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led. And he sent Peter and John, saying, Go and prepare us the pallover, that we may eat. And they said unto him, Where wilt thou that we prepare ? And he said unto them, Behold, when ye are entred into the city, there shall a man meet you, bearing a pitcher of water ; follow himn into the house where he entreth in: And ye shall say unto the good-man of the house, The master faith unto thee, WVhere is the guest-chamber, where I shall eat the passover with my disciples? And he fall shew you a large upper room furnished there make ready. And they went, and found as he had said unto them : and they made ready the passover. And when the hour was come, he sat down and thetwelve apostles with him. And he said unto them, With desire I have desired to eat this pallover with you before I suffer.For I say unto you, I will not any more eat thereof until it be fulálled in the kingdom of God. And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and said, Take this, and divide it among your selves.For I say unto you, I will not drink of the fruit of the vine, until the kingdom of God shall come. And he took bread, and gave thanks, and brake it, and gave unto them,saying, This is my body, which is given for you:this do in remembrance of me.Likewile allo the cup after supper,saying, This cup is the new te stament in my blood, which is shed for you. But Behold the hand of him that betrayeth me, is with me on the table. And trulythe Son of man.goethasit was determined; but wo unto that nian by whom he is betrayed. And they beganto enquireamɔnz themselves, which ofthem it was that should do this thing. And there was also a strife 2: mongthen, which of them should be accounted the great est. And he said untothem, The kings of the Gentiles er ercise lordship over them,

& they that exercise authority upon them are called benefactors.But shall not be so but he that is greateit among you let him be as the young ger;an l he that is chief as he thardoth serve.For whethe is greater, he that sitteth at meat or he that serveth?is ng


e that sitteth at meat? But I am among you as he that erveth. Ye are they which have continued with me n my temptations. And I appoint unto you a kingdom, s my Father hath appointed unto me ; that ye may eat nd drink at my table in my kingdom and sit on thrones, idging the twelve tribes of Israel. And the Lord said, imon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, hat he may fift you as wheat : But I have prayed for hee, that thy faith fail not; and when thou art conerted,strengthen thy brethren. And he said unto him, ord, I am ready to go with thee both into prison and :) death. And he faid, I tell thee, Peter, the cock rall not crow this day,before that thou shalt thrice deny sat tliou knoweft me. And he said unto them, When fent you without purse,and scrip,and shoes, lacked ye nything? And they said, Nothing. Then said he unto lem, But now, he that hath a purse,let him take it and kewife his fcrip: and he that hath no fword, let him 11 his garment, and buy one. For I say unto you,that us that is written, must yet be accomplished in me, Arid e was reckoned among the transgressours: for the vings concerning me have an end. And they said, Lord, ehold; here are two swords. And he said unto them,

is enough. And he came out, and went, as he was ont, to the mount of Olives; and his disciples also folswed him. And wiren he was at the place, he said unto ieni, Pray, that ye enter not into tempta ion. And he as withdrawn from them about a stones cast,and kneed down, and prayed, saying, Father, if thoube willing, emove this cup from me : nevertheless, not my will, ut thinë be done. And there appeared an angel unto im from heaven, strengthening him. And being in an gony,he prayed more earnestly; and his sweat was as were great drops of bloud falling down to the ground. And when he rose up from prayer, and was come to his isciples, he found them sleeping for sorrow, and said nto them, Why sleep ve? bile and pray,leít ve en

Wherefore, wholoever shall eat this bread, and drink this cup of the Lord unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord. But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup. For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily eateth and drinketh damnation to himself, not dif

. cerning the Lords body. For this cause many are weak and fickly among you, and many sleep. For if we would judge our felves, we should not be judged. But when we are judged, we are chastened of the Lord, that we should not be condemned with the world. Wherefore, my bre thren,when ye come together to eat, tarry one for another. And if any man hunger, let him eat at home; that ye come not together unto condemnation. And the rest will I set in order when I come.

The Gospel. S. Luke 23. 1. He whole multitude of them crose,and led him unto T , found this fellow perverting the nation, and forbidding to givetribute to Cesar, saying, That he himself is Chrift a King. And Pilate asked him, saying, Art thou the king of the Jews ? and he answered him, and said, Thou fayelt it. Then said Pilate to the chief Priests, and to the people, I find no fault in this man. And they were the more fierce, saying, He stirreth up the people, teaching throughout all Jewry,beginning from Galilee,to this place. When Pilate heard of Galilee, he asked whether the man were a Galilean. And as soon as he knew that he belonged unto Herods jurisdiction, he sent him t) He rod,who himself was also at Jerusalem at that time. And when Herod saw Jesus, he was exceeding glad, for he was desirous to see him of a long season, because he had heard many things of him and he hoped to have seen some miracle done by him. Then he questioned with him in ma ny words; but he answered him nothing. And the chiel priests and scribes stood & vehemently accused him. And Herod with his men of war fet him at nought, & mocked

him, and arayed him in a gorgeous robe, and sent him again to Pilate. And the same day Pilate and Herod were made friends together; for before they were at enmity between themselves. AndPilate when he had called together the chief priests, and the rulers, and the people, said unto them, Ye have brought this man unto me, as one hat perverteth the people,& behold, I having examined him

before you have found 10 fault in this man touching those things whereof ye accuse him: No, nor yet Herod: for I sent you to him, and lo, nothing worthy of death is done unto him. I will therefore chastise him, and releafe him. For of necessity he must release one unto them at the feast. And they cryed out all at once, saying, Away with this man,and release unto us Barabbas: (who for a certain fedition made in the city, and for murder was cast in prison ) Pilate therefore willing to release Jesus, spake again' to them. But they cryed, saying, Crucifie him, Crucifie him. And he said unto them the third time, Why,what evil hath he done? I have found no cause of death in him: I will therefore chastifo him, and let him go. And they were instant with loud voices, requiring that he might be crucified: And the voices of chem,and of the chief priests prevailed. And Pilate

gave entence, that it should be as they required. And he reJeased unto them, him that for sedition and murder was cast into prison, whom they had desired; but he delivered Jesus to their will. And as they led him away, they laid hold upon one Simon a Cyrenian, coming out of the countrey, and on him they laid the cross, that he might bear it after Jesus. And there followed him a great company of people, and of women, who also bewailed and lamented him. But Tefus turning unto them, said, Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for me, but weep for your felves, and for your children. For behold, the days are coming, in which they shall say,Blessed are the barren,and the wombs that

lever hare &'thenone whichinever prove fick Thon shall

they begin to say to the mountains, Fall on us; and to th hills, Cover us.For if they do these things in a green tree what shall be done in the dry ? And there were also two other malefactors led with him to be put to death. Ang when they were come to the place which is is called Call vary,there they crucified him; and the malefaétors,on on the right hand, and the other on the left. Then said Jesus,Father,forgive them for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment and cast lots. And the people stood beholding; and the rulers also with them derided him, saying, He saved others, let him save him, felf, if he be Christ the chosen of God. And the souldiers also mocked him,coming to him, and offering him vine ger and saying, If thou be the king of the Jews,save thy Telf. And á fuperscription also was written over him in letters of Greek,and Latine,andHebrew, THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS. And one of the malefa, ctors which were hanged railed on him, saying, If the be Christ, fave thy self and us. But the other answer ing, rebuked him, saying, Dost not thou fear God seeing thou art in the same condemnation ? And we in deed juftly; for we receive the due reirard of our deeds but this man hath done nothing amiss. And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comelt inte thy kingdom. Ard Jefus faid unto him, Verily I fa unto thee, To dar fhalt thou be with me in paradise And it was about the fixth hour. And there was a dark refs over all the earth until the ninth hour. And the sun iras darkned, and the rail of the temple was rent in the rds. And i hen Jesus hed crved with a loud voice, he (214, Father, into thy hands I commerd m; ípirit: and Lasing nd thus, he gate up the ghoit. Now when the centurion ay what was done, he glorified God Eying, Cercainiy this vas a righteous man.

And all the people that came together to that fight, beholding techngs that were doni, finore their breasts and retored. And all his acquaintance and the women that


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