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quicken your mortal bodies by his e 25 But if we hope for that se 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 6 26 Likewise the Spirit also help after the flesh.

eth our infirmities: for we krow 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 by t 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 maketà c 15 For ye have not received the intercession for the saints, accordspirit of bondage again to fear; ing to the will of God. but ye have received the Spirit of t 28 And we know that all thing adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, work together for good, to them Father.

that love God, to them who are tre ť 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 conb 17 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 glorified t 30 Moreover, whom he did pre together.

destinate, them he also called: and 18 For I reckon, that the suffer- whom he called, them he als 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. 16 32 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? It is 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. c 23 And not only they, but our- 35 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 selves 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 sako 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 shecp for for what a man seeth, why doth he the slaughter.) yet hope for ?

16 37 Nay, in all these things we

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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, tere 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. SAY the truth in Christ, I lie 16 So then, it is not of him that

not, my conscience also bear- willeth, nor of him that runneth, me witness in the Holy Ghost, but of God that sheweth mercy. '3 "That I have great heaviness

17 For the scripture saith unto nd continual sorrow in my heart. Pharaoh, Even for this game pur. 1 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 ? for 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 callRebecca 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, that calleth ;)

that in the place where it was said

unto them, Ye are not my people ; t 6 But the righteousness which there shall they be called, The is of faith speaketh on this wise children of the living God. Say not in thine heart, Who shal t 27 Esaias also crieth concerning ascend into heaven? (that is, Israel, Though the number of the bring Christ down from above children of Israel be as the sand of 70r, Who shall descend into the the sea, a remnant shall be saved: deep ? (that is, to bring up Chris

28 For he will finish the wcrk, again from the dead.) and cut it short in righteousness: 8 But what saith it? The red 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 pond 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 wit us a seed, we had been as Sodoma, thy mouth the Lord Jesus, an! 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, mans 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 nice eousness.

be ashamed. 32 Wherefore ? Because they t 12 For there is no difference be sought 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 stumbled at that stumb- all that call upon him. bling-stone;

6 13 For whosoever shall call up a 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 RETHREN, my heart's de- in him of whom they have not

sire and prayer to God for beard? 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 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 1 17 So then, faith cometh by hearfor righteousness to every one that ing, and hearing by the word of believeth.

God. 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.

words unto the ends of the world

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9 But I Did not Israel and a stumbling-block, and a réw? First, Moses saith, I will compense unto them: voke you to jealousy by them 10 Let their eyes be darkened, t are no people, and by a foolish that they may not see, and bow tion I will anger you.

down their back alway. 20 But Esaias is very bold, and 11 say then, Have they stumth, I was found of them that bled that they should fall ? God aght me not; I was made mani- forbid: but rather through their it unto them that asked not after fall salvation is come unto the 2.

Gentiles, for to provoke them to 21 But to Israel he saith, All day jealousy. ng I have stretched forth my d 12 Now, if the fall of them be inds unto a disobedient and gain- the riches of the world, and the .ying people.

diminishing of them the riches of CHAP. XI.

the Gentiles ; how much more [ Sis MethenHath.Godrast away their fulness?

13 For I speak to you Gentiles, Iso am an Israelite, of the seed inasmuch as I am the apostle of the f Abraham, of the tribe of Ben- Gentiles, I magnify mine office: amin.

14 If by any means I may pro2 God hath not cast away his voke to emulation them which are jeople which he foreknew. Wot my flesh, and might save some of re not what the scripture saith of them. Clias ? how he maketh interces- 15 For if the casting away of ion to God against Israel, saying, them be the reconciling of the

3 Lord, they have killed thy world, what shall the receiving of prophets, and digged down thine them be, but life from the dead? altars; and I am left alone, and 16 For if the first fruit be holy, they seek

the lump is also holy: and if the c 4 But what saith the answer of root be holy, so are the branches. God unto him ? I have reserved to d 17 And if some of the branches myself seven thousand men, who be broken off, and thou, being a have not bowed the knee to the wild olive-tree, wert grafted in image of Baal.

among them, and with them

part 5 Even so then at this present takest of the root and fatness of time also there is a remnant ac- the olive-tree; cording to the election of grace. 18 Boast not against the brancht 6 And if by grace, then is it no es. But if thou boast, thou bearmore of works: otherwise grace is est not the root, but the root thee.

more grace. But if it be of 19 Thou wilt say then, The works, then is it no more grace branches were broken off, that I otherwise work is no more work. might be grafted in. t7 What then? Israel hath 'not p 20 Well; because of unbelief obtained that which he seeketh they were broken off, and thou for ; but the election hath obtain- standest by faith. Be not highed it; and the rest were blinded, minded, but fear: a 8 (According as it is written, 21 For if God spared not the God hath given them the spirit of natural branches, take heed lest he slumber, eyes that they should not also spare not thee. see, and ears that they should not t 22 Behold therefore the goodhear ;) unto this day.

ness and severity of God: on them a 9 And David saith, Let their ta- which fell, severity ; but toward ble be made a snare, and a trap, thee, goodness, if thou continue in

my life.

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his goodness: otherwise thou also him, and it shall be recompense! shalt be cut off.

unto him again? 6 23 And they also, if they abide t 36 For of him, and through hin, not still in unbelief, shall be graft- and to him are all things: to whom ed in: for God is able to graft them be glory for ever. Amen. in again.

CHAP. XII. d BESEECH

you therefore the olive-tree which is wild by nature, and wert grafted contrary to God, that ye present your bodies nature into a good olive-tree ; how a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable much more shall these, which be unto God, which is your reasonable the natural branches, be grafted service. into their own olive-tree? p 2 And be not conformed to this

25 For I would not, brethren, world: but be ye transformed by that ye should be ignorant of this the renewing of your mind, that mystery, (lest ye should be wise in ye may prove what is that good, your own conceits) that blindness and acceptable, and perfect in part is happened to Israel, until of God. the fulness of the Gentiles be d 3 For I say, through the grace come in.

given unto me, to every man that 26 And so all Israel shall be is among you, not to think of his saved: As it is written, There shall self more highly than he ought to come out of Sion the Deliverer, think ; but to think soberly, at and shall turn away ungodliness cording as God hath dealt to every from Jacob:

man the measure of faith. 27 For this is my covenant unto 4 For as we have many merthem, when I shall take away bers in one body, and all members their sins.

have not the same office: t 28 As concerning the gospel, they 5 So we, being many, are one are enemies for your sakes: but as body in Christ, and every one touching the election, they are be- members one of another. loved for the fathers' sakes. d 6 Having then gifts, differing act 29 For the gifts and calling of cording to the grace that is gives God are without repentance. to us, whether prophecy, let us

30 For as ye in times past have prophesy according to the propornot believed God, yet have now tion of faith ; obtained mercy through their un- 7 Or ministry, let us ivait on our belief;

ministering: or he that teacheth, 31 Even so have these also now on teaching: not believed, that through your

8 Or he that exhorteth, on es mercy they also may obtain mercy. hortation: he that giveth, let him

32 For God hath concluded do it with simplicity: he that them all in unbelief, that he might ruleth, with diligence ; he that have mercy upon all.

sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness. 33 O the depth of the riches d 9 Let love be without dissimuboth of the wisdom and knowledge lation. Abhor that which is evil; of God! how unsearchable are his cleave to that which is good. judgments, and his ways past find. d 10 Be kindly affectioned one to ing out !

another with brotherly love ; in 34 For who hath known the honour preferring one another; mind of the Lord ? or who hath d 11 Not slothful in business ; fer. been his counsellor ?

vent in spirit; serving the Lord; 35 Or who hath first given told 12 Rejoicing in hope; patient in

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