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the children of God. For we know The Epistle. 1 St. Peter iii. 8. that the whole creation groaneth, and travaileth in pain together in Bye all of one mind, having un- compassion one of another; til now: And not only they, but love as brethren, be pitiful, be ourselves also, which have the courteous; not rendering evil for first fruits of the Spirit, even we evil, or railing for railing; but conourselves groan within ourselves, trariwise, blessing; knowing that waiting for the adoption, to wit, ye are thereunto called, that ye the redemption of our body. should inherit a blessing. For he that will love life, and see good The Gospel. St. Luke vi. 36. days, let him refrain his tongue E ye therefore merciful, as from evil, and his lips that they your Father also is merciful. speak no guile: Let him eschew Judge not, and ye shall not be judg-evil, and do good; let him seek ed: condemn not, and ye shall not peace, and ensue it: For the eyes be condemned: forgive, and ye of the Lord are over the righteous, shall be forgiven: give, and it shall and his ears are open unto their be given unto you; good measure, prayers: but the face of the Lord pressed down, and shaken toge- is against them that do evil. And ther, and running over, shall men who is he that will harm you, if give into your bosom. For with be followers of that which is the same measure that ye mete good? But and if ye suffer for withal, it shall be measured to you righteousness' sake, happy are ye: again. And he spake a parable and be not afraid of their terror, unto them: Can the blind lead the neither be troubled; but sanctify blind? shall they not both fall in-the Lord God in your hearts. to the ditch? The disciple is not above his master; but every one The Gospel. St. Luke v. 1. T came to pass, that as the that is perfect shall be as his master. And why beholdest thou the word of God, he stood by the lake ple pressed upon him to hear the mote that is in thy brother's eye, of Gennesaret, and saw two ships but perceivest not the beam that standing by the lake; but the fishis in thine own eye? Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Bro-ermen were gone out of them, and ther, let me pull out the mote that were washing their nets. And he is in thine eye, when thou thyself was Simon's, and prayed him that entered into one of the ships, which beholdest not the beam that is in he would thrust out a little from the thine own eye? Thou hypocrite, land: and he sat down, and taught
cast out first the beam out of thine
own eye, and then shalt thou see
The fifth Sunday after Trinity.
RANT, O Lord, we beseech
when he had left speaking, he said the people out of the ship. Now, unto Simon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught. And Simon answering, said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing; nevertheless, at thy word
world may be so peaceably order-they had this done, they enclosed a ed by thy governance, that thy great multitude of fishes, and their Church may joyfully serve thee in net brake. And they beckoned unall godly quietness, through Jesus to their partners which were in the Christ our Lord. Amen. other ship, that they should come
and help them. And they came, minion over him. For in that he and filled both the ships; so that died, he died unto sin once; but in they began to sink. When Simon that he liveth, he liveth unto God. Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus' Likewise reckon ye also yourselves knees, saying, Depart from me, for to be dead indeed unto sin; but I am a sinful man, O Lord. For he alive unto God, through Jesus was astonished, and all that were Christ our Lord.
with him, at the draught of the The Gospel. St. Matt. v. 20. fishes which they had taken; and ESUS said unto his disciples, so was also James and John the Except your righteousness shall sons of Zebedee, which were part-exceed the righteousness of the ners with Simon. And Jesus said Scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in unto Simon, Fear not; from hence- no case enter into the kingdom of forth thou shalt catch men. And heaven. Ye have heard that it was when they had brought their ships said by them of old time, Thou shalt to land, they forsook all, and fol- not kill; and whosoever shall kill, lowed him. shall be in danger of the judgment. But I say unto you, that whosoever The sixth Sunday after Trinity. is angry with his brother without The Collect. a cause, shall be in danger of the GOD, who hast prepared for judgment: and whosoever shall those who love thee, such good say to his brother, Raca, shall be things as pass man's understanding; in danger of the council: but whopour into our hearts such love tosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall wards thee, that we, loving thee be in danger of hell fire. Thereabove all things, may obtain thy fore, if thou bring thy gift to the promises, which exceed all that we altar, and there rememberest that can desire, through Jesus Christ thy brother hath aught against thee, our Lord. Amen. leave there thy gift before the altar, The Epistle. Rom. vi. 3. and go thy way, first be reconciled NOW ye not that so many of to thy brother, and then come and us as were baptized into Je-offer thy gift. Agree with thine sus Christ, were baptized into his adversary quickly, whiles thou art death? Therefore we are buried in the way with him; lest at any with him by baptism into death; time the adversary deliver thee to that like as Christ was raised up the judge, and the judge deliver from the dead by the glory of the thee to the officer, and thou be cast Father, even so we also should into prison. Verily I say unto thee, walk in newness of life. For if thou shalt by no means come out we have been planted together in thence, till thou hast paid the utthe likeness of his death, we shall termost farthing.
be also in the likeness of his resur
rection: Knowing this, that our old The seventh Sunday after Trinity. man is crucified with him, that the The Collect. body of sin might be destroyed, that ORD of the author and giver of all power and might, who art
henceforth we should not serve sin. For he that is dead, is freed from of all good things; graft in our sin. Now, if we be dead with Christ, hearts the love of thy name, inwe believe that we shall also live crease in us true religion, nourish us with him, knowing that Christ be- with all goodness, and of thy great ing raised from the dead, dieth no mercy keep us in the same, through more; death hath no more do- Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
The Epistle. Rom. vi. 19.
Jeaten were about four thousand.
SPEAK after the manner of And he sent them away. men, because of the infirmity
of your flesh: for as ye have yield. The eighth Sunday after Trinity. ed your members servants to un
The Collect. cleanness, and to iniquity, unto providence ordereth all things GOD, whose never failing iniquity; even so now yield your
members servants to righteousness, both in heaven and earth; we humunto holiness. For when ye were bly beseech thee to put away from the servants of sin, ye were free us all hurtful things, and to give us from righteousness. What fruit those things which are profitable had ye then in those things, where-for us, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. of ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death. But now being made free from sin, and not to the flesh, to live after become servants to God, ye have
The Epistle. Rom. viii. 12.
your fruit unto holiness, and the the flesh: For if ye live after the end everlasting life. For the wa-flesh, ye shall die; but if ye through ges of sin is death: but the gift of the Spirit do mortify the deeds of God is eternal life, through Jesus the body, ye shall live. For as many Christ our Lord.
as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. For ye have The Gospel. St. Mark viii. 1. not received the spirit of bondage N those days the multitude be- again to fear; but ye have received ing very great, and having no-the spirit of adoption, whereby we thing to eat, Jesus called his dis- cry, Abba, Father. The Spirit itciples unto him, and saith unto self beareth witness with our spirit, them, I have compassion on the that we are the children of God. multitude, because they have now And if children, then heirs; heirs been with me three days, and have of God, and joint heirs with Christ: nothing to eat and if I send them if so be that we suffer with him, away fasting to their own houses, that we may be also glorified tuthey will faint by the way: for gether.
divers of them came from far. And The Gospel. St. Matt. vii. 15. his disciples answered him, From DEWARE of false prophets, whence can a man satisfy these which come to you in sheep's men with bread here in the wil- clothing, but inwardly they are derness? And he asked them, How ravening wolves. Ye shall know many loaves have ye? And they them by their fruits: do men ga said, Seven. And he commanded ther grapes of thorns, or figs of the people to sit down on the thistles? Even so every good tree ground and he took the seven bringeth forth good fruit; but a loaves, and gave thanks, and brake, corrupt tree bringeth forth evil and gave to his disciples to set be- fruit. A good tree cannot bring fore them; and they did set them forth evil fruit; neither can a corbefore the people. And they had rupt tree bring forth good fruit. a few small fishes; and he blessed, Every tree that bringeth not forth and commanded to set them also good fruit, is hewn down, and cast before them. So they did eat, and into the fire. Wherefore by their were filled; and they took up of fruits ye shall know them. Not the broken meat that was left, se- every one that saith unto me, ven baskets. And they that had Lord, Lord, shall enter into the
you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the tempTrinity.tation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it. The Gospel. St. Luke xvi. 1. ESUS said unto his disciples, There was a certain rich man
RANT to us, Lord, we beseech thee, the spirit to think and do always such things as are right; that we who cannot do any who had a steward; and the same thing that is good without thee, may was accused unto him, that he had by thee be enabled to live according wasted his goods. And he called to thy will, through Jesus Christ him, and said unto him, How is it our Lord. Amen. that I hear this of thee? Give an The Epistle. 1 Cor. x. 1. account of thy stewardship; for RETHREN, I would not that thou mayest be no longer steward. Breshould be ignorant, how that Then the steward sanger
all our fathers were under the cloud, self, What shall I do? for my lord and all passed through the sea; and taketh away from me the stewardwere all baptized unto Moses in ship: I cannot dig; to beg I am the cloud, and in the sea; and did ashamed. I am resolved what to all eat the same spiritual meat, and do, that when I am put out of the did all drink the same spiritual stewardship, they may receive me drink; (for they drank of that spi-into their houses. So he called ritual Rock that followed them; every one of his lord's debtors unto and that Rock was Christ.) But him, and said unto the first, How with many of them God was not much owest thou unto my lord? well pleased; for they were over- And he said, An hundred measures thrown in the wilderness. Now of oil. And he said unto him, Take these things were our examples, to thy bill, and sit down quickly, and the intent we should not lust after write fifty. Then said he to anevil things, as they also lusted. other, And how much owest thou? Neither be ye idolaters, as were And he said, An hundred measures some of them: as it is written, of wheat. And he said unto him, The people sat down to eat and Take thy bill, and write fourscore. drink, and rose up to play. Nei- And the lord commended the unther let us commit fornication, as just steward, because he had done some of them committed, and fell wisely: for the children of this in one day three and twenty thou- world are in their generation wiser sand. Neither let us tempt Christ, than the children of light. And I as some of them also tempted, and say unto you, make to yourselves were destroyed of serpents. Nei- friends of the mammon of unrightther murmur ye, as some of them eousness; that when ye fail, they also murmured, and were destroy-may receive you into everlasting ed of the destroyer. Now all these habitations.
them to ask such things as shall the time of thy visitation. And he please thee, through Jesus Christ went into the temple, and began to our Lord. Amen. cast out them that sold therein, and The Epistle. 1 Cor. xii. 1. them that bought, saying unto them, MONCERNING spiritual gifts, It is written, My house is the house brethren, I would not have you of prayer: but ye have made it a ignorant. Ye know that ye were den of thieves. And he taught Gentiles, carried away unto these daily in the temple.
dumb idols even as ye were led. Wherefore I give you to understand, that no man, speaking by the Spirit of God, calleth Jesus accursed
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mighty power chiefly in showmercy and pity; mercifully
GOD, who declarest thy Al
and that no man can say that Jesus is the Lord, but by the Holy Ghost. Now there are diversities of gifts, ing but the same Spirit. And there are grant unto us such a measure of differences of administrations, but thy grace, that we, running the the same Lord. And there are di- way of thy commandments, may versities of operations, but it is the obtain thy gracious promises, and same God who worketh all in all, be made partakers of thy heavenBut the manifestation of the Spirit ly treasure, through Jesus Christ is given to every man to profit with- our Lord. Amen.
al. For to one is given by the Spirit The Epistle. 1 Cor. xv. 1. the word of wisdom; to another, Byou the Gospel which I preachRETHREN, I declare unto
the word of knowledge by the same
Spirit; to another, faith by the same ed unto you, which also ye have Spirit; to another, the gifts of heal-received, and wherein ye stand; by ing by the same Spirit; to another, which also ye are saved, if ye keep the working of miracles; to another, in memory what I preached unto prophecy; to another, discerning of you, unless ye have believed in vain. spirits; to another, divers kinds of For I delivered unto you first of tongues; to another, the interpre- all, that which I also received, how tation of tongues. But all these that Christ died for our sins, accordworketh that one and the self-same ing to the Scriptures; and that he Spirit, dividing to every man sever- was buried; and that he rose again ally as he will. the third day, according to the The Gospel. St. Luke xix. 41. Scriptures; and that he was seen AND when he was come near, of Cephas; then of the twelve:
he beheld the city, and wept After that, he was seen of above over it, saying, If thou hadst known, five hundred brethren at once; of even thou, at least in this thy day, whom the greater part remain unto the things which belong unto thy this present; but some are fallen peace! but now they are hid from asleep. After that he was seen of thine eyes. For the days shall James; then of all the Apostles: come upon thee, that thine ene- and last of all he was seen of me mies shall cast a trench about thee, also, as of one born out of due time. and compass thee round, and keep For I am the least of the Apostles, thee in on every side, and shall lay that am not meet to be called an thee even with the ground, and thy Apostle, because I persecuted the children within thee: and they shall Church of God. But, by the grace not leave in thee one stone upon of God, I am what I am; and his another; because thou knewest not grace, which was bestowed upon