Romans 6 Bible Commentary - Old Man Is Dead
Summary of Romans 6. We are planted together in the likeness of his death, and we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection. Our old man is dead. We in Christ are dead to sin, and alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord. Let not sin reign in your body. Instead let righteousness reign unto God. We are not under the law, but under grace. You were servants of sin, but are now servants of righteousness. The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. See below for Biblical advice and commentary concerning Romans 6.
Romans 6 Scriptures
1 What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?
Knowing that Christ Being Raised From the Dead
10 For in that he died, he died unto sin once: but in that he liveth, he liveth unto God.
Yield To God, Not To Temptation
14 For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace.
Romans 6 Biblical Advice and Commentary
Rom 6:5: We Must Follow The Path Of Jesus' Resurrection. God has a resurrection plan for all us. He desires for us to follow in Jesus' footsteps to include going through our own resurrection resulting in eternal life. We that accept Jesus as our Lord and Savior are committed to follow in His footsteps. Romans 6:5 advises us on the necessity of following the path of Jesus ...
Rom 6:6. Definition of Christian Redemption – The Old Man is Dead. The definition of Christian redemption is that it is the end, the death, to the controlling power of sin in our lives. Jesus’ death on the cross and His subsequent resurrection proved that sin and death do not have control of us. Jesus’ act on the cross provides everything we need for redemption. Romans 6:6 advises us that Jesus' crucifiction is the means that the body of sin (the old man) may be destroyed.
Rom 6:9: The Historical Resurrection Of Jesus. Jesus' resurrection is many times thought of in abstract terms or just treated as a form of a holiday with the celebration of Easter each year. In reality it is the most important historical event that has ever occurred in the world. This unique historical event consisted of Jesus, in human form, dying on the cross and then three days later Him being resurrected from the dead to live forever. Romans 6:9 advises us that Jesus' resurrection is the historical evidence that a human can have power over death ...
Rom 6:11: His Resurrection Plan Is For Us To Die Once, And Live Forever. God's resurrection plan is to offer Jesus' life and death as an example of the life path we should follow in our own lives. Jesus' life path consisted of Him dying only once, being resurrected, and then never to die again. Romans 6:11 advises us that we are dead to sin and alive through Jesus Christ ...
Rom 6:13: Overcoming Temptation by Yielding to God. The devil, nor anyone else or anything, forces us to make these bad choices and yield to temptation. Sin is our choice. To overcome temptation we must not yield ourselves to be instruments of unrighteousness. Romans 6:13 advises us to yield ourselves to God to overcome temptation ...
Rom 6:16: Free Will. God gave us free will; He gave us choice. We are not just driven by our instincts or our environment. Neither are we puppets of God. We choose to be either servants of God or servants of sin and disobedience. Key Bible Verses: Deuteronomy 30:19 and Romans 6:16 advises us that everyone has free will ...
Free Choice, But Not Free Consequences
Rom 6:23: Christians Believe That There Is Eternal Life. God has given the gift of eternal life to all believers. He has given this gift to us because He loves us and wants us to be with Him always. Romans 6:23 tells us that the gift of eternal life is through Jesus Christ.
Wages of Sin or the Gift of Eternal Life
The Life or Death Choice