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for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

10 As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.

II Ye see how large a letter I have written unto you with mine own hand.

12 As many as desire to make a fair shew in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised; only lest they should suffer persecution for the cross of Christ.

13 For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law; but desire to have you circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh.

14 But God forbid that I should glory, save in the

of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world.

15 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but a new creature.

16 And as many as walk according to this rule, peace be on them, and mercy, and upon the Israel of God.

17 From henceforth let no man trouble me: for I bear in my body the marks of the Lord Jesus.

18 Brethren, the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Amen.

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nal life. 9 And let us not be weary in well-doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not. So then, as we have opportunity, let us work that which is good toward all men, and especially toward them that are of the household of the faith.

II See with how large letters I have written unto you with mine own hand. 12 As many as desire to make a fair show in the flesh, they compel you to be circumcised; only that they may not be persecuted for the cross of Christ. 13 For not even they who receive circumcision do themselves keep the law; but they desire to have you circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh. 14 But far be it from me to glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world hath been crucified unto me, and I unto the world. 15 For neither is circumcision anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creature. 16 And as many as shall walk by this rule, peace be upon them, and mercy, and upon the Israel of God.

17 From henceforth let no man trouble me: for I bear branded on my body the marks of Jesus.

18 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit, brethren. Amen.

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we shall reap, if we faint failing. not. 10 So then, as we have op- 10 Therefore, whilst we have time, let portunity, let us work that which us work good to all men, but especially is good toward all men, and espe- to those who are of the household of the cially toward them that are of the faith. household of the faith.

II See what a letter I have written to II See with how large letters I you with my own hand. write unto you with mine own 12 For as many as desire to please in hand. 12 As many as desire to the flesh, they constrain you to be cirmake a fair show in the flesh, they cumcised, only that they may not suffer compel you to be circumcised; only the persecution of the cross of Christ. that they may not be persecuted for 13 For neither they themselves who are the cross of Christ. 13 For not circumcised, keep the law; but they will even they who receive circumcision have you to be circumcised, that they do themselves keep the law; but may glory in your flesh. they desire to have you circumcised, 14 But God forbid that I should glory, that they may glory in your flesh. save in the cross of our Lord Jesus 14 But far be it from me to glory, Christ; by whom the world is crucified save in the cross of our Lord Jesus to me, and I to the world. Christ, through which the world 15 For in Christ Jesus neither circumhath been crucified unto me, and cision availeth any thing, nor uncircumI unto the world. 15 For neither is cision, but a new creature. circumcision anything, nor uncir- 16 And whosoever shall follow this cumcision, but a new creature. 16 rule, peace on them, and mercy, and upon And as many as shall walk by this the Israel of God. rule, peace be upon them, and 17 From henceforth let no man be mercy, and upon the Israel of God. troublesome to me; for I bear the marks

17 Henceforth let no man trouble of the Lord Jesus in my body. me; for I bear branded on my body 18 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ the marks of Jesus.

be with your spirit, brethren. Amen. 18 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit, brethren. Amen.

THE EPISTLE OF PAUL THE APOSTLE TO THE

EPHESIANS

CHAPTER 1.

of Jesus through the will of God, to the saints that are at Ephesus, and the faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ: 4 even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without

AUL, an apostle of Jesus Christ, by are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus.

2 Grace be to you, and peace from God the Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.

3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with spiritual blessings in heavenly places, in Christ:

4 As he chose us in him before the

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him before the foundation of the world, without blemish before him in that we should be holy and without blame love: 5 having foreordained us unto before him in love:

adoption as sons through Jesus 5 Having predestinated us unto the Christ unto himself, according to adoption of children by Jesus Christ to the good pleasure of his will, 6 to himself, according to the good pleasure the praise of the glory of his grace, of his will,

which he freely bestowed on us 6 To the praise of the glory of his in the Beloved: 7 in whom we grace, wherein he hath made us accepted have our redemption through his in the beloved.

blood, the forgiveness of our tres7 In whom we have redemption through passes, according to the riches of his blood, the forgiveness of sins, accord- his grace, 8 which he made to ing to the riches of his grace;

abound toward us in all wisdom and 8 Wherein he hath abounded toward us prudence, 9 having made known in all wisdom and prudence;

unto us the mystery of his will, 9 Having made known unto us the according to his good pleasure mystery of his will, according to his which he purposed in him 10 unto good pleasure which he hath purposed in a dispensation of the fulness of the himself:

times, to sum up all things in 10 That in the dispensation of the ful- Christ, the things in the heavens, ness of times he might gather together and the things upon the earth; in in one all things in Christ, both which are him, I say, ii in whom also we in heaven, and which are on earth; even were made a heritage, having been in him:

foreordained according to the pur11 In whom also we have obtained an pose of him who worketh all things inheritance, being predestinated accord- after the counsel of his will; 12 to ing to the purpose of him who worketh all the end that we should be unto the things after the counsel of his own will: praise of his glory, we who had be

12 That we should be to the praise of fore hoped in Christ: 13 in whom his glory, who first trusted in Christ. ye also, having heard the word of

13 In whom ye also trusted, after that the truth, the gospel of your salvaye heard the word of truth, the gospel of tion,-in whom, having also beyour salvation : in whom also after that lieved, ye were sealed with the ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Holy Spirit of promise, 14 which is Spirit of promise,

an earnest of our inheritance, unto 14. Which is the earnest of our inher- the redemption of God's own positance until the redemption of the pur- session, unto the praise of his chased possession, unto the praise of his glory. glory.

15 For this cause I also, having 15 Wherefore I also, after I heard of heard of the faith in the Lord Jeyour faith in the Lord Jesus, and love sus which is among you, and which unto all the saints,

ye shew toward all the saints, 16 16 Cease not to give thanks for you, cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers; making mention of you in my

17 That the God of our Lord Jesus prayers; 17 that the God of our Christ, the Father of glory, may give Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of unto you the spirit of wisdom and revela- glory, may give unto you a spirit tion in the knowledge of him :

of wisdom and revelation in the 18 The eyes of your understanding be- knowledge of him; 18 having the ing enlightened; that ye may know what eyes of your heart enlightened, is the hope of his calling, and what the that ye may know what is the hope riches of the glory of his inheritance in of his calling, what the riches the saints,

of the glory of his inheritance in 19 And what is the exceeding greatness the saints, 19 and what the exceedof his power to us-ward who believe, ac- ing greatness of his power to uscording to the working of his mighty ward who believe, according to power,

that working of the strength of 20 Which he wrought in Christ, when his might 20 which he wrought in he raised him from the dead, and set him Christ, when he raised him from

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blemish before him in love: 5 having foreordained us unto adoption as sons through Jesus Christ unto himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, 6 to the praise of the glory of his grace, which he freely bestowed on us in the Beloved : 7 in whom we have our redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace, 8 which he made to abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence, 9 making known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he purposed in him 10 unto a dispensation of the fulness of the times, to sum up all things in Christ, the things in the heavens, and the things upon the earth; in him, I say, II in whom also we

were made a heritage, having been foreordained according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his will; 12 to the end that we should be unto the praise of his glory, we who had before hoped in Christ: 13 in whom ye also, having heard the word of the truth, the gospel of your salvation,-in whom, having also believed, ye were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise, 14 which is an earnest of our inheritance, unto the redemption of God's own possession, unto the praise of his glory.

15 For this cause I also, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which is among you, and the love which ye show toward all the saints, 16 cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers; 17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him; 18 having the eyes of your heart enlightened, that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints, 19 and what the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to that working of the strength of his might 20 which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from

foundation of the world, that we should be holy and unspotted in his sight in charity.

5 Who hath predestinated us unto the adoption of children through Jesus Christ unto himself: according to the purpose of his will:

6 Unto the praise of the glory of his grace, in which he hath graced us in his beloved son.

7 In whom we have redemption through his blood, the remission of sins, according to the riches of his grace,

8 Which hath superabounded in us in all wisdom and prudence,

9 That he might make known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure, which he hath purposed in him,

10 In the dispensation of the fulness of times, to re-establish all things in Christ, that are in heaven and on earth, in him.

II In whom we also are called by lot, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things according to the counsel of his will.

12 That we may be unto the praise of his glory, we

we who before hoped in Christ:

13 In whom you also, after you had heard the word of truth, (the gospel of your salvation;) in whom also believing, you were signed with the holy Spirit of promise,

14 Who is the pledge of our inheritance, unto the redemption of acquisition, unto the praise of his glory.

15 Wherefore I also, hearing of your faith that is in the Lord Jesus, and of your love towards all the saints,

16 Cease not to give thanks for you, making commemoration of you in my prayers,

17 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and of revelation, in the knowledge of him:

18 The eyes of your heart enlightened, that you may know what the hope is of his calling, and what are the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints.

19 And what is the exceeding greatness of his power towards us, who believe according to the operation of the might of his power,

20 Which he wrought in Christ, raising him up from the dead, and setting him on his right hand in the heavenly places.

21 Above all principality, and power, at his own right hand in the heavenly places,

21 Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come:

22 And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church,

23. Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.

the dead, and made him to sit at his right hand in the heavenly places, 21 far above all rule, and authority, and power, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come: 22 and he put all things in subjection under his feet, and gave him to be head over all things to the church, 23 which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.

CHAPTER 2.

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dead in trespasses and sins; 2 Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience:

3 Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even others.

4 But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,

5 Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved ;)

6 And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:

7 That in the ages to come he might shew the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.

8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.

10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

11 Wherefore remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands;

12 That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world :

13 But now in Christ Jesus ye who

ye were dead through your trespasses and sins, 2 wherein aforetime ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, of the spirit that now worketh in the sons of disobedience; 3 among whom we also all once lived in the lusts of our flesh, doing the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest :-4 but God, being rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, 5 even when we were dead through our trespasses, quickened us together with Christ (by grace have ye been saved), 6 and raised us up with him, and made us to sit with him in the heavenly places, in Christ Jesus: 7 that in the ages to come he might shew the exceeding riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus: 8 for by grace have ye been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves : it is the gift of God: 9 not of works, that no man should glory. 10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God afore prepared that we should walk in them.

Wherefore remember, that aforetime ye, the Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called Circumcision, in the flesh, made by hands; 12 that ye were at that time separate from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of the promise, having no hope and without God in the world. 13 But now in Christ Jesus ye that

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