SUMMARY OF CONTRASTS - IN ADAM/IN CHRIST

Copyright Rosemary Bardsley 2005, 2011


WHAT WE ARE IN ADAM
[Relating to God as we are in ourselves  :  kata sarka – according to flesh]


Romans 5:10 - God’s enemies
Romans 8:7 - Hostile to God
Romans 8:8 - Cannot please God
Romans 8:7 - Cannot submit to God’s law
Romans 8:7 - Do not submit to God’s law
Romans 6:17 - Slaves to sin
Romans 3:19 - Guilty
Romans 5:16 - Under judgment
Romans 5:20 - Sin reigns
Romans 5:6 - Powerless
Romans 8:6 - Mindset – death
Romans 1:18 - God’s wrath
Romans 5:16, 18 - Condemnation and judgment
Romans 5:17 - Death reigns
Romans 6:14 - Under the law
John 3:16 - Perish
Colossians 1:12 - Disqualified
Colossians 1:13 – Under the dominion of darkness
Colossians 1:21 - Alienated from God
Matthew 18:25 - Spiritually destitute
Ephesians 2:1,5 - Dead in trespasses and sins
Colossians 1:13; 2:15 - Under the dominion and authority of evil


HOW GOD VIEWS US IN CHRIST
[Relating to God as we are in Christ  :  kata pneuma – according to Spirit]


A righteousness from God apart from law - Romans 1:17; 3:21
The free gift of righteousness/justification - Romans 3:24
Reconciled to God - Romans 5:10; 2 Cor 5:17-21; Col 1:20-22a
Peace with God - Romans 5:1
Saints – holy - Colossians 1:22; Ephesians 1:4; Hebrews 10:10
Access by faith - Romans 5:2
Not under law but under grace - Romans 6:14
Slaves to God and righteousness - Romans 6:18, 22
Mindset – life and peace - Romans 8:6
Saved from God’s wrath - Romans 5:9
Body of sin rendered powerless - Romans 6:6 [footnote]
Released from the law - Romans 7:6
Died to the law - Romans 6:4-6; Colossians 2:20
United with Christ in his death -  Romans 6:2-11; Galatians 2:20; Colossians 2:20; 3:3
Eternal life - John 3:16; Romans 6:23b
Grace reigns and we reign in life - Romans 5:17, 20
Brought from death to life - John 5:24;
United with Christ in his resurrection - Romans 6:5
Alive to God in Jesus Christ - Romans 6:11
Spirit of God lives in us - Romans 8:9
Risen with Christ - Romans 6:4,5; Ephesians 2:6a; Colossians 3:1
Seated with Christ in the presence of God - Ephesians 2:6
Qualified -  Colossians 1:12
Rescued from the dominion of darkness - Colossians 1:13; 2:15
Members of the kingdom of God’s Son - Colossians 1:13
Possess redemption - Ephesians 1:7; Colossians 1:14
Possess forgiveness - Ephesians 1:7; Colossians 1:14
Holy in his sight, without blemish - Ephesians 1:4; Colossians 1:22
Free from accusation and condemnation - Romans 8:1; Colossians 1:22
Everything that stood against us cancelled - Colossians 2:14
Complete in Christ - Colossians 2:10
Hidden with Christ in God - Colossians 3:3