This is the doctrine of the whole chapter. 15. . Galatians 5:22-23. BibliographyCoffman, James Burton. 1905. It is the same with 1 Corinthians 15:20-28. Because the Holy Spirit is the bond of union between us and Christ. Christians thus in their bodies and their spirits become sacred. . It has been thought that he used this word, which has a wider meaning, to embrace those who shall be alive at the Lord"s coming, and whose bodies shall be not raised, but transformed. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible". 4. Christians thus in their bodies and their spirits become sacred. Observe here (what Bengel notes, and after him Meyer, Alford and Philippi) the significant change of name from JESUS, as the historical Individual whom God raised from the dead, to CHRIST, the same Individual, considered as the Lord and Head of all His members, or of redeemed Humanity. Romans 8:12-17 So then, brethren, we are under obligation, not to the flesh, to live according to the fleshâ13 for if you are living according to the flesh, you must die; but if by the Spirit you are putting to death the deeds of the body, you will live. The assurance is of physical resurrection. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. The Son has become the Mediator between God and man, to do everything necessary for our redemption, while the Holy Spirit has assumed the office of the comforter and sanctifier of the Church. Cf. The resurrection of Christ, in the passage before us, is ascribed to the Father and the Holy Spirit; but in other places this is also ascribed to the Son Himself. (11) And this vitality extends beyond the grave. "Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges". Lipscomb says: "The Holy Spirit actually dwells in every obedient believer." BibliographyHodge, Charles. If the Spirit of Christ dwell in us, we have nothing to fear from sin and death. This commentary has been through Advanced Checking.. According to Romans 8:10, there was still left one power of death, that over the body. He guideth and healeth us in the ways of holiness (Romans 15:14; Galatians 5:25). Romans 8:11 But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you. Learn thence, That the bodies of the saints are the temples of the Holy Ghost, his dwelling place, living, dying, and dead; if the Holy Spirit dwells in us here, sanctifying our persons, the same Spirit will not forsake our bodies in the grave, but raise them up to glory and happiness. 5. Future active indicative of ζωοποιεω zōopoieō late verb from ζωοποιος zōopoios making alive. That the resurrection of believers is associated with that of Christ. He dwells in the heart by faith. Hofmann takes the term mortal, of Romans 8:10, as referring to the future state of the body, the state of death to which it is still only destined, and from which the resurrection will rescue it. The agent. That the righteousness of the law — The holiness it required, described, Romans 8:11. "Commentary on Romans 8:11". 11. The word is not ἐγειρεῖ, but ζωοποιήσει, which imports more than a mere restoration of life. But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you. III. It is the goldsmith’s stamp on the genuine sons of God, which separates them from the dross and mass of false professors. The Spirit will raise our mortal bodies (8:11); He enables us to kill our sin (8:13); testifies to us that we are Godâs children (8:16); and, helps us to pray (8:26). (13) A confirmation of the former sentence. Words in boxes are from the Bible. 22. ‘If the Spirit Which raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, then He that raised up Christ Jesus from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by His Spirit which dwelleth in you.’, IV. First, from the covenant of grace, “I will be thy God,” etc. “Because I live, ye shall live also.” (P. This reading is adopted by Erasmus, Stephens, Mill, Bengel, Griesbach, and Knapp. They only shall partake of a resurrection that is desirable and beneficial to them. These shall be quickened. For example, justification is by faith, Romans 8:1; believers are not under the law, Romans 8:2; the law is insufficient for our justification; God has accomplished that object by the sacrifice of his Son; Romans 8:3, Romans 8:4; and this blessing is never disconnected with a holy life, Romans 8:4. Observe the emphatic prefixing of the αὐτοῦ relating to God. While the final and perfect restitution of these bodies will take place in glorification, either by translation or resurrection, yet our blessed Savior, in His condescending mercy, gives us many prelibations of this coming glorification, to comfort, revive and reinvigorate us for the labors of this life. "Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible". “But if the Spirit of him who raised up Jesus from the dead dwelleth in you.” Here we have again the verb oikei, from oikos, a house, signifying that the Holy Ghost, having moved into your heart, is there keeping house. But the wicked, they rise that they may receive their punishment and torment. Johann Albrecht Bengel's Gnomon of the New Testament. I. p. 62 ff. Develops the thought implied in 10 that the body, too, even now is quickened by the new life; it has become a ὅπλον δικαιοσύνης, Romans 6:13. τὸ πν. Butif the spirit of Him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, He that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by His Spirit that dwelleth in you. "Commentary on Romans 8:11". A body fit only for heavenly service would not be fit for earthly pain, sorrow, and death. Romans 8:9-11 The Holy Spirit delivers us from death and leads us to the gift of eternal life. The bent of the thoughts, affections, and pursuits, is the only decisive test of character. 6. he that raised up Christ from the dead—Observe the change of name from Jesus, as the historical Individual whom God raised from the dead, to Christ, the same Individual, considered as the Lord and Head of all His members, or of redeemed Humanity [Alford]. The latter may be neater Greek, but it is not better sense than the preceding. Romans 8:19-22. A beautiful thing! Cf. The Apostle elsewhere proves the resurrection of the bodies of believers, by comparing Jesus Christ with Adam, saying, As in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive, 1 Corinthians 15:22; showing that if we do not rise by virtue of Jesus Christ our Lord, Christ would be inferior to Adam. Copyright StatementThe Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament. Paul teaches that justification and sanctification cannot be disjoined. The Bible declares that the body shall be raised up at the last day. If the Spirit of God. More Romans commentaries. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bcc/romans-8.html. Church Pulpit Commentary. Romans 8:12.—Spurgeon, Morning by Morning, p. 35. That to which God will have respect, is the dwelling of His own Spirit in the believer; the holy use which he shall have made of his body to glorify Him; the dignity to which the Spirit shall have raised the body by making it a temple of God (1 Corinthians 6:19). Even the corrupt, carnal, and mortal body, so long under the dominion of sin, shall be made alive and recovered to the service of God. References: Romans 8:11.—G. The word καί, also, omitted by the Sinaït. See an interesting dispute, as to which was the most ancient reading, in Athanas., quoted by Reiche and Tischendorf. shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you; not the souls of the saints, for these die not: but their "bodies", called "mortal", because appointed to death, are under the sentence of it, and in which it already works; "your" bodies and not others; mortal ones, and not airy, celestial, immortal ones; the very same they carry about with them here, and in which the Spirit of God had dwelt. Romans 8:11 Parallel Verses [â See commentary â] Romans 8:11, NIV: "And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of his Spirit who lives in you." 9 But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. BibliographyGodbey, William. 8 So then, those who are in the flesh cannot please God. ‘What has happened to your dead?’ you ask this morning. The same Spirit which raised Christ's body from the grave, shall also quicken our mortal bodies. This argument is valid, and, other things being equal, is a good reason for retaining the common text. Since He is the Omnipotent Architect He is always ready to undertake a building job and faithfully stick to the work till the house is completed, after which He moves in permanently to abide. Then will ‘the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus’ have finally set us free from the law of sin and death (Romans 8:2). From the guilt of sin they have been delivered, it being condemned in Christ punished in His death; from the power of death they are released by His resurrection. Christ, indeed, will also raise His enemies, but His own people will be made alive which is never said of the wicked to live with Him in glory for ever. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hac/romans-8.html. With death broken to pieces and sin beaten from its stronghold, what wonder if the mere human agents were forgotten, and that the old hymn of triumph is repeated as one of the Easter Lessons—‘Sing unto the Lord, for He hath triumphed gloriously. Him that raised up Jesus from the dead; a periphrasis of God the Father. These passages belong to that numerous class of texts, in which the same work is attributed to the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, and which, in connection with other sources of proof, show conclusively that "these three are one;" and that the persons of the Adorable Trinity concur in all works ad extra. As. (3) The indwelling Spirit alone explains the organisation of man's body, and justifies its erectness. tr.). 7. In this Divine economy the Son has received His mission from the Father to come into the world. 1685. The ground of this dispensation is first of all taken from the nature and condition of Christ Himself, who was such an One as death could not long keep in bondage to itself (Acts 2:24). Die it must; but the same Spirit to which the soul owes its life will also reinfuse life into the dead body, just as the body of Christ of Himself was raised from the dead. ROMANS 6:8-11. 1974. “It 3 will not leave even a root or branch. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. ἰ. ἐκ νεκρ. 3. Romans 8:8-11 New King James Version (NKJV). Romans 4:17; 1 Corinthians 15:22; 1 Corinthians 15:36; 1 Peter 3:18; John 5:21) nor the correlation with ἐγείρας permits. But ( δέ takes up and continues the supposition in the former verse, with which in fact this is nearly identical, but with the important additional particular (whence the contrast) τοῦ ἐγείραντ. 1863-1878. But if the Spirit, etc. (z) Misn. On the interchange of ἰησοῦν and τὸν χριστόν Bengel rightly remarks: “Appellatio Jesu spectat ad ipsum; Christi refertur ad nos;” for Jesus as Christ is destined to be the archetype for believers even in an eschatological respect. Sermon Bible Commentary. CONTRASTS AND REASSURANCE In 5:12-21, Paul contrasted Adam and Christ. τ. ἐγ. he that raised up Christ from the dead, which is the Father. They are free from the law which condemned them to death, Romans 8:2-4. "Commentary on Romans 8:11". 1871-8. Paul now disposes of this also, and hence takes up again, not indeed what had just been inferred (Hofmann, in accordance with his view of Ïá½¸ ÏÎ½Îµá¿¦Î¼Î± , Romans 8:10 ), but the idea conditioning it, Îµá¼° Î´á½² Î§ . In itself considered, therefore, moral purity is essentially connected with happiness, as cause and effect. Renewal 1960. Romans 8:11 11 If the Spirit of a him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus 4 from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies b through his Spirit who dwells in you. 11 If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit who dwells in you. 11 But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? or gen.: see var. Where note, 1. All Rightes Reserved, Larry Pierce, Winterbourne, Ontario.A printed copy of this work can be ordered from: The Baptist Standard Bearer, 1 Iron Oaks Dr, Paris, AR, 72855. 3. Romans 6:2-11. There the inability of the law by itself to produce the higher spiritual life was shown; and the argument dealt primarily and mainly with human life as it is now. ‘Him Who raised up Jesus from the dead’ (the Father) is now introduced, and is also seen as indwelling us. He comforts us with the sense of God’s fatherly love and our eternal inheritance (Romans 8:16; 2 Corinthians 2:22). The διά with the accusative, because of, follows quite naturally the two similar διά of Romans 8:10 : "because of sin, death; because of righteousness, the life of the Spirit;" and because of the life of the Spirit, the resurrection of the body. Romans 8 – A New and Wonderful Life in the Spirit A. It is the same Spirit, and it follows that it is even part of the same work. 1871-8. David Guzik commentary on Romans 11, in which Paul uses his own history as evidence that God has not cast away His people, Israel. Because God had raised up Christ, there was ground of confidence that he would raise his people up also. The condition upon which this promise is made and insured, If the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you. ‘On account of the indwelling of the Spirit,' expressing the same general idea under another form. âI will have mercy upon whom I will have mercy,â He said, âAnd I will have compassion upon whom I will have compassion.â (Exodus 33:19).When they finished, James spoke up: âBrothers, listen to me. Hodge's Commentary on Romans, Ephesians and First Corintians. The writer’s name came first. The relation is that of cause and effect, type and fulfilment, pledge and redemption. But it is to remain altogether inactive? 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