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anguish, for joy that a man is the truth; it is expedient for you born into the worid. And ye that I go away: for if I go not now therefore have sorrow : but away, ihe. Comforter will not I will see you again, and your come unto you; but if I depart, heart shall rejvice, and your joy I will send him unto you. And no man taketh from you. when he is come, he will reprove

the world of sin, and of righteousThe fourth Sunday after Easter.ness, and of judgment: Of sin, The Collect.

because they believe not on me: O Almighty God, who alone Of rigliteousness, because I go to

canst order the unruly wills my Father, and ye see me no and affections of sinful men; more: Of judgment, because the grant unto thy people, that they prince of this world is judged. I may love the thing which thou have yet many things to say unto commandest, and desire that you, but ye cannot hear them which thou dost promise ; that so, now. Howbeit, when he, the among the sundry and manifold Spirit of truth, is come, he will changes of the world, our hearts guide you into all truth : for he may surely there be fixed, where shall not speak of himself; but true joys are to be found, through whatsoever he shall hear, that Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. shall he speak; and he will show The Epistle. St. James, i. 17. you things to come. He shall EVERY good gift, and every glorify me: for he shall receive

perfect gift is from above, and of mine, and shall show it unto cometh down from the Father of you. All things that the Father lights, with whom is no variable-hatlı, are mine ; therefore said I, ness, neither shadow of turning, that he shall take of mine, and of his own will begat he us with shall show it unto you. the word of truth, that we should be a kind of first fruits of his The fifth Sunday after Easter. Wberefore, my be

The Collect. loved brethren, let every man be O Lord, from whom all good swift to hear, slow to speak, slow things do come; grant to us, to wrath ; for the wrath of man thy humble servants, that by thy worketh not the righteousness of holy inspiration we may think God. Wherefore lay apart all fil- those things that are good, and thiness and superfluity of naughi- by thy merciful guiding may per, tiness, and receive with meek- form the same, through our Lord ness the engrafted word, which Jesus Christ. Amen. is able to save your souls. The Epistle. St. James, i. 22. The Gospel St. John, xvi. 5.

BE ye doers of the word, and JESUS said unto his disciples, not hearers only, deceiving Now I go my way to him that your own selves. Fanitany be a

pot a me, Whither goest thou ? But doer, he is like

19 amit bebecause I bave said these things holding his natural herit ass. unto you, sorrow hath filled your For he beholder och and heart.



he was.

forgetteth what manner of man hall be scattered every man to

But whoso looketh into nis own, and shall leave me alone: the perfect law of liberty, and and yet I am not alone, because continueth therein ; he being not the Father is with me These a forgetful hearer, but a doer of things I have spoken unto you, the work, this man shall be blessed that in me ye might have peace. in his deed. If any 'man among in the world ye shall have tribuyou seem to be religious, and iation ; but be of good cheer, I bridleth not his tongue, but de have over“ome the world. ceiveth bis own heart, this man's religion is vain. Pure religion

The Ascension-Day. and undefiled before God and the

The Collect. Fathier, is this, To visit the fa: GRANT, we beseech thee, Altherless and widows in their af mighty God, that like as we fiiction, and to keep himself un- do believe thy only begotten Sun spotted from the world.

our Lord Jesus Christ to bave asThe Gospel. St. John, xvi. 23. cended into the heavens ; so we VERILY, verily. I say unto you, may also in heart and mindthither

Whatsoever ye shall ask the ascend, and with him continually Father in my name, he will give dwell, who liveth and reigneth it you. Hitherto have ye asked with thee and the Holy Ghost, one nothing in my name : Ask, and God, world without end. Amen. ye shall receive, that your joy For the Epistle Acts, i. 1. may be full. These things have THE former treatise have I spoken unto you in proverbs : made, O Theophilus, of all the time cometh, when I shall no that Jesus began both to do and more speak unto you in proverbs; teach, until the day in which he but I shall show you plainly of the was taken up, after that he, Father. At that day ye shall ask through the Holy Ghost, bad in my name : and I say not unto given commandments into the you, that I will pray the Father apostles whom he had chosen : for you; for the Father himself to whom also he showed himself loveth you, because ye have loved alive after his passion, by many me, and have believed that I infallible proofs, being seen of came out from God. I came forth them forty days, and speaking of from the Father, and am come the things pertaining to the king: into the world: Again, I leave the dom of God: and being assembled world, and go to the Father. His together with them, commanded disciples said unto him, Lo, now them that they should not depart speakest thou plainly, and speak- from Jerusalem, but wait for the est no proverb. Now are we sure promise of the Father, which, that thou knowest all things, and saith he, ye have heard of me. needest not that any man should For John truly baptized with ask thee: by this we believe that water: but ye shall be baptized thou camest forth from God. Je- with the Holy Ghost, not many sus answered them, Do ye now days hence. When they therebelieve? Behold, the hour com- fore were come together, they etb, yea, is now come, that ye asked of him, saying, Lord, wiit

thou at this time restore again into heaven, and sat on the right the kingdom of Israel? And he hand of God. And they went said unto them, It is not for you forth, and preached every where, to know the times or the seasons, the Lord working with them, and which the Father hath put in his confirming the word with signs own power. But ye shall receive following. power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall Sunday after Ascension-Day. be witnesses unto me both in Je

The Collect. rusalem, and in all Judea, and in O God, the king of glory, who Samaria, and unto the uttermust hast exalted thine only Son part of the earth. And when he Jesus Christ with great triumph bad spoken these things, while unto thy kingdom in heaven ; we they beheld, he was taken up. beseech thee leave us not com and a cloud received him out of fortless; but send to us thine Holy their sight. And while they look- Ghost to comfort us, and exalt us ed steadfasily toward heaven, as unto the same place whither our he went up, behold, two men Saviour Christ is gone before, stood by them in white apparel ; who liveth and reigneth with thee which also said, Ye men of Gali. and the Holy Ghost, one God, lee, why stand ye gazing up into world without end. Amen. heaven? This same Jesus, which The Epislle. 1 St. Peter, iv. 7. is taken up from you into heaven. THE end of all things is at hand; shall so come in like manner as be ye therefore sober, and ye have seen him go into heaven. watch unto prayer. And above The Gospel. St. Mark, xvi. 14. all things bave fervent charity JESUS appeared unto the ele: among yourselves: for charity

vën, as they sat at meat, and shall cover the multitude of sins. upbraided them with their unbe. Use hospitality one to another lief and hardness of heart, because without grudging. As every man they believed not them which had hath received the gift even so seen bim after he was risen And minister the same one to another, he said unto them, Go ye into all as good stewards of the manifold the world, and preach the Gos-igrace of God. If any man speak, pel to every creature. He that let him speak as the oracles of believeth, and is baptized, shall God: If any man minister, let him be saved, but he that believeth do it as of the ability which God not, shall be damned. And these giveth: that God in all things signs shall follow them that be- may be glorified through Jesus lieve: In my name shall they cast Christ: to whom be praise and docut devils; they shall speak with minion for ever and ever Amen. new tongues; they shall take up The Gospel. St. John, xv. 26, and serpents; and if they drink any part of the 16th Chapter. deadly, thing, it shall not hurt WHEN the Comforter is come, them; they shall lay bands on the whom I will send unto you sick, and ihey shall recover. So from the Father, even the Spirit then, after the Lord bad spoken of truth, which proceedeth from unto them, be was received up the Father, he shall testify of me


And ye also shall bear witness; noised abroad, the multitude came because yé have been with me together, and were confounded, * froin the beginning These things because that every man heard have I spoken unto you, that ye them speak in his own language. should not be offended. They And they were all amazed, and shall put you 0:11 of the syna- marvelled, saying one to another, gogues: yea, the time cometh. Behold, are not all these which that whosoever killeth you, will speak Galileans? and how hear think that he doeth God service. we every man in our own tongue And these things will they do wherein we were born? Parthiunto you, because they have not ans, and Medes, and Elamites, known the Father, nor me: but and the dwellers in Mesopota these things have I told you, that mia, and in Judea, and Cappadowhen the tinie shall come, ye may cia, in Pontus, and Asia, Phrygia, rememberhill told you of them. and Pamphylia, in Eyypi, and

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rene, and strangers of Rome, The Colieci.

Jews and Proselytes, Cretes and O God, who as at this time Arabians, we do hear them speak

didst teach the hearts of thy in our own tongues the wonderfaithful people, by sending to ful works of God. them the light of thy Holy Spirit ; The Gospel St. John, xiv. 15.

us by the same spirit to JESUS said unto his disciples, Have a right judgment in all things, If ye love me, keep my comand evermore to rejoice in his mandments

. And I will pray

the holy comfort, through the merits Father, and he shall give you of Christ Jesuis our Saviour, who another Comforter, that he may liveth and reigneth with thee, in abide with you for ever, even the the unity of the same Spirit, one Spirit of truth, whom the world God, world without end. Amen. cannot receive, because it seeth

For the Epistle. Acts, ii. 1 bim not, neither knoweth him: WHEY

HEV the day of Pentecost but ye know him; for he dwelleth

was filly come, they were with you, and shall be in you. I all with one accord in one place: will not leave you confortless; I And suddenly there came a sound will come to you. Yet

little from heaven, as of a rushing while and the world seeth me no mighty wind, and it filled all the more; but ye see me : because I house where they were sitting. live, ye shall live also. At that And there appeared onto them day ye shall know that I am in cloven tongues, like as of fire, and my Father, and ye in me, and ) it sat upon each of them: And in you. He that bath my comthey were all filled with the Holy mandinents, and keepeth them, Ghost; and began to speak with he it is that loveth me; and he other tongues, as the Spirit gave that loveth me, shall be loved of them utterance. And there were my Father; and I will love him, dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, de. and will manifest myself to him. vout men, out of every nation un- Judas saith unto bim, (not Iscader heaven. Now when this was riot,) Lord, how is it that tbou

wilt manifest thyself unto us, and more to rejoice in his holy com. not unto the world? Jesus an- fort, through the merits of Christ swered and said unto him, If a Jesus our Saviour, who liveth and man love me, he will keep my reigneth with thee, in the unity of words; and my Father will love the same Spirit, one God, world bim, and we will come unto him, without end. Amen. and make our abode with him. For the Epistle. Acts, x. 34. He that loveth me not, keepeth THEN Peteropened his mouth, not my sayings: and the word and said, Of a truth I perceive which ye hear is not mine, but the that God is no respecter of perFather's which sent me. These sons; but in every nation, he things have I spoken unto you, that feareth him, and worketh being yet present with you. But righteousness, is accepted with the Comforter, which is the Holy bim. The word which God sent Ghost, whom the Father will send unto the children of Israel preach. in my name, he shall teach you ing peace by Jesus Christ; (he is all things, and bring all things to Lord of all;) that word, I say, your remembrance, whatsoever ye know, which was published I have said unto you. Peace througbout all Judea, and began leave with you, my peace I give from Galilee, after the baptism unto you: not as the world giveth, which John preached: How God give I unto you. Let not your anointed Jesus of Nazareth with heart be troubled, neither let it the Holy Ghost, and with power; be afraid. Ye bave heard how I who went about doing good, and said unto you, I go away, and healing all that were oppressed of come again unto you. If ye loved the devil: for God was with him. me, ye would rejoice, because I And we are witnesses of all things said, I go unto the Father: for which he did, both in the land of my Father is greater than 1. the Jews, and in Jerusalem; whom And now I have told you before they slew, and hanged on a tree. it come to pass, that when it is Him God raised up the third day, come to pass, ye might believe. and showed him openly; not to Hereafter I will not talk much all the people, but unto witnesses with you: for the prince of this chosen before of God; even to us, world cometh, and hath nothing who did eat and drink with him in me. But that the world may after he rose from the dead. And know that I love the Father; and be commanded us to preach unas the Father gave me command to the people, and to testify that ment, even so I do.

it is he which was ordained of

God to be the judge of quick and Monday in Whitsun-Week.

dead. To bim give all the proThe Collect.

phets witness, that through his O God, who as at this time didst name, whosoever believeth ia

teach the hearts of thy faith-him, shall receive remission of fal people, by sending to them the sins. While Peter yet spale light of thy Holy Spirit; grant us these words, the Holy Ghosi tell by the same Spirit to have a right on all them who heard the word. judgment in all things, and ever- And they of the circumcision who

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