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Paul learned the gospel from God, CHAP. I, II.

and not from man. 9 For we are glad, when we are weak, and I peace; and the God of love and peace shall ye are strong: and this also we wish, even i be with you. your perfection.

12 Greet one another with a holy kiss. 10 Therefore I write these things being ab

13 All the saints salute you. sent, lest being present I should use sharp- 14 The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and ness, according to the power which the Lord the love of God, and the communion of the hath given me to edification, and not to de Holy Ghost, be with you all. Amen. struction.

T'The second epistle to the Corinthians 11 Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect, was written from Pbilippi, a city of Mabe of good comfort, be of one mind, live in cedonia, by Titus and Lucas.

| The Epistle of PAUL, the Apostle, to the GALATIANS.

into Arabia, and returned again unto Da6 He 1condereth that they have so soon left him nascus.

and the gospel, 8 and accurseth those that 18 Then after three years I went up to Jepreach any other gospel than he did. 11 He rusalem to see Peter, and abode with him learned the gospe: not of men, but of God: 13 fifteen days. and sňereth what he was before his calling, 19 But other of the apostles saw I none, 17 and what he did presently after it. save James the Lord's brother. AUL, an apostle, (not of men, neither by 20 Now the things which I write unto you,

man, but by Jesus Christ, and God te behold, before God, I lie not. Father, who raised him from the dead;) 21 Afterwards I came into the regions of

2 And all the brethren which are with me, Syria and Cilicia; unto the churches of Galatia:

22 And was unknown by face unto the 3 Grace be to you, and peace from God the churches of Judea which were in Christ : Father, and from our Lord Jesus Christ, 23 But they had heard only, That he which

4 Who gave himself for our sins, that he persecuted us in times pasi, now preacheth might deliver us from this present evil world, the faith which once he destroyed. according to the will of God and our Father: 24 And they glorified God in me. 5 To whom be glory for ever and ever.

CHAP. II. Amen.

6 1 marvel that ye are so soon removed from 1 He sheweth when he went up again to Jerusahim that called you into the grace of Christ,

lem, and for what purpose : 3 and that Titus

was not circumcised : 11 and that he resisted unto another gospel :

Peter, and told him the reason, 14 why he and 7 Which is not another; but there be some others, being Jews, do believe in Christ to be that trouble you, and would pervert the gos- justified by faith, and not by works : 20 and pel of Christ.

that they live not in sin, who are so justified.

THEN fourteen years after I went up preach any other gospel unto you than that again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, and which we have preached unto you, let him be look Titus with me also. accursed.

2 And I went up by revelation, and commu9 As we said before, so say I now again, If nicated unto them that gospel which I preach any man preach any other gospel unto you among the Gentiles, but privately to them than that ye have received, let him be ac- which were of reputation, lest by any means cursed.

I should run, or had run, in vain. 10 For do I now persuade men, or God? or 3 But neither Titus, who was with bedo I seek to please men ? for if I yet pleased ing a Greek, was coinpelled to be circummen, I should not be the servant of Christ. cised :

11 But I certify you, brethren, that the gosa 4 And that because of false brethren unapel which was preached of me is not afterwares brought in, who came in privily to spy

out our liberty which we have in Christ Je. 12 For I neither received it of man, neither sus, that they might bring us into bondage : was I taught it, but by the revelation of Je- 5 To whom we gave place by subjection, sus Christ.

no, not for an hour; that the truth of the 13 For ye have heard of my conversation in gospel might continue with you. tiine past in the Jews' religion, how that be- 6 But of those, who seemed to be somewhat, yond measure I persecuted the church of whatsoever they were, it maketh no mattex God, and wasted it;

to me: God accepteth no man's person: for 14 And profited in the Jews' religion above they who seemed to be somewhat, in confemany my equals in mine own nation, being rence added nothing to me: more exceedingly zealous of the traditions of 7 But contrariwise, when they saw that the iny fathers.

gospel of the uncircumcision was committed 15 But when it pleased God, who separated unto me, as the gospel of the circumcision me from my mother's womb, and called me was unto Peter; grace,

8 (For he that wrought effectually in Peter 16 To reveal his Son in me, that I might to the apostleship of the circumcision, the preach him among the heathen; immediate same was mighty in me toward the Gentiles:) jy I conferred not with flesh and blood : 9 And when James, Cephas, and John, who 17 Neither went I up to Jerusalem to them seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that which were apostles before me, but I went I was given unto me, they gave to me and


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and blessed with Abrabam. Barnabas the right hands of fellowship; that 6 Even as Abraham believed God, and it we should go unto the heathen, and they was accounted to him for righteousness. unto the circumcision.

7 Know ye therefore, that they which are 10 Only they would that we should remem- of faith, the same are the children of Abra. ber the poor; the same which I also was ham. forward to do.

8 And the scripture, foreseeing that God 11 But when Peter was come to Antioch, I would justify the heathen through faith, withstood hin to the face, because he was preached before the gospel unto Abraham, to be blamed.

saying, In thee shall all nations be blessed. 12 For, before that certain came from James, 9 So then they which be of faith are blesshe did eat with the Gentiles: but when they ed with faithful Abraham. were come, he withdrew, and separated him- 10 For as many as are of the works of the fell, fearing them which were of the circum- law, are under the curse : for it is written, cision.

Cursed is every one that continueth not in 13 And the other Jews dissembled likewise all things which are written in the book of with him; insomuch that Barnabas also was the law to do them. carried away with their dissimulation. 11 But that no man is justified by :he law

14 But when I saw that they walked not up in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The rightly according to the truth of the gospel, I just shall live by faith. said unto Peter before them all, If thou, being '12 And the law is not of faith: but, The a Jew, livest after the manner of Gentiles, man that doeth them shall live in them. and not as do the Jews, why compellest thou 13 Christ hath redeemed us from the curse the Gentiles to live as do the Jews? of the law, being made a curse for us : for it

15 We rho are Jews by nature, and not sin- is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth. ners of the Gentiles,

16 Knowing that a man is not justified by 14 That the blessing of Abraham might the works of the law, but by the faith of Je- come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; sus Christ, even we have helieved in Jesus that we might receive the promise of the Christ, that we might be justified by the faith Spirit through faith. of Christ, and not by the works of the law: 15 Brethren, I speak after the manner of for by the works of the law shall no flesh be men; Though it be but a man's covenant, justified.

yet if it be confirmed, no man disannulleth 17 But if, while we seek to be justified by or addeth thereto. Christ, we ourselves also are found sinners, 16 Now to Abraham and his seed were the is therefore Christ the minister of sin? God promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, forbid.

as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, 18 For if I build again the things which I which is Christ. destroyed, I make myself a trangressor. 17 And this I say, That the covenant that

19 For I through the law am dead to the was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, that I might live unto God.

law, which was four hundred and thirty years 20 Iam crucified with Christ: nevertheless, after, cannot disannul, that it should make I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the promise of none effect.. the life which I now live in the flesh, I live 18 For if the inheritance be of the law, it is by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, no more of promise: but God gave it to Abra. and gave himself for me.

ham by promise. 21 I do not frustrate the grace of God: for

19 Wherefore then serveth the law? It was if righteousness come by the law, then Christ added because of transgressions, till the seed is dead in vain.

should come to whom the promise was made; CHAP. JII.

and it was ordained by angels in the hand

of a mediator. 1 He asketh what moved them to leave the faith, 20 Now, a mediator is not a mediator of

and hang upon the law? 6 They that believe one; but God is one. are justified, 9 and blessed with Abraham. 10

21 'Is the law then against the promises of And this he sheweth by many reasons. God? God forbid : for if there bad been

FOOLISH Galatians, who hath be- a law given which could have given life,

witched you, that ye should not obey verily righteousness should have been by the the ruth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ law. hath been evidently set forth, crucified among 22 But the scripture hath concluded all

under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus 2 This

only would I learn of you, Received Christ might be given to them that believe. ve the Spirit by the works of the law, or by 23 But hefore faith came, we were kept

under the law, shut up unto the faith which 3 Are ye so foolish ? ltaving begun in the should afterwards be revealed. Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh ? 24 Wherefore the law was our school-master

Have ye suffered so many things in vain? |!o bring us unto Christ, that we might be if it le yet in vain.

justified by faith. 5 He therefore that ministereth to you

the 25 But after that faith is come, we are no Spirit, and worketh miracles among you, longer under a school-master. doeth he it by the works of the law, or by the 26 For ye are all the children of God by Jiearing of faith?

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Christ frecth us from ine lar. CHAP. IV, V.

The liberty of the gospel. ~ For as many of you as have been bap- and to change my voice; for I stand in doubt tized into Christ, have put on Christ.

of you. 28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there 21 Tell me, ye that desire to be under the is neither bond nor free, there is neither law, do ye not hear the law ? male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ 22 For it is written, that Abraham had two Jesus.

sons; the one by a bond-maid, the other by 29 And if ye be Christ's, then are ye Abra- a free-woman. ham's seed, and heirs according to the pro

23 But he who was of the bond-woman, was mise.

born after the flesh; but he of the free-woCHAP. IV.

man vos by promise. 1 We were under the law till Christ came, as the 24 Which things are an allegory: for these

heir is under his guardian till he be of age. 5 are the two covenants; the one from the But Christ freed us from the law : 7 therefore mount Sinai, which gendereth to bondage, we are sertants no longer to it. 14. Heremein which is Agar. bercth their good will to hin, and his to them 22 and sheveth that we are the sons of Abra

25 For this Agar is mount Sinai in Arabia, ham by the free-woman.

and answereth to Jerusalem which now is, TOW I say, T'hat the heir, as long as he and is in bondage with her children.

26 But Jerusalem which is above is free, vant, though he be lord of all;

which is the mother of us all. 2 But is under tutors and governors until 27 For it is written, Rejoice, thou barren the time appointed of the father.

that bearest not; break forth and cry, thou 3 Even so we, when we were children, that travailest not: for the desolate hath were in bondage under the clements of the many more chil: ren than she which hath a world:

busband. 4 But when the fulness of the time was 28 Now we, brethren, as Isaac was, are the come, God sent forth his Son, made of a children of promise. woman, made under the law,

29 But as then he that was born after the 5 To redeem then that were under the law, filesh persecuted him that was born after the that we might receive the adoption of sonso Spirit, even so it is now.

6 And because ye are sons, God hath sent 30 Nevertheless, what saith the scripture ? forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, Cast out the bond-woman and her son: for crying, Abha, Father.

the son of the bond-woman shall not be heir 7 Wherefore thou art no more a servant, with the son of the free-woman. but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God 31 So then, brethren, we are not children through Christ.

of the bond-woman, but of the free. & Howbeit then, when ye knew not God,

CHAP. V. ye did service unto them which by nature are

I He moveth them to stand in their liberty, 3 and no gods.

not to observe circumcision: 13 but rather 9 But now, after that ye have known God, love, which is the sum of the law. 19 He reckor rather are known of God, how turn ye oneth up the works of the fesh, 22 and the again to the weak and beggarly elements, fruits of the Spirit, 25 and exhorteth to walk whereunto ye desire again to be in bondage ?

in the Spirit. 10 Ye observe days, and months, and tines, STAND fast therefore in the liberty where 11 I am afraid of

you, lest I have bestowed notentangled again with the roke of bondage. upon you labour in vain.

2 Behold, I Paul say unto ve, 11, that if ye be j2 Brethren, I beseech you, be as I am; for circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing. I am as ye are: ye have not injured me at all. 3 For I testify again to every man that is cir

13 Ye know how through infirmity of the cumcised, that he is a debtor to do the whole fesh I preached the gospel unto you at the law. first.

4 Christ is become of no effect unto you, 14 And my temptation which was in my whosoever of you are justified by the law; ye fiesh ye despised not, nor rejected; but re- are fallen from grace. ceived me as an angel of God, even as Christ 5 For we through the Spirit wait for the Jesus.

hope of righteousness by faith. 15 Where is then the blessedness ye spake 6 For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision of? for I bear you record, that if it had been availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision; but possible, ye would have plucked out your faith which worketh by love. own eyes, and have given them to me. 7 Ye did run well; who did binder you that

16 Am I therefore become your enemy be- ye should not obey the truth? cause I tell you the truth?

8 This persuasion cometh not of him that 17 They zealously affect you, but not well; calleth you. yea, they would exclude you, that ye might 9 A little leaven leaveneth the whole Jump. affect them.

10 I have confidence in you through the 18 But it is good to be zealously affected Lord, that ye will be done otherwise mindalways in a good thing, and not only when ed: but he that troubleth you shall bear his I am present with you.

judgment, whosoever he be. 19 My little children of whom I travail in 11 And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumbirth again, until Christ be formed in


cision, why do I yet suffer persecution ? then 20 I desire to be present with you now, I is the offence of the cross ceased.



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si am Itiorks of the fiesh and of the Spirit. EPHESIANS. Paul's ground of glorying 12 I would they were even cut off which

2 Bear ve one another's burdens, and so

fulfil the law of Christ. S 13 For, brethren, ye have been called unto 3 For if a man think hitself to be some. liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion thing, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himto the jesh, but by love serve one another. sell.

14 For all the law is fulfilled in one word, 4 But let every man prove his own work, eden in this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour and then shall be have rejoicing in himself as thyself.

home alone, and not in another. 15 But if ye bite and devour one another, ( 5 For every man shall bear his own burden take heed that ye be not consumed one of 6 Let him that is taught in the word, comanother.

municate unto him that teacheth in all good re shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh. 7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for

17 For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit/ whatsoever a man soweth, that shall be also and the Spirit against the flesh: and these reap. are contrary the one to the other; so that ye 8 For he that soweth to his flesh, shall of cannot do the things that ye would. the flesh reap corruption : but he that sow

18 But if ye be led by the Spirit, ye are not eth to the Spirit, shall of the Spirit reap life ander the law.

feyerlasting. 19 Now the works of the Nesh are manifest, 9 And let us not be weary in well-doing which are these, Allultery, fornication, on for in due season we shall reap if we faint cleanness, lasciviousness,

not. 20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, 10 As we have therefore opportunity, let us emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, do good unto all men, especially unto thein

Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revel-who are of the household of faith. lings, and such like: of the which I tell you 11 Ye see how large a letter I have written before, as I have also told you in time past, unto you with mine own hand. that they which do such things shall not in. 12 As many as desire to make a fair shew herit the kingdom of God.

in the flesh, they constrain you to be circum22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, cised; only lest they should suffer persecupeace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, tion for the cross of Christ. faith,

13 For neither they themselves who are 23 Meekness, temperance: against such circumcised keep the law; but desire to have there is no law.

you circumcised, that they may glory in your 24 And they that are Christ's have crucid fesh. fed the flesh, with the affections and lusts. | 14 But God foisid that I should glory, save 25 If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the cross ofour Lord Jesus Christ, by whom in the Spirit.

the world is crucified unto me, and I unto 26 Let us not be desirous of vain-glory, pro- the world. voking one another, envying one another. 15 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision CHAP. VỊ.

availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but 1 He moveth them to deal mildly with a brother a new creature.

ihat hath slipped, 2 and to bear one another's 16 And as many as walk according to this burden: 6 to be liberal to their teachers, 9 and rule, peace be on them, and mercy, and upon not weary of well-doing. 12 He sheweth what the Israel of God. they intend that preach circumcision. 14 He 17 From henceforth let no man trouble me: glorfcthin nothing, save in the cross of Christ. for I hear in my body the marks of the Lord

Jesuire a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore 18 Brethren, the grace of our Lord Jesus such a one in the spirit of meekness; consi- Christ be with your spirit. Amen. dering thyself, lest thou also be tempted. | Unto the Galatians, written from Rome.

1 The Epistle of PAUL, the Apostle, to the EPHESIANS.

4 According as he hath chosen us in him, 1 After the salutation, 3 and thanksgiving for before the

foundation of the world, that we the Ephesians, 4he treateth of our election, should be holy and without blame before him 6 and adoption by grace, 11 which is the true in love : and proper fountain of man's salvation. 13 And because the height of this my

5 Having predestinated us unto the adop not easily be attained unto, 16 he prayeth that tion of children by Jesus Christ to hiniself

, they may come 18 to the full knowledge and according to the good pleasure of his will, 20 possession thereof in Christ.

6 To the praise of the glory of his grace, PAUL, an apostle

of Jesus Christ by the wherein he hath made us accepted in the BeEphesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus: 7 In whom we have redemption through

Grace be to you, and peace, from God our his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according Father, and from the Lord

Jesus Christ. to the riches of his grace; 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord 8 Wherein he hath abounded toward &s in Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all all wisdom and prudence; spiritual blessings in heavenly places in 9 Having made known unto us the mys Christ :

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The sealing of the Holy Ghost. CHAP. II, III. We are created unto good works.
gure, which, he hath purposed in himself: quickened us together with Christ; (by grace

10 That in the dispensation of the fulness ye are saved ;),
of times he might gather together in one all 6 And hath raised us up together, and made
things in Christ, both which are in heaven, us sit together in heavenly places, in Christ
and which are on earth; enen in him : Jesus :

11 In whom also we have obtained an in- 7 That in the ages to come he might shew the
heritance, being predestinated according to exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness
the purpose of him who worketh all things toward us, through Christ Jesus.
after the counsel of his own will:

18 For by grace are ye saved, through faith 12 That we should be to the praise of his and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of glory, who first trusted in Christ.

God 13 In whom ye also trusted, after that ye 9 Not of works, lest any man should boast. heard the word of truth, the gospel of your 10 For we are his workmanship, created salvation : in whom also, after that ye be- in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God lieved, ye were sealed with that Holy Spirit hath before ordained that we should walk in of promise,

them. 14 Which is the earnest of our inheritance 11 Wherefore remember, that ye being in until the redemption of the purchased pos- time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are callsession, unto the praise of his glory. ed Uncircumcision by that which is called

15 Wherefore I also, after I heard of your the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands; faith in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the 12 That at that time ye were without Christ, saints,

being aliens from the commonwealth of Is- 16 Cease not to give thanks for you, making rael, and strangers from the covenants of promention of you in my prayers;

mise, having no hope, and without God ina 17 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the world: the Father of glory, may give unto you the 13 But now, in Christ Jesus, ye, who sumeepirit of wisdom and revelation in the know- time were far off, are made nigh by the blood ledge of lim :

of Christ. 18 The eyes of your understanding being 14 For he is our peace, who hath made enlightened; that ye may know what is the both one, and hath broken down the middle hope of his calling, and what the riches of wall of partition between us ; the glory of his inheritance in the saints, 15 Having abolished in his flesh the enmi

19 And what is the exceeding greatness of ty, even the law of commandments contained his power to us-ward who believe, according in ordinances: for to make in himself of twain to the working of his mighty power, one new man, so making peace;

20 Which he wrought in Christ, when he 16 And that he might reconcile both unto
raised him from the dead, and set him at his God in one body by the cross, having slain
own right hand in the heavenly places, the enmity thereby:

21 Far above all principality, and power, 17 And came and preached peace to you
and might, and dominion, and every name which were afar off, and to them that were
uiat is named, not only in this world, but also nigh.
in that which is to come :

18 For through him we both have an ac-
22 And hath put all things under his feet, cess by one Spirit unto the Father.

him to be the head over all things 19 Now therefore ye are no more stranto the church,

gers and foreigners, but fellow-citizens with 23 Which is his body, the fulness of him the saints, and of the household of God; that filleth all in all.

20 And are built upon the foundation of the CHAP. II.

apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself 1 By comparing what we were by 3 nature, with being the chief corner-stone ;

what we are 5 by grace : 10 he declareth, that 21 In whom all the building fity framed to-
we are made for good works ; and 13 being gether, groweth unto a holy temple in the
brought near by Christ, should not live as Lord :
11 Gentiles, and 12 foreigners in time past,
but as 19 citizens with the saints, and the for a habitation of God through the Spirit.

22 In whom ye also are builded together,
family of God.
ND you hath he quickened, who were 5 The hidden mystery, 6 that the Gentiles should


be saved, 3 was made known to Paul by rere2 Wherein in time past ye walked accord- lation : 8 and to him was that grace given, ing to the course of this world, according to that I he should preach it. 13 He desireth them the prince of the power of the air, the spirit not to faint for his tribulation, 14 and praythat now worketh in the children of disobe- eth 19 that they may perceive the great love of dience :

Christ toward them. 3 Among whom also we all had our con- FOR this cause, Paul, the prisoner of versation in times past in the lusts of our fiesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of 2 If ye have heard of the dispensation of the mind; and were by nature the children the grace of God which is given me to youof wrath, even as others.

ward : 4 But God, who is rich in mercy, for his 3 How that by revelation he made known great love wherewith he loved us,

unto me the mystery, as I wrote afore in few 5 Even when we were dead in sins, hath / words;


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