For 1sin shall not 2be masterover you, for 3you are not underlaw but 4undergrace.
15Whatthen? 5Shall we sinbecause we are not underlaw but undergrace? 6May it never be!
Do you not 7know that when you presentyourselves to someone as 8slaves for obedience, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of 9sinaresulting in death, or of obediencebresulting in righteousness?
But 10thanks be to God that cthough you were slaves of sin, you becameobedient from the heart to that 11form of teaching to which you were committed,
and having been 12freed from sin, you becameslaves of righteousness.
1913I am speaking in humantermsbecause of the weakness of your flesh. For just14as you presented your members as slaves to impurity and to lawlessness, dresulting in further lawlessness, sonowpresent your members as slaves to righteousness, eresulting in sanctification.
For 15when you were slaves of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness.
21Thereforewhatf16benefit were you thengderivinghfrom the things of which you are nowashamed? For the outcome of thosethings is 17death.
But now having been 18freed from sin and 19enslaved to God, you iderive your j20benefit, kresulting in sanctification, and 21the outcome, eternallife.
For the wages of 22sin is death, but the freegift of God is 23eternallife in ChristJesus our Lord.