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another, even as God for Christ's d 16 Redeeming the time, because sake hath forgiven you.
the days are evil. CHAP. v.
d 17 Wherefore be ye not unwise, dDE ye therefore followers of but understanding what the will of
D God as dear children; the Lord is. h 2 And walk in love, as Christ d 18 And be not drunk with wine, also hath loved us, and hath given wherein is excess; but be filled himself for us an offering and a with the Spirit ; sacrifice to God for a sweet-smell. d 19 Speaking to yourselves in ing savour.
psalms, and hymns, and spiritual p 3 But fornication, and all un- songs, singing and making melody 'cleanness, or covetousness, let it in your hearts to the Lord, not be once named among you, as d 20 Giving thanks always for all becometh sain
things unto God and the Father, p* 4 Neither filthiness, nor foolish in the name of our Lord Jesus talking, nor jesting, which are not Christ; convenient: but rather giving of d 21 Submitting yourselves one to thanks.
another in the fear of God. c5 For this ye know, that no d 22 Wives, submit yourselves whoremonger, nor unclean person, unto your own husbands, as unto nor covetous man, who is an idola- the Lord. ter, hath any inheritance in the 23 For the husband is the head kingdom of Christ and of God. I of the wife, even as Christ is the w 6 Let no man deceive you with head of the church: and he is the vain words: for because of these Saviour of the body. things cometh the wrath of God 24 Therefore as the church is upon the childrerrof disobedience. subject unto Christ, so let the
7 Be not ye therefore partakers wives be to their own husbands in with them.
every thing. d 8 For ye were sometime dark. d 25 Husbands love your wives, ness, but now are ye light in the even as Christ also loved the Lord: walk as children of light; church, and gave himself for it;
9 (For the fruit of the Spirit is t 26 That he might sanctify and in all goodness, and righteousness, cleanse it with the washing of and truth ;)
water by the word, 10 Proving what is acceptable 27 That he might present it to unto the Lord.
himself a glorious church, not 11 And have no fellowship with having spot or wrinkle, or any the unfruitful works of darkness, such thing ; but that it should be but rather reprove them.
holy and without blemish. 12 For it is a shame even to d 28 So ought men to love their speak of those things which are wives, as their own bodies. He done of them in secret
that loveth his wife loveth himself. 13 But all things that are re- 29 For no man ever yet hared proved, are made manifest by the his own flesh; but nourisheth and light : for whatsoever doth make cherisheth it, even as the Lord the manifest is light. ,
church: d 14 Wherefore he saith, Awake, 30 For we are members of his thou that sleepest, and arise from body, of his flesh, and of his bones. the dead, and Christ shall give 31 For this cause shall a man thee light.
leave his father and mother, and d 15 See then that ye walk cir- shall be joined unto his wife, and cumspectly,not as fools, but as wise, they two shall be one flesh.
32 This is a great mystery: but, cipalities, against powers, against I speak concerning Christ and the the rulers of the darkness of this church.
world, against spiritual wickedd 33 Nevertheless, let every one ness in high places. of you in particular so love his d 13 Wherefore take unto you the wife even as himself: and the wife whole armour of God, that ye may see that she reverence her hus- be able to withstand in the evil band.
day, and having done all, to stand. CHAP. VI.
i 14 Stand therefore, having your d* N HILDREN, obey your pa- loins girt about with truth, and
rents in the Lord: for having on the breast-plate of rightthis is right.
eousness; 2 Honour thy father and mo- 15 And your feet shod with the ther, (which is the first command preparation of the gospel of peace; ment with promise,)
16 Above all, taking the shield 3 That it may be well with of faith, wherewith ye shall be thee, and thou mayest live long able to quench all the fiery darts on the earth.
of the wicked. d 4 And, ye fathers, provoke not 17 And take the helmet of sal. your children to wrath: but bring vation, and the sword of the Spirit, them up in the nurture and admo- which is the word of God: nition of the Lord.
| 18 Praying always with all d 5 Servants, be obedient to them prayer and supplication in the that are your masters according to Spirit, and watching thereunto the flesh, with fear and trembling, with all perseverance and suppi. in singleness of your heart, as unto cations for all saints ; Christ;
19 And for me, that utterance 6 Not with eye-service, as men-may be given unto me, that I may pleasers ; but as the servants of open my mouth boldy, to make Christ, doing the will of God from known the mystery of the gospel, the heart ;
120 For which I am an ambassa. 7 With good will doing service, dor in bonds: that therein I may as to the Lord, and not to men: speak boldly, as I ought to speak
8 Knowing that whatsoever good 21 But that ye also may know thing any man doeth, the same shall my affairs, and how I do, Tychi. he receive of the Lord, whether he cus, a beloved brother and faithful be bond or free.
minister in the Lord, shall make d 9 And, ye masters, do the same known to you all things: things unto them, forbearing threat. 22 Whom I have sent unto you ening: knowing that your Master for the same purpose, that ye also is in heaven ; neither is there might know our affairs, and that respec rsons with him.
The might comfort your hearts. dio Finally, my brethren, be 23 Peace be to the brethren, and strong in the Lord, and in the love with faith from God the Fa. power of his might.
ther and the Lord Jesus Christ. à 11 Put on the whole armour of 6 24 Grace be with all them that God, that ye may be able to stand love our Lord Jesus Christ in sinagainst the wiles of the devil. cerity. Amen.
12 For we wrestle not against | Written from Rome unto the flesh and blood, but against prin.' Ephesians, by Tychicus.
I The Epistle of PAUL, the Apostle, to the PHILIPPIANS,
15 Some indeed preach Christ g DAUL and Timotheus, the even of envy and strife ; and some
P servants of Jesus Christ to also of good will. all the saints in Christ Jesus which 16 The one preach Christ of are at Philippi, with the bishops contention, not sincerely, suppoand deacons :
sing to add affliction to my bonds: 6 2 Grace be unto you, and peace, 17 But the other of love, knowfrom God our Father, and from the ing that I am set for the defence Lord Jesus Christ..
of the gospel. 3 I thank my God upon every 18 What then ? notwithstandremembrance of you,
ing, every way, whether in pree 4 Always in every prayer of tence or in truth, Christ is preachmine for you all making requested: and I therein do rejoice, yea, with joy,
and will rejoice. 5 For your fellowship in the t 19 For I know that this shall gospel from the first day until now; turn to my salvation through your
6 Being confident of this very prayer, and the supply of the Spirit thing, that he which hath begun a of Jesus Christ, good work in you, will perform it c 20 According to my earnest exuntil the day of Jesus Christ: pectation, and my hope, that in
7 Even as it is meet for me to nothing I shall be ashamed, but think this of you all, because I that with all boldness, as always, have you in my heart ; inasmuch so now also, Christ shall be mag. as both in my bonds, and in the de- nified in my body, whether it be fence and confirmation of the gos- by life, or by death. pel, ye are all partakers of my grace. e 21 For to me to live is Christ, e 8 For God is my record, how and to die is gain. greatly I long after you all in the 22 But if live in the flesh, this bowels of Jesus Christ.
lis the fruit of my labour: yet what d 9 And this I pray, that your love I shall choose I wot not. may abound yet more and more in 23 For I am in a strait betwixt knowledge and in all judgment; two, having a desire to depart, d 10 That ye may approve things and to be with Christ; which is that are excellent ; that ye may far better. be sincere and without offence till 24 Nevertheless, to abide in the the day of Christ ;
filesh is more needful for you. 6 11 Being filled with the fruits of 25 And having this confidence righteousness, which are by Jesus I know that I shall abide and conChrist, unto the glory and praise tinue with you all for your fur. of God..
therance and joy of faith ; 12 But I would ye should un- 26 That your rejoicing may be derstand, brethren, that the things more abundant in Jesus Christ for which happened unto me have fallen me by my coming to you again. out rather unto the furtherance of d 27 Only let your conversation be the gospel ;
Jas it becometh the gospel of Christ; f 13 so that my bonds in Christ that whether I come and see you, are manifest in all the palace and or else be absent, I may hear of in all other places ;
your affairs, that ye stand fast in 14 And many of the brethren in one spirit, with one mind striving the Lord, waxing confident by my together for the faith of the gospel; bonds, are much more bold to 28 And in nothing terrified by speak the word without fear. your adversaries: which is to them
an evident token of perdition, but in you both to will and to do of his to you of salvation, and that of God. good pleasure. t 29 For unto you it is given in the d 14 Do all things without mur behalf of Christ,not only to believe murings and disputings: on him, but also to suffer for his 15 That ye may be blameless and sake;
| harmless, the sons of God, without 30 Having the same conflict rebuke, in the midst of a crooked which ye saw in me, and now hear and perverse nation, among whom to be in me.
ye shine as lights in the world; CHAP. II.
16 Holding forth the word of dTF there be therefore any conso-life ; that I may rejoice in the day
Ilation in Christ, if any comfort of Christ, that I have not run in of love, if any fellowship of the Spi- vain, neither laboured in vain. rit, if any bowels and mercies, le 17 Yea, and if I be offered upon
2 Fulil ye my joy, that ye be the sacrifice and service of you like-minded, having the same love, faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all. being of one accord, of one mind. 18 For the same cause also do je P 3 Let nothing be done through joy, and rejoice with me. strife or vain glory; but in lowliness19 But I trust in the Lord Jesus of inind let each esteem other bet- to send Timotheus shortly unto ter than themselves.
you, that I also may be of good d 4 Look not every man on his own comfort, when I know your state. things, but every man also on the 20 For I have no man like-mind things of others.
ed, who will naturally care for d 5 Let this mind be in you, which your state. was also in Christ Jesus: 1C 21 For all seek their own, not ** 6 Who, being in the form of God, the things which are Jesus Christ's thought it not robbery to be equal 22 But ye know the proof of him, with God:
|that as a son with the father, be 7 But made himself of no repu. hath served with me in the gospel. tation, and took upon him the form! 23 Him therefore I hope to send of a servant, and was made in the presently, so soon as I shall see likeness of men:
how it will go with me. h 8 And being found in fashion as 24 But I trust in the Lord that I a man, he humbled himself, and also myself shall come shortly. became obedient unto death, even 25 Yet I supposed it necessary to the death of the cross.
send to you Epaphroditus, my bro9 Wherefore God also hath high-ther, and companion in labour, and ly exalted him, and given him a fellow-soldier, but your messenger, name which is above every name: and he that ministered to me
10 That at the name of Jesus 26 For he longed after you all, every knee should bow, of things in and was full of heaviness, because heaven, and things in earth, and that ye had heard that he had been things under the earth;
sick. t 11 And that every tongue should f 27 For indeed he was sick nigh confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, unto death: but God had mercy to the glory of God the Father. on him ; and not on him only, but d 12 Wherefore, my beloved, as ye on me also, lest I should have sorhave always obeyed, not as in my row upon sorrow. presence only, but now much more28 I sent him therefore the more in my absence, work out your own carefully, that, when ye see him salvation with fear and trembling. again, ye may rejoice, and that I + 13 For it is God which worketh/ may be the less sorrowful.
29 Receive him therefore in the tain unto the resurrection of the ord with all gladness; and hold dead. ich in reputation.
| 12 Not as though I had already 30 Because for the work of Christ attained, either were already pero was nigh unto death, not re- fect: but I follow after, if that I arding his life, to supply your may apprehend that for which also ick of service toward me. I am apprehended of Christ Jesus. CHAP. III.
| d 13 Brethren, I count not myself Į T INALLY, my brethren, re- to have apprehended: but this one
joice in the Lord. To write thing I do, forgetting those things he same things to you, to me in which are behind, and reaching deed is not grievous, but for you forth unto those things which are it is safe.
before, w 2 Beware of dogs, beware of 14 I press toward the mark for evil-workers, beware of the con- the prize of the high calling of God cision.
in Christ Jesus. C 3 For we are the circumcision, 15 Let us therefore, as many as which worship God in the Spirit, be perfect, be thus minded: and if and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and in any thing ye be otherwise mindhave no confidence in the flesh. ed, God shall reveal even this unto
4 Though I might also have con- you. fidence in the flesh. If any other 16 Nevertheless, whereto we man thinketh that he hath whereof have already attained, let us walk he might trust in the flesh, I more: by the same rule, let us mind the
5 Circumcised the eighth day, same thing. of the stock of Israel, of the tribe 17 Brethren be followers togeof Benjamin, a Hebrew of the ther of me, and mark them which Hebrews; as touching the law, a walk so as ye have us for an en. Pharisee ;
sample. 6 Concerning zeal, persecuting c 18 (For many walk, of whom I the church ; touching the righte-have told you often, and now tell ousness which is in the law, blaine-l you even weeping, that they are the less.
enemies of the cross of Christ : e 7 But what things were gain to t 19 Whose end is destruction, ine, those I counted loss for Christ. whose god is their belly, and whose C 8 Yea doubtless, and I count all glory is in their shame, who mind things but loss for the excellency of earthly things.) the knowledge of Christ Jesus my t 20 For our conversation is in Lord: for whom I have suffered the heaven; from whence also we look loss of all things, and do count them for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus but dung, that I may win Christ, Christ: t 9 And be found in him, not hav- 6 21 Who shall change our vile ing mine own righteousness, which body, that it may be fashioned like is of the law, but that which is unto his glorious body, according through the faith of Christ, the to the working whereby he is able righteousness which is of God by even to subdue all things. unto faith:
himself. 10 That I may know him, and)
CHAP. IV. the power of his resurrection, and HEREFORE, my brethren the fellowship of his sufferings, be- I dearly beloved and longed ing made conformable unto his for, my joy and crown, so stand death ;
fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved. 11 If by any means I might at- 2 I beseech Euodias, and beseech