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such things as are right; that stroyed of serpents. Neither we who cannot do any thing murmur ye, as some of them that is good without thee, also murmured, and were demay by thee be enabled to stroyed of the destroyer. Now live according to thy will, all these things happened through Jesus Christ our unto them for ensamples : Lord. Amen.
and they are written for our
admonition, upon whom the The Epistle.
1 Cor. x. I. ends of the world are come. RETHREN, I would Wherefore let him that think
not that ye should be eth he standeth, take heed ignorant, how that all our left he fall. There hath no Fathers were under the cloud, temptation taken you, but and all passed through the such as is common to man : sea ; and were all baptized but God is faithful, who will unto Moses in the cloud, and not fuffer you to be tempted in the sea; and did all eat above that ye are able ; but the same spiritual meat, and will with the temptation also did all drink the same spiri- make a way to escape, that tual drink; (for they drank ye may be able to bear it. of that spiritual Rock that followed them ; and that The Gospel. St. Luke xvi. I. Rock was Christ.) But with ESUS said unto his discimany of thein God was not ples, There was a certain well pleased ; for they were rich man who had a steward ; overthrown in the wilderness. and the same was accused Now these things were our unto him, that he had wated examples, to the intent we his goods. And he called him, should not lust after evil and said unto him, How is it things, as they also lufted. that I hear this of thee? Give Neither be ye idolaters, as an account of thy steward
were some of them : as it is ship; for thou mayest be no written, The people sat down longer steward. Then the to eat and drink, and rose up steward said within himself, to play. Neither let us com- What shall I do? for lord mit fornication, as some of taketh away from me the them committed, and fell in stewardship : I cannot dig ; one day three and twenty to beg I am ashamed. thousand. Neither let us resolved what to do, that tempt Christ, as some of them when I am put out of the also tempted, and were de. stewardship, they may receive
me into their houses. So he know that ye were Gentiles, called every one of his lord's carried away unto these dumb debtors unto him, and said idols even as ye were led. unto the first, How much Wherefore I give you to unowest thou unto my lord ? derstand, that no man, speakAnd he said, An hundred ing by the Spirit of God, calmeasures of oil. And he said leth Jesus accursed; and that unto him, Take thy bill, and no man can say that Jesus is sit down quickly, and write the Lord, but by the Holy fifty. Then said he to another, Ghost. Now there are diverAnd how much owest thou ? fities of gifts, but the same And he said, An hundred mea- spirit. And there are differsures of wheat. And he said ences of administrations, but unto him, Take thy bill, and the same Lord. And there write fourscore. And the lord are diversities of operations, commended the unjust stew- but it is the same God, who ard, because he had done wife- worketh all in all. But the ly: for the children of this world manifestation of the Spirit is are in their generation wiser given to every man to profit than the children oflight. And withal. For to one is given I say unto you, Make to your- by the Spirit the word of felves friends of the mammon wisdom ; to another, the of unrighteousness; that when word of knowledge by the ye fail, they may receive you fame Spirit; to another, faith into everlasting habitations. by the same Spirit ; to another,
the gifts of healing by the same The Tenth Sunday after Trinity. Spirit; to another, the workThe Collect.
ing of miracles; to another, ET thy merciful ears, o prophecy; to another, dif.
Lord, be open to the cerning of spirits; to another, prayers of thy humble ser divers kinds of tongues ; to vants; and that they may another, the interpretation of obtain their petitions, make tongues. But all these workthem to ask such things as eth that one and the self-fame shall please thee, through Je- Spirit, dividing to every man sus Christ our Lord. Amen. severally as he will.
The Epistle. Cor. xii. 1. The Gospel. St. Luke xix. 41, TONCERNING fpiritual
ND when he was come
I would near, he beheld the not have you ignorant. Yé city, and wept over it, faying, K
If thou hadst known, even The Epiftle. 1 Cor. xv. I. thou, at least in this thy day, RETHREN, I declare the things which belong unto unto you the Gospel thy peace ! but now they are which I preached unto you, hid from thine eyes. For the which allo ye have received, days shall come upon thee, and wherein ye stand; by which that thine enemies Thall cat a allo ye are saved, if ye keep trench about thee, and com- in memory what I preached unpass thee round, and keep thee to you, unless ye have believed in on every side, and shall lay in vain. For I delivered unto thee even with the ground, you first of all, that which I aland thy children within thee : foreceived, how that Christ diand they shall not leave in ed for oursins, according tothe thee one stone upon another; Scriptures; and that he was bubecause thou knewest not the ried; and that he rose again the time of thy visitation. And third day,
And third day, according to the he went into the temple, and Scriptures; and that he was began to cast out them that seen of Cephas; then of the sold therein, and them that twelve: After that, he was bought, saying unto them, It seen of above five hundred is written, My house is the brethren at once; of whom house of prayer : but ye have the greater part remain unto made it a den of thieves. And this present, but some are he taught daily in the temple. fallen asleep. After that he
was seen of James; then of all
the Apostles: and last of all The Eleventh Sunday after he was seen of me also, as of
one born out of due time. Trinity.
For I am the least of the AposThe Colleet.
tles, that am not meet to be
called an Apostle, because I God, who declarest thy persecuted the Church of God.
Almighty power chiefly But, by the grace of God, I in showing mercy and pity; am what I am; and his grace, mercifully grant unto us such which was bestowed upon me, a measure of thy grace, that was not in vain; but I lawe, running the way of thy boured more abundantly than commandments, may obtain they all : yet not I, but the thy gracious promises, and be grace of God which was with made partakers of thy hea- me. Therefore, whether it venly treasure, through Jesus were I, or they, so we preach, Chrit our Lord. Amen, and so ye believed.
The Gospel. St. Luke xviii. 9. cy, forgiving us those things J!
ESUS spake this parable whereof our conscience is
unto certain which trust- afraid, and giving us those ed in themselves that they good things which we are not were righteous, and despised worthy to ask, but through others: Two men went up in the merits and mediation of to the temple to pray; the one Jesus Christ thy Son our Lord. a Pharisee, and the other aPub
Amen. lican. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself:
The Epiftle. 2 Cor. iii. 4.
UCH trust have we God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extor- ward : Not that we are suffi
through Christ to God. tioners, unjust, adulterers, or
cient of ourselves to think any even as this Publican: I fast twice in the week, Igive tithes thing as of ourselves ; but our of all that I poffefs
. And the fufficiency is of God. Who
also hath made us able minisPublican ftanding afar off, would not lift up so much as
ters of the New Testament,
not of the letter, but of the his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, but the Spirit giveth life. But
Spirit: for the letter killeth, God be merciful to me a fin
if the ministration of death, ner. I tell you, this man went down to his house justified ra
written andengraven in stones, ther than the other: for every dren of Israel could not sted
was glorious, so that the chilone that exalteth himself, shall be abased ; and he that hum- fastly behold the face of Mobleth himself, Ihall be exalted. ses for the glory of his counte
nance, which glory was to be done
away ; how shall not the The Twelfth Sunday after
ministration of the Spirit be Trinity.
rather glorious ? For if the
ministration of condemnation The Colle Et.
be glory, much more doth
the ministration of righteoulLMIGHTY and ever- ness exceed in glory.
lasting God, who art always more ready to hear than
The Gospel. St. Mark vii. 31. weto pray,and art wont togive ESUS, departing from the more than either we desire or coasts of Tyre and Sidon, deserve ; pour down upon came unto the sea of Galilee, is the abundance of thy mer- through the midst of the coasts K2
med has an impediment in his To Abraham and his feed
of Decapolis, and they bring The Epifile. Gal. iii. 16. unto him one that was deaf,
O Abraham and his feed and had
were the speech ; and they beseech him He faith not, And to feeds, to put his hand And he took him aside from And to thy feed, which is
as of many ; but as of one, the multitude, and put his Christ. And this I say, that fingers into his ears, and he the covenant that was confpit, and touched his tongue; firmed before of God in Chrift, and looking up to heaven, he the law, which was four hunfighed, and faith unto him, dred and thirty years after, Ephphatha, that is, be opened. cannot disannul, that it should And straightway his ears were make the promise of none opened, and the string of his
effect. For if the inheritance tongue was loosed, and he
be of the law, it is no more fpake plain. And he charged of promise ; but God gave
them that they should tell no it to Abraham by promise. iman : but the more he charg- Wherefore then ferveth the ed them, so much the more law? It was added because of a great deal they published it; transgressions, till the seed and were beyond measure
should come to whom the astonished, saying, He hath done all things well; he mak- promise was made ; and it eth both the deaf to hear, hand of a mediator. Now a
was ordained by angels in the -and the dumb to speak.
mediator is not a mediator of
one ; but God is one. Is the The Thirteenth Sunday after law then against the promises Trinity.
of God? God forbid ; for if The Colleet.
there had been a law given
which could have given life, LMIGHTY and mer. verily righteousness should
ciful God, of whose only have been by the law. But gift it cometh that thy faith
the scripture hath concluded ful people do unto thee true and laudable service; grant, by faith of Jesus Christ, might
all under fin, that the promise, we beseech thee, that we may be given to them that believe. fo faithfully serve thee in this life, that we fail not finally The Gospel. St. Luke x. 23.
heavenly proJesus Christ our Lord. Amen. that ye fee : For I tell you,