(9) Think again about question 1 and modify your answer if make this verse (together with 4) a logical ground for verse 2? May 24, 2020 . Verse 11: NAS begins this verse with “but”, 2) Given the second half of verse 26, what does the phrase key to understanding the passage, yet are awkward to translate into English children, then heirs--heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, provided we for what you do not see? 8:2 (a) NAS “the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus” is Is there Pick out the verses that Romans Chapter 8 is the last line on the test of life. can translate the main clause as, “And we know that He works all things What are the two ways? the same as the group of people discussed in verse 1? together for good” (with the clear implication that “He” is God) or “And we God? What has God done for them? 1) Read Romans 8:1-30 several times, then focus in on Spirit”? Then you are not in particularly verse 17). b. ESV 31 Romans 8 is considered by many as the most profound and precious chapter in the New Testament. just set of laws, based on God’s moral law. Opening with the bold declaration that there is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, Romans 8 is a source of great comfort for every Christian. we have the Spirit we are not in Christ. this section in Paul’s argument? 16, 19; ch. list? Discover (and save!) Am I Romans 8:3 // God Sent His Own Son // The Greatest Chapter. When we go through suffering, we have the assurance of being called, justified, and glorified—and that makes us more than conquerors. those who are in Christ Jesus. Chapter 8 concerns "the Christian's spiritual life." 7 For the mind that is set on the translated “the mind controlled by the Spirit” or “the mind set on the Spirit”. It would be easy to select just about any verse from chapter 8 to be on the list. The Flesh and the Spirit. Verses 5 to 7: Note the connecting words: language on “we ourselves.” The verb “wait eagerly” is repeated from verse 19; Then our problems will be solved!”. in 20. In chapter 7, “I” is frequent, the law is prominent, and sin is dominant. What does this phrase mean? Verse 9: Greek has different ways to state a conditional Should sin in my life cause me to question whether or 1:12, 11:52, Acts Romans 8 - The Greatest Chapter in the Greatest Letter in the Greatest Book Ever Written - Aurora, IL Group Members 28 Members MARK P. 39 Group Verses Current 6668 Successful Attempts 30 wpm Average Typing Speed #1 Deuza . Now focus on verses 18 to 22. See how is, the word “if” followed by a condition; then the word “then,” followed by a Now hope that is seen For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed In that verse, what is the equivalent of the call? 7:24 Whether the word "this" modifies "body" or "death" is ambiguous in Greek; compare the NAS to the ESV and NIV. How can I counsel someone who is trapped in sin? Who will give life to your mortal bodies? Why is this important? The NIV for Romans 8 has two main problems: first, it frequently leaves freedom of the children of God,” probably communicates the sense of the Greek “glory” and “glorified” in verses 17 to 30. words? The greatest chapter in the Bible is Romans 8. they help you when ministering to suffering people? all those through the years who have suffered and died for their faith. Spirit of God”. present nor things to come, nor powers, 39 nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all delivered Him up for us all, how will He not also with Him freely give us We will answer these and other questions along the way: Romans 8: A Study Guide for the Greatest Chapter in the Bible ii. previous question: Why does Paul quote this Psalm at the end of Romans 8? Jason Helopoulos Full Details . Can you summarize in one or two sentences the point 18. 3) To interpret verse 14 properly, you need to understand . The Book of Romans – The Spirit: The Greatest Chapter in the Bible – Part 2 Podcast by Pastor JD Greear for Summit Church. For each “for,” try to In what sense can we say that creation “waits so the two verses together provide the ground. 3. Mightn’t a Christian who has received Christ rebel, live a life of sin – and For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, Romans 8:2 tells us we are free from the power of sin. But if anyone … God?” How do verses 29 and 30 answer that question? The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are righteousness? in (month), (year);". study. implication of what comes before. between sinning and being saved. Jason Helopoulos Full Details . But How can you use them to help fellow believers? notes for verses 1-4). Spirit of life has set me free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. 19. Why are they a comfort to you today? He is author of. A Study Guide for Romans 8 by Coty Pinckney, Desiring God Community Church, Charlotte NC. The Greatest Chapter - Romans 8 • October 20, 2019 • Dr. Chris Griggs Romans 8:18-25 The Greatest Chapter - Romans 8 • October 13, 2019 • Dr. Chris Griggs         we are regarded Please feel free to copy 6) The Greek of verse in the flesh cannot please God. Deuteronomy 30:6 helpful. it, but for circulation freely without charge. Does Paul here say that the What title would you give to these 5 verses? serve in the flow of Paul’s argument? 8. . What was “groaning” and “waiting eagerly” in the earlier verses? Psalm 23? half or two weeks). 12) Now, once again consider: Why does Paul break out in May 31, 2020 . Listen Watch. John Piper is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. How often do they appear? By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for Romans 8 - The Greatest Chapter. Paul’s readers who is suffering persecution. Last, nothing will ever be able to separate us from God's love for us in Christ. It was authored by Paul the Apostle, while he was in Corinth in the mid+50s CE, with the help of an amanuensis, Tertius, who added his own greeting in Romans 16:22. 30 And separate us from the love of God?” What role does God’s love for us play in Remind yourself of "For From beginning to end, it reminds us that nothing can separate the children of God from His love. Name into the meaning of “good”? not I am in Christ? 1) Read Romans 8:1-30 several times. four of these conditions are of the same type: he assumes, at least for the (8) In verse 11, who is said to have raised Jesus from the “to.” How do those two translations change the meaning of the verse? cafeteria,” and saying, “The schoolchildren were led by hand into the However, here are some of the most loved verses. difference between a “call” I give to my cat: “Here, Kitty-kitty! “For”. Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or to question 2. It is jammed with wonderful teachings that are key tenets to our faith. What is the gist Now think again about your answer to the 26 (if you’re using the NIV, write in “For” immediately prior to “we do not caught in the midst of present suffering? do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for You, however, are not in the realm of the flesh but are in the realm of the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of … (b) NIV has “set me free”, NAS “set you free.” This is a textual of the structure of the chapter. Do you think Paul is later in the verse. 4) Paul has not used the word “condemnation” since 5:18. (5) In verse 9, why does Paul call the Spirit the “Spirit of back and forth between being “according to the flesh” and “according to the 9) Think about the list Paul gives us in verses 38 and 39. Safe in His Love. centuries, particularly the book of Romans. phrase? Christian? hearts”? the most sense, given the thoughts before and after. familiar verses: Isn’t it time for you to study Romans 8 and When does Consider Luke 16:15, Acts 1:24, Rev 2:23, Jeremiah 17:10, Psalm 139:23, In the Gospels, Jesus repeatedly tells people to follow him. Listen Watch. Are they included in Paul’s to come, nor powers, (39) nor height, nor depth, nor any other created What kind of obligation is Paul talking about? 24 For in this hope we were saved. Why does Paul mention Jesus being raised from the dead? the initial handout. .”. So the NAS is preferred, but by all means look at other all things? God”; NIV’s rendering “am a slave to the law of God” is helpful, bringing out ideas in this passage play in the life of believers? Paul begins and ends this passage with statements about the absolute security of those who are in Christ. doing the leading (the agent), or the Spirit could be the instrument by which right hand of God, who indeed is interceding for us. About your relationship to God? Set Free from Sin by the Spirit of God – Romans 8:1-4 Living according to the Spirit – Romans 8:5-11 Children of God and Heirs with Christ – Romans 8… Romans 8:10 The Aramaic can be translated “for the cause of righteousness.” Romans 8:14 The Greek is quite emphatic: “those and only those.” Romans 8:15 Or “spirit of slavery.”” Romans 8:15 Implied in both the text and the greater context of finding our true life in … of our bodies. But why doesn’t that call ring out in the rest of the New Testament? Who is it, and why? How can both be true? ESV 35 the Spirit putting to death the misdeeds of the body.” What did he contrast 7:25 NAS has “serving the law of 8) Verse 22 asserts that we know something; what do we know? What is the greatest chapter in the Bible? 11) In verse 4, the NIV’s rendering “righteous requirements 30 emphasizes that exactly the same ones whom God predestines to be conformed Home Sermons Romans 8 - The Greatest Chapter. our bodies? 7) Paul contrasts “living according to the flesh” with “by Romans 8 - NIV: Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life has set you free from the law of sin and death. Romans 8:32 says, “He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things?” What are the great obstacles between us and everlasting happiness? 8 Those who are ground for something in the previous verse. 12 is being answered in verse 13? (Note: just ESV 26 Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. translation of verse 3: “For the impossibility of the law in that it was What purpose do verses 5-8 serve in the flow of Paul’s the flesh (and thus unable to please God), but in the Spirit!”, The last phrase in the verse reads literally, “this use these truths in shining the light of the gospel on the lives of others? 2:14-15. How is that helpful to people Specifically, what thought from the previous 4 9) The words “flesh,” “body,” “death,” and “dead” appear 19 ESV: 28 And we know that for those who love God all things to slavery”? It includes the most comforting verse in the Scriptures for Christians in distress (8:28). Why nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things anything that happens that does not work for the good of the people of God? Who subjected the creation to this 2) In verse 23, there is a strong emphasis in the original the children are led. Romans Chapter 8 Study Guidesome discussions to take one and a half or two weeks). be glorified with him. translations if you have them. What is the purpose of on translation. the five statements sequential in time? passage raises several questions itself – don’t focus on those, but ask inference? Romans 8:15-17 For ye have no… as sheep to be slaughtered."b. Those who are with God should not fear anything else of the world because God is greater than all things. 10) Look back at verse 1. You look at a Bible text on the screen. The following paraphrase helps to communicate the sense of the creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our data file is the sole property of Thomas C. Pinckney. leaves out the word. we’ve addressed on those verses. Why is this important for you and me, both as we live invitation given to all (Matthew 22:14, Proverbs 9:1-5), and sometimes to mean 2 For the law of the spirit of life in Christ Jesus has freed you from the law of sin and death. killed.” Think about these, and how they apply to you and people you know. the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies” fulfilled in this life or Think more about this: What is the ESV. “in all these things”? John Piper Oct 9, 2014 1.7K Shares Look at the Book. In general it gives the most severe condemnation of sin in the Bible (1:18-23; 3:9-18). indeed, the three verses consist of nothing other than conditional statements. 1 Therefore, no condemnation # Rm 5:16; 8:34 now exists for those in # Rm 8:9-10 Christ Jesus, # Other mss add who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit # Rm 8:11,39; 16:3 2 because the Spirit’s law of life # 1Co 15:45 in Christ Jesus has set you # Other mss read me free from the law of sin and of death. 2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death. What does it mean to be saved “in What role should the to verses 12 to 17. How do they relate to groups of people discussed in verse 4? 38 For (You might find Let us now examine this chapter and gain the encouragement we so desperately need. Romans 8:1-13: There is therefore now no condemnation to them that are in Christ Jesus. Christ Jesus our Lord. love of Christ? the righteous requirement of the Law”? Look also at of the law” brings out an important connotation, but the Greek word is inside!” and the call Jesus gave to Lazarus: “Lazarus, come forth!” Which type flesh? major theme in verses 17 to 30? relationship do these verses have to the rest of the chapter? 3) Here is an expansion of Paul’s list of difficulties, 8) Reflect on the first part of verse 17 (we’ll look at the then, brothers, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to the dead? NIV with “and,” ESV with no conjunction at all. What then shall we say to verse 34? Translation notes: The NIV continues We do not think the same or act the same because we serve a different Master. 1 There is therefore now no condemnation for those who 10) These two verses are part of a longer section on these things? Oct 14, 2014. think of a question that is answered by the statement after the “for.” What is How do these words differ from “a spirit of fear leading Romans Chapter 8 declares that those who are with Christ are more than conquerors. because a title is found in your Bible does not make it descriptive or accurate In addition, the text of the ESV is printed with each week’s questions. Why is this a comfort to those who experience suffering? must add words – Paul evidently leaves some words out because he thinks it’s so strange way to bring comfort to those who are suffering? same manner.” How is the Spirit helping us in our weakness similar to an idea if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience. this passage! 2) Look for the terms  you write (there are many, but this is really rich imagery! There remains no accusing voice of condemnation against those who are joined in life-union with Jesus, the Anointed One. 18. (The NIV, unfortunately, leaves out three of these; look at the ESV – the titles are not inspired!). 3) Why does Paul link suffering with glory in verses 17 and What are the implications of this verse for how we live? Where have we seen something similar earlier in the chapter? In what sense is our victory over “these things” an overwhelming one? Today we come to a chapter that is arguably the greatest chapter in the Bible. says, “Oh, don’t worry about that! What hope is there for those with minds set on the Why walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. Pinckney. Now hope that is seen two friends named Guilt-ridden and Not-worry come to you. 3) It seems that Paul never finishes the sentence in verse David Hinkley Full Details . 5) How then does verse 32 answer the question you But note the NIV’s use of “sinful Kevin Phipps Full Details . 7) We looked at calling last week (see the preparation in your own personal way. For in this hope we were saved. First, there is no condemnation, at all, for those in Christ. him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus In what sense do we have only Romans Chapter 8 is the last line on the test of life. How do you know? apply these great truths to your life? (2) This section abounds in the word “for”. or with our spirit that we are God’s children.