Sivut kuvina

in the temple.

the temple, and began to cast | was seen of Cephas, then of out them that sold therein, the twelve : after that, lie and them that bought, saying was seen of above five hununto them, It is written, My dred brethren at once; of house is the house of prayer : whom the greater part rebut ye have made it a den of main unto this present; but thieves. And he taught daily some are fallen asleep: after

that, he was seen of James;

then of all the Apostles : and The eleventh Sunday after last of all, he was seen of me Trinity.

also, as of one born out of The Collect.

due time. For I am the least O

God, who declarest thy of the Apostles, that am not

almighty power most meet to be called an Apochiefly in shewing mercy and stle, because I persecuted the pity; Mercifully grant unto Church of God. But by the us such a measure of thy grace of God I am what I grace, that we, running the am: and his grace which way of thy commandments, was bestowed upon me was may obtain thy gracious pro- not in vain ; but I laboured mises, and be made partakers more abundantly than they of thy heavenly treasure; all; yet not I, but the grace through Jesus Christ our of God which was with me. Lord. Amen.

Therefore whether it were I The Epistle. i Cor. xv. 1. or they, so we preach, and so

believed. to you the Gospel which The Gospel. St. Luke xviii. 9. I preached unto you, which


ESUS spake this parable also ye have received, and unto certain which trust. wherein ye stand: by which ed in themselves that they also ye are saved, if ye keep were righteous, and despised in memory what I preached others : Two men went up unto you, unless ye have be into the temple to pray; the lieved in vain. "For I de- one a Pharisee, and the other livered unto you first of all, a Publican. The Pharisee that which I also received, stood and prayed thus with how that Christ died for our himself, God, I thank thee, sins, according to the Scrip- that I am not as other men tures ; and that he was bu- are, extortioners, unjust, adulried; and that he rose again terers, or even as this Publithe third day, according to can: I fast twice in the the Scriptures; and that he week, I give tithes of all that

BRETHREN, I declare una ye believed.

1.possess. And the Publican, rit: for the letter killeth, but standing afar off, would not the Spirit giveth life. But lift up so much as his eyes if the ministration of death unto heaven, but smote upon written and engraven in his breast, saying, God be stones was glorious, so that merciful to me a sinner. I the children of Israel could tell you, this man went down not stedfastly behold the face to his house justified rather of Moses for the glory of his than the other: for every one countenance, which glory was that exalteth himself shall be to be done away, how shall abased; and he that hum- not the ministration of the bleth himself shall be ex- Spirit be rather glorious? For alted.

if the ministration of con

demnation be glory, much The twelfth Sunday after more doth the ministration Trinity.

of righteousness exceed in The Collect.


ALMGGd, andhever: The Gospeldebar zindarkerom the

lasting Geady who hart JESUS, departing from the

always ready to hear coasts than we to pray, and art came unto the sea of Galilee, wont to give more than ei-through the midst of the ther we desire, or deserve; coasts of Decapolis. And Pour down upon us the abun- they bring unto him one dance of thy mercy; forgiv- that was deaf, and had an ing us those things whereof impediment in his speech; our conscience is afraid, and and they beseech him to put giving us those good things his hand upon him. And he which we are not worthy to took him aside from the mulask, but through the merits titude, and put his fingers and mediation of Jesus Christ, into his ears, and he spit, thy Son, our Lord. Amen. and touched his tongue; and

The Epistle. 2 Cor. iii. 4. looking up to heaven, he UCH trust have we thro' sighed, and saith unto him,

Christ to God-ward: not Ephphatha, that is, Be openthat we are sufficient of our- ed. And straightway his ears selves to think any thing as were opened, and the string of ourselves ; but our suf- of his tongue was loosed, and ficiency is of God. Who also he spake plain. And he charghath made us able ministersed them that they should tell of the New Testament; not no man: but the more he of the letter, but of the Spi- charged them, so much the



thote finally to attain thy hea B Ehich see the things

more a great deal they pub- seed should come, to whom lished it; and were beyond the promise was made; and measure astonished, saying, it was ordained by angels in He hath done all things well; the hand of a mediator. Now he maketh both the deaf to a mediator is not a mediator hear, and the dumb to speak. of one; but God is one. Is

the Law then against the The thirteenth Sunday after promises of God? God forTrinity.

bid : for if there had been a The Collect.

law given which could have LMIGHTY and mer- given life, verily righteous

ciful God, of whose ness should have been by the only gift it cometh that thy Law. But the Scripture hath faithful people do unto thee concluded all under sin, that true and laudable service; the promise by faith of Jesus Grant, we beseech thee, that Christ might be given to we may so faithfully serve them that believe. thee

The Gospel. St. Luke x. 23. not

LESSED are venly promises; through the which merits of Jesus Christ our that ye see. Lord. Amen.

That many prophets and The Epistle. Gal. iii. 16. kings have desired to see "O Abraham and his seed those things which ye see,

; were the promises made. and have not seen them; He saith not, And to seeds, to hear those things which as of many; but as of one; ye hear, and have not heard And to thy seed, which is them. And behold, a certain Christ. And this I say, That Lawyer stood up, and temptthe covenant that was con- ed him, saying, Master, what firmed before of God in shall I do to inherit eternal Christ, the Law, which was life? He said unto him, What four hundred and thirty years is written in the Law? How after, cannot disannul, that it readest thou? And he anshould make the promise of swering said, Thou shalt love none effect. For if the in- the Lord thy God with all heritance be of the Law, it is thy heart, and with all thy no more of promise; but God soul, and with all thy strength, gave it to Abraham by pro- and with all thy mind; and mise. Wherefore then serveth thy neighbour as thyself. the Law? It was added be- And he said unto him, Thou cause of transgressions, till the hast answered right; this do,

For I tell you,


the other side. And likewise I Say then

, Walk in the spi

and thou shalt live. But he, The fourteenth Sunday after willing to justify himself, said

Trinity. unto Jesus, And who is my

The Collect. neighbour? And Jesus an LMIGHTY and everswering said, A certain man lasting God, give unto went down from Jerusalem us the increase of faith, hope, to Jericho, and fell among and charity; and, that we thieves, which stripped him may obtain that which thou of his raiment, and wounded dost promise, make us to him, and departed, leaving love that which thou dost bim half dead. And by chance command; thro' Jesus Christ there came down a certain our Lord. Amen. Priest that way, and, when The Epistle. Gal. v. 16. he saw him, he passed by on

rit, and ye shall not fulfil a Levite, when he was at the the lust of the flesh. For the place, came and looked on flesh lusteth against the Spihim, and passed by on the rit, and the Spirit against the other side. But a certain Sa-flesh; and these are contrary, maritan, as he journeyed, came the one to the other; so that where he was; and, when he ye cannot do the things that saw him, he had compassion ye would. But if ye be led on him, and went to him, and by the Spirit, ye are not unbound up his wounds, pour-der the law. Now the works ing in oil and wine, and set of the flesh are manifest, him on his own beast, and which are these, adultery, brought him to an inn, and fornication, uncleanness, lastook care of him. And on the civiousness, idolatry, witchmorrow, when he departed, he craft, hatred, variance, emulatook out two pence, and gave tions, wrath, strife, seditions, them to the host, and said un- heresies, envyings, murders, to him, Take care of him; and drunkenness, revellings, and whatsoever thou spendest such like: of the which I tell more, when I come again, I you before, as I have also told will repay thee. Which now you in time past, That they of these three, thinkest thou, who do such things shall not was neighbour unto him that inherit the kingdom of God. fell among the thieves ? And But the fruit of the Spirit is he said, He that shewed mercy love, joy, peace, long-sufon him. Then said Jesus unto fering, gentleness, goodness, him, Go, and do thou like-faith, meekness, temperance; wise.

against such there is no law,

And they that are Christ's , with thy perpetual mercy : have crucified the flesh, with and, because the frailty of the affections and lusts. man without thee cannot but The Gospel. St. Luke xvii. 11. fall, keep us ever by thy help A

ND it came to pass, as from all things hurtful, and

Jesus went to Jerusa- lead us to all things profitalem, that he passed throughi ble to our salvation; through the midst of Samaria, and Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen! Galilee. And as he entered into a certain village, there

The Epistle. Gal. vi. 11.. met him ten men that were


E see how large a letter lepers, which stood afar off.

I have written unto you And they lifted up their with mine own hand. As voices, and said, Jesus, Ma- many as desire to make a fair ster, have mercy on us. And shew in the flesh, they conwhen he saw them, he said strain you to be circumcised; unto them, Go, shew your only lest they should suffer selves unto the priests. And persecution for the cross of it came to pass, that, as they Christ. For neither they went, they were cleansed. themselves who are circumAnd one of them, when he cised keep the law; but desaw that he was healed, turn- sire to have you circumcised, ed back, and with a loud that they may glory in your voice glorified God, and fell flesh. But God forbid that down on his face at his feet, I should glory, save in the giving him thanks; and he cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, was a Samaritan. And Jesus by whom the world is crucianswering said, Were there fied unto me, and I unto the not ten cleansed: but where world. For in Christ Jesus are the nine? There are not neither circumcision availeth found that returned to give anything, nor uncircumcision, glory to God, save this stran- but a new creature. And as ger. And he said unto him, many as walk according to Arise, go thy way, thy faith this rule, peace be on then, hath made thee whole. and mercy, and upon the Is

rael of God. From hence

forth let no man trouble me; The fifteenth Sunday after for I bear in my body the Trinity.

marks of the Lord Jesus: The Collect.

Brethren, the grace of our KEEP we beseech. ithe Lord Jesus Christ be with

Lord, .

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