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The Third Sunday after
O LORD, we beseech thee mercifully to hear us; and grant that we, to whom thou hast given an hearty desire to pray, may, by thy mighty aid, be defended and comforted in all dangers and adversities, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
The Epistle. 1 St. Peter v. 5.
LL of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility : For God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble. Humtle yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you. Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: whom resist, steadfast in the faith; knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world. But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffercd a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you. To him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
The Gosfiel. St. Luke xv. 1.
HEN drew near unto him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him. And
the Pharisees and Scribes murmured, saying, This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them. And he spake this parable unto them, saying, What man of you having an inundred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find it ! And when he hath found it, he layeth it on his shoulders, rejoicing. And when he cometh ñome, he calleth together his friends and neighbours, saying unto them, Rejoice with me, for I have found my sheep which was lost. I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance. Either what woman having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweep the house, and seek diligently till she find it And when she hath found it, she calleth her friends and her neighbours together, saying, Rejoice with me, for I have found the piece which I had lost. Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the Angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.
The Fourth Sunday after
GOD, the protector of all that trust in thee, without whom nothing is strong,
nothing is holy; increase and multiply upon us thy mercy ; that thou being our ruler and guide, we may so pass through things temporal, that we finally lose not the things eternal : Grant this, O heavenly Father. for Jesus Christ’s sake out Lord. Amen.
The Efistle. Rom. viii. 18.
RECKON that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us. For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifes. tation of the sons of God. For the creature was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of him who hath subjected the same in hope : because the creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption, into the glorious liberty of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groaneth, and travaileth in pain together until now : And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.
The Gosfiel. St. Luke vi. 36.
E ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful. Judge not, and ye shall not be judged : condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned : forgive, and ye shall
be given unto you ; good measure pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into yourbosom. 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 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 o 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.
RANT, O Lord, we be
seech 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. Amen.
The Eftistle. 1 St. Peter iii. 8.
B. ye all of one mind, having compassion one of an
be forgiven ; give, and it shall
other; love as brethren, Le
pitiful, be courteous; not ren-draught. And Simon answer
dering 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.
ing, 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 enclosed 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 they forsook all, and followed him. Trinity. The Collect.
O. for those who love thee, such good things as pass man’s hearts such love towards thee, that we, loving thee above all mises, which exceed all that we can desire, through Jesus
had brought their ships to land, - The Sixth Sunday after GOD, who hast preparunderstanding ; pour into our things, may obtain thy proChrist our Lord, Amen.
The Eftistle. 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 Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory ol 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 hkeness 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 your. selves to be dead indeed unto sin; but alive unto God, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
St. Matt. v. 20.
kill, shall 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 say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council : but whosoever shall say, 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 aught against thee, leave thee thy gift before the altar, and go thy way, first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift. Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him, lest 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 shalt by no means come out thence, till thou hast paid the uttermost farthing,
The Seventh Sunday after
João said unto his disciples,
shall exceed the righteousness
of the Scribes and Pharisees,
ye shall in no case enter into
the kingdom of heaven. Ye
Loop of all power and might, who art the author and giver of all good things; graft in our hearts the love of thy name, increase in us true religion, nourish us with all goodness, and of thy
have heard that it was said by great mercy keep us in the them of old time, Thou shalt same, through Jesus Christ not kill; and whosoever shall our Lord, Mmen
The E/listle. Rom. vi. 19.
SPEAK after the manner of men, because of the infirmity 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 sin, 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 sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life. For the wages of sin is death: but the gift of God is eternal life, though Jesus Christ our Lord. The Gossiet. St. Mark viii. 1.
N those days the multitude being very great, and having nothing to eat, Jesus called his disciples unto him, and saith 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 loves have ye? And they said, Seven. And he commanded the people to
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 setthem alsobefore 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
O GOD, whose never-sail
ing providence ordereth all things both in heaven and earth; we humbly beseech thee to put away from us all hurtful things, and to give us those things which are profitable for us, through Jesus Christour Lord. Mmen,
The Efistle. Rom. viii. 12.
sit down on the ground; and