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But lat vs se the texte and their glose to gether. Christ saith Luke .xxij. Simon / Simon / sathan seketh you to sifte you as men sifte whete: but I haue prayed for the / that thy faith shall not faile / werfore when thou art come vn to thy selfe agayne strength thy brethern. Now put this wise glose therto and se how they agre to gether. Simon / satan seketh to sift you as whete / but I haue prayd for the / that my mothers faith shall not faile / wherfore when thou art come to thy selfe agayne / acordynge as my prayar hath obtayned for the / that my mothers faith shall not faile / strength thy brethern. How saye ye / is not this a propir texte and well framed to gether? Do ye not thinke that there is as moch witte in the heed of mad colens / as in the braynes of soch expositoures?

¶Whether the pope and his secte be Christes church or no

That the pope and his spirites be not the church maye this wise be proued. He that hath no faith to be saued thorow Christe / is not of Christes churche. The pope beleueth not to be saued thorow Christe. For he teacheth to trust in holy workes for the remission of sinnes and saluacion: as in the workes of penaunce enioyned / in vowes / in pilgremage / in chastite / in other mens prayars and holy liuynge / in freres and freres cotes / in saintes merites / and the significacions put out / he teacheth to beleue in the dedes of the ceremonies and of the sacramentes ordeyned at the begynnynge to preach vn to vs and to do vs seruice / and not that we shuld beleue in them and serue them. And a thousand such supersticiousnesses setteth he before vs in steade