Nuggets From Romans 8-Part 1
The eighth chapter of Romans gives us the solid assurance of salvation, the unshakable confidence of God's work in our life, and the never fading hope to enjoy the glorious and triumphant living in Christ Jesus. I made some crystal clear quotes based on the insight I had received from Romans eighth chapter after reading it many times. I hope this will be a great source of encouragement to the readers.
1. There is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.
2. The Law of the Spirit of life which is operative in Christ Jesus has already set us free forever from the law of sin and death which had entered into humanity through Adam.
3. Jesus Christ who came in the likeness of sinful flesh condemned the sin nature (which is also called as old man and flesh) as He crucified it with His physical body on the cross.
4. God dealt with our sin nature which could not be done by the Law
5. The righteousness of law is also being fulfilled in us as we walk in the Spirit.
6. The carnal minded people seek the things of the flesh.
7. Spiritual minded people seek the things of the Holy Spirit.
8. The carnal mind is subjected to the spiritual death.
9. Peace and the life of God abide in the spiritual mind.
10 . The carnal mind is always set against God. It is rebellious against Him
11. The carnal mind is not subjected to the law of God and it cannot be subjected to the law of God.
12 . Those who are living under the bondage of the flesh cannot please God.
13 .We are not under the dominion of flesh; but under the dominion of the Holy spirit
14 .The Spirit of God is living in us to quicken us, to empower us, to give us the liberty
15 .Those who belong to the Lord are being indwelt by the Spirit of Christ.
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16 .Those who have the presence of the Lord Jesus Christ in them are dead to sins in their physical body and in their spirit they are alive unto the righteousness of God.
17. The Spirit of God who quickened Christ Jesus is living in us and God continues to quicken our mortal bodies by the indwelling Spirit.
18 . We are no more slaves to live under the desires and control of our carnal nature.
19 . If we continue to live under the control of the carnal nature, we will die
20 . If we exercise control over our bodies and overcome the carnal works we will be alive.
21.Being led by the Spirit of God is a proof of the Sonship we received from God.
22. God has not given unto us a spirit of fear to live in fear; but He has given us the Spirit of adoption and He gives us the love, boldness and sound mind to call Him forever as our Father.
Please read the second part of this article
- Nuggets from Romans 8 - part 2
We are called to be the partakers of His Son ship, Heir ship and Throne ship. What a high calling is this!