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Baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost, not many days hence. When they therefore were come together, they asked of him saying, Lord, wilt thou at this time restore again the kingdom of Israel? And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power. But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth. And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up, and a cloud received him out of their sight. And while they looked steadfastly toward heaven, as he went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel; which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven r This same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven. The Gospel. St. Mark xvi. 14.

JESUS appeared unto the eleven, as they sat at meat, and upbraided them with their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they believed not them which had seen him after he was risen. And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the Gospel to every creature. He that believeth, and is baptized, shall be saved; but he that believeth n ,t, shall be damned. And these signs shall follow them that believe: In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues: they shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover. So then, after

the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God. And they went forth,and preached every where, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with signs following.

Sunday after rfscensiun-Day.
the Collect.

O GOD, the king of glory, who
hast exalted thine only Son
Jesus Christ with great triumph
unto thy kingdom in heaven; we
beseech thee, leave us not com-
fortless; but send to us thine
Holy Ghost to comfort us, and
exalt us unto the same pi i e
whither our Saviour Christ is
gone before; who liveth and
reigneth with thee and the Holy
Ghost, one God, world without
end. Amen.
The Epistle. 1 St. Peter iv. 7.

THE end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer. And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins. Use hospitality one to another without grudging. As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God: If any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ: to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen. The Gospel. St. John xv. 26, and

partqftlie 16th Chapter. XT/HEN the Comforter is ▼ v come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceeded from the Father, he shall testify of me. And ye also shall bear witness; because ye have been with me from the beginning. Those things* have I spoken unto you, that yeshould not be offended. They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you, will think that he doeth God service. And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor me: but these things have I told you, that when the time shall come, ye may remember thatl told you of them.

Whitsunday. Vie Collect.

not all these which speak Galileans? and how hear we every man in our own tongue wherein we were born ? Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and in Judea, and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and Asia, Phrygia, and Pamphyliaj in Egypt, and in the parts of Lybia about Cyrene, and strangers of Rome, Jews and Proselytes, Cretes and Arabians, we do hear them speak in our tongues the wonderful works of God. The Gospel. St. John xiv. 15.

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OGOD, who as at this time didst teach the hearts of thy faithful people, by sending to them the light of thy Holy Spirit; grant us by the same Spirit to have a right judgment in all things, and evermore to rejoice in his holy comfort, through the merits of Christ Jesus our Saviour, who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Spirit, one God, world without end. Amen.

For the Epistle. Acts ii. 1. HEN the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place; And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the home where they were sitting. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues, like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them: And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost; and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out of every nation under heaven. Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because that every man heard them speak in hisownlanguage. Andtheywere

JESUS said unto his disciples, If ye love me, keep my commandments. And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you forever; even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him ; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you. I will not leave you comfortless; I will come to you. Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ve see me: because I live, ye shall live also. At that day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you. He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me; and he that loveth me, shall be loved of my Father: and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him. Judas saith unto him, (not Iscariot) Lord, how is it that thou wilt manifest thyself unto us, and not unto the world? Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words; and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him. He that loveth menot, keepeth not my sayings: and the word which ye hear is not mine, but the Father's which sent me. These the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom theFather willsend in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you. Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you; not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not yourheart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I. And now I have told you before it come to pass, that when it is come to pass, ye might believe. Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of this world cometh, and hath no- thing in me. But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do.

all amazed, and marvelled, say- i things have I spoken unto you, kig one to another, Behold are | being yet present with you. But

Monday in IVhitsun- Week,
The Collect.

OGOD, who as at this time didst teach the hearts of thy faithful people, by sending to them the light of thy Holy Spirit; grant us by the same Spirit to have a right judgment in all things, and evermore to rejoice in his holy comfort, through the merits of Christ Jesus our Saviour, who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Spirit, one God, world without end. Amen.

For the Epistle. Acts x. 34.

THEN Peter opened his mouth and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons; but in every nation, he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him. The word which God sent unto the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ,(he is Lord of all;) that word, I say, ye know; which was

published throughout nil Judea, and began from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost, and with power; who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed with the devil; for God was with him. And we are witnesses of all things which he did, both in the land of the Jews, and in Jerusalem; whom they slew, and hanged on a tree. Him God raised up the third day, and showed him openly; not to all the people, but unto witnesses chosen before of God; even to us, who did eat and drink with him after he raise from the dead. And he commanded us to preach unto the people, and to testify that it is he which was ordained of God to be the judge of quick and dead. To him give all the prophets witness, that through his name, whosoever believeth in him, shall receive remission of sins. While Peter yet spake these words, the Holy Ghost fell on all them that heard the word. And they of the circumcision who believed, were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because that on the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost. For they heard them speak with tongues, and magnify God. Then answered Peter, Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptizeded, who have received the Holy Ghost as wellas we? And com manded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord. Then prayed they him to tarry certain days. The Gospel. St. John iii. 16.

GOD so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through him might be saved. He that believelh on him is not condemned: but he that be lieveth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. For everv one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved. But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.

Tuesday in Whitsun-Week.
The Collect.

OGOD, who as at this time
didst teach the hearts of thy
faithful people, by sending to
them the light of thy Holy Spirit;
grant us by the same Spirit to
have a right judgment in all
things, and evermore to rejoice
in. his holy comfort, through the
merits of Christ Jesus our Sa-
viour, who liveth and reigneth
with thee, in the unity of the
same Spirit, one God, world
without end. Amen.
For the Epistle. Acts viii. 14.

WHEN the Apostles, who were at Jerusalem, heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John; who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost: "(For as yet he was fallen upon none of them; only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus:) Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost.

The Gospel. St.Johns. 1.

VERILY, verily, I say unto you, He that eutereth not bv the door into the sheep-fold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber. But H

he that entcreth in by the door, is the shepherd of the sheep. To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice; and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out. And when he putteth forth his own sheep, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him; for they know his voice: and a stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him; for they know not the voice of strangers. This parable spake Jesus unto them; but they understood not what things they were which he spake unto them. Then said Jesus unto them again, Verily, verily, I say unto you, I am the door of the sheep: All that ever came before me are thieves and robbers; but the sheep did not hear them, I am the door: by me it any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture. The thief cometh not but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy; I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

Trinity-Sunday.
The Collect.

ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who hast given unto us thy servants grace, by the confession of a true faith, to acknowledge the glory of the eternal Trinity, and in the power of the divine Majesty to worship the Unity; we beseech thee that thou wouldest keep us steadfast in this faith, and evermore defend us from all adversities, who livest and reignest, one God, world without end. Amen.

For the Epistle. Rev. iv. 1

AFTER this I looked, and be. hold, a door was opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard, was as it were of a trumpet, talking with me; which said, Come up hither, and I will show

thee things which must be hereafter. And immediately I was in the Spirit; and behold, a throne was set in heaven, and one sat on the throne: and he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a sardine-stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald. And round about the throne were four and twenty seats; and upon the seats I saw four and twenty elders sitting, clothed in white raiment; andtheyhadontheir heads crowns of gold: and out of the throne proceeded lightnings, and thuuderiugs, and voices. And there were seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven spiritsof God. And before the throne, there was a sea of glass,like unto crystal. And in themidst of the throne, and round about the throne, were four beasts full of eyes before and behind: And the first beast was like a lion, and the second beast like a calf, and the third beast had a face as a man, and the fourth beast was like anyingeagle. And the four beasts had each of them six wings about him; and they were full of eyes within: and they rest not day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, who was, and is, and is to come. And when those beasts give glory, and honour, and thanks to him that sat on the throne, who liveth for ever and ever, the four and twenty elders fall down before him that sat on the throne, and worship him that liveth for ever and ever, and cast their crowns before the throne, saying, Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory, and honour, and power; for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are, and were created.

The Gospel. St. John iii. 1.

THERE was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a rulcrbf the Jews: Tlissame same

to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God For no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him. Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into h is mother's womb, and be born? Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, except a man be born of water, and of the Spirit,he cannot enter into the Kingdom of God. That which is born of the flesh, is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit, is spirit. Marvel not that I said unto thee, ye must be born again. The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it Cometh, and whither it goeth; so is every one that is born of the Spirit. Nicodemus answered and said unto him, How can these things be? Jesus answered and said upto him, Art thou a master of Israel, and knowest not these things? Verily, verily, I say unto thee, we speak that we do "know-, and testify that we have seen; and ye receive not our witness. If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe not; how shall ye believe, if I tell you of heavenly things? And no man hath ascendeded up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man, who is in.heaven. And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man beliftedup; that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.

Tliejtrst Sunday after Trinity.
The Collect.

OGOD, the strength of all those who put their trust in

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