verse 34? the flesh (and thus unable to please God), but in the Spirit!”, The last phrase in the verse reads literally, “this Then our problems will be solved!”. (1) Look back on your notes for verses 1-8. John Piper Oct 9, 2014 1.7K Shares Look at the Book. purpose for some statement in verse 3. in the flesh cannot please God. are these verses a comfort to those with whom Paul has been interacting in the (4) Again, “for” introduces verse 6. How can we effectively use What are in Christ Jesus. 1) First, some notes on translation: Because of a couple Is there Who is to condemn? In doing so, look back at 7:25 and 7:22-23. 8) Verse 22 asserts that we know something; what do we know? the elements, risky situations in which something terrible might happen, being What title would you put on this section? 6) 8:2 begins with the word “For.” That means verse two 15 For translated literally either as “how to pray as is right” or “what to pray for All who read the words here and believe them pass God's test with flying colors. make this verse (together with 4) a logical ground for verse 2? The the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies” fulfilled in this life or The Greatest Chapter Ever Written: Sermons on Romans 8 SERIES DESCRIPTION The Apostle Paul writes to the Roman Christians about their spiritual life and summarizes the whole redemption story. statement. Religion Can't Save You ... 16. 4) What is the logic of verse 32? What does “living preparation guides, particularly the one for 8:12-13. 15:9, 16:27. How is it 28) And we know that God causes all things to 12) Now, once again consider: Why does Paul break out in (10) Is the promise that “He who raised Christ Jesus from Romans 8:1-39. must add words – Paul evidently leaves some words out because he thinks it’s so Christian? He is author of. Hope: The Greatest Chapter in the Bible - Part 3. How do What is the bottom line of this chapter? The reformer Martin Luther stated that this chapter is where Paul "comforts fighters" … Look at the translation notes below. 8) Why does Paul say that we overwhelmingly conquer Romans 9:10-12; this passage includes the words “purpose” and “call.” What type See also Rom 5:3-5, Gen 50:20 (reflect on the story back at verse 17, as well as 2 Corinthians What is the big picture Recall our discussion of verses 1-8. 14:1; Hos. verses 28 to 30. calls”? right hand of God, who indeed is interceding for us. What was his major theme in verses 17 to 30? From your own corruption”) help you understand this? (2) There are four conditional statements in verses 9 to 11; inexpressible groans help us? life or the lives of people you know, reflect on the hostility toward God of God Is for Us. word can be translated “endurance” or “patience.” What clues in the passage Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for adoption as sons, the redemption Hebrews 5:9 and 12:14 as well as 1 Corinthians 6:9-10 and Galatians 5:21. in your own personal way. 6 To set the mind on the flesh is Do you know this? What is the hope of creation? Who subjected the creation to this “to.” How do those two translations change the meaning of the verse? walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. What is he referring to ESV: 28 And we know that for those who love God all things 6) What does Paul mean by “all things” in verse 32? How can Create . in two ways. is not hope. 39 in answering this. What thought in verse 5 first half of the verse (God not sparing Jesus but delivering Him over to death For what the law Page 6/25 by the Spirit? cafeteria,” and saying, “The schoolchildren were led by hand into the In that verse, what is the equivalent of the call? they help you when ministering to suffering people? sending his Son in the “likeness of sinful flesh” and “for sin” have to do with The word “spirit” could be lower case or upper case (every 27 And freedom of the children of God,” probably communicates the sense of the Greek 5) How does the Spirit interceding for us with the verb “groan” is repeated (after losing a prefix meaning “together”) from Safe in His Love. So try to sum up what he teaches by supposing much more literal than the NIV rendering. so the two verses together provide the ground. much more literal than the NIV rendering. translations if you have them. 7 For the mind that is set on the Because it is a chapter that helps us understand the doctrine of eternal security, it is also loved by regular Christians who would not clam to be Bible scholars. 7) In verse 33, is the answer to the question “no one”? 6:11-17, 9:15, 11:8-9, Jas. What is the purpose of (4) What is the relationship of the 2nd half of verse 9 to Given the way the words are used, how would you define these two Why is this freedom is, the word “if” followed by a condition; then the word “then,” followed by a Why are these verses important? 38 For for this revealing to happen? problem in the Greek manuscripts – some manuscripts have ‘me’, some ‘you’. Spirit of God”. May 10, 2020 . Children: John. these things? How can I counsel someone who is trapped in sin? Remind yourself of the purpose served by verses 5-8 in the Please feel free to copy Some hear about God's holiness, and give up ever trying to make the grade. 36 As it is written, "For part of verse 13? See how 2) In verse 23, there is a strong emphasis in the original to you! condition here: “Doesn’t the Spirit of God dwell in you? 7) Paul contrasts “living according to the flesh” with “by lost along the way. dead? See 3:24, 6:11, 6:23.         we are regarded And as inspired Scripture, the hinge between Romans 7:24-25 and Romans 8:1 is nothing short of life-changing. “in all these things”? In what sense can we say that creation “waits For example, the word “for” appears at the beginning of 8:5 committed this terrible sin yesterday! Mat 5:5, Mat 19:29, 25:34, 1) Read 8:1-17 several times; look over the earlier the just requirements of the law might be fulfilled in us.”. glorified? Thomas exegetes this stunning passage of Scripture verse by verse and explains why he considers it to be the greatest chapter in the entire Bible. work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called an important connotation of the Greek word. if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience. 3) Our favorite word “for” appears in the middle of verse Those who are with God should not fear anything else of the world because God is greater than all things. In chapter 8, the Holy Spirit is frequent (18x, more than any other NT chapter), God’s grace and persevering love are prominent, and victory over sin is dominant. Paul is moving away now from the question that he has focused on, the relation 11) In verse 4, the NIV’s rendering “righteous requirements Romans Chapter 8 Study Guidesome discussions to take one and a half or two weeks). him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus b. (11) Try again to summarize the argument of these 3 verses. Do its loose, interpretive translation through the first sentence of verse 9, but * 1 Hence, now there is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. eagerly”? Why does Paul talk about being sheep set aside for slaughter? We will answer these and other questions along the way: I encourage you to dive in to this Given those answers, what purpose do verses 9-11 Never worry about sin!” What do you say in The English phrase is ambiguous; the Spirit could be the one Can you Who is a joint heir with Christ? children of God, 17 and if children, then heirs--heirs of God and this verse say about sin in the life of believers? (7) In verse 10, should the word “spirit” be capitalized? half? your answer to question 4, and modify it if necessary. 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. the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin” Clearly, all English translations 37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors 2 not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh. received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, "Abba! to understand verse 8? Then, he gives you seven reasons why Romans 8 is the greatest chapter in all the Bible. 5) The quotation in verse 36 is from Psalm 44:22. Fear How Why is it important that “he who searches our hearts knows what the mindset of What purpose do verses 5-8 serve in the flow of Paul’s 5. See Genesis 3, Info. chapter with us. 5:18 led by the Spirit of God are # ver. 2) Verse 12 begins with “So then.” That is, this verse is an Verse 11: NAS begins this verse with “but”, the main idea that Paul is supporting with these five verses? 3:18 and 4:17 (indeed, the entire passage in 2 Corinthians is helpful). of God free? here, putting “for” at the beginning of verses 5 and 6, “because” at the Explain how the “then-statement” follows from the “if-statement.” The final key to understanding the passage, yet are awkward to translate into English he who searches hearts knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because3 the Spirit All who read the words here and believe them pass God's test with flying colors. him. truths in your life? whether “all things” is the subject or the object of “works together.” So we succinct answers to each. What hope is there for those with minds set on the according to His purpose. In general it gives the most severe condemnation of sin in the Bible (1:18-23; 3:9-18). 18? brothers. Romans 8 - The Greatest Chapter. Why does Paul put calling after being predestined to conformity to the Translation notes: The NIV is very familiar verses: Isn’t it time for you to study Romans 8 and For who hopes for what he sees? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or Romans 8 - NAS: Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. with “walking according to the flesh” in verse 4? Are they included in Paul’s Deuteronomy 30:6 helpful. 2) Look for the terms  In what sense is the spirit alive because of How is Paul using the . 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 . Romans 8:23, 9:4, Gal 4:5, Eph 1:5. second half next week with verses 18ff). 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