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, because of the infirmity The eighth Sunday after Trinity. SPEAK after the manner of And he sent them away. of your flesh: for as ye have yielded members servants to unyour
The Collect. cleanness, and to iniquity, unto O
GOD, whose never failing iniquity; even so now yield your both in heaven and earth ; we hum
providence ordereth all things members servants to righteousness, unto holiness. For
when ye were bly beseech thee to put away from the servants of sin, ye were free us all hurtful things, and to give us from righteousness.
What fruit those things which are profitable had ye then in those things, where for us, through Jesus Christ our
Lord. Amen of ye are now ashamed ? for the end of those things is death. But The Epistle. Rom. viii. 12. now being made free from sin, and Binet to the Nesh, to'live after
, are , have your fruit unto holiness, and the the flesh: For if ye live after the end everlasting life. For the wa- flesh, ye shall die ; but if ye through ges of sin is death: but the gift of the Spirit do mortify the deeds of God is eternal life, through Jesus the body, ye shall live. For as many Christ our Lord.
as are led by the Spirit of God, they
are the sons of God. For ye have The Gospel. St. Mark viii. 1.
not received the spirit of bondage IN those days the multitude be-again to fear; but ye have received
ing very great, and having no- the spirit of adoption, whereby we thing to eat, Jesus called his dis- cry, Abba, Father. The Spirit itciples unto him, and saith unto self beareth witness with our spirit, them, I have compassion on the that we are the children of God. multitude, because they have now And if children, then heirs ; heirs been with me three days, and have of God, and joint heirs with Christ: nothing to eat: and if I send them if so be that we suffer with him, away fasting to their own houses, that we may be also glorified tuthey will faint by the way: for gether. divers of them came from far. And The Gospel. St. Matt. vii. 15.
EWARE of false prophets, whence can a man satisfy these which come to you in sheep's men with bread here in the wil- clothing, but inwardly they are derness? And he asked them, How ravening wolves. Ye shall know many loaves have ye? And they them by their fruits : do men ga said, Seven. And he commanded ther grapes of thorns, or figs of the people to sit down on the thistles ? Even so every good tree ground : and he took the seven bringeth forth good fruit; but a loaves, and gave thanks, and brake, corrupt tree bringeth forth evil and gave to his disciples to set be- fruit." A good tree cannot bring fore them; and they did set them forth evil fruit; neither can a corbefore the people. And they had rupt tree bring forth good fruit. a few small fishes; and he blessed, Every tree that bringeth not forth and commanded to set them also good fruit, is hewn down, and cast before them. So they did eat, and into the fire. Wherefore by their were filled; and they took up of fruits ye shall know them. Not the broken meat that was left, se- every one that saith unto me, ven baskets. And they that had Lord, Lord, shall enter into the
his disciples answered him, From B which come to
Geech thee, the spirit to think J There was a certain rich man
kingdom of heaven; but he that such as is common to man: but doeth the will of my Father, who God is faithful, who will not suffer is in heaven.
you to be tempted above that ye
are able ; but will with the tempThe ninth Sunday after Trinity. tation also make a way to escape The Collect.
that ye may be able to bear it. The Gospel. St. Luke xvi. 1.
, and do always such things as are There was a certain rich man right; that we who cannot do any who had a steward; and the same thing that is good without thee, may was accused unto him, that he had bythee beenabled to live according wasted his goods. And he called to thy will, through Jesus Christ him, and said unto him, How is it Amen.
that I hear this of thee? Give an The Epistle. 1 Cor. x. 1. account of thy stewardship; for B RETHREN, I would not that thou mayest be no longer steward.
ye should be ignorant, how that Then the steward said within himall our fathers were underthe cloud, self, What shall I do? for my lord and all passed through the sea; and taketh away from me the stewardwere all baptized unto Moses in ship : I cannot dig; to beg I am the cloud, and in the sea; and did ashamed. I am resolved what to all eat the same spiritual meat, and do, that when I am put out of the did all drink the same spiritual stewardship, they may receive me drink; (for they drank of that spi- into their houses. So he called ritual Rock that followed them ; every one of his lord's debtors unto and that Rock was Christ.) But him, and said unto the first, How with
many of them God was not much owest thou unto my lord ? well pleased; for they were over- And he said, An hundred measures thrown in the wilderness. Now of oil. And he said unto him, Take these things were our examples, to thy bill, and sit down quickly, and the intent we should not lust after write fifty. Then said he to anevil things, as they also lusted. other, And how much owest thou ? Neither be ye idolaters, as were And he said, An hundred measures some of them : as it is written, of wheat. And he said unto him, The people sat down to eat and Take thy bill, and write fourscore. drink, and rose up to play. Nei-And the lord commended the unther let us commit fornication, as just steward, because he had done some of them committed, and fell wisely: for the children of this in one day three and twenty thou-world are in their generation wiser sand. Neither let us tempt Christ, than the children of light. And I as some of them also tempted, and say unto you, make to yourselves were destroyed of serpents. Nei- friends of the mammon of unrightther murmur ye, as some of them eousness; that when ye fail, they also murmured, and were destroy- may receive you into everlasting ed of the destroyer. Now all these habitations. things happened unto them for ensamples : and they are written for The tenth Sunday after Trinity. our admonition, upon whom the
The Collect. ends of the world are come. Wherefore let him that thinketh he stana:L ET thy merciful ears, O Lord,
be open to the prayers of thy eth, take heed lest he fall. There humble servants; and that they liath no temptation taken you, but may obtain their petitions, make them to ask such things as shall the time of thy visitation. And he please thee, through Jesus Christ went into the temple, and began to our Lord. Amen.
cast out them that sold therein, and The Epistle. 1 Cor. xi. 1. them that bought, saying unto them, YONCERNING spiritual gifts, It is written, My house is the house
brethren, I would not have you of prayer: but ye have made it a ignorant. Ye know that ye were den of thieves. And he taught Gentiles, carried away unto these daily in the temple. dumb idols even as ye were led. Wherefore I give you to understand,
The eleventh Sunday after that no man, speaking by the Spi
Trinity. rit of God, calleth Jesus accursed;
The Collect. and that no man can say that Jesus O mighty power chiefly in showis the Lord, but by the Holy Ghost. Now there are diversities of gifts, ing mercy and pity; mercifully but the same Spirit. And there are grant unto us such a measure of differences of administrations, but thy grace, that we, running the the same Lord. And there are di- way of thy commandments, may versities of operations, but it is the obtain thy gracious promises, and same God who worketh all in all. be made partakers of thy heavenBut the manifestation of the Spirit ly treasure, through Jesus Christ is given to every man to profit with our Lord. Amen. al. For to one is given by the Spirit The Epistle. 1 Cor. xv. 1. the word of wisdom, to another, the word of knowledge by the same you Spirit; to another, faith by the same ed unto you, which also ye have Spirit; to another, the gifts of heal- received, and wherein ye stand; by ing by the same Spirit; to another, which also ye are saved, if ye keep the workingof miracles; to another, in memory what I preached unto prophecy; to another, discerning of you, unless ye have believed in vain. spirits; to another, divers kinds of For I delivered unto you first of tongues; to another, the interpre- all, that which I also received, how tation of tongues. But all these that Christ died for our sins, accordworketh that one and the self-same ing to the Scriptures; and that he Spirit, dividing to every man sever- was buried; and that he rose again ally as he will.
the third day, according to the The Gospel. St. Luke xix. 41, Scriptures; and that he was seen ND when he was come near, of Cephas; then of the twelve :
he beheld the city, and wept After that, he was seen of above over it, saying, If thou hadst known, five hundred brethren at once; of even thou, at least in this thy day, whom the greater part remain unto the things which belong unto thy this present; but some are fallen peace! but now they are hid from asleep. After that he was seen of thine eyes. For the days shall James; then of all the Apostles : come upon thee, that thine ene- and last of all he was seen of me mies shall cast a trench about thee, also, as of one born out of due time. and compass thee round, and keep For I am the least of the Apostles, thee in on every side, and shall lay that am not meet to be called an thee even with the ground, and thy Apostle, because I persecuted the children within thee: and they shall Church of God. But, by the grace not leave in thee one stone upon of God, I am what I am; and his another; because thou knewest not grace, which was bestowed uponi
me, was not in vain; but I labour-letter, but of the Spirit: for the leted more abundantly than they all: ter killeth, but the Spirit giveth life. yet not I, but the grace of God But if the ministration of death, which was with me. Therefore, written and engraven in stones, was whether it were I, or they, so we glorious, so that the children of Ispreach, and so ye believed. rael could not steadfastly behold The Gospel. St. Luke xviii
. 9. the face of Moses for the glory of ESUS spake this parable unto his countenance, which glory was
certain which trusted in them to be done away; how shall not the selves that they were righteous, and ministration of the Spirit be rather despised others: Two men went glorious ? For if the ministration up into the temple to pray; the one of condemnation be glory, much a Pharisee, and the other a Publi- more doth the ministration of rightcan. The Pharisee stood and pray- eousness exceed in glory. ed thus with himself: God, I thank The Gospel. St. Mark vii. 31. theethat I am as men ESUSdeparting from the ers, or even as this Públican: I fast unto the sea of Galilee, through the twice in the week, I give tithes of midst of the coasts of Decapolis, all that I possess. And the Publi- and they bring unto him one that can standing afar off, would not lift was deaf, and had an impediment up so much as his eyes unto heaven, in his speech; and they beseech but smote upon his breast, saying, him to put his hand upon him. God be merciful to me a sinner. I And he took him aside from the tell you, this man went down to his multitude, and put his fingers into house justified rather than the oth- his ears, and he spit, and touched er: for every one that exalteth him- his tongue; and looking up to heaself, shall be abased ; and he that ven, he sighed, and saith unto him, humbleth himself, shall be exalted. Ephphatha, that is, be opened. And The twelfth Sunday after Trinity. and the string of his tongue was
straightway his ears were opened, The Collect. LMIGHTY and everlasting he charged them that they should
loosed, and he spake plain. And God, who art always more tell no man: but the more he chargready to hear than we to pray, and ed them, so much the more a great art wont to give more than either deal they published it; and were we desire or deserve; pour down beyond measure astonished, sayupon us the abundance of thy mer-ing, He hath done all things well; cy, forgiving us those things where he maketh both the deaf to hear, of our conscience is afraid, and giv- and the dumb to speak. ing us those good things which we are not worthy to ask, but through The thirteenth Sunday after the merits and mediation of Jesus
we are sufficient of ourselves to true and laudable service; grant, think any thing as of ourselves; we beseech thee, that we may so but our sufficiency is of God. Who faithfully serve thee in this life, also hath made us able ministers that we fail not finally to attain thy of the New Testament; not of the heavenly promises, through the
merits of Jesus Christ our Lord. he said unto him, Thou hast anAmen.
swered right this do, and thou The Epistle. Gal. iii. 16. shalt live. But he, willing to jusNO Abraham and his seed were tify himself, said unto Jesus, And
the promises made. He saith who is my neighbour ? And Jesus not, And to seeds, as of many; but answering said, A certain man as of one, And to thy seed, which went down from Jerusalem to is Christ. And this I say, that the Jericho, and fell among thieves, covenant that was confirmed before which stript him of his raiment, of God in Christ, the law, which and wounded him, and departed, was for four hundred and thirty leaving him half dead. And by years after, cannot disannul, that it chance there came down a certain should make the promise of none Priest that way; and when he saw effect. For if the inheritance be of him, he passed by on the other the law, it is no more of promise ; side. And likewise a Levite, when but God gave it to Abraham by he was at the place, came and lookpromise. Wherefore then serveth ed on him, and passed by on the the law ? It was added because of other side. But a certain Samaritransgressions, till the seed should tan, as he journeyed, came where come to whom the promise was he was : and when he saw him, made; and it was ordained by an- he had compassion on him, and gels in the hand of a mediator. went to him, and bound up his Now a mediator is not a mediator wounds, pouring in oil and wine of one; but God is one. Is the law and set him on his own beast, and then against the promises of God? |
brought him into an inn, and took God forbid; for if there had been care of him. And on the morrow, a law given which could have given when he departed, he took out twolife, verily righteousness should pence, and gave them to the host, have been by the law. But the and said unto him, Take care of Scripture hath concluded all under him; and whatsoever thou spendsin, that the promise, by faith of est more, when I come again, I will Jesus Christ, might be given to repay thee. Which now of these them that believe.
three, thinkest thou, was neighThe Gospel. St. Luke x. 23. bour unto him that fell among the
LESSED are the eyes which thieves? And he said, He that I tell you, that many prophets and Jesus unto him, Go, and do thou kings have desired to see those likewise. things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear those things The fourteenth Sunday after which ye hear, and have not heard
Trinity. them. And behold a certain law
The Colect. up, tempted , LMIGHTY everlasting
Master, what shall I God, give unto us increase inherit eternal life? He said unto of faith, hope, and charity; and him, What is written in the law that we mayobtain that which thou How readest thou ? 'And he an-dost promise, make us to love that swering said, Thou shalt love the which thou dost command, through Lord thy God with all thy heart, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. and with all thy soul, and with all The Epistle. Gal. v. 16. thy strength, and with all thy mind;
and ye shall not fulfil the lust of
and thy neighbour as thysely mind I SAY then, Walk in the Spirit