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The Gospel. St. Matt. vi. 24. we be clothed ? (for after all

Oman can serve two these things do the Gentiles

masters : for either he seek :) for your heavenly Fawill hate the one, and love ther knoweth that ye have the other; or else he will need of all these things. But hold to the one, and despise seek ye first the kingdom of the other. Ye cannot serve God, and his righteousness, God and Mammon. There and all these things shall be fore I say unto you, Take no added unto you. Take therethought for your life, what fore no thought for the morye shall eat, or what ye shall row; for the morrow shall drink; nor yet

nor yet for your take thought for the things body, what ye shall put on : of itself: sufficient unto the Is not the life more than day is the evil thereof. meat, and the body than raiment? Behold the fowls of the air; for they sow not,

The sixteenth Sunday after neither do they reap, nor


The Collect. gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father

feedeth O Lord, we beseech thèe, let them. Are ye not much thy continual pity cleanse better than they? Which of and defend thy Church; and;

because it cannot continue in you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his sta- safety without thy succour, ture? And why take

preserve it evermore by thy thought for raiment? Con- help and goodness ; through sider the lilies of the field Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. how they grow: they toil The Epistle. Ephes. iii. 13. not, neither do they spin :


Desire that ye faint not and yet I say unto you, That at my tribulations for even Solomon in all his glory you, which is your glory. was not arrayed like one of For this cause I bow my these. Wherefore, if God knees unto the Father of our so clothe the grass of the Lord Jesus Christ, of whom field, which to-day is, and the whole family in heaven to-morrow is cast into the and earth is named, that he oven; shall he not much would grant you, according more clothe you, Oye of lit- to the riches of his glory, to tle faith? Therefore take no be strengthened with might thought, saying, What shall by his Spirit in the inner we eat? or what shall we man; that Christ may dwell drink? or wherewithal shall in your hearts by faith; that

ye, being rooted and ground- | fear on all, and they glorified ed in love, may be able to God, saying, That a great comprehend with all saints, Prophet is risen up, among what is the breadth, and us, and that God hath visited length, and depth, and height; his people. And this rumour and to know the love of of him went forth throughout Christ, which passeth know- all Judæa, and throughout all ledge, that ye might be filled the region round about. with all the fulness of God. Now unto him that is able The seventeenth Sunday after to do exceeding abundantly

Trinity. above all that we ask or

The Collect.
power ORD
worketh in

thy be glory in the Church by prevent and follow us, and Christ Jesus, throughout all make us continually to be ages, world without end. given to all good works; Amen.

through Jesus Christ our The Gospel. St. Luke vii. 11. Lord. Amen. ND it came to pass the The Epistle. Ephes. iv. 1.

Therefore the prisoner of went into a city called Naim; the Lord beseech you, that and many of his disciples ye walk worthy of the vocawent with him, and much tion wherewith ye are called, people. Now when he came with all lowliness and meeknigh to the gate of the city, ness, with long-suffering, forbehold, there was a dead man bearing one another in love; carried out, the only son of endeavouring to keep the his mother, and she was a unity of the spirit in the widow; and much people of bond of peace. There is one the city was with her. And body, and one Spirit, even as when the Lord saw her, he ye are called in one hope of had compassion on her, and your calling; one Lord, one said unto her, Weep not faith, one baptism, one God And he came and touched and Father of all, who is the bier, (and they that bare above all, and through all, him stood still,) and he said, and in you all. Young man, I say unto thee,

unto thee, The Gospel. St. Luke xiv. 1. Arise. And he that was dead T came to pass, as Jesus

, : went into the house of and he delivered him to his one of the chief Pharisees to mother. And there came a eat bread on the sabbath-day,

that they watched him. And | abased; and he that humbleth behold, there was a certain himself shall be exalted. man before him which had the dropsy. And Jesus an The eighteenth Sunday after swering spake unto the

Trinity. Lawyers and Pharisees, say

The Collect. ing, Is it lawful to heal on

, ?

grant thy people grace held their peace.

And he to withstand the temptations took him, and healed him, of the world, the flesh, and and let him go; and answer the devil, and with pure ed them, saying, Which of hearts and minds to follow you shall have an ass, or an thee the only God; through ox, fallen into a pit, and will Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. not straightway pull him out The Epistle. 1 Cor. i. 4. on the sabbath-day? And


Thank my God always on they could not answer him your behalf, for the grace again to these things. And of God which is given you he put forth a parable to by Jesus Christ; that in every those which were bidden, thing ye are enriched by him, when he marked how they in all utterance, and in all chose out the chief rooms, knowledge; even as the testisaying unto them, When mony of Christ was confirmthou art bidden of any man ed in you ; so that ye come to a wedding, sit not down behind in no gift; waiting for in the highest room; lest a the coming of our Lord Jesus more honourable man than Christ, who shall also confirm thou be bidden of him; and you unto the end, that ye he that bade thee and himn may be blameless in the day come and say to thee, Give of our Lord Jesus Christ. this man place; and thou The Gospel. St. Matt. xxii. 34. begin with shame to take

W that heard that Jesus the lowest room.

had heard that Jesus thou art bidden, go and sit had put the Sadducees to down in the lowest room; silence, they were gathered that, when he that bade thee together

. Then one of them, cometh, he

may say unto thee, who was a Lawyer, asked him Friend, go up higher : then a question, tempting him, shalt thou have worship in the and saying, Master, which presence of them that sit at is the great commandment meat with thee. For whoso- in the Law? Jesus said unto ever exalteth himself shall be him, Thou shalt love the Lord

thy God with all thy heart, ye henceforth walk not as and with all thy soul, and other Gentiles walk, in the with all thy mind. This is vanity of their mind; having the first and great command-the understanding darkened, ment. And the second is like being alienated from the life unto it, Thou shalt love thy of God through the ignorance neighbour as thyself. On that is in them, because of these two commandments the blindness of their heart : hang all the Law and the who, being past feeling, have Prophets. While the Phari-given themselves over unto . sees were gathered together, lasciviousness, to work all Jesus asked them, saying, uncleanness with greediness. What think ye of Christ? But ye have not so learned whose son is he? They say Christ; if so be that ye have unto him, The son of David. heard him, and have been He saith unto them, How taught by him, as the truth then doth David in spirit call is in Jesus : that ye put off, him Lord, saying, The Lord concerning the former consaid unto my Lord, Sit thou versation, the old man, which on my right hand, till I make is corrupt according to the thine enemies thy foot-stool? deceitful lusts; and be reIf David then call him Lord, newed in the spirit of your how is he his Son? And no mind; and that ye put on man was able to answer him the new man, which after a word; neither durst any God is created in righteousman from that day forth ask ness and true holiness. Wherehim any more questions. fore, putting away lying,

speak every man truth with The nineteenth Sunday after his neighbour: for we are Trinity.

members one of another. Be The Collect.

ye angry and sin not : let O , the

out thee we are not your wrath: neither give able to please thee; Merci- place to the devil. Let him fully grant, that thy Holy that stole steal no more; but Spirit may in all things rather let him labour, workdirect and rule our hearts sing with his hands the thing through Jesus Christ our which is good, that he may Lord. Amen.

have to give to him that The Epistle. Ephes. iv. 17. needeth. Let no corrupt THIS I say therefore, and communication proceed out testify in the Lord, that of your mouth, but that


which is good to the use of when the multitude saw it, edifying, that it may minister they marvelled, and glorified grace unto the hearers. And God, who had given such grieve not the Holy Spirit of power unto men. God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption. The twentieth Sunday after Let all bitterness, and wrath,

Trinity. and anger, and clamour, and

The Collect. evilbe from with all malice ciful God, of And be ye kind one to ano- tiful goodness keep us, we ther, tender-hearted, forgiv- beseech thee, from all things ing one another, even as God that may hurt us; that we, for Christ's sake hath for being ready both in body and given you.

soul, may cheerfully accomThe Gospel. St. Matth. ix. 1. plish those things that thou JES ESUS entered into a ship, wouldest have done; through

and passed over, and came Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. into his own city. And be The Epistle. Ephes. v. 15. holdthey brought to him a


EE then that ye walk cirman sick of the palsy, lying cumspectly, fools on a bed. And Jesus, seeing but as wise, redeeming the their faith, said unto the sick time, because the days are of the palsy, Son, be of good evil. Wherefore be ye not cheer, thy sins be forgiven unwise, but understanding thee. And behold, certain of what the will of the Lord is. the scribes said within them. And be not drunk with wine, selves, This man blasphem- wherein is excess; but be filleth. And Jesus, knowing ed with the Spirit; speaking their thoughts, said, Where to yourselves in psalms, and fore think ye evil in your hymns, and spiritual songs; hearts? For whether is easier singing and making melody to say, Thy sins be forgiven in your heart to the Lord; thee? or to say, Arise, and giving thanks always for all walk? But that ye may know things unto God and the that the Son of Man hath Father, in the Name of our power on earth to forgive Lord Jesus Christ; submit sins, (then saith he to the ting yourselves one to anosick of the palsy,) Arise, take ther in the fear of God. up thy bed, and go unto thine The Gospel. St. Matt. xxi. 1. house. And he arose, and (ESUS said, The Kingdom departed to his house. But of heaven is like unto a


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