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ing God. And Jesus answered to his ability, determined to and said unto him, Blessed art send relief unto the brethren thou, Simon Barjona : for flesh which dwelt in Judea. Which and blood hath not revealed also they did, and sent it to the it unto thee, but my Father elders by the hands of Barnawhich is in heaven. And I say bas and Saul. Now about that also unto thee, that thou art time, Herod the king stretched Peter, and upon this rock 1 forth his hands to vex certain will build my Church: and the of the Church. And he killed gates of hell shall not prevail James the brother of John with against it. And I will give un- the sword. And because he to thee the keys of the king-saw it pleased the Jews, he dom of heaven : and whatsoe-proceeded further to take Pe.. ver thou shalt bind on earth, ter also.. shall be bound in heaven ; and the Gospel: St. Matt. xx. 20.

'HEN came to him the.

Saint James the Apostle..

dren, with her sons, worship

ping him, and desiring a cerThe Collect.

tain thing of him. And he RANT, O merciful God, said unto her, What wilt thou ?

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Saint James, leaving his father these my two sons may sit, the and all that he had, without one on thy right hand, and the delay was obedient unto the other on the left, in thy kingcalling of thy son Jesus Christ, dom. But Jesus answered and and followed him; so we, for- said, Ye know not what ye ask. saking all worldly and car- Are ye able to drink of the. nal affections, may be ever-cup that I shall drink of, and more ready to follow thy holy to be baptised with the baptism. commandments, through Jesus that I am baptised with? They Christ our Lord. Amon, say unto him, We are able.. For the Epistle. Acts xi. 27. shall drink indeed of my cup,

And he saith unto them, Ye and part of Chapter xii.

and be baptised with the bapIN those days came prophetstism that I am baptised with;

, tioch. And there stood up one and on my left, is not mine to of them, named Agabus, and give ; but it shall be given to. signified by the spirit, that them for whom it is prepared there should be great dearth of my father. And when the. throughout all the world : ten heard it, they were moved. which came to pass in the days with indignation against the. of Claudius Cæsar. Then the two brethren. But Jesus called. disciples, every man according them unto him, and said, Yo,

to minister, and to give his life AND there was also a strife

know that the princes of the least the shadow of Peter pasgentiles exercise dominion sing by might overshadow over them, and they that are some of them. There came great exercise authority upon also a multitude out of the cithem. But it shall not be so ties round about unto Jerusaamong you : but whosoever lem, bringing sick folks, and will be great among you, let them which were vexed with him be your minister; and unclean spirits ; and they were whosoever will be chief among healed every one. you, let him be your servant : Even as the Son of man came

The Gospel. St. Luke xxii. 24. not to be ministered unto, but

among them, which of a ransom for many.

them should be accounted the

greatest. And he said unto Saint Bartholomew the

them the kings of the GenApostle.

tiles exercise lordship over The Collect.

them ; and they that exercise authority upon them are called

But ye shall not lasting didst

be so : but he that is greatest give to thine Apostle Bartho-among you, let him be as the lomew grace truly to believe and to preach thy word; grant, as he that doth serve. For

younger; and he that is chief, we beseech thee, unto thy whether is greater, he that Church, to love that Word sitteth at meat, or he that serwhich he believed ; and both veth? is not he that sittelh at to preach and receive the same, meat ? but I am among you as through Jesus Christ our Lord. he that serveth. Ye are they Amen.

which have continued with me For the Epistle. Acts v. 12. in my temptations. And I ap

Y the hands of the Apostles point unto you a kingdom, as wonders wrought among the me; that ye may eat and drink people (and they were all with at my table in my kingdom, one accordin Solomon's porch.

and sit on thrones, judging the

Itwelve tribes of Israel. And of the rest durst no man join himself to them ; but the people magnified them. And Saint Matthew the Apostle. believers were the more added

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that they brought forth the sick call Matthew from the receipt into the streets, and laid them of custom, to be an Apostle on beds and couches, that at and Evangelist; grant us grace

to forsake all covetous desires, Jesus sat at meat in the house, and inordinate love of riches ; behold many publicans and sinand to follow the same thy Sonners came and sat down with Jesus Christ, who liveth and him and his disciples. And reigneth with thee and the when the Pharisees saw it, Holy Ghost, one God, world they said unto bis disciples, without end. Amen.

Why esteth your Master with

publicans and sinners? But The Epistle. 2 Cor. iv. I.

when Jesus heard that, he said T *HEREFORE, seeing we unto them, They that be whole,

have this ministry, as we need not a physician, but they have received mercy, we faint that are sick. But go ye and not ; but have renounced the learn what that meaneth, I will hidden things of dishonesty, have mercy, and not sacrifice; not walking in craftiness, nor for I am not come to call the handling the Word of God de- righteous, but sinners to receitfully, but by manifestation pentance. of the truth, commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God. Saint Michael and all Angels. But if our gospel be hid, it is

The Collect. hid to them that are lost : In whom the god of this world

O

EVERLASTING God,

who hast ordained and hath blinded the minds of them constituted the services of Anwhich believe not, lest the gels and men in a wonderful light of the glorious Gospel of order ; mercifully grant, that Christ, who is the image of as thy holy Angels always do God, should shine unto them. thee service in heaven; so, by For we preach, not ourselves, thy appointment, they may but Christ Jesus the Lord; and

succourand defendus on earth, ourselves your servants for Je. through Jesus Christ our Lord. sus' sake. For God, who com- Amen. manded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our

For the Epistle. Rev. xii. 7. hearts, to give the light of the

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"HERE was war in heaof

ven; Michael and his in the face of Jesus Christ. Angels fought against the dra.

gon; and the dragon fought The Gospel. St. Matt. ix. 9. and his angels, and prevailed

ND as Jesus passed forth not; neither was their place

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man nained Matilrew sitting at And the great dragon was cast the receipt of custom : and he out, that old serpent, called saith unto him, Follow me. the devil and satan, which deAnd he arose, and followed ceiveth the whole world : he him. And it caine to pass, as was cast out into the earthy

and his angels were cast out and that he were drowned in with him. And I heard a loud the depth of the sea. Woe voice saying in heaven, Now unto the world because of ofis come salvation and strength, fences : for it must needs be and the kingdom of our God, that offences come : but woe and the power of his Christ : lo that man by whom the offor the accuser of our brethren fence cometh. Wherefore, if is cast down, which accused thy hand or thy foot offend them before our God day and thee, cut them off, and cast nigbt. And they overcame them from thee: it is better him by the blood of the Lamb, for thee to enter into life halt and by the word of their tes-or maimed, rather than haytimony; and they loved noting two hands or two feet, to. their lives unto the death. be cast into everlasting fire. Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, And if thine eye offend thee, and ye that dwell in them. pluck it out, and cast it from Woe to the inhabitants of the thee : it is better for thee to earth and of the sea : for the enter into life with one eye, devil is come down unto you, rather than having two eyes, having great wrath, because to be cast into hell-fire. Take he knoweth that he hath but heed that ye despise not one a short time.

of these little ones : for I say The Gospel. St. Matt. xviii. 1. unto you, That in heaven their

angels do always behold the A Tisciples unito Sesus, say-heaven.

Tthesame time came the face of my Father which is in ing, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven? And Saint Luke the Evangelist. Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him in the midst

The Collect.

, , say unto you, Except ye

be converted, and become as lit- whose praise is in the Gospel, tle children, ye shall not enter to be an Evangelist and Physiinto the kingdom of heaven.cian of the soul ; may it please Whosoever therefore shall thee, that by the wholesome humble himself as this little medicines of the doctrine dechild, the same is greatest in livered by him, all the diseases the kingdom of heaven. And of our souls may be healed, whoso shall receive one such through the merits of thy Son little child in my Name, re- Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. ceiveth me. But whoso shall offend one of these little ones

The Epistle. 2 Tim. iv. 5. which believe in me, it were

WATCH thou in allthings , better for him that a mill-stone endure afflictions, do the Ware banged about his neck, work of an Evangelist, make

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full proof of thy ministry. For would send forth labourers into
I am now ready to be offered, his harvest. Go your ways;
and the time of my departurt behold, I send you forth as
is at hand. I have fought a lambs among wolves. Carry
good fight, I have finished my neither purse, nor scrip, nor
course, I have kept the faith. shoes; and salute no man by
Henceforth there is laid up for the way. And into whatsoever
me a crown of righteousness house ye enter, first say, Peace
which the Lord the righteous be to this house. And if the
Judge shall give me at that day: son of peace be there, your
and not to me only, but unto peace shall rest upon it: if not,
all them also that love his ap- it shall turn to you again. And
pearing. Do thy diligence to in the same house remain, eat-
come shortly unto me : Forling and drinking such things
Demas has forsaken me, hav- as they give : for the labourer
ing loved this present world, is worthy of his hire.
and is departed unto Thessalo-
nica ; Crescens to Galatia, Ti. Saint Simon and Saint Jude,
tus unto Dalmatia. Only Luke

Apostles.
is with me. Take Mark and
bring him with thee : for he is The Collect.

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I has built thy upon
sent to Ephesus. The cloak the foundation of the Apostles
that I left at Troas with Car- and Prophets, Jesus Christ
pus, when thou comest, bring himself being the head corner
with thee, and the books, but stone ; grant us to be joined
especially the parchments. together in unity of spirit by
Alexander the coppersmith their doctrine, that we may
did me much evil : the Lord be made an holy temple ac-
reward him according to his ceptable unto thee, through
works. Of whom be thou ware Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
also, for he hath greatly with-
stood our words.

The Epistle. St. Jude i.
The Gusfiel. St. Luke x. 1. JUDE, the servant of Jesus
THE
"HE Lord appointed other James, to them that are sanc-

seventy also, and senttified by God the Father, and them two and two before his preserved in Jesus Christ, and face into every city and place, called : Mercy unto you, and whither he himself would peace and love he multiplied. come. Therefore said he unto Beloved, when I gave all dillithem, The barvest truly is gence to write unto you of the great, but the labourers are common salvation, it was needfew : pray ye therefore the ful for me to write unto you, Lord of the harvest, that he and exhort you, that ye should

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