For (A)to be [a]carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. Because (B)the [b]carnal mind is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, (C)nor indeed can be. So then, those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

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  1. Romans 8:6 fleshly
  2. Romans 8:7 fleshly

(A)For the mind [a]set on the flesh is (B)death, but the mind [b]set on the Spirit is life and peace, because the mind [c]set on the flesh is (C)hostile toward God; for it does not subject itself to the law of God, for it is not even able to do so, and those who are (D)in the flesh cannot please God.

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  1. Romans 8:6 Lit of the
  2. Romans 8:6 Lit of the
  3. Romans 8:7 Lit of the

Now the mind of the flesh is death [both now and forever—because it pursues sin]; but the mind of the Spirit is life and peace [the spiritual well-being that comes from walking with God—both now and forever]; the mind of the flesh [with its sinful pursuits] is actively hostile to God. It does not submit itself to God’s law, since it cannot, and those who are in the flesh [living a life that caters to sinful appetites and impulses] cannot please God.

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The mind governed by the flesh is death,(A) but the mind governed by the Spirit is life(B) and peace. The mind governed by the flesh is hostile to God;(C) it does not submit to God’s law, nor can it do so. Those who are in the realm of the flesh(D) cannot please God.

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For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.

Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.

So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.

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