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hearts and minds to follow two coinmandments hang all thee, the only God, through the law and the prophets. Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. While the Pharisees were ga

thered together, Jesus asked The Epiftle. 1 Cor. 1. 4.

them, saying, What think ye Thank my God always on of Christ? whose son is he?

your behalf, for the grace They say unto him, The son of God which is given you of David. He faith unto by Jesus Christ; that in every them, How then doth David thing ye are enriched by him, in spirit call him Lord, fayin all utterance, and in all ing, The Lord said unto my knowledge: even as the tes- Lord, Sit thou on my right timony of Christ was confirm- hand, till I make thine eneed in you. So that ye come mies thy footstool? If David behind in no gift; waiting then call him Lord, how is for the coming of our Lord he his fon? And no man was Jesus Christ, who shall also able to answer him a word, confirm you unto the end, neither durst any man, from that ye may be blameless in that day forth, ask him any the day of our Lord Jesus more questions. Christ.

The Nineteenth Sunday after The Gospel. St. Matth.xxii. 34.

HEN the Pharisees

The Collect.
had put the Sadducees to fi-

out thee we are not able lence, they were gathered to- to please thee ; mercifully gether. Then one of them, grant that thy Holy Spirit who was a lawyer, asked him a may in all things direct and question, tempting him, and rule our hearts, through Jesaying, Master, which is the sus Christ our Lord. Amen, great commandment in the law? Jesus said unto him, The Epiftle. Ephes. iv. 173 Thou shalt love the Lord thy THIS I God with all thy heart, and testify with all thy soul, and with all ye henceforth walk not as thy mind: This is the first and other Gentiles walk, in the great commandment. And vanity of their mind ; having the second is like unto it, the understanding darkened, Thou fhalt love thy neigh- being alienated from the life bour as thyself. On these of God, through the igno



rance that is in them, because all bitterness, and wrath, and of the blindness of their heart: anger, and clamour, and evilwho, being past feeling, have speaking, be put away from given themselves over unto you, with all malice. And lasciviousness, to work all un- be ye kind one to another, cleanness with greediness. But tender-hearted, forgiving one ye have not so learned Christ; another, even as God for if fo be that ye have heard Christ's fake hath forgiven him, and have been taught you. by him, as the truth is in Jefus : That ye put off, con- The Gospel. St. Matth. ix. I. cerning the former conversation, the old man, which is ESUS entered into a ship, corrupt according to the de

and passed over, and came ceitful lufts; and be renewed into his own city. And bein the spirit of your mind : hold, they brought to him a and that ye put on the new man fick of the palsy, lying man, which after God is crea- on a bed. And Jesus, seeing ted in righteousness and true their faith, said unto the fick holiness. Wherefore putting of the palsy, Son, be of good away lying, speak every man cheer, thy sins bu forgiven truth with his neighbour : for thee. And behold, certain of we are members one of ano- the scribes said within themther. Be ye angry, and fin felves, this man blasphemeth.' not: let not the sun go down And Jesus knowing their upon your wrath: neither thoughts, faid, Wherefore give place to the devil. Let think ye evil in your hearts ? him that stole, steal no more; For whether is easier to say, but rather let him labour, Thy sins be forgiven thee? or working with his hands the to say, Arise, and walk ? But thing which is good, that he that ye may know that the may have to give to him that Son of man hath power on needeth. Let no corrupt com- the earth to forgive fins, (then munication proceed out of faith he to the sick of the palyour mouth, but that which fy) Arise, take up thy bed, is good to the use of edifying, and go unto thine house. And that it may minister grace he arose, and departed to his unto the hearers. And grieve house. But when the inul-. not the Holy Spirit of God, titude saw it, they marvelled, whereby ye are sealed unto and glorified God, who had the day of redemption. Let given such power unto men.



The T wentieth Sunday after that were bidden to the wedTrinity.

ding: And they would not The Collect.

come. Again, he sent forth O Almighty and most mer

other servants, saying, Tell ciful God, of thy boun- them who are bidden, Behold, tiful goodness keep us, we be. I have prepared my dinner': seech thee, from all things my oxen and my fatlings are, that may hurt us; that we, killed, and all things are reabeing ready both in body and dy: come unto the marriage. soul, may cheerfully accom

But they made light of it, and plish those things which thou went their ways, one to his commandest, through Jesus farın, another to his merchan

dise: and the remnant took Christ our Lord. Ainen.

his servants, and entreated The Epiftle. Ephes. v. 15:

them spitefully, and flew EE then that ye walk cir- them.

them. But when the king cumspectly, not as fools, heard thereof, he was wroth: but as wise, redeeming the and he sent forth his armies, time, because the days are and destroyed those murderevil. Wherefore be

not un-

ers, and burnt up their city. wise, but understanding what Then faith he to his servants, the will of the Lord is. And The wedding is ready, but be not drunk with wine, they who were bidden were wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit: 1peaking into the highways, and as

not worthy. Go ye therefore to yourselves in pfalms and

many as ye shall find, bid to hymns and spiritual songs, the marriage. So those sersinging and making melody vants went out into the highin your heart to the Lord; giving thanks always for all all, as many as they found,

ways, and gathered together things unto God and the Fa- both bad and good: and the ther, in the name of our

wedding was furnished with Lord Jesus Christ ; submit- guests. And when the king ting yourselves one to ano- came in to see the guests, he ther in the fear of God.

saw there a man who had not The Gospel. St. Matth. xxii.i. on a wedding garment. And ESÜS said, The kingdom he faith unto him, Friend,

of heaven is like unto a how camest thou in hither, certain king, who made a not having a wedding garmarriage for his son; and sent ment? And he was specchless. forth his servants to call them Then said the king to the sers

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vants, bind him hand and feet shod with the preparation foot, and take him away, and of the gospel of peace; above cast him into outer darkness : all, taking the shield of faith, there shall be weeping and wherewith ye shall be able to gnashing of teeth. For many quench all the fiery darts of are called, but few are chosen. the wicked. And take the

helmet of salvation, and the The Twenty-firft Sunday after sword of the Spirit, which is Trinity.

the word of God: praying alThe Colle&t.

ways with all prayer and supRANT, we beseech thee, plication in the Spirit, and

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faithful people, pardon and perseverance, and fupplication peace; that they may be clean- for all saints; and for me, led from all their fins, and that'utterance may be given serve thee with a quiet mind, unto me, that I may open through Jelus Christ our my mouth boldly, to make Lord. Amen.

known the mystery of the The Epifle. Ephes. vi. 10.

gospel; for which I am an

ambaffador in bonds: that Y brethren, be strong therein I may speak boldly as in the Lord, and in the

I ought to speak. power of his might. Put on the whole armour of God, The Gospel. St. John iv. 46. that ye may be able to stand THERE was a certain noagainst the wiles of the . bleman, whose son was For we wrestle not against fick at Capernaum. When he flesh and blood, but against heard that Jesus was come out principalities, against powers, of Judea into Galilee, he against the rulers of the dark- went unto him, and besought ness of this world, against him, that he would come spiritual wickedness in high down and heal his son; for he places. Wherefore take unto was at the point of death. you the whole armour of God, Then faid Jesusunto him, Exthat ye may be able to with- cept ye see signs and wonders, stand in the evil day, and ye will not believe. The nohaving done all, to stand. bleman faith unto him, Sir, Stand therefore, having your come down ere my child die. loins girt about with truth; Jesus saith unto him, Go thy and having on the breastplate way, thy son liveth. And the of righteousness; and your man believed the word that


Jesus had spoken unto him, ing confident of this very and he went his way. And as thing, that he who hath behe was now going down, his gun a good work in you, will servants met him, and told perform it until the day of him, saying, Thy son liveth. Jesus Christ; even as it is Then enquired he of them meet for me to think this of the hour when he began to you all, because I have you in amend : and they said unto my heart, inasmuch as both him, Yesterday, at the seventh in my bonds, and in the dehour, the fever left him. So fence and confirmation of the the father knew that it was at Gospel, ye all are partakers of the same hour in the which my grace. For God is my Jesus said unto him, Thy son record, how greatly I long liveth; and himself believed, after you all in the bowels of and his whole house. This is Jesus Christ. And this I pray, again the second miracle that that your love may abound Jesus did, when he was come yet more and more in knowout of Judea into Galilee. ledge, and in all judgment :

That ye may approve things The Twenty-second Sunday after that are excellent, that ye Trinity.

may be fincere, and without The Colle&t.

offence till the day of Chrift; L

keep thy hou hold the righteousness, which are by Church in continual godli- Jesus Christ, unto the glory ness; that, through thy pro

and praise of God. tection, it may be free from The Gospel. St. Matt. xviii. 21. given to serve thee in good PLord, how oft Thall my works, to the glory of thy brother fin against me, and I name, through Jelus Christ

forgive him? till seven times ? our Lord. Amen.

Jelus saith unto him, I say not The Epiftle. Phil. i.

3. unto thee, until seven times: Thank my God upon ev- but until seventy times seven. I

ery remembrance of you Therefore is the kingdom of (always in every prayer of heaven likened unto a certain mine for you all making re- king, who would take account quest with joy) for your fel of his fervants. And when lowship in the Gospel from he had begun to reckon, on. the first day until now; be- was brought unto him, who


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