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was weak through the flesh, God sending' his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh :

4 That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, " who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

5 For they that are i after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the k things of the Spirit.

6 For to be carnally minded 3 is 'death ; but to be spiritually minded* is life and peace.

7 Because m the carnal mind is enmity against God : for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.

God hath done, sending. We. 2 by a sacrifice for sin. A. V. 3 Gr. the minding of the flesh. So ver. 7. A. V. Gr. the minding of the spirit. A. V.

5 Gr. the minding of the flesh. A. V. unto God. do. x, 1, 2, 4, 10, 14: For the law having a shadow of good things to come, and not the very image of the things, can never with those sacrifices which they offered year by year continually make the comers thereupto perfect. For then would they not have ceased to be offered ? because that the worshippers once purged should have had no more conscience of sins. For it is not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins. By the which will we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all. For by one offering he hath perfected for ever them that are sanctified.

8 2 Cor. v. 21: He hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin. Gal. iii. 13: Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us : for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree.

h Ver. 1.
1 Cor. ii. 14. See on John, iii. 6.

GAL. v. 22, 25: The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, &c. If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.

Ver. 13; Rom. vi. 21 ; Gal. vi. 8. See on Rom. v. 12.

m James, iv. 4: Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.

n 1 Cor. ii. 14: The natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God : for they are foolishness unto him : nei

8 So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.

9 But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God odwell in you. Now if any man have not the p Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.

10 And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.

11 But if the Spirit of him that 9 raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also * quicken your ther can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

• 1 Cor. iii. 16, 17: Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? If any man defile the temple of God, hin shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are. do. vi. 19: What? know je not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God?' 2 Cor. vi. 16: What agreement hath the temple of God with idols ? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. Eph. ii. 21, 22: In whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord : in whom ye

also are builded together for an habitation of God through the Spirit. 1 Tim. iii. 15: That thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the Church of the living God. Heb.iii. 6: Christ as a son over his own house ; whose house are we. 1 Pet. ii. 5: Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house. 1 John, iii. 24 : He that keepeth his commandments dwelleth in him, and he in him. And hereby we know that he abideth in us, by the Spirit which he hath given us. do. iv. 13 : Hereby know we that we dwell in him, and he in us, because he hath given us of his Spirit.

P John, iii. 34: God giveth not the Spirit by measure unto him. Gal. iv. 6 : Because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts. Phi. i. 19: I know that this shall turn to my salvation through your prayer, and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ. i Pet. i. 11: Searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify.

9 See on Acts, ii. 24. Eph. ii. 5: Even when we were dead in sins, hath quick

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12 * Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh.

13 For if ye 'live after the flesh, ye shall die : but if ye u through the Spirit do ' mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live.

14 For as many as are wled by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.

15 For ye have * not received the spirit of bondage again to fear ; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.

6 because of his Spirit. A. V. ened us together with Christ. Rom. vi. 4; 1 Cor. vi. 14; 2 Cor. iv. 14. See on Acts, ii. 24.

Ps. cxvi. 16: O LORD, truly I am thy servant; I am thy servant, and the son of thine handmaid : thou hast loosed my bonds. Rom. vi. 7, 14: For he that is dead is freed froin sin. For sin shall not have dominion over you : for ye are not under the law, but under grace.

+ Ver. 6. See on GAL. yi. 8, u See on 1 Pet. i. 22.

Eph. iv. 22: That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts. Col. iii. 5: Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry.

w Gal. v. 18: If ye be led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law.

* 1 Cor. ii. 12: Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God. Heb. ii. 15 : And deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.

y 2 Tim. 1.7: God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. 1 John, iy. 18: There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.

2 Isa. lvi.5: Unto them will I give in mine house and within my walls a place and a name better than of sons and of daughters. Jer. iii. 19 : But I said, How shall I put thee




16 The Spirit itself a beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God : 17 And Wif children, then heirs ; heirs of God,

, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we d suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.

18 For I reckon that the e sufferings of this

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among the children, and give thee a pleasant land, a goodly heritage of the hosts of nations? And I said, Thou shalt call me, My father ; and shalt not turn away from me. MARK, xiv. 36 : He said, Abba, Father, all things are possible unto thee. uke, xii. 32: Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom. John, i. 12: As many as received him, to them



to become the sons of God. Gal.jji. 26: Ye are all the children of God by faith in Jesus Christ. do. iv. 5, 6: That we might receive the adoption of sons. And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father. Eph. i.5: Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ himself. I John, iii. 1, 2: Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God. Beloved, now are we the sons of God.

* 2 Cor. i. 22: Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts. do. v.5: Who also hath given unto us the earnest of the Spirit. Eph. i. 13, 14 : In whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise, which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of his glory. do. iv. 30: Grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption. 1 John, iv. 13: Hereby know we that we dwell in him, and he in us, because he hath given us of his Spirit.

b Gal. iv. 7: Wherefore thou art no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ.

Acts, xxvi. 18: That they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that


is in me.

. See on Acts, xiv. 22.

e Mat. v. 11, 12: Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you. Rejoice, and be exceeding glad : for great is your

reward in heaven. 2 Cor. iv. 17: Our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceed,

present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.

19 For the earnest fexpectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God.

20 For the creature' was made & subject to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of him who hath subjected the same in hope,

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ing and eternal weight of glory. 1 Pet. i. 6,7: Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations : that the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it he tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ. do. iv. 13 : But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy. do.v. 10: The God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen,

1 John, ji. 2 : Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be : but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him ; for we shall see him as he is.

*Isa. lxv. 17 : Behold, I create new heavens and a new earth. do. Ixvi. 22: As the new heavens and the new earth, which I will make, shall remain before me, saith the LORD, so shall your seed and

your name remain. Acts, iii. 21 : Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things, which God hath spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets since the world began. 2 Pet. iii. 13: Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness. 1 JOHN, iii. 2. The words under

Rev. xxi. 1, 27 : I saw a new heaven and a new earth. And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie.

& Ver. 22. Gen. iii. 17, 19: Unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life; in the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken : for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt" thou return. Isa, xxiv. 5, 6: The earth also is defiled under

ver. 18.

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