Romans 8

There is, then, no condemnation, now, to those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of Life by Christ Jesus, has freed me from the law of sin, and of death. For what the law could not accomplish in that it was weak through the flesh; God sending his own Son, in the likeness of sinful flesh, accomplished ; and by an offering for sin, condemned sin in the flesh. That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled by us, who walk not according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit. Now, they who live according to the flesh, mind the things of the flesh; and they who live according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit. But the mind of the flesh is death; and the mind of the Spirit is life and peace: because the mind of the flesh is enmity toward God: for, to the law of God it is not subject; neither, indeed, can be. Those, then, who are in the flesh, can not please God. Now, you are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit; because the Spirit of God dwells in you. But, if any one have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.

10 And if Christ be in you, the body, indeed, is dead, with respect to sin; but the Spirit is life, with respect to righteousness. 11 For, if the Spirit of him, who raised up Jesus from the dead, dwell in you; he who raised up Christ from the dead, will make even your mortal bodies alive, through his Spirit, who dwells in you. 12 Well, then, brethren, we are not debtors to the flesh, to live according to the flesh. 13 Wherefore, if you live according to the flesh, you shall die; but if, through the Spirit, you put to death the deeds of the body, you shall live. 14 Because, as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are the sons of God. 15 For you have not received the spirit of bondage, again, to fear; but you have received the spirit of adoption, by which we cry, Abba, Father. 16 Also this spirit bears witness, together with our spirit, that we are children of God.

17 And if children, then heirs; heirs, indeed, of God, and joint heirs with Christ; if, indeed, we suffer with him, that with him also we may be glorified. 18 However, I esteem not the sufferings of the present time, as worthy of comparison with the glory, which is hereafter to be revealed in us. 19 For the earnest expectation of the creature, is waiting for the revelation of the sons of God. 20 For the creature was subjected to frailty, (not of its own choice, but by him who has subjected it,) in hope, 21 that it may be liberated, from the bondage of a perishing state, and brought into the glorious liberty of the sons of God. 22 Besides, we know, that the whole creation sigh together, and travail in anguish till the present time. 23 And not only they, but ourselves also, who have the first fruit of the Spirit; even we ourselves, groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption; namely, the redemption of our body. 24 For even we are saved by hope. Now, hope that is attained, is not hope; for who can hope for that which he enjoys? 25 But if we hope for that which we do not enjoy, then, with patience, we wait for it.

26 In like manner, also, the Spirit helps our infirmities; for we know not what we should pray for, as we ought; however, the Spirit himself intercedes for us, in sighs, which can not be uttered. 27 But he who searches the hearts, knows the mind of the Spirit; that, according to the will of God, he makes intercession for the saints. 28 Besides, we know, that all things work together for good, to them who love God; to them, who are called according to his purpose.

29 For, whom he foreknew, he also predestinated to be conformed to the image of his Son; that he might be the first born among many brethren. 30 Moreover, whom he predestinated, them he also called; and whom he called, them he also justified; and whom he justified, them he also glorified.

31 What shall we say, then, to these things? Since God is for us, who can be against us? 32 He, certainly, who spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all; how will he not, with him, also, graciously give us all things? 33 Who will bring an accusation against the elect of God? Is it God who justifies them? 34 Who is he, who condemns them? It is Christ, who died; or rather, who has risen: who also, is at the right hand of God; and who makes intercession for us? 35 Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will affliction, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? 36 As it is written, "Truly, for thy sake, we are put to death all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter." 37 Nay, in all these things, we do more than overcome, through him who has loved us. 38 For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life; neither angels, nor principalities; nor powers; neither things present, nor to come; 39 neither hight, nor depth; nor any created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

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