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Of the new man. Ephesians. To avoid fornication, &c. man, unto the measure of the lying, speak every man truth with stature of the fulness of Christ; his neighbour: for we are mem

14 That we henceforth be no bers one of another. more children tossed to and fro, 26 Be ye angry. and sin not; and carried about with every wind let not the sun go down upon of doctrinie, by the sleight of men, your wrath; and cunning craftiness, whereby, 27 Neither give place to the they lie in wait to deceive; "devil.

15 But speaking the truth in 28 Let him that stole, steal no love, may grow up into him in all/more : but rather let him labour, things, which is the head, even working with his hands the thing Christ;

which is good, that he may have 16 From whom the whole body to give to him that needeth. fitly joined together, and com-). 29 Let no corrupt communicapačted by that which every jointtion proceed out of your mouth, supplieth, according to the effec- but that which is good to the use tual working in the measure of|of edifying, that it may minister every part, maketh increase of grace unto the hearers. the body unto the edifying of it- 30 And grieve not the holy Spiself in love.

Irit of God, whereby ye are sealed 17 This I say, therefore, and unto the day of redemption. testify in the Lord, that ye hence- 31 Let all bitterness, and forth walk not as other Gentiles wrath, and anger, and clamour, walk, in the vanity of their mind; and evil-speaking, be put away

18 Having the understanding from you, with all malice: darkened, being alienated from 32 And be ye kind one to anothe life of God, through the igno- ther, tender-hearted, forgiving rance that is in them, because of one another, even as God for the blindress of their heart. Christ's sake hath forgiven you. 19 Who, being past feeling,

CHAP. V. have given themselves over unto Exhortations to charity. laciviousness, to work all unclean- D E ye, therefore, followers of ness with greediness.

D God, as dear children : 20 But ye have not so learned 2 And walk in love, as Christ Christ;

21 If so be that ye have heard himself for us, an offering and a him, and have been taught by sacrifice to God for a sweet-smellhim, as the truth is in Jesus; ing savour.

22 That ye put off, concerning 3 But fornication, and all unthe former conversation, the old cleanness, or covetousness, let it man, which is corrupt according not be once named among you, to the deceitful lusts;

jas becometh saints; 23 And be renewed in the spirit 4. Neither filthiness, nor foolish of your mind;

talking, nor jesting, which are 24 And that ye put on the new not convenient: but rather giving man, which after God is created of thanks. in righteousness and true holi- 5 For this ye krow, that no ness.

whoremonger, nor unclean per25 Wherefore, putting away son, nor covetous man who is an

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The duties of husbands, Chap. v. wives, children, &c. idolater, hath any inheritance in, in the name of our Lord Jesus the kingdom of Christ and of Christ; God.

| 21 Submitting yourselves one 6 Let no man deceive you with to another, in the fear of God. vain words: for because of these 22 Wives, submit yourselves things cometh the wrath of God unto your own husbands, as unto upon the children of disobedi- the Lord. ence,

| 23 For the husband is the head 7 Be not ye, therefore, partak- of the wife, even as Christ is the ers with them.

head of the church; and he is the 8 For ye were sometimes dark - Saviour of the body, ness, but now are ye light in the 24 Therefore, as the church is Lord: walk as children of light; subject unto Christ, so let the

9 (For the fruit of the Spirit is wives be to their own husbands in in all goodness, and righteous- every thing. ness, and truth ;)

125 Husbands, love your wives, 10 Proving what is acceptable even as Christ also loved the unto the Lord.

church, and gave himself for it; 11 And have no fellowship withi. 26 That he might sanctify and the unfruitful works of darkness, cleanse it with the washing of wabut rather reprove them.

ter, by the word; 12 For it is a shame even tol 27 That he might present it to speak of those things which are himself a glorious church, not hadone of them in secret.

ving spot or wrinkle, or any such 13 But all things that are repro-thing; but that it should be holy, ved, are made manifest by the and without blemish. light: for whatsoever doth make 28 So ought men to love their manifest is light.

wives as their own bodies: he 14 Wherefore he saith, Awake, that loveth his wife loveth himthou that sleepest, and arise from self. the dead, and Christ shall give 29 For no man ever yet hated thee light.

his own flesh; but nourisheth and 15 See then that ye walk cir-cherisheth it, even as the Lord cumspectly, not as fools, but as the church: wise,

30 For we are members of his 16 Redeeming the time, be- body, of his flesh, and of his cause the days are evil..

bones. 17 Wherefore be ye not unwise, 31 For this cause shall a man but understanding what the will leave his father and mother, and of the Lord is.

shall be joined unto his wife, and 18 And be not drunk with they two shall be one flesh... wine, wherein is excess: but bel 32 This is a great mystcry : filled with the Spirit;

but I speak concerning Christ and 19 Speaking to yourselves in the church. psalms, and hymns, and spiritual 33 Nevertheless, let every one songs, singing and making melo- of you in particular so love his dy in your heart to the Lord; wife even as himself; and the

20 Giving thanks always for all wife see that she reverence her things unto God and the Father, husband,

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The Christian's armour. Ephesians. Paul's thanksgiving,

CHAP. VI. I 13 Wherefore, take unto you Several duties recommended the whole armour of God, that CHILDREN, obey your pa- ye may be able to withstand in

rents, in the Lord: for this the evil day, and having done all, is right.

to stand. 2 Honour thy father and mo- 14 Stand, therefore, having ther, (which is the first command your loins girt about with truth, ment with promise,)

and having on the breast-plate of 3 That it may be well with thee, righteousness; and thou mayest live long on the 15 And your feet shod with earth.

the preparation of the gospel of 4 And, ye fathers, provoke not peace: your children to wrath; but bring 16 Above all, taking the shield them up in the nurture and admo- of faith wherewith ye shall be able nition of the Lord.

Ito quench all the fiery darts of the 5 Servants, be obedient to them wicked. that are your masters, according 17 And take the helmet of salto the flesh, with fear and trem-vation, and the sword of the Spibling, in singleness of your heart, rit, which is the word of God: as unto Christ :

1 18 Praying always with all pray6 Not with eye-service, as men-er and supplication in the Spirit, pleasers; but as the servants of and watching thereunto with all Christ, doing the will of God perseverance and supplication for from the heart;

all şaints; 7 With good-will doing service, 19 And for me, that utterance as to the Lord, and not to men: may be given unto me, that I may

8 Knowing that whatsoever open my mouth boldly, to make good thing any man doeth, the known the mystery of the gospel, same shall he receive of the Lord, 20 For which I am an ambassawhether he be bond or free. dor in bonds; that therein I may

9 And ye, masters, do the speak boldly, as I ought to speak. same things unto them, forbear- 21 But that ye also may know ing threatening: knowing that my affairs, and how I do, Tychiyour Master also is in heaven ;cus, a beloved brother, and faith, neither is there respect of persons fuļ minister in the Lord, shall with him.

make known to you all things: 10 Finally, my brethren, bel 22 Whom I have sent unto you strong in the Lord, and in the for the same purpose, that ye power of his might.

might know our affairs, and that 11 Put on the whole armour of he might comfort your hearts. God, that ye may be able to 23 Peace be to the brethren, and stand against the wiles of the love with faith, from God the Fadevil.

ther, and the Lord Jesus Christ. 12 For we wrestle not against . 24 Grace be with all them that flesh and blood, but against prin- love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincipalities, against powers, against cerity. Amen. the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wicked- I Written from Rome unto the ness in high places.

Ephesians, by Tychicus.


PHILIPPIANS. CHAP. I. \things which happened unto me His prayer to God for them. have fallen out rather unto the DAUL and Timotheus, the furtherance of the gospel ;

I servants of Jesus Christ, to 13 So that my bonds in Christ all the saints in Christ Jesus which are manifest in all the palace, and are at Philippi, with the bishops in all other places ; and deacons :

1 14 And many of the brethren 2 Grace be unto you, and peace, in the Lord, waxing confident by from God our Father, and from my bonds, are much more bold the Lord Jesus Christ.

to speak the word without fear. 3 I thank my God upon every 15 Some indeed preach Christ, remembrance of you,

even of envy and strife; and some 4 Always, in every prayer of also of good will. mine for you all, making request. 16 The one preach Christ of with joy. .

contention, not sincerely, suppo5 For your fellowship in the sing to add affliction to iny gospel, from the first day until bonds; now;

f 17 But the other of love, know6 Being confident of this very ing that I am set for the defence thing, that he which hath begun of the gospel. a good work in you, will perform 18 What then? notwithstandit until the day of Jesus Christ: ing every way, whether in pre

7 Even as it is meet for me to tence or in truth, Christ is preachthink this of you all, because I ed; and I therein do rejoice, yea, have you in my heart; inasmuch and will rejoice. as both in my bonds, and in the 19 For I know that this shall defence and confirmation of the turn to my salvation through your gospel, ye all are partakers of my prayer, and the supply of the grace.

Spirit of Jesus Christ, 8 For God is my record, howl 20 According to my earnest greatly I long after you all in the expectation, and my hope, that bowels of Jesus Christ.

in nothing I shall be ashamed, 9 And this I pray, that your but that with all boldness, as love may abound yet more and always, so now also, Christ shall more in knowledge, and in all be magnified in my body, whejudgment;

ther it be by life or by death. 10 That ye may approve things 21 For to me to live is Christ, that are excellent; that ye may and to die is gain. be sincere, and without offence, 22 But if I live in the flesh, till the day of Christ;

this is the fruit of my labour: yet 11 Being filled with the fruits what I shall choose, I wot not. of righteousness, which are by 23 For I am in a strait betwixt Jesus Christ unto the glory and two; having a desire to depart, praise of God.

and to be with Christ, which is 12 But I would ye should far better; understand, brethren, that the! 24. Nevertheless, to abide in

Paul's love for Christ. Philippians. Exhortations to humility. the ficsh is more needful for 5 Let this mind be in you, you.

which was also in Christ Jesus; 25 And having this confidence, 6 Who, being in the form of I know that I shall abide and con-God, thought it not robbery to tinue with you all, for your fur- be equal with God; therance and joy of faith;

7 But made himself of no repu26 That your rejoicing may be tation, and took upon him the more abundant in Jesus Christ form of a servant, and was made for me, by my coming to you in the likeness of men; again.

18 And, being found in fashion 27 Only let your conversation as a man, he humbled himself, be as it becometh the gospel of and became obedient unto death, Christ; that, whether I come even the death of the cross. and see you, or else be absent, I 9 Wherefore God also hath may hear of your affairs, that ye highly exalted him, and given stand fast in one spirit, with one him a name which is above every mind, striving together for the name; faith of the gospel;

10 That at the name of Jesus 28 And in nothing terrified by every knee should bow, of things your adversaries: which is to in heaven, and things in earth, them an evident token of perditi- and things under the earth; on, but to you of salvation, and 11 And that every tongue that of God.

(should confess, that Jesus Christ 29 For unto you it is given in is Lord, to the glory of God the the behalf of Christ, not only to Father. believe on him, but also to suffer 12 Wherefore, my beloved, for his sake;

las ye have always obeyed, not as 30 Having the same conflict in my presence only, but now which ye saw in me, and now much more in my absence, work hear to be in me.

out your own salvation with fear CHAP. II.

and trembling: Exhortations to bumility. | 13 For it is God which workTF there be, therefore, any con- eth in you, both to will and to do Isolation in Christ, if any com- of his good pleasure. fort of love, if any fellowship of 14 Do all things without murthe Spirit, if any bowels and mer-murings and disputings; cies,

1 15 That ye may be blameless 2 Fulfil ye myjoy, that ye be and harmless, the sons of God like-minded, having the same without rebuke, in the midst of a love, being of one accord, of one crooked and perverse nation, amind.

mong whom ye shine as lights in 3 Let nothing be done through the world; strife or vain-glory; but in low- 16 Holling forth the word of liness of mind let each cstcem life; that I muy rejoice in the day other better than themselves. of Christ, that I have not run in

4 Look not every man on his vain, neither laboured in vain. own things, but every man also 17 Yca, and if I be offered upon the things of others.

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