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You were dead through your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh. He made you alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses.
Jesus proclaimed: I am the way, the truth, and the life! No one comes to the Father except through me.
The love of God was made known through us. God sent his only-begotten Son into the world that we might live through him.
I will put my Spirit in you, and you will live. I will place you in your own land. Then you will know that I, Jehovah, have spoken, and I have done it,' declares Jehovah.
But you are not in flesh but in Spirit, if indeed God's Spirit dwells in you. If any one does not have the Spirit of Christ he does not belong to him. If Christ is with you, the body is dead on account of sin, but the Spirit is life on account of righteousness. If the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from among the dead dwells with you, he who raised Christ from among the dead shall also make your mortal bodies alive. This is on account of his Spirit that dwells with you. read more.
So then, brothers we are under obligation, not to the flesh, to live according to flesh (human nature), for if you live according to flesh, you are about to die. If by the Spirit, you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
Give ear and come to me; listen to me, that you may live. I will make an everlasting covenant with you, my faithful love promised to David.
He also made us sufficient as ministers of a new covenant. This is a covenant not of the letter, but of the Spirit: for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.
The good news was preached for this purpose even to the dead, that they might be judged according to men in the flesh, but may live according to God in the spirit.
The mind of sinful flesh (fleshly thought) means death; but the mind influenced by the Spirit gives life and peace.