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flesh :

Works of the

flesh and spirit. 14 For we know that the law | THERE is therefore now no is spiritual : but I am carnal, sold under sin.

are in Christ Jesus, who walk not 15 For that which I do, I allow after the flesh, but after the not: for what I would, that do I Spirit. not; but what I hate, that do I. 2 For the law of the Spirit of

16 If then I do that which I life in Christ Jesus, hath made would not, I consent unto the law me free from the law of sin and that it is good.

death. 17 Now then it is no more I 3 For what the law could not that do it, but sin that dwelleth i do, in that it was weak through in me.

the flesh, God sending his own 18 For I know that in me (that Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good and for sin, condemned sin in the thing : for to will is present with me; but how to perform that 4 That the righteousness of the which is good, I find not. law might be fulfilled in us, who

19 For the good that I would, walk not after the flesh, but after I do not; but the evil which I the Spirit. would not, that I do.

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

Spirit, the things of the Spirit. 21 I find then a law, that when 6 For to be carnally minded is I would do good, evil is present death; but to be spiritually mindwith me.

ed is life and peace : 22 For I delight in the law of 7 Because the carnal mind is God, after the inward man: enmity against God : for it is not

23 But I see another law in my subject to the law of God, neither members warring against the indeed can be. law of my mind, and bringing me 8 So then they that are in the into captivity to the law of sin flesh cannot please God. which is in my members.

9 But ye are not in the flesh, 24 O wretched man that I am ! but in the Spirit, if so be that the who shall deliver me from the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now, body of this death?

if any man have not the Spirit of 25° I thank God, through Jesus Christ, he is none of his. Christ our Lord. So then, with 10 And if Christ be in you, the the mind I myself serve the law body is dead because of sin; but of God; but with the flesh the the Spirit is life because of rightelaw of sin. CHAP. VIII.

11 But if the Spirit of him that 1 They that are in Christ, and live

raised up Jesus from the dead according to the Spirit, are free dwell in you, he that raised up from condemnation. 5, 13 What Christ from the dead shall also harm cometh of the flesh, 6, 14 and what good of the Spirit 17 and quicken your mortal bodies by what of being God's child, 19 whose his Spirit that dwelleth in you. glorious deliverance all things long 12 Therefore, brethren, we are God. 38 What can sever us from debtors not to the flesh, to live his love?

after the flesh.


The ground of


Christian hope. 13 For if ye live after the flesh, 25 But if we hope for that we ye shall die : but if ye through see not, then do we with patience the Spirit do mortify the deeds of wait for it. the body, ye shall live.

26 Likewise the Spirit also 14 For as many as are led by helpeth our infirmities : for we the Spirit of God, they are the know not what we should pray sons of God.

for as we ought : but the Spirit 15 For ye have not received itself maketh intercession for us the spirit of bondage again to with groanings which cannot be fear ; but ye have received the uttered. Spirit of adoption, whereby we 27 And he that searcheth the cry, Abba, Father.

hearts knoweth what is the mind 16 The Spirit itself beareth of the Spirit, because he maketh witness with our spirit, that we intercession for the saints, acare the children of God :

cording to the will of God. 17 And if children, then heirs : 28 And we know that all things heirs of God, and joint-heirs with work together for good, to them Christ ; if so be that we suffer that love God, to them who are with him, that we may be also the called according to his purglorified together.

pose. 18 For I reckon, that the suffer 29 For whom he did foreknow, ings of this present time are not he also did predestinate to be worthy to be compared with the conformed to the image of his glory which shall be revealed in Son, that he might be the first

born among many brethren. 19 For the earnest expectation 30 Moreover, whom he did preof the creature waiteth for the destinate, them he also called : manifestation of the sons of God. and whom he called, them he

20 For the creature was made also justified: and whom he jussubject to vanity, not willingly, tified, them he also glorified. but by reason of him who hath 31 What shall we then say to subjected the same in hope ; these things? If God be for us,

21 Because the creature itself who can be against us? also shall be delivered from the 32 He that spared not his own bondage of corruption, into the Son, but delivered him glorious liberty of the children of all, how shall he not with him God.

also freely give us all things ? 22 For we know that the whole 33 Who shall lay any thing to creation groaneth, and travaileth the charge of God's elect? It is in pain together until now: God that justifieth :

23 And not only they, but our 34 Who is he that condemneth? selves also, which have the first It is Christ that died, yea rather, fruits of the Spirit, even we our that is risen again, who is even at selves groan within ourselves, the right hand of God, who also waiting for the adoption, to wit, maketh intercession for us. the redemption of our body. 35 Who shall separate us from 24 For we are saved by hope. the love of Christ ? shall tribulaBut hope that is seen, is not tion, or distress, or persecution, hope : for what a man seeth, why or famine, or nakedness, or peril, doth he yet hope for ?

or sword ?



for us

Paul's sorrow

for the Jews. 36 As it is written, For thy children: but, In Isaac shall thy sake we are killed all the day seed be called. long; we are accounted as sheep 8 That is, They which are the for the slaughter.

children of the flesh, these are 37 Nay, in all these things we not the children of God; but the are more than conquerors, through children of the promise are counthim that loved us.

ed for the seed. 38 For I am persuaded, that 9 For this is the word of promneither death, nor life, nor angels, ise, At this time will I come, nor principalities, nor powers,

and Sarah shall have a son. nor things present, nor things to 10 And not only this ; but come,

when Rebecca also had conceived 39 Nor height, nor depth, nor by one, even by our father Isaac, any other creature, shall be able 11 (For the children being not to separate us from the love of yet born, neither having done God which is in Christ Jesus our any good or evil, that the purpose Lord.

of God, according to election CHAP. IX.

might stand, not of works, but of 1 Paul is sorry for the Jews. 7 All him that calleth ;)

the seed of Abraham were not the 12 It was said unto her, The children of the promise. 18 God

elder shall serve the younger. hath mercy upon whom he will. 21 The potter may do with his clay 13 As it is written, Jacob have what he list. 25 The calling of the I loved, but Esau have I hated. Gentiles and rejecting of the Jews

14 What shall we say then? Is were foretold. 32 The cause why so fero Jews embraced the righteous. there unrighteousness with God? ness of faith.

God forbid. I SAY the truth in Christ, I lie

15 For he saith to Moses, I will not, my conscience also bear- have mercy on whom I will have ing me witness in the Holy Ghost, mercy, and I will have compas

2 That I have great heaviness sion on whom I will have comand continual sorrow in my heart. passion.

3 For I could wish that myself 16 So then, it is not of him were accursed from Christ, for that willeth, nor of him that runmy brethren, my kinsmen accord- neth, but of God that sheweth ing to the flesh:

mercy. 4 Who are Israelites; to whom 17 For the scripture saith unto pertaineth the adoption, and the Pharaoh, Even for this same purglory, and the covenants, and the pose have I raised thee up, that giving of the law, and the service .I might shew my power in thee, of God, and the promises ; and that my name might be de5 Whose are the fathers, and clared throughout all the earth. of whom, as concerning the flesh, 18 Therefore hath he mercy on Christ came, who is over all, God whom he will have mercy, and blessed for ever. Amen.

whom he will he hardeneth. 6 Not as though the word of 19 Thou wilt say then unto me, God hath taken none effect. For Why doth he yet find fault? for they are not all Israel, which are who hath resisted his will ? of Israel :

20 Nay but, Oman, who art 7 Neither, because they are the thou that repliest against God? seed of Abraham, are they all Shall the thing formed say to

Christ the end

of the law. him that formed it, Why hast, hath not attained to the law of thou made me thus?

righteousness. 21 Hath not the potter power

32 Wherefore ? Because they over the clay, of the same lump sought it not by faith, but as it to make one vessel unto honour, were by the works of the law. and another unto dishonour? For they stumbled at that stum

22 What if God, willing to shew bling-stone ; his wrath, and to make his power 33 As it is written, Behold, I known, endured with much long-lay in Sion a stumbling-stone, suffering the vessels of wrath fit- and rock of offence : and whosoted to destruction :

ever believeth on him shall not 23 And that he might make be ashamed. known the riches of his glory on

CHAP. X. the vessels of mercy, which he 5 The scripture sheweth the difference had afore prepared unto glory,

betwist the righteousness of the

law, and this of faith, 11 and that 24 Even us, whom he hath all, both Jew and Gentile, that be. called, not of the Jews only, but lieve, shall not be confounded, 18

and that the Gentiles shall receive also of the Gentiles?

the word and believe. 19 Israel 25 As he saith also in Osee, I

wus not ignorant of these things. will call them My people, which BRETHREN, my heart's dewere not my people; and her sire and prayer to God for beloved, which was not beloved. Israel is, that they might be

26 And it shall come to pass, saved. that in the place where it was 2 For I bear them record that said unto them, Ye are not my they have a zeal of God, but not people; there shall they be call according to knowledge. ed, "The children of the living 3 For they, being ignorant of God.

God's righteousness, and going 27 Esaias also crieth concern about to establish their own righting Israel, Though the number eousness, have not submitted of the children of Israel be as themselves unto the righteousthe sand of the sea, a remnant

ness of God. shall be saved :

4 For Christ is the end of the 28 For he will finish the work, law for righteousness to every one and cut it short in righteousness : that believeth. because a short work will the 5 For Moses describeth the Lord make upon the earth. righteousness which is of the

29 And as Esaias said before, law, That the man which doeth Except the Lord of Sabaoth had those things shall live by thein. left us a seed, we had been as 6 But the righteousne

sness which Sodoma, and been made like un is of faith speaketh on this wise, to Gomorrah.

Say not in thine heart, who shall 30 What shall we say then? ascend into heaven? (that is, to That the Gentiles which followed bring Christ down from above :) not after righteousness, have at 7 Or, Who shall descend into tained to righteousness, even the deep? (that is, to bring up the righteousness which is of Christ again from the dead.) faith :

8 But what saith it? The 31 But Israel, which followed word is nigh thee, even in thy after the law of righteousness, / mouth, and in thy heart: that

Who are saved.

CHAP. XI. All Israel not rejected. is, the word of faith, which we saith, I was found of them that preach :

sought me not; I was made man9 That if thou shalt confess ifest unto them that asked not with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, after me. and shalt believe in thine heart 21 But to Israel he saith, All that God hath raised him from day long I have stretched forth the dead, thou shalt be saved. my hands unto a disobedient

10 For with the heart, man be- and gainsaying people. lieveth unto righteousness; and

CHẤP. XI. with the mouth confession is 1 God hath not cast off all Israel. 7 made unto salvation.

Some were elected, though the rest

were hardened. 16 There is hope 11 For the scripture saith, Who of their condersion. 18 The Gensoever believeth on him shall not tiles may not insult upon them: 26 be ashamed.

for there is a promise of their sal

vation. 33 God's judgments are 12 For there is no difference unsearchable. between the Jew and the Greek: I SAY then, Hath God cast for the same Lord over all, is away his people ? God forbid. rich unto all that call upon him. For I also am an Israelite, of the

13 For whosoever shall call seed of Abraham, of the tribe of upon the name of the Lord shall Benjamin. be saved.

2 God hath not cast away his 14 How then shall they call on people which he foreknew. Wot him in whom they have not be ye not what the scripture saith lieved ? and how shall they be- of Elias ? how he maketh interlieve in him of whom they have cession to God against Israel, not heard? and how shall they saying, hear without a preacher?

3 Lord, they have killed thy 15 And how shall they preach, prophets, and digged down thine except they be sent ? as it is altars; and I am left alone, and written, How beautiful are the they seek my life. feet.of them that preach the gos

4 But what saith the answer of pel of peace, and bring glad ti- God unto him? I have reserved dings of good things !

to myself seven thousand men, 16 But they have not all obeyed who have not bowed the knee to the gospel. For Esaias saith, the image of Baal. Lord, who hath believed our re 5 Even so then at this present

time also there is a remnant ac17 So then, faith cometh by cording to the election of grace. hearing, and hearing by the word 6 And if by grace, then is it no of God.

more of works : otherwise grace 18 But I say, Have they not is no more grace. But if it be of heard? Yes verily, their sound works, then is it no more grace: went into all the earth, and their otherwise work is no more work. words unto the ends of the world. ng What then? Israel hath not

19 But I say, Did not Israel obtained that which he seeketh know? First, Moses saith, I will for; but the election hath obtained provoke you to jealousy by them it, and the rest were blinded, that are no people, and by a fool 8 (According as it is written, ish nation I will anger you.

God hath given them the spirit of 20 But Esaias is very bold, and I slumber, eyes that they should

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