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him a fcarlet robe. And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, faying, Hail king of the Jews. And they fpit upon him, and took the reed, and smote him on the head. And after that they had mocked him, they took the robe off from him, and put his own raiment on him, and led him away to crucifie him. And as they came out,they found a man of Cyrene,Simon by name : him they compelled to bear his crofs. And when they were come unto a place called Golgotha, that is to fay a place of a full, they gave him vineger to drink,ming, led with gall: and when he had tafted thereof,he would not drink. And they crucified him, and parted his garments, cafting lots; that it might be fulfilled, which was fpoken by the prophet, They parted my garments among them, and upon my vesture did they caft lots. And fitting down, they watched him there; and fet up over his head his accufation written; THIS IS FE SUS THE KING OF THE JEWS. Then were there two thieves crucified with him: one on the right hand,and another on the left. And they that paffed by,reviled him,wagging their heads,& faying, Thou that deftroyeft the temple, and buildelt it in three days, fave thy felf: if thou be the Son of God, come down from the crofs. Likewife alfo the chief priests mocking him, with the fcribes and elders, faid, He faved others, himfelf he cannot fave: if he be the king of Ifrael, let him now come down from the crofs,and we will believe him. He trusted in God; let him deliver him now, if he will have him: for he faid, I am the Son of God. The thieves alfo which were crucified with him, caft the fame in his teeth. Now from the fixth hour there was darknefs over all the land,into the ninth hour. And about the ninth hour, Jesus cryed with a loud voice,faying, Eli, Eli, lama fabachthani? that is to fay, My God, my God,why haft thou forfaken me? Some of them the

food there, when they heard that,faid, This man calleth for Elias. And ftraightway one of them ran,and took a punge, and filled it with vineger, and put it on a reed, and gave him to drink. The rest said, Let be, let us fee whether Elias will come to fave him. Jefus, when he had cryed again with a loud voice,yielded up the ghoft And behold, the vail of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom, and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent, and the graves were opened, and many bodies of faints which flept, arose, and came out of the graves after his refurrection, and went into the holy city, and appeared unto many. Now when the centurion, and they that were with him, watching Je fus, faw the earthquake, and those things that were done, they feared greatly, faying, Truly this was the Son of God.


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Munday before Eafter.

For the Epiftle. Ifa.63.1.

Ho is this that cometh from Edom, with died garments from Bozrah? this that is glorious apparel,travelling in the greatnefs of his ftrength? I that fpeak in righteoufnefs, mighty to fave. Where fore art thou red in thine apparel,and thy garments like him that treadeth in the wine fat?I have troden the wineprefs alone,and of the people there was none with me: for I will tread them in mine anger, and trample them in my fury, and their bloud fhall be sprinkled upon my garments, and I will ftain all my raiment. For the day of vengeance is in mine heart, and the year of my redeemed is come. And I looked, and there was none to help; and I wondred that there was none to uphold: therefore mine own arm brought falvation unto me,and my fury it upheld me. And I will tread down the people in mine anger, and make them drunk in my fury, nd I will bring down their strength to the earth. I will


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nention the loving kindneffes of the Lord, and the raifes of the Lord,according to all that the Lord hath eftowed on us,& the great goodness towards the houfe f Ifrael, which he hath beftowed on them, according o his mercies, and according to the multitude of his oving kindnelles.For he faid,Surely they are my people, hildren that will not ly: So he was their Saviour. In ll their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his refence faved them in his love, and in his pity he edeemed them, and he bare them, and carried them All the days of old. But they rebelled, and vexed his oly Spirit, therefore he was turned to be their enemy, and he fought against them. Then he remembred the lays of old, Mofes and his people, faying, Where is he hat brought them up out of the fea with the fhepherd of his flock? Where is he that put his holy Spirit withn him? that lead them, by the right hand of Mofes, with his glorious arm,dividing the water before them, o make himself an everlasting Name? that lead them through the deep as an decpas

horfe in the wilderness that they hould not stumble? As a beaft goeth down into the val ley, the Spirit of the Lord cauled him to reft: fo didft thou lead thy people to make thy felf a glorious Nante. Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness, and of thy glory Where is thy zeal, and thy ftrength, the founding of thy bowels, and of thy mercies towards me? are they refrained? Doubtless thou art our Father, though Abraham be ignorant of us,and Ifrael acknowledge us not: Thou, O Lord, art our Father, our Redeemer, thy Name is from everlasting. O Lord, why haft thou made us to err from thy ways? and hardened our heart from thy fear? Return for thy fervants fake, the tribes of thine inheritance. The people of thy holiness have poffeffed it but a little while: our adverfaries have troden down thy fanctuary We are thine, thou never bareft rule over them; they were not called by thy Name. bondig hurt bo

The Gofpel. S. Mark 14.1.

Fter two days was the feast of the paffover, and of unleavened bread: and the chief priests and the fcribes fought how they might take him by craft and put him to death. But they faid, Not on the feaft-day, left there be an uprore of the people. And being in Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper,as he fat at meat, there came a woman having an alabaster-box of ointment of fpikenard, very precious, and fhe brake the box, and poured it on his head. And there were fome that had indignation within themselves, and faid, Why was this waste of the ointment made? For it might have been fold for more then three hundred pence, and have been given to the poor: and they murmured against her. And Jefus faid,Let her alone, why trouble you her? fhe hath wrought a good work on me.For ye have the poor with you always, and whenfoever ye will, ye may do them good: but me ye have not always. She hath done what fhe could: fhe is come aforehand to anoint my body to the burying. Verily I fay unto you, Wherefoever this gofpel fhall be preached throughout the whole world, this alfo that he hath done, fhall be spoken of for a me morial of her. And Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve, went unto the chief priests, to betray him unto them And when they heard it, they were glad, and promifed to give him money. And he fought how he might com veniently betray him. And the first day of unleavened bread, when they killed the paffover, his difciples faid unto him,Where wilt thou that we go and prepare,that thou mayelt eat the pallover? And he fendeth forthtwo of his difciples, and faith unto them,Go ye into the city and there fhall meet you a man bearing a pitcher of wa ter: follow him. And wherefoever he fhall go in, fay y to the good-man of the houfe, The Mafter faith, Wher is the guest-chamber, where I fhall eat the pallover with my difciples? And he will fhew you a large upper room nifhed and prepared, there make ready for us. And

his difciples went forth, and came into the city, and found as he had faid unto them: and they made ready the paflover. And in the evening he cometh with the twelve. And as they fat, and did eat, Jefus faid, Verily I fay unto you, One of you which eateth with me, fhall betray me. And they began to be forrowful, and to fay unto him one by one, Is it I? and another faid, Is it I? And he answered and faid unto them, It is one of the twelve that dippeth with me in the difh. The Son of man indeed goeth as it is written of him but wo to that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed: good were it for that man if he had never been born. And as they did eat, Jefus took bread, and bleffed, and brake it, and gave to them, and faid, Take, eat: This is my body. And he took the cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them and they all drank of it. And he faid unto them, This is my bloud of the New Teftament, which is fhed for many. Verily I fay unto you, I will drink no more of the fruit of the vine, until] that day that I drink it new in the kingdom of God. And when they had fung an hymn, they went out into the mount of Olives. And Jefus faith unto them, All ye fhall be offended because of me this night: for it is writ ten,I will fmite the fhepherd,and the theep shall be fcattered. But after that I am rifen, I will go before you into Galilee. But Peter faid unto him, Although all hall be offended, yet will not I.. And Jefus faith unto him, Verily I fay unto thee, that this day, even in this night, before the cock crow twice, thou fhalt deny me thrice. But he fpake the more vehemently, If I fhould die with thee, I will not deny thee in any wife. Likewife allo faid they all. And they came to a place which was named Gethsemane: and he faith to his difciples, Sit ye here, while I fhail pray. And he taketh with him Peter, and James,and John, and began to be fore amazed,and to be very heavy, and faith unto them, My foul is exceeding forrowful unto death,tarry ye here,and watch

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