son of man indeed made? for it might have been sold goeth, as it is written of him: but for more than three hundred pence, wo to that man by whom the Son and have been given to the poor of man is betrayed : good were it And they murmured against her. for that man if he had never been And Jesus said, Let her alone: wliy born. And as they did eat, Jesus trouble ye her ? ske hath wrought took bread, and blessed, and brake å good work on me: For ye have it, and gave to them, and said, Take, the poor with you always, and eat: this is my body. And he took a whensoever ye will, ye may do them the cup, and when he had given a good; but me ye have not always. thanks, he gave it to them: and She hath done what she could; she they all drank of it. And he said is come aforehand to anoint my unto them, This is my blood of the body to the burying. Verily I say new testament, which is shed for unto you, Wheresoever this gospel many. Verily I say unto you, shall be preached throughout the will drink no more of the fruit of whole world, this also that she hath the vine until that day that I drink done shall be spoken of, for a me- it new in the kingdom of God. And morial of her. And Judas Iscariot, when they had sung an hymn, they one of the twelve, went unto the went out into the mount of Olives. In chief priests, to betray him unto And Jesus saith unto them, All ye them. And when they heard it, chall be offended because of me this they were glad, and promised to night: for it is written, I will smite give him money. . And he sought the shepherd, and the sheep shall how he might conveniently betray be scattered. But after that I am him. And the first day of unleaven-risen, I will go before you into Ga. ed bread, when they killed the pass- lilee. But Peter said unto him, Al. over, his disciples said unto him, though all shall be offended, yet Where wilt thoi that we go and will not I. And Jesus saith unto prepare, that thou mayest eat the him, Verily I say unto thee, that passover?' And he sendeth forth this day, even in this night, before iwo of his disciples, and saith unto the cock crow twice, thou shalt them, Go ye into the city; and there deny me thrice. But he spake the shall meet you"a man bearing a more vehemently, If I shou!d die pitcher of water: follow him. And with thee, I will not deny thee in wheresoever he shall go in, say yalany wise. Likewise also said they

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ful unto death: tarry ye here and he left the linen cloth, and fed from and found as he had seitet watch. And he went forward a them naked. And they led Jesus and they made ready the party little, and fell on the ground, and a way to the high priest: and with the directement the minha pili e per il bele, the primesteren as seme blede all the chied

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and bare false went away, and prayed, and spake witness against him, saying, We

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unto them, Sleep on now, and take gether. And the high priest stood up your rest: it is enough, the hour is in the midst, and asked Jesus, saycome ; behold, the Son of man is being, Answerest thou nothing? what trayed into the hands of sinners. is it which these witness against Rise up, let us go; lo, he that be- thee? But he held his peace, and antrayeth me is at hand. And im- swered nothing. Again the high mediately, while he yet spake, priest asked him, and said unto him,

cometh Judas, one of the twelve, Art thou the Christ, the Son of the and with hiin a great multitude, with Blessed ? And Jesus said, I am, and swords and staves, from the chief ye shall see the Son of man sitting on priests, and the scribes, and the el- the right hand of power, and coming ders. And be that betrayed him had in the clouds of heaven. Then the given them atoken, saying, Whom-high priest rent his clothes, and

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bound with them that had made in surrection with him, who had com

mitted murder in the insurrection Tuesday before Easter. And the multitude, crying aloud For the Epistle. Isaiah l. 5. began to desire luim to do as he had THE Lord God hath opened mine ever done unto them. But Pilate

ear, and I was not rebellious, answered them, saying, Will ye neither turned away back. I gave that I release unto you the King of my back to the smiters, and my the Jews ? (For he knew that the cheeks to them that plucked off the chief priests had delivered him for hair: 1 hid not my face from shame envy.) But the chief priests mover

! and spitting. For the Lord God the people, that he should rather will help me, therefore shall I not be release Barabbas unto them. Anl confounded; therefore have I set Pilate answered, and said agai) my face like a flint, and I know that unto them, What will ye then that I shall not be ashamed. He is near I shall do unto him whom ve call that justifieth me; who will contend the King of the Jews ? And they with me? let us stand together; cried out again, Crucify hinu. who is mine adversary? let him Then Pilate said unto them, Why come near to me. Bebold, the Lord what evil hath he done? And they God will help me; who is he that cried out the more exceedingly, shall condemn me? Lo, they all Crucify him. And so Pilate, will shall was old as a garment: the ing to content the people, released moth shall eat them up. Who is Barabbas unto them; and delivered among you that feareth the Lord, Jesus, when he had scourged him, that obeveth the voice of his servant, to be crucified. And the soldiers that walketh in darkness, and hath led him away into the hall, called a light ? let him trust in the name Pretorium; and they called together of the Lord, and stay upon his God. the whole band. And they clothed Behold, all ye that kindle a fire, him with purple, and plated a that compass yourselves about with crown of thorns, and put it about sparks; walk in the night of your his head, and began to salute him, fire, and in the sparks that ye have Hail, King of the Jews. And they kindled. This shall ye hate of mine smote him on the head with a reede hand, ye shall lie down in surrow, land did spit upon him, and bowing

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compel one Simon, a Cyrenian, wno gave up the ghost, he said, Truly Het is ered him to Pilates de passed by coining out of the coun- This man was the Son of God. se asked him, Art they were the father

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Wednesday before Easter.

The Epistle. Heb. ix. 16. into him, Thou sayestit bring him unto the place Golgotha, WHERE a testament is, there

must also of necessity be the Angs: but he answered mu place or å skull. And they gave death of the testator: for a testa.

him to drink wine mingled with ment is of force after men are dead; nd Pilate asked him az mytrb; but he received it not. And otherwise it is of no strength at all,

when they had crucified him, they whilst the testator liveth. Where minst thee. But Jesus retra parted his garments, casting lots

take. And it was the third hour, when Moses had spoken every preupon them, what every man should upon, neither the first testament

was dedicated without blood. For and they crucified him. And the cept to all the people, according to they desired. And the perscription of his accusation the law, he took the blood of calves

written uver, THE KING OF and of goats, with water, and scar:

THE JEWS. And with him they let wool, and hyssop, and sprinkled and with them that had

merueify two thieves; the one on his both the book, and all the people, ection with him, who be right hand, and the other on his left. saying, This is the blood of the tesed murder in the insured And the scripture was fulfilled, tament which God hath enjoined n to desire luim to do 23 with the transgressors. And they likewise with blood both the taberered them, saying, # Liat passed by railed on him, wag-nacle, and all the vessels of the release unto you the being their heads, and saying, Ah, ministry. And almost all things are

hou that destroyést the temple, and by the law purged with blood; and WS? (For he kner buidest it in three days, save thy- without shedding of blood is no re


, and come down from the cross. mission. It was therefore necessary But the chief priestos Likewise also the chief priests that the patterns of things in the eople, that he should mocking, said among themselves, heavens should be purified with

with the scribes, He saved others, these; but the heavenly things himself he cannot save. Let Christ themselves with better sacrifices

the King of Israel descend now from than these. For Christ is not enterdo unto him whom the cross, that we may see and be-led into the holy places made with


. And they that were crucified hands, which are the figures of the with him reviled him. And when true; but into heaven itsell, now to the sixth hour was come, there was appear in the presence of God for darkness over the whole land, until us: nor yet that he should offer himthe ninth hour. And at the ninth self often, as the high priest enter

hour, Jesus cried with a loud voice, eth into the holy place every year content the people, relee as unto them; and deter eing, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachtha- with blood of others: (for then must

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, being interpreted, My he often have suffered since the God, my God, wliy hast thou for- foundation of the world) but now uken me? And some of them that once, in the end of the world, hath

Road by, when they heard it, said, he appeared to put away sin by the Je band. And therda ochold, he calleth Elias. And one sacrifice of himself. And as it is

rin and filled a spunge full of vine-appointed unto men once to die, but r thorns, and put it and put it on a reed, and gave after this the judgment : 80 Christ

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