3 For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh: 4 That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. There is no condemnation in righteousness. shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? 18 For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us. If we walk in righteousness, not after the flesh but after the Spirit of God there is no condemnation. This statement is true only, if the last part of this statement is kept. B. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.”. The word “For” introduces the reason there is no condemnation for the believer; the Spirit has replaced the law (meaning the Old Testament law). If you are walking in the Spirit of God, there is nothing to condemn you for. “Condemnation” refers to a verdict of guilty and the penalty that verdict demands. We see from this Scripture above, that it is possible to walk in the Spirit of God and not fulfill the desires of the flesh. He also speaks of 4 freedoms that we who are believers are to enjoy right now. Romans 8 is the eighth chapter of the Epistle to the Romans in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. Romans 8:1 “[There is] therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.”. A mindset that includes one’s affections, mental processes, and will. # 8:2a Greek the law; also in 8:2b. Romans 8 When walking by the Spirit we are not condemned 1 Living by the flesh 5 When Christ is in you, the body is dead 10 Joint heirs with Christ 17 The Spirit helps us in weakness and in prayer 26 Foreknowledge and predestination 29 Who can be against us 31 Nothing can separate us from the love of Christ 35. This is shown with (Romans 3:23), which tells us all have sinned and come short of the glory of God. What we are going to do today is begin to walk through some chapters in the book of Romans. 1 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. 2For the law of the spirit of life in Christ Jesus has … The flesh desires things of this earth, but the spirit is stayed upon God’s will in our lives. 23 And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body. The Spirit of God makes His home in every person who trusts in Jesus Christ. His work contains seventy-five sermons on Chapter 8 alone. 24 For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for? The old law which was God’s commandments, showed men how they should live, but that law because of the weakness of the flesh could only produce sin and death as it could not save. 13 For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live. The flesh and its desires must die so that the spirit man can live. Romans 8:13 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. Romans 8 is one of the most loved chapters in all of Scripture. If God be for us, who can be against us? 1 2 For the law of h the Spirit of life i has set you 2 free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. 25 But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it. What did Jesus say was the number one commandment? God’s condemnation against sin was fully poured out on the sinless flesh of Christ. Galatians 6:8 2 For b the law of c the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from d the law of sin and death. It can be difficult to understand on our own… and even more difficult to teach to others! Romans Chapter 8 Matthew Janzen What the Law Could Not Do Romans 8 - Pt .1 Text: Romans 8:1-8 I. By this, he refers to those who have been saved by their faith in Jesus … 6 For to be a carnally minded is b death; but to be c spiritually minded is life and d peace. So many Christians want to stop with the statement “There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus”. 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