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ye hear, and have not heard care of him. And on the morthem. And behold, a certain row, when he departed, he took Lawyer stood up, and tempted out two pence, and gave them to him, saying, Master, what shall the host, and said unto him, I do to inherit eternal life? He Take care of him; and whatsosaid unto him, What is written ever thou spendest more, when in the Law ? how readest thou ? | I come again, I will repay thee. And he answering said, Thou Which now of these three, thinkshalt love the Lord thy God with est thou, was neighbour unto him all thy heart, and with all thy that fell among the thieves ? And soul, and with all thy strength, he said, He that shewed mercy and with all thy mind; and thy on him. Then said Jesus unto neighbour as thyself
. And he him, Go, and do thou likewise. said unto him, Thou hast an
The fourteenth Sunday after swered right; this do, and thou shalt live. But he, willing to
The Collect. justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbour ? And ALMIGHTY and everlastJesus answering said, A certain man went down from Jerusa- increase of faith, hope, and chalem to Jericho, and fell among rity; and, that we may obtain thieves, which stripped him of that which thou dost promise, his raiment, and wounded him, make us to love that which thou and departed, leaving him half dost command; through Jesus dead. And by chance there came
Christ our Lord. Amen. down a certain Priest that way, The Epistle. Gal. v. 16. and, when he saw him, he passed I Say then, Walk in the Spirit
shall not fulfil the lust wise a Levite, when he was at of the flesh. For the flesh lustthe place, came and looked on eth against the Spirit, and the him, and passed by on the other Spirit against the flesh; and side. But a certain Samaritan, these are contrary the one to the as he journeyed, came where he other; so that ye cannot do the was; and, when he saw him, he things that ye would. But if ye had compassion on him, and went be led by the Spirit, ye are not to him, and bound up his wounds, under the law. Now the works pouring in oil and wine, and of the flesh are manifest, which set him on his own beast, and are these, adultery, fornication, brought him to an inn, and took | uncleanness, lasciviousness, idol
fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, KLord, the Church with thy
atry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, nine ? There are not found that
The fifteenth Sunday after do such things shall not inherit
Trinity. the kingdom of God. But the
EEP, we , peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, tem- perpetual mercy: and, because perance: against such there is the frailty of man without thee no law. And they that are
cannot but fall, keep us ever by Christ's have crucified the flesh, thy help from all things hurtful, with the affections and lusts. and lead us to all things profit
The Gospel. St. Luke xvii. 11. able to our salvation; through A
ND it came to pass, as Jesus Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
went to Jerusalem, that he The Epistle. Gal. vi. 11. passed through the midst of Sa YE.
E see how large a letter I , .
have written unto you with entered into a certain village, mine own hand. As many as there met him ten men that were desire to make a fair shew in the lepers, which stood afar off. And flesh, they constrain you to be they lifted up their voices, and circumcised; only lest they should said, Jesus, Master, have mercy suffer persecution for the cross on us. And when he saw them, of Christ. For neither they he said unto them, Go, shew themselves who are circumcised yourselves unto the priests. And keep the law ; but desire to have it came to pass, that, as they you circumcised, that they may went, they were cleansed. And glory in your flesh. But God one of them, when he saw that forbid that I should glory, save he was healed, turned back, and in the cross of our Lord Jesus with a loud voice glorified God, Christ, by whom the world is and fell down on his face at his crucified unto me, and I unto feet, giving him thanks; and he the world. For in Christ Jesus was à Samaritan. And Jesus neither circumcision availeth any answering said, Were there not thing, nor uncircumcision, but a ten cleansed ? but where are the new creature. And as many as
walk according to this rule, peace is, and to
morrow is cast into the be on them, and mercy, and up- oven; shall he not much more on the Israel of God. From clothe you, O ye of little faith? henceforth let no man trouble Therefore take no thought, sayme; for I bear in my body the ing, What shall we eat ? or what marks of the Lord Jesus. Bre- shall we drink? or wherewithal thren, the grace of our Lord Je- shall we be clothed ? (for after sus Christ be with your spirit. all these things do the Gentiles Amen.
seek :) for your heavenly Father The Gospel. St. Matth. vi. 24. knoweth that ye have need of O man can serve two mas- all these things. But seek ye
first ters: for either he will hate the kingdom of God, and his the one, and love the other; or righteousness, and all these things else he will hold to the one, and shall be added unto you. Take despise the other. Ye cannot therefore no thought for the serve God and Mammon. There- morrow; for the morrow shall fore I
say unto you, Take no take thought for the things of thought for your life, what ye itself: sufficient unto the day is shall eat, or what ye shall drink; the evil thereof. nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on: Is not the life
The sixteenth Sunday after more than meat, and the body
Trinity. than raiment? Behold the fowls
The Collect. for they sow not,
beseech thee, let reap, nor gather O
pity cleanse into barns; yet your heavenly Fa- and defend thy Church; and, bether feedeth them. Are ye not
cause it cannot continue in safemuch better than they? Which ty without thy succour, preserve of you by taking thought can
it evermore by thy help and goodadd one cubit unto his stature ?
ness; through Jesus Christ our And why take ye thought for Lord. Amen. . raiment ? Consider the lilies of the field how they grow : they
The Epistle. Ephes. iii. 13. toil not, neither do they spin: I Desire that ye faint not at
say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory is your glory. For this cause I was not arrayed like one of these bow my knees unto the Father Wherefore, if God so clothe the of our Lord Jesus Christ, of grass of the field, which to-day I whom the whole family in hea
ven and earth is named, that he he said, Young man, I would grant you, according to thee, Arise. And he that was the riches of his glory, to be dead sat up, and began to speak : strengthened with might by his and he delivered him to his moSpirit in the inner man; that ther. And there came a fear on Christ may dwell in your hearts all, and they glorified God, sayby faith ; that ye, being root-, ing, That a great Prophet is ed and grounded in love, may risen up among us, and that God be able to comprehend with all hath visited his people. And saints, what is the breadth, and this rumour of him went forth length, and depth, and height; throughout all Judæa,
Judæa, and and to know the love of Christ, throughout all the region round which passeth knowledge, that about. ye might be filled with all the
The seventeenth Sunday after fulness of God. Now unto him
Trinity. that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power LORD, we pray thee that thy that worketh in us, unto him be grace may always prevent glory in the Church by Christ and follow us, and make us conJesus, throughout all ages, world tinually to be given to all good without end. Amen.
works; through Jesus Christ our The Gospel. St. Luke vii. 11.
after, that Jesus went into I Therefore the prisoner of the a city called Naim ; and many
you, ye of his disciples went with him, walk worthy of the vocation and much people. Now when wherewith ye are called, with he came nigh to the gate of the all lowliness and meekness, with city, behold, there was a dead long-suffering, forbearing one anman carried out, the only son of other in love; endeavouring to his mother, and she was a wi- keep the unity of the spirit in dow; and much people of the the bond of peace. There is one city was with her. And when body, and one Spirit, even as ye the Lord saw her, he had com- are called in one hope of your passion on her, and said unto calling ; one Lord, one faith, one her, Weep not. And he came baptism, one God and Father of and touched the bier, (and they all, who is above all, and through that bare him stood still,) and / all, and in you all.
The Gospel. St. Luke xiv. 1. that sit at meat with thee. For IT T came to pass, as Jesus went whosoever exalteth himself shall
into the house of one of the be abased ; and he that humbleth chief Pharisees to eat bread on himself shall be exalted. the sabbath-day, that they watched him. And behold, there was
The eighteenth Sunday after a certain man before him which
Trinity. had the dropsy. And Jesus an
The Collect. wering spake unto the
Lawyers LORD, we beseech thee, grant
, Is ful to heal on the sabbath-day? stand the temptations of the And they held their peace. And world, the flesh, and the devil, he took him, and healed him, and with pure hearts and minds and let him go; and answered to follow thee the only God; them, saying, Which of you shall through Jesus Christ our Lord. have an ass, or an ox, fallen into Amen. a pit, and will not straightway
The Epistle. 1 Cor. i. 4. pull him out on the sabbath-day?
I And they could not answer him
Thank my God always on again to these things. And he God which is given you by Je
your behalf, for the grace of put forth a parable to those
sus Christ; that in every thing which were bidden, when he marked how they chose out the ye are enriched by him, in all
utterance, and in all knowledge; chief rooms, saying unto them, When thou art bidden of any
even as the testimony of Christ
was confirmed in you; so that man to a wedding, sit not down in the highest room ; lest a more
ye come behind in no gift; waithonourable man than thou be ing for the coming of our Lord
Jesus Christ, who shall also conbidden of him; and he that bade
unto the end, that ye thee and him come and say to thee, Give this man place ; and may be blameless in the day of
our Lord Jesus Christ. thou begin with shame to take the lowest room. But when thou The Gospel. St. Matth. xxii. 34. art bidden, comand sit down in WHEN the Pharisees had
lowest room that bade thee cometh, he may the Sadducees to silence, they say unto thee, Friend, go up were gathered together. Then higher: then shalt thou have one of them, who was a Lawyer, worship in the presence of them | asked him a question, tempting