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At Morning Prayer, instead | of the Psalm, O come, let us sing, &c. these Anthems shall be sung or said.


HRIST our passover is sacrificed for us: therefore let us keep the feast;

Not with the old leaven, nor with the leaven of malice and wickedness: but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth. 1 Cor. v. 7.

HRIST being raised
from the dead dieth no
more death hath no more
dominion over him.

For in that he died, he died unto sin once but in that he liveth, he liveth unto God.

special grace preventing us thou dost put into our minds good desires, so by thy continual help we may bring the same to good effect; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

The Epistle. Colos, fil. 1. IF F ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above,where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth: For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God. When Christ, who is our life, shall Likewise reckon ye also appear, then shall ye also. yourselves to be dead in-appear with him in glory. deed unto sin but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord. Rom. vi. 9. CHRIST is risen from HRIST is risen from the dead and become the first-fruits of them that


For since by man came death by man came also the resurrection of the dead.

For as in Adam all die: even so in Christ shall all be made alive. 1 Cor. xv. 20.

Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, vetousness, which is idolaevil concupiscence, and cotry: For which things' sake

the wrath of God cometh on the children of disobedience. In the which ye also walked some time, when ye lived in


The Gospel. St. John xx. 1. Glory be to the Father, THE first day of the week

and to the Son; and to the Holy Ghost;

As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be: world without end. Amen.

The Collect.

cometh Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulchire, and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulchre. Then she runneth and cometh to Simon Peter, and to

the other disciple whom Jesus loved, and saith unto them, They have taken away the Lord out of the

ALMIGHTY God, who through thine only-begotten Son Jesus Christ hast overcome death, and opened unto us the gate of ever-sepulchre, and we know not lasting life; We humbly beseech thee, that, as by thy

where they have laid him. Peter therefore went forth,

and that other disciple, and came to the sepulcfire. So they ran both together; and the other disciple did outrun Peter, and came first to the sepulchre; and he, stooping down and looking in, saw the linen clothes lying; yet I went he not in. Then cometh Simon Peter following him, and went into the sepulchre, and seeth the linen clothes lie; and the napkin

that was about his head, not lying with the linen clothes, but wrapped together in a place by itself. Then went in also that other disciple which came first to the sepulchre, and he saw, and believed. For as yet they knew not the Scripture, that he must rise again from the dead. Then the disciples went away again unto their own home.

Monday in Easter-Week.

The Collect.

tism which John preached:

ALMIGHTY God, who how God anointed Jesus of through thy only-begot- Nazareth with the Holy ten Son Jesus Christ hast Ghost, and with power; who overcome death, and opened went about doing good, and unto us the gate of everlast-healing all that were oppressing life; We humbly beseech thee, that, as by thy special grace preventing us thou dost put into our minds good desires, so by thy continual help we may bring the same to good effect; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

For the Epistle. Acts x. 34.

ed of 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 shewed 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 rose from the dead. And he command

ed us to preach unto the people, and to testify that it is he who 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.

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;) The Gospel. St. Luke xxiv. 13. that word (I say) ye know, BEHOLD, two of his diswhich was published through- ciples went that same. out all Judæa, and began day to a village called Emfrom Galilee, after the bap-maus, which was from Jeru

salem about threescore fur- | went to the sepulchre, and

longs. And they talked together of all these things which had happened. And it came to pass, that while they communed together, and reasoned, Jesus himself drew near, and went with them. But their eyes were holden, that they should not know him. And he said unto them, What manner of communications are these that ye have one to another, as ye walk, and are sad? And the one of them, whose name was Cleopas, answering, said unto him, Art thou only a stranger in Jerusalem, and hast not known the things which are come to pass there in these days? And he said unto them, What things? And they said unto him, Concerning Jesus of Nazareth, who was a prophet mighty in deed and word, before God and all the people and how the chief priests and our rulers delivered him to be condemned to death, and have crucified him. But we trusted that it had been he which should have redeemed Israel: and besides all this, to-day is the third day since these things were done. Yea, and certain women also of our company made us astonished, which were early at the sepulchre; and when they found not his body, they came, saying, that they had also seen a vision of angels, which said that he was alive. And certain of them which were with us

found it even so as the women had said; but him they saw not. Then he said unto them, O fools, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken: ought not Christ to have suffered these things, and to enter into his glory? And beginning at Moses, and all the prophets, he expounded unto them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself. And they drew nigh unto the village whither they went; and he made as though he would have gone further: but they constrained him, saying, Abide with us, for it is towards evening, and the day is far spent. And he went in to tarry with them. And it came to pass, as he sat at meat with them, he took bread, and blessed it, and brake, and gave to them. And their eyes were opened, and they knew him, and he vanished out of their sight. And they said one to another, Did not our heart burn within us, while he talked with us by the way, and while he opened to us the Scriptures? And they rose up the same. hour, and returned to Jerusalem, and found the eleven gathered together, and them that were with them, saying, The Lord is risen indeed, and hath appeared to Simon. And they told what things were done in the way, and how he was known of them in breaking of bread.

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hath fulfilled the same unto

us their children, in that he

hath raised up Jesus again; as it is also written in the second Psalm, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee. And as concerning that he raised him up from the dead, now no more to return to corruption, he said on this wise, I will give you the sure mercies of David. Wherefore he saith also in another Psalm, Thou shalt not suffer thine Holy One to see corruption. For David, after he had served his own generation by the will of God, fell on sleep, and was laid unto his fathers, and saw corruption: But he whom God raised again saw no corruption. Be it known unto you therefore, men and brethren, that through this man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins: and by him all that believe are justifled from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses. Beware therefore, lest that come upon you which is spoken of in the prophets;

For the Epistle. Acts xiii. 26. EN and brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you feareth God, to you is the word of this salvation sent. For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they knew him not, nor yet the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath-day, they have fulfilled them in condemning him. And though they found no cause of death in him, yet desired they Pi-Behold, ye despisers, and late that he should be slain. wonder, and perish: for I And when they had fulfilled work a work in your days, a all that was written of him, work which ye shall in no they took him down from the wise believe, though a man tree, and laid him in a sepul- declare it unto you. chre. But God raised him from the dead: and he was seen many days of them which came up with him

from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses unto the people. And we declare unto you glad tidings, how that the promise which was made unto the fathers, God

The Gospel. St. Luke

xxiv, 36.

JESUS himself stood in the

midst of them, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you. But they were terrified and affrighted, and supposed that they had seen a spirit. And he said unto them, Why

are ye troubled, and why do | unto you, while I was yet thoughtsarise in your hearts? with you, that all things Behold my hands and my must be fulfilled which were feet, that it is I myself: han-written in the law of Moses, dle me, and see; for a spirit and in the Prophets, and in hath not flesh and bones, the Psalms concerning me. as ye see me have. And Then opened he their underwhen he had thus spoken, standing, that they might he shewed them his hands understand the Scriptures, and his feet. And while and said unto them, Thus they yet believed not for it is written, and thus it bejoy, and wondered, he said hoved Christ to suffer, and unto them, Have ye here to rise from the dead the any meat? And they gave third day; and that repenthim a piece of a broiled ance and remission of sins fish, and of an honey-comb. should be preached in his And he took it, and did Name among all nations, eat before them." And he beginning at Jerusalem. said unto them, These are And ye are witnesses of the words which I spake these things.


The first Sunday after Easter.

The Collect, LMIGHTY Father, who hast given thine only Son to die for our sins, and to rise again for our justification; Grant us so to put away the leaven of malice and wickedness, that we may alway serve thee in pureness of living and truth; through the merits of the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. 4men.

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blood and it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth. For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. And there are three that bear witness in earth, the spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one. If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater: for this is the witness of God, which he hath testified of his Son. He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar, because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son. And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life; and this life is in his Son, He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son hath not life.

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