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our schoolmaster to bring us | forth his Son, made of a wounto Christ, that we might man, made under the law, be justified by faith.
5 To redeem them that were 25 But after that faith is under the law, that we might come, we are no longer un-receive the adoption of sons. der a schoolmaster.
6 And because ye are sons, 26 For ye are all the chil. God hath sent forth the Spirdren of God by faith in Christ it of his Son into your hearts, Jesus.
crying, Abba, Father. 27 For as many of you as Wherefore thou art no have been baptized into more a servant, but a son; Christ have put on Christ. and if a son, then an heir of
28 There is neither Jew nor God through Christ. Greek, there is neither bond 8 How beit then, when ye nor free, there is neither male knew not God, ye did service nor female: for ye are all one unto them which by nature in Christ Jesus.
are no gods. 29 And if ye be Christ's, then 9 But now, after that ye are ye Abraham's seed, and have known God, or rather lieirs according to the prom- are known of God, how turn ise.
ye again to the weak and begCHAPTER IV. garly elements, whereunto ye 1 We were under the law till Christ desire again to be in bondcame, as the heir is under his guardian till he be of age. 5 But Christ age? freeil us from the law: 7 therefore we 10 Ye observe days, and remembereth their good will to him, months, and times, and years. and his to them, 22 and sheweth that we are the sons' of Abraham by the have bestowed upon you la
11 I am afraid of you, lest I I say, That the heir, bour in vain.
12 Brethren, I beseech you, differeth nothing from a serv- be as I am; for I am as ye are: ant, though he be lord of ye have not injured me at all.
13 Ye know how through 2 But is under tutors and infirmity of the flesh I preachgovernors until the time ap- ed the gospel unto you at the pointed of the father.
first. 3 Even SO we, when we
14 And my
temptation were children, were in bond- which was in my flesh ye deage under the elements of the spised not, nor rejected; but world:
received me as an angel of 4 But when the fulness of God, even as Christ Jesus. the time was come, God sent 15 Where is then the bless
edness ye spake of? for I| Sinai in Arabia, and answerbear you record, that, if it eth to Jerusalem which now had been possible, ye would is, and is in bondage with her have plucked out your own children. eyes, and have given them to 26 But Jerusalem which is me.
above is free, which is the 16 Am I therefore become mother of us all. your enemy, because I tell
27 For it is written, Rejoice, you the truth?
thou barren that bearest not; 17 They zealously affect you, break forth and cry, thou but not well; yea, they would that travailest not for the exclude you,
at ye might desolate hath many more affect them.
children than she which hath 18 But it is good to be zeal- a husband. ously affected always in a 28 Now we, brethren, as good thing, and not only Isaac was, are the children when I am present with you. of promise.
19 My little children, of 29 But as then he that was whom I travail in birth again born after the flesh perseuntil Christ be formed in you, cuted him that was born after
20 I desire to be present the Spirit, even so it is now. with you now, and to change 30 Nevertheless what saith my voice ; for I stand in the Scripture? Cast out the doubt of you.
bondwoman and her son: for 21 Tell me, ye that desire to the son of the bondwoman be under the law, do ye not shall not be heir with the son hear the law ?
of the free woman. 22 For it is written, that 31 So then, brethren, we are Abraham had two sons, the not children of the bondwoone by a bondmaid, the other man, but of the free. by a free woman. 23 But he who was of the
CHAPTER V. bondwoman was born after '1 He moveth them to stand in their lib
erty, 3 and not to observe circumcisthe flesh; but he of the free
ion: 13 but rather love, which is the woman was by promise. sum of the law. 19 He reckoneth up
the works of the flesh, 22 and the 24 Which things are an alle fruits of the Spirit, 25 and exhorteth gory : for these are the two to walk in the Spirit. covenants; the one from the VTAND fast therefore in
eth to bondage, which is Christ hath made us free, and
be not entangled again with 25 For this Agar is mount the yoke of bondage.
2 Behold, I Paul say unto use not liberty for an occayou, that if ye be circumcis- sion to the flesh, but by love ed, Christ shall profit you serve one another. nothing
14 For all the law is fulfill3 For I testify again to ed in one word, even in this; every man that is circumcis- Thou shalt love thy neighed, that he is a debtor to do bour as thyself. the whole law.
15 But if ye bite and devour 4 Christ is become of no ef- one another, take heed that fect unto you, whosoever of ye be not consumed one of you are justified by the law; another. ye are fallen from grace. 16 This I say then, Walk in 5 For we through the Spirit the Spirit, and ye shall not wait for the hope of right- fulfil the lust of the flesh. eousness by faith.
17 For the flesh lusteth 6 For in Jesus Christ nei- against the Spirit, and the ther circumcision availeth Spirit against the flesh: and any thing, nor uncircumcis- these are contrary the one ion; but faith which work to the other; so that ye eth by love.
cannot do the things that 7 Ye did run well; who did ye would. hinder you that ye should not 18 Butif ye be led of the Spirobey the truth?
it, ye are not under the law. 8 This persuasion cometh not 19 Now the works of the of him that calleth you. flesh are manifest, which are 9 A little leaven leaveneth these, Adultery, fornication, the whole lump.
uncleanness, lasciviousness, 10 I have confidence in you 20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hathrough the Lord, that ye tred, variance, emulations, will be none otherwise mind. wrath, strife, seditions, hered: but he that troubleth you esies, shall bear his judgment, who 21 Envyings,
murders, soever he be.
drunkenness, revellings, and 11 And I, brethren, if I yet such like: of the which I tell preach circumcision, why do you before, as I have also told I yet suffer persecution ? then you in time past, that they is the offence of the cross which do such things shall not ceased.
inherit the kingdom of God. 12 I would they were even 22 But the fruit of the Spircut off which trouble you. it is love, joy, peace, longsuf
13 For, brethren, ye have fering, gentleness, goodness, been called unto liberty; only | faith,
23 Meekness, temperance: 7 Be not deceived; God is against such there is no not mocked: for whatsoever law.
a man soweth, that shall he 24 And they that are Christ's also reap. have crucified the flesh with 8 For he that soweth to his the affections and lusts. flesh shall of the flesh reap 25 If we live in the Spirit, corruption; but he that sowlet us also walk in the Spirit. eth to the Spirit shall of the 26 Let us not be desirous Spirit reap life everlasting. of vainglory, provoking one
9 And let us not be weary another, envying one an- / in well doing: for in due seaother.
son we shall reap, if we faint
10 As we have therefore op-
to all men, especially unto weary of well doing. 12 He sheweth them who are of the housewhat they intend that preach cir- hold of faith. cumcision. 14 He glorieth in nothing, save in the cross of Christ. 11 Ye see how large a letter RETHREN, if a man be I have written unto you with
overtaken in a fault, ye mine own hand. which are spiritual, restore 12 As many as desire to such a one in the spirit of make a fair shew in the flesh, meekness; considering thy- they constrain you to be self, lest thou also be tempted. circumcised ; only lest they 2 Bear ye one another's bur- should suffer persecution for dens, and so fulfil the law of the cross of Christ.
13 For neither they them3 For if a man think him- selves who are circumcised self to be something, when he keep the law; but desire to is nothing, he deceiveth him- have you circumcised, that self.
they may glory in your flesh. 4 But let every man prove
14 But God forbid that I his own work, and then shall should glory, save in the he have rejoicing in himself cross of our Lord Jesus alone, and not in another. Christ, by whom the world 5 For every man shall bear is crucified unto me, and I bis own burden.
unto the world. 6 Let him that is taught in 15 For in Christ Jesus neithe word communicate unto ther circumcision availeth laim that teacheth in all good any thing, nor uncircumcis
lion, but a new creature.
16 And as many as walk ac- in my body the marks of the cording to this rule, peace be Lord Jesus. on them, and mercy, and 18 Brethren, the grace of upon the Israel of God.' our Lord Jesus Christ be with
17 From henceforth let no your spirit. Amen. man trouble me: for I bear | Unto the Galatians written from Rome.
THE EPISTLE OF PAUL THE APOSTLE TO THE
according to the good pleas1 After the salutation, 3 and thanks- ure of his will,
giving for the Ephesians, 4 he treateth of our election, 6 and adoption by
6 To the praise of the glory grace, 11 which is the true and prop: of his grace, wherein he hath And because ine height of this mys- made us accepted in the betery cannot easily be attained unto, loved: 16 he prayeth that they inay come 18 to the full knowledge and 20 pos
7 In whom we have redempsession thereof in Christ.
tion through his blood, the AUL, an apostle of Jesus forgiveness of sins, according
to the saints which are at 8 Wherein he hath aboundEphesus, and to the faithful ed toward us in all wisdom in Christ Jesus:
and prudence; 2 Grace be to you, and peace, 9 Having made known unto from God our Father, and us the mystery of his will, acfrom the Lord Jesus Christ. cording to his good pleasure 3 Blessed be the God and which he hath purposed in Father of our Lord Jesus himself: Christ, who hath blessed us 10 That in the dispensation with all spiritual blessings of the fulness of times he in heavenly places in Christ: might gather together in one
4 According as he hath all things in Christ, both chosen us in him before the which are in heaven, and foundation of the world, that which are on earth; even in we should be holy and with him: out blame before him in love: 11 In whom also we have
5 Having predestinated us obtained an inheritance, beunto the adoption of children ing predestinated according by Jesus Christ to himself, to the purpose of him who