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(1) From Adam, to Moses, the World was almost solely governed by the natural Low which seems to be the Meaning of that hard Text Rom. si 13. For until the Law fin was in the World, that is, tefore the Law of Moses was given, Men were capable of offending against fome ocher Law, for otherwise Sin could not have been imputed to them, for-Sin.i's not impur ted where there is no Lam. And then it follows, Nevertheless, &c. that is, during that Space from Adam to Moler, Men finnet again if the natural Law, and were liable to Deach upon that Account, though they had not offended against an express "Revelation from God, as Adam had done; for that the Apostle seems to mean, by linning after the fimilitude of Adam's Tranfgrefion. Bishop Tilerson on Mich, 6.6,7,8. V014. p. 34.' : 50.
unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord. 12. Let not.fi therefore 4 reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof. 13. Neither yield ye your members as * inftruments (Gr. Arms, or, Weapons] of unrighteoul-, ness unto fin: but s yield your selves' unto God, as those that are alive from the dead; and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God. 14. For u fin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not (1) under the law, . . . .
. . . : but live by.che Faith of the Son of buc. 4 Jam. 4. i. Whence come. God. - i Thes. 5. io. Who died Wars and Fightings among you ? for us, that whether we wake or come they not hence, .even of Sleep, we should live together with your Lusts, that war in your Mem. him. 1 Pet. 4. 2. That he no long, s bers... ! inson er fhould live the rest of his time in s Luk. 1.74. That we being the Flesh, to che Lufts of Men, but delivered out of the Hands of our to the Will of God.. .
Enemies, might ferrve him without 12.9 Pral, 19.13. Keep back thy fear. Rom. 7.4.-hat we thould Servant also from presumptuous Șins, to bring forth Fruit unto God. t Rom. let them not have dominion over 12. 1. I beseech you therefore, Breme.- t Pfal. 119. 133. Order my thren, by chę Mercies of God, that Steps in thy Word; and let not a ye present your Bodies a living Sa. ny Iniquity have dominion over me. crifice, ; holy, acceptable unto God,
13.". 7 Rom. 7. $. When we 15 which is your reasonable Service. were in the Flesh, the Motions of t i Pet. 4. 2. The Words under Sins which were by the Law did Ver., 11. . . ..1 work in cur Members to bring forth 14. " :: Rom. 1.4, 6. ,* Rom. Fruit unto Death. + Col.3.5. Mor 8.2. t Gal. s.18. The Words unzifie therefore your Members which 20 der Ver. 2. . are upon the Earth ; Fornication, ..; .ir