Romans 8:1-9 NIV

Life Through the Spirit

1 Therefore, there is now no condemnation1 for those who are in Christ Jesus,a2

References for Romans 8:1

    • a 8:1 - Some later manuscripts "Jesus, who do not live according to the sinful nature but according to the Spirit,"
      2 because through Christ Jesus3 the law of the Spirit of life4 set me free5 from the law of sin6 and death.

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      3 For what the law was powerless7 to do in that it was weakened by the sinful nature,b8 God did by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful man9 to be a sin offering.c10 And so he condemned sin in sinful man,d

      References for Romans 8:3

        • b 8:3 - Or "the flesh"; also in verses 4, 5, 8, 9, 12 and 13
        • c 8:3 - Or "man, for sin"
        • d 8:3 - Or "in the flesh"
          4 in order that the righteous requirements11 of the law might be fully met in us, who do not live according to the sinful nature but according to the Spirit.12

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          5 Those who live according to the sinful nature have their minds set on what that nature desires;13 but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires.14

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          6 The mind of sinful mane is death,15 but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life16 and peace;

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            • e 8:6 - Or "mind set on the flesh"
              7 the sinful mindf is hostile to God.17 It does not submit to God's law, nor can it do so.

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                • f 8:7 - Or "the mind set on the flesh"
                  8 Those controlled by the sinful nature18 cannot please God.

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                  9 You, however, are controlled not by the sinful nature19 but by the Spirit, if the Spirit of God lives in you.20 And if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ,21 he does not belong to Christ.

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