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and make us continually to be given to gift; waiting for the coming of our Lord all good works, through Jesus Christ our Jesus Christ, who shall also confirm you Lord. Amen.
unto the end, that ye may be blameless The Epistle. Ephes. iv. 1.
in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. T THEREFORE, the prisoner of the
The Gospel. 6t. Matt. xxii. 34. I Lord, beseech you that ye walk wor. W HEN the Pharisees had heard that thy of the vocation wherewith ye are V Jesus had put the Sadducees to called, with all lowliness and meekness, silence, they were gathered together. with long-suffering, for bearing one an. Then one of them, who was a lawyer, other in love ; endeavouring to keep the asked him a question, tempting him, and unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. saying, Master, which is the great com. There is one body, and one Spirit, even mandment in the law ? Jesus said unto as ye are called in one hope of your call- him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God ing; one Lord, one Faith, one Baptism, with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, one God and Father of all, who is above and with all thy mind : This is the first all, and through all, and in you all. and great commandment. And the sec
ond is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy The Gospel. St. Luke xiv. 1.
neighbour as thyself. On these two TT came to pass, as Jesus went into the commandments hang all the law and the
house of one of the chief Pharisees to I prophets. While the Pharisees were cat bread, on the Sabbath-day, that they gathered together, Jesus asked them, watched him. And behold, there was a saying, What think ye of Christ? whose certain man before him, who had the son is he? They say unto him, The son dropsy And Jesus answering spake of David. He saith unto them, How into the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, then doth David in spirit call him Lord, Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath-day? saying, The Lord said unto my Lord, And they held their peace. And he took Sit thou on my right hand, till I make him, and healed him, and let him go; thine enemies thy footstool ? If David and answered them, saying, Which of then call him Lord, how is he his son ? you shall have an ass or an ox fallen into And no man was able to answer him a a pit, and will not straightway pull him word, neither durst any man, from Usa out on the Sabbath-day And they could day forth, ask him any more questions not answer him again to these things. And he put forth a parable to those who The nineteenth Sunday after Trinity. were bidden, when he marked how they chose out the chief rooms; saying unto
The Collect them, When thou art bidden of any man O GOD, forasmuch as without thee to a wedding, sit not down in the high we are not able to please thee; merest room, lest a more honourable man cifully grant that thy Holy Spirit may in than thou be bidden of him; and he that all things direct and rule our hearts, bade thee and him come and say to thee, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen Give this man place; and thou begin with The Epistle. Ephes. iv. 17. shame to take the lowest room. But
THIS I say therefore, and testify in when thou art bidden, go and sit down
the Lord, that ye henceforth walk in the lowest room; that when he that
not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity bade thee cometh, he may say unto thee,
of their mind; having the understanding Friend, go up higher : then shalt thou
clarkened, being alienated from the life of have worship in the presence of them that
God, through the ignorance that is in sit at meat with thee. For whosoever
them, because of the blindness of their esalteth himsell, shall be abased : and he
heart: who, being past feeling, have that humbleth himself, shall be exalted.
given themselves over unto lascivious
ness, to work all uncleanness with greeThe eighteenth Sunday after Trinity.
diness. But ye have not so learned The Collect.
Christ; if so be that ye have heard him, ORD, we beseech thee, grant thy
and have been taught by him, as the U people grace to withstand the temp
truth is in Jesus : That ye put off. cop. tations of the world, the flesh, and the
cerning the former conversation, the old devil; and with pure hearts and minds
man, which is corrupt according to the to follow thee, the only God, through
deceitful lusts; and be renewed in the Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
spirit of your mind : and that ye put on
the new man, which after God is created The Epistle. I Cor. i. 4.
in righteousness and true holiness. I THANK my God always on your be- Wherefore pulling away lying, speak ev.
hall, for the grace of God which is ery man truth with his neighbour : for given you by Jesus Christ ; that in ev. we are members one of another. Be yo ery thing ye are enriched by him, in all angry, and sin not: let not the sun go utterance, and in all knowledge; even as
down upon your wrath: neither give the testimony of Christ was confirmed in place to the devil. Let him that stoic. you. Su that ye come rehind in to steal no more ; but rather let himn labour
working with his hands the thing which a marriage for his son ; and sent forth is good, that he may have to give to him his servants to call them that were bid. that needeth. Let no corrupt commu- den to the wedding: and they would not nication proceed out of your mouth, but come. Again, he sent forth other ser. that which is good to the use of edifying, Vants, saying, Tell them who are bidden, that it may minister grace unto the hea". Behold, I have prepared my dunner: my ers. And grieve not the Holy Spirit of oxen and my fatlings are killed, aud all God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day things are ready come unto the marof redemption. Let all bitterness, and riage. But they made light of it, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil. went their ways, one to his farm, anothspeaking, be put away from you, with er to his merchandise : and the remnant all malice. And be ye kind one to an. took his servants, and entreater them other, tender-hearted, forgiving one an spitefully, and slew them. But when other, even as God for Christ's sake hath the king heard thereof, he was wroth: forgiven you
and he sent forth his armies, and destroyThe Gospel. St. Matt. ix. 1.
ed those murderers, and burnt up their TESUS entered into a ship, and passed
city. Then saith he to his servants, The J over, and came into his own city.
wedding is ready, but they wbo were And behold, they brought to him a man
bidden were not worthy. Go ye there. sick of the palsy, lying on a bed And
fore into the highways, and as many as Jesus, seeing their faith, said unto the
ye shall find, bid to the marriage So sick of the palsy, Son, be of good cheer,
those servants went out into the highthy sins be forgiven thee. And behold,
ways, and gathered together all, as macertain of the scribes said within them
ny as they found, both bad and good : selves, This man bilasphemeth. And Je.
and the wedding was furished with sus, knowing their thoughts, said,
guests. And when the king came in to Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts ?
see the guests, he saw there a man who For whether is easier to say, Thy sins be
had not on a wedding garment. And he forgiven thee? or to say, Arise, and
sath unto him, Friend, how camest thou walk? But that ye may know that the
in hither, not having a wedding garment? Son of man hath power on earth to for
| And he was speechless. Then said the give sins. (then saith he to the sick of king to the servants, Bind him hand and the paisy) Arise, take up thy bed, and fool, and take hil away, and cast him go unto thine house And he arose, and
into outer darkness: there shall be departed to his house. But when the
weeping and gnashing of teeth. For miltitude saw it, they marvelled, and
many are called, but few are chosen. glorified God, who had given such pow. er unto men.
The twenty-first Sunday wter Trinity.
The Collect. T'he twentieth Sunday after Trinity. RANT, we beseech thee, merciful The Collect
U Lord, to thy faithful people. pere ALMIGHTY and most merciful
don and peace; that they may be cleans. U God, of thy bountiful goodness
ed from all their sins, and serve thee keep us, we beseech thee, from all things
with a quiet mind, through Jesus Christ that may hurt us ; that we, being read: our Lord. Amen. Loch in body and soul, may cheerfully The Epistle. Epbes. vi. 10. accomplish those things which thou com
M Y brethren, be strong in the Lord, inandest, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
W and in the power of his might. Amen.
Put on the whole armour of God, that The Epistle Ephes. v. 15 ye may be able to stand against the wiles CEE then that ye walk circumspectly,
of the devil For we wrestle not against not as fools, but as wise redeeming
flesh and blood, but against principali. the time, because the days are evil
ties, against powers, against the rulers
of the darkness of this world, art inst Wherefore be ye not unwise, but under.
spiritual wickedness in high standing what the will of the Lord is.
Where ore take unto you the whole And be not drunk with wine, wherein is
armour of God, that ye may lie alle to cxcess; but be filled with the Spirit :
withstand in the evil day, and having speaking to yourselves in psalms and
done all, to stand laymns and spiritual songs, singing and
Stand therefore, making melody in your heart to the
having your loins girt about with truth; Lord; giving thanks always for all
and having on the breast-plate of righte things unto God and the Father, in the ousness and your teet shod with the name of our Lord Jesus Christ ; submit. preparation of the gospel of peace; above ting yourselves one to another in the fear all, taking toe shield of faith, wherewith of God.
ye shall be able to quench all the fiery The Gospel. St. Matt. xxiv. 1.
darts of the wicked. And take the hel
met of salvation, and the sword of the TESUS said, The kingdom of heaven is Spirit, which is the word of God : pray. J like unto a certain king, who made ling always with all prayer and supplica
tion in the Spirit, and watching thereun- filled with the frunts of righteousness, to with all perseverance, and supplica- which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glo. tion for all saints, and for me, that utry and praise of God. terance may be given unto me, that I
The Gospel. St. Matt. xviii. 21. may open my mouth boldly, to make know the mystery of the gospel : for
PETER said to Jesus, Lord, how which I am an ambassador in bonds :
T ot shall my brother sin against me, that therein I may speak boldly, as I
and I forgive him ? till seven times? Je.
sus saith unto him, I say not into thee, ought to speak.
until seven times : but until seventy times The Gospel. St. John iv. 46.
seven. Therefore is the kingdom of hea. THERE was a certain nobleman, ven likened unto a certam king, who 1 whose son was sick at Capernaum. would take account of his servants. And When he heard that Jesus was come out when he had begun to reckon, one was of Judea into Galilee, he went unto him, brought unto him, who owed him ten end besought him, that he would come thousand talents. But forasmuch as he doup and heal his son ;- for he was at the had not to pay, his lord commanded him point of death. Then said Jesus unto to be sold, and his wife and children, and bun, Except ye see signs and wonders, all that he had, and payment to be made. Je will not believe. The nobleman saith The servant therefore fell down and wor. into him, Sir, come down ere my child shipped him, saying. Lord, have patience die. Jesus saith unto him, Go thy way, with me, and I will pay thee all. Theri thy son liveth. And the man believed the lord of that servant was moved with the word that Jesus had spoken unto compassion, and loosed him, and for. bim, and he went his way. And as he gave him the debt. But the same serwas now going down. bis servants met vant went out, and found one of his fel. him, and told him, saying, Thy son liv. low.servants, who owed him an hundred eth Then inquired he of them the hour pence; and he laid hands on him, and when he began to amend : and they said took him by the throat, saying, Pay me unto him, Yesterday, at the seventh that thou owest. And his fellow-servant hour, the fever left him. So the father fell down at his feet, and besought him, knew that it was at the same hour in the saying, Have patience with me, and I which Jesus said unto him, Thy son liv. will pay thee all. And he would not ; eth; and himself believed, and his whole but went and cast him into prison. till nouse. This is again the second miracle he should pay the debt. So when his that Jesus did, when he was come out of
was come out of fellow-servants saw what was done, they Judea into Galilee.
were very sorry, and came and told unto
their lord all that was done. Then his The twenty-second Sunday after Trinity.
lord, after that he had called him, said The Collect
unto him, O thou wicked servant, 1 for.
gave thee all that debt, because thou de. TORD, we beseech thee to keep thy
siredst me shouldest not thou also have U household the Church in continual
had compassion on thy fellow.servant, gadliness, that, through thy protection, even as I had pity on thee? And his it may be free from all adversities, and
lord was wroth, and delivered him to devoutly given to serve thee in good the tormentors, till he should pay all that works, to the glory of thy name, through was due unto him. So likewise shall Jesus Christ our Lord Amen.
my heavenly Father do also unto you, if The Epistle. Phil. i. 3.
ye, from your hearts, forgive not every
one his brother their trespasses. T THANK my God upon every remem.
brance of you (always in every prayer of mine for you all making request
The twenty-third Sunday after 'rinity. with joy) for your fellowship in the
The Collect. Gospel from the prst day until now: be
GOD, our refuge and strength, who ing confident of this very thing, that he
art the author of all godliness; be who hath begun a good work in you,
ready, we beseech thee, to hear the de. will perform it until the day of Jesus
vout prayers of thy Church; and grant Christ; even as it is meet for me to
that those things which we ask faithful. think this of you all, because I have you
ly, we may obtain effectually, through in my heart, inasmuch as both in my
Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen bonds, and in the defence and confirma tion of the Gospel, ye all are partakers of
The Epistle. Phil. iii. 17. my grace. For God is my record, how IDRETHREN, be followers together greatly I long after you all in the bowels D of me, and mark them who walk so, of Jesus Christ And this I pray, that as ye have us for an ensample. (For your love may abound yet more and many walk, of whom I have told you Tisore in knowledge, and in all judgment: often, and now tell you even weeping. That ye may approve things that are es- that they are the enemies of the cross of cellent, that ye inay be sincere, and with Christ; whose end is destruction, whose out offence till the day of Christ; being god is their belly, and whose glory is ia their shame, who mind earthly things.), of God; strengthened with all night. For our conversation is in heaven, from according to his glorious power, tinto all whence also we look for the Saviour, the patience and long-suffering, with joy Lord Jesus Christ; who shall change fulness; giving thanks unto the Father, our vile body, that it may be fashioped who hath inade us meet to be partakers like unto his glorious body, according to of the inheritance of the saints in light. the working, whereby he is able even to
to The Gospel. St. Matt. ir. 18. subdue all things unto himself
W HILE Jesus spake these things The Gospel. St. Matt. xxii. 15.
unto John's disciples, behold, M HEN went the Pharisees, and took there came a certain ruler, and worship
1 counsel how they might entangle ped him, saying, My daughter is even him in his talk. And they sent out unto now dead, but come and lay thy hand him their disciples, with the Herodians, 1 upon her, and she shall live. And Jesus saying, Master, we know that thou art
arose, and followed him, and so did his true, and teachest the way of God in
disciples. (And behold, a woman truth, neither carest thou for any man : which was diseased with an issue of for thou regardest not the person of
blood twelve years, came behind him. men. Tell us, therefore, what thinkest
and touched the hem of his garment : thou? Is it lawful to give tribute unto For she said within herself, If I may Cæsar, or not? But Jesus perceived but touch his garment, I shall be whole. their wickedness, and said. Why tempt But Jesus turned him about, and when ye me, ye bypocrites ? Show me the tribe
he saw her, he said. Daughter, be of bute money. And they brought unto good comfort, thy faith hath made thee him a penny. And he saith unto them,
whole. And the woman was made whole Whose is this image and superscription ? from that hour.) And when Jesus They say unto him, Cæsar's. Then
came into the ruler's house, and saw the saith he unto them, Render therefore minstrels and the people making a noise, unto Caesar the things which are Cæ. he said unto them, Give place for the sar's; and unto God the things that are | maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And God's. When they had heard these they laughed him to scom. But when words, they murvelled, and left him, and the people were put forth, he went in, went their way.
and took her by the hand, and the maid
arose. And the fame hereof went abroad The twenty-fourth Sunday after Trinity. into all that land.
The twenty-ffth Sunday after Trinity. thy people from their offences ;
The Collect. that, through thy bountiful goodness,
STIR up, we beseech thee, O Lord. we may all be delivered from the bands
the wills of thy faithful people; thai of those sins which by our frailty we they plenteously bringing forth the fruit have committed : Grant this, O heavenly of good works, may by thee be plen. Father, for Jesus Christ's sake, ourteously rewarded, through Jesus Christ blessed Lord and Saviour. Amen.
our Lord. Amen.
For the Epistle. Jer. xxiii. 5.
DEHOLD, the days come, saith the V Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, D Lord, that I will raise unto David a praving always for you, since we heard righteous branch; and a King shall of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the reign and prosper, and shall execute love which ye have to all the saints for judgment and justice in the earth. lo the hope which is laid up for you in het- his days, Judah shall be saved, and Is. yen. whereof ye heard before in the rael shall dwell safely: and this is his word of the truth of the Gospel, which name whereby he shall be called, THE is come unto you, as it is in all the LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS world and bringeth forth fruit, as it Therefore, behold, the days come. saith doth also in you, since the day ye heard the Lord, that they shall no more say. of it, and knew the grace of God in The Lord liveth, who brought up the truth. As ye also learned of Epaphras, children of Israel out of the land of our dear fellow-servant, who is for you Egypt; but, The Lord liveth, whe
faithful ininister of Christ; who also brought up, and who led the seed of the declared unto us your love in the spirit. house of Israel out of the north coun. For this cause we also, since the day we try, and from all countries heard it, do not cease to pray for you, had driven them; and they shall dwel and to desire that ye night be filled within their own land. the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding i that ye
The Gospel. St. John vi. 5 Inight walk worthy of the Lord unto all 1 W HEN Jesus then lift up his eyes, pleasing, being fruitful in every good WV and saw a great company come work, and increasing in the knowledge | unto him, he saith unto Philip, Whence shall we buy bread, that these may eat? and how shall they believe in him of (and this he said to prove him; for he whom they have not heard ? And how himself knew what he would do.) Philip shall they hear without a preacher ? And answered him, Two hundred penny. how shall they preach, except they be worth of bread is not sufficient for them, sent ? As it is written, How beautiful are that every one of them may take a little. the feet of them that preach the Gospel of One of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Pe. peace, and bring glad tidings of good ter's brother, saith unto him, There is a things ! But they have not all obeyed - lad here, who hath five barley-Inaves, the Gospel. For Esaias saith, Lord, who and two small fishes ; but what are they hath believed our report? So then, faith among so many ? And Jesus said, Make cometh by hearing, and hearing by the the men sit down. Now there was much Word of God. But I say, Have they grass in the place So the men sat down, not heard? Yes verily, their sound in number abou, five thousand. And went into all the earth, and their words Jesus took the loaves, and when he had unto the ends of the world. But I say, given thanks, he distributed to the disci. Did not Israel know? First, Moses ples, and the disciples to them that were saith, I will provoke you to jealousy by set down, and likewise of the fishes, as them that are no people, and by a foolish much as they would. When they were nation I will anger you. Bui Esajas is filleri, be said unto his disciples, Gather very bold, and saith, I was found of them up the fragments that remain, that no. that sought me not; I was made mani. thing be lost. Therefore they gatbered fest unto them that asked not after me. them together, and filled twelve baskets But to Israel he saith, All day long have with the fragments of the five barley. I stretched forth my hands unto a diso. loaves, which remained over and above bedient and gainsaying people. unto them that had eaten. Then those men, when they had seen the miracle that
The Gospel. St. Matt. iv. 18. Jesus did, said, This is of a truth that TESUS, walking by the sea of Galilee, Prophet that should come into the world. J saw two brethren, Simon, called TV there be any more Sundays before
Pete, and Andrew his brother, casting a Advent-Sunday, the Service of some of
net into the sea : (for they were fishers.) Thore Sundays that were omitted after
And he saith unto them, Follow me, and the Epiphany, shall be taken in to sup.
I will make you fishers of men And py so many as ore here wanting. And
they straightway left their nets, and fol is there be fever, the overplus may be
lowed him. And going on from thence, omitted : Provide that this last Col.
he saw other two brethren, James the lect, Epistle, und Gospel, shall always
son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in be used upon the Sunduy not before
a ship with Zebedee their father, mend Adrent.
ing their nels; and he called them. And
they immediately left the ship and their Saint Andrer's Day.
father, and followed him.
St. Thomas the Apostle.
The Collect. Saint Andrew, that he readily obeyed ALMIGHTY and everliving God, the calling of thy Son Jesus Christ, and A who, for the greater confirmation followed him without delay; grant unto of the faith, didst suffer thy holy Aposus all, that we, being called by thy holy tle Thomas to be doubtful in thy Son's word, may forthwith give up ourselves resurrection : grant is so perfectly, and obediently to fulfil thy holy command without all doubt, to believe in thy Son ments, through the same Jesus Christ Jesus Christ, that our faith in thy sight our Lord. Amen.
may never be reproved. Hear us, o
Lord, through the same Jesus Christ; The Epistle. Rom. x. 9.
to whom, with thee and the Holy Ghost, TF thou shalt confess with thy mouth be all honour and glory, now and for I the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in evermore. Amen. thinc heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with The Epistle. Ephes. ii 19. the leart man believeth unto righteous. N OW therefore ye are no more stran. ness. and with the mouth confession is N gers and foreigners, but fellow.citi. made unto salvation. For the Scripture zens with the saints, and of the house. saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall hold of God; and are built upon the not be ashamed. For there is no differ foundation of the Apostles and Prophets, ence between the Jew and the Greek Jesus Christ himself being the chief cor. for the same Lord over all, is rich unto ner-stope ; in whom all the building all that call upon him. For whosoever fitly framed together, groweth unto un shall call upon the name of the Lord, holy temple in the Lord in whom ye shall be saved. How then shall they call also are builded together for an habile. op him in whom they have not believed ? tion of God, through the Spirit