look at the book romans 8

He dwells in the heart by faith. There is only One who can, for there is only one Judge, and that Judge is Jesus. They work in harmony. To my mind one of the sweetest words of that verse is that little word now. What encouragement we have here for believing prayer! Romans 8:5. But Christ has loved them none the less for all the suffering that he has permitted to fall upon them. The day draweth near when we “shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption, into the glorious liberty of the children of God.”. We are lost in wonder, love, and praise. For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren. We have not received it yet; we have the beginnings of it, we have the earnest of it, we have the sure pledge of it; but it is not as yet our portion to enjoy; we are “waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body;” for, though the soul be born again, the body is not. They may wear the Christian name; they may perform some acts which look like Christian acts; but all this avails nothing. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his. Romans 8:24-25. What, then, shall we do in the meantime? By no manner of means. In the mouth of these two witnesses the whole shall be established. You will be mightily mistaken if you continue under that delusion until the last great day. The Spirit of adoption was not then plentifully poured out. Who can condemn those for whom Christ died, for whom he has risen, and for whom he is now making intercession at the right hand of God? Romans 8:24-32. “To be carnally minded,” even though you sow the carnal mind with a few good garden seeds of the flowers of morality, will still be nothing but damnation to you at the last. It may be read, “God that justifieth?” and properly may be read as a question. 2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death. While God is for us, and we keep in his love, we may with holy boldness defy all the powers of darkness.32-39 All things whatever, in heaven and earth, are not so great a display of God's free love, as the gift of his coequal Son to be the atonement on the cross for the sin of man; and all the rest follows upon union with him, and interest in him. And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body. Amen. For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.”, What an eternal honour for all believers, that they might be among the “many brethren” of Christ, God’s firstborn and well-beloved Son! No,” says Paul, —, He is both just and the Justifier of all who believe in Jesus, and they are, “Why,” saith one, “Christ, the great Judge, will condemn.” No, that he will not, for —. Nobody can condemn them but the Judge; and if he is unable to condemn them, in consequence of what he has already done for them, then none can. We may sit down at the communion table, but oh! We do with patience wait for it. Romans 8:12. 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. It does not matter what he calls himself; he may be a preacher, he may be a bishop; but if he has not the Spirit of Christ, “he is none of his;” and if he has the Spirit of Christ, though he may be the most obscure person on earth, he belongs to Christ. Romans 8:15. Christian, as Christ makes intercession for you, he will never condemn you. … Romans 8:24-25. O wretched man that I am! They have all been tried; have they ever succeeded? Those in whom there is a new life begotten by the Holy Ghost — these mind the things of the Spirit. It has brought on the woes of earth; it has kindled the flames of hell. Of this how fearfully regardless are the bulk of mankind! He did predestinate them to be conformed to the image of his Son. “The whole creation.” It is the same word all through; so I have put the same word. Moreover whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his. If we are to be heirs with Christ, we do not wish to split the inheritance in pieces. Then will be the adoption. Romans 8:28-29. Romans 8:13-14. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/spe/romans-8.html. This would not necessarily be true of any man’s family, for he might have children who were not his heirs; but, in God’s family, all who are born into it are born “heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ.” We must take our part of Christ’s portion,— his portion here, and his portion hereafter; the rule for us who are in him shall be, “share and share alike.” He himself has said, “Where I am, there shall also my servant be;” and all that he has he will divide with us. Predestination comes in, and chooses a people for God who shall be eternally his. No, else they had been worthy to be compared. Let him have no doubt whatever about that. It is God that justifieth. Romans 8:5. The Spirit helps your infirmities: and when he helps you, you shall, you must prevail. Those that have never been born again, so as to be “in the Spirit,” are still just as they were born “in the flesh,” so they cannot please God. yes; somehow or other, good will come of it.” It does not say so here. 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