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t 9 Knowing that Christ, being ashamed ? for the end of those raised from the dead, dieth no things is death. more; death hath no more do-| b 22. But now being made free minion over him

from sin, and become servants to 10 For in that he died, he died God, ye have your fruit unto holiunto sin once: but in that he liv- ness, and the end everlasting life. eth, he liveth unto God.

23 For the wages of sin is death: d 11 Likewise reckon ye also your- but the gift of God is eternal life, selves to be dead indeed unto sin, through Jesus Christ our Lord. hut alive unto God through Jesus

CHAP. VII. Christ our Lord.

It TT NOW ye not, brethren, (for d 12 Let not sin therefore reign in K I speak to them that know your mortal body, that ye should the law) how that the law hath obey it in the lusts thereof.

dominion over a man as long as he d 13 Neither yield ye your mem- liveth? bers as instruments of unrighteous- 2 For the woman which hath a ness unto sin: but yield yourselves husband, is bound by the law to unto God, as those that are alive her husband so long as he liveth: froin the dead, and your members but if the husband be dead, she is as instruments of righteousness loosed from the law of her husband. unto God:

13 So then, if while her husband 14 For sin shall not have do- liveth, she be married to another minion over you: for ye are not man, she shall be called an adu! under the law, but under grace. teress: but if her husband be dead, p 15 What then ? shall we sin, she is free from that law ; so that because we are not under the law, she is no adulteress, though she be but under grace? God forbid. married to another man.

16 Know ye not, that to whom e 4 Wherefore, my brethren, ye ye yield yourselves servants to also are become dead to the law obey, his servants ye are to whom by the body of Christ ; that ye ye obey; whether of sin unto death, should be married to another, even or of obedience unto righteousness ? to him who is raised from the dead, d 17 But God be thanked, that ye that we should bring forth fruit Ub were the servants of sin ; but ye to God. have obeyed from the heart that c 5 For when we were in the form of doctrine which was de- flesh, the motions of sins, which livered you.

| were by the law, did work in our e 18 Being then made free from members to bring forth fruit unto sin, ye became the servants of death: righteousness.

c 6 But now we are delivered 19 I speak after the manner of from the law, that being dead men, because of the infirmity of wherein we were held ; that we your flesh: for as ye have yielded should serve in newness of spirit, your members servants to un- and not in the oldness of the cleanness and to iniquity, unto letter. iniquity ; even so now yield your 7 What shall we say then: Is members servants to righteousness, the law sin? God forbid. Nay, I unto holiness.

had not known sin, but by the t 20 For when ye were the ser- law: for I had not known lust, vants of sin, ye were free from except the law had said, Thou righteousness.

shalt not covet. 21 What fruit had ye then in e 8 But sin, taking occasion by those things whereof ye are now the commandment, wrought in

sin.

all manner of concupiscence. captivity to the law of sin which or without the law sin was is in my members. ad.

c 24 O wretched man that I am! 9 For I was alive without the who shall deliverine from the w once: but when the com- body of this death ?. andment came, sin revived, and e 25 I thank God, through Jesus died.

Christ our Lord. So then, with 10 And the commandment which the mind I myself serve the law of as ordained to life, I found to be God; but with the flesh the law of nto death. 11 For sin, taking occasion by

CHAP. VIII. he commandment, deceived me,16 THERE is therefore now no nd by it slew me.

| 1 condemnation to themwhich 12 Wherefore the law is holy,lare in Christ Jesus, who walk not und the commandment holy, and after the flesh, but after the Spirit. ust, and good.

e 2 For the law of the Spirit of life 13 Waš then that which is goodlin Christ Jesus. hath made me free made death unto me? God forbid. from the law of sin and death. But sin, that it might appear sin, t 3 For what the law could not working death in me by that do, in that it was weak through which is good ; that sin by the the flesh, God sending his own Son commandment might become ex- in the likeness of sinful flesh, and ceeding sinful.

for sin, condemned sin in the flesh: 14 For we know that the law is d 4 That the righteousness of the spiritual: but I am carnal, sold law might be fulfilled in us, who under sin.

walk not after the flesh, but after e 15 For that which I do, I allow the Spirit. not: for what I would, that do I c 5 For they that are after the not ; but what I hate, that do I. flesh, do mind the things of the

16 If then I do that which I flesh: but they that are after the would not, I consent unto the law Spirit, the things of the Spirit. that it is good.

*6 For to be carnally minded is € 17 Now then it is no more I that death ; but to be spiritually minddo it, but sin that dwelleth in me. led is life and peace: t 18 For I know that in me (that t* 7 Because the carnal mind is is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good | enmity against God: for it is not thing: for to will is present with subject to the law of God, neither me; but how to perform that indeed can be which is good, I find not.

t 8 So then they that are in the c 19 For the good that I would. Il flesh cannot please God. do not; but the evil which I would 9 But ye are not in the flesh, not, that I do.

but in the Spirit, if so be that the 20 Now if I do that I would not, Spirit of God dwell in you. Now, it is no more I that do it, but sin if any man have not the Spirit of that dwelleth in me.

Christ, he is none of his. c 21 I find then a law, that when 10 And if Christ be in you, the I would do good, evil is present body is dead because of sin; but with me.

the Spirit is life because of rightc 22 For I delight in the law of eousness. God, after the inward man: it 11 But if the Spirit of him that

23 But I see another law in my raised up Jesus from the dead members warring against the law dwell in you, he that raised up of my mind, and bringing me into Christ from the dead shall also

Father.

quicken your mortal bodies by his c 25 But if we hope for that we Spirit that dwelleth in you. see not, then do we with patience

*12 Therefore, brethren, we are wait for it. debtors not to the flesh, to live b 26 Likewise the Spirit also help after the flesh.

eth our infirmities: for we know 13 For if ye live after the flesh, not what we should pray for as we ye shall die: but if ye through the ought: but the Spirit itself maketh Spirit do mortify the deeds of the intercession for us with groanings body, ye shall live.

which cannot be uttered. t 14 For as many as are led byt 27 And he that searcheth the the Spirit of God, they are the hearts knoweth what is the mind sons of God.

of the Spirit, because he maketh c 15 For ye have not received the intercession for the saints, accordspirit of bondage again to fear ;Jing to the will of God. but ye have received the Spirit of t 28 And we know that all things adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, work together for good, to them

that love God, to them who are the t 16 The Spirit itself beareth called according to his purpose witness with our spirit, that we t 29 For whom he did foreknow, are the children of God:

he also did predestinate to be con7 And if children, then heirs:/formed to the image of his Son. heirs of God, and joint-heirs with that he might be the first-bom Christ; if so be that we suffer with among many brethren. him, that we may be also glorifiedt 30 Moreover, whom he did pretogether.

destinate, them he also called: and · 18 For I reckon, that the suffer- whom he called, them he also ings of this present tiine are not justified: and whom he justified, worthy to be compared with the glo- them he also glorified. ry which shall be revealed in us. 31 What shall we then say to

19 For the earnest expectation these things? If God be for us, of the creature waiteth for the who can be against us? manifestation of the sons of God. 1632 He that spared not his own D 20 For the creature was made Son, but delivered him up for us subject to vanity, not willingly, all, how shall he not with him also but by reason of him who hath freely give us all things ? subjected the same in hope ; t 33 Who shall lay any thing to

21 Because the creature itself the charge of God's elect? itu also shall be delivered from the God that justifieth: bondage of corruption, into the glo-34 Who is he that condemneth? rious liberty of the children of God. It is Christ that died, yea rather,

22 For we know that the whole that is risen again, who is even at creation groaneth, and travaileth the right hand of God, who also in pain together until now: maketh intercession for us.

3. And not only they, but our-L35 Who shall separate us from selves also, which have the first the love of Christ ? shall tribulafruits of the Spirit, even we our- tion, or distress, or persecution, or selyes groan within ourselves, wait- famine, or nakedness, or peril, or ing for the adoption, to wit, the re-sword ? demption of our body.

a 36 (As it is written, For thy sake 24 For we are saved by hope. we are killed all the day long; But hope that is seen, is not hope: we are accounted as sheep for for what a man seeth, why doth he the slaughter.) yet hope for ?

16 37 Nay, in all these things we

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

elder shall serve the younger. B For I am persuaded, that 13 As it is written, Jacob have ther death, nor life, nor angels, I loved, but Esau have I hated. = principalities, nor powers, nor 14 What shall we say then ? Is ngs present, nor things to come, there unrighteousness with God? 39 Nor height, nor depth, nor God forbid.

y 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 iich 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

I not, my conscience also bear willeth, nor of him that rumneth, ig 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 continual sorrow in my heart. Pharaoh, Even for this game 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 rethren, 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 pertaineth 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 t* 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.

22 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

ecca had also conceived by ed, not of the Jews only, but also one, even by our father Isaac, of the Gentiles ? t 11 (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 be. God, according to election might loved, which was not beloved. stand, not of works, but of him 26 And it shall come to pass, Wat calleth ;)

I that in the place where it was said

unto them, Ye are not my people ;jt 6 But the righteousness which there shall they be called, Theis 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, o Israel, Though the number of the bring Christ down from above :) children of Israel be as the sand of 7 Or, Who shall descend into the the sea, a remnant shall be saved: 1 deep? (that is, to bring in Chris

28 For he will finish the wcrk, again from the dead.) and cut it short in righteousness: 8 But what saith it? The Ford because a short work will the Lord is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, make upon the earth.

and in thy heart: that is, the word t 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 mit 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 the

30 What 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 stuinbled at that stumb- all that call upon him.' bling-stone ;

16 13 For whosoever 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 d 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 writaccordimg to knowledge.

ten, How beautiful are the feet of c 3 For they, being ignorant of them that

hey, 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? t 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.

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

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