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by Christ.

Chap. vi.

Of living in sin. not imputed when there is no reign in life by one, Jesus law.

Christ :) 14 Nevertheless, death reign 18 Therefore, as by the ed from Adam to Moses, even offence of one judgment came over them that had not sinned upon all men to condemnation; after the similitude of Adam's even so by the righteousness transgression,c who is the fig- of one the free gift came upon ure of him that was to come.d all men unto justification of

15 But not as the offence so life.e also is the free gift. For if 19 For as by one man's disthrough the offence of one ma obedience many were made ny be dead; much more the sinners; so by the obedience grace

of God, and the gift by of one shall many be made grace, which is by one man, righteous. Jesus Christ, hath abounded

20 Moreover, the law enterunto inany.

ed that the offence might a16 And not as it was by one bound; but where sin aboundthat sinned so is the gift; fored, grace did much more athe judgment was by one to bound; condemnation, but the free gift 21 That as sin hath reignis of many offences unto jus- ed unto death, even so might tification.

grace reign through righteous17 For if, by one man's of- ness unto eternal life, by Jesus fence, death reigned by one; Christ our Lord. much more they which receive

CHAP. VI. abundance of


and of the gift of righteousness, shall 1 We must not live in sin, 2

for we are dead unto it, 12

nor let sin reign in us. 23 6 They, that had not sinned after the Death is the wages of sin. similitude of Adam's transgression, are WHAT shall we say,

then? supposed to be infants and idiots, who, though subject to death, are e By justification of life, which is not capable of actually sinning like

here said to come upon all, we are Adam.

not to understand pardon and future d The likeness, on account of which felicity, for then the impenitently Adam is called a figure or type of

wicked would receive the reward of Christ, who was to come, consists in the righteous which is contrary to the their communicating to mankind express declaration of scripture; but what peculiarly belonged to them; we are to understand by it the senfor a: Adam communicated sin and tence of God, by which Adam and deoit, so Christ communicated righ his posterity were suffered to live teouer. & life; and as Adam was the áwhile here on earth, and by which fathe. of the first or natural life, which after .death, they will all be, raised all enjoy, so Christ is the author of from the dead at the last day, to rethe second or future life, which all ceive the award of their deeds, whe shall regain at the resurrection. ther they be good or bad.


ye are

Death is the wages Romas.

of sin. Shall we continue in sin, that unto sin, but alive upto God grace may abound ?

through Jesus Christ our Lord. 2 God forbid : how shal! 12 Let not sin, therefore, that are dead to sin live any reign in your mortal body, that longer therein Pa

ye should obey it in the lusts 3 Know ye not, that so ma- thereof : ny of us as were baptized in 13 Neither yield ye your to Jesus Christ, were baptized members as instruments of uninto his death?

righteousness unto sin; but 4 Therefore we are buried yield yourselves unto God, as with him by baptism into those that are alive from the death; that like as Christ dead, and your members as inwas raised up from the dead struments of righteousness unby the glory of the Father, e. to God. ven so we also should walk in 14 For sin shall not have newness of life.

dominion over you ;,

for 5 For if we have been plant- not under the law, but under ed together in the likeness of grace. his death, we shall be also in 16 What then I shall we sin, the likeness of his resurrection: because we are not under the

6 Knowing this, that our law, but under grace ? God old man is crucified with him, forbid. that the body of sin might be 16 Know ye not, that to destroyed, that henceforth we whom ye yield yourselves sershould not serve sin.

vants to obey; his servants. ty For he that is dead is ye are to whom yeobey; freed from sin.

whether of sin unto death, or of 8 Now, if we be dead with obedience unto righteousness? Christ, we believe that we 17 But God be thanked that shall also live with him: ye were the servants of sin ;

9 Knowing that Christ, be- but ye have obeyed from the ing raised from the dead, dieth heart that form of doctrine, no more; death hath no more which was delivered you. dominion over him.

18 Being then made free 10 For in that he died, he from sin, ye became the ser. died unto sin once; but in that vants of righteousness. he liveth, he liveth unto God. 19 I speak after the man

11 Likewise reckon ye al. ner of men, because of the inso yourselves to be dead indeed firmity of your flesh; for as

a How shall we, who are exposed ye have yielded your members to both temporal and spiritual death servants to uncleanness, and in

consequence of sin, expect by con 6 But thanks be to God, that altinuing in it, to obtain everlasting though ye were the servants of sing, life?

yet ye have obeyed, &c.


fruit un

we say

Of the power of the law : Chap. vii. the holiness thereof: to iniquity unto iniquity; even 4 Wherefore, my brethren, so now yield your members


also become dead to the servants to righteousness unto law by the body of Christ; holiness.


ye should be married to 20 For when ye were the another, even to him who is servants of sin, ye were free raised from the dead, that we from righteousness.

should bring forth fruit unto 21 What fruit had ye then God. in those things whereof ye are 5 For when we were in the now ashamed ? for the end of flesh, the motions of sins, which those things is death.

were by the law, did work in 22 But now being made free oor members to bring forth from sin, and become servants fruit unto death. to God,


6 But now we are delivered to holiness, and the end ever- from the law, that being dead lasting life.

wherein we were held ; that 23 For the

wages of sin is we should serve in newness of death; but the gift of God is spirit, and not in the oldness eternal life through Jesus of the letter. Christ our Lord.

✓ What shall then ? CHAP. VII.

Is the law sin ? God forbid. 1 No law hath power over a Nay, I had not known sin but

man longer than he liveth. by the law; for I had not » The law is not sin, 12 but known lust, except the law had holy, just, and good. said, Thou shalt not covet. KNOW ye not, brethren, 8 But sin, taking occasion (for I speak to them that know by the commandment, wrought the law,) how that the law in me all manner of concupishath dominion over a man as

For without the law long as he liveth ?

sin was dead. 2 For the woman which 9 For I was alive without hath an husband is bound by the law once : but when the the law to her husband so long commandment came, sin reas he liveth; but if the husband vived, and I died. be dead she is loosed from the 10 And the commandment, law of her husband.

which was ordained to life, I 3. So then, if while her hube found to be unto death. band liveth she be married to 11 For sin, taking occasion another man, she shall be call- by the commandment, deceived an adulteress; but if hered me, and by it slew me. husband be dead, she is free 12 Wherefore the law is from that law; so that she is holy, and the commandment no adulteress, though she be holy, and just, and good. married to another man.

13. Was then that which is



Of the works


of the flesh, good made death unto me? 24 O wretched man that I God forbid. But sin, that it am! who shall deliver me might appear sin, working from the body of this death? death in me by that which is 25 I thank God,b through good; that sin by the com- Jesus Christ our Lord. So mandment might become ex- then with the mind I myself ceeding sinful.

serve the law of God, but with 14 For we know that the the flesh the law of sin. law is spiritual; but I am carnal, sold under sin.

CHAP. VIII. 15 For that which I do, I 1 Who are free from condemallow not; for what I would, nation. 5, 13 What harm that do I not; but what I cometh of the flesh, 6, 14 hate, that do I.

and what good of the Spi16 If then I do that which rit, 17 and what of being I would not, I consent unto the God's children. law, that it is good.

THERE is, therefore, now 17 Now then it is no more no condemnation to them, I, that do it, but sin that which are in Christ Jesus, who dwelleth in me.

walk not after the flesh, but 18 For I know that in me after the Spirit. (that is, in my flesh) dwelleth 2 For the law of the Spirit no good thing; for to will is of life in Christ Jesus, hath present with me; but how to made me free from the law of perform that which is good, I sin and death. find not.a

3 For what the law could 19 For the good that I would, not do, in that it was weak I do not; but the evil which I through the flesh, God sending would not, that I do.

his own Sop in the likeness of 20 Now, if I do that I would sinful flesh, and for sin connot, it is no more I that do it, demned sin in the flesh; but sin that dwelleth in me. 4 That the righteousness of

21 I find then a law, that, the law might be fulfilled in when I would do good, evil is us, who wals not after the present with me.

flesh, but after the Spirit. 22 For I delight in the law 5 For they that are after of God after the inward man. the flesh, do mind the things

23 But I see another law in of the flesh; but they that are my members warring against after the Spirit, the things of the law of my mind, and bring the Spirit. ing me into captivity to the 6 For to be carnally mindlaw of siu, which is in my ed is death ; but to be spiritumembers.

b I thank God, that I am delivered a I find not easy.

through Jesus Christ our Lord.

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and of the Spirit.

Chap. viii. Of God's children. ally minded is life and peace; heirs ; heirs of God, and joint

✓ Because the carnal mind heirs with Christ; if so be that is enmity against God; for we suffer with him,that we may it is not subject to the law of be also glorified together. God, neither indeed can be. 18 For I reckon, that the

8 So then they that are in sufferings of this present time the flesh, cannot please God. are not worthy to be compared

9 But ye are not in the flesh, with the glory, which shall be but in the Spirit, if so be that revealed in us. the Spirit of God dwell in you. 19 For the earnest expectaNow, if any man have not the tion of the creature waiteth Spirit of Christ, he is none of for the manifestation of the his.

sons of God. 10 And if Christ be in you,

20 For the creature was the body is dead because of made subject to vanity, not sin; but the Spirit is life be- willingly, but by reason of cause of righteousness.

him, who hath subjected the 11 But if the Spirit of him, same in hope; that raised up Jesus from the 21 Because the creature it. dead, dwell in you, he that self also shall be delivered raised up Christ from the from the bondage of corrup dead, shall also quicken your tion into the glorious liberty of mortal bodies by his Spirit, the children of God. that dwelleth in you.

22 For we know that the 12 Therefore, brethren, we whole creation groaneth and are debtors, not to the flesh to travaileth in pain together unlive after the flesh.

til now : 13 For if ye live after the 23 And not only they, but flesh ye shall die: but if


ourselves also, which have the through the Spirit do mortify first-fruits of the Spirit, even the deeds of the body; ye shall we ourselves groan

within ourlive.

selves, waiting for the adop14 For as many as are led tion, to wit, the redemption of by the Spirit of Good, they are our body. the Sons of God.

24 For we are saved by 15 For ye have not receiv. hope;a but hope that is seen ed the spirit of bondage again is not hope ; for what a man to fear; but ye have received seeth why doth he yet hope for? the Spirit of adoption, where 25 But if we hope for that by wery, Abba, Father. we see not, then do we with

18 ''he Spirit itself beareth patience wait for it. witiir.. with our spirit, that 26 Likewise the Spirit also We air the children of God: helpeth our infirmitics; for

17 And if children, then We are saved in hope.

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