Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
but I perceive in the animal part of me another law warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin, which is in my animal part.
Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, by making you slaves to the lusts thereof.
for the christian dispensation of a spiritual life has set me free from the legal state of sin and death.
Jesus answered them, I declare unto you, whosoever committeth sin, is a slave to sin.
put on the set of divine armour, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
2 Peter 2:19
whilst they promise others liberty, they themselves are slaves to their corrupt passions. for he that is vanquished, is a slave to the conqueror.
Now Jesus being full of the holy spirit, return'd from Jordan, and was led by the spirit into the desart,
whence it was necessary he should be in all things like his brethren; that he might be a merciful high priest, and faithfully discharge the divine office of expiating the sins of the people.
not an high priest who is incapable of compassionating our miseries; since he was exposed to the same trials as we are, sin only excepted. let