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The Gospel. St. John xix. 1. your King? The chief priest anmedley PILATE therefore took Jesus, swered, We have no king but Cx

and scourged him. And the sar. Then delivered he him theresoldiers 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 robé, and said, And he, bearing his cross, went Hail

, King of the Jews ! and they forth into a place called the place o tre 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 luim 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 mame Jesus forth, wearing the title, and put it on the cross ; and Crown of thorns, and the purple the writing was, JESUS OF NA. robe. And Pilate saith unto them, ZARETH, THE KING OF THE Behold the man. When the chie" JEWS. This title then read many priests therefore azil officers saw of the Jews: for the place where kim, they cried out, saying, Cruci. Jesus wao inicitied 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 answere:) him, We have late, Write not, The King of the 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. Whent Pilate there-ed, What I have written, I have fore leard that saying, he was the written. Then the soldiers, when morc 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 fare him no answer. Then saith coat: now the coat was witliout Pilate unto liim, Speakest thou not seam, woven from the top throughuntc me ? Knowest thou not that I out. They said therefore among have power to crucify thee, and themselves, Let us not rend it, but

hare power to release thee? 'Jesus cast lots for it, whose it shall be : there 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 vesCore he that delivered me unto thee ture they did cast lots. These hath the greater sin. And from things therefore the soldiers did. Lenceforth 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 ing, 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 Pilale 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 inc behold ihy 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. Alter i to see the prearation of the passover, and this

, Jesus knowing that all things about the sixth hour: and he saith were now accomplished, that the onto the Jews, Behold your King. Scripture might be fulfilled, saith, But they cried out, Away

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upon hyssop, and put it to his waited in the days of Noah, whillo mouth. When Jesus, therefore, the ark was a preparing; wherein had received the vinegar, he said, few, that is, eight souls, were saved It is finished : and he bowed his by water. The like figure wherehead, and gave up the ghost. The unto, even Baptism, doth also not Jews, therefore, because it was the save us (not the putting away the preparation, that the bodies should filth of the flesh, but the answer of not remain upon the cross on the a goud conscience towards God) by sabbath-day, (for that sabbath-day the resurrection of Jesus Christ: was an high day) besought Pilate Who is gone into heaven, and is on that their legs might be broken, the right hand of gud; angels, and and that they might be taken away authorities, and powers, being made Then came the soldiers and brake subject unto himn. the legs of the first, and of the other The Gospel St. Matt. xxvii. 57, which was crucified with him. But WHEN the even was come when they came to Jesus, and saw that he was dead already, they Arimathèa, 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 beggan & side, and forthwith came thereout the body of Jesus. Then Pilate de 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 u. true : and he knoweth that he saith the body, he wrapped it in a clean it 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 Easter-Even. day of the preparation, the chiel The Collect.

priests and Pharisees came together to GRANT, O Lord, that as we are into Pilate, saying, Sir, we remom

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 mi Christ, so by continual mortifying will rise again. Command there our corrupt affections, we may be fore that the sepulchre be made

sur 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 8 The Epistle. 1 St. Peter iii. 17. watch; go your way, make it as IT 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 nath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust (that he might At Morning Prayer, instead of the

Easter-Day. Aving us to God) being put to death

Psalın (O cone let us sing, arc.) these in the flesh, but quickened by the Anthems shall be sung or said. spirit : by which also he went and CHRIST our passover is sacri

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The Gospel St. John XX. I. Ligue Chileas lieing raised from the The first day of the week com,

hath no more dominion over him. when it was yet dark, wito the sea Jesis

For in thal, he died, hie died unto pulchre, and seeth the stone taken dini

once; but in that he liveth, he away from the sepulchre. Their liveth unto God.

she runneth and cometh to Simon Likewise reckon ye also your-Peler, and to the other disciple rs , bene selves to be dead indeed unto sin ; whom Jesus loved, and saith unto

hut alive unto God through Jesus them, They have taken away the Christ our Lord. Rom. vi. 9. Lord out of the sepulchre, and we CHRIST

is risen froin the dead, know not where they have laid hini. and become the first fruits of Peter therefore went forth, and that them that slept.

other disciple, and came to the seFor since by man came death, by pulchre. So they ran both together; man came also the resurrection of and the other disciple did outrun the dead.

Peter, and came first to the sepulFor 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

lying, yet went he not in. Then The Collect.

cometh Simon Peter following him, ALMIGHTY God, who through and went into the sepulchre, and

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. noi lying with the linen clothes, but lasting lise; we humbly, beseech wrapped together in a place by into thee

, that as, by tlay 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 ve may bring the For as yet they knew not the Scrip-
kame to good effect, through Jesus lure, 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 nnto their own home
Ghist, ever one God, world with-
out end. Amen.

Monday in Easter-Weck.
The Epistle. Col, iü. 1.

The Collect.
I. ye then be risen with Christ, A

LMIGHTY God, who through

thine only begotten Son Jerus above, where Christ sitteth on the Christ

hast overcome death, and night hand of God. Set your al- 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 bid with preventing us, thon dost put into Christ in God. When Christ, who our minds good desires ; so ly thy

our I fe, shall appear, then shall continual help we may bring the

Je also appear with him in glory. same to good effect, through Jesus tead d Mortify therefore your members Christ our Lord; who liveth and , dello wlúch are upon the earth, fornica-rcigneth with thee and the Holy said son, uncleanness, inordinate affec- Ghost, ever one God, world with is sertion, evil concupiscence, and co-out end. Amen.

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say, ye know, which was death, and have crucified him. But published throughout all Judea, we trusted that it had been he who and began from Galilee, after the should have redeemed Israel: and baptism which John preached : beside all this, to-day is the third How God anointed Jesus of Naza- day since these things were done. reth with the Holy Ghost, and withj Yea, and certain women also of our power; who went about doing company made us astonished, who good, and healing all that were op- were early at the sepulchre ;

and pressed of the devil: for God was when they found not his body, they with him. And we are witnesses came, saying, that they had also of all things which he did, both in seen a vision of angels, which said the land of the Jews, and in Jeru- that he was alive. And certain of salem ; whom they slew, and hang-them who were with us went to the ed on a tree. Him God raised up sepulchre, and found it even so as the third day, and showed him the women had said; but him they openly; not to all the people, but saw not. Then he said unto thein, unto witnesses chosen before of O fools, and slow of heart to believe God, even to us, who did eat and all that the prophets have spoken! drink with him after he rose from ought not Christ to have suffered the dead. And he commanded us these things, and to enter into his to preach unto the people, and to glory? And' beginning at Moses testify that it is he who was ordain- and all the prophets, he expounded ed of God to be the judge of quick unto them in all the Scriptures, the and dead. To him give all the things concerning himself

. And prophets witness, that through his they drew nigh unto the village name, whosoever believeth in hiin, whither they went: and he made shall receive remission of sins. as though he would have gone sur

The Gospel. St. Luke xxiv. 13. ther: But they constrained him, BEHOLD, two of his disciples saying, Abide with us ; for it is to

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 sot at meat with them, be 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 comniuned together, their eyes were opened, and they and reasoned, Jojus himself drew knew him, and he vanished out of near, and went with them. But their sight. And they said cne tu 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 wnich are come to pass there ed unto Simon. And they tola in these days? And he said untolwhat things were done in the way

What things? And the

him, Concerning Lan areth, who was nty in deed and wordt

and all the people: si chief priests and our Tee -red him to be corders

at he was alive. And est dem who were with us med epulchre, and found it er

and how he was known of them in he had served his own generation, brsaking of bread.

by the will of God, fell on sleep, and

was laid unto his fathers, and saw Tuesday in Easter-Week.

corruption: But he, whoro Gor The Collect.

raised again, saw no corruptior ALMIGHTY God, who through Be it known unto you therefore,

thine only hegiten Seni Jesus men and brethren, that through this th, and have crucifiedz Christ hast overcome death, and man is preached unto you the fortrusted that it had beer opened unto us the gate of everlast- giveness of sins : And by him all

uld have redeemed ita ing life ; whumbly beseech thee, that believe are justified from all side all this, to-day is te thates oy thy special grace prevent- things, from which ye could not be since these things we ing us, thou dost put into our minds justified by the law of Moses. Be -mpany made us astoise help we may bring the same to good you which is spoken of in the prohen they found not be lovely year and reigneter with wonder

, and perish: for I work a ame, sision of angek, os Gol world

without end. Amen. you shall in no wise believe, though ame , saying, that there the people

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The Gospel. St. Luke xxiv. 36. to

of thern, and saith unto them, aw not. Then he said and you is the word of this salvation

fools, and slow of hearts sent. For they that dwell at Jeru- Peace be unto you, But ihey were Jught not Christ to hares hey knew him not, nor yet the posed that they had seen a spirit. all that the prophets have s sem, and their rulers, because terrified and aflrighted, and supglory? And beginning i read every sabbath-day, they have ye troubled, and why do thoughts These things, and to enter voices of the prophets which are And he said unto them, Why are

fulblled them in condemning him. arise in your hearts? Behold my unto them in all the screes And though they found no cause hands and my feet, that it is I my

of death in him, yet desired they Pi-self: handle me, and see ; for å spi.

late that he should be slain. And rit hath not flesh and bones, as ye whither they went: and when they had fulfilled all that was see me have. And when he had as though he would have se written of ham, they took him down thus spoken, he showed them his ther: But ther constrai trom the tree, and laid him in a se-hands and his feet. · And while they saying, Abide with us; to pulchre. But God raised him from yet believed not for joy, and won

the dead : And he was seen many dered, he said unto them, Have ye spent. And he went in ways of them which came up with here any meat? And they gave him

him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who a piece of a broiled fish, and of an

And as he sat at meat with te bis witnesses unto the people. honey-comb. ' And he took it, and

we declare unto you glad did eat before them. And he said tidings, how that the promise which unto them, These are the words

was made unto the fathers, God which spake unto you, while I their eyes were openen bath fulfilled the same unto us their was yet with you, that all things

children, in that he hath raised up must be fulfilled which were write Jesus again;

as it is also written ten in the law of Moses, and in the ad within us, while he talked the second Psalm, Thou art my Prophets, and in the Psalms, con

Son, this day have I begotten thee. cerning me.
And as concerning that he raised understanding, that they might un.

Then opened he their 2. by the way, and while It?

lan up from the dead, now no more derstand the Scriptures; and said ne Jerusalem, and found to return to corruption, he said on unto them, Thus it is writter, and

wise, I will give you the sure thus it behored Christ to suffer, and

mercies of David. Wherefore he to rise from the dead the third day; he has risen indeed, and hath or su also in another Psalm, Thou and that 'repentance and remission e led unto Simon. And thalt not suffer thine Holy One to of sins should be preached in his

G olwhat things were done in base corruption. For David, after name among all nations, beginning

and all the prophets, heers things concerning himena they drew nigh unto tas

wards evening, and the day

with them. And it cani

took bread, and bleedt t brake, and gave to her v knew him, and he ranisher at their sight. And they sa y another, Did not our le


-e to us the Scriptures? And's Te up the same hour, and to to gathered together

, and te in were with them, saying, to

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