What, then, shall we say? shall we continue in the sin that the grace may abound?
What then? shall we sin because we are not under law but under grace? let it not be!
or the riches of His goodness, and forbearance, and long-suffering, dost thou despise? -- not knowing that the goodness of God doth lead thee to reformation!
And, if our unrighteousness God's righteousness doth establish, what shall we say? is God unrighteous who is inflicting the wrath? (after the manner of a man I speak)
Law then do we make useless through the faith? let it not be! yea, we do establish law.
And law came in, that the offence might abound, and where the sin did abound, the grace did overabound,
For ye -- to freedom ye were called, brethren, only not the freedom for an occasion to the flesh, but through the love serve ye one another,
as free, and not having the freedom as the cloak of the evil, but as servants of God;
for overswellings of vanity speaking, they do entice in desires of the flesh -- lasciviousnesses, those who had truly escaped from those conducting themselves in error,
for there did come in unobserved certain men, long ago having been written beforehand to this judgment, impious, the grace of our God perverting to lasciviousness, and our only Master, God, and Lord -- Jesus Christ -- denying,