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ther of thefe two thou haft W Lord, pour thy grace

chofen that he may take into our hearts, that as we part of thin 310336 This miniftry and have known the Incarnation apoftielhip, fron from which Judas of thy Son Jefus Chrift by the 190 01 b911cqe gas won 11s d meffage

The Annunciation of the Virgin MARY.

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of an angel; fo by
his crofs and paffion we may
be brought unto the glory of
his Refurrection, through the
fame Jefus Chrift our Lord.


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soled sina bivs to diuom among women. And And when the faw him, he was troubled at his faying, and caft in her mind what manner of falutation this fhould be. And the WOM angel faid unto her, Fear not, six H&M 2 Jind Mary; for thou haft found For the Epifle. Ifai. vii. 10. favour with God. And beOREOVER, the Lord hold, thou fhalt conceive in pake again unto Ahaz, thy womb, and bring forth a sing, Afk thee a fign of the fon, and fhalt call his name Lord thy God; afk it either Jefus. He fhall be great, in the depth, or in the height and Thall be called the Son of above. But Ahaz faid, I will the higheft; and the Lord got afk, neither will I tempt God fhall give unto him the the Lord. And he faid, Hear throne of his father, David, yernow, house of David; And he fhall reign over the Isit al fmall thing for you to houfe of Jacob for ever; and weary men, but will ye weary of his kingdom there fhall be my God alfo ?Therefore the no end. Then faid Mary Lord himalelf shall give you a unto the angel, How fhall this fign Behold, a virgin fhall be, feeing I know not a man I man? conceive, and bear a fon, and And the angel anfwered and hall call his name Immanuel. faid unto her, The Holy Butter and honey thall he eat, Ghoft fhall come upon thee, that he may know to refufe and the power of the Higheft the evil, and choose the good. Thall overshadow thee, there sol bur fore alfo that holy thing St. Luke i. 26. which fhall be born of thee fhall be called the Son of God. And behold, thy coufin Elizabeth, the hath alfo conceived a fon in her old age; and this is the fixth month with her, who was called barren. For with God nothing fhall be impoffible. And Mary faid, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word, Andate angel departed from her.


The Golpel.

AND in the fixth month, A the Angel Gabriel was fent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth, to a Virgin elpoufed to a man whofe name was Jofeph, of the houfe of David and the Virgin's name was Mary. And the angel came in unto her, and faid, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee; bleffed art thou

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Saint Mark's Day. 's The Collect.

Almighty God, who inftructed thy holy Church with the heavenly doctrine of thy Evangelift Saint Mark; give us grace, that being not like children. carried away with every blaft of vain doctrine, we may be eftablished in the truth of thy holy Gofpel, through Jefus

Christ our Lord. Amen.

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nefs of Chrift: that we henceforth be no more children, toffed to and fro, and carried

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about with every wind of
doctrine, by the fleight of
whereby they lie in wait to de-
men, and cunning craftiness,
ceive; but fpeaking the truth
in love, may grow up into
him in all things, which is the
whom the whole body fitly
head, even Chrift: From
joined together, and compact-
ed by that which every joint
fupplieth, according to the
effectual working in the mea-
fure of every part, maketh
increafe of the body, unto the
edifying of itself in love.
The Gofpel. St. John xv. 1.


The Epifile. Ephef. iv. 7. NTO every one of us is given grace, according to the measure of the gift of Christ. Wherefore he faith, When heafcended up on high, he led captivity captive, and Am the true vine, and my gave gifts unto men. (Now Father is the husbandman. that he afcended, what is it Every branch in me that but that he also defcended firft beareth not fruit, he taketh into the lower parts of the away; and every branch that earth? He that defcended is beareth fruit, he purgeth it, the fame also that afcended up that it may bring forth more far above all heavens, that he fruit. Now ye are clean might fill all things.) And he through the word which I gave fome apoftles, and fome have spoken unto you. -Abide • prophets, and fome evange- in me, and I in you. As the lifts, and fome paftors and branch cannot bear fruit of teachers; for the perfecting itself, except it abide in the of the faints, for the work of vine; no more can ye, exthe miniftry, for the edifying of the body of Chrift; till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the meafure of the ftature of the ful

cept ye abide in me. I am the vine, ye are the branches. He that abideth in me, and I in him, the fame bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing. If a man abide not in me, he is


caft forth as a branch, and is Chrift, to the twelve tribes withered; and men gather which are scattered abroad, them, and caft them into the greeting. My brethren, count fire, and they are burned. If it all joy when ye fall into diye abide in me, and my words vers temptations; knowing abide in you, ye fhall afk this, that the trying of your what ye will, and it fhall be faith worketh patience. But done unto you. Herein is let patience have her perfect my Father glorified, that ye work, that ye may be perfect > bear much fruit; fo fhall ye and entire, wanting nothing. be my difciples. As the Fa- If any of you lack wifdom, "ther hath loved me, fo have I let him afk of God, that givloved you: continue ye in eth to all men liberally, and my love. If ye keep my com- upbraideth not; and it shall mandments, ye fhall abide in be given him. But let him my love; even as I have afk in faith, nothing waverkept my Father's command- ing: for he that wavereth is ments, and abide in his love. like a wave of the fea, driven These things have I fpoken with the wind, and toffed. unto you, that my joy might Forlet not that man think that remain in you, and that you, and that your he fhall receive any thing of joy might be full. the Lord. A double-minded man is unstable in all his ways. Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted; but the rich in that he is made low; because as the flower of the grafs he fhall pass away. For the fun is no fooner rifen with a burning heat, but it withereth the grafs, and the flower thereof falleth, and the grace of the fashion of it perifheth: fo alfo fhall the rich man fade away in his ways. Bleffed is the man that endureth temptation; for when he is tried, he fhall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.

St. Philip and St. James's Day.

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The Collect. Almighty God, whom truly to know is everlafting life; grant us perfectly to know thy Son Jefus Chrift to be the way, the truth, and the life; that following the fteps of thy holy Apoftles, Saint Philip and Saint James, we may ftedfaftly walk in the way that leadeth to eternal life, through the fame thy Son Jefus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Epiffle. St. James i. 1.


AMES, a fervant of God,
and of the Lord Jefus

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The Gospel. St. John xiv. 1.

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but the Father that dwelleth
in me, he doeth the works.
Believe me, that I am in the
Father, and the Father in me;
or elfe believe me for the very
works' fake. Verily, verily,
I fay unto you, He that belie-
veth on me, the works that
I do fhall he do alfo ; and
greater works than these shall
he do; because I go unto my
Father. And whatfoever ye
fhall afk in my Name, that
will I do, that the Father may
be glorified in the Son. If
ye fhall afk any thing in my
Name, I will do it.

St. Barnabas the Apoftle.
The Collect.

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ND Jefus faid unto his difciples, Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe alfo in me. In my Father's houfe are many manfions; if it were not fo, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be alfo. And whither I go, ye know, and the way ye know. Thomas faith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goeft, and how can we know the way? Jefus faith unto him, I am the way, Lord God Almighty, the truth, and the life: no who didft endue thy homan cometh unto the Father ly Apoftle Barnabas with finbut by me. If ye had known gular gifts of the Holy Ghoft; me, ye fhould have known leave us not, we beseech thee, my Father alfo and from deftitute of thy manifold gifts, henceforth ye know him, and nor yet of grace to use them have feen him. Philip faith unto him, Lord, show us the alway to thy honour and glory, through Jesus Christ our Father, and it fufficeth us. Lord. Amen. Jefus faith unto him, Have I been fo long time with you, and yet haft thou not known me, Philip? He that hath feen me, hath feen the Father; and how fayeft thou then, Show us the Father? Believeft thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? The words that I fpeak unto you, I speak not of myfelf;

For the Epifle. Acts xi. 22.

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IDINGS of these things came unto the ears of the Church which was in Jerúfalem: and they fent forth Barnabas, that he should go as far as Antioch: who, when he came, and had feen the grace of God, was glad; and exhorted them all, that with


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