The righteous requirements of the Law are fully met in us, and those who trust in Christ Jesus are not condemned.

Scripture: Romans 8:1-17

ESV Text: Romans 8:1-17

KJV Text:

(Alt. audio): Chapter: 8

     1 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. 2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death. 3 For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh: 4 That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. 5 For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit. 6 For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. 7 Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be. 8 So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God. 9 But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.

     10 And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness. 11 But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you. 12 Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh. 13 For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live. 14 For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. 15 For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. 16 The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God:

     17 And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.(KJV)

Hymn: TLH 391:
Blessed Are the Sons of God — Organ Audio

1. Blessed are the sons of God, 
They are bought with Christ’s own blood; 
They are ransomed from the grave, 
Life eternal they shall have: 
With them numbered may we be 
Here and in eternity! 

2. They are justified by grace, 
They enjoy the Savior’s peace; 
All their sins are washed away, 
They shall stand in God’s great Day: 
With them numbered may we be 
Here and in eternity! 

3. They are lights upon the earth, 
Children of a heavenly birth; 
One with God, with Jesus one; 
Glory is in them begun: 
With them numbered may we be 
Here and in eternity!