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The Epistle. Col.
I on therefore (as the

stroy the works of the devil, and he is in the desert; go not forth.
make us the sons of God, and heirs behold, he is in the secret cham-
of eternal life; grant us, we be- bers; believe it not. For as the
God, holy and beseech thee, that having this hope, lightning cometh out of the east,
s of mercies, kindness, we may purify ourselves, even as he and shineth even unto the west; so
Es of mind, meekness is pure; that when he shail appear shall also the coming of the Son of
ng; forbearing one again with power and great glory, man be. For wheresoever the car-
orgiving one another, we may be made like unto him in case is, there will the eagles be ga-
have a quarrel against his eternal and glorious kingdom; thered together. Immediately after
as Christ forgave you, where, with thee, O Father, and the tribulation of those days, shall
And, above all these thee, O Holy Ghost, he liveth and the sun be darkened, and the moon
Charity, which is the reigneth, ever one God, world with- shall not give her light, and the
ectness. And let the out end. Amen.
stars shall fall from heaven, and
rule in your hearts,
The Epistle. 1John iii. 1. the powers of the heavens shall be
also ye are called in


and be ye thankful. LBD what manner of love shaken. And then shall appear the

of Christ dwell in you

isdom; teaching and



the Father hath bestowed upon sign of the Son of man in heaven;
us, that we should be called the and then shall all the tribes of the
Sons of God; therefore the world earth mourn, and they shall see the
knoweth us not because it knew Son of man coming in the clouds
him not. Beloved, now are we of heaven, with power and great
the sons of God; and it doth not glory. And he shall send his an-
appear what we shall be: but gels with a great sound of a trum-
we know, that when he shall ap- pet, and they shall gather together
pear, we shall be like him; for we his elect from the four winds, from
shall see him as he is. And every one end of heaven to the other.
man that hath this hope in him pu-

one another in psalm
and spiritual songs
grace in your heart
And whatsoever ye
r deed, do all in the
rd Jesus; giving thank
d the Father by him,
Gospel. St. Matt



kingdom of heaven is rifieth himself, even as, he is pure. The Sunday called Septuagesima,
unto a man which Whosoever committeth sin, trans-

eed in his field. But

gresseth also the law, for sin is the


or the third Sunday before Lent.
The Collect.

ept, his enemy cant transgression of the law. And ye
ares among the we know that he was manifested to
take away our sins; and in him is
Sway. But when the

LORD, we beseech thee fa-
vourably to hear the prayers of

ing up, and brought no sin. Whosoever abideth in him, thy people, that we, who are justly
Servants of the house hath not seen him, neither known mercifully delivered by thy good-
en appeared the tares sinneth not: whosoever sinneth punished for our offences, may be
d said unto him, Sir, him. Little children, let no manness, for the glory of thy name,


sow good seed in thi ence then hath it te unto them, An enemy . The servants said t thou then that we go em up? But he said, e ye gather up the up also the wheat togel et both grow harvest; and in the


The Gospel. St. Matt, xxiv. 23.
THEN if any man shall say un-

deceive you: he that doeth right through Jesus Christ our Saviour,
eousness is righteous, even as he is
who liveth and reigneth with thee
righteous. He that committeth sin and the Holy Ghost, ever one God,
of the devil; for the devil sinneth world without end. Amen.
from the beginning. For this pur-
The Epistle. 1 Cor. ix. 24.
pose the Son of God was manifest-KNOW ye not, that they which
ed, that he might destroy the works
run ir a race, run all, but one
of the devil.
receiveth the prize? So run, that
ye may obtain. And every man
that striveth for the mastery, is tem-
to you, Lo, here is Christ, or
perate in all things. Now they do
there; believe it not. For there it to obtain a corruptible crown, but
shall arise false Christs and false we an incorruptible. I therefore so
prophets, and shall show great signs run, not as uncertainly; so fight 1,
and wonders; insomuch that (if But I keep under my body, and
it were possible) they shall de-
ceive the very elect. Behold, I
have told you before. Wherefore,
if they shall say unto you, Behold,

I will say to the reape
e together first the t
them in bundles to
t gather the wheat


not as one that beateth the air:

bring it into subjection, lest that
by any means, when I have preach-
ed to others, I myself should be a

Sunday after the phán. The Collect. whose blessed Soa ested that he might

The Gospel. St. Matt. xx. 1.
THE kingdom of heaven is like

unto a man that is an house

The Sunday called Sexagesima
or the second Sunday before Lent
The Collect.

TL 4

at permie were ra

and as be Now-
472v-side, and
am, and the fours
Bad ; and socne

holder, which went out early in the LORD God, who seest that way, he
put not our trust in any things wer
morning to hire labourers into his that we do; mercifully grant that
vineyard. And when he had agreed by thy power we may be defended
with the labourers for a penny a against all adversity, through Jesus
day, he sent them into his vineyard. Christ our Lord. Amen.
And he went out about the third
hour, and saw others standing idle
in the market-place, and said unto
them, Go ye also into the vineyard,
and whatsoever is right I will give suffer if a man bring you into bon tons, and the
you. And they went their way. dage, if a man devour you, if a man at it, and
Again he went out about the sixth take of you, if a man exalt himselfe fell on good
and ninth hour, and did likewise. if a man smite you on the face. 1 up, and bare
And about the eleventh hour he speak as concerning reproach, asd And when
went out, and found others standing though we had been weak: how things, he cried.

The Epistle. 2 Cor. xi. 19. as soon as s
E suffer fools gladly, seeing yet withered away
yourselves are wise. For yemestare; and

idle, and saith unto them, Why beit, whereinsoever any is bold, (I
stand ye here all the day idle? speak foolishly) I am bold also

They say unto him, Because no Are they Hebrews? so am I: are at this parable
man hath hired us. He saith unto they Israelites? so am I are they uid. Unto you it is

them, Go ye also into the vineyard, the seed of Abraham? so am mysteries of the
and whatsoever is right, that shall are they ministers of Christ? (but to others in

ye receive.

So when even was speak as a fool) I am more: In lawang they miz

come, the lord of the vineyard saith bours more abundant; in stripes they might not
unto his steward, Call the labour-above measure; in prisons more or the parable is t
ginning from the last unto the first. Jews five times received I forty-side are they that a
ers, and give them their hire, be-frequent; in deaths oft. Of the is the word of God.
And when they came, that were stripes save one; thrice was I beat the devil, and r
hired about the eleventh hour, they en with rods; once was I stoned word out of their f
received every man à penny. But thrice I suffered shipwreck; a night should believe and
when the first came, they supposed and a day have I been in the deepy on the rock are t
that they should have received in journeyings often; in perils ohen they hear, re-

with y

and these s

more; and they likewise received waters; in perils of robbers;

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every man a penny. And when perils by mine own countrymestrach for a while bei
they had received it, they murmur- in perils by the heathen; in perf temptation fall E
ed against the good man of the in the city; in perils in the wilder which fell among c
wrought but one hour, and thou hast among false brethren; in wearine porth, and are choak-a
house, saying, These last have ness; in perils in the sea; in perich, when they s
the day. But he answered one of ings often; in cold and nakedness B that on the good I
have borne the burden and heat of en; in hunger and thirst; in fase and bring no fruit c
made them equal unto us, which and painfulness; in watchings of and riches, and plea-s

er, which, in an ho-in

them, and said, Friend, I do thee besides those things that are with


no wrong; didst thou not agree with out, that which cometh upon heart, having heard t
me for a penny? Take that thine daily, the care of all the Churches, and bring forth i
is, and go thy way; I will give unto Who is weak, and I am not weakce.
not lawful for me to do what I will If I must needs glory, I will glorded Quinquagesima, it



this last even as unto thee. Is it who is offended, and I burn not

with mine own? Is thine eye evil of the things which concern
because I am good? So the last infirmities. The God and Fathe
shall be first, and the first last; of our Lord Jesus Christ, which
for many be called, but few cho-blessed for evermore, knoweth th
I lie not.

Sunday before Lent.
To hast taught
our doings without
thing worth; send
and pour into our
st excellent gift of


to hear, let hire

staples asked him.


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The Sunday called -the second Sunday befon The Collect

LORD God, who sees put not our trust in at we do; mercifully g

The Gospel. St. Luke viii. 4. [charity, the very bond of peace, and WHEN much people were ga- of all virtues; without which, whothered together, and were soever liveth is counted dead before come to him out of every city, he thee: Grant this for thine only Son spake by a parable: A sower went Jesus Christ's sake. Amen. out to sow his seed, and as he sow- The Epistle. 1 Cor. xiii. 1. we may bed, some fel, speak with the ainst all adversity, throq rist our Lord. Amen.


it was trodden down, and the fowls tongues of men and of angels,


of the air devoured it; and some and have not charity, I am become fell upon a rock, and as soon as it as sounding brass or a tinkling was sprung up, it withered away cymbal: And though I have the because it lacked moisture; and gift of prophecy, and understand all some fell among thorns, and the mysteries, and all knowledge; and thorns sprang up with it, and though I have all faith, so that I choaked it; and other fell on good could remove mountains, and have ground, and sprang up, and not charity, I am And man smite you on the fruit an hundred fold. And when though I bestow all my goods to ak as concerning rep he had said these things, he cried, feed the poor, and though I give my gh we had been we He that hath ears to hear, let him body to be burned, and have not

hear. And his disciples asked him, charity, profiteth me nothing. saying, What might this parable Charity suffereth long, and is kind; they Hebrews? so an be? And he said, Unto you it is charity envieth not; charity vaunt-Israelites? so am I: given to know the mysteries of the eth not itself; is not puffed up; doth

seed of Abraham? so they ministers of Chris k as a fool) I am more:

kingdom of God; but to others in not behave itself unseemly; seekparables: that seeing they might eth not her own; is not easily pronot see, and hearing they might not voked; thinketh no evil; rejoiceth

smore abundant; understand. Now the parable is not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the e measure; in pris this: the seed is the word of God. truth; beareth all things, believeth ent; in deaths oft. Those by the way-side are they that all things, hopeth all things, endu

bear; then cometh the devil, and

five times received

Es save one; thrice waketh away the word out of their faileth: but whether there be pro

reth all things. Charity never hearts, lest they should believe and phecies, they shall fail; whether

19 th rods; once was day have I been in th

I suffered shipwreck be saved. They on the rock are there be tongues, they shall cease;

they, which, when they hear, re-whether there be knowledge, it

arneyings often; inceive the word with joy; and these shall vanish away. For we know

in perils of roble

by mine own cour

The Epistle. 2 Cor.


E suffer fools gladly, yourselves are wise er if a man bring you


e, if a man devour you e of you, if a man exalt


whereinsoever any k foolishly) I am bet

have no root, which for a while be- in part, and we prophecy in part. Beve, and in time of temptation fall But when that which is perfect is

city; in perils in the thorns are they which, when they shall be done away. When I was Is by the heathen; way. And that which fell among come, then that which is in part cityerils in the save heard, go forth, and are choak- a child, I spake as a child, I underwith cares, and and as a I thought as a false brethren; in ures of this life, and bring no fruit child; but when I became a man, infulness; in watchi


hunger and thirst; to perfection. But that on the good I put away childish things. For

cold and a

ground are they, which, in an ho

those things that a


now we see through a glass darkly; having heard but then now know at which cometh the word, keep it, and bring forth in part; but then shall I know the care of all the Crit with patience.

even as also I am known. And now abideth faith, hope, charity,

offended, and I b The Sunday called Quinquagesima, these three; but the greatest of

s weak, and I am not ust needs glory, I things which concen ties. The God and Lord Jesus Christ,

these is charity.

or the next Sunday before Lent.
The Collect.
The Gospel. St. Luke xvii. 31.
LORD, who hast taught us THEN Jesus took unto him the
that all our doings without twelve and said unto them,

for evermore, know Charity are nothing worth; send Behold, we go up to Jerusalem,

thy Holy Ghost, and pour into our and all things that are written by hearts that most excellent gift of the prophets concerning the Son of


man shall be accomplished. For
he shall be delivered unto the Gen-
tiles, and shall be mocked, and

And they shall scourge him, and LORD, we beseech thee, mer
cifully hear our prayers, and
put him to death; and the third spare all those who confess their
day he shall rise again. And they sins unto thee; that they, whose con-
understood none of these things: sciences by sin are accused, by thy
and this saying was hid froin them, merciful pardon may be absolved,
neither knew they the things which through Christ our Lord. Amen.
were spoken. And it came to pass,
that as he was come nigh unto Je- MOST mighty God, and mer
ciful Father, who hast compasen a meat-offer-
richo, a certain blind man sat by

ing the multitude pass by, he asked
what it meant. And they told him,
that Jesus of Nazareth passeth by
And he cried, saying, Jesus thou

the way-side begging; and, hear- sion upon all men, and hatest no-
thing that thou hast made; who
wouldest not the death of a sinner, wefify a fast, call at
but rather that he should turn from
his sin, and be saved; mercifully
forgive us our trespasses; receive

Son of David, have mercy on me. and comfort us, who are grieved gather the chil-in
And they which went before re-
buked him, that he should hold his and wearied with the burden of our
peace; but he cried so much the have mercy; to thee only it apper
sins. Thy property is always to
more, Thou Son of David, have taineth to forgive sins: spare us
And Jesus stood, therefore, good Lord, spare thy

mercy on me,

and commanded him to be brought people, whom thou hast redeemed: and the altar, and p

enter, not into judgment with thypere the people, O of

unto him: and when he was come neer, he asked him, saying, What

ended, shall be said the following
Prayers, immediately before the geme, saith the
neral Thanksgiving.
italy heart, and

The first day of Lent, commonly called Ash-Wednesday.

The Collect.

This Collect is to be read every day in Lent, after the Collect appointed for the day.


And rend garments Lord your God S and merciful, and of great handPentech him of the moweth if he will re- F and leave a bless-G

-fering unto the God! Blow the trum

wilt thou that I should do unto thee ? servants, who are vile earth, and not thine heritage th

And he said, Lord, that I may re-thine anger from us, who meekij
miserable sinners; but so turn
ceive ny sight. And Jesus said
unto him, Receive thy sight; thy acknowledge our vileness, and
faith hath saved thee. And imme-truly repent us of our faults; and
diately he received his sight, and so make haste to help us in this
followed him, glorifying God: and
all the people when they saw it,
gave praise unto God.

Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
thee in the world to come, through

, rather the peo-G

the congregation, as

Then shall the People say this that followeth, after the Minister. TURN thou us, O good Lord, and so shall we be turned.

Ce that suck the c

the bridegroom go chamber, and the bride d


fast, be not as the o
, of a sad counte- a

they disfigure their h
ey may appear unto p
Verily I say unto you, a
eir reward. But thou, a

and be the

God, who hatest nothing that able to thy people, who turn to rash thy face, that thou r thou hast made, and dost forgive thee in weeping, fasting and pray to men to fast, but p

For thou art a merciful God,

the sins of all those who are peni-ing.
tent; create and make in us new full of compassion, long-suffering,
and contrite hearts, that we, wor-and of great pity. Thou sparest
thily lamenting our sins and ac- when we deserve punishment, and
knowledging our wretchedness, in thy wrath thinkest upon mercy.
may obtain of thee, the God of all Spare thy people, good Lord, spare
mercy, perfect remission and for-them; and let not thine heritage
giveness, through Jesus Christ our be brought to confusion. Hear us,
Lord. Amen.
O Lord, for thy mercy is great;
and after the multitude of thy me?
cies look upon us, through the me
rits and mediation of thy blessed

her which is in secret; h
er which seeth in se- a
reward thee openly.
r yourselves treasures
where moth and rust
and where thieves b
and steal: But lay
res treasures in hea-
either moth nor rust
and where thieves do

og nor steal: For

ere is, there will


At Morning Prayer, the Litany being Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

Coet; let the priests,
of the Lord, weep be-n

at the heathen should in :wherefore should m

g the people, Where fa

world, that we may ever live with S Matt. vi. 16.

ended, shall be said the film

For the Epistle. Joel ii. 12.
TURN ye even to me, saith the

Prayers, immediately before
eral Thanksgiving.

The first Sunday in Lent.
The Collect.

LORD, we beseech thee,


Lord, with all your heart, and LORD, who for our sake didst
with fasting, and with weeping,
days and forty nights;
and with mourning. And rend give us grace to use such abstinence,
are all those who comes your heart, and not your garments, that our flesh being subdued to the
and turn unto the Lord your God: Spirit, we may ever obey thy godly
Sunto thee; that they, whose
for he is gracious and merciful, motions in righteousness and true
ences by sin are accused slow to anger, and of great kind-holiness, to thy honour and glory,
rciful perdon may be ab
ness, and repenteth him of the who livest and reignest with the
ough Christ our Lord.
evil. Who knoweth if he will re- Father and the Holy Ghost, one
MOST mighty God, and turn, and repent, and leave a bless-God, world without end. Amen.
ciful Father, who hastaing behind him, even a meat-offer- The Epistle. 2 Cor. vi. 1.

WE then, as workers together
g that thou hast made Lord your God? Blow the trum-
beseech you
idest not the death of a pet in Zion, sanctify a fast, call a that ye receive not the grace of
rather that he should tuns solemn assembly, gather the peo- God in vain: (For he saith, I have
sin, and be saved; mensi ple, sanctify the congregation, as- heard thee in a time accepted, and
ive us our trespasses; ne semble the elders, gather the chil- in the day of salvation have I suc-
comfort us, who are dren and those that suck the coured thee: behold, now is the ac-
wearied with the burtas breasts; let the bridegroom go cepted time; behold, now is the
-Thy property is al forth of his chamber, and the bride day of salvation) giving no offence
th to forgive sins: spa the ministers of the Lord, weep be-not blamed; but in all things ap-
mercy; to thee only it but of her closet; let the priests, in any thing, that the ministry be

fore, good Lord, spare

tween the porch and the altar, and proving ourselves as the ministers

le, whom thou hast rede let them say, Spare thy people, O of God, in much patience, in afflic

not into judgment with

Lord, and give not thine heritage tions, in necessities, in distresses,

able sinvers; but so rule over them: wherefore should mults, in labours, in watchings, in
nts, who are vile earth to reproach, that the heathen should in stripes, in imprisonments, in tu-
anger from us, who they say among the people, Where fastings; by pureness, by know-

Owledge our vileness, their God?

The Gospel. St. Matt. vi. 16.

repent us of our faults; ake haste to help us in , that we may ever live

ledge, by long-suffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned, by the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand hypocrites, of a sad counte- and on the left, by honour and dis

WHEN ye fast, be not as the

the world to come, thr
Christ our Lord. A

n shall the People say the dance for they disfigure their honour, by evil report and good re-
veth, after the Minister aces, that they may appear unto port; as deceivers, and yet true;
EN thou us, good men to fast. Verily I say unto you, as unknown, and yet well-known;
d so shall we be they have their reward. But thou, as dying, and behold we live; as

when thou fastest, anoint thine chastened, and not killed; as sor-
head, and wash thy face, that thou rowful, yet alway rejoicing; as

weeping, fasting and pear not unto men to fast, but poor, yet making many rich; as

ourable, O Lord, be fer
thy people, who tor

to thy Father which is in secret; having nothing, and yet possessing
and thy Father which seeth in se- all things.

or thou art a men if
Compassion, long-suffer

e deserve punishment ay not up for yourselves treasuresHEN was Jesus led up of the
great pity. Thou shall reward thee openly.
rath thinkest upon earth, where moth and rust

The Gospel. St. Matt. iv. 1.

spirit into the wilderness, to doth corrupt, and where thieves be tempted of the devil: And when break through and steal: But lay he had fasted forty days and forty

people, good Lords nd let not thine he


ht to confusion. He for yourselves treasures in hea- nights, he was afterward an hun
the multitude of theth corrupt, and where thieves do came to him, he said, If thou be

where neither moth nor rust gered. And when the tempter

for thy mercy is g
upon us, through the
mediation of thy bles

not break through nor steal: For the Son of God, command that
where your treasure is, there will these stones be made bread. But
he answered and said, It is written,

us Christ our Lord our heart be also."

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