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paps which nerer gave suck. Then mend my spirit: and having said! shall they begin to say to the moun- thus, he gave up the ghost. Now tains, Fall on us; and to the hills, when the Centurion saw what was Cover us. For if they do these done, he glorified God, saying, Cer things in a green tree, what shall tainly this was a righteous man be done in the dry ? And there were And all the people that came toalso two other malefactors, led with gether to that sight, beholding the him to be put to death. And when things that were done, smote their they were come to the place which breasts and returned.' And all his is called Calvary, there they cruci- acquaintance, and the women that fied him, and the malefactors; one followed him from Galilee, stood on the right hand, and the other on afar off, beholding these things. the left. Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them, for they know not

Good Friday. what they do. And they parted his

The Collects. vraiment, and cast lots. And the AT

LMIGHTY God, we beseech people stood beholding: and the thee graciously to behokl this rulers also with them derided him, thy family, for which our Lord Jesaying, He saved others; let him sus Christ was contented to be be. save himself, if he be Christ the trayed, and given up into the hands chosen of God. And the soldiers of wicked men, and to suffer death also mocked him, coming to him, upon the cross, who now liveth and And offering him vinegar, and say- reigneth with thee and the Holy ing, If thou be the king of the Ghost, ever one God, world with. Jews, save thyself. And a super-out end. men. seription also was written over him A God, by wliose Spirit the whole in letters of Greek, and Latin, and Hebrew, THIS IS THE KING body of the Church is governed and OF THE JEWS. And one of the sanctified ; receive our supplications malefactors, which were hanged, and prayers, which we offer before railed on him, saying, If thou be thee for all estates of mien in thy Christ, save thyself and us. But holy Church, that every member of the other answering, rebuked him, the same, in his vocation and nii. saying, Dost not thou fear God, see-nistiy, may truly and golly sprve ing thou art in the same condemna- thee, through our Lord and Saviour tion? And we indeed justly ; for Jesus Christ. Amen. we receive the due reward of our O Merciful God, who hast made deeds : but this man hath done no- all men, and hatest nothing thing amiss. And he said unto Je-that thou hast marle, nor désirest Bus, Lord, remember me when thou the death of a sinner, but rather comest into thy kingdom. And that he should be converter and Jesus said unto him, Verily I say live; have mercy upon al! Jews, anto thee, To-day shalt thou be Turks, Infidels, and Heretics; and with me in Paradise, And it was take from them allignorance, hard. about the sixth hour, and there was ness of heart, and contempt of thy darkness over all the earth until the worl; and so fetch them home, ninth hour. And the sun was dark- blessed Lord, to thy flock, that they ened, and the vail of the temple was may be saved among the remnant rent in the midst. And when Je- of the true Israelites, and be made sus had cried with a lond voice, he one fold underone Shepherd, Jesus said, Father, into thy hands I com.iChrist our Lord, who liveth and

reigneth with thce and the Holy covenant that I will make with them Spirit, one God, world without end. after those days, saith the Lord; I Amen.

will put my laws into their hearts, T'le Epistle. Heb. x. 1. and in their minds will I write them; T.

E law havinga shadow of good and their sing and iniquities will I

things to come, and not the remember no more. Now, where very image of the things, can never, remission of these is, there is no with those sacrifices which they more offering forsin. Having, thero. offered year by year continually, fore, brethren, boldness to enter make the corners thereunto perfect. into the holiest by the blood of Je. For then, would they not have sus, by a new and living way, which ceased to be offered ? because that he hath consecrated for us through the worshippers, once purged, the vail, that is to say, his flesh; and shoulil have hall no more conscience having an high priest over the house of sins. But in those sacrifices thereof Gol; let us draw near with a is a remembrance again made of true heart, in full assurance of faith, sins every year. For it is not pos- having our hearls sprinkled from an sible that the blood of bulls and of evil conscience, and our bodies wash. goats should take away sins. Where.ed with pure water. Let us hold fore, when he cometh into the worlu, tast the profession of o:ar faith withhe saith, Sacrifice and offering thou out wavering; (for he is faithful woulilest lot, but a body hast thou that promised ;) and let us consider prepared me: In burnt-offering one another to provoke unto love, and sacrifices for sin thou hast hai and to good works; not forsaking no pleasure: Then said 1, Lo, 1 the assembling of ourselves together come in the volume of the book it as the manner of some is ; but es. is written of me) to do thy will, ojhorring one another: and so much Goxl. Abore, when he said, Sacrifice, the more, as ye see the day apo and offering, and burnt-offerings, proaching. anıl offering for sin, thou woullesi The Gospel St. John xix. 1. not, neither bulst pleasure therein, PILATE therefore took Jesus, which are offered by the law; Then and scourged hiin. And the said he, Lo, I come to do thy will, solliers platted a crown of thorns, O God. He taketh away the first, and put it on liis head, and they put that he may establish the seconil. oa him a purple robe, and said, By the which will we are sanctified, Hail, king of the Jews! and they thuogh the ofering of the body of smote him with their hands. Pilate Jesus Christ once for all. And eve-therefore went forth again, anu saith ry priest stansleth daily ministering unto them, Bchold, I bring him forth and offering oftentimes the same to you, that ye may know that I find sacrifices, which can nevertakeaway no fault in him. Then came Jesus sins. But this man, after he laid forth, wearing the crown of thorns, offered one sacrifice for sins, for and the purple robe. And Pilate ever sat down on the right hanıl of saith unto them, Behold the man. God; from henceforth expecting When the chief priests therefore till his enemies be made his font- and officers saw him, they cried out, stoul. For by one offering he hath saving, Crucify him, crucify him. perfected for ever them that are Pilate saith unto them, 'Take yehim, Banctified : whereof the Holy Ghost and crucify him; for I find no fault also is a witness to us : for after in him. The Jews answered him, that he had said before. This is the Wehave a law, and by our law he

ought to die, because he made him-,city; and it was written in Hebrew,
scli'the Son of God. When Pilate and Greek, and Latin. Then said
therefore heard that saying, he was the chief priests of the Jews to Pi-
the more afraid; and went again late, Write not, The King of the
into the judgment-hall, and saith Jews; but that he said, I am King
unto Jesus, Whence art thou? But of the Jews. Pilate answered, What
Jesus gave him no answer. Then I have written, I have written.
saith Pilate unto him, Speakest thou Then the soldiers, when they had
not unto me? Kyowest thou not crucified Jesus, took his garnients,
Ulat I have power to crucify thee, (and made four parts, to every sol-
and have power to release thee? dier a and also liis coat: now
Jesus answered, Thou couldest have the coat was without seam, woven
no power at all against me, except from the top throughout. They
it were given thee from above ; said therefore among themselves,
therefore he that delivered me intc Let us not rend it, but cast lots for
thee hath the greater sin. And it, whose it shall be: that the Scrip-
from thenceforth Pilate sought to urre might be fulfilled, which saith,
release him; but the Jews cried They parter my raiment among
out, saying, If thou let this man go, them, and for my vesture they did
thou art not Cæsar's friend: Who- cast lots. These things therefore
soevermaketh himselfa king, speak- the soldiers did. Now there sturi
eth against Cæsar. When Pilate by the cross of Jesus, his mother,
therefore heard that saying, he and his mother's sister, Mary the
brought Jesus forth, and sat down wife of Cleophas, and Mary Mag-
in the judgment-seat, in a place that dalene. When Jesus, therefore,
is called the Pavement, but in the saw his mother, and the disciple
Hebrew, Gabbatha. And it was the standing by whom he loved, he saith
preparation of the passover, and unto his mother, Woman, hehold
about the sixth hour: and he saith thy son. Then saith he to the disci.
unto the Jews, Behold your King. ple, Behold thy mother. And from
But they cried out, Away with him, that hour that disciple took her unto
away with him, crucify him. Pi- his own home. After that, Jesus
late saith unto them, Shall I crucify knowing that all things were now
your King? The chieť priests an- accomplished, that the Scripture ,
swered, We have no king but Cæsar. might be fulfilled, saith, I thirst
Then delivered he him therefore Now there was set a vessel full of
unto them to be crucified: and they vinegar: and they filled a spunge
took Jesus, and led him away. And! with vinegar, and put it upon hyssop,
he, bearing his cross, went forth and put it to his mouth. When
into a place called the place of a Jesus, therefore, had received the
skull, which is called in the Hebrew vinegar, he said, It is finished : and
Golgotha; where they, crucified he bowel his heail, and gave up the
hin, and two others with him, on shost. The Jews, therefore, be-
either side one, and Jesus in the cause it was the preparation, that
micist. And Pílate wrote a title, the borlies should not remain upon
and put it on the cross; and the the cross on the sabbath-Jay, (for
writing was, JESUS OF NAZA-thac sanbath-day was an high day)
RETHI, THE KING OF THE besought Pilate that their legs might
Jews. This title then read many be broken, and that they might be
of the Jews; for the place where taken away. Then came the sol.
Jesus was crucified was nigh to the diers and brake the legs of the firsta



90 and of the other which was crucifi-Who is gone into heaven, and is on ed with him. But when they came the right hand of God; angels, and to Jesus, and saw that he was dead authorities, and powers, being made already, they brake not his legs. subject unto hini. But one of the solliers with a spear The Gospel. St. Matt. xxvii. 57. pierced luis side,

and forth with came WHEN the severe was content that saw it bare record, and his re- imathea, named Joseph, who also cord is true: and he knoweth that himself was Jesus' disciple: He he saith true,

that ye might believe. went to Pilate, and begged the body For these things were done, that of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded the Scripture should be fulfillerl, A the body to be delivered. Ant bone of him shall not be broken. when Joseph had taken the body, and again another scripture saith, he wrapped it in a clean linen clothing They shall look on him whom they and laid it in his own new lomb, pierced.

which he had hewn out in the rock;

and he rolled a great stone to the Euster-Even.

door of the sepulchre, and departed. The Collect.

And there was Mary Magdalene, G YRANT, O Lord, that as we and the other Mary, sitting over

are baptized into the death of against the sepulclire. Now the thy blessed Son our Saviour Jesus next day that followed the day of Christ,soby continual inortifying our the preparation, the chief priests corrupt affections, we may be bu- and Pharisees came together untu ried with him ; and that through Pilate, saying, Sir, we remember the grave and gate of death we may that that deceiver said, while he pass to our joyful resurrection, for was yet alive, After three days I his merits, who died, and was bu- will rise again. Command there. ried, and rose again for us, thy Son fore that the sepulchre be made Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

sure until the third day, lest his disThe Epistle. 1 St. Peter ii. 17. ciples come by night, and steal him It many

so, that ye suffer for well-doing, is risen from the dead ; so the last than for evil-loing. For Christ also error shall be worse than the first. hath once suffered for sins, the just Pilate suid unto them, Ye have a for the unjust (that he might bring watch ; go your way, make it as us to God) being put to deatháin che sure as you can. So they went and fleslı, but quickened by the spirit : made the sepulchre suro, sealing by which also he went and preach- the stone, and setting a watch. ed untu the spirits in prison; which sometime were visobedient, when

Easter-Day. once the long-suffering of God wait- 1 At Morning Prayer, instead of ed in the days of Noah, while the the Psalm (0 come let us sing, ark was a preparing; wherein few, &c.) these anthems shall be sung that is, eight souls, were saved by

or said. water. The like figure whereunto,

CH HRIST our passover is sacri. even Baptism, doth also now save ficed for us ; "herefore let us us (not the putting away the filth keep the feast; of the flesh, but the answer of a Not with the old leaven, neither smod conscience towards God) by with the leaven of malice and wickine resurrection of Jesus Christ :ledness; but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth. 1 Cor wrath of God cometh on the chil. $. 7.

dren of disobedience. In the which CHRIST being raised from the ye also walked sometime, when ye kath no more dominion over him. The Gospel St. John xx. 1. For in that he died, he died

unto The first day of sin ; , he kiveth unto Gorl.

when it was yet dark, unto the se. Likewise reckon ye also your-pulchre, and seeth the stone taken selves to be dead indeed unto sin ; away from the sepulchre. Then she but alive unto God through Jesus runneth and cometh tu Simon Peter, Christ our Lord. Rom. vi. 9. and to the other disciple whom Je.

YARIST is risen from the dead, sus loved, and saith unto them, them that slept.

out of the sepulchre, and we know For since by man came death, by not where they have laid him. Pe. man came also the resurrection of ter therefore went forth, and that the dead.

other disciple, and came to the seFor as in Adam all die ; even so pulchre. So they ran both together; in (Christ shall all be made alive. 1 and the other disciple did outrun Cor. xv. 20.

Peter, and came first to the sepul. The Collect.

chre; and he, stooping down and thine only begotten Son Jesus ing, yet went he not in. Then coin. Christ hast overcome death, and eth Simon Peter following him, opened unto us the gate of everlast- and went into the sepulchre, and ing life ; we humbly besecch thee, seeth the linen clothes lie; and the that as, by thy special grace pre- napkin that was about his head not venting us, thou dost put into our lying with the linen clothes, brit minds good desires; so by thy con- wrapped together in a place by ittinual help we may bring the same self. Then went in also that other to good effect, through Jesus Christ disciple which came first to the seour Lorl, who liveth and reigneth pulchre, and he saw, and believed. with thee and the Holy Ghost, ever For as yet they knew not the Scripone God, world without end. Amen. ture, that he must rise again from

The Epistle. Col. iii. 1. the dead. 'Then the disciples werit If ye eben be risen with Christ, away again unto their own home. above, where Christ sitteth on the Monday in Easter-Il’eek. right hand of Gou. Set your affec

'The Collect. tion on things above, not on things AT

LMIGHTY God, who through

thine only begotten Son Jesus your life is hid with Christ in Gol. Christ hast overcome death, and When Christ, who is our life, shall opened unto us the gate of everlast. Alspear, then shall ye also appearing life; we humbly beseech thee, with him in glory. Mortify there-that as, by thy special grace prefore your members which are upon venting us, thou dost put into our the earth; fornication, uncleanness, minds good desires; so by thy coninordinate affection, evil concupis-tinual help we may bring the same cence, and covetousness, which is to good effect, through Jesus Christ islolatry: for wbich things sake the our Lord; who livedi au reigneth

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