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evening oblation. And he informed the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, me, and talked with me, and said, O and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, and in Daniel, I am now come forth to give the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash, thee skill and understanding. At the king of Israel. The beginning of the beginning of thy supplications the word of the LORD by Hosea. And the commandment came forth, and I am LORD said to Hosea, Go, take unto come to shew thee; for thou art thee & wife of whoredoms and children greatly beloved : therefore understand of whoredoms: for the land hath the matter, and consider the vision. committed great whoredom, departing Seventy weeks are determined upon from the LORD. So he went and took thy people and upon thy holy city, to Gomer the daughter of Diblaim; finish the transgression, and to make which conceived, and bare bim & an end of sins, and to make recon- son. ciliation for iniquity, and to bring in Ry. I saw. p. cxlviii, everlasting righteousness, and to seal

Lesson II. up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most Holy.

AND the LORD said unto him, Call Ry. I am straitened. p. cl.

his name Jezreel ; for yet a little

while, and I will avenge the blood of Lesson III.

Jezreel upon the house of Jehu, and K NOW therefore and understand, will cause to cease the kingdom of the

that from the going forth of the house of Israel. And it shall come to commandment to restore and to build pass at that day, that I will break the Jerusalem unto the Messiah the bow of Israel in the valley of Jezreel. Prince shall be seven weeks, and And she conceived again, and bare & threescore and two weeks: the street daughter. And God said unto him, shall be built again, and the wall, Call her name Lo-ruhamah: for I even in troublous times. And after will no more have mercy upon the threescore and two weeks shall Messiah house of Israel; but I will utterly be cut off, but not for himself: and take them away. But I will have the people of the prince that shall mercy upon the house of Judah, and come shall destroy the city and the will save them by the LORD their God, sanctuary; and the end thereof shall and will not save them by bow, nor be with a flood, and unto the end of by sword, nor by battle, by horses, nor the war desolations are determined. by horsemen. And he shall confirm the covenant Ry. Look down. p. cxlviii. with many for one week: and in the

Lesson III. midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and Now when she had weaned Lo

ruhamah, she conceived, and for the overspreading of abominations bare a son. Then said God, Call his he shall make it desolate, even until name Lo-ammi: for ye are not my the consummation, and that deter- people, and I will not be your God, mined shall be poured upon the Yet the number of the children of desolate.

Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, Ry. My God. p. cl.

which cannot

be measured nor FOURTH SUNDAY IN NOVEMBER. numbered ; and it shall come to pass, FIRST NOCTURN.

that in the place where it was said Here beginneth the Book of Hosea the there it shall be said unto them,

unto them, Ye are not my people

, Prophet.

Yo the
Lesson I. Chap. i.

God. Then shall the children of THE word of the LORD that came Judah and the children of Israel, bo

ninto Hosea, the son of Beeri, in gathered together, and appoint them.



of the living

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selves one head, and they shall come they die will pass to their own place,) up out of the land : for great shall be the prophet also testifies when he the day of Jezreel.

says, that, The children of Israel shall Ry. Behold. p. exlviii.

abide many days without a king, and

without a prince, and without a sacriSECOND NOCTURN.

fice, without an altar, without , a From the Book of S. Augustine the priesthood, and without teraphim. Bishop, on the City of God. Who does not see that such is now the Lesson IV.

condition of the Jews ?
Book 18. Chap. 28.

Ry. We looked. p. cxlix.
TRE prophet Hosea, on account of

Rz. vii. Blessed are. p. cxlix.
the depth of his sayings, requires the

Ry. viii. Two Seraphim. p. xxviii. more labour to penetrate his meaning.

But something is to be drawn from

Of Hosea the Prophet.
this, and to be placed here as a
promise for us. And it shall come

Lesson I. Chap. iv.
to pass, he says, that in the place HEAR the word of the LORD, ye
where it was said unto them, Ye are

: not my people, there it shall be said unto hath a controversy with the inhabitants them, Ye are the sons of the living God. of the land, because there is no truth, This testimony of the prophet con- nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in cerning the calling of the Gentiles, the land. By swearing, and lying, who formerly did not belong to God, and killing, and stealing, and comwas understood even by the Apostles. mitting adultery, they break out, and Ry. I have. p. cxlix.

blood toucheth blood. Therefore shall

the land mourn, and every one that Lesson V.

dwelleth therein shall languish, with AND because the Gentiles are the beasts of the field, and with the

spiritually among the children of fowls of heaven; yea, the fishes of the
Abraham, and are therefore rightly sea also shall be taken away.
called Israel, therefore he proceeds,

Rz. He hath. p. cl.
saying, Then shall the children of
Judah and the children of Israel be

Lesson II.
gathered together, and appoint them- YET let no man strive, nor reprove
selves one head, and they shall come

another: for thy people are as up out of the land. If we wish to they that strive with the priest. expound this, the freshness of the Therefore shalt thou fall in the day, prophet's words will be impaired. and the prophet also shall fall with However we may call to mind the thee in the night, and I will destroy corner stone and the two walls, the thy mother. My people are destroyed one, Jews, the other, Gentiles; the one, for lack of knowledge : because thou called the sons of Judah, the other, the hast rejected knowledge, I will also sons of Israel, leaning together upon reject thee, that thou shalt be no one and the same prince; and they priest to me: seeing thou hast formay be recognised as they go up in the gotten the law of thy God, I will also land.

forget thy children.
14. With Thine. p. cxlix.

Ry. I am straitened. p. al.
Lesson VI.

Lesson III.
UT that those carnal Israelites As they were increased, so they

who now will not believe in sinned against me: therefore will CHRIST will hereafter believe, that is, I change their glory into shame. in their children, (for they truly when They eat up the sin of my people, and

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lv. I am straitened. p. cl. AMINT # # viestin airded with

Lesson III. cobedo hor AND I will sell your sons han de serie HIINA ( mut to the children of Judah, and they shall sel

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Proclaim ye this among the Gentiles ; | four, I will not turn away the punish-
Prepare war, wake up the mighty men, ment thereof; because they carried away
let all the men of war draw near; let captive the whole captivity, to deliver
them come up: beat your plowshares them up to Edom: but I will send &
into swords, and your pruninghooks fire on the wall of Gaza, which shall
into spears : let the weak say, I am devour the palaces thereof: and I will
strong. Assemble yourselves, and cut off the inhabitant from Ashdod,
come, all ye heathen, and gather and him that holdeth the sceptre
yourselves together round about: from Ashkelon, and I will turn mine
thither cause thy mighty ones to come hand against Ekron: and the remnant
down, O LORD. Let the heathen be of the Philistines shall perish, saith
wakened, and come up to the valley the LORD God.
of Jehoshaphat: for there will I sit to Ry. Behold. p. cxlviii.
judge all the heathen round about.

Ry. My God. p. cl.

Here beginneth the Book of Obadiah

the Prophet.
Here beginneth the Book of Amos the

Lesson I. Chap. i.
Lesson I. Chap. i.

THE vision of Obadiah. Thus saith

the LORD God concerning Edom; THE words of Amos, who was We have heard a sumour from the

among the herdmen' of Tekoa, LORD, and an ambassador is sent which he saw concerning Israel in the among the heathen, Arise ye, and let days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in us rise up against her in battle. the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash Behold, I have made thee small among king of Israel, two years before the the heathen: thou art greatly earthquake. And he said, The LORD despised. The pride of thine heart will roar from Zion, and utter his hath deceived thee, thou that dwellest voice from Jerusalem; and the habita in the clefts of the rock, whose tions of the shepherds shall mourn, habitation is high ; that saith in his and the top of Carmel shall wither. heart, Who shall bring me down to Ry. I saw the LORD. p. cxlviii. the ground ? Though thou exalt thyLesson II.

self as the eagle, and though thou set

thy nest among the stars, thence will THUS saith the LORD, For three I bring thee down, saith the LORD. for four, I will not turn away the

Ry. I have set. p. cxlix. punishment thereof; because they

Lesson II. have threshed Gilead with threshing IF thieves came to thee, if robbers by instruments of iron : but I will send

night, (how art thou cut off !) a fire into the house of Hazael, would they not have stolen till they which shall devour the palaces of

had enough? If the grapegatherers Ben-hadad. I will break also the bar came to thee, would they not leave of Damascus, and cut off the in some grapes ? How are the things of habitant from the plain of Aven, and Esau searched out! how are his him that holdeth the sceptre from the hidden things sought up! All the men house of Eden: and the people of of thy confederacy have brought thee Syria shall go into captivity unto Kir, even to the border : the men that saith the LORD.

were at peace with thee have deceived Ry. Look down. p. cxlviii.

thee, and prevailed against thee ; they

that eat thy bread have laid a wound Lesson III.

under thee: there is none understandT US saith the LORD: For three ing in him.

transgressions of Gaza, and for Ry. With thine. p. cxlix.

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attend to this, and use this remedy, kings: for the God of heaven hath fasting I mean, immediately the evil given thee a kingdom, power, and spirit will be overcome and depart, strength, and glory. And wheresoever fearing the powers of fasting. For the children of men dwell, the beasts demons are mightily delighted by of the field and the fowls of heaven revelling and drunkenness and pamper- hath he given into thine hand, and ing of the body. There is great power hath made thee ruler over them all

. in fasting, and great and famous Thou art this head of gold. And after things have been wrought by thee shall arise another kingdom means of it. In what other way have inferior to thee, and another third wonderful things been performed by kingdom of brass, which shall bear men, and signs been wrought by them, rule over all the earth. And the fourth and healing been bestowed by God on kingdom shall be as strong as iron : the sick by them, except through forasmuch as iron breaketh in pieces spiritual exercises and humility of and subdueth all things : and as iron mind and a good conversation? For that breaketh all these, shall it break fasting is angels' food, and he who in pieces and bruise. practises it is to be reckoned among the angelic order.

Rz. I am straitened. p. cl. Ry. We looked. p. cxlix.

Lesson III. Rm. vii. Blessed are. p. cxlix. AND whereas thou sawest the feet Rx. viii. Two Seraphim. p. xxviii. and toes, part of potter's clay, MONDAY.

and part of iron, the kingdom shall

be divided; but there shall be in it of Of Daniel the Prophet. the strength of the iron, forasmuch as Lesson I. Chap. ii.

thou sawest the iron mixed with miry THOU, o king, sawest, and behold clay. And as the toes of the feet

a great image. This great image, were part of iron, and part of clay, so whose brightness was excellent, stood the kingdom shall be partly strong, before thee; and the form thereof was and partly broken. And whereas thou terrible. This image's head was of sawest iron mixed with miry clay, fine gold, his breast and his arms of they shall mingle themselves with silver, his belly and his thighs of the seed of men: but they shall not brass, his legs of iron, his feet part cleave one to another, even as iron is of iron and part of clay. Thou sawest not mixed with clay.

And in the till that a stone was cut out without days of these kings shall the God of hands, which smote the image upon

heaven set up a kingdom, which shall his feet that were of iron and clay, and never be destroyed : and the kingdom brake them to pieces. Then was the shall not be left to other people, but iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and it shall break in pieces and consumo the gold, broken to pieces together, and all these kingdoms, and it shall stand became like the chaff of the summer threshingfloors; and the wind carried Ry. My God. p. cl. them away, that no place was found

TUESDAY. for them: and the stone that smote the image became a great mountain,

Lesson I. Chap. iii. and filled the whole earth.


EBUCHADNEZZAR spake and Ry. He hath. p. cl.

said unto them, Is it true, O

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, do Lesson II.

not ye serve my gods, nor worship the the interpretation thereof before Now if ye be ready that at what time the king. Thou, O king, art a king of ye hear the sound of the cornet, ilute,

for ever.


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