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The Collect. o

02:59 Almighty Father, who halt given thine only Son to

dy for our fins and to rise again for our justification; Grant ys fo to put away the leaven of malice and wickedness, that we may alway serve thee in pureness of living and truth through the merits of the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Epifile, 7 S John 5: 4.5 WHatsoever is born of God overcometh the world; pand this is the victory that overcometh-the world, even our faith. Who is he that overcometi the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God? This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ , not by water, only a but byx

water and blond : and it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth. For thereare three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the holy Ghost and thefe three are one. And there are three that bear witness in earth, the fpirit,, and the water and the bloud : and these three agree in one. If we receive the witness of

is of men,the witne suf God is greater : for this is the witness of God, which he hath testified of his Son, He that believeth on the Son of God, hath the witnels in himself.; He that believeth not. God hath made him a liar, because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son. And this is the record that God hrath given to us eternal life ; and this life is in his Son. He that hath the Son, hath life, and he that hath not the Son, not

. : He same day at evening, being the first day of the

week, when the doors were hut, where the disciples were allembled for fear of the Jews, came Jerus and stood in the midst, and faich unto them, Peace be unto you.And when he had fo said, he shewed unto then his hands and his side. Then were the disciples glad

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when they saw the Lord. Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: As iny Father hath sent me, even so send I you. And when he had said this, he breathed on them and faith unto them, Receive ye the holy Ghost. Whose soever fins ye remit, they are remitted unto them; and whose soever sins ye retain, they are retained.


The second Sunday after Easter.

The Colle&7.
Lmighty God, who hast given thine only Son to

be unto us both a sacrifice for sin,and also an en

sample of godly life; Give us grace that we may alwayes most thankfully receive that his inestimable benefit , and also daily endeavour our felves to follow the blessed steps of his most holy life through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle. 1 S. Pet. 2. 19. T *His is thank-worthy, if a man for conscience to

ward God endure grief; fuffering wrongfully. For what glory is it, if when ye be buffeted for your faults, ve Mall take it patiently? But if when ye do well, and suffer för it, ye take it patently', this is acceptable with God. For even hereunto were ye called : because Chrift also suffered for us,leaving us an example, that ye should

follow his steps: who did n10 fin, neither was guile found in his mouth : Who when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatned no. : but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously: who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we being dead to fin, should live unto righteousness; by whose were healed. For ye were as sheep going aftray ; but are now returned unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.

The Gospel. S. Joli 10. 11. Efus faid, I am the good shepherd; the good shepkerd giveth his life for the sheep.But he that is an hireling,

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and not the shepherd , whose own the sheep are not, feeth the wolt coming and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth; and the wolf catcheth them, and scattereth the sheep. The hireling fleeth, because he is an hireling and careth not for the sheep. I am the good shepherd, and know my sleep,and am known of mine.As the Father knoweth me,even so know I the Father : and I lay down my life for the sheep. And other sheep I have which are pot of this fold; them also I must bring,and they shall hear my voice, and there shall be one fold, and one thepherd.

The third Sunday after Easter.

The Collečt.
Lmighty God, who fhewest to them that be in er-

Tour the light of thy truth to the intent that they may return into the way of righteousness; Grant unto all hem that are admitted into the fellowship of Christs reigion, that they may eschew those things that are conrary to their profession and follow all such things as are igreeable to the same, through our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

The Episile. 1 S. Pet. 2. 11.

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grims,abstain from fleshly lusts,which war against the soul ; having your conversation honest among the Gentiles; that whereas they speak against you as evilloers, they may by your good works which they shal pehold, glorifie God in the day of visitation. Submit yourselves to everyordinance of man for the Lords fake; whether it be to the King, as supreme ; or unto goveracurs,as unto them that are sent by him,for the punishment of evil-doers, and for the praife of them that do well. For so is the will of God, that with well-doing fe may put to silence the ignorance of fcolish men: as free, and not using your liberty for a cloke of mallciousness , but as the servants of God. Honour all men Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the Ki


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