Romans 8

Chapter 8

8:1  There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

who walk

The statement ends with "Christ Jesus"; the last ten words are interpolated.

8:2  For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death.

Spirit

Hitherto in Romans the Holy Spirit has been mentioned but once Romans 5:5 in this chapter He is mentioned nineteen times. Redemption is by blood and by power. (See Scofield "Exodus 14:30") . ; Romans 3:21-5:11 ; speaks of the redemptive price; Ro 8. of redemptive power.

sin Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 5:21") .

8:3  For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh:

sin

Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 5:21") .

8:10  And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.

sin

Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 5:21") .

8:13  For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live.

mortify

make to die the doings of the body.

8:16  The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God:

children

(Greek - tevknon , "one born," a child (and so in Romans 8:17 Romans 8:21 ); not, as in Romans 8:14, "sons" (gr. huios). See Galatians 4:1 Galatians 4:7 where babyhood and sonhood are contrasted. Also "Adoption" ; Romans 8:15 Romans 8:23 ; Ephesians 1:5 .

8:23  And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.

adoption

Lit. placing as sons. See Adoption, Romans 8:15 .

8:38  For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come,

angels

(See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .

8:39  Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

creature Or, created thing.

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