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parates in Chrip. IX. christ, I lie willeth,

more than conquerors, through 12 It was said unto her, The n that loved us.

elder shall serve the younger. 38 For I am persuaded, that 13 As it is written, Jacob have ither death, nor life, nor angels, I loved, but Esau have I hated. r principalities, nor powers, nor 14 What shall we say then? Is ings present, nor things to come, there unrighteousness with God? 39 Nor height, nor depth, nor God forbid. iy other creature, shall be able to t 15 For he saith to Moses, I will parate us from the love of God have mercy on whom I will have hich is in Christ Jesus our Lord. mercy, and I will have compassion CHAP. IX.

on whom I will have compassion. T SAY the truth in Christ, I lie 16 So then, it is not of him that

not, my conscience also bear-willeth, nor of him that runneth, ag me witness in the Holy Ghost, but of God that sheweth mercy,

2 That I have great heaviness 17 For the scripture saith unto nd conti: Tual sorrow in my heart. Pharaoh, Even for this same pur

3 For I could wish that myself pose have I raised thee up, that I vere accursed from Christ, for my might shew my power in thee, and brethren, my kinsmen according that my name might be declared o the flesh:

throughout all the earth. 4 Who are Israelites ; to whom t 18 Therefore hath he mercy on bertaineth the adoption, and the whom he will have mercy, and glory, and the covenants, and the whom he will he hardeneth. giving of the law, and the service c 19 Thou wilt say then unto me, of God, and the promises; Why doth he yet find fault? fot ** 5 Whose are the fathers, and of who hath resisted his will ? whom, as concerning the flesh, 20 Nay but, Oman, who art Christ came, who is over all, God thou that repliest against God ? blessed for ever. Amen.

Shall the thing formed say to him 6 Not as though the word of God that formed it, Why hast thou hath taken none effect. For they are made me thus? not all Israel, which are of Israel: t 21 Hath not the potter power

7 Neither, because they are the over the clay, of the same lump to seed of Abraham, are they all chil- make one vessel unto honour, and dren: but, In Isaac shall thy seed another unto dishonour ? be called.

122 What if God, willing to shew t 8 That is, They which are the his wrath, and to make his power children of the flesh, these are not known, endured with much longthe children of God; but the chil-suffering the vessels of wrath fitted dren of the promise are counted to destruction: for the seed.

23 And that he might make 9 For this is the word of pro- known the riches of his glory on mise, At this time will I come, and the vessels of mercy, which he had Sara shall have a son.

afore prepared unto glory, 10 And not only this, but when 24 Even us, whom he hath call. Rebecca had also conceived by ed, not of the Jews only, but also one, even by our father Isaac, of the Gentiles ? t (For the children being not yet a 25 As he saith also in Osee, I born, neither having done any will call them My people, which good or evil, that the purpose of were not my people; and her beGod, according to election might loved, which was not beloved. stand, not of works, but of him 26 And it shall come to pass, Miat calleth ;)

J that in the place where it was said

unto them, Ye are not my people ; 1t 6 But the righteousness which there shall they be called, The is of faith speaketh on this wise, children of the living God. Say not in thine heart, Who shall t 27 Esaias also crieth concerning ascend into heaven? (that is, to Israel, Though the number of the bring Christ down from above :) children of Israel be as the sand of 70r, Who shall descend into the the sea, a remnant shall be saved: deep? (that is, to bring up Christ

28 For he will finish the wcrk, again from the dead.) and cut it short in righteousness: 8 But what saith it? The word

short work will the Lord is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, make upon the earth.

and in thy heart: that is, the word 1 29 And as Esaias said before, Ex- of faith which we preach; cept the Lord of Sabaoth had left d 9 That if thou shalt confess with us a seed, we had been as Sodoma, thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and and been made like unto Gomorrha. shalt believe in thine heart that

t shall we say then ? God hath raised him from the dead, That the Gentiles which followed thou shalt be saved. not after righteousness, have at- 10 For with the heart, man be. tained to righteousness, even the lieveth unto righteousness; and righteousness which is of faith: with the mouth, confession is made

31 But Israel, which followed unto salvation. after the law of righteousness, hath 11 For the scripture saith, Who not attained to the law of right-soever beleiveth on him shall not eousness.

be ashamed. 32 Wherefore ? Because they t 12 For there is no difference besought it not by faith, but as it tween the Jew and the Greek: for were by the works of the law. the same Lord over all, is rich unto For they stumbled at that stumb-all that call upon him. bling-stone ;

b 13 For whosocver shall call upa 33 As it is written, Behold, I lay on the name of the Lord shall be in Sion a stumbling-stone, and rock saved. of offence: and whosoever believ. d 14 How then shall they call on eth on him shall not be ashamed. him in whom they have not be CHAP. X.

lieved? and how shall they believe DRETHREN, my heart's de- in him of whom they have not

D sire and prayer to God for heard ? and how shall they hear Israel is, that they might be saved. without a preacher ?

2 For I bear them record that a 15 And how shall they preach, they have a zeal of God, but not except they be sent ? as it is writ. accordimg to knowledge.

ten, How beautiful are the feet of C 3 For they, being ignorant of them that preach the gospel of God's righteousness, and going peace, and bring glad tidings of about to establish their own right- good things! eousness, have not submitted them- 16 But they have not all obeyed selves unto the righteousness of the gospel. For Esaias saith, Lord, God.

who hath believed our report? ť 4 For Christ is the end of the law t 17 So then, faith cometh by hearfor righteousness to every one that ing, and hearing by the word of believeth.

God. 5 For Moses describeth the right-| 18 But I say, Have they not eousness which is of the law, That heard ? Yes verily, their sound the man which doeth those things went into all the earth, and their shall live by them.

I words unto the ends of the world

19 But I say, Did not Israel, and a stumbling-block, and a réknow ? First, Moses saith, I will compense unto them: provoke you to jealousy by them 10 Let their eyes be darkened, that are no people, and by a foolish that they may not see, and bow nation I will anger you.

down their back alway. 20 But Esaias is very bold, and 11 I say then, Have they stumsaith, I was found of them that bled that they should fall ? God sought me not ; I was made mani- forbid: but rather through their fest unto them that asked not after fall salvation is come unto the me.

Gentiles, for to provoke them to c 21 But to Israel he saith, All dayl jealousy. long I have stretched forth myld 12 Now, if the fall of them be hands unto a disobedient and gain- the riches of the world, and the saying people.

diminishing of them the riches of | CHAP. XI.

the Gentiles ; how much more T SAY then, Hath God cast away their fulness ? I his people ? God forbid. For 1 13 For I speak to you Gentiles, also am an Israelite, of the seed inasmuch as I am the apostle of the of Abraham, of the tribe of Ben-Gentiles, I magnify mine office: jamin.

14 If by any means I may prot 2 God hath not cast away his voke to emulation them which are people which he foreknew. Wot my flesh, and might save some of ye not what the scripture saith of them. Elias ? how he maketh interces- 15 For if the casting away of sion to God against Israel, saying, then be the reconciling of the

3 Lord, they have killed thy world, what shall the receiving of prophets, and digged down thine them be, but life from the dead? altars ; and I am left alone, and 16 For if the first fruit be holy, they seek my life.

the lump is also holy : and if the C4 But what saith the answer of root be holy, so are the branches. God unto him? I have reserved to d 17 And if some of the branches myself seven thousand men, who be broken off, and thou, being a have not bowed the knee to the wild olive-tree, wert grafted in image of Baal.

among them, and with them part 5 Even so then at this present takest of the root and fatness of time also there is a remnant ac- the olive-tree; cording to the election of grace. 18 Boast not against the brancht 6 And if by grace, then is it no es. But if thou boast, thou bearmore of works: otherwise grace is est not the root, but the root thee. no more grace. But if it be of 19 Thou wilt say then, The works, then is it no more grace branches were broken off, that I otherwise work is no more work. might be grafted in. t 7 What then? Israel hath 'not p 20 Wel; because of unbelief obtained that which he seeketh they were broken off, and thou for ; but the election hath obtain- standest by faith. Be not highed it; and the rest were blinded, minded, but fear: a 8 (According as it is written, 21 For if God spared not the God hath given them the spirit of natural branches, take heed lest he slumber, eyes that they should not also spare not thee. see, and ears that they should not t 22 Behold therefore the goodhear ;) unto this day.

ness and severity of God: on them a 9 And David saith, Let their ta- which fell, severity ; but toward ble be made a snare, and a trap, thee, goodness, if thou continue in

his goodness: otherwise thou also him, and it shall be recompensed shalt be cut off.

unto him again? 6 23 And they also, if they abidet 36 For of him, and through him, not still in unbelief, shall be graft- and to him are all things: to whom ed in: for God is able to graft them be glory for ever. Amen. in again.

CHAP. XII. 24 For if thou wert cut out of d T BESEECH you therefore the olive-tree which is wild by na- 1 brethren by the mercies of ture, and wert grafted contrary to God, that ye present your bodies nature into a good olive-tree ; how a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable much more shall these, which be unto God, which is your reasonable the natural branches, be grafted service. into their own olive-tree p 2 And be not conformed to this

25 For I would not, brethren, world: but be ye transformed by that ye should be ignorant of this the renewing of your mind, that mystery, (lest ye should be wise in ye may prove what is that good, your own conceits) that blindness and acceptable, and perfect will in part is happened to Israel, until of God. the fulness of the Gentiles be d 3 For I say, through the grace come in.

given unto me, to every man that 26 And so all Israel shall be is among you, not to think of hint

As it is written, There shall self inore highly than he ought to come out of Sion the Deliverer, think ; but to think soberly, a and shall turn away ungodliness cording as God hath dealt to every from Jacob:

man the measure of faith. 27 For this is my covenant unto 4 For as we have many mem them, when I shall take away bers in one body, and all members their sins.

have not the same office: * 28 As concerning the gospel, they 5 So we, being many, are one are enemies for your sakes: but as body in Christ, and every one touching the election, they are be- members one of another. loved for the fathers' sakes. d 6 Having then gifts, differing act 29 For the gifts and calling ofcording to the grace that is given God are without repentance. to us, whether prophecy, kt w

30 For as ye in times past have prophesy according to the propor not believed God, yet have now tion of faith; obtained mercy through their un- 7 Or ministry, let us inait on our belief;

ministering: or he that teacheth, 31 Even so have these also now on teaching: not believed, that through your 8 Or he that exhorteth, on es mercy they also may obtain mercy. hortation: he that giveth, let him

32' For God hath concluded do it with simplicity: he that them all in unbelief, that he might ruleth, with diligence ; he that have mercy upon all.

sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness. t 33 O the depth of the riches d 9 Let love be without dissimuboth of the wisdom and knowledge lation. Abhor that which is eru: of God! how unsearchable are his cleave to that which is good. judgments, and his ways past find. d 10 Be kindly affectioned one to ing out !

another with brotherly love ; in 34 For who hath known the honour preferring one another; mind of the Lord ? or who hath d 11 Not slothful in business ; ferbeen his counsellor ?

vent in spirit; serving the Lord : 35 Or who hath first given told 12 Rejoicing in hope; patient in

abulation ; continuing instant in subject, not only for wrath, but rayer;

| also for conscience' sake... 13 * 13 Distributing to the necessity| d 6 For, for this cause pay ye tri.

saints ; given to hospitality. bute also: for they are God's mi14 Bless them which persecute nisters, attending continually upon ou; bless, and curse not. this very thing.

15 Rejoice with them that do d 7 Render therefore to all their ejoice, and weep with them that dues: tribute to whom tribute is reep.

due ; custom to whom custom ; 16 Be of the same mind one fear to whom fear ; honour to ward another. Mind not high-whom honour. iings, but condescend to men of d 8 Owe no man any thing, but to w estate. Be not wise in your love one another, for he that lov. wn conceits.

eth another hath fulfilled the law. 17 Recompense to no man evil 9 For this, Thou shalt not coinor evil. Provide things honest in mit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, ne sight of all men.

Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt * 18 If it be possible, as much as not bear false witness, Thou shalt eth in you, live peaceably with not covet ; and if there be any other Il men.

commandment, it is briefly com19 Dearly beloved, avenge not prehended in this saying, namely, ourselves, but rather give place. Thou shalt love thy neighbour as into wrath: for it is written, Ven- thy self. eance is mine; I will repay, saith t 10 Love worketh no ill to his he Lord.

neighbour: therefore love is the 20 Therefore, if thine enemy fulfilling of the law. junger, feed him; if he thirst, give 11 And that, knowing the time, iim drink: for in so doing thou that now it is high time to awake halt heap coals of fire on his head. out of sleep: for now is our salva. 1 21 Be not overcome of evil, but tion nearer, than when we believed. vercome evil with good.

d 12 The night is far spent, the day CHAP. XIII.

is at hand: let us therefore cast off IT ET every soul be subject un- the works of darkness, and let us

to the higher powers. For put on the armour of light. here is no power but of God: the P 13 Let us walk honestly, as in powers that be, are ordained of God. the day ; not in rioting and drunk

2 Whosoever therefore resisteth enness, not in chambering and wanhe power, resisteth the ordinance tonness, not in strife and envying. of God: and they that resist shall 14 But put ye on the Lord Jesus receive to themselves damnation. Christ, and make not provision for 13 For rulers are not a terror to the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof. good works, but to the evil. Wilt

CHAP. XIV. . thou then not be afraid of the pow-d TTIM that is weak in the er ? do that which isgood, and thou 11 faith receive ye, but not shalt have praise of the same: to doubtful disputations.

4 For he is the minister of God 2 For one believeth that he may to thee for good. But if thou do eat all things ; another, who is that which is evil, be afraid ; for weak, eateth herbs. he beareth not the sword in vain: p 3 Let not him that eateth, defor he is the minister of God, a re- spise hin that eateth not; and let venger to execute wrath upon him not him which eateth not, judge that doeth evil.

him that eateth: for God hath re - 5 Wherefore ye must needs beceived himn..

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