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Circumcision vain without keeping the law. ROMANS.

No flesh is justified by 22 Thou that sayest a man should noted both Jews and Gentiles, that 'they are

commit adultery, dost thou commit adul- all under sin; b Mal. 38. tery? thou that abhorrest idols, dost 10 As it is written, “There is none thou commit sacrilege?

righteous, no, not one: 23 Thou that makest thy boast of the 11 There is none that understandeth, law, through breaking the law disho- there is none that seeketh after God. nourest thou God?

12 They are all gone out of the way, 24 For the name of God is blasphemed they are together become unprofitable;

among the Gentiles through you, as it is there is none that doeth good, no, not one. Sam. 12. d written.

13 "Their throat is an open sepulchre; 25For circumcision verily profiteth, with their tongues they have used deceit; 21.5-3. if thou keep the law: but if thou be a 'the poison of asps is under their lips:

breaker of the law, thy circumcision is 14 ? Whose mouth is full of cursing A. made uncircumcision.

and bitterness : 26 Therefore 'if the uncircumcision 15 9 Their feet are swift to shed blood: keep the righteousness of the law, shall 16 Destruction and misery are in their not his uncircumcision be counted for ways: circumcision?

i7 And the way of peace have they 27 And shall not uncircumcision which not known: Matt . 12. is by nature, if it fulfil the law, 6 judge 18 'There is no fear of God before 1A

thee, who by the letter and circumcision their eyes.
dost transgress the law ?

19 Now we know that what things so-
28 For " he is not a Jew, which is one ever Sthe law saith, it saith to them who is
outwardly; neither is that circumcision, arë under the law: that every mouth Bres
which is outward in the flesh:

may be stopped, and all the world mari. 29 But he is a Jew,' which is one in become Il guilty before God. wardly; and circumcision is that of the 20 Therefore *by the deeds of the law heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter; there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: whose praise is not of men, but of God. for 'by the law is the know ledge of sin.

21 But now' the righteousness of God CHAP. III.

without the law is manifested, being wit-, 1 The Jews' prerogative : 3 which they have not lost: 9 how beit the law convinceth them nessed by the law and the prophets; also of sin: 20 therefore no flesh is justified

22 Even the righteousness of God by the law, 28 but all, without difference, which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto a by faith only: 31 and yet the law is not all and upon all them that believe: for abolished.

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then hath the 23 For all have sinned, and come to circumcision?

24 Being justified freely 'by his grace chat 2 Much every way: chiefly, because through the redemption that is in Christian 8. 18. 1172' that "unto them were committed the Jesus 2."18. & 9.4 . oracles of God.

25 Whom God hath || set forth to be even 3 For what if some did not believe? a propitiation through faith' in his blood, se

shall their unbelief make the faith of to declare his righteousness for the free 19. ch.9.6. God without effect ?

mission of 'sins that are past, through the Tudi 4.God forbid : yea, let God be true, forbearance of God; d Job to. Me but 'every man a liar; as it is written, 26 To declare, I say, at this time his Ps. 62. 9. 6 That thou mightest be justified in thy righteousness: that he might be just, and

sayings, and mightest overcome when the justifier of him which believeth in its thou art judged.

Jesus. 5 But if our unrighteousness commend 27 m Where is boasting then? It is ex- blen the righteousness of God, what shall we cluded. By what law? of works? Nay:

say? Is God unrighteous who taketh but by the law of faith. bal... vengeance? ("I speak as a man)

28 Therefore we conclude that a man 6 God forbid: for then how shall God is justified by faith without the deeds of judge the world?

the law. 7 For if the truth of God hath more 29 Is he the God of the Jews only? is on abounded through my lie unto his glory; he not also of the Gentiles? Yes, of the why yet am I also judged as a sinner ? Gentiles also:

8 And not rather, (as we be slander- 30 Seeing it is one God, which shall ously reported, and as some affirm that justify the circumcision by faith, and un- nas

we say,) Let us do evil, that good may circumcision through faith. + Gr. charg come? whose damnation is just.

31 Do we then make void the law in Gels 9 What then? are we better than they? through faith? God forbid: yea, we esta ada No, in no wise: for we have before + prov. ) blish the law.

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4braham's faith counted for righteousness. CHAP. IV. V.

Justification by faith. CHAP. IV.

a father of many nations,) l|before him 1 Abraham's faith was imputed to him for whom he believed, even God, who quickrighteousness, 10 before he was circumcised, eneth the dead, and calleth those 'things or, like 13 By faith only he and his seed received which be not as though they were. the promise. 16 Abraham is the father of all that believe. 24 Our faith also shall be

18 Who against hope believed in hope, l.ph.2. 1,5. imputed to us for righteousness.

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CHAT shall we then say that “Abra- nations, according to that which was i Per. 9. 10.

ham, our father as pertaining to spoken, 'So shall thy seed be. the Aesh, hath found?

19 And being not weak in faith, the Gen, 17; 2 For if Abraham were bjustified by considered not his own body now dead, flebr

. 11.11, works, he hath whereof to glory; but not when he was about an hundred years old, before God.

neither yet the deadness of Sarah's womb: 3 For what saith the scripture ? Abra- 20 He staggered not at the promise of ames 3- 23. ham believed God, and it was counted God through unbelief; but was strong in unto him for righteousness.

faith, giving glory to God; ch. 11. 6.

4 Now d to him that worketh is the re- 21 And being fully persuaded that, ward not reckoned of grace, but of debt. what he had promised," he was able also .Ph: 15:33

5 But to him that worketh not, but be- to perform. Josh. 24. 2 lieveth on him that justifietho the ungodly,

22 And therefore it was imputed to his faith is counted for righteousness. him for righteousness.

6 Even as David also describeth the 23 Now "it was not written for his sake y Acts 2. 24. blessedness of the man, unto whom God alone, that it was imputed to him; imputeth righteousness without works, 24 But for us also, to whom it shall be 6. ch. 3. 25.

7 Saying, 'Blessed are they whose ini- imputed, if we believe 'on him that raised 32. 2 Cor.5. quities are forgiven, and whose sins are up Jesus our Lord from the dead; covered.

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CHAP. V.
circumcision only, or upon the uncircum- | 1 Being justified by faith, we have peace
cision also? for we say that faith was with God, 2 and joy in our hope, 8 that
reckoned to Abraham for righteousness.

since we were reconciled by his blood, when
10 How was it then reckoned? when

we were enemies, 10 we shall much more he was in circumcision, or in uncircum

be saved being reconciled. 12 As sin and

death 'cama by Adam, 17 so much more cision? Not in circumcision, but in un- righteousness and life by Jesus Christ. 20 a Isai. 32. 17. circumcision.

Where sin abounded, grace did superabound. ch. 3. 28, 30.

THEREFORE "being justified by bEgles cumcision, a seal of the righteousness of faith, we have "peace with God the faith which he had yet being uncircum- through our Lord Jesus Christ :

Ephes. 2. 18. b.Lebençised; that he might be the father of all 2 By whom also we have access by 32.

them that believe, though they be not faith into this grace wherein we stand, and di Cor. 15.
circumcised; that righteousness might be rejoice in hope of the glory of God.
imputed unto them also:

Š And not only so, but ?we glory in | Matt. 5.1.,
12 And the father of circumcision to tribulations also: knowing that tribula- .AC.12.16
them who are not of the circumcision tion worketh patience;
only, but who also walk in the steps of 4 "And patience, experience; and ex- 12. 1 Pet. 3.
that faith of our father Abraham, which perience, hope:
he had being yet uncircumcised.

5 And hope maketh not ashamed; b James 1. 13 For the promise, that he should be because the love of God is shed abroad Phil

. 1. 20. Gen* the 'heir of the world, was not to Abra- in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is k2 Cor

ham, or to his seed, through the law, but given unto us.
through the righteousness of faith.

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were yet without 14. 14 For kif they which are of the law strength, || in due time 'Christ died for the carding to be heirs, faith is made void, and the pro- ungodly. mise made of none effect:

7 For scarcely for a righteous man will livet. S. ch.

4. 25. 15 Because the law worketh wrath: one die: yet peradventure for a good m John 15;

for where no law is, there is no trans- man some would even dare to die. Cor. 37, gression.

8 But God commendeth his love to- 16. & 4.9, 10. 16 Therefore it is of faith, that it might ward us, in that, while we were yet sin fibra 13. mch. 3. 44. be" by grace; "to the end the promise ners, Christ died for us. in Gal. 3. 92. might be sure to all the seed; not to that 9 Much more then, being now justi- : thies 18.

only which is of the law, but to that also fied" by his blood, we shall be saved o from 10. olaai. 51.2. which is of the faith of Abraham; 'who wrath through him. is the father of us all,

io For Pit, when we were enemies,"we is, 19. Eph p Gen. 17.5. 17 (As it is written, 'I have made thee) were reconciled to God by the death of 20, 21.

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also should walk in newness of life. 11 And not only so, but we also "joy 5 ' For if we have been planted toge- g Job in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, ther in the likeness of his death, we shall $11. by whom we have now received the be also in the likeness of his resurrection: Este ya || atonement.

6 Knowing this, that tour old man is nie. 12 Wherefore, as by one man sin en- crucified with him, that 'the body of sin Pali to ciliation,

tered into the world, and "death by sin; might be destroyed, that henceforth we Gale 2 Cor.5. 18, and so death passed upon all men, || for should not serve sin. that all have sinned:

7 For he that is dead is + freed from sin. colis 13 (For until the law sin was in the 8 Now "if we be dead with Christ, we i calar. hot 2. 17. world: but "sin is not imputed when believe that we shall also live with him: P2.42 1 Cor. 15. 21. there is no law.

9 Knowing that °Christ being raised 14 Nevertheless death reigned from from the dead dieth no more; death ita : X ch.4. 15. Adam to Moses, even over them that had hath no more dominion over him.

not sinned after the similitude of Adam's 10 For in that he died, 'he died unto p Rets.se . Corts transgression, 'who is the figure of him sin once: but in that he liveth, "he liveth Lakes that was to come.

unto God.
15 But not as the offence, so also is 11 Likewise reckon ye also yourselves
the free gift. For if through the offence to be "dead indeed unto sin, but alive un-
of one many be dead, much more the to God through Jesus Christ our Lord.
grace of God, and the gift by grace,

12 * Let not sin therefore reign in your which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath mortal body, that ye should obey it in the 1 Isai. 53.1!. abounded unto many.

lusts thereof. 16 And not as it was by one that sin- 13 Neither yield ye your "members as ned, so is the gift: for the judgment was tinstruments of unrighteousness unto sin: mot by one to condemnation, but the free gift but *yield yourselves unto God, as those of the is of many offences unto justification. that are alive from the dead, and your en

17 For if || by one man's offence death members as instruments of righteousness *ti reigned by one; much more they which unto God. receive abundance of grace and of the 14 For Ysin shall not have dominion gift of righteousness shall reign in life by over you: for ye are not under the law, 5 is one, Jesus Christ.)

but under grace. 18 Therefore, as || by the offence of 15 What then? shall we sin, 'because (2.&

one judgment came upon all men to con- we are not under the law, but under 10 buone demnation; even so || by the righteous grace?

God forbid. ness of one the free gift came upon all 16 Know ye not, that to whom ye Ni men unto justification of life.

yield yourselves servants to obey, his sers. ? Fee.z* 19 For as by one man's disobedience ants ye are to whom ye obey; whether many were made sinners, so by the obedi- of sin unto death, or of obedience unto ence of one shall many be made righteous. righteousness?

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abounded, grace did much more abound: from the heart that form of doctrine osa 1

21 That as sin hath reigned unto death, + which was delivered you. even so might grace reign through right- 18 Being then made free from sin, ye idee eousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ became the servants of righteousness. our Lord.

19 I speak after the manner of men Gali CHAP. VI.

because of the infirmity of your flesh: for
1 We may not live in sin, 2 for we are dead as ye have yielded your members sert.

unto il, 3 as appeareth by our baptism. 12 ants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto
Let not sin reign any more, 18 because we
have yielded ourselves to the service of right iniquity; even so now yield your members
cousness, 23 and for that death is the wages servants to righteousness unto holiness.
of sin.

20 For when ye were the servants of 4 jaai CHAT shall we say then? •Shall sin, ye were free from righteousness.

2i What fruit had ye then in those abound?

things whereof ye are now ashamed? for ea:* 2 God forbid. How shall we, that are the end of those things is death. dead to sin, live any longer therein? 22 But now being made free from studies

3 Know ye not, that so many of us sin, and become servants to God, ye have as || were baptized into Jesus Christ were your fruit unto holiness, and the end

d di Cor. 15. baptized into his death?

everlasting life. 4 Therefore we are buried with him 23 For the wages of sin is death; but ch.8. 11. by baptism into death: that like as 'the gift of God is eternal life through Cor: 6.14 Christ was raised up from the dead by Jesus Christ our Lord.

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16 If then I do that which I would not, p Gal. 5. 17. he liveth. 4 But we are dead to the law. 7 Yet is not the law sin, 12 but holy, just, I consent unto the law that it is good. good, 16 as I acknowledge, who am grieved 17 Now then it is no more I that do it, because I cannot keep it.

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2 For * the woman which hath an hus- 19 For the good that I would I do not:
band is bound by the law to her husband but the evil which I would not, that I do.
so long as he liveth; but if the husband 20 Now if I do that I would not, it is
be dead, she is loosed from the law of no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth
her husband.

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she be married to another man, she shall do good, evil is present with me.
be called an adulteress: but if her husband 22 For I 'delight in the law of God - Ps. 1. 2.
be dead, she is free from that law; so after “the inward man:
that she is no adulteress, though she be 23 But * I see another law in "my mem- 3 16. Col.3.
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bers, warring against the law of my mind, i Gal. 5. 17. 4 Wherefore, my brethren, ye also are and bringing me into captivity to the law .ch. 6. 13,

become " dead to the law by the body of of sin which is in my members. 18. Ephes

. Christ; that ye should be married to 24 O wretched man that I am! who

another, even to him who is raised from shall deliver me from II the body of this 2.00, d Gal. 5. 12. the dead, that we should bring forth death? fruit unto God.

25 *I thank God through Jesus Christ x 1 Cor. 150 5 For when we were in the flesh, the our Lord. So then with the mind I myGr, pas + motions of sins, which were by the law, self serve the law of God; but with the

e did work in our members fto bring forth flesh the law of sin. 1 ch.6.21. fruit unto death.

CHAP. VIII. 6 But now we are delivered from the 1 They that are in Christ, and live according Lorem inge, law, || that being dead wherein we were to the Spirit, are free from condemnation. held;" that we should serve 8 in newness

5, 13 What harm cometh of the flesh, 6, cb. 2. 29. of spirit, and not in the oldness of the 14 and what good of the Spirit : 17 and Cor. 3. 6. letter.

what of being God's child, 19 whose glorious

deliverance all things long for, 29 was be7 What shall we say then? Is the law

forehand decreed from God. 38 What can à ch. 3. 20. sin? God forbid. Nay, "I had not known sever its from his love ?

THERE is therefore now no ver. 4. Il lust, except the law had said, “Thou Exod. 20. shalt not covet.

Christ Jesus, who 'walk not after the b John 8 But ksin, taking occasion by the Aesh, but after the Spirit. 33. ch.139 commandment, wrought in me all man- 2 For the law of the Spirit of life in 9.& 5.1.

ner of concupiscence. For 'without the Christ Jesus hath made me free from 45. ? Cor. 3. Ti Cor. 15 law sin was dead.

the law of sin and death. 9 For I was alive without the law once: 3 For what the law could not do, in 25, but when the commandment came, sin that it was weak through the flesh, 'God 29 ch. 3:20. reyived, and I died.

sending his own Son in the likeness of 19.10.1,2, 10 And the commandment, which sinful Hesh, and || for sin, condemned sin 0,4 was ordained to life, I found to be unto in the flesh: death.

4 That the righteousness of the law 10r, by a

sacrifice for 11 For sin, taking occasion by the com- might be fulfilled in us, 5 who walk not sin. mandment, deceived me, and by it slew after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

5 For hthey that are after the flesh do 1 Cor. 2. 14. 12 Wherefore "the law is holy, and the mind the things of the flesh; but they that 3 1 Tim. commandment holy, and just, and good. are after the Spirit 'the things of the k ch.6.21,

13 Was then that which is good made Spirit. death unto me? God forbid. But sin, 6 Fork t to be carnally minded is death; 1 Gr the that it might appear sin, working death but fto be spiritually minded is life and the flesh: so in me by that which is good; that sin by peace.

the commandment might become ex- 7. Because p?the carnal mind is enmity minding of 1 Kings 21. ceeding sinful.

against God: for it is not subject to the + Cor. the 14 For we know that the law is spi-law of God, m neither indeed can be. ritual: but I am carnal, osold under sin. 8 So then they that are in the flesh. James 4. + 15 For that which I do I t allow not: cannot please God.

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The foreknowledge of 9 But ye are not in the flesh, but in knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, por

. the Spirit, if so be that "the Spirit of God || because he maketh intercession for the Cor. 3. dwell in you. Now if any man have not saints 'according to the will of God. 16.& 6. 19. the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his. 28 And we know that all things work **

10 And if Christ be in you, the body is together for good to them that love God, 1 Pet. 1.01. dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life to them · who are the called according to because of righteousness.

his purpose. 11 But if the Spirit of Phim that raised 29 For whom he did foreknow, 'he 67.6up Jesus from the dead dwell in you," he also did predestinate 'to be conformed to coro: that raised up Christ from the dead shall the image of his Son,' that he might be * Or, because also quicken your mortal bodies || by his the firstborn among many brethren. is his spirit. Spirit that dwelleth in you.

30 Moreover whom he did predesti12 "Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, nate, them he also called: and whom he got not to the flesh, to live after the flesh. called, them he also justified: and whom ZA

13 For 'if ye live after the flesh, ye he justified, them he also “glorified.

shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do 31 What shall we then say to these los mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall things? If God be for us, who can be live.

against us? 14 For "as many as are led by the 32. He that sparèd not his own Son, Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. but 'delivered him up for us all, how 12

15 For *ye have not received the spirit shall he not with him also freely give us

of bondage again to fear; but ye have all things? Joba't received the Spirit of adoption, whereby 33 Who shall lay any thing to the we cry, 'Abba, Father.

charge of God's elect? It is God that 16 The Spirit itself beareth witness justifieth.

with our spirit, that we are the children 34 Who is he that condemneth? It i 2 Cor. 1. of God:

is Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen teszt 17 And if children, then heirs; "heirs again, 'who is even at the right hand of of God, and joint heirs with Christ; dif God, who also maketh intercession for us. I text

so be that we suffer with him, that we 35 Who shall separate us from the loves 42. Philli. may be also glorified together.

of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or 18 For I reckon that the sufferings of persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or its ? Co this present time are not worthy to be peril, or sword? 6,7.& 4. 13. compared with the glory which shall be 36 As it is written, 'For thy sake we revealed in us.

are killed all the day long; we are ac-in.. 19 For the earnest expectation of the counted as sheep for the slaughter. si John 3. creature waiteth for the manifestation of 37 "Nay, in all these things we are the sons of God.

more than conquerors through him that site
20 For bthe creature was made sub- loved us.
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21 Because the creature itself also things to come,
shall be delivered from the bondage of 39 Nor height, nor depth, nor any other

corruption into the glorious liberty of creature, shall be able to separate us from | Or, every the children of God.

the love of God, which is Christ Jesus
22. For we know that the whole our Lord.
creation 'groaneth and travaileth in pain

CHAP. IX.
together until now.

1 Paul is sorry for the Jews. 7 All the seed 5. Ephes. I. 23 And not only they, but ourselves

of Abraham were not the children of the
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clay what he list. 25 The calling of the ourselves," waiting for the adoption, to Gentiles and rejecting of the Jews were ne Lubels: wit, the "redemption of our body.

foretold. 32 The cause why so few Jees this 24 For we are saved by hope: but

embraced the righteousness of faith. iler.1.2. hope that is seen is not hope: for what *SAY the truth in Christ, I lie not, . Matt. 20. a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for?

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my conscience also bearing me wit- ** 25 But if we hope for that we see not, ness in the Holy Ghost, 10. Ephes. then do we with patience wait for it. 2 That I have great heaviness and

26 Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our continual sorrow in my heart. P.;. infirmities: for Pwe know not what we 3 For "I could wish that myself were & Des*

should pray for as we ought: but "the || accursed from Christ for my brethren, Deel 9.& 17. 10. Spirit itself maketh intercession for us my kinsmen according to the flesh:

with groanings which cannot be uttered. 4 a Who are Israelites; "to whom per-
27 And 'he that searcheth the hearts I taineth the adoption, and 'the glory, and 21:25

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