For Christ himself died once for all, for sin, an upright man for unrighteous men, to bring us to God, and was physically put to death, but he was made alive in the Spirit.
Since Christ therefore has suffered in our physical nature, you must also arm yourselves with the same resolve. For he who suffers in his physical nature has done with sin,
for then he would have had to suffer death over and over, ever since the creation of the world. But, as it is, once for all at the close of the age he has appeared, to put an end to sin by his sacrifice.
so the Christ too, after being offered in sacrifice once for all to carry away the sins of many, will appear again but without any burden of sin, to those who are eagerly waiting for him to come and save them.
If we acknowledge our sins, he is upright and can be depended on to forgive our sins and cleanse us from everything wrong.
and decisively declared Son of God in his holiness of spirit, by being raised from the dead??esus Christ our Lord,
who was given up to death to make up for our offenses, and raised to life to make us upright.
For though it was impossible for the Law to do it, hampered as it was by our physical limitations, God, by sending his own Son in our sinful physical form, as a sin-offering, put his condemnation upon sin through his physical nature,
He made him who knew nothing of sin to be sin, for our sake, so that through union with him we might become God's uprightness.
Even if he was crucified through weakness, by the power of God he is alive. For we are weak as he was, but you will find that by the power of God we will be alive as he is.
This is why the good news was preached to the dead also, that though they are judged in their physical nature as men are, they may yet live, like God, in the Spirit.
Now while he was on the bench his wife sent to him to say, "Do not have anything to do with that upright man, for I have just had a painful experience in a dream about him."
When Pilate saw that he was gaining nothing but that a riot was beginning instead, he took some water and washed his hands in the presence of the crowd, saying, "I am not responsible for this man's death; you must see to it yourselves."
and he said, 'The God of our forefathers has appointed you to learn his will and to see his Righteous One and hear him speak,
by whom we have been introduced through faith to the favor of God that we now enjoy, and let us glory in our hope of sharing the glory of God.
For when we were still helpless, at the decisive moment Christ died for us godless men.
If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead has taken possession of you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give your mortal bodies life through his Spirit that has taken possession of you.
Not that we are the masters of you and your faith; we are working with you to make you happy, for in your faith you stand firm enough.
who to save us from the present wicked world gave himself for our sins at the will of our God and Father.
Christ ransomed us from the Law's curse by taking our curse upon himself (for the Scripture says, "Cursed be anyone who is hung on a tree")
and to kill the feud between them with his cross and in one body reconcile them both to God with it.
And it has brought you, who were once estranged from him, hostile in attitude and engaged in doing wrong (though now he has reconciled you
He gave himself for us, to free us from all wickedness and purify for himself a people of his own, eager to do right.
That is the life to which you have been called, for Christ himself suffered for you, leaving you an example so that you might follow his footsteps.