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hem and they made ready the Daffover. And when the hour vas come, he fat down, and the welve apoftles with him. And ae faid unto them, With defire thave defired to eat this pafsver with you before I fuffer: or I fay unto you, I will not any more eat thereof, until it be ulfilled in the kingdom of God. And he took the cup, and gave hanks, and faid, Take this, and divide it among yourselves: for fay unto you, I will not drink of the fruit of the vine, until the ingdom of God fhall come. And e took bread, and gave thanks, nd brake it, and gave unto hem, faying, This is my body hieh is given for you: this do 1 remembrance of me. Likeife alfo the cup after fupper, ying, This cup is the new tament in my blood, which is ed for you. But, behold, the and of him that betrayeth me with me on the table. And uly the Son of man goeth as it as determined: but woe unto at man by whom he is betrayd! And they began to inquire mong themselves, themselves, which of em it was that fhould do this ing. And there was alfo a rife among them, which of em fhould be accounted the eateft. And he faid unto them, he kings of the Gentiles exerfe lordihip over them; and they exercife authority upon em are called Benefactors. ut ye fhall not be fo: but he at is greatest among you, let in be as the younger; and he at is chief, as he that doth rve. For whether is greater, that fitteth at meat, or he at ferveth? is not he that fith at meat? but I am among u as he that ferveth. Ye are ey which have continued with in my temptations: And I -point unto you a kingdom, as Father hath appointed unto ; that ye may eat and drink my table in my kingdom, and on thrones, judging the twelve bes of Ifrael. And the Lord d, Simon, Simon, behold, Saahath defired to have you,

that he may fift you as wheat: but I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, firengthen thy brethren. And he faid unto him, Lord, I am ready to go with thee, both into prifon and to death. And he faid, I tell thee, Peter, the cock thall not crow this day before that thou fhalt thrice deny that thou knoweft me. And he faid unto them, When I fent you without purfe, and fcrip, and fhoes, lacked ye any thing? And they faid, Nothing. Then faid he unto them, But now, he that hath a purfe, let him take it, and likewife his fcrip: and he that hath no fword, let him fell his garment and buy one. For I fay unto you, That this that is written muft yet be accomplished in me, And he was reckoned among the tranfgreffors: for the things concerning me have an end. And they faid, Lord, behold, here are two fwords. And he faid unto them, It is enough. And he came out, and went, as he was wont, to the mount of Olives; and his difciples alfo followed him. And when he was at the place, he faid unto them, Pray that ye enter not into temptation. And he was withdrawn from them about a stone's caft, and kneeled down, and prayed, faying, Father, if thou be willing, remove this cup from me: nevertheless not my will, but thine, be done. And there appeared an angel unto him from heaven, ftrengthening him. And being in an agony, he prayed more earneftly and his iweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground. And when he rose up from prayer, and was come to his difciples, he found them fleeping for forrow, and faid unto them, Why fleep ye? rife and pray, left ye enter into temptation. And while he yet fpake, behold a multitude, and he that was called Judas, one of the twelve, went before them, and drew near unto Jefus to kifs him. But Jefus faid unto

him, Judas, betrayeft thou the Son of man with a kifs? When they which were about him faw what would follow, they faid unto him, Lord, thall we fmite with the fword? And one of them fmote a fervant of the high prieft, and cut off his right ear. And Jefus anfwered and faid, Suffer ye thus far. And he touched his ear, and healed him Then Jefus faid unto the chief priefts, and captains of the temple, and the elders, which were come to him, Be ye come out, as against a thief, with fwords and faves? When I was daily with you in the temple ye ftretched forth no hands against me but this is your hour, and the power of darkness. Then took they him, and led him, and brought him into the high prieft's house. And Peter followed far off. And when they had kindled a fire in the midft of the hall, and were fet down together, Peter fat down among them. But a certain maid beheld him as he fat by the fire, and earnefily looked upon him, and faid, This man was alfo with him. And he denied him, saying, Woman, I know him not. And after a little while another faw him, and faid, Thou art alfo of them. And Peter faid, Man, I am not. And about the fpace of one hour after, another confidently affirmed, faying, Of a truth this fellow alfo was with him; for he is a Galilean. And Peter faid, Man, I know not what thou fayeft. And immediately, while he yet fpake, the cock crew. And the Lord turned, and looked upon Peter. And Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how he had faid unto him, Before the cock crow, thou thalt deny me thrice. And Peter went out, and wept bitterly. And the men that held Jetus mocked him, and fmote him. And when they had blindfolded him, they ftruck him on the face, and afked him, faying, Prophefy, who is it that imote thee? And many other things blafphemously fpake they against him. And as foon as it

was day, the elders of the people and the chief priests and the fcribes came together, and led him into their council, faying, Art thou the Chrift? tell us. And le faid unto them, If I tell you, ye will not believe: and if I alio afk you, ye will not answer me, nor let me go. Hereafter fhall the Son of man fit on the right hand of the power of God. Then faid they ail, Art thou then the Son of God? And he faid unto them, Ye fay that I am. And they said, What need we any further witnefs for we ourfelves have heard of his own mouth.

Thursday before Eafter.

The Epistle. 1 Cor. xi. 17. 'N this that I declare unto you. Ν praife you not, that ye come together not for the better, but for the worfe. For firit of all,, when ye come together in the Church, I hear that there be divifions among you; and I partly believe it. For there must be alfo herefies among you, that they which are approved may be made manifeft among you. When ye come together therefore info one place, this is not to. eat the Lord's fupper. For in eating, every one taketh before other his own fupper: and one is hungry, and another is drunken. What! have ye not houfes to eat and to drink in or defpife ye the Church of God, and fhamel them that have not? What fhall) I fay to you? thall I praife you in this? I praife you not. For I have received of the Lord that which alfo I delivered unto you,, That the Lord Jefus, the fame. night in which he was betrayed, took bread: and when he had given thanks, he brake it, and faid, Take, eat; this is my body, which is broken for you: this do in remembrance of me. Atter: the fame manner alfo he took the cup, when he had fupped, faying, This cup is the teftament in my blood: this do ye, as oft as ye drink it, in re


membrance of me. For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do fhew the Lord's death till he come. Wherefore, whofoever thall eat this bread, and drink this cup of the Lord, unworthily, thall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord. But let a man examine himself, and fo let him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup. For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnation to himself, not discerning the Lord's body. For this caufe many are weak and fickly among you, and many fleep. For if we would judge ourselves, we fhould not be judged. But when we are judged, we are chaftened of the Lord, that we fhould not be condemned with the world. Wherefore, my brethren, when ye come together to eat, tarry one for another. And ifany man hunger, let him eat at home; that ye come not together unto condemnation. And the reft will ilet in order when I come.

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many things of him: and he
hoped to have feen fome miracle
done by him. Then he quef-
tioned with him in many words;
but he anfwered him nothing.
And the chief pricfts and fcribes.
flood and vehemently accufed
him. And Herod with his men.
of war fet him at nought, and
mocked him, and arrayed him
in a gorgeous robe, and fent
him again to Pilate. And the
fame day, Pilate and Herod
were made friends together:
for before they were at enmity
between themfelves. And Pi-
late, when he had called together
the chief priefts and the rulers
and the people, faid unto them,
Ye have brought this
unto me as one that pervert-
eth the people; and, behold,
I, having examined him before
you, have found no fault in
this man, touching thofe things
whereof ye accufe him: No,
nor yet Herod: for I fent you to
him: and, lo, nothing worthy of
death is done unto him. I will
therefore chaftife him, and re-
leafe him. (For of neceffity he
muft releafe one unto them at
the feaft.) And they cried out all
at once, faying, Away with this
man, and releafe unto us Barah-
bas: (who for a certain fenition
made in the city, and for mur-
der, was cafi into prifon.) Pilate
therefore, willing to release
Jefus, fpake again to them.
But they cried, faying, Crucify
him, crucify him. And he faid
unto them the third time, Why,
what evil hath he done? I have
found no cause of death in him:

The Gospel. Luke xxiii. 1. HE whole multitude of them arofe, and led him unto Pilate. And they began to accufe him, faying, We found this fellow perverting the nation, and forbidding, to give tribute to Cefar, faying that he himself is Chrift a King. And Pilate afked him, faying, Art thou the King of the jews? And he anfwered him, and faid, Thou fayeft it. Then faid Pilate to the chief priefts and to the people, I find no fault in this man. And they were the more fierce, faying, He firreth up the people, teaching throughout all Jewry, beginning from Galilee to this place. When Pilate heard of Galilee, he afked whether the man were a Galilean. And as foon as he knew that he belonged unto Herod's jurifdiction, he fent him to Herod, who himself alfo was at Jerufalem at that time. And when Herod faw Jefus, he was exceeding glad for he was defirous to fee him of a long fcafon, because he had heard

will therefore chaftife him, and let him go. And they were inftant with loud voices, requiring that he might be crucified. And the voices of them and of the chief priefts prevailed. And Pilate gave fentence that it thould be as they required. And he releafed unto them him that for fedition and murder. was caft into prifon, whom they had defired; but he delivered. Jefus to their will. And as they led him away, they laid hold upon one Simon, a Cyrenian,

coming out of the country, and on him they laid the crofs, that he might bear it after Jefus. And there followed him a great company of people, and of women, which alfo bewailed and lamented him. But Jefus turning unto them, faid, Daughters of Jerufalem, weep not for me, but weep for yourfelves, and for your children. For, behold, the days are coming, in the which they fhall fay, Bleffed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the paps which never gave fuck. Then fhall they begin to fay to the mountains, Fall on us; and to the hills, Cover us. For if they do thefe things in a green tree, what fhall be done in the dry? And there were alfo two others, malefactors, led with him to be put to death. And when they were come to the place which is called Calvary, there they crucified him, and the malefactors; one on the right hand, and the other on the left. Then faid Jefus, Father, forgive them; for

Verily I fay unto thee, To-day fhalt thou be with me in paradise. And it was about the fixth hour, and there was darkness over all the earth until the ninth hour. And the fun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was rent in the midft. And when Jefus had cried with a loud voice, he faid, Father, into thy hands I commend my fpirit; and having faid thus, he gave up the ghoft. Now when the centurion faw what was done, he glorified God, faying, Certainly this righteous man.

was a And all the

people that came together to that fight, beholding the things which were done, fmote their breafts, and returned. And all his acquaintance, and the women that followed him from Galilee, ftood afar off, beholding theft things.

Good Friday.

The Collects.

thee graciously to behold this thy family, for which our Lord Jefus Chrift was contented to be betrayed, and given up into the hands of wicked men, and to fuffer death upon the crofs; who now liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghoft, ever one God, world, without end. Amen.

they know not what they do. ALMIGHTY God, we beseech

And they parted his raiment and caft lots. And the people ftood beholding. And the rulers alfo with them derided him, faying, He faved others; let him fave himself, if he be Chrift, the chofen of God. And the foldiers alfo mocked him, coming to him, and offering him vinegar, and faying, If thou be the King of the Jews, fave thyself. And ALMIGHTY and everlasting a fuperfcription alfo was written over him, in letters of Greek, and Latin, and Hebrew, THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS. And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on him, faying, If thou be Chrift, fave thyfelf and us. But the other anfwering, rebuked him, faying, Doft not thou fear God, feeing thou art in the fame condemnation? And we indeed juftly; for we receive the due reward of our deeds: but this man hath done nothing amifs. And he faid unto Jefus, Lord, remember me when thou comeft into thy kingdom. And Jefus faid unto him,

God, by whofe Spirit the whole body of the Church is governed and fanctified; Receive our fupplications and prayers which we offer before thee for all eftates of men in thy holy Church, that every member of the fame, in his vocation and, miniftry, may truly and godly ferve thee, through our Lord and Saviour Jefus Chrift. Amen.

MERCIFUL God, who haft

made all men, and hateft nothing that thou haft made, nor wouldeft the death of a finner, but rather that he should be converted and live; Ilave mercy

upon all Jews,Turks, Infidels, and Hereticks; and take from them all ignorance, hardness of heart, and contempt of thy word; and fo fetch themhome, bleffed Lord, to thy flock, that they may be faved among the remnant of the true ifraelites, and be made one foid under one thepherd, Jefus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end. Amen.

The Epistle. Heb. x. 1.


HE law, having a thadow of good things to come, and not the very image of the things, can never with thofe facrifices which they offered year by year continually make the comers thereunto perfect. For then would they not have ceafed to be offered? becaufe that the werthippers once purged thould have had no more con cience of fins. But in thofe facrifices there is a remembrance again made of fins every year. For it is not poffible that the blood of bulls and of goats thould take away fins. Wherefore, when he cometh into the world, he faith, Sacrifice and offering thou wouldeft not, but a body haft thou prepared me: In burnt-offerings and facrifices for fins thou haft had no pleafure: Then faid I, Lo, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me) to do thy will, O God. Above, when he

fard, Sacrifice and offering and burnt-offerings, and offering for fin thou wouldet not, neither hadit pleasure therein; which are offered by the law; then faid he, Lo, I come to do thy will, O God. He taketh away the firft, that he may eftablith the fecond. By the which will we are fanctified, through the offering of the body of Jefus Chrift unce for all. And every prieft ftandeth daily miniftering, and offering oftentimes the fame facrifices, which can never take away ins: But this man, after he had offered one facrifice for fins, for ever fat down on the right hand of God; from hence forth expecting till his enemies

be made his footftool. For by
one offering he hath perfected
for ever them that are fanctified.
Whereof the Holy Ghoft alfo is
a witness to us: For after that
he had faid before, This is the
covenant that I will make with
them after thofe days, faith the
Lord; I will put my laws into
their hearts, and in their minds
will I write them; and their
fins and iniquities will I remem-
ber no more. Now where re-
m.ffion of thefe is, there is no
more offering for fin. Having
therefore, brethren, boldness to
enter into the holiest by the
blood of Jefus, by a new and
living way which he hath con-
fecrated for us, through the
veil, that is to fay, his fleth; and
having an high priest over the
house of God; let us draw near
with a true heart, in full affur
ance of faith, having our hearts
fprinkled from an evil confci-
ence, and our bodies wathed with
pure water. Let us hold faft the
profeffion of our faith without
wavering; (for he is faithful that
promised) and let us confider
one another, to provoke unto
love and to good works: not
forfaking the affembling of our
felves together, as the manner of
fome is; but exhorting one an-
other: and fo much the more, as
ye fee the day approaching,

The Gospel. John xix. 1.

PILATE therefore took Jefus,

and fcourged him. And the foldiers platted a crown of thorns, and put it on his head, and they put on him a purple robe, and faid, Hail, King of the Jews! And they fmote him with their hands. Pilate therefore went forth again, and faith unto them, Behold, I bring him forth to you, that ye may know that I find no fault in him. Then came Jefus forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the purple robe. And Pilate faith unto them, Behold the man! When the chief priests therefore and officers faw him, they cried out, faying, Crucify him, crucify him. Pilate faith unto them, Take ye him and crucify him; for I find no

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