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that he liveth, he liveth unto God. Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin: but alive unto God, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
The Gospel. S. MATTH. 5. 20. ESUS said unto his disciples, Except
your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the Scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven. Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill : and whosoever shall kill, shall be in danger of the judgment.
But I say 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 say, 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 against 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; lest 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.
ORD of all power and might, who art
the author and giver of all good things; graft in our hearts the love of thy Name, increase in us true religion, nourish us with all goodness, and of thy great mercy keep us in the same, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
The Epistle. Rom. 6. 19.
men, because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as ye
have yielded your members servants 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 sin, ye were free from righteousness. What fruit had ye then in those things whereof ye are now ashamed ? for the end of those things is death. But now being made free from sin, and become servants 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. S. MARK, 8. 1.
great, and having nothing to eat, Jesus called his disciples unto him, and saith unto them, I have compassion on the multitude, because they have now been with me three days, and have nothing to eat : and if 1 send them away fasting 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 set them before the people. And they had a few small fishes; and he blessed, and commanded to 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 thousand. And he sent them away.
The Eighth Sunday after Trinity.
GOD, whose never-failing providence
ordereth all 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 Epislle. Rom. 8. 12.
RETHREN, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh : for if
ye live after the flesh, ye shall die; but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live. 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
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 jointheirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.
The Gospel. S. MATTH, 7. 15. B
you ' they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits: Do men gather grapes of 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