For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Cross ReferencesGenesis 2:17
but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil; for in the day that you eat of it, you will surely die."
Genuine righteousness leads to life, but the pursuit of evil brings death.
The expression on their faces testifies against them, and like Sodom they flaunt their sin; they do not conceal it; woe to them, for they have brought disaster upon themselves.
Behold, every soul belongs to Me; both father and son are Mine. The soul who sins is the one who will die.
And they will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."
Already the reaper draws his wages and gathers a crop for eternal life, so that the sower and the reaper may rejoice together.
Although they know God's righteous decree that those who do such things are worthy of death, they not only continue to do these things, but also approve of those who practice them.
Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, so also death was passed on to all men, because all sinned.
so that, just as sin reigned in death, so also grace might reign through righteousness, to bring eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Do you not know that when you offer yourselves as obedient slaves, you are slaves to the one you obey, whether you are slaves to sin leading to death, or to obedience leading to righteousness?
What fruit did you reap at that time from the things of which you are now ashamed? The outcome of those things is death.
The mind of the flesh is death, but the mind of the Spirit is life and peace,
For if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor principalities, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers,
neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
The one who sows to please his flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; but the one who sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.
Then after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is fully grown, gives birth to death.
Chapter Outline1. We may not live in sin;
2. for we are dead unto it;
3. as appears by our baptism.
12. Let not sin reign anymore;
18. because we have yielded ourselves to the service of righteousness;
23. and because death is the wages of sin.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the wages.
Ezekiel 18:4, 20
1 Corinthians 6:9, 10
Galatians 6:7, 8
Romans 5:17, 21
John 3:14-17, 36
John 5:24, 39, 40
John 6:27, 32, 33, 40, 50-58
1 Peter 1:3, 4
1 John 2:25
1 John 5:11, 12
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