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ROM. VI. 10-12.

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cording to men in the flesh, but live Christ, unto the glory and praise of according to God in the Spirit, 1 Pet. God, Phil. i. 11. And the peace of iv. 6.

God, which passeth all understanding,

shall keep your hearts and minds VER. 11.

through Jesus Christ, iv. 7. Ye also, ούτω και υμείς λογίζεσθε εαυτούς νεκ as lively stones, are built up a spiphục này sau Tị vua Tự, arra; đề ra ritual house, an holy priesthood, to Θεώ εν Χριστώ Ιησού τω Κυρίω ημών. offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable Likewise a reckon ye also yourselves to

to God by Jesus Christ, 1 Pet. ii. 5. bbe dead indeed unto sin, cut alive unto

If any man speak, let him speak as the

oracles of God; if any man minister, God d through Jesus Christ our Lord.

let him do it as of the ability which a For 1 reckon that the sufferings of God giveth; that God in all things this present time are not worthy to be may be glorified through Jesus Christ, compared with the glory which shall be to whom be praise and dominion for revealed in us, Rom. viii. 18.

ever and ever, Amen, iv. 11. God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer

VER. 12. therein ? ver. 2. c Being then made free from sin,

Μή ούν βασιλευέτω ή αμαρτία εν τω became the servants of righteousImto ipão cauati, els tò itaxoústy ainess, ver. 18. For ye are bought tñ év tais étodupiais autoữ. with a price: therefore glorify God in

Let a not sin therefore reign in your your body, and in your spirit, which b mortal body that ye should cobey it in are God's, 1 Cor. vi. 20. For I the lusts thereof. through the law am dead to the law, that I might live unto God. I am a Know ye not, that to whom ye crucified with Christ: nevertheless I yield yourselves to obey, his servants live ; yet not I, but Christ liveth in ye are to whom ye obey; whether of me : and the life wbich I now live in sin unto death, or of obedience anto the flesh I live by the faith of the Son righteousness, ver. 16. That as sin of God, who loved me, and gave him hath reigned unto death, even so self for me, Gal. ii. 19, 20. For ye might grace reign through righteousare dead, and your life is hid with ness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ Christ in God. When Christ, who is our Lord, v. 21. But I see another law our life, shall appear, then shall ye in my members, warring against the also appear with him in glory. Mor law of my mind, and bringeth me into tify therefore your members which are captivity to the law of sin which is in upon the earth ; fornication, unclean- my members. O wretched man that ness, inordinate affection, evil concu- 1 am! who shall deliver me from the piscence, and covetousness, which is body of this death? vii. 23, 24. But idolatry, Col. iii. 3—5.

if ye will not drive out the inhabid For the wages of sin is death; but tants of the land from before you ; the gift of God is eternal life through then it shall come to pass, that those Jesus Christ our Lord, ver. 23. There- which ye let remain of them shall be fore being justified by faith, we have pricks in your eyes, and thorns in peace with God through our Lord your sides, and shall vex you in the Jesus Christ, v. 1. To God only wise, land wherein ye dwell, Numb. xxxiii. be glory through Jesus Christ for ever. 55. And when the LORD thy God Amen, xvi. 27. But these are written, shall deliver them before thee; thou that ye might believe that Jesus is shalt smite them, and utterly destroy the Christ, the Son of God; and that them; thou shalt make no covenant believing ye might have life through with them, nor show mercy unto them, his name, John Xx. 31. That in the ages Deut. vii. 2. Keep back thy servant to come he might shew the exceed also from presumptuous sins ; let them ing riches of his grace in his kindness not have dominion over me : then toward us through Christ Jesus, Eph. shall I be upright, and I shall be inii. 7. Being filled with the fruits of nocent from the great transgression, righteousness, which are by Jesus | Psal. xix. 13. Order my steps in thy

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and godly, in this present world, Tit. b But if the Spirit of him that raised i. 17. For we ourselves also were up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, sometimes foolish, disobedient, dehe that raised up Christ from the dead ceived, serving divers lusts and pleashall also quicken your mortal bodies sures, living in malice and envy, bateby his Spirit that dwelleth in you, ful, and hating one another, ii. 3. Rom. viii. 11. For this corruptible But every man is tempted, when he is must put on incorruption, and this drawn away of his own lust, and mortal must put on immortality. So enticed. Then when lust bath conwben this corruptible shall have put ceived, it bringeth forth sin : and sin, on incorruption, and this mortal shall when it is finished, bringeth forth have put on immortality, then shall death, Jam. i. 14, 15. From whence be brought to pass the saying that is come wars and fightings among you? written, Death is swallowed up in come they not hence, even of your lusts victory, 1 Cor. xv. 53, 54. For we that war in your members. Ye lust, which live are alway delivered unto and have not: ye kill, and desire to death for Jesus' sake, that the life have, and cannot obtain ; ye fight also of Jesus might be made manifest and war, yet ye have not, because ye in our mortal flesh, % Cor. iv. 11. ask not. Ye ask, and receive not, For we that are in this tabernacle do because ye ask amiss, that ye may groan, being burdened ; not for that consume it upon your lusts, iv. 1-3. we would be unclothed, but clothed As obedient children, not fashioning upon, that mortality might be swal- yourselves according to the former lowed up of life, v. 4.

lusts in your ignorance, 1 Pet. i. 14. Know ye not that to whom ye Dearly beloved, I beseech you as yield yourselves servants to obey, Þis strangers and pilgrims, abstain from servants ye are to whom ye obey; fleshly lusts, which war against the whether of sin unto death, or of obe- soul, ii. 11. That he no longer should dience unto righteousness, ver. 16. live the rest of his time in the lesh to But unto them that are contentious, the lusts of men, but to the will of and do not obey the truth, but God. For the time past of our life obey unrighteousness, indignation and may suffice us to have wrought the wrath, ii. 8. For if ye live after the will of the Gentiles, when we walked flesh, ye shall die ; but if ye through in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the revellings, banquetings, and abominbody ye shall live, viü. 13. But put able idolatries, iv. 2, 3. Love not the ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make world, neither the things that are in not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the the world. If any man love the lusts thereof, xiii. 14. This I say then, world, the love of the Father is not in Walk in the Spirit and ye shall not him. For all that is in the world, the fulfil the lust of the flesh, Gal. v. 16. lust of the flesh, and the last of the And they that are Christ's, have cru eyes, and the pride of life, is not of cified the flesh with the affections and the Father, but is of the world. And lusts, 24. Among whom also we all the world passeth away, and the last had our conversation in times past, in thereof : but he that doeth the will of the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the God abideth for ever, 1 John ii. 15– desires of the flesh and of the mind; 17. These are murmurers, comand were by nature the children of plainers, walking after their own wrath even as others, Eph. ii. 3. Iusts : and their mouth speaking great That ye put off concerning the former swelling words, having men's persoas conversation the old man, which is in admiration because of advantage, corrupt according to the deceitful Jude 16. lusts, iv. 22. Flee also youthful lusts : but follow righteousness,

VER. 13. faith, charity, peace, with them that Μηδέ παριστάνετε τα μέλη έμών πλα call on the Lord out of a pure heart, | αδικίας τη αμαρτία αλλά παραστήσατε 2 Tim. ii. 22. Teaching us that, de- iautous , és lx respār Lörras, nad nying ungodliness and worldly lusts, à péan ipãy on iç Bmwanamums tiesa

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Neither a yield ye your members as tum away from you, 2 Chron. xxi. instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: 8. Then Nebuchadnezzar spake, and but yield yourselves unto God, Casthose said, Blessed be the God of Shadrach, that are alive from the dead, and your Meshach, and Abed-nego, who hath members as instruments of righteousness sent his angel, and delivered his serunto God.

vants that trusted in him, and have * Gr. arms, or, weapons. changed the king's word, and yielded a Know ye not, that to whom ye their bodies that they might not serve yield yourselves servants to obey, his nor worship any god, except their own servants ye are to whom ye obey; God, Dan. iii. 28. For ye are bought whether of sin unto death; or of obe with a price : therefore glorify God dience unto righteousness? ver. 16. in your body, and in your spirit, I speak after the manner of men be- which are God's, 1 Cor. vi. 20. And cause of the infirmity of your flesh : this they did, not as we hoped, but first for as ye have yielded your members gave their own selves to the Lord, servants to uncleanness and to iniquity and unto us by the will of God, 2 Cor. unto iniquity; even so now yield your viii. 5. According to my earnest exmembers servants to righteousness pectation and my hope, that in nothing unto holiness, 19. For when we were I shall be ashamed, but that with ali in the flesh, the motions of sins which boldness, as always, so now also were by the law, did work in our Christ shall be magnified in my body, members, to bring forth fruit unto whether it be by Iife, or by death, death, vii. 5. For I see another law Phil. i. 20. in my members warring against the c Likewise reckon ye also yourlaw of my mind, and bringing me into selves to be dead indeed unto sin, captivity to the law of sin which is in but alive unto God through Jesusmy members, 23. Know ye not that Christ our Lord, ver. 11. For this your bodies are the members of my son was dead, and is alive again : Christ? shall I then take the mem- he was lost, and is found. And they bers of Christ, and make them the began to be merry, Luke xv. 24. Itmembers of an harlot? God forbid, was meet that we should make merry, 1 Cor. vi. 15. Mortify therefore your and be glad; for this thy brother was members which are upon the earth; dead, and is alive again; and was fornication, uncleanness, inordinate lost, and is found, 32. Verily, verily, affection, evil concupiscence, and co I say unto you, He that heareth my vetousness, which is idolatry, Col. iii. word, and believeth on him that sent 5. Even so the tongue is a little me, bath everlasting life, and shall member, and boasteth great things. not come into condemnation ; but is Behold how great a matter a little passed from death unto life, John v. fire kindleth! And the tongue is a 24. And that he died for all, that fire, a world of iniquity : 80 is the they which live should not benceforth tongue among our members, that it live unto themselves, but unto him defileth the whole body, and setteth which died for them, and rose again, on fire the course of nature; and it is 2 Cor. v. 15. Even when we were set on fire of hell, Jam. iii. 5, 6. From dead in sins, hath quickened us towhence come wars and figatings among gether with Christ, (by grace ye are you? come they not hence, even of your saved), Eph. ii. 5. Wherefore he lusts that war in your members, iv. 1. saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and

bI beseech you therefore, brethren, arise from the dead, and Christ shall by the mercies of God, that ye pre- give thee light, v. 14. And you, being sent your bodies a living sacrifice, dead in your sins and the uncircumboly, acceptable unto God, which is cision of your flesh, hath he quickened your reasonable service, Rom. xii. 1. together with bim, having forgiven Now be ye not stiff-Decked, as your you all trespasses, Col. ii. 13. Who fathers were, but yield yourselves unto his own self bare our sins in his own the LORD, and enter into his sanc-body on the tree, that we, being dead tuary, which he hath sanctified for to sins, should live unto righteousness, ever ; and serve the LORD your God, by whose stripes ye were healed, that the fierceness of his wrath may I 1 Pet. ii. 24.

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ROM. VI. 14–16.

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c under grace.

also which is of the faith of Abraham; VER. 14.

who is the father of us all, iv. 16. “Αμαρτία γάρ υμών ου κυριεύσει· ου γάρ | That as sin hath reigned unto death, έστε υπό νόμον, αλλ' υπό χάριν.

even so might grace reign through For a sin shall not have dominion over Jesus Christ our Lord, v. 21. And

righteousness unto eternal life by you: bfor ye are not under the law, hut if by grace, then, is it no more of

works : otherwise grace is no more a See on Matt. v. ver. 8, clause 1.


But if it be of works, then is b Wherefore, my brethren, ye also it no more grace: otherwise work is are become dead to the law by the no more work, xi. 6. For the law body of Christ; that ye should be was given by Moses, but grace and married to another, even to him who is truth came by Jesus Christ, John i. 17. raised from the dead, that we should bring forth fruit unto God. For when

VER. 15. we were in the flesh, the motions Τί ούν και αμαρτήσομεν, ότι ουκ έσμεν ισό of sin, which were by the law, did vójov, åriino xépsv ; Mà yérati. work in our members to bring forth What then ? a shall we sin, because te fruit unto death. But now we are are not under the law, but under grace? delivered from the law, that being God forbid. dead wherein we were held ; that we

a See on ver. 1. should serve in newness of spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter. What

VER. 16. shall we say then? Is the law sin ?

Ουκ οίδατε, ότι ο παριστάνετε εαυτούς God forbid. Nay, I had not known doúrous eis imaxony, Souad és TES is anciesin, but by the law : for I had not

τι, ήτοι αμαρτίας εις θάνατον, η υπακοής known lust, except the law had said, Els Pinacorúmi; Thou shalt not covet. But sin, taking occasion by the commandment,

a Know ye not, that to whoin ye yield wrought in me all manner of concu- yourselves servants to obey, his servants piscence. For without the law sin ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin was dead. For I was alive without unto death, or of obedience unto righiethe law once : but when the com

ousness? mandment came, sin revived, and I a See on John vii. ver. 34. died. And the commandment, which

Let not sin therefore reign in your was ordained to life, I found to be unto mortal body, that ye should obey it in death. For sin, taking occasion by the lusts thereof, ver. 12. But God the commandment, deceived me, and be thanked, that ye were the servants by it slew me, Rom. vii. 4—11. But of sin, but ye have obeyed from the before faith came, we were kept under heart that form of doctrine which was the law, shut up unto the faith which delivered you, 17. I speak after the should afterwards be revealed, Gal. manner of men, because of the infiriii. 23. But when the fulness of the mity of your filesh : for as ye have time was come, God sent forth his yielded your members servants to unSon, made of a woman, made under cleanness and to iniquity unto inithe law, to redeem them that were quity : even so now yield your memunder the law, that we might receive bers servants to righteousness unto the adoption of sons, iv. 4,5. Tell me, holiness. For when ye were the ser ye that desire to be under the law, do vants of sin, ye were free from righye not hear the law? 21. But if ye teousness. What fruit had ye then be led of the Spirit, ye are not under in those things whereof ye are now the law, v. 18.

ashamed? for the end of those things c What then? shall we sin, because is death. But now being made freo we are not under the law, but under from sin, and become servants to God, grace? God forbid, ver. 15. There- ye have your fruit unto holiness, and fore it is of faith, that it might be by the end everlasting life. For the grace; to the end the promise might wages of sin is death, but the gift of be sure to all the seed; not to that God is eternal life through Jesus Christ only which is of the law, but to that our Lord, 19--23.

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ROM. VI. 17-19.

So now

VER. 17.

called being a servant ? care not for Xápıç dè tã , őri hre sowat oñs rather. For he that is called in the

it: but if thou mayest be free, use it ápagrías, innocete di ix rapdías eis Lord, being a servant, is the Lord's δν παρεδόθητε τύπον διδαχής, ,

freeman : likewise also he that is But a God be thanked, b that ye were called, being free, is Christ's servant, the servants of sin, cbut ye have obeyed 1 Cor. vii. 21, 22. Stand fast therefrom the heart d that form of doctrine fore in the liberty wherewith Christ * which was delivered you.

hath made us free, and be not en* Gr. whereunto ye were delivered. tangled again with the yoke of bon

dage, Gal. v. 1. As free, and not a First, I thank my God through using your liberty for a cloke of maliJesus Christ for you all, that your ciousness, but as the servants of God, faith is spoken of throughout the whole

1 Pet. ii. 16. world, Rom. i. 8. At that time Jesus answered and said, 1 thank thee because of the infirmity of your filesh:

bI speak after the manner of men Father, Lord of heaven and earth, For as ye have yielded your members because thou hast hid these things servants to uncleanness, and to inifrom the wise and prudent, and hast quity unto iniquity; even revealed them unto babes. Even so yield your members servants to righFather: for so it seemed good in thy teousness unto holiness. For when sight, Matt. xi. 25, 26. When they ye were the servants of sin ye were heard these things, they held their free from righteousness, ver. 19, 20. peace, and glorified God, saying, But now being made free from sin, Then hath God also to the Gentiles and become servants to God, ye have granted repentance unto life, Acts xi. 18.

your fruit unto holiness, and the end

everlasting life, 22. O LORD our See on chap. iv. ver. 5. clause 1.

God, other lords beside thee have had See on chap. i. ver. 5. clause 3. dHold fast the form of sound words, will we make mention of thy name,

dominion over us : but by thee only which thou hast heard of me, in faith Isa. xxvi. 13. No weapon that is and love which is in Christ Jesus, formed against thee shall prosper ; 2 Tim. i. 13.

and every tongue that shall rise against VER. 18.

thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. 'Ελευθερωθέντες δε από της αμαρτίας, This is the heritage of the servants of έδουλώθητε τη δικαιοσύνη. .

the LORD, and their righteousness is

of me, saith the LORD, liv, 17. Being then a made free from sin, ye becume the b servants of righteousness.

VER. 19. a For sin shall not have dominion

'Ανθρώπινον λέγω, δια την ασθένειας της over you : for ye are not under the σαρκός υμών. "Ωσπερ γαρ παρεστήσατε τα law, but under grace, ver. 14. Ο μέλη υμών δούλα τη ακαθαρσία και τη

ανομία εις την ανομίαν, ούτω νύν παραLORD, truly, I am thy servant; thy servant, and the son of thine hand- στήσατε τα μέλη υμών δούλα τη δικαιοσύνη maid ; thou hast loosed my bonds,

εις αγιασμόν. Psal. cxvi. 16. I will run the way of

I a speak after the manner of men thy commandments, when thou shalt because of the infirmity of your flesh : enlarge my heart, cxix. 32. And I for cas ye have yielded your members will walk at liberty: for I seek thy servants to uncleanness and to iniquity precepts, 45. That he would grant unto iniquity; even d so now yield your unto us, that we being delivered out members servants to righteousness e unto of the band of our enemies might holiness. serve him without fear, In holiness a But if our unrighteousness comand righteousness before him, all the mend the righteousness of God, what days of our life, Luke i. 74, 75. And shall we say? Is God unrighteous, ye sball know the truth, and the truth who taketh vengeance ? (I speak as a shall make you free, John viii. 32. If man), iii. 5. Brethren, I speak after the Son therefore shall make you free, the manner of men ; Though it be but ye shall be free indeed, 36. Art thou 'a man's covenant, yet if it be con

I am

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