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« fain have filld his belly with the Anno Luk. xv. “ husks that the swine did eat, and no Ætat. 32 man gave to him. And when he


Minift. 3. came to himself, he said, How ma

ny hired servants of my fathers have
“ bread enough and to spare, and I pe-
“ rish with hunger! I will arife and

go to my father, and will say unto
“ him, Father, I have finned againft
“ heaven and before thee, and am no

more worthy to be called thy son:
“ make me as one of thy hired fer-

vants. And he arose and came to his
6 father. But when he was a great

way off, his father saw him, and had
compassion, and ran, and fell on his

neck, and kisfed hiṁ. And the Son
" said to him, Father, I have finned

against heaven, and in thy fight, and

am no more worthy to be call'd thy "fon. But the father said to his fer

vants, Bring forth the best robe, and

put it on him, and put a ring on
“ his hand, and shoes on his feet, And

bring hither the farted calf, and kill
24.“ it; and let us eat and be merry. For

this my son was dead, and is alive

again; he was lost, and is found.
25.“ And they began to be merry. Now

« his elder Son was in the field : and
“ as he came and drew nigh to the

“ house, he heard mufick and dancing.

" And he called one of the servants,

" and asked what these things meant ?
“ And he said unto him, Thy brother is
come; and thy father hath killed the

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"fatted calf, because he hath re. Luk. xv. Ætat. 32. "ceived him safe and found. And 28. Minift. 3. c he was angry, and would not go

in: therefore came his father out,
% and intreated him, And he answer. 29.
<ing, said to his father, Lo these

many years do I serve thee, nei-
ther transgressed I at any time
thy commandment, and yet thou

never gaveft me a kid, that I mighe
" make merry with my friends: But 30.

as soon as this thy son was come,

which hath devoured thy living
« with harlots, thou hast killed for
« him the fatted calf. And he said 31.

unto him, Son, thou art ever with

me, and all that I have is thine.
« It was meet that we should make 32.

merry, and be glad: for this thy
brother was dead, and is alive a-

gain; and was lost, and is found.

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him, How is it that I hear this of Anno " thee? give an account of thy Ætat. 32

Stewardõhip, for thou mayest be Minift. z

no longer Steward. Then the
« Steward said within himself, What
« shall I do? for my Lord taketh a-

way from me the Stewardship, I
cannot dig, to beg I am ashamed.

I am resolved what to do, that
“ when I am put out of the Steward.

ship, they may receive me into 5. « their houses. So he called every

« one of his Lord's debtors to him,

« and said unto the first, How much
6. “ owest thou to my Lord? And he

“ faid, a hundred measures of oil.
" And he said unto him, Take thy
< bill, and fir_down quickly and
“ write fifty. Then said he to ano-
“ ther, And how much owest thou?
" And he said, A hundred measures
" of wheat. And he said unto him,

« Take thy bill, and write fourfcore.
8. " And the Lord commended the un.

« just Steward, because he had done
“ wisely : for the children of this

“ world are in their generation wi-
9.6 ser than the children of light. And
“ I say unto you, make to your felves

friends of the Mammon of un“ righteousness, that when ye fail, " they may receive you into ever

lasting habitations.

“ He that is faithful in that which « is leaft, is faithful also in much : 66 and he that is unjust in the least,

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Ango " is unjust also in much: If there. 11. Luk. xvi.
Ætat. 32: “ fore ye have not been faithful in
Minift. 3.

" the unrighteous Mammon, who
“ will commit to your trust the true
« riches? And if ye have not been 12.
« faithful in that which is another

mans, who shall give you that
which is your own? No servánt 13.

can serve two masters: for either
" he will hate the one, and love the

other; or else he will hold to the
one, and despise the other. Ye
cannot ferve God and Mammon.

And the Pharisees also who were 14
covetous, heard all these things;
and they derided him. And he said 150
unto them, “ Ye are they which ju-
“stifie your selves before men; But
« God knoweth your hearts : for
" that which is highly esteemed a-
" mongst men, is abomination in the
fight of God: The Law and the

Prophets were until John: since
« that time the kingdom of God is
« preached, and every man presseth
6 into it. And it is easier for hea-

ven and earth to pass, than one
6 tittle of the law to fail.
" Whosoever putteth away his

wife, and marrieth another, com-
mitteth adultery: whosoever mar-

rieth her that is put away from
“ her husband, committeth adul-

“ There was a certain rich man, 19.

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Æcat. 32. Minist. 3.

Galilee. “ fine linen, and fared fumptuouf- Anno
Luk. xvi. 20. “ ly every day. And there was a

“ certain beggar named Lazarus,

« which was laid at his gate full of
21. 6 sores : And defiring to be fed with

c the crumbs which fell from the
6 rich man's table: moreover the

« dogs came and licked his fores.
22. And it came to pass that the beg-

gar died, and was carried by the e angels into. Abraham's bofom :

« the rich man also died, and was

« buried. And in hell he lift up his
"eyes being in torments, and seeth
« Abraham

áfar off, and Lažarus in

« his bofom. And he cried, and
“ said, Father Abraham, have mer-
"cy on me, and send Lazarus that
" he may dip the tip of his finger

is in water and cool my tongue, for
es. "I am tormented in this flame. But

" Abraham said, Son, remember that
“thou in thy life time receivedft

thy good things, and likewise La

zarus evil things: but now he is " comforted, and thou art tormen26. “ ted.' And besides all this, between

us and you there is a great gulph « fixed: so that they which would

pass from hence to you, cannot; « neither can they pass to us, that 27.

would come from thence. Then
" he said, I pray thee therefore, fą,

ther, that thou wouldst send him
28." to my father's houfe. For I have
five brethren ; that he
that he may teftifie


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