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According to S. Matthew

the citie into Bethania, and remained there. ✠

18 MUNDAY.* And in the morning returning into the citie, he was an hungred. Mr. 11, 13.19* And seeing a certaine [1] figtree by the way side, he came to it, and found nothing on it but leaves only, and he saith to it: Never grow there fruit of thee for ever. And incontinent the figtree was withered. 20And the Disciples seeing it marveled saying: How is it withered incontinent? 21 b TUESDAY.b And Jesus answering said to them: Amen I say to you, Mt. 17, 20.* if you shal have faith, and stagger not, not only that of the figtree shal you doe, but and if you shal say to this mountaine, Take up and throw thyself into the sea, it shal be done. 22And al things whatsoever you shal aske in prayer ″ beleeving, you shal receave.

23And when he was come into the temple, there came to him as he was teaching, the cheefe Priests and Ancients of the People, saying: Mr. 11, 28.
Lu. 20, 2.
* ″ In what power doest thou these things? and who hath given thee this power? 24Jesus answering said to them: I also wil aske you one word: which if you shal tel me, I also wil tel you in what power I doe these things. 25The Baptisme of John whence was it? from Heaven, or from men? But they thought within themselves, saying: 26If we shal say from Heaven, he wil say to us, why then did you not beleeve him? But if we shal say from men: we feare the multitude, for al hold John as a Prophet. 27And answering to Jesus they said: We know not. He also said to them: Neither do I tel you in what power I doe these things.

28But what is your opinion? A certaine man had two sonnes; and comming to ″ the first, he said: Sonne, goe worke to day in my vineyard. 29And he answering, said: I wil not. But afterward moved with repentance he went. 30And comming to the other, he said likewise. And he answering, said: I goe Lord, and he went not: 31which of the two did the fathers wil? They say to him, The first. JesUs saith to them: Amen I say to you, that the Publicans and whoores goe before you into the Kingdom of God. 32For John came to you in the way of justice, and you did not beleeve him. But the publicans and whoores did beleeve him: but you seeing it, neither have ye had repentance afterward, to beleeve him.

The Ghospel upon friday the 2. weeke in Lent.33An other parable heare ye: A man there was an housholder who Es. 5, 1.
Mr. 12, 1.
Lu. 20, 9.
* planted a vineyard, and made a hedge round about it, and digged in it a presse, and builded a towre, and let it out to husbandmen: and went forth into a strange countrie. 34And when the time of fruites drew nigh, he sent his servants to the husbandmen, to receave the fruits thereof. 35And the husbandmen apprehending his servants, one they beat, an other they killed, and an other they stoned. 36Againe he sent other servants more then the former: and they did to them likewise. 37And last of al he sent to them his sonne, saying: They wil reverence my sonne. 38But the husbandmen seeing the sonne, said within themselves: This is the Heire, come, let us kil him, and we shal have his inheritance. 39And apprehending him they cast him forth out of the vineyard, & killed him. 40When therfore the Lord of the vineyard shal come, what wil he doe to those husbandmen? 41They say to him: The

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  1. The Jewes having the wordes of the law, and not the deedes, were the fig tree ful of leaves, and void of fruite. Aug. de verb. Do. Serm. 44.