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But whoso looketh into his 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 lation ; but be of good cheer, I bridleth not his tongue, but de- have overcome the world. ceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain. Pure religion
The Ascension-Day. and undefiled before God and the
The Collect. Father, is this, To visit the fa- GRAYT, we beseech thee, Al. therless and widows in their af mighty God, that like as we fliction, and to keep himself un- do believe thy only begotten Son spotted from the world. our Lord Jesi, Christ to have as. The Gospel. St. Joha, xvi. 23. cended into the heavens ; so we VERILY, verily, I say to 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 theeandthe floly Ghost, one nothing in my name : Ask, and God, world without end. Imen. ye shall receive, that your joy For the Epistle. Acts, i. 1. may be full. These things have THE former, treatise have. I I spoken unto you in proverbs : made, 0 Theophilus, of all the time cometh, when I shall no that Jesus began both to do and more speak unto yon in proverbs; teach, until the day in which he but I shall show you plainly of the was taken up, after that he, Kather. At that day ye shall ask through the Holy Ghost, had in my name : and I say not unto given commandments unto the you, that I will pray the Father apostles whom he had chosen: for you; for the Father himself To whon also he showed himself loveth you, because ye have loved alive after his passion, by many me, and have believed that 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 kinginto the world: Again, I leave the dom of God: and being assenibled 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, hut 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. Jc. with the Holy Ghost, not many sus answered them, Do ye now days bence. When they there. believe ? Behold, the hour com- fore were come together, they eth, yea, is now come, that ye asked of him, saying, Lord, wist
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 uttermost hast exalted thine only Son part of the earth. And when he Jesus Christ with great triumph had 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 steadfastly 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, wby stand ye gazing up into world without end. Amen. heaven? This same Jesus, which The Epistle. 1 St. Peter, iv. 7. is taken up from you into beaven. THE end of all things is at band; 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 bav fervent charity JESUS appeared unto the ele- among yourselves: for charity
ven, 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 mani they believed not them which had hath received the gift. even so seen him 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- grace 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 doout 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,
whom I will send unto you sick, and they shall recover. So from the Father, even the Spirit then, after the Lord had spoken of truth, which proceedeth from unto them, he was received up the Father, he shall testify of me.
And ye also shall bear witness ; ; noised abroad, the multitude came because ye have been with me toyether, and were confounded, from 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 out of the syna- marvelled, saying one to another, gogues: yea, the time cometh, Bebol), are not all these which that whosoever killeth you, will speak Galileans ? and how hear think that he docth 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, por me: but and the dwellers in Mesopotathese things have I told you, that mia, and in Judea, and Cappadowhen the time shall come, ye may cia, in Pontus, and Asia, Phrygia, rememberthat I told you of them. and Pamphylia, in Egypt, and
in the parts of Lybia about CyN'hitsunday.
rene, and strangers of Rome, The Collect.
Jeurs 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. grant 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 mandinents. And I will pray the holy comfort, through the merits Father, and he shall give you of Christ Jesus 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. him not, neither knoweth him: WHEN the day of Pentecost but ye know him; for he dwelleth
was fully come, they were with you, and shall be in you. I all with one accord in one place: will not leave you comfortless; I And suddenly there came a solind will come to you. Yet a 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 unto them day ye shall know that I am in clover tongues, like as of fire, and my Father, and ye in me, and I it sat upon each of them: And in you. Ile that hath my comthey were all filled with the Holy mandinents, and keepetli them, (ihost; 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 him, (not Iscader heaven. Now when this was riot,) Lord, how is it that tbou
wilt manifest thyself unto us, and more to rejoice in bis holy comnot onto the world? Jesus an- fort, through the merits of Christ stered and said unto him, If a Jesus our Saviour, who liveth and man love me, he will keep my reigneth with thee, in the uzity of words; and my Father will love the same Spirit, one God, world! him, and we will come unto him, without end Amen. and make our abode with him. For the Epistle. Acts, x. 3-4. He that loveth me not, keepeth THEN Peter opened 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 bave I spoken unto you, that fearetha hile, and worketh being yet present with you. But righteousness, is accepted with the Comforter, which is the Holy him. The word which God sent Ghost, whom the Father will send unto the children of Israel, preachin 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 1 bave said unto you. Peace lihroughout 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 Jesiis of Nazareth with heart be troubled, neither let it the Holy Ghost, and with power; be afraid. Ye have heard how I who went about doing good, and said unto you, I go away, and bealing all that were oppresseci of come again unto you. If ye loved the devil: for God was with him. me, ye would rejoice, because 1 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 bave told you before they slex', and hanged on a tree. it come to pass, that when it is Him God raised .p 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 bath nothing who did eat and drink with him.
But that the world may after he rose from the dead. And know that I love the Father; and he 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 him give all the proThe Collect.
phets witness, that through his O God, who as at this time didst name, whosoever believeth in
teach the hearts of thy faith- him, sball receive remission of ful people, by sending to thiem the sins. While Peter yet spake light of thy Holy Spirit; grant us these words, the Holy Ghost fell by the same Spirit to have a right on all them who heard the word. judgment in all things, and ever-lAnd they of the circumcision who
believed, were astonished, as ma- judgment in all things, and everny as came with Peter, because more to rejoice in his holy comthat on the Gentiles also was fort, through the merits of Christ poured out the gift of the Holy Jesus our Saviour, who liveth and Ghost. For they heard them reigneth with thee, in the unity speak with tongues, and magnify of the same Spirit, one God, God Then answered Peter, Can world without end. Amen.. any man forbid water, that these For the Epistle. Acts, viii. 14. should not be baptized, who have WHEN the Apostles, who were
well as we? And he cominanded thein maria had received the word of to be baptized in the name of the God, they sent unto them Peter Lord. Then prayed they him to and John ; who, when they were tarry certain days.
come down, prayed for them, The Gospel. št. John, iii. 16. that they inight receive the Holy GOD
so loved the world, that Ghost : (For as yet he was fallen he gave his only begotten Son, upon none of them ; only they that whosoever believeth in him were baptized in the name of the should not perish, but have ever-Lord Jesus :) Then laid they their lasting life. For God sent not his hands on them, and they receive Son into the world to condemned the Iloly Ghost. the world, but that the world The Gospel. St. John, s. 1. through him might be saved. H. VERILY, verily, I say unto that believeth on him is not con you, He that entereth not by demned: but he that believeth not the door into the sheepfold, but is condemned already. because he climbeth up some other way, the hath not believed in the name of saine is a thief and a robber. But the only begotten Son of God. ne that entereth in by the door, And this is the condemnation, is the shepherd of thc sheep. To that light is come into the world him the porter openeth; and the and men loved darkness ratherisheep hear bis voice; and be callthan light, because their deensieth his own sheep by name, and were evil. For every one that leadeth them out. And when he doeth evil hateth the light, pci-putteth forth his own sheep, he ther coineth to the light, lest his goeth before them, and the sheep deeds should be reproved. But follow him ; for they know his he that doeth truth cometh to voice: and a stranger will they the light, that his deeds may be not follow, but will Nee from him: made manifest, that they are for they know not the voice of wrought in God.
strangers. This parable spake
Jesus unto them ; but they underTucsday in IVhilsun.IVeek.
stood not what things they were The Collect.
which he spake unto them. Then O God, who as at this time didst said Jesus unto them again, Ve
teach the hearts of thy faith- rily. verily, I say unto you, I am fal people, by sending to them the the door of the sheep: All that light of thy i loly Spirit; grant us ever came before me are thieves by the same Spirit to have a right and robbers; but the sheep did