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of life. nation; but the free gift is of ma- 6 Knowing this, that our old ny offences unto justification. man is crucified with him, that the
17 For if by one man's offence, body of sin might be destroyed, death reigned by one; much that henceforth we should not more they which receive abun-serve sin. dance of grace, and of the gift of 7 For he that is dead is freed righteousness, shall reign in life from sin. by one, Jesus Christ:)
8 Now, if we be dead with 18 Therefore, as by the offence Christ, we believe that we shall of one, judgment came upon all also live with him : men to condemnation ; even so 9 Knowing that Christ, being by the righteousness of one, the raised from the dead, dicth no free gift came upon all men unto more; death hath no more domi. justification of life.
nion over him. 19 For as by one man's disobe- 10 For in that he died, he died dience many were made sinners; unto sin once ; but in that he liso by the obedience of one shall veth, he liveth unto God. many be made righteous.
11 Likewise reckon ve also 20 Moreover, the law entered, yourselves to be dead indeed unthat the offence might abound: to sin, but alive unto God through but where sin abounded, grace Jesus Christ our Lord, did much more abound;
12 Let not sin, therefore, reign 21 That as sin hạth reigned un-in your mortal body, that ye to death, even so might grace should obey it in the lusts thereof: reign through righteousness unto 13 Neither yield ye your memeternal life, by Jesus Christ qurbers as instruments of unrighteLord.
ousness unto sin: but yield yourCHAP. VI.
selves unto God, as those that Of newness of life. are alive from the dead, and your THAT shall we say then ? members as instruments of righ
Shall we continue in sin, teousness unto God that grace may abound?
14 For sin shall not have domi2 God forbid : how shall we nion over you : for ye are not unthat are dead to sin live any longer der the law, but under grace. therein ?
15 What then ? shall we sin, 3 Know ye not, that so many because we are not under the of us as were baptized into Jesus law, but undergrace? God forbid. Christ, were baptized into his 16 Know ye not, that to whom death?
ye yield yourselves servants to 4 Therefore we are buried with obey, his servants ye are to whom him by baptism into death; that, ye obey; whether of sin unto like as Christ was raised up from death, or of obedience unto rightethe dead by theglory of the Father, ousness? even so we also should walk in 17 But God be thanked, that newness of life.
ye were the servants of sin; but 5 For if we have been planted ye have obeyed from the heart together in the likeness of his that form of doctrine which was death, we shall be also in the like-delivered you. Fless of his resurrection :
18 Being then made free from
Death the wages of sin.
Thelaw is not siit. sin, ye became the servants of that we should bring forth fruit righteousness.
unto God. 19 I speak after the manner of 5 For, when we were in the flesh, men, because of the infirmity of the motions of sins, which were your flesh: for as ye have yield-by the law, did work in our memed your members servants to un-bers to bring forth fruit unto cleanness and to iniquity, unto death. iniquity ; even so now yield your 6 But now we are delivered members servants to righteous- from the law, that being dead ness, unto holiness.
wherein we were held ; that we 20 For when ye were the ser-should serve in newness of spirit, vants of sin, ye were free from and not in the oldness of the letter. righteousness.
7 What shall we say then? Is 21 What fruit had ye then in the law sin? God forbid. Nay, those things whereof ye are now I had not known sin but by the ashamed for the end of those law: for I had not known lust, things is death.
except the law had said, Thou 22 But now, being made free shalt not covet. from sin, and become servants to 8 But sin, taking occasion by God, ye have your fruit unto ho- the commandment, wrought in liness, and the end everlasting life. me all manner of concupiscence.
23 For the wages of sin is death: For without the law sin was dead. but the gift of God is eternal life, 9 For I was alive without the through Jesus Christ our Lord. law once: but when the comCHAP. VII.
mandment came, sin revived, The law is not sin. and I died.
, 10. And the commandment (for I speak to them that which was ordained to life, I found know the law,) how that the law to be unto death. hath dominion over a man as long 11 For sin, taking occasion by as he liveth?
the commandment, deceived me, 2 For the woman which hath and by it slew me. an husband is bound by the law 12 Wherefore the law is holy, to her husband so long as he li- and the commandment holy, and veth : but if the husband be dead, just, and good. she is loosed from the law of bei 13 Was then that which is husband.
good made death unto me? God 3 So then, if while ber hus- forbid. But sin, that it might apband liveth, she be married to a pear sin, working death in me by nother man, she shall be called that which is good; that sin by an adultress : but if her husband the commandment might become be dead, she is free from that law; exceeding sinful. SO that she is no adultress, though 14 For we know that the law is she be married to another man. spiritual: but I am carnal, sold
4 Wherefore, my brethren, ye under sin. also are become dead to the law 15 For that which I do I allow by the body of Christ; that ye not; for what I would, that do I should be married to another, even not; but what I hate, that do I. to him who is raised from the dead, 16 If then I do that which I
K NO seg mot brethren,
The law holy and just. Romans. The flesh and spirit. would not, I consent unto the law, and for sin condemned sin in the that it is good.
desh; 17 Now then, it is no more I 4 That the righteousness of the that do it, but sin that dwelleth law might be fulfilled in us, who
walk not after the flesh, but after 18 For I know that in me (that the Spirit. is, in my flesh) dwelleth no good 5 For they that are after the thing: for to will is present with flesh do mind the things of the
but how to perform that desh: but they that are after the which is good, I find not. Spirit the things of the Spirit.
19 For the good that I would, 6 For to be carnally minded is I do not; but the evil which I death; but to be spiritually mindwould not, that I do.
led is life and peace: 20 Now, if I do that I would 7 Because the carnal mind is not, it is no more I that do it, but enmity against God; for it is not sin that dwelleth in me.
subject to the law of God, neither 21 I find then a law, that when indeed can be. I would do good, evil is present 8 So then, they that are in the with me:
pesh cannot please God. 22 For I delight in the law of 9 But ye are not in the flesh, God, after the inward man: but in the Spirit, if so be that the
23 But I see another law in my Spirit of God dwell in you. Now, members, warring against the law if any man have not the Spirit of of my mind, and bringing me Christ, he is none of his. into captivity to the law of sin, 10 And if Christ be in you, the which is in my members. body is dead because of sin : but
24 O wretched man that I am! the Spirit is life because of rightewho shall deliver me from the bo- ousness. dy of this death?
11 But if the Spirit of him that 25 I thank God, through Jesus raised up Jesus from the cleac! Christ our Lord. So then, with dwell in you, he that raised up the mind I myself serve the law Christ from the dead shall also of God; but with the flesh the quicken your mortal bodies by law of sin.
his Spirit that dwelleth in you. CHAP. VIII.
12 Therefore, brethren, we are Works of the flesh ani spirit. debtors, not to the flesh, to live HERE is, therefore, now no after the flesh.
condemnation to them which 13 For if ye live after the flesh, are in Christ Jesus, who walk ye shall die : but if ye through the not after the flesh, but after the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the Spirit
body, ye shall live. 2 For the law of the Spirit of 14 For as many as are led by life in Christ Jesus hath made the Spirit of God, they are the me free from the law of sin and sons of God. death.
15 For ye have not received 3 For what the law could not the spirit of bondage again to fear: do, in that it was weak through but ye have received the Spirit of the fesh, God, sending his own adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, Father.
We are saved
by hope: 16 The Spirit itself beareth of the Spirit, because he maketh witness with our spirit, that we intercession for the saints accordare the children of God:
ing to the will of God. 17 And if children, then heirs; 28 And we know that all things heirs of God, and joint heirs with work together for good to them Christ: if so be that we suffer that love God, to them who are with him, that we may be also the calledaccording to his purpose. glorified together.
29 For whom he did foreknow, 18 For I reckon that the suffer- he also did predestinate to be conings of this present time, are not formed to the image of his Son, worthy to be compared with the that he might be the first-born aglory which shall be revealed in us. mong many brethren.
19 For the earnest expectation 30 Moreover, whom he did of the creature waiteth for the predestinate, them he also called ; manifestation of the sons of God. and whom he called, them he also
20 For the creature was made justified; and whom he justified, subject to vanity, not willingly, them he also glorified. but by reason of him who hath 31 What shall we then say to subjected the same in hope: these things ? if God be for us,
21 Because the creature itself who can be against us? also shall be delivered from the 32 He that spared not his own bondage of corruption, into the Son, but delivered him up for us glorious liberty of the children of all, how shall he not with him al. God.
so freely give us all things? 22 For we know that the whole 33 Who shall lay any thing to creation groaneth and travaileth the charge of God's eleet? It is in pain together until now. God that justifieth ;
23 And not only they, but our- 34 Who is he that condemneth? selves also, which have the first. It is Christ that died, yea, rather fruits of the Spirit, even we our that is risen again, who is even selves groan within ourselves, at the right hand of God, who alwaiting for the adoption, to wit, so maketh intercession for us. the redemption of our body. 35 Who shall separate us from
24 For we are saved by hope. the love of Christ? shall tribulati. But hope that is seen is not hope: on, or distress, or persecution, or for what a man seeth, why doth famine, or nakedness, or peril, he yet hope for?
or sword ? 25 But if we hope for that we 36 (As it is written, For thy see not, then do we with patience sake we are killed all the day long; wait for it.
we are accounted as sheep for the 26 Likewise the Spirit also slaughter.) helpeth our infirmities : for we 37 Nay, in all these things we know not what we should pray are more
than conquerors, for as we ought; but the Spirit through him that loved us. itself maketh intercession for us 38 For I am persuaded, that with groanings which cannot be neither death, nor life, nor angels, uttered.
nor principalities, nor powers, 27 And he that searcheth the nor things present, nor things to hearts knoweth what is the mind come,
God hath mercy
on whom he will. 39 Nor height, nor depth, nor of him that calleth,) any other creature, shall be able 12 It was said unto her, The to separate us from the love of elder shall serve the younger. God, which is in Christ Jesus 13 As it is written, Jacob have
I loved, but Esau have I hated. CHAP. IX.
14 What shall we say then ? Paul's sorrow for the Fews. Is there unrighteousness with SAY the truth in Christ, I lie God? God forbid.
not, my conscience also bear- 15 For he saith to Moses, I ing me witness in the Holy Ghost, will have mercy on whom I will
2 That I have great heaviness have mercy, and I will have comand continual sorrow in my heart. passionon whom I will have com
3 For I could wish that myself passion. wereaccursed from Christ, for my 16 So then, it is not of him that brethren, my kinsmen according willeth, nor of him that runneth, to the flesh:
but of God that sheweth mercy. 4 Who are Israelites; to whom 17 For the scripture saith unto pertaineth the adoption, and the Pharaoh, Even for this same purglory, and the covenants, and the pose have I raised thee up, that giving of the law, and the service I might shew my power in thee, of God, and the promises; and that my name might be de
5 Whose are the fathers, and clared throughout all the earth. of whom, as concerning the flesh, 18 Therefore hath he mercy on Christ came, who is over all, God whom he will have mercy, and blessed for ever. Amen. whom he will, he hardeneth.
6 Not as though the word of 19 Thou wilt say then unto me, God hath taken none effect. For Why doth he yet find fault ? for they are not all Israel which are who hath resisted his will ? of Israel :
20 Nay but, Oman, who art 7 Neither, because they are the thou that repliest against God? seed of Abraham, are they all chil- Shall the thing formed say to dren: but, in Isaac shall thy seed him that formed it, Why hast be called;
Ithou made me thus? 8 That is, They which are the 21 Hath not the potter power children of the flesh, these are over the clay, of the same lump, not the children of God: but the to make one vessel unto honour, children of the promise are count- and another unto dishonour? ed for the seed.
22 What if God, willing to shew 9 For this is the word of pro- his wrath, and to make his power mise, At this time will I come, known, endured with much longand Sara shall have a son. suffering the vessels of wrath fitted
10 And not only this, but when to destruction : Rebecca also had conceived by 23 And that he might make one, even by our father Isaac, known the riches of his glory on
11 (For the children being not the vessels of mercy, which he yet born, neither having done had afore prepared unto glory, any good or evil, that the purpose 24 Even us, whom he hath of God, according to election called, not of the Jews only, but might stand, not of works, but also of the Gentiles ?