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Subjects and Occafions.
Now published from the AUTHOR'S Manu-
By CHARLES WHEATLY, M. A.
Printed for C. DAVIS in Holbourn; C. HITCH in Pater-
M DCC XLVI.
now is Chrift rifen from the Dead,
and become the Firft-Fruits of them
Christ the First-Fruits of them that slept.
But now is Chrift rifen from the Dead, and be
The Purification of MARY, and the Presen-
tation of Jesus in the Temple.
When the Days of her Purification, according
to the Law of Mofes, were accomplished,
they brought him to Jerufalem, to present
him to the Lord, (As it is written in the
Law of the Lord, Every Male that open-
eth the Womb fhall be called Holy unto the
Lord) And to offer a Sacrifice according to
·Behold an Ifraelite indeed, in whom is no
St MATTHEW called from the Receipt of
And as Jefus paffed forth from thence, he faw
a Man named Matthew, fitting at the Re-
ceipt of Custom: And he faith unto him,
The Fall of JUDAS, and Election of MAT-
And they appointed two, Jofeph called Barfa-
bas (who was furnamed Juftus) and Mat-
thias. And they prayed and faid, Thou
Lord, which knoweft the Hearts of all Man,
fhew whether of these two thou hast chofen.
That be may take Part of this Miniftry and
Apoflefhip, from which Judas by Tranf
greffion fell, that he might go to his own
Place. And they gave forth their Lots;
and the Lot fell upon Matthias, and he was
Are they not all miniftring Spirits, fent forth
to minifter for them, who shall be Heirs
And of the Angels he faith, Who maketh his
Angels Spirits, and his Minifters a Flame
Are they not all miniftring Spirits, fent
forth to minifter for them who shall be Heirs