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Works of the flesh,

CHAP. VI.

and fruits of the Spirit. unto you, whosoever of you are the Spirit, and the Spirit against justified by the law: ye are fallen the flesh: and these are contrary from grace.

the one to the other; so that ye 5 For we through the Spirit cannot do the things that ye wait for the hope of righteous- | would. ness by faith.'

1 18 But if ye be led of the 1 6 For in Jesus Christ neither Spirit, ye are not under the law. circumcision availeth any thing, 19 Now the works of the flesh nor uncircumcision; but faith are manifest; which are these ; which worketh by love. . Adultery, fornication, unclean

7 Ye did run well; who did ness, lasciviousness, hinder you, that ye should not 20 Idolatry, witchcraft, haobey the truth?

tred, variance, emulations, wrath, 8 This persuasion cometh not strife, seditions, heresies, of him that calleth you. | 21 Envyings, murders, drunk

9 A little leaven leaveneth enness, revellings, and such like: the whole lump.

of the which I tell you before, as 10 I have confidence in you I have also told you in time past, through the Lord, that ye will that they which do such things be none otherwise minded: but shall not inherit the kingdom of he that troubleth you shall bear God. his judgement, whosoever he be. 22 But the fruit of the Spirit

11 And I, brethren, if I yet is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, preach circumcision, why do I gentleness, goodness, faith, yet suffer persecution ? then is 23 Meekness, temperance: the offence of the cross ceased.' against such there is no law.

12 I would they were even 24 And they that are Christ's cut off which trouble you have crucified the flesh with the

13 For, brethren, ye have been affections and lusts. called unto liberty; only use not 25 If we live in the Spirit, let liberty for an occasion tothe flesh, us also walk in the Spirit. but by love serve one another. 26 Let us not be desirous of

14 For all the law is fulfilled in vain glory, provoking one anone word, even in this, Thou other, envying one another. shalt love thy neighbour as thy " . CHAP. VI. self.

1 To deal mildly with offenders. 15 But if ye bite and devour DRETHREN, if a man be one another, take heed ye be D overtaken in a fault, ye not consumed one of another. which are spiritual restore such · 16 This I say then, Walk in a one in the spirit of meekness; the Spirit, and ye shall not ful- considering thyself, lest thou fil the last of the flesh. . also be tempted. 17 For the flesh lusteth against) 2 Bear ye one another's

Well-doing recommended. GALATIANS, VI. Paul glorieth in Christ. burdens, and so fulfil the law 12 As many as desire to znake of Christ. ..

a fair shew in the flesh, they 3 For if a man think himself constrain you to be circumcised, to be something, when he is only lest they should suffer pernothing, he deceiveth himself. secution for the cross of Christ.

4 But let every man prove 13 For neither they themhis own work, and then shall he selyes who are circumcised keep have rejoicing in himself alone, the law; but desire to have you and not in another:

circumcised, that they may 5 For every man shall bear glory in your flesh. his own burden.

14 But God forbid that I .6 Let him that is taught in should glory, save in the cross the word communicate unto him of our Lord Jesus Christ, by that teacheth in all good things. whom the world is crucified

7 Be not deceived; God is not unto me, and I unto the world. mocked : for whatsoever a man 15 For in Christ Jesus neither soweth, that shall he also reap. circumcision availeth any thing,

8 For he that soweth to his nor uncircumcision, but a new flesh, shall of the flesh reap creature. corruption; but he that soweth 16 And as many as walk to the Spirit, shall of the Spirit according to this rule, peace be reap life everlasting. i . on them, and mercy, and upon

9 And let us not be weary in the Israel of God. well-doing : for in due season 17 From henceforth let no we shall reap, if we faint not. man trouble me; for I bear in

10 As we have therefore op- my body the marks of the Lord portunity, let us do good unto all Jesus. men, especially unto them who 18 Brethren, the grace of our are of the household of faith. Lord Jesus Christ be with your · 11 Ye see how large a letter spirit. Amen. . I have written unto you with q Unto the Galatians, written from mine own hand.

Rome.

THE Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the EPHESIANS. CHAP. I.

| from God our Father, and from . Of election, and adoption. the Lord Jesus Christ. DAUL, an apostle of Jesus 3. Blessed be the God and

I Christ, by the will of God, to Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the saints which are at Ephesus, who hath blessed us with all and to the faithful in Christ Jesus: / spiritual blessings in heavenly 2 Grace be to you, and peace, places in Christ

ore the foundarsen / ye believed and adoption by

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of our election,

EPHESIANS, I. 4 According as he hath chosen ye believed, ye were sealed with us in him before the foundation that holy Spirit of promise, of the world, that we should be 14 Which is the earnest of holy, and without blame before our inheritance, until the rehim in love:

demption of the purchased pos5. Having predestinated us session, unto the praise of his unto the adoption of children by glory, Jesus Christ to himself, accord- 15 Wherefore I also, after ing to the good pleasure of his I heard of your faith in the

Lord Jesus, and love unto all 6 To the praise of the glory of the saints, his grace, wherein he hath made 16 Cease not to give thanks us accepted in the Beloved: for you, making mention of you

7 In whom we have redemp- in my prayers ; tion through his blood, the for- 17 That the God of our Lord giveness of sins, according to Jesus Christ, the Father of the riches of his grace;

glory, may give unto you the 8 Wherein he hath abounded Spirit of wisdom and revelation toward us in all wisdom and in the knowledge of him: prudence;

18 The eyes of your under9 Having made known unto standing being enlightened; that us the mystery of his will, accord- / ye may know what is the hope ing to his good pleasure which of his calling, and what the he had purposed in himself: riches of the glory of his inhe

10 That in the dispensation ritance in the saints, of the fulness of times, he might 1. 19 And what is the exceeding gather together in one all things greatness of his power to us-ward in Christ, both which are in who believe, according to the heaven and which are on earth: working of his mighty power, even in him,

20 Which he wrought in 11 In whom also we have Christ, when he raised him from obtained an inheritance, being the dead, and set him at his predestinated according to the own right hand in the heavenly purpose of him who worketh all places, things after the counsel of his 21 Far above all principality, own will;

and power, and might, and do12 That we should be to the minion, and every name that is praise of his glory, who first named, not only in this world, trusted in Christ.

but also in that which is to come; 13 In whom ye also trusted, 22 And hath put all things after that ye heard the word of under his feet, and gave him to truth, the gospel of your salva- be the head over all things to tion: in whom also, after that I the church,

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Salvation through grace. EPHESIANS, The ritual law abolished.

23 Which is his body, the, before ordained that we should fulness of him that filleth all walk in them. in all.

11 Wherefore remember, that CHAP. II.

ye being in time past Gentiles All are created for good works. in the flesh, who are called UnAND you hath he quickened, circumcision by that which is A who were dead in trespasses called the Circumcision in the and sins;

flesh made by hands; 2 Wherein in time past ye 12 That at that time ye were walked according to the course without Christ, being aliens from of this world, according to the the commonwealth of Israel, and prince of the power of the air, strangers from the covenants of the spirit that now worketh in promise, having no hope, and the children of disobedience: without God in the world:

3 Among whom also we all 13 But now, in Christ Jesus, had our conversation in times ye who sometimes were far off, past in the lusts of our flesh, are made nigh by the blood of fulfilling the desires of the flesh Christ. and of the mind; and were by 14 For he is our peace, who nature the children of wrath, hath made both one, and hath even as others.

broken down the middle wall of 4 But God, who is rich in partition between us; mercy, for his great love where 15 Having abolished in his with he loved us,

Alesh the enmity, even the law 5 Even when we were dead in of commandments contained in sins, hath quickened us together ordinances; for to make in himwith Christ, (by grace ye are self of twain one new ma saved ;)

making peace; 6 And hath raised us up toge- 16 And that he might reconther, and made us sit together incile both unto God in one body heavenly places in Christ Jesus; by the cross, having slain the

7 That in the ages to come he enmity thereby; might shew the exceeding riches 17 And came and preached of his grace, in his kindness to- peace to you which were afar off, wards us through Christ Jesus. and to them that were nigh.

8 For by grace are ye saved 18 For through him we both through faith; and that not of have access by one Spirit unto yourselves; it is the gift of God: the Father.

9 Not of works, lest any inani 19 Now therefore ye are no should boast.

| more strangers and foreigners, 10 For we are his workman- but fellow-citizens with the ship, created in Christ Jesus unto saints, and of the household of good works, which God hath God;

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The hidden mystery of the CHAP. III. Gentiles' salvation revealed.

20 And are built upon the among the Gentiles the unfoundation of the apostles and searchable riches of Christ; prophets, Jesus Christ himself 9. And to make all men see, being the chief corner-stone; what is the fellowship of the

21 In whom all the building, mystery, which from the beginfitly framed together, groweth ning of the world hath been hid unto an holy temple in the in God, who created all things Lord;

by Jesus Christ: 22 In whom ye also are I 10 To the intent that now builded together for an habita- unto the principalities and powtion of God through the Spirit. ers in heavenly places might be

known, by the church, the maniSalvation for the Gentiles. fold wisdom of God, TOR this cause I Paul, the 11 According to the eternal

prisoner of Jesus Christ for purpose which he purposed in you Gentiles,

Christ Jesus our Lord: 2 (If ye have heard of the dis- 12 In whom we have boldness pensation of the grace of God, and access with confidence by which is given me to you-ward: the faith of him.

3 How that by revelation 13 Wherefore I desire that ye he made known unto me the faint not at my tribulations for mystery; as I wrote afore in you, which is your glory. few words,

14 For this cause I bow my 4 Whereby, when ye read, ye knees unto the Father of our may understand my knowledge Lord Jesus Christ, in the mystery of Christ;

15 Of whom the whole family 5 Which in other ages was not in heaven and earth is named, made known unto the sons of 16 That he would grant you, men, as it is now revealed unto according to the riches of his his holy apostles and prophets glory, to be strengthened with by the Spirit;

I might by his Spirit in the inner 6 That the Gentiles should be man; fellow-heirs, and of the same . 17 That Christ may dwell in body, and partakers of his pro your hearts by faith; that ye, bemise in Christ by the gospel;' ing rooted and grounded in love,

7 Whereof i was made a 18 May be able to compreminister, according to the gift hend with all saints, what is the of the grace of God given unto breadth, and length, and depth, me by the effectual working of and height; his power.

19 And to know the love 8 Unto me, who am less than of Christ, which passeth knowthe least of all saints, is this ledge, that ye might be filled grace given, that I should preach I with all the fulness of God.

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