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offences come: but woe to that Take Mark and bring him with man by whom the offence com- 'thee: for he is profitable to me eth. Wherefore, if thy hand or I for the ministry. And Tychicus thy foot offend thee, cut them have I sent to Ephesus. The off, and cast them from thee: it j cloak that I left at Troas with is better for thee to enter into life Carpus, when thou comest, bring
halt or maimed, rather than hav ing two hands or two feet, to be cast into everlasting fire. And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: it is better for thee to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes, to be cast into hell fire. Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones: for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.
Saint Luke the Evangelist. r The Collect.
ALMIGHTY God, who called Luke the Physician, whose praise is in the Gospel, to be an Evangelist and Physician of the soul; may it please thee, that by the wholesome medicines of the doctrine delivered by him, all the diseases of our souls may be healed, through the merits of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The Epistle. 2 Tim. iv. 5.
WATCH thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an Evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry. For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord the righteous Judge shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing. Do thy diligence to come shortly unto me: For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia. Only Luke is with me.
with thee, and the books, but es pecially the parchments. Alexander the coppersmith did me much evil: the Lord reward him according to his works. Of whom be thou ware also, for he hath greatly withstood our words.
The Gospel. St. Luke X. 1.
THE Lord appointed other seventy also, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he himself would come. Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth labourers into his harvest. Go your ways; behold, I send you forth as lambs among wolves. Carry neither purse, nor scrip, nor shoes; and salute no man by the way. And into whatsoever house ye enter, first say, Peace be to this house. And if the son of peace be there, your peace shall rest upon it: if not, it shall turn to you again. And in the same house remain, eating and drinking such things as they give: for the labourer is worthy of his hire.
, Saint Simon and Saint Jude,
O ALMIGHTY God, who hast built thy Church upon the foundation of the Apostles and Prophets, JesusChrist himself being the head corner-stone; grant us so to be joined together in uni • ty of spirit by their doctrine, that we may be made an holy temple acceptable unto thee, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
The Epistle. St.Judel.
unto you, The servant is not have
TUDE, the servant of Jesus 1 greater than his lord; if they Christ, and brother of James,; persecuted me, they will also to liit.< in that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called: Mercy unto you, and peace and love be multiplied. Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write upto you, and exhort you, that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints. For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation; ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, anddenyiog the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ. I will therefore put you in remembrance, though ye once knew this, how that the Lord having saved the people out of the land of Egypt, afterward destroyed them that believed not. And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, be hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness, unto the judgment of the great day. EEven as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them, in like manner giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire. Likewise also these filthy dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of dignities. The Gospel. St. John xv. 17.
THESE things I command you, that ye love one another. If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you. If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because re are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you. Remember the word that I said L
persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also. But all these things will they do unto you for my name's sake, because they know not him that sent me. HI had not come and spoken unto them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloak for their sin. He that hateth me, hateth my Father also. If I had not done among them the works which none other man did, they had not had sin: but now have they both seen and hated both me and my Father But this cometh to pass, that the word might be fulfilled that is written in their law, They hated me without a cause. But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me. And ye also shall bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning.
AU Saints' Day.
O ALMIGHTY God, who hast
For the Epistle. Rev. vii. 2.
AND I saw another angel ascending from the east, having the seal of the living God; and be cried with a loud voice to the four angels, to whom it was given to hurt the earth and the sea, saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, till THE ORDER FOR THE
we have sealed the servants of
our God in their foreheads. And
I heard the number of them which
were sealed; and there were
sealed an hundred and forty and
four thousand, of all the tribes of
the children of Israel.
Of the tribe of Judah were sealed twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Reuben were sealed twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Gad were sealed twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Aser were sealed twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Nephthalim were sealed twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Manasses were sealed twelve thousand. i Of the tribe of Simeon were sealed twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Levi were sealed twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Issachar were sealed twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Zabulon were sealed twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Joseph were sealed twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Benjamin were sealed twelve thousand.
After this I beheld, and lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people,and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands; and cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God, which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb. And
all the angels stood round about the throne, and about the elders, and the four beasts, and fell before the throne on their faces, and worshipped God, saying, Amen: Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever. Amen.
The Gospel. St. Matt. v. 1.
JESUS seeing the multitudes, went up into a mountain; and when he was set, his disciples came unto him. And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying, Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: For they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. Blessed are the peace-makers: for they shall be called the children of God. Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute yoUj and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely for my sake. Rejoice and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.
Administration of the Lord's Supper,
T If among those who come to be partakers of the Holy Communion, the Minister 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 utTenned : he shall advertise him, that he presume not to come to the Loni s Table,
. uiinl he have openly declared himself to have u-hly repeated and amended his former evil life, that the Congregation may thereby be satisfied; and that he hath recompensed the parties to whom he hath done wrong; or at least declare himself to be in full purpose so to do, as soon as he conveinently may.
t! The same order shall the Minister use with those, betwixt 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 reconciled. And if one of the parties, so at variance, be content to forgive from the bottom of his heart all that the other hath trespassed against 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 admit the
t^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.
f The Table, at the Communion time, having a fair white linen cloth upon h, shall stand in the body of the Church, or in the Chancel; and the Minister standing at the north side of the table, or where Morning and Evening Prayer are appointed to be said, shall say the Lord's Prayer and the Collect following the People kneeling; but the Lord's Prayer may be omitted, if MorninE Prayer hath been said immediately before.
UR Father, who art in Hea
Minister. Thou shalt not make to thyself any graven image, nor the likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or in the earth beneath, or in the water under the earth. Thou shalt not bow down to them, nor worship them: For I the Lord thy God am a into temptation; But deliver jealous God; and visit the sins of from evil: For thine is the the fathers upon the children,
vert, Hallowed be thy Name,
Kingdom, and the Power, and the
unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me; and show mercy unto thousands in
ALMIGHTY God, unto whom them that love me, and keep my all hearts are open, all de- commandments, sires known, and from whom no People. Lord, have mercy upon secrets are bid; cleanse the us, and incline our hearts to keep thoughts of our hearts by the in- this law.
spiration of thy Holy Spirit; that Minister. Thou shalt not take
we may perfectly love thee, and the name of the Lord thy God in
worthily magnify thy holy name, vain": For the Lord will not hold
through Christ our Lord. amen. him guiltless that taketh his name
1 Then shall the Minister, turning to the ln vain.
People, rehearse distinctly the Tan | People. Lord, have mercy upon
Commandments; and the People still us, and incline our hearts to keep
kneeling, shall, after every command- this law.
merit, ask God mercy for their trans-; «./,•„.•„',,. t?«m„TMu«n "..o *u~.. gressions for the time past, and grace I, Minister. Remember that thou to keep the law for the time to come, I kecP holy the Sabbath-day. box
days shalt thou labour, and do all that thou hast to do; but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord thy God. In it thou shalt do no manner of work; thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, thy man-servant, and thy maidservant, thy cattle, and the stranger that is within thy gates. For
in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day; wherefore the Lord blessed the seventh day, and hallowed it. People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law.
Minister. Honour thy father and thy mother; that thy days may be long in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.
People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law.
Minister. Thou shalt do no murder.
People. Lord, have mercy upon as, and incline our hearts to keep this law.
Minister. Thou shalt not commit adultery.
People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law. Minister. Thou shak not steal. People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law.
Minister. Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.
People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law.
Minister. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his servant, nor his maid, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is his.
People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and write all these thy laws in our hearts, we beseech thee IT Then the Minister may say, Hear also what our Lord Jesus Christ saith.
THOU shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy
these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets. IT Let us pray..
O ALMIGHTY Lord, and everlasting God, vouchsafe, we beseech thee, to direct, sanctify, and govern, both our hearts and bodies, in the ways of thy laws, and in the works of thy commandments, that, through thy most mighty protection, both here and ever, we may be preserved in body and soul, through our Lord and'Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. Tt Then shall he said the Collect of the Day: and immediately after the Collect, the Minister shall read the Epistle, saying, The Epistle [or, The portion or Scripture appointed for the Epistle] is written in tke — chapter of , beginning at the— verse. And the Epistle ended, he shall say, Here endeth the Epistle. Then shall be read the Gospel (the people all standing up) saying, The holy Gospel is written in the —
chapter of -, beginning at the —
tf Here the people shall say, Glory be to thee, 0 Lord. IT Then shall be read the Apostles' or !s*icene Creed: unless one of them hath been read immediately before, in the Morning Service. II Then the Minister shall declare unto the People what Holy days, or Fasting days, are in the week following to he observed; and (if occasion be) shall Notice be given of the Communion, and of the Bans of Matrimony, and other Matters to be published. IT Then shall follow the Sermon: after which, the Minister, when there is a Communion, shall return to the Lord's Table, and hegin the Offertory, saying one or more of these sentences following, as he thinketh most convenient LET your light so shine before men, that they may see yourgood works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. StMatt. v. 16.
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon eartfi, where moth, and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:
mind: This is the first and great
eommandment. And the second | But lay up for yourselves treats like unto it; Thou shalt lovelsures in heaven, where neither thy neighbour as thyself. On | moth nor rust doth corrupt, and.