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{owed not, and gather where I have not strawed :

27. Thou oughtest therefore to have put my Money to the Exchangers, and then at my coming I should have received mine own with Usury.

28. Take therefore the Talent from him, and give it unto him which hath ten Talents.

29. For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he Shall have Abundance : but from him that hath not, shall be taken away even that which he hath. 30. And cast


the UNPROFITABLE Servant into outer Darkness : there shall be weeping and gnashing of Teeth.

Christ's Discourse with the Woman of

Samaria, of the Living Water ; of
Divine Grace; and of the Spiritual




HEN therefore the Lord knew how the

Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and W

baptized more Disciples than John,

2. (Though Jesus himself baptized not,

but his Disciples) 3. He left Judea, and departed again into Galilee. 4. And he must needs go through Samaria.

5. Then cometh he to a City of Samaria, which is called Sychar, near to the Parcel of Ground that Jacob gave to his Son Jofeph.

6. Now Jacob's Well was there. Jesus therefore being wearied with his Journey, sat thus, on the Well : And it was about the fixth Hour.

7. There cometh a Woman of Samaria, to draw Water : Jesus faith unto her, Give me to drink.

8. For his Disciples were gone away unto the City, to buy Meat.

9. Then faith the Woman of Samaria unto him, How is it that thou being a few, askest Drink of me, which

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am a Woman of Samaria ? For the Jews have no Dealings with the Samaritans.

10. Fefus answered and said unto her, (a) If thou Tell upon him that is THIRSTY,

(a) Ifai. xliv. 3. I will pour WAknewest the GIFT of God, and Floods upon the DRY Ground: and who it is that faith unto I will pour my SPIRIT upon thy thee, Give me to drink

Seed, and my Blefling upon thine

3. OĦspring; thou wouldst have Asked of Chap. lv. 1. Ho, every one that him, and he would have gi- THIRSTETH, come ye to the Waven thee LIVING WATER.

ters, and he that hath no Money :

Come ye, BUY and Eat, yea, 11. The Woman faith un

come buy Wine and Milk without to him, Sir, thou hast no- Money, and without Price. thing to draw with, and the

Chap. xxvii. 3. I the Lord do

keep it, I will WATER it every Well is deep : from whence Moment ; leit any hurt it, I will then hast thou that LIVING keep it Night and Day. WATER ?

Psal. xlii. 1. As the Hart panteth

after the Water-Brooks, fo pantech 12. Art thou greater


my Soul after thee, O God. our Father Ficob, which PS. xxxvi. 8. Thou shalt make gave us the Well, and drank them drink of the River of thy

PLEASURES. thereof himself, and his Chil

9. For with thee is the FOUN dren, and his Cattel?

Tain of Life. 13. Jesus answered and John iii. s. Jefius answered, Vefaid unto her, Whosoever vily, verily I say unto thee, Except

a Man be born of WATER and ot drinketh of this Water shall the Spirit, he cannot enter into thirst again :

the Kingdom of God. 14. But whosoever drink- tify and cleanse it, with the WASH

Ephel. v.26. That he might fanceth of the Water that I shall Ing of Water by the Word. give him, shall never thirst: Rev. vii. 17. The LAMB which but the Water that I Mall is in the midst of the Throne, shall

feed them, and ihail lead them unto give him, shall be in him a

LIVING FOUNTAINS of WATERS: Well of Water, springing up and Gon shall wipe away all Tears into everlasting Life.

from their Eyes.

Chap. xxi. 6. And he said unto 15. The Woman faith un

me, It is done. I am ALPHA and to him, Sir, give me this OMEGA, the Beginnins, and the Water, that I thirit not, nei- End : I will give unto him that is

ATHIRST, of the FOUNTAIN Of the ther come hither to draw.

WATER of Life frecly. 16. Jefus faith unto her, Chap. xxii. 17. And the SPIRIT Go, call thy Husband, and and the Bride say, Come. And

let him that heareth, say, Come. come hither.

And let him that is athirit, come: 17. The Woman answered And whosoever will, let him take and said, I have no Husband. the Water of Life freely. 7cfus faid unto her, Thou but well faid, I have no Husband : 18. For thou hast had five Husbands, ar.d he whom


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thou now haft is not thy Husband : in that saidīt thou truly.

19. The Woman faith unto him, Sir, I perceive that thou art a Prophet.

20. Our Fathers worshipped in this Mountain ; and ye say, that in Jerusalem is the place where Men ought to worship.

21. Fesus faith unto her, Woman, believe me, the Hour cometh, when ye shall neither in this Mountain, nor yet at Jerusalem, worship the Father.

22. Ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship: for Salvation is of the Jews.


Of Spiritual Worship. 23. But (6) the HOUR (6) Levit. x. 1. And Nadab and cometh, and now is, when ther of them his Censer, and put

Abihu, the Sons of Aeron, took cithe true Worshippers Thall Fire therein, and put Incense there WORSHIP

the Father in Spi. on, and offered 'STRANGE FIRE KIT and in Truth: for the before the Lord, which he com

manded them not. Father seeketh such to woR- 2. And there went out Fire from $HIV him.

the Lord, and DEVOURED them, 24. God is a SPIRIT, and and they died before the Lord.

3. Then Mofes said unto Aaron, they that worship him, must This is it that the Lord (pake, layworship him in Spirit and ing, I will be sanctiFIED in in TRUTH.

them that COME NIGH me, and be

fore all the People I will be GLO25. The Woman faith unto him, I know that Mes- Deut. X. 12. And now, Ifrael, SIAs cometh, which is called what doth the Lord thy God reChrist : when he is come, he quire of thee

, but to Fear the

Lord thy God, to walk in all his will tell us all things. Ways, and to LOVE. him, and to

26. Jesus faith unto her, SERVE the Lord thy God with all Į that speak unto thee, am thy Heart and with all thy

Soul. I


Pfal. ii. 11. Serve the LORD be.

with Fear, and rejoice with tremupon this came bling.

PT v. 7. But as for me, I will his Disciples, and marvelled

come into thy House in the Multithat he talked with the Wo- rude of thy Mercies : and in thy man : yet no Man said, What Fear will | WORSHIP toward thy seekelt thou ? or why talkeft holy Temple.

Ps. xxix. 2. Give unto the Lord thou with her ?

the GLORY due unto his Name ; 28. The Woman then left WORSHIP the Lord in the Beauty her Water-Pot, and went her of HOLINESS. way


27. And

way into the City, and faith Pf. xcvi. 2. Sing unto the Lord,

blels his Name : thew forth his to the Men,

SALVATION from Day to Day. 29. Come, see a Man which

4. For the Lord is great, and told me all Things that ever greatly to be PRAISED : he is to I did: Is not this the Christ?

FEARED above all Gods.

6. HONOUR and MAJESTY are 30. Then they went out of before him: STRENGTH and Beauthe City, and came unto him. TY are in his San&uary; *31. In the mean while

8. Give unto the Lord the GLO

RY due unto his Name : bring an his Disciples prayed him, Offering, and come into his Courts. saying, Master, eat.

9. O WORSHIP the Lord in the 32. But he said unto them, Beauty of Holiness: FEAR before

him all the Earth. I have Meat to eat that ye

PS. xlv. 11. So shall the King know not of.

greatly desire thy Beauty : for he 33. Therefore said the Dif- is thy Lord, and worship thou

him. ciples one to another, Hath

PS. lxxxvi, 8. Among the Gods any Man brought him ought there is none Like unto thee, o to eat ?

Lord, neither are there any Works 34. Jefus faith unto them,

like unto thy Works.

9. All NATIONS whom thou hast My MEAT is to do the Will made, shall come and WORSHIP of him that sent me, and to before thee, O Lord : and shall glofinish his Work.

rity thy Name.

io. For thou art GREAT, and 35. Say not ye, There are doft wondrous THINGS : thou art yet four Months, and then Gon alone. cometh Harvest ? Behold, I

Ps. xcv. 1. O come, let us sing

unto the Lord : let us make a joy. say unto you, Lift up your ful Noise to the Rock of our Sale Eyes, and look on the Fields; VATION. for they are white already to

2. Let us come before his Pre

fence with THANKSGIVING, and Harveit.

make a joyful Noise unto him with 36. And he that REAP- Psalms. ETH receiveth Wages, and

3. For the Lord is a great God, gathereth FRUIT unto LIFE

and a great King above all Gods.

6. O come, let us WORSHIP and ETERNAL: that both he bow down : let us KNEEL before that soweth, and he that the Lord our Maker.

PS. xcix. s. Exalt ye the Lord reapeth, may REJOICE toge- our God, and worship at his foutther.

Itool : for he is HOLY. 27. And herein is that Saying 2. Exalt ye the Lord our God, true, One foweth, and ano- the Lord our God is HOLY.

and worspulp at his holy Hill: for ther reapeth.

Pf. cxxxviii. 2. I will u'ORSHIP 38. I sent you to reap that towards thy holy Temple, and praise whereon ye bestowed no La- thy Name, for thy loving Kindnes, bour : other Men laboured, MAGNIFIED thy Word above all

and for thy Truth : for thou hast and ye are entred into their thy NAME. Labours.

Ecclef. v. 1. Keep thy Foot when 39. And

thou goest to the House of God, of the Samany

and be more ready to hear, than to maritans


ever I did.

maritans of that City BE- give the Sacrifice of Fools: for

they coniider not that they do Evil. LIEVED on him, for the Say

2. Be not Rash with thy Mouth, ing of the Woman, which and let not thine Heart be HASTY teftified, He told me all that to utter any thing before God : for

God is in Heaven, and thou upon

Earth : therefore let thy Words be 40. So when the Sama- few. ritans were come unto him, Malachi i. 6. A Son honoureth they besought him that he his Father, and a Servant his Mal

ter : If then I be a Father, where is would tarry with them: and my Honour ? and if I be a Mafhe abode there two Days. ter, where is my Fear? faith che

Lord of Hofts unto you, O Priests, 41. And many more Be- that despite my Name : and ye say, LIEVED, because of his own Wherein have we despited thy Word :

Name? 42. And said unto the Wo

7. Ye offer polluted Bread upon

mine Altar ; and ye say, Wherein man, Now we believe, not have we polluted thee in that ye because of thy Saying: for fay, The Table of the Lord is conwe have heard him our selves, temptible: and know that this is indeed Sacrifice, is it not Evil? And if ye

8. And if ye offer the Blind for the Christ, the Saviour of offer the LAME and Sick, is it not the World.

Evil ? Offer it now unto thy Governor, will he be pleased with thee, or accept thy Person? faith the

Lord of Holts. 9. And now, I pray you, beseech God, that he will be gracious unto us : this hath been hy your Means : Will he regard your Persons ? faith the LORD of Hosss.

10. Who is there even among you, that would shut the Doors for NOUGHT ? Neither do ye kindle Fire on mine Altar for nought. I have no Pleasure in you, faith the Lord of Hosts, neither will I accept an Offering at your Hand.

11. For from the Rising of the Sun, even unto the GOING DOWN of the same, my NamE shall be great among the Gentiles; and in every Place Incense shall be offered unto my Name, and a pure Offering : for my Name thall be great among the Heathen, faith the Lord of Holts.

12. Bur ye have profaned it, in that ye say, The Table of the Lord is POLLUTED, and the Fruit thereot, even his Mear, is contemptible.

Chap. ii. 1, And now, Oye Priests, this COMMANDMENT is for you:

3. Behold, I will corrupt your Seed, and spread Dung upon your Faces, even the Dung of your solemn Feasts.

7. For the Priest's Lips should keep. KNOWLEDGE, and they should seek the Law at his Mouth : for he is the Messenger of the Lord of Hofts.

8. But ye are departed out of the Way: ye have caused many to stumble at the Law: ye have corrupted the COVENANT of Levi, faith the Lord of Hofts.

9. Therefore have I also made you CONTEMPTIBLF and BASE before all the People, according as ye have not kept my Ways, but have been partial in the Law.

Matt. xv. 8. This People draweth Nigh unto me with their Mouth, and HONOURETH me with their Lips : but their Heart is far from me.

9. But in vain they do worshir me, teaching for Doctrines the Commandments of Men.


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