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Anno peace. And he took him and healed Galilee. cat. 32. him, and let him go : And answered Luke xiv, .

Miracle, them, saying, Which of you shall have

25.
an ass or an ox fallen into a pit, and
will not straightway pull him out on the
fabbath day? And they could not an-6.
Twer him again to these things.

And he put forth a parable to those 7.
which were bidden, when he marked
how they chose out the chief rooms
saying unto them, “When thou art bid-8.
“ den of any man to a wedding, fit
« not down in the highest room, lest

a more honourable man than thou be
“ bidden of him; and he that bad thee 9,
“ and him, come and say to thee, Give
" this man place, and thou begin with
« Ihame to take the lowest room. But 1o.
" when thou art bidden, go, and fit in
"

the lowest room; that when he that
fc bad thee cometh, he may say unto

thee, Friend, go up higher : then
« shalt thou have worship in the pre-
“ fence of them that fit at meat with
" thee. For whosoever exalteth himself, 11.
“ shall be abased, and he that hum-
“ bleth himself, shall be exalted.

Then said he also to him that bad
him, “When thou makest a dinner or

a fupper, call not thy friend, nor
thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor

thy rich neighbours; left they also
66 bid thee again, and a recompence be
" made thee. But when thou makest 13.
" a feast, call the poor, the maimed,
" the lame, the blind : And thou shalt

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" be blessed; for they cannot recom- Anno Luk. xiv. 14. 66

pence thee: for thou shalt be re- Ætat. 32: “ compenced at the resurrection of the

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And when one of them that fat at meat with him, heard these things, he

said unto him, Blessed is he that shall eat 16. bread in the kingdom of God. Then

said he unto him, “A certain man

“ made a great supper, and bad many : 17.“ And sent his fervant at supper time

to say to them that were bidden,
" Come, for all things are now ready.
18." And they all with one consent began

" to make excuse. The first said unto
« him, I have bought a piece of ground,

" and I must needs go and see it: I
19. pray thee have me excused. And

“ another said, I have bought five yoke
" of oxen, and I go to prove them:

pray thee have me excused. And a.
“ 'nother said, I have married a wife,

and therefore cannot come. So that • servant came and shewed his Lord “ these things. Then the master of « the house being angry, said to his « servant, go our quickly into the streets 6 and lanes of the city, and bring in « hither the poor and the maimed, and " the halt, and the blind. And the ser

vant said, Lord, it is done as thou “ haft commanded, and yet there is

rooin. And the Lord said unto the

servant, Go out into the highways “ and hedges, and compel them to “come in, that my house may be fill’d. .

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Anno “ For I say unto you, that none of those Galilee.
Ærat. 22. " men which were bidden, shall taste 24. Luk. xiv.
Minift. 3. « of my supper-

SECT. CII.

Great Multitudes follow Jesus; he

tells his Disciples what resolution
of Mind they ought to be endu'd
with.

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ND there went great multitudes 25.

with [Fesus) and he turned, and 26. said unto them, If

any man come to
me, and hate not his father, and mo-
ther, and wife, and children, and bre-

thren, and sisters, yea, and his own life
« also, he cannot be my disciple. And 27.
« whosoever doth not bear his cross, and
< come after me, cannot be my disci-
"ple. For which of you intending to 28.
" build a towre, fitreth not down first,
" and counteth the cost, whether he
« have sufficient to finish it: Left hap-29.
“ ly after he hath laid the foundation,
« and is not able to finish it, all that
« behold it, begin to mock him, say-
ing, This man began to build, and

30.
6. was not able to finish. Or what king 31.

going to make war against another
« king, fitreth not down first, and con-
6 fulteth whether he be able with ten
6 thousand men to meet him that com-
“ eth against him with twenty thou-
« sand : Or else, while the other is 32.

yet

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Galilee.

yet a great way off, he sendeth an Anno Luk. xiv. “ emballage, and

desireth conditions of car: 33,

Ministe
33.

peace. So likewise, whosoever he be
of
you,

that forsaketh not all that he
34.“ hath, he cannot be my disciple. Salt

“ is good : buľ if the falt have lost

“ his favour, wherewith shall it be
35.

« seasoned? It is neither fit for the
“ land, nor yet for the dunghil; but

men cast it out. He that hach eats to
“ hear, let him hear.

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SECT. CIII.

Jesus delivers several Parables, re-
presenting the care God takes of
the

greatest Sinners, and the kind-
ness with which he receives the
truly Penitent.

Luk, xy.

I.

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*Hen drew near to [Fesus] all the

Publicans and Sinners for to hear 2.

him. And the Pharisees and Scribes

murmured, saying, This man receiveth 3. finners, and eateth with them. And he

fpake this parable to them, saying,
4. C. What man of you having an hun.

« dred sheep, if he lose one of them,
" doth not leave the ninety and nine

« in the wilderness, and go after that
5." which is loft, until he find it? And

" when he hath found it, he layeth it 6." on his shoulders, rejoycing: And " when he cometh honie, he calleth

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Anno together his friends and neighbours, Galilee.

Luk. xv.
Æcat. 32. “ saying to them, Rejoice with me,
Minift. 3. « for I have found my sheep which

was loft. I say unto you, that like-7.
“ wise joy shall be in heaven over one
“ finner that repenteth, more than over
“ ninety and nine just persons, which
“ need no repentance. Either what wo-8.

man having ten pieces of filver, if
" The lose one piece, doth not light a
“ candle, and sweep the house, and
“ seek diligently till she find it? And 9.
s when she hath found it, she calleth
« her friends and her neighbours toge.

ther, saying, Rejoice with me, for
“ I have found the piece which I had
" loft. Likewise I say unto you, There 10.
« is joy in the presence of the Angels
“ of God, over one finner that re-

peneth.
And he said, “ A certain man had 11.

two sons, and the younger of them 12.
« said to his father, Father, give me
" the portion of goods that falleth to

me. And he divided to them his
“ living. And not many days after, 13.
the younger

son gathered all together,
and took his journey into a far coun-

try, and there wasted his fubstance
“ with riotous living. And when he
“ had spent all, there arose a mighty
famine in thar land ; and he began to

And he went and joyned 15,
66 himself to a citizen of that coun-
try;

and he sent him into his
“ fields to feed swine, And he would 16.

14.

66 be in want.

66 fain

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