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ber, and watch unto prayer. | Holy Spirit; Grant us by the And above all things have fer- same Spirit to have a right vent charity among yourselves: judgement in all things, and for charity shall cover the mul- evermore to rejoice in his holy titude of sins. Use hospitality comfort; through the merits of one to another without grudg- Christ Jesus our Saviour, who ing. As every man hath re-liveth and reigneth with thee, ceived the gift, even so minister in the unity of the same Spirit, the same one to another, as one God, world without end. good stewards of the manifold Amen. grace of God. If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God: if any man min
ister, let him do 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.
For the Epistle. Acts ii. 1. WHEN the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came à sound from heaven, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues, like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them: and they 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, Behold, are not all these which speak Galileans? And how hear we every man in our own tongue wherein we were born? Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and in Judæa, and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and Asia, Phrygia, and Pamphylia, in Egypt, and in the parts of Libya about Cyrene, and strangers of Rome, Jews, and ProseTytes, Cretes, and Arabians, we of do our tongues the wonderful works of God.
The Gospel. St. John xv. 26, and part of Chap. xvi.
HEN 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 been with me from the beginning. These things have I spoken unto you, that should not be offended. They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service. And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor
But these things have I told you, that, when the time shall come, ye may remember that I told you of them.
GOD, who as at this time
The Gospel. St. John xiv. 15. ESUS said unto his discicommandments. And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever; even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you. I will not leave you comfortless; I will come to you. Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I 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; he loveth me shall be loved of my Father,
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GOD, who as at this time didst teach the hearts of thy faithful people, by the sendand I will love him, and willing to them the light of thy manifest myself to him. Judas Holy Spirit; Grant us by thre saith unto him, (not Iscariot,) same Spirit to have a right Lord, how is it that thou wilt judgement in all things, and manifest thyself unto us, and evermore to rejoice in his holy not unto the world? Jesus an- comfort; through the merits of swered and said unto him, If a Christ Jesus our Saviour, who man love me, he will keep my liveth and reigneth with thee words, and my Father will love in the unity of the same Spirit, him, and we will come unto one God, world without end. him, and make our abode with Amen. him. He that loveth me not keepeth not my sayings; and the word which ye hear is not mine, bu Father's ich sent ine. These things have II perceive that God is no respoken unto you, being yet pre- specter of persons; but in every sent with you. But the Com-nation he that feareth him, and forter, which is the Holy Ghost, worketh righteousness, is acwhom the Father will send in cepted with him. The Word any Name, he shall teach you which God sent unto the chilall things, and bring all things dren of Israel, preaching peace to your remembrance, whatso- by Jesus Christ; (he is Lord of ever I have said unto you. all;) that Word, I say, ye know, Peace I leave with you, my which was published throughpeace I give unto you: not as out all Judæa, and began from the world giveth, give I unto Galilee, after the baptism which you. Let not your heart be John preached: how God a
For the Epistle. Acts x. 34.
troubled, neither let it be afraid. Ye have heard how I said unto
you, I go away, and come
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, eveu so I do.
ointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost, and with power; who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil: for God was 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 ordained 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 sines worde, Pete Holy Ghost While yet spake fell on all them which heard the word. And they of the circumcision, which believed, were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because that on the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost. For they heard them speak with tongues, and magnify God. Then answered Peter, Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we? And he com
manded them to be baptized in the Name of the prayed they him to tarry certain days.
The Gospel. St. John iii. 16. OD so loved the world, that he gave his only-begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into
the world to condemn the world, but that the world through him might be saved. He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already; because he hath not believed in the Name of the only-begotten Son of God. And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to 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 are wrought in God.
their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost.
thee, that thou wouldest koep us stedfast in this faith, and evermore defend us from all adversities, who livest and reignest, one God, world without end. Amen.
The Gospel. St. John x. 1. 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. To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice, and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out. And, when he putteth forth his own sheep, he
For the Epistle. Rev. iv. 1. AFTER 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 Spi
goeth before them, and therit; and behold, a throne was sheep follow him; for they set in heaven, and one sat on know his voice. And a stranger the throne: and he that sat was will they not follow; but will to look upon like a jasper and a flee from him; for they know sardine stone: and there was not the voice of strangers. This a rainbow round about the parable spake Jesus unto them: throne, in sight like unto an but they understood not what emerald. And round about the things they were which he throne were four and twenty spake unto them. Then said seats; and upon the seats I saw Jesus unto them again; Verily, four and twenty elders sitting, verily I say unto you, I am the clothed in white raiment; and door of the sheep. All that they had on their heads crowns ever came before me are thieves of gold: And out of the throne and robbers; but the sheep did proceeded lightnings, and thunnot hear them. I am the door; derings, and voices. And there by me if any man enter in, he were seven lamps of fire burnshall be saved, and shall go in ing before the throne, which and out, and find pasture. The are the seven spirits of God. thief cometh not but for to And before the throne there steal, and to kill, and to dewas a sea of glass like unto stroy: I am come that they crystal: and in the midst of the might have life, and that they throne, and round about the might have it more abundantly. 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
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 Divine Majesty to worship the Unity; We beseech
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 they were full of eyes within: and they rest not day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, which was, and
is, and is to come. And when
be? Jesus answered and said unto him, Art thou a master of Israel, and knowest not these things? Verily, verily I say unto thee, We speak that we do know, and testify that we have seen: and ye receive not our witness. If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe say-not; how shall ye believe, if I tell you of heavenly things? And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of Man, who is in heaven. And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted
that whosoever believeth him should not perish, but have eternal life.
The Gospel. St. John iii. 1.
Pharisees, named Nicode-in
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doest, except God be with him.
God, the strength of all in thee, mercifully accept our them that put their trust the weakness of our mortal naand because through prayers; again, he cannot see the King-ture we can do no good thing dom of God. Nicodemus saith without thee, grant us the help unto him, How can a man be of thy grace, that in keeping of born when he is old? can he thy commandments we enter the second time into his please thee, both in will and mother's womb, and be born? deed; through Jesus Christ our Jesus answered, Verily, verily I Lord. Amen. say unto thee, Except a man be born of water, and of the Spirit,
he cannot enter into the King
dom of God. That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again. The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth; so is every one that is born of the Spirit. Nicodemus answered and said unto him, How can these things
The Epistle. 1 St. John iv. 7. BELOVED, let us love one for love is of God, and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. In this was manifested the love of God towards us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him. Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation