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dem off, and cast them from Thessalonica; Crescens to Galathee: it is better for thee to enter tia, Titus unto Dalmatia. Only into life halt or maimed, rather Luke is with me. Take Mark than having two hands or two and bring him with thee: for ho feet, to be cast into everlasting is profitable to me for the minisfire. And if thine eye offend thee, try. And Tychicus have I sent pluck it out, and cast it from thee: to Ephesus. The cloak that I it is better for thee to enter into left at Troas with Carpus, when life with one eye, rather than thou comest, bring with thee, and having two eyes, to he cast into the books, but especially the hell fire. Take heed that you des- parchments. Alexander the cop. pise not one of these little ones: persınith did me much evil: the for I say unto you, That in hea- Lord reward him according to ven their angels do always behold his works. of whom be thou the face of my Father which is in ware also, for he hath greatly beaven.
withstood our words.
The Gospel. St. Luke, x. 1. Saint Luke the Evangelist.
THE Lord appointed other se. The Collect.
venty also, and sent them two ALMIGHTY God, who calledst and two before his face into every
Luke the Physician, whose city and place, whither he himpraise is in the Gospel, to be an self would come. Therefore said Evangelist and Physician of the he unto them, The barvest truly soul; may it please thee, that by is great, but the labourers are the wholesome medicines of the few: pray ye therefore the Lord doctrine delivered by him, all the of the harvest, that he wouid send diseases of our souls may be heal- forth labourers into his harvest. ed, through the merits of thy Son Go your ways; behold, I send Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. you forth as lambs among wolves.
The Epistle. 2 Tim. iv. 5. Carry neither purse, nor scrip, WATCH thou in all things, en, nor shoes ; and salute no man by
dure afflictions, do the work the way. And into whatsoever of an Evangelist, make full proof house ye enter, first say, Peace of thy ministry. For I am now be to this house. And if the son ready to
offered, and the time of peace be there, your peace of any departure is at band. I shall rest upon it: if not, it shall have fought a good fight, I have turn to you again. And in the finished my course, I have kept same house remain, eating and the faith. Henceforth there is laid drinking such things as they give up for me a crown of righteous for the labourer is worthy of his ness, which the Lord the righteous hire. Judge shall give me at that day : and not to me only, but unto all
Saint Simon and Saint jude, them also that love his appearing.
Apostles. Do thy diligence to come shortly
The Collect. unto me: For Demas hath for- Almighty God, who hast built saken me, having loved his pre- thy Church upon the foundasent world, and is departed untouion of the Apostles and Propbeta
Jesus Christ himself being thejand speak evil of dignities head corner-stone; grant us so to The Gospel. St. John, xv. 17. be joined together in unity of spi- THESE things I command you, rit by their doctrine, that we may that ye love one another. It be made an holy temple accept- the world hate you, ye know that able unto thee, through Jesus it hated me before it bated you. Cbrist our Lord. Amen. Ifye were of the world, the world
The Epistle. St.Jude, i. would love his own : but because JUDE, the servant of Jesus ye are not of the world, but I have
Chrisi, and brother of James, chosen you out of the world, thereto them that are sanctified by God fore the world hateth you. Reo the Father, and preserved in Jesus member the word that I said unto Christ, and called: Mercy unto you, The servant is not greater you, and peace and love be multi-ihan his lord; if they have perseplied. Beloved, when I gave all cuted me, they will also persediligence to write unto you of the cute you ; if they have kept my common salvation, it was needful saying, they will keep yours alsa for me to write unto you, and ex- Bui all these things will they do hort you, that ye should earnestly unto you for my name's sake, becontend for the faith which was cause they know not him that sent once delivered unto the saints. me. If I had not come and spoken For there are certain men crept unto them, they had not had sin: in unawares, who were before of but now tiey have no cloak for old ordained to this condemna- their sin. He that hateth me, hattion ; ungodly men, turning the eth my Father also. If I had not grace of our God into lascivious- done ainong them the works ness, and denying the only Lord which none other man did, they God. and our Lord Jesus Christ. had not had sin: but now they I will therefore put you in remem- have both seen and hated both me brance, though ye once knew this, and my Father. But this cometh bow that the Lord having saved to pass, that the word might be the people out of the land of fulfilled that is written in their law, Egypt, afterward destroyed them They hated me without a cause. that believed not. And the angels But when the Comforter is come, which kept not their first estate, whom I will senuzito you from but left their own habitation, the Father, even whe Spirit of he hath reserved in everlasting truth, which proceedeth from the chains under darkness, unto the Father, he shall testify of me. judgment of the great day. Even And ye also shull bear witness, as Sodoin and Gomorrha, and because ye have been with me the cities about them, in like from the beginning. manner giving themselves over to fornication, and going after
All Saints' Day. strarge flesh, are set forth for
The Collect. an esample, suffrring the ven. O Almighty God, who hast knit geance of eternal fire. Likewise
together thine elect in one also these filthy dreamers de- communion and fellowship, in file the flesh, despise dominion, Ithe mystical body of thy Son Christ our Lord ; grant us grace; After this I beheld. and lo, a so to follow thy blessed saints in great multitude, which no man all virtuous and godly living, that could number, of all nations, and we may come to those unspeaka-kindreds, and people, and tongues, ble joys, which thou hast prepar- stood before the throne, and beed for those who unfeignedly fore the Lamb, clothed with love thee, through Jesus Christ white rubes, anu palins in their our Lord. Amen.
hands; and cried with a loud For the Epistle. Rev. vii. 2. voice, saying, Salvation to our AND I saw another angel as God, which sitterb upon the
cending from the east, hav- throne, and unto the Lamb. And ing the seal of the living God; all the angels stood round about and he cried with a loud voice to the throne, and about the elders, the four angels, to whom it was and the four beasts, and fell begiven to hurt the earth and the fore the throne on their faces, and sea, saying, Hurt not the earth, worshipped God, saving, Amen: neither the sea, nor the trees, till Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, we have sealed the servants of and thanksgiving, and honour, our God in their foreheads. And and power, and might, be unto I heard the number of themlour God for ever and ever. Amen. which were sealed; and there The Gospel. St. Matt. v. 1. were sealed an hundred and for. JESUS seeing the multitudes, ty and four thousand, of all the went up into a mountain : and tribes of the children of Israel, when he was set, his disciples
of the tribe OT Jual serc care unto him. And he opened sealed twelve thousand. Jbis mouth, and taught them, say
of the tribe of Reuben were ing, Blessed are the poor in spiBealed twelve thousand. rit: for theirs is the kingdom of
of the tribe of Gad were sealed heaven. Blessed are they that twelve thousand.
mourn : for they shall be comOf the tribe of Aser were seal- forted. Blessed are the meek: for ed twelve thousand.
they shall inherit the earth. BlessOf the tribe of Nepthalim were ed are they which do hunger and sealed twelve thousand. thirst after righteousness: for they
Of the tribe of Manasses were shall be filled. Blessed are the sealed twelve thonsand. merciful: for they shall oblain
Of the tribe of Simeon were mercy. Blessed are the pure in sealed twelve thousand. heart: for they shall see God.
Of the tribe of Levi were seal- Blessed are the peace-makers : ed twelve thousand.
for they shall be called the chilof the tribe of Issachar wereldren of God. Blessed are they sealed twelve thousand. which are persecuted for righte
Of the tribe of Zabulon werelousness' sake: for theirs is the sealed twelve thousand. kingdom of heaven. Blessed are
of the tribe of Joseph were ye, when men sball revile you, realed twelve thousand. land persecute you, and shall say
of the tribe of Benjamin were all manner of evil against you sealed twelve lhousand. falsely for my sake. Rejoice and be exceeding glad; for great is persecuted they the prophetes your reward in heaven: for so which were before you.
THE ORDER FOR THE
Administration of the Lord's Supper,
HOLY COMMUNION. s If among those who come to be partakers of the Holy Communion, the Ministry
shall know any to be an open and notorious evil liver, or to have done any wrong to his neighbours by word or deed, so that the Congregation be thereby offended; he shall advertise him, that he presume not to come to the Lord's Table, until he have openly declared himself to have truly repented and amended his former coil life, that the Congregation may thereby be satisfied, and that he hath recompensed thi parties to whoni he hath done wrong; or at least declare himself to be in full pur.
pose so to do, ws soon as he conveniently may. 5. The same order shall the Minister use urith those, betwirt whom he perceiveth
malice and hatred to reign; not suffering them to be partakers of the Lord's Table, until he know them to be réconciled. And if one of the parties, so at variance, be content to forgive from the bottone of his heart all that the other hoth trespassed ugainst him, and to make amends for that wherein he himself hath offended; and the other party will not be persuaded to a godly unity, but remain still in his frowardness and malice; the Minister in that case ought to
the penitent person to the Holy Communion, and not him that is obstinate: Provided, that every Minister so repelling any, as is herein specified, shall be obliged to give an account
of the same to the Ordinary, as soon as conveniently may be. 1 The Table, au the Communiun-time, having a fair mhite vinin ctoth upon tr, shall
stand in the body of the Church, or in the Chancel; and the Minister, standing at the north si! of the table, or where Morning and Evening Prayer are appointed to be saia, sill say the Lord's Prayer and the Collect following, the People kneeling, but the Lorel's Prayer may be omitted, if Morning Prayer hath been
said immediutely before. OUR Father, who art in Hea./perfectly love thee, ana worthily
ven, Hallowed be thy Name; magnify thy holy name, through Thy Kingdom come; l'hy Will Christ our Lord. Amen. be done on Earth, as it is in Hea- ' Then shall the Minister, turning to the ven; Give us this day our daily
People, rehearse distinctly the Ten Com
mandments; and the People still kneel bread; And forgive us our tres. ing, shall, after every commandm passes, as we forgive those who ask God mercy for their transgressions trespass against us; And lead us for the time past, and grace to keep the
law for the time to come, as followeth. not into temptation ; but deliver
Minister. us from evil: For thine is the God spake these words, and , the Power,
said, I am the Lord thy God: Glory, for ever and ever. Amen. Thou shalt have none other gods The Collect.
but me. A! LMIGHTY God, unto whom People. Lord, have mercy up
all hearts are open, all desires on us, and incline our hearts to known, and from whom no se. keep this law. crets are hid; cleanse the thoughts Minister. Thou shall not make of our hearts by the inspiration of to thyself any graven image, nor thy holy Spirit ; that we may the likeness of any thing that is
in heaven above, or in the earthlon us, and incline our hearts to beneath, or in the water under keep this law. the earth. Thou shalt not bow Minisler. Thou shalt do no down to them nor worship them : murder. For I the Lord thy God am a jea- People. Lord, have mercy uplous God; and visit the sins of the on us, and incline our hearts to fathers upon the children, unto keep this law. the third and fourth generation of Minisier. Thou shalt not comthem that hate me; and show mit adultery. mercy unto thousands in them People. Lord, have mercy upthat love me, and keep my com-on us, and incline our hearts to mandınents.
keep this law. People. Lord, have mercy up- Minister. Thou shalt not steal, on us, and incline our hearts to People. Lord, have mercy upKeep this law.
on us, and incline our hearts to Minis'cr. Thou shalt not take keep this law. the name of the Lord thy God in Minister. Thou shalt not bear vain : For the Lord will not hold false witness against thy neighaim guiltless that taketh his name bour. in vain.
People. Lord, have mercy upPeople. Lord, have mercy up-on us, and incline our hearts to on us, and incline our hearts to keep this law. keep this law.
Minister. Thou shalt not covet Minisler. Remember that thou thy neighbour's house, thou shalt keep holy the Sabbath-day. Six not covet thy neighbour's wife, days shalt thou labour, and do all nor luis servant, nor his maid, nor that thou hast to do; but the se- bis ox, nor his ass, nor any thing venth day is the Sabbath of the that is bis. Lord thy God. In it thou shalt People. Lord, have mercy up Jo no manner of work; thou, and on us, and write all these thy laws tby son, and thy daughter, thy in our hearts, we beseeck thee. man-servant, and thy maid-ser- I Then the Minister may say, vant, thy cattle, and the stranger Hear also what our Lord Jesus that is within thy gates. For in Christ saith. bis days the Lord made heaven THOU shalt love the Lord thy the ,
God wiib all thy heart, and in them is, and rested the se- with all thy soul, and with all thy venth day; wherefore the Lord mind: This is the first and great blessed the seventh day, and commandment. And the second hallowed it.
is like unto it; Thou shalt love People. Lord, have mercy up- thy neighbour a3 thyself. On on us, and incline our hearts to these two commandments hang kecp this law.
all the law and the prophets. Minisier. Honour thy father and thy mother; that thy days 0 Almighty Lord, and ever may be long in the land which
lasting God, vouchsafe, we the Lord thy God giveth thee. beseech t'ee, to direct, sanctify
People. Lord, have mercy np. and goveri, botn our hearts and
Let us pray.