Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, hath he quickened together with him, having forgiven you all trespasses;
"Leave the dead," Jesus rejoined, "to bury their own dead; but you must go and announce far and wide the coming of the Kingdom of God."
for my son here was dead and has come to life again: he was lost and has been found.' "And they began to be merry.
and no longer lend your faculties as unrighteous weapons for Sin to use. On the contrary surrender your very selves to God as living men who have risen from the dead, and surrender your several faculties to God, to be used as weapons to maintain the right.
2 Corinthians 5:14
For the love of Christ overmasters us, the conclusion at which we have arrived being this--that One having died for all, His death was their death,
To you Gentiles also, who were dead through your offences and sins,
For this reason it is said, "Rise, sleeper; rise from among the dead, and Christ will shed light upon you."
1 Timothy 5:6
but a pleasure-loving widow is dead even while still alive.
Therefore leaving elementary instruction about the Christ, let us advance to mature manhood and not be continually re-laying a foundation of repentance from lifeless works and of faith in God,
how much more certainly shall the blood of Christ, who strengthened by the eternal Spirit offered Himself to God, free from blemish, purify your consciences from lifeless works for you to serve the ever-living God?
So also faith, if it is unaccompanied by obedience, has no life in it--so long as it stands alone.
Therefore, do not forget that formerly you were Gentiles as to your bodily condition. You were called the Uncircumcision by those who style themselves the Circumcised--their circumcision being one which the knife has effected.
For just as the Father awakens the dead and gives them life, so the Son also gives life to whom He wills.
It is the spirit which gives Life. The flesh confers no benefit whatever. The words I have spoken to you are spirit and are Life.
so that the promise should be made sure to all Abraham's true descendants; not merely to those who are righteous through the Law, but to those who are righteous through a faith like that of Abraham. Thus in the sight of God in whom he believed, who gives life to the dead and makes reference to things that do not exist, as though they did, Abraham is the forefather of all of us. As it is written, "I have appointed you to be the forefather of many nations."
And if the Spirit of Him who raised up Jesus from the dead is dwelling in you, He who raised up Christ from the dead will give Life also to your mortal bodies because of His Spirit who dwells in you.
1 Corinthians 15:36
Foolish man! the seed you yourself sow has no life given to it unless it first dies;
2 Corinthians 3:6
It is He also who has made us competent to serve Him in connexion with a new Covenant, which is not a written code but a Spirit; for the written code inflicts death, but the Spirit gives Life.
"Understand therefore, brethren, that through this Jesus forgiveness of sins is announced to you;
2 Corinthians 5:19
We are to tell how God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not charging men's transgressions to their account, and that He has entrusted to us the Message of this reconciliation.
But this is the Covenant that I will covenant with the house of Israel after those days,' says the Lord: I will put My laws into their minds and will write them upon their hearts. And I will indeed be their God and they shall be My People.
1 John 1:7
But if we live in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, His Son, cleanses us from all sin.
1 John 2:12
I am writing to you, dear children, because for His sake your sins are forgiven you.
and you also were once addicted to them, while you were living under their power.