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Calling of the Gentiles.

Chap. x.

Believcrs shall be saved. 25 As he saith also in Osee, I they have a zeal of God, but not will call them My people, which according to knowledge. were not my people; and her Be- 3 For they, being ignorant of loved, which was not beloved. Godi's righteousness, and going

26 And it shall come to pass, about to establish their own rightibat, in the place where it was eousness, have not submittech said unto them, Ye are not my themselves unto the righteousness people ; there shall they be called, of God. The children of the living God. 4 For Christ is the end of the

27 Esaias also crieth concern-law for righteousness to every one ing Israel, Though the number that believeth. of the children of Israel be as the 5 For Moses describeth the sand of the sca, a remnant shall righteousness which is of the law, be saved :

That the man which doeth those 28 For he will finish the work, thirgs shall live by them. and cut it short in righteousness; 6 But the righteousness which because a short work will the is of faith speaketh on this wise, Lord make upon the earth. Say rot in thine heart, Who shall

29 And as Esaias said before, ascend into heaven? (that is, to Except the Lord of Sabaoth had bring Christ down from above;) left us a seed, we had been as 7 Or, Who shall descend into Sodoma, and been made like un- the deep?.(that is, to bring up to Gomorrha.

Christ again from the clead :) 30 What shall we say then? 8 But what saith it? The word That the Gentiles, which follow-is nigh thee, cven in thy mouth, ed not after righteousness, have and in thy heart; that is, the attained to righteousness, even word of faith, which we preach; the righteousness which is of 9 That if thou shalt confess

with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, 31 But Israel, which followed and shalt believe in thine heart, after the law of righteousness, that God hath raised him from the hath not attained to the law of dead, thou shalt be saved. righteousness.

10 For with the heart man be32 Wherefore? Because they lieveth unto righteousness, and sought it not by faith, but as it with the mouth confession is were by the works of the law: made upto salvation. for they stumbled at that stum- 11 For the scripture saith, bling-stone;

Whosoever Lelieveth on him shali 33 As it is written, Behold, Ilrot be ashamed. lay in Sion a stumbling-stone, and 12 For there is no difference berock of offence: and whosoever tween the Jew and the Grcek : believeth on him shall not be for the same Lord over all, is rich ashamed.

unto all that call upon him. CHAP. X.

13 For whoscever shall call upNo believer shall be conscinded. on the same of the Lord, shall RETHREN, my heart's de- be saved. sire and to

14 How then shall they call on Israei is, that they might be saved. him in whom they have not belie

2 For I bear them record, that vec! ? and how shall the bclicve



Not all Israel rejected, Romans.

some were elected. in him of whom they have not altars; and I am left alone, and heard ? and how shall they hear they seek my life. without a preacher ?

4 But what saith the answer of 15 And how shall they preach God unto him? I have reserved except they be sent ? as it is writ- to myself seven thousand men, ten, How beautiful are the feet of who have not bowed the knee to them that preach the gospel of the image of Baal. peace, and bring glad tidlings of 5 Even so then, at this present good things !

time also there is a remnant ac. 16 But they have not all obey- cording to the election of grace. ed the gospel : for Esaias saith, 6 And if by grace, then is it no Lord, who hath believed our re- more of works: otherwise grace port?

is no more grace. But if it be of 17 So then, faith cometh by works, then it is no more grace: hearing, and hearing by the word otherwise work is no of God.

work. 18 But I say, Have they not 7 What then? Israel hath not heard ? Yes, verily, their sound obtained that which he seeketh went into all the earth, and their for; but the election hath obtainwords unto the ends of the ed it, and the rest were blinded; world.

8 (According as it is written, 19 But I say, Did not Israel God hath given them the spirit of know? First, Moses saith, I will slumber, eyes that they should provoke you to jealousy by them not see, and ears that they shculd that are no people, and by a fool- not hear) unto this day. ish nation I will anger you.

9 And David saith, Let their 20 But Esaias is very bold, and table be made a snare, and a saith, I was found of them that trap, and a stumbling-block, and sought me not; I was made ma- a recompence unto them: nifest unto them that asked not af- 10 Let their eyes be darkened, ter me.

that they may not see, and bow 21 But to Israel he saith, All down their back alway. day long I have stretched forth my 11 I say then, Have they stumhạnds unto a disobedient and gain-bled that they should fall? God saying people.

forbid : but rather through their CHAP. XI.

fall salvation is come unto the Not all Israel rejected. Gentiles, for to provoke them SAY then, Hath God cast to jealousy.

12 Now, if the fall of them be For I also am an Israelite, of the the riches of the world, and the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of diminishing of them the riches of Benjamin.

the Gentiles, how much more 2 God hath not cast away his their fulness? people which he foreknew. Wot 13 For I speak to you, Gen. ye not what the scripture saith of tiles; inasmuch as I am the aposElias ? how he maketh intercessi- tle of the Gentiles, I magnify, on to God against Israel, saying, mine office;

3 Lord, they have killed thy 14 If by any means I may proprophets, and digged down thine yoke to emulation them which are

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The Gentiles cautioned Chap. xii. not to insult the Jews. my flesh, and might save some of ness in part is happened to Israel, them.

until the fulness of the Gentiles be 15 For if the casting away of come in. them be the reconciling of the 26 And so all Israel shall be 'saworld, what shall the receiving of ved; as it is written, There shall them be, but life from the dead? come out of Sion the Deliverer,

16 For if the first-fruit be holy, and shall turn away ungodliness the lump is also boly: and if the from Jacob. root be holy, so are the branches. 27 For this is my covenant unto

17 And if some of the branches them, when I shall take away be broken off, and thou, being a their sins. wild olive-tree, wert grafted in 28 As concerning the gospel, among them, and with them par- they are enemies for your sakes: takest of the root and fatness of but as touching the election, they the olive-tree;

are beloved for the fathers' sakes. Boast not against the branch- 29 For the gifts and calling of es: but ifthou boast, thou bear. God are without repentance, est not the root, but the root thee. 30 For as ye in times past have

· 19 Thou wilt say then, The not believed Goc!, yet have now branches were broken off, that I obtained mercy through their un. might be graffed in.

belief; 20 Well; because of unbelief 31 Even so have these also now they were broken off, and thou not believed, that through your standest by faith. Bé not high- mercy they also may obtain merminded, but fear:

cy. 21 For if God spared not the 32 For God hath concluded natural branches, take heed lest he them all in unbelief, that he might also spare not thee.

have mercy upon all. 22 Behold, therefore, the good- 33 0 the depth of the riches ness and severity of God: on them both of the wisdom and knowwhich fell, severity ; but toward ledge of God! how unsearchable thee, goodness, if thou continue are his judginents, and his ways in his goodness: otherwise thou past finding out! also shalt be cut ol.

34 For who hath known the 23 And they also, if they abide mind of the Lord ? or-who hath not still in unbelief,' shall be graff- been his counsellor ? ed in: for God is able to graff 35 Or who hath first given to them in again.

him, and it shall be recompensed 24 For if thou wert cut out ofthe unto him again? olive-tree which is wild by nature, 36 For of him, and through and wert graffed contrary to na-him, and to him, are all things: ture into a good olive-tree; how to whom be glory for ever. Amen. much more shall these which be

CHAP. XII. the natural branches, be grafied

Pride forbidden. into their own olive-tree?

BESEECH you, therefore, 25 For I would not, brethren, brethren, by the mercies of that ye should be ignorant of this God, that ye present your bodies mystery; (lest ye should be wise a living sacrifice, holy, acceptain your own conceits,) that blind-ble unto God, which is your


Pride forbidden.


Of several duties. reasonable service.

you : bless, and curse not. 2 And be not conformed to this 15 Rejoice with them that do world: but be ye transformed by rejoice, and weep with them that the renewing of your mind, that weep. ye may prove what is that good, 16 Be of the same mind one to. and acceptable, and perfect will of ward another.

Mind not high God.

things, but condescend to men of 3 For I say, through the grace low estate. Be not wise in

your given unto me, to every man that own conceits. is among you, not to think of him- 17 Recompense to no man evil self more highly than he ought to for evil. Provide things honest think; but to think soberly, ac- in the sight of all men. cording as God hath dealt to every 18 If it be possible, as much as man the measure of faith. lieth in you, live peaceably with

4 For, as we have many members in one body, and all mem- 19 Dearly beloved, avenge not bers have not the same office; yourselves, but rather give place

5 So we, being many, are one unto wrath: for it is written, body in Christ, and every one Vengeance is mine; I will repay, members one of another.

saith the Lord. 6 Having then gifts differing ac

20 Therefore, if thine enemy cording to the grace that is given hunger, feed him; if he thirst, to us, whether prophecy, let us sive him drink : for in so doing, prophecy according to the propor- thou shalt heap coals of fire on his tion of faith;

head. 7 Or ministry, let us wait on our 21 Be not overcome of evil, but ministering; or he that teacheth, overcome evil with good. on teaching;

CHAP. XII. 8 Or he that exhorteth, on ex- Exhortations to several duties. hortation; he that giveth, let him ET every soul be subject do it with simplicity; he that ru- unto the higher powers. For leth, with diligence; he that there is no power but of God; the sheweth mercy, with cheerful-powers that be, are ordained of ness.

God. 9 Let love be without dissimul- 2 Whosoever, therefore, relation. Abhor that which is evil; sisteth the power, resisteth the cleave to that which is good. ordinance of God; and they that

10 Be kindly affectionate one to resist, shall receive to themselves another, with brotherly love; in damnation. honour preferring one another: 3 For rulers are not a terror to

11 Not slothful in business; good works, but to the evil. fervent in spirit; serving the Wilt thou then not be afraid of Lord;

the power? do that which is 12 Rejoicing in hope; patient good, and thou shalt have praise in tribulation; continuing instant of the same : in prayer;

4 For he is the minister of God 13 Distributing to the necessity to thee for good. But if thou do. of saints; given to hospitality. that which is evil, be afraid; for

14 Bless them that persecute he beareth not the sword in vain :


Of several duties. Chap. xiv. Days and meats indifferent. for he is the minister of God, al CHAP. XIV. revenger to execute wrath upon Days and meats indifferent. him that doeth evil.

TIM that is weak in the faith, 5 Wherefore ye must

receive ye, but not to doubt. subject, not only for wrath, but ful disputations. also for conscience sake.

2 For one believeth that he may 6 For, for this cause pay ye eat all things: another, who is tribute also: for they are God's weak, eateth herbs. ministers, attending continually 3 Let not him that eateth, deupon this very thing.

spise him that eateth not; and let 7 Render, therefore, to all their not him which eateth not, judge dues : tribute to whom tribute is him that eateth: for God hath re. due ; custom to whom custom;ceived him. fear to whom fear; honour to 4 Who art thou that judgest whom honour.

another man's servant ? to his 8 Owe no inan any thing, but own master he standeth or falleth; to love one another: for he that yea, he shall be holden up: for loveth another hath fulfilled the God is able to make him stand. law.

5 One man esteemeth one day 9 For this, Thou shalt not above another; another esteemeth commit adultery, Thou shalt not every day alike. Let every man kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou be fully persuaded in his own shalt not bear false witness, Thou mind. shalt not covet: and if there be any 6 He that regardeth the day, other commandment, it is briefly regardeth it unto the Lord; and comprehended in this saying, he that regardeth not the day, to namely, Thou shalt love thy the Lord he doth not regard it. neighbour as thyself,

He that eateth, eateth to the Lord, 10 Love worketh 110 ill to his for he giveth God thanks; and he neighbour: therefore, love is the that eateth not, to the Lord he fulfilling of the law.

eateth not, and giveth God 11 And that, knowing the time, thanks. that now it is high time to awake ✓ For none of us liveth to him. out of sleep: for now is our salva-self, and no man dieth to himself. tion nearer than when we believ- 8 For whether we live, we live ed.

unto the Lord; and whether we 12 The night is far spent, the die, we die unto the Lord: wheday is at hand: let us, therefore, ther we live, therefore, or die, cast off the works of darkness, and we are the Lord's. let us put on the armour of light. 9 For to this end Christ both

13 Let us walk honestly as in died, and rose, and revived, that the day; not in rioting and drunk- he might be Lord both of the dead enness, not in chambering and and living. wantenness, not in strife and en

10 But why dost thou judge thy vying :

brother? or why dost thou set at 14 But put ye on the Lord Jesus nought thy brother? for we shall Christ, and make not provision all stand before the judgment-seat for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts of Christ. thereof.

11 For it is written, As I livę,

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