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Matthew I. 1-17.

JANUARY 1. CIRCUMCISION.
Not read in Church.

See PROPER LESSONS. "HE book of the generation of

JAN. 2. Morn. July 6. Even. son of Abraham. 2 Abraham begat

Matthew I. 18. ac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Ja- 18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was begat Judas and his brethren; 3and on this wise: When as his mother Mary as begat Phares and Zara of Thamar; was espoused to Joseph, before they | Phares begat Esrom; and Esrom came together, she was found with child çat Aram; 4 and Aram begat Ami- of the Holy Ghost. 19 Then Joseph her lab; and Aminadab begat Naasson; husband, being a just man, and not | Naasson begat Salmon; 5 and Sal- willing to make her a publick example, n begat Booz of Rachab; and Booz was minded to put her away privily. çat Obed of Ruth; and Obed begat 20 But while he thought on these things, se; 6 and Jesse begat David the behold, the angel of the Lord appeared g; and David the king begat Solo- unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, n of her that had been the wife of thou son of David, fear not to take ias; 7 and Solomon begat Roboam; unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which | Roboam begat Abia; and Abia is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost. Fat Asa;

8 and Asa begat Josaphat; 21 And she shall bring forth a son, and í Josaphat begat Joram; and Joram thou shalt call his name JESUS: for gat Ozias; 9and Ozias begat Joa- he shall save his people from their sins. m; and Joatham begat Achaz; and 22 Now all this was done, that it might haz begat Ezekias; 10 and Ezekias be fulfilled which was spoken of the zat Manasses; and Manasses begat Lord by the prophet, saying,

23 Benon; and Amon begat Josias; II and hold, a virgin shall be with chil and zias begat Jechonias and his brethren, shall bring forth a son, and they shall put the time they were carried away call his name Emmanuel, which being

Babylon: 12 and after they were interpreted is, God with us. 24 Then jught to Babylon, Jechonias begat Joseph being raised from sleep did as lathiel;

and Salathiel begat Zoroba- the angel of the Lord had bidden him, 13 and Zorobabel begat Abiud; and took unto him his wife: 25 and 1 Abiud begat Eliakim; and Eliakim knew her not till she had brought forth gat Azor; 14 and Azor begat Sadoc; her firstborn son: and he called his i Sadoc begat Achim; and Achim name JESUS. gat Eliud; 15 and Eliud begat Eleir; and Eleazar begat Matthan; and JAN. 3. Morn. JULY 7. Eben. itthan begat Jacob; 16 and Jacob be

Matthew II. I. + Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom 2 Now when Jesus was born in Beths born Jesus, who is called Christ. lehem of Judæa in the days of Herod So all the generations from Abraham the king, behold, there came wise men David are fourteen generations; and from the east to Jerusalem, 2 saying, m David until the carrying away into Where is he that is born King of the .bylon are fourteen generations; and Jews ? for we have seen his star in the im the carrying away into Babylon east, and are come to worship him. to Christ are fourteen generations. 3 When Herod the king had heard these

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Matthew I. 1-17.

JANUARY 1. CIRCUMCISION.
Not read in Church.

See PROPER LESSONS. 'HE book of the generation of

Jesus Christ, the son of David, JAN. 2. Morn. July 6. Even. he son of Abraham. 2 Abraham begat

Matthew I, 18. saac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Ja- 18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was ob begat Judas and his brethren; 3and on this wise: When as his mother Mary udas begat Phares and Zara of Thamar; was espoused to Joseph, before they .nd Phares begat Esrom; and Esrom came together, she was found with child begat Aram; 4 and Aram begat Ami- of the Holy Ghost. 19 Then Joseph her adab; and Aminadab begat Naasson; husband, being a just man, and not nd Naasson begat Salmon; 5 and Sal- willing to make her a publick example, non begat Booz of Rachab; and Booz was minded to put her away privily. Jegat Obed of Ruth; and Obed begat 20 But while he thought on these things, esse ;

6 and Jesse begat David the behold, the angel of the Lord appeared ring; and David the king begat Solo- unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, non of her that had been the wife of thou son of David, fear not to take Jrias; 7and Solomon begat Roboam; unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which nd Roboam begat Abia; and Abia is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost. legat Asa; 8 and Asa begat Josaphat; 21 And she shall bring forth a son, and nd Josaphat begat Joram; and Joram thou shalt call his name JESUS: for egat Ozias; 9and Ozias begat Joa- he shall save his people from their sins. iam; and Joatham begat Achaz; and 22 Now all this was done, that it might Achaz begat Ezekias; 10 and Ezekias be fulfilled which was spoken of the egat Manasses; and Manasses begat Lord by the prophet, saying, 23 Bemon; and Amon begat Josias; and hold, a virgin shall be with child, and osias begat Jechonias and his brethren, shall bring forth a son, and they shall bout the time they were carried away call his name Emmanuel, which being

Babylon: 12 and after they were interpreted is, God with us. 24 Then rought to Babylon, Jechonias begat Joseph being raised from sleep did as alathiel; and Salathiel begat Zoroba- the angel of the Lord had bidden him,

13 and Zorobabel begat Abiud; and took unto him his wife: 25 and ad Abiud begat Eliakim; and Eliakim knew her not till she had brought forth gat Azor; 14 and Azor begat Sadoc; her firstborn son: and he called his id Sadoc begat Achim; and Achim name JESUS. gat Eliud; 15 and Eliud begat Elear; and Eleazar begat Matthan; and JAN. 3. Morn. JULY 7. Even. atthan begat Jacob; 16 and Jacob be

Matthew II. I. .t Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom 2 Now when Jesus was born in Bethis born Jesus, who is called Christ. lehem of Judæa in the days of Herod So all the generations from Abraham the king, behold, there came wise men David are fourteen generations; and from the east to Jerusalem, 2 saying, om David until the carrying away into Where is he that is born King of the {bylon are fourteen generations; and Jews ? for we have seen his star in the om the carrying away into Babylon east, and are come to worship him. to Christ are fourteen generations. 3 When Herod the king had heard these

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things, he was troubled, and all Jeru- under, according to the time which he salem with him. 4 And when he had had diligently inquired of the wise men. gathered all the chief priests and scribes 17 Then was fulñilled that which was of the people together, he demanded of spoken by Jeremy the prophet, saying, them where Christ should be born. 18 In Rama was there a voice heard, 5 And they said unto him, In Bethle- lamentation, and weeping, and great hem of Judæa: for thus it is written by mourning, Rachel weeping for her chilthe prophet,

6 And thou Bethlehem, dren, and would not be comforted, be. in the land of Juda, art not the least cause they are not. 19 But when Herod among the princes of Juda: for out of was dead, behold, an angel of the Lord thee shall come a Governor, that shall appeareth in a dream to Joseph in rule my people Israel. 7 Then Herod, Egypt, 20 saying, Arise, and take the when he had privily called the wise young child and his mother, and go men, inquired of them diligently what into the land of Israel: for they are time the star appeared. 8 Ånd he sent dead which sought the young child's them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and life. 21 And he arose, and took the search diligently for the young child; young child and his mother, and came and when ye have found him, bring me into the land of Israel. 22 But when he word again, that I may come and wor- heard that Archelaus did reign in Juship him also. When they had heard dæa in the room of his father Herod, the king, they departed; and, lo, the he was afraid to go thither: notwithstar, which they saw in the east, went standing, being warned of God in a before them, till it came and stood over dream, he turned aside into the parts where the young child was. 10 When of Galilee: 23 and he came and dwelt they saw the star, they rejoiced with in a city called Nazareth: that it might exceeding great joy; 11 And when they be fulfilled which was spoken by the were come into the house, they saw prophets, He shall be called a Naza. the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their trea

JAN. 4. Morn. JULY 8. Eben.

Matthew III. I. sures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh. 3 In those days came John the Bap12 And being warned of God in a tist, preaching in the wilderness of Judream that they should not return to dæa, 2 and saying, Repent ye: for the Herod, they departed into their own kingdom of heaven is at hand. 3 For country another way. 13 And when this is he that was spoken of by the they were departed, behold, the angel prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a one crying in the wilderness, Prepare dream, saying, Arise, and take the ye the way of the Lord, make his young child and his mother, and flee paths straight. 4 4 And the same John into Egypt, and be thou there until I had his raiment of camel's hair, and a bring thee word: for Herod will seek leathern girdle about his loins; and the young child to destroy him. 14 When his meat was locusts and wild honey. he arose, he took the young child and 5 Then went out to him Jerusalem, and his mother by night, and departed into all Judæa, and all the region round Egypt: 5 and was there until the death about Jordan, “and were baptized of Herod: that it might be fulfilled him in Jordan, confessing their sins which was spoken of the Lord by the 7 But when he saw many of the Phaprophet, saying, Out of Egypt have I risees and Sadducees come to his bapcalled my son. 16 Then Herod, when tism, he said unto them, O generation he saw that he was mocked of the wise of vipers, who hath warned you to flet men, was exceeding wroth, and sent from the wrath to come? 8 Bring forth forth, and slew all the children that therefore fruits meet for repentance: were in Bethlehem, and in all the 9 and think not to say within your coasts thereof, from two years old and selves, We have Abraham to our fa

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