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Jesus arose and followed him, and her by the hand, and the maid 20. so did his disciples. (And, be arose. And the fame hereof went 26.
hold, a woman, which was dis abroad into all that land (s).
Twenty-fifth Sunday after Trinity ;
or, 21. ment: for she said within herself,
Sunday before Advent. “ If I may but touch his garment,
The Collect. 22. “ I shall be whole.” But Jesus
Srir up, we beseech thee, O turned him about; and when he
Lord, the wills of thy faithful saw her, he said, “ Daughter, be
people ; that they plenteously 6 of good comfort ; thy faith (9)
bringing forth the fruit of good “ hath made thee whole.” And
works, may of thee be plente. the woman was made whole from
ously rewarded, through Jesus 23. that hour). And when Jesus
Christ our Lord. Amen.
For the Epistle. Jer. xxiii. 5: () making a noise, he said unto “ Behold (u), the days come," 24. them, “ Give place; for the maid saith the Lord, “ that I will raise
" is not dead, but sleepeth.” “ unto David (x) a righteous
And they laughed him to scorn. Branch, and a King shall reign 25. But when the people were put " and prosper, and shall execute
forth (r), he went in, and took “ judgement (y) and justice in the
v. 22. (9) “ Thy faith," i. e, thy confidence
in my power; thy belief that the touch
ing my garment would cure you.
Luke viïi. 51. “ he suffered no man to
" the maiden.”
naum, in Galilee, when he performed
(1) Jeremiah lived about 600 years be
fore our Saviour's time.
to the end of verse 6. is again repeated in
Lord, “ David shall never want a man “ to sit upon the throne of the house of “ Israel." These prophecies were de livered about the time of the commencement of the Babylonish captivity, when Nebuchadnezzar King of Babylon took Jerusalem, and carried the Jews captive to Babylon. The object probably was, in this time of debasement and distress, to assure those who still looked up to God, that he had not forgotten his promise, and that he would assuredly bring it to pass,
(x) « Unto David." It was the set. v.j tled understanding of the Jews that the Messiah was to be of the lineage of David; many of the persons who con sidered Jesus Christ as the Messiah, ex. pressed that as their belief by calling him“ the Son of David ; "and when our Saviour put it to the Pharisees, Matt. xxii. 42. ante 205. “ what think ye of “ Christ, whose Son is he?" they at once answered, “ the Son of David."
(y) “ Judgement and justice." These ajo are pointed out as two of his characteristics. In that fine prophecy Is. ix. I to 7. it is said of him that “of the increase of his “ government and peace there shall be no
thou shalt be saved. For with 10. Saint Andrew's Day.
the heart man believeth unto The Colle&t.
righteousness; and with the mouth ALMIGHTY God, who didst give confession is made unto salvation. such grace unto thy holy Apostle For the Scripture(d) saith,“Who- 11. Saint Andrew, that he readily « soever believeth on him shall obeyed the calling of thy Son « not be ashamed.” For there 12. Jesus Christ, and followed him
is no difference (e) between the without delay; Grant unto us Jew and the Greek (f): for the all, that we being called by thy
same Lord over all is rich unto holy Word, may forthwith give all that call upon him. For 1;. up ourselves obediently to fulfil “ whosoever (8) shall call upon thy holy Commandments, through o the name of the Lord shall be the same Jesus Christ our Lord. “ saved.” How then (b) shall 14. Amen.
they call on him in whom they
have not believed? and how shall The Epistle. Rom. x. 9. they believe in him of whom they If thou shalt confess (c) with thy have not heard? and how shall mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt they hear without a preacher? believe in thine heart that God and how shall they preach, ex. 15. hath raised him from the dead, cept they be sent ? as it is writ
v.9. (c) “ Confess,'' &c. Making inward
convi&ion and open profession the two
(d) “ The scripture," i. e. Is. xxviii.
“ founded.” 0.12. (c) “ No difference," &c. This is to
justify the use of the general word in the preceding verse, “ whosoever.”
(f) « The Jew and the Greek." So .! Gal. iii. 28. “ There is neither Jew nor “ Greek, there is neither bond nor free, “ there is neither male nor female, for ye “ are all one in Christ Jesus ;” and to the same purpose is Col. ii. 11. Christianity knows no distinction of country, station, or sex In the language of the Te Deum, Christ“ hath opened the “ kingdom of Heaven to all believers."
( « Whosoever,” &c. This is a s.13. quotation from Joel ii. 32. The prophet had just stated in the name of the Lord, “ the sun shall be turned into darkness,
" and the moon into blood, before the | “ great and the terrible day of the Lord,"
(probably alluding to the time of the de. struction of Jerusalem), and then he adds, “and it shall come to pass, that “ whosoever shall call on the name of the “ Lord shall be delivered." This pas. sage was probably referred to on account of the general word “ whosoever."
(b) “ How then." i.e. « but how." old This to the end of verse 15. seems putas an objection on the part of the Jews, to give the opportunity of answering"
and and from verse 16. inclusive, to the end of the chapter, is the answer.
ten (i), “ How beautiful are the “ me." But, to Israel he saith, 21.
“ glad tidings of good things ! #dient and gainsaying people.”
The Gospel. Matt. iv. 18. « Lord, who hath believed our JESUS, walking by the sea of 17. « report?!?! So then (m) faith Galilee (r), saw two brethren,
cometh by hearing, and hearing Simon called Peter, and Andrew 18. by the word of God. But I say, his brother, casting (s),a net into
Have they not heard (n)?. Yes, the sea : for they were fishers (t).
world."'. But I say, Did not || they straightway left their nets,
"s no people, and by a foolish Zebedee,' and John (%) his bro. 20. « nation I will anger you.” But ther,'in a ship with Zebedee their
Esaias is very bold, and saith, “I father, mending their nets: and
10:1: us (i).“ Written," i.e. in Isaiah lij, 7. . . .(d) “ But,” &c. i.e. though they
have had it preached,' they have not obeyed. Their disobedience is not for want of preacbers, but for want of belief: for as Isaiah foretold in part of the same prophecy, " Who hath believed,” '&c. so is it. : D inline ?
! 3. 16. (1) « Esaias gaith," i.e. in Isaiah liji.'i. v.17. (m) For “ so then," read “s indeed,??
in very truth. 7. 18. (A) * Heard," i.e. had the opportu
nity of hearing.
that the passage from Ps. xix. 4. " their
221. note on Čol. 1.6.. !!.
question by referring to Deut, xxxii. 21.
to the reader to apply the passages.
stir you up to emulation, St. Paul states,
6) Casting," j. é.'to wash them ; 0.18. they had done fishing. See Luke'v. 2.
():“ Fishers.' : “ The foolish things v. 18. “ therefore of the world, to confound “ the wise." See i Cor. i. 27. .
(u) “ Follow," &c. He first per: v. 19. formed the 'miracle of the draught of fishes : they had toiled all night, and taken nothing, but at his... request they launched out into the deep, and let down their 'net, and inclosed so great a 'multi. tude of fishes, that their net brake. See Luke vol to 6.,'; 'sesi
(*) “ John, i.e. the Evangelist; the v. 21. writer of the gospel and epistles which go by his name, and of the Revelations...
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Las : The Colles
Our Father, which att in heaven, dren, unto the third and fourth
vain : for the Lord will not hold The Collect.indo.
him guiltless that taketh his name ALMIGHTY God, unto whom all
in vain... yii hearts be open, all desires known, v People. Lord, have mercy upon and from whom no secrets are ús, and incline our hearts to keep hid ; Cleanse the thoughts of our this law. ;.. ..:: : hearts by the inspiration of thy - Minister. Remember that thou Holy Spirit; that we may per keep holy the Sabbath-day. Six fectly love thee, and worthily days shalt thou labour, and do magnify thy holy Name, through all that thou hast to do; but the Christ our Lord. Amen. seventh day is the Sabbath of the The Ten COMMANDMENTS.
Lord thy God. In it thou shalt
do no manner of work, thou, and ... Minister...
thy son, and thy daughter, thy GOD spake these words, and said, man-servant, and thy maid ser *.5: I am the Lord thy God: Thou
vant, thy cattle, and the stranger shalt have none other gods but me. that is within thy gates. For in • People. Lord, have mercy upon six days the Lord made heaven us, and incline our hearts to keep and earth, the sea, and a ll that this law.,'.
in them is, and rested the sea .(!... Minister. Thou shalt not make venth day: wherefore the Lord
to thyself any graven image, nor blessed the seventh day, and
am a jealous God, and visit the may be long in the land which "sins of the fathers upon the chil- the Lord thy God giveth thee.
(a) “As," i. e. as perfectly, as completely.