Therefore we have been buried with Him through baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life.
But now we have been released from the Law, having died to that by which we were bound, so that we serve in newness of the Spirit and not in oldness of the letter.
Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.
and have put on the new self who is being renewed to a true knowledge according to the image of the One who created him--
Jesus said to her, "Did I not say to you that if you believe, you will see the glory of God?"
knowing that Christ, having been raised from the dead, is never to die again; death no longer is master over Him.
For indeed He was crucified because of weakness, yet He lives because of the power of God For we also are weak in Him, yet we will live with Him because of the power of God directed toward you.
Or do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus have been baptized into His death?
But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you.
that, in reference to your former manner of life, you lay aside the old self, which is being corrupted in accordance with the lusts of deceit,
Corresponding to that, baptism now saves you--not the removal of dirt from the flesh, but an appeal to God for a good conscience--through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,
And behold, a severe earthquake had occurred, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled away the stone and sat upon it.
This beginning of His signs Jesus did in Cana of Galilee, and manifested His glory, and His disciples believed in Him.
Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up."
"But God raised Him up again, putting an end to the agony of death, since it was impossible for Him to be held in its power.
I am speaking in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh For just as you presented your members as slaves to impurity and to lawlessness, resulting in further lawlessness, so now present your members as slaves to righteousness, resulting in sanctification.
Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.
Let us behave properly as in the day, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual promiscuity and sensuality, not in strife and jealousy.
Now God has not only raised the Lord, but will also raise us up through His power.
For neither is circumcision anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation.
and what is the surpassing greatness of His power toward us who believe. These are in accordance with the working of the strength of His might
even when we were dead in our transgressions, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved),
So this I say, and affirm together with the Lord, that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind,
for you were formerly darkness, but now you are Light in the Lord; walk as children of Light
Brethren, join in following my example, and observe those who walk according to the pattern you have in us.
For this reason also, since the day we heard of it, we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,
and in Him you were also circumcised with a circumcision made without hands, in the removal of the body of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ;
Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.
Masters, grant to your slaves justice and fairness, knowing that you too have a Master in heaven.
Therefore, since Christ has suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same purpose, because he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,
For by these He has granted to us His precious and magnificent promises, so that by them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world by lust.
the one who says he abides in Him ought himself to walk in the same manner as He walked.