Obrazy na stronie

Directions how to treat ROMANS, 14.

a weak brother.

dues: tribute to whom tribute 4 Who art thou that judgest is due; custom to whom cus- another man's servant? to his tom; fear to whom fear; ho- own master he standeth or nour to whom honour. falleth. Yea, he shall be holden. 8 Owe no man any thing, but up: for God is able to make to love one another: for he him stand.

that loveth another hath ful- 5 One man esteemeth one day filled the law. above another; another es9 For this, Thou shalt not teemeth every day alike. Let commit adultery, Thou shalt every man be fully persuaded not kill, Thou shalt not steal, in his own mind. Thou shalt not bear false wit- 6 He that regardeth the day, ness, Thou shalt not covet; regardeth it unto the Lord; and if there be any other com- and he that regardeth not the mandment, it is briefly com- day, to the Lord he doth not prehended in this saying, regard it. He that eateth, eatnamely, Thou shalt love thy eth to the Lord, for he giveth neighbour as thyself. God thanks; and he that eat10 Love worketh no ill to his eth not, to the Lord he eateth neighbour: therefore love is not, and giveth God thanks. the fulfilling of the law. 7 For none of us liveth to 11 And that, knowing the himself, and no man dieth to time, that now it is high time himself. to awake out of sleep: for now 8 For whether we live, we live is our salvation nearer than unto the Lord; and whether when we believed. we die, we die unto the Lord: 12 The night is far spent, the whether we live therefore, or day is at hand: let us there- die, we are the Lord's. fore cast off the works of dark- 9 For to this end Christ both ness, and let us put on the died, and rose, and revived, armour of light. 13 Let us walk honestly, as the dead and living. that he might be Lord both of in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.

10 But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for 14 But put ye on the Lord we shall all stand before the Jesus Christ, and make not judgment seat of Christ. provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.


IM is weak

11 For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.

12 So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God.

H'Mithat live in the Get us not therefore judge

to doubtful disputations.

one another any more: but 2 For one believeth that he judge this rather, that no man may eat all things: another, put a stumblingblock or an ocwho is weak, eateth herbs. casion to fall in his brother's 3 Let not him that eateth de- way.

spise him that eateth not; and 14 I know, and am persuaded let not him which eateth not by the Lord Jesus, that there judge him that eateth: for God is nothing unclean of itself: hath received him. but to him that esteemeth any

We must bear

ROMANS, 15. with one another.

thing to be unclean, to him it 4 For whatsoever things were is unclean. written aforetime were writ15 But if thy brother be ten for our learning, that we grieved with thy meat, now through patience and comfort walkest thou not charitably. of the scriptures might have Destroy not him with thy hope." meat, for whom Christ died. 5 Now the God of patience 16 Let not then your good be and consolation grant you to evil spoken of: be likeminded one toward another according to Christ Jesus: 6 That ye may with one mind and one mouth glorify God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.

17 For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

18 For he that in these things serveth Christ is acceptable to God, and approved of men.

7 Wherefore receive ye one another, as Christ also received 19 Let us therefore follow us to the glory of God. after the things which make 8 Now I say that Jesus Christ for peace, and things where- was a minister of the circumwith one may edify another. cision for the truth of God, to 20 For meat destroy not the confirm the promises made unwork of God. All things in- to the fathers: deed are pure; but it is evil 9 And that the Gentiles might for that man who eateth with glorify God for his mercy; as offence. it is written, For this cause I 21 It is good neither to eat will confess to thee among the flesh, nor to drink wine, nor Gentiles, and sing unto thy any thing whereby thy brother name. stumbleth, or is offended, or is made weak.

22 Hast thou faith? have it to thyself before God. Happy is he that condemneth not himself in that thing which he alloweth.

23 And he that doubteth is damned if he eat, because he eateth not of faith: for whatsoever is not of faith is sin.


10 And again he saith, Rejoice, ye Gentiles, with his people.

11 And again, Praise the Lord, all ye Gentiles; and laud him, all ye people.

12 And again, Esaias saith, There shall be a root of Jesse, and he that shall rise to reign over the Gentiles; in him shall the Gentiles trust.

13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of

WE then that are strong the Holy Ghost.

ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

2 Let every one of us please his neighbour for his good to edification.

3 For even Christ pleased not himself; but, as it is written, The reproaches of them that reproached thee fell on me.

14 And I myself also am persuaded of you, my brethren, that ye also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another.

15 Nevertheless, brethren, I have written the more boldly unto you in some sort, as putting you in mind, because of

The extensiveness ROMANS, 16. of Paul's preaching.

the grace that is given to me the poor saints which are at of God, Jerusalem.

16 That I should be the mi- 27 It hath pleased them ve nister of Jesus Christ to the rily; and their debtors they Gentiles, ministering the gos- are. For if the Gentiles have pel of God, that the offering been made partakers of their up of the Gentiles might be spiritual things, their duty is acceptable, being sanctified by also to minister unto them in the Holy Ghost. carnal things.

17 I have therefore whereof 28 When therefore I have perI may glory through Jesus formed this, and have sealed Christ in those things which to them this fruit, I will come pertain to God. by you into Spain.

18 For I will not dare to speak of any of those things which Christ hath not wrought by me, to make the Gentiles obedient, by word and deed,

29 And I am sure that, when I come unto you, I shall come in the fulness of the blessing of the gospel of Christ.

30 Now I beseech you, bre19 Through mighty signs and thren, for the Lord Jesus wonders, by the power of the Christ's sake, and for the love Spirit of God; so that from of the Spirit, that ye strive toJerusalem, and round about gether with me in your prayers unto Illyricum, I have fully to God for me; preached the gospel of Christ.

31 That I may be delivered

20 Yea, so have I strived to from them that do not believe preach the gospel, not where in Judæa; and that my service Christ was named,lest I should which I have for Jerusalem build upon another man's may be accepted of the saints; foundation:

32 That I may come unto 21 But as it is written, To you with joy by the will of whom he was not spoken of, God, and may with you be rethey shall see: and they that freshed. have not heard shall under stand.

22 For which cause also I have been much hindered from coming to you.

23 But now having no more place in these parts, and having a great desire these many years to come unto you;

33 Now the God of peace be with you all. Amen.



COMMEND unto you Phebe our sister, which is 24 Whensoever I take my a servant of the church which journey into Spain, I will come is at Cenchrea:

to you: for I trust to see you 2 That ye receive her in the in my journey, and to be Lord, as becometh saints, and brought on my way thither- that ye assist her in whatsoward by you, if first I be some-ever business she hath need of what filled with your com- you: for she hath been a sucpany. courer of many, and of myself

25 But now I go unto Jerusa- also. lem to minister unto the saints. 3 Greet Priscilla and Aquila 26 For it hath pleased them my helpers in Christ Jesus: of Macedonia and Achaia to 4 Who have for my life laid make a certain contribution for down their own necks: unto

Paul sends


divers salutations.

whom not only I give thanks, serve not our Lord Jesus but also all the churches of the Christ, but their own belly; Gentiles. and by good words and fair

5 Likewise greet the church speeches deceive the hearts of that is in their house. Salute the simple.

my wellbeloved Epænetus, 19 For your obedience is come who is the firstfruits of Achaia abroad unto all men. I am unto Christ.

6 Greet Mary, who bestowed much labour on us.

7 Salute Andronicus and Junia, my kinsmen, and my fellowprisoners, who are of note among the apostles, who also were in Christ before me.

8 Greet Amplias my beloved in the Lord.

glad therefore on your behalf:
but yet I would have you wise
unto that which is good, and
simple concerning evil.
20 And the God of peace shall
bruise Satan under your feet
shortly. The grace of our Lord
Jesus Christ be with you.

21 Timotheus my workfellow, 9 Salute Urbane, our helper and Lucius, and Jason, and in Christ, and Stachys my be- Sosipater, my kinsmen, salute loved. you.

10 Salute Apelles approved in 22 I Tertius, who wrote this Christ. Salute them which epistle, salute you in the Lord. are of Aristobulus' household. 23 Gaius mine host, and of the 11 Salute Herodion my kins- whole church, saluteth you. man. Greet them that be of the Erastus the chamberlain of household of Narcissus, which the city saluteth you, and are in the Lord. Quartus a brother.

24 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.

12 Salute Tryphena and Tryphosa, who labour in the Lord. Salute the beloved Persis, which laboured much in the 25 Now to him that is of Lord. power to stablish you accord13 Salute Rufus chosen in the ing to my gospel, and the Lord, and his mother and mine. preaching of Jesus Christ, ac14 Salute Asyncritus, Phle-cording to the revelation of the gon, Hermas, Patrobas, Her- mystery, which kept mes, and the brethren which secret since the world began, are with them. 26 But now is made manifest, 15 Salute Philologus, and Ju- and by the scriptures of the lia, Nereus, and his sister, and prophets, according to the comOlympas, and all the saints mandment of the everlasting which are with them.

16 Salute one another with an holy kiss. The churches of Christ salute you.

17 Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them.

18 For they that are such


God, made known to all nations
for the obedience of faith:
27 To God only wise, be glory
through Jesus Christ for ever.

Written to the Romans from Corinthus, and sent by Phebe servant of the church at Cenchrea.




PAUL, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through

by them which are of the house of Chloe, that there are contentions among you.

12 Now this I say, that every the will of God, and Sosthenes one of you saith, I am of Paul; our brother, and I of Apollos; and I of

2 Unto the church of God Cephas; and I of Christ. which is at Corinth, to them 13 Is Christ divided? was that are sanctified in Christ Je-Paul crucified for you? or sus, called to be saints, with all were ye baptized in the name that in every place call upon of Paul?

the name of Jesus Christ our 14 I thank God that I bapLord, both their's and our's: tized none of you, but Crispus 3 Grace be unto you, and and Gaius;

peace, from God our Father, 15 Lest any should say that and from the Lord Jesus I had baptized in mine own Christ.


4 I thank my God always on 16 And I baptized also the your behalf, for the grace of household of Stephanas: beGod which is given you by sides, I know not whether I Jesus Christ; baptized any other.

5 That in every thing ye are enriched by him, in all utterance, and in all knowledge; 6 Even as the testimony of Christ was confirmed in you: 7 So that ye come behind in no gift; waiting for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ:

Lord Jesus Christ.

17 For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not with wisdom of words, be made of none effect. lest the cross of Christ should

18 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God. 8 Who shall also confirm you 19 For it is written, I will deunto the end, that ye may be blameless in the day of our and will bring to nothing the stroy the wisdom of the wise, 9 God is faithful, by whom understanding of the prudent. ye were called unto the fellow- 20 Where is the wise? where ship of his Son Jesus Christ is the scribe? where is the our Lord. disputer of this world? hath 10 Now I beseech you, bre- not God made foolish the wisthren, by the name of our Lord dom of this world? Jesus Christ, that ye all speak 21 For after that in the same thing, and that there wisdom of God the world be no divisions among you; by wisdom knew not God, but that ye be perfectly joined it pleased God by the foolishtogether in the same mind and ness of preaching to save them in the same judgment. that believe.


11 For it hath been declared unto me of you, my brethren, 22 For the Jews require a

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