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were hanged, railed on him, say- and the Holy Ghost, ever one ing. If thou be Christ, save thy-God, world without end. Amen. self and us. But the other an- ALMIGHTY and everlasting swering, rebuked him, saying, God, by whose Spirit the Dost not thou fear God, seeing whole body of the Church is gothou art in the same condemna- verned and sanctified ; receive tion? And we indeed justly; for our supplications and prayers, we receive the due reward of which we offer before thee for our deeds : but this man hath all estates of men in thy holy done nothing amiss. And he said Church, that every member of unto Jesus, Lord, remember me the same, in his vocation and iniwhen thou comest into thy king- nistry, may truly and godly serve dom And Jesus said unto him, thee, through our Lord and SaFerily I say unto thee, To-day viour Jesus Christ. Amen. shalt thou be with me in Parn. O Merciful God, who hast made
sixth all men, and hatest nothing hour, and there was darkness that thou hast made, nor desirest over all the earth until the ninth the death of a sinner, but rather hour. And the sun was darken- that he should be converted and ed, and the vail of the temple was live; have mercy upon all Jews, rent in the midst. And when Turks, Infidels, and Heretics; Jesus had cried with a loud and take from them all ignorance, Foice, he said, Father, into thy hardness of heart, and contempt hands I commend my spirit: and of thy word; and so fetch them having said thus, he gave up the home, blessed Lord, to thy flock, ghost. Now when the Centurion that they may be saved among saw what was done, he glorified the remnant of the true Israelites, God, saying, Certainly this was a and be made one fold under one righteous man. And all the peo- Shepherd, Jesus Christ our Lord, ple that came together to that who liveth and reigneth with thee sight, beholding the things that and the Holy Spirit, one God, were done, smote their breasts world without end. Amen. and returned. And all his ac The Epistle. Heb. x. 1. guaintance, and the women that THE law having a shadow of followed him from Galilee, stood good things to come, and not afar off, beholding these things. the very image of the things, can
never, with those sacrifices which Good Friday.
they offered year by year continu.
ally, make the comers thereunto The Collects.
perfect. For then, would they ALMIGHTY God, we beseech not have ceased to be offered?
thee graciously to behold this because that the worsbippers, thy family, for which our Lord once purged, should have had no Jesus Christ was contented to be more conscience of sins. But in betrayed, and given up into the those sacrifices there is a rememhands of wicked men, and to brance again made of sins every suffer death upon the cross, who year. For it is not possible that the Bowliyothard reigneth with thee, blood of bulls and of goats should
take away sins. Wherefore, when that is to say, his flesh; and havhe cometh into the world, he ing an high priest over the house saith, Sacrifice and offering thou of God; let us draw near with a wouldest not, but a body hast true heart, in full assurance of thou prepared me: In burnt-of-faith, having our hearts sprinkled ferings and sacrifices for sin thou from an evil conscience, and our hast had no pleasure : Then said bodies washed with pure water. I, LO, I come (in the volume of Let us hold fast the profession of the book it is written of me) to our faith, without wavering ; (for do thy will, O God. Above, when he is faithful that promised ;) and he said, Sacrifice, and offering, let us considerone another to proaud burnt-offerings, and offering voke unto love,and to good works, for sin, thou wouldest not, neither not forsaking the assembling of hadst pleasure therein, which are ourselves together, as the manoffered by the law ; Then said he, ner of some is ; but exhorting one Lo, I come to do thy will, O God. another: and so much the more, He taketh away the first, that as ye see the day approaching. he may establish the second. By The Gospel. št. John, xix. i. the which will we are sanctified, PILATE therefore took Jesus, through the offering of the body and scourged him. And the of Jesus Christ once for all. And soldiers p!atted a crown of thorns, every priest standeth daily minis- and put it on his head, and they tering and offering oftentimes the put on him a purple robe, and same sacrifices, which can never said, Hail, king of the Jews! and take away sins. But this man, they smote him with their hands. after he had offered one sacrifice Pilate therefore went forth again, for sins, for ever sat down on the and saith unto them, Behold, I right hand of God; from hence-bring him forth to you, that ye forth expecting till his enemies may know that I find no fault in be made his footstool. For by one him. Then came Jesus forth, offering he hath perfected for wearing the crown of thorns, and ever them that are sanctified: the purple robe. And Pilate whereof the Holy Ghost also is a saith unto them, Behold the man. witness to us : for after that he When the chief priests therefore had said before, This is the cove- and officers saw him, they cried nant that I will make with them out, saying, Crucify him, crucify after those days, saith the Lord ; 1 him. Pilate saith unto them, will put my laws into their hearts, Take ye him, and crucify him ; and in their minds will I write for I find no fault in him.
The them; and their sins and iniqui- Jews answered him, we have a ties will I remember no more. law, and by our law he ought to Now, where remission of these is, die, because he made himself the there is no more offering for sin. Son of God. When Pilate there. Having therefore, brethren, bold- fore heard that saying, he was the ness to enter into the holiest by more afraid; and went again into the blood of Jesus, hy a new and the judgment-hall, and saith unto living way, which he hath conse- Jesus, Whence art thou ? Bu crated for us through the vail, (Jesus gave him no answer. Thes
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and the batha. And it was the prepara-Jesus, his mother, and his mo7. criat called the place of a skull, which I thirst. Now there was set a ves
ind dorso aaith Pilate unto him, Speakest |Greek, and Latin. Then said the
thou not unto me? Knowest thou chief priests of the Jews to Pilate,
not that I have power to crucify Write not, The King of the Jews; pancpothee, and have power to release but that he said, I am King of the
thee? Jesus answered, Thou Jews. Pilate answered. What I and it couldest have no power at all have written, I have written.
against me, except it were given Then the soldiers, when they had
thee from above; therefore he crucified Jesus, took his garments, ini ke that delivered me unto thee bath (and made four parts, to every
the greater sin. And from thence- soldier a part) and also his coat:
farth Pilate sought to release now the coat was without seam, od weet him; but the Jews cried out, say-woven from the top throughout. mbolize en ing. If thou let this
man go, thou They said therefore among them. art not Cæsar's friend : Whoso-selves, Let us not rend it, but cast ever maketh himself a king, lots for it, whose it shall be: that speaketh against Cæsar. When the Scripture might be fulfilled, Pilate therefore heard that say, which saith, They parted my rai. ing, be brought Jesus forth, and ment among them, and for my sat down in the judgment-seat, vesture they did cast lots. These in a place that is called the Pave-things therefore the soldiers did. ment, but in the Hebrew, Gab- Now there stood by the cross of
tion of the passover, and about ther's sister, Mary, the wife of puta to the sixth hour: and be saith unto Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene.
the Jews, Behold your King. But when Jesus therefore saw his they cried out, Away with him, mother, and the disciple standing away with him, crucify bim. Pi- by, whom he loved, he saith unto late saith unto them, Shall I cru- his mother, Woman, behold thy cify your King? The chief priests son. Then saith he to the disciple, answered, we have no king but Behold thy mother. And from Cæsar. Then delivered he him that hour that disciple took her therefore unto them to be cruci- unto his own home. After tbis, hed: and they took Jesus, and led Jesus knowing that all things
away. And he, bearing his were now accomplished, that the cross, went forth into a place Scripture might be fulfilled, saith, is called in the Hebrew Golgotha; sel full of vinegar: and they filled where they crucified hiin, and a spunge with vinegar, and put two others with him, on either it upon hyssop, and put it to his side one, and Jesus in the midst. mouth. When Jesus therefore And Pilate wrote a title, and put had received the vinegar, he said, it on the cross ; and the writing 11 is finished , and he bowed
his was, JESUS OF NAZARETH. head, and gave up the ghost. The THE KING OF THE JEWS. Jews therefore, because it was This title then read many of the the preparation, that the hodies Jews; for the place where Jesus should not remain upon the cross was crucibed was nigh to the city; on the sabbath-day, (for that aband it was written in Hebrew, and bath-day was an bigh day) be
Bebek 11, that ?
the ne therein here
ought i mself ele ther was
sought Pilate that their legs might the long-suffering of God waited be broken, and that they might in the days of Noah, while the be taken away. Then came the ark was a preparing; wherein soldiers and brake the legs of the few, that is, eight souls, were saved first, and of the other which was by water. The like figure wherecrucified with him. But when unto, even. Baptism, doth also they came to Jesus, and saw that now save us (not the putting he was dead already, they brake away the filth of the flesh, but the not his legs. But one of the sol- answer of a good conscience todiers with a spear pierced his wards God) by the resurrection side, and forthwith came thereout of Jesus Christ : Who is gone blood and water. And he that into heaven, and is on the right saw it bare record, and his record hand of God; angels, and authois true: and he knoweth that he rities, and powers, being made saith true, that ye might believe. subject unto him. For these things were done, that| The Gospel St. Matt. xxvii. 57. the Scripture should be fulfilled. WHEN the even was come, A bone of him shall not be bro there came a rich man of 'ken. And again another scrip- Arimathea, named Joseph, who ture saith, They shall look on him also himself was Jesus' disciple: whom they pierced.
He went to Pilate, and begged
the body of Jesus. Then Pilate Easter-Even.
commanded the body to be de. The Collect.
livered. And when Joseph had GRANT: O Lord, that as we taken the body, he wrapped it in
are baptized into the death a clean linen cloth, and laid it in of thy blessed Son our Saviour his own new tomb, which he had Jesus Christ, so by continual hewn out in the rock; and he mortifying our corrupt affections, rolled a great stone to the door of we may be buried with him; the sepulchre, and departed. And and that through the grave and there was Mary Magdalene, and gate of death we may pass to the other Mary, sitting over aour joyful resurrection, for his gainst the sepulchre. Now the merits, who died, and was bu- next day that followed the day of ried, and rose again for us, thy Son the preparation, the chief priests Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
and Pharisees came together unto The Epislle. 1 St. Peter, iii. 17. Pilate, saying, Sir, we remember IT is better, if the will of God that that deceiver said, while be
be so, that ye suffer for well-was yet alive, After three days [ doing, than for evil-doing. For will rise again. Command thereChrist also hath once suffered for fore that the sepulchre be made sins, the just for the unjust (that sure until the third day, lest his he might bring us to God) being disciples come by night, and steal put to death in the flesh, but him away, and say unto the peoquickened by the spirit: by which ple. He is risen from the dead; also he went and preached unto so the last error shall be worse the spirits in prison; which somé-than the first. Pilate said unto time were disobedient, when once them, Ye have a watch ; go your
wap, make it as sure as you can.we may bring the same to good So they went and made the se- effect, ihrough Jesus Christ our paichre sure, sealing the stone, Lord, who liveth and reigneth and setting a watch.
with thee and the Holy Ghost;
ever one God, world without end. Easter-Day.
Amen. 1 A Morning Prayer, instead of the
The Epistle. Col. iii. 1.
seek those things which are CHRIST our passover is sacri- above, where Christ sitteth on
ficed for us ; therefore let us the right hand of God. Set your keep the feast;
affection on things above, not on Not with the old learen, nei- things on the earth : For ye are ther with the leaven of malice dead, and your life is hid with and wickedness; but with the un-Christ in God. When Christ, learened bread of sincerity and who is our life, shall appear, then truth. I Cor. v. 7.
shall ye also appear with him in CHRIST being raised from the lory: Mortify therefore your
dead, dieth no more ; death members which are upon earth; bath no more doininion over
fornication, uncleanness, inor
dinate affection, evil concupis. For in that be died, he died cence, and covetousness, which anto sin once ; but in that he liv- is idolatry: for which things sake eth, he liveth unto God.
the wrath of God cometh on the Likewise reckon ye also your-children of disobedience. In the selves to be dead indeed unto which ye also walked sometime, siu ; but alive unto God through when ye lived in them. Jesus Christ our Lord. Rom. vi. 9. The Gospel. St. John, xx. 1. CHRIST is risen from the dead, THE first day of the week comand become the first fruits when it was yet dark, unto the
eth Mary Magdalene early. For since by man came death, sepulchre, and seeth the stone by man came also the resurrec- then she runneth and cometh to
taken away froin the sepulchre. tion of the dead. For as in Adam all die ; even
Simon Peter, and to the other un in Christ shall all be made saith unto them, They have taken
disciple whom Jesus loved, and alive. I Cor. 11. 20.
away the Lord out of the sepulThe Collect.
chre, and we know not were ALUCHTY God, who through they have laid him. Peter there
thine only begotten Son Je-foré went forth, and that other sus Christ hast overcome death, disciple, and came to the sepuland opened unto us the gate of chre. So they ran both together; everlasting lise; we bumbly be- and the other disciple did outtech thee, that as, by thy spe-run Peter, and came first to the cial grace preventing us, thou sepulchre; and he, stooping down lost put into onr minds good de- and looking in, 'saw the linen lins; so by thy continual help clothes lying, yet went he not in.
of them that slept.