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The tenth Sunday after Trinity..known, even thou, at least in this The Collect.

thy day, th. things which belong LET thy merciful ears. O Lord, unto thy peace! but now they

be open to the prayers of thy are hid from thine eyes. For the humble servants; and that they days shall come upon thee, that may obtain their petitions make thine enemies shall cast a trench thein to ask such things as still about thee, and compass thee please thee, throughi Jesus Christ round, and keep thee in on every our Lord. Amen.

side, and shall lay thee even with The Epistle. 1 Cor. xii. 1. the ground, and thy children CONCERNING spiritual gifts, vithin thee: and they shall not

brethren, I would not have leave in thee one stone upon an you ignorant. Ye know that ye other; because thou knowest not were Gentiles, carried away unto the iime of thy visitation. And these dumb idols even as ye were he went into the temple, and be. led. Wherefore l give you to 11 an to cast out them that sold derstand, thai no man, speaking therein, and them that bought, say by the Spirit of God, calleih Je-ling unto them, It is written, My sús accursed ; and that no man can house is the house of prayer ; but say that Jesus is the Lord, but by ye have made it a den of thieves. the Holy Ghost. Now there are and he taught daily in the temple. diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. And there are differences The eleventh Sunday after Trinity. of administrations, but the same

The Collect. Lord. And there are diversities O God, who declarest thy Al. of operations, but it is the same mighty power chiefly in show God who worketh all in all. But ing mercy and pity; mercifully the manifestation of the Spirit is grant unto us such a measure of given to every man to profit with thy grace, that we, running the al. Forto one is given by the Spirit way of thy commandments, may the word of wisdom; to another, obtain thy gracious promises, and the word of knowledge by the be made partakers of thy heavensame Spirit; to another, faith by ly treasure, through Jesus Christ the same Spirit; to another, the four Lord. Amen. gifts of healing by the same Spi The Epistle. 1 Cor. xv. 1. rit; to another.ihe working of mi- BRETHREN, I declare unto racles; to another, prophecy; to you the Gospel which I preachanother, discerning of spirits; to ed unto you, which also ye have another, divers kinds of tongues; received, and wherein ye stand, to another, the interpretation of by which also ye are saved, if ye tongues. But all these worketh keep in memory what I preached that one and the self-same Spirit, unto you. unless ye have believed dividing to every man severally in vain. For I delivered unto you a he will.

first of all, that which I also reThe Gospel. St. Luke, xix. 41. ceived, how that Christ died for ΑΝ ND when he was come near, our sins, according to the Scrip

he beheld the city, and wept tures; and that he was buried; and over it, saying, If thou hadst that he rose again the third day,

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according to the Scriptures; and The twelfth Sunday after Trinity. Nat he was seen of Cephas; then

The Collect. zbulong of the inelve: After that, he was ALMIGHTY and everlasting

spes of above five hundred breth God, who art always more en at once; of whom the great-ready to hcar than we to pray, and ei part remain unto this present: art wont to give more than either but some are fallen asleep. After we desire or deserve; pour down

that he was seen of Jaines; then upon us the abundance of thy Dis every dail the Apostles: and last of all mercy, forgiving us those things

he was seen of me also, as of one whereof our conscience is afraid,
bom out of due time. For I am and giving us those good things
the least of the Apostles, that am which we are not worthy to ask,
hot meet to be called an Apostle, but through the merits and me-
because I persecuted the Church diation of Jesus Christ thy Son
of God. But, by the grace of God, our Lord. Amen.
I am what I am ; and his grace, The Epistle. 2 Cor iji. 4.
which was bestowed upon me, SUCH trust have we through
12 tot in vain ; but I laboured Christ to God-ward : Not that
more abundantly than they all : we are sufficient of ourselves to

pet dot I, but the grace of God think any thing as of ourselves; lieves which was with me. Therefore, but our sufficiency is of God. Who It lopure whether it were I, or they, so we also hath made us able ministers

freach, and so ye believed. of the New Testament; not of the

The Gospel. St. Luke, xviii. 9. letter, but of the Spirit: for the JESUS spake this parable unto letter killeth, but the Spirit giveth certain which trusted in them-life. But if the ministration of

selves that they were righteous, death, written and engraven in retical and despised others: Two men stones, was glorious, so that the

! Went up into the temple to pray; children of Israel could not stead.

the one a Pharisee, and the other fastly behold the face of Moses to enlarge Publican. The Pharisee stood for the glory of his countenance,

and prayed thus with himself: which glory was to be done away; End. I thank thee, that I am not how sha!l not the ministration of & other men are, extortioners, the Spirit be rather glorious ? For point, adulterers, or even as this if the ministration of condemnaPoblican : 1 fast twice in the tion be glory, much more doth week, ! give tithes of all that the ministration of righteousness prosess. And the Publican stand- exceed in glory.

afar off, would not lift up so The Gospel. St. Mark, vii. 31. such as his eyes unto beaven, but JESUS, departing from the Edite upon his breast, saying, God coast of Tyre and Sidon, came by terciful to me a sinner. I tell unto the sea of Galilee, through on this man went down to his the midst of the coasts of Decaterve justified rather than the polis, and they bring unto him Dep: for every one that exalteth one that was deaf, and had an imkanself, shall be abased; and he pediment in his speech ; and they bez bumbletha him sell, shall be beseech bim to put his hand upon

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the multitude, and put his fingers gressions, till the seed sho into his ears, and he spit, and come to whom the promise w touched his tongue ; and looking made; and it was ordained by : up to heaven, he sighed, and saith gels in the hand of a mediate unto him, Ephphatha, that is, be Now a mediator is not a mediat opened. And straightway his of one; but God is one. Is ti ears were opened, and the string law then against the promises : of his tongue was loosed, and he God? God forbid; for if thei spake plain. And he charged had been a law given which coul them that they should tell no man: have given life, verily righteous but the more he charged them, so ness should have been by the law much the more a great deal they But the Scriptura hath conclude published it; and were beyond all under sin, that the promise measure astonished, saying, He by faith of Jesus Christ, might be hath done all things well; he given to them that believe. maketh both the deaf to hear,

The Gospel. St. Luke, x. 23. and the dumb to speak. BLESSED are the eyes which

see the things that ye see : The thirteenth Sunday after For I tell you that many prophets Trinity.

and kings bave desired to see The Collect.

thrise things which ye see, and ALMIGHTY and merciful God, have not seen them; and to hear

of whose only gift it cometh those things which ye hear, and that thy faithful people do into have not heard them. And bethee true and laudable service ; hold a certain lawyer stood up, grant, we beseech thee, that we and tempied him, saying, Master, may so faithfully serve thee in what shall I do to inherit eternal this life, that we fail not finally life? He said into him. What is to attain thy heavenly promises, written in the law ? How readest through the merits of Jesus Christ thou? And he answering said, our Lord. Amen.

Thou shalt love the Lord, thy God The Epistie. Gal. iii. 16. with all thy heart, and with all TO Abraham and his seed were thy soul, and with all thy strength,

the promises made. He saith and with all thy mind; and thy not, And to seeds, as of many; neighbour as thyself. And he but as of one, And to thy seed, said unto him, Thou hast answer. which is Christ. And this I say, ed right: this do, and thou shalt That the covenant that was con- live. But he, willing 10 justify firmed before of God in Christ, himself. said unto Jesus, Aud who the law, which was four hundred is my neighbour? And Jesus anand thirty years after, cannot swering said. A certain nian went di annul, that it sbould make the down from Jerusalem to Jericho, promise of none effect For if and fell among thieves, which the inheritance be of the law, it stript hiin of his raiment, and is no more of promise ; but God wounded him, and departed, leavgave it to Abraham by promise.ing him half dead. And by chance Wherefore then serveth the law ? there came down a certain Priest It was added because of trans- that way; and when he saw him,

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he passed by on the other side. these, Adultery, fornication, unAnd likewise a Levite, when he cleanness, lasciviousness, idolawas at the place, came and look-try, witchcraft, hatred, variance, od on him, and passed by on the emulations, wrath, strife, sedither side. But a certain Sama- tions, heresies, envyings, muritan, as he journeyed, came ders, drunkenness, revellings, and where he was: and when he saw such like: of the which I tell you im, he had compassion on bim, before, as I have also told you in nd went to him, and bound up time past, that they who do such is wounds, pouring in oil and things, shall not inherit the kingvine; and set him on his own dom of God. But the fruit of the least, and brought him into an Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-sufno, and took care of him. And fering, gentleness, goodness, faith, in the morrow, when he depart. meekness, temperance : against ed, he took out two-pence, and such there is polaw. And they that gave them to the host, and said are Christ's have crucified the unto him, Take care of him; and flesh, with the affections and lusts. whatsoever thou spendest more. The Gospel. St. Luke, xvii. 11. when I come again, I will repay AND it came to pass, as Jesus thee. Which now of these three, went to Jerusalem, that he thinkest thou, was neighbour un- passed through the midst of Sato bim that fell among the thieves? maria and Galilee. And as he enAnd he said, He that showed mer- tered into a certain village, there cy on bim. Then said Jesus uro met bir ten men that were lepers, bim, Go, and do thou likewise. who stood afar off. And they lifted

up their voices, and said, Jesus, The fourteenth Sunday after Master, have mercy on us. And Trinity.

when he saw them, he said unto The Collect.

them, Go show yourselves unto ALMIGHTY and everlasting the priests. And it came to pass,

God, give unto us the increase that, as they went, they were of faith, hope, and charity; and cleansed. And one of them, when that we may obtain that which he saw that he was healed, turned thon dost promise, make us to back, and with a loud voice glorilove that which thou dost com-fied God, and fell down on his face mand, through Jesus Christ our at his feet, giving him thanks: and Lord. Amen.

he was a Samaritan. And Jesus The Epistle. Gal. v. 16.

answering said, Were there not I Say then, Walk in the Spirit, ten cleansed ? but where are the

and ye shall not fulfil the lust nine ? There are not found that of the flesh. For the flesh lust- returned to give glory to God, eth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the fesh; and these unto bim, Arise, go thy way: thy

save this stranger. And he said are contrary the one to the other; faith hath made thee wholé.

80 that ye cannot do the things i that ye would. But if ye be led The fifteenth Sunday after Trinity. by the Spirit, ye are not under

The Colieci. the law. Now the works of the KEEP, we beseech thee, O Lord, lesh are manifest, which are tby Church with thy perpe

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tual mercy: And because the of the air : for they sow not, nei. frailty of man without thee can-ther do they reap, nor gather int.) not but fall, keep us ever by thy barns; yet your heavenly Father help from all things hurtful, and feedeth them. Are ye not much lead us to all things profitable to better than they? Which of you, our salvation, through Jesus by taking thought, can add one Christ our Lord. Amen. cubit unto his stature ? And why

The Epistle. Gal. vi. 11. take ye thoughtforraiment? Con-, YE see how large a letter I have sider the lilies of the field, bow

written unto you with mine they grow: they toil not, neither own hand. As many as desire to do they spin; and yet I say unto make a fair show of the flesh, they you, that even Solomon in all his constrain you to be circumcised: glory was not arrayed like one of only lest they should suffer perse these. Wherefore if God so clothe cution for the cross of Christ. For the grass of the field, which toneither they themselves who are day is, and to-morrow is cast into circumcised keep the law; but the oven; shall he not much more desire to have you circumcised, clothe you, O ye of little faith that they may glory in your flesh. Therefore take no thought, say. But God forbid that I should glory, ing, What shall we eat? or, What save in the cross of our Lord Je- shall we drink? or, Wherewithal sus Christ, by whom the world is shall we be clothed? (for after al crucified unto me, and I unto the these things do the Gentiles seek :) world. For in Christ Jesus nei- for your heavenly Father knowther circumcision availeth any eth that ye have need of all these thing, nor uncircumcision, but a things. But seek ye first the kingnew creature. And as many as dom of God, and his righteousness, walk according to this rule, peace and all these things shall be added be on them, and mercy, and upon unto you. 'Take therefore no the Israel of God. From hence thought for the morrow; for the forth let no man trouble me, for morrow shall take thought for the I bear in my body the marks of things of itself: sufficient unto the the Lord Jesus. Brethren, the day is the evil thereof. grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Amen.

The sixteenth Sunday after Trinity. The Gospel. St Matt. vi. 24.

The Collect. N: man can serve two masters: O Lord, we beseech thee, let

for either he will hate the one, thy continual pity cleanse and and love the other; or else he will defend thy Church ; and because hold to the one, and despise the it cannot continue in safety withother: Ye cannot serve God and out thy succour, preserve it evermammon. Therefore I say unto more by thy help and goodness, you, Take no thought for your through Jesus Christ our Lord. life, what ye shall eat, or what ye Amen. shall drink, nor yet for your body, The Epistle. Ephes. jii. 13. what ye shall put on : Is not the I Desire that ye faint not at my life more than meat, and the body tribulations for you, which is Han raiment ? Behold the fowls your glory. For this cause I bow

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