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And he went out and follow- heaven. And I say also unto ed him; and wist not that it thee, That thou art Peter, was true which was done by and upon this rock I will the angel ; but thought he build my Church; and the saw a vision. When they were gates of hell shall not prevail past the first and the second against it. And I will give ward, they came unto the unto thee the keys of the iron gate that leadeth unto kingdom of heaven : and the city, which opened to whatsoever thou shalt bind them of his own accord; and on earth shall be bound in they went out, and passed heaven; and whatsoever thou on through one street, and shalt loose on earth shall be forthwith the angel depart- loosed in heaven. ed from him. And when Peter was come to himself, Saint James the Apostle. he said, Now I know of a

The Collect. surety, that the Lord hath RANT, O merciful God, sent his angel, and hath deli that as thine holy Apovered me out of the hand of stle Saint James, leaving his Herod, and from all the ex- father and all that he had, pectation of the people of the without delay was obedient Jews.

unto the calling of thy Son The Gospel. St. Matt. xvi. 13. Jesus Christ, and followed WHILE

THEN Jesus came into him ; sowe, forsaking all

the coasts of Cæsarea worldly and carnal affections, Philippi, he asked his disci- may be evermore ready to ples, saying, Whom do men follow thy holy commandsay that I, the Son of Man, ments; through Jesus Christ am? And they said, Some say our Lord. Amen. that thou art John the Bap- For the Epistle. Acts xi. 27,

, tist, some Elias, and others and part of Chap. xii. Jeremias, or one of the

pro- In those days camen proBut whom say ye that I am to Åntioch. And there stood And Simon Peter answered up one of them, named Agaand said, Thou art Christ, the bus, and signified by the SpiSon of the living God. And rit, that there should be great Jesus answered and said unto dearth throughout all the him, Blessed art thou, Simon world; which came to pass in Bar-jona : for flesh and blood the days of Claudius Cæsar. hath not revealed it unto thee, Then the disciples, every man but my Father which is in according to his ability, de

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termined to send relief unto | when the ten heard it, they the brethren which dwelt in were moved with indignation Judæa. Which also they did, against the two brethren. But and sent it to the elders by Jesus called them unto him, the hands of Barnabas and and said, Ye know that the Saul. Now about that time princes of the Gentiles exerHerod the king stretched cise dominion over them, and forth his hands to vex certain they that are great exercise of the Church. And he kill authority upon them. But it ed James the brother of John shall not be so among you: with the sword. And, because but whosoever will be great he saw it pleased the Jews, among you, let him be your he proceeded further to take minister; and whosoever will Peter also.

be chief among you, let him The Gaspel. St. Matt. xx. 20. be your servant: even as the

HEN came to him the Son of Man came not to be

mother of Zebedee's chil ministered unto, but to minidren with her sons, worship- ster, and to give his life a ping him, and desiring a cer- ransom for many. tain thing of him. And he said unto her, What wilt thou: Saint Bartholomex the Apostle. She saith unto him, Grant

The Collect. that these my two sons may

ing God, who didst give and the other on the left, in to thine

to thine Apostle Bartholothy kingdom. But Jesus an- mew grace truly to believe swered and said, Ye know and to preach the Word ; not what ve ask. Are ve Grant, we beseech thee, unto able to drink of the cup that thy Church, to love that I shall drink of, and to be Word which he believed, and baptized with the baptism both to preach and receive the that I am baptized with: same; through Jesus Christ They say unto him, We are our Lord. Amen. able. And he saith unto them, For the Epistk. Acts v. 19. Ye shall drink indeed of my T

stles were many signs baptism that I am baptized and wonders wrought among with: but to sit on my right the people: and they were hant and on my lett, is not all with one acord in Solomine to give; but it shall be mon's porch: and of the rest given to them for whom it is durst no man join himself to prepured or my Farixr. And them: but the people magni

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fied them: and believers were kingdom, and sit on thrones
the more added to the Lord, judging the twelve tribes of
multitudes both of men and Israel.
women :) insomuch that they
brought forth the sick into Saint Matthew the Apostle.
the streets, and laid them on

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, who by least the shadow of Peter

Son didst passing by might overshadow call Matthew from the receipt some of them. There came of custom to be an Apostle also a multitude out of the and Evangelist; Grant us cities round about unto Jeru- grace to forsake all covetous salem, bringing sick folks, desires, and inordinate love and them which were vexed of riches, and to follow the with unclean spirits; and they same thy Son Jesus Christ, were healed every one. who liveth and reigneth with The Gospel. St. Luke xxii. 24. thee and the Holy Ghost, ASM

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strife among them, which Amen. of them should be accounted The Epistle. 2 Cor. iv. 1. the greatest. And he said unto THEREFORE seeing we them, The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over

we have received mercy, we them; and they that exercise faint not; but have renouncauthority upon them are called the hidden things of dised benefactors. But ye shall honesty, not walking in crafnot be so: but he that is tiness, nor handling the Word greatest among you, let him of God deceitfully, but by mabe as the younger; and he nifestation of the truth comthat is chief, as he that doth mending ourselves to every serve. For whether is greater, man's conscience in the sight he that sitteth at meat, or he of God. But if our Gospel that serveth? is not he that be hid, it is bid to them that sitteth at meat? but I am are lost: in whom the God among you as he that serv- of this world hath blinded eth. Ye are they which have the minds of them which becontinued with me in my lieve not, lest the light of the temptations. And I appoint glorious Gospel of Christ, unto you a kingdom, as my who is the image of God, Father hath appointed unto should shine unto them. For me; that ye may eat and we preach not ourselves, but drink at my table in my Christ Jesus the Lord; and

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ourselves your servants for | as thy holy Angels alway do Jesus’ sake. For God, who thee service in heaven, so by commanded the light to shine thy appointment they may out of darkness, hath shined succour and defend us on in our hearts, to give the earth; through Jesus Christ light of the knowledge of our Lord. Amen. the glory of God, in the face For the Epistle. Rev. xii. 7. of Jesus Christ.

HERE was war in heaThe Gospel. St. Matth. ix. 9. ven: Michael and his

ND as Jesus passed forth angels fought against the draman named Matthew, sitting and his angels; and prevailed at the receipt of custom: and not, neither was their place he saith unto him, Follow found any more in heaven. me. And he arose, and fol. And the great dragon was lowed him. And it came to cast out, that old serpent, pass, as Jesus sat at meat in called the devil and Satan, the house, behold, many Pub- which deceiveth the whole licans and sinners came, and world; he was cast out into sat down with him and his the earth, and his angels were disciples. And when the Pha- cast out with him. And I risees saw it, they said unto heard a loud voice saying in his disciples, Why eateth your heaven, Now is come salMaster with Publicans and vation, and strength, and the sinners? But when Jesus heard kingdom of our God, and the that, he said unto them, They power of his Christ: for the that be whole need not a accuser of our brethren is cast physician, but they that are down, which accused them besick. But go ye and learn fore our God day and night. what that meaneth, I will | And they overcame him by have mercy, and not sacri- the blood of the Lamb, and fice; for I am not come to by the word of their testimocall the righteous, but sinners ny; and they loved not their to repentance.

lives unto the death. There

fore rejoice, ye heavens, and Soint Michael and all Angels. ye that dwell in them. Wo to The Collect.

the inhabiters of the earth, (

Eserlasting- God, who and of the sea : for the devil

brast ordained and con- is come down unto you, havwestested the services of An- ing great wrath, because he Wl* and men in a wonderful knoweth that he hath but a inter; Mercifully grant, that short time.

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the disciples unto Jesus, that ye despise not one of saying, Who is the greatest these little ones; for I say unin the Kingdom of heaven? to you, That in heaven their And Jesus called a little child angels do always behold the unto him, and set him in the face of my Father which is in midst of them, and said, Veri- heaven. ly I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as Saint Luke the Evangelist. little children, ye shall not

The Collect.

, heaven. Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as sician, whose praise is in the this little child, the same is Gospel, to be an Evangelist, greatest in the Kingdom of and Physician of the soul; heaven. And whoso shall May it please thee, that, by receive one such little child the wholesome medicines of in my Name, receiveth me. the doctrine delivered by But whoso shall offend one him, all the diseases of our of these little ones which be- souls may be healed; through lieve in me, it were better for the merits of thy Son Jesus him that a milstone were Christ our Lord. Amen. hanged about his neck, and The Epistle. 2 Tim. iv. 5.

TAT.CH thou in all depth of the sea. Wo unto things, endure afilicthe world because of offences: tions, do the work of an for it must needs be that of- Evangelist, make full proof fences come: but wo to that of thy ministry. For I am man by whom the offence now ready to be offered, and cometh. Wherefore if thy the time of my departure is hand or thy foot offend thee, at hand. I have fought a cut them off, and cast them good fight, I have finished from thee : it is better for my course, I have kept the thee to enter into life halt or faith. Henceforth there is maimed, rather than having laid up for me a crown of two hands or two feet to be righteousness, which the cast into everlasting fire. And Lord, the righteous Judge, if thine eye offend thee, pluck shall give me at that day : it out, and cast it from thee: and not to me only, but unto it is better for thee to enter all them also that love his into life with one eye, rather appearing. Do thy diligence

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