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members as instruments of b We then that are strong ought to righteousness unto God, ver. 13. bear the infirmities of the weak, and But now being made free from sin, not to please ourselves, Rom. xv. 1. and become servants to God, ye have For we have not an high priest which your fruit unto holiness, and the end cannot be touched with the feeling of everlasting life, .ver. 22. our infirmities; but was in all points
VER. 20. tempted like as we are, yet without sin, Heb. iv, 15.
“οτε γαρ δούλα ήτς της αμαρτίας, «Neither yield ye your members as | ελεύθεροι ήτε τη δικαιοσύνη. instruments of unrighteousness unto For when ye were the servants of six, sin : but yield yourselves unto God, ye were free from righteousness. as those that are alive from the dead,
• Gr. to righteousness. and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God, ver. 13. But
VER. 21. God be thanked, that ye were the Τίνα ούν καρπόν είχετε τότε έφ' ες servants of sin, but ye have obeyed v imalo xuves e ; só gap Tides excita, from the heart that form of doctrine Járatos. wbich was delivered you, 17. And such were some of you : but ye are
a What fruit had ye then in these washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye
things b whereof ye are neu ashamed? are justified in the name of the Lord for the end of those things is death. Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God,
a For when we were in the flesh, 1 Cor. vi. 11. Wherein in time past the motions of sins which were by the ye walked according to the course of law, did work in our members to bring this world, according to the prince of forth fruit unto death, vii. 5. There the power of the air, the Spirit that fore shall they eat of the fruit of their now worketh in the children of dis- own way, and be filled with their own obedience : Among whom also we all devices, Pror. i. 31. Lest strangers had our conversation in times past in be filled with thy wealth ; and thy the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the de- labours be in the house of a stranger; sires of the flesh and of the mind; And thou mourn at the last, when thy and were by nature the children of flesh and thy body are consumed, And wrath even as others, Eph. i. 2, 3. say, how have I hated instruction, Mortify therefore your members which and my heart despised reproof; And are upon the earth ; fornication, un- have not obeyed the voice of my cleanness, inordinate affection, evil teachers, nor inclined mine ear to concupiscence, and covetousness, them that instructed me, v, 10-13. which is idolatry: For which things' Stolen waters are sweet, and bread sake the wrath of God cometh on the eaten in secret is pleasant. But he children of disobedience: In the which knoweth not that the dead are there ; ye also walked some time, when ye and that her guests are in the depths of lived in them, Col. üi. 5-7. That hell, ix. 17, 18, Say ye to the righ he no longer should live the rest of teous, that it shall be well with him:: his time in the flesh to the lusts of for they shall eat the fruit of their do men, but to the will of God. For the ings, Isa. iii, 10. I the LORD search time past of our life may suffice us to the heart, I try the reins, even to give have wrought the will of the Gentiles, every man according to his ways, and when we walked in lasciviousness, according to the fruit of his doings, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, ban- Jer. xvii. 10. Be not deceived; God quetings, and abominable idolatries : is not mocked; for whatsoever a man Wherein they think it strange that ye soweth, that shall he also reap. For run not with them to the same excess he that soweth to his flesh shall of the of riot, speaking evil of you, 1 Pet. filesh reap corruption, but he that iv. 2-4.
soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit Neither yield ye your members reap life everlasting, Gal. vi.7, 8. as instruments of unrighteousness unto And said, O my God, I am sin : but yield yourselves unto God, ashamed and blush to lift up my face
A. D. 60. to thee, my God: for our iniquities to our fathers, because we have sinned are increased over our head, and our against thee, Dan. ix. 7, 8. And trespass is grown up unto the heavens, many of them that sleep in the dust Ezra ix. 6. Behold, I am vile; what of the earth shall awake, some to shall I answer thee? I will lay mine everlasting life, and some to shame hand upon my mouth, Job xl. 4. and everlasting contempt, xii. 2. And Wherefore I abhor myself, and repent when he came to himself, he said, in dust and ashes, xlii. 6. Therefore How many hired servants of my fathe showers have been with-holden, ther's have bread enough and to spare, and there hath been no latter rain; and I perish with hunger! I will and thou hadst a whore's forehead, arise and go to my father, and will thou refusedst to be ashamed, Jer. say unto him, Father, I have sinned iii. 3. Were they ashamed when against heaven, and before thee, And they had committed abomination? am no more worthy to be called thy nay, they were not at all ashamed, nei- son: make me as one of thy hired ther could they blush: therefore shall servants, Luke xv. 17—19. For bethey fall among them that fall : in the bold this selfsame thing, that ye time of their visitation they shall be sorrowed after a godly sort, what cast down, saith the LORD, viii. 12. carefulness it wrought in you, yea, They shall come with weeping, and what clearing of yourselves, yea, whut with supplications will I lead them : indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what I will cause them to walk by the vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, rivers of waters in a straight way, what revenge! In all things ye have wherein they shall not stumble : for approved yourselves to be clear in this I am a Father to Israel, and Ephraim matter, 2 Cor. vii. 11. is my first-born, xxxi. 9. Then thou For the wages of sin is death; but shalt remember thy ways, and be the gift of God is eternal life through ashamed, when thou shalt receive thy Jesus Christ our Lord, ver, 23. Who sisters, thine elder and thy younger : knowing the judgment of God, that and I will give them unto thee for they which commit such things are daughters but not by thy covenant. worthy of death, not only do the same, And I will establish my covenant with but have pleasure in them that do thee ; and thou shalt know that I am them, i. 32. Until I went into the sancthe LORD. That thou mayest remem- tuary of God; then understood I their ber, and be confounded, and never end, Psal. lxxiii. 17. There is a way open thy mouth any more because of which seemeth right unto a man, but thy shame, when I am pacified to the end thereof are the ways of death, ward thee for all that thou hast done, Prov. xiv. 12, and xvi. 25. Whose end saith the Lord God, Ez. xvi. 61–63. is destruction, whose god is their belly, Then shall ye remember your own and whose glory is in their shame, who evil ways, and your doings that were mind earthly things, Phil. iii. 19. Let not good, and shall lothe yourselves him know, that he which converteth in your own sight for your iniquities a sinner from the error of his way and foryourabominations. Not foryour shall save a soul from death, and sakes do I this, saith the Lord God, shall hide a multitude of sins, Jam. be it known unto you: be ashamed
For the time is come that and confounded for your own ways, judgment must begin at the house of O house of Israel, xxxvi. 31, 32. "O God : and if it first begin at us, what LORD, righteousness belongeth unto shall the end be of them that obey not thee, but unto us confusion of faces, the Gospel of God? 1 Pet. iv. 17. as at this day; to the men of Judah, See also on Matt. iii. ver. 10. clause and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, 4; ver. 12. clause 5; and chap. v. ver. and unto all Israel, that are near, and 22. clause 8. that are far off, through all the countries whither thou hast driven them,
VER. 22. because of their trespass that they
Νυν δε ελευθερωθέντες από της αμαρhave trespassed against thee. ο τίας, δουλωθέντες δε τω Θεώ, έχετε τον LoRD to us belongeth confusion α καρπών υμών εις αγιασμόν το δε τέλος, face, to our kings, to our princes, and any alávov,
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But a now being made free from sin, and b become servants to God, c ye
VER. 2. your fruit unto holiness, d and the end “Η γάρ ύπανδρος γυνή των ζώντι ενδεί δέeverlasting life.
δεται νόμω εάν δε αποθάνη και ανήρ, κατέρa See on Matt. v. ver. 8. clause 1.
γηται από του νόμου του ανδρός. . b See on chap. i. ver. 1. clause 2. For 3 the woman which hath an huisc See on Matt. vii. ver. 17. clause 1. band is bound by the law to her hus
d Who can count the dust of Jacob, band so long as he liveth. but if the and the number of the fourth part of husband be dead, she is loosed from the Israel? Let me die the death of the law of her husband. righteous, and let my last end be like
a See on Matt. 5. ver. 32. clause 2. his! Num. xxiii. 10. Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for
VER. S. the end of that man is peace. But
'Αρα ούν ζώντος του άνδρες, μοιχελώς the transgressors shall be destroyed xemuarios, lay yemtas avèpi orang là together : the end of the wicked shall be atobávo o ámp, insubépa isti soi tai be cut off, Psal. xxxvii. 37, 38. As yógove rot un divas avrà ucigsaída, ya therefore the tares are gathered and νομένην ανδρί ετέρω. burned in the fire ; so shall it be in the end of this world. Then shall So then, if, while her husband liveth, the righteous shine forth as the sun in she be married to another man, she shall the kingdom of their father. Who be called an adulteress : but if her hushath ears to hear let him hear, Matt. band be dead, she is free from that law; xiii. 40. 43. And every one that hath so that she is no adulteress, though she forsaken houses, or brethren, or sis- be married to another man. ters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's
VER. 4. sake, shall receive an hundredfold, "Ωστε, αδελφοί μου, και υμείς έθεταand shall inherit everlasting life, xix. τώθητε το νόμο δια του σώματος του 29. And these shall go away into XPIT TOữ• Eis TO YEVÉTéaipas étépe, TB everlasting punishment; but the righ νεκρών εγερθέντι, ένα καρποφορέσαμε teous into life eternal, xxv. 46. And T oem. he that reapeth receiveth wages, and gathereth fruit unto life eternal; that become dead to the law b by the beady ef
Wherefore, my brethren, . ye als are both he that soweth, and he that Christ ; Cthat ye should be married to reapeth may rejoice together, John
another, even to him who is raised from iv. 36.
the dead, d that we should bring forth VER. 23.
fruit unlo God. Τα γαρ όψώνια της αμαρτίας, θάνατος a But now we are delivered from Tò dè xéploua Toũ tū, con alários év the law, that being dead wherein we Χριστώ Ιησού τω Κυρίω ημών.
were held; that we should serve in For a the wages of sin is death ; b but newness of spirit, and not in the oldthe gift of God is eternal life cthrough ness of the letter, ver. 6. For sin Jesus Christ our Lord.
shall not have dominion orer you; a See on Matt. üi. ver. 10. clause 4; for ye are not under the law, but ver. 12.clause 5; and chap. v. ver. 22. under grace, vi. 14. For I through clause 8.
the law am dead to the law, that I bSee on Matt. xix. ver. 16. clause 3. might live unto God. I am crucified cSee on John vi. ver. 51. clause 5. with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet
not I, but Christ liveth in me: and CHAP. VII.- VER. 1.
the life which I now live in the flesh 'n årrosīte, adeapol, (víc novel yap I live by the faith of the Son of God, róueen aanw) &ti o róuos xupIEVE årépá- who loved me, and gave himself for που, εφ' όσον χρόνον ζή;
me, Gal. ii. 19, 20. Christ hath reKnow ye not, brethren, (for I speak deemed us from the curse of the law, to them that know the law,) how that the being made a curse for us : for it is law hath dominion over a man as long written, Cursed is every one that as he liveth?
hangeth on a tree, iii 13. Blotting
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out the handwriting of ordinances ( latry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, that was against us, which was con emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, trary to us, and took it out of the heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenway, nailing it to his cross, Col. ii. ness, revellings, and such like: of the 14. Wherefore if ye be dead with which I tell you before, as I have also Christ from the rudiments of the told you in time past, that they which world, why, as though living in the do such things shall not inherit the world, are ye subject to ordinances, kingdom of God, Gal. v. 19-21. 20. See also on chap. vi. ver. 14. Then when lust hath conceived, it clause 2.
bringeth forth sin; and sin, when it b See on Matt. xx. ver. 28. clause 3. is finished, bringeth forth death, Jam. c See on John iii, ver. 29.
i. 15. . See on Matt. vii. ver. 17. clause 1. d But I see another law in my memVER. 5.
bers, warring against the law of my
mind, and bringing me into captivity “Οτε γαρ ήμεν εν τη σαρκι, τα σπαθή
to the law of sin which is in my Matu rāv åpaptiâv, rà dià Toữ vópeou, members, ver. 23. Neither yield ye ένηργείτο εν τοις μέλεσιν ημών, εις το καρποφορήσαι τώ θανάτω.
your members as instruments of un.
righteousness unto sin : but yield For when we were a in the flesh, the yourselves unto God, as those that motions of sins, which were by the law, are alive from the dead, and your
did work d in our members to e bring members as instruments of righteousforth fruit unto death,
ness unto God, vi. 13. I speak after * Gr. passions.
the manner of men, because of the a See on John iii. ver. 6. clause 1. infirmity of your flesh: For as ye
b Therefore by the deeds of the law have yielded your members servants to there shall no flesh be justified in his uncleanness and to iniquity unto inisight: for by the law is the knowledge quity; even so now yield your memof sin, iii. 20. Because the law bers servants to righteousness, unto worketh wrath : for where no law is, holiness, 19. Mortify therefore your there is no transgression, iv. 15. members which are upon the earth ; Moreover the law entered that the fornication, uncleanness, inordinate offence might abound. But where affection, evil concupiscence, and cosin abounded, grace did much more vetousness, which is idolatry, Col. iii. abound, v. 20. The sting of death is 5. From whence come wars and fightsin; and the strength of sin is the ings among you? come they not hence, law, 1 Cor. xv. 56.
even of your lusts that war in your < But sin, taking occasion by the members, Jam. iv. 1. commandment, wrought in me all e What fruit had ye then in those manner of concupiscence. For with things whereof ye are now ashamed? out the law sin was dead. For I was for the end of those things is death, alive without the law once; but when Rom. vi. 21. See also on Matt. iii. the commandment came, sin revived, ver. 10, clause 4; ver. 12. clause 5; and I died. And the commandment, and chap. v. ver. 22. clause 8. which was ordained to life, I found to
VER. 6. be unto death. For sin, taking occa. sion by the commandment, deceived
Νυνί δε κατηργήθημεν από του νόμου, , me, and by it slew me. Wherefore
αποθανόντες εν και κατευχόμεθα· ώστε δουthe law is holy, and the command- λεύειν ημάς εν καινότητα πνεύματος, και ου ment holy, and just, and good. Was Tanatóinti ypáupetos. then that which is good made death
But a now we are delivereil from the unto me? God forbid. But sin, that law, that being dead wherein we were it might appear sin, working death in held; b that we should serve in newness me by that which is good ; that sin of spirit, and not in the oldness of the by the commandment might become exceeding sinful, ver. 8-13. Now * Or, being dead to that. the works of the flesh are manifest, a See on ver. 4. clause 1. wbich are these; Adultery, fornica b And shall not uncircumcision tion, uncleanness, lasciviousness, ido- which is by nature, if it fulfil the law,
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A. D. 60. judge thee, who by the letter and availeth any thing, nor uncircumcicircumcision dost transgress the law?sion, but a new creature, vi. 15. For For he is not a Jew, which is one we are the circumcision, which woroutwardly; neither is that circumci- ship God in the spirit, and rejoice ini sion, which is outward in the flesh: Christ Jesus, and have no confidence But he is a Jew, which is one in in the flesh, Phil. iii. 3. And have wardly; and circumcision is that of put on the new man ; which is rethe heart, in the spirit, and not in the newed in knowledge after the image letter ; whose praise is not of men, of him that created him, Col. iii. 10. butof God, ü. 27-29. Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into
VER. 7. death : that like as Christ was raised
Τί ούν έρούμεν ; ο νόμος αμαρτία; ΜΗ up from the dead by the glory of the γένοιτο· αλλά την αμαρτίαν ουκ έγναν, ει Father, even so we also should walk rendsà yógov ráy tb yap iziduria via in newness of life, vi. 4. Likewise idee, ei piwn o vópos reyer Oix ésidup's reckon ye also yourselves to be dead CES. indeed unto sin, but alive unto God What shall we say then? Is the law through Jesus Christ our Lord, 11. sin? God forbid. Nay, o I had not I speak after the manner of men be- known sin, but by the law: for I had not cause of the infirmity of your flesh; known * lust, except the law had said, for as ye have yielded your members - Thou shalt not covet. servants to uncleanness and to ini
• Or, concupiscence. quity; even so now yield your mem a But sin, taking occasion by the bers servants to righteousness, unto commandment, wrought in me all holiness, 19. But now being made manner of concupiscence. For withfree from sin, and become servants out the law sin was dead, rer. 8. For to God, ye have your fruit unto holi- sin, taking occasion by the commandness, and the end everlasting life, 22. ment, deceived me, and by it slew me, And be not conformed to this world: | 11. Was then that which is good but be yetransformed by the renewing made death unto me? God forbid. of your mind, that ye may prove what But sin, that it might appear sin, is that good, and acceptable, and per- working death in me by that which fect, will of God, xii. 2. And I will is good ; that sin by the commandment give them one heart, and I will put a might become exceeding sinful, 13. new spirit within you; and I will The sting of death is sin ; and the take the stony heart out of their flesh, strength of sin is the law, i Cor. IV. and will give them an heart of flesh, 56. Ez. xi. 19. A new heart also will I b For when we were in the flesh, give you, and a new spirit will I put the motions of sins, which were by within you; and I will take away the the law, did work in our members, to stony heart out of your flesh, and I bring forth fruit unto death, rer. 5. will give you an heart of flesh, xxxvi. Therefore by the deeds of the law 26. Who also hath made us able there shall no flesh be justified in his ministers of the new testament; not sight: for by the law is the knowledge of the letter, but of the spirit : for of sin, ü. 20. The law of the LORD the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth is perfect, converting the soul: the life, 2 Cor. iii. 6. Therefore if any testimony of the LORD is sure, making man be in Christ, he is a new creature: wise the simple. The statutes of the old things are passed away; behold, LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: all things are become new, v. 17. For the commandment of the LORD is I through the law am dead to the law, pure, enlightening the eyes. The that I might live unto God. I am fear of the LORD is clean, enduring crucified with Christ ; nevertheless I for ever: the judgments of the LORD live ; yet not I, but Christ liveth in are true, and righteous altogether. me: and the life which I now live More to be desired are they than in the flesh, I live by the faith of the gold, yea, than much fine gold: Son of God, who loved me, and gave sweeter also than boney and the himself for me, Gal. ii. 19, 20. For honey-comh. Moreover by them is in Christ Jesus neither circumcision thy servant warned; and in keeping