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mon to man : but God is faith-than the children of light. ful, who will not suffer you to And I say unto you, Make to be tempted above that ye are yourselves friends of the mamable ; but will with the tempta- mon of unrighteousness; that tion also make a way to escape, when ye fail, they may rethat ye may be able to bear it, ceive you into everlasting ha.

Litations. The Gospel. St. Luke xvi. i.

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The Collect. him, that he had wasted his goods. And he called him, LET'aly merciful ears, o

Lord, be open the and said unto him, How is it that I hear this of thee? Give prayers of thy humble ser

vants ; and that they may oban account of thy stewardship :tain their petitions, make for thou mayest be no longer them to ask such things as steward. Then the steward shall please thee, through said within himself, What

Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. shall I do? for my lord taketh away from me the steward

The Epistle. 1. Cor. xii. 1. ship: I cannot dig ; to beg I am ashamed. I am resolved

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YONCERNING spiritual what to do, that when I am put gifts, brethren, I would out of the stewardship, they not have you ignorant. Ye may receive me into their know that ye were Gentiles, houses. So he called every carried away unto these dumb one of his lord's debtors unto idols even as ye were led, him, and said unto the first. Wherefore I give you to unHow much owest thou unto my derstand, that no man, speak. lord ? And he said, an hundreding by the spirit of God, calleth measures of oil. And he said Jesus accursed ; and that no unto him, Take thy bill, and man can say that Jesus is the sit down quickly, and write Lord, but by the Holy Ghost. fifty. Then said he to another, Now there are diversities of And how much owest thou ? gifts, but the same Spirit. And he said, An hundred mea. And there are differences of sures of wheat. And he said administrations, but the same unto him, Take thy bill, and Lord. And there are diversiwrite fourscore. And the lord/ties of operations, but it is the commended theunjust steward. same God who worketh all in because he had done wisely ; all. But the manifestation of for the children of this world the spirit is given to every man are in their generation wiser to profit withal. For to one is

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given by the Spirit the word The Eleventh Sunday after of wisdom ; to another, the

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The Collect. Spirit; to another, faith by the Sanne Spirit; to another, the OGOMwho declarest thy gists of

Almighty Spirit ; to another, the work-in showing mercy and pity ; ing of miracles; to another, mercifully grant unto us such prophecy ; 10 another, discern-a measure of thy grace, that ing of spirits ; to another, di- we, running the way of thy vers kinds of tongues; to ano-commandments, may obtain ther, the interpretation of thy gracious promises, and be tongues. But all these worketh made partakers of thy heathat one and the self-same venly treasure, through Jesus Spirit, dividing to every man Christ our Lord. Amen. severally as he will.

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RETHREN, I declare unto The Gospel. St. Luke xix. 41. you the Gospel which I

preached unto you, which also ND when he was come ye have received, and wherein

near, he beheld the city, ye stand ; by which also ye are and wept over it, saying, if saved, if ye keep in memory thou hadst known, even thou. what I preached unto you, at least in this thy day, the unless ye have believed in vain. things which belong unto thy For I delivered unto you first peace! but now they are hid of all, that which I also refrom thine eyes. For the days ceived, how that Christ died shall come upon thee, that for our sins, according to the thine enemies shall cast a Scriptures ; and that he was trench about thee, and com-buried; and that he rose again pass thee round, and keep thee the third day, according to in on every side, and shall lay the Scriptures; and that he thee eren with the ground, was seen of Cephas ; then of and thy children within thee : the twelve : After that, he was and they shall not leave in thee seen of above five hundred one stone upon another; be- brethren at once ; of whom cause thou knowest not the the greater part remain unto time of thy visitation. And he this present; but some are went into the temple, and be- fallen asleep. After that he gan to cast out them that sold was seen of James ; then of all. therein, and them that bought, the Apostles : and last of all saying unto them, it is written, he was seen of me also, as of My house is the house of one born out of due time. For prayer : but ye have made it I am the least of the Apostles, a den of thieves. And he that am not meet to be called taught daily in the temple. an Apostle, because I perse

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cuted the Church of God. pray, and art wont to give But, by the grace of God, I more than either we desire or am what I am ; and his grace, deserve ; pour down upon us which was bestowed upon me, the abundance of thy mercy, was not in vain ; bụt I labour- forgiving us those things ed more abundantly than they whereof our conscience is all : yet not I, but the grace afraid, and giving us those of God which was with me. good things which we are not Therefore, whether it were I, worthy to ask, but through the or they, so we preach, and so merits and mediation of Jesus ye believed.

Christ thy Son our Lord. The Gospel. St. Luke xviii. 9.

Amen. ESUS spake this parable The Epistle. 2 Cor. iii. 4.

unto certain which trusted in themselves that they were SUCH trust have we through righteous, and despised others: Christ to God-ward : Not Two men went up into the that we are sufficient of our. temple to pray; the one a selves to think any thing as of Pharisee, and the other a Pub- ourselves; but our sufficiency lican. The Pharisee stood and is of God. Who also hath prayed thus with himself : made us able ministers of the God, I thank thee, that I am New Testament; not of the not as other men are, extor.letter, but of the Spirit : for tioners, unjust, adulterers, or the letter killeth, but the Spirit even as this Publican: I fast giveth life. But if the ministwice in the week, I give tithestration of death, written and of all that I possess. And the engraven in stones, was gloPublican standing afar off, rious, so that the children of would not lift up so much as Israel could not steadfastly his eyes unto heaven, but smote behold the face of Moses for upon his breast, saying, God the glory of his countenance, be merciful to me a sinner. which glory was to be done I tell you, this man went down away; how shall not the mito his house justified rather nistration of the Spirit be rathan the other, for every one ther glorious ? For if the mi. that exalteth himself, shall be nistration of condemnation be abased; and he that humbleth glory, much more doth the himself, shall be exalted. ministration of righteousness

exceed in glory. The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity.

The Gospel. St. Mark. vii. 31. The Collect.

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TESUS, departing from the LMIGHTY and everlast

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gore ready to hear than we to through the midst of the coasts of Decapolis, and they bring of many ; but as of one, And unto him one that was deaf, to thy seed, which is Christ. and had an impediment in his And this I say, that the covespeech; and they beseech nant that was confirmed before him to put his hand upon him. of God in Christ, the law, And he took him aside from which was four hundred and the multitude, and put his thirty years after, cannot disfingers into his ears, and he annul, that it should make the spit, and touched his tongue ; promise of none effect. for and looking up to heaven, he if the inheritance be of the sighed, and saith unto him, law, it is no more of promise ; Ephphatha, t..at is, be open- but God gave it to Abraham ed. And straightway his ears by promise. Wherefore then were opened, and the string serveth the law? It was added of his tongue was loosed, because of transgressions, till and he spake plain. And he the seed should come to whom charged them that they the promise was made ; and it should tell no man : but the was ordained by angels in the more he charged them, so hand of a mediator. Now a much the more a great deal mediator is not a mediator of they published it ; and were one : but God is one. Is the beyond measure astonished, law then against the promises saying, He hath done all of God? God forbid ; for if things well ; he maketh both there had been a law given the deaf to hear, and the which could have given life, dumb to speak.

verily righteousness should The Thirteenth Sunday after the Scripture hath concluded

have been by the law. But Trinity.

all under sin, that the promise, The Collect. by faith of Jesus Christ, might ALMIGHTY and merciful be given to them that believe.

gift it cometh that thy faithful people The Gospel. St. Luke x. 23. do unto thee true and laudable service ; grant, we beseech BLESSED are the eyes thee, that we may so faithfully

things serve thee in this life, that we ye see: For I tell you, that fail not finally to attain thy many prophets and kings have heavenly promises, through

desired to see those things the merits of Jesus Christ our

which ye see, and have not Lord. Amen.

seen them ; and to hear those

things which ye hear, and have The Epistle. Gal. iii. 16.

not heard them. And behold TO

O Abraham and his seed a certain lawyer stood up, and

were the promises made. tempted him, saying, Master, He saith not, and to seeds, as what shall I do to inheriteter

nal life? He said unto him./neighbour unto him that fell What is written in the law ? among the thieves? And he · How readest thou? And he an- said, He that showed mercy 'swering said, Thou shalt love on him. Then said Jesus unto the Lord thy God with all thy him, Go, and do thou like. heart, and with all thy soul, wise. and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself. And he said unto him, Thou hast answereci right, this do, and thou The Fourteenth Sunday after shalt live. But be, willing to

Trinity. justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbour?

The Collect. And Jesus answering said, a certain went down from LMIGHTY and everlast

Serusalem to Jerichoy and Gen Aing God, give unes is the

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among thieves, which stript increase of faith, hope, and him of his raiment, and wound- charity ; and that we may obed him, and departed, leaving tain that which thou dost probim half dead. And by chance mise, make us to love that there came down a certain which thou dost command, Priest that way; and when he through Jesus Christ our Lord. saw him, he passed by on the Amen. other side. And likewise a Levite, when he was at the The Epistle. Gal. v. 16. place, came and looked on him, and passed by on the other SAY then, Walk in the side. But a certain Samari. Spirit, and ye shall not ful. tan, as he journeyed, came fil the lust of the flesh. For where he was : and when he the flesh lusteth against the saw him, he had compassion Spirit, and the Spirit against on him, and went to him, and the Aesh; and these are conbound up his wounds, pouring trary the one to the other; so in oil and wine ; and set him that ye cannot do the things on his own beast, and brought that ye would. But if ye be him into an inn, and took care led by the Spirit, ye are not of him. And on the morrow, under the law. Now the when he departed, he took out works of the flesh are mani. two pence, and gave them to fest, which are these, Adulthe host, and said unto him.tery, fornication, uncleanness, Take care of him ; and what- lasciviousness, idolatry, witchsoever thou spendest more, craft, hatred, variance, emulawhen I come again, I will re- tions, wrath, strife, seditions,

Which now of heresies, envyings, murders, These three, thinkest thou, was drunkenness, revellings, and

pay thee.

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