You, however, are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if in fact (A)the Spirit of God dwells in you. (B)Anyone who does not have (C)the Spirit of Christ does not belong to him. 10 But if Christ is in you, although the body is dead because of sin, the Spirit is life because of righteousness. 11 If the Spirit of (D)him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus[a] from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies (E)through his Spirit who dwells in you.

Heirs with Christ

12 So then, brothers,[b] we are debtors, (F)not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh. 13 For if you live according to the flesh you will die, but if by the Spirit you (G)put to death the deeds of the body, you will live. 14 For all who are (H)led by the Spirit of God are (I)sons[c] of God. 15 For (J)you did not receive (K)the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of (L)adoption as sons, by whom we cry, (M)“Abba! Father!” 16 (N)The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, 17 and if children, then (O)heirs—heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, (P)provided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Romans 8:11 Some manuscripts lack Jesus
  2. Romans 8:12 Or brothers and sisters; also verse 29
  3. Romans 8:14 See discussion on “sons” in the Preface

Bible Gateway Recommends

Proverbs, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal
Proverbs, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal
Retail: $7.99
Our Price: $4.49
Save: $3.50 (44%)
ESV Student Study Bible, TruTone, Sky Blue with Ivy Design
ESV Student Study Bible, TruTone, Sky Blue with Ivy Design
Retail: $39.99
Our Price: $17.99
Save: $22.00 (55%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
ESV Women's Study Bible, hardcover
ESV Women's Study Bible, hardcover
Retail: $49.99
Our Price: $25.99
Save: $24.00 (48%)
ESV MacArthur Study Bible, Black Genuine Leather
ESV MacArthur Study Bible, Black Genuine Leather
Retail: $99.99
Our Price: $57.99
Save: $42.00 (42%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
ESV Journaling Bible, Interleaved Edition, Cloth over Board, Tan
ESV Journaling Bible, Interleaved Edition, Cloth over Board, Tan
Retail: $44.99
Our Price: $17.99
Save: $27.00 (60%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars