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Why not say, then, "Let us do evil so that good may come"? Some people, indeed, have insulted me by accusing me of saying this very thing! They will be condemned, as they should be.
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And not rather (as we are slandered and as some affirm that we say) let us do evil that there may come good? Whose damnation is just.
Matthew 5:11 Blessed are ye when they shall revile you, and persecute you, and speak all that is evil against you, untruly, for my sake:
1 Peter 3:16,17 But with modesty and fear, having a good conscience: that whereas they speak evil of you, they may be ashamed who falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ. . . .
Romans 5:20 Now the law entered in that sin might abound. And where sin abounded, grace did more abound.
Romans 6:1,15 What shall we say, then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? . . .
Romans 7:7 What shall we say, then? Is the law sin? God forbid! But I do not know sin, but by the law. For I had not known concupiscence, if the law did not say: Thou shalt not covet.
Jude 1:4 For certain men are secretly entered in (who were written of long ago unto this judgment), ungodly men, turning the grace of our Lord God into riotousness and denying the only sovereign Ruler and our Lord Jesus Christ.
ContextGod Remains Faithful
…7For if the truth of God hath more abounded through my lie, unto his glory, why am I also yet judged as a sinner? 8And not rather (as we are slandered and as some affirm that we say) let us do evil that there may come good? Whose damnation is just. 9What then? Do we excel them? No, not so. For we have charged both Jews and Greeks, that they are all under sin.…
What shall we say, then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?
2 Corinthians 6:8
By honour and dishonour: by evil report and good report: as deceivers and yet true: as unknown and yet known:
2 Corinthians 11:15
Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers be transformed as the ministers of justice, whose end shall be according to their works.
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