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witness; because ye have been speak with other tongues, as with me from the beginning. the SPIRIT gave them utterance. These things have I spoken And there were dwelling at Jeunto you, that ye should not be offended. They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you, will think that he doeth God service. And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor me: but these things have I told you, that when the time shall come, ye may remember that I told you of them.
rusalem Jews, devout men, out of every nation under heaven. Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because that every man heard them speak in his own language. And they were all amazed, and marvelled, saying one to another, Behold, are not all these which speak Galileans? and how hear we every man in our own tongue wherein we were born? Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and in Judea, and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and O GOD, who as at this time Asia, Phrygia, and Pamphylia, didst teach the hearts of thy in Egypt, and in the parts faithful people, by sending to of Lybia about Cyrene, and them the light of thy HOLY strangers of Rome, Jews and SPIRIT; grant us by the same proselytes, Cretes and Arabians, SPIRIT to have a right judgment we do hear them speak in our in all things, and evermore to tongues the wonderful works rejoice in his holy comfort, of GOD. through the merits of CHRIST JESUS Our Saviour, who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same SPIRIT, one GOD, world without end. Amen.
The Gospel. St. John xiv. 15.
JESUS said unto his disciples, If ye love me, keep my commandments. And I will pray the Father, and he shall
For the Epistle. Acts ii. 1. give you another Comforter, WHEN the day of Pentecost that he may abide with you for was fully come, they were all ever; even the SPIRIT of truth, with one accord in one place: whom the world cannot receive, and suddenly there came because it seeth him not, neither sound from heaven, as of a knoweth him: but ye know rushing mighty wind, and it him; for he dwelleth with you, filled all the house where and shall be in you. I will not they were sitting. And there leave you comfortless; I will appeared unto them cloven come to you. Yet a little while, tongues, like as of fire, and it and the world seeth me no sat upon each of them: and more; but ye see me: because they were all filled with the I live, ye shall live also. At HOLY GHOST; and began to that day ye shall know that I
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am in my Father, and ye in me, know that I love the Father; and I in you. He that hath my and as the Father gave me commandments, and keepeth commandment, even so I do. them, he it is that loveth me; and he that loveth me, shall be loved of my Father; and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him. Judas saith O GOD, who as at this time unto him, (not Iscariot,) Lord, didst teach the hearts of thy how is it that thou wilt manifest faithful people, by sending to thyself unto us, and not unto them the light of thy HOLY the world? JESUS answered and SPIRIT; grant us by the same said unto him, If a man love SPIRIT to have a right judgment me, he will keep my words; in all things, and evermore to and my Father will love him, rejoice in his holy comfort, and we will come unto him, through the merits of CHRIST and make our abode with him. JESUS our Saviour, who liveth He that loveth me not, keepeth and reigneth with thee, in the not my sayings: and the word unity of the same SPIRIT, one which ye hear is not mine, but GOD, world without end. Amen the Father's which sent me.
For the Epistle. Acts x. 34.
These things have I spoken unto you, being yet present THEN Peter opened his with you. But the Comforter, mouth, and said, Of a truth I which is the HOLY GHOST, perceive that GOD is no whom the Father will send in respecter of persons; but in my name, he shall teach you all every nation, he that feareth things, and bring all things to him, and worketh righteousyour remembrance, whatsoever ness, is accepted with him. I have said unto you. Peace I The word which GoD sent unto leave with you, my peace I give the children of Israel, preaching unto you: not as the world peace by JESUS CHRIST, (he is giveth, give I unto you. Let LORD of all ;) that word, I say, not your heart be troubled, ye know, which was published neither let it be afraid. Ye throughout all Judea, and began have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I. And now I have told you before it come to pass, that when it is come to pass, ye might believe. Hereafter I will not talk much with you for the prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me. But that the world may
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God raised up the third day, | demned already, because he and showed him openly; not hath not believed in the name to all the people, but unto of the only begotten SoN OF witnesses chosen before of GOD; GOD. And this is the condemeven to us, who did eat and nation, that light is come into drink with him after he rose the world, and men loved darkfrom the dead. And he com-ness rather than light, because manded us to preach unto the their deeds were evil. For people, and to testify that it every one that doeth evil hateth is he which was ordained of the light, neither cometh to the GOD to be the judge of quick light, lest his deeds should be and dead. To him give all the reproved. But he that doeth prophets witness, that through truth cometh to the light, that his name, whosoever believeth his deeds may be made manifest, in him, shall receive remission that they are wrought in God. of sins. While Peter yet spake these words, the HOLY GHOST fell on all them who heard the
word. And they of the circum
cision who believed, were O GOD, who as at this time astonished, as many as came didst teach the hearts of thy with Peter, because that on the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the HOLY GHOST. For they heard them speak with tongues, and magnify GOD. Then answered Peter, Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, who have received the HOLY GHOST as well as we? And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the LORD. Then prayed they him to tarry certain | days.
faithful people, by sending to them the light of thy HOLY SPIRIT; grant us by the same SPIRIT to have a right judgment in all things, and evermore to rejoice in his holy comfort, through the merits of CHRIST JESUS our Saviour, who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same SPIRIT, one GoD, world without end. Amen. For the Epistle. Acts viii. 14.
¡ WHEN the Apostles, who were at Jerusalem, heard that The Gospel. St. John iii. 16. Samaria had received the word GOD so loved the world, that of GOD, they sent unto them he gave his only begotten Son, Peter and John; who, when that whosoever believeth in they were come down, prayed him should not perish, but have for them, that they might everlasting life. For GoD sent receive the HOLY GHOST; (for not his Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through him might be saved. He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is con
as yet he was fallen upon none of them; only they were baptized in the name of the Lord JESUS :) Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the HOLY GHOST.
The Gospel. St. John x. 1. power of the divine Majesty to VERILY, verily, I say unto worship the Unity; we beseech you, He that entereth not by thee that thou wouldest keep the door into the sheep-fold, us steadfast in this faith, and but climbeth up some other evermore defend us from all way, the same is a thief and a adversities, who livest and one But he that entereth reignest, GOD, world
in by the door, is the shepherd without end. Amen. of the sheep. To him the For the Epistle. Rev. iv. 1. porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice; and he calleth AFTER this I looked, and his own sheep by name, and behold, a door was opened in leadeth them out. And when heaven: and the first voice he putteth forth his own sheep, which I heard, was as it were he goeth before them, and the of a trumpet, talking with me; sheep follow him; for they which said, Come up hither, know his voice and a stranger and I will show thee things will they not follow, but will flee which must be hereafter. And from him; for they know not immediately I was in the the voice of strangers. This Spirit; and behold, a throne parable spake JESUS unto them; was set in heaven, and one sat but they understood not what on the throne: and he that sat things they were which he was to look upon like a jasper spake unto them. Then said and a sardine-stone: and there JESUS unto them again, Verily, was a rainbow round about the verily, I say unto you, I am throne, in sight like unto an the door of the sheep: all that emerald. And round about the ever came before me are thieves throne were four and twenty and robbers; but the sheep did seats; and upon the seats I not hear them. I am the door: saw four and twenty elders by me if any man enter in, he sitting, clothed in white raishall be saved, and shall go in ment; and they had on their and out, and find pasture. The heads crowns of gold: and out thief cometh not but for to steal, of the throne proceeded lightand to kill, and to destroy: Inings, and thunderings, and And there were seven am come that they might have voices. life, and that they might have lamps of fire burning before it more abundantly. the throne, which are the seven spirits of God. And before the throne, there was a sea of glass, like unto crystal. And in the midst of the throne, and round about the throne, were four beasts full of eyes before and behind: and the first beast was like a lion, and the second beast like a calf, and the third beast had a face as a man, and
ALMIGHTY and everlasting GOD, who hast given unto us thy servants grace, by the confession of a true faith, to acknowledge the glory of the eternal TRINITY, and in the
the fourth beast was like alis flesh; and that which is born flying eagle. And the four of the SPIRIT, is spirit. Marvel beasts had each of them six not that I said unto thee, ye wings about him; and they were must be born again. The wind full of eyes within: and they bloweth where it listeth, and rest not day and night, saying, thou hearest the sound thereof, Holy, holy, holy, LORD GOD but canst not tell whence it ALMIGHTY, who was, and is, cometh, and whither it goeth; and is to come. And when so is every one that is born those beasts give glory, and of the SPIRIT. Nicodemus honour, and thanks to him that answered and said unto him, sat on the throne, who liveth How can these things be? for ever and ever, the four and JESUS answered and said unto twenty elders fall down before him, Art thou a master of Israel, him that sat on the throne, and and knowest not these things? worship him that liveth for ever Verily, verily, I say unto thee, and ever, and cast their crowns we speak that we do know, and before the throne, saying, Thou testify that we have seen; and art worthy, O LORD, to receive ye receive not our witness. glory, and honour, and power; I have told you earthly things, for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are, and were created.
The Gospel. St. John iii. 1.
and ye believe not; how shall ye believe, if I tell you of heavenly things? And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from THERE was a man of the heaven, even the Son of man, Pharisees, named Nicodemus, who is in heaven. And as a ruler of the Jews: the same Moses lifted up the serpent in came to JEsUs by night, and the wilderness, even so must said unto him, Rabbi, we know the Son of man be lifted up; that thou art a teacher come that whosoever believeth in from God for no man can do him should not perish, but these miracles that thou doest, have eternal life. except God be with him. JESUS answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of GOD. Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother's womb, and be born? JESUS answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, except a man be born of water, and of the spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of GOD. That which is born of the flesh,
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O GOD, the strength of all those who put their trust in thee, mercifully accept our prayers; and because, through the weakness of our mortal nature, we can do no good thing without thee, grant us the help of thy grace, that in keeping thy commandments we may please thee, both in