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and scourged him. And the sar. Then delivered he him there soldiers platted a crown of thorns, fore unto them to be crucified: and and put it on his head, and they they took Jesus, and led him away. put on him a purple robe, and said, And he, bearing his cross, went Hail, King of the Jews! and they forth into a place called the place mote him with their hands. Pilate of a skull, which is called in the therefore went forth again, and Hebrew Golgotha where they saith unto them, Behold, I bring crucified him, and two others with him forth to you, that ye may know him, on either side one, and Jesus that I find no fault in him. Then in the midst. And Pilate wrote a came Jesus forth, wearing the title, and put it on the cross; and crown of thorns, and the purple the writing was, JESUS OF NArobe. And Pilate saith unto them, ZARETH, THE KING OF THE Behold the man. When the chie. JEWS. This title then read many priests therefore and officers saw of the Jews: for the place where him, they cried out, saying, Cruci- Jesus was rucified was nigh to the fy him, crucify him. Pilate saith city; and n was written in Hebrew, unto them, Take ye him, and cru- and Greek, and Latin. Then said cify him; for I find no fault in him. the chief priests of the Jews to PiThe Jews answered him, We have late, Write not, The King of the a law, and by our law he ought to Jews; but that he said, I am the die, because he made himself the King of the Jews. Pilate answerSon of God. When Pilate there-ed, What I have written, I have fore heard that saying, he was the written. Then the soldiers, when more afraid; and went again into they had crucified Jesus, took his the judgment-hall, and saith unto garments, (and made four parts, Jesus, Whence art thou? But Jesus to every soldier a part) and also his gave him no answer. Then saith coat: now the coat was without Pilate unto him, Speakest thou not seam, woven from the top throughunto me? Knowest thou not that I out. They said therefore among power to crucify thee, and themselves, Let us not rend it, but have power to release thee? Jesus cast lots for it, whose it shall be: answered, Thou couldest have no that the Scripture might be fulfilled, power at all against me, except it which saith, They parted my raiwere given thee from above; there- ment among them, and for my vesfore he that delivered me unto thee ture they did cast lots. These hath the greater sin. And from things therefore the soldiers did. thenceforth Pilate sought to relcase Now there stood by the cross of him; but the Jews cried out, say- Jesus, his mother, and his mother's ng, If thou let this man go thou sister, Mary the wife of Cleophas, art not Cæsar's friend: Whosoever and Mary Magdalen. When Jesus, maketh himself a king, speaketh therefore, saw his mother, and the against Cæsar. When Pilate there- disciple standing by whom he loved, fore heard that saying, he brought he saith unto his mother, Woman, Jesus forth, and sat down in the behold thy son. Then saith he to udgment-seat, in a place that is the disciple, Behold thy mother. called the Pavement, but in the And from that hour that disciple Hebrew, Gabbatha. And it was took her unto his own home. After the preparation of the passover, and this, Jesus knowing that all things about the sixth hour: and he saith were now accomplished, that the nto the Jews, Behold your King. Scripture might be fulfilled, saith, But they cried out, Away with him, I thirst. Now there was set a vesway with him, crucify him. Pi-sel full of vinegar: and they filled a iste saith unto them, Shall I crucify spunge with vinegar, and put it

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the legs of the first, and of the other The Gospel. St. Matt. xxvii. 57,
which was crucified with nim. But WHEN the even was come
when they came to Jesus, and saw there came a rich man of
that he was dead already, they Arimathea, named Joseph, who
brake not his legs. But one of the also himself was Jesus' disciple.
soldiers with a spear pierced his He went to Pilate, and begge
side, and forthwith came thereout the body of Jesus. Then Pilates
blood and water. And he that saw commanded the body to be deliver
it bare record, and his record is ed. And when Joseph had taken
true: and he knoweth that he saith the body, he wrapped it in a clean
true, that ye might believe. For linen cloth, and laid it in his own
these things were done, that the new tomb, which he had hewn out
Scripture should be fulfilled, A in the rock; and he rolled a great
bone of him shall not be broken. stone to the door of the sepulchre
And again another Scripture saith, and departed. And there was Mary
They shall look on him whom they Magdalen, and the other Mary, sit
pierced.
ting over against the sepulchre.
Now the next day that followed the
day of the preparation, the chief
priests and Pharisees came together

Easter-Even.
The Collect.

GRANT, O Lord, that as we are unto Pilate, saying, Sir, we remem
baptized into the death of thy ber that that deceiver said, while
blessed Son our Saviour Jesus he was yet alive, After three days I
Christ, so by continual mortifying will rise again. Command there
our corrupt affections, we may be fore that the sepulchre be made sure
buried with him; and that through until the third day, lest his disciples
the grave and gate of death we may come by night, and steal him away,
pass to our joyful resurrection, for and say unto the people, He is
his merits, who died, and was bu-risen from the dead; so the last
ried, and rose again for us, thy Son error shall be worse than the first.
Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Pilate said unto them, Ye have a
The Epistle. 1 St. Peter iii. 17. watch; go your way, make it as

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T is better, if the will of God be sure as you can. So they went and so, that ye suffer for well-doing, made the sepulchre sure, sealing than for evil-doing. For Christ the stone, and setting a watch. also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust (that he might fing us to God) being put to death n the flesh, but quickened by the spirit: by which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison; which sometime were disobedient, when once the long-suffering of God!

Easter-Day.

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CHRIST being raised from the THE first day of the week com
dead, no more; death eth Mary Magdalen early,
hath no more dominion over him. when it was yet dark, unto the se-
For in that he died, he died unto pulchre, and seeth the stone taken
sin once; but in that he liveth, he away from the sepulchre. Ther
liveth unto God.
she runneth and cometh to Simon
Likewise reckon ye also your-Peter, and to the other disciple
beselves to be dead indeed unto sin; whom Jesus loved, and saith unto
but alive unto God through Jesus them, They have taken away the
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Christ our Lord. Rom. vi. 9. Lord out of the sepulchre, and we
CHRIST is risen from the dead, know not where they have laid him.
and become the first fruits of Peter therefore went forth, and that
Josep them that slept.
other disciple, and came to the se-
For since by man came death, by pulchre. So they ran both together;
man came also the resurrection of and the other disciple did outrun
Peter, and came first to the sepul
For as in Adam all die; even so chre; and he, stooping down and
in Christ shall all be made alive. looking in, saw the linen clothes
1 Cor. xv. 20.
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thine only begotten Son Jesus seeth the linen clothes lie; and the
Christ hast overcome death, and napkin that was about his head
opened unto us the gate of ever-not lying with the linen clothes, but
lasting life; we humbly beseech wrapped together in a place by t
thee, that as, by thy special grace self. Then went in also that other
preventing us, thou dost put into disciple which came first to the se
our minds good desires; so by thy pulchre, and he saw, and believed.
continual help we may bring the For as vet they knew not the Scrip-
same to good effect, through Jesus ture, that he must rise again from
Christ our Lord, who liveth and the dead. Then the disciples went
reigneth with thee and the Holy away again unto their own home.
Ghost, ever one God, world with-
out end. Amen.

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seek those things which are thine only begotten Son Jesus
above, where Christ sitteth on the Christ hast overcome death, and
right hand of God. Set your af-opened unto us the gate of ever-
fection on things above, not on lasting life; we humbly beseech
things on the earth: For ve are thee, that as, by thy special grace
dead, and your life is hid with preventing us, thou dost put into.
Christ in God. When Christ, who our minds good desires; so by thy
is our I fe, shall appear, then shall continual help we may bring the
ye also appear with him in glory. same to good effect, through Jesus
add Mortify therefore your members Christ our Lord; who liveth and
Which are upon the earth, fornica- reigneth with thee and the Holy
saidtion, uncleanness, inordinate affec-Ghost, ever one God, world with-
istion, evil concupiscence, and co-out end. Amen.

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went that same day to a village wards evening, and the day is far called Emmaus, which was from spent. And he went in to tarry Jerusalem about threescore fur- with them. And it came to pass, longs. And they talked together as he sat at meat with them, he of all these things which had hap-took bread, and blessed it, and pened. And it came to pass, that brake, and gave to them. And while they communed together, their eyes were opened, and they and reasoned, Jesus himself drew knew him, and he vanished out of near, and went with them. But their sight. And they said one t their eyes were holden, that they another, Did not our heart burn should not know him. And he said within us, while he talked with us unto them, What manner of com- by the way, and while he opened munications are these that ye have to us the Scriptures? And they rose one to another, as ye walk, and are up the same hour, and returned to sad? And one of them, whose name Jerusalem, and found the eleven was Cleopas, answering, said unto gathered together, and them that him, Art thou only a stranger in were with them, saying, The Lord Jerusalein, and hast not known the has risen indeed, and hath appear things which are come to pass there ed unto Simon. And they told in these days? And he said unto what things were done in the way,

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