8 Those who are in the realm of the flesh cannot please God.
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9 You, however, are not in the realm of the flesh but are in the realm of the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God lives in you. And if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, they do not belong to Christ.
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10 But if Christ is in you, then even though your body is subject to death because of sin, the Spirit gives lifea because of righteousness.
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    • ƒ 8:10 - Or "you, your body is dead because of sin, yet your spirit is alive"
      11 And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because ofb his Spirit who lives in you.
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        • „ 8:11 - Some manuscripts "bodies through"
          12 Therefore, brothers and sisters, we have an obligation—but it is not to the flesh, to live according to it.
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          13 For if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will live.
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          14 For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God.
          15 The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship.c And by him we cry, “Abba,d Father.”
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            • … 8:15 - The Greek word for "adoption to sonship" is a term referring to the full legal standing of an adopted male heir in Roman culture; also in verse 23.
            • † 8:15 - Aramaic for "father"
              16 The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children.
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              17 Now if we are children, then we are heirs—heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory.

              Present Suffering and Future Glory

              18 I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.
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