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of thy Name, increase in us true religion, nourish us with all goodness, and of thy great mercy keep us in the same, through Jelus Christ our Lord. Amen.
The Epistle. Rom. vi. 19. I
of your felh : for as ye have yielded your members fervants 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 alhained ? for the end of those things is death. But now being made free from sin, and become fervants 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, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
The Gospel. St Mark viii. 1. 'N those days the multitude being very great, and having saich unto them, I have compassion on the multitude, becaule they have now been with me three days, and have nothing to eat: And if I send them away fafting 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 fet them before the people. And they had a few snall fishes, and he blessed, and commanded to
PA RA P H R AS E toou wouldīt implant in our hearts, by the influence of thy holy fpirit, a fincere love of thee, which may make those seeds of religion which thou mayst find in us, to spring up and to flourish and bring to perfection all that may tend to piety and goodness, and enable us to consinue all our lives in the contant practice of the duties of relgion ; and this we beg for Jesus Christ his fake. Amen.
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 thoufand; and he sent them away.
The eight Sunday after Trinity.
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 be profitable for us, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
The Epiftle. Rom. viii. 12. B
Rethren we are debtors, not to the Aesh, to live after 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 sons of God. For ye have not 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 fuffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.
The Gospel. St Matth. vii. 15.
. Eware of false prophets, which come to you in sheeps
clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits ; Do men gather grapes of
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Or the COLLECT for the eight Sunday after. Triniry. O God, whose ever watchful providence does superintend and regulate all things in heaven and earth, we beseech thee to preserve us from all africtions and calamities, and to afford us whatever may be beneficial to our fpiritual or temporal affairs; and this we beg for the sake of our blesled Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.
thorns, or figs of thistles ? Even so 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 corrupt 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 saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven: but he that doth the will of my Father who is in heaven. .
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think and do always such things as be rightful; that we, who cannot do any thing that is good without thee, may by. thee be enabled to live according to thy will, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
I Cor. x. 1.
that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the fea; and were all baptized unto Moses in the cloud, and in the sea; and did alleat the same spiritual meat, and did all drink the same spiritual drink : (for they drank of that fpiritual Rock that followed them; and that Rock was Christ.) But with many of them God was not well pleased; for they were overthrown in the wilderness. Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not
PA RA PHRASE.
On the COLLECT for the ninth Sunday after Trinity. O Lord we beseech thee foto endue us with thy holy spirit, that we may regulate all our thoughts and actions in such a manner as may prove agreeable to thee; and as thy grace is the source from which all our good actions take their rise, we belcech thee to give us such a suficient mearere thercof, that we may be thereby enabled to acquit ourselves of those duties which it has been thy good pleasure to enjoin us ; and this we pray for the fake of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
luft after evil things, as they also lofted. Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play. Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed, and fell in one day three and twenty thousand. Neither let us tempt Christ, , as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents. Neither murmur ye, as some of them also murmured, and were destroyed of the destroyer. Now all these things happened unto them for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the world are come. Wherefore let him that thinkoth he standerh, take heed left he fall. There hath no temptation taken you, but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the tempracion also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.
The Gospel. St Luke xvi. 1. ESUS said unto his disciples, There was a certain rich
man who had a steward, and the same was accused unto him, that he had wasted his goods. And he called him, and said unto him, How is it that I hear this of thee? Give an account of thy stewardship; for thou mayelt be no longer fteward. Then the steward said within himself, What Thall I do? for my lord taketh away from me the stewarciihip: I cannot dig, to beg I am ashamed. I am resolved what to do, that when I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses. So he called every one of his lords debtors unto him, and said unto the first, How much owest thou unto my lord ? And he said, An hundred measures of oil. And he said unto him, Take thy bill, and fit down quickly, and write fifty. Then said he to another, And how much owest thou ? And he said, An hundred measures of wheat. And he said unto him, Take thy bill, and write fourscore. And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely : for the children of this world are in their generation wiler than the children of light. And I say unto you, Make to yourselves friends of the mammon of unrighteousness; that when ye fail, they may receive you into everlasting habitations.
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of thy humble servants; and that they may obtain their petitions, make them to ask such things as shall please thee. through Jesus Christ our Lord.
you ignorant. Ye know that ye were Gentiles carried away unto these dumb idols, even as ye were led. Wherefore I give you to understand, that no man speaking by the Spirit of God, calleth Jesus accurled; and that no man can say that Jesus is the Lord, but by the Holy Ghost. Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord. And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same Gout, who worketh all in all. But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal. For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom ; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit; to another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gilts of healing by the same Spirit ; to another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues ; to another the interpretation of tongues. But all these worketh that one and the self-fame Spirit, dividing to Every man severally as he will.
The Gospel. St Luke xix. 41. ND when he was come near, he beheld the city, and wepe over it, saying, If thou hadit known, even
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On the COLLECT for the tenth Sunday after Trinity. O Lord, we beseech thee that thou would't let the cars of thy mercy te opened unto the prayers of thy servants, (P/al. xxxiv. 15.) and to the end that their prayers may prove acceptable in thy fight, alliit their devotions by the operation of thy holy spirit, that the things they pray for may be consistent with their duty, and fitting for them to alk; and this we beg for the sake of Jesus Christ cur Lord. Amen.