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fick folks, and them which were
The Gofpel. Luke xxii. 24.
which believe not, left the light of the glorious Gospel of Chrift, who is the image of God, fhould thine unto them. For we preach not ourselves, but Chrift Jefus
A among them, which of them the Lord; and ourfeives your
fhould be accounted the greateft. And he faid unto them, The kings of the Gentiles exercife lordship over them; and they that exercife authority upon them are called Benefactors. But ye thall not be fo: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth ferve.
For whether is greater, he that fitteth at meat, or he that ferveth? is not he that fitteth at meat? but I am among you as he that ferveth. Ye are they which have continued with me in my. temptations: and I appoint unto you a kingdom, as my Father hath appointed unto me; that ye may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and fit on thrones, judging the twelve tribes
fervants for Jefus' fake. For God, who commanded the light to thine out of darkness, hath thined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jefus Chrift.
The Gofpel. Matt. ix. 9.
ND as Jefus paffed forth from thence, he faw a man, named Matthew, fitting at the receipt of cuftom: and he faith unto him, Follow me. And he arofe, and followed him. And it came to pafs, as Jefus fat at meat in the houfe, behold, many publicans and finners came and fat down with him and his difciples. And when the Pharifees faw it, they faid unto his difciples, Why eateth your Mafter with publicans and finners? But when Jefus heard that, he faid unto them, They that be whole need not a phyfician, but they that are fick. But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have
mercy, and not facrifice: for I am
Saint Michael and all Angels.
haft ordained and confiitutEVERLASTING God, who ed the fervices of Angels and men in a wonderful order; Mercifully grant, that as thy holy Angels alway do thee fervice in heaven; fo by thy appointment they may fuccour and defend us on earth, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.
For the Epifle.. Rev. xii. 7.
T Michwa wad nihaveels
fought against the dragon, and the dragon fought and his angels, and prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven. And the great dragon was caft out, that old ferpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which
The Gospel. Matt. xviii. 1.
T the fame time came the
better for thee to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be caft into hell-fire. Take heed that ye defpife not one of thefe little ones; for I fay unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.
Saint-Luke the Evangelist.
ALMIGHTY God, who calledft
Luke the Physician, whofe praife is in the Gospel, to be an Evangelift and Phyfician of the foul; May it please thee, that by the wholefome medicines of the doctrine delivered by him all the difeafes of our fouls may be healed, through the merits of thy Son Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.
The Epiftle. 2 Tim. iv. 5.
thou in all things,
A difeples unto Jefus, faying, Wendure afflictions, do the
Who is the greateft in the king-
work of an Evangelift, make full
The Gofpel. Luke x. 1. THE THE Lord appointed other feventy alfo, and fent them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he himfelf would come. Therefore faid he unto them, The harveft truly is great, but the labourers are few pray ye therefore the Lord of the harveft, that he would fend forth labourers into his harveft. Go your ways: behold, I fend you forth as lambs among wolves. Carry neither purfe, nor fcrip, nor fhoes: and falute no man by the way. And into whattoever houfe ye enter, firft fay, Peace be to this houfe. And if the Son of peace be there, your peace fhall reft upon it: if not, it thail turn to you again. And in the fame houie remain, eating and drinking fuch things as they give for the labourer is worthy of his hire.
men, turning the grace of our God into lafcivioufneis, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jefus Chrift. I will therefore put you in remembrance, though ye once knew this, how that the Lord, having faved the people out of the land of Egypt, afterward deftroyed them that believed not. And the angels which kept not their firft eftate, but left their own habitation, he hath referved in everlafting chains, under darkness, unto the judgement of the great day. Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them, in like manner, giving themfelves over to fornication, and going after firange tleth, are fet forth for an example, fuffering the vengeance of eternal fire. Likewife alfo thefe filthy dreamers defile the flefla, defpife dominion, and fpeak evil of dignities.
The Gospel. John xv. 17.
HESE things I command you, That ye love one another. If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before
Saint Simon and Saint Jude, you,
ALMIGHTY God, who haft built thy Church upon the foundation of the Apoftles and Prophets, Jefus Chrift himself being the head corner-ftone; Grant us fo to be joined together in unity of fpirit by their doctrine, that we may be made an holy temple acceptable unto thee, through Jefus Chrift our
The Epiftle. Jude 1. 1.. UDE, the fervant of Jefus JChriff, and brother of James, to them that are fanctified by God the Father, and preferved in Jefus Chrift, and called: Mercy unto you, and peace, and love, be multiplied. Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common falvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye ihould earnefily contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the faints. For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation; ungodly
it add you. If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but becaufe ye are not of the world, but 1 have chofen you
out of the world, therefore the world hateth you. Remember the word that I faid unto you, The lord. If they have perfecuted fervant is not greater than his me, they will alfo perfecute you: if they have kept my faying, they will keep yours alfo. But all thefe things will they do unto you for my name's fake, becaule they know not him that fent me. If I had not come and fpoken unto them, they had not had fin: but now they have no cloke for their fin. He that hateth me hateth my Father alfo. If I had not done among them the works which none other man did, they had not had in: but now have they both feen and hated both me and my Father. But this cometh to país. that the word might be fulfilled that is written. in their law, They hated me. without a caufe. But when the
ALMIGHTY God, who haft knit together thine elect in one communion and fellowship, in the mystical body of thy Son Christ our Lord; Grant us grace fo to follow thy bleffed Saints in all virtuous and godly living, that we may come to thofe unfpeakable joys, which thou haft prepared for them that unfeignedly love thee, through Jeius
Christ our Lord. Amen.
For the Epiftle. Rev. vii. 2.
ND I faw another angel
Of the tribe of Zabulon were fealed twelve thoufand. Of the tribe of Jofeph were fealed twelve thoufand."
Of the tribe of Benjamin were fealed twelve thousand.
After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, ftood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands; and cried with a loud voice, faying, Salvation to our God which fitteth upon the And all the angels ftood round throne, and unto the Lamb. about the throne, and about the elders and the four beafts, and fell before the throne on their faces, and worshipped God, faying, Amen: Blefling, and glory, and wifdom, and thankfgiving, and honour, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever. Amen.
The Gospel. Matt. v. 1. ESUS feeing the multitudes,
A afcending from the cast, having the feal of the living went up into a mountain:
God: and he cried with a loud voice to the four angels, to whom it was given to hurt the earth and the fea, faying, Hurt not the earth, neither the fea, nor the trees, till we have fealed the fervants of our God in their foreheads. And I heard the number of them which were fealed: and there were fealed an hundred and forty and four thousand of all the tribes of the children of Ifrael.
Of the tribe of Juda were fealed twelve thoufand.
Of the tribe of Reuben were fealed twelve thoufand.
Of the tribe of Gad were fealed twelve thoufand.
Of the tribe of Afer were fealed twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Nephthalim were fealed twelve thoufand.
Of the tribe of Manaffes were fealed twelve thoufand.
Of the tribe of Simeon were fealed twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Levi were fealed twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Iffachar were fealed twelve thousand.
and when he was fet, his difciples came unto him: and he opened his mouth, and taught them, faying, Bleffed are the poor in Spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Bieffed are they that mourn for they thall be comforted. Bleffed are the meek: for they fhall inherit the earth. Bieffed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteoufnefs: for they thall be filled. Bleffed are the merciful: for they hall obtain mercy. Bleffed are the pure in heart: for they fhall fee God. Bleffed are the peace-makers: for they fhall be called the children of God. Bleffed are they which are perfecuted for righteousness' fake : for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Bleffed are ye, when men thall revile you, and perfecute you, and thall fay all manner of evil against you falfely, for my fake. Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for fo perfecuted they the prophets which were before you.
ADMINISTRATION OF THE LORD'S SUPPER,
SO many as intend to be partakers of the Holy Communion, hall fignify their names to the Curate, at least fome time the day before. And if any of thofe be an open and notorious evil-liver, or have done any wrong to his neighbours by word or deed, fo that the Congregation be thereby offended; the Curate having knowledge thereof, Jhall call him and advertise him, that in any wife he prefume not to come to the Lord's Table, until he hath openly declared himself to have truly repented and amended his former naughty life; that the Congregation may thereby be fati fied, which bef re were offended; and that he hath recompenfed the parties to whom he hath done wrong, or at least declare himself to be in full purpose fo to do, as foon as he conveniently may.
The fame order shall the Curate ufe with thofe betwixt whom he perceiveth malice and hatred to reign; not fuffering them to be par takers of the Lord's Table, until he know them to be reconciled. And if one of the parties fo at variance be content to forgive from the bottom of his heart all that the other hath trespassed against him, and to make amends for that he himself hath offended; and the other party will not be perfuaded to a godly unity, but remain Still in his frowardness and malice; the Minifter in that cafe ought to admit the penitent perfon to the Holy Communion, and not him that is obftinate. Provided that every Minifter fo repelling any, as is specified in this or the next precedent paragraph of this Rubrick, thall be obliged to give an account of the fame to the Ordinary within fourteen days after at the fartheft. And the Ordinary shall proceed against the offending perfon according to the Canon. The Table at the Communion-time, having a fair white linen cloth upon it, shall stand in the body of the Church, or in the Chancel, where Morning and Evening Prayer are appointed to be faid. And the Priest standing at the north fide of the Table, fhall fay the Lord's Prayer, with the Collect following: the People kneeling.
heaven, Hallowed be thy Name; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven: Give us this day our daily bread; And forgive us our trefpaffes, as we forgive them that trefpafs against us; And lead us not into temptation, But. deliver us from evil. Amen.
the People, rehearse diftinctly all the Ten Commandments; and the People, till kneeling, hall, after every Commandment, ajRİ God mercy for their tranfgre fion thereof for the time pait, and grace to keep the lame for the time to come, as followeth. Minifter.
OD fpake thefe and
LMIGHTY God, unto whom G faid, the word and
all hearts be open, all de fires known, and from whom no fecrets are hid; Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of thy Holy Spirit; that we may perfectly love thee, and worthily magnify thy holy Name, through Chrift our Lord.
God: Thou that have
People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law.
Minifter. Thou shalt not mak to thyfelf any graven image, no the likeness of any thing that: in heaven above, or in the earth.