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We are made new

“There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.”
-The Apostle Paul

Over the past year or so, I’ve noticed more and more a theme in Romans 7 and 8 that people don’t seem to pick up on. They place a hard division between the latter half of Romans 7 (the woe-is-me, “I do what I do not want to do” passage) and Romans 8 (the “no condemnation” passage). However, this reading misses a word key to understanding the whole passage—the “therefore” of Romans 8:1. Reading Romans 8 in light of Romans 7 (and vice versa) allows us to see several important points. Continue reading

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