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hem, Fill the water-pots with him drink: for in fo doing,thou water. And they filled them fhalt heap coals of fire on his up to the brim. And he faith head. Be not overcome of evil, unto them, Praw out now, and but overcome evil with good. bear unto the governor of the The Gospel. S. Matth. 8. 1.

feaft, And they bare it. When

the ruler of the feaft had tafted When he was come down

from the mountain, made wine, great multitudes followed him. and knew not whence it was, And behold, there came a lebut thes which drew per and worshipped him, faythe water w) the governor ing, Lord, if thou wilt, thou of the feaft called the bride- canft make me clean. And Je groom, and faith unto him, fus put forth his hand, and Every man at the beginning touched him, faying, I will, be doth fet forth good wine, and thou clean. And immediately when men have well drunk, his leprofie was cleanfed. And then that which is worfe: but Jefus faith unto him, See thou thou haft kept the good wine tell no man, but go thy way until now. This beginning of fhew thy felf to the prieft, and miracles did Jefus in Cana of offer the gift that Mofes comGalilee, and manifefted forth manded for a teftimony unto his glory, and his difciples be- them. And when Jefus was lieved on him. entred into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion be

The third Sunday after the Epi- feeching him, and faying,Lord,


The Collect.
Lmighty and everlasting

my fervant lieth at home fick of the palfie, grievously tormented. And Jefus faith unto

A God, mercifully look up, bin, I will come and heal him.

on our infirmities, and in all The centurion answered and our dangers and neceffities, faid, Lord, I am not worthy ftretch forth thy right hand to that thou fouldft come under help and defend us, through my roof; but fpeak the word Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen, only, and my fervant fhall be The Epifle. Rom. 12. 16. healed. For I am a man under

B contcits. Recompenfe to der me and I lay unto this man,

E not wife in your own authority, having foldiers we

no man evil for evil. Provide Go, and he goeth; and to an things honeft in the fight of all other, Come, and he cometh men. If it be poffible, as much and to my fervant, Do this, and as lieth in you, live peaceably he doth it. When Jeius heard with all men. Deafly beloved, it, he marvelled, and faid to avenge not your felves, but rather give place unto wrath; for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, faith the Lord, Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him, if he thirst, give

them that followed, Verily Ifay unto you, I have not found fo great faith, no not in Ifrael And I fay unto you, that many fhall come from the east and weft, and fhall fit down with


Abraham, and Ifaac, and Jacob evil. Wherefore ye muft needs in the kingdom of heaven. But be subject, not only for wrath, the children of the kingdom but alfo for confcience fake. fhall be caft gut into outer For, for this caufe pay you tridarkness: there fhall be weep- bute alfo, for they are Gods ing and gnaling of teeth. minifters, attending continualAnd Jefus faid unto the centu, ly upon this very thing. Ren. rion, Go thy way, and as thou der therefore to all their dues; haft believed, fo be it done un- tribute to whom tribute is due, to thee. And his fervant was cuftom to whom cuftom, fear healed in the felf-fame hour. to whom fear, honour to whom honour.

The fourth Sunday after the E- The Gospel, S. Matth. 8. 23. The Collect.


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be fet in the midst of so there arofe a great tempeft in many and great dangers, that the fea, infomach that the fhip by reafon of the frailty of our was covered with the waves: nature we cannot always ftand but he was afleep. And his di'upright ; Grant to us fuch sciples came to him, and awoke ftrength and protection, as may him, faying, Lord, fave us, we fupport us in all dangers, and perith. And he faith unto carry us through all temptati- them, Why are ye fearful, O ons, through Jefus Chrift our ye of little faith? Then he aLord. Amen.


rofe, and rebuked the winds and The Epiftle. Rom. 13. 1. the fea, and there was a great Etevery foul be lubject, un calm. But the men marveled, to the higher powers for faying, What manner of man there is no power but of God is this, that even the winds and the powers that be are ordained the fea obey him? And when of God. Whofoever therefore he was come to the other fide refifteth the power, refifteth into the country of the Gergethe ordinance of God: and they fenes, there met him two pofthat refift fhall receive to them- feffed with devils, coming out felves damnation. For rulers of the tombs, exceeding fierce, are not a terror to good works, fo that no man might pafs by but to the evil. Wilt thou then that way. And behold, they not be afraid of the power? do cried out, faying, What have that which is good, and thou we to do with thee, Jefus, thou fhalt have praife of the fame: Son of God? art thou come for he is the minifter of God to hither to torment us before the thee for good. But if thou do time? And there was a good that which is evil, be afraid way off from them an herd of for he beareth not the fword many fwine, feeding. So the in vain : for he is the minifter devils befought him, saying, If of God, a revenger to execute thou caft us out, fuffer us to go wrath upon him that doth away into the herd of fwine.


And he faid unto them, Go. all wisdom,teaching and admoAnd when they were come out, nifhing one another in pfalms, they went into the herd of and hymns, and spiritual fongs, fwine and behold, the whole finging with grace in your herd of fwine ran violently hearts to the Lord. And what down a fteep place, into the foever ye do in word or deed, fea, and perified in the waters. do all in the Name of the Lord And they that kept them fled, Jefus, giving thanks to God and went their ways into the and the Father by him. city, and told every thing, and The Gospel. S. Matth. 13. 24. what was befallen to the pof feffed of the devils. And b. The kingdom of heaven is hold, the whole city came cut fowed good feed in his field. to meet Jefus: and when they But while men flept, his ene faw him, they befought him my came and fowed tares athat he would depart out of mong the wheat, and went his their coafts. way. But when the blade was fprung up, and brought forth


likened unto a man which

The fifth Sunday after the Epi- fruit, then appeared the tares phẳng. alfo. So the fervants of the houfholder came and faid unto

The Collect.

Lord, we befeech thee to him, Str, did not thou fow keep thy Church and good feed in thy field? from houthold continually in thy whence then hath it tares? He true religion, that they who do faid unto them, An enemy hath lean only upon the hope of thy done this. The fervants faid heavenly grace, may evermore unto him, Wilt thou then that be defended by thy mighty we go and gather then up? But power, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

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he said, Nay; left while ye ga ther up the tares, ye root up The Epiftle. Col. 3. 12. also the wheat with them. Let Ut on therefore (as the cleft both grow together until the of God, holy and beloved) harveft; and in the time of harbowels of mercies, kindness, veft I will fay to the reapers, humbleness of mind, meekness, Gather ye together first the long-fuffering, forbearing one tares, and bind them in bundles another, and forgiving one ano- to burn them: but gather the ther, if any man have a quar- wheat into my barn. rel against any, even as Chrift


The Collect.

God, whose bleffed · Son

forgave you, fo alfo do ye. The fixth Sunday after the EpiAnd above all these things, put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness. And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which alfo ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful. Let the word of o Chrift dwell in you richly in



was manifefted, that he might deftroy the works of the devil, and make us the fons of God, and heirs of eternal life; Grant us, we beseech thee, that



having this hope, we may puri- For there fhall arife falfe fie our felves even as he is pure; Chrifts, and falfe prophets, and that when he fhall appear a- fhall fhew great figns and gain with power and great glo- wonders; infomuch that (if it ry, we may be made like unto were poffible) they fhall dehim in his eternal and glorious ceive the very elect. Behold, I kingdom, where with thee, O have told you before. WhereFather,and thee, Holy Ghoft, fore if they fhall fay unto you, he liveth and reigneth ever one Behold, he is in the defert, go God, world without end. Amen. not forth behold, he is in the The Epiftle. 1S. John 3. 1, fecret chambers, believe it not. Ehold, what manner of love For as the lightning cometh the Father hath beftowed out of the eaft, and fhineth upon us, that we fhould be call- even unto the west so fhall ed the fons of God: therefore alfo the coming of the Son of the world knoweth us not, be- man be. For wherefoever the cause it knew him not.Beloved, carcafe is, there will the eagles now are we the fons of God,and be gathered together. Immeit doth not yet appear what we diately after the tribulation of fhall be but we know that when thofe days, fhall the fun be he fhall appear, we fhall be like darkned, and the moon- fhall him; for we fhall fee him as he not give her light, and the stars is. And every man that hath fhall fall from heaven, and the this hope in him, purifieth him- powers of the heavens shall be felf, even as he is pure. Who- fhaken. And then fhall appear foever committeth fin, tranf the fign of the Son of man in greffeth alfo the law for fin heaven: and then fhall all the is the tranfgreffion of the law. tribes of the earth mourn, and And ye know that he was ma- they fhall fee the Son of man nifefted to take away our fins coming in the clouds of heaven and in him is no fin. Whofo- with power and great glory. ever abideth in him, finneth And he fhall fend his angels not: whofoever finneth, hath with a great found of a trum pot feen him, neither known pet, and they fhall gather tohim. Littlechildren, let no man gether his elect from the four deceive you he that doth winds, from one end of heaven righteoufnefs,is righteous, even to the other.

as he is righteous. He that com-
mitteth fin, is of the devil: for
the devil finneth from the be
ginning. For this purpose the
Son of God was manifefted,that
he might destroy the works of
The Gospel. S. Matth. 24. 23.
Hen if any man frall fay
unto you, Lo, here is
Chriff, or there: believe it not.

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glory of thy Name, through Je- Go ye alfo into the vineyard, fus Chrift our Saviour, who li- and whatsoever is right, that veth and reigneth with thee fhall ye receive. So when even and the Holy Ghoft, ever one was come, the Lord of the God world without end. Amen, vineyard faith unto his ftewThe Epifle. 1 Cor. 9. 24. ard, Call the labourers, and

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laft unto the all, but one receiveth the prize? firft. And when they came So run that ye may obtain, that were hired about the eleAnd every man that ftriveth venth hour, they received evefor the maftery, is temperate ry man a peny. But when the in all things: Now they do it firft came, they fuppofed that to obtain a corruptible crown, they fhould have received but we an incorruptible. more; and they likewife retherefore fo run, not as un- ceived every man a peny. And certainly, fo fight 1, not as one when they had received it, that beateth the air but I keep they murmured against the under my body, and bring it in- good-man of the house, saying, to fubjection, left that by any Thefe laft have wrought but means when I have preached to one hour, and thou haft made others, I my felf fhould be a them equal unto us, which have caft-away. born the burden and heat of the day. But he answered one of them, and faid, Friend, I do

The Gospel. S. Matth. 20. 1.
He kingdom of heaven is

Tlike unto a man that is an


thee, no wrong: didst not, thou

houtholder, which went out agree with me for a peny?. early in the morning to hire take that thine is, and go thy labourers into his vineyard. way: I will give unto this laft And when he had agreed with even as unto thee. Is it not the labourers for a peny a day, lawful for me to do what I will he fent them into his vineyard. with mine own? Is thine eye And he went out about the evil, because I am good? So the third hour, and faw others laft fhall be firft, and the first standing idle in the market- laft: for many be called, but place, and faid unto them, Go few chofen.

ye alfo into the vineyard, and

or the fecond Sunday before

whatsoever is right, I will give The Sunday called. Sexagefimas. you. And they went their way. Again he went out about the fixth and ninth hour, and did

Venth hour he went out, and


The Collect

word God, who feeft tha

we put not our truft in found others ftanding idle, and any thing that we do, Mercifaith unto them, Why ftand ye fully grant that by thy power here all the day idle? They fay we may be defended against all unto him, Becaufe no man hath adverfity, through Jefus Christ hired us. He faith unto them, our Lord. Amen.



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