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Is the law then side. But a certain Samaritan, against the promises of God? as he journeyed, came where he God forbid; for if there had been was: and when he saw him, he a law given which could have had compassion on him, and given life, verily righteousness went to him, and bound up his should have been by the law. wounds, pouring in oil and But the Scripture hath conclud- wine; and set him on his own ed all under sin, that the promise, beast, and brought him into an by faith of Jesus Christ, might inn, and took care of him. And be given to them that believe. on the morrow, when he de. The Gospel. St. Luke x. 23. parted, he took out two-pence,
and gave them to the host, and Lesses are the eyes which said unto him, Take care of him;
Less the things that ye see: and whatsoever thou spendest For I tell you, that many pro- more, when I come again, I will phets and kings have desired to repay thee. Which now of see those things which ye see, these three, thinkest thou, was and have not seen them; and to neighbour unto him that fell hear those things which ye hear, among the thieves? And he and have not heard them. And said, He that showed mercy on behold a certain lawyer stood him. Then said Jesus unto up, and tempted him, saying, him, Go, and do thou likewise, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life? He said unto
The fourteenth Sunday after him, What is written in the
Trinity. law? How readest thou? And
-The Collect. he answering said,
Thou shalt ALMIGHTY and everlastthy heart, and with all thy soul, increase of faith, hope, and chaand with all thy strength, and rity; and that we may obtain with all thy mind; and thy neigh, that which thou dost promise, bour as thyself. And he said make us to love that which thou unto him, Thou hast answered dost command, through Jesus right: this do, and thou shalt Christ our Lord. Amen. live. But he, willing to justify The Epistle. Gal. v. 16. himself , said unto Jesus, And I Say then, Walk in the Spirit
, Jesus answering said, A certain lust of the flesh. For the flesh man went down from Jerusa- lusteth against the Spirit, and lem to Jericho, and fell among the Spirit against the flesh; and thieves, which stript him of his these are contrary the one to the raiment, and wounded him, and other; so that ye cannot do the departed, leaving him half dead. things that ye would. But if And by chance there came down ye be led by the Spirit, ye are a certain Priest that way; and not under the law. Now the when he saw him, he passed by works of the flesh are mani. on the other side. And like- fest, which are these, Adultery, wise a Levite, when he was at fornication, uncleanness, lascithe place, came and looked on viousness, idolatry, witchcraft, him, and passed by on the other hatred, variance, emulations,
wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, perpetual mercy: And because envyings, murders, drunken- the frailty of man without thee ness, revellings, and such like: cannot but fall, keep us ever by of the which I tell you before, thy help from all things hurtful, as I have also told you in time and lead us to all things profitapast, that they, who do such able to our salvation, through things, shall not inherit the king- Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. dom of God. But the fruit of
The Epistle. Gal. vi. 11. the Spirit is love, joy, peace,
YE long-suffering, gentleness, good
E see how large a letter I
have written unto you with ness, faith, meekness, tempe- mine own hand. As many as rance: against such there is no desire to make a fair show in law. And they that are Christ's the flesh, they constrain you to have crucified the flesh, with the be circumcised; only lest they affections and lusts.
should suffer persecution for The Gospel. St. Luke xvii. 11. the cross of Christ. For nei. A
ND it came to pass, as Je. ther they themselves who are
sus went to Jerusalem, that circumcised keep the law; but he passed through the midst of desire to have you circumcised, Samaria and Galilee. And as that they may glory in your he entered into a certain village, flesh. But God forbid that I there met him ten men that were should glory, save in the cross lepers, who stood afar off. And of our Lord Jesus Christ, by they lifted up their voices, and whom the world is crucified said, Jesus, Master, have mercy unto me, and I unto the world. on us. And when he saw them, For in Christ Jesus neither cir. he said unto them, Go show cumcision availeth any thing, yourselves unto the priests. nor uncircumcision, but a new And it came to pass, that, as creature. And as many as walk they went, they were cleansed. according to this rule, peace be And one of them, when he saw on them, and
on them, and mercy, and upon that he was healed, turned back, the Israel of God. From henceand with a loud voice glorified forth let no man trouble me, for God, and fell down on his face I bear in my body the marks of at his feet, giving him thanks: the Lord Jesus. “Brethren, the and he was a Samaritan. And grace of our Lord Jesus Christ Jesus answering said, Were be with your spirit. Amen. there not ten cleansed? but The Gospel
. St. Matt. vi. 24. wote found that returned to give Nema for either he will
hate glory to God, save this stranger. And he said unto him, the one, and love the other; or Arise, go thy way; thy faith else he will hold to the one, hath made thee whole.
and despise the other: Ye can
not serve God and mammon. The fifteenth Sunday after Therefore I say unto you, Take Trinity.
no thought for your life, what The Collect.
ye shall eat, or what ye shall EEP, we beseech thee, O drink; nor yet for your body,
life more than meat, and the serve it evermore by thy help body than raiment? Behold and goodness, through Jesus the fowls of the air: for they Christ our Lord. Amen. sow not, neither do they reap, The Epistle. Ephes. iii. 13. nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. I Desire that ye faint not at my
tribulations for you, which Are ye not much better than is your glory. For this cause I they? Which of you, by tak- bow my knees unto the Father ing thought, can add one cubit of our Lord Jesus Christ, of unto his stature ? And why whom the whole family in heatake ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, would grant you, according to
ven and earth is named, that he how they grow: they toil not, the riches of his glory, to be neither do they spin; and yet I say unto you, that even Solo. Spirit in the inner man ; that
strengthened with might by his mon in all his glory was not ar. Christ may dwell in your hearts rayed like one of these. Where. by faith; that ye, being rooted fore if God so clothe the grass and grounded in love, may be of the field, which to-day is, able to comprehend, with all and to-morrow is cast into the saints, what is the breadth, and oven ; shall he not much more length, and depth, and height; clothe you, O ye of little faith?
and to know the love of Christ, Therefore take no thought, say- which passeth knowledge, that ing, What shall we eat? or, ye might be filled with all the What shall we drink? or, fulness of God. Now unto him Wherewithal shall we be cloth- that is able to do exceeding ed?
(for after all these things abundantly above all that we do the Gentiles seek:) for your ask or think, according to the heavenly Father knoweth that power that worketh in us, unto ye have need of all these things. him be glory in the Church, by But seek ye first the kingdom Christ Jesus, throughout all of God, and his righteousness, ages, world without end. Amen. and all these things shall be added unto you. Take there. The Gospel. St. Luke vii. 11. fore no thought for the mor- ND it came to pass the day row; for the morrow shall take after, that Jesus went into a thought for the things of itself: city called Nain; and many of sufficient unto the day is the his disciples went with him, evil thereof.
and much people. Now when he came nigh to the gate of the
city, behold, there was a dead The sixteenth Sunday after
man carried out, the only son of Trinity.
his mother, and she was a wi. The Collect.
dow: and much people of the
city was with her. And when Lord, we beseech thee, let the Lord saw her, he had com
thy continual pity cleanse passion on her, and said unto and defend thy Church; and her, Weep not. And he came because it cannot continue in and touched the bier, (and they safety without thy succour, pre- that bare him stood still) and he
said, Young man, I say unto Is it lawful to heal on the Sabthee, Arise. And he that was bath-day? And they held their dead sat up, and began to speak: peace. And he took him, and and he delivered him to his healed him, and let him go; and mother. And there came a fear answered them, saying, Which on all: and they glorified God, of you shall have an ass or an saying, that a great Prophet is ox fallen into a pit, and will not risen up among us; and, that straightway pull him out on the God hath visited his people. Sabbath-day? And they could And this rumour of him went not answer him again to these forth throughout all Judea, and things. And he put forth a throughout
all the region round parable to those who were bidabout.
den, when he marked how they The seventeenth Sunday after chose out the chief rooms; sayTrinity.
ing unto them, When thou art
bidden of any man to a wedding, The Collect.
sit not down in the highest ORD, we pray thee, that
room, lest a more honourable
man than thou be bidden of vent and follow us; and make him; and he that bade thee and us continually to be given to him come and say to thee, Give all good works, through Jesus this man place; and thou begin Christ our Lord. Amen.
with shame to take the lowest The Epistle. Ephes, iv. 1. room. But when thou art bid. I
Therefore, the prisoner of den, go and sit down in the
the Lord, beseech you, that lowest room ; that when he that ye walk worthy of the vocation bade thee cometh, he may say wherewith ye are called, with unto thee, Friend, go up highall lowliness and meekness, with er: then shalt thou have worlong-suffering, forbearing one ship in the presence of them another in love; endeavouring that sit at meat with thee. For to keep the unity of the Spirit whosoever exalteth himself, in the bond of peace. There shall be abased; and he that is one body, and one Spirit, humbleth himself, shall be exeven as ye are called in one hope alted. of your calling; one Lord, one Faith, one Baptism, one God The eighteenth Sunday after and Father of all, who is above
Trinity. all, and through all, and in you
The Collect. all.
ORD, we beseech thee, The Gospel. St. Luke xiv. 1. grant thy people grace to IT
came to pass, as Jesus went withstand the temptations of the into the house of one of world, the flesh, and the devil; the chief Pharisees to eat bread, and with pure hearts and minds on the Sabbath-day, that they to follow thee, the only God, watched him. And behold, through Jesus Christ our Lord. there was a certain man before Amen. him, who had the dropsy. And The Epistle. i Cor. i. 4. Jesus answering spake unto the I Thank my God, always on
God which is given you by Jesus The nineteenth Sunday after Christ; that in every thing ye
Trinity. are enriched by him, in all ut.
The Collect. terance, and in all knowledge: even as the testimony of Chmisi O God, forasmuch as withwas confirmed in you. So that to please thee; mercifully grant ye
come behind in no gift; wait- that thy Holy Spirit may in all ing for the coming of our Lord things direct and rule our hearts, Jesus Christ, who shall also con- through Jesus Christ our Lord, firm you unto the end, that ye Amen. may be blameless in the day of The Epistle. Ephes, iv. 17. our Lord Jesus Christ.
THIS I say therefore, and The Gospel. St. Matt. xxii. 34. henceforth walk not as other
testify in the Lord, that ye WHEN
THEN the Pharisees had Gentiles walk, in the vanity of
heard that Jesus had put their mind; having the underthe Sadducees to silence, they standing darkened, being alienwere gathered together. Then ated from the life of God, one of them, who was a lawyer, through the ignorance that is in asked him a question, tempting them, because of the blindness him, and saying, Master, which of their heart: who, being past is the great commandment in feeling, have given themselves the law? Jesus said unto him, over unto lasciviousness, Thou shalt love the Lord thy work all uncleanness with greeGod with all thy heart, and with diness. But ye have not so all thy soul, and with all thy learned Christ; if so be that ye mind: This is the first and have heard him, and have been great commandment. And the taught by him, 'as the truth is second is like unto it, Thou in Jesus: That ye put off, conshalt love thy neighbour as thy- cerning the former conversaself. On these two command- tion, the old man, which is corments hang all the law and the rupt according to the deceitful prophets. While the Pharisees lusts; and be renewed in the were gathered together, Jesus spirit of your mind : and that asked them, saying, What think ye put on the new man, which ye of Christ? whose son is he? after Godis created in righteousThey say unto him, The son of ness and true holiness. WhereDavid. He saith unto them, fore putting away lying, speak How then doth David in Spirit every man truth with his neighcall him Lord, saying, The Lord bour: for we are members one said unto my Lord, Sit thou on of another. Be ye angry, and sin my right hand, till I make thine not : let not the sun go down enemies thy footstool? If David upon your wrath: neither give then call him Lord, how is he place to the devil. Let him that his son? And no man was able stole, steal no more; but rather to answer him a word, neither let him labour, working with his durst any man, from that day hands the thing which is good, forth, ask him any more ques. that he may have to give to him tions.
that needeth. Let no corrupt