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my knees unto the Father of our visited his people. And this ru. Lord Jesus Christ, of whom the mour of him went forth throughwhole family in heaven and earth out all Judea, and throughout all is named, that he would grant the region round about. you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened The serenteenth Sunday ajier with might by his Spirit in the

Trinity. inner man; that Christ may dwell

The Collect. in your hearts by faith; that ye, LORD, we pray thee, that thy being rooted and grounded in love, grace may always prevent and may be able to comprehend, with follow us; and make us continuall saints, what is the breadth, and ally to be given to all good works, length, and depth, and height; through Jesus Christ our Lord. and to know the love of Christ, men. which passeth knowledge, that The Epistle. Ephes. iv. 1. ye might be filled with all the ful. I Therefore, the prisoner of the ness of God. Now unto him that Lord, beseech you that ye walk is able to do exceeding abun-worthy of the vocation wheredantly above all that we ask or with ye are called, with all lowthink, according to the power liness and meekness, with long. that worketh in us, unto him be suffering, forbearing one another glory in the Church, by Christ Je. in love; endeavouring to keep the sus, throughout all ages, world unity of the Spirit in the bond of without end. Amen.

peace. There is one body, and The Gospel. St. Luke, vii. 11. one Spirit, even as ye are called AND it came to pass the day in one hope of your calling; one

after, that Jesus went into a Lord, one Faith, one Baptism, city called Nain; and many of one God and Father of all, who his disciples went with him, and is above all, and through all, and much people. · Now, when he in you all. came nigh to the gate of the city. The Gospel. St. Luke, siv. 1. behold, there was a dead man car. I?. came to pass, as Jesus went ried out, the only son of his mo into the honse of one of the ther, and she was a widow: and chief Pharisees to eat bread, on much people of the city was with the Sabbath-day, that they watchher. And wben the Lord saw her,led him. And behold, there was he had compassion on her, and a certain man before him, who said unto her, Weep not. And he had the dropsy. And Jesus ancame and touched the bier, (and swering spake unto the Lawyers they that bare him stood still) and Pharisees, saying, Is it lawful and he said, Young man, I say to heal on the Sabbath-day? And unto thee, Arise. And he that was they beld their peace. And he dead sat up, and began to speak : took him, and healed him, and and be delivered bim to his mo- let him go; and answered them, ther. And there came a fear on saying, Which of you shall have all: and they glorified God, say- an ass or an os fallen into a pit, ing, that a great Propbet is risen and will not straightway pull him op among \; and, that God hathlout on tbe Sabbath-day? And

they could not answer him again in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. to these things. And he put forth a The Gospel. St. Matt. sxii. 34. parable to those who were bidden, WHEN the Pharisees had when he marked how they chose heard that Jesus had put the out the chief rooms; saying unto Sadducees to silence, they were them, When thou art bidden of gathered together. Then one of any man to a wedding, sii not them, who was a lawyer, asked down in the bighest room, lest a him a question, tempting him, and more honourable man than thou saying, Masier, which is the great be bidden of him; and he that commandment in the law ? Jesus bade thee and him come and say said unto him, Thou shalt love the to thee, Give this man place; Lord thy God with all thy heart, and thou begin with shame to and with all thy soul, and with all take the lowest room. But when thy mind : This is the first and thou art bidden, go and sit down great commančment. And the in the lowest room; that when he second is like unto it, Thou shalt that bade thee cometh, he may say love thy neighbour as thyself. On unto thee, Friend, go up higher : these two commandments hang then shalt thou have worship in all, the law and the prophets. the presence of them that sit at While the Pharisees were gathermeat with thee. For whosoevered together, Jesus asked them, exalteth himself, shall be abased ; saying, What think ye of Christ? and he that humbleth himself, whose sen is he? They say unto shall be exalted.

him, The son of David. He saith

unto them, How then doth David The eighieenth Sunday after in spirit call him Lord, saying, Trinity.

The Lord said unto my Lord, Sit The Collect.

thou on my right hand, lill I make LORD, we beseech thee, grant thine enemies thy footstool ? If

thy people grace to withstand David then call him Lord, how is the temptations of the world, the he his son ? And no man was able flesh, and the devil ; and with to answer him a word, 'neither pure hearts and minds to follow durst any man, from that day forth, thee, the only God, through Je- ask him any more questions. sus Cbrist our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle. 1 Cor. i. 4. The nineteenth Sunday after I Thank my God, always on

Trinity. your behalf, for the grace of

The Collect. God which is given you by Jesus O. God, forasmuch as without Christ; that in every thing ye are thee we are not able to please enriched by him, in all utterance, thee; mercifully grant that thy and in all knowledge ; even as Holy Spirit may in all things dithe testimony of Christ was con- rect and rule our hearts, through firmed in you. So that ye come Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. behind in no gift; waiting for the The Epislle. Ephes. iv. 17. conning of our Lord Jesus Christ, THIS I say therefore, and testify ho shall also confirm you unto in the Lord, that ye hence

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with his neighbour : for we are house. But when the multitude
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wherein is excess: but be filled how camest thou in hither, not with the Spirit; speaking to your- having a wedding garmeot? And selves in psalms and hymns and he was speechless Then said the spiritual songs, singing and mak- king to the servants, Bind him ing inelody in your heart to the hand and foot, and take hima Lord; giving thanks always forall away, and cast bim into outer things unto God and the Father, darkness: there shall be weeping in the name of our Lord Jesus and gnashing of teeth. For many Christ; submitting yourselves one are called, but few are chosen, to another in the fear of God.

The Gospel. St. Matt. xxii. 1. The twenty-first Sunday after JESUS said, The kingdom of

Trinity. heaven is like unto a certain

The Collect. king, who made a inarriage for GRANT, we beseech thee, mer, his son; and sent forth his ser ciful Lord, to thy faithful vants to call them that were bid-people, pardon and peace; that den to the wedding: and they they may be cleansed from all would not come. Again, be sent their sins, and serve thee with a forth other servants, saying, Tell quiet mind, through Jesus Christ them who are bidden, Behold, Tour Lord. Amen. have prepared my dinner: my The Epistle. Ephes. vi. 10. oxen and my fatlings are killed, Mbrethren, be strong in the and all things are ready: come Lord, and in the power of unto the marriage. But they made his might. Put on the whole arlight of it, and went their ways, mour of God, that ye may be able one to his farm, another to his mer- to stand against the wiles of the chandise : and the remnant took devil. For we wrestle not against his servants, and entreated them flesh and blood, but against prinspitefully, and slew them. But cipalities, against powers, against when the king heard thereof, he the rulers of the darkness of this was wroth: and he sent forth his world, against spiritual wickedarmies, and destroyed those mur-ness in high places. Wherefore derers, and burnt up their city take unto you the whole armour Then saith he to his servants, The of God, that ye may be able to wedding is ready, but they who withstand in the evil day, and were bidden were not worthy. having done all, to stand. Stand Go ye therefore into the high- therefore, having your loins girt ways, and as many as ye shall about with truth; and having on find, bid to the marriage. So the breast-plate of righteousness; those servants went out into the and your feet shod with the prehighways, and gathered together paration of the gospel of peace; all, as many as they found, both above all, taking the shield of bad and good: and the wedding faith, wherewith ye shall be able was furnished with guests. And to quench all the fiery darts of the when the king came in to see the wicked. And take the helmet of guests, he saw there a man who salvation, and the sword of the Han not on a wedding garment. Spirit, which is the word of God:

nd he saitli unto bim, Friend, praying always with all prayer


and supplication in the Spirit, and continual godliness; that, through watching thereunto with all per- thy protection, it may be free from severance, and supplication for all adversities, and devoutly given all saints; and for me, that utter- to serve thee it good works, to ance may be given unto me, that the glory of thy name, through I may open my mouth boldly, to Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. maké known the mystery of the The Epistle. Phil. i. 3. gospel; for which I am an ambas. I Thank my God upon every sador in bonds: that therein I may remembrance of you (always speak boldly as I ought to speak. in every prayer of mine for you

The Gospel. St. John, iv. 46. ail making request with joy) for THERE was a certain noble- your fellowship in the Gospel

man, whose son was sick at from the first day until now; being Capernaum. When he heard that confident of this very thing, that Jesus was come out of Judea into he who hath begin a good work Galilee, he went unto bim, and in you will perform it until the besought him, that he would come day of Jesus Christ; even as it is down and heal his son; for be was meet for me to think this of you at the point of death. Then said all

, because I have you in iny Jesus unto him, Except ye see heart, inasmuch as both in my signs and wonders, ye will not be bonds, and in the defence and lieve. The nobleman said unto confirmation of the Gospel, ye ali him, Sir, come down ere my child are partakers of my grace. For die. Jesus saith unto him, Go thy God is my record, how greatly ! way, thy son liveth. And the man long after you all in the bowels of believed the word ibat Jesus had Jesus Christ. And this I pray, that spoken unto him, and he went your love may abound yet more his way. And as lie was now go- and more in knowledge, and in ‘ing down, his servants met him. all judgment: That ye may apand told him, saying, Thy son lir-prove things that are excellent, eth. Then inquired he of them that ye may be sincere, and withthe hour when he began to out offence till the day of Christ; amend : and they said unto him, being filled with the fruits of righYesterday, at the seventh hour, teousness, which are by Jesus the fever left him. So the father Christ, unto the glory and praise knew that it was at the same of God. hour in the which Jesus said unto The Gospel. St. Matt. xviii. 21, him, Thy son liveth; and himself PETER said unto Jesus, Lord, believed, and his whole house. how oft shall my brother sin This is again the second miracle against me, and I forgive him ? that Jesus did, when he was come il seven times? Jesus saith unto out of Judea into Galilee. brim, I say not unto thee, until

seven times: but until seventy The twenty-second Sunday after times seven. Therefore is the Trinity.

kingdom of heaven likened unto The Collect.

a certain king, who would take LORD, we beseech thee to keep account of his servants.

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