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The twenty first Sunday after Trinity.

Tbe Collect.
RANT, we beseech thee, merciful Lord, to thy

faithful people pardon and peace; that they may be cleansed from all their fins, and serve thee with a quiet mind, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle. Ephes. vi. 10.
Y brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power

of his might. Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not againit flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high placisi Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; and your feet thod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; above all, taking the bield of faith, where with ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God: Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all faints; and for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the Gospel, for which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.

The Gospel. St. John iv. 46. THE THERE was a certain nobleman, whicle son was fick at

Capernaum. When he heard that Jesus was come out of Judea joto Galilee, he went unto him, and befought him that he would come down, and heal his son: for he mous terms. There is therefore a first and final election, as well as a forf and finaljustification and salvation.

The Collect] This prayer for the pardon of sin was adopted 1549, from Greg. Sac. The introitus was Píalm xxi.

was at the point of deach. Then faid Jesus unto him, Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe. The nobleman faith unto him, Sir, come down ere my child die. Jesus faith unto him, Go thy way; thy son liveth. And the man believed the word that Jesus had spoken unto him, and he went his way. And as he was now going down, his servants met him, and told him, saying, Thy son liveth. Then enquired he of them the hour when he began to amend: And they said unto him, Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him. So the father knew that it was at the same hour in the which Jesus said unto him, Thy son liveth. And himself believed, and his whole house. This is again the second miracle that Jesus did, when he was come out of Judea into Galilee.

The twenty-second Sunday after Trinity.

The Collect.
ORD, we beseech thee to keep thy hou hold the

Church in continual godliness; that through thy protection it may be free froin all adversities, and devoutly given to serve thee in good works, to the glory of thy Name, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Anon.

The Epistl. Phil. i. 3. my

God upon every remembrance of you, (always in every prayer of mine for you all making request with joy) for your fellow hip in the Gospel from the first day until now; being confident of this very thing, that he who hath begun a good work in you

will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ: even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds, and the defence and confirmation of the Gospel, ye are all partakers of my grace. For God is my record, how greatly I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ. And this I pray,

, The Collech This práver for the peace of the church was adopted 1549, from Greg. Sac. The introiius was Píalm xxii.

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yet more in knowledge, and in all judgment; that ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be fincere and withoat offence till the day of Christ; being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.

The Gospel. St. Matth. xviii. 21.
E’TER said unto Jesus, Lord, how oft shall my brother

fin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? Jesus faith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: bat, until seventy times seven. Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a certain king, who would take account of his fervants. And when he had begun to reckon, one was brought unto him, who owed him ten thousand talents. But forasmuch as he had not to pay, his lord commanded him to be sold, and his wife, and children, and all that he had, and payment to be made. The servant therefore fell down, and worshipped him, saying, Lord, have patience with me, and I will pay thee all. Then the lord of that servant was moved with compassion, and loosed him, and forgave him the debt. But the same servant went out, and found one of his fellowservants, who owed him an hundred pence: and he laid hands on him, and took him by the throat, saying, Pay me that thou owest. And his fellow-fervant fell down at his feet, and besought him, saying, Have patience with me, and I will pay thee all. And he would not: but went and cast him into prison, till he should pay the debt. So when his fellow-servants saw what was done, they were very sorry, and came and cold unto their lord all that was done. Then his lord, after that he had called him, said unto him, O thou wicked servant, I forgave thee all that debt, because thou desiredít me: Shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellow-fervant, even as I had pity on thee? And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till he should pay all that was due upto him. So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you,

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ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses.

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adopted 1549, from Greg. Sac. The introitus was Psalm cxxiv. TWENTY-THIRD SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY. The three and twentieth Sunday after Trinity.

The Collect.
GOD, our refuge and strength, who art the author

of ail godliness; Be ready, we beleech thee, to hear the devout prayers of thy church; and grant that those things which we ask faithfully, we may obtain effectually, through Jesus Chriit our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle. Phil. iii. 17. Rethren, be followers together of me, and mark (For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and Low tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Chrift: whore end is destruction, whose god is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who. miod earthly things.) For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ: who fall change our vile body, that it may be fashiored like unto his glorious body, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all things unto himself,

The Gospel. St. Matt. xxii. 15. "HEN went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they

might entangle him in his talk. And they sent ont unto him their disciples with the Herodians, faying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachelt the way of God in truth, neither carest thou for any man: for thou regardest not the person of men. Tell us therefore, What thinkelt thou? Is it lawful to give tribute Linto Cefar, or not? But Jesus perceived their wickedrefs, and said, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites? Shew me the tribute-money. “And they brought unto him a penny. And he faith unto them, Whofe is this image sad luperscription? They say unto him, Cefar's. Then

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faith he unto them, Render therefore . unto Cefar the things which are Cesar's; and unto God the things that are God's. When they had heard these words, they marvelled, and left him, and went their way.

Col. i. 3.

The twenty-fourth Sunday after Trinity.

The Collect. O

Lord, we beseech thee, absolve thy people from

their offences; that through thy bountiful goodness we may all be delivered from

the bands of those fins, which by our frailty we have committed. Grant this, o heavenly Father, for Jesus Christ's fake, our blessed Lord and Saviour. Amen. The Epistle.

. WE give thanks to God and the Father of our

Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, fince we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love which ye have to all the saints, for the hope which is laid

up for you in heaven, whereof ye heard before in the word of the truth of the Gospel; which is come unto you, as it is in all the world; and bringeth forth fruit, as it doth also in you, since the day ye heard of it, and knew the grace of God in truth: as ye also learned of Epaphras our dear fellow.servant, who is for you a faithful minister of Chrift; who also declared unto us your love in the Spirit. For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to defire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; that ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God; strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and long-suffering with joyfulness; giving thanks unto the Father, who hath

The Collect] This prayer for pardon of fin was adopted 1549, from Gregor Sac. The introitus was Plalm cxxv.

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