because through Christ Jesus1 the law of the Spirit of life2 set me free3 from the law of sin4 and death.
For what the law was powerless5 to do in that it was weakened by the sinful nature,a6 God did by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful man7 to be a sin offering.b8 And so he condemned sin in sinful man,c4
in order that the righteous requirements9 of the law might be fully met in us, who do not live according to the sinful nature but according to the Spirit.105
Those who live according to the sinful nature have their minds set on what that nature desires;11 but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires.126
The mind of sinful mand is death,13 but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life14 and peace;