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every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense of reward;

3. How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him;

4. God also bearing them witness, both with signs and wonders, and with divers miracles, and gifts of the Holy Ghost, according to his own will?

5. For unto the angels hath he not put in subjection the world to come, whereof we speak.

6. But one in a certain place testified, saying, What is man, that thou art mindful of him? or the son of man, that thou visitest him?

7. Thou madest him a little lower than the angels; thou crownedst him with glory and honour, and didst set him over the works of thy hands:

8. Thou hast put all things in subjection under his feet. For in that he put all in subjection under him, he left nothing that is not put under him. But now we see not yet all things put under him.

9. But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour; that he by the grace of God should taste death for

every man.

10. For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.



Thou, O Lord, art a just and holy God. Thou canst not look upon sin with the least degree of allowance. Thou art angry with the wicked every day. We have sinned, and merited Thy displeasure. Be not angry with us, we pray, but blot out all our sins as a thick cloud, and remember them no more against us forever. Heal all our backslidings, and love us freely. We thank Thee that Thou didst give Thy Son to be the propitiation for our sins. Wilt Thou, for His sake, pardon all our iniquity and lead us in a plain path because of those who observe us. Help us to live this day for Thee. May all our days be spent in Thy service. May Thy blessing descend upon all men. Show to the wicked their folly, and may they turn unto Thee. May the Church extend her borders unto

the ends of the earth. Put it into the hearts of fathers and mothers to dedicate their sons and daughters to Thee. Raise up ministers, we pray, from our godly homes, to preach Thy Word, for Jesus' sake. Amen.


1. For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles,

2. If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to youward:

3. How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote afore in few words;

4. Whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ,)

5. Which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit;

6. That the Gentiles should be fellow heirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the gospel:

7. Whereof I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the effectual working of his power.

8. Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ;

9. And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:

10. To the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God,

II. According to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord:

12. In whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him.


PRAYER FOR FIRST SATURDAY IN ADVENT Father in heaven, we come to Thee in prayer and praise this day. Our needs are great. Without Thee we cannot live. We would not live a single day without Thy continued presence. Guide our feet that we go not into sin. Keep our hearts pure, a fit abiding place for the Holy Spirit. When tempted and tried, may we have grace to resist the tempter, and glorify

Thee in our souls and bodies, which are Thine. Send Thy blessing, Lord, upon all the homes in our land. May the fathers and mothers set a godly example before their children, for Thou hast set the solitary in families. Thy Son came, not only to be a Saviour, but an example, that we might follow His steps. May all our children be Thy children, and may they be taught of God in the home, and in the sanctuary. Bless our going out, and our coming in, from this time forth, and for ever more, for Thy dear Name's sake. Amen.



1. We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

2. Let every one of us please his neighbour for his good to edification.

3. For even Christ pleased not himself; but, as it is written, The reproaches of them that reproached thee fell on me. 4. For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.

5. Now the God of patience and consolation grant you to be likeminded one toward another according to Christ Jesus: 6. That ye may with one mind and one mouth glorify God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.

7. Wherefore receive ye one another, as Christ also received us, to the glory of God.

8. Now I say that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers:

9. And that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy: as it is written, For this cause I will confess to thee among the Gentiles, and sing unto thy name.

10. And again he saith, Rejoice, ye Gentiles, with his people. 11. And again, Praise the Lord, all ye Gentiles; and laud him, all ye people.

12. And again, Esaias saith, There shall be a root of Jesse, and he that shall rise to reign over the Gentiles; in him shall the Gentiles trust.

13. Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.


PRAYER FOR SECOND SUNDAY IN ADVENT Dear Lord, we thank Thee for the holy Sabbath, this day of rest, when we may turn from the toil and cares of the week, to religious things, and the sanctuary, where Thy Word is proclaimed. We rejoice that there is no respect of persons with Thee. That Jew and Gentile are equally acceptable in Thy sight. We pray for Thy chosen people that they may look on Him whom they pierced. May they accept Him whom their fathers rejected, that their reproach may be rolled away.

We pray for those who preach Thy Word to-day, that they may have the unction of the Holy Spirit, and many be saved this day, through the ministrations of the sanctuary. Hear us as we pray, as Jesus taught us. Our Father, etc. Amen.



22. Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious.

23. For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you.

24. God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands;

25. Neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he giveth to all life, and breath, and all things;

26. And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;

27. That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us:

28. For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.

29. Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.

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