What then? Shall we sin because we are not under law but under grace? Certainly not!
But one who looks intently into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and abides by it, not having become a forgetful hearer but a doer that acts, this man will be blessed in what he does.
Live as free men, but do not use your freedom as a covering for evil; live as servants of God.
It was for freedom that Christ has set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery.
Jesus then said to the Jews who had believed in him, »If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples.
And you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.«
There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.
For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set me free from the law of sin and death.
»The Spirit of the Lord is upon me,because he has anointed meto preach the good news to the poor.He has sent me to proclaim release to the captivesand recovery of sight to the blind,to set at liberty those who are oppressed,
21 But now the righteousness of God has been revealed apart from law, although the law and the prophets bear witness to it,
22 the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. For there is no difference,
23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
24 and are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus,
Therefore let it be known to you, brethren, that through him forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you,
and through him everyone who believes is freed from everything from which you could not be freed by the law of Moses.
Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.
So if the Son makes you free, you will be free indeed.
1 »I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser.
2 Every branch in me that bears no fruit he takes away; and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, so that it may bear more fruit.
3 You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you.
4 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me.
5 I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in me, and I in him, he bears much fruit; for apart from me you can do nothing.
6 If anyone does not abide in me, he is like a branch that is cast away and withers; and the branches are gathered, thrown into the fire and burned.
7 If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you will, and it shall be done for you.
8 By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit, and so prove to be my disciples.
But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the return you get is holiness and its end, eternal life.
And although you were once alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds,
For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.
For the creation was subjected to futility, not of its own will, but by the will of him who subjected it in hope;
because the creation itself will be set free from its bondage to decay and obtain the glorious liberty of the children of God.
in whom we have boldness and confidence of access through our faith in him.
1 There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.
2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set me free from the law of sin and death.
3 For what the law could not do, in that it was weakened through the flesh, God did by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin: he condemned sin in the flesh,
4 in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.
»All things are lawful for me,« but not all things are helpful. »All things are lawful for me,« but I will not be mastered by anything.