Patristics / Medieval
Trench (On the
Scott's (On Gospel, Epistle, Collect)
the Holy Sacrament)
Keble's Poem -
Epiphany V from The
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O LORD, we beseech thee to keep thy Church and
continually in thy true religion; that they who do lean only upon the
of thy heavenly grace may evermore be defended by thy mighty power;
Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Colossians 3. 12
PUT on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and
mercy and compassion, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness,
forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a
against any; even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye. And above
all these things put on charity, which is the bond of
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are
called in one body; and be ye thankful. Let the word of Christ
in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in
and hymns, and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to
Lord. And whatsoever ye do, in word or deed, do all in the Name
the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father through him.
S. Matthew 13. 24
ANOTHER parable put he forth unto them, saying,
of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his
But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat,
went his way. But when the blade was sprung up, and brought forth
fruit, then appeared the tares also. So the servants of the
came and said unto him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field?
from whence then hath it tares? He said unto them, An enemy hath
done this. The servants said unto him, Wilt thou then that we go
and gather them up? But he said, Nay; lest while ye gather up the
tares, ye root up also the wheat with them. Let both grow
until the harvest; and in the time of harvest I will say to the
Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn
but gather the wheat into my barn.
THE Lord is King, the earth may be glad
thereof: / yea,
the multitude of the isles may be glad thereof.
2 Clouds and darkness are round about him: /
and judgement are the foundation of his throne.
3 There goeth a fire before him, / and burneth
enemies on every side.
4 His lightnings gave shine unto the world: /
saw it, and was afraid.
5 The hills melted like wax at the presence of
/ at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.
Ant. The heavens have declared his righteousness,
all the people have seen his glory.
Glory be. Repeat Antiphon.
RESTORE our fortunes, O Lord, / as the rivers
6 They that sow in tears / shall reap in joy.
Alleluia, All. He that now goeth on his way weeping, and
his seed, / shall doubtless come again with joy, and bring his sheaves
with him. All.
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