Or do you not know that (A)as many of us as were baptized into Christ Jesus (B)were baptized into His death? Therefore we were (C)buried with Him through baptism into death, that (D)just as Christ was raised from the dead by (E)the glory of the Father, (F)even so we also should walk in newness of life.

(G)For if we have been united together in the likeness of His death, certainly we also shall be in the likeness of His resurrection, knowing this, that (H)our old man was crucified with Him, that (I)the body of sin might be [a]done away with, that we should no longer be slaves of sin.

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  1. Romans 6:6 rendered inoperative

Not Legalism but Christ

11 In Him you were also (A)circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, by (B)putting off the body [a]of the sins of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ, 12 (C)buried with Him in baptism, in which you also were raised with Him through (D)faith in the working of God, (E)who raised Him from the dead. 13 And you, being dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He has made alive together with Him, having forgiven you all trespasses, 14 (F)having wiped out the [b]handwriting of requirements that was against us, which was contrary to us. And He has taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross.

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  1. Colossians 2:11 NU omits of the sins
  2. Colossians 2:14 certificate of debt with its

38 Then Peter said to them, (A)“Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the [a]remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

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  1. Acts 2:38 forgiveness