“Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble. 1 Peter 5:5
The Collect for the Day (Trinity XVII)
LORD, we pray thee that thy grace may always prevent and follow us, and make us continually to be given to all good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Minister. Who are you?
Answer. I am a child of God and an inheritor of the Kingdom of Heaven.
Minister. What are you?
Answer. I am called and do trust that indeed I am a Christian.
Minister. How many parts are there of the true Religion?
Answer. There are two principal parts of Religion, likewise as of the Word of God, out of which, as it were the spring head, Religion does flow.
Minister. What are they?
Answer. Obedience, which the Law commands: and faith, or belief, which the Gospel requires.