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Christ for you all, that your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world.

9 For God is my witness, whom I serve with

I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making request with joy. do. iv. 6: Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. CoL. i. 3, 4: We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you. Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love which ye have to all the saints. do. iii. 17: Whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. 1 THES. i. 2: We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers. do. v. 18: In every thing give thanks. 2 THES. i. 3: We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is meet, because that your faith groweth exceedingly, and the charity of every one of you all towards each other aboundeth. do. ii. 13: We are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord. 2 TIM. i. 3: I thank God-that without ceasing I have remembrance of thee in my prayers night and day. PHILE. 4: I thank my God, making mention of thee always in my prayers.

9 EPH. V. 20: Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. HEB. xiii. 15: By him [Jesus], therefore, let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually. 1 PET. ii. 5: Ye-offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ. do. iv. 11: That God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ.

ROM. xvi. 19: Your obedience is come abroad unto all men. 1 THES. i. 8: In every place your faith to God-ward is spread abroad.


JOB, xvi. 19: Behold, my witness is in heaven, and my record is on high. Rom. ix. 1: I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost. 2 Cor. i. 23: I call God for a record upon my soul. do. xi. 31: The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which is blessed for evermore, knoweth that I lie not. GAL. i. 20: Now the things which I write unto you, behold, before God, I lie not. PHI. i. 8: God is my record, how greatly I long after you all. 1 THES. ii. 5, 10: Neither at any time used we flattering words,-God is witness. Ye are witnesses, and God also, how holily and justly and unblameably we behaved ourselves. do. v. 27: I charge you by the Lord that this epistle be read unto all the holy brethren. 1 TIM. v. 21: I charge thee before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the elect

my spirit in the Gospel of his Son, that "without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers;

10 Making request, if by any means now at ▾ length I might have a prosperous journey "by the will of God to come unto you.

11 For I long to see you, that I may * impart unto you some spiritual gift, to the end ye may be established;

12 That is, that I may be comforted together

in my spirit. JOHN, iv. 23, 24. PHI. iii. 3. A. V.

angels, that thou observe these things. do. vi. 13: I give thee charge in the sight of God, who quickeneth all things, and before Christ Jesus. 2 TIM. ii. 14: Charging them before the Lord that they strive not about words to no profit. do. iv. 1: I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ.

JOHN, iv. 23, 24: The hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth. God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth. Acrs, xxvii. 23: For there stood by me this night the angel of God, whose I am, and whom I serve. PHI. iii. 3: We are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit. 2 TIM. i. 3: I thank God, whom I serve from my forefathers.

"1 SAM. xii. 23: God forbid that I should sin against the LORD in ceasing to pray for you. 1 MAC. xii. 11: We therefore, at all times, without ceasing, both in our feasts, and other convenient days, do remember you in the sacrifices which we offer, and in our prayers. 1 THES. iii. 10: Night and day praying exceedingly that we might see your face. See on ver. 8.

ROM. xv. 23, 32: Having a great desire these many years to come unto you. That I may come unto you with joy by the will of God, and may with you be refreshed.

" See on ACTS, xviii. 21.

* Rom. xv. 29: I am sure that, when I come unto you, I shall come in the fulness of the blessing of the Gospel of Christ. EPH. iv. 12, 13: For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ. 1 THES. iii. 2: [We] sent Timotheus-to establish and comfort you concerning your faith.

with you by the mutual faith both of you and me.



13 Now I would not have you ignorant, brethren, that oftentimes I purposed to come unto you, (but was let hitherto,) that I might have some bfruit among you also, even as among other Gentiles.

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14 I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to the Barbarians; both to the wise,' and to the unwise.8

15 So, as much as in me is, I am ready to preach the Gospel to you that are at Rome also.

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Y 2 COR. iv. 13: We having the same spirit of faith. TIT. i. 4: To Titus, mine own son after the common faith. 2 PET. i. 1: To them that have obtained like precious faith with us. z See on ver. 11.


ACTS, xvi. 7: They assayed to go into Bithynia: but the Spirit suffered them not. Roм. xv. 22: I have been much hindered from coming to you. 1 THES. ii. 18: We would have come unto you, even I Paul, once and again; but Satan hindered us.

b PHI. iv. 17 Not because I desire a gift; but I desire fruit that may abound to your account.

CACTs, ix. 15: He is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel. 1 COR. i. 22: The Jews require a sign, and the Greeks seek after wisdom. do. ix. 16: Necessity is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the Gospel! 2 Cor. xi. 28; That which cometh upon me daily, the care of all the churches.

d Ps. xl. 9, 10: I have preached righteousness in the great congregation lo, I have not refrained my lips, O LORD, thou knowest. I have not hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation : I have not concealed thy lovingkindnesses and thy truth from the great congregation. See on MAT. x. 33.

JER. Xxiii. 29: Is not my word like as a fire? saith the LORD; and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces? 1 COR. i. 18, 21: The preaching of the cross is to them that

tion to every one that 'believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

17 For therein is the righteousness of God perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God. It pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe. do. xv. 2: By which [Gospel] also ye are saved. 2 COR. X. 4, 5: The weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds; casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ.

See on MARK, xvi. 16.

8 LUKE, ii. 30-33: For mine eyes have seen thy salvation, which thou hast prepared before the face of all people. A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel. And Joseph and his mother marvelled at those things which were spoken of him. do. xxiv. 47: And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. Acrs, xiii. 26: Men and brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you feareth God, to you is the word of this salvation sent. See on MAt. x. 6.

↳ Acтs, xv. 11: But we believe that through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved, even as they. ROM. iii. 21, 22, 25: The righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the Law and the Prophets; even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God. do. iv. 3, 13: What saith the Scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him for righteousness. For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith. do. viii. 3: What the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh. do. x. 3: They being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God. 2 COR. v. 21: He hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him. GAL. ii. 16: Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ,

revealed from faith to faith :" as it is written, 'The just shall live by faith.

18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteous


19 Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; 10 for God hath m showed it unto them.

For therein the righteousness of God by faith is revealed to faith. Ham. 10 to them. A. V.

that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified. PHI. iii. 9: Not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith. HEB. xi. 4: By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh.


HAB. ii. 4: Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith. JOHN, iii, 36: He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him. GAL. iii. 11: That no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The just shall live by faith. HEB, X. 38: Now the just shall live by faith but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him. do. xi. 7: By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith. *ACTS, xvii. 30: And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent. EPH. v. 6: Because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience. Repeated COL. iii. 6. EPH. ii. 2: The spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience. REV. xxii, 15: Without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.

ACTS, xiv. 17: He left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.

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