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sinners, and eateth with them. And the same in hope: because the crea. he spake this parable unto them, say- ture itself also shall be delivered from ing, What man of you having a the bondage of corruption, into the hundred sheep, if he lose one of them, glorious liberty of the children of doth not leave the ninety and nine in God. For we know that the whole the wilderness, and go after that creation groaneth and travaileth in which is lost, until he find it? And pain together until now: and not when he hath found it, he layeth it only they, but ourselves also, which on his shoulders, , rejoicing. And have the first fruits of the Spirit, even when he cometh home, he calleth to- we ourselves groan within ourselves, gether his friends and neighbors, say. waiting for the adoption, to wit, the ing unto thein, Rejoice with me, for redemption of our body. I have found my sheep which was
The Gospel. St. Luke vi, 36. lost. I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sin Father also is merciful. Judge not,
therefore merciful, as your ner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which and ye shall not be judged: condemn need no repentance. Either what not, and ye shall not be condemned: woman having ten pieces of silver, forgive, and ye shall be forgiven : if she lose one piece, doth not light a give, and it shall be given unto you; candle, and sweep the house, and good measure, pressed down, and seek diligently till she find it?' And
shaken together, and running over, when she hath found it, she calleth shall men give into your bosom. For
with the same measure that ye mete her friends and her neighbors toge; withel, it shall be measured to you ther, saying, Rejoice with me, for I have found the piece which 'I had again. And he spake a parable unto lost. Likewise, I
them : Can the blind lead the blind?
you, there is jey in the presence of the angels of shall they not both fall into the ditch ? GoD over one sinner that repenteth. but every one that is perfect shall
The disciple is not above his master;
as his master. THE FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER
And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's
eye, but perceivest not the beam that The Collect.
is in thine own eye? Either how O GOD, the protector of all that canst thou say to thy brother, Brotrust in thee, without whom nothing ther, let me pull out the mote that is strong, nothing is holy; increase is in thine eye, when thou thyself and multiply upon us thy mercy; beholdest not the beam that is in that thou being our ruler and guide, thine own eye? Thou hypocrite, we may so pass through things tem cast out first the beam out of thine poral, that we finally lose not the own eye, and then shal: thou see things eternal : Grant this, O hea- clearly to pull out the mote that is in venly Father, for Jesus CHRIST'S thy brother's eye. sake our Lord. Amen.
The Epistle. Rom. viii. 18. I RECKON that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to
The Collect. be compared with the glory which GRANT, O LORD, we beseech shall be revealed in us. For the earn- thee, that the course of this world est expectation of the creature wait. may be so peaceably crdered by thy eth for the manifestation of the sons governance, that thy Church may of God. For the creature was made joyfully serve thee in all godly qui. subjact to vanity, not willingly, but etness, through Jesus CHRIST ou by reason of him who hath subjected / Lord Amen.
THE FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER
The Epistle 1 St. Peter iii. 8. it, he fell down at Jesus knees, say.
BE ye all of one mind, having ing, Depart from me, for I am a sincompassion one of another; love as ful man, O Lord. For he was astobrethren, be pitiful, be courteous; nished, and all that were with him, at not rendering evil for evil, or railing the draught of the fishes which they for railing; but contrariwise, bless had taken ; and so was also James ing; knowing that ye are thereunto and Jolin the sons of Zebedee, which called, that ye should inherit a bless, were partners with Simon. And Jeing. For he that will love life, and sus said unto Simon, Fear not; froin see good days, let him refrain his henceforth thou shalt catch men, tongue from evil, and his lips that And when they had brought their they speak no guile: let him eschew ships to land, they forsook all and foevil , and do good ; let him seek peace,
lowed him. and ensue it. For the eyes of the LORD are over the righteous, and his
THE SIXTH SUNDAY AFTER ears are open unto their prayers :
TRINITY. but the face of the LORD is against
The Collect. them that do evil. And who is he
O GOD, who hast prepared for that will harm you, if ye be followers those who love thee, such good things of that which is good? But and if as pass man's understanding ; pour ye suffer for righteousness' sake, into our hearts such love toward thee, happy are ye: and be not afraid of that we, loving thee above all things, their terror, neither be troubled; but
may obtain thy promises, which exsanctify the LORD God in your ceed all that we can desire, through hearts.
JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen. The Gospel, St. Luke v. 1.
The Epistle. Rom. vi. 3. IT came to pass, that as the people KNOW ye not that so inany of us pressed upon him to hear the word as were baptized into JESUS CHRIST, of God, he stood by the lake of Gen. were baptized into his death ? There. nesaret, and saw two ships standing fore we are buried with him by bap by the lake; but the fishermen were tism into death; that like as CHRIST gone out of them, and were washing was raised up from the dead by the their nets. And he entered into one glory of the FATHER, even so we also of the ships, which was Simon's, and should walk in newness of life. For prayed him that he would thrust out if we have been planted together in a little from the land: and he sat the likeness of his death, we shall be down and taught the people out of also in the likeness of his resurrecthe ship. Now, when he had left tion: knowing this, that our old man speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch is crucified with him, that the body out into the deep, and let down your of sin might be destroyed, that hence. nets for a draught. And Simon an. forth we should not serve sin.
For swering, said unto him, Master, we he that is dead, is freed from sin. have toiled all the night, and have Now, if we be dead with CHRIST, taken nothing; nevertheless, at thy we believe that we shall also live with word I will let down the net. And him, knowing that Christ being when they had this done, they en. raised from the dead, dieth no more; closed a great multitude of fishes, and death hath no more dominion over their net brake. And they beckoned him. For in that he died, he died unto their partners which were in unto sin once; but in that he liveth, the other ship, that they should come he liveth unto God. Likewise recko and help them. And they came, and on ye also yourselves to be dead in. filled both the ships ; so that they be deed unto sin ; but alive unto God, gan to sink. When Simon Peter saw through Jesus CHRisT our Lord.
The Gospel. St. Matt. v. 20. were free from righteousness. What JESUS said unto his disciples, Ex. fruit had ye then in those things, cept your righteousness shall exceed whereof ye are now ashamed ? for the the righteousness of the Scribes and end of those things is death. But Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter now being made free from sin, and into the kingdom of heaven. Ye become servants to God, ye have have heard that it was said by them your fruit unto holiness, and the end of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and everlasting life. For the wages of whosoever shall kill, shall be in dan- sin is death: but the gift of God is ger of the judgment. But I say unto eternal life, through JESUS CHRIST you, that whosoever is angry with our Lord. his brother without a cause, shall be The Gospel. St. Mark viii. 1. in danger of the judgment: and who. IN those days the multitude being soever shall say to his brother, Raca, very great, and having nothing to eat, shall be in danger of the council : Jesus called his disciples unto him, but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, and saith unto them, I have compasshall be in danger of hell fire. There- sion on the multitude, because they fore, if thou bring thy gift to the altar, have now been with me three days, and there rememberest that thy bro- and have nothing to eat: and if í ther hath aught against thee, leave send them away fasting to their own there thy gift before the altar, and go houses, they will faint by the way: thy way, first be reconciled to thy for divers of them came from far. brother, and then come and offer thy And his disciples answered him, gift. Agree with thine adversary From whence can a man satisfy these quickly, whiles thou art in the way men with bread here in the wilderwith him ; lest at any time the adver: ness? And he asked them, How many sary deliver thee to the judge, and loaves have ye? And they said, Seven. the judge deliver thee to the officer, And he commanded the people to sit and thou be cast into prison. Verily down on the ground: and he took I say unto thee, thou shalt by, no the seven loaves, and gave thanks, means come out thence, till thou hast and brake, and gave to his disciples paid the uttermost farthirg.
to set before them; and they did set them before the people. And they
had a few small fishes; and he bless. TRINITY.
ed, and commanded to set them also The Collect.
before them. So they did eat, and LORD of all power and might, were filled ; and they took up of the who art the author and giver of all broken meat that was left, seven good things; graft in our hearts the baskets. And they that had eaten love of thy name, increase in us true were about four thousand. And he religion, nouristi us with all good sent them away. ness, and of thy great mercy keep us in the sanie, through JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen. The Epistle. Rom. vi. 19.
The Collect. I SPEAK after the manner of O GOD, whose never failing promen, because of the infirmity of your vidence ordereth all things both in flesh: for as ye bave yielded your heaven and earth; we humbly be. menibers servants to uncleanness, seech thee to put away from us all and to iniquity, unto iniquity ; even hurtful things, and to give us those so now yield your members servants things which are profitable for us, to righteousness, unto holiness. For through Jesus Christ our Lord. when ye were the servants of sin, yel Amen.
THE SEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER
THE EIGHTH SUNDAY AFTER
The Epistle. Rom. viii. 12.
The Epistle. 1 Cor. x. 1. BRETHREN, we are debtors not BRETHREN, I would not that ye to the flesh, to live after the flesh: should be ignorant, how that all our for if ye live after the flesh, ye shall fathers were under the cloud, and all die; but if ye through the Spirit do passed through the sea; and were all mortify the deeds of the body, ye baptized unto Moses in the cloud, and shall live. For as many as are led in the sea; and did all eat the same by the SPIRIT OF God, they are the spiritual meat, and did all drink the sons of God. For
have not re- same spiritual drink; (for they drank ceived the spirit of bondage again to of that spiritual Rock that followed fear; but ye have received the spirit them; and that Rock was Christ.) of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Rut with many of them God was not Father. The Spirit itself bea th well pleased; for they were overwitness with our spirit, that we are thrown in the wilderness. Now the children of God. And if child. these things were our examples, to ren, then heirs; heirs of God, and the intent we should not lust after joint heirs with Christ: if so be evil things, as they also lusted. Nei. that we suffer with hiin, that we may ther be ye idolaters, as were some or be also glorified together.
them: as it is written, The people sat
down to eat and drink, and rose up to The Gospel. St. Matt. vii. 15.
play., Neither let us commit fornica. BEWARE of false prophets, which tion, as some of them committed, and come to you in sheep's clothing, but fell in one day three and iwenty thou. inwardly they are ravening wolves. sand. Neither let us tempt CHRIST, Ye shall know them by their fruits: as some of them also tempted, and do men gather grapes of thorns, or were destroyed of serpents. ' Neither figs of thistles? Even so every gond murmur ye, as some of them also tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a murmured, and were destroyed of the corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. destroyer. Now all these things hapA good tree cannot bring forth evil pened unto them for ensamples: and fruit ; neither can a corrupt tree bring they are written for our admonition, forth good fruit. Every tree that upon whom the ends of the world are bringeth not forth good fruit, is hewn come. Wherefore let him that think. down, and cast into the fire. Where. eth he standeth, take heed lost he fall fore by their fruits ye shall know There hath no temptation taken you, them. Not every one that saith but such as is common to man: but unto me, LORD, LORD, shall enter God is faithful, who will not suffer into the kingdom of heaven ; but he you to be tempted above that ye are that doeth the will of my Father, who able ; but will with the temptation also is in heaven.
make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.
The Gospel. St. Luke xvi. 1. JESUS said unto his disciples,
There was a certain rich man who The Collect.
had a steward; and the same was ac. GRANT to us, LORD, we beseech cused unto him, that he had wasted his shee, the spirit to think and do al goods. And he called him, and said ways such things as are right: that unto him, How is it that I hear this of we who cannot do any thing that is thee? Give an account of thy stewgood without thee, may by thee be ardship; for thou mayest be no longer enabled to live according to thy will, steward. Then the steward said through Jesus Christ our Lord within himself, What shall I do? for Amen.
my lord taketh away from me the
THE NINTH SUNDAY AFTER
stewardship, I cannot dig; to beg I But the manifestation of the SPIRIT am ashamed. I am resolved what to is given to every man to profit with.de do, that when I am put out of the For to one is given by the SPIRIT stewardship, they may receive me the word of wisdom; to another, the into their houses. So lie called every word of knowledge by the same Spr. one of his lord's debtors unto him, and RIT; to another, faith by the same said unto the first, How much owest SPIRIT; to another, the gifts of heal. thou unto my lord ? And he said, A ing by the same SPIRIT; to another, hundred measures of oil. And he the working of miracles; to another, said unto him, Take thy bill, and sit prophecy; to another, discerning of down quickly, and write fifty. Then spirits; to another, divers kinds of said he to another, And how much tongues; to another, the interpreta. owest thou? And he said, A hundred tion of tongues. But all these work. measures of wheat. And he said eth that one and the self-same SPIRIT, unto him, Take thy bill, and write dividing to every man severally as fourscore. And the lord coinmended he will. the unjust steward, because he had
The Gospel. St. Luke xix. 41. done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser
AND when he was come near, lie than the children of light. And I say beheld the city, and wept over it, unto you, make to yourselves friends saying, If thou hadst known, even of the mammon of unrighteousness; thou, at least in this thy day, the that when ye fail, they may receive things which belong unto thy peace! you into everlasting habitations. but now they are hid from thine eyes.
For the days shall come upon thee,
that thine enemies shall cast a trench THE TENTH SUNDAY AFTER
about thee, and compass thee round, TRINITY.
and keep thee in on every side, and The Collect.
shall lay thee even with the ground, LET thy merciful ears, O LORD, and thy children within thee: and be opened to the prayers of thy hum- they shall not leave in thee one stone ble servants; and that they may ob- upon another; because thou knewest tain their petitions, make them to ask not the time of thy visitation. And he such things as shall please thee, went into the temple, and began to through Jesus Christ our Lord. cast out them that sold therein, and Amen.
them that bought, saying unto them, The Epistle. 1 Cor. xii. 1.
It is written, My house is the house
of prayer : but ye have made it a den CONCERNING spiritual gifts, of thieves. And he taught daily in brethren, I would not have you ig- the temple. norant. Ye know that ye were Gen. tiles, carried away unto these dumb idols. even as ye were led. Where THE ELEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER fore I give you to understand, that no man, speaking by the SPIRIT OF
The Collect. God, calleth Jesus accursed; and O GOD, who' declarest thy althat no man can say that Jesus is mighty power chiefly in showing the LORD, but by the Holy Ghost. mercy and pity; mercifully grant Now there are diversities of gifts, unto us such a measure of thy grace, but the same SPIRIT. And there that we, running the way of thy comare differences of administrations, but mandments, may obtain thy gracious the same LORD. And there are di- promises, and be made partakers of versities of operations, but it is the thy heavenly treasure, through JE. game God who worketh all in all. Isus CHRIST our Lord. Amen.