But if Christ is in you, although the body is dead because of sin, the Spirit is life because of righteousness.
If the Spirit of 1him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies 2through his Spirit who dwells in you.
So then, brothers,a we are debtors, 3not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh.
For if you live according to the flesh you will die, but if by the Spirit you 4put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
For all who are 5led by the Spirit of God are 6sonsb of God.
For 7you did not receive 8the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of 9adoption as sons, by whom we cry, 10"Abba! Father!"
1611The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God,
and if children, then 12heirs--heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, 13provided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him.
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time 14are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.
For the creation waits with eager longing for 15the revealing of the sons of God.
For the creation 16was subjected to futility, not willingly, but 17because of him who subjected it, in hope