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The fruit of the Spirit.

GALATIANS. Well doing commended. 20 Idolatry, witchcraft, ha- 4 But let every man prove his tred, variance, emulations, own work, and then shall he wrath, strife, seditions, here have rejoicing in himself alone, sies,

and not in another. 21 Envyings, murders, drunk- 5 For every man shall bear his enness, revellings, and such own burden. like: of the which I tell you 6 Let him that is taught in before, as I have also told you the word communicate unto in time past, that they which him that teacheth in all good do such things shall not inherit things. the kingdom of God.

7 Be not deceived; God is 22 But the fruit of the Spi- not mocked : for whatsoever a rit is love, joy, peace, longsuf- man soweth, that shall he also fering, gentleness, goodness, reap. faith,

8 For he that soweth to his 23 Meekness, temperance: flesh shall of the flesh reap against such there is no law. corruption; but he that soweth

24 And they that are Christ's to the Spirit shall of the Spirit have crucified the flesh with reap life everlasting. the affections and lusts.

9 And let us not be weary 25 If we live in the Spirit, in well doing: for in due sealet us also walk in the Spirit. son we shall reap, if we faint

26 Let us not be desirous of not. vainglory, provoking one ano- 10 As we have therefore opther, envying one another. portunity, let us do good unto

all men, especially unto them CHAPTER VI.

who are of the household of 1 He exhorteth them to deal mildly with an of- faith. fending brother, 2 and to bear one another's burden; 6 to be liberal to their teachers, 9

11 Ye see how large a letter I and not weary in well doing. 12 IIe sheweth have written unto you with what they intend that preach circumcision. 14 He glorieth in nothing, save in the cross of

mine own hand.

12 As many as desire to make RETHREN, if a man be a fair shew in the flesh, they

overtaken in a fault, ye constrain you to be circumcis. which are spiritual, restore ed; only lest they should suffer such a one in the spirit of persecution for the cross of meekness; considering thyself, Christ. lest thou also be tempted. 13 For neither they them.

2 Bear ye one another's bur- selves who are circumcised dens, and so fulfil the law of keep the law; but desire to Christ.

have you circumcised, that 3 For if a man think himself they may glory in your flesh. to be something, when he is 14 But God forbid that I nothing, he deceiveth himself. I should glory, save in the cross

Christ.

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Paul glorieth

CHAPTER I. in the cross of Christ. of our Lord Jesus Christ, by on them, and mercy, and

upon whom the world is crucified the Israel of God. unto me, and I unto the 17 From henceforth let no world.

man trouble me: for I bear in 15 For in Christ Jesus nei. my body the marks of the Lord ther circumcision availeth any Jesus. thing, nor uncircumcision, but 18 Brethren, the grace of our a new creature.

Lord Jesus Christ be with your 16 And as many as walk ac- spirit. Amen. cording to this rule, peace be T Unto the Galatians written from Rome.

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CHAPTER I.

unto the adoption of children 1 After salutation, and thanksgiving for the by Jesus Christ to himself, acEphesians, 4 he treateth of our election, and cording to the good pleasure adoption by grace, 11 which is the true and

of his will, proper fountain of man's salvation. 13 We are sealed by the Holy Spirit of promise; 15 6 To the praise of the glory woherefore he prayeth that they may come to the full knowledge and possession of this sal

of his grace, wherein he hath

made us accepted in the beAUL, an apostle of Jesus loved:

Christ by the will of God, 7 In whom we have redempto the saints which are at tion through his blood, the forEphesus, and to the faithful in giveness of sins, according to Christ Jesus:

the riches of his grace; 2 Grace be to you, and peace, 8 Wherein he hath abound. from God our Father and from ed toward us in all wisdom the Lord Jesus Christ.

and prudence; 3 Blessed be the God and 9 Having made known unto Father of our Lord Jesus us the mystery of his will, acChrist, who hath blessed us cording to his good pleasure with all spiritual blessings in which he hath purposed in heavenly places in Christ: himself:

4 According as he hath cho- 10 That in the dispensation sen us in him before the foun- of the fulness of times he might dation of the world, that we gather together in one all should be holy and without things in Christ, both which blame before him in love: are in heaven, and which are 5 Having predestinated us on earth; even in him :

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Puul blesseth God for them. EPHESIANS, Christ's exaltation.

11 In whom also we have ob- | ing to the working of his tained an inheritance, being mighty power, predestinated according to the 20 Which he wrought in purpose of him who worketh Christ, when he raised him all things after the counsel of from the dead, and set him at his own will:

his own right hand in the 12 That we should be to the heavenly places, praise of his glory, who first 21 Far above all principali. trusted in Christ.

ty, and power, and might, and 13 In whom ye also trusted, dominion, and every name after that ye heard the word that is named, not only in of truth, the gospel of your this world, but also in that salvation: in whom also, after which is to come: that

ye believed, ye were sea!- 22 And hath put all things ed with that Holy Spirit of under his feet, and

gave

him promise,

to be the head over all things 14 Which is the earnest of to the church, our inheritance until the re- 23 Which is his body, the demption of the purchased fulness of him that filleth all possession, unto the praise of in all. his glory.

CHAPTER 11. 15 Wherefore I also, after I 1 He sheweth our state by nature, and God's heard of your faith in the great mercy in our deliverance. 10 We an

created unto good works; 13 and being Lord Jesus, and love unto all brought nigh by the blood of Christ, 19 the saints,

should not therefore live as Gentiles, and

foreigners in time past, but as citizens with 16 Cease not to give thanks the saints, and the family of God. for you, making mention of ND

you

. you in my prayers;

ed, who were dead in tres. 17 That the God of our Lord passes and sins; Jesus Christ, the Father of 2 Wherein in time past ye glory, may give unto you the walked according to the course spirit of wisdom and reve. of this world, according to the lation in the knowledge of prince of the power of the him:

air, the spirit that now work. 18 The eyes of your under. eth in the children of disobestanding being enlightened ; dience: that ye may know what is 3 Among whom also we all the hope of his calling, and had our conversation in times what the riches of the glo- past in the lusts of our flesh, ry of his inheritance in the fulfilling the desires of the saints,

flesh and of the mind; and 19 And what is the exceed

were by nature the children ing greatness of his power to of wrath, even as others. us-ward who believe, accord

4 But God, who is rich in

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Salvation by

CHAPTER III. the blood of Christ. mercy, for his great love hath made both one, and hath wherewith he loved us,

broken down the middle wall 5 Even when we were dead of partition between us ; in sins, hath quickened us to. 15 Having abolished in his gether with Christ, (by grace flesh the enmity, even the law ye are saved,)

of commandments contained 6 And hath raised us up toge in ordinances; for to make in ther, and made us sit together himself of twain one new man, in heavenly places in Christ

so making peace; Jesus :

16 And that he might re7 That in the ages to come concile both unto God in one he might shew the exceeding body by the cross, having slain riches of his grace, in his kind- the enmity thereby : ness toward us, through Christ 17 And came and preached Jesus.

peace to you which were afar 8 For by grace are ye saved off

, and to them that were through faith; and that not nigh. of yourselves : it is the gift 18 For through him we both of God:

have access by one Spirit unto 9 Not of works, lest any man the Father. should boast.

19 Now therefore ye are no 10 For we are his workman- more strangers and foreigners, ship, created in Christ Jesus but fellow citizens with the unto good works, which God saints, and of the household hath before ordained that we

of God; should walk in them.

20 And are built upon the 11 Wherefore remember, that foundation of the apostles and ye being in time past Gentiles prophets, Jesus Christ himself in the flesh, who are called Un-being the chief corner stone;

21 called the Circumcision in the fitly framed together groweth flesh made by hands;

unto a holy temple in the 12 That at that time ye were Lord : without Christ, being aliens 22 In whom ye also are from the commonwealth of Is- builded together for a habitrael, and strangers from the ation of God through the covenants of promise, having Spirit. no hope, and without God in

CHAPTER III. the world :

1 The hidden mystery, that the Gentiles should 13 But now, in Christ Jesus,

be saved, was made known to Paul and to ye who sometime were far off the other apostles by revelation : 8 and to

him was that grace given, that he should are made nigh by the blood of

preach it.

13 He desireth them not to faint Christ.

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at his tribulations, 14 and prayeth that they

may perceive the great love of Christ toward 14 For he is our peace, who

them.

FOR

The salvation of

EPHESIANS, the Gentiles revealed. OR this cause I Paul, the be known by the church the

prisoner of Jesus Christ manifold wisdom of God, for you Gentiles,

11 According to the eternal 2 If ye have heard of the purpose which he purposed in dispensation of the grace of Christ Jesus our Lord : God which is given me to 12 In whom we have bold. you-ward :

ness and access with confi. 3 How that by revelation he dence by the faith of him. made known unto me the 13 Wherefore I desire that mystery; as I wrote afore in ye faint not at my tribulafew words;

tions for you, which is your 4 Whereby, when ye read, glory. ye may understand my know- 14 For this cause I bow my ledge in the mystery of Christ, knees unto the Father of our

5 Which in other ages was Lord Jesus Christ, not made known unto the 15 Of whom the whole fasons of men, as it is now re-mily in heaven and earth is vealed unto his holy apostles named, and prophets by the Spirit;

16 That he would grant you, 6 That the Gentiles should according to the riches of his be fellow heirs, and of the glory, to be strengthened with same body, and partakers of might by his Spirit in the his promise in Christ by the inner man ; gospel :

17 That Christ may dwell 7 Whereof I was made a mi- in your hearts by faith ; that nister, according to the gift of ye, being rooted and grounded the grace of God given unto

in love, me by the effectual working 18 May be able to compre.

hend with all saints what is 8 Unto me, who am less than the breadth, and length, and the least of all saints, is this depth, and height; grace given, that I should 19 And to know the love of preach among the Gentiles Christ, which passeth know'. the unsearchable riches of ledge, that ye might be filled Christ;

with all the fulness of God. 9 And to make all men see 12

20 Now unto him that is what is the fellowship of the able to do exceeding abuninystery, which from the be- dantly above all that we ask ginning of the world hath or think, according to the been hid in God, who created power that worketh in us, all things by Jesus Christ: 21 Unto him be glory in

10 To the intent that now un. the church by Christ Jesus to the principalities and pow. throughout all ages, world ers in heavenly places might without end. Amen.

of his power.

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