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PORTIONS OF HOLY SCRIPTURE

TO BE READ IN PUBLIC WORSHIP.

Reading of the Word in the Congregation, being part of the Public Worship of God, wherein we acknowledge our dependence upon Him and subjection to Him, and one means sanctified by Him for the edifying of His people, is to be performed by the Pastor and teacher.

How large a portion shall be read at once, is left to the wisdom of the Minister; but it is convenient that ordinarily one chapter of each Testament be read at every meeting; and sometimes more, where the chapters be short, or the coherence of matter requireth it.

It is requisite that all the Canonical Books be read over in order, that the people may be better acquainted with the whole body of the Scriptures: and ordinarily, where the reading in either Testament endeth on one Lord's Day, it is to begin the next.

Directory for Worship, by the Westminster Divines : $ 2.

The following order has been prepared to facilitate selection.

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MORNING SERVICE. Sun

First Portion. Second. days. 1 Gen.i.

- John i. 1-18. 2 ii.

Luke i. 26-56. 8 iii.

Matt. i. 4 vi.

Luke ii. 1-20. 5 vii.

Matt. ii. 6 viii.

John i. 19-51, ix. 1-19. Matt. iv. 8 xii.

John iii. 1-21. 9 xxii,

John iv. 1-26. 10 xxviii. Luke iv. 16-37. 11 Xxxvii. 1-28. Luke v.1-26. 12 xlii. 1-28. John v. 19-47. 13 xliii.

Matt. xii. 1-21.

i. 1-20.
ii.
v. 1-17.
vi.
vii. 10–25.
ix.
xi.
XXV.
xxvi.
XXXV.
xxxviii.
xl.
xli.

Acts ii. 1-21.

ii. 22-47.
vi.
ix. 1-22,
xi. 1-18.
xvi, 14-40.

xxvi.
Rom. i. 1-25.

iv.
V.
vi.
vii.

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MORNING SERVICE.

EVENING SERVICE.

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Sun-

First Portion. Second.
days.
14 Gen. xlv.

Matt. v. 1-20.
15 xlvi. 1-7; Matt. vi. 1-18.

28-34; and

xlvii. 1-12.
16 xlviii. Matt. vi. 19-34.
17 xlix. Matt. vii.
18 Ex. ii.

Matt. xi.
19 iii.

Matt. xii. 1-21.
20 V.

Matt. xiii. 1-30.
21 xii. 1-36. Matt. xiii. 33-58.
22 xiv.

Matt. ix. 18-38.
23
XV.

Matt. x. 1-20.
24 xvi. 1-19. Matt. xiv. 14-36.
25 xl. 17-38. John vi. 35-59.
26 Deut.i. 19-46. Matt. xvi.
27 iv. 23-40. Matt. xvii, 1-21.
28 ix.

Matt. xviii. 1-20.
29 xviii. Luke x. 1-24.
30 xxxiii. John vii, 1431.
81 Josh. iii.

John vii. 32-52.
82 vii.

Luke x. 25-42.
33 xxiv. 1-25. Luke xi. 1-13.
84 Judg.ii.

Luke xii. 1-21.
85 Ruth i.

Luke xii. 22–43.
86 1Sam.iii.

Johnix. 1-25.
37 xii.

John X. 1-18.
88

John xi. 19-46.
89 xvi. 1-13. John xii. 12-36.
40 2 Sam.vii. John xiii.
41 xii. 1-23. John xiv.
42 1 Ki. iii. 1-15.

John xv.
43 vi. 11-38. John xvi.
44 ix. 1-14. John xvii.
45 xvii. John xviii. 1-27.
46 xviii. 17-46.Luke xxiii. 1-25.
47 xix.

Luke xxiii, 26-49.
49 2 Ki. ii.

John xix. 25-42.
49 v. 1-19. John xx. 1-18.
502 Ch. xxxvi. 1-21.Luke xxiv. 13-35.
51 Neh. viii. John xx. 19-31.
52 Job i.

John xxi.
53 xlii. Acts i. 1-14.

xliv.

1 Cor. i. 1-25.
xlv.

ii.
xlviii.

iii.
xlix.

xii.
li.

xiii.
lii.

xiv. 1-20.
liii.

xv. 1-20.
liv.

xy. 21-58.
lv.

2 Cor. iv.
lviii.
lix.

vi.
lx.

Gal. iii.
lxi.

Eph. i.
lxii.

ii.
lxiii.

iii.
lxiv.

iv.
lxv.

V.
Jer.

xiv. 7-22. Philip. ii. 1-18.
xvii. 5-27. Col. iii.
xxxi. 1-20. 1 Thes. v.

xxxiii. 1-16. 2 Thes. ii.
Lam. iii. 22-59. Heb. i.
Ezek. i.

ii.
x.

iii.
xxxiii. 1-20.

iv.
xxxiv. 11-31,
xxxvii. 1-14.

xi.
xliii. 1-12.

xii.
xlvii. 1-12. James ii.
Dan. iii.

1 Pet. ii.
vi.

1 John y.
ix.

Revel. i.
Amos v. 1-15.
Mic. iv.

V.
vi.

xix.
Hab. iii.

XX.
Zech. xiii.

xxi.
Mal. iii.

xxii,

xv. 1-23.

iii.

THE

ORDER OF DIVINE SERVICE

FOR

THE LORD'S DAY.

A
LMIGHTY GOD, who of Thy

great mercy hast gathered us into Thy visible Church: Grant that we may not swerve from the purity of Thy worship; but so honour Thee both in spirit and in outward forms, that Thy Name in us may be glorified, and we be indeed the members of Thine Only-begotten Son.

And as He hắth sanctified Himself for our sakes, may we through His Spirit be made partakers of the same sanctification: Until at length He shall bring as into His heavenly Kingdom, which He hath purchased for us with His own blood. AMEN.

CALVIN.

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