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Abraham's faith.


Not to live in sin which he had being yet uncircumcised. 1 6 For when we were yet without

13 For the promise that he should be strength, in due time Christ died for the the heir of the world was not to Abraham, ungodly. or to his seed, through the law, hat 7 For scarcely for a righteous man will through the righteousness of faith. one die : yet reradventure for a good

14 For if they which are of the law be man sone would even dare to die. heirs, faith is made void, and the promise 8 But God commendeth his love toward made of none effect.

lus, in that while we were yet sinners, 15 Because the law worketh wrath: Christ died for us for where no law is, there is no trans- 9 Much more then, being now justified gression.

by his blood, we shall be saved from 16 Therefore it is of faith, that it might wrath through him. be by grace; to the end the promise might 10 For it when we were enemies, we be sure to all the seed: not to that only were reconciled to God by the death of his which is of the law, but to that also which Son ; much more, being reconciled, we is of the firth of Abraham, who is the shall be saved by his life. father of lis all,

11 And not only so, but we also joy in 17 (As it is written, I have made thee God, through our Lord Jesus Christ, by a father of many nations) before hun whom we have now received the atone. whom he believed, ecen God, who ment. quickeneth the dead, and calleth those 12 Wherefore as by one man sin enterthings which be not, as thongh they ed into ihe world, and death by sin; and were.

so death possed upon all men, for that all 18 Who against hope believed in hope, lave simned: tirat he miglit become the father of inany 13 (For until the law, sin was in the nations ; according to that which wils World: but sin is not imputed when there spoken, So shall thy seed be.

is no law. 19 And being not weak in faith, he 14 Nevertheless, death reigned from considered not his own body now dead, Adam to Moses, even over them that when he was about a liundred years had not sinned after the similitude of old, neither yet the deadness of Sarah's Adain's transgression, who is the figure wolnb.

of him that was to come. 20. He staggered not at the promise of 15 But not as the offence, so also is the God through unbelief; but was strong in free gift. . For if through the offence of

lone many be dead, much nuore the grace 21 And being fully persuaded, that what of God, and the gift by grace, which is he had promised, he was able aiso to by one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded perforin.

unto many. 22 And therefore it was imputed to him 16 And not as it was by one that for righteousness.

sinned, so is the gift. For the judg23 Now, it was not written for his sake ment ras by one to condemnation, but alone, that it was imputed to him; the free gift is of many offences unto

24 But for lis also, to whom it shall be justitication. imputed, if we believe on hin that raised 17 For if by one man's offence death up Jesus our Lord from the dead, reigned by one ; much more they which

25 Who was delivered for our offences, I receive abundance of grace, and of the and was raised again for our justifi- gift of righteousness, shall reign in life cation.

by one, Jesus Christ.) CHAP. V.

| 18 Therefore, as by the offence of one Reconciliation by Christ. ljudgment came upon all men to condemVHEREFORE being justified by nation, even so by the righteousness of 1 faith, we have peace with God, one the free gift came upon all men unto through our Lord Jesus Christ :

ljustification of life. 2 By whom also we have access by faith 19 For as by one man's disobedience Into this grace wherein we stand, and many, were made sinners, so by the oberejoice in hope of the glory of God. dience of one shall many be made right

3 And not only so, but we glory in trib-leous. ulations also; knowing that tribulation 20 Moreover the law entered, that the worketh patience ;

Fotlence might abound. But where 4 And patience, experience ; and expe- sin abounded, grace did much more rience, hope :

abound: 5 And hope maketh not ashamed: be- 21 That as sin hath reigned to death cause the love of God is shed abroad in even so might grace reign through right our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is leousness unto eternal life, by Jestas given unto us.

Christ our Lord.

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Death the wages of sin.


The law 19 not ann. CHAP. VỊ.

20 For when ye were the servants of sin, Of neness of life.

ye were free from righteousness. W HAT shall we say theu ? Shall we 21 What t'niit had ye thren in those

continue in sin, that grace may things whereof ye are now ashamed? for abound?

the end of those things is death. 2 God forbid : how shall we, that are 22 But now being made free froin sin, dead to sin, live any longer therein and become servant to God, ye have

3 know ye not that so many of us as your fruit unto holiness, and the end were baptized into Jesus Christ, were everlasting life. bustived into his death

| 22 For the wages of sin is death : Init 4 Therefore we are buried with him by the gift of God is eternal life, through baptisın into death : that like as Christ Jesus Christ our Lord. was raised up from the dead by the glory!

CHAP. VII. of the Father, even so we also should The laro hath porcr only in this life walk in newness of life.

II NOW ve not, brethren, (for I speak 5 For it we have been planted together to them that know the law) how that in the likeness of his deuh, we shall be the law hath dominion over a man as also in the likeness of his resurrection: long as he liveth?

6 knowing this, that our old man is cni- 2 For the woman which liath a husband, cified with him, that the body of sin might is bound by the law to her husband so long be destroyed, that henceforth we should as he liveth ; but if the husband be dead, not serve sin.

. she is loosed from the law of her ljusband. 7 For he that is dead is freed from sin. 3 So then, if while her husband liveth, 8 Now, if we he dead with Christ, we she be married to another man, she shall believe that we shall also live with him: be called an adulteress: but if her hus

9 Knowing that Christ, being raised band be dead, she is free froin that law; from the denul, dieth no more ; death lath so that she is no adulteress, though she no more dominion over hiru.

be inarried to another man. 10 For in that he died, he died into sin 4 Wherefore, iuy brethren, ye also are lo once : but in that he liveth, he liveth unto coine dead to the law by the body of Christ; God.

that ye should he married to another, 11 Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to enen to him who is raised from the dead, be dead indeed into sin, but alive unto that we should bring forth fruit unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord. God.

12 Let not sin therefore reign in your 5 For when we were in the flesh, the mortal body, that ye should obey it in the inotions of sins, which were by the law, lusts thereof.

did work in our meinbers to bring forth 13 Neither yield ye your members asi fruit unto death: instruments of unrighteousness unto sin : 6 But now we are delivered from the law, but yield yoursclves into God as those that that being dead wherein we were held; are alive from the dead, and your members that we should serve in newness of spirit, as instruments of righteousness unto God :/ and not in the oldness of the letter.

14 For sin shall not have dominion over 7 What shall we say ther? Is the law you: for ye are not under the law, but sin ? God forbid. Nay, I had not known under grace.

sin, but by the law : for I had not known 15 What then ? shall we sin, because we lust, except the law had said, Thou shalt are not under the law, but under grace? not covet. God forbid.

| 8 But sin, taking occasion by the com16 Know ye not, that to whom ye yield mandnient, wrought in me all mannes yourselves servants to obey, his servants of concupiscence. For without the w ye are to whom ye obey ; whether of sin sin was dead. unto death, or of obedience unto right- 9 for I was alive without the law orice: eousness?

but when the commandment came, sin 17 But God be thanked, that ye were revived, and I died. the servants of sin ; but ye lave obeyed 10 And the commandment which 1003 from the heart that form of doctrine which ordained to life, I found to be tuito death was delivered you.

| 1 For sin, taking (ccasion by the conn18 Being then inade free from sin, ye inandınent, deceived me, and by it slew became the servants of righteousness. me.

19 I speak after the manner of men, be- 12 Wherefore the law is holy, and the cause of the infirmity of your flesh: for as commandment holy, and just, and good ye have yielded your members servants to 13 Was then that which is good made uncleanness and to iniquity, unto iniqui- death unto me? God forbid. But sin, that ty ; even so now yield your meinbers ser-it nuiglit appear sin, working death in nie vants to righteousness, unto holiness. Wy that which is good ; that sin by the

· Of the flesh and Spirit. CHAP VIII. Intercession of the Spirit

commandment might become exceeding Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of Goldwell sinfuu.

in you. Now, if any nian have not the 14 For we know that the law is spirit- Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.

arnal, sold under sin. I jo And if Christ be in you, the body is 15 For that which I do, I allow not : dead because of sin; but the Spirit is for what I would, that do I not; but lite because of righteousness. what I bate, that do I.

11 But if the Spirit of him that raised 16 If then I do that which I would not, up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he I consent unto the law that it is good. that jaised up Christ from the dead shall

17 Now then it is no more I that do it, also quicken vour mortal bodies by his but sin that dwelleth in me.

Sjirit that dwelleth in you. 18 For I know that in me (that is, in 12 Therefore, brethren, we are debtors my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing: for not to the flest), to live after the flesh. to will is present with me; but hond to 13 For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall pertorm that which is good, I find not. die: but if ye throngh the Spirit do mor

19 For the good that I would, I do not ; tify the deeds ot the body, ye shall live. but the evil which I would not, that 14 For as many as are led by the Spirit I do.

of God, they are the sons of God.. 20 Now if I do that I would not, it is no 15 För ve have not received the spirit more ( that do it, but sin that dwelleth of bondage again to fear; but ye liave in me.

received the Spirit of adoption, whereby 21 I find then a law, that when I would we cry, Abba, Father. do good, evil is present with me.

16 The Spirit itself beareth witness with 22 For I delight in the law of God, after our spirit, that we are the children of God: the inward man:

17 And if children, then heirs : heirs 23 But I see another law in my mem- of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; it so bers warring against the law of my mind, be that we sutter with him, that we may and bringing me into captivity to the law be also glorified together. of sin which is in my members.

18 For I reckon, that the sufferings of 24 O wretched man that I am ! who shall this present tine are not worthy to be deliver ine from the body of this death? compared with the glory which shall be

25 I thank God, through Jesus Christ revealed in his. our Lord. So then, with the mind I my- 19 For the earnest expectation of the self serve the law of God; but with the crenture waiteth for the manifestation of flesh the law of sin.

the sons of God. CHAP. VIII.

20 For the creature was made subject Who are free from condemnation. Ito vanity, not willingly, but by reason of THERE is therefore new no condein- him who bath subjected the same in hope ;

nation to thein which are in Christ 21 Because the creature itself also shall Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but be delivered from the bondage of corafter the Spirit.

inition, into the glorious liberty of the 2 For the law of the Spirit of life in children of God. Christ Jesus, hath made me free from 22 For we know that the whole creathe law of sin and deatlı.

tion groaneth, and travaileth in pain 3 For what the law could not do, in together until now: that it was weak through the flesh, God! 23 And not only they, but ourselves Bending his own Sop in the likeness of also, which have the first-fruits of the sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin Spirit, even we ourselves groan within in the flesh:

lourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit 4. That the righteousness of the law the redemption of our body. miglit be fulfilled in us, who walk not 24 For we are saved by hope. But bore after the fleshi, but after the Spirit. that is seen, is not hope : for what a man

5 For they that are after the flesh, do seeth, why doth he vet hope for? mind the things of the flesh : but they 25 But if we hope for that we see not, that are after the Spirit, the things of then do we with patience wait for it. the Spirit.

| 26 Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our 6 For to be carnally minded is death ; infirmities: for we know not what ve but to be spiritually minded is life and should pray for as we ought: but the peace:

Spirit itseif maketh intercession for us 7 Because the carnal mind is enmity with groanings which cannot be uttered. against God : for it is not subject to the 27 And he that searcheth the hearts law of God, weither indeed can be. knoweth what is the niind of tne Spirit,

8 So then they that are in the flesh can because he maketh iutercexion for the not pleruse God.

saints, according to the icill of God. 9 But ye are pot in the flesh, but in thel 28 And we know that all things work

the law of sis, hath made birit of life in antion, into them the bondas

Of predestination.


God's unmerited mercy together for good, to them that love God, Abraham, are they all children : but, In to them who are the called according to Isaac shal thy seed be called. * his purpose.

8 That is, They which are the children 29 For whom he did foreknow, he also of the tiesh, these are not the children of did predestinate to be conformed to the God; but the children of the promise are image of his son, that he might be the counted for the seed. first-born among many brethren. | 9 For this is the word of promise, At

30 Moreover, whom he did predestinate, this time will I come, and Sarah shall them he also called : and whom he called, have a son. them he also justified: and whom he 10 And not only this ; but when Re justified, them he also glorified.

becca also had conceived by one, ecen by 31 What shall we then say to these our father Isaac, things? If God be for us, who can be 11 (For the children being not yet born against us?

neither having done any good or evi, 3. He that spared not his own Son, that the purpose of God, according to but delivered him up for us all, how election might stand, not of works, but of shall he not with him also freely give us him that calleth ;) all things?

12 It was said into her, The elder shall - 33 Who shall lay any thing to the serve the younger. charge of God's elect? It is God that 13 As it is written, Jacob have I loved, justitieth:

but Esuu have I hated. 34 Who is he that condemneth? It is 14 What shall we say then? Is there Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen unrighteousness with God? God forbid. again, who is even at the right hand of 15 For he saith to Moses, I will have God, who also maketh intercession for us. I mercy on whom I will have mercy, and

35 Who shall separate us from the love I will have compassion on whom I will of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, have compassion. or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, 16 So then, it is not of him that willeth, or peril, or sword?

nor of him that runneth, but of God that 36 As it is written, For thy sake we are sheweth mercy. killed all the day long; we are accounted 17 For the scripture saith unto Pharaon, as sheep for the slaughter.

Even for this same purpose have I raised 37 Nay, in all these things we are thee up, that I night shew my power in more than conquerors, through him that thee, and that my name might be deloved us.

clared throughout all the earth. 38 For I am persuaded, that neither 18 Therefore hath he mercy on whom death, nor life, nor angels, nor princi- he will have mercy, and whom he will palities, nor powers, nor things present, he hardeneth. nor things to come,

19 Thou wilt say then unto me, Why 39. Nor height, nor depth, nor any other doth le yet tind fault? for who hath recreature, shall be able to separate us from sisted his will ? the love of God which is in Christ Jesus 20 Nay but, О man, who art thou that our Lord.

repliest against God? Shall the thing CHAP. IX.

formed say to him that formed it, Why Paul's sorrow for the Jews. hast thou nadle me thus? I SAY the truth in Christ, I lie not, my 21 Hath not 'the potter power over the

conscience also bearing ine witness in clay, ot the same Jump to make one vesthe Holy Ghost,

sel unto honour, and another unto dism 2 That I have great heaviness and con-honour?

22 What if God, willing to shew his 3 For I could wish that myself were wmth, and to make his power known, accursed from Christ, for my brethren, endured with much long-suffering the my kinsmen according to the flesh: vessels of wrath titted to destruction :

4 Who are Israelites; to whom per- 23 And that he might make known the taincth the adoption, and the glory, and riches of his glory on the vessels of merthe covenants, and the giving of the cv, which he had afore prepared unto law, and the service of God, and the glory, promises;

. | 24 ven us, whom he hath called, not 5 Whose are the fathers, and of whom, of the Jews only, but also of the Genas concerning the flesh, Christ came, who tiles is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen. 25 As he saith also in Osee, I will call

6 Not as though the word of God hath them My people, which were not my taken none effect. For they are not all people; and her bel ved, which was not Ismel, which are of Israel:

beloved. 7 Neither, because they are the seed of 26 And it shall come re the seed OI 20 And it shall came o pass that in the

3 For I con iny heart. Thess and con. Lis

The nghteousness of faith. CHAP. X, XI. Isracl not wholly rejected
place where it was said unto them, Ye 10 For with the heart, man believeth
are not my people; there shall they be unto righteousness; and with the mouth,
called, The children of the living God. confession is made unto salvation.
· 27 Esaias also crieth concerning Israel, 11 For the scripture saith, Whosoever

Though the number of the children of believeth on him shall not be ashamed.
Israel be as the sand of the sea, a rem- 12 For there is no difference between
nant shall be saved :

the Jew and the Greek: for the same 28 For he will finish the work, and cut Lord over all, is rich unto all that call it short in righteousness: because a short upon him. work will the Lord make upon the i3 For whosoever shall call upon the earth.

name of the Lord shall be saved. 29 And as Esaias said before, Except 14 How then shall they call on him in the Lord of Sabaoth liad left us a seed, whom they have not believed? and how we had heen as Sodoma, and been made shall they believe in him of whom they like unto Gomorrah.

have not heard? and how shall they hear 30 What shall we say then? That the without a preacher? Gentiles which followed not after right- 15 And how shall they preach, except eousness, have attained to righteousness, they be sent as it is written, How beallsvep the righteousless which is of faith : tiful are the feet of them that preach the

31 But Israel, which followed after the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of law of righteousness, hath not attained to good things! the law of righteousness.

16 But they have not all obeyed the 32 Wherefore? Because they sought it gospel. For Esaias saith, Lord, who hath not by faith, but as it were by the works believed our report? of the law. For they stumbled at that 17 So then, faith cometh by hearing, stumbling-stone:

and hearing by the word of God 33 As it is written, Behold, I lay in 18 But I say, Have they not heard? Sion a stuinbling-stone, and rock of of. Yes verily, their sound went into all the fence: and whosoever believeth on him earth, and their words unto the ends of shall not be ashamed.

the world. CHAP. X.

19 But I say, Did not Israel know? Difference betwixt the law and faith. First, Moses saith I will provoke you to PRETHREN, my heart's desire and jealousy by them that are no people and D prayer to God for Israel is, that they by a foolish nation I will anger you. miglit be saved.

| 20 Bui Esaias is very bold, and saith, I 2 For I bear them record that they have was found of them that sought ine not; I a zeal of God, but not according to was made manifest unto them that asked knowledge.

not after me. 3 For they, being ignorant of God's 21 But to Israel he saith, All day long I righteousness, and going about to estab-have stretched forth my hands unto a lish their own righteousness, have not disobedient and gainsaying people. subinitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.

God hath not cast off all Israel, &c. 4 for Christ is the end of the law for T SAY then, Hath God cast away his righteousness to every one that believeth. I people? God forbid. For I also am

5 For Moses describeth the righteous- an Israelite, of the seed of Abraham, of ness which is of the law, That the man the tribe of Benjamin. which doeth those things shall live by 2 God hath not cast away his people them.

which he foreknew. Wot ye not what 6 But the righteousness which is of faith the scripture saith of Elias? how he makspeaketh on this wise, Say not in thy eth intercession to God against Israel, heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? saying, (that is, to bring Christ down from 3 Lord, they have killed thy prophets, above :)

and digged down thine altars; and I am 7 Or, Who shall descend into the deep left alone, and they seek my life. (that is, to bring up Christ again froin the 4 But what saith the answer of God dead.)

unto him? I have reserved to myself 8 But what saith it? The word is nigh seven thousand men, who have not thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy bowed the knee to the image of Baal. heart : that is, the word of faith, which 5 Even so then at this present time also we preach:

there is a reninant according to the elec9 That if thou shalt confess with thy tion of grace. mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe 6 And if by grace, then is it no more of ir thiy heart that God hath raised him works: otherwise grace is no more grace. from the dead, thou shalt be saved. But if it be ot' works, then is it no mama

e disobedient an CHAP. X; Israel, &c.;

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