New Living Translation
Therefore, dear brothers and sisters, you have no obligation to do what your sinful nature urges you to do.
King James Bible
Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh.
Darby Bible Translation
So then, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to flesh;
World English Bible
So then, brothers, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh.
Young's Literal Translation
So, then, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:12 We are not debtors to the flesh - We ought not to follow it.
LibraryOctober 11. "And He that Searcheth the Hearts Knoweth what is the Mind of the Spirit, Because He Maketh Intercession for the Saints According to the Will of God" (Rom. viii. 27).
"And He that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because He maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God" (Rom. viii. 27). The Holy Spirit becomes to the consecrated heart the Spirit of intercession. We have two Advocates. We have an Advocate with the Father, who prays for us at God's right hand; but the Holy Spirit is the Advocate within, who prays in us, inspiring our petitions and presenting them, through Christ, to God. We need this Advocate. We know …
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October 21. "Who Shall Separate us from the Love of Christ?" (Rom. viii. 35).
June 1. "That the Righteousness of the Law Might be Fulfilled in Us" (Rom. viii. 4).
October 13. "The Carnal Mind is Enmity against God" (Rom. viii. 7).
and forgive us our sins, as we have forgiven those who sin against us.
Sin is no longer your master, for you no longer live under the requirements of the law. Instead, you live under the freedom of God's grace.
The Spirit of God, who raised Jesus from the dead, lives in you. And just as God raised Christ Jesus from the dead, he will give life to your mortal bodies by this same Spirit living within you.
For if you live by its dictates, you will die. But if through the power of the Spirit you put to death the deeds of your sinful nature, you will live.
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