Romans 8: No Condemnation to Those who walk according to the Spirit

Romans 8:1-2

For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death.

Romans 8:1-2 - ESV
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There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.
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For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death.

  1. When a person is in Christ Jesus, what does he not have?
    Romans 8:1 - ESV
    There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.
  2. To be free from condemnation, how must we walk?
    Romans 8:1 - ESV
    There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.
  3. What has the "Law of the Life of the Spirit" made us free from?
    Romans 8:2 - ESV
    For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death.

Romans 8:3-8

The righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us who walk according to the Spirit.

Romans 8:3-8 - ESV
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For what the law could not do in that it was weak through the flesh, God did by sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, on account of sin: He condemned sin in the flesh,
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that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.
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For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.
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For to be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.
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Because the carnal mind is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, nor indeed can be.
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So then, those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

  1. What did He condemn in the flesh?
    Romans 8:3 - ESV
    For what the law could not do in that it was weak through the flesh, God did by sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, on account of sin: He condemned sin in the flesh,
  2. In whom is the righteous requirement of the law fulfilled?
    Romans 8:4 - ESV
    that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.
  3. If a person lives according to the flesh, what do they set their minds on?
    Romans 8:5 - ESV
    For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.
  4. If a person lives according to the spirit, what do they set their minds on?
    Romans 8:5 - ESV
    For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.
  5. What results from being carnally minded?
    Romans 8:6 - ESV
    For to be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.
  6. What results from being spiritually minded?
    Romans 8:6 - ESV
    For to be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.
  7. Why is the carnal mind enmity (an enemy) against God?
    Romans 8:7 - ESV
    Because the carnal mind is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, nor indeed can be.
  8. What can the carnal mind not be subject to?
    Romans 8:7 - ESV
    Because the carnal mind is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, nor indeed can be.
  9. Who can those who are in the flesh cannot not please?
    Romans 8:8 - ESV
    So then, those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

Romans 8:9-14

You are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you.

Romans 8:9-14 - ESV
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But you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. Now if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he is not His.
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And if Christ is in you, the body is dead because of sin, but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.
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But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you.
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Therefore, brethren, we are debtors; not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh.
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For if you live according to the flesh you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
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For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.

  1. Who is in the Spirit?
    Romans 8:9 - ESV
    But you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. Now if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he is not His.
  2. If anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, who do they not belong to?
    Romans 8:9 - ESV
    But you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. Now if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he is not His.
  3. If Christ is in you, what is dead?
    Romans 8:10 - ESV
    And if Christ is in you, the body is dead because of sin, but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.
       
  4. If the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead lives in you, what will He give life to your mortal bodies?
    Romans 8:11 - ESV
    But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you.
  5. What are we not debtors to?
    Romans 8:12 - ESV
    Therefore, brethren, we are debtors; not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh.
  6. If you live according to the flesh, what will happen?
    Romans 8:13 - ESV
    For if you live according to the flesh you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
  7. But if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, what will happen?
    Romans 8:13 - ESV
    For if you live according to the flesh you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
  8. If you are led by the Spirit of God, who is your Father?
    Romans 8:14 - ESV
    For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.