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Saint Bartholomew the Apostle.

The Collect f\ AlmightyandeverlastingGod, who didst give to t.iine Apostle Bartholomew grace truly to believe and to preach thy word; tnuit, we beseech thee, unto thy Church, to love that word which be believed; and hoth to preach ind receive the same, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. For the Epistle. Acts v. 12 DV the hands of the Apostles were many signs and wonders wrought among the people, (and they were all with one accord in io/omon's porch. And of the rest durst no man join himself to them; but the people magnified them. Andhelievers were the more added to the Lord, multitudes hoth of men and women)insouiuchthat they brought forth the sick into the streets, and laid them on beds and couches, that at least the shadow of Peter passing hy might overshadow some of them. There came also a multitude out of the cities round ahout unto Jerusalem, bringingsick folks, and themwhicl were vexed with unclean spirits; and they were healed every one. The Gospel. St. Luke. xvii. 21.

AND there was also a strife among them, which of them ihould he accounted the greatest. And he said unto them. The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them: and they that exer

rue authority upon them are called benefaclors. - But ye shall not be so: but he that isgreatest among yon, let him he as the younger; snd be that is chief, as he that doth serve. For whether is great

sr, be that sittcih at meat, or hs

that serve! h? is not he. thatsitteth. at meat? but I ain among you as he that serveth. Ye are they which have continued with me in my temptations. And I appoint unlo you a kingdom, as my Father hath appointed unto me; luat ye may eat and drink a! my lable in my kingdom, and sit on thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

Saint Matthew the Apostle.

The Collect.

f\ Almighty God. who hy thy

blessed Son didst call Matthew from the receipt of custom, lo he an Apostle and Evangelist; grant us grace to forsake all covetous desires, and inordinale love of riches; and to follow thesame thy Son Jesus Christ, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost, one God, world without end. Amen.

The Epistle. 2 Cor. iv. 1. THEREFORE, seeingwe have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint no! ; but have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walkingin craftiness, nor handling the Word of God deceitfully, hut hy manifestation of the truth, commending ourselves to every man's conscience In the sight of God. But if ou» gosple be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of themwhich believe nol, lestthe light of the glorious Gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto tliom. For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and our.-ei i r* your servants for Jesus' sake. Fof God.who commanded the lh>ht to shine ou! of darkness, hathshine'i' in our hearts, lo give the light uf the knowledge of the glory of God, in the face of Jesus Christ.

The Gospel. St. Matt. is. 9. A N D as Jesus passed forth from ^" thence, he saw a man named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he sailh unto him Follow me. And he arose, and followed him. And it came to pass, as Jesus sat at meat in the house,behold many publicans and sinners came and sat down with him and his disciples. And when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto his disciples, Why eateth your Master with publicans and sinners? But wheu Jesus heard that, fie said unto them, They that be whole, need not a physician, but they that are sick. But go ye and learn what tnat meaneth, I will have mercy, and not Sacrifice; for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

Saint Michael and all Angels. The Collect. /") Everlasting God, who hast ^"^ ordained and constituted the services of Angels and men in a wonderful order; mercifully grant, that as thy holy Angels always do the service in heaven; go, hy thy appointment, they may succour and defend us on earth. through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

For the Epistle. Rev. xii. 7. iT'HERE was war in heaven; Michael and his Angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, and prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven And the great dragon was cast out. that old serpent, called the devil and sai.au, which deceiveth

the whole world : he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him. And 1 heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now

is come salvation and strength,and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: fox the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and ni^'ht. And they overcame him hy the blood of the Lamh, and hy the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death. Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhahitants of the earth and of the sea: for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.

The Gospel. St. Malt, xviii. 1.

A T the same time came the dis■^ciplesuntoJesus,saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven? And Jesus called a little child unto Irtin. and set him in the midst of them, and said. Verily I say unto you, Except ye be con

erted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child,the same is greatest ■n the kingdom of heaven. And whoso shall receive ouesuchlittle ciiild in my name, receiveth me. B it who.so shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged ahouthisneck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea. Woe unto the world because of offences! for it inustneedsbe thatoffences come; but woe to that man hy whom the offence cometh. W. crefore.if thy hand or thy foot offend thee, cut

them off, and cast them from thee : it is better for thee to enter iato life halt or maimed, rather than having two hands or two feet, to be cast into everlasting fire. And if thine eye offend thee, phick it out, and cast it from thee: H is better for thee to enter into life with one eye, rather than hiving two eyes, to be cast into hell fire. Take heed that you despise not one of these little ones for I say unto yon, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.

Saint Luke the Evangelist. Tht Collect. A LMJGHTY God, who calledst Luke the Physician, whose praise ie in the Gospel, to be an Evangelist and Physician of the soul; may it please thee, that hy the wholesome medicines of the doctrine delivered hy him, all the diseases of our souls may be healed, through the merits of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The Epistle. 2 Tim. iv. 5. WATCH thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an Evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry. For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord the righteous . Judge shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing. Do thy diligence to come shortly 'unto me: For Demas hath for■ '■ taken me, having loved this present world, and it departed unto

Thessalonica; Crescens to Gaittia, Titus unto Dalmatia. Only Luke is with me. Take Mark and bring him with thee: for lie is profitable to me for the ministry. And Tyehicus have I sent to Ephesus. The cloak that I left at Troas with Carpus, when. thou contest, bring with thee, audi the hook*, but especially the parchments. Alexander the coppersmith did me much evil: tor Lord reward him according to his works. Of whom be thou, ware also, for he hath greatly withstood our words. i

The Gospel. St. Luke,». I. J rPHE Lord appointed other tt

venty also, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he himself would come. Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is great, but the lahourers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth lahourers into his harvest. Go your ways; behold, I tend you forth as lambs among wolves Carry neither purse, nor scrip, nor shoes; and salute no man hy the way. And into whatsoever

house ye enter, first say, Peace be to this house. And if tht tot of peace be there, your peact shall rest upon it: if not, it shall turn to you again. And in tht same house remain, eating and drinking such things as they give; for the lahourer is worthy of hjj hire.

Saint Simon and Saint Jude,

Apostles.

The Collect

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Jesus Christ himself being the and speak evil of dignities.

head comer-stone; grant us so to be joined together in unity of spirit hy their doctrine, that we may be made an holy temple acceptable unto thee, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle. St. Jude, i. JUDE, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James,

The Gospel. St. John, xv. 17. HPHESE tilings I command you, chat ye love one another. If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you. If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen youout of the world, there

tothem that are sanctified hy Godfore the world hateth you. Rethe Father, and preserved in Jesus | member the word that I said unto Christ, and called: Mercy untolyou, The servant is not greater you, and peace and love be multi-Khan his lord ; if they have perseplied. Beloved, When I gave all cuted me, they will also perse

diligence to write unto you of the Nminon salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, aud exhort you, that ye should earnestly

cute you ; if they have kept my sayiug, they will keep yours also. But all these things will they do unto you for my name's sake, be

eontend for the faith which was cause they know not him that sent Once delivered unto the saints, me If I had not come and spoken for there are certain men crept unto them, they had not had sin

»i unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation ; ungodly men, turning the {race of .our God into lasciviousMess, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ. I will therefore put you in rememlrance,though ye once knew this, how that the Lord having saved the people out of the land of Egypt, afterward destroyed them that believed not. And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own hahitation, be hath reserved in everlasting Chains under darkness, unto the judgment of the great day. Even a Sodom and Gomorrah, and the cities ahout them, in like Inanner giving themselves over to fornication, and going after Strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the ven(eanre of eternal lire. Likewise also these filthy dreamers de

but now they have no cloak for their sin. He that hateth me, hateth m} Father also. If I had not done among them the works which none other man did, they had not had sin: but now they have hoth seen and hated hoth me and my Father. But this cometli to pass, that the word might he fulfilled that is written in their law. They hated me without a cause. But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me. And ye also shall bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning.

Ml Saints' Day.

The Collect.

f\ Almighty God. who hast knit

^^ together thine elect in one

communion and fellowship, in

Ma th* flesh, despise dominion, I the mystical body of thy Soa

Christ our Lord; grant us grace M In follow thy blessed saints in ill virtuoue and godly living, that we may come to those unspeakable joys, which thou histprepar ed for those who unfcignedly lore thee, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

For the Epistle. Rev. vii. 2. AM) I saw another angel as cending from the east, having the seal of the living God; and he cried with a loud voice to the four angels, to whom it was given to hurt the earth and the sea. saying. Hurt noi the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, till we hare sealed the servants of our God in their foreheads. And I heard the number of them which were sealed; and there were sealed an hundred and forty and four thousand, of all the tribes of the children of Israel.

Of the tribe of Judah were sealed twelve thousand.

Of the tribe of Reuben were waled twelve thousand.

Of the tribe of Gad were sealed twelve thousand.

Of the tribe of Aser were sealed twelve thousand.

Of the tribe of Nepthalim were sealed twelve thousand.

Of the tribe of Manasses were staled twelve thousand.

Of the tribe of Simeon were sealed twelve thousand.

Of the tribe of Levi were sealed twelve thousand.

Of the tribe of Issachar were sealed twelve thousand.

Of the tribe of Zabulon were sealed twelve thousand.

Of the tribe of Joseph were scaled twelve thousand.

Of the tribe of Benjamin were staled twelve thousand.

After this I beheld, and lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamh, clothed with white robes, ana palms in their hands; and cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God, which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb. And all the angels stood round ahout the throne, and ahout the elder*, and the four beasts, and fell before the throne on their faces, and worshipped God, saying. Amen: Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever. Amen.

The Gospel St. Matt. v. 1. afESUS seeing the multitudes■, went up into a mountain : and when he was set, his disciples came unto him. And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying, Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom ot heaven. Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful: for they shall ohtiiio. mercy. Blessed are the pure A heart: for they shall see Gnd. Blessed are the peace-makers t for they shall be called the children of God. Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of, heaven. Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against • ia falsely for my sake. Rejoice eutt

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