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The nineteenth Sunday after Trinity

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please thee ; Mercifully grant, that thy Holy Spirit may in all things direct, and rule our hearts, through Jesus Chritt our Lord. Amen.

The Epiftle. Ephes. iv. 17. THIS I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye

henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk in the vanity of their mind; having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart : who being past feeling, have given themselves over unto lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greedinels. But ye have not so learned Christ : If so be that ye have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus : That ye put off, concerning the former conversation, the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lufts and be renewed in the spirit of your mind, and that ye puc on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness. Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour ; for we are members one of another. Be ye angry, and fin not. Let not the sun go down upon your wrach : neither give place to the devil. Let him that stole, steal no more; but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needech. Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good, to the use of editying, that it may minifter grace unto the hearers. And grieve noc the Holy Spirit of God,

PA RA PHRA'S E. On the COLLECT for the nineteenth Sunday after Trinity. O God, fince without thy affistance we are unable to obey thy commands; we beseech thee, of thy great mercy, to grant us such a portion of thy holy spirit, as may direct our hearts and all our faculties to perform the duties incumbent on ys; and this we pray for the sake of Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.

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whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption. Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evilspeaking be put away from you, with all malice. And be ye kind one to another, tender. hearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's fake hath forgiven you.

The Gospel. St Matth. ix. 1. ESUS entered into a ship, and passed over, and came

into his own city. And behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed. And Jesus seeing their faith, said unto the sick of the palsy, Son, be of good cheer, thy sins be forgiven thee. And behold, certain of the scribes said within themselves, This man blasphemeth. And Jesus, knowing their thoughts, said, Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts ? For whether is easier to say, Thy fins be forgiven thee? or to say, Arise, and walk ? But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive fins, (then faith he to the sick of the pally) Arise, take up thy bed, and go unto thine house. And he arose, and departed to his house. But when the multitude saw it, they marvelled, and glorified God, who had given such power unto men.

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The twentieth Sunday after Trinity.

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Almighty and most merciful God, of thy bountiful

goodness keep us, we beseech thee, from all things that may hurt us ; that we being ready both in body and foul, may cheerfully accomplir: those things that thou wouldest have done, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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PA RA P H R A SE. On the COLLECT for the twentieth Sunday after Trinity. O almighty and most gracious God, we beseech thee, of thy great mercy, to preserve us from all temporal and spiritual ills, that both our bodies and minds being under thý protection and care, we nay, with chearfulness and zoal, discharge our duty in all the particulars enjoin'd us ; and this we beg for the sake of our blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Chrik. Amen.

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The Epiftle. Ephef. v. 15.
EE then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but

as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil. Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is. And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the spirit : speaking to yourselves in psalms, and hymns, and spiritual Songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord; giving thanks al.. ways for all things unto God and the Father, in the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ, fubmitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

The Gospel. St Matth. xxii. 1.
ESUS said, The kingdom of heaven is like unto a cer-

tain king, who made a marriage for his son ; and fent forth his fervants to call them that were bidden to the wedding; and they would not come. Again, he sent forth other servants, saying, Tell them who are bidden, Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my oxen and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready, come unto the marriage. Buc they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise : and the remnant took his servants, and intreated them spitefully, and New them. But when the king heard thereof, he was wroth ; and he sent forth his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burnt up their city. Then faith he to his servants, The wedding is ready, but they who were bidden were not worthy. Go ye therefore into the high-ways, and as many as ye shall find bid to the marriage. So those servant went out into the high-ways, and gathered together all, as many as they found, both bad and good ; and the wedding was furnished with guests. And when the king came in to see the guests, he'saw there a man who had not on a wedding-garment, And he faith unto him, Friend, how camelt thou in hither, not having a wedding-garment ? and he was speechless. Then said the king to the servants, Bind him hand and foot, and take him away, and cast him into outer darkness : There shall be weeping and gnalhing of teeth. For many are called, buc few are chosen.

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The twenty first Sunday after Trinity.

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RANT, we beseech thee, merciful Lord, to thy faith-

ful cleansed from all their fins, and serve thee with a quiet mind, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle. Ephes. vi. 10.
Y brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the

power of his might. Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against felh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breast-plate of righteousness; and your feet fhod with the preparation of the gospel of peace: Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God : Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and fupplication for all saints, and for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my inouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the Gospel, for which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.

PA RA P H R A S E. On the COLLECT for the one and twentieth Sunday after Trinity, O merciful Lord, we thy faithful servants implore thy forgiveness for our numerous transgressions, and in treat thee to bless us with tranquillity in all our circumstances of life ; that our fins may be absolved by thy remision of them, and that we may pay our constant devotion to thee, being free from all anxiety and disturbance; which favour we request for the fake of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen,

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Tbe Gospel. St John iv. 46.
HERE was a certain nobleman, whose son was sick

at Capernaum. When he heard that Jesus was come out of Judea into Galilee, he went unto him, and besought him, that he would come down and heal his son ; for he was at the point of death. Then said Jesus unto him, Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe. The nobleman faith unto him, Sir, come down ere my child die. Jesus saith unto him, Go thy way, thy son liveth. And the man believed the word that Jesus had spoken unto him, and he went his way. And as he was now going down, his servants met him, and told him, saying, Thy son liveth. Then enquired he of them the hour when he began to amend : And they said unto him, Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him. So the father knew that it was at the same hour, in the which Jesus said unto him, Thy son liveth; and himself believed, and his whole house. This is again the second miracle that Jesus did, when he was come out of Judea into Galilee.

The twenty second Sunday after Trinity.

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ORD, we beseech thee to keep thy houshold the Church

in continual godliness, that through thy protection it may be free from all adversities, and devoutly given to serve thee in good works, to the glory of thy Name, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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PA RA PHRASE. On the COLLECT for the two and twentieth Sunday after Trinity. O Lord, we beseech thee to preserve thy houshold the church in a conkant practice of holiness and virtue ; and likewise that thou wouldIt protect it from all calamities, so that it may glorify thy holy name, by all such virtuous actions :s ri} be expected from those who profess and call the relves cho

i we pray for the sake of Jesus Christ our Lord, A.nen,

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