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some of them. There came Jesus Christ, who liveth and also a multitude out of the reigneth with thee and the cities round about unto Jeru- Holy Ghost, one God, world salem, bringing sick folks, and without end. Amen. them which were vexed with unclean spirits ; and they were
The Epistle. 2 Cor. iv. 1. healed every one.
THEREFORE, seeing we
have this ministry, as we have The Gospel. St. Luke xxii. 24.
received mercy, we faint not ; AND there was also a strife but have renounced the hidden among them, which of them things of dishonesty, not walkshould be accounted the great-ing in craftiness, nor handling est. And he said unto them, the Word of God deceitfully, The kings of the Gentiles but by manifestation of the exercise lordship, over them ; truth, commending ourselves and they that exercise authority to every man's conscience in upon them are called benefac- the sight of God. But if our tors. But ye shall not be so: Gospel be hid, it is hid to them but he that is greatest among that are lost: in whom the God you, let him be as the younger; of this world hath blinded the and he that is chief, as he that minds of them which believe doth serve. For whether is not, lest the light of the glorious greater, he that sitteth at meat, Gospel of CHRIST, who is the or he that serveth ? is not he image of God, should shine that sitteth at meat ? but I am unto them. For we preach not among you as he that serveth. ourselves, but CHRIST JESUS Ye are they which have con- | the Lord; and ourselves your tinued with me in my tempta- servants for Jesus' sake. For tions. And I appoint unto you God, who commanded the light a kingdom, as my Father hath to shine out of darkness, hath appointed unto me; that ye shined in our hearts, to give the may eat and drink at my table light of the knowledge of the in my kingdom, and sit on glory of God, in the face of thrones, judging the twelve JESUS CHRIST. tribes of Israel.
The Gospel. St. Matt. ix. 9
AND as Jesus passed forth SAINT MATTHEW THE APOSTLE. from thence, he saw a man
named Matthew sitting at the The Collect.
receipt of custom: and he saith O ALMIGHTY GOD, who unto him, Follow me. And he by thy blessed Son didst call arose, and followed him. And Matthew from the receipt of it came to pass, as JESUS sat at custom, to be an apostle and meat in the house, behold many evangelist; grant us grace to publicans and sinners came and forsake all covetous desires, sat down with him and his and inordinate love of riches; disciples. And when the Phariand to follow the same thy Son sees saw it, they said unto his
disciples, Why eateth yourį brethren is cast down, which master with publicans and sin- accused them before our God ners? But when Jesus heard day and night. And they overthat, he said unto them, They came him by the blood of the that be whole, need not a Lamb, and by the word of their physician, but they that are testimony; and they loved not sick. But go ye and learn their lives unto the death. what that meaneth, I will have Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, mercy, and not sacrifice ; for and ye that dwell in them. I am not come to call the Wo to the inhabitants of the righteous, but sinners to earth and of the sea : for the repentance. :
devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he
knoweth that he hath but a SAINT MICHAEL AND ALL short time. ANGELS.
The Gospel. St. Matt. xviii. 1. The Collect.
AT the same time came the O EVERLASTING God, disciples unto Jesus, saying, who hast ordained and consti- Who is the greatest in the tuted the services of angels and kingdom of heaven? And JESUS men in a wonderful order ; mer- called a little child unto him, cifully grant, that as thy holy and set him in the midst of them, angels always do thee service and said, Verily I say unto you, in heaven; so, by thy appoint-Except ye be converted, and ment, they may succour and become as little children, ye defend us on earth, through shall not enter into the kingdom JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen. I of heaven. Whosoever there
fore shall humble himself as For the Epistle. Rev. xii. 7.
this little child, the same is THERE was war in heaven; greatest in the kingdom of Michael and his angels fought heaven. And whoso shall re against the dragon; and the ceive one such little child in dragon fought and his angels, my name, receiveth me. But and prevailed not; neither was whoso shall offend one of these their place found any more in little ones which believe in me, hearen. And the great dragon it were better for him that a was cast out, that old serpent, millstone were hanged about called the devil and Satan, his neck, and that he were which deceiveth the whole drowned in the depth of the world; he was cast out into the sea. Wo unto the world earth, and his angels were cast because of offences ! for it must out with him. And I heard a needs be that offences come: but loud voice saying in heaven, wo to that man by whom the Now is come salvation and offence cometh. Wherefore, if strength, and the kingdom of thy hand or thy foot offend our God, and the power of his thee, cut them off, and cast CHRIST : for the accuser of our them from thee: it is better for
thee to enter into life halt or appearing. Do thy diligence maimed, rather than having two to come shortly unto me: for hands or two feet, to be cast Demas hath forsaken me, having into everlasting fire. And if | loved this present world, and thine eye offend thee, pluck it is departed unto Thessalonica; out, and cast it from thee: it is Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto better for thee to enter into Dalmatia. Only Luke is with life with one eye, rather than me. Take Mark and bring him having two eyes, to be cast into with thee: for he is profitable hell fire. Take heed that ye to me for the ministry. And despise not one of these little Tychicus have I sent to Epheones : for I say unto you, that sus. The cloak that I left at in heaven their angels do always Troas with Carpus, when thou behold the face of my Father comest, bring with thee, and which is in heaven.
the books, but especially the parchments. Alexander the
coppersmith did me much evil : SAINT LUKE THE EVANGELIST. the LORD reward him according The Collect.
to his works. Of whom be thou
ware also, for he hath greatly ALMIGHTY GOD, who withstood our words. calledst Luke the physician, whose praise is in the Gospel, The Gospel. St. Luke x. 1. to be an evangelist and physi- THE LORD appointed other cian of the soul; may it please seventy also, and sent them two thee, that by the wholesome and two before his face into medicines of the doctrine deli- every city and place, whither he vered by him, all the diseases himself would come. Therefore. of our souls may be healed, said he unto them, The harvest through the merits of thy Son truly is great, but the labourers JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen. are few : pray ye therefore the
lord of the harvest, that he The Epistle. 2 Tim. iv. 5. would send forth labourers into
WATCH thou in all things, his harvest. Go your ways; endure afflictions, do the work behold, I send you forth as of an evangelist, make full lambs among wolves. Carry proof of thy ministry. For I am neither purse, nor scrip, nor now ready to be offered, and shoes; and salute no man by the time of my departure is at the way. And into whatsoever hand. I have fought a good house ye enter, first say, Peace fight, I have finished my course, be to this house. And if the I have kept the faith. Hence-son of peace be there, your forth there is laid up for me a peace shall rest upon it: if not, crown of righteousness, which it shall turn to you again. And the LORD the righteous Judge in the same house remain, eatshall give me at that day : ing and drinking such things as and not to me only, but unto they give : for the labourer is all them also that love his / worthy of his hire.
SAINT SIMON AND SAINT JUDE, chains under darkness, unto APOSTLES.
the judgment of the great
| day. Even as Sodom and The Collect.
Gomorrha, and the cities about 0 ALMIGHTY God, who them, in like manner giving hast built thy Church upon the themselves over to fornication, foundation of the apostles and and going after strange flesh, prophets, JESUS CHRIst himself are set forth for an example, being the head corner-stone ; suffering the vengeance of etergrant us so to be joined together | nal fire. Likewise also these in unity of spirit by their filthy dreamers defile the flesh, doctrine, that we may be made despise dominion, and speak an holy temple acceptable unto evil of dignities. thee, through JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen.
The Gospel. St. John xv. 17.
THESE things I command The Epistle. St. Jude i. Iyou. that ve love one another.
JUDE, the servant of Jesus if the world hate you, ye know CHRIST, and brother of James, that it hated me before it hated to them that are sanctified by you. If ye were of the world, God the FATHER, and preserved the world would love his own : in Jesus Christ, and called : but because ye are not of the Mercy unto you, and peace and world, but I have chosen you love be multiplied. Beloved, out of the world, therefore the when I gave all diligence to world hateth you. Remember write unto you of the common the word that I said unto you, salvation, it was needful for me The servant is not greater than to write unto you, and exhort his lord; if they have persecuted you, that ye should earnestly me, they will also persecute contend for the faith which was you; if they have kept my once delivered unto the saints. saying, they will keep yours For there are certain men also. But all these things will crept in unawares, who were they do unto you for my name's before of old ordained to this sake, because they know not condemnation ; ungodly men, him that sent me. If I had not turning the grace of our God into come and spoken unto them, lasciviousness, and denying the they had not had sin: but now only LORD God, and our Lord they have no cloak for their sin. JESUS CHRIST. I will therefore He that hateth me, hateth my put you in remembrance, though Father also. If I had not done ye once knew this, how that among them the works which the LORD having saved the none other man did, they had people out of the land of Egypt, not had sin: but now have afterward destroyed them that they both seen and hated both believed not. And the angels me and my Father. But this which kept not their first estate, cometh to pass, that the word but left their own habitation, might be fulfilled that is written he hath reserved in everlasting in their law, They hated me without a cause. But when! Of the tribe of Gad were the Comforter is come, whom I sealed twelve thousand. will send unto you from the Of the tribe of Aser were FATHER, even the SPIRIT of sealed twelve thousand. truth, which proceedeth from of the tribe of Nephthalim the FATHER, he shall testify of were sealed twelve thousand. me. And ye also shall bear Of the tribe of Manasses were witness, because ye have been sealed twelve thousand. with me from the beginning. I Of the tribe of Simeon were
sealed twelve thousand. ALL SAINTS' DAY.
of the tribe of Levi were
sealed twelve thousand. The Collect.
Of the tribe of Issachar were O ALMIGHTY GOD, who sealed twelve thousand. hast knit together thine elect in Of the tribe of Zabulon were one communion and fellowship, sealed twelve thousand. in the mystical body of thy Son Of the tribe of Joseph were CHRIST our Lord; grant us sealed twelve thousand. grace so to follow thy blessed Of the tribe of Benjamin were saints in all virtuous and godly sealed twelve thousand. living, that we may come to After this I beheld, and lo, a those unspeakable joys, which great multitude, which no man thou hast prepared for those could number, of all nations, who unfeignedly love thee, and kindreds, and people, and through Jesus CHRIST our tongues, stood before the Lord. Amen.
throne, and before the Lamb,
clothed with white robes, and For the Epistle. Rev. vii. 2.
palms in their hands; and cried AND I saw another angel with a loud voice, saying, Salascending from the east, having vation to our God, which sittetl the seal of the living God; and upon the throne, and unto the he cried with a loud voice to Lamb. And all the angels stood the four angels, to whom it round about the throne, and was given to hurt the earth and about the elders, and the four the sea, saying, Hurt not the beasts, and fell before the throne earth, neither the sea, nor the on their faces, and worshipped trees, till we have sealed the God, saying, Amen : Blessing, servants of our God in their and glory, and wisdom, and foreheads. And I heard the thanksgiving, and honour, and number of them which were power, and might, be unto our sealed; and there were sealed God for ever and ever. Amen. an hundred and forty and four thousand, of all the tribes of the
| The Gospel. St. Matt. v. 1.
The Gospel. At. Matt. children of Israel.
JESUS seeing the multitudes, Of the tribe of Judah were went up into a mountain ; and sealed twelve thousand. when he was set, his disciples
Of the tribe of Reuben were came unto him. And he opened sealed twelve thousand. This mouth, and taught them,