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dead by the glory of the Father, liver thee to the officer, and thou even so we also should walk in new-, be cast into prison. Verily I say un. ness of life. For if we bave been to thee, thou shalt by no means come planted together in the likeness of out thence, till thou hast paid the his death, we shall be also in the uitermost farthing. likeness of his resurrection : Knowing this, that our old man is cruci- The seventh Sunday after Trinity. fiert with him, that the boily of sin

The Collect. miglat be destroyed, that hencefort! LORD of all power and might, we should not serve sin. For he who art the author and giver of that is lead, is freed from sin. Nuw, all good things; graft in our hearts if we be dead with Christ, we be- the love of thy name, increase in lieve that we shall also live with him, jus true religion, nourish us with all knowing that Christ being raisui goodness, and of thy great mercy from the ucac!, dieth no more ; death keep us in the same, through Jesus buth no more dominion over him. Christ our Lor. Amen. Por in that he died, he died unto The Epistie. Rom. vi. 19. sin orice ; but in urat he liveth, he I Speak atter the manner of men,

unto . ye also yourselves to be dead indeed flesh: for as ye have yielded your wito siri; but aiive unto God, througlı members servants to uncleanness, Jesus Christ our Lorl.

and to iniquity, unto iniquity; even The Gospel. St. Matt. v. 20. so now yield your members ser. ESUS said unto his disciples, vants to righteousness, unto boli. exceed the righteousness of the vants of sin, ye were free from Scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in righteousness. What fruit bad ye no case enter into the kingilom of then in those things, whereof ye heiven. Ye have heard that it was are now ashamed? for the end of sail by them of old time, Thou shalt those things is death. But now not kill; and whosnever shall kill, being made free from sin, and be. shall be in danger of the judgment. come servants to God, ye have your But I say unto yori, that whosoever fruit unto holiness, and the end is angry with his brother without a everlasting life. For the wages of carse, shall be in danger of the sin is death: but the gift of God is jongment: and whosoever shall eternal life, through Jesus Christ say to his brother, Raca, shall be our Lord. in danger of the council : but The Gospel. St. Mark viii. 1. wbosoever shall sa?; Thon fool, TN those days the multitude being shall be in danger of hell fire. very great, and having nothing Therefore, if thou bring thy gift to to cat, Jesus called his disciples the altar, and there rernemberest unto him, and saith unto them, I that thy brother hath anght against have compassion oir the multitule, thee, leave there thy gift before the because they have now been with altar, and go thy wav, first be re- me three days, and have nothing conciled to thy brother, and then to eat: and if I send them away come and offer thy gift. Agree fasting to their own houses, they with thine adversary quickly, whiles will faint by the way: for divers of thou art in the way with him; lest them came from far. And his disat any time the adversary deliver cip!es answered him, From whence thee to the judge, and the judge de- can a man satisfy these men with

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bread here in the wilderness? And, clothing, but in wardly they are he asked them, How many loaves ravening wolves. Ye shall know have ye? And they said, Seven. them by their firuits : Do men gao And lie commanded the people to ther grapes of thorns, or figs of sit down on the ground: and he thistles? Even so every gooul tree took the seven loaves, and gave bringeth forth gooxl fiuit; but a thanks, and brake, and gave to his corrupt tree bringeth forth evil disciples to set before them; and truit. A good tree cannot bring they did set them before the peo-forth evil tiruit; neither can a cor. ple. And they had a few small rupt tree bring forth good frut. fishes; and he blessed, and com- Every tree that bringeth not forth manded to set them also before good fruit, is hewn down, and cast them. Se they did eat, and were into the fire. Wherefore by their filled ; and they took up of the bru- truits ye shall know them. Not ken meat that was left, seven bas- everyone that saith unto me, kets. And they that had eaten Lori, Lord, shall enter into the were about four thousand. And kingiom of heaven; but he that he sent them away.

loeth the will of my Father, who The eighih Sunuluy after Trinity. is in heaven, O

Gol, whose never failing pro- The ninth Sunday after I'rinity. vidence ordereth all things both

The Collect. ise heaven and earth; we humbly GRANT to us, word,

we beseech to

to and all hurtful things, and to give us alo always such things as are right; those things which are profitable that we who cannot do any thing for us, through Jesus Christ our that is gourl without thee, may by Lord. Amen.

thee be enabled to live accoring The Epistle. Rom. viii. 12. to thy will, through Jesus Christ BRETHREN We are debtors our Lord, Amen.

The Epistle. 1 Cor. x. 1. the flesh: For if ye live after the BRETHREN, I would not that ; ye

ye should be ignorant, how that the Spirit do mortify the deeds of all our fathers were under the clouc, the body, ye shall live. For as many and all passed through the sea; and As are led by the Spirit of God, they were all baptized unto Moses in are the sons of God. For ye have the cloud, and in the sea; and da not received the spirit of bondage all eat the same spiritual meat, anl. again to fear; but ye have received did all drink the same spiritual the spirit of a loption, whereby we drink; _(for they drank of that spia cry, Abba, Fathcr. The Spirit it- ritual Rock that followed them; selfbeareth witness with our spirit, and that Rock was Christ.) But that we are the children of God. with many of them God was not And if children, then heirs ; heirs well pleased; for they were overe of God, and joint heirs with Christ : thrown in the wilderness. Now if so be that we suffer with him, these things were our examples, to that we may be also glorified to the intent we should not lust after gether,

evil things, as they also lusteil. The Gospel. St. Matt. vii. 15. Neither be ye idolaters, ses were BEWARE of false prophets, some of them: as it is written,

which come to you in sheep's The people sat down to eat sou

drink, and rose up to play. Nei-, him, 'Take thy bill, and write fourther let us commit fornication, as score. And the lord commended some of them committed, and tell the unjust steward, because he had in one day three and twenty thou- done wisely: for the children of this sand. Neither let us tempt Christ, world are in their generation wiser as some of them also tempted, and than the children of light. And I say were destroyed of serpents. Nei- unto you, make to yourselves friends ther murmur ye, as some of then of the mammon okunrighteousness; also murmurerl, and were destroy that when ye tail, they may receive el of the destrover. Now all these you into everlasting liabitations. things happened unto them for en- The tenth Sunuluy fuer Trruty. samples: and they are written for

The Collect. our admonition, upon whom the

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ET thy merciful ears, O Lorri, ends of the world are come. Where be open to the prayers of thy fore let him that thinketh he stand-Humble servants; and that they may eth, take heed lest he tall. There lobtain icir petitions, make them to hath no temptation taken you, but ask such things as shall please thee, such as is cummon to mian: but through Jesus Christ our Lord. Gal is faithful, who will not suffer Amer.. you to be tempted above that ye The Epistle. 1 Cor. xii. 1. are able but will will the temp-CONCERNING, spiritual gifts, that ye may be able to bear it. ignorant. Ye kuow that ye were

The Gospel. St. Luke xvi. 1. Gentiles, carried away unto these

There was a certain rich man Wherefore I give you to understand, who had a steward; and the same that no man, speaking by the Spiwas accused unto him, that he had frit of God, calleth Jesus accurad; wasted his gooils. And he called and that no man can say that Jesus him, and said tinto him, How is it is the Lord, but by the Holy Ghost. that I hear this of thee? Give an Now there are diversities of gifts, account of thy stewardship; for but the same spirit. And there are thou mayest bé no longer steward. differences of administrations, but Then the steward said within him the same Lord. And there are din self, What shall I do? for my Lord versitics of operations, but it is the takech away from me the steward- same God who worketh all in all. ship: I cannot dig; to beg I am But the manifestation of the Spirit ashamed. I am resolved what to is given to every man to profit withal. do, that when I am pt out of the For to one is given by the Spirit the stewarlship, they may receive me word of wisdom; to another, the word into their houses. So he called of knowledge by the same Spirit; to every one of his lorrl's debtor's unto another, faith by the same Spirit; to him, and said unto the first, low another, the gifts of healing by the much owest thou unto my loril? And same Spirit; to another, the working he said, An hundred measures of of miracles; to another, propliecy ; oil. And he said unto him, Take to another, discerning of spirits; to thy bill, and sit down quickly, and another, divers kinds of longues ; write fifty: Then said he to ano- to another, the interpretation of ther And how much owest thou ? tongues. But all these worketh that And he said, An hundred mea-fone and the self-same Spirit, dividing sures of wheat. And he said unto to every man severally as he will.

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The Gospel. St. Luke xix. 41. the third day, according to the A

ND when he was come near, Scriptures; and that he was seen

he beheld the city, and wept of Cephas; then of the twelve : over it, saying, If thou hadst known, After that, he was seen of above even thou, at least in this thy day, five hundred brethren at once ; of the things which belong unto thy whom the greater part remain unto peace! but now they are hid from this present; but some are fallen *hine eyes. For the days shall asleep. After that he was seen of come upon thee, that thine enemies James; then of all the Apostles : shall cast a trench about thee, and and last of all he was seen of me compass thee round, and keep thee also, as of one born out of due time. in on every side, and shall lay thee For I am the least of the Apostles, even with the ground, and thy chil- that am not meet to be called an dren within thee : and they shall Apostle, because I persecuted the not leave in thee one stole upon Church of God. But, by the grace another; because thou knewest of God, I am what I am ; and his not the time of thy visitation. And grace, which was bestowed upon he went into the temple, and be- me, was not in vain ; but I labour. gan to cast out them that sold ed more abundantly than they all : therein, and them that bought, say-yet not I, but the grace of God ing unto them, It is written, My which was with me. Therefore, house is the house of prayer: but whether it were 1, or they, so we ye have made it a den of thieves. preach, and so ye believed. And he taught daily in the temple. The Gospel. St. Luke xvij. 9: l'ie eleventh Sunday after Jesus spake this parable unto

certain which trusted in theinTrinity.

selves that they were righteous, and The Collect.

despised others: Two men wentup 0

Goa, who declarest thy. Al- into the temple to pray; the one a

mighty power chiefly is show-Pharisee, and the other a Publican. ing mercy and pity; mercifully The Pharisee stood and prayer grant unto us such a measure of thy thus with himself: Gol, I'thank grace, that we, running the way of thee, that I am not as other men thy commandments, may obtain are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, thy gracious promises, and be made for even as this Publican : I fast partakers of thy heavenly treasure, twice in the week, I give tithes of through Jesus Christ our Lord. all that I possess. And the Public Amen.

can standing afar off, would not lift The Epistle. 1 Cor. xv. 1. up so much as his eyes unto heaven, RETHREN, I declare unto you but smote upon his breast, saying,

the Gospel which I preached God be merciful to me a sinner. I unto you, which also ye have re- tell you, this man went down to his ceived, and wherein ye stand ; by house justified rather than the which also ye are saved, if ye keep other: for every one that exalteth in memory what I preached unto himself, shall be abased; and he that you, unless ye have believed in vain.humbleth himself, shall be exalted. For I delivered unto you first of all, that which I also received, how The twelfth Sunday after Trinity that Cbrist died for our sins, accord

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ready to hear than we to pray, and but the more he charged them, so art wont to give more than either much the more a great deal they we desire or leserve; pour downpublished it; and were beyond upon us the abundance of thy mercy, measure astonished, saying, He hath forgiving us those things whereof done all things well; he maketh our conscience is afraid, and giving both the deaf to hear, and the dumb us those good things which we are to speak. not worthy to ask, but through the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ The thirteenth Sunday after thy Son our Lord. Amen.

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The Epistle. 2 Cor. iii. 4.

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LMIGHTY and merciful Gol, Christ to God-ward : Not that of whose only gift it cometh we are sufficient of ourselves to that thy faithful people do unto thee think any thing as of ourselves; but true and laudable service ; grant, our sufficiency is of God. Who we beseech thee, that we may so also hath made is able ministers faitlefully serve thee in this life, of the New Testament; not of the that we fail not finally to attain thy letter, but of the Spirit : for the let-heavenly promises, through the mcter killeth, but the Spirit giveth life. rits of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. But if the ministration of death, The Epistle. Gal. iii. 16. written and engraven in stones, was

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Abraham and his seeth were glorious, so that the children of Is the promises made. He saith rael could not steadfastly behold not, And to seeds, as of many ; but the face of Moses for the glory of as of one, And to thy seed, which his countenance, which glory was is Christ. And this í say, that the to be done away; how shall not the covenant that was confirmed before ministration of the Spirit be rather of God in Christ, the law, which glorious ? For if the ministration was for four hundred and thirty of condemnation be glory, much years after, cannot disannul, that it more doth the ministration ut right-should make the promise of none sousness exceed in glory. effect. For if the inheritance be of

The Gospel. St. Mark vii. 31. the law, it is no more of promise ;

of Tyre and Sidon, came unto promise. Wherefore then serveth the sea of Galilee, through the midst the law? It was added because of of the coasts of Decapolis, and they transgressions, till the seed should bring unto him one that was deaf, come to whom the promise was and had an impediment in his made; and it was orlained by an. speech; and they beseech him to gels in the hand of a mediator. put his hand upon him. And he Now a mediator is not a mediator took him aside from the multitude, of one; but God is one, Is the law and put his fingers into his ears, then against the promises of God? and he spit, and touched his tongue; God forbid; for if there had been and looking up to heaven, he sigh- a law given which could have given ed, and saith unto him, Ephphatha, life, verily righteousness should that is, be opened. And straight-have been by the law. But the way his ears were opened, and the Scripture hath concluded all under string of his tongue was loosed, and sin, that the promise, by faith of be spake plain. And he charged Jesus Christ, might be given to them that they should tell no man:'then that believe.

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