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bringing forth the fruit of good works, may hy thee be plenteously rewarded, through Jesus Christ our Lord. ■ Amen.

For the EpUlle Jer. xxiii. 5. T>EHOLD, the days come, saith the Lord, that I will raise unto David a righteous branch; and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth. In his days, Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely: and this is his name wherehy l.e shall be called. THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS. Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that they shall no more say. The Lord liveth, who brought up the children of Israel out of the laud of Egypt; but, The Lord liveth who brought up, and who led the teed of the house of Israel out of the north country, and from all countries whither I had driven them; and they shall dwell in their own land.

The Gospel. St. John, vi. 5 1^"HEi\ Jesus then lift up his eyes, and saw a great company come unto him, he saith unto Philip, Whence shall we buy bread, thai 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, saith unto him, There is a lad here, who hath five harley-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 ahout fivethousand. And Jesus took the loaves, and when 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. Wuen they were filled, he said unto his disciples, Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing be lost Therefore they gathered them together, and idled twelve haskets with the fragments of the five harley-loaves, which remained over and ahove unto them that had eaten. Then those men, when they had seen the miracle that Jesus did, said. This is of a truth that Propiiet that should come into the world.

IT If thi re be any more Sundays before Advent-Sunday, the service oj some of thos■ .Sundays that were etmitt'd after the Epiphany, shall be laker, in to tup" ply so ninny as tire here wanting. And if there be fewer, the ovtrph.s miru be omitted: Provided that this lust {ollert, Epistlc,andGosycl,shall always bt*u&ed upon th Sunday next before Aelzent.

Saint Andrew's Ikey.
The Collect.

A LMIGHTY God, who didst give such grace unto thy holy Apostle Snint Andrew, that he readily obeyed the calling of thy "on Jesus Christ, and followed him without delay; grant unto us all, that we, being called hy thy holy word, may forthwith Rive up ourselves obediently to fulfil thy holy commandments, through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle. Rom. x. 9. TF thou shalt confess with thy ■*■ mouth the Lord Jesus, and

halt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou slia.lt be saved. For

with the heart man believeth unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation For the Scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed. For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over til, is rich unto all that call upon him. For whosoever shall call npoo the name of the Lord, shall be saved. How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed ? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have cot heard * And how shall they bear without a preacher? And how shall they preach, except they he sent? As it is written. How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the Gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things! But they have not all obeyed the Gospel. For Esaias autn. Lord, who hath believed our report? So then, faith cometh by hearing, and hearing hy the Word of God. But I say, Have they not heard? Yes verily, their sound went into all the earth, and their words unto the ends of the world. But I say. Did not Israel know? First, Moses saith. I will provoke you to jealousy hy them that are no people, and hy a foolish nation I will anger you. But Esaias is very hold, and saith, I was found of them that sought Be not; I was made manifest unto them that asked not after me. But to Israel he saith All aay long have I stretched forth my hands unto a disobedient and f&insaying people.

The Gosple. St. Matt. iv. 18. JESC3 walking hy the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, SiBon, called Peter, and Andrew

his brother, casting a net into the sea: (for they were fishers.) And he saith unto them. Follow me, and 1 will make you fishers of men. And they straightway left their nets, and followed him. And going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and he called them. And they immediately left the ship and their father, and followed him.

Saint Tliomas the Apostle.

The Collect. *

ALMIGHTY and everliving God. who for the greater confirmation of the faith, didst suffer thy holy Apostle Thoniac to be douhtful in thy Son's resurrection; grant us so perfectly, and without all douht, to believe in thy Son Jesus Christ, that our faith in thy sight may never be reproved: Hear us, O Lord," through the same Jesus Christ; to whom, with thee and the Holy Ghost, be all honour and glory, now and for evermore. Amen. The Epistle. Ephes. ii. 19. TVOW therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, hut fellow-citizens with the saints, and of the household of God; and are built upon the foundation of the Apostles and Prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner-stone; in whom all the building, fitly framed together, groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord: in whonvye also are huilded together for an hahitation of God. through the Spirit. The Gospel. St. John. xx. 24.

THOMAS, cue of the twelve, culled Didymus.was not with

them when Jesus Ckdic The other disciples therefore said unto him. We have seen the Lord. But he said unto them, Except I shall see in his hands the print of the nails, and put my finder into the print of the nails, and thrust my hands into his side. I will not helieve. And after eight days, again his disciples were within, and Thomas with them: Then came Jesus, the doors heing shut, and stood in the midst, and said, Peace he unto you. Then said he to Thomas, Reach hither thy finger, and hehold my hands; and • reach hither thy hand, and thrust it into my side ; and he not faithless, hut helieving. And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord, and my God. Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, hecause thou hast seen me, thou hast helieved; hlessed are they that have not seen, and yet have helieved. And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this hook. But these are written that yt might helieve that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that helieving, ye might have life through his name.

Saint Stephen's Day. The Collect. /~1RANT, O Lord, that in all our ^* sufferings here upon earth, for the testimony of thy truth, we may steadfastly look up to heaven, and hy faith hehold the glory that shall he revealed; and heing filled with the Holy Ghost, may learn to love and hless our persecutors hy theexnmple of thy first martyr Saint Stephen, who prayed for his murderers to thee, O blessed Jesus, who standest at

the right hand of God, to succouxr all those who suffer for thee, oor only Mediator and Advocate— Amen.

U Then shall followthe Collect of the JVativity, which shall he said continually until New-Year"1! Eve.

Fcr the Epistle. Acts. vii. 55. STEPHEN, heing full of tha Holy Ghost, looked up steadfastly into heaven, and saw lh» glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God; ana said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God. Then they cried out with a loud voice, and stopped their ears, and ran upon him with one accord. and cast him out of the city, and stoned him: and the witnesses laid down their clothes at a young man's feet, whose name was Saul. And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit. And hs kneeled down, and cried w ith a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep. The Gospel. St Matt, xxiii. 34. DEHOLD, I send un'.o you pro^* phets, and wise men, and scrihes; and some of them ye shall kill and crucify; and some of them shall ye scourge in your - synagogues, and persecute them from city to city; that upon you may come all the righteous hlood shed upon the earth, from the hlood of righteous Ahel, unto the hlood of Zacharias, son of Barachias, whom ye slew hetween the temple and the altar. Verily I say unto you, All these things shall come upon this generation. O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thon that killest the prophets, and >touesl them which are sent unto

thee; how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickensunderher wings, and ye would not! Behold, your house is left onto you desolate. For I say unto you, Ye shall not see me henceforth, till ye shall say, Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord.

Saint John the Evangelist's Day.

The Collect. jlTERCrFOL Lord, we heseech thee to cast thy hright heams of light upon thy Church, that it heing instructed hy the doctrine of thy hlessed Apostle and Evan geJist Saint John, may so walk in the light of thy truth, that it may at length attain to everlasting life, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amtn.

The Epistle. 1 John, i. 1. 'T'HAT which was from the heginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled of the word of life; (for the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and hear witness, and show

, unto you that eternal life which was with the Father, and was

i manifested unto us ;) that which we have seen and heard, declare we unto you, that ye also may have fellowship with us;and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ. And these things write we unto you, that your joy may he full. This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. If we say that we have fellowship with Utn,and walk in darkness, v.e lie,

and do not the truth: But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we hare fellowship one with another, and the hlond of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin. If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us. The Gospel. St. John, xxi 19. TESUS said unto Peter, Follow me. Then Peter turning ahout, seeth the disciple whom Jesus loved, following, (which also leaned on his hreast at supper, and said, Lord, which is he that hetrayeth thee ?) Peter seeing him, saith to Jesus, Lord, and what shall this man do? Jesus saith unto him. If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee? Follow thou me. Then went this saying ahroad among the hrethren, that that disciple should not die: yet Jesus said not unto him. He shall not die: hut, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee? This is the disciple which tcstifieth of these things, and wrote these things, and we know that his testimony is true. And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should he written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the hooks that should he written.

The Innocents Day.
The Collect.

OAlmightv God, who out of the mouths of hahes and suck

lings hast ordained strength, andinight, and departed into Egypt; madest infants to glorify thee hy and was there until the death of

their deaths; mortify and kill all vices in us, and so strengthen us hy thy grace, that hy the innocency of our lives, and constancy of our faith even unto death, we may glorify thy holy name, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

For the Epistle. Rev. xiv. 1, T Looked, and lo, a Lamb stood on the mount Sion, and with him an hundred forty and four thousand, having his Father's name written in their foreheads. And I heard a voice from heaven, as tbe voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder: and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps: and they sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before the four beasts, and the elders: and no man could learn that song, but the hundred and forty and four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth. These are they which were not defiled with women, for they are virgins: these are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth: these were redeemed from among men being the first-fruits unto God and to the Lamb And in their mouth was found no guile; for they are without fault before the throne of God.

The Gospel. St. Matt. ii. 13. 'T'HE angel of the Lord appear■ ■*■ eth to Joseph ui a dream, saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bringtheeword; for Herod will seek the young child to destroy him. When he arose, he took the young obild and hit mother hy

Herod: that it might lie fulfilled which was Spoken of the L-lrd by the prophet, saying, Out of Egypt have I called my Son. Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men. was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently inquired of the wise men. Then was fulfilled that which was spoken hy Jeremy the prophet, saying, In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.

The Conversion of St. Paul. The Colled. /")God, who.through the preaeh"ingofthe blessed Apostle Saint Paul, hast caused the light of the Gospel to shine throughout the world ; grant, we beseech thee, that we, having his wonderful conversion in remembrance, may show forth our thankfulness unto thee for the same, hy following the holy doctrine which he taught, through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.

For the Epistle. Acts, ix. 1. AND Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the High Priest, and desired of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Je*

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