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all that we ask or think, ac-jus continually to be given to all cording to the power that good works, through Jesus worketh in us, unto him be Christ our Lord. Amen. glory in the Church, by Christ The Epistle. Ephes. iv. 1. Jesus, throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.

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THEREFORE, the priThe Gospel. St. Luke vii. 11.)

soner of the Lord, beseech

you, that ye walk worthy of AND it came to pass the day the vocation where with ye are

after, that Jesus went into called, with all lowliness and a city called Nain ; and many meekness, with long-suffering, of his disciples went with him, forbearing one another in love; and much people. Now when endeavouring to keep the unity he came nigh to the gate of of the Spirit in the bond of the city, behold there was a peace.

There is one body, dead man carried out, the only and one Spirit, even as ye are son of his mother, and she called in one hope of your callwas a widow : and much peo-ling: one Lord, one Faith, one ple of the city was with her. Baptism, one God and Father And when the Lord saw her, of all, who is above all, and he had compassion on her, and through all, and in you all. said unto her, Weep not. And

The Gospel, St. Luke xiv. I. he came and touched the bier. (and they that bare bim stood

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T came to pass, as Jesus still) and he said, Young man, went into the house of one I say unto thee, Arise. And of the chief Pharisees to eat he that was dead sat up, and bread, on the Sabbath-day, began to speak : and he deli- that they watched him. And vered him to his mother. And behold, there was a certain there came a fear on all: and man before him, who had the they glorified God, saying.dropsy. And Jesus answering that a great Prophet is risen spake unto the lawyers and up anong us; and, that God Pharisees, saying, Is it lawful hath visited his people. And to heal on the Sabbath day? this rumour of him went forth And they held their peace. throughout all Judea, and And he took bim, and healed throughout all the region round him, and let him go ; and an. about.

swered them, saying, Which

of you shall have an ass or an The Seventeenth Sunday afterfox fallen into a pit, and will Trinity

not straightway pull him out

on the Sabbath-day? And they The Collect.

could not answer him again to ORD, we pray thee, that these things.

And he put

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vent and follow us; and makelwere bidden, when he marked

how they chose out the chiel mony of Christ was confirmed rooms; saying unto theni sin you. So that ye come beWhen thou art bidden of any hind in no gift; waiting for the man to a wedding, sit not coming of our Lord Jesus down in the highest room, lest Christ, who shall also confirm a more honourable man than you unto the end, that ye may thou be bidden of him ; and be blameless in the day of our he that bade thee and him Lord Jesus Christ. come and say unto thee, Give

The Gospel. St. Mat. xxii. 34. this man place; and thou begin with shame to take the lowest WHEN the Pharisees had room. But when thou art heard that Jesus bad put bidden, go and sit down in the the Sadducees to silence, they lowest room ; that when he were gathered together. Then that bade thee cometh, he may one of them, who was a lawyer say unto thee, Friend, go up asked him a question, tempthigher : then shalt thou havefing him, and saying, Master, Worship in the presence of which is the great commandthem that sit at meat with thee. ment in the law ? Jesus said For whosoever exalteth him-unto him, Thou shalt love the self, shall be abased :. and he Lord thy God with all thy that humbleth himself, shall heart, and with all thy soul, be exalted.

and with all thy mind : This is the first and greatcommand

ment. The Eighteenth Sunday after

And the second is like Trinity

unto it, Thou shalt love thy

neighbour us thyself. On these The Collect.

two commandments hang all the law

While Pharisees grant thy people grace to withstand the temptations of thered together, Jesus asked the world, the flesh, and the them, saying, What think ye devil; and with pure hearts

of Christ? whose son is he? and minds to follow thee, the

Tbey say unto him, The son of

David. He saith upto them only God, through Jesus Christ

How then doth David in Spirit our Lord. Amen.

call him Lord, saying, The The Epistle. 1.Cor. 1.. 4. Lord said unto my Lord, Sit

thou on my right hand, tilt I THANK my God alwayson make thine enemies thy foota

your behalf, for the grace stool ? If Daviditben call him of God which is given you by Lord, how is he his son ? And Jesus Christ; that in every no man was able to answerthing ye 'ire enriched by him, him a word neither durst any in all utterance, and in all man, from that day forth, ask knowledge :-eyen, as the testi- him any more questionar

Thes

The Nineteenth Sunday after place to the devil. Let him Trinity.

that stole, steal no more ; but The Collect.

rather let him labour, work.

ing with his hands the thing GOD, forasmuch as with which is good, that he may

out thee we are not able have to give to him that needto please thee; mercifully eth. Let no corrupt commugrant that thy Holy Spirit may nication proceed out of your in all things direct and rule our mouth, but that which is good hearts, through Jesus Christ to the use of edifying, that it our Lord. Amen.

may minister grace unto the

bearers. The Epistle. Ephcs. iv. 17.

And grieve not the

Holy Spirit of God, whereby "HIS I say therefore, and ye are sealed unto the day of

testify in the Lord, that redemption. Let all bitterye henceforth walk not as ness, and wrath, and anger, Other Gentiles walk, in the and clamour, and evil-speakvanity of their mind; havinging, be put away from you, the understanding darkened, with all malice.

And be ye being alienated from the life kind one to another, tenderof God, through the ignorance hearted, forgiving one another, that is in them, because of the even as God for Christ's sake blindness of their heart : who, hath forgiven you. being past feeling, have given themselves over unto lascivi

The Gospel. St. Matt. ix. I. ousness, to work all unclean- TESUS entered into a ship, Dess with greediness. But ye and passed over, and came have not so learned Christ; iffinto his own city. And behold, so be that ye have heard him, they brought to him a man and have been taught by him, sick of the palsy, lying on a as the truth is in Jesus : Thatbed. And Jesus, seeing their ye put off, concerning the for- faith, said unto the sick of the mer conversation, the old man, palsy, Son, be of good cheer, which is corrupt according to thy sins be forgiven thee. the deceitful lusts; and be re. And behold, certain of the newed in the spirit of your scribes said within themselves, mind : and that ye put on the this man blasphemeth. And new man, which after God is Jesus, knowing their thoughts, created in righteousness and said, Wherefore think ye evil true holiness, Wherefore put-in your hearts? For whether ting away lying, speak every is easier 10 say, Thy sins be man truth with his neighbour:forgiven thee? or to say, Arise, for we are members one of an- and walk ? But that ye may other. Be ye angry, and sin know that the Son of maa not : let not the sun go down hath power on earth to forgive upon your wrath: neither give sins, (then saith he to the sick

of the palsy) Arise, take up The Gospel. St. Matt. xxi. 2. thy bed, and go unto thine JESUS said, The kingdom of house, And he arose, and

heaven is like unto a cerdeparted to his house. But tain king, who made a mar, when the multitude saw it,friage for his son; and sent forth they marvelled, and glorified his servants to call them that God who had given such were bidden to the wedding : power unto men.

and they would not come.

Igain, he sent forth other ser

vants, saying, Tell them who The Twentieth Sunday after are bidden, Behold, I have Trinity.

prepared my dinner : my oxen The Collect.

and my fatlings are killed, and

all things are ready : come O

ALMIGHTY and most unto the marriage. But they

merciful God, of thy made light of it, and went bountiful goodness keep us, we their ways, one to his farm, beseech thee, from all things another to his merchandize : that may hurt us ; that we, and the remnant took his serbeing ready both in body and vants and entreated them soul, may cheerfully accom-spitefully, and slew them. But plish those things which thou when the king heard thereof, commandest, through Jesus he was wroth : and he sent Christ our Lord. Amen. forth his armies, and destroyed The Epistle. Ephes. v. 15 those murderers, and burnt up

their city. Then said he to SEE

then that ye walk cir- his servants, The wedding is cumspectly, not as fools, (ready, but they who are bidbut as wise, redeeming the den were not worthy. Go ye time, because the days are evil. therefore into the highways, Wherefore be ye not unwise, and as many as ye shall find, but understanding what the bid to the marriage. So those will of the Lord is. And be servants went out into the not drunk with wine, wherein highways, and gathered tois excess; but be filled with gether all, as many as they the Spirit : speaking to your found, both bad and good : and selves in psalms and hymns the wedding was furnished and spiritual songs, singing with guests. And when the and making melody in your king came in to see the guests, heart to the Lord; giving he saw there a man who had thanks always for all things not on a wedding garment. unto God and the Father, in And he saith unto him, Friend, the name of our Lord Jesus how camest thou in hither, not Christ; submitting yourselves having a wedding garment ? one to another in the fear of And he was speechless. Then God.

said the king to the servants,

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Bind him hand and foot, and quench all the fiery darts of take him away, and cast him the wicked. And take the into outer darkness : there helmet of salvation, and the shall be weeping and gnashing sword of the Spirit, which is of teeth. For many are called, the word of God: praying albut few are chosen.

ways with all prayer and sup

plication of the Spirit, and The Twenty-first Sunday

watching thereunto with all after Trinity.

perseverence, and supplica

tion for all saints; and for me, The Collect.

that utterance may be given RANT, we beseech thee, unto me, that I may open my

merciful Lord, to thy mouth boldly, to make known faithful people, pardon and the mystery of the gospel ; for peace; that they may be which I am an ambassador in cleansed from all their sins, bonds; that therein I may and serve thee with a quiet speak boldly as I ought to mind, through Jesus Christ speak. our Lord. Amen.

The Gosfrel. St. John iv. 46. The Epistle. Ephes. vi. 10.

"HERE was a certain nobe strong

son

When power of his might. Put on he heard that Jesus was come the whole armour of God, that out of Judea into Galilee, he ye may be able to stand against went unto him, and besought the wiles of the devil. For him, that he would come down we wrestle not against flesh and heal his son ; for he was and blood, but against prin- at the point of death. Then cipalities, against powers, said Jesus unto him, Except against the rulers of the dark- ye see signs and wonders, ye ness of this world, against will not believe. The noblespiritual wickedness in high man saith unto him, Sir, come places. Wherefore take unto down ere my child die. Jesus you the whole armour of God, saith unto him, Go thy way, that ye may be able to with-tly son liveth. And the man stand in the evil day, and hav-believed the word that Jesus ing done all, to stand. Stand had spoken unto him, and he therefore, having your loins went his

way.

And as he was girt about with truth; and now going down, his servants having on the breast-plate of met him, and told him, saying, righteousness : and your feet Thy son liveth. Then inquirshod with the preparation of led he of them the hour when the gospel of peace; above he began to amend : and they all, taking the shield of faith, said unto him, Yesterday, at wherewith ye shall be able to the seventh hour, the fever

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