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brethren that are in the world. But this, heavenly Father, for Jesus the God of all grace, who hath Christ's sake our Lord. Amen. called us unto his eternal glory by

The Epistle. Rom. viii. 18. Christ Jesus, after that ye have RECKON that the sufferings of suffered a while, make you persect, this present time are not worthy stablish, strengthen, settle you. to be compared with the glory.

To him be glory and dominion for which shall be revealed in us. For ever and ever. Amen.

the earnest expectation of the crea The Gospel. St. Luke xv. l.

ture waiteth for the manifestation

of the sons of God. For the crea. THEN drew near unto him al ture was made subject to vanity

, the publicans and sinners for to not willingly, but by reason of him hear him. And the Pharisees and who hath subjected the same in Scribes murmured, saying, This hope: because the creature itsell man receiveth sinners, and eateta also shall be delivered from the with them. And he spake this bondage of corruption, into the parable unto them, saying, What glorious liberty of the children of inan of you having an hundred God. For we know that the whole sheep, if he lose one of them, doth creation groaneth, and travaileth ir not leave the ninety and nine in the pain together until now: And not is lost, until he find it? And when only they, but ourselves also, which

have the first fruits of the Spirit lie hath found it, he layeth it on his

even we ourselves groan within shoulders, rejoicing. And when ourselves, waiting for the adoption, he cometh home, he calleth together to wit, the redemption of our body. his friends and neighbours, saying unto them, Rejoice with me, for I The Gospel. St. Luke vi. 36. have found my sheep, which was BE ye therefore merciful, as your joy shall be in heaven over one sin- not, and ye shall not be judged: ter that repenteth, more than over condemn not, and ye shall not be ninety and nine just persons, which condemned; forgive and ye shall need no repentance. Either what be forgiven: give, and it shall be woman having ten pieces of silver, given unto you, good measure, if she lose one piece, doth not light pressed down, and shaken together

, a candle, and sweep the house, and and running over, shall men give seek diligently till she find it?' And into your bosom. For with the? when she hath found it, she calleth same measure that ye mete withal, her friends and her neighbours it shall be measured to you again. together, saying, Rejoice with me, And he spake a parable unto them: >> for I have found the piece which I Can the blind lead the blind ? shall had lost. Likewise, I say unto you, they not both fall into the ditch? there is joy in the presence of the The disciple is not above his mas. angels of God over one sinner thai ter ; but every one that is perfect try repenteth.'

shall be as his master. And why by

beholdest thou the mote that is ir The fourth Sunday after Trinity. thy hrother's eyc, but perceirest The Collect.

not the beam that is in thine own O GOD, the protector of all that eye?

Either how canst thou say to trust in thee, without whom thy brother, Brother, let me pull nothing is strong, nothing is holy; out the mote that is in thine eye, increase and multiply upon us thy when thou thyself beholdest not the mercy; that thou being our ruler beam that is in thine own eye? and guide, we may so pass through Thou hypocrite, cast out first the things temporal, that we finally beam out of thine own eye, and lose not the things eternal: Grant then shalt thou see clearly to pull

Blato the deep, and let down your forth we should not serve sin. For

he mote that is in thy brother's we have toiled all the night, and

have taken nothing ; nevertheless,

at thy word I will let down the net. he fifth Sunday after Trinity. And when they had this done, they The Collect.

enclosed a great multitude of fishes, RANT, O Lord, we beseech and their net brake. And they thee, that the course of this beckoned unto their partners which ld may be so peaceably ordered were in the other ship, that they hy governance, that thy Church should come and help them. And y joyfully serve thee in al} godly they came, and filled both the ships ; etness, through jesus Christ our so that they began to sink. When rd. Amen.

Simon Peter saw it, he fell down The Epistle.' i St. Peter ii. 8. at Jesus' knees, saying, Depart E ye all of one mind, having from me, for I am a sinful man, o

compassion one of another; Lord. For he was astonished, and e as brethren, be pitiful, be cour- all that were with him, at the ous; not rendering evil for evil, draught of the fishes which they

railing for railing; but contrari- had taken ;' and so was also James ise, blessing; knowing that ye are and John the sons of Zebedee, ereunto called, that ye should which were partners with Simon. nherit a blessing. For he that will And Jesus said unto Simon, Fear ove life, and see good days, let not; from henceforth thou shalt in refrain his tongue from evil, catch men.. And when they had and his lips that they speak no brought their ships to land, they gule: Let him eschew evil, and forsook all, and followed him. do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it. For the eyes of the Lord The sixth Sunday after Trinity. are over the righteous, and his ears

The Collect. eine open unto their prayers : but O GOD, who hast, prepared for Hat do evil. And who is he that things as pass man's understandwill harm you, if ye be followers of ing; pour into our hearts such love that which is good? But and if ye towards thee, that we, loving thee suffer for righteousness sake, hap-above all things, may obtain thy py are yo; and be not afraid of promises, which exceed all that we their terror, neither be troubled ; can desire, through Jesus Christ but sanctify the Lord God in your our Lord. Amen.

Thc Epistle. Rom. vi. 3.
The Gospel St. Luke v. 1.

IT came to pass that as the people

NOW ye not that so many of

us as were baptized into Jepressed upon him to hear the sus Christ, were baptized into his word of God, he stood by the lake death? Therefore we are buried Gennesaret

, and saw two ships with him by baptism into death ; standing by the lake ; but the fisher- that like as Christ was raised up men were gone out of them, and from the dead by the glory of the FaWere washing their nets. And he ther, even so we also should walk entered into one of the ships, which in newness of life. For if we have 123 Simon's, and prayed him that been planted together in the likehe would thrust out a little from ness of his death; we shall be also the land : and he sat down, and in the likeness of his resurrection:

caught the people out of the ship. Knowing this, that our old man is ist Now, when he had left speaking, crucified with him, that the body of he said unto Simon, Launch out sin might be destroyed, that hencerets for a draught. And Símon he that is dead, is freed

from sin Answering, said unto him, Mutor. Now, if we be dead with Christ


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we believe that we shall also live through Jesus Christ our Lorde with him, knowing that Christ be- Amen. ing raised from the dead, dieth no more; death hath no more domi

The Epistle. Rom. vi. 19. nion over him. For in that he I SPEAK after the manner of died, he died unto sịn once; but in

men, because of the infirmity of that he liveth, he liveth unto God. your flesh: for as ye have yielded Likewise reckon ye also yourselves your members servants to uncleanto be dead indeed unto sin; but ness, and to iniquity, unto iniquity; alive unto God, through Jesus even so now yield your members Christ our Lord.

servants to righteousness, unto ho

liness. For when ye were the serThe Gospel. St. Matt. v. 20. vants of sin, ye were free from JESUS said unto his disciples, Irighteousness

. What fruit had ye *Except your righteousness shall then in those things, whereof we exceed the righteousness of the are now ashamed for the end of Scribes and Pharisees, ve shall in those is death. But now being no case enter into the kingdom of made free from 'şin, and become heaven. Ye have heard that it was servants to God, ye have your fruit said by them of old time, Thou unto holiness, and the end ever shalt not kill, and whosoever shall lasting life. For the wages of sin kill, shall be in danger of the judg- is death: but the gift of God in ei ment. But I say unto you, that'eternal life, through Jesus Christ whosoever is angry with his brother our Lord. without a cause, shall be in danger The Gospel. St. Mark vi. l. shall say to his bruther, Raca, shall I those days the multitude be be in danger of the council: but

ing very great, and having nowhosoever shall say, Thou fool,

thing to eat, Jesus called his discishall be in danger of hell fire. ples unto him, and saith unto them, Therefore, if thou bring thy gift to because they have now.been with the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath aught against

me three days, and have nothing to thee, leave there thy gift before the ing to their own houses, they will

eat: and if I send them away fastaltar, and go thy way, first be re- faint by the way: for divers of them conciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift. Agree with

came from far. And his disciples thine adversary quickly, whiles thou

answered him, From whence can a art in the way with him; lest at here in the wilderness? And he

man satisfy these men with bread any time the adversary

, deliver thee asked them, How many loaves to the judge, and the judge deliver have ye? And they said seven. thee to the officer, and thou be cast And he commanded the people to into prison. Verily I say unto thee, sit down on the ground and he thou shalt by no means come out inok the seven loaves, and gave thence, till thou hast paid the utter- thanks, and brake, and gave to his most farthing.

disciples to 'set before them; and

they did set them before the people. The seventh Sunday after Trinity. And they had a few small fishes ; The Collect. and he blessed, and commanded to

. who art the author and giver did eat, and were filled; and they of all good things; graft in our took up of the broken meat that hearts the love of thy name, in- was left, seven baskets. And they Brease in us true religion, nourish that had eaten were about four us with all goodness, and of thy thousand. And he sent theni great mercv keep us in the same, away.


The eighth Sunday after Trinity. (always such things as are right; The Collect.

that we who cannot do any thing 0 GOD, whose never failing pro- that is good without thee, may by

vidence ordereth all things thee be enabled to live according to both in heaven and earth; we thy will, through Jesus Christ our humbly beseech thee to put away Lord. Amen." from us all hurtful things, and to The Epistle. I Cor. x. 1. gire us those things which are pro. BRETHREN I would not that titable for us,

ye should be ignorant, how tha. our Lord. Amen.

all our fathers were under the The Epistle, Rom. viii. 12. cloud, and all passed through the BRETHREN, we are debtors sea ; and were all baptized unto

not to the flesh, to live after the Moses in the cloud, and in the sea; flesh: For if ye live after the flesh, and did all eat the same spiritual ze shall die ; but if ye through the meat, and did all drink the same Spirit do mortify the deeds of the spiritual drink; (for they drank

of body, ye shall live. For as many that spiritual Rock that followed 29 are led by the Spirit of God, them; and that Rock was Christ.) they are the sons of God. For ye But with many of them God was have not received the spirit of bon- not well. pleased; for they were dage again to fear; but ye have re- overthrown in the wilderness. Now ceived the spirit

of adoption, where these things were our examples, to Spirit itsetyy beareth witness with evil things, as they also Justed. our spirit

, that we are the children Neither be ye idolaters, as were of God. And if children, then some of them : as it is written, heirs ; heirs of God, and joint heirs The people sat down to eat and with Christ: if so be that we suf- drink, and rose up to play. Neifer with him, that we may be also ther let us commit fornication, as glorified together.

some of them committed, and fell The Gospel. St. Matt. vii. 15. in one day three and twenty thouBEWARE of false prophets, sand. Neither let us tempt Christ

which come to you in sheep's as some of them also tempted, and clothing, but inwardly they are were destroyed of serpents. Neiravening wolves. Ye shall know ther murmur ye, as some of them them by their fruits : Do men ga- also murmured, and were destroyed ther grapes of thorns, or figs of of the destroyer. Now all these thistles ? Even so every good tree things happened unto them for enbringeth forth good fruit; but a samples : and they are written for corrupt tree bringeth forth evil our admonition, upon whom the fruit

. A good tree cannot bring ends of the world are come. Whereforth evil fruit; neither can a cor-fore let him that thinketh he standrupt tree bring forth good fruit. eth, take heed lest he fall. There Every tree that bringeth not forth hath no temptation taken you, but food fruit, is hewn down, and cast such as is common to mån: but nto the fire. Wherefore by their God is faithful, who will not suffer fruits

ye shall know them. Not you to be tempted above that ye every one that saith unto ine, Lord, are able; but will with the temptashard, shall enter into the kingdom tion also make a way to escape, that

of heaven; but he that doeth the ye may be able to bear it. will of my Father, who is in heaven, The Gospel. St. Luke-xvi. 1. The ninth Sunday after Trinity.

There was a certain rich man The Collect.

who had a steward; and the same GRANT to us, Lord, we beseech was accused unto him, that he had

thee, the spirit to think and do wasted his goods. And he called

him, and said unto him, How is it there are differences of adminis that I hear this of thee? Give antrations, but the same Lord. And account of thy stewardship; for there are diversities of operations, thou mayest bé no longer steward. but it is the same God who work. Then the steward said within him-eth all in all. But the manifestasell

, What shall I do? for my lord tion of the Spirit is given to every taketh away from me the steward- man to profit withal. For to one ship: I cannot dig; to beg I am is given by the Spirit the word of ashamed. I am resolvea what to wisdom; to another, the word of do, that when I am put out of the knowledge by the same Spirit; to stewardship, they may receive me another, faith by the same Spirit ; into their houses. So he called to another, the gifts of healing by every one of his lord's debtors unto the same Spirit ; to another, the him, and said unto the first, How working of miracles ; to another

, much owest thou unto my lord ? prophecy; to another, discerning And he said, An hundred measures of spirits ; to another, divers kinds of oil. And he said unto him, of tongues; to another, the interese Take thy bill, and sit down quickly, pretation of tongues. But all these and write fifty. Then said he to worketh that one and the self-same another, and how much owest Spirit, dividing to every man serethou? And he said, An hundred rally as he will. measures of wheat.' And he said "The Gospel. St. Luke xix. 41. (; unto him, Take thy bill, and write A

ND when he was come near, fourscore. And the lord commend he beheld the city, and wept ť? ed the unjust steward, because he over it, saying, "If thou hadste had done wisely: for the children known, even thou, at least in this of this world are in their genera-thy day, the things which belong tion wiser than the children of light. unto thy peace! but now they are And I say unto you, make to your hid from thine eyes. For the days selves friends of the mammon of shall come upon thee, that thine unrighteousness; that when yelenemies shall cast a trench about fail, they may receive you into ever-thee, and compass thee round, and lasting habitations.

keep thee in on every side, and shall

lay thee even with the ground, and The tenth Sunday after Trinity. thy children within thee: and they The Collect.

shall not leave in thee one stone LET thy merciful ears

, O Lord, upon another; because thou knew. be open to the prayers of thy est not the time of thy visitation, humble servants; and that they And he went into the temple, and may obtain their petitions, make began to cast out them that sold them to ask such things as shall therein, and them that bought, saya please thee, through Jesus Christing unto them, It is written, My our Lord. Amen.

house is the house of prayer: but The Epistle. I Cor. xii. 1. ye have made it a den of thieves. CONCERNING spiritual

gifts, And he taught daily in the temple. brethren, I would not have

you ignorant. Ye know that ye were The eleventh Sunday after Trinity. Gentiles, carried away onto these

The Collect. dumb idols even as we were led. O GOD, who declarest thy, Alstand, that no man, speaking by the ing mercy and pity; mercifully Spirit of God, calleth Jesus accurs-grant unto us such a measure of ed; and that no man can say that thy grace, that we, running the Jesus is the Lord, but by the Holy way of thy commandments, may Ghost. Now there are diversities obtain thy gracious promises, and of gifts, but the same Spirit And be made partakers of thy henrenly

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