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were hanged, railed on him, say- and the Holy Ghost, ever one ing. If thou be Christ, save thy-God, world without end. Amen. self and us. But the other an- ALMIGHTY and everlasting swering, rebuked him, saying, God, by whose Spirit the Dost not thou fear God, seeing whole body of the Church is gothou art in the same condemna- verned and sanctified ; receive tion? And we indeed justly; for our supplications and prayers, we receive the due reward of which we offer before thee for our deeds : but this man hath all estates of men in thy holy done nothing amiss. And he said Church, that every member of unto Jesus, Lord, remember me the same, in his vocation and iniwhen thou comest into thy king- nistry, may truly and godly serve dom And Jesus said unto him, thee, through our Lord and SaFerily I say unto thee, To-day viour Jesus Christ. Amen. shalt thou be with me in Parn. O Merciful God, who hast made

sixth all men, and hatest nothing hour, and there was darkness that thou hast made, nor desirest over all the earth until the ninth the death of a sinner, but rather hour. And the sun was darken- that he should be converted and ed, and the vail of the temple was live; have mercy upon all Jews, rent in the midst. And when Turks, Infidels, and Heretics; Jesus had cried with a loud and take from them all ignorance, Foice, he said, Father, into thy hardness of heart, and contempt hands I commend my spirit: and of thy word; and so fetch them having said thus, he gave up the home, blessed Lord, to thy flock, ghost. Now when the Centurion that they may be saved among saw what was done, he glorified the remnant of the true Israelites, God, saying, Certainly this was a and be made one fold under one righteous man. And all the peo- Shepherd, Jesus Christ our Lord, ple that came together to that who liveth and reigneth with thee sight, beholding the things that and the Holy Spirit, one God, were done, smote their breasts world without end. Amen. and returned. And all his ac- The Epistle. Heb. x. 1. guaintance, and the women that THE law having a shadow of followed him from Galilee, stood good things to come, and not afar off, beholding these things. the very image of the things, can

never, with those sacrifices which Good Friday.

they offered year by year continu.

ally, make the comers thereunto The Collects.

perfect. For then, would they ALMIGHTY God, we beseech not have ceased to be offered?

thee graciously to behold this because that the worsbippers, thy family, for which our Lord once purged, should have had no Jesus Christ was contented to be more conscience of sins. But in betrayed, and given up into the those sacrifices there is a rememhands of wicked men, and to brance again made of sins every suffer death upon the cross, who year. For it is not possible that the Bowliyothard reigneth with thee, blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins. Wherefore, when that is to say, his flesh; and have he cometh into the world, he ing an high priest over the house saith, Sacrifice and offering thou of God; let us draw near with a wouldest not, but a body hast true heart, in full assurance of thou prepared me: In burnt-of-faith, having our hearts sprinkled ferings and sacrifices for sin thou from an evil conscience, and our hast had no pleasure : Then said bodies washed with pure water. J, Lo, I come in the volume of Let us hold fast the profession of the book it is written of me) to our faith, without wavering ;(for do thy will, o God. Above, when he is faithful that promised ;) and he said, Sacrifice, and offering, let us considerone another to proand burnt-offerings, and offering voke unto love and to good works, for sin, thou wouldest not, neither not forsaking the assembling of hadst pleasure therein, which are ourselves' together, as the manoffered by the law; Then said he, ner of some is ; but exhorting one LO, I come to do thy will, O God. another: and so much the more, He taketh away the first, that as ye see the day approaching. he may establish the second. By The Gospel. št. John, xix. i. the which will

we are sanctified, PILATE therefore took Jesus, through the offering of the body and scourged him. And the of Jesus Christ once for all. And soldiers platted a crown of thorns, every priest standeth daily minis- and put it on his head, and they tering and offering oftentimes the put on him a purple robe, and same sacrifices, which can never said, Hail, king of the Jews! and take away sins. But this man, they smote him with their hands. after he had offered one sacrifice Pilate therefore went forth again, for sins, for ever sat down on the and saith unto them, Behold, i right hand of God; from hence-bring him forth to you, that ye forth expecting till his enemies may know that I find no fault in be made his footstool. Forby one him. Then came Jesus forth, offering he hath perfected for wearing the crown of thorns, and ever them that are sanctified : the purple robe. And Pilate whereof the Holy Ghost also is a saith unto them, Behold the man. witness to us : for after that he When the chief priests therefore had said before, This is the cove- and officers saw him, they cried nant that I will make with thein out, saying, Crncify him, crucify after those days, saith the Lord ; 1 him. Pilate saith unto them, will put my laws into their hearts, Take ye him, and crucify him; and in their minds will I write for I find no fault in him. The them; and their sins and iniqui- Jews answered him, we have a ties will I remember no more. law, and by our law he ought to Now, where remission of these is, die, because he made himself the there is no more offering for sin. Son of God. When Pilate thereHaving therefore, brethren, bold- fore heard that saying, he was the ness to enter into the holiest by more afraid; and went again into the blood of Jesus, by a new and the judgment-hall

, and saith unto living way, which he hath conse- Jesus, Whence art thou? But crated for us through the vail, Jesus gave him no answer. Then

Rith Pilate unto him, Speakest Greek, and Latin. Then said the thou not unto me? Knowest thou chief priests of the Jews to Pilate, Dot that I have power to crucify Write not, The King of the Jews; thee, and have power to release but that he said, I am King of the thee? Jesus answered, Thou Jews. Pilate answered. What I couldest have no power at all bave written, I have written. against me, except it were given Then the soldiers, when they had thee from above; therefore he crucified Jesus, took his garments, that delivered me unto thee hath (and made four parts, to every the greater sin. And from thence- soldier a part) and also his coat: farth Pilate sought to release now the coat was without seam, him; but the Jews cried out, say-woven from the top throughout. ing. If thou let this man go, thou They said therefore among themut oot Cæsar's friend: Whoso- selves, Let us noi rend it, but cast ever maketh himself a king, lots for it, whose it shall be: that speaketh a ainst Cæsar. When the Scripture might be fulfilled, Pilate therefore heard that say- which saith, They parted my raiing, he brought Jesus forth, and ment among them, and for my mi down in the judgment-seat, vesture they did cast lots. These in a place that is called tbe Pave-things therefore the soldiers did. ment, but in the Hebrew, Gab- Now there stood by the cross of batha. And it was the prepara- Jesus, his mother, and his motion of the passover, and about ther's sister, Mary, the wife of the sixth hour: and he saith unto Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene. the Jews, Bebold your King. But when Jesus therefore saw his they cried out, Away with him, mother, and the disciple standing away with him, crucify him. Pi-by, whom he loved, he saith unto late saith unto them, Shall I cru- his mother, Woman, behold thy cify your King? The chief priests son. Then saith he to the disciple, answered, We have no king but Behold thy mother. And from Cæsar. Then delivered he bim that hour that disciple took her therefore unto them to be cruci- unto his own home. After this, bed: and they took Jesus, and led Jesus knowing that all things bim away. And he, bearing his were now accomplished, that the cross, went forth into a place Scripture might be fulfilled, saith, called the place of a skull, which I thirst. Now there was set a vesis called in the Hebrew Golgotha; sel full of vinegar : and they filled wbere they crucified hiin, and a spunge with vinegar, and put two others with him, on either it upon hyssop, and put it to his side one, and Jesus in the midst. mouth. When Jesus therefore And Pilate wrote a title, and put had received the vinegar, he said, it on the cross ; and the writing It is finished , and be bowed his was, JESUS OF NAZARETH, head, and gave up the ghost. The THE KING OF THE JEWS. Jews therefore, because it was This title then read many of the the preparation, that the hodies Jews; for the place where Jesus should not remain upon the cross was crucified was nigh to the city; on the sabbath-day, (for that. aband it was written in Hebrew, and bath-day was an high day) be

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take away sins. Wherefore, when that is to say, his flesh; and have he cometh into the world, he ing an high priest over the house saith, Sacrifice and offering thou of God; let us draw near with a wouldest not, but a body hast true heart, in full assurance of thou prepared me: In burnt-of-faith, having our hearts sprinkled ferings and sacrifices for sin thou from an evil conscience, and our hast had no pleasure : Then said bodies washed with pure water. 1, LO, I come (in the volume of Let us hold fast the profession of the book it is written of me) to our faith, without wavering ;(for do thy will, O God. Above, when he is faithful that promised ;) and he said, Sacrifice, and offering, let us considerone another to proaud burnt-offerings, and offering voke unto love,and to good works, for sin, thou wouldest not, neither not forsaking the assembling of hadst pleasure therein, which are ourselves together, as the manoffered by the law; Then said he, ner of some is ; but exhorting one Lo, I come to do thy will, O God. another: and so much the more, He taketh away the first, that as ye see the day approaching. he may establish the second. By The Gospel. St. John, xix. 1. the which will we are sanctified, PILATE therefore took Jesus, through the offering of the body and scourged him. And the of Jesus Christ once for all. And soldiers p!atted a crown of thorns, every priest standeth daily minis- and put it on his head, and they tering and offering oftentimes the put on him a purple robe, and same sacrifices, which can never said, Hail, king of the Jews! and take away sins. But this man, they smote him with their hands. after he had offered one sacrifice Pilate therefore went forth again, for sins, for ever sat down on the and saith unto them, Behold, I right hand of God; from hence-bring him forth to you, that

ye forth expecting till his enemies may know that I find no fault in be made his footstool. Forby one him. Then came Jesus forth, offering he hath perfected for wearing the crown of thorns, and ever them that are sanctified : the purple robe. And Pilate whereof the Holy Ghost also is a saith unto them, Behold the man. witness to us : for after that he When the chief priests therefore had said before, This is the cove- and otficers saw him, they cried nant that I will make with them out, saying. Crucify him, crucify after those days, saith the Lord ; 1 him. Pilate saith unto them, will put my laws into their hearts, Take ye him, and crucify him; and in their minds will I write for I find no fault in him. The them ; and their sins and iniqui- Jews answered him, we have a ties will I remember no more. law, and by our law he ought to Now, where remission of these is, die, because he made himself the there is no more offering for sin. Son of God. When Pilate there Having therefore, brethren, bold- fore heard that saying, he was the ness to enter into the holiest by more afraid; and went again into the blood of Jesus, hy a new and the judgment-hall, and saith unto living way, which he hath conse- Jesus, Whence art thou ? But crated for us through the vail, (Jesus gave him no answer. Then

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with Pilate unto him, Speakest |Greek, and Latin. Then said the thou not unto me? Knowest thou chief priests of the Jews to Pilate, not that I have power to crucify Write not, The King of the Jews; thee, and have power to release but that he said, I am King of the thee? Jesus answered, Thou Jews. Pilate answered, What I couldest have no power at all have written, I have written. against me, except it were given Then the soldiers, when they had thee from above; therefore he crucified Jesus, took his garments, that delivered me unto thee bath (and made four parts, to every the greater sin. And from thence- soldier a part) and also his coat : farth Pilate sought to release now the coat was without seam, hin; but the Jews cried out, say-woven from the top throughout. ting, If thou let this man go, thou They said therefore among themart not Cæsar's friend : Whoso-selves, Let us not rend it, but cast ever maketh himself a king, lots for it, whose it shall be: that speaketh against Cæsar. When the Scripture might be fulfilled, Pilate therefore heard that say, which saith, They parted my rai. ing, he brought Jesus forth, and ment among them, and for my sat down in the judgment-seat, vesture they did cast lots. These in a place that is called the Pave things therefore the soldiers did. ment, but in the Hebrew, Gab- Now there stood by the cross of batha. And it was the prepara- Jesus, his mother, and his motion of the passover, and about ther's sister, Mary, the wife of the sixth hour: and be saith unto Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene. the Jews, Behold your King. But when Jesus therefore saw his

they cried out, Away with him, mother, and the disciple standing ! away with him, crucify bim. Pi- by, whom he loved, he saith unto

late saith unto them, Shall I cru- his mother, Woman, behold thy cify your King ? The chief priests son. Then saith he to the disciple, answered, we have no king but Behold thy mother. And from Cæsar. Then delivered he him that hour that disciple took her therefore unto them to be cruci- unto his own home. After this, fied: and they took Jesus, and led Jesus knowing that all things

away. And he, bearing his were now accomplished, that the cross, went forth into a place Scripture might be fulfilled, saith, called the place of a skull, which I thirst. Now there was set a ves. is called in the Hebrew Golgotha; sel full of vinegar: and they filled where they crucified him, and a spunge with vinegar, and put two others with him, on either it upon hyssop, and put it to his side one, and Jesus in the midst. mouth. When Jesus therefore And Pilate wrote a title, and put had received the vinegar, he said, it on the cross ; and the writing It is finished , and he bowed his was, JESUS OF NAZARETH, head, and gave up the ghost. The THE KING OF THE JEWS. Jews therefore, because it was This title then read many of the the preparation, that the bodies was crucifed was nigh to the city; on the sabbath-day, (for that aband it was written in Hebrew, and bath-day was an bigh day) be.

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