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Bodleian 343: De Anticristo


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leofa men · Understandeð georne þæt ge rihtlice 7 wærlice þæt healdan þæt eow mæst þearf is · to healdenne · þæt is rihtne cristendom& #183; Omnis qui
secunðum cristiane professionis rectitudinem · aut non uidit aut aliter docet anticristus · 7 reliqua · forþam ælc þare
þe ongean þæt to swiðe dæð · oððon oðerne ongean þæt lærð ðe his cristendom to gebureþ ælc þæræ bið
to anticristes limæ i teald · Anticristus is on læden i cwædon contrarius cristo · þæt is on englisc godes wiðer
sace · He bið godes wiðer sacæ · þe godes lage 7 lare forlæt · 7 þurh deofles lare · of ðam deþ þe his cristen
dom to gebureþ · 7 on synnum hine sylfne to swiðe befuleþ · oððe oðerne mon on synnæ be lædeþ · And
þeah þæt beo þæt fela monnæ antecrist sylfne næfre his eagum ne geseo · to fela is þeh his limæ þe mon
wide nu i seon mæg · 7 ðurh heora yfel to cnawen mæg alswa hit on þam godspelle iræde is · Surgent
enim pseudo cristi · & reliqua · Wide hit i wurð þæt up arisæð lease ligeræs · 7 beoð swæslice swicole · 7 ða
monige men amyrræð · 7 on gedwylde bringæð · And swa mycel ærfoðnes · ge wurð on monige
wisan gyt wide on weorlde þæs ðe bec sæcgað þurh deofles bearn þe unriht dreogæð · swa næfre
ær on weorlde ne gewearð · for þam þæt mæste yfel cymæð to monnum on ante cristes timan þonne
he sylf cymð þe æfre ær on weorlde wurde · 7 us þuncæð þæt hit beo þam time swiðe gehende · Nu
is mycel neod allum godes bydelum · þæt heo godes folc warnian i lome wið þene egesan þe monnum is
toweard · þy les ðe heo unwærre weorþan areodade · 7 þonne to rædlice þurh deofel biswicene · Ac
sacerda gehwylc on his scrif scire þæt hit mon i hyre oft 7 i lome þi læs ðe hit i wurðe þæt ðurh lar
læste godes folc losige · And þeah ðet gewurðe þæt ure ænig þe nu leofæð þenne ne libbæ · þeah we
habbæð neode þæt we godcundæ heorda warnian nu georne hu heo ðam deofle antecriste sylfan
wærlycost magon ðonne wiðstandan þenne he his wodescin widost to brædeþ · And uton war
nian us eac swa wið his unlare nu swiðe georne · God us i scylde wið þone egesan · 7 he us geryme
to þare ecan murhþe · þe ðam is igearowed þe his willan wurcæð · Ðer is ece blis · 7 æfre bið · in
alræ worolda weorld a buton ende Amen ·