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my oxen and my fatlings are killed, jagainst the wiles of the devil. Por and all things are ready: come we wrestle not against flesh and unto the marriage. But they made blood, but against principalities, light of it, and went their ways, one against powers, against the rulers of to his farm, another to his merchan- the darkness of this world, against dize : and the remnant took his spiritual wickedness in high places. servants, and entreated them spite-Wherefore take untoyou the whole fully, and slew them. But wheu armour of God, that ye may be able the king hear thereof, he was wroth: to withstand in the evil day, and and he sent forth his armies, and having done all, to stand. Stand destroyed those murderers, and therefore, having your Joins itt burnt up their city. Then saith he about with truth; and having on the to his servants, The wedding is breast-plate of righteousness; and ready, but they who were bidden your feet shod with the preparation were not worthy. Go ye therefore of the gospel of peace; above all, into the highways, and as many as taking the shield of faith, wherc. ye shall find, bid to the marriage. with ye shall be able to quench all So those servants went out into the the fiery darts of the wicked. And highways, and gathered together take the helmet of salvation, and all, as many as they found, both bad the sword of the Spirit, which is the and good and the wedding was word of God: praying always with furnished with guests. And when all prayer and supplication in the the king came in to see the guests, Spirit, and watching thereunto with he mw there a njan who had not on all perseverance, and supplication a wedding garment. And he saith for all saints; and for me, that ut. unto him, Friend, how camest thou terance may be given unto me, that in hither, not having a wedding gar-I may open my mouth boldly, to ment? And he was speechless. make known the mystery of the Then said the king to the servants, gospel; for which I am an ambasBind him hand and foot, and také sador in bonds: that therein I may him away, and cast him into outer speak boldly, as I ought to speak. darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth. For many

The Gospel. St. John iv. 46. ale called, but few are chosen.

THERE was a certain nobleman, The twenty-first Sunday after um. When he heard that Jesus was Trinity.

come out of Judea into Galilec, he The Collect.

went unto him,andbesought him,ihat VRANT, we beseech thee, mer

he would come down and heal his G ciful Lord, to thy faithful peo- Then said Jesus unto him, Except

son

for he was at the point of death. ple, pardon and peace; that they may be cleansed from all their sins, ye see signs anul wonders, ye will and serve thee with a quiet mind; nut believe. The nobleman saith through Jesus Christ our Lord unto him, Sir, come down ere my Amen.

child die. Jesus saith unto him, Go

thy way, thy son liveth. And the The Epistle. Ephes. vi. 10.

man believed the word that Jesus Lord, and in the power of his his way. And as he was now going might. Put on the whole armour down, his servants met him, and of God, that ye may be able to stand Itnid him, saying, Try sou livetlu.

Then inquired he of them the hour, The Gospel. St. Matt. xviii. 21. when he began tocument and they PETER said unto Jesus, Lorul

, venth her, the fever left him. So against me, and I forgive him? till the father knew that it was at the seven times ? Jesus saith unto him, same hour in the which Jesus said I say not unto thee,until seven times: utolim, Thy son liveth ; and him-but until seventy times siven. self believed, and his whole house. Therefore is the kingdom of heaven This is again the second miracle that likened unto a certain king, who Jesus did, when he was come out of woulul take account of his servants. Jatea into Galilee.

And when he had begun to reckon,

one was brought unto him, who The twenty-secorul Sundwy after owed him ten thousand talents. But Trinity.

forasmuch as he had not to pay,his The Cołect.

loudcommanded him to be sold, and , , thy household the Church in he had, and payment to be madle. continual gouliness; that, through The servant iherefore fell down and thy protection, it may be free tirom worshipped him, saying, Lord, bave all adversities, and devoutly given patience with me, and I will pay to serve thee in good works, to the ihee all. Then the Lord of" tirat glory of thy name, through Jesus servant was inoved with compassion, Christ our Lord. Amen. and loosed him, an! forgave hiin the

The Epistle. Phil. i. 3. debt. But the same servant went I

Thank my Gol upon every re-out, and found one of his fellow-ser.

membrance of you always in vants, who owed him an hundred every prayer of mine for you all pence; and he laid hands on him, making request with joy) for your and took him by the throat, saying, fellowship in the Gospel' from the Pay me that thou owest. And his first clay until now; being confident fellow-servant fell down at his feet, of this very thing, that he who hath and besought him, saying, Have pas begun a good work in you, will per- tience with me, and I will pay thee form it untilthe day of Jesus Christ; all. And he would not; but went even as it is meet for me to think and cast him into prison, till he shoutil this of you all, because I have you pay the debt. So when his fellow. in my heart, inasnuuch as both in servants saw what was done, they my bonds, anel in the defence ard were very sorry, and came and told confirmation of the Gospel, ye all unto their lord all that was done. are partakers of my grace. For Then huis loryl, after that he had call. God is my record, how greatly I im, said unto him, thou wickert long after you all in the bowels of servant, I forgave thee all that rlebt, Jesus Christ. And this I pray, that because thoudesiredst me: shouldestyour love may abound yet more and not thou also have had compassion more in knowledge, and in all judg- on thy fellow-servant, ever: as I had ment: That ye may approve things pity on thee? And his lori was wroth, that are excellent, that ye may be and delivered him to the tormentors, sincere, and without orfence till the till he should pay all that wasdue unday of Christ; being filled with the to him. So likewise shall my heaven fruits of righteousness, which are byly Father do also unto you, if ye, Jesus Christ, unto the glory and from your hearts, forgive not every praise of God

one his brother their trespasses

The twenty-third Sunday after Cæsar's. Then saith he unto them, Trinity.

Render therefore unto Cæsar the The Collect.

things which are Cæsar's; and unto O , , .

who art the author of all god. When they had heard these words, liness; be ready, we beseech thee, they marvelled, and left him, and to hear the devout prayers of thy went their way. Church; and grant that those things which we ask futhfully, we may ob-| The twenty-fourth Sunday after tiin effectually,througli Jesus Chuist

Trinity. our Lord. Imen.

The Colect. The Epistle. Phil. iii. 17. O Lord, we beseech thee, absolve BRETHREN, be followers to thy people from their offences;

gether of me, and mark them that, through thy bountiful goodness who walk so, as ye have us for an we may all be delivered from the ensample. (For many walk, of bands of those sins which by our whom I have told you often, and frailty we have committed : Grant now tell you even weeping, that this, o heavenly Father, for Jesus they are the enemies of the cross of Christ's sake, our Llessed Lord and Christ; whose end is destruction, Saviour. Amen. whose god is their belly, and whose The Epistle. Colos. i. 3. gloun is in their shame, who mind We give thanks to Goul, and the sation is in heaven, from whence Christ, praying always for you, since also we look for the Saviour, the we heard of your faith in Christ Lord Jesus Christ; who shall change Jesus, and of the love which ye have our vile boly, that it may be fashion- to all the saints ; for the hope which et like unto his glorious body, ac- is laid up for you in heaven, where. corling to the working, whereby he of ye heart before in the word of is able even to subilue all things un- the truth of the Gospel; which is to himself.

come unto you, as it is in all the The Gospel. St. Matt. xxii. 15. world, and bringeth forth fiuit, as it

HEN went the Pharisees, and doth also in you, since the day ye entangle him in lois talk. And they Gal in truth. As ye also learned sent out unto him their disciples, of Epaphras, our dear fellow-serwith-the Herodians, saying, Master, vant, who is for you a faithful minwe know that thju art true, and ister of Christ; who also declared teachest the way of Gol in truth, unto us your love in the spirit. For neither carest thou for any man : for this cause we also, since the day we thou regailest not the person of heard it, do not cease to pray for

Tell us, therefore, what you, and to desire that ye might be thinkest thou? Is it lawful to give filled with the knowledge of his tribute into Casar, or not? But will in all wisdom and spiritual unJesus perceived their wickedness, derstanding; that ye might walk and said, Why tempt ye me, se worthy of the Lord unto all pleashypocrites ? Show me ihe tribute-ing, being fruitful in every good money. And they brought unto work, and increasing in the know. nim a penny. And he saith untofledge of Gol; strengthened with hem, Whose is this image and su- all might, according to his glorious perscription? They say unto him, power, unto all patience and long

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suffering, with joyfulness; giving in the earth. In his days, Judah shall thanks unto the Father, who hath be saved, and Israel shall dwell safe. made us meet to be partakers of ly: and this is his name whereby he the inheritance of the saints in light. shall be called, THE LORDOUR The Gospel. St. Matt. ix. 18. RIGHTEOUSNESS. Therefore, unto John's disciples, behold, Lord, that they shall no inore say,

. , there came a certain ruler, and wor- The Lord liveth, who brought up the shipped him, saying, My daughter children of Israel out of the land of is even now dead; but come and Fgypt; but, The Lord liveth, who lay thy hand upon her, and she shall brought up, and who led the seed of live. And Jesus arose, and follow- the house of Israel out of the north ed him, and so did his disciples. country, and from all countriee (And behold, a woman, which was whither I had driven them; and diseased with an issue of blood twelve they shall dwell in their own land year's, came behind him, and touch The Gospel St. John vi. 5. ed the hem of his garment: For

THEN “Jesus then lift up his

cyes, and saw a great com. touch his garment, I shall be whole. pany come unto him, he saith unto But Jesus turned him about, and Philip, Whence shall we buy bread, when he saw her, he said, Daugh-that these may eat? (and this hc ter, be of good comfort, thy faith said to prove him ; for he himself hath made thee whole. And the knew what he would do.) Philip woman was made whole from that answered him, Two hundred penhour.) And when Jesus came into ny-worth of bread is not sufficient the rúler's house, and saw the min- for them, that every one of them strels and the people making a noise, may take a little. One of his dishe said unto them, Give place : forciples, Andrew, Simon Peter's bro the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. ther, saith unto him, There is a And they laughed him to scorn. But lad here, who hath five barleywhen the people were put forth, he loaves, and two small fishes; but went in, and took her by the hand, what are they among so many? and the maid arose. And the fame And Jesus said, Make the mnen hereof went abroad into all that land. sit down. Now there was much

grass in the place. So the men sat The twenty-fifth Sunday after down, in number about five thouTrinity.

sand. And Jesus took the loaves, The Collect.

and when he had given thanks, he TIR up, we beseech thee, O distributed to the disciples, and the

Lord, the wills of thy faithful disciples to them that were set people; that they plenteously bring- down, and likewise of the fishes, ing forth the fruit of good works, as much as they would. When may by thee be plenteously reward-they were filled, he said unto his ed, through Jesus Christ our Lord. disciples, Gather up the fragments Amen.

that remain, that nothing be lost, For the Epistle. Jer. xxiii. 5. Therefore they gathered them to BEHOLD, the days come, saith gether, and filled twelve baskets

the Lord, that I will raise unto with the fragments of the five bar. David a righteous braneh; and a ley-loaves, which remained over King shall reign and prosper, and and above unto them that had caten. shaly executo judgment and jistice' Then those men, whun they had

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been the miracle that Jesus did, said,, dings of good things ! But they have This is of a truth that Prophet that not all obeyed the Gospel. For should come into the world. Esaias saith, Lord, who hath believ

If there be any more Sundays before ed our report ? So then, faith Advent-Sunday, the Service of some of cometh by hearing, and hearing by those Sundays that were omitted after the Word of God. But I say, Have the Epiphany, shall be taken in to sup; they not heard ? Yes verily, their it there be fewer, the overplus may be sound went into all the earth, and omnited: Provided that this last Collect, their words unto the ends of the Epistle, and Gospel, shall always be used world. But I say, Did not Israel upon the Sunday next before Advent.

know? First, Moses saith, I will

provoke you to jealousy by them Sunt Andrew's Day. that are no people, and by a foolish The Collect.

nation I will anger you. But Esaias AY

LMIGHTY God, who didst is very bold, and saith, I was found

give such grace unto thy holy of them that sought me not; I was Apostle Saint Andrew, that he made manifest unto them that ask. readily obeyed the calling of chyfed not after me. But to Israel he Son Jesus Christ, and followed him saith, All day long have 1 stretched without delay; grant unto us all, torth my hands unto a disobedient that

we, being called by thy holy and gainsaying people. word, may forth with give up our The Gospel. St. Matt. iv. 18 selves obediently to fulfil thy holy JESUS, walking by the sea of Gaconsinandments, through the same lilee, saw two brethren, Simon, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. called Peter, and Andrew his bio

The Epistle. Rom. x. 9. ther, casting a net into the sea : (for IF

thou shalt confess with thy they were fishers.) And he saith mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt unto them, Follow me, and I will believe in thine heart that God liath make yua fishers of men. And they raised him from the dead, thou shalt straightway left their nets, and fol. be saved. For with the heart man lowed him. And going on from believeth unto righteousness, and thence, he saw other two brethren, with the moush contession is made James the son of Zebedee, and John anto salvation. For the Scri;:ture his brother, in a ship with Zebesaith, Whosoever believeth on him dee their father, mending their sha!! not be ashamed. For there nets; and he called them. And they is no difference between the Jewimmediately left the ship and their and the Greek : for the same Lord father, and followed him. over all, is rich unto all that call upon him. For whosoever shall Saint Thomas the Apostle. call upon the name of the Lord,

The Collect. shall be saved. How then shall

and everliving not believed ? and how shall they firmation of the faith, didst suffer believe in lim of whom they have thy holy Apostle Thomas to be not hear!? And how shall they hear doubtful in thy Son's resurrection; without a preacher? And how shalljgrant us so perfectly, and without they preach, except they be sent ? all doubl, to believe in thy Son JeAs it is written, How beautiful are sus Christ, that our faith in thy the feet of them that preach the sight may never be reproved. Hear Gospel of peace, and bring glad ti-lus, O Lord, througla tlie same Jo.

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