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CHAP. X. Whosoever believeth on him 1 Paul's prayer for Israel, who are misled,shall not be ashamed. by blind zeal. 12 For there is no difference
Fo , my o %. ...” the o o the ofe; sire and prayer to God for for the same Lord over all, is Israel is, that j might be rich unto all that call upon him. * I bear th d 13 . .* *"...! or ear them record UlDOIn the Ilaisle Of the ILO that they have a zeal of God, shall be saved. but not according to knowl- 14. How then shall they call “g. - - on him in whom they have not f d; *:::: being o o i. o i. #: O od's righteousness, and believe in him of whom the going about to establish their have not heard? and how § own righteousness, have not they hear without a preacher? . *:::: unto the 15 A. oshallihy preach, righteousness 0 OCl. except ey be Sent's as it is 4 For Christ is the end of the written, How beautiful are the law # .* to every feet # o that . *: One that believeth. gospel of peace, and bring gla 5 For Moses describeth the #. of good things' righteousness which is of the 16. But they have not all law, That the man which otho the gospel. For Esaias *. o live by *: ho 3. Lo; who hath believed ut the righteousness which our report 1 is of faith speaketh on this wise, , 17 §. then, faith cometh by Say not in thy heart, Who shall hearing, and hearing by the ascend into heaven 1 (that is, word of God. to bring Christ down from, 18, But I say, Have they not alo Who shall d a!..."; Yes Moi. y ".o T, O Sina escend went into the earth, an o; deep? o: o o or. unto the ends of the up Christ again from the dead.) world. 8 . But what saith it? The 19 But I say, Did not Israel . nigh, *::: ‘. in #: First, Moses i. !". mouth, and in thy heart : that provoke you to jealousy by is, the word of faith which we them that are no Fo and *hat if thou shalt onto foolish nation I will anger 1. a with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, 20 But Esaias is very bold, and shalt believe in, thy heart and saith, I was found of them that God hath raised him from that sought me not; I was made th § o*: *: saved. . unto them that asked Or W1 e heart, man not after me. believeth unto i. teousness ; 21 But to Israel he saith, All and with the mouth, confession day long I have stretched forth is made unto salvation. my, hands unto a disobedient 11 For the scripture saith, and gainsaying people,
CHAP. XI. 10 Let their eyes be darken1 A remnant of Israel saved by grace: 7 the ed. that the may not see, and blindness of the rest prophied of...iz bow down their back always. The Gentiles may not boast against them. | 11 I say then, Have they I SAY then, Hath, God cast stumbled that they should fals? away his people God for-God forbid; but rather through bid. For I also am an Israelite, their fall salvation is come unto of the seed of Abraham, of the the Gentiles, for to provoke tribe of Benjamin. them to jealousy. 2 God hath not cast away, 12 Now, if the fall of them his people which he foreknew.be the riches of the world, and Wot ye not what the scripture the diminishing, of them the saith of Elias how he makethrichesofthe Gentiles; how much intercession to God against more their fulness? Israel .."; - , 13 For I speak to you Gen3 Lord, t o: killed, thy tiles, inasmuch as I am the aposprophets, and digged down thinestle of the Gentiles, I magnify altars; and I am left alone, and mine office: ho seek my life. 14. If by any means I may But what saith the answer provoke to emulation them trhich of God unto him 1 I have re-are my flesh, and might save served to myself seven thousandsome of them. men, who have not bowed the 15 For if the casting away of knee to the image of Baal. them be the reconciling of the 5 Even so then at this present world, what shall the receiving time also there is a remnant ac-lof them be, but life from the cording to the election of grace. dead : 6 And if by grace, then is it, 16 For if the first fruit be hoto more of works: otherwisely, the o also holy: and if grace is no more grace. But if the root holy, so are the is be of works, then is it no more branches. grace : otherwise work is no 17. And if some of the branmore work. ches be broken off, and thou, 7 What then Israel hath being a wild olive-tree, wert not obtained that which he grafted in among them, and seeketh for; but the election with them partakest of the root hath obtained it, and the restland fatness of the olive-tree; were blinded, 18 Boast not against the bran8 (According as it is written, ches. But if thou boast, thou God hath given them the spirit bearest not the root, but the of slumber, eyes that they should root thee. . not see, and ears that they 19 Thou wilt say then, The should not hear;) unto this lo werebroken off, that I day. might be †. in. 9 And David saith, Let their Well; because of unbelief table be made a snare, and a they were broken off, and thou trap, and a stumbling-block, and standest by faith. Be not high
a recompense unto them : minded but * i
21 For is God spared not the natural branches, take heed lest he also spare not thee. 22 Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them which sell, severity; but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue in his goodness: other wise thou also shalt be cut
off. 23 And they also, if they abide not still in unbeliefshall be graffed in : for God is able to graff them in again. 24 For if thou wert cut out of the olive-tree which is wild by nature, and wert graffed contrary to nature into a good olivetree ; how much more shall these, which be the natural branches, be graffed into their own olive-tree ? 25 For I would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this mystery, (lest ye should be wise in your own conceits) that blindmessin part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles be come in. 26 And so all Israel shall be saved : as it is written, There shall come out of Sion the Deliverer, and shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob : 27 For this is my covenant unto them, when I shahl take aw; their sins. . 28 As concerning the gospel, they are enemies for your sakes : but as touching the election, they are beloved for the fathers' sakes. 29 For the gifts and calling of God are without repentance. 30 For as ye in times past have not believed God, yet have now obtained mercy through their unbelief;
1 Holiness and conformity to God's will enjoined....6 Gifts to be used for the common nefit....9 Sundry practical duties recommended....19 #" specially forbidden.
BESEECH you therefore
brethren, by the mercies o God, that ye present your bodies |a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.
2 And be not conformed to this world: but be yetransformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect will of God.
3 For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think sober }. according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.
4 For as we have many mem'bers in one body, and all mem
For God hath concluded .
bers have not the same of , fice: 5 So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another. 6 Having then gifts, differing according to the grace that is iven to us, whether prophecy, us prophecy according to the proportion of faith,; 7 Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering : or he that teacheth, on teaching: 8 Or he that oftoneh, On exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity: he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness. 9 Letlove be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good. 10 Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one anoth
r 12 Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation ; continuing instant in prayer; 13 Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitali
14 Bless them which persecute you; bless, and curse not. 15 Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep. 16 Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits. 17. Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men.
1 Of subjection to magistrates....8 Love is a debt we always owe, and virtually containeth the whole law....11 Against gluttony, &c.
ET every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be, are ordained of'God. 2 Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God : and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation. 3 For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil: Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power! do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same : 4 For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to exeoft wrath upon him that doeth eVII. 5. Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience' sake. 6 For, for this, cause pa 3. tribute also : for they are God's
ministers, attending continually upon this very thing. 7 Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due ; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour. 8 Oweno man any thing, but to love one another: for he that o another hath fulfilled the aW. 9 For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thoushalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if therebe any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. 10 Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the ling of the law. 11 And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed. 12 The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light. 13 Let us walk honestly, as in the day: not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying. 14 Butputye on the Lord Jesus o: * o;# §: lon for the flesh, to the lustS thereof.
1 How to treat a weak brother, and not to censure one another for things indifferent, &c.
IM that is weak in the faith receiveye, but not to doubtsul disputations.
2 For one believeth that he may eat all things; another, who is weak, eateth herbs. 3 Letnot him that eateth, des— pise him that eateth not; and let not him which eateth not, judge him that eateth : for God hath received him. 4 Who art thou that judgest another man's servant! to his own master he standeth or falleth. Yea,he shall be holden up : for God is able to make him stand. 5 One man esteemeth one day above another: another esteemeth every day alike. Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind. 6 He that regardeth the day, regardeth it unto the Lord: and he that regardeth not the day, to the Lord he doth not regard it. He that eateth, eateth to the Lord, for he giveth God thanks; and he that eateth not, to the Lord he eateth not, and giveth God thanks. r 7 For none of us liveth to himself, and no man dieth to himself. 8 For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's. 9 For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living. 10 But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother! for we shall all stand before the judgment-seat of Christ. 11 For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me,” and every