Romans 8:12-17 NIV

12 Therefore, brothers, we have an obligation--but it is not to the sinful nature, to live according to it.1

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13 For if you live according to the sinful nature, you will die;2 but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body,3 you will live,4

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      14 because those who are led by the Spirit of God5 are sons of God.6

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      15 For you did not receive a spirit7 that makes you a slave again to fear,8 but you received the Spirit of sonship.a And by him we cry, ""Abba,"b Father."9

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        • g 8:15 - Or "adoption"
        • h 8:15 - Aramaic for "Father"
          16 The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit10 that we are God's children.11

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          17 Now if we are children, then we are heirs12--heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings13 in order that we may also share in his glory.14

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