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name, increase in us true reli- down on the ground: and he gion, nourish us with all good- took the seven loaves, and gave ness, and of thy great mercy thanks, and brake, and gave to keep us in the same, through his disciples to set before them; Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. and they did set them before the The Epistle. Rom. vi. 19.
people. And they had a few
small fishes; and he blessed, I
men, because of the infirmity also before them. So they did of your flesh: for as ye have eat, and were filled; and they yielded your members servants took up of the broken meat that to uncleanness, and to iniquity, was left, seven baskets. And unto iniquity; even so now they that had eaten were about yield your
members servants to four thousand. And he sent righteousness, unto holiness. them away. For when ye were the servants of sin, ye were free from righ- The eighth Sunday after teousness. What fruit had ye
Trinity. then in those things, whereof
The Collect. ye are now ashamed? for the
death. But now being made free from things both in heaven and earth; sin, and become servants to we humbly beseech thee to put God, ye have your fruit unto away from us all hurtful things, holiness, and the end everlast- and to give us those things which ing life. For the wages of sin are profitable for us, through is death: but the gift of God is Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. eternal life, through Jesus Christ
The Epistle. Rom. viii. 12.
RETHREN,weare debtors 1.
fleshto live after those days the multitude the flesh: For if ye live after being very great, and having the flesh, ye shall die; but if ye nothing to eat, Jesus called his through the Spirit do mortify disciples unto him, and saith the deeds of the body, ye shall unto them, I have compassion live. For as many as are led by on the multitude, because they the Spirit of God, they are the have now been with me three sons of God. For ye have not days, and have nothing to eat: received the spirit of bondage and if I send them away fasting again to fear; but ye have reto their own houses, they will ceived the spirit of adoption, faint by the way: for divers of whereby we cry, Abba, Father, them came from far. And his The Spirit itself beareth witdisciples answered him, From ness with our spirit, that we are whence can a man satisfy these the children of God. And if men with bread here in the wild children, then heirs; heirs of derness? And he asked them, God, and joint heirs with How many loaves have ye? Christ: if so be that we suffer And they said, Seven. And he with him, that we may be also commanded the people to sit glorified together.
The Gospel. St. Matt. vii. 15. ed them; and that Rock was EWARE of false prophets God was not well pleased; for
Christ.) But with many of them cloathing, but inwardly they are wilderness. Now these things
they were overthrown in the ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits : Do men
were our examples, to the ingather grapes of thorns, or figs tent we should not lust after evil of thistles! Even so every good things, as they also lusted. Nei- . trce bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth some of them: as it is written, evil fruit . A good tree cannot drink, and rose up to play. Nei
The people sat down to eat and bring forth evil fruit; neither can a corrupt tree bring forth ther let us commit fornication, good fruit. Every tree that as some of them committed, and Bringeth not forth good fruit
, is thousand. Neither let us tempt
fell in one day three and twenty hewn down, and cast into the fire. Wherefore by their fruits Christ, as some of them also ye shall know them. Not every tempted, and were destroyed of one that saith unto me, Lord, serpents. Neither murmur ye, Lord, shall enter into the king
as some of them also murmurdom of heaven; but he that doed, and were destroyed of the eth the will of my Father, who destroyer. Now all these things is in heaven.
happened unto them for ensam. ples: and they are written for
our admonition, upon whom The ninth Sunday after the ends of the world are come.
Wherefore let him that thinkThe Collect.
eth he standeth, take heed lest GRA RANT to us, Lord, we be- he fall. There hath no tempta
seech thee,' the spirit to tion taken you, but such as is think and do always such things common to man; but God is as are right; that we who can. faithful, who will not suffer
you not do any thing that is good to be tempted above that ye are without thee, may by thee be able; but will with the temptaenabled to live according to thy tion also make a way to escape, will, through Jesus Christ our that ye may be able to bear it. Lord. Amen.
The Gospel. St. Luke xvi. 1. The Epistle. 1 Cor. x. 1. ESUS said unto his disciples, BRETHREN I would not
There was a certain rich that ye should be ignorant, man who had a steward; and how that all our fathers were the same was accused unto him, under the cloud, and all passed that he had wasted his goods. through the sea ; and were all And he called him, and said baptized unto Moses in the unto him, How is it that I hear cloud, and in the sea; and did this of thee? Give an account all eat the same spiritual meat, of thy stewardship; for thou and did all drink the same spiri- mayest be no longer steward. tual drink; (for they drank of Then the steward said within that spiritual Rock that follow. himself, What shall I do? for
my lord taketh away from me no man can say that Jesus is the the stewardship: I cannot dig; Lord, but by the Holy Ghost. to beg I am ashamed. I am re
I am re- Now there are diversities of solved what to do, that when I gifts, but the same Spirit. And am put out of the stewardship, there are differences of administhey may receive me into their trations, but the same Lord. houses. So he called every one And there are diversities of of the lord's debtors unto him, operations, but it is the same and said unto the first, How God who worketh all in all. much owest thou unto my lord? But the manifestation of the And he said, An hundred mea- Spirit is given to every man to sures
of oil. And he said unto profit withal. For to one is him, Take thy bill, and sit down given by the Spirit the word of quickly, and write fifty. Then wisdom; to another, the word said he to another, And how of knowledge by the same Spi. much owest thou? And he said, rit; to another, faith by the An hundred measures of wheat. same Spirit; to another, the gifts And he said unto him, Take thy of healing by the same Spirit; bill, and write fourscore. And to another, the working of mi. the lord commended the unjust racles; to another, prophecy; steward, because he had done to another, discerning of spiwisely for the children of this rits; to another, divers kinds of world are in their generation tongues; to another, the interwiser than the children of light. pretation of tongues. But all And I say unto you, Make to these worketh that one and the yourselves friends of the mam- self-same Spirit, dividing to mon of unrighteousness; that every man severally as he will. when ye fail, they may receive you into everlasting habitations. The Gospel. St. Luke xix. 41.,
ND when he was come The tenth Sunday after Trinity. A
near, he beheld the city, The Collect.
and wept over it, saying, If LE
ET thy merciful ears, o thoạ hadst known, even thou,
at least in this thy day, the of thy humble servants; and that things which belong unto thy they may obtain their petitions, peace! but now they are hið make them to ask such things as from thine eyes. For the days shall please thee, through Jesus shall come upon thee, that thine Christ our Lord. Amen.
enemies shall cast a trench about
thee, and compass thee round, The Epistle. 1 Cor. xii. 1. and keep thee in on every side, ONCERNING spiritual gifts, and shall lay thee even with the
brethren, I would not have ground, and thy children withyou ignorant. Ye know that ye in thee: and they shall not leave were Gentiles, carried away un- in thee one stone upon another; to these dumb idols even as ye because thou knewest not the were led. Wherefore I give time of thy visitation. And he you to understand, that no man, went into the temple, and be. speaking by the Spirit of God, gan to cast out them that sold calleth Jesus accursed; and that therein, and them that bought,
saying unto them, It is written, be called an Apostle, because I My house is the house of prayer; persecuted the Church of God. but ye have made it a den of But, by the grace of God, I thieves. And he taught daily am what I am; and his grace, in the tempie.
which was bestowed upon me,
was not in vain; but I laboured The eleventh Sunday after more abundantly than they all : Trinity.
yet not I, but the grace of God The Collect.
which was with me. ThereO
God, who declarest thy fore, whether it were I, or they,
Almighty power chiefly in so we preach, and so ye be. showing mercy and pity; merci
lieved. fully grant unto us such a mea- The Gospel. St. Luke xviii. 9. sure of thy grace, that we, running the
way ments, may obtain thy gracious selves that they were righteous,
command- JESUS spake this parable unto promises, and be made parta- and despised others: Two men kers of thy heavenly treasure, through Jesus Christ our Lord. the one a Pharisee, and the other
went up into the temple to pray; Amen.
a Publican. The Pharisee stood The Epistle. 1 Cor. xv. 1. and prayed thus with himself:
God, I thank , I to you the Gospel which I not as other men are, extortionpreached unto you, which also ers, unjust, adulterers, or even ye have received, and wherein as this Publican: I fast twice in ye stand; by which also ye are the week, I give tithes of all saved, if ye keep in memory that I possess. And the Pub. what I preached unto you, un- lican standing afar off, would less ye have believed in vain. not lift up so much as his eyes For I delivered unto you first unto heaven, but smote upon of all, that which I also received, his breast, saying, God be merhow that Christ died for our ciful to me a sinner. I tell you, sins, according to the Scrip- this man went down to his tures; and that he was buried; house justified rather than the and that he rose again the third other: for every one that exaltday, according to the Scrip- eth himself, shall be abased; tures; and that he was seen of and he that humbleth himself, Cephas; then of the twelve: shall be exalted. After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once;
The twelfth Sunday after
Trinity. of whom the greater part remain unto this present; but
The Collect. some are fallen asleep. After Aling God, who art always
LMIGHTY and everlastthat he was seen of James; then of all the Apostles: and more ready to hear than we to last of all he was seen of me pray, and art wont to give more also, as of one born out of due than either we desire or deserve; time. For I am the least of the pour down upon us the abunApostles, that am not meet to dance of thy mercy, forgiving
us those things whereof our ears were opened, and the string conscience is afraid, and giving of his tongue was loosed, and us those good things which we he spake plain. And he chargare not worthy to ask, but ed them that they should tell through the merits and media. no man: but the more he chargtion of Jesus Christ thy Soned them, so much the more a our Lord. Amen.
great deal they published it; The Epistle. 2 Cor. iii. 4. and were beyond measure asUCH trust have we through tonished, saying, He hath done Christ to God-ward : Not
all things well; he maketh both that we are sufficient of ourselves the deaf to hear, and the dumb
to speak. to think any thing as of ourselves; but our sufficiency is The thirteenth Sunday after of God. Who also hath made
Trinity. us able ministers of the New
The Collect. Testament; not
LMIGHTY and merciful of Spirit killeth, but the Spirit giveth cometh that thy faithful people life. But if the ministration of do unto thee true and laudable death, written and engraven in service; grant, we beseech thee, stones, was glorious, so that the that we may so faithfully serve children of Israel could not thee in this life, that we fail not steadfastly behold the face of finally to attain thy heavenly Moses for the glory of his coun- promises, through the merits of tenance, which glory was to be Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. done away; how shall not the
The Epistle. Gal. iii. 16. ministration of the Spirit be rather glorious? For if the minis. To Abraham and his seed tration of condemnation be glo- He saith not, And to seeds, as ry, much more doth the ministration of righteousness exceed of many; but as of one, And in glory.
to thy seed, which is Christ.
And this I say, that the coveThe Gospel. St. Mark vii. 31. nant that was confirmed before
, in coasts of Tyre and Sidon, which was four hundred and came unto the sea of Galilee, thirty years after, cannot disan. through the midst of the coasts nul, that it should make the of Decapolis, and they bring promise of none effect. For if unto him one that was deaf, and the inheritance be of the law, hadan impediment in his speech; it is no more of promise; but and they beseech him to put his God gave it to Abraham by hand upon him. And he took promise. Wherefore then sery. him aside from the multitude, eth the law? It was added beand put his fingers into his ears, cause of trangressions, till the and he spit, and touched his seed should come to whom the tongue; and looking up to hea- promise was made ; and it was ven, he sighed, and saith unto ordained by angels in the hand him, Ephphatha, that is, Be of a mediator. Now a mediaopened. And straightway his tor is not a mediator of one; but