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But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light; for whatsoever doth make manifest is light. Wherefore he saith, Awake, thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.

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the kingdom of God is come upon you. When a strong man armed keepeth his palace, his goods are in peace; but when stronger than he shall come upon him, and overcome him, he taketh from him all his armour wherein he trusted, and divideth his spoils. He that is not with me is against me; and he that gathereth not with me scattereth. When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest; and finding none, he saith, I will return unto my house whence I came

The Gospel. St. Luke xi. 14.
ESUS was casting out
a devil, and it was
dumb. And it came to
pass, when the devil was
gone out, the dumb spake;
and the people wondered.
But some of them said, He
casteth out devils through
Beelzebub, the chief of the
devils. And others, tempt-out.
ing him, sought of him a
sign from heaven. But he,
knowing their thoughts,
said unto them, Every
kingdom divided against
itself is brought to desola-
tion; and a house divided
against a house falleth. If
Satan also be divided
against himself, how shall
his kingdom stand? be-
cause ye say that I cast
out devils through Beelze-
bub. And if I by Beelze-
bub cast out devils, by
whom do your sons cast
them out? therefore shall
they be your judges. But
if I with the finger of God

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And when he cometh, he findeth it swept and garnished. Then goeth he, and taketh to him seven other spirits more wicked than himself; and they enter in, and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first. And it came to pass, as he spake these things, a certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said unto him, Blessed is the womb that bare thee, and the paps which thou hast sucked. But he said, Yea rather, blessed they that hear the Word of God, and keep it.

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The Fourth Sunday in Lent.
The Collect.

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est not for the desolate hath many more children than she which hath an husband. Now we, brethren, as Isaac was, are the children of promise. But as then he that was born after the flesh persecuted him that was born after the Spirit, even so it is now. Nevertheless, what saith the Scripture? Cast out the bond-woman and

her son; for the son of the

bond-woman shall not be heir with the son of the free-woman. So then, brethren, we are not children of the bond-woman, but of the free.

do ye not hear the Law? For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bond-maid, the other by a free-woman. But he who was of the bond-woman was born after the flesh; but he of the free-woman was by Sea of Galilee, which

The Gospel. St. John. vi. 1.

ESUS went over the

promise. Which things are an allegory: for these is the Sea of Tiberias. are the two covenants; the And a great multitude folone from the Mount Sinai, lowed him, because they which gendereth to bond- saw his miracles which he age, which is Agar. For did on them that were disthis Agar is Mount Sinai eased. And Jesus went in Arabia, and answereth up into a mountain, and to Jerusalem which now there he sat with his disis, and is in bondage with ciples. And the Passover, her children. But Jerusa- a feast of the Jews, was lem which is above is free, nigh. When Jesus then which is the mother of us lifted up his eyes, and saw all. For it is written, Re- a great company come joice, thou barren that unto him, he saith unto bearest not; break forth Philip, Whence shall we and cry, thou that travail-buy bread, that these may

eat? (And this he said to prove him; for he himself knew what he would do.) Philip answered him, Two hundred penny-worth of bread is not sufficient for them, that every one of them may take a little. One of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter's brother,posaith unto him, There is a lad here, which hath five barley loaves, and two small fishes: but what are they among so many? And Jesus said, Make the men sit down. Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand. And Jesus took the loaves; and when

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he had given thanks, he distributed to the disciples, and the disciples to them that were set down; and likewise of the fishes as much as they would. When they were filled, he said unto his disciples, Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing be lost. Therefore they gathered them together, and filled twelve baskets with the fragments of the five barley loaves, which remained over and above unto them that had eaten. Then those men, when they had seen the miracle that Jesus did, said, This is of a truth that Prophet that should come into the world.

Sunday in Lent.

The Fifth
The Collect.
E beseech thee, Al

WE
mighty God, mer-
cifully to look upon thy
people; that by thy great
goodness they may be gov-
erned and preserved ever-
more, both in body and
soul; through Jesus Christ
our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle. Heb. ix. 11. HRIST being come an

CHRIST

High Priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands;

that is to say, not of this building; neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood he entered in once into the Holy Place, having obtained eternal redemption for us. For if the blood of bulls and of goats, and the ashes of an heifer sprink ling the unclean, sanctifieth to the purifying of the flesh; how much more shall the blood of Christ, who, through the eternal Spirit, offered himself without spot to God, purge your

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JESUS said, Which of

you convinceth me of sin? And if I say the truth, why do ye not believe me? He that is of God heareth God's words: ye therefore hear them not, because ye are not of God. Then answered the Jews, and said unto him, Say we not well that thou art a Samaritan, and hast devil? Jesus answered, I have not a devil; but I honour my Father, and ye do dishonour me. And I seek not mine own glory: there is One that seeketh and judgeth. Verily, verily, I say unto you, If a man keep my saying, he shall

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never see death. Then said the Jews unto him, Now we know that thou hast a devil. Abraham is dead, and the prophets; and thou sayest, If a man keep my saying, he shall never taste of death. Art thou greater than our father Abraham, which is dead? and the prophets are dead: whom makest thou thyself? Jesus answered, If I honour myself, my honour is nothing: it is my Father that honoureth me; of whom ye say, that he is your God. Yet ye have not known him; but I know him: and if I should say, I know him not, I shall be a liar like unto you; but I know him, and keep his saying. Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day; and he saw it, and was glad. Then said the Jews unto him, Thou art not yet fifty years old, and hast thou seen Abraham? Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, before Abraham was, I AM. Then took they up stones to cast at him; but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple.

The Sunday next before Easter.

The Collect.

thy tender love towards

ALMIGHTY and ever- mankind, has sent thy Son,

lasting God, who, of

our Saviour Jesus Christ,

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to take upon him our flesh, and to suffer death upon the cross, that all mankind should follow the example of his great humility; Mercifully grant, that we may both follow the example of his patience, and also be made partakers of his resurrection; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Gospel. St. Matt.

xxvii. 1.

WHEN the morning

was come, all the chief priests and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death. And when they had bound him, they led him away, and delivered him to Pontius Pilate the governor. Then Judas, who had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, saying, I have sin

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The Epistle. Phil. ii. 5. ET this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery toned, in that I have betrayed be equal with God; but made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men and being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a Name which is above every name; that at the Name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? see thou to that. And he cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself. And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not lawful for to put them into the treasury, because it. is the price of blood. And they took counsel, and bought with them the potter's field, to bury strangers in. Wherefore that field was called, The field of blood, unto this day. Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the .prophet, saying, And they took the thirty pieces of

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