I’m sure YOU-KNOW —
It is not by our MIGHT,
Nor by our WILL
Or by our strength
That we will ever walk on the waters
Or raise ourselves up from our own graves!
ONLY by the BLOOD of CHRIST,
The power of the MIGHTY and RISEN – SAVIOR
Will we ascend to the Kingdom of Heaven when Jesus splits the skies!
Acts 4:12 Salvation comes by no other name.
Romans 10:9-11 For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved.
Isaiah 40:26 He is great in power.
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