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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, 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
O God, whose never failing end of those things is death. providence ordereth all 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.
not IN N those days the multitude the flesh: For if ye live after
being very great, and having the flesh, ye shall die; but if 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 wil- 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. Mark viii. 1. Bet to the flesh, to live after
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 which come to you in sheeps they were overthrown in the cloathing, but inwardly they are wilderness. Now these things ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits: Do men tent we should not lust after evil
were our examples, to the ingather grapes of thorns, or figs things, as they also lusted. Nei. of thistles? Even so every good ther be ye idolaters, as were tre 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
down 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
, is fell in one day three and twenty hewn down, and cast into the thousand. Neither let us tempt 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 do ed, and were destroyed
of the eth the will of my Father, who destroyer. Now all these things
happened unto them for ensam. is in heaven.
ples: and they are written for The ninth Sunday after
our admonition, upon whom
the ends of the world are come. Trinity.
Wheretore 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 anything 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. I Cor. x. 1. ESUS said unto his disciples, RETHREN, I would not
There was a certain rich that
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- 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 Spimuch 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 mithe 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 The tenth Sunday after Trinity. And when he was come
near, The Collect.
and wept over it, saying, If ET thy merciful ears, o thou hadst known, even thou,
Lord, be open to the prayers 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 hid 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 å trench about
thee, and compass thee round, The Epistle. 1 Cor. xii. 1. and keep thee in on every side, Core
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 bespeaking 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 temple.
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, showing mercy and pity; merci- lieved. fully grant unto us such a mea- The Gospel. St. Luke xviii. 9.
a sure of thy grace, that we, running the way of thy command- JESUS spake this parable unto ments, may obtain thy gracious selves that they were righteous,
certain in promises, and be made parta- and despised others: Two men kers of thy heavenly treasure, went up into the temple to pray; through Jesus Christ our Lord. the one a Pharisee, and the other
a Publican. The Pharisee stood The Epistle. 1 Cor. xv. l.
and prayed thus with himself : BRE RETHREN, I declare un, God, I thank thee, that I am
to you the Gospel which I not as other men are, extortion. preached 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 mer. how 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
The twelfth Sunday after five hundred brethren at once;
Trinity. of whom the greater part remain unto this present; but
some are fallen asleep
: After Aling God, who art always
that 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 wedesire 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 Son ed them, so much the more a our Lord. Amen.
great deal they published it; The Epistle. 2 Cor. iii. 4.
. and were beyond measure asSUCHE UCH trust have we through tonished, saying, He hath done Christ to God-ward : Not all things well; he maketh both
the deaf to hear, and the dumb that we are sufficient of ourselves
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 of but of Bues tan the Spirit: For the letter ALGodof whose only get it
LMIGHTY and merciful killeth, but the Spirit şiveth 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.
. meritorious ? For if the minis. T web the promises made. ministration of the
YO Abraham and seed tration of condemnation be glo- He saith not, And to seeds, as
were 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 JES ESUS, departing from the of God in Christ, the law,
coasts of Tyre and Sidon, which was four hundred and came unto the sea of Galilee, thirty years after, cannot disanthrough 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