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GALATIANS, 1. toent again to Jerusalem. Jerusalem to see Peter, and abode with him 13 And the other Jews dissembled Likewise Afteen days.

with him; insomuch that Barnabas also was 19 But other of the apostles saw I none, carried away with their dissimulation. save James the Lord's brother.

14 But when I saw that they walked not 20 Now the things which I write unto you, uprightly according to the truth of the gosbehold, before God, I lie not.

pel, I said unto Peter before them all, If thou, 21. Afterwards I came into the regions of being a Jew, livest after the manner of GenSyria and Cilicia;

tiles, and not as do the Jews, why compellest 22 And was unknown by face unto the thou the Gentiles to live as do the Jews ? churches of Judæa which were in Christ: 15 We who are Jews by nature, and not

23 But they had heard only, That he which sinners of the Gentiles, persecuted us in times past now preacheth 16 Knowing that a man is not justified the faith which once he destroyed.

by the works of the law, but by the faith 24 And they glorified God in me.

of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in CHAPTER 2.

Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by

the faith of Christ, and not by the works 1 He sheweth when he went up again to Je- of the law: for by the works of the law shall rusalem, and for what purpose: 3 and that

no flesh be justified. Titus was not circumcised: 11 and that he resisted Peter, and told him the reason, 14

17 But if, while we seek to be justified by why he and other, being Jews, do believe in

Christ, we ourselves also are found sinners, Christ to be justified by faith, and not by

is therefore Christ the minister of sin ? God works: 20 and that they live not in sin, who forbid. are so justified.

18 For if I build again the things which I TH THEN fourteen years after I went up destroyed, I make myself a transgressor.

again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, and 19 For I through the law am dead to the took Titus with me also.

law, that I might live unto God. 2 And I went up by revelation, and com- 20' I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless municated unto them that gospel which I I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: preach among the Gentiles, but privately to and the life which I now live in the flesh them which were of reputation, lest by any I live by the faith of the Son of God, who means I should run, or had run, in vain. loved me, and gave himself for me.

3 But neither Titus, who was with me, being 21 I do not frustrate the grace of God: a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised : for if righteousness, come by the law, then

4 And that because of false brethren un- Christ is dead in vain. awares brought in, who came in privily to spy

CHAPTER 3. out our liberty which we have in Christ Je

1 He asketh what moved them to leave the sus, that into bondage:

believe are justified, 9 and blessed with A. no, not for an hour; that the truth of the braham. 10 And this he sheweth by many gospel might continue with you.

reasons. 6 But of these who seemed to be some- FOOLISH Galatians, who hath bewitchwhat, (whatsoever they were, it maketh no ed you, that ye should not obey the matter to me: God accepteth no man's truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath person :) for they who seemed to be some- been evidently set forth, crucified among what in conference added nothing to me:

7 But contrariwise, when they saw that the 2 This only would I learn of you, Received gospel of the uncircumcision was committed ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by unto me, as the gospel of the circumcision the hearing of faith? was unto Peter;

3 Are ye so foolish? having begun in the 8 (For he that wrought effectually in Peter Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh ? to the apostleship of the circumcision, the 4 Have ye suffered so many things in vain ? same was mighty in me toward the Gentiles :) if it be yet in vain.

9 And when James, Cephas, and John, 5 He therefore that ministereth to you the who seemed to be pillars, perceived the Spirit, and worketh miracles among you, grace that was given unto me, they gave to doeth' he it by the works of the law, or by me and Barnabas the right hands of fellow- the hearing of faith? ship; that we should go unto the heathen, 6 Even as Abraham believed God, and it and they unto the circumcision.

was accounted to him for righteousness. 10 Only they would that we should remem- 7 Know ye therefore that they which are ber the poor; the same which I also was of faith, the same are the children of Abraforward to do.

ham. 11 But when Peter was come to Antioch, 8 And the scripture, foreseeing that God I withstood him to the face, because he was to be blamed.

would justify the heathen through faith,

pomoc preached before the gospel unto Abraham, 12 For before that certain came from saying, In thee shall all nations be blessed. James, he did eat with the Gentiles: but 9 So then when they were come, he withdrew and se

ney which be of faith are blessed

with faithful Abraham. parated himself, fearing them which were 10 For as many as are of the works of the of the circumcision.

law are under the curse: for it is written,

6 To whom we gave place by subjeccion, either and hang upon the law? 6 they that

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Of justification by faith. GALATIANS, 4. Christ freed us from the law. Cursed is every one that continueth not in thererone we are servants no longer to it. 14 all things which are written in the book of He remembereth their good will to him, and the law to do them.

his to them, 22 and sheveth that we are the 11 But that no man is justified by the law

sons of Abraham by the freewoman. Info just hohesisht e Boy and dit is evident : for

, The New Child Tihet edhe nhoeiri nas long assere 12 And the law is not of faith: but, The vant, though he be lord of all; man that doeth them shall live in them.

But is under tutors and governors until 13 Christ hath redeemed us from the curse the time appointed of the father. of the law, being made a curse for us : for 3 Even so we, when we were children, it is written, Cursed is every one that hang- were in bondage under the elements of the eth on a tree:

world : 14 That the blessing of Abraham might 4 But when the fulness of the time was come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; come, God sent forth his Son, made of a that we might receive the promise of the woman, made under the law, Spirit through faith.

5 To redeem them that were under the law, 15 Brethren, I speak after the manner of that we might receive the adoption of sons. men; Though it be but a man's covenant, 6 And because ye are sons, God hath sent yet if it be confirmed, no man disannulleth, forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, or addeth thereto.

crying, Abba, Father. 16 Now to Abraham and his seed were ✓ Wherefore thou art no more a servant, the promises made. He saith not, And to but a son; and if a son, then an heir of seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to God through Christ. thy seed, which is Christ.

8 Howbeit then, when ye knew not God, 17 And this I say, that the covenant, that ye did service unto them which by nature was confirmed before of God in Christ, the are no gods. law, which was four hundred and thirty 9 But now, after that ye have known God, years after, cannot disannul, that it should or rather are known of God, how turn ye make the promise of none effect.

again to the weak and beggarly elements, 18 For if the inheritance be of the law, it whereunto ye desire again to be in bondage ? is no more of promise: but God gave it to 10 Ye observe days, and months, and times, Abraham by promise.

and years. 19 Wherefore then serveth the law ? It 11 I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed was added because of transgressions, till the upon you labour in vain. seed should come to whom the promise was 12 Brethren, I beseech you, be as I am; made; and it was ordained by angels in for I am as ye are: ye have not injured mo the hand of a mediator.

at all. 20 Now a mediator is not a mediator of 13 Ye know how through infirmity of the one, but God is one.

flesh I preached the gospel unto you at the 21 Is the law then against the promises of first. God? God forbid : for if there had been a 14 And my temptation which was in my law given which could have given life, verily flesh ye despised not, nor rejected; but rerighteousness should have been by the law. ceived me as an angel of God, even as Christ

22 But the scripture hath concluded all Jesus. under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus 15 Where is then the blessedness ye spake Christ might be given to them that believe. of? for I bear you record, that, if it had

23 But before faith came, we were kept been possible, ye would have plucked out under the law, shut up unto the faith which your own eyes, and have given them to should afterwards be revealed.

me. 24 Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster 16 Am I therefore become your enemy, to bring us unto Christ, that we might be because I tell you the truth? justified by faith.

17 They zealously affect you, but not well; 25 But after that faith is come, we are no yea, they would exclude you, that ye might longer under a schoolmaster.

affect them. 26 For ye are all the children of God by 18 But it is good to be zealously affected faith in Christ Jesus.

always in a good thing, and not only when 27 For as many of you as have been bap- I am present with you. tized into Christ have put on Christ.

19 My little children, of whom I travail 28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is in birth again until Christ be formed in neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ 20' I desire to be present with you now, Jesus.

and to change my voice; for I stand in 29 And if ye be Christ's, then are ye A

doubt of you. braham's seed, and heirs according to the 21 Tell me, ye that desire to be under the promise.

law, do ye not hear the law ? CHAPTER 4.

22 For it is written, that Abraham had 1 We were under the law till Christ came, as two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other

by a freewoman. age. 5 But Christ freed us from the law: 23 But he who was of the bondwoman

you,

The liberty of the gospel.

GALATIANS, 4.

The fruit of the Spirit. was born after the flesh: but he of the free- 14 For all the law is fulfilled in one word, woman was by promise.

even in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbour 24 Which things are an allegory: for these as thyself. are the two covenants; the one from the 15 But if ye bite and devour one another, inount Sinai, which gendereth to bondage, take heed that ye be not consumed one of which is Agar.

another. 25 For this Agar is mount Sinai in Arabia, 16 This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and and answereth to Jerusalem which now is, ye shall not fulil the lust of the flesh. and is in bondage with her children.

17 For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, 26 But Jerusalem which is above is free, and the Spirit against the flesh : and these which is the mother of us all.

are contrary the one to the other: so that 27 For it is written, Rejoice, thou barren ye cannot do the things that ye would. that bearest not; break forth and cry, thou 18 But if ye be led of the Spirit, ye are that travailest not: for the desolate hath not under the law. many more children than she which hath 19 Now the works of the flesh are manian husband.

fest, which are these ; Adultery, fornication, 28 Now we, brethren, as Isaac was, are the uncleanness, lasciviousness, children of promise.

20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, 29 But as then he that was born after the emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, flesh persecuted him that was born after the 21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revelSpirit, even so it is now.

lings, and such like: of the which I tell you 30 Nevertheless what saith the scripture ? before, as I have also told you in time past, Cast out the bond woman and her son: for that they which do such things shall not the son of the bondwoman shall not be heir inherit the kingdom of God. with the son of the freewoman.

22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, 31 So then, brethren, we are not children peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, of the bondwoman, but of the free.

faith, CHAPTER 5.

23 Meekness, temperance: against such

there is no law. 1 He moveth them to stand in their liberty, 3 and not to observe circumcision : 13 but rather love,

24 And they that are Christ's have crucified which is the sum of the law. 19 He reckoneth the flesh with the affections and lusts. up the works of the flesh, 22 and the fruits 25 If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk of the Spirit, 25 and exhorteth to walk in the

in the Spirit. Spirit.

26 Let us not be desirous of vain glory, proTAND fast therefore in the liberty voking one another, envying one another. wherewith Christ hath made us free, and

CHAPTER 6. be not entangled again with the yoke of

1 He moveth them to deal mildly with a brother bondage.

that hath slipped, 2 and to bear one another's 2 Behold, I Paul say unto you, that if

burden : 6 to be liberal to their teachers, 9 ye be circumcised, Christ shall profit you and not weary of well doing. 12 He sheweth nothing.

what they intend that preach circumcision. 3 For I testify again to every man that 14 He glorieth in nothing, save in the cross is circumcised, that he is a debtor to do of Christ. the whole law.

4 Christ is become of no effect unto you, a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore whosoever of you are justified by the law; such an one in the spirit of meekness; conye are fallen from grace.

sidering thyself, lest thou also be tempted. 5 For we through the Spirit wait for the 2 Bear ye one another's burdens, and so hope of righteousness by faith.

fulfil the law of Christ. 6 For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision 3 For if a man think himself to be someavaileth any thing, nor uncircumcision; but thing, when he is nothing, he deceiveth faith which worketh by love.

himself, 7 Ye did run well; who did hinder you 4 But let every man prove his own work, that ye should not obey the truth?

and then shall he have rejoicing in himself 8 This persuasion cometh not of him that alone, and not in another. calleth you.

5 For every man shall bear his own burden. 9 A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump. 6 Let him that is taught in the word com10 I have confidence in you through the municate unto him that teacheth in all good Lord, that ye will be none otherwise mind- things. ed: but he that troubleth you shall bear his 7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: judgment, whosoever he be.

for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he 11 And í, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution ? then 8 For he that soweth to his flesh shall of is the offence of the cross ceased.

the flesh reap corruption; but he that sow12 I would they were even cut off which eth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life

everlasting. 13 For, brethren, have been called to 9 And let us not be weary in well doing : liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion for in due season we shall reap, if we faint to the flesh, but by love serve one another. not.

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EPHESIANS, 2.

adoption by grace. 10 As we have therefore opportunity, let | by whom the world is crucified unto me, us do good unto all men, especially unto and I unto the world. them who are of the household of faith.

15 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision 11 Ye see how large a letter I have written availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but unto you with mine own hand.

a new creature. 12 As many as desire to make a fair shew 16 And as many as walk according to this in the flesh, they constrain you to be cir- rule, peace be on them, and mercy, and cumcised; only lest they should suffer per- upon the Israel of God. secution for the cross of Christ,

17 From henceforth let no man trouble 13 For neither they themselves who are me: for I bear in my body the marks of circumcised keep the law; but desire to the Lord Jesus. have you circumcised, that they may glory 18 Brethren, the grace of our Lord Jesus in your flesh.

Christ be with your spirit. Amen. 14 But God forbid that I should glory, Save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, Unto the Galatians written from Rome.

PAUL

THE EPISTLE OF PAUL THE APOSTLE TO THE

EPHESIANS.
CHAPTER 1.

13 In whom ye also trusted, after that ye

heard the word of truth, the gospel of your 1 After the salutation, 3 and thanksgiving for the Ephesians, 4 he treateth of our election,

salvation : in whom also after that ye be6 and adoption by grace, 11 which is the true lieved, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit and proper fountain of man's salvation. 13

of promise, And because the height of this mystery can- 14 Which is the earnest of our inheritance not easily be attained unto, 16 he prayeth until the redemption of the purchased posthat they may come 18 to the full knowledge

session, unto the praise of his glory: and 20 possession thereof in Christ.

15 Wherefore I also, after I heard of your an apostle of Jesus Christ by the faith in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all will of God, to the saints which are the saints, at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ 16 Cease not to give thanks for you, makJesus :

ing mention of you in my prayers ; 2 Grace be to you, and peace, from God our 17 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. the Father of glory, may give unto you the

3 Blessed be the God and Father of our spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowLord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with ledge of him: all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in 18 The eyes of your understanding being Christ:

enlightened ; that ye may know what is the 4 According as he hath chosen us in him hope of his calling, and what the riches of before the foundation of the world, that we the glory of his inheritance in the saints, should be holy and without blame before 19 And what is the exceeding greatness of him in love:

his power to us-ward who believe, according 5 Having predestinated us unto the adop- to the working of his mighty power, tion of children by Jesus Christ to himself, 20 Which he wrought in Christ, 'when he according tc the good pleasure of his will, raised him from the dead, and set him at

6 To the praise of the glory of his grace, his own right hand in the heavenly places, wherein he hath made us accepted in the 21 Far above all principality, and power, beloved.

and might, and dominion, and every name 7 In whom we have redemption through that is named, not only in this world, but his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according also in that which is to come: to the riches of his grace;

22 And hath put all things under his feet, 8 Wherein he hath abounded toward us in and gave him to be the head over all things all wisdom and prudence;

to the church, 9 Having made known unto us the mys- 23. Which is his body, the fulness of him tery of his will, according to his good plea- that filleth all in all sure which he hath purposed in himself:

CHAPTER 2. 10 That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one

1 By comparing what we were by 3 nature,

with what we are 5 by grace: lo he declarall things in Christ, both which are in

eth, that we are made for good works;, and heaven, and which are on earth; even in 13 being brought near by Christ, should not him:

live as 11 Gentiles, and 12 foreigners in time 11 In whom also we have obtained an in- past, but as 19 citizens with the saints, and heritance, being, predestinated according to the family of God. the purpose of him who worketh all things A dead in trespasses and sins;

ND you hath he quickened, who were after the counsel of his own will:

12 That we should be to the praise of his 2. Wherein in time past ye walked accordglory, who first trusted in Christ.

ing to the course of this world, according

his power.

The ritual law abolished. EPHESIANS, 2.

The great love of Christ. to the prince of the power of the air, the lation : 8 and to him was that grace given, spirit that now worketh in the children of that 9 he should preach it. 13 He desireth disobedience:

them not to faint for his tribulation, 14 and 3 Among whom also we all had our con- prayeth 19 that they may perceive the great versation in times past in the lusts of our

love of Christ toward them. flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and OR

Jesus dren of wrath, even as others.

2 If ye have heard of the dispensation of 4 But God, who is rich in mercy, for his the grace of God which is given me to yougreat love wherewith he loved us,

ward : 5 Even when we were dead in sins, hath 3 How that by revelation he made known quickened us together with Christ, (by grace unto me the mystery ; (as I wrote afore in ye are saved ;)

few words, 6 And hath raised us up together, and 4 Whereby, when ye read, ye may unmade us sit together in heavenly places in derstand ny knowledge in the mystery of Christ Jesus:

Christ) 7 That in the ages to come he might shew 5 Which in other ages was not made known the exceeding riches of his grace in his kind- unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed ness toward us through Christ Jesus.

unto his holy apostles and prophets by the 8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; Spirit; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of 6 That the Gentiles should be fellowheirs, God :

and of the same body, and partakers of his 9 Not of works, lest any man should boast. promise in Christ by the gospel : 10 For we are his workmanship, created in 7 Whereof I was made a minister, acChrist Jesus unto good works, which God cording to the gift of the grace of God bath before ordained that we should walk given unto me by the effectual working of in them.

11 Wherefore remember, that ye being in 8 Unto me, who am less than the least of time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are call- all saints, is this grace given, that I should ed Uncircumcision by that which is called preach among the Gentiles the unsearchthe Circumcision in the flesh made by able riches of Christ; hands;

9 And to make all men see what is the fel12 That at that time ye were without lowship of the mystery, which from the beChrist, being aliens from the cominonwealth ginning of the world hath been hid in God, of Israel, and strangers from the covenants who created all things by Jesus Christ : of promise, having no hope, and without 10 To the intent that now unto the prinGod in the world :

cipalities and powers in heavenly places 13 But now in Christ Jesus ye who some- might be known the church the manitimes were far off are made nigh by the fold wisdom of God, blood of Christ.

11 According to the eternal purpose which 14 For he is our peace, who hath made he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord : both one, and hath broken down the mid- 12 In whom we have boldness and access dle wall of partition between us; teen

with confidence by the faith of him. 15 Having abolished in his flesh the en- 13 Wherefore I desire that ye faint not mity, even the law of commandments con- at my tribulations for you, which is your tained in ordinances; for to make in himself glory. of twain one new man, so making peace; 14 For this cause I bow my knees unto the

16 And that he might reconcile both unto Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, God in one body by the cross, having slain 15 of whom the whole family in heaven the enmity thereby :

and earth is named, 17 And came and preached peace to you 16 That he would grant you, according to which were afar off, and to them that were the riches of his glory, to be strengthened nigh.

with might by bis Spirit in the inner man; 18 For through him we both have access 17 That Christ may dwell in your hearts by one Spirit unto the Father.

by faith; that ye, being rooted and ground19 Now therefore ye are no more strangers ed in love, and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the 18 May be able to comprehend with all saints, and of the household of God;

saints what is the breadth, and length, and 20 And are built upon the foundation of depth, and height; the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ him- 19 And to know the love of Christ, which self being the chief corner stone;

passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled 21 In whom all the building fitly framed with all the fulness of God. together groweth unto an holy temple in 20 Now unto him that is able to do exthe Lord :

ceeding abundantly above all that we ask 22 In whom ye also are builded together or think, according to the power that workfor an habitation of God through the Spirit. CHAPTER 3.

21 Unto him be glory in the church by 5 The hidden mystery, 6 that the Gentiles should Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world be saved, 3 was made known to Paul by reve- without end. Amen.

eth in us,

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