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having an hundred sheep, if he upon us thy mercy; that, thou lose one of them, doth not leave being our ruler and guide, we the ninety and nine in the wil- may so pass through things temderness, and go after that which poral, that we finally lose not the is lost, until he find it? And things eternal: Grant this, O heawhen he hath found it, he layeth venly Father, for Jesus Christ's it on his shoulders, rejoicing. sake our Lord. Amen. And when he cometh home, he
The Epistle. Rom. viii. 18. calleth together his friends and
I Reckon that the sufferings of neighbours, saying unto them,
1 this present time are not worRejoice with me, for I have
thy to be compared with the glofound my sheep which was lost.
ry which shall be revealed in us. I say unto you, That likewise
For the earnest expectation of joy shall be in heaven over one
the creature waiteth for the masinner that repenteth, more than
nifestation of the sons of God. over ninety and nine just per
For the creature was made subsons, which need no repentance. Either what woman having ten
ject to vanity, not willingly, but
by reason of him who hath subpieces of silver, if she lose one
jected the same in hope : because piece, doth not light a candle,
the creature itself also shall be and sweep the house, and seek
delivered from the bondage of diligently till she find it? And
corruption, into the glorious liwhen she hath found it, she call
berty of the children of God. eth her friends and her neigh
For we know that the whole crebours together, saying, Rejoice
ation groaneth, and travaileth in with me, for I have found the
pain together until now. And piece which I had lost. Like
not only they, but ourselves also, wise, I say unto you, There is
which have the first-fruits of the joy in the presence of the an
Spirit, even we ourselves groan gels of God over one sinner that
within ourselves, waiting for the repenteth.
adoption, to wit, the redemption The fourth Sunday after of our body. Trinity.
The Gospel. St. Luke vi. 36.
PE ye therefore merciful, as n God, the protector of all D your Father also is merci
that trust in thee, without ful. Judge not, and ye shall not whom nothing is strong, nothing be judged: condemn not, and ye is holy; Increase and multiply shall not be condemned : forgive,
and ye shall be forgiven: give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal, it shall be measured to you again. And he spake a parable unto them, Can the blind lead the blind P shall they not both fall into the ditch? The disciple is not above his master; but every one that is perfect shall be as his master. And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but perceivest not the beam that is in thine own eye 2 Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest not the beam that is in thine own eye? Thou hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou see clearly to pull out the mote that is in thy brother's eye.
The fifth Sunday after Trinity. The Collect. RANT, O Lord, we beseech thee, that the course of this world may be so peaceably ordered by thy governance, that thy Church may joyfully serve thee in all godly quietness; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
The Epistle. 1 St. Pet. iii. 8.
E ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous; not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing; but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing. For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile: let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it. For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil. And who is he that will harm you, if ye be followers of that which is good? But and if ye suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled; but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts. The Gospel. St. Luke v. 1. IT came to pass, that as the people pressed upon him to hear the Word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesareth, and saw two ships standing by the lake; but the fishermen were gone out of them, and were washing their nets. And he entered into one of the ships, which was Simon's, and prayed him from the land: and he sat down, and taught the people out of the ship. Now when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught. And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing; nevertheless, at thy word I will let down the net. And when they had this done, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes, and their net brake. And they beckoned unto their partners which were in the other ship, that they should come and help them. And they came, and filled both the ships, so that they began to sink. When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, Depart from me, for I am a sinful man, O Lord. For he was astonished, and all that were with him, at the draught of the fishes which they had taken; and so was also James, and John, the sons of Zebedee, which were partners with Simon. And Jesus said unto Simon, Fear not, from henceforth thou shalt catch men. And when they had brought their ships to land, they forsook all, and followed him.
that he would thrust out a little
The sixth Sunday after Trinity.
O God, who hast prepared for them that love thee such
good things as pass man's understanding; Pour into our hearts such love toward thee, that we, loving thee above all things, may obtain thy promises, which exceed all that we can desire; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
The Epistle. Rom. vi. 3. K NOW ye not, that so many
of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death P. Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death; that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life. For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection: knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin. For he that is dead is freed from sin. Now if we be dead with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him ; knowing that Christ being raised from the dead dieth no more; death hath no more dominion over him. For in that he died, he died unto sin once; but in that he liveth, he liveth unto God. Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed
unto sin, but alive unto God | The seventh Sunday after through Jesus Christ our Lord.
I might, who art the author shall exceed the righteousness of and giver of all good things; the Scribes and Pharisees, ye Graft in our hearts the love of shall in no case enter into the
thy Name, increase in us true Kingdom of heaven. Ye have
religion, nourish us with all goodheard that it was said by themness, and of thy great mercy of old time, Thou shalt not kill : keep us in the same: through and whosoever shall kill, shall be Jesus Christ our
Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. in danger of the judgement. But
The Epistle. Rom. vi. 19. I say unto you, that whosoever is angry with his brother with
I Speak after the manner of out a cause shall be in danger of
I men, because of the infirmity the judgement : and whosoever
of your flesh: for as ye have shall say to his brother, Raca,
yielded your members servants shall be in danger of the council:
to uncleanness, and to iniquity, but whosoever shall say, Thou
unto iniquity; even so now yield fool, shall be in danger of hell
your members servants to righfire. Therefore if thou bring thy
teousness, unto holiness. For
when ye were the servants of gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath
sin, ye were free from righteousought against thee; leave there
ness. What fruit had ye then in thy gift before the altar, and go
those things whereof ye are now thy way, first be reconciled to
ashamed ? for the end of those
things is death. But now being thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift. Agree with thine
made free from sin, and become adversary quickly, whiles thou
servants to God, ye have your art in the way with him ; lest at
fruit unto holiness, and the end any time the adversary deliver
everlasting life. For the wages thee to the judge, and the judge
of sin is death: but the gift of deliver thee to the officer, and
God is eternal life, through Jethou be cast into prison. Verily
sus Christ our Lord. I say unto thee, Thou shalt by The Gospel. St. Mark viii. 1. no means come out thence, till IN those days the multitude thou hast paid the uttermost far- 1 being very great, and having thing.
nothing to eat, Jesus called his disciples unto him, and saith un- / be profitable for us, through Jeto them, I have compassion on sus Christ our Lord. Amen. the multitude, because they have The Epistle. Rom. viii. 12. now been with me three days, PRETHREN, we are debtand have nothing to eat: and if D ors, not to the flesh, to live I send them away fasting to after the flesh. For if ye live their own houses, they will faint after the flesh, ye shall die ; but by the way; for divers of them if ye through the Spirit do morcame from far. And his disci- tify the deeds of the body, ye ples answered him, From whence shall live. For as many as are can a man satisfy these men with led by the Spirit of God, they bread here in the wilderness ? are the sons of God. For ye And he asked them, How many have not received the spirit of loaves have ye? And they said, bondage again to fear ; but ye Seven. And he commanded the have received the spirit of adoppeople to sit down on the ground. tion, whereby we cry, Abba, And he took the seven loaves, Father. The Spirit itself bearand gave thanks, and brake, and eth witness with our spirit, that gave to his disciples to set before we are the children of God: them; and they did set them be- and if children, then heirs ; heirs fore the people. And they had of God, and joint-heirs with a few small fishes; and he bless- Christ: if so be that we suffer ed, and commanded to set them with him, that we may be also also before them. So they did glorified together. eat, and were filled : and they The Gospel. St. Matth. vii. 15. took up of the broken meat that DEWARE of false prophets, was left seven baskets. And D which come to you in sheep's they that had eaten were about clothing, but inwardly they are four thousand. And he sent ravening wolves. Ye shall know them away.
them by their fruits : do men
gather grapes of thorns, or figs The eighth Sunday after Trinity.
of thistles ? Even so every good The Collect.
tree bringeth forth good fruit; n God, whose never-failing but a corrupt tree bringeth forth
providence ordereth all evil fruit. A good tree cannot things both in heaven and earth ; bring forth evil fruit; neither We humbly beseech thee to put can a corrupt tree bring forth away from us all hurtful things, good fruit. Every tree that and to give us those things which bringeth not forth good fruit is