The idea is for you to memorize the following memory verse and then (If you like) to learn a little more about the section as you see fit. I actually love this section of scripture for it brings me much strength. Enjoy!
Level 3 Memory Verse
- 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.
- For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death.
- For what the law could not do in that it was weak through the flesh, God accomplished by sending His own Son in the form of sinful flesh, reconciling sin: He condemned sin in the flesh,
- That the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the (Holy) Spirit. (Romans 8:1-4 NKJV)
Here is a invaluable section of Bible verses to memorize.
Todays Devotional will be (MY) breaking down ‘verse 1’ of this most crucial section of text. Simply put: it is how the following verses impacted and continues to impact my life.
In the previous chapter, Romans 7:14-25, the text teaches us that everyone (including the great Saul who became Paul) is subject to sin and its nature within the human and the human-condition. We further recognize that evil is present in us even when we desire to do good. Of course, we know this was by design.
IN chapter 7 Paul conveys how glad he is to have Jesus, the Son of God, pay his our sin debt; of this I am agreed.
Paul notes, that with our minds and souls we serve God by desire and will and intent…
However, with our flesh we often continue to mess-up and serve the law of sin, because of our flesh.Continue reading