BCF Chapter 9
I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that I have set before thee life and death, the blessing and the curse: therefore choose life, that thou mayest live, thou and thy seed;
but I say into you, that Elijah is come already, and they knew him not, but did unto him whatsoever they would. Even so shall the Son of man also suffer of them.
but each man is tempted, when he is drawn away by his own lust, and enticed.
And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat; and she gave also unto her husband with her, and he did eat.
Behold, this only have I found: that God made man upright; but they have sought out many inventions.
No man can come to me, except the Father that sent me draw him: and I will raise him up in the last day.
For while we were yet weak, in due season Christ died for the ungodly.
because the mind of the flesh is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can it be:
And you did he make alive, when ye were dead through your trespasses and sins,
even when we were dead through our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace have ye been saved),
For we also once were foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another. But when the kindness of God our Saviour, and his love toward man, appeared, not by works done in righteousness, which we did ourselves, but according to his mercy he saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit,
If therefore the Son shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.
For that which I do I know not: for not what I would, that do I practise; but what I hate, that I do.
For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me, but to do that which is good is not. For the good which I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I practise.
I find then the law, that, to me who would do good, evil is present.
but I see a different law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity under the law of sin which is in my members.
for it is God who worketh in you both to will and to work, for his good pleasure.
who delivered us out of the power of darkness, and translated us into the kingdom of the Son of his love;
till we all attain unto the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a fullgrown man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:
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