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Romans 7:8

Jun 11, 2013   //   by The Manager of Site   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 7, Writings  //  No Comments

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Tuesday, 11 June 2013

But sin, taking opportunity by the commandment, produced in me all manner of evil desire. For apart from the law sin was dead. Romans 7:8

The words in today’s verse hit at the heart of the depravity of man and at the immense glory of what must surely be realized in the work of Christ.… Read the rest

Romans 7:7

Jun 10, 2013   //   by The Manager of Site   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 7, Writings  //  No Comments

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Monday, 10 June 2013

What shall we say then? Is the law sin? Certainly not! On the contrary, I would not have known sin except through the law. For I would not have known covetousness unless the law had said, “You shall not covet.” Romans 7:7

Again, as he has done several times already, Paul asks a rhetorical question to help us think an issue through.… Read the rest

Romans 7:6

Jun 9, 2013   //   by The Manager of Site   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 7, Writings  //  No Comments

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Sunday, 9 June 2013

But now we have been delivered from the law, having died to what we were held by, so that we should serve in the newness of the Spirit and not in the oldness of the letter. Romans 7:6

“But now”… We are introduced to a contrast from the preceding verse which said – “For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions which were aroused by the law were at work in our members to bear fruit to death.”

The law, which aroused in us sinful passions, is behind us.… Read the rest

Romans 7:5

Jun 8, 2013   //   by The Manager of Site   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 7, Writings  //  No Comments

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Saturday, 8 June 2013

For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions which were aroused by the law were at work in our members to bear fruit to death. Romans 7:5

The term “for when” introduces a continuing explanation of the previous verses, particularly verse 4. We have become dead to the law through the body of Christ.… Read the rest

Romans 7:4

Jun 7, 2013   //   by The Manager of Site   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 7, Writings  //  No Comments

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Friday, 7 June 2013

Therefore, my brethren, you also have become dead to the law through the body of Christ, that you may be married to another—to Him who was raised from the dead, that we should bear fruit to God. Romans 7:4

“Therefore…” Because of the contents of verses 1-3, we can now make the necessary connection.… Read the rest