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unto them, Why, what evil one on his right hand, and the hath he done ? And they cried other on his left. And the out the more exceedingly, scripture was fulfilled, which Crucify him. And so Pilate, saith, And he was numbered willing to content the people, with the transgressors. And released Barabbas unto them; they that passed by railed on and delivered Jesus, when he him, wagging their heads, and had scourged him, to be cru. saying, Ah, thou that destroycified. And the soldiers led est the temple, and buildest it him away into the hall, called in three days, save thyself, Pretorium; and they called and come down from the cross. together the whole band. And Likewise also the chief priests they cloathed him with purple, mocking, said among themand platted a crown of thorns, selves, with the scribes, He and put it about his head, and saved others, himself he canbegan to salute him.

Hail, not save. Let Christ the King King of the Jews. And they of Israel descend now from smote him on the head with a the cross, that we may see and reed, and did spit upon him, believe. And they that were and bowing their knees wor-crucified with him reviled shipped him. And when they him. And when the sixth had mocked him they took off bour was come, there was the purple from him, and put darkness over the whole land, his own clothes on him, and until the ninth hour, And at led him out to crucify him. the ninth hour, Jesus cried And they compel one Simon, with a loud voice, saying, Eloi, a Cyrenian, who passed by, Eloi, lama sabachthani ? which coming out of the country, the is, being interpreted, My God, father of Alexander and Rufus, my God, why hast thou forto bear his cross. And they saken me? And some of them bring him unto the place Gol-that stood by, when they heard gotha, which is, being inter-lit, said, Behold, he calleth preted, the place of a skull. Elias. And one ran and fiiled And they gave him to drink a spunge full of vinegar, and wine mingled with myrrh ; but put it on a reed, and gave him he received it not. And when to drink, sayin'5, Let alone ; they had crucified him, they let us see whether Elias will parted his garments, casting come to take him down. And lots upon them, what every Jesus cried with a loud voice, man should take. And it was and gave up the ghost. And the third hour, and they cruci- the vail of the temple was fied him. And the superscrip- rent in twain, from the top tion of his accusation was writ- to the bottom. And when the ten over, THE KING OF Centurion, which stood over THE JEWS. And with him against him, saw that he so they crucify two thieves; the cried out, and gave up the


ghost, he said, Truly this man place every year with blood was the Son of God.

of others : (for then must he

often have suffered since the l'ednesday before Easier.

foundation of the world) but The Epistle. Heb. ix. 16.

now once, in the end of the a testament is. world, hath he appeared to there must also of ne-put away sin by the sacrifice cessity be the death of the tes of himself. And as it is aptator; for a testament is of pointed unto men once to die, force after men are dead; but after that the judgment : otherwise it is of no strength so Christ was once offered to at all, whilst the testator liveth. bear the sins of many; and Whereupon, neither the first unto them that look for himn testament was dedicated with-shall he appear the second out blood. For when Moses time, without sin, unto salvahad spoken every precept to tion. all the people, according to the Gospel. St. Luke xxii. 1.

OW calves and of goats, with wa. ter, and scarlet wool, and is called the Passover. And hyssop, and sprinkled both the the chief priests and scribes book, and all the people, say-sought how they might kill ing, This is the blood of the him ; for they feared the peotestament which God hath en-ple. Then entered Satan into joined unto you. Moreover. Judas, surnamed Iscariot, behe sprinkled likewise with ing of the numberof the twelve. blood both the tabernacle, and And he went his way, and all the vessels of the ministry.communed with the chief And almost all things are by priests and captains how he the law purged with blood; might betray him unto hem. and without shedding of blood And they were glad, and cois no remission. It was there-venanted to give him money: sore necessary that the pat- And he promised, and sought lerns of things in the heavens opportunity to betray him unto should be purified with these them in the absence of the but the heavenly things them- multitude. Then came the selves with better sacrifices day of unleavened bread, when than these. For Christ is not the passover must be killed. entered into the holy places And he sent Peter and John, made with hands, which are saying, Go, and prepare us the figures of the true ; but the passover, that we may into heaven itself, now to ap- cat. And they said unto him, pear in the presence of God Where wilt thou that we prefor us : nor yet that he should pare ? And he said unto them, offer himself often, as the high Behold, when ye are entered priest entereth into the holylinto the city, there shall a meni


meet you bearing a pitcher of among themselves, which of water; follow him into the them it was that should do this house where he entereth in thing. And there was also a And ye shall say unto the good strife among them, which of man of the house, the Mas-them should be accounted the ter saith unto thee, where is greatest. And he said unto the guest-chamber, where I them, The kings of the Genshall eat the passover with my tiles exercise lordship over disciples ? And he shall show them; and they that exercise you a large upper room fur-authority upon them are called nished : there make ready. benefactors. But ye shall not And they went and found as be so: but he that is greatest he had said unto them; and among you, let him be as the they made ready the passover. younger; and he that is chief, And when the hour was come, as he that doth serre. For he sat down), and the twelve whether is greater, he that Apostles with him. And he sitteth at meat, or he that said unto them, With desire serveth ? is not he that sitteth I have desired to eat this pass- at meat? But I am among you over with you before I suffer. as he that serveth. Ye are For I say unto you, I will not they which have continued any more eat thereof, until it with me in my temptations. be fulfilled in the kingdom of And I appoint unto you a kingGod. And he took the cup, dom, as my Father hath apand gave thanks, and said, pointed unto me : that ye may Take this, and divide it among eat and drink at my table in yourselves. For I say unto my kingdom, andsitonthrones, you, I will not drink of the judging the twelve tribes of fruit of the vine, until the Israel. And the Lord said, kingdom of God shall come. Simon, Simon, behold, Satan And he took bread, and gave hath desired to have you, that thanks, and brake it, and gave he may sist you as wheat: but I unto them, saying, This is have prayed for thee, that thy my body, which is given for faith fail not; and when thou you: This do in remembrance art converted, strengthen thy of me. Likewise also the cup brethren. And he said unto after supper, saying, This cup him, Lord, I am ready to go is the new testament, in my with thee Loth in prison and blood, which is shed for you. to death. And he said, I tell, But behold, the hand of him thee, Peter, the cock shall that betrayeth me is with me not crow this day, before that on the table. And truly the thou shalt thrice deny that. Son of man goeth as it was thou knowest me. And he determined; but woe unto that said unto them. When I sent man by whom he is betrayed. you without purse, and scrip, And they began to inquire and shoes, lacked ye any thing?

And they said Nothing. Then near unto Jesus to kiss him. said he unto them, But now But Jesus said unto him, Juhe that hath a purse, let him das, betrayest thou the Son of take it, and likewise his scrip: man with a kiss? When they and he that hath no sword, let which were about him saw him sell his garment and buy what would follow, they said one. For I say unto you, that unto him, Lord, shall we smite this that is written must yet with the sword ? And one of be accomplished in me, And them smote the servant of the he was reckoned among the high priest, and cut off his transgressors : for the things right ear. And Jesus answerconcerning me have an end, ed and said, Suffer ye thus far: And they said, Lord, behold. And he touched his ear, and here are two swords. And healed him. Then Jesus said he said unto them, It is enough. unto the chief priests and capAnd he came out, and went, tains of the temple, and the as he was wont, to the mount elders which were come to of Olives; and his disciples fim, Be ye come outas against also followed him. And when I thief,with swords and staves? he was at the place, he said When I was daily with you in unto them, Pray that ye enter the temple, ye stretched forth not into temptation. And be no hands against me : but this was withdrawn from them is your hour, and the power about a stone's cast, and of darkness. Then took they kneeled down and prayed, him, and led him, and brought $aying, Father, if thou be him into the high priest's willing, remove this cup from house. And Peter followed me: nevertheless, not my will, afar off

. And when they had but thine be done. And there kindled a fire in the midst of appeared an angel unto him the hall, and were set down from heaven, strengthening together, Peter sat down him. And being in an agony, among them. But a certain he prayed more earnestly ; and maid beheld him, as he sat by lis sweat was as it were great the fire, and earnestly looked dmps of blood falling down to upon him, and said, This man the ground. And when he was also with him. And he lose up from prayer, and was denied him, saying, Woman, come to his disciples, he found I know him not. And after them sleeping for sorrow; and a little while another saw him, said unto them, Why sleep and said, Thou art also of ye? rise and pray, lest ye en-them. And Peter said, Man, ter into temptation And I am not. And about the while he yet spake, behold, a space of one hour after, anothmultitude, and he that was er confidently affirmed, swcalled Judas, one of the twelve.ling, Of a truth. this fellow Went before them, and drew also was with him ; for he is


a Galilean. And Peter said. better, but for the worse. For Man, I know not what thou first of all, when ye come tosayest.

And immediately, gether in the Church, I hear while he yet spake, the cock that there be divisions among crew. And the Lord turned. you ; and I partly believe it. and looked upon Peter; and For there must be also herePeter remembered the word of sies among you,

that they the Lord, how he had said unto which are approved may be him, Before the cock crow, made manifest among you. thou shalt deny me thrice. When yecome together thereAnd Peter went out and wept fore into one place, this is not bitterly. And the men that to eat the Lord's Supper, For, held Jesus, mocked him, and in cating, every one taketh smote him. And when they before other his own supper : had blindfolded him, they and one is hungry, and anstruck him on the face, and other is drunken. What, have asked him, saying, Prophesy. ye not houses to eat and to who is it that smote thee drink in? or despise ye the And many other things błas-church of God, and shame phemously spake they against them that have not? What him. And, as soon as it was shall I say to you? shall I day, the elders of the people, praise you in this? I praise and the chief priests, and the you not. For I have received scribes, came together, and of the Lord that which also I led him into their council, say-delivered unto you. That the ing, Art thou the Christ? Lord Jesus, the same night in

And he said unto which he was betrayed, took them, if I tell you, ye will bread; and when he had given not believe. And if I also ask thanks, he brake it, and said, you, ye will not answer me, Take, eat; this is my body, nor let me go.

Hereafter which is broken for you: this shall the Son of man sit on the do in remembrance of me. right hand of the power of After the same manner also God. Then said they all, Art he took the cup, when he had thou then the Son of God ? supped, saying, This cup is And he said unto them, Ye the New Testament in my say that I am. And they said, blood : this do ye, as oft as ye What need we any further drink it, in remembrance of witness ? for we ourselves have me. For as often as ye eat heard of his own mouth.

this bread, and drink this cup,

ye do show the Lord's death Thursday before Easter.

till he come. Wherefore, who. The Epistle. I Cor. xi. 17. soever shall eat this bread, IN N this that I declare unto and drink this cup of the Lord

you, I praise you not ; that unworthily, shall be guilty of you come together not for the the body and blood of the Lord.

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