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wherein is excess: but be filled how camest thou in hither, not with the Spirit; speaking to your- having a wedding garmeot? And selves in psalms and hymns and he was speechless Then said the spiritual songs, singing and mak- king to the servants, Bind him ing inelody in your heart to the hand and foot, and take hima Lord; giving thanks always forall away, and cast bim into outer things unto God and the Father, darkness: there shall be weeping in the name of our Lord Jesus and gnashing of teeth. For many Christ; submitting yourselves one are called, but few are chosen, to another in the fear of God.
The Gospel. St. Matt. xxii. 1. The twenty-first Sunday after JESUS said, The kingdom of
Trinity. heaven is like unto a certain
The Collect. king, who made a inarriage for GRANT, we beseech thee, mer, his son; and sent forth his ser- ciful Lord, to thy faithful vants to call them that were bid-people, pardon and peace; that den to the wedding: and they they may be cleansed from all would not come. Again, be sent their sins, and serve thee with a forth other servants, saying, Tell quiet mind, through Jesus Christ them who are bidden, Behold, Tour Lord. Amen. have prepared my dinner: my The Epistle. Ephes. vi. 10. oxen and my fatlings are killed, Mbrethren, be strong in the and all things are ready: come Lord, and in the power of unto the marriage. But they made his might. Put on the whole arlight of it, and went their ways, mour of God, that ye may be able one to his farm, another to his mer- to stand against the wiles of the chandise : and the remnant took devil. For we wrestle not against his servants, and entreated them flesh and blood, but against prinspitefully, and slew them. But cipalities, against powers, against when the king heard thereof, he the rulers of the darkness of this was wroth: and he sent forth his world, against spiritual wickedarmies, and destroyed those mur-ness in high places. Wherefore derers, and burnt up their city take unto you the whole armour Then saith he to his servants, The of God, that ye may be able to wedding is ready, but they who withstand in the evil day, and were bidden were not worthy. having done all, to stand. Stand Go ye therefore into the high- therefore, having your loins girt ways, and as many as ye shall about with truth; and having on find, bid to the marriage. So the breast-plate of righteousness; those servants went out into the and your feet shod with the prehighways, and gathered together paration of the gospel of peace; all, as many as they found, both above all, taking the shield of bad and good: and the wedding faith, wherewith ye shall be able was furnished with guests. And to quench all the fiery darts of the when the king came in to see the wicked. And take the helmet of guests, he saw there a man who salvation, and the sword of the Han not on a wedding garment. Spirit, which is the word of God:
nd he saitli unto bim, Friend, praying always with all prayer
and supplication in the Spirit, and continual godliness; that, through watching thereunto with all per- thy protection, it may be free from severance, and supplication for all adversities, and devoutly given all saints; and for me, that utter- to serve thee it good works, to ance may be given unto me, that the glory of thy name, through I may open my mouth boldly, to Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. maké known the mystery of the The Epistle. Phil. i. 3. gospel; for which I am an ambas. I Thank my God upon every sador in bonds: that therein I may remembrance of you (always speak boldly as I ought to speak. in every prayer of mine for you
The Gospel. St. John, iv. 46. ail making request with joy) for THERE was a certain noble- your fellowship in the Gospel
man, whose son was sick at from the first day until now; being Capernaum. When he heard that confident of this very thing, that Jesus was come out of Judea into he who hath begin a good work Galilee, he went unto bim, and in you will perform it until the besought him, that he would come day of Jesus Christ; even as it is down and heal his son; for be was meet for me to think this of you at the point of death. Then said all
, because I have you in iny Jesus unto him, Except ye see heart, inasmuch as both in my signs and wonders, ye will not be bonds, and in the defence and lieve. The nobleman said unto confirmation of the Gospel, ye ali him, Sir, come down ere my child are partakers of my grace. For die. Jesus saith unto him, Go thy God is my record, how greatly ! way, thy son liveth. And the man long after you all in the bowels of believed the word ibat Jesus had Jesus Christ. And this I pray, that spoken unto him, and he went your love may abound yet more his way. And as lie was now go- and more in knowledge, and in ‘ing down, his servants met him. all judgment: That ye may apand told him, saying, Thy son lir-prove things that are excellent, eth. Then inquired he of them that ye may be sincere, and withthe hour when he began to out offence till the day of Christ; amend : and they said unto him, being filled with the fruits of righYesterday, at the seventh hour, teousness, which are by Jesus the fever left him. So the father Christ, unto the glory and praise knew that it was at the same of God. hour in the which Jesus said unto The Gospel. St. Matt. xviii. 21, him, Thy son liveth; and himself PETER said unto Jesus, Lord, believed, and his whole house. how oft shall my brother sin This is again the second miracle against me, and I forgive him ? that Jesus did, when he was come il seven times? Jesus saith unto out of Judea into Galilee. brim, I say not unto thee, until
seven times: but until seventy The twenty-second Sunday after times seven. Therefore is the Trinity.
kingdom of heaven likened unto The Collect.
a certain king, who would take LORD, we beseech thee to keep account of his servants.
thy household ibe Church in when be had begun to reckon, one
was brought unto him, who owed, liness; be ready, we beseech thee, him ten thousand talents. But to hear the devout prayers of thy forasmuch as he bad not to pay, Church; and grant that those his ford commanded him to be things which we ask faithfully, we sobel, and his wife and children, may obtain effectually, through and all that he had, and payment Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. to be made. The servant there- The Epistle. Phil. ii. 17. fore fell down and worshipped BRETHREN, be followers tohim, saying, Lord, have patience gether of me, and mark them with me, and I will pay thee all.fwho walk so, as ye bave us for an Then the lord of that servant was ensample. (For many walk, of moved with compassion; and loos-whom I have told you often, and ed him, and forgave him the debt now tell you even weeping, that But the same servant went out, they are the enemies of the cross and found one of his fellow-ser- of Christ ; whose end is destrucvants, who owed him an hundred tion, whose god is their belly, and pence; and he laid hands on him, whose glory is in their shame, and took him by the throat, say- who mind earthly things.) For ing, Pay me that thou owest. our conversation is in heaven, And his fellow-servant fell down from whence also we look for the at his feet, and besought him, say. Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ; ing, Have patience with me, and who shall change our vile body, I will pay thee all. And he would that it may be fashioned like unto not; but went and cast him into his glorious body, according to the prison, till he should pay the debt. working, whereby he is able even So when his fellow-servants saw to subdue all things unto himself. what was done, they were very The Gospel. St. Matt. xxii. 15. sorry, and came and told into THEN went the
Pharisees, and all Then took counsel how they might his lord, after that he had called entangle him in his talk. And him, said unto him, O thou wick-they sent out unto him their dised servant, I forgave thee all that ciples, with the Herodians, say.' debt, because thou desiredst me: ing, Master, we know that thou shouldest not thou also have had art true, and teachest the way of compassion on thy fellow-servant, God in truth, neither carest thou even as I had pity on thee? And for any man: for thou regardest his lord was wroth, and delivered not the person of men. him to the tormentors, till he therefore, what thinkest thou? Is should pay all that was due unto it lawful to give tribute unto Cæbim. So likewise shall my heaven-sar, or not? But Jesus perceived ly Father do also unto you, if ye, their wickedness, and said, Why from your hearts, forgive not eve-tempt ye me, ye hypocrites? Show ry one his brother their trespasses. me the tribute-money. And they The twenty-third Sunday after brought unto him a penny. And Trinity.
be saith unto them, Whose is this The Collect.
image and superscription? They O God, our refuge and strength, say unto him, Cæsar's Then
who art the author of all god-Isaith he unto them, Render there.
fore unto Cæsar the things which knowledge of God; strengthened are Cæsar's ; and unto God the with all might, according to his things that are God's. When they glorious power, unto all patience had heard these words, they mar- and long-suffering, with joyfulvelled, and left him, and went ness; giving thanks unto the Fa
ther, who bath made us meet to The twenty-fourth Sunday after be partakers of the inheritance of Trinity.
the saints in light. The Collect.
The Gospel. St. Matt. ix. 18. Lord, we beseech thee, ab. WHILE Jesus spake these
solve tby people from their things unto Jobn's disciples, offences; that, through thy bouv- behold, there came a certain rutiful goodness, we may all be de- ier, and worshipped him, saying. livered from the bands of those My daughter is even now dead; sins which by our frailty we have but come and lay thy hand upon committed : Grant this, o hea-her, and she shall live. And Je. venly Father, for Jesus Christ's sus arose, and followed him, and sake, our blessed Lord and Sa- so did his disciples. (And behold, viour. Amen.
a woman, which was diseased The Epistle. Colos, i. 3.
with an issue of blood twelve WE give thanks to God, and the years, came behind him, and
Father of our Lord Jesus touched the hem of bis garment: Christ, praying always for you, For she said within herself, if I since we heard of your faith in may but touch his garment, ! Christ Jesus, and of the love shall be whole. But Jesus turned which ye have to all the saints ; him about, and when he saw her, for the hope which is laid up for be said, Daughter, be of good you in heaven, whereof ye heard comfort, thy faith hath made thee before in the word of the truth of whole. And the woman the Gospel ; which is come unto made whole from that hour.) you, as it is in all the world, and And when Jesus came into the bringeth forth fruit, as it doth also ruler's house, and saw the min. in you, since the day ye heard of strels and the people making a it, and knew the grace of God in noise, be said unto them, Give truth. As ye also learned of Epa- place: for the maid is not dead, phras, our dear fellow-servant, but sleepeth. And they laughed who is for you a faithful minister him to scorn. But when the peoof Christ; who also declared unto ple were put forth, he went in, us your love in the spirit. For and took her by the hand, and
And the fame this cause we also, since the day the maid arose. we heard it, do not cease to pray hereof went abroad into all that for you, and to desire that ye might
land. be filled with the knowledge of The twenty-fifth Sunday after his will in all wisdom and spiritu
Trinity. al understanding ; that ye might
The Collect. walk worthy of the Lord unto all STIR
up; we beseech the full pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the people; that they plenteously
bringing forth the fruit of good sat down, in number about five Works, ray by thee be plenteous-thousand. And Jesus took the ly rewarded, through Jesus Christ loaves, and when he had given our Lord. Amen.
thanks, he distributed to the disFor the Epistle Jer. xxiii. 5. ciples, and the disciples to them BEHOLD, the days come, saith that were set down, and likewise
the Lord, that I will raise uto of the fishes, as much as they David a righteous branch; and a would. Wien they were filled, King shall reign and prosper, and he said unto his disciples, Gather shall execute judgment and jus- up the fragments that remain, tice in the earth. In bis days, that nothing be lost Therefore Judah shall be saved, and Israel they gathered them together, and shall dwell safely : and this is his bilediwelve baskets with the fragname whereby le shall be called, menis of the five barley-loaves, THE LORD OUR RIGHTE- which remained over and above OUSNESS. Therefore, bebold, unto them that had eaten. Then the days come, saith the Lord, those men, when they had seen that they shall ni, more say, The the miracle that Jesus did, said, Lord liveth, who brought up the This is of a truth that Prophet children of Israel out of the land that should come into the world. of Egypt; but, The Lord liveth," If there be any more. Sundays before who brought up, and who led the Advent-Sunday, the service of some of seed of the house of Israel out of
thost Sundays that were omitted after
the Epiphany, shall be taken in to sup: the north country, and from all ply so many as are here wanting. And countries whither I had driven
if there be fizer, the overplus may be
omittıd: Provided that this last Collect, thein; and they shall dwell in
Epistle, and Gospel, shall always boused their own land.
upon the Sunday next before Autent. The Gospel. St. John, vi. 5.
Saint Andrew's Day. WHEN Jesus then lift up his eyes, and saw a great com
The Collect. pany come unto him, he saith ALMIGHTY God, who didst unto Philip, Whence shall we give such grace unto thy holy buy bread, that these may eat ? Apostle Saint Andrew, that he (and this he said to prove him ; readily obeyed the calling of thy for he himself knew what he Son Jesus Christ, and followed would do.) Philip answered him, him without delay; grant unto us Two hundred penny-worth of all, that we, being called by thy bread is vot sutlicient for them, holy word, may forthwith give, that every one of them may take up ourselves obediently to fulfil a little. One of his disciples, An-thy holy commandments, through drew, Simon Peter's brother, the saine Jesus Christ our Lord. saith unto him, There is a lad).Amen. here, who hath five barley-loaves, The Epistle. Rom. x. 9. and two small fishes; but what IF thou shalt confess with thy are they among so many? And mouth the Lord Jesus, and Jesus said, Make the men sit shalt believe in thine heart that Town. Now there was much God hath raised him from the
?ss in the place. So the men dead, thou shalt be saved. For