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Paul's expostulation CHAPTER 11.

with Peter 3 But neither Titus, who 11 But when Peter was come was with me; being a Greek, to Antioch, I withstood him to was compelled to be circum- the face, because he was to be cised :

blamed. 4 And that because of false 12 For before that certain brethren unawares brought in, came from James, he did eat who came in privily to spy out with the Gentiles: but when our liberty which we have in they were come, he withdrew Christ Jesus, that they might and separated himself, fearing bring us into bondage:

them which were of the circum5 To whom we gave place by cision. subjection, no, not for an hour, 13 And the other Jews disthat the truth of the gospel sembled likewise with him ; might continue with you.

insomuch that Barnabas also 6 But of those who seemed was carried away with their to be somewhat, whatsoever dissimulation. they were, it maketh no mat- 14 But when I saw that they ter to me; God accepteth no walked not uprightly accord. man's person: for they who ing to the truth of the gospel, seemed to be somewhat in con- I said unto Peter before them ference added nothing to me: all, If thou, being a Jew, livest

7 But contrariwise, when they after the manner of Gentiles,
saw that the gospel of the un- and not as do the Jews, why
circumcision was committed compellest thou the Gentiles
unto me, as the gospel of the to live as do the Jews ?
circumcision was unto Peter; 15 We who are Jews by na-

8 (For he that wrought effect. | ture, and not sinners of the
ually in Peter to the apostle Gentiles,
ship of the circumcision, the 16 Knowing that a man is
same was mighty in me to- not justified by the works of
ward the Gentiles;)

the law, but by the faith of Je.
9 And when James, Cephas, sus Christ, even we have be.
and John, who seemed to believed in Jesus Christ, that we
pillars, perceived the grace might be justified by the faith
that was given unto me, they of Christ, and not by the works
gave to me and Barnabas the of the law: for by the works
right hands of fellowship; of the law shall no flesh be
that we should go unto the justified.
heathen, and they unto the 17 But if, while we seek to be
circumcision.

justified by Christ, we ourselves 10 Only they would that we also are found sinners, is thereshould remember the poor; fore Christ the minister of sin? the same which I also was for God forbid. ward to do.

18 For if I build again the

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Of justification
GALATIANS,

by faith things which I destroyed, I 7 Know ye therefore that make myself a transgressor. they which are of faith, the

19 For I through the law am same are the children of Abradead to the law, that I might ham. live unto God.

8 And the Scripture, fore 20 I am crucified with Christ: seeing that God would justify nevertheless I live; yet not the heathen through faith, I, but Christ liveth in me: preached before the gospel unand the life which I now live to Abraham, saying, In thee in the flesh I live by the faith shall all nations be blessed. of the Son of God, who loved 9 So then they which be of me, and gave himself for me. faith are blessed with faithful

21 I do not frustrate the Abraham. grace of God: for if righteous- 10 For as many as are of the ness come by the law, then works of the law are under the Christ is dead in vain.

curse: for it is written, Cursed CHAPTER III.

is every one that continueth I He asketh what moved them to leave the faith, not in all things which are and depend upon the law? 6 They that believe

written in the book of the law are justified, 9 and blessed with Abraham: 10 and this he sheweth by many reasons.

to do them.

11 But that no man is justified hath bewitched you, that by the law in the sight of God, ye should not obey the truth, it is evident: for, The just shall before whose eyes Jesus Christ live by faith. hath been evidently set forth, 12

12 And the law is not of faith: crucified among you ?

but, The man that doeth them 2 This only would I learn of shall live in them. you, Received ye the Spirit by 13 Christ hath redeemed us the works of the law, or by the from the curse of the law, be. hearing of faith?

ing made a curse for us : for it 3 Are ye so foolish? having is written, Cursed is every one begun in the Spirit, are ye that hangeth on a tree: now made perfect by the flesh? 14 That the blessing of Abra

4 Have ye suffered so many ham might come on the Genthings in vain ? if it be yet in tiles through Jesus Christ; that vain.

we might receive the promise 5 He therefore that minister of the Spirit through faith. eth to you the Spirit, and work- 15 Brethren, I speak after the eth miracles among you, doeth manner of men; Though it be he it by the works of the law, but a man's covenant, yet if it or by the hearing of faith? be confirmed, no man disan.

6 Even as Abraham believed nulleth, or addeth thereto. God, and it was accounted to 16 Now to Abraham and his him for righteousness.

seed were the promises made.

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All believers
CHAPTER IV.

are justified He saith not, And to seeds, as come, we are no longer under of many; but as of one, And a schoolmaster. to thy seed, which is Christ. 26 For ye are all the ehildren

17 And this I say, that the cov- of God by faith in Christ Jeenant, that was confirmed be- sus. fore of God in Christ, the law, 27 For as many of you as which was four hundred and have been baptized into Christ thirty years after, cannot dis- have put on Christ. annul, that it should make the 28 There is neither Jew nor promise of none effect.

Greek, there is neither bond 18 For if the inheritance be nor free, there is neither male of the law, it is no more of pro- nor female : for ye are all one mise: but God gave it to Abra- in Christ Jesus. ham by promise.

29 And if ye be Christ's, then 19 Wherefore then serveth the are ye Abraham's seed, and law? It was added because of heirs according to the promise. transgressions, till the seed

CHAPTER IV. should come to whom the pro- 1 We were under the law till Christ came, as mise was made; and it was or- the heir is under his guardian till he be dained by angels in the hand

of age. 5 But Christ freed us from the law:

7 therefore we are no longer servants to it. of a mediator.

14 He remembereth their good will to him,

and his to them; 22 and sheueth that we are 20 Now a mediator is not a

Abrahain's seed according to the promise. mediator of one, but God is VOW I say, That the heir, one.

as

long as he is a child, 21 Is the law then against the differeth nothing from a servpromises of God? God forbid: ant, though he be lord of all; for if there had been a law given 2 But is under tutors and which could have given life, governors until the time apverily righteousness should pointed of the father. have been by the law.

3 Even so we, when we were 22 But the Scripture hath children, were in bondage unconcluded all under sin, that der the elements of the world: the promise by faith of Jesus 4 But when the fulness of the Christ might be given to them time was come, God sent forth that believe.

his Son, made of a woman, 23 But before faith came, we made under the law, were kept under the law, shut 5 To redeem them that were up unto the faith which should under the law, that we might afterwards be revealed.

receive the adoption of sons. 24 Wherefore the law was 6 And because ye are sons, our schoolmaster to bring us God hath sent forth the Spirit unto Christ, that we might be of his Son into your hearts, cry. justified by faith.

ing, Abba, Father. 25 But after that faith is 7 Wherefore thou art no more

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Paul reproveth
GALATIANS,

the Galatians. a servant, but a son; and if a ously affected always in a son, then an heir of God through good thing, and not only when Christ.

I am present with you. 8 Howbeit then, when ye 19 My little children, of knew not God, ye did service whom I travail in birth again unto them which by nature are until Christ be formed in you, no gods.

20 I desire to be present with 9 But now, after that ye have you now, and to change my known God, or rather are known voice ; for I stand in doubt of of God, how turn ye again to you. the weak and beggarly ele- 21 Tell me, ye that desire to ments, whereunto ye desire be under the law, do ye not hear again to be in bondage ? the law? 10 Ye observe

22 Forit is written, that Abramonths, and times, and years. ham had two sons, the one by

11 I am afraid of you, lest I a bondmaid, the other by a free have bestowed upon you labour woman. in vain.

23 But he who was of the 12 Brethren, I beseech you, bondwoman was born after the be as I am; for I am as ye are: flesh; but he of the free woye have not injured me at all. man was by promise.

13 Ye know how through in- 24 Which things are an allefirmity of the flesh I preached gory: for these are the two the gospel unto you at the covenants; the one from the first.

mount Sinai, which gendereth 14 And my temptation which to bondage, which is Agar.

was in my flesh ye despised 25 For this Agar is mount

not, nor rejected; but received Sinai in Arabia, and answer. me as an angel of God, even eth to Jerusalem which now as Christ Jesus.

is, and is in bondage with her 15 Where is then the blessed children. ness ye spake of? for I bear 26 But Jerusalem which is you record, that, if it had been above is free, which is the mopossible, ye would have pluck-ther of us all. ed out your own eyes, and have 27 For it is written, Rejoice, given them to me.

thou barren that bearest not; 16 Am I therefore become break forth and cry, thou that your enemy, because I tell you travailest not: for the desolate the truth?

hath many more children than 17 They zealously affect you, she which hath a husband. but not well; yea, they would

28 Now we, brethren, as Isaac exclude

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was, are the children of profect them.

mise. 18 But it is good to be zeal- 29 But as then he that was

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The liberty
CHAPTER V.

of the gospel.
born after the flesh persecuted 8 This persuasion cometh not
him that was born after the of him that calleth you.
Spirit, even so it is now. 9 A little leaven leaveneth

30 Nevertheless what saith the whole lump.
the Scripture? Cast out the 10 I have confidence in you
bondwoman and her son: for through the Lord, that ye

will the son of the bond woman shall be none otherwise minded: but not be heir with the son of the he that troubleth you shall free woman.

bear his judgment, whosoever 31 So then, brethren, we are he be. not children of the bond woman, 11 And I, brethren, if I yet but of the free.

preach circumcision, why do I

yet suffer persecution ? then is CHAPTER V.

the offence of the cross ceased. 1 He chargeth them to stand fast in their liber.

12 I would they were even ty, 3 and not to observe circumcision : 13 but rather to love one another, which is the cut off which trouble you. sum of the lar. 19 He reckoneth up the works

13 For, brethren, ye have of the flesh, 22 and the fruits of the Spirit, 25 and exhorteth to walk in the Spirit.

been called unto liberty; only TAND fast therefore in the use not liberty for an occasion

liberty wherewith Christ to the flesh, but by love serve hath made us free, and be not one another. entangled again with the yoke 14 For all the law is fulfilled of bondage.

in one word, even in this; Thou 2 Behold, I Paul say unto shalt love thy neighbour as you, that if ye be circumcised, thyself. Christ shall profit you nothing. 15 But if ye bite and devour

3 For I testify again to every one another, take heed that ye man that is circumcised, that be not consumed one of anohe is a debtor to do the whole ther. law.

16 This I say then, Walk in 4 Christ is become of no effect the Spirit, and ye shall not fulunto you, whosoever of you are fil the lust of the flesh. justified by the law; ye are 17 For the flesh lusteth against fallen from grace.

the Spirit, and the Spirit against 5 For we through the Spirit the flesh: and these are contrawait for the hope of righteous- ry the one to the other; so that ness by faith.

ye cannot do the things that ye 6 For in Jesus Christ neither would. circumcision availeth any thing, 18 But if ye be led of the Spinor uncircumcision ; but faith rit, ye are not under the law. which worketh by love.

19 Now the works of the flesh 7 Ye did run well; who did are manifest, which are these; hinder

you
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