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peace. And he took him and healed Galilee. Etat. 32. him, and let him go: And answered Luk. xiv. Minift. 3. them, faying, Which of you shall have an afs or an ox fallen into a pit, and will not ftraightway pull him out on the Sabbath day? And they could not an-6. fwer 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;
faying unto them, "When thou art bid-
"den of any man to a wedding, fit
"not down in the highest room, left
CC a more honourable man than thou be
"bidden of him; and he that bad thee 9.
"and him, come and fay to thee, Give
"this man place, and thou begin with
"fhame to take the loweft room. But ro.
"when thou art bidden, go, and fit in
"the lowest room; that when he that
"bad thee cometh, he may fay unto

thee, Friend, go up higher then
"fhalt thou have worship in the pre-
"fence of them that fit at meat with
"thee. For whofoever exalteth himself, 11.
fhall be abafed, and he that hum-
"bleth himself, fhall be exalted.

Then faid he alfo to him that bad
him, "When thou makest a dinner or

a fupper, call not thy friend, nor
"thy brethren, neither thy kinfmen, nor
"thy rich neighbours; left they also
"bid thee again, and a recompence be
"made thee. But when thou makest 13.
"a feaft, call the poor, the maimed,
"the lame, the blind: And thou shalt




Etat. 32:

"be bleffed; for they cannot recom- Anno Luk. xiv. 14. pence thee: for thou shalt be re"compenced at the refurrection of the Minift. 3. " just.

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And when one of them that fat at
meat with him, heard these things, he
faid unto him, Blessed is he that shall eat
16. bread in the kingdom of God. Then
faid he unto him, "A certain man
"made a great fupper, and bad many :
17. "And fent his fervant at fupper time
"to fay to them that were bidden,
"Come, for all things are now ready.
18." And they all with one confent began
(c to make excufe. The firft faid unto
"him, I have bought a piece of ground,
"and I muft needs go and fee it: I
19. pray thee have me excufed. And
"another faid, I have bought five yoke
"of oxen, and I go to prove them: I
thee have me excufed. And a-
"nother faid, I have married a wife,
and therefore cannot come. So that
"fervant came and thewed his Lord
"these things. Then the master of
"the house being angry, faid to his




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fervant, go out quickly into the ftreets "and lanes of the city, and bring in "hither the poor and the maimed, and "the halt, and the blind. And the fer

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fervant, Go out into the highways
"and hedges, and compel them to
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Etat. 22.

"For I fay unto you, that none of thofe Galilee.
men which were bidden, fhall tafte 24. Luk. xiv.

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Minift. 3. of my fupper


Great Multitudes follow Jefus; he
tells his Difciples what refolution
of Mind they ought to be endu'd


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ND there went great multitudes 25.
with [Jefus] and he turned, and 26.
faid unto them, "If any man come to
(c me, and hate not his father, and mo-
σε ther, and wife, and children, and bre-
thren, and fifters, yea, and his own life
cr alfo, he cannot be my difciple.
And 27.
"whofoever doth not bear his cross, and
"come after me, cannot be my difci-
ple. For which of you intending to 28.
"build a towre, fitteth not down first,
"and counteth the coft, whether he
"have fufficient 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.
was not able to finish. Or what king 31.
"going to make war against another

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king, fitteth not down firft, and con-
"fulteth whether he be able with ten
"thousand men to meet him that com-
"eth against him with twenty thou-
"fand: Or elfe, while the other is 32.
cc yet


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Luk. xv.

yet a great way off, he fendeth an Anno embaffage, and defireth conditions of Etat. 32. Minift. 3. 33. peace. So likewife, whofoever he be

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"of you, that forfaketh not all that he 34." hath, he cannot be my difciple. Salt "is good: but if the falt have loft "his favour, wherewith fhall it be "feafoned? It is neither fit for the "land, nor yet for the dunghil; but "men caft it out. He that hath ears to ແ hear, let him hear.





Jefus delivers feveral Parables, re-
prefenting the care God takes of
the greatest Sinners, and the kind-
nefs with which he receives the
truly Penitent.


Hen drew near to [Fefus] all the Publicans and Sinners for to hear him. And the Pharifees and Scribes murmured, faying, This man receiveth 3. finners, and eateth with them. And he fpake this parable to them, faying, 4. What man of you having an hun"dred fheep, if he lofe 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 fhoulders, rejoycing: And "when he cometh home, he calleth



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Luk. XV.

"together his friends and neighbours, Galilee. Ætat. 32. " faying to them, Rejoice with me, Minift. 3. «for I have found my sheep which was loft. I fay unto you, that like- 7. "wife joy fhall he 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 lofe one piece, doth not light a "candle, and fweep the house, and "feek diligently till the find it? And 9. "when the hath found it, fhe calleth "her friends and her neighbours toge

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ther, faying, Rejoice with me, for

"I have found the piece which I had
"loft. Likewife I fay unto you, There 10.
"is joy in the prefence of the Angels
"of God, over one finner that re-
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the portion of goods that falleth to

me. And he divided to them his living. And not many days after, 13. "the younger fon gathered all together, and took his journey into a far coun

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try, and there wafted his fubftance
"with riotous living. And when he
"had spent all, there arofe a mighty
"famine in that land; and he began to
"be in want. And he went and joyned 15.
"himself to a citizen of that coun-
him into his
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