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The sixth Sunday after Trinity. I died unto sin once; but in The Collect.
that he liveth, he liveth unto O
God, who hast prepared God. Likewise reckon
for them that love thee also yourselves to be dead such good things as pass indeed unto sin, but alive man's understanding; Pour unto God thro' Jesus Christ into our hearts such love to- our Lord. ward thee, that we, loving The Gospel. St. Matth. v. 20. thee, above all things, may Jesus said unto his disci
ples, exceed all that we can de- eousness shall exceed the sire; through Jesus Christ righteousness of the Scribes our Lord. Amen.
and Pharisees, ye shall in no The Epistle. Rom. vi. 3. case enter into the Kingdom KN NOW ye not, that so of heaven. Ye have heard
many of us as were that it was said by them of baptized into Jesus Christ old time, Thou shalt not kill : were baptized into his death? and whosoever shall kill, shall Therefore we are buried with be in danger of the judgehim by baptism into death; ment. But I say unto you, that like as Christ was raised | That whosoever is angry with up from the dead by the glory his brother without a cause of the Father, even so we shall be in danger of the also should walk in newness judgement: and whosoever of life. For if we have been shall say to his brother, Raca, planted together in the like shall be in danger of the ness of his death, we shall be council: but whosoever shall also in the likeness of his say, Thou fool, shall be in resurrection : knowing this, danger of hell-fire. Therethat our old man is crucified fore if thou bring thy gift to with him, that the body of the altar, and there rememsin might be destroyed, that berest that thy brother hath henceforth we should not ought against thee; leave serve sin. For he that is there thy gift before the aldead is freed from sin. Now tar, and go thy way, first be if we be dead with Christ, we reconciled to thy brother, believe that we shall also live and then come and offer thy with him; knowing that gift. Agree with thine adChrist being raised from the versary quickly, whiles thou dead dieth no more; death art in the way with him; hath no more dominion over lest at any time the adversary him. For in that he died, he deliver thee to the judge, and
come out thence, till thou U being very great, and hava
the judge deliver thee to the of sin is death: but the gift officer, and thou be cast into of God is eternal life, through prison. Verily I say unto Jesus Christ our Lord. thee, Thou shalt by no means The Gospel. St. Mark viii. 1.
N those days the multitude hast paid the uttermost farthing
ing nothing to eat, Jesus
called his disciples unto him, The seventh Sunday after and saith unto them, I have Trinity.
compassion on the multitude, The Collect.
because they have now been ORD of all power and with me three days, and have
might, who art the au- nothing to eat : and if I thor and giver of all good send them away fasting to things; Graft in our hearts their own houses, they will the love of thy Name, in- faint by the way; for divers crease in us true religion, of them came from far. And nourish us with all goodness, his disciples answered him, and of thy great mercy keep From whence can a man us in the same; through satisfy these men with bread Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. here in the wilderness? And
The Epistle. Rom. vi. 19. he asked them, How many I
men, because of the infir- said, Seven. 'And he commity of your flesh: for as ye manded the people to sit have yielded your members down on the ground. And servants to uncleanness, and he took the seven loaves, and to iniquity, unto iniquity; gave thanks, and brake, and even so now yield your mem- gave to his disciples to set bers servants to righteousness, before them; and they did unto holiness. For when ye set them before the people. were the servants of sin, ye And they had a few small were free from righteousness. fishes; and he blessed, and What fruit had ye then in commanded to set them also those things whereof ye are before them. So they did now ashamed? for the end of eat, and were filled and those things is death. But they took up of the broken now being made free from meat that was left seven sin, and become servants to baskets. And they that had God, ye have your fruit unto eaten were about four thouholiness, and the end ever- sand. And he sent them lasting life. For the wages away.
The eighth Sunday after by their fruits : do men gaTrinity
ther grapes of thorns, or figs The Collect.
of thistles? Even so every God, whose never-fail-good tree bringeth forth
ing providence ordereth good fruit; but a corrupt all things both in heaven and tree bringeth forth evil fruit. earth; We humbly beseech A good tree cannot bring thee to put away from us all forth evil fruit; neither can hurtful things, and to give a corrupt tree bring forth us those things which be good fruit. Every tree that profitable for us; through bringeth not forth good fruit Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. is hewn down, and cast into The Epistle. Rom. viii. 12. the fire. Wherefore by their BRET
RETHREN, we are fruits ye shall know them.
debtors, not to the flesh, Not every one that saith unto to live after the flesh. For me, Lord, Lord, shall enter if ye live after the flesh, ye into the Kingdom of heaven; shall die ; but if ye through but he that doeth the will the Spirit do mortify the of my father which is in deeds of the body, ye shall heaven. live. For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, The ninth Sunday after they are the sons of God.
Trinity. For ye have not received the
The Collect. spirit of bondage again to
RANT to us, Lord, we fear; but ye have received beseech thee, the spirit the spirit of adoption, where to think and do always such by we cry, Abba, Father things as be rightful; that The Spirit itself beareth wit-we, who cannot do any thing ness with our spirit, that we that is good without thee, are the children of God: and may by thee be enabled to if children, then heirs; heirs live according to thy will; of God, and joint-heirs with through Jesus Christ our Christ : if so be that we Lord. Amen. suffer with him, that we may The Epistle. I Cor. x. I. be also glorified together. RETHREN, I would The Gospel St. Matt. vii. 15. not that ve should be
EWARE of false pro ignorant, how that all our fa
phets, which come to thers were under the cloud, you in sheep's clothing, but and all passed through the inwardly they are ravening sea; and were all baptized wolves Ye shall know them unto Moses in the cloud, and
in the sea; and did all eat | will with the temptation also the same spiritual meat, and make a way to escape, that did all drink the same spi- ye may be able to bear it. ritual drink: (for they drank The Gospel. St. Luke xvi. 1. of that, spiritual Rock that JESUS said unto his disciRock was Christ.) But with rich man which had a stewmany of them God was not ard; and the same was acwell pleased; for they were cused unto him that he had overthrown in the wilder- wasted his goods. And he ness. Now these things were called him, and said unto. our examples, to the intent him, How is it that I hear we should not lust after evil this of thee? Give an acthings, as they also lusted. count of thy stewardship; Neither be ye idolaters, as for thou mayest be no longer were some of them; as it is steward. Then the steward written, The people sat down said within himself, What to eat and drink, and rose shall I do? for my lord up to play. Neither let us taketh away from me the commit fornication, as some stewardship : I cannot dig, of them committed, and fell to beg I am ashamed. I am in one day three and twenty resolved what to do, that, thousand. Neither let us when I am put out of the tempt Christ, as some of them stewardship, they may receive also tempted, and were de- me into their houses. So he stroyed of serpents. Neither called every one of his lord's murmur ye, as some of them debtors, unto him, and said also murmured, and were de- unto the first, How much stroyed of the destroyer. Now owest thou unto my lord ? all these things happened un- And he said, An hundred to them for ensamples : and measures of oil. And he they are written for our ad said unto him, Take thy bill, monition, upon whom the and sit down quickly, and ends of the world are come. write fifty. Then said he to Wherefore let him that think- another, And how much eth he standeth take heed owest thou? And he said, An lest he fall. There hath no hundred measures of wheat. temptation taken you, but And he said unto him, Take such as is common to man: thy bill, and write fourscore, but God is faithful, who will And the lord commended the not suffer you to be tempted unjust steward, because he above that ye are able ; but had done wisely : for the
children of this world are in all in all. But the manifestatheir generation wiser than tion of the Spirit is given to the children of light. And I every man to profit withal. say unto you, Make to your- For to one is given by the selves friends of the mam- Spirit the word of wisdom ; mon of unrighteousness; that to another the word of knowwhen ye fail
, they may re-ledge by the same Spirit; to ceive you into everlasting another faith by the same habitations.
Spirit; to another the gifts
of healing by the same SpiThe tenth Sunday after rit; to another the working Trinity.
of miracles; to another proThe Collect.
phecy; to another discernET thy merciful ears, Oing of spirits; to another
Lord, be open to the divers kinds of tongues; to prayers of thy humble ser- another the interpretation of vants; and that they may tongues. But all these workobtain their petitions make eth that one and the self-same them to ask such things as Spirit, dividing to every man shall please thee; through severally as he will. Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The Gospel. St. Luke xix. 41. The Epistle. i Cor. xii. 1. ND when he was come ONCERNING spiritual
near, he beheld the gifts, brethren, I would city, and wept over it, saynot have you ignorant. Ye ing, If thou hadst known, know that ye were Gentiles, even thou, at least in this carried
away unto these thy day, the things which dumb idols, even as ye were belong unto thy peace! but led. Wherefore I give you now they are hid from thine to understand, that no man eyes. For the days shall speaking by the Spirit of come upon thee, that thine God calleth Jesus accursed; enemies shall cast a trench and that no man can say about thee, and compass that Jesus is the Lord, but thee round, and keep thee by the Holy Ghost. Now in on every side, and shall there are diversities of gifts, lay thee with the but the same Spirit. And ground, and thy children there are differences of ad- within thee; and they shall ministrations, but the same not leave in thee one stone Lord. And there are diver- upon another; because thou sities of operations, but it is knewest not the time of thy the same God, who worketh visitation. And he went into