Murdoch Nisbet - Sample Verses

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Matthew 6:9-13 - The Lord's Prayer

9 And thus ye sal pray : Our fader that art in heuenis, hallewit be thi name. 10 Thi kingdom cum to. Thi wil be done in erde, as in heuen. 11Gefe to vs this day our breid ouer vthir substance. 12And forgif to vs our dettis, as we forgef to our dettouris. 13And leid vs nocht into temptatioun, bot deliuer vs fra euile. Amen.

John 1:1-5

Of Sancte Johnne the first chapture.

IN the begynnyng was the word, and the word was at God, and God was the word. 2 This was in the begynnyng at God. 3 Al thingis war made be him, and without him was made na thing. 4 That thing that was made in him was lijf : and the lijf was the licht of men : 5 And the licht schynes in mirk-nessis, and mirknessis comprehendit nocht it.

1 Corinthians 15:1-8

The xv chaptur.

Brethir, I mak the gospel knawne to yow, quhilk I haue prechit to you, the quhilk alsa ye haue takin, in quhilk ye stand, 2 Alsa be quhilk ye salbe savit ; be quhilk resonn I haue prechit to yow, gif ye hald, gif ye haue nocht beleuet idillie. 3 For I betuke to you at the begynnyng that thing alsa quhilk I have resauet ; that Crist was deid for oure synnys, be the scripturis ; 4 And that he was bedsit, and that he raase agane on the thrid day eftire scripturis ; 5 And that he was seen to Cephas, and eftire thir thingis to the xj ; 6 Eftirwart he was seen to ma than to yc brether togiddir, of quhilkis mony levis yit, bot sum ar deid ; 7 Eftirwart he was seen to James, and eftirwart to al the apostlis. s And last of all he was seen alsa to me, as to a deid born childe.


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