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The advantages and extent ROMANS, of justification by faith. on him that raised up Jesus our God by the death of his Son; Lord from the dead,

much more, being reconciled, 25 Who was delivered for we shall be saved by his life. our offences, and was raised 11 And not only so, but we again for our justification. also joy in God, through our CHAP. V.

Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we Reconciliation by Christ. have now received the atoneWHEREFORE being justi- ment. fied by faith, we have peace

12 Wherefore as by one man with God, through our Lord sin entered into the world, and Jesus Christ :

death by sin ; and so death 2 By whom also we have passed upon all men, for that access by faith into this grace all have sinned. wherein we stand, and rejoice 13 (For until the law, sin was in hope of the glory of God. in the world : but sin is not im

3 And not only so, but we puted when there is no law. glory in tribulations also; know- 14 Nevertheless, death reigning that tribulation worketh


ed from Adam to Moses, even tience;

over them that had not sinned 4 And patience, experience ; after the similitude of Adam's and experience, hope: transgression, who is the figure

5 And hope maketh not of him that was to come. ashamed : because the love of 15 But not as the offence, so God is shed abroad in our hearts also is the free gift. For if by the Holy Ghost which is through the offence of one many given unto us.

be dead, much more the grace 6 For when we were yet of God, and the gift by grace, without strength, in due time which is by one man, Jesus Christ died for the ungodly. Christ

, hath abounded unto 7 For scarcely for a righteous many. man will one die: yet perad-. 16 And not as it was by one venture for a good man some that sinned, so is the gift. For would even dare to die. the judgment was by one to

8 But God commendeth his condemnation, but the free gift love toward us, in that while is of many offences unto justifiwe were yet sinners, Christ died cation.

17 For if by one man's offence 9 Much more then, being death reigned by one ; much now justified by his blood, we more they which receive abunshall be saved from wrath dance of grace, and of the gift through him.

of righteousness, shall reign in 10 For if when we were ene- life by one, Jesus Christ.) mies, we were reconciled to 18 Therefore, as by the of

for us.

Though justified through grace, CHIAP. VI.

we may not live in sin. fence of one judgment came upon the body of sin might be deall men to condemnation, even stroyed, that henceforth we so by the righteousness of one should not serve sin. the free gift came upon all men

7 For he that is dead is freed unto justification of life.

from sin. 19 For as by one man's dis- 8 Now, if we be dead with obedience many were made Christ, we believe that we shall sinners, so by, the obedience also live with him : of one shall many be made 9 Knowing that Christ, being righteous.

raised from the dead, dieth no 20 Moreover the law entered, more; death hath no more dothat the offence might abound. minion over him. But where sin abounded, grace 10 For in that he died, he did much more abound : died unto sin once : but in that

21 That as sin hath reigned he liveth, he liveth unto God. unto death, even so might grace 11 Likewise reckon ye also reign through righteousness un-yourselves to be dead 'indeed to eternal life, by Jesus Christ unto sin, but alive unto God our Lord.

through Jesus Christ our Lord. CHAP. VI.

12 Let not sin therefore Of newness of life. reign in your mortal body, that HAT shall we say then ?\ye should obey it in the lusts

Shall we continue in sin, thereof. that grace may abound?

13 Neither yield ye your 2 God forbid : how shall we, members as instruments of unthat are dead to sin, live any righteousness unto sin: but longer therein ?

yield yourselves unto God, as 3 Know ye not that so many those that are alive from the of us as were baptized into Je- dead, and your members as insus Christ, were baptized into struments of righteousness unto his death?

God: 4 Therefore we are buried 14 For sin shall not have with him by baptism into death: dominion over you: for ye are that like as Christ was raised not under the law, but under up

from the dead by the glory grace. of the Father, even so we also 15 What then? shall we sin, should walk in newness of life. because we are not under the

5 For if we have been plant- law, but under grace? God ed together in the likeness of forbid. his death, we shall be also in 16 Know ye not, that to whom the likeness of his resurrection : ye yield yourselves servants to

6 Knowing this, that our old obey, his servants ye are to man is crucified with him, that whom ye obey; whether of sin


Death the wages of sin. ROMANS,

The law of sine unto death, or of obedience unto to her husband so long as he righteousness?

liveth ; but if the husband be 17 But God be thanked, that dead, she is loosed from the law ye were the servants of sin; but of her husband. ye have obeyed from the heart 3 So. then, if while her husthat form of doctrine which was band liveth, she be married to delivered you.

another man, she shall be called 18 Being then made free from an adulteress: but if her hussin, ye became the servants of band be dead, she is free from righteousness.

that law; so that she is no 19 I speak after the manner adulteress, though she be marof men, because of the infirmity ried to another man. of your flesh: for as ye have 4 Wherefore, my brethren, yielded your members servants ye also are become dead to the to uncleanness and to iniquity, law by the body of Christ; that unto iniquity; even so now yield ye should be married to another, your members servants to right- even to him who is raised from eousness, unto holiness. the dead, that we should bring

20 For when ye were the forth fruit unto God. servants of sin, ye were free 5 For when we were in the from righteousness.

flesh, the motions of sins, which 21 What fruit had ye then in were by the law, did work in those things whereof ye are our members to bring forth fruit now ashamed? for the end of Junto death : those things is death.

6 But now we are delivered 22 But now being made free from the law, that being dead from sin, and become servants wherein we were held ; that we to God, ye have your fruit unto should serve in newness of spirit, holiness, and the end everlast- and not in the oldness of the

letter. 23 For the wages of sin is 7 What shall we say then? death: but the gift of God is Is the law sin? God forbid. eternal life, through Jesus Christ Nay, I had not known sin, but our Lord.

by the law : for I had not known CHAP. VII.

lust, except the law had said, The law is not sin.

Thou shalt not covet. ye , , But sin, taking by (for I speak to them that the commandment, wrought in know the law) how that the law me all manner of concupishạth dominion over a man as cence. For without the law long as he liveth?

sin was dead. 2 For the woman which hath 9 For I was alive without the a husband, is bound by the law law once: but when the com4 That the righteousness of 19 For the good that I would, the law might be fulfilled in us, I do not; but the evil which I who walk not after the flesh, but would not, that I do.

ing life.

In our members.

CHAP. VIII. Enmity of flesh and Spirit. mandment came, sin revived, 21 I find then a law, that and I died.

when I would do good, evil is 10 And the commandment present with me. which was ordained to life, I 22 For I delight in the law found to be unto death.

of God, after the inward man: 11 For sin, taking occasion 23 But I see another law in by the commandment, deceived my members warring against me, and by it slew me. the law of my mind, and bring

12 Wherefore the law ising me into captivity to the law holy, and the commandment of sin which is in my memholy, and just, and good. bers.

13 Was then that which is 24 O wretched man that I am! good made death unto me ? who shall deliver me from the God forbid. But sin, that it body of this death? might appear sin, working death 25 I thank God, through in me by that which is good ; Jesus Christ our Lord. So then, that sin by the commandment with the mind I myself serve might become exceeding sinful. the law of God; but with the

14 For we know that the law flesh the law of sin. is spiritual: but I am carnal,

CHAP. VIII. sold under sin.

Works of the flesh and Spirit

. 15 For that which I do. I

, no condemnation to them that do I not; but what I hate, which are in Christ Jesus, who that do I.

walk not after the flesh, but 16 If then I do that which I after the Spirit. would not, I consent unto the 2 For the law of the Spirit of law that it is good.

life in Christ Jesus, hath made 17 Now then it is no more I me free from the law of sin and that do it, but sin that dwelleth death.

3 For what the law could not 18 For I know that in me do, in that it was weak through (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth the flesh, God sending his own no good thing: for to will is Son in the likeness of sinful present with me; but how to flesh, and for sin, condemned perform that which is good, I sin in the flesh: find not.

after the Spirit 20 Now if I do that I would 5 For they that are after the not, it is no more I that do it, flesh, do mind the things of the but sin that dwelleth in me. flesh: but they that are after

in me.

The benefit of adoption.

ROMANS, Intercession of the Spirit. the Spirit, the things of the 16 The Spirit itself beareth Spirit

witness with our spirit, that we 6 For to be carnally minded are the children of God: is death ; but to be spiritually 17 And if children, then heirs: minded is life and peace: heirs of God, and joint-heirs

7 Because the carnal mind with Christ; if so be that we is enmity against God : for it is suffer with him, that we may be not subject to the law of God, also glorified together. neither indeed can be.

18 For I reckon, that the 8 So then they that are in the sufferings of this present time flesh cannot please God. are not worthy to be compared

9 But ye are not in the flesh, with the glory which shall be but in the Spirit, if so be that revealed in us. the Spirit of God dwell in you.

19 For the earnest expectaNow, if any man have not the tion of the creature waiteth for Spirit of Christ, he is none of the manifestation of the sons of his.

God. 10 And if Christ be in you, 20 For the creature was the body is dead because of sin; made subject to vanity, not but the Spirit is life because of willingly, but by reason of bim righteousness.

who hath subjected the same in 11 But if the Spirit of him hope ; that raised up Jesus from the 21 Because the creature itself dead dwell in you, he that also shall be delivered from the raised

up Christ from the dead bondage of corruption, into the shall also quicken your mortal glorious liberty of the children bodies by his Spirit that dwell-of God. eth in you.

22 For we know that the 12 Therefore, brethren, we whole creation groaneth, and are debtors not to the flesh, to travaileth in pain together until live after the flesh.

13 For if ye live after the flesh, 23 And not only they, but ye shall die : but if ye through ourselves also, which have the the Spirit do mortify the deeds first-fruits of the Spirit, even of the body, ye shall live. we ourselves groan within our

14 For as many as are led selves, waiting for the adoption, by the Spirit of God, they are to wit, the redemption of our the sons of God.

body. 15 For ye have not received 24 For we are saved by hope. the Spirit of bondage again to But hope that is seen, is not fear; but ye have received the hope: for what a man seeth, Spirit of adoption, whereby we why doth he yet hope for? cry, Abba, Father.

25 But if we hope for that


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