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therefore the soldiers did. Now his record is true: and he there stood by the cross of Jesus, knoweth that he saith true, his mother, and his mother's that ye might believe. For sister, Mary the wife of Cleo- these things were done, that phas, and Mary Magdalene. the Scripture should be fulfil. When Jesus therefore saw his led, A bone of him shall not mother, and the disciple be broken. And again, anstanding by, whom he loved, other scripture saith, They he saith unto his mother, Wo- shall look on him whom they man, behold thy son.

Then pierced
saith he to the disciple, Be-
hold thy mother. And from Easter-Even.
that hour that disciple took

The Collect.
RANT, Lord,

we are things were now accomplish death of thy blessed Son our ed, that the Scripture might Saviour Jesus Christ, so by be fulfilled, saith, I thirst. Now continual mortifying our corthere was set a vessel full of

rupt affections, we may be vinegar: and they filled a buried with him ; and that sponge with vinegar, and put through the grave and gate of it upon hyssop, and put it to leath we may pass to our his mouth. When Jesus there-joyful resurrection, for his mefore had received the vinegar. rits, who died, and was buried, he said. It is finished : and he and rose again for us, thy Son bowed his head, and gave up Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. the ghost. The Jews therefore, because it was the prepa

The Epistle 1 St. Peter ii. 17. ration, that the bodies should I Cois better, if the will of

be the sabbath-day, (for that sab- well-doing, than for evil-doing, bath-day was an high day) be- For Christ also hath once sufSúlight Pilate that their legs fered for sins, the just for the might be broken, and that they unjust that he might bring might be taken away. Then us to God) being put to death came the soldiers and brake in the flesh, but quickened by the legs of the first, and of the the spirit: by which also he other which was crucified with went and preached unto the him. But when they came to spirits in prison ; which someJesus, and saw that he was time were disobedient, when dead alrearly, they brake not once the long-suffering of God his legs. But one of the sol- waited in the days of Noah, diers with a spear pierced his while the ark was a preparing; side, and forthwith care there wherein few, that is eight out blood and water. And he souls, were saved by water. that saw it bare record, and The like figure whereante,

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even Baptism, doth also now last error shall be worse than save us (not the putting away the first. Pilate said unto the filth of the flesh, but the them, Ye have a watch; go answer of a good conscience your way, make it as sure as towards God) by the resurrec-you can. So they went and tion of Jesus Christ : Who is made the sepulchre sure, sealgone into heaven, and is on the ing the stone, and setting right band of God; angels, watch. and authorities, and powers, being made subject unto him. The Gospel St. Matt. xxvii.

Easter-Day. 57.

1 At Morning Prayer, instead. WHEN the even

of the Psalı (O come let us come, there came a rich sing, &c.) these Anthems man of Arimathea, named Jo- shall be sung or said. seph, who also himself was Je

YHRIST our passover is sa-. sus' disciple : He went to pi- CHRIST

crificed for us; therefore late, and begged the body of let us keep the feast ; Jesus. Then Pilate command

Not with the old leaven, nei. ed the body to be delivered. ther with the leaven of malice And when Joseph had taken and wickedness; but with the the body, he wrapped it in a unleavened bread of sincerity clean linen cloth, and laid it and truth. 1 Cor. v. 7. in his own new tomb, which he had hewn out in the rock ;

HRIST being raised from

the dead, dieth no more; and he rolled a great stone to the door of the sepulchrt,

death hath no more dominion

over him. and departed. And there was

For in that he died, he died Mary Magdalene, and the

unto sin once; but in that he other Mary, sitting over gainst the sepulchre. Now the liveth, he liveth unto god.

Likewise reckon ye also next day that followed the day of the preparation, the chief yourselves to be dead indeed

unto sin ; but alive unto God priests and Pharisees came to

through Jesus Christ our Lord, gether unto Pilate, saying, sir,

Rom. vi. 9 We remember that that deceiver said, while he was yet CHR

YHRIST is risen from the alive, After three days I will dead, and become the first rise again. Command there fruits of them that slept. fore that the sepulchre be For since by man made sure until the third day, death, by man came also the lest his disciples come by resurrection of the dead. night, and steal bim away. For as in Adam all die; and say uiito the people, He is even so in Christ shall all be risen from the dead; so the made alive, 1 Cor. xv. 20.




The Collect. junto the sepulchre, and seeth LMIGHTY God, who the stone taken away from the


ten Son Jesus Christ hast over-and cometh to Simon Peter, come death, and opened unto and to the other disciple whom us the gates of everlasting life : Jesus loved, and saith unto we humbly beseech thee, that them, They have taken away as, by thy special grace pre- the Lord out of the sepulchre, venting us, thou dost put into and we know not where they our minds good desires; so by have laid him. Peter therethy continual help we may fore went forth, and that other bring the same to good effect, disciple, and came to the sethrough Jesus Christ our Lord, pulchre. So they ran both towho liveth and reigneth with gether; and the other disciple thee and the Holy Ghost, ever did outrun Peter, and came one God, world without end. first to the sepulchre ; and he, Amen.

stooping down and looking in, The Epistle Col. ii. 1.

saw the linen clothes lying,

yet went he not in. Then I

Christ, seek those things him, and went into the sepul. which are above, where Christchre, and seeth the linen sitteth on the right hand of clothes lie; and the napkin God. Set your affection on that was about his head not things above, not on things lying with the linen clothes, on the earth : For ye are dead, but wrapped together in a and your life is hid with Christ place by itself. Then went in in God. When Christ, who also that other disciple which is our life, shall appear, then came first to the sepulchre, shall ye also appear with him and he saw, and believed. For in glory. Mortify therefore as yet they knew not the scripyour members which are upon ture; that he must rise again the earth; fornication, un- from the dead. Then the discleanness, inordinate affection, ciples went away again unto evil concupiscence, and covet-their own home. onsness, which is idolatry : for which things sake the wrath of Monday in Easter-Week. God cometh on the children of

The Collect. disobedience. In the which ye also walked sometime, when A.

LMIGHTY God, who ye live in them.

through thine only begot

ten Son Jesus Christ hast overThe Gospel. St. John xx. 1.

come death, and opened unto THE

first day of the week us the gate of everlasting life;

cometh Mary Magdalene we humbly beseech thee, that early, when it was yet dark, Jas, by thy special grace pre

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