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coming out of the country, and Verily I say unto thee, To-day on him they laid the cross, thalt thou be with me in paradise. that he might bear it after Jesus. And it was about the fixth hour, And there followed him a great and there was darkness over ali company of people, and of wo- the earth until the ninth hour. men, which also bewailed and and the sun was darkened, and lamented him. But Jefus turn- the veil of the temple was rent ing unto them, said, Daughters in the midft. And when Jesus of Jerusalem, weep not for me, had cried with a loud voice, he but weep for yourselves, and said, Father, into thy hands I for your children. For, behold, commend my spirit; and having the days are coming, in the said thus, he gave up the ghoft. which they shall say, Blessed are now when the centurion faw the barren, and the wombs that what was done, he glorified God, never bare, and the paps which saying, Certainly this was a never gave suck.
Then thall rightevus man. And all the 1 they begin to say to the moun- people that came together to tains, Fall on us; and to the that fight, beholding, the things i bills, Cover us. For if they do which were done, (mote their these things in a green tree, breatis, and returned. And all what thall be done in the dry? his acquaintance, and the women And there were also two others, that followed him from Galilee, malefactors, led with him to be stood afar off, beholding these put to death. And when they things. were come to the place which is called Calvary, there they crucified him, and the malefactors;
Good Friday. one on the right hand, and the other on the left. Then said
The Collects. Jesus, Father, forgive them; for LMIGHTY God, we beseech And they parted his raiment this thy family, for which our and cast lots. And the people Lord Jesus Christ was contented ftood beholding. And the rulers to be betrayed, and given up also with them derided him, into the hands of wicked men, saying, He saved others; let him and to suffer death upon the fave himself, if he be Christ, the cross; who now liveth and reignchosen of God. And the foldiers eth with thee and the Holy also mocked him, coming to Ghost, ever one God, world him, and offering liim vinegar, without end. Amen. and saying, If thou be the King of the Jews, save thyself. And A Lody
by whore Spirit the
LMIGHTY and everlasting a superscription also was written over hiin, in letters of Greek, whole body of the Church is and Latin, and Hebrew, THIS governed and fanctified; Receive IS THE KING OF THE JEWS. our supplications and prayers And one of the malefactors which which we offer before thee for were hanged railed on him, say, all eftates of men in thy holy ing, if thou be Christ, 'save Church, that every member of thyself and us. But the other the same, in his vocation and answering, rebuked him, saying, ministry, may truly and godly Doft not thou fear God, seeing serve thee, through our Lord and thou art in the same condemna- Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. tion? And we indeed justly; for
the of our deeds: but this mwardaci O MERCIFUL God, who haft
made all men, and hateft done nothing amiss. And he said nothing that thou hast made, nor unto Jesus, Lord, remember me wouldest the death of a sinner, when thou comeft into thy king. but rather that he should be cunJoin. And Jesus said unto him, verted and live; Ilave mercy
upon all fews,Turks, Infidels, and be made his footstoot. For by Hereticks; and take from them one offering he hath perfecteu all ignorance, hardness of heart, for ever them that are fanctified. and contempt of thy word; and Whereof the Holy Ghost also is so fetch them home, blessed Lord, a witness to us: For after that to thy Sock, that they may be be liad said before, This is the faved among the remnant of the covenant that I will make with true Israelites, and be made one them after those days, faith the fold under one shepherd, Jesus Lord; I will put my laws into Christ our Lord, who liveth and their hearts, and in their minds reigneth with thee and the Holy will I write them; and their Spirit, one God, world without fins and iniquities will I rememend. Amen.
ber no more. Now wliere reThe Epiftle. Heb. x. 1. million of these is, there is no
'HE law, having a shadow of more offering for fin. Having not the ' very image of the enter into the holiest by the things, can never with those blood of Jesus, by a new and facrifices which they offered year living way which he hath conby year continually make the secrated for us, through the comers thereunto perfect. For veil, that is to say, his lleth ; and then world they not have ceased having an high priest over tre to be offered because that the houle of God; let us draw near worshippers once purged thould with a true heart, in full affur. have had no more conscience of ance of faith, having our hearts fins. But in those facrifices there sprinkled from an evil consciis a remembrance again made ence, and our bodies wathed with of fins every year. For it is not pure water. Let us hold fast the poflible that the blood of bulls profession of our faith without and of goats should take away wavering; (for he is faithiul that fins. Wherefore, when he cometh promised;) and let us confider into the world, he faithi, Sacrifice one another, to provoke unto and offering thou wouldest not, love and to good works: not but a body hast thou prepared forsaking the assembling of ourme: In burnt-offerings and fa- felves together, as the manner of crifices for fins thou hast bad no fome is; but exhorting one atipleasure: Then said 1, Lo, ! other: and so much the inore, as come (in the volume of the book ye see the day approaching, it is written of me) to do thy The Gospel." John xix. 1. faid, Sacrifice and offering and and scourged him. And the burnt-offerings, and offering for soldiers platted a crown of thorns, fin thou wouldest not, neither and put it on his head, and they hadit pleasure therein; which put on him a purple robe, and are offered by the law; then laid, Hail, King of the Jews! said he, L., I come to do thy And they [mote him with their will, O God. He taketh away hands. Pilate therefore went the first, that he may eftablith forth again, and faith unto them, the second. By the which will Behold, I bring him forth to we are fanctified, through the you, that ye may know that I offering of the body of Jesus find no fault in him. Then came Christ once for all. And every Jefus forth, wearing the crown priest ftandeth daily ministering, of thorns, and the purple robe. and offering oftentimes the same And Pilate saith unio them, facrifices, which can never take Behold the man! When the chief away fins: But this man, after priests therefore and officers saw
he had offered one sacrifice for him, they cried oui, faying, īsins, for ever sat down on the Crucify him, crucify him. Pilaie
right hand of God; from hence- faith unto them, Take ye him fortla expecting till his enemies and crucify him; for I find nu
fault in him. The Jews an- Hebrew, and Greek, and Latin, fwered him, We have a law, Then faid the chief priesis of and by our law he ought to die, the Jews to Pilate, Write not, because he made himself the Son The King of the Jews; but that of God. When Pilate therefore he faid, I am King of the heard that saying, he was the Jews. Pilate answered, What I more afraid; and went again into have writien, I have written. the judgement-hall, and faith Then the foldiers, when they unto Jesus, Whence art thou? had crucified Jesus,, took his But Jesus gave him no answer. garments, and made four parts, Then faith Pilate unto him, to every soldier a part; and alto Speakest thou not unto me? his coat: now the coat was knowest thou not that I have without feain, woven from the power to crucify thee, and have top throughout: They raid power to release thee? Jesus therefore among themselves, Let answered, Thou couldest have no us not read it, but cait lots for power at all against me, except it, whole it thall be : that the it were given thee from above: Scripture might be fulfilled, therefore he that delivered me which faith, They parted my unto thee haih the greater lin. raiment ainong them, and for And from thenceforth Pilale my vefiure they did cast lots. fougat to release hin: but the These things therefore the folJews cried oui, laying, If thou diers did. Now there ftoud by the let this man go, thou art not cross of Jesus his mother, and Cesar's friend: whosoever mak. his mother's lifter, Mary the wife eth himself a king fpeaketh of Cleophas, and Mary Magdaagainst Cefar. When Pilate lene. When Jesus therefore saw therefore heard that saying, he his mother, and the disciple brought Jesus for:h, and fat standing by whom he loved, he down in the judgement teat, in a faith unto his mother, Woman, place thatis called The Pavement, behold thy fon! Then taith he tó but in the Hebrew, Gabbatha. the disciple, Behold thy mother! And it was the preparation of And from that hour that difciple the pafsover, and about the sixth took her unio his own home. hour : and he faith unto the After this, Jesus knowing that Jews, Behuld you king! But all things were they cried out, Away with him, plished, that the Scripture miglit away with him; crucify him! be fulblled, saith, I thirst. Now Pilaie faith unto them, Shall I there was set a vetřel full of crucify your King? The chief vinegar: and they filled a spunge prielis answered, We have no with vinegar, and put it upon king brut Cefar. Then delivered hyffop, and put it to his mouth. he him therefore unto them to when Jesus' therefore had rebe crucified. And they took ceived the vinegar, he said, It is Jesus, and led him away. And finished: and he bowed his head, he, bearing his cross, went forth and gave up the ghost. The Jews into a place, called The place of therefore, because it was the Prea fcull, which is called in the paration, that the bodies thould Hebrew, Golgotha; where they not remain upon the crofs on the crucifed him, and two others fabbath-day, (for that sabbath-day with him, on either side one, was an high day,) befought Pilate and Jesus in the midit. And Pilate that their legs might be broken, wrote a title, and put it on the and liat they might be taken cross. And the writing was, away. Then came the foldiers, JESUS OF NAZARETH TAE and brake the legs of the first, KING OF THE JEWS. This and of the other which was title then read many of the crucified with him. But when Jews: for the place where Jesus they came to Jesus, and saw that was crucified was nigh to the he was dead already, they brako isy: and it was written in Rot his legs: but one of the
soldiers with a spear pierced his also himself was Jefus disciple : fide, and forthwith came there- he went to Pilate, and begged out'blood and water. And he the body of Jesus. Then Pilate that saw it bare record, and his commanded the body to be delirecord is true; and he knoweth vered. And when Joseph had that he faith irue, that ye might taken the body, he wrapped it believe. For these things were in a clean linen cloth, and laid done, that the Scripture thould it in his own new tomb, which be fulfiled, A bone of him thall he had hewn out in the rock : not be broken. And again an. and he rolled a great stone to the other Scripture faith, They mall door of the sepulchre, and delook on him whom they pierced. parted. And there was Mary
Magdalene, and the other Mary,
filing over against the sepulchre. Easter Even.
Now the next day, that followed The Collect.
the day of the Preparation, the
chief RANT, Lord, that we of thy blefréd Son our Saviour we remember that that deceiver Jefus Christ; so by continual faid, while he was yet alive, mortifying our corrupt aflec- After three days I will rife tions, we may be buried with again. Command therefore that him; and that through the grave the fepulchre be made sure until and gate of death, we may pass the third day, left his disciples to our joyful returrection, for his come by night, and steal lim merits who died and was buried, ile is risen from the dead: So the
away, and say unto the people, and role again for us, thy Son last error thail be worse than the Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
first. Pijate said unto them, Ye The Epiftle. i Petjii. 17. have a watch; go your way, is betier, if the will of God make it as sure as you can. So
made the doing, than for evil-doing. For sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, Chriit alio haih once suttered for and letting a watch. kns, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being
EASTER DAY. put to death in the fleih, but quickened by the Spirit: by [At Morning Prayer, instead of which alío he went and preached the Pfalm, 0 come, let us fing, unto the spirits in prison : which &c.The following Anthemsthall sometime were disobedient, when be sung or fuid.] once the long-luffering of God in , C YARIST our passover is facri
ficed for us ; therefore iet us while the ark was a preparing, keep the feast, wherein few, that is, eight souls, Not with the old leaven, neiwere saved by water. The like ther with the leaven of malice figure whereunto, even baptism, and wickedness : but with the duth also now save us (not the unleavened bread of fincerity putting away of the filth of the and truth. 1 Cor. v. 7. conscience towards God), by the
HRIST, being raised from
the dead, dieth no more : refurrection of Jesus Christ: who death hath no more dominion is gone into heaven, and is on
over him. the right hand of God; angels For in that he died, he died and authorities and powers being unto fin once : but in that he made subject unto him.
liveth, he liveth unto God. The Gospel. Matt. xxvii. 57. Likewise reckon ge also yourTHEN the even was come, selves to be dead indeed unto fin :
Arimathea, named Joseph, who Christ our Lord. Rom. vi. 9. 51
VHRIST is risen from the loved, and faith unto them, They
dead : and become the first- have taken away the Lord out fruits of them that nept.
of the fepulchre, and we know For tince by man came death : not where they have laid him. by man came also the resurrection Peter therefore went forth, and of the dead.
that other disciple, and came to For as in Adam all die : even the sepulchre. So they ran both so in Christ thall all be made together: and the other disciple a live. I Cor. xv. 20.
did outrun Peter, and came first Glory be to the Father, and to to the sepulchre. And he, ttooping the Son : and to the Holy Ghufi; down, and looking in, faw the
As it was in the beginning, is linen clothes lying ; yet went he now, and ever shall be : world not in. Then cometh Simon without end. Amen.
Peter following him, and went The Collect.
into the sepulchre, and seeth the through thine only-begotten that was about his head' not Son Jesus Christ halt overcome lying with the linen clothes, but death, and opened unto us the wrapped together in a place by gate of everiatting life; We itself.' Then went in also that humbly befeech thee, that as by other disciple which came first thy special grace preventing us, to the sepulchre, and he saw, thou doft pui into our minds good and believed. For as yet they desires; lo by thy continual help knew not the Scripture, that he we may bring the same to good must rise again from the dead. effect, through Jesus Christ our Then the disciples went away Lord; who liveth and reigneth again unto their own home. with thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.
Monday in Easter Week.
through thine only-begotabove, where Christ fitteth on ten Son Jelus Christ halt overthe right hand of God. Set your come death, and opened unto us affection on things above, not the gate of everlasting life; We on things on the earth. For ye humbly beseech thee, that as by are dead, and your life is hid thy special grace preventing us, with Christ in God. When Christ, thou' doft put into our minds who is our life, thalì appear, then good delires; fo by thy continual 1hall ye also appear with him in help we may bring the same to glory. Mortify therefore your good effect, through.Jesus Christ members which are upon the our Lord; who liveth and reignearth; fornication, uncleanneis, eth with thee and the Holy Ghost, inordinate affection, evil concu
ever one God, world without piscence, and covetousness, which end. Amen. is idoiairy: for which things'sake the wrath of God cometh on the
For the Epistle. Acts x. 34. also walked sometime
saidof a truth I perwhen ye lived in them.
ceive that God is no respecter of The Gospel. John xx. 1. persons: but in every nation he
HE first day of the week that feareth him, and worketh carly, when it was yet dark, him. The word which God sent unto the sepulchre, and seeth the unto the children
of Jfrael, stone taken away from the sepul preaching peace by Jesus Chrift; chre. Then the runneth, and (he is Lord of all;) that word, Í cometh to Simon Peter, and to say, ye know, which was pubthe other disciple whom Jesus lithed throughout all Judea, and