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'faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of

God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ: 14 That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive : 15 But speaking the truth in love, may row up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ: 16. From whom the whole body fitly joined together and i. by that which every joint supplieth, according to

the effectual working in the measure of

every part, maketh .#. the body unto the edifying of itself in love.

17 This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as


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Jigainst fornication.

21 If so be that ye have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus: 22 That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts; 23 And be renewed in the spirit of your mind; 24, And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness. 25 Wherefore o lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another. 26 Beye angry, and sin not : let not the sun go down upon your wrath : 27 Neither give place to the devil. 28 Let him that stole, steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth. 29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers. 30 And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption. 31 Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and glamour, and evil-speaking, be put away from you, with all malice : 32 And be §: kind one to another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you, CHAP. V.

Bo ye therefore followers of God as dear children; 2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour. 3 But fornication, and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints; 4. Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, norjesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks. 5 For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God. 6 Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their 7 Be not ye therefore partakers with

mind 18 Having the understanding darkened, beingalienated from the life of God through

the ignorance that is in them, because of

the blindness of their heart: 19 Who, being past feeling, have given

themselves over unto lasciviousness, to

work all uncleanness with greediness. 20 But ye have not so learned Christ;

them. 8 For ye were sometime darkness, but now are yelight in the Lord: walk as children of light; 9 (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, and righteousness, and truth;) 10 Proving what is acceptable unto the

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Duly of wives and husbands.

fruitful works of darkness, but rather re-
prove them.
12 For it is a shame even to speak of
those things which are done of them in
13 But all things that are reproved, are
made manifest by the light: for whatso-
ever doth make manifest is light.
14 Wherefore he saith, Awake, thou
that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and
Christ shall give thee light.
15 See then that ye walk circumspectly,
not as fools, but as wise,
16 Redeeming the time, because the
days are evil.
17 Wherefore beye not unwise, but un-
derstanding what the will of the Lord is.
18 And be not drunk with wine, where-
in is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;
19 Speaking to yourselves in psalms,
and hymns, and spiritual songs, singing
foolins melody in your heart to the
20 Giving thanks always for all things
unto God and the Father, in the name of
our Lord Jesus Christ;
21 Submitting yourselves one to another
in the fear of God.
22. Wives, submit yourselves unto your
own husbands, as unto the Lord.
23 For the husband is the head of the
wife, even as Christ is the Head of the
church ; and he is the Saviour of the body.
24 Therefore as the church is subject
unto Christ, so let the wives be to their
own husbands in every thing.
25 Husbands, love your wives, even as
Christ also loved the church, and gave
himself for it;
26 That he might sanctify and cleanse
it with the washing of water by the word,
27 That he might present it to himself
a glorious church, not o spot or
wrinkle, or any such . ut that it
should be holy and without blemish.
28 So ought men to love their wives, as
their own bodies. He that loveth his wife
loveth himself.
29 For no man ever yet hated his own
flesh ; but nourisheth and cherisheth it,
even as the Lord the church :
30 For we are members of his body, of
his flesh, and of his bones.
31 For this cause shall a man leave his
father and mother, and shall be joined unto
his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.
32 This is a great mystery: but I speak
concerning Christ and the church.
33 Nevertheless, let every one of you
in particular so love his wife even as him-
self: and the wife see that she reverence
her husband.

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2 Honour thy father and mother,(which is the first comi, andment with promise.) 3 That it may be well with thee, and thou o: live long on the earth. 4 And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath; but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. 5 Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ; 6 Not with eye-service, as men-pleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart; 7. With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men: 8 Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free. 9 And, ye masters, do the same things unto them, forbearing threatening: knowing that your Master also is in heaven; neither is there respect of persons with him. 10 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. 11 Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 12. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in lo.; 13. Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. 14 Stand therefore, having your loins É. about with truth, and having on the reast-plate of righteousness; 15 And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; 16 Above all, taking the shield of faith, where with ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. 17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God: 18. Praying always with all F. and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with, all perseverance and supplication for all saints; 19 And for me, that utterance may be § unto me, that I may open my mouth oldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel, 20 For which I am an ambassador in bonds : that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak. 21 But that ye also may know my affairs, and how I do, Tychicus, a beloved brother and faithful minister in the Lord, shall make known to you all things:

HILDREN, obey your parents in the
Lord: for this is right. !

22 Whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that ye might know our af

Paul's thankfulness. fairs, and that he might comfortyour hearts.

23 Peace be to the brethren, and love|Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity.

with faith from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.


He exhorts to walk worthily.

24 Grace be with all them that love our


T Written from Rome unto the Ephesians, by Tychicus.

T The Epistle of PAUL,the Apostle, to the

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5 For your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now ; 6 Being confident of this very thing,

that he which hath begun a good work in you, will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ : 7 Even as it is meet forme to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, ye all are partakers of my grace. 8 For God is my record, how greatly I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ. 9 And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment; 10.That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ; 11 Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God. 12 But I would ye should understand brethren, that the things which happened unto me have fallen out rather unto the furtherance of the gospel; 13. So that my bonds in Christ are manifest in all the palace, and in all other places; 14 And many of the brethren in the Lord, waxing confident by my bonds, are much more bold to speak the word without fear. 15 Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will. 16. The one preach Christ of contention, not sincerely, supposing to add affliction to my bonds: 17 But the other of love, knowing that I am set for the defence of the gospel. 18 What then? notwithstanding, every way, whether in pretence or in truth,

Christ is preached; and I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice. 19 For I know that this shall turn to my salvation through your prayer, and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ, 20 According to my earnest expectation, and my hope, that in nothi shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also, Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death. 21 For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. 22 But if I live in the flesh, this is the fruit of my labour; yet what I shall choose I wot not. 23 For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better: 24 Nevertheless, to abide in the flesh is more needful for you. 25 And having this confidence, I know that I shall abide and continue with you all for your furtherance and joy of faith; 26 That your rejoicing may be more abundant in Jesus Christ for me by my coming to you again. 27 Only let your conversation be as it becometh the #. of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the jo. 28 And in nothing terrified by your adversaries: which is to them an evident token of perdition, but to you of salvation, and that of God. 29. For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake; 30 Having the same conflict which ye saw in me, and now hear to be in me. CHAP. II. I. there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and "...hi ioy, that ye be lik 2 Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind. 3 Let nothing be done through strife or vain glory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. 4 Look not every man on his own things, but every man also the things of others. 16

Timotheus commended.

5 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: t; Who, being in the form of God, *ht it not robbery to be equal with io 7 But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: 8 And being found in fashion as a man; he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. 9 Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: 10 That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; 11 And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. 12 Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. 13 For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure. 14 Do all things without murmurings and disputings: 15. That ye may be blameless, and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse naowns whom ye shine as lights in the world : 16 Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither laboured in waln. z 17 Yea, and if I be offered upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all. 18 For the same cause also do ye joy, and reioice with me. 19 But I trust in the Lord Jesus to send Timotheus shortly unto you, that I also may be of good comfort, when I know your state. 20 For I have no man like-minded, who will naturally care for your state. 21 For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ's. 22 But ye know the proof of him, that as a son with the father, he hath served with me in the gospel. 23 Him therefore I hope to send presently, so soon as I shall see how it will go with me. 24 But I trust in the Lord that I also myself shall come shortly. 25 Yet I supposed it necessa to you Epaphroditus, my brother, and companion in labour, and fellow-soldier, but your messenger, and he that ministered to my wants.

to send

PHILIPPIANS. Warning against false teachers.

full of heaviness, because that ye had heard that he had been sick. 27 For indeed he was sick nigh unto death: but God had mercy on him; and not on him only, but on me also, Iest I should have sorrow upon sorrow. f o I . . therefore |. alore careully, that, when ye see him again, ye may rejoice, and i. I may be the less sorrowful. 29 Receive him therefore in the Lord with all gladness; and hold such in reputation. 30 Because for the work of Christ be was nigh unto death, not regarding his life, to supply your lack of service to

ward me. CHAP. III. INALLY, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you, to me indeed is not grievous, but for you it is safe. 2 Beware of dogs, beware of evilworkers, beware of the concision. For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the Spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh. 4 Though I might also have confidence in the flesh. If any other man thinketh that he hath whereof he might trust in the flesh, I more : 5, Circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of the Hebrews; as touching the law, a Pharisee; 6 Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; touching the righteousness which is in the law, blameless. 7 But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ. 8 Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord : for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ, 9 And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith: 10 That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death; 11 If by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead. 12 Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus. 13 Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, for

26 For he longed after you all, and was

getting those tionish are behind, and 1

Paul exhorts to

reaching forth unto those things which are before †† i press toward the mark for the W. of the high calling of God in Christ esus. - o 15 Let us therefore, as many as be perfect, be thus minded: and if in any thi ye be otherwise minded, God shall revea even this unto you. 16 Nevertheless, whereto we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule, let us mind the same thing. 17 Brethren, be followers together of me, and mark them which walk so as ye have us for an ensample. 18 (For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the crosofhrist: 19 Whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things.) 20 For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ: 21 Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned sike into his #. body, according to the working whereby h; is able even to subdue all things unfo himself.

CHAP. IV. HEREFORE, my brethren dearly beloved and honged for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved. 2 I beseech Euodias, and beseech Syn{{.. that they be of the same mind in the Lord. 3 And I entreat thee also, true yoke-fellow, help those women which laboured with me in the gospel, with Clement also, and with other my fellow-labourers, whose names are in the book of life. 4. Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice. 5 Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand. 6 Be careful for nothing; but in eve thing by prayer and supplication wit thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. 7 And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. 8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things

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are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. 9 Those things which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you. 10 But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly, that now at the last your care of me hath flourished again; wherein ye were also careful, but ye lacked opportunity. 11 Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. 12 I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. 13 I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. 14 Notwithstanding ye have well done, that ye did communicate with my affliction. 15 Now ye Philippians, know also, that in the beginning of the gospel, when I departed from #. no church communicated with me as concerning giving and receiving, but ye only. 16 For even in Thessalonica ye sent once and again unto my necessity. 17 Not because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may abound to your account. 18 But I have all, and abound: I am full, having received of Epaphroditus, the things which were sent from you, an odour of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable, well-pleasing to God. 19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. 20 Now unto God and our Father be glory for ever and ever. Amen. 2i Salute every saint in Christ Jesus. The brethren which are with me greet you. 22 All the saints salute you, chiefly they that are of Cesar's household. 23 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen. T It was written to the Philippians from Rome, by Epaphroditus.

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