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unto lasciviousness, to work aliland walk ? But that ye may know nothE ye have not so learned Christ; if earth to forgive sins, (then saith he bedre truth is in Jesus : That ye put off, And he arose, and departed to his lio tion, the old man, which is corrup-fied God, who had given such manta

Jesus asked them, saying, What|let him labour, working with his think ye of Christ? whose son is hands the thing which is good, that he?

They say unto him, The son he may have to give to him that of David. He saith unto them, needeth. "Let' no corrupt commuHow then doth David in Spirit nication proceed out of your mouth, call him Lord, saying, The Lord but that which is good to the use of said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my edifying, that it may minister grace right hand, till I make thine ene- unto the hearers. And grieve not mies thy foutstool ? If David then the Holy Spirit of God, whereby dania call him Lord, now is he son ? ye are scaled unto the day of reAnd no man was able to answer demption. Let all bitterness, and the him a word, neither durst any man, wrath, and anger, and clamour, le sou from that day forth, ask him any and evil- speaking, be put away more questions.

from you, with all malice. And be indeak

ye kind one to another, tender. Obe LaThe nineteenth Sunday after hearted, forgiving one another, he alt Trinity.

even as God for Christ's sake hathdinte The Collect.

forgiven you. O GOD, forasmuch as without

thee we are not able to please) The Gospel. St. Matt. ix. I. thee; mercifully grant that thy JESUS entered into a ship, and and rule our hearts, through Jesus own city. And behold, they Christ our Lord. Amen.

brought to him a man sick of the The Epistle. Ephes. iv. 17.

palsy, lying on a bed. And Jesus, THIS I say therefore, and testify seeing their faith, said unto

the forth walk not as other Gentiles cheer, thy sins be forgiven thee. Der walk, in the vanity of their mind; said within themselves, This man

And behold, certain of the scribes it eat ico having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of blasphemeth. And Jesus, knowing later God, through the ignorance that is their thoughts, said, Wherefore and me in them, because of the blindness of think ye evil in your hearts ? For their heart : who being past feel-(whether is easier to say, Thy sins ing, have given themselves over

be forgiven thee? or to say, Arise, del vent uncleanness with greediness. But that the Son of man hath power op so be that ye have heard him, and

to the sick of the palsy) Arise, take allery thu have been taught by him, as the up thy

bed, and go into thine house. sed the concerning the former conversa

house. But when the multitude
saw it

, they marvelled, and glori- vtheir according to the deceitful lusts ; and be renewed in the spirit of your power unto men. mind : and that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in The twentieth Sunday after righteousness and true holiness.

Trinity. Wherefore putting away lying,

The Collect. speak, every man truth with his O ALMIGHTY and most mer.

ciful God, of thy bountiful one of another. Be ye angry, and goodness keep us, we beseech thee, sin not: let not the sun go down from all things that may hurt us; upon your wrath: neither give that we, being ready both in bod place to the devil. Let him that and soul, may cheerfully accom. stole, steal no more; but rather (plish those things which thou com

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mandest, through Jesus Christ our camest thou in hither, not leaving a Lord. Amen.

wedding garment? And he was The Epistle.' Ephes. v. 15. speechless. Then said the king to SEE then that ye walk circum- the servants, Bind him hand and

spectly, not as fools, but as foot, and take him away, and cast like wise, redeeming, the time, because him into outer darkness: there

the days are evil. Wherefore be shall be weeping and gnashing of Hod pa je not unwise, but understanding teeth. For many are called, but few

what the will of the Lord is. And are chosen. The day be not drunk with wine, wherein is bitishat excess; but be filled with the Spirit: The twenty-first Sunday after and the speaking to yourselves in psalms

Trinity. and hymns and spiritual songs,

The Collect. blieb singing and making melody in your GRANT, we beseech thee, mer.

ciful Lord, to thy faithful peoalways for all things unto God and ple, pardon and peace; that they the Father, in the name of our Lord may be cleansed from all their sins, Jesus Christ; submitting your- and serve thee with a quiet mind, selves one to another in the fear of through Jesus Christ our Lord. God.

The Gospel. St. Matt. xxi. 1.. The Epistle. Ephes. vi. 10.
JESUS said

, the kingdom of hea- M¥ brethren, be strong in the who made a marriage for his son; might. Put on the whole armour Art and sent forth his servants to call of God, that ye may be able to stand do them that were bidden to the wed- against the wiles of the devil. For

ding: and they would not come. we wrestle not against flesh and Again, he sent forth other servants, blood, but against principalities,

saying, Tell them who are bidden, against powers, against the rulers Di Behold, I have prepared my dinner of the darkness of this world, against

my oxen and my fatlings are killed, spiritual wickedness in high places. 112 and all things are ready; come untó Wherefore take unto you the whole call the marriage. But they made light armour of God, that ye may be 5,7 of it

, and went their ways, one to able to withstand in the evil day, 531 his farm, another to his merchan- and having done all, to stand. Stand

dize: and the remnant took his ser- therefore, having your loins girt En yants, and entreated them spiteful- about with truth; and having on

ly, and slew them. But when the the breast-plate of righteousness:

king heard thereof, he was wroth: and your feet shod with the prepa*** and he sent forth his armies, and ration of the gospel of peace; above

destroyed those murderers, and all, taking the shield of faith, whereburnt up their city. Then saith he with ye shall be able to quench to his servants, The wedding is rea- the fiery darts of the wicked. And dy, but they who were bidden were take the helmet of salvation, and not worthy. Go ye therefore into the sword of the Spirit, which is the the highwavs, and as many as ye word of God; praying always with shall find, bid to the marriage, So all prayer and supplication in the those servants went out into the Spirit, and watching thereunto with highways, and gathered together all perseverance, and supplication

as many as they found, both for all saints; and for me, that utbad and good: and the wedding terance may be given unto me, that was furnished with guests. And I may open my mouth boldly, to when the king came in to see the make known the mystery of the guests, lie saw there a man who had gospel; for which I am an ambasa not on a wedding garment. And sador in bonds: that therein 1 may be saith unto him, Friend, how speak boldly, as I ougŁt to speak


The Gospel. St. John iv. 46. have you in my heart, inasmuch as THERE was a certain noble- both in my bonds, and in the de

man, whose son was sick at Ca- fence and confirmation of the Gose pernaum. When he heard that pel, ye_all are partakers of my Jesus was come out of Judea into grace. Por God is my record, how Galilee, he went unto him, and greatly I long after you all in the besought him, that he would come bowels of Jesus Christ. And this I down and heal his son ; for he was pray, that your love may abound at the point of death.' Then said yet more and more in knowledge, Jesus unto him, Except ye see and in all judgment: That ye may signs and wonders, ye will not be approve things that are excellent

, licve. The nobleman saith unto that ye may be sincere, and withhim, Sir, come down ere my child out offence till the day of Christ; die. Jesus saith unto him, Go thy being filled with the fruits of righe way, thy son liveth. And the man teousness, which are by Jesus believed the word that Jesus had Christ, unto the glory and praise spoken unto him, and he went his of God. way. And as he was now going The Gospel. St. Matt. xvji. 21. down, his servants met him, and PETER said unto Jesus, Lord, Then inquired he of them the hour against me, and I forgive him ? till when he began to amend : and they seven times? Jesus saith unto him, said unto him, Yesterday, at the I say 'not unto thee, until seven seventh hour, the fever left him. times : but until seventy times se So the father knew that it was at ven. Therefore is the kingdom of the same hour in the which Jesus heaven likened unto a certain king, said unto him, Thy son liveth; and who would take account of his serhimself believed, and his whole vants. And when he had begun to house. This is again the second reckon, one was brought unto him miracle that Jesus did, when he who owed him ten thousand tawas' come out of Judea into Ga- lents. But forasmuch as he had lilee.

not to pay, his lord commanded

hint to be sold, and his wife and The twenty-second Sunday after children, and all that he had, and Trinity. payment to be made.

The ser The Collect.

vant therefore fell down and worLORD, we beseech, thee to keep shipped him, saying, Lord, have

thy 'household the Church in patience with me, and I will pay continual godliness ; that, through thee all. Then the Lord of that thy protection, it may be free from servant was inoved with compas. all adversities, and devoutly given sion, and loosed him, and forgave to serve thee in good works, to the him the debt. But the same serglory of thy name, through Jesus vant went out, and found one of Christ our Lord. Ameni

.. his fellow-servants, who owed him The Epistle. Phil. i. 3. an hundred pence; and he laid I THANK my God upon every hands on him, and took him by the

remembrance of you always tiroat, saying, Pay me that thou in every prayer of mine for you all owest. And his fellow-servant fell making request with joy) for your down at his feet, and besought him, fellowship in the Gospel from the saying, Have patience with me, first day until now; being confident and I will pay thee al. And he of this verything, that he who would not; but went and cast him nath begun a good work in you, willinto prison, till he should pay the perform it until the day of Jesus debt.“ So when his fellow-servants Christ; even as it is meet for, me saw what was done, they were very to think this of you all, because I curry, and came and told unto their

bi brother their trespasses.

The Collect.

ur hearts, forgive not every one his the things which are Cæsar's; and

obtain cffectually, through Jesus tiful goodness, we may all be dewhom I have told you often, and ensample. (For many walk, of of Christ; whose end is destruction, since we heard of your faith in whose God is their belly, and whose Christ Jesus, and of the love which also we look for the Saviour, the the woid of the truth of the Gospel; Lord Jesus Christ; who shall which is come unto you, as it is in change our vile body, that it may all the world, and bringeth forth be fashioned like unto his glorious fruit, as it doth also in you, since body, according to the working, the day ye heard of it, and knew Whereby he is able even, to subdue the grace of God in tru:h. As ye entangle him in his talk. And they the spirit. For this cause we also,

THE TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY. 97 -1.59 ford all that was done. Then his man: for thou regardest not the

bora, after that he had called hiin, person of men. Tell us, therefore, zit said unto him, 0 thou wicked ser: What thinkest thou? Is it lawful 19. debt, because thou desiredst me: But Jesus perceived their wickedme shouldest not thou also have had ness, and said, Why tempt ye me

compassion on thy fellow-servant, ye hypocrites ? Show me the tri; 12 his lord was wroth,

and delivered unto him a penny. And he saith Sie bim to the tormentors, till he should unto them, whose is this image ** pay all that was due unto him. So and superscription? They say unto

likewise shall my heavenly Father him, Cæsar's. Then saith he unto do salso unto you, if ye, from your them, Render therefore unto Cæsar

unto God the things that are God's.

When they had heard these words,
The twenty-third Sunday after they marvelled, and left him, and

went their waỹ.
O GOD, our refuge and strength, The twenty-fourth Sunday after

who art the author of all godliness ; be ready, we beseech thee,


The Collect. ener ehe, devout prayers of thy O LORD, we beseech thee, ab.

solve thy people from their we may offences ; that, through thy boun

livered of those sins BRETHREN,

which by our frailty we have combe followers to- mitted : Grant this, O heavenly gether of me, and mark them Father for Jesus Christ's sake, our 50, as ye have us for an hlessed Lord and Saviour. Amen.

The Epistle. Colos. i. 3. 10w tell you even weeping, that

WE give thanks to God, and the they are the enemies of the cross Christ, praying always for you, earthly things. For our conver- Hope which is laid up for you in sition is in heaven, from whence heaven, whereof ye heard before in all things unto himself.

also learncd of Epaphras, our dear The Gospel. St. Matt. xxii. 15. fellow-servant, who is for you o THEN went the Pharisees, and faithful minister of Christ; who

took counsel how they might also declared unto us your love in sent vut unto him their disciples, since the day we heard it, do not with the Herodians, saying, Nas- cease to pray for you, and to desire bers we know that thou art true, that ye might be filled with

the truth, neither carest thou for any and spiritual understanding ; that

which we ask faithfully, Christ our Lord." Amen.

The Epistle. Phil. iii. 17.

who walk

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ye might walk worthy of the Lord! For the Epislle. Jer. xxiii. 5, unto all pleasing, being fruitful in BEHOLD the days come, saith the knowledge of God; strengthen- David, a righteous branch; and a Pron ed with all night, according to his King shall reign and prosper, and glorious power, unto all patience shall execute judgment and justice and long-suffering, with joyful- in the earth. In his days, Judah thai ness; giving thanks unto the Fa- shall be saved, and Israel shall ther, who hath made us meet to be dwell safely;' and this is his name partakers of the inheritance of the whereby he shall be called, THE saints in light.


RIGHTEOUS. The Gospel, St. Mart. ix. 18. days cone, saith the Lord, that NESS. Therefore, behold, the

onih unto John's disciples, behold, liveth, who brought up the children there came a certain ruler, and of Israel out of the land of Egypt; worshipped him, saying, My but, The Lord liveth, who brought daughter is even now dead; but up, and who led the seed of the trees come and lay thy hand upon her, house of Israel out of the north Sri and she shall live. And Jesus country, and from all countries arose, and followed him, and so did whither I had driven them; and his disciples. (And, behold, a wo-they shall dwell in their own land, ved the

The Gospel. St. Jolin vi. 5. issue of blood twelve years, came whers, and saw a great come behind him, and touched the hem of his garment: For she said within pany come unto him, he saith unto in herself, if I may but touch his gar- Philip, Whence shall we buy bread, dirty ment, I shall be whole. But Jesus that these may eat ? (And this he sense turned him about, and when he said to prove him ; for he himself in saw her, he said, Daughter, be of knew what he would do.) Philip good comfort, thy faith hath made answered him, Two hundred pen. thee whole. And the woman was ny-worth of bread is not sufficient made whole from that hour.) And for them, that every one of them when Jesus came into the ruler's may take a little. One of his ais. house, and saw the minstrels and ciples, Andrew, Simon Peter's brothe people making a noise, he said ther, saith unto him, There is a lad unto them, Give place : for the here, who hath five barley-loaves, maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And and two small fishes, but what are they laughed him to scorn. But they among so many ? And Jesus when the people were put forth, said, Make the men sit down. Now he went in, and took her by the there was much grass in the place. hand, and the maid arose. And So the men sat down, in number the fame hereof went abroad into about five thousand. And Jesus all that land.

took the loaves, and when he had

given thanks, he distributed to the The twenty-fifth Sunday after disciples, and the disciples to them Trinity.

that were set down, and likewise

of the fishes, as much The Collect.

as they

would. When they were filled, he STIR up, we beseech thee, co said unto his disciples, Gather up

Lord, the wills of thy faithful the fragments that remain, that nopeople ; that they plenteously thing be lost. Therefore they gabringing forth the fruit of gond thered them together, and filled works, may by thee be plenteously twelve baskets with the fragments rewarded, through Jesus Christ our of the five barley-loaves, which reLord. Amen.

imained over and above unto them

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