Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Wherefore if ye be dead with Christ from the rudiments of the world, why, as though living in the world, are ye subject to ordinances,
For you have died, and your life now lies hidden with Christ in God.
Certainly not! When we have died to sin, how can we live in it any longer?
So you, in turn, my brothers, in the body of Christ have become dead as far as the Law is concerned, so that you may belong to another husband, who was raised from the dead in order that we might bear fruit for God.
For it is through the Law that I have become dead to the Law, so that I may live for God.
But I never want to boast of anything but the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, on which the world has been crucified to me and I have been to the world.
1 Peter 4:1
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,
Take care that nobody exploits you through the pretensions of philosophy, guided by human tradition, following material ways of looking at things, instead of following Christ.
and through his human nature put an end to the feud between us, and abolished the Law with its rules and regulations, in order to make peace and create out of the two parties one new man by uniting them with himself,
If you belonged to the world, the world would love what was its own. But it is because you do not belong to the world, but I have selected you from the world, that the world hates you.
I have given them your message, and the world has come to hate them, for they do not belong to the world any more than I belong to the world.
2 Corinthians 10:3
For though I do live an earthly life, I am not carrying on an earthly war,
You renegades! Do you not know that the friendship of the world means enmity with God? So whoever wishes to be the world's friend declares himself God's enemy.
1 John 5:19
We know that we are children of God, while the whole world is under the power of the evil one.
canceled the bond which stood against us, with its requirements, and put it out of our way when he nailed it to the cross.
So when we were minors, we were slaves to material ways of looking at things,
You must not be carried away with strange varieties of teaching. The true way to steadfastness of heart is through God's mercy, not through scruples about food, which have never done their adherents any good.
New wine has to be put into fresh skins.