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servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that * form of doctrine which was delivered


18 Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.

19 I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity;? even so now yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness.

20 For when ye were the servants of sin, ye were free from righteousness."

21 What a fruit had ye then in those things whereof ye are now ashamed ? for the end of those things is death.

22 But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life.

23 For d the wages 10 of sin is death ; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

6 Gr. whereto you were delivered. A. V. ? from one iniquity to another. Cr. 8 that ye may be holy. Co. 'Gr. to righteousuess. A. V. 10 reward. Co. Ma. Cr. Bi.

* See on Rom. ii. 20.
y See on John, viii. 32, 36.
z Ver. 16. See on John, viii. 31.
a Rom. vii. 5.
6 See on Rom. v. 12.
See on ver. 18.
See on Rom. v. 12.

* Rom. ii. 7: To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life. do. v. 17, 21: For if by ove man's offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Christ. That as sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord. 1 Pet. i. 4: To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven


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20 Moreover the h law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much i more abound :

21 That as sin hath reigned unto death, 16 even so might "grace reign through righteousness 17 unto eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord.

CHAP. VI. 1 We may not live in sin, 2 for we are dead unto it, 3 as appeareth

by our baptism : 12 let not sin reign any more, 18 because we have yielded ourselves to the service of righteousness, 23 and for that death is the wayes of sin.

WHAT shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? 2 God forbid. How shall we, that are

b dead to sin, live any longer therein ?

· 16 through death. Ham. We. 17 justification. Whit. See on Rom. iv. 15.

LUKE, vii. 47: Her sins, which are many, are forgiven ; for she loved much.

1. Cor. XV.
10: By the grace

of God I am what I am. 1 Tim. i. 14: The grace of our Lord was exceeding abundant. See on ver. 17.

k John, i. 17 : For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

CHAP. VI. • Ver. 15. Rom. iii. 8: And not rather, (as we be slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say,) Let us do evil, that good may come? whose damnation is just. Tit. ii. 11, 12: The grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world.

• Ver. 6, 11, 14. Rom. vii. 4, 6. do. viii. 2: For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death. GAL. ii. 19, 20 : I through the law am dead to the law, that I might live unto God. I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet hot I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me. do..v.. 18, 24: If ye be led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law. They that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts. do. vi. 14 : God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world. Col, ji, 20 :

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3 Know ye not, that so many of us as were 1 " baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death ?

4 Therefore we are a buried with him by baptism into death : that e like as Christ was raised up from the dead by 'the glory of the Father, even so we also should swalk in newness of life.

1 arę. A. V.

eth in you.

Wherefore if ye be dead with Christ. do. iii. 3: For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God. 1 Pet. ii. 24 : Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness.

1 Cor. xv. 29: Else what shall they do which are baptized for the dead, if the dead rise not at all? why are they then baptized for the dead? Gal. iii. 27: As many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.

• Col. ii. 12: Buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God. 1 Pet. iii. 21 : The like figure whereunto even baptism doth also now save us (not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God,) by the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

· Rom. viii. 11 : If the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwellI COR. vi. 14: And God hath both raised


the Lord, and will also raise up us by his own power. 2 Cor. xiii. 4: Though he was crucified through weakness, yet he liveth by the power of God. Phi. ii. 10, 11 : That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death ; if by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead.

John, ii. 11: This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory; and his disciples believed on him. do. xi. 40 : Jesus saith unto her, Said I'not unto thee, that, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God?

& Rom. xii. 2: Be not conformed to this world : but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind.

. Gal. vi. 15: For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but a new creature. Eph. iv. 22-24: That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts; and be renewed in the spirit of your mind ; and that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holi

5 For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection :

6 Knowing this, that "our old man is crucified with him, that the i body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.

7 For he that is k dead is freed2 from sin.

8 Now 'if we be dead with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him :

9 Knowing that m Christ being raised from the

2 Gr. justified. A. V.


Col. iii. 8, 10: But now ye also put off all these ; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth. And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him. НЕВ. xii. 1, 2: Let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus. JAMES, i. 21 : Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word.

1 Pet. ii. 1,2 : Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings, as newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby. do. iv. 1,2: Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin; that he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God. 1 John, ii. 6: He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

n Gal. ij. 20. do. v. 24. do. vi. 14: The words under ver. 2. Eph. iv. 22 : The words under ver. 4. Col. iii. 5, 9 : Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth ; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry : lie not one to another, seeing that ye

bave put off the old man with his deeds. Col. ii. 11 : In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ.

k 1 Pet. iv. 1. The words under ver. 4. 12 Tim. ii. 11 : It is a faithful saying : For if we be dead with him, we shall also live with him.

m Rev. i. 18: I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore. do. iv. 9: When those beasts

dead dieth no more ; death hath no more dominion over him.

10 For in that he died, he died unto sin 3 once: but in that he liveth, he liveth unto God.

11 Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be P dead indeed unto sin, 9 but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord. 12 Let not sin therefore "reign in your

mortal 3 concerning sin. Co. Ma. Bi. give glory and honour and thanks to him that sat on the throne, who liveth for ever and ever. do. v. 14: The four and twenty elders fell down and worshipped him that liveth for ever and ever.

n Heb. ix. 26–28. See on HEB. vii. 27.

• LUKE, xx. 38: For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living : for all live unto him. Heb. x. 12 : But this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins, for ever sat down on the right hand of God. P See on ver. 2.

9 Rom. xiv. 7-9: None of us liv to himself, and no man dieth to himself. For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord : whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's. For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living. 1 Cor. vi. 19, 20: What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in

ye have of God, and ye are not your own? For ye are bought with a price : therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's. 2 Cor. v. 15: That he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them, and rose again. Gal. ii. 19, 20: 1 through the law am dead to the law, that I might live unto God. I am crucified with Christ : nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me : and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God. 1 Thes. v. 10: Who died for us, that, whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with him. 1 Pet. iv. 2 : That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.

"Ps. xix. 13 : Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins ; let them not have dominion over me. do. cxix. 133 : Order my steps in thy word : and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.

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