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opened, and they knew him, and he many days of them which came up vanished out of their sight. And with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, they said one to another, Did not who are his witnesses unto the peoour heart burn within us, when he ple. And we declare unto you glad talked with us by the way, and tidings, how that the promise which while he npened to us the Scrip- was made unto the fathers, God tares? And they rose up the same hath fulfilled the same wito us their tour, and returned to Jerusalem, children, in that he hath raiserl up and found the eleven gathered to- Jesus again; as it is also written in gether, and them that were with the second Psalm, Thou art my them, saying, The Lord is risen in- Son, this day have I begotten thee. deed, and hath appeared unto Si-And as concerning that he raised mon. And they told what things him up froin the dead, now no more were done in the way, and how he to return to corruption, he said ou was known of them in breaking of this wise, I will give you the sure bread.
mercies of David. Wherefore he
saith also in another Psalm, Thou Tuesday in Easter-Week. shalt not suffer thine Holy One to The Collect.
see corruption. For David, after
thine only begotten Son Jesus by the will of God, fell on sleep, and Christ hast overcome death, and was laid unto his fathers, and saw opensd unto us the gate of everlast- corruption : But he, whom God ing life ; we humbly beseech thee, raised again, saw no corruption. Be that as, by thy special grace, pre- it known unto you therefore, men venting us, thou dost put into our and brethren, that through this minds good desires; so by thy con- man is preached unto you the fortinual help we may bring the same giveness of sins: And by him all to good effect, through Jesus Christ that believe are justified from all our Lord, who liveth and reigneth things, from which ye could not be with thee and the Holy Ghost, ever justified by the law of Moses. Be. one God, world without end. Amen. ware, therefore, lest that come upon
For the Epistle. Acts xiii. 26. you which is spoken of in the proMEN TEN and brethren, children of phets, Behold, ye despisers, and
the stock of Abraham, and wonder, and perish: for I work a whosoever among you feareth God, work in your days, a work which to you is the word of this salvation you shall in no wise believe, though sent. For they that dwell at Je- a man declare it unto you. rusalem, and their rulers, because The Gospel. St. Luke xxiv. 56. they knew him onot, nor yet the JESUS himself stood in the mist read every sabbath-day, they have Peace be unto you. But they were fulfilled them in condemning him. terrified and affrighted, and supAnd though they found no cause of posed that they had seen a spirit. death in him, yet desired they Pi- And he said unto them, Why are tate that he should he slain. And ye troubled, and why do thoughts when they had fulfilled all that arise in your hearts? Behold my was written of him, they took him hands and my feet, that it is I mý. down from the tree, and laid him self: handle me, and see; for a in a sepulchre. But God raised him spirit hath not flesh and bones, as fiom the dead : And he was seen ye see me have. And when he
had thus spoken, he showed them Heave the Father, the Word, ard his hands and his feet. And while the Holy Ghost: and these three they yet believed not for joy, and are one. And there are three that wondered, he said unto them, Have bear witness in earth, the spirit, ye here any meat? And they gave and the water, and tlie blood : and him a piece of a broiled fishi, and these three agree in one. of an honey-comb. And he took (receive the witness of men, the it, and did eat before them. And witness of God is greater: for this he said unto them, These are the is the witness of God, which he hath worls which I spake unto you, testified of his Son. He that bewhile I was yet with you, that all lieveth on the Son of Gol, lath the things must be fulfilled which were witness in himself: he that believeth written in the law of Moses, and not Go!, hath male him a liar, be. in the Prophets, and in the Psalıns, cause he believeth not the record concerning me. Then opened he that God gave of bis Son. And their understanding, that they might this is the record, that God hath dinderstand the scriptures; and said given to us eternal life; and this urto them, Thus it is written, and life is in his Son. He that hath the thus it behoved Christ to suffer, Son hath life; and he that hath not and to rise trom the dead the third the Son hath not life. day; and thai repentance and re The Gospel. St. John xx. 19. mission of sins should be preached THE same day at evening, being in his name among all nations, be the first day of the week, when ginning at Jertsalem. And ye are the doors were shut, where the diswitnesses of these things. ciples were assembled for fear of
the Jews, came
csus nd stood in The first Suruluy after Easter. the midst, and saith unto them, The Collect.
Peace be unto you. And when he AL
given thine only Son to die for his hands and his side. Then were ou sins, and to rise again for our the disciples glad when they saw justification ; grant us so to put the Lord. Then said Jesus to them away the leaven of malice and wick- again, Peace be unto you: As my eness, that we may always serve Father hath sent me, even so send thee in pureness of living and truth, I you. And when he has said this, thinugh the merits of the same thy he breathed on them, and saith unto Son Jesus Christ our Lon. Amen. them, Receive ye tlie Holy Ghost : The Epistie. 1 John v. 4. Whost soever sins ye remit, they
Gol, overcometh the world; soever sins ye retain, they are reand this is the victory that over- tained. cometh th: world, even our faith. Who is he that overcometh the The second Sunday after Easter, world, but he that believeth that
The Collect. Jesus is the Son of God! This is ALMIGHTY God, who hast give even Jesus Christ; not by water us both a sacrifice for sin, and also orily, but by water and blood: And Jan ensample of godly life; give us it is the Spirit that beareth witness, grace that we may always most becarise the Spirit is truth. For thankfully receive that his inestithere are throe that bear racon in maliit benefit, and aly daily endast
for the slieep. I am the good shep-JESUS said to his disciples, A.
vour ourselves to follow the blesseri, The third Sunduy after Easter. steps of his most holy life, through
The Collect. the same Jesus Christ our Lord. ALMIGHTY God, who showest
to them that The Epist!c. 1 St. Peter ii, 19. slight of tiy truth, to the intent that THIS is thank-worthy, if a man they may return into the way of
for conscience towaru God en-rişliteousness; grant unto all those dure gricf, suffering wrongfully. who are admitted into the fellowFor what glory is it, if when ye be ship of Christ's religion, that they buffeted for your faults, ye shall may avoiả those things that are Lake it patiently? But it, when yo contrary to their profession, and do well, and suffer for it, ye take follow all such things as are agreeait patiently, this is acceptable with ble to the same, through our Lord God. For even hereunto were ye Jesus Christ. Amen. called ; because Christ also suffir- The Epistle. 1 St. Peter ïi. 11. ed for us, leaving us an example: DEARLY beloved, I beseech you, Who did no sin, neither was gule stain from fleshly lusts, which war found in luis mouth: Who when he against the soul; having your conwas reviled, reviled not again ; versation honest among the Genwhen he suffered, he threatened tiles; that whereas they speak not; but committed himself to him against you as evil-doers, they may that judgeth righteously: Who his by your good works, which they own self bare our sirs in hisown body shali bebold, glorify God in the day on the tree, that we, being dead to of visitation. Submit yourselves to sin, should live unto righteousness: every ordinance of man for the by whose stripes ye were healed. Lord's sake; whether it be to the For ye were as sheep going astray; king, as supreme; or unto gover. but are now returned unto the shep- nors, as unto them that are sent ly herd and bishop of your souls. hin, for the punishment of evil. The Gosţel. St. John x. 11. doers, and for the praise of them
, , the herrl: the good shepherd giveth God, that with well-cloing ye may his life for the sheep. But lie that put to silence the ignorance of tool. is an hireling, and not the shepherd, ish men: as free, and not using whose own the sheep are not, seeth your liberty for a cloak of malicious. the wolf coming, and leaveth the ness; but as the servants of God. shuep, and fleeth; and the wolf Ilonour all men : Love the brother. cat:licth them, and scattereth the hood : Fear God: Honour the king. sheep. The hireling fleeth because The Gospel. St. John xvi, 16. he is an hireling, and careth not
little while, and ye shall not see here, and know my sheep, and am me; and again, a little while, and known of mine. Aš the Father ye shall see me; because I go to knoweth me, even so know I the the Father. Then said some of his Father: and I lay down my life for disciples among themselves, What the sheep. And other sheep I is this that he saith unto us, A little have, which are not of this fold; while, and ye shall not see me; them also I must bring, and they and again, a little while, and ye shall hear my voice; and there shall see me; and, Because I go to wall be one fold.anı one shepheri.'the Father? They said therefore,
What is this that he saith, A little the righteousness of God. Whcrae while we cannot tell what he fore lay apart all filthiness and saith. Now Jesus knew that they superfluity of naughtiness, and le. were desirous to ask him, and said ceive with meekness the engrafted unto them, Do ye inquire among word, wbicla is able to save your yourselves of that I said, A little souls. while, and ye shall not see me; and The Gospel. St. John xvi. 5. again, a little while, and ye shall JESUS said unto his disciples, see ? Verilyunto
ye shall weep and lament, sept me, and none of you asketh but the world shall rejoice: and ye me, Whither goest thou? But beshall be sorrowful, but your sorrow cause I have said these things unto shall be turned into joy. A wo-you, sorrow hath filled your heart. man when she is in travail hath Nevertheless I tell you the trtith; sorrow, because her hour is come: it is expedient for you thai I but as soon as she is delivered of the away ; for if I go not away, the chill, she rememberetn no more Comforter will not come unto you; the anguish, for joy that a man is but if I depart, I will send him un. born into the world. And ye now to you. And when he is come, he therefore have sorrow: but I will wil reprove the world of sin, and see you again, and your heart shall of righteousness, and of judgment: rejoice, and your joy no nian taketh Ofsio, because they believe it on
me: Of righteousness, because I go
to my Father, and ye see me un The fourth Sunduy after Easter. more: Of julgnient, because the The Colect.
prir.ce of this worid is juige. I O
Almighty God, who alone canst have yet many things to say unto
order the unruly wills and af- you, but ye cannot bear them now, fections of sinful men; grant unto Howbeit, when he, the Spirit of thy people, that they may love the truth, is come, he wil guide you thing which thou commandest, and into all truth: for he shall not desire that which thou dost promise; speak of himself; but whatsoever that so, among the sundry and ma- he shall hear, that shall he speak; nifold changes of the world, our and he will show you things to come. hearts may surely there be fised, He shall glorify me : for he shall where true joys are to be found, receive of mine, and shall slow it through Jesus Christ our Lord. unto you. All things that the Fa. Amen.
ther hath, are mine; therefore said The Epistle. St. James i. 17. 1, that he shall take of mine, and EL VERY good gift, and every per- shall show it unto you.
fect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of The fifth Sumduy after Easter. ligirts, with whom is vio variable
The Collect. Desi neither shadow of turning : 0 Lomly from whom, all good the word of truth, that we should thy humble servants, that by thy be a kind of first fruits of his crea.holy inspiration we may think those tures. Wherefore, my beloved things that are good, and by thy brethren, let every ma be swift to merciful guiding may perform the hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath : same, through our Lord Jesus for the word of man worketh not Christ. Annen