Episode 105 - Both Dead and Alive: The amazing promises of Romans 8

The most important of all spiritual themes is the idea of life and death. 

 

We are settling into our Free Praying the Promises Challenge, and today we’re focusing on a favorite promise in Romans!   

 

 But if Christ is in you, then even though your body is subject to death because of sin, the Spirit gives life because of righteousness. And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of his Spirit who lives in you.

 

There's a lot of life and death in those two verses. 

 

We're dead. “Now if we died with Christ…Count yourselves dead.” To what? To sin. 

 

We’re alive. 

 

We are now dead to sin and we are made alive to God. That means we are quickened spiritually to the things of God on a spiritual level that we were not aware of before.  

 

We don't have to rely on morality to do what's right. We don't have to rely on the law to keep ourselves in line. We are awakened and alive to the things of God because of Christ Jesus. 

 

 

All throughout the Word of God, we are dead in our sins. It is important to recognize that we could not save ourselves. God saved us and made us alive. 

We're alive, but we are claimed by the father of light. We are now joint heirs with Christ. We have the same inheritance as Christ.  Powerful, right? 

This instinctively causes us to ask, “How do I need to rely on the spirit of God right now? How can this transform my day today? How does this affect me now?” 

The answer is a lot. 

It brings a lot of resources to our life knowing that Jesus Christ, and the power that raised Him from the dead, is in us.

Join us and discover how God will transform your life as well with the power of his word. 

Go to sojohub.com/promises and you'll be able to sign up for our free challenge to explore more of these amazing promises. Plus,! It's free. 

 

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▶Our life-transforming 40-day challenge will give you a new understanding of the Person and work of Christ on your behalf. You'll discover the depths of His love for you and uncover the riches of your inheritance in Christ. 

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If you’d like to level up your challenge, we also have an OPTIONAL accountability group with a toolkit jam-packed with resources for your journey. SIGN UP HERE 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RESOURCES

 

  • Romans 8: From Condemnation to Freedom, a beautifully designed, 4-week Bible Study where you will learn key lessons from the book of Romans 8: Check it out HERE
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FREE Prayer Challenge leading up to Easter

The 40-day challenge it's an intentional journey toward spiritual renewal based on God's promises in your life.

It will transform your thoughts, your behavior, your perspective, and your life.

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