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The fifth Sunday after Trinity

The Collec7.
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 quierness, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Epiftle. i Peter iii. 8. BE

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 blefling. For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his congue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile, Let bim eschew evil, and do good; let him feek 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 chat 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, peither be troubled; but fanctify the Lord God in your hearts.

The Gospel. St. Luke v. 1. IT T came to pass, that as the people pressed upon him to

hear the Word of God, he food by the lake of Gennesaret, 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 that he would thrust out a little from the land: and he sat down, and taught the people out of the thip. Now when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your pets for a draught. And Simon answering, said unto bim, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless,' at thy word I will let

The Collec?] This prayer for the peace of the church was adopted 1549, from Greg. Sac.' The introitus was Pfalm v.

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 chip, that they should come and help them. And they came, and filled both the ships, so that they began to fink. When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, Depart from me; for I am a finful man, O Lord. For he was astonished, and all that were with him, ar the draught of the filhęs which they had taken: and so was also James, and John, the sons of Zebedee, which were partners with Simon. And Jesus faid unto Simon, Fear not; from henceforth thou shalt catch men. And when they had brought their ships to land, they forfook all, and followed him.

The sixth Sunday after Trinity.

Tbe Collect.
God, who haft prepared for them that love thee,

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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.
NOW ye not, that so many of us as were baptized

into. Jesus Christ were baptized into his death?. Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Chrift": 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 fhall be also in the likeness of his resurrection: Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of fin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve fin. For he that is dead, is freed from Gn. 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

The Collect] This prayer for the love of God and his laws was adopted in 1549,

from Greg. Sac. The introitus was plalm vi,


hath no more dominion over him. For in that he died, he died unto fin once: but in that heliveth, heliveth unto God. Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto fin: but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The Gospel. St. Matth. v. 20.
ESUS said unto his disciples, Except your righteons-

ness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven. Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever fhall kill fhall be in danger of the judgment. But I say unto you, that whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall fay to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall fay, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell-fire. Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath ought against thee; leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way; first, bé reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift. Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him; left at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison. Verily I say unto-thee, thou shale by no means come out thence, till thou hast paid the uttermost farthing.

The seventh Sunday after: Trinity.

The Collect.
ORD of all power and mighi, who art the author

and giver of all good things; Graft in our hearts Raca] Thou vile man The original word implies a charge of emptiDess, meanness, and despicableness.

Thou fool] A charge of extreme infatuation and wickedness. :

Hell-fire) Is a punishment corresponding to a death by fire in the valley of Hinnom. Jerem. vii. 31. It is here asserted that

anger, reproach, and reviling, will be punished in proportion to their guilt.

The Collect] This prayer for the love of God and his law was adopted in 1549, from Greg. Sac. The introitus was psalm vii.

the love of thy Name, increase in us true religion, nourish us with all goodness, and of thy great mercy, keep us in the fame, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle. Rom. vi. 19. I

mities of your flesh: for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity, unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness, unto holiness. For when ye were the servants of fin, ye were free from righteousness., What fruit had ye then in those things, whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death. But now being made free from fin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit upro holiness, and the end everlasting life. For the wages of fin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life, through Jesus Christ our Lord.

. The Gospel. St. Mark viii. 1. N those days the multitude being very great, and having

nothing to eat, Jesus called his disciples unto him, and faith unto them, I have compassion on the multitude, because they have now been with me three days, and have nothing to eat : And if I send them away fasting to their own houses, they will faint by the way: for divers of them came from far.' And his disciples answered him, From whence can a man satisfy these men with bread here in the wilderness? And he asked them, How many loaves have ye? And they said, Seven. And he commanded the people to sit down on the ground: and he took the seven loaves, and gave thanks, and brake, and gave to his disciples to set before them; and they did set them before the people. And they had a few small fishes: and he blessed, and commanded to set them also before them. So they did eat, and were filled : and they took up of the broken meat that was left seven baskets. And they that had eaten were about four thousand; and he sent

them away.

The eighth Sunday after Trinity.

The Collect.


God, whose never failing providence ordereth all

things both in heaven and earth; We humbly bcfcech thee to put away from us all hurtful things, and to give us those things which be profitable for us, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Epiftle. Rom. viii. 12.
RETHREN, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live

after the fleth. For if ye live after the flesh, ye fall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live. For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the fons of God. For ye have pot received the spirit of bondage again to fear: but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God: And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if fo be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.

The Gospel. St. Matt. vii. 15.
EWARE of false prophets, which come to you in

sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by cheir fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? Even fo every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit; neither can a corrapt tree bring forth good fruit. Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire. Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them. Not every one that faith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven , but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.

The Collec?] This prayer for Divine defence and assistance was adopted in 1549, from Greg. Sac. The introitia was pfalm riik


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