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they shall recover. So then they went forth and preach

after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God. And

ed every where, the Lord working with them, and confirming the Word with signs following.

Sunday after Ascension-Bay.

The Collect.

GOD the King of glory, who hast exalted thine only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph unto thy kingdom in heaven; We beseech thee, leave us not comfortless; but send to us thine Holy Ghost to comfort us, and exalt us unto the same

place whither our Saviour Christ is gone before, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost, one God, world without end. Amen.

minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth; that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

The Gospel. St. John xv. 26,

and part of Chap. xvi.

WHEN the Comforter is

come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me. And ye also shall bear witness, because ye have The Epistle. 1St, Pet. iv. 7. been with me from the beTH HE end of all things is at ginning. These things have hand; be ye therefore I spoken unto you, that ye sober, and watch unto pray- should not be offended. They er. And above all things have shall put you out of the fervent charity among your-synagogues: yea, the time selves: for charity shall co- cometh, that whosoever killver the multitude of sins. eth you will think that he Use hospitality one to an- doeth God service. other without grudging. As these things will they do unevery man hath received the to you, because they have gift, even so minister the not known the Father, nor same one to another, as good me. But these things have stewards of the manifold I told you, that, when the grace of God. If any man time shall come, ye may respeak, let him speak as the member that I told you of oracles of God: if any man them.


The Collect.
OD, who as at this time
didst teach the hearts of


thy faithful people, by the sending to them the light of thy Holy Spirit; Grant us

by the same Spirit to have a right judgement in all things, and evermore to rejoice in his holy comfort; through the merits of Christ Jesus our Saviour, who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Spirit,

Rome, Jews, and Prose-
lytes, Cretes, and Arabians,
we do hear them speak in
our tongues the wonderful
works of God.

The Gospel. St. John
χίν. 15.

one God, world without JESUS said unto his disci


ples, If ye love me, keep my commandments. And I For the Epistle. Acts 1: 1. will pray the Father, and he WHEN the day of Pen- shall give you another Comtecost was fully come, forter, that he may abide they were all with one accord with you for ever; even the in one place. And suddenly Spirit of truth, whom the there came a sound from world cannot receive, beheaven, as of a rushing migh-cause it seeth him not, neity wind, and it filled all the ther knoweth him but ye house where they were sit-know him; for he dwelleth ting. And there appeared with you, and shall be in unto them cloven tongues, you. I will not leave you like as of fire, and it sat up-comfortless; I will come to on each of them: and they you. Yet a little while, and were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out of every nation under heaven. Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because that every man heard them speak in his own language. And they were all amazed, and marvelled, saying one to another, Be-nifest thyself unto us, and hold, are not all these which not unto the world? Jesus speak Galileans? And how answered and said unto him, hear we every man in our If a man love me, he will own tongue wherein we keep my words, and my Fawere born? Parthians, and ther will love him, and we Medes, and Elamites, and will come unto him, and the dwellers in Mesopota- make our abode with him. mia, and in Judæa, and He that loveth me not keepCappadocia, in Pontus, and eth not my sayings: and the Asia, Phrygia, and Pam- word which ye hear is not phylia, in Egypt, and in mine, but the Father's which the parts of Libya about sent me. These things have Cyrene, and strangers of I spoken unto you, being

the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because live, ye shall live also. At that day ye shall know, that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you. He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me; and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him. Judas saith unto him, (not Iscariot,) Lord, how is it that thou wilt ma

yet present with you. But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my Name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you. Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you.


If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I. And now I have told you before it come to pass, that, when it is come to pass, ye might believe. Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me. But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do.

Monday in Whitsun-Week.

throughout all Judæa, and The Collect. began from Galilee, after the OD, who as at this time baptism which John preachdidst teach the hearts ed: how God anointed Jesus of thy faithful people, by of Nazareth with the Holy the sending to them the Ghost, and with power; who light of thy Holy Spirit; went about doing good, and Grant us by the same Spi-healing all that were oppressrit to have a right judgement ed of the devil: for God was in all things, and evermore to rejoice in his holy comfort; through the merits of Christ Jesus our Saviour, who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Spirit, one God, world without end. Amen.

For the Epistle. Acts x. 34. THE HEN Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons; but in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him. The Word which God sent unto the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ; (he is Lord of all;) that Word, I say, ye know, which was published

with him. And we are witnesses of all things which he did, both in the land of the Jews, and in Jerusalem; whom they slew, and hanged on a tree: Him God raised up the third day, and shewed him openly; not to all the people, but unto witnesses chosen before of God: even to us who did eat and drink with him after he rose from the dead. And he commanded us to preach unto the people, and to testify that it is he which was or dained of God to be the Judge of quick and dead. To him give all the prophets witness, that through his Name whosoever believeth in him shall receive remission of sins. While Peter

ever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to

yet spake these words, the Holy Ghost fell on all them which heard the word. And they of the circumcision, which believed, were aston-condemn the world, but that ished, as many as came with the world through him might Peter, because that on the be saved. He that believeth Gentiles also was poured out on him is not condemned: the gift of the Holy Ghost. but he that believeth not is For they heard them speak condemned already; because with tongues, and magnify he hath not believed in the God. Then answered Peter, Name of the only-begotten Can any man forbid water, Son of God. And this is the that these should not be bap- condemnation, that light is tized, which have received come into the world, and the Holy Ghost as well as men loved, darkness rather we? And he commanded than light, because their them to be baptized in the deeds were evil. For every Name of the Lord. Then one that doeth evil hateth prayed they him to tarry the light, neither cometh to certain days. the light, lest his deeds should be reproved. But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they

The Gospel. St. John iii. 16. OD so loved the world, that he gave his onlybegotten Son, that whoso-are wrought in God.


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received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John; who, when they

were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost: (for as yet he was fallen upon none of them; only they were baptized in the Name of the Lord Jesus.) Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost.

The Gospel. St. John x. 1. VEI

ERILY, verily I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheep-fold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is

a thief and a robber. But he that entereth in by the door

is the shepherd of the sheep: | unto them. Then said Jesus

to him the porter openeth; unto them again; Verily, veand the sheep hear his voice, rily I say unto you, I am the and he calleth his own sheep door of the sheep. All that by name, and leadeth them ever came before me are out. And, when he putteth thieves and robbers; but the forth his own sheep, he go- sheep did not hear them. I eth before them, and the am the door; by me if any sheep follow him; for they man enter in, he shall be know his voice. And a stran- saved, and shall go in and ger will they not follow; but out, and find pasture. The will flee from him; for they thief cometh not but for to know not the voice of stran-steal, and to kill, and to degers. This parable spake Je-stroy: I am come that they sus unto them: but they un- might have life, and that derstood not what things they might have it more athey were which he spake bundantly.


The Collect.

to look upon like a jasper and a sardine stone: and

there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald. And round about the throne were four and twenty seats; and upon the seats I saw four

ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who hast given unto us thy servants grace by the confession of a true faith to acknowledge the glory of the eternal Trinity, and in the power of the Di-and twenty elders sitting, vine Majesty to worship the clothed in white raiment; Unity; We beseech thee, and they had on their heads that thou wouldest keep us crowns of gold: And out of stedfast in this faith, and the throne proceeded lightevermore defend us from all nings, and thunderings, and adversities, who livest and voices. And there were sereignest, one God, world ven lamps of fire burning bewithout end. Amen. fore the throne, which are the seven spirits of God. And before the throne there was a sea of glass like unto crystal: and in the midst of the throne, and round about the throne, were four beasts full of eyes before and behind. And the first beast was like a lion, and the second beast like a calf, and the third beast had a face as a man, and the fourth beast was like a flying eagle. And the four beasts had each of them six wings about him; and


For the Epistle. Rev. Iv. 1. FTER this I looked, and behold, a door was opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, Come up hither, and I will shew thee things which must be hereafter. And immediately I was in the Spirit; and behold, a throne was set in heaven, and one sat on the throne and he that sat was

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