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Prayer Book (Tables of Lessons) Act 1871


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Sundays of Advent.
The FirstIsaiahi.Isaiahii.orIsaiahiv. v. 2
Secondv.xi. to v. 11orxxiv.
Thirdxxv._xxvi.orxxviii. v. 5 to v. 19
Fourthxxx. to v. 27xxxii.orxxxiii. v. 2 to v. 23
Sundays after Christmas.
The Firstxxxv.xxxviii.orxl.
Sundays after the Epiphany.or
The Firstli.1ii v. 13 & liii.orliv.
FourthJobxxvii.Job xxviii.orJob xxix.
First Lesson -Gen.i. & ii. to v. 4Genesisii. v. 4orJobxxxviii.
Second LessonRev.xxi. to v. 9Rev. xxi v. 9 to xxii.v. 6.
First Lesson -Gen.iii.Genesisvi.orGenesisviii.
First Lesson -ix. to v. 20xiiorxiii.
Sundays in Lent.
The First First Lesson -Gen. xixv. 12 ton. 30Genesisxxii. to v. 20orGenesisxxiii.
Second First Lesson— v. 41xxviii.or_xxxii.
Third First Lessonxxxvii.xxxix.or_xl.
Fourth First Lessonxlii.xliii.or_xiv.
Fifth First LessonExodusiii.Exodusv.orExodusvi. to v. 14
Sixth First Lessonix.x.or_xi.
Second LessonMattxxvi.Lukexix. v. 28orLuke xx.v. 9 to v. 21
Easter Day.
First LessonExodusxii. to v, 29Exodusxii. v. 29orExodusxiv.
Second LessonRev. i.v. 10 to v. 19John xx.v. 11 to v. 19orRev.v.
Sundays after Easter.
The First First LessonNum.xvi. to v. 36Num.xvi. v. 36orNum.xvii. to v. 12
Second Lesson1 Cor.xv. to v. 29John xxv. 24 to v. 30or
Second First LessonNum.xx. to v. 14Num. xx.v. 14 to xxi. v. 10orxxi. v. 10
Third First Lessonxxii._xx iii.or_xxiv.
Fourth First LessonDeut.iv. to v. 23Deut. iv.v. 23 to v. 41Deut.v.
Fifth First Lessonvi.__ix.orx.
Sunday after Ascension Day.
First LessonXXX.xxxiv.orJoshuai.
First Lessonxvi. to v. 18Isaiahxi.orEzekielxxxvi. v. 25
Second LessonRom.viii. to v. 18Gal.v. v. 16orActs xviii.v. 24 to xix.
Trinity Sunday.
First LessonIsaiahvi. to v. 11Gen.xviii.Gen.i. & ii. to v. 4
Second Lesson ' -Rev.i. to v. 9Eph.iv. to v. 17orMatt.iii.
Sundays after Trinity.
The First First LessonJosh. iii.v. 7toiv. v. 15Josh. v. v.13 to vi. v.21Joshuaxxiv.
Second First LessonJudgesiv.Judgesv.orJudgesvi. v. 11
Third First Lesson1 Sam.ii. to v. 271 Sam.iii.or1 Sam.iv. to v. 19
Fourth First Lessonxii.xiii.orRuthi.
Fifth First Lessonxv. to v. 24xvi.or1 Sam.xvii.
Sixth First Lesson2 Sam.i.2 Sam.xii. to v. 24or2 Sam.xviii.
Seventh First Lesson1 Chron.xxi.1 Chron.xxii.or1 Chron.xxviii. to v. 21
Eighth First Lessonxxix. v. 9 to v. 292 Chron.i.or1 Kingsiii.
Ninth First Lesson -1 Kingsx. to v. 251 Kingsxi. to v. 15orxi. v. 26
Tenth First Lessonxii.xiii.orxvii.
Eleventh First Lessonxviii.xix.or_xxi.
Twelfth First Lessonxxii. to v. 412 Kingsii. to v. 16or2 Kingsiv. v. 8 to v. 38
Thirteenth First Lesson2 to v. 24orvii.
Fourteenth First Lessonix.x. to v. 32orxiii.
Fifteenth First Lessonxviii..—xix.xxiii. to p. 31
Sixteenth First Lesson2. Chron.xxxvi.Nehem.i. & ii. to v. 9orNehem.viii.
Seventeenth First Lesson -Jerem.v.Jerem.xxii.Jerem.xxxv.
Eighteenth First Lessonxxxvi.Ezekielii.orEzekielxiii. to v. 17
Nineteenth First LessonEzekielxiv.xviii.xxiv. v. 15
Twentieth First Lesson -—'xxxiv._xxxvii.orDanieli.
Twenty-first First Lesson -Danieliii.Danieliv.or_v.
Twenty-second First Lesson—.vi.vii. v. 9or__xii.
Twenty-third First Lesson -Hoseaxiv.Joelii. v. 21orJoeliii. v. 9
Twenty-fourth First LessonAmosiii.Amosv.orAmosix.
Twenty-fifth First LessonMicah iv.& v. to v. 8Micahvi.orvii.
Twenty-sixth First LessonHabakkukii.Habakkukiii.Zephaniahiii.
Twenty-seventh First LessonEccles.xi. and xii.Haggaiii. to v. 10.orMalachiiii. & iv.

Note.—That the Lessons appointed in the above Table for the Twenty-seventh Sunday after Trinity shall always be read on the Sunday next before Advent.

St. Andrew.Easter Even.
"First LessonIsaiah liv.Isaiah lxv. to w. 17First LessonZechariah ix.Hosea v. v. 8 to
Second LessonJohn i. v. 35 toJohn xii. v. 20 tovi. v. 4
St. Thomas.v. 43v. 42Second LessonLuke xxiii. v. 50Rom. vi. to w. 14
First LessonJob xiii. to v. 7Isaiah xxxv.Monday in
Second LessonJohn xx. v. 19 to v. 24John xiv. to v. 8Easter Week.
Nativity of Christ.First LessonExod. xv. to v. 22Cant. ii. v. 10
Second LessonLuke xxiv. to v. 13Matt. xxviii. to w. 10
First LessonIsaiah ix. to v. 8Isa. vii. v. 10 to v. 17Tuesday in
Second LessonLuke ii. to v-. 15Tit. iii. v. 4 to v. 9Easter Week.

St. Stephen.

First Lesson

Genesis iv. to v. 112 Chron. xxiv. w. 15First Lesson Second Lesson2 Kings xiii. v. 14 to v. 22 John xxi. to w. 15

Ezek. xxxvii. to w. 15

John xxi. w. 15

to v. 23
Second LessonActs vi.Acts viii. to v. 9St. Mark.
St. John Evan-First LessonIsaiah lxii. v. 6Ezek. i. to v. 15
gelist.SS. Philip & James.
First LessonExod. xxxiii. v. 9Isaiah vi.
Second LessonJohn xiii. v. 23 toRev. i.First LessonIsaiah lxi.Zech. iv.
Innocents' Day.v. 36Second LessonJohn i. v. 43
First LessonJerem. xxxi. toBaruch iv. v. 21 toAscension Day.
Circumcision.w. 18w. 31First Lesson Second LessonDan. vii. v. 9tow.15 Luke xxiv. v. 442 Kings ii. to v. 16 Hebrews iv.
First LessonGen. xvii. v. 9Deut. x. v. 12
Second LessonRom. ii. v. 17Col. ii. v. 8 tow. 18Monday in
Epiphany.Whitsun Week.
First LessonIsaiah Ix.Isaiah xlix. v. 13First LessonGen. xi. to v. 10Num. xi. v. 16 to v. 31
Second LessonLuke iii. v. 15 to v. 23John ii to v, 12Second Lesson1 Cor. xii. to v. 141 Cor. xii. v. 27 & xiii.
Conversion of St. Paul.Tuesday in Whitsun Week.
First LessonIsaiah xlix. to d. 13Jerem. i. to v. 11First LessonJoel ii. v. 21Micah iv. to w. 8
Second LessonGal. i. v. 11Acts xxvi. to v. 21'Second Lesson1 Thess. v. w. 12 to v. 241 John iv. to w. 14
Purification of the Virgin Mary.St. Barnabas.
First LessonExod. xiii. to v. 17Haggai ii. to v. 10First LessonDeut. xxxiii. tow. 12Nahum i.
Second LessonActs iv. v. 31Acts , xiv. v. 8
First Lesson
St. Matthias.St. John Baptist.
First Lesson1 Sam. ii. v. 27 toIsaiah xxii. v. 15First LessonMalachi iii. to w. 7Malachi iv.
Second LessonMatt. iii.Matt. xiv. to w. 13
Annunciation of our Lady.St. Peter.
First LessonGen. iii. to t'. 16Isaiah Iii. v. 7 to v. 13First LessonEzek. iii. v. 4 to v. 15Zech. iii.
Second LessonJohn xxi. v. 15 to v. 23Acts iv. v. 8 to
Ash Wednesday.
First LessonIsaiah lviii. to v. 13Jonah iii.Second LessonJohn xxi. v. 15 to v.23Acts iv. v. 8 to v.23
Second LessonMark ii. v. 13 to v. 23Hebrews xii. v. 3 to v. 18St. James.
Monday before Easter.
First LessonLament, i. to v. 15Lament, ii. v. 13Second LessonLuke ix. v. 51 tow. 57
Second LessonJohn xiv. to v. 15John xiv. v. 15St.Barthohmew.
Tuesday before Easter.First LessonGen. xxviii. v. 10 to v. 18Deut. xviii. w. 15
First LessonLam. iii. to v. 34Lament, iii. w. 34St. Matthew.
Second LessonJohn xv. to v. 14John xv. w. 14First Lesson1 Kings xix. w. 151 Chron. xxix. to v.20
Wednesday before Easter.St. Michael.
First LessonLam. iv. to v. 21Daniel ix. v. 20First LessonGen. xxxii.Dan. x. v. 4
Second LessonJohn xvi. to v. 16John xvi. v. 16Second LessonActs xii. V. 5 to v.18Rev. xiv. v. 14
St. Luke.
First LessonIssiah lv.Ecclus. xxxviii. to v.15
Thursday before Easter.SS. Simon and Jude.
First LessonHosea xiii. to v. 15Hosea xiv.First LessonIsaiah xxviii. v. 9 to v.17Jerem. iii. v. 12 to v. 19
Second LessonJohn xvii.John xiii. to v. 36
Good Friday.All Saints.
First LessonGen. xxii. to v. 20Isa. Iii. v. 13 St If ii.First LessonWisd. iii. to v. 10Wisd. v. to v. 17
Second LessonJohn xviii.1 Peter ii.Second LessonHeb. xi. v. 33 & xii. to w. 7Rev. xix. to v. 17

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