Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved. Romans 8 8. So God did what the law could not do. He sent his own Son in a body like the bodies we sinners have. But letting the Spirit control your mind leads to life and peace. You are controlled by the Spirit if you have the Spirit of God living in you. And remember that those who do not have the Spirit of Christ living in them do not belong to him at all. And just as God raised Christ Jesus from the dead, he will give life to your mortal bodies by this same Spirit living within you.
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AW But hope that is seen is no hope at all. AX Who hopes for what they already have? We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit AZ himself intercedes for us BA through wordless groans. It is God who justifies. BT No one. BY Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? All rights reserved worldwide. Try it free for 30 days. Font Size Font Size.
The reformer Martin Luther stated that this chapter is where Paul "comforts fighters" involved in an inner struggle between spirit and flesh :. The Holy Spirit assures us that we are God's children no matter how furiously sin may rage within us, so long as we follow the Spirit and struggle against sin in order to kill it. The original text was written in Koine Greek. This chapter is divided into 39 verses. This part deals with the Christian's deliverance from condemnation , which is the penalty of death because of the sin people are living under, by virtue of believers' union with Christ Romans — Methodist founder John Wesley concurs that Paul "resumes the thread of his discourse" from Romans —7 , following a digression in Romans —25 regarding sin and the Mosaic Law : . Buls explains that Paul's "real self" serving God is his mind and not his flesh. Meyer goes on to distinguish between two alternative readings of There is