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The Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Trinity







Patristic / Medieval 
Ambrose (Epistle)
Augustine (Gospel)

Chrysostom (Gospel)
Chrysostom (Epistle)
Gregory the Great (Gospel)
Catena Aurea (Gospel)


Calvin (Gospel)
Calvin (Epistle)
Luther (Gospel)

Caroline Divines 


Evangelical Revival 
Wesley's Notes (Gospel)
Wesley's Notes (Epistle)

Oxford Movement 
Williams (Epistle)
Williams (Gospel)
Blunt's Commentary
Scott's Commentary
Trench (On the Miracles)
    - Raising of Jairus' Daughter
    - Woman with Issue of Blood


Farrer (Paragraph for the Holy Sacrament)
Common Prayer Commentary



G. MacDonald - Miracles
Matthew Henry (Gospel)
Matthew Henry (Epistle)
Cusick (Meeting Christ in the Liturgy)


Additional Materials 

Keble poem - Trinity XXIV from The Christian Year
Link to images of the Gospel:
    - Biblical Art on the WWW
        Jairus implores Christ's help
       Women with issue of blood
    - Textweek
        Healing Jairus' Daughter
        Woman with issue of blood

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 sins, which by our frailty we have committed: Grant this, O heavenly Father, for Jesus Christ's sake, our blessed Lord and Saviour.  Amen.


NOTE:  The Collect above was a change in the Sarum Missal from the Collect appointed in the Gregorian Sacramentary.  The following Collect  is appointed in the Gregorian Sacramentary for this Sunday:

LORD, we beseech thee to keep thy household the Church in continual godliness; that through thy protection it may be free from all adversities, and devoutly given to serve thee in good works, to the glory of thy name; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.


THE EPISTLE.  Coloss. 1. 3 
WE give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, since 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 and increaseth, 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 a faithful minister of Christ on our behalf; 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 make request 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, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light.


THE GOSPEL.  S. Matth. 9. 18 
WHILE Jesus spake these things unto John's disciples, behold, there came a certain ruler, and worshipped him, saying, My daughter is even now dead: but come and lay thy hand upon her, and she shall live.  And Jesus arose, and followed him, and so did his disciples.  And, behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment: for she said within herself, If I may but touch his garment, I shall be whole.  But Jesus turned him about, and when he saw her, he said, Daughter, be of good comfort; thy faith hath made thee whole.  And the woman was made whole from that hour.  And when Jesus came into the ruler's house, and saw the minstrels and the people making a noise, he said unto them, Give place; for the maid is not dead, but sleepeth.  And they laughed him to scorn.  But when the people were put forth, he went in, and took her by the hand, and the maid arose.  And the fame hereof went abroad into all that land.


Paolo Veronese c. 1570



INTROIT.  Ps 147:1-11 
O PRAISE the Lord, for it is a good thing to sing praises unto our God: / yea, a joyful and pleasant thing it is to be thankful.
2 The Lord doth build up Jerusalem, / and gather together the outcasts of Israel.
3 He healeth those that are broken in heart, / and bindeth up their wounds.
4 He telleth the number of the stars, / and calleth them all by their names.
5 Great is our Lord, and great is his power: / yea, and his wisdom is infinite.
6 The Lord setteth up the meek, / and bringeth the ungodly down to the ground.
7 O sing unto the Lord with thanksgiving: / sing praises upon the harp unto our God;
8 Who covereth the heaven with clouds, and prepareth rain for the earth, / and maketh grass to grow upon the mountains, and herb for the use of men;
9 Who giveth fodder unto the cattle, / and feedeth the young ravens that call upon him.
10 He hath no pleasure in the strength of an horse, / neither delighteth he in any man's legs.
Ant. But the Lord's delight is in them that fear him, / and put their trust in his mercy.
Glory be.  Repeat Antiphon.


GRADUAL.Ps 147:12-15    
PRAISE the Lord, O Jerusalem: / praise thy God, O Sion.
13 For he hath made fast the bars of thy gates, / and hath blessed thy children within thee.
14 He maketh peace in thy borders, / and filleth thee with the finest of the wheat.
Alleluia, All.  He sendeth forth his commandment upon earth; / and his word runneth very swiftly.  All.



Additional Propers for Eucharistic Devotions