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Duties of wives,

EPHESIANS, 6. husbands, sc. her, fra the light : for whatsoever doth | wives as their own bodies. He már les make manifest is light.

that loveth his wife loveth
14 Wherefore he saith, Awake himself.
Halthou that sleepest, and arise 29 For no man ever yet hated

from the dead, and Chrīst shall his own flesh ; but nourisheth
give thee light.

and cherisheth it, even as the
15 See then that ye walk cir- Lord the church :
3. cumspectly, not as fools, but 30 For we are members of his

body, of his flesh, and of his
16 Redeeming the time, be- bones.
cause the days are evil.

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

wife, and they two shall be one 18 And be not drunk with flesh. wine, wherein is excess; but 32 This is a great mystery: but - be filled with the Spirit ; 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 me- of you in particular so love his sri lody in your heart to the Lord; wife even as himself; and the

20 Giving thanks always for wife see that she reverence her
all things unto God and the husband.
Father in the name of our Lord
Jē'-šūs Christ;

21 Submitting yourselves one YHILDREN, obey your pa-
to another in the fear of God. rents in the Lord : for this

22 Wives, submit yourselves is right.
unto your own husbands, as 2 Honour thy father and mo-
Cunto the Lord.

ther; which is the first com-
23 For the husband is the mandment with promise ;
head of the wife, even as Christ 3 That it may be well with
is the head of the church and thee, and thou mayest live long
he is the saviour of the body. on the earth.
24 Therefore as the church is 4 And, ye fathers, provoke not
subject unto Christ, so let the your children to wrath : but
wives be to their own husbands bring them up in the nurture
in every thing.

and admonition of the Lord. 25 Husbands, love your wives, 5 Servants, be obedient to even as Chrīst also loved the them that are your masters acchurch, and gave himself for it; cording to the flesh, with fear

26 That he might sanctify and and trembling, in singleness of cleanse it with the washing of your heart, as unto Chrīst; water by the word,

6 Not with eyeservice, as men27 That he might present it pleasers; but as the servants of to himself a glorious church, Chrīst, doing the will of God not having spot, or wrinkle, or from the heart; any such thing; but that it 7 With good will doing sershould be holy and without vice, as to the Lord, and not to 28 So ought men to love their 8 Knowing that whatsoever

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The complete armour PHILIPPIANS, 1.

of a Christian. [ics of good thing any man doeth, the 17 And take the helmet of bank mp same shall he receive of the salvation, and the sword of the Lorance Lord, whether he be bond or Spirit, which is the word of ways ir free.

God : 9 And, ye masters, do the 18 Praying always with all same things unto them, forbear- prayer and supplication in the four ing threatening : knowing that Spirit, and watching thereunto imt your Master also is in heaven; with all perseverance and supneither is there respect of per- plication for all saints; sons with him.

19 And for me, that utterances that h 10 Finally, my brethren, be may be given unto me, that is good strong in the Lord, and in the may open my mouth boldly, to att un power of his might.

make known the mystery of it: 11 Put on the whole armour the gospel, of God, that ye may be able to 20 For which I am an ambas- i this of stand against the wiles of the sador in bonds: that therein - you i devil.

I may speak boldly, as I ought a botte 12 For we wrestle not against to speak. flesh and blood, but against 21 But that ye also may know the principalities, against powers, my affairs, and how I do, Tých' fairs of against the rulers of the dark- 1-cũs, a beloved brother and a God ness of this world, against spiri- faithful minister in the Lord, I los tual wickedness in high places. shall make known to you all rels o

13 Wherefore take unto you things : the whole armour of God, that 22 Whom I have sent unto tay ab ye may be able to withstand in you for the same purpose,

that the evil day, and having done ye might know our affairs, and all, to stand.

that he might comfort your itatyer 14 Stand therefore, having hearts. your loins girt about with truth, 23 Peace be to the brethren, diere a and having on the breastplate and love with faith, from God of righteousness ;

the Father and the Lord Jē'-šūs xing fi 15 And your feet shod with Chrīst. the preparation of the gospel 24 Grace be with all them that Chr of peace ;

love our Lord Jē -sús Chrīst in krise 16 Above all, taking the shield sincerity. Ä'-měn. of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery

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the bishops and deacons : AUL and T1-moth'-ě-ús, the 2 Grace be unto you, and peace, Fame

servants of Jē’-sus Christ, from God our Father, and from to all the saints in Christ Jē'- | the Lord Jē'-sús Christ.

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PHILIPPIANS, 1. Paul's bonds. 3 I thank my God upon every 16 The one preach Christ of remembrance of you,

contention, not sincerely, sup4 Always in every prayer of posing to add affliction to my mine for you all making request bonds : with joy,

17 But the other of love, 5 For your fellowship in the knowing that I am set for the gospel from the first day until defence of the gospel. now;

18 What then? notwithstand6 Being confident of this very ing, every way, whether in thing, that he which hath be- pretence, or in truth, Chrīst is gun a good work in you will preached ; and I therein do reperform it until the day of Jē’- joice, yea, and will rejoice. šūs Chrīst:

19 For I know that this shall 7 Even as it is meet for me to turn to my salvation, through think this of you all, because your prayer, and the supply of I have you in my heart; inas- the Spirit of Jē'-sús Christ, much as both in my bonds, and 20 According to my earnest in the defence and confirma- expectation and my hope, that tion of the gospel, ye all are in nothing I shall be ashamed, partakers of my grace.

but that with all boldness, as 8 For God is my record, how always, so now also Chrīst shall greatly I long after you all in be magnified in my body, the bowels of Jē'-sús Christ. whether it be by life, or by

9 And this I pray, that your death. love may abound yet more and 21 For to me to live is Christ, more in knowledge and in all and to die is gain. judgment;

22 But if I live in the flesh, 10 That ye may approve things this is the_fruit of my labour : that are excellent; that ye may yet what I shall choose I wot be sincere and without offence not. till the day of Chrīst;

23 For I am in a strait betwixt 11 Being filled with the fruits two, having a desire to depart, of righteousness, which are by and to be with Chrīst; which Jē'-sús Christ, unto the glory is far better: and praise of God.

24 Nevertheless to abide in 12 But I would ye should the flesh is more needful for understand, brethren, that the you. things which happened unto me 25 And having this confidence, have fallen out rather unto the I know that I shall abide and furtherance of the gospel;

continue with you all for your 13 So that my bonds in Christ furtherance and joy of faith ; are manifest in all the palace, 26 That your rejoicing may and in all other places;

be more abundant in Jē'-sús 14 And many of the brethren Chrīst for me by my coming in the Lord, waxing confident to you again. by my bonds, are much more 27 Only let your conversation bold to speak the word without be as it becometh the gospel

of Chrīst: that whether I come 15 Some indeed preach Chrīst and see you, or else be absent, even of envy and strife ; and I may hear of your affairs, that some also of good will : ye stand fast in one spirit,



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Exhortation to PHILIPPIANS, 2. union, love, dok with one mind striving to him a name which is above as gether for the faith of the every name : gospel ;

10 That at the name of Jé. l. 28 And in nothing terrified sŭs every knee should bow, th by your adversaries : which is of things in heaven, and things to them an evident token of in earth, and things under the perdition, but to you of salva- earth; tion, and that of God.

11 And that every tongue I 29 For unto you it is given in should confess that Jē'-šūs the behalf of Chrīst, not only Chrīst is Lord, to the glory of to believe on him, but also to God the Father. suffer for his sake;

12 Wherefore, my beloved, 30 Having the same conflict as ye have always obeyed, not ter. which ye saw in me, and now as in my presence only, but and hear to be in me.

now much more in my absence

, en work out your own salvation sched to CHAPTER 2.

with fear and trembling.

13 For it is God which workIN F there be therefore any con- eth in you both to will and to iure

solation in Christ, if any do of his good pleasure. comfort of love, if any fellow- 14 Do all things without mur. ship of the Spirit, if any bowels murings and disputings: and mercies,

15 That ye may be blameless 2 Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be and harmless, the sons of God, likeminded, having the same without rebuke, in the midst should love, being of one accord, of one of a crooked and perverse mind.

nation, among whom ye shine 3 Let nothing be done through as lights in the world; strife or vainglory; but in low- 16 Holding forth the word of liness of mind let each esteem life ; that I may rejoice in the other better than themselves. day of Christ, that I have not

4 Look not every man on his run in vain, neither laboured own things, but every man also in vain. on the things of others.

17 Yea, and if I be offered 5 Let this mind be in you, upon the sacrifice and service which

also in Christ of your faith, I joy, and rejoice Jē'-sŭs :

with you all. 6 Who, being in the form of 18 for the same cause also God, thought it not robbery to do ye joy, and rejoice with me. be equal with God :

19 But I trust in the Lord 7 But made himself of no Jē'-šūs to send Tī-moth'-e-us CH reputation, and took upon him shortly unto you, that I also the form of a servant, and was may be of good comfort, when made in the likeness of men : I know your state.

8 And being found in fashion 20 For I have no man likeas a man, he humbled him- minded, who will naturally self, and became obedient un- care for your state. to death, even the death of the 21 For all seek their own, not

the things which are Jé'-šūs 9 Wherefore God also hath Christ's. highly exalted him, and given 22 But ye know the proof of




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PHILIPPIANS, 3. all for Christ. nim, that, as a son with the fa- | spirit, and rejoice in Christ her, he hath served with me in Jē'-sús, and have no confidence he gospel.

in the flesh. 23 Him therefore I hope to 4 Though I might also have send presently, so soon as I confidence in the flesh. If any shall see how it will go with other man thinketh that he

hath whereof he might trust in 24 But I trust in the Lord the flesh, I inore: hat I also myself shall come 5 Circumcised the eighth day, shortly.

of the stock of İs'-rā-ěl, of the 25 Yet I supposed it necessary tribe of Běn'-jă-min, an Hē'o send to you Ep-ăph-ro-di-tús, brew of the Hē’-brews; as ny brother, and companion in touching the law, a Phăr'-1-sée ; abour, and fellowsoldier, but 6 Concerning zeal, persecutyour messenger, and he that ing the church; touching the ninistered to my wants. righteousness which is in the 26 For he longed after you all, law, blameless. ind was full of heaviness, be- 7 But what things were gain ause that had heard that he to me, those I counted loss for had been sick.

Chrīst. 27 For indeed he was sick 8 Yea doubtless, and I count high unto death: but God all things but loss for the exhad mercy on him; and not cellency of the knowledge of on him only, but on me also, Chrīst Jē'-šūs my Lord: for est I should have sorrow upon whom I have suffered the loss sorrow

of all things, and do count them 28 I sent him therefore the but dung, that I may win Chrīst, nore carefully, that, when ye 9 And be found in him, not see him again, ye may rejoice, having mine own righteousind that I may be the less sor- ness, which is of the law, but cowful.

that which is through the 29 Receive him therefore in faith of Chrīst, the righteousjhe Lord with all gladness; and ness which is of God by faith : hold such in reputation : 10 That I may know him, and 30 Because for the work of the power of his resurrection, Chrīst he was nigh unto death, and the fellowship of his suffernot regarding his life, to sup- ings, being made conformable ply your lack of service toward unto his death;

11 If by any means I might

attain unto the resurrection of CHAPTER 3.

the dead. FINALLY, my

my brethren, 12 Not as though I had already rejoice in the Lord. To attained, either were already write the same things to you, perfect: but I follow after, if to me indeed is not grievous, that I may apprehend that for but for you it is safe.

which also I am apprehended 2 Beware of dogs, beware of of Chrīst Jē'-šūs. evil workers, beware of the 13 Brethren, I count not my

self to have apprehended : but 3 For we are the circumci- this one thing I do, forgetting sion, which worship God in the those things which are behind,





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