But now, by dying to what once bound us, we have been released from the law(A) so that we serve in the new way of the Spirit, and not in the old way of the written code.(B)

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For we know that our old self(A) was crucified with him(B) so that the body ruled by sin(C) might be done away with,[a] that we should no longer be slaves to sin(D)

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  1. Romans 6:6 Or be rendered powerless
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because through Christ Jesus(A) the law of the Spirit who gives life(B) has set you[a] free(C) from the law of sin(D) and death.

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  1. Romans 8:2 The Greek is singular; some manuscripts me
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19 “For through the law I died to the law(A) so that I might live for God.(B)

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Children of God

23 Before the coming of this faith,[a] we were held in custody(A) under the law, locked up until the faith that was to come would be revealed.(B) 24 So the law was our guardian until Christ came(C) that we might be justified by faith.(D) 25 Now that this faith has come, we are no longer under a guardian.(E)

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  1. Galatians 3:23 Or through the faithfulness of Jesus … 23 Before faith came
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31 Therefore, brothers and sisters, we are not children of the slave woman,(A) but of the free woman.(B)

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Freedom in Christ

It is for freedom that Christ has set us free.(A) Stand firm,(B) then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.(C)

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