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drawn from therr about a stone's cast, gether, and led him into their council, and kneeled down, and prayed, saying, saying, Art thou the Christ? Tell us. Father, if thouse willing. remove this And he said unto them, if I tell you, cup from me: nevertheless, not my ye will not believe. And if I also ask will, but thine be done.

And there ap- you, ye will not answer me, nor let me peared an angel unto him from heaven, go. Hereafter shall the Son of man sit strengthening him. And being in an on the right hand of the power of God. agony, he prayed more earnestly; and Then said they all, Art thou then the his sweat was as it were great drops

of Son of God? And he said unto them, blood falling down to the ground And Ye say that I am. And they said, What when he rose up from prayer, and was need we any further witness ? for we come to his disciples, he found them ourselves have heard of his own mouth. sleeping for sorrow; and said unto them, Why sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye Thursday before Euster. enter into temptation And while he The Epistle 1 Cor. xi. 17. yet spake, behold, a multitude, and he IN thus that I declare unto you, I that was called Judas, one of the lwelve,

praise you not that you come towent before them, and drew near upto

gether not for the better, but for the Jesus to kiss him. But Jesus said unto worse For first of all, when ye come him, Judas, betrayest thou the Son of Logether in the Church, I hear that there man with a kiss? When they which be divisions among you ; and I partly were about him saw what would follow, believe it. For there must be also here they said unto him, Lord, shal' we smite sies among you, that they which are apwith the sword ? And one of them smote proved may be made manifest among the servant of the high priest, and cut you When ye come together therefore off his right ear. And Jesus answered into one place, this is not to eat the and said, Suffer ye thus far. And he Lord's Supper. For, in eating, every touched his ear, and healed him Then one taketh before other his own supper: Jesus said unto the chief priests and cap- and one is hungry, and another is drunktains of the temple, and the elders which

en. What, bave ye not houses to eat were come to him. Be ye come ort and to drink in ? or despise ye the as against a thief, with swords ar.d Church of God, and shame them that staves ? When I was daily with you in have not? What shall I say to you? the temple, ye stretched forth no hands shall I praise you in this ? I praise you against me but this is your hour, not. For I bave received of the Lord and the power of darkness. Then took that which also I delivered unto you, they him, and led him, and brought him That the Lord Jesus, the same night in into the high priest's house. And Peter which he was betrayed, took bread; followed afar off And when they had and when he had given thanks, he brake kindled a fire in the midst of the hall, it, and said, Take, eat: this is my body, and were set down together, Peter sat which is broken for you this to in redown among them. But a certain majd membrance of me After the same bebeld him, as he sat by the fire, and manner also be took the cup, when he earnestly looked upon him, and said, had supped, saying, This cup is the new This man was also with him And he

testament in my blood : this do ye, as denied him, saying. Woman, I know oft as ye drink it, in remembrance of him not.

And after Little while an- me. For as often as ye eat this bread, other saw him, and said, Thou art also and drink this cup. ye do show the of them And Peter said, Man, I am Lord's death till he come Wherefore, not. And about the space of one hour whosoever shall eat this bread, and drink after, another confidently affirmed, say. this cup of the Lord unworthily, shall ing, Of a truth, this fellow also was with be guiliy of the body and blood of the him ; for he is a Galilean. And Peter Lord. But let a man examine himself, said, Man, I know not what thou say. and so let him eat of that bread, and est.

And immediately, while he yet drink of that cup. For he that eateth spake, the cock crew. And the Lord and drinketh unworthily, eateth and turned, and looked upon Peter ; and Pe. drinketh damnation to himself. De dister remembered the word of the Lord,

cerning the Lord's body. For this Low he had said unto him, Before the cause many are weak and sickly among cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice.

many sleep. For if we would And Peter went out and

wept bitterly

judge onrselves, we should not be judg. And the men that held Jesus, mocked ed. But when we are judged, we are him, and sinote him

And when they chastened of the Lord, that we should had blindfolded him, they struck him on not be condemned with the world. the face, and asked him, saying, Pro- Wherefore, my brethren, when ye come phesy, who is it that sinote thee? And together to eat, tarry one for another. many other things blasphemously spake

And if any man hunger, let him eat at they against him. And, as soon as it

home that ye come not together unlo was day, the elders of the people, and the condemnation. And the rest will I set chief briests, and the scribes, came to. in order when I come.

you, and

this place

The Gospel. St. Luke xxii. 1. ed Jesus to their will. And as they led

him away, they laid hold upon one si. THE whole multitude of them arose, mon, a Cyrenian, coming out of the

country, and on him they laid the cross, began to accuse him, saying, We found that he might bear it after Jesus. And this fellow perverting the nation, and there followed himn a great company os forbidding to give tribute to Cæsar, say: people, and of women, who also being, that he himself is Christ a king And wailed and lamented him But Jesut Pilate asked him, saying, Art thou the turning unto them, said. Daughters of King of the Jews ?' And he answered Jerusalem weep not for me, but weep him, and said, Thou sayest it. Then for yourselves, and for your children said Pilate to the chief priests and to the For behold, the days are coming in the people, I and no fault in this man. And which they shall say, Blessed are the they were the more fierce, saying, He barren, and the wombs that never lare, stirreth up the people, teaching through and the paps which never gave suck. out all Jerry, beginning from Galilee to Then shall they begin to my lo the moun.

When Pilate heard of Gali. tains, Fall on us; and to the hills, Co. lee, he asked whether the man were a ver us. For if they do these things in a Galilean And as soon as he knew that green tree, what shall be done in the he belonged unto Herod's jurisdiction, dry? And there were also two other, he sent him to Herod, who himself was malefactors, led with him to be part to also at Jerusalem at that time And

death And when they were come to when Herod saw Jesus, he was exceed. the place which is called Calvary, there ing glad; for he was desirous to see they crucified bim, and the malefactors; bim of a long season, because he had one on the right hand, and the other on heard many things of him; and he hoped the left. Then said Jesus, Father, for to have seen some miracle done by him. give them, for they know not what they Then he questioned with him in many do And they parted his raiment, and words; but he answered him nothing cast lots And the people stood beholdAnd the chief priests and scribes stood ing and the rulers also with him deriand vehemently accused him And He

ded trim, saying. He saved others; let rod with his men of war set him at him save himself, if he be Christ the nought, and mocked him, and arrayed chosen of God And the soldiers also him in a gorgeous robe, and sent bim mocked him, coming to him, and offer again to Pilale

And the same day Pi. ing him vinegar, and saying, If thou be late and Herod were made friends to. the King of the Jews, save thyself And gether; for before, they were at enmity a superscription also was written over between themselves. And Pilate, when him in letters of Greek, and Latin, and he had called together the chief priests. Hebrew, THIS IS THE KING OF and the rulers, and the people, said unto THE JEWS. And one of the malefac. them. Ye have brought this man unto tors, which were hanged, railed on him, me, as one chat perverteth the people : saying. If thou be Christ, save thyself and behold, 1, having examined him be

and us But the other answering, refore you, have found no fault in this man, buked him, saying, Dost not thou fear touching those things whereof ye accuse God, seeing thou art in the same con. him. No, nor yet Herod : for 1 sent demnation ? And we indeed justly; for you to him, and lo, nothing worthy of we receive the due reward of our deeds cleath is done unto him. I will therefore but this man hath done nothing amiss, chastise him, and release him. (For of And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember necessity he must release one unto them me when thou comest into thy kingdom. at the feast) And they cried out all at And Jesus said unto him. Verily, I say once, saying. Away with this man, and unto thee, To-day shait thou be with me release unto is Barabbas: (who for a in Paradise. And it was about the sixth certain sedition made in the city, and for hour, and there was darkness over all murder, was cast into prison ) Pilate, the earth until the ninth hour And the therefore, willing to release Jesus, spake sun was darkened, and the vail of the again to them

But they cried, saying, temple was rent in the midst. And Crucify him, crucify him. And he said when Jesus bad cried with a loud voice, unto them the third time, Why, what he said, Father, into thy hands I com. evil hath be done? I have found no mend my spirit: and having said thus, cause of death in him: I will therefore he gave up the ghost. Now when the chastise him, and let him go. And they Centurion saw what was done, he gloriwere instant with loud voices, requiring fed God, saying, Certainly this was a that he might be crucified and the righteous man. And all the people that voices of them, and the chief priests, came together to that sight, bebolding prevailed. And Pilate gave sentence the things that were done, smote their that it should be as they required And breasts and returned. And al hus ac. he released unto them him that for sedi

quaintance, and the women that follow. tion and murder was cast into prison, ed him from Galilee, stood alar off, whom they had desired: but he deliver. | bebolding these things

Good Friday

Christ once for all. And every priest The Collects.

slandeth daily ministering and offering uftentimes the same sacrifices, which

can never take away sins But this man. graciously to behold this thy fami.

after he had offered one sacrifice for ly, for which our Lord Jesus Christ was contented to be betra yed, and given up

sins, for ever sat down on the right into the hands of wicked men, and to

hand of God; from henceforth expect.

ing till his enemies be made his foot. suffer death upon the cross, who now

stool. liveth and reigneth with thee and the

For by one offering he hath per:

fecteu for ever them that Holy Ghost, ever one God, world with.

are sanctified:

whereof the Holy Ghost also is a witness out end. Amen.

to us : for after that he had said before,

This is the covenant that I will make whose Spirit the whole body of the with them after those days, saith the Church is governed anul sanctified ; re- Lord; I will put my laws into their ceive our supplications and prayers, hearts, and in their mings will I write which we offer before thee for all estates them; and their sins and iniquities will of men in thy holy Church, that every I remember no more. Now, where remember of the same, in bis vocation and mission of these is, there is no more of ministry, may truly and godly serve fering for sin. Having, therefore, breththee, through our Lord and Saviour Je- ren, boldness to enter into the holiest by sus Christ. Amen

the blood of Jesus, by a new and living

way, which he hath consecrated for us O all men, and hatest nothing that

through the vail, that is to say, his flesh; thou hast .nade, nor desirest the death of and having an high priest over the house a sinner, but rather that he should be

of God; let us draw near with a true converted and live ; have mercy upon all

heart, in full assurance of faith. having Jews, Turks, Infidels, and Heretics;

our hearts sprinkled from an evil con and take from them all ignorance, hard

science, and our bodies washed with ness of heart, and contempt of thy word; pure water.

Let us hold fast the proand so fetch them home, blessed Lord, session of our faith without wavering; to thy flock, that they may be saved

(for he is faithful that promised :) and among the remnant of the true Israelites,

let us consider one another to provoke and be made one fold under one Shep

unto love, and to good works; not for. herd, Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth saking the assembling of ourselves to. and reigneth with thee and the Holy gether, as the manner of some is; but Spirit, one God, world without end exhorting one another and so much Amen.

the more, as ye see the day approaching. The Epistle. Heb... 1.

The Gospel. St. John xix. 1 HE law having a shadow of good Purced him. And the soldiers

Jesus to , and the mage of the things, can never, with platted a crown of thorns, and put it on those sacrifices which they offered year his head, and they put on him a purple by year continually, make the comers robe, and said, Hail, King of the Jews ! thereunto perfect For then, would And they smote him with their hands. they not have ceased to be offered ? be- Pilate therefore went forth again, and cause that the worshippers, once purged, saith unto them, Bebold, bring him should have had no more conscience of forth to you, that ye may know ihat I sins But in those sacrifices there is a find no fault in him Then came Jesus remembrance again made of sins every forth, wearing the crown of thoms, and year. For it is not possible that the the purple robe. And Pilate saith unlo blood of bulls and of goals should take them, Behold the man. When the chief

Wherefore, when he com- priests therefore and officers saw him, eth into the world, he saith, Sacrifice and they cried out, saying, Crucify him, cruoffering thou wouldest not, but a body cify him. Pilate saith unto them, Take hast thou prepared me : In burnt-offer- ye him, and crucify him ; for 1 find no ings and sacrifices for sin thou hast had fault in him. The Jews answered him, no pleasure Then said I, Lo, I come We have a law, and by our law he ought (in the volume of the book it is written to die, because he made himself the Son of me) to do thy will, O God. Above, of God. When Pilate therefore heard when he said, Sacrifice, and offering that saying, he was the more afraid ; and and burnt-offerings, and offering for sin, went again into the judgment-hall, and thou wouldest not, neither hadst plen. saith unto Jesus, Whence art thou ? But sure therein, which are offered by the

Jesus gave him no answer. Then saith law; Then said he, Lo, I come to do Pilate into him, Speakest thou not unto thy will, O God. He taketh away the me ? Knowest thou not that I have pow. first, that he may establish the second er to crucify thee, and have power to reBy the which will we are sanctified, lease thee ? Jesus answered, Thou could. through the offering of the body of Jesus est have no power at all against me, er.

away sins.

cept it were given thee from above ; bowed his head, and gave up the ghost. therefore he that delivered me unto thee The Jews, therefore, because it was the hath the greater sin. And i rom thence- preparation, that the bodies should not forth Pilate sought to release dum ; but remain upon the cross on the sabbath the Jews cried out, saying, if thou let day. (for that sabbath-day was an high this man go, thou art not Cæsar's friend: day, besought Pilate that their legs Whosoever maketh himself a king, speak might be broken, and that they inight be eth against Cæsar Wheu Pilate there-taken away. Then came the soldiers fore heard that saying, he brought Jesus and brake the legs of the first, and of forth, and sat down in the judgment. the other which was crucified with him. seat, in a place that is called the Pave. But when they came to Jesus and saw ment, but in the Hebrew, Gabbatha. that he was dead already, they brake not And it was the preparation of the pass- his legs. But one of the soletiers with over, and about the sixth hour and he a spear pierced his side, and forthwith saith untn the Jews, Behold your King, came thereout blood and water. And But they cried out, Away with him, he that saw it bare record, and his re. away with him, crucify him Pilate cord is true : and he knoweth that he with unto them, Shall I crucify your saith true, that ye might believe. For King ? The chief priests answered, 'We these things were done, that the Scrip have no king but Cæsar. Then delivered ture should be fulfilled. A bone of him he him therefore unto them to be cruci. shall not be broken And again another fied: and they took Jesus, and led him Scripture saith, They shall look on him away And he, bearing his cross, went whom they pierced. forth into a place called the place of a skull, which is called in the Hebrew Gol.

Easter-Even. gotha ; where they crucified him, and

The Collect Iwo others with him, on either side one, and Jesus in the midst Ando Pilate G Baptited into the death of thy blesse wrote a title, and put it on the cross ed Son our Saviour Jesus Christ, so by and the writing was, JESUS OF NA: continual mortifying our corrupt affec. ZARETH, THE KING OF THE tions, we may be buried with him; and JEWS This title then read many of that through the grave and gate of death the Jews, for the place where Jesus was

we may pass to our joyful resurrection, crucified was nigh to the city; and it for his merits, who died, and was buried, was written in Hebrew, and Greek, and and rose again for us, thy Son Jesus Latin Then said the chief priests of the Christ our Lord. Amen Jews to Pilate, Write not, The King of the Jews : but that he said, I am King The Epistle, i St. Peter iij. 17. of the Jews. Pilate answered, What I have written, I have written. Then the IT is better if the will of God be so, soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, evil.doing. For Christ also hath once took his garmeuts, (and made four parts, sutiered for sins, the just for the unjust, to every soldier a part) and also his coat: (that he might bring us to God) being now the coat was without seam, woven put to death in the flesh, but quickened from the top throughout. They said by the Spirit: by which also he went therefore among themselves, Let is not and preached unw the spirits in prison ; rend it, but cast lots for it, whose it which sometime were disobedient, when shall be that the Scripture might be once the long-suffering of God waited in fulfilled, which with, They parted my rainent among them, and for my ves.

the days of Noah, while the ark was a ture they did cast lots. These things preparing wherein

few, that is, eight

The like therefore the soldiers did. Now therr figure where unto, even Baptism, doth stood by the cross of Jesus. his mo- also now save us (not the putting away ther, and his mother's sister, Mary the the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a wife of Cleophas, and Mary Magda good conscience towards God) by the lene. When Jesus, therefore, saw his

resurrection of Jesus Christ : Who is mother, and the disciple standing by gone into heaven, and is on the right whom he loved, he saith unto his mother, hand of God angels, and authorities, Woman, behold thy son. Then saith be

and powers, being made subject unto to the disciple, Behold thy mother And

him from that hour that disciple took her unto his own home. After this, Jesus

The Gospel. St. Matt. XXVII. 57. knowing that all things were now ac- THEN the even was come. there complished, that the Scripture might

WHE

came a rich man of Arimathea, fulfilled, saith, I thirst Now there was named Joseph, who also himself was Je. let a vessel full of vinegar and they sus disciple: He went to Pilate, and filled a spunge with vinegar, and put it begged the body of Jesus Then Pilate upon hyssop, and put it to his mouth. commanded the body to be delivered. When Jesus, therefore, had received the And when Joseph had taken the body, vinegar, he said, It is finished : and he he wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, and

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hid it in his own new tomb, which he Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. lad hewn out in the rock; and he rolled

Set your affertions on things above. not a great stone to the door of the sepul. on things on the earth: For ye are dead, chre, and departed. And there was Ma- and your life is bid with Christ in God. Ty Magdalene, and the other Mary, sit- When Christ. who is our life, shall apling over against the sepulchre. Now

pear, then shall ye also appear with him the next day that followed the day of the in glory Mortify therefore your mempreparation, the chief priests and Phari. bers which are upon the earth; fornica. sees came together unto Pilate, saying, tion, uncleanness, inordinate affection, Sir, we remember that that deceiver said evil concupiscence, and covetousness, while he was yet alive. After three days which is idolatry: for which thing' I will rise again

Command therefore sake the wrath of God cometh on the that the sepulchre be made sure until the children of disobedience. In the which third day, lest his disciples come by ye also walked sometime, when ye lived night, and steal him away, and say unto in them the people, He is risen from the dead; so the last error shall be worse than the

The Gospel. St. John xx I. first. Pilate said unto them, Ye have a

THE first day of the week cometh watch; gu your way, make it as sure as you can So they went and made the was yet dark, unto the sepulchre, and tepulchre sure, scaling the stone, and seeth the stone taken away from the seselling a watch

pulchre Then she runneth and cometh

to Simon Peter, and to the other disciple Easter. Day

whom Jesus loved, and saith onto them, 1 At Morning Prayer, instead of the

They have taken away the Lord out of Psalm, (come let us sing, &c.) these

the sepulchre, and we know not where

they have laid him Peter therefore Antiems shall be sung or said

went forth, and that other disciple, and THRIST oar passover is sacrificed came to the sepulchre. So they ran both

for us: therefore let us keep the together, and he other disciple did out. feast;

run Peter, and came first to the sepul. Not with the old leaven, neither with chre; and he, stooping down and took. she leaven of malice and wickedness; but ing in, saw the linen clothes lying, yet with the unleavened bread of sincerity went he not m. Then cometh Simon and truth Corv 7

Peter following him, and went into the C THRIST being raised from the dead, sepulcbre, and seeth the linen clothes

dieth no more ; death hath no more lie; and the napkin that was about his dominion over him

head not lying with the linen clothes, For in that he died, he died unto sin but wrapped together in a place by itself, once : but in that be liveth, be liveth Then went in also that other disciple Unto God.

-hich came first to the sepulchre. and he Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to saw, and believed

For as yet they xe dead indeed unto sin ; but alive unto knew not the Scripture, that he must rise God through Jesus Christ our Lord again from the dead

Then the disciples Rom. vi. 9

went away again unto their own home. C' HRIST is risen from the dead, and

become the first fruits of them that Monday in Easter-Week. slept

The Collect.
For since by inan came death, wy man
came also the resurrection of the dead.
For as in Adam all die ; even so in

only begotten Son Jesus Christ hast Christ shall all be made alive 1 Cor. overcome death, and opened unto us the XV. 20

gatr of everlasting life we humbly be.

Seech thee, that as, by thy special grace The Collect

preventing us, thou dost put into our

minds good desires; so by thy continua! only begotten Son Jesus Christ hast

help we may bring the

same to good efover ome death, and opened unto us the feci, through Jesus Christ our Lord; gate of everlasting life: we humbly be. who liveth and reigneth with thee and Beech thee, that as, by thy special grace the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world preventing us, thou dost put into our

without end Amen. minds good desires ; so Sy ihy continual

For the Epistle

Acts 1. 34. help we may bring

opened his liveth and reigneth with thee and the

respecter of persons but in every na. Holy Ghost, ever one God, world with.

Amen. Out end

tion he that feareth him and worketh The Epistle. Col. iii. 1. righteousness, is accepted with him. The

word which God sent unto the children yo then be risen with Christ, acek

of Israel, preaching, peace by Jesus Christ; (he is Lord of all :) that word,

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