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Jesus. Brethren, the grace of The fixteenth Sunday after our Lord Jesus Christ be with

Trinity. your fpirit. Amen.

The Collect. The Gospel. S. Matth. 6. 24. Nrters for either we wili and have the intinya lepurchi cand hate the one, and love the other; because it cannot continue in or elle he will hold to the one, safety without thy succour, preand despise the other. Ye can- ferve it evermore by thy help not serve God and Mammon, and goodness, through' Jesus Therefore I say unto you, Take Christ our Lord, Amen. no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye thall

The Epiftle, Epher. 3. 13. drink; nor yet for your body, I what ye shall put on. Is not the

tribulations for you, which life more than meat, and the is your glory. For this cause I body than raiment? Behold the bow my knees unto the Father fowls of the air: for they fow of our Lord Jesus Christ, of not, neither do they reap, nor whom the whole family in heagather into barns; yet your heaven and earth is named, that he venly Father feedeth them. Are would grant you according to ye not much better than they? the riches of his glory, to be Which of you by taking thought strengthened with might by his can add one cubit unto his ita- Spirit in the inner man; that rure ? And why take ye thought Christ may dwell in your hearts for raiment? consider the lilies by faith; that ye being rooted of the field how they grow :

and grounded in love, may be they toil not, neither do they able to comprehend with all fpin; and yet I say unto you, saints, what is the breadth, and That even Solomon in all his length, and depth, and height; glory was not arrayed like one

and to know the love of Christ, of these. Wherefore, if God so which palleth knowledge, that clothe the grass of the field, ye might be filled with all the which to day is, and to morrow fullness of God. Now unto him is cast into the oven, fhall he that is able to do exceeding anot much more clothe you, o bundantly above all that we ark ye of little faith? Therefore take or think according to the power no thought, saying, What shall that worketh in us, unto him we eat? What shall we

be glory in the Church by Christ drink? or, Wherewithal shall we Jesus throughout all ages, world Le clothed ? (for after all these without end. Amen. things do the Gentiles seek) for The Gospel, S. Luke 7. II. hat ylee harvey need here and the A after, that Jesus

went into things. But seeis ye first the a city called Nain: and many of kingdom of God, and his right: his disciples went with him, and eouiness, and all these things much people. Now when he thall be added unto you. Take came nigh to the gate of the city, therefore no thought for the behold, there was a dead man morrow : for the morrow shall carried out, the only son of his take thought for the things of mother, and she was a widow; itself. Sufficient unto the day is and much people of the city was the evil thereof,

with her. And when the Lord

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faw her, he had compassion on and Pharisees, saying, Is it law. her, and said unto her, Weep not. ful to heal on the rabbath day? And he came and touched the And they held their peace. And bier : and they that bare him he took' him and healed him, ftood ftill. And he said, Young and let him go; and answered man, I say unto thee, Arise. And them, saying, Which of you shall he that was dead fat up, and be- have an'ass or an ox fallen into gan to speak : and he delivered a pit, and will not straightway him to his mother. And there pull him out on the sabbath-day? came a fear on all: and they glo. And they could not answer him rified God, saying, That a great again to these things. And be prophet is risen up among us; put forth a parable to those who and, That God hath visited his were bidden, when he marked people. And this rumour of him how they chose out the chief went forth throughout all ju- rooms, faying unto them, When dea, and throughout all the re thou art bidden of any man to gion round about.

a wedding, fit not down in the

highest room; left a more honThe seventeenth Sunday after ourable man than thou be bidTrinity.

den of him: And he that bade Tbe Colle&t.

thee and him, come, and say to ORD, we pray thee, that thy thee, Give this man place; and grace may always prevent

thou begin with shame to take and follow us; and make us con- the lowest room. But when thou tinually to be given to all good art bidden, go, and sit down in works, through Jesus Christ our the lowest room; that when he

that bade thee cometh, he may Lord. Amen. The Epiftle. Ephef. 4. 1.

say unto thee, Friend, go up Therefore the prisoner of the higher. Then shalt thou have

Lord beseech you, that ye worship in the presence of them walk worthy of the vocation that fit at meat with thee. For wherewith ye are called, with whosoever exalteth himself Mall all lowliness and meekness, with be abased; and he that humbleth

himself shall be exalted. long-suffering, forbearing one another in love ; endeavouring

The eighteenth Sunday after to keep the unity of the Spirit

Trinity. in the bond of peace. There is body,

The Colleer.

ORD, your calling; one Lord, one Faith, one Baptism, one God and stand the temptations of the Father of all, who is above all, world, the flesh, and the devil; and through all, and in you all.

and with pure hearts and minds The Gospel. S. Luke 14. 1.

to follow thee the only God, I reamehe house as cores

vene Amen. came to pass as Jesus went through Jesus Christ our Lordi chief Pharisees to eat bread on The Epiftle. I Cor. 1.4.. the sabbath-day, that they watch

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Thank my God always on ed him. And behold, there was a your behalf, for the grace of certain man before him which God which is given you by Jehad the dropsy, And Jesus an- fus Christ; that in every thing fwering (pake unto the lawyers ye are enriched by him in all uts

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terance, and in all knowledge : that thy Holy Spirit may in all
evon as the testimony of Chrift things direct and rule our hearts,
was confirmed in you. So that through Jesus Christ our Lord.
ye come behind in no gift; wait- Amen.
ing for the coming of our Lord The Epiftle. Ephef.4.17.
Jesus Chrift: who shall also con.

HIS I say therefore, and
firm you unto the end, that ye
may be blameless in the day of henceforth walk not as other

testify in the Lord, that ye our Lord Jesus Christ.

Gentiles walk, in the vanity of The Gospel. S. Matth. 22. 34. their mind; having the under

HÉN the Pharisees had standing darkened, being aliethe Sadducees to filence, they through the ignorance that is in were gathered together. Then them, because of the blindness one of them, which was a law. of their heart : who being pait yer, asked him a question,

tempt. feeling have given themselves ing him, and saying, Master, over unto lasciviousness, to work which is the great command- all uncleanness with greediness. ment in the law ? Jesus faid un But ye have not to learned to him, Thou Malt love the Chrift; if so be that ye have Lord thy God with all thy heart, heard him, and have been taught and with all thy soul, and with by him, as the truth is in Jesus : all thy mind. This is the first That ye put off concerning the and great commandment. And former conversation the old the fecond is like unto it, Thou man, which is corrupt accordThaft love thy neighbour as thy- ing to the deceitful lufts; and Yelf. On these two command: be renewed in the spirit of your ments hang all the law and the mind; and that ye put on the prophets. While the Pharisees new man, which after God is were gathered together, Jesus created in righteousness and true asked them, saying, What think holiness. Wherefore putting ye of Christ? whose fon is he? away lying, "speak every man

They say unto him, The son of frugh with his neighbour : for David. He saith unto them, we are members one of another. How then doth David in spirit Be ye angry, and fin not: let call him Lord, saying, The Lord not the sun go down upon your said unto my Lord, Sit thou on wrach: neither give place to the my right hand, till I make thine devil. Let him that itole fteal no enemies thy footstool? If David more; but rather let him labour, then call him Lord, how is he working with his hands the his son ? And no man was able thing which is good, that he to answer him a word, nei- may have to give to him that ther durft any man from that needeth. Let no corrupt com day forth aik him any more munication proceed out of your questions.

mouth, but that which is good

to the use of edifying, that it The nineteenth Sunday after may minifter grace unto the Trinity.

hearers. And grieve not the Ho. Tbe Colleft.

ly Spirit of God, whereby y'e are GOD, forafmuch as with. fealed unto the day of redempti.

out thee we are not able to on. Let all bitterness, and wrath, please thee ; Mercifully grant and anger, and clamour, and

evil.

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evil-speaking be put away from cause the days are evil. Where

you, with all malice. And be ye fore be ye not unwise, but uni kind one to another, tender- derstanding what the will of the

hearted, forgiving one another; Lord is. And be not drunk with even as God for Christ's sake wine, wherein is excefs; but be hath forgiven you.

filled with the Spirit; speaking The Gospel. S. Matth. 9. 1.

to yourselves in psalms, and JES (ESUS entered into a thip, and hymns, and spiritual fongs, sing

passed over, and came into ing and making melody in your his own city. And behold, they heart to the Lord; giving thanks brought to him a man fick of always for all things unto God the pally, lying on a bed : and and the Father, in the Name of Jesus seeing their faith, said un

our Lord Jesus Chrift; fubmit. to the tick of the pally, Son, be ting yourselves one to another in of good cheer: thy sins be for the fear of God. given thee. And behold, certain of the Scribes said within them.

The Gospel. S. Matth. 22. 1. selves, This man blasphemeth. And Jesus knowing their

ESUS said, The kingdom of Jhe

heaven is like unto a certain thouglits, fáid, Wherefore think king which made a marriage for ye evil in your hearts ? For his son, and sent forth his ser. whether is easier ? to say, Thy vants to call them that were bid. fins be forgiven thee; or to say, den to the wedding: and they Arise, and walk? But that ye would not come. Again he sent may know that the Son of man forth other servants, saying, Tell hath power on earth to forgive them which are bidden, Behold, fins, (then saith he to the sick of I have prepared my dinner: my the pally) Arise, take up thy oxen and my fatlings are killed, bed,' and go unto thine house, and all things are ready : come And he arose, and departed to unto the marriage. But they his house. But when the multi- made light of it, and went their tude saw it, they marvelled, and ways, one to his farm, another glorified God, which had given to his merchandize : and the such power unto men.

remnant took his servants, and

entreated them spitefully, and The twentieth Sunday after New them. But when the king Trinity.

heard thereof he was wroth: The Colleet.

and he sent forth his armies, ful God, of thy bountiful and burnt up their city, :, Theo goodness, keep us, we beseech faith he to his fervants, The thee, from all things that may wedding is ready, "but they hurt us; that we being ready which were bidden were not both in body and soul, may worthy. Goye therefore into the cheerfully accomplin those highways, and as many as ye things that thou wouldest have mallfind, bid to the marriage. So done, through Jesus Christ our those servants went out into the Lord, imen..

highways, and gathered togeThe Epifle. Ephef. 5. 15. ther all as many as they found, EE

, and spectly, not as fools, but as wedding was furnished with wise, redeeming the time, be- guests. And when the king came

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The twenty-firs and twenty-second Sundays after Trinity. in to see the guests, he saw there of God : praying always with a man which had not on a wed. all prayer and supplication in ding-garment: And he saith un- the Spirit, and watching thereto him, Friend, how camest thon unto with all perfeverance, and in hither, not having a wedding. fupplication for all saints; and garment And he was speech- for me, that utterance may be less. Then said the king to the given unto me, that I may open servants, Bind him hand and my mouth boldly, to make foot, and take him away, and known the mystery of the Gore cast him into outer darkness : pel; for which I am an ambassathere shall be weeping and dor in bonds: that therein I may gnathing of teeth. For many are spake boldly, as lought to speak. called, but few are chosen.

The Gospel. S. John.4.46. The twenty-first Sunday after

Timan, wholefon

was fick at Trinity.

Capernaum. When he heard that The Colleet.

Jesus was come out of Judea inRANT, we beseech thee, to Galilee, he went unto him, merciful Lord, tu thy faith and

befought him that he would ful people, pardon and peace; come down, and heal his son ; that they may be cleansed from for he was at the point of death. all their fins, and serve thee with Then said Jesus unto him, Ex-. a quiet 'mind, through Jesus cept ye see signs and wonders, Christ our Lord. Amen.

ye will not believe. The nobleThe Epiftle. Ephef. 6, 10,

man faith unto him, Sir, come MY

TY brethren, be strong in the down ere my child die. Jesus

Lord, and in the power of faith unto him, Go thy way, his might. Put on the whole ar- thy son liveth. And the man be mour of God, that ye may be lieved the word that Jesus had able to stand against the wiles spoken unto him, and he went of the devil. For we wrestle not his way. And as he was now goagainst Aesh and blood, but ing down, his servants met him, against principalities, against and told him, saying. Thy son powers, against the rulers of the liveth. Then enquired he of them darkness of this world, against the hour when he began to afpiritual wickedness in high pla- mend. And they said unto him, ces. Wherefore take unto you Yesterday at the seventh hour the whole armour of God, that the fever left him. So the father ye may be able to withstand in knew that it was at the same hour the evil day, and having done in the which Jesus said unto him, all to stand. Stand therefore, Thy son liveth; and himself having your loins girt about believed, and his whole house. with truth, and having on the This is again the second miracle breast-plate of righteousness ;

that Jesus did when he was come and your feet fod with the pre- out of Judea into Galilee. paration of the gospel of peace : above all, taking the field of The twenty-second Sunday after faith, wherewith ye shall be able

Trinity. to quench all the fiery darts of

The Collset. the wicked. And take the hel. ORD, we beseech thee to keep met of falvation, dan de heleboelia L

thy houshold the Church in of the Spirit, which is the word continúal godliness; that through

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