The Book Of Romans Summary Chapter 8

1254 Words 5 Pages
Myself and many fellow Christians can closely understand what Piper means. Any reader studying in the book of Romans feels a sense of inner revival, assurance, and strengthening of their relationship with God. In particular, chapter eight stands out. This chapter does so much to describe and pronounce God’s goodness and love, and packs these with many indescribably amazing truths. When I read this chapter its message seems to travel to the depths of my soul. It tells us of life through the spirit, present suffering and future glory, and how we are more than conquerors through Christ. The flow of thought, the firm and reassuring tone, the promise of never being separated from the love of God all come together in this passage to tell us these …show more content…
Earthly desires that are a weakness of the flesh cause man to fall and leave him unable to follow God. Following the flesh is death, and all men will follow the flesh through the weakness of the flesh. The law is powerless through us because it is weekend by our flesh. It cannot provide us with salvation because the flesh is weak in accordance with the law. However, Christ died and rose again to lead us away from sin and death caused by the flesh. God saw our need for a perfect savior, and he sent his own Son. Jesus came in the likeness of sinful flesh so that he could be a perfect savior to fully and perfectly fulfill the requirements of the law that our sinful flesh could not. Through the Spirit we gain life and peace. The passage tells us that because of this we are no longer slaves to the flesh, nor are we slaves of the spirit that we must live in fear. We are in fact God’s children. Even though our earthly bodies cause us to desire sins of the flesh, Jesus paid for our sins so that we may be brothers in Christ and children of God. As Christians we know that we can have a personal and intimate relationship with Him. We are no longer bound by the flesh, fear, or

Related Documents