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THE EPISTLE. 1 St. John iii. 13. TARVEL not, my brethren, if the world from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not his brother abideth in death. Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer : and ye know that no murderer hath eternal life abiding in him. Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us : and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelléth the love of God in him? My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth. And hereby we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him. For if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things. Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence toward God. And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his
sight. And this is his commandment, That we should believe on the Name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment. And he that keepeth his commandments dwelleth in him, and he in him. And hereby we know that he abideth in us, by the Spirit which he hath given us.
THE GOSPEL. St. Luke xiv. 16. CERTAIN man made a great supper,
and bade many; and sent his servant at supper-time to say to them that were bidden, Come, for all things are now ready. And they
all with one consent began to make excuse The first said unto him, I have bought a piece of ground, and I must needs go and see it ; 1 pray thee' have me excused. And another said, I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to prove them; I pray thee have me ex
I eused. And another said, I have married a wife, and therefore I cannot come. So that servant came, and showed his lord these things. Then the master
of the house being angry said to his servant, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and bring in hither the poor, and the maimed, and the halt, and the blind. And the servant said, Lord, it is done as thou hast commanded, and yet there is room. And the lord said unto the servant, Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled. For I say unto you, that none of those men which were bidden shall taste of my supper.
The Third Sunday after Tríusty.
THE COLLECT. 0. us;
and grant that we, to whom thou hast given an hearty desire to pray, may, by thy mighty aid, be defended and comforted in all dangers and adversities; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
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LL of you be subject one to another, and eth the proud, and giveth grace to the humblo.
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Humble yourselves therefore under the migh ty hand of God, that he may exalt you
in due time; casting all your care upon him, for he careth for you. Be sober, be vigilant ; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: whom resist steadfast in the faith, knowing that the same aile in the world. But in your brethren thật
are accomplished the God of all grace, who hath called us urto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you. To him be glory and dominion for ever and ever: Amen. gintos THE GOSPEL
it, TH THEN drew near unto him all the publicans
and sinners for to hear him. And the Pharisees and Scribes murmured, saying, This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them. And ne spake this parable unto them, saying, What man of you having an hundred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find it? And when he hath found it, he layeth it on his shoulders, rejoicing. And when he cometh home, he calleth together his friends and neighbours, saying unto them, Rejoice with me; for I have my sheep which was lost. I say untound
you, that likewise joy shall þe in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance. Either what woman having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweep the house, and seek diligently till she find it? And when she hath found it, she calleth her friends and her neighbours together, saying, Rejoice with me; for
I have found the piece which I had lost. Like wise, I say unto you, There is joy in the pre. sence of the Angels of God over one șinner that repenteth.
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The Fourth Sunday
THE COLLECT. 0
GOD, the protector of all that trust in
thee, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy ; Increase and multiply upon us thy mercy; that, thou being our ruler and guide, we may so pass through things temporal, that we finally lose not the things eternal. Grant this, o heavenly Father, for Jesus Christ's sake our Lord. Amen.
vin. 18. RECKON that the sufferings of this pres. with the glory which shall be revealed in us. For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God. For the creature was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of Him who hath subjected the same, in hope, because the creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travail. eth in pain together until now. And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body. jos
THE GOSPEL. St. Luke vi. 36.
ye therefore merciful, as your Father also be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned : forgive, and ye shall be forgiven: give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again. And he spake a parable unto them, Can the blind lead the blind ? shall they not both fall into the ditch? The disciple is not above his master; but every one that is perfect shall be as his master, And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but perceivest not the beam that is in thine own eye? Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest not the beam that is in thine own eye? Thou hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou see clearly to pull out the mote that is in thy brother's eye.
The Fifth Sunday after Trinity.
THE COLLECT. G ORANT, O Lord, we beseech thee, that the
course of this world may be so peaceably ordered by thy governance, that thy Church may joyfully serve thee in all godly quietness through Jesus Christ our Lord. Aments sur