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why also of your selves do you not judge that which is just? And He sigh'd deeply in Spirit, and says. Why does this GEneration seek after a fign? A wicked and adulterous Generation feeks after a fign; and there shall no sign be given it, but the sign of the Prophet Jonas. And He leaving them, went away, and entring into the Ship again, departed to the other fide. Resp. So wise we often are in what imports

us leaft, and utterly ignorant of one greatest concern :

we can industrially argue what Weather it will be, but Strive not to discern the seasons of Grace, * Forgive, O merciful Lord; the perven. ness of our Natures and leave us not to una felves, left we perish nithout hope. O make us deeply figh in femapassion for the fins of Oshers; and yet more deeply still in forrow for our own. * Forgive

Leson 128. And, when His Disciples were coinc to the other side, they had forgotten to take Bread; nor had they in the Ship with them more then one Loaf. Then JESUS charged them, saying, Beware of the Leaven of the Pharisees and of


the Sadduces, and of the Leaven of Herod. And they reasoned among themselves, saying, It is because we have taién no Bread.

Which when JESUS perceived, He said to them, O you of little Faith! why reason you among your Telves, because


have no Bread ? Do you not yet know nor understand? still is your heart blinded? having eyes, see you not? and having ears, hear you not? Do you not remember? when I brake the five Loaves among five Thousand, how many Baskets full of Fragments took you up > They say to Him Twelve. And, when the seven Loaves among four Thousand, how many Baskets full of Fragments took you up? And they

Then said He to them, How is it that you do not yet understand, it was not of Bread I spake to you, Bemare of the Learen of the Pharisees and Sadduces. Their they understood that He said not, beware of the Leaven Bread, but of the Doctrine of the Pharisees and Rtlp. Nos "ris mot of meat that perishes

Lord discourses to His Auditors; 'tis not of Bread and Leaven that His


faid, Seven.


that our.

Charity seeks to instru&t them. * The Letter kils, but the Spirit makes alive. Trouble not your selves with the necefi. ties of this life, You whom the Almighty Providence has engag‘d to care for: only take heed to your Souls, and beware of the Corruptions of Hypocrites, and Li. bertines, and Unbelievers. * The Letter

Leffon 129. And they come to Bethsaida ; and they bring to Him a blind Man, and be sought Him to touch him. And He took the blind Man by the hand. and led him out of the Town: and when He had Spit in his


put His hands upon him, He askt him if he faw any thing, And he looked up and fạid, I see men as trees walking. After that He put His hands again upon his eyes; and he began to see, and was reftored to that he law all things clearly. And He fent him away, saying, Go to thy house; and if thou enter into a Towa, tell this to no body. Resp. Lead me, O Lord, from the noise of

this world, and place me with Thee in Thy boly folitude : there do Tbox oper

that leads to my

* And,

my eyes, that I may clearly see the way

Eternal bome. mberever I


I will fing Thy Praises; and publish o're the World Iby miraculows mercies.

Great 1 confess is the blindness of my beart, and my vicious customs not suddenly to be cured: 0, put Thy Hands again spon me, dearest JE! that all my infirmities may be thorowly healed. * And

Lesson 130. And JESUS went out, and His Disciples, into the Towns of Cesarea Philippi. And by the way He askt them, whom do the people say the Son of Man is? And they answered, Some say John the Baptijt, some Elias, some Jeremy; and others, That one of the old Prophets is risen again. He said to them, But whom say you that I am? Simon Peter answering, said, Thou art Christ the Son of the Living God. And JESUS answering, said to him, Blefsed art thou Simon Bar-jona : for Aeth and blood has not revealed this to thee, but My Father who is in Heaven. And I say to thee, Thou art Peter, and upon this Rock will I build My Church: and the Gates of Hell shall not


prevail against it. And I will give thee the Keys of the Kingdom of Heaven: and whatever thou thalt bind on Earth shall be bound also in Heaven; and what ever thou shalt loose on Earth thall be loosed also in Heaven. Then commanded He His Disciples, and threatningly charged them to tell no man, that He was Christ. Resp. Hearken with joy, you baby

Soulez who justly glory in the Name Catholick, and live in Communion with the Chair of Peter ; comfort yourselves with the promises of the Son of God, and regard not the threatnings of the Enemies of your Faith.

Faith. * Peter is the Rock on which our Lord has built His Church, and the Gates of Hell shall not prevail against It, Hearken with fear, you unbappy Souls, who refuse Obedience to the seat of Peter, and have et your selves off from the Catholick Com. munion; Convince your manifest erren by this plain Text, and build * longer on the unteady Sande * pea ter is the

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