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Mortify Your Fleshly Members - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live” (Romans 8:13). The list that follows is unyielding. Fornication (porneia) includes all deviant and extramarital sex (Leviticus 18:6-23; Romans 1:26-28). Uncleanness...
Mortified - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live” (Romans 8:13).To mortify something means to put it to death. Paul taught in our text and in other passages that the “deeds of the body,” or its fleshly actions and...
Faithful And Just - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... The Bible says that “the wages of sin is death” Romans 6:23), therefore sin cannot go unpunished. A faithful and just judge must punish such behavior: to forgive it is neither faithful nor just. “Without shedding of blood is no...
Our God And Savior - Article
Paul G. Humber, M.S. - ... . . no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus" (Romans 8:1). Those "in Christ" wear His perfect robe of righteousness. Third, this righteousness is a gift. It is not something we earn; we receive (obtain) it from the One...
The New, Old Commandment - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law" (Romans 13:10). The "new" side of the commandment has its "beginning" with the institution of the new covenant (Hebrews 8:13) and the commissioning of the...
The Blessing of the Lord - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... speaks of "the blessing of the gospel of Christ" (Romans 15:29) and "the communion of the blood of Christ" (1 Corinthians 10:16). The spiritual blessings amplified in Ephesians 1 are focused on the wonder and joy of the...
Fear of the Lord - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... but have received "the Spirit of adoption" (Romans 8:15). On the other hand, we are told to "cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God" (2 Corinthians...
Romans 8:13
... if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall...
Luke 17:10: our duty - Study Note
As Paul says, “I am debtor…to preach the gospel” (Romans 1:14-15). No longer “to live after the flesh” is also a debt we owe (Romans 8:13). We “ought [same word] to bear the infirmities of the weak” (Romans...
1 Corinthians 8:13: while the world standeth - Study Note
... while the world standeth. See Romans 14:21. Even though idols are nothing in themselves, and therefore meat sold after being offered in an idol’s temple is no different from other meat, the association with a false demon-inspired...
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