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God, and hateth his brother, may testify unto them, lest they he is a liar: for he that loveth also come into this place of tor. not his brother, whom he hath ment.
Abraham saith unto seen, how can he love God, him, They have Moses and the whom he hath not seen ? And Prophets; let them hear them. this commandment have we And he said, Nay, father Abrafrom him, that he who loveth ham; but if one went unto them God, love his brother also.
from the dead, they will repent.
And he said unto him, If they The Gospel. St. Luke xvi. 19.
hear not Moses and the Pro"HERE was a certain rich phets, neither will they be
perman, who was clothed in suaded, though one rose from purple and fine linen, and fared the dead. sumptuously every day. And there was a certain beggar, nam- The second Sunday after ed Lazarus, who was laid at his
Trinity. gate, full of sores; and desiring to be fed with the crumbs which
The Collect. fell from the rich man's table:
Lord, who never failest moreover, the dogs came and to help and govern those licked his sores. And it came whom thou dost
bring up in thy to pass that the beggar died, and steadfast fear and love; keep us, was carried by the angels' into we beseech thee, under the proAbraham's bosom: the rich tection of thy good providence, man also died, and was buried : and make us to have a perpetual and in hell he lifted up his eyes, fear and love of thy holy name, being in torments, and seeth through Jesus Christ our Lord. Abraham afar off, and Lazarus Amen. in his bosom. And he cried, and said, Father Abraham, have
The Epistle. 1 John iii. 13. mercy on me, and send Laza,
ARVEL not, my brerus, that he may dip the tip of thren, if the world hate his finger in water, and cool my you. We know that we have tongue; for I am tormented in passed from death unto life, bethis flame. But Abraham said, cause we love the brethren. He Son, remember that thou in thy that loveth not his brother, abidlife-time receivedst thy good eth in death. Whosoever hateth things, and likewise Lazarus his brother, is a murderer: and evil things; but now he is com- ye know that no murderer hath forted, and thou art tormented. eternal life abiding in him. And besides all this, between Hereby perceive we the love of us and you there is a great gulph God, because he laid down his fixed : so that they who would life for us : and we ought to lay pass from hence to you cannot; down our lives for the brethren. neither can they pass to us that But whoso hath this world's would come from thence. Then good, and seeth his brother have he said, I pray thee therefore, need, and shutteth up his bowfather, that thou wouldest send els of compassion from him; him to my father's house: for how dwelleth the love of God I have five brethren: that he in him? My little children, let
us not love in word, neither in hither the poor, and the maimtongue; but in deed, and in ed, and the halt, and the blind. truth. And hereby we know And the servant said, Lord, it that we are of the truth, and is done as thou hast command. shall assure our hearts before ed, and yet there is room. And him. For if our heart condemn the lord said unto the servant, us, God is greater than our heart, Go out into the highways and and knoweth all things. Belov: hedges, and compel them to ed, if our heart condemn us come in, that my house may be not, then have we confidence filled : for I say unto you, that towards God. And whatsoever none of those men which were we ask, we receive of him, be- bidden shall taste of my supper. cause we keep his commandments, and do those things that The third Sunday after Trinity. are pleasing in his sight. And
The Collect. this is his commandment, That
O we should believe on the name
Lord, we beseech thee
mercifully to hear us; and of his Son Jesus Christ, and grant that we, to whom thou love one another, as he gave us hast given an hearty desire to commandment. And he that
pray, may, by thy mighty aid, keepeth his commandments, be defended and comforted in all dwelleth in him, and he in him: dangers and adversities, through and hereby we know that he Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. abideth in us, by the Spirit which he hath given us.
The Epistle. 1 St. Peter v. 5. The Gospel. St. Luke xiv. 16. A la noche, bandu biectlothed
LL of you be subject A Certain man made a great
with humility: For God resistsupper, and bade many; eth the proud, and giveth grace and sent his servant at supper to the humble. Humble yourtime, to say to them that were selves therefore under the mighbidden, Come, for all things are ty hand of God, that he may exnow ready. And they all with alt you in due time: casting all one consent began to make ex- your care upon him; for he cuse: The first said unto him, I careth for you. Be sober, be have bought a piece of ground, vigilant; because your adversaand I must needs go and see it; ry the devil, as a roaring lion, I I pray thee have me excused: walketh about, seeking whom And another said, I have bought he may devour: whom resist, five yoke of oxen, and I go to steadfast in the faith; knowing prove them; I pray thee have that the same afflictions are acme excused: And another said, complished in your brethren I have married a wife, and there that are in the world. But the
, fore I cannot come. So that God of all grace, who hath callservant came, and showed his ed us unto his eternal glory by lord these things. Then the Christ Jesus, after that ye have master of the house, being an- suffered a while, make you pergry, said to his servant, Go out fect, stablish, strengthen, settle quickly into the streets and you. To him be glory and dolanes of the city, and bring in minion for ever and ever. Amen.
The Gospel. St. Luke xv. 1. thou being our ruler and guide, THEN THEN drew near unto him we may so pass through things
all the publicans and sin- temporal, that we finally lose ners for to hear him. And the not the things eternal : Grant Pharisees and Scribes murmur- this, O heavenly Father, for Je. ed, saying, This man receiveth sus Christ's sake our Lord. sinners, and eateth with them. Amen. And he spake this parable unto The Epistle. Rom. viii. 18. them, saying, What man of you
Reckon that the sufferings having an hundred sheep, if he
of this present time are not lose one of them, doth not leave worthy to be compared with the ninety and nine in the wil. the glory which shall be revealderness, and go after that which ed in us. For the earnest ex
, is lost, until he find it? And pectation of the creature waitwhen he hath found it, he lay- eth for the manifestation of the eth it on his shoulders, rejoic- sons of God. For the creature ing. And when he cometh was made subject to vanity, not home, he calleth together his willingly, but by reason of him friends and neighbours, saying who hath subjected the same unto them, Rejoice with me, in hope: because the creature for I have found my sheep itself also shall be delivered which was lost. I say unto from the bondage of corrupyou, that likewise joy shall be tion, into the glorious liberty in heaven over one sinner that of the children of God. For repenteth, more than over nine- we know that the whole creaty and nine just persons, which tion groaneth, and travaileth in need no repentance. Either what pain together until now: And woman having ten pieces of sil- not only they, but ourselves alver, if she lose one piece, doth so, which have the first fruits not light a candle, and sweep the of the Spirit, even we ourselves house, and seek diligently till groan within ourselves, waiting she find it? And when she hath for the adoption, to wit, the refound it, she calleth her friends demption of our body. and her neighbours together, saying, Rejoice with me, for
The Gospel. St. Luke vi. 36. I have found the piece which
I BE ye therefore merciful, as had lost. Likewise, I say unto ful. Judge not, and ye shall not
your you, there is joy in the presence be judged: condemn not, and
, of the Angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.
ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiv
en: give, and it shall be given The fourth Sunday after
unto you; good measure, presTrinity.
sed down, and shaken together, The Collect, and running over, shall men
For O God, the protector of all give into your bosom,
that trust in thee, without with the same measure that ye whom nothing is strong, no- mete withal, it shall be measurthing is holy; increase and mul- ed to you again. And he spake tiply upon us thy mercy; that a parable unto them: Can the blind lead the blind? shall they of the Lord is against them not both fall into the ditch? that do evil. And who is he The disciple is not above his that will harm you, if ye be master; but every one that is followers of that which is good? perfect shall be as his master. But and if ye suffer for righte. And why beholdest thou the ousness sake,' happy are ye: mote that is in thy brother's and be not afraid of their tereye, but perceivest not the beam ror, neither be troubled; but that is in thine own eye? Ei- sanctify the Lord God in your ther how canst thou say to thy hearts. brother, Brother, let me pull out
The Gospel. St. Luke v. 1. the mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest not IT
T came to pass, that as the the beam that is in thine own people pressed upon him to eye? Thoù hypocrite, cast out hear the word of God, he stood first the beam out of thine own by the lake of Gennesareth, eye, and then shalt thou see and saw two ships standing by clearly to pull out the mote that the lake; but the fishermen is in thy brother's eye.
were gone out of them, and
were washing their nets. And The fifth Sunday after Trinity. he entered into one of the ships, The Collect.
which was Simon's, and pray
ed him that he would thrust out RANT, O Lord, we be. seech
thee, that the course a little from the land: and he sat of this world may be so peace of the ship. Now when he had
down, and taught the people out ably ordered by thy governance, left speaking, he said unto Sithat thy Church may joyfully mon, Launch out into the deep, serve thee in all godly quietness, and let down your nets for a through Jesus Christ our Lord.
draught. And Simon answerAmen.
ing, said unto him, Master, we The Epistle. 1 St. Peter iii. 8. have toiled all the night, and
ing compassion one of an- less, at thy word I will let down other; love as brethren, be piti. the net. And when they had ful, be courteous; not rendering this done, they enclosed a great evil for evil, or railing for rail- multitude of fishes, and their ing; but contrariwise, blessing; net brake. And they beckoned knowing that ye are thereunto unto their partners which were called, that ye should inherit a in the other ship, that they blessing. For he that will love should come and help them. life, and see good days, let him And they came, and filled both refrain his tongue from evil, the ships; so that they began and his lips that they speak no to sink. When Simon Peter guile: Let him eschew evil, saw it, he fell down at Jesus' and do good; let him seek knees, saying, Depart from me, peace, and ensue it: For the for I am a sinful man, O Lord. eyes of the Lord are over the For he was astonished, and all righteous, and his ears are open that were with him, at the unto their prayers: but the face draught of the fizhes which they
had taken ; and so was also that he liveth, he liveth unto James and John the sons of Ze. God. Likewise reckon ye also bedee, which were partners with yourselves to be dead indeed Simon. And Jesus said unto unto sin; but alive unto God, Simon, Fear not; from hence through Jesus Christ our Lord. forth thou shalt catch men. The Gospel. St. Matt. v. 20. brought
, their ships to land, they forsook JESUS said unto his disciples, ,
Except your righteousness all, and followed him.
shall exceed the righteousness
of the Scribes and Pharisees, The sixth Sunday after Trinity. ye shall in no case enter into the The Collect.
kingdom of heaven. Ye have O for it
those who love thee, such of old time, Thou shalt not kill; good things as pass man's un- and whosoever shall kill, shall derstanding; pour into our be in danger of the judgment. hearts such love towards thee, But I say unto you, that whothat we, loving thee above alí soever is angry with his brother things, may obtain thy pro- without a cause, shall be in dan. mises, which exceed all that we ger of the judgment: and whocan desire, through Jesus Christ soever shall say to his brother, our Lord. Amen.
Raca, shall be in danger of the
council: but whosoever shall The Epistle. Rom. vi. 3.
say, Thou fool, shall be in dan. of us as were baptized thou bring thy gift to the altar, into Jesus Christ, were baptized and there rememberest that thy into his death? Therefore we brother hath ought against thee, are buried with him by baptism leave there thy gift before the into death; that like as Christ altar, and go thy way, first be was raised up from the dead by reconciled to thy brother, and the glory of the Father, even so then come and offer thy gift. we also should walk in newness Agree with thine adversary of life. For if we have been quickly, whiles thou art in the planted together in the likeness way with him; lest at any time of his death, we shall be also in the adversary deliver thee to the the likeness of his resurrection: judge, and the judge deliver thee Knowing this, that our old man to the officer, and thou be cast is crucified with him, that the into prison. Verily I say unto body of sin might be destroyed, thee, thou shalt by no means that henceforth we should not
come out thence, till thou hast serve sin. For he that is dead, paid the uttermost farthing. is freed from sin. Now if we be dead with Christ, we believe The seventh Sunday after that we shall also live with him ;
Trinity knowing that Christ being raised
The Collect. from the dead, dieth no more;
ORD of all power and death hath no more dominion might, who art the author over him. For in that he died, and giver of all good things; graft he died unto sin once; but in in our hearts the love of thy