further to take Peter also. Then Whom do men say, that I, the were the days of unleavened Son of man, am? And they said, bread. And when he had appre- Some say that thou art John the hended him, he put him in pri- Baptist; some Elias; and others son, and delivered him to four Jeremias, or one of the prophets. quaternions of soldiers to keep He faith into them, But whom him, intending after Easter to say ye that I am ? And Simon bring him forth to the people. Peter answered and said, Thou Peter therefore was kept in pri- art Christ the Son of the living son: but prayer was made with- God. And Jesus answered and out ceasing of the Church unto said unto him, Blessed art thou God for him. And when Herod Simon Bar-jona : for flesh and would have brought him forth, blood hath not revealed it unto the same night Peter was neep- thee, but my Father which is in inrg between two soldiers bound heaven. And I say also unto with two chains: and the keep- thee, That thou art Peter, and ers before the door kept the pri- upon this rocks will build iny son. And behold, the angel of Church ; and the gates of hell the Lord came upon him, and a shall not prevail against it. And light shined in the prison: and I will give unto thee the keys he fmote Peter on the side, and of the kingdom of heaven : and raised him up, saying, Arise up, whatsoever thou shalt bind on quickly. And his chains fell off earth mall be bound in heaven; from his hands. And the angel and whatsoever thou malt loose said unto liim, Gird thyself, and on earth shall be loosed in heaven. bind on thy sandals. And so he did. And he faith unto him, cast

Saint James the Apostle. thy garment about thee, and fol. Jow me. And he went out and

The Collect. followed him, and wilt not that

, O merciful God, that the angel; but thought he saw James, leaving his father and all a vision. When they were past that he had, without delay was the first and the second ward, obedient unto the calling of thy they came unto the iron gate Son Jesus Christ, and followed that leadeth unto the city, which him; so we, forsaking all worldopened to them of his own ac. ly and carnal affections, may be cord : and they went out, and evermore ready to follow thy pafled on through one ftreet : holy commandments, through and forthwith the angel depart- Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. ed from him. And when Peter was come to himself, he said,

For the Epifle. Acts 11. 27.

N days came prophets and hath delivered me out of And there stood up one of them the hand of Herod, and from all named Agabus, and signified by the expectation of the people of the Spirit that there ihould be the Jews.

great dearth throughout all the The Gospel. S. Matth. 16. 13. world : which came to pass in WHEN Jefus came into the the days of Claudius Cefar. Then

coafts of Cesarea Philippi, the disciples, every man accordhe asked his disciples, saying, ing to his ability, determined to


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fend relief unto the brethren not to be ministered unto, but which dwelt in Judea : Which to minister, and to give his life also they did, and sent it to the a ransom for many. elders by the hands of Barnabas and Saul. Now about that time Saint Bartholomew tbe Apostle. Herod the king stretched forth

The Colleet. his hands to vex certain of the

Almighty and everlasting brother of John with the sword. Apostle Bartholomew gracę, trum And becaufe he saw it pleased ly to believe and to preach thy the Jews, he proceeded further word; Grant, we beseech thee, to take Peter also.

unto thy Church, to love that The Gospel. S. Matth. 20. 20.

word which he believed, and "HEN came to him the mo. both to preach and receive the with her sons, worshipping him, Lord. Amen. and defiring a certain thing of For the Epiftle. Acts 5. 12. him. And he said unto her, What wilt thou? She faith unto him, Bythe hands of the Apostles Grant that these my two sons ders wrought among the peomay fit, the one on thy right hand, and the other on the left ple. And they were all with one in thy kingdom. But Jesus an- of the reft durft no man join

accord in Solomon's porch. And fwered and said, Ye know not himself to them: but the people what ye ask. Are ye able to magnified them. And believers drink of the cup that I shall were the more added to the drink of, and to be baptized Lord, multitudes both of men with the baptifm that I am bap- and women, insomuch that they sized with 'They say unto him, brought forth the fick into the We are able. And he saith unto streets, and laid them on beds them, Ye shall drink indeed of and couches, that at the least the my cup, and be baptized with shadow of Peter paffing by might the baptism that I am baptized overshadow some of them. with : but to sit on my right There came also a multitude out band and on my left is not mine of the cities round about unto to give ; but it shall be given to Jerusalem, bringing fick folks, them for whom it is prepared of and them which were vexed my Father. And when the ten with unclean spirits : and they heard it, they were moved with

were healed every one. indignation against the two brethren. But Jesus called them un The Gospel. S. Luke 22. 24.

A montere was halfo a threfte the princes of the Gentiles exercife' deminion over them, and should be accounted the greatthey that are great exercise au. est. And he said unto them, The thority upon them. But it shall kings of the Gentiles exercise not be so among yon : but who- lordship over them; and they soever will be great among you, that exercise authority upon let him he your minifter; and them, are called benefac.ors. whosoever will be chief among But ye thall not be fo. but he you, let him be your fervant: that is greatest among you, let even as the Son of man came him be as the younger ; and he


teth at meat ? but I am among A from thence, he saw a man

S. Matthew the Apoftle. S. Michael and all Angels. that is chief, as he that doth ed'in our hearts, to give the light ferve : for whether is greater, of the knowledge of the glory of he that fitteth at meat, or he God in the face of Jesus Christ. that serveth ? is not he that fit The Gospel. S. Matth. 9. 9.

. you as he that serveth. Ye are they which have continued with named Matthew fitting at the me in my temptations: And I receipt of custom : and he faith appoint unto you a kingdom, as unto him, Follow me. And he my Father hath appointed unto arose, and followed him. And me; that ye may eat and drink it came to pass as Jefus fat at at my table in my kingdom, meat in the house, behold, maand fit on thrones judging the ny publicans and Ginners, came twelve tribes of Israel,

and fat down with him and his

disciples. And when the PhariSaint Matthew the Apostle. sees saw it, they said unto his The ColleEt. disciples, Why eateth your Ma

? blessed Son didnt call Mat. But when Jesus heard that, he thew from the receipt of custom, said unto them, They that be to be an Apostle and Evangelift;

whole need not a phyfician, but Grant us grace to forsake all co- they that are fick. But go ye vetous desires, and inordinate and learn what that meaneth,'I love of riches, and to follow the will have mercy, and not facri. fame thy Son Jesus Christ; who fice: for I am not come to call liveth and reigneth with thee the righteous, but finners to reand the Holy Ghoft; one God, pentance. world without end. Amen. The Epiftle. 2 Cor. 4. 1.

Saint Michael and all Angels. Herefore seeing we have this

The Colleet. ministry, as we have re O ceived mercy, we faint not ;

ordained and conftituted but have renounced the hidden the services of angels and men things of dishonesty, not walk- in a wonderful order; Merciing in craftiness, nor handling fully gộant, that as thy holy anthe word of God deceitfully, but gels alway do thee service in by manifestation of the truth heaven ; so by thy appointment commending ourselves to every they may succour and defend us man's conscience in the fight of on earth, through Jesus Christ God. But if our Gospel he hid, our Lord. Amen. it is hid to them that are loft :: For the Epifle. Rev. 12.7.

THERE was war in heaven : hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, left the light fought against the dragon, and of the glorious Gospel of Christ, the dragon fought and his anwho is the image of God, should gels, and prevailed not; neither thine unto them. For we preach was their place found any more not ourselves, but Chrift Jesus in heaven. And the great drathe Lord; and ourselves your gon was cast out, that old ferfervants for Jesus' fake. For God; pent called the Devil, and Sawho commanded the light to tan, which deceiveth the whole hine out of darkness, hach fhin. world : he was cast out into the



in whom the god of this world Tichael and his angels

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earth, and his angels were cait better for thee to enter into lif out with him. And I heard a halt or maimed, rather than loud vcice saying in heaven, having two hands or two feet, Now is come salvation and to be caft into everlasting fire: strength, and the kingdom of And if thine eye offend thee, our God, and the power of his pluck it out, and cast it from Chrift: for the accuser of our thee; it is better for thee to enbretliren is cast down, which ter into life with one eye, raaccused them before our God ther than having two eyes, to day and night. And they over be cast into hell-fire. Take heed cane him by the blood of the that ye despise not one of these Lamb, and by the word of their little ones : for I say unto you, testimony : and they loved, not That in heaven their angels do their lives unto the death. always behold the face of my Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, Father which is in heaven. and ye that dwell in them. Wó to the inhabiters of the earth,

Saint Luke tbe Evangeiit. and of the fea! for the devil is

The Coleer. come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knows Almighty God, who called it eth that he hath but a short time. praise is in the Gospel, to be an The Gospel. S. Matth. 18. 1. Evangelist and Physician of te

disciples unto Jefus, fay- by the wholesome medicines of ing, Who is the greatest in the the doctrine delivered by him, kingdom of heaven? And Jesus all the diseafes of our souls may called a little child unto him, be healed, through the merits of and set him in the midst of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. them, and said, Veriiy I say un

Amen. to you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, Wendure atitions, do the

The Epifle. 2 Tim. 4. 5: ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven, Whofqever work of an Evangelift, make therefore shall humble himself full proof of thy ministry. For

little child, the same is I am now ready to be offered, greatest in the kingdom of hea- and the time of my departure is ven. And whoso shall receive at hand. I have fought a good one such little child in my name, fighe, I have finished my course, receiveth me. But whoso fhalí I have kept the faith: henceoffend one of these little ones forth there is laid up for me a which believe in me, it were crown of righteousness, which better for him that a milftone the Lord the righteous judge were hanged about his neck, Mall give me at that day and and that he were drowned in not to me only, but unto all the depth of the sea. Wo unto them also that love his appearthe world because of offences ! ing. Do thy diligence to come for it must needs be that offen- thortly unto me: for Demas ces come ; but wo to that man hath forfaken me, having loved by whom the offence cometh ! this present world, and is deWherefore if thy hand or thy parted unto Theffalonica ; Creffoot offend thee, cut them off, cens to Galatia, Titus unto Dal. and çast them from thee : it is matia, Only Luke is with me.


as this

The Cloke that I left pati Tomas J Chrik, and brother of James


Take Mark, and bring him an holy temple acceptable unto with thee : for he is profitable thee, through Jesus Christ our to me for the ministry. And Ty- Lord. Amen. chicus have I sent to Ephesus. The Epifle. S. Jude r.

Carpuscomest, bring with thee, and the to them that are fanctified by books, but especially the parch. God the Father, and preserved ments. Alexander the copper- in Jesus Christ, and called: Mersmith did me much evil : the cy unto you, and peace, ang Lord reward him according to love be multiplied.: Beloved, his works. Of whom be thou when I gave all diligence to ware also: for he hath greatly write unto yon of the common withihood our words.

salvation, it was needful for me The Gospel. S. Luke 10. 1. to write unto you, and exhort TH

HE Lord appointed other you, that ye should earnestly

seventy also, and sent them contend for the faith which was two and two before his face in- once deli ed unto the saints. to every city and place whither for there are certain men crept he himself would come. There in unawares, who were before fore said he unto them, The har- of old ordained to this condemvest truly is great, but the la- nation : ungodly men, turning bourers are few; pray ye there- the grace of our God into lascifore the Lord of the harvest, viousness, and denying the only that he would send forth labour- Lord God, and our Lord Jesus ers into his harvest. Go your Chrift. I will there fore put you ways: behold, I send you forth in remembrance, though ye as lambs among wolves. Carry once knew this,'how that the neither purse, nor fcrip, nor Lord having faved the people shoes : and falute no man by out of the land of Egypt,' afterthe way. And into whatsoever ward destroyed them that behouse ye enter, first say, Peace lieved not. And the angels be to this house. And if the Son which kept not their first estate, of peace be there, your peace but left their own habitation, Thall rest upon it; if not, it shall he hath reserved in everlasting turn to you again. And in the chains under darkness unto the fame house remain, eating and judgement of the great day. Edrinking such things as they ven as Sodom and Gomorrha, give : for the labourer is wor and the cities about them, in thy of his lire.

like manner giving themselves

over to fornication, and going Saint Simon and Saint Jude, after strange fleth, are set forth ' poftles.

for an example, suffering the The Colleft.

vengeance of eternal fire. LikeAlmighty God, who haft wise also these filthy dreamers

huilt thy Church upon the defile the flesh, despise dominifoundation of the Apoitles and on, and speak evil of dignities. Prophets, Jesus Christ himself The Gospel. S. John 15. 17. being the head corner-stone; Thi, That ye love one anoGrant us fo to be joined together in unity of spirit by their ther. If the world hate you, ye doctrine, that we may be made know that it'hated me before

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