The parable of the lost sheep:
Luke 15:1 Then resorted vnto him all ye publicas and synners for to heare him. Luke 15:2 And the pharises and scribes murmured sayinge: He receaved to his copany synners and eateth with them.
Luke 15:3 Then put he forthe this similitude to the sayinge: Luke 15:4 What man of you havynge an hundred shepe yf he loose one of thee doth not leve nynty and nyne in the wyldernes and goo after yt which is loost vntyll he fynde him? Luke 15:5 And whe he hath founde him he putteth him on his shulders with ioye: Luke 15:6 And assone as he cometh home he calleth to gedder his lovers and neghbours sayinge vnto them: reioyse with me for I have founde my shepe which was loost. Luke 15:7 I say vnto you yt lyke wyse ioye shalbe in heven over one synner yt repenteth moore then over nynety and nyne iuste persons whiche nede noo repentauce.
of the piece of silver:
Luke 15:8 Ether what woman havynge .x. grotes yf she loose one doth not lyght a candell and swepe ye housse and seke diligently tyll she fynde it? Luke 15:9 And when she hath founde it she calleth her lovers and her neghbours sayinge: Reioyce wt me for I have founde the groate which I had loost. Luke 15:10 Lykwyse I saye vnto you ioye is made in ye presence of ye angels of god over one synner yt repenteth.
of the prodigal son.
Luke 15:11 And he sayde: a certayne man had two sonnes Luke 15:12 and the yonger of them sayde to his father: father geve me my parte of the goodes yt to me belongeth. And he devided vnto them his substaunce. Luke 15:13 And not longe after ye yonger sonne gaddered all that he had to gedder and toke his iorney into a farre countre and theare he wasted his goodes with royetous lyvinge. Luke 15:14 And when he had spent all that he had ther rose a greate derth thorow out all yt same londe and he began to lacke. Luke 15:15 And he went and clave to a citesyn of yt same countre which sent him to his felde to kepe his swyne. Luke 15:16 And he wold fayne have filled his bely with the coddes that ye swyne ate: and noo man gave him. Luke 15:17 Then he came to him selfe and sayde: how many hyred servauntes at my fathers have breed ynough and I dye for honger. Luke 15:18 I will aryse and goo to my father and will saye vnto him: father I have synned agaynst heven and before ye Luke 15:19 and am no moare worthy to be called thy sonne make me as one of thy hyred servauntes. Luke 15:20 And he arose and went to his father. And when he was yet a greate waye of his father sawe him and had compassion and ran and fell on his necke and kyssed him. Luke 15:21 And the sonne sayd vnto him: father I have synned agaynst heven and in thy sight and am no moare worthy to be called thy sonne. Luke 15:22 But his father sayde to his servautes: bringe forth that best garment and put it on him and put a rynge on his honde and showes on his fete. Luke 15:23 And bringe hidder that fatted caulfe and kyll him and let vs eate and be mery: Luke 15:24 for this my sonne was deed and is alyve agayne he was loste and is now founde. And they began to be merye. Luke 15:25 The elder brother was in the felde and when he cam and drewe nye to ye housse he herde minstrelcy and daunsynge Luke 15:26 and called one of his servauntes and axed what thoose thinges meate. Luke 15:27 And he sayd vnto him: thy brother is come and thy father had kylled ye fatted caulfe because he hath receaved him safe and sounde. Luke 15:28 And he was angry and wolde not goo in. Then came his father out and entreated him. Luke 15:29 He answered and sayde to his father: Loo these many yeares have I done the service nether brake at eny tyme thy commaundment and yet gavest thou me never soo moche as a kyd to make mery wt my lovers: Luke 15:30 but assone as this thy sonne was come which hath devoured thy goodes with harlootes thou haste for his pleasure kylled ye fatted caulfe. Luke 15:31 And he sayd vnto him: Sonne thou wast ever with me and all that I have is thyne: Luke 15:32 it was mete that we shuld make mery and be glad: for this thy brother was deed and is a lyve agayne: and was loste and is founde.