STUDIES IN ROMANS

Copyright Rosemary Bardsley 2002

APPENDIX: THE ACCORDING TO FLESH/ACCORDING TO SPIRIT CONTRAST

THE TWO KINGDOMS

THE DOMINION OF DARKNESS

Col 1:13

THE KINGDOM OF GOD'S SON

THE TWO FOUNDATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

WHO/WHAT WE ARE/HAVE IN OURSELVES/IN ADAM

Rom 5:12-21

WHO/WHAT WE ARE/HAVE IN CHRIST

THE TWO OPERATING PRINCIPLES

THE LAW OF SIN AND DEATH

Rom 8:1

THE LAW OF THE SPIRIT OF LIFE IN CHRIST JESUS

 

THE TWO WAYS OF RELATING TO GOD, OTHERS, SELF AND CIRCUMSTANCES

KATA SARKA - ACCORDING TO FLESH

Various texts in Romans

KATA PNEUMA - ACCORDING TO THE SPIRIT

TRUTHS REVEALED ABOUT THESE TWO REALITIES IN ROMANS
 

Rom 1:6

Belong to Christ

 

Rom 1:7

Loved by God

 

Rom 1:7

Saints

 

Rom 1:17

A righteousness from God

 

Rom 1:17

A righteousness that is by faith from first to last

The wrath of God

Rom 1:18

 

Wrath

Rom 2:8

 
 

Rom 2:29

Circumcision of the heart by the Spirit

Under sin

Rom 3:9

 

Guilty/accountable to God

Rom 3:19

 

No one will be declared righteous by keeping the law

Rom 3:20

 
 

Rom 3:21

A righteousness from God apart from law

 

Rom 3:22

A righteousness from God through faith

Have sinned; fall short of God's glory

Rom 3:23

 
 

Rom 3:24

Justified freely

 

Rom 3:24

Justified freely by God's grace

 

Rom 3:26,28,30

Justified by faith

 

Rom 3:28

Justified by faith - apart from observing the law

 

Rom 4:5

God justifies the wicked

Faith credited as righteousness

 

Rom 4:6

Righteousness credited apart from works

 

Rom 4:7

Transgressions forgiven

Sins covered

 

Rom 4:8

The Lord will never count sin against this person

 

Rom 4:11,22,24

Righteousness credited to those who believe

The law brings wrath

Rom 4:15

 
 

Rom 4:16

The promise comes by faith

Guaranteed

 

Rom 5:1

Justified by faith

 

Rom 5:1

Peace with God

 

Rom 5:2

Access by faith

 

Rom 5:2

Stand in grace

 

Rom 5:5

God has poured his love into our hearts

 

Rom 5:5

Holy Spirit given to us

Powerless, ungodly

Rom 5:6

 

Sinners

Rom 5:8

 
 

Rom 5:9

Justified by his blood

 

Rom 5:9

Saved from God's wrath through him

God's enemies

Rom 5:10

Reconciled to him through the death of his Son

 

Rom 5:10

Saved by his life

 

Rom 5:11

Have now received reconciliation

Death

Rom 5:12-14

 
 

Rom 5:15

God's grace and gift overflow

Judgement/condemnation

Rom 5:16

Gift/justification

Death reigned

Rom 5:17

Abundant provision of grace.

Gift of righteousness.

Reign in life.

Condemnation

Rom 5:18

Justification that brings life

Sinners

Rom 5:19

Made righteous

Sin reigned in death

Rom 5:21

Grace reigns through righteousness

 

Rom 5:21

Eternal life

 

Rom 6:2

We died to sin

 

Rom 6:3

We were baptised into Christ Jesus

We were baptised into Christ?s death

 

Rom 6:4

Buried with Christ

In order that we may live a new life

 

Rom 6:5

United with Christ in his death

United with Christ in his resurrection

Slaves to sin

Rom 6:6

Old self was crucified with Christ

The body of sin rendered powerless

 

Rom 6:7

No longer slaves to sin

Freed from sin

 

Rom 6:8

We died with Christ

We will live with Christ

 

Rom 6:11

Dead to sin

Alive to God in Christ

 

Rom 6:13

Have been brought from death to life

Under the law

Rom 6:14

Not under law, under grace

Slaves to sin

Death

Rom 6:17,21

 
 

Rom 6:18

Set free from sin

Slaves of righteousness

 

Rom 6:22

Eternal life

Slaves to God

Death

Rom 6:23

Gift

Eternal life

 

Rom 7:4

Died to the law

Belong to another

In the flesh

Death

Rom 7:5

 
 

Rom 7:6

Died to what once bound us (i.e. the law)

Released from the law

Condemnation

Rom 8:1

No condemnation

Under the law of sin and death

Rom 8:2

Set free from the law of sin and death

Mindset - death

Rom 8:6

Mindset - life and peace

Hostile to God

Does not submit to God'?s law

Cannot submit to God's law

Rom 8:7

 

Cannot please God

Rom 8:8

 
 

Rom 8:9

Spirit of God lives in you

 

Rom 8:10

Christ is in you

 

Rom 8:15

Received a Spirit of sonship

 

Rom 8:16

Are God's children

 

Rom 8:17

Heirs of God

Co-heirs with Christ

For your study: Read the following verses and fill out the table with additional information about these two Kingdoms/ways of relating to God.
 

1 Cor 1:30

 
 

2 Cor 5:14

 
 

2 Cor 5:17

 
 

2 Cor 5:18

 
 

2 Cor 5:21

 
 

Gal 2:16

 
 

Gal 2:20

 
 

Gal 3:11

 
 

Gal 3:13

 
 

Gal 3:14

 
 

Gal 5:1

 
 

Eph 1:3

 
 

Eph 1:4

 
 

Eph 1:5

 
 

Eph 1:7

 
 

Phil 3:9

 
 

Col 1:14

 
 

Col 1:22

 
 

Col 2:10

 
 

Heb 9:14

 
 

Heb 10:10

 
 

Heb 10:14