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ing God. And Jesus answered to his ability, determined to and said unto him, Blessed art send relief unto the brethren thou, Simon Barjona; for flesh which dwelt in Judea. Which and blood hath not revealed also they did, and sent it to the it unto thee, but my Father elders by the hands of Barnawhich is in heaven. And I say bas and Saul. Now about that also unto thee, that thou art time, Herod the king stretched Peter, and upon this rock I forth his hands to vex certain will build my Church: and the of the Church. And he killed gates of hell shall not prevail James the brother of John with against it. And I will give un-the sword. And because he to thee the keys of the king-saw it pleased the Jews, he dom of heaven: and whatsoe-proceeded further to take Pever thou shalt bind on earth, ter also..

shall be bound in heaven; and The Gospel. St. Matt. xx. 20. whatsoever thou shalt loose on

earth, shall be loosed in heaven. TH

Saint James the Apostle..

The Collect.

HEN came to him the mother of Zebedee's children, with her sons, worshipping him, and desiring a certain thing of him. And he

GRANT, O merciful God, said unto her, What wilt thou?

that as thine holy Apostle She saith unto him, Grant that. Saint James, leaving his father these my two sons may sit, the and all that he had, without one on thy right hand, and the delay was obedient unto the other on the left, in thy kingcalling of thy son Jesus Christ, dom. But Jesus answered and and followed him; so we, for-said, Ye know not what ye ask. saking all worldly and car-Are ye able to drink of the nal affections, may be ever-cup that I shall drink of, and more ready to follow thy holy to be baptised with the baptism. commandments, through Jesus that I am baptised with? They Christ our Lord. Amen.

say unto him, We are able. For the Epistle. Acts xi. 27. shall drink indeed of my cup, And he saith unto them, Ye and part of Chapter xii. and be baptised with the bapIN those days came prophets tism that I am baptised with; from Jerusalem unto An-but to sit on my right hand, tioch. And there stood up one and on my left, is not mine to of them named Agabus, and give; but it shall be given to. signified by the spirit, that them for whom it is prepared there should be great dearth of my father. And when the throughout all the world: ten heard it, they were moved. which came to pass in the days with indignation against the. of Claudius Cæsar. Then the two brethren. But Jesus called. disciples, every man according them unto him, and said, Yo,

know that the princes of the least the shadow of Peter pasgentiles exercise dominion sing by might overshadow over them, and they that are some of them. There came great exercise authority upon also a multitude out of the cithem. But it shall not be so ties round about unto Jerusaamong you but whosoever lem, bringing sick folks, and will be great among you, let them which were vexed with him be your minister; and unclean spirits; and they were whosoever will be chief among healed every one.

you, let him be your servant : Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but

The Gospel. St. Luke xxii. 24.

to minister, and to give his life AND there was also a strife

a ransom for many.

Saint Bartholomew the

among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest. And he said unto them the kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and they that exercise authority upon them are called ALMIGHTY and ever-benefactors. But ye shall not

The Collect.


O lasting God, who didst be so: but he that is greatest give to thine Apostle Bartho- among you, let him be as the lomew grace truly to believe younger; and he that is chief, and to preach thy word; grant, as he that doth serve. we beseech thee, unto thy whether is greater, he that Church, to love that Word sitteth at meat, or he that serwhich he believed; and both veth? is not he that sitteth at to preach and receive the same, meat? but I am among you as through Jesus Christ our Lord. he that serveth. Ye are they Amen. which have continued with me' For the Epistle. Acts v. 12. in my temptations. And I ap BY Y the hands of the Apostles point unto you a kingdom, as were many signs and my Father hath appointed unto wonders wrought among the me; that ye may eat and drink people (and they were all with at my table in my kingdom, and sit on thrones, judging the one accordin Solomon's porch. twelve tribes of Israel. And of the rest durst no man join himself to them; but the people magnified them. And believers were the more added to the Lord, multitudes both of


Matthew the Apostle. The Collect. ALMIGHTY God, who

that they brought forth the sick call Matthew from the receipt into the streets, and laid them of custom, to be an Apostle on beds and couches, that at and Evangelist; grant us grace

to forsake all covetous desires, Jesus sat at meat in the house, and inordinate love of riches; behold many publicans and sinand to follow the same thy Sonners came and sat down with Jesus Christ, who liveth and him and his disciples. And reigneth with thee and the when the Pharisees saw it, Holy Ghost, one God, world they said unto his disciples, without end. Amen. Why eateth your Master with publicans and sinners? But The Epistle. 2 Cor. iv. I. when Jesus heard that, he said THEREFORE, seeing we unto them, They that be whole, have this ministry, as we need not a physician, but they have received mercy, we faint that are sick. But go ye and not; but have renounced the learn what that meaneth, I will hidden things of dishonesty, have mercy, and not sacrifice; not walking in craftiness, nor for I am not come to call the handling the Word of God de-righteous, but sinners to receitfully, but by manifestation pentance.


of the truth, commending our

selves to every man's con

science in the sight of God. Saint Michael and all Angels. But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: In

whom the god of this world

The Collect.


who hast ordained and hath blinded the minds of them constituted the services of Anwhich believe not, lest the gels and men in a wonderful light of the glorious Gospel of order; mercifully grant, that Christ, who is the image of as thy holy Angels always do God, should shine unto them.thee service in heaven; so, by For we preach, not ourselves, thy appointment, they may but Christ Jesus the Lord; and succour and defend us on earth, ourselves your servants for Je-through Jesus Christ our Lord. sus' sake. For God, who com-Amen. manded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our

hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God, in the face of Jesus Christ.

For the Epistle. Rev. xii. 7.

HERE was war in hea

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ven; Michael and his Angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, and prevailed

The Gospel. St. Matt. ix. 9.
ND as Jesus passed forth not; neither was their place

man named Matthew sitting at And the great dragon was cast the receipt of custom : and he out, that old serpent, called saith unto him, Follow me. the devil and satan, which deAnd he arose, and followed ceiveth the whole world: he him. And it came to pass, as was cast out into the earth,

and his angels were cast out and that he were drowned in with him. And I heard a loud the depth of the sea. Woe voice saying in heaven, Now unto the world because of ofis come salvation and strength, fences: for it must needs be and the kingdom of our God, that offences come: but woe and the power of his Christ: to that man by whom the offor the accuser of our brethren fence cometh. Wherefore, if is cast down, which accused thy hand or thy foot offend them before our God day and thee, cut them off, and cast night. And they overcame them from thee: it is better him by the blood of the Lamb, for thee to enter into life halt and by the word of their tes-for maimed, rather than havtimony; and they loved noting two hands or two feet, to their lives unto the cast into everlasting fire. Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, And if thine eye offend thee, and ye that dwell in them.pluck it out, and cast it from Woe to the inhabitants of the thee it is better for thee to earth and of the sea: for the enter into life with one eye, devil is come down unto you, rather than having two eyes, having great wrath, because to be cast into hell-fire. Take he knoweth that he hath but heed that ye despise not one a short time. of these little ones: for I say

The Gospel. St. Matt. xviii. 1. Junto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the Tthe same time came the face of my Father which is in

A disciples unto Jesus, say-heaven.

ing, Who is the greatest in

the kingdom of heaven? And Saint Luke the Evangelist. Jesus called a little child unto

him, and set him in the midst


The Collect.

of them, and said, "Verily ALMIGHTY God, who callsay unto you, Except ye be edst Luke the Physician, converted, and become as lit-whose praise is in the Gospel, tle children, ye shall not enter to be an Evangelist and Physiinto the kingdom of heaven.cian of the soul; may it please Whosoever therefore shall thee, that by the wholesome humble himself as this little medicines of the doctrine dechild, the same is greatest in livered by him, all the diseases the kingdom of heaven. And of our souls may be healed, whoso shall receive one such through the merits of thy Son little child in my Name, re-Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. ceiveth me. But whoso shall

offend one of these little ones The Epistle. 2 Tim. iv. 5.

which believe in me, it were WATCH thou in all things,

better for him that a mill-stone endure afflictions, do the were hanged about his neck, work of an Evangelist, make

full proof of thy ministry. For would send forth labourers inte I am now ready to be offered, his harvest. Go your ways; and the time of my departure behold, I send you forth as is at hand. I have fought a lambs among wolves. Carry good fight, I have finished my neither purse, nor scrip, nor course, I have kept the; and salute no man by Henceforth there is laid up for the way. And into whatsoever me a crown of righteousness house ye enter, first say, Peace which the Lord the righteousbe to this house. And if the Judge shall give me at that day: son of peace be there, your and not to me only, but unte peace shall rest upon it: if not, all them also that love his ap-fit shall turn to you again. And pearing. Do thy diligence to in the same house remain, eatcome shortly unto me: Foring and drinking such things Demas has forsaken me, hav-as they give: for the labourer ing loved this present world, is worthy of his hire. and is departed unto Thessalo


nica; Crescens to Galatia, Ti-Saint Simon and Saint Jude, tus unto Dalmatia. Only Luke is with me. Take Mark and bring him with thee: for he is

The Collect. ALMIGHTY God, who

profitable to me for the minis-has built thy Church upon

try. And Tychicus have I

sent to Ephesus. The cloak the foundation of the Apostles that I left at Troas with Car-and Prophets, Jesus Christ pus, when thou comest, bring himself being the head corner with thee, and the books, but stone; grant us to be joined especially the parchments. together in unity of spirit by Alexander the coppersmith their doctrine, that we may did me much evil: the Lord be made an holy temple acreward him according to his ceptable unto thee, through works. Of whom be thou ware Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. also, for he hath greatly with

stood our words.

The Epistle. St. Jude i.

The Gospel. St. Luke x. 1. JUDE, the servant of Jesus


Christ, and brother of HE Lord appointed other James, to them that are sancseventy also, and sent tified by God the Father, and them two and two before his preserved in Jesus Christ, and face into every city and place, called: Mercy unto you, and whither he himself would peace and love be multiplied. come. Therefore said he unto Beloved, when I gave all dillithem, The harvest truly is gence to write unto you of the great, but the labourers are common salvation, it was needfew pray ye therefore the ful for me to write unto you. Lord of the harvest, that he and exhort you, that ye should

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