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fixed : so that they who would pass from hence to you, cannot ; neither can they pass to us, that would come from thence. Then he said, I pray thee therefore, facher, that thou wouldest send him to my father's houte : for I have five brethren ; that he may testify unto them, left they also come into this place of torment. Abraham faith unto him, They have Mofes and the prophets ; let them hear them. And he said, Nay, father Abraham ; but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent. And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.

The second Sunday after Trinity.

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thou doft bring up in thy stedfast fear and love ; Keep us, we beseech thee, under the protection of thy good providence, and make us to have a perpetual fear and love of thy holy Name, through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.

The Epistle. i St. John iii. 13.
ARVEL not, my brethren, if the world hate you.

We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren : He that loveth not his brother, abideth in death. Whosoever hateth his brother, is a murderer; and ye know that no murderer hach eternal life abiding in him. Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us : and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. But whoso hath this world's

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PA RA PHRASE. On be COLLECT for the second Sunday after Trinity. O God, who art ever ready to affist by thy good providence fuch 21 being educated in thy true religion, do fear and love thee, as in daty bound ; we beseech thee to preserve us thy servants by the same gracious providence, and give us grace to keep thy fear always before our eyes, and thy love in our hearts; and this we pray for the sake of Jesus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

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good, and feech his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him ; how dwelleth the love of God in him? My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue ; but in deed, and in truth. And hereby we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him. For if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things. Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence towards God. And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his fight. And this is his commandinent, that we should believe on the Name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment. And he that keepech his commandments dwelleth in him, and he in him: and hereby we know that he abideth in us, by the Spirit which he hath given us.

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The Gospel. St Luke xiv. 16.

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Certain man made a great supper, and bade many: and

sent his servant at lupper-time to say unto them that were bidden,. Come, for all things are now ready. And they all with one confent began to make excuse. The first faid unto him, I have bought a piece of ground, and I must needs go and see it: I pray thee have me excused. And another said, I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to prove them : I pray thee have me excused. And another laid, I have married a wife, and therefore I cannot come. So that servant came and shewed his Lord these things. Then the master of the house being angry, said to his fervant, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and bring in hicher the poor, and the maimed, and the halt, and the blind. And the servant said, Lord, it is done as thou hast commanded, and yet there is room. And the Lord said unto the servant, Go out into the highways, and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled. For I say unto you, that none of those men which were bidden, fhall taste of my fupper.

The third Sunday after Trinity.

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grant that we, to whom thou hait given an hearty delire to pray, may by thy mighty aid be detended and comforted in all dangers and adversities, through Jesus Christ our Lord.* Amen.

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The Epistle.

i St Pet. V: 5. LL of you be subject one to another, and be clothed

with humility : for God resistech the proud, and giveth grace to the humble. Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time, casting all your care upon him, for he careth for you. Be sober, be vigilant, because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour. Whom refift stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world. But the God of all grace, who hath called us into his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, ftablish, strengthen, settle you. To him be glory and dominion for ever and

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The Gospel. St Luke xv. I.
THEN drew near unto him all the publicans and sinners

for to hear him. And the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man receiveth sinners, and catech with

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On the COLLECT for the third Sunday after Trinity. O God, who workest great things for them that trust in thee, (Pfal. xxxi. 19.) whose hand is trong, (Psal. cxix. 13.) for the protection of thy servants, and without whose aid no good and holy action can be performed, wc beseech thee to add to thy paft benefits and favours, the continuance of thy providential guidance and protection of us, that we may fo regulate our conduct in passing through this present world, that we may not miss of the happiness of that which is to come; and this we beg for th: fake of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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them. And he spake this parable unto them, saying, What man of you having an hundred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find it? And when he hath found it, he layeth it on his shoulders, rejoicing. And when he cometh home, he calleth together his friends and neighbours, saying, unto them, Rejoice with me, for I have found my sheep which was loft. I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one finner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just perfons, which need no repentance. Either that woman, having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweep the house, and feek diligently till she find it? And when she hath found it, she calleth her friends and her neighbours together, saying, Rejoice with me, for I have found the piece which I had loft. Likewise I say unto you, There is joy in the presence of the angels of God, over one finner that sepenteth.

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The fourth Sunday after Trinity.

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God, the protector of all that trust in thee, without

whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy; Increase and multiply upon us thy mercy, that thou being our ruler and guide, we may so pass through things temporal, that we finally lose not the things eternal : Grant this, 'O heavenly Father, for Jesus Christ's sake our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle. Rom. viii. 18 Reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be

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PA RA P H R A SE. On the COLLECT for the fourth Sunday after Trinity. O Lord, we beseech thee to direit, by the conduct of thy heavenly providence, the course of human affairs, that thy church being preserved from all dangers and persecutions, we and all chriftian people may enjoy peace and tranquility, that undisturbed we may pay our devocions to thee ; which we desire for the sake of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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revealed in us. For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God. For the creature was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of him who hath subjected the same in hope : becaule the creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption, into the glorious liberty of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groaneth, and travaileth in pain together until now. And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the first-fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body,

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The Gospel. St Luke vi. 36.
Eye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.

Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned : forgive, and ye shall be forgiven : give, and it shall be given unto you: good measure, preffed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the fame measure that ye mete withal, it shall be measured to you again. And he spake a parable unto them, Can the blind lead the blind? Thali chey not both fall into the ditch? The disciple is not above his master ; but every one that is perfect shall be as his master. And why beholdelt thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but perceivest not the beam that is in thiņe own eye? Eicher how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest nor the beam that is in thine own eye? Thou hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou see clearly to pull out the mote that is in thy brother's eye.

The fifth Sunday after Trinity.

Tbe ColleEi. RANT, O Lord, we beseech thee, that the course of this world may be so peaceably ordered by thy govern

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