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them. And he spake this parable unto them, saying, What man of you having an hundred 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 home, he calleth together his friends and neighbours, saying, unto them, Rejoice with me, for I have found my sheep which was loft. I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one finner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just perfons, which need no repentance. Either that woman, having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweep the house, and feek 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 loft. Likewise I say unto you, There is joy in the presence of the angels of God, over one finner that sepenteth.

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The fourth Sunday after Trinity.

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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 our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle. Rom. viii. 18 Reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be

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PA RA P H R A SE. On the COLLECT for the fourth Sunday after Trinity. O Lord, we beseech thee to direit, by the conduct of thy heavenly providence, the course of human affairs, that thy church being preserved from all dangers and persecutions, we and all chriftian people may enjoy peace and tranquility, that undisturbed we may pay our devocions to thee ; which we desire for the sake of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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revealed in us. For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation 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 : becaule 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,

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The Gospel. St Luke vi. 36.
Eye 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 forgiven : give, and it shall be given unto you: good measure, preffed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the fame 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? Thali chey 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 beholdelt thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but perceivest not the beam that is in thiņe own eye? Eicher how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest nor 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.

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The fifth Sunday after Trinity.

Tbe ColleEi. RANT, O Lord, we beseech thee, that the course of this world may be so peaceably ordered by thy govern

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ance, that thy Church may joyfully serve thee in all godly quictness, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle. St Peter. iii. 8.

, i 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, blesing; knowing that ye are thereunto calleci, 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 cars 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 fol- . lowers of that which is good ? But and if ye luffer for righteousness fake, happy are ye, and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled ; but sanctify the Lord God in

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The Gospel. St Luke v. I. 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 filhermen 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 ship. Now when he had left speaking, he said unto

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On the COLLECT for the fifth Sunday after Trinity. O God, who 'hait prepared for those who are devoted to thy service, things which neither eye hath seen, nor ear hath heard, nor have entered into the heart of man to conceive, (1 Cor. ii. 9.) we beseech thee to pour into our hearts fo fincere a love of thee, that we preferring thee before all things, may carefully acquit ourselves of all that thou hast commanded, that we may obtain the promised reward of eternal life, which is so great 2. to exceed all other wishes ; this we beg for the fake of our Saviour Jesas Chrif. Amen,

Simon, Lanch 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 beckened unto their partners which were in the other thip, 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 finful 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 fons of Zebedee, who 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.

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Tbe fixib Sunday after Trinity.

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God, who haft prepared for them that love thee such

good things as pass man's understanding ; Pour into our hearts fuch 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

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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 allo 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 lin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve fin, For he that is dead, is freed from fin. Now if

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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 fin : but alive unto God, through Jesus Chriit our Lord.

The Gospel. S: Marth. v. 20. ESUS said unto his disciples, Except your righteousness

shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharifees, ye shall in no cale enter into the kingdom of heaven. Ye have heard, chat it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill: and whosoever Mall kill, shall be in danger of the judgment. But I fay 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 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 againit thee; leave there 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 ; 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 shalt by no means come out thence, till thou hast paid the uttermost farthing

The Seventh Sunday after Trinity.

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ORD of all power and might, who art the author and

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PAR A P H R AS E. On the COLLECT for the seventh Sunday after Trinity. O Lord, whose omnipotence enables thee, and whole goodness disposes thes, to supply thy creatures with all good things, we beseech thee that

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