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Ezekiel 36:27

    Ezekiel 36:27 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and you shall keep my judgments, and do them.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep mine ordinances, and do them.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And I will put my spirit in you, causing you to be guided by my rules, and you will keep my orders and do them.

    Webster's Revision

    And I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep mine ordinances, and do them.

    World English Bible

    I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and you shall keep my ordinances, and do them.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 36:27

    And I will put my Spirit within you - To keep the heart of flesh alive, the feeling heart still sensible, the loving heart still happy. I will put my Spirit, the great principle of light, life, and love, within you, to actuate the new spirit, and to influence the new affections and passions; that the animal spirit may not become brutish, that the mental powers become not foolish. I will put my Spirit within you, so that as the new spirit may influence the new heart, so will My Spirit influence Your new spirit, that each may have a proper mover; and then all will be pure, regular, and harmonious, when passion is influenced by reason, and reason by the Holy Ghost.

    And the cause shall be evidenced by the effects; for I will cause you to walk in my statutes - not only to believe and reverence my appointments relative to what I command you to perform; but ye shall walk in them, your conduct shall be regulated by them. "And ye shall keep my judgments;" whatsoever I enjoin you to avoid. And ye shall do them - ye shall not only avoid every appearance of evil, but keep all my ordinances and commandments unblamably.

    Here is the salvation that God promises to give to restored Israel; and here is the salvation that is the birthright of every Christian believer: the complete destruction of all sin in the soul, and the complete renewal of the heart; no sin having any place within, and no unrighteousness having any place without.

    "But where are they that are thus saved?"

    Ans. Wherever true Christians are to be found.

    "But I know many true Christians that have not this salvation, but daily mourn over their evil hearts?"

    Ans. They may be sincere, but they are not true Christians; i.e., such as are saved from their sins; the true Christians are those who are filled with the nature and Spirit of Christ. But I will ask a question in my turn:

    "Do those you mention think it a virtue to be always mourning over their impurities?" Most certainly. Then it is a pity they were not better instructed. It is right they should mourn while they feel an impure heart; but why do they not apply to that blood which cleanses from all unrighteousness, and to that Spirit which cleanses the very thoughts of the heart by his inspiration? Many employ that time in brooding and mourning over their impure hearts, which should be spent in prayer and faith before God, that their impurities might be washed away. In what a state of nonage are many members of the Christian Church!