Category Archives: Romans

The mind governed by the flesh is death

The mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace. … The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God but considers them foolishness, and cannot understand them because they are discerned … Continue reading

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I always do what pleases him

I desire to do your will, my God; your law is within my heart. … So we make it our goal to please him, whether we are at home in the body or away from it.

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If you think you are standing firm, be careful that you don’t fall!

For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come—sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly.

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How beautiful are those … who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation

His word is in my heart like a fire, a fire shut up in my bones. I am weary of holding it in; indeed, I cannot. … I preach the gospel … I am compelled to preach. Woe to me … Continue reading

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The creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed

When the time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under law, to redeem those under law, that we might receive the full rights of sons. … Yet to all who received him, to those … Continue reading

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The Spirit you received brought about your adoption

In love (God) predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will. … Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and aliens, but fellow citizens with God’s people and members of God’s household, built on the foundation of the apostles … Continue reading

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Live by the Spirit and you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature

Flee the evil desires of youth, and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

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Forever, Amen

Amen! May the LORD, the God of my lord the king, so declare it. … Amen. So be it. … These are the words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the ruler of God’s creation. … For no … Continue reading

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Yours is the power

The LORD is … great in power. … What, then, shall we say in response to this? If God is for us, who can be against us?

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Deliver us from the evil one

My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one. They are not of the world, even as I am not of it. Sanctify them by the truth; your … Continue reading

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