Book of Romans holy Bible Waggoner quiz

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Waggoner romans questions


What did Paul declare himself to be?"A servant of Jesus Christ.

"To what was he called?"Called to be an apostle.

"To what was he separated?"Separated unto the Gospel of God.

"Was this Gospel first announced in Paul's day?

"Which He had promised afore by His prophets in the Holy Scriptures.


"Whose Gospel is it?"The Gospel of God.

"What is this Gospel, or good news, about?"Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.

"Who is this Jesus? He "was made of the seed of David according to the flesh, and declared to be the Son of God with power.

"What is his power as the Son of God According to the Spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead.

"For what purpose did Paul receive grace and apostleship from Christ?"For obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name.

"In what blessed condition were the people in Rome?"Beloved of God.


"What were they called?"Called saints.

What was the request of the Spirit for them?"Grace to you, and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

" For whom did the apostle give thanks to God?"I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all.

"What does he say is the chief characteristic of the Romans?"Your faith.

"How prominent was their faith?"Your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world.

"What did the apostle always do for them?"Make mention of you always in my prayers.

"How often did he pray for them?"Without ceasing.


"How emphatically does he make this statement?"God is my witness.

"How did he say that he himself served God?

"Whom I serve with my spirit in the Gospel of his Son.

" For what did the apostle pray concerning the Romans?"Making request, if by any means now at length I might have a prosperous journey by the will of God to come unto you.


"Why was he so anxious to see them?"I long to see you, that I may impart unto you some spiritual gift.

"Why did he wish to impart a spiritual gift to them?"To the end ye may be established.

"What had he often purposed?"Oftentimes I purposed to come unto you.

"Why had he not gone?"But was let hindered hitherto.

"Why had he purposed to go to them?"That I might have some fruit among you also, even as among other gentiles.


" How did Paul hold himself as related to men?"I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to the barbarians, both to the wise, and to the unwise.

"What was he therefore willing to do?"So, as much as in me is, I am ready to preach the Gospel to you that are at Rome also.

" What had the apostle declared himself ready to do?"I am ready to preach the Gospel to you that are at Rome." Verse 15


.Of what was he not ashamed?"I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ.

"Why was he not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ?"Because it is the power of God.

"In what respect is it the power of God applied? "It is the power of God unto salvation.

"To whom is the Gospel the power of God unto salvation?"To every one that believeth.


"In what order?"To the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

"What is revealed in the Gospel?"For therein is the righteousness of God revealed." From faith to faith.

"Of what is this an illustration?"As it is written, The just shall live by faith.


" From what place is the wrath of God revealed?"The wrath of God is revealed from heaven.

"Against what is the wrath of God revealed?"Against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men.

"What is done to the truth by ungodly men?"Who hold down the truth in unrighteousness." Revised Version.


What is the justice of the revelation of God's wrath against all ungodliness of men?"Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them.

"How is it that the knowledge of God is manifest in them?"For God hath showed it unto them.

"Since what time have the invisible things of God been seen? Since the creation of the world." Revised Version.


What are these invisible things?"His everlasting power and divinity." Revised Version.

By what are the everlasting power and divinity of God made known?"Being perceived through the things that are made." Revised Version.

What, then, is the condition of all who sin?"They are without excuse.

"When they knew God, wherein did they fail?"When they knew God, they glorified him not as God.

"In what respect did they fail to glorify him?"Neither were thankful.

"What caused their ingratitude? They "became vain in their imaginations.


"What was the result of their vain imaginings?"Their foolish heart was darkened.

"In what sad condition were they?"Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools.

"What did they then do?"Changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.

"To what were they left as a consequence?"Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness, through the lusts of their own hearts.


"How did they pervert the truth? They "changed the truth of God into a lie," "exchanged the truth of God for a lie," Revised Version.

What false worship did they introduce? They "worshiped and served the creature more rather than the Creator.

"What was the result of this self-exaltation and creature worship?"For this cause God gave them up to vile affections.


"What was the result of their refusing to have God in their knowledge?"God gave them over to a reprobate mind," or "a mind void of judgment.

"With what were they therefore necessarily filled? Being filled with all unrighteousness," etc. What declaration does the apostle make to man?"Therefore thou art inexcusable, O man.

"What man is it that is inexcusable?"Whosoever thou art that judgest.

"Why is the man that judges inexcusable?"For wherein thou judgest another, thou condemnest thyself.

"How is it that he condemns himself?"For thou that judgest doest the same things.


"Of what may we be sure?"We are sure that the judgment of God is according to truth against them which commit such things.

"Therefore what is the man who judges evil-doers not to think?"That thou shalt escape the judgment of God." WOR 30.2 - WOR 30.13

What leading question is asked of the self-righteous judge?"Despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and long-suffering?


"Of what is such an one ignorant?"Not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance.

"What do such treasure up for themselves?"Treasurest up unto thyself wrath.

"In accordance with what is this wrath treasured up?"After thy hardness and impenitent heart.

"Against what time is this wrath treasured up?"Against the day of wrath.

"What will then be revealed?"Revelation of the righteous judgment of God."

What will God then render?"Who will render to every man according to his deeds ."

To what class will he render eternal life?" To them who by patient continuance in well-doing seek for glory and honor and immortality.


"What will he render to them that are contentious, and that do not obey the truth?"Indignation and wrath, tribulation and anguish.

"Unto how many will this be rendered?"Upon every soul of man that doeth evil.

"In what order?"Of the Jew first, and also of the gentile.


"Is God as impartial in his rendering of rewards as of punishment? "But glory, honor, and peace, to every man that worketh good, to the Jew first, and also to the Gentile.

"What is not found with God?" For there is no respect of persons with God." He "without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work." 1 Peter 1:17.


What proves that there is no respect of persons with God?"For as many as have sinned without law shall also perish without law; and as many as have sinned in the law shall be judged by the law.


"What is to become of the ones who have sinned without law?They "shall also perish.

"How shall those perish who have sinned without law?"Without law.

"What of those who have sinned in the law?They "shall be judged by the law.

"When shall this be?"In the day when God shall judge the secrets before God.


"What will simply hearing the law not do for men?"For not the hearers of the law be just before God."

Who alone shall be justified."The doers of the law shall be justified.

"But what of the men who have never heard the law?"These, having not the law, are a law unto themselves.

"What do they show by their actions?"Which show the work of the law written in their hearts.


"What shows that even without the law they have some knowledge of what the law requires?"Their conscience also bearing witness.

"How do they regard the different actions done by themselves."Their thoughts the meanwhile accusing or else excusing one another.

"By whom will the secrets of men be judged? God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ.


"In accordance with what will the judgment be?"According to my Gospel.

" To whom does the apostle now address himself?"Behold, thou art called a Jew?

"in what does the one called a Jew rest?"And restest in the law.

"Of what does he boast? Makest thy boast of God.

"What does he know?"And knowest his will.

"How is it that he knows God's will?"Being instructed out of the law.


"Knowing the will of God through being instructed out of the law, what is he able to do?"Triest the things that differ," marginal reading.

Of what does his knowledge of the law give him confidence? Are confident that thou thyself art a guide of the blind, a light of them which are in darkness an instructor of the foolish, a teacher of babes.


"What, and what only, does he have in the law?"Hast the form of knowledge and of the truth in the law."What questions imply that he has not the fact or the truth of the law?"Dost thou steal?" "Dost thou commit adultery?" "Dost thou commit sacrilege?" "Through breaking the law dishonorest thou God?

"What shows that these leading question are really positive charges of breaking the law?"For the name of God is blasphemed among the gentiles through you, as it is written." What does the apostle say of circumcision?"Circumcision verily profiteth."When does circumcision profit?"If thou keep the law.


"What does circumcision sometimes become?"Thy circumcision is made uncircumcision.

"Under what circumstances does this take place?"If thou be a breaker of the law.

"What if the circumcised one keeps the righteousness of the law?"Shall not is uncircumcision be counted for circumcision?

"What is the relative standing of the uncircumcised law keeper and the circumcised law breaker?"Shall not uncircumcision which is by nature, if it fulfil, the law, judge thee, who by the letter and circumcision dost transgress the law?"


Who is not a real Jew?"He is not a Jew, which is one outwardly.

"What is not circumcision?"Neither is that circumcision, which is outward in the flesh.

"Who is the true Jew?"He is a Jew, which is one inwardly.

"Where is real circumcision?"Circumcision is that of the heart.

"Of what does it consist?"In the spirit, and not in the letter.


"Where is the glory and praise of real circumcision?"Whose praise is not of men, but of God."

What do we know?"Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it saith to them who are under the law.

"To whom does it speak?"To them who are under within the sphere of the law.

"What is the object of its speaking?"That every mouth may be stopped.

"Under what circumstances only may every mouth be stopped?"All the world may become guilty before God.

"What then is the conclusion?"Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight.


"Why not?"For by the law is the knowledge of sin."

What is now manifested?"But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested.

"How is righteousness manifested?"Without the law.

"Whose righteousness is it that is thus manifested?"The righteousness of God.

"What credentials has this righteousness?"Being witnessed by the law and the prophets.


"Where is it manifested?"Unto all and upon all them that believe.

"How is it manifested?"By faith of Jesus Christ.

" How is the righteousness of God manifested apart from the law?"By faith of Jesus Christ.

"In whom is it manifested?"Unto all and upon all them that believe.

"What distinction is made between people?"There is no difference.


"Why not?"For all have sinned."In sinning, of what have men come short?"All have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.

"While in this state, what do those who believe receive?"Being justified.

"How justified?"Freely.

"By what?"By his grace.

"Through what?"Through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.


" How did this come about?"Whom God hath set forth.

"What for?"To be a propitiation.

"By what means?"Through faith in his blood.

"What does he declare?"To declare his righteousness.

"Whose righteousness does he declare?God's righteousness-the righteousness of him who set him forth. See Psalm 40:6-10.

For what is God's righteousness declared in Christ?"For the remission of sins that are past.

"Of what is this a manifestation?"The forbearance of God.


"Why is it that God's own righteousness is declared for the remission of sins? "That he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.

" What have we previously learned as to the condition of all men?"Guilty before God." "For all have sinned.

"What is God to them that believe?"The justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.

"How does he justify those who have sinned?"Freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.


"What righteousness does the man so justified have?"The righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ.

"Where is boasting then?"It is excluded.

"By what law? of works?"Nay; but by the law of faith.

"What then is the conclusion?"Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law.


" Is God the God of the Jews only? is he not of the gentiles also?"Yes, of the Gentiles also.

"What is the proof?" Seeing it is one God, which shall justify the circumcision by faith, and uncircumcision through faith.

"Do we then make void the law through faith?"God forbid Not by any means; yes, we establish the law."

What is the theme for consideration in this chapter? What "Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, hath found.

"What would Abraham have if he were justified by works?" If Abraham were justified by works, he hath whereof to glory.

"But can he glory?"Not before God.

"How is this proved? By "the Scripture."

"What saith the Scripture?""Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness.


"What was counted unto him for righteousness? His faith.

How would the reward be reckoned if it were the reward of works? Not "of grace, but of debt.

"How is it to him that worketh not? His faith is counted for righteousness.

"Whom does God justify?"The ungodly.

"Who describes this blessedness?"David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works.


"In what words?"Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered. Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin.

"What important question arises here?"Cometh this blessedness then upon the circumcision only, or upon the uncircumcision also?"


What gives rise to this question?"For we say that faith was reckoned to Abraham for righteousness."How was it reckoned to Him? when he was in circumcision, or in uncircumcision?"Not in circumcision, but in uncircumcision.


"What did Abraham receive?"He received the sign of circumcision.

"What was the value of this sign?"A seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had.

When did he have this righteousness of faith?"Yet being uncircumcised.

"Why was his faith reckoned to him for righteousness when he was yet uncircumcised?"That he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised."


Of whom else is he the father? "The father of circumcision.

"To what circumcised ones is he the father?"To them who are not of the circumcision only.

"What must the circumcised children of Abraham necessarily have in addition to their circumcision?"That faith of our father Abraham, which he had being yet

What promise was made to Abraham?"That he should be the heir of the world.


"To whom was this promise made?"To Abraham" and "to his seed." "Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made." Galatians 3:16.

Who is the seed?"He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, and to thy seed, which is Christ." Galatians 3:16.

Is Christ in his own person the only seed?"And if ye be Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise." Galatians 3:29.


Of what are Abraham and his seed heirs?"Of the world."On what basis was this inheritance promised? The promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.

"If they which are of the law be heirs, what is the result?"Faith is made void, and the promise made of none effect.


"Why so?"Because the law worketh wrath.

"If there were no law, what would there not be?"Where no law is, there is no transgression.

"Why is it, then, that the law worketh wrath? Because "by the law is the knowledge of sin." Romans 3:29.

What have we already found the inheritance to be?" The world.

"And how is it to be obtained?"Through the righteousness of faith.

"If it were of works, what would be the result?"Faith is made void, and the promise made of none effect.


"Why?"Because the law worketh wrath.

"Why is the inheritance of faith?"That it might be by grace.

"To what end?"To the end the promise might be sure to all the seed."

Of whom is Abraham the father?"The father of us all.

"Before whom?"Before him whom he believed, even God.


" According to what scripture?"As it is written, I have made thee a father of many nations.

"How could God say to Abraham before he had any child, "I have made thee a father of many nations"? He "quickeneth the dead, and calleth those things that be not as though they were.

"How did Abraham receive the promise of God?" He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief.

"In what was he strong? He "was strong in faith, giving glory to God."

Of what was he persuaded?"Fully persuaded, that what he had promised, he was able also to perform.


"What was the result?"Therefore it was imputed to him for righteousness." For whose sake was this written?"For us also.

"Why for our sakes?"To whom it shall be imputed.

"What shall be imputed? That which was imputed to Abraham, namely, righteousness.

On what condition will it be imputed to us also?"If we believe on him that raised up Jesus our Lord from the dead.


"Why was he delivered to death?He "was delivered for our offenses.

"For what purpose was he raised again? He "was raised again for our justification.

What have the preceding chapters set before us? Justification by faith.

Being justified by faith, what do we have?"We have peace.

"What peace do we have?"We have peace with God.

"Through whom do we have peace?"Through our Lord Jesus Christ.


"What else do we have through him?"We have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand.


"What do we therefore do?"Rejoice in hope of the glory of God.

"What else?"And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also.

"Why do we glory in tribulations?"Knowing that tribulation worketh patience.

"What does patience work?"And patience, experience.


"What comes with experience?"And experience, hope.

"And what does hope not do?"Hope maketh not ashamed.

"What therefore must hope do? It must give boldness.

How does it give this boldness?"Because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts.


"How is the love of God shed abroad in our hearts?" By the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.

"What evidence have we that God will give us all these blessings?

"For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly.

"For whom did Christ die?"Christ died for the ungodly.

"In what condition were those for whom Christ died?"Without strength.

"What is the greatest love known to man?"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends." John 15:15. Compare with Romans 5:7.


But what is the love of God for us?"But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

"When did Christ die for us?"While we were yet sinners.

"Since we were sinners, in what relation did we stand to God?

"Alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works." Colossians 1:21. "The carnal mind is enmity against God." Romans 8:7.


What did Christ do for us when we were enemies?"Died for us.

"What does the death of Christ do for us?"When we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son.

"If when we were enemies we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, of what may we be much more sure?"Much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life.

" How did sin enter into the world?"By one man sin entered into the world.


"What did sin bring with it?"And death by sin.

"Upon how many did sentence of death pass?"And so death passed upon all men.

"Why?"For that all have sinned.

"What then was the fruit of that first offense?"By the offense of one judgment came upon all men to condemnation.

"But what else comes just as extensively?"The free gift came upon all men unto justification of life.


"By what means did it come?"By the righteousness of one.

"How only does righteousness come By the obedience of one.

"Why did the law enter?"The law entered, that the offense might abound.

"What took place when sin abounded?"Where sin abounded, grace did much more abound.

"Where did sin abound?Wherever the law was; because the law entered that sin might abound, and sin is not imputed where there is no law.


Then when did sin abound? When "the law entered.

"Then when must grace have superabounded? At the entering the law.

Why did God provide that where sin abounded, grace might much more abound?"That as sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord.

"How has sin reigned? Unto death.


"How does grace reign?"Through righteousness.

"Unto what?"Unto eternal life.

"Through whom?Through "Jesus Christ our Lord.

"For what purpose did the law enter?"The law entered, that the offence might abound." Romans 5:20.


But what do we find when the offense abounds?"Where sin abounded, grace did much more abound." Verse 20.

"What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?""God forbid." (Not by any means.)And why not?


"How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein?"If we have been baptized into


Jesus Christ, into what were we baptized?"So many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death."What does baptism mean?"We are buried with him by baptism into death.

" What further?"That like as Christ was raised up fro the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.

"If we have been "planted" together in the likeness of his death, what will surely follow?"We shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection.

"What has taken place?"Our old man is crucified with him.


"Why is the "old man" crucified with Christ?"That the body of sin might be destroyed.

"And what will be the result of that?"That henceforth we should not serve sin.

"From what is he that is dead free?"He that is dead is freed from sin.

" Of what may we be confident if we are dead with Christ?"That we shall also live with him.


"Why have we this confidence?"Knowing that Christ being raised from the dead dieth no more; death hath no more dominion over him.

"Why not?"For in that he liveth, he liveth unto God.

"Therefore since we are dead and raised with him, what must be the case with us?"Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, and alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.


" How have we learned that we are to regard ourselves?"Reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.

"If dead to sin but alive unto God, how are we to stand related to sin?"Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body.

"If sin reign in our body, what do we do?"Obey it in the lusts thereof.

"What further exhortation is given?"Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin.

"To what are we to yield ourselves?"Yield yourselves unto God.

"In what way?"As those that are alive from the dead."

And what are our members to be?"Instruments of righteousness unto God.


"If we thus yield ourselves as instruments of righteousness unto God, what will be the result?"Sin shall not have dominion over you.

"Why will sin not have dominion over us?"For ye are not under the law, but under grace."

"What then? shall we sin because we are not under the law, but under grace?""God forbid." Not by any means,-far from it.


Whose servants are we?"To whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are.

"What were we formerly, when not under grace? The servants of sin.

"But what has now been done for us?"Made free from sin.

"How was it that we were made free from sin?"Ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.


"Being made free from sin, what have we become?"The servants of righteousness.

"How are we now to yield our members servants to righteousness?"As ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity.


"When we were the servants of sin, from what were we free?"When ye were the servants of sin, ye were free from righteousness.

" What is the fruit of those things of which we are or should be ashamed?"The end of those things is death.

"But what now that we are made free from sin, and are the servants of God?"Ye have your fruit unto holiness.

"And what is the end?"The end everlasting life.

"What is the wages of sin?"The wages of sin is death.


"And what the gift of God?"The gift of God is eternal life.

"Through whom?"Through Jesus Christ our Lord.

" To whom does the apostle speak in this chapter?"I speak to them that know the law.

"What are such expected to know about the law?"That the law hath dominion over a man so long as he liveth.


"What illustration of this is given?"The woman which hath an husband is bound by the law to her husband so long as he liveth.

"What takes place when the husband dies?"If the husband be dead, she is loosed from the law of her husband.

"If while her husband was alive she should be married to another man, what would the law call her?"An adulteress.

"But what if her husband be dead? She is no adulteress, though she be married to another man.


"Why not?"She is free from that law."What personal application is made of this illustration?"Wherefore, my brethren, ye also are become dead to the law."By what means?"By the body of Christ."For what purpose?"That ye should be married to another."To what other?"Even to him who is raised from the dead.


"To what end? "That we should bring forth fruit unto God.

"What fruit was brought forth when we were in the flesh?"Fruit unto death.

"What was it that produced this fruit unto death?

How have we learned that we are to regard ourselves?"Reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.


"If dead to sin but alive unto God, how are we to stand related to sin?"Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body.

"If sin reign in our body, what do we do?"Obey it in the lusts thereof.

"What further exhortation is given?"Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin.

"To what are we to yield ourselves?"Yield yourselves unto God.


"In what way? As those that are alive from the dead.

"And what are our members to be?"Instruments of righteousness unto God.

"If we thus yield ourselves as instruments of righteousness unto God, what will be the result?"Sin shall not have dominion over you.

"Why will sin not have dominion over us? "For ye are not under the law, but under grace."

"What then? shall we sin because we are not under the law, but under grace?""God forbid." Not by any means,-far from it.


Whose servants are we?"To whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are." What were we formerly, when not under grace?"The servants of sin.

"But what has now been done for us?"Made free from sin.


"How was it that we were made free from sin?"Ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.

"Being made free from sin, what have we become?"The servants of righteousness.

"How are we now to yield our members servants to righteousness?"As ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity.


"When we were the servants of sin, from what were we free? "When ye were the servants of sin, ye were free from righteousness.

" What is the fruit of those things of which we are or should be ashamed?"The end of those things is death.

"But what now that we are made free from sin, and are the servants of God?"Ye have your fruit unto holiness.

"And what is the end?"The end everlasting life.


"What is the wages of sin?" The wages of sin is death.

"And what the gift of God?"The gift of God is eternal life.

"Through whom?"Through Jesus Christ our Lord

To whom does the apostle speak in this chapter?"I speak to them that know the law.


"What are such expected to know about the law?"That the law hath dominion over a man so long as he liveth.

"What illustration of this is given?"The woman which hath an husband is bound by the law to her husband so long as he liveth.

"What takes place when the husband dies?"If the husband be dead, she is loosed from the law of her husband.

"If while her husband was alive she should be married to another man, what would the law call her?"An adulteress.

"But what if her husband be dead? She is no adulteress, though she be married to another man."Why not?"She is free from that law.


"What personal application is made of this illustration? "Wherefore, my brethren, ye also are become dead to the law.

"By what means?"By the body of Christ.

"For what purpose?"That ye should be married to another.

"To what other?"Even to him who is raised from the dead.


"To what end?"That we should bring forth fruit unto God.

"What fruit was brought forth when we were in the flesh?"Fruit unto death.

" What was it that produced this fruit unto death?"The motions of sins, which were by the law, did work in our members to bring forth fruit unto death.

"What gave them that power?"The law.


"But now what has taken place, since we are married to him that is raised from the dead?"But now we are delivered from the law.

"How is it that we can be married to another, and still be free before the law?"That being dead wherein we were held.

"What is the difference in the service now and then?"That we should serve in newness of spirit and not in the oldness of the letter.

"What shall we say then? Is the law sin?"God forbid." Far from it.

What proves that?"I had not known sin, but by the law.

"What special commandment revealed the greatness of sin?"I had not known lust, except the law had said, Thou shalt not covet.


" What does the apostle say that sin wrought in him?"Sin... wrought in me all manner of concupiscence.

"How did it do this?"Taking occasion by the commandment.

"What was the condition of sin without the law? "Without the law sin was dead.

"But what was the apostle's condition without the law?"I was alive without the law.

"What change occurred when the commandment came?"When the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.


"What did he find the commandment to be?"The commandment... I found to be unto death.

"Yet for what was the commandment designed? It was "ordained to life.

" What did sin do?"Sin... deceived me, and... slew me.

"How had it the power to do this?"Sin, taking occasion by the commandment, deceived me, and by it slew me.


"What was it that deceived or slew him, the law, or sin?" Sin ... deceived me, and... slew me.

"Wherefore what is true of the law?" The law is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good.

"Was then that which was good, namely, the law, made death unto him? No; "but sin.... working death in me by that which is good.

"Why was this?"That it might appear sin;" "that sin by the commandment might become exceeding sinful.


" What do we know of the law?"We know that the law is spiritual.

"But what about ourselves?"But I am carnal.

"And therefore in what condition?"Sold under sin.

"What do we call one who is bought and sold? A slave.

What is the evidence that the one who is carnal is a slave?"That which I do, I allow not; for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I.


"What is shown by the fact that he does the evil that he hates?"I consent unto the law that it is good.

"Therefore who is it in reality that does the evil works?"It is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.

" To what law is such an one subject?"I find then a law, that, when I would do good, evil is present with me.

"In what does he delight?"I delight in the law of God.

"How does he delight in the law of God?"After the inward man.


"Then why does he not obey it?"I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my members.

"In what condition is such an one?"O wretched man that I am!

"What is his distressed cry? "Who shall deliver me from the body of this death?

"Is there any hope of deliverance? I think God through Jesus Christ our Lord.


What is the condition of them that are in Christ?"There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus.

"How do such walk?"Not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

"From what have we been made free?"From the law of sin and death.

"What has done this?"The law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus.

"How did God send his Son?"In the likeness of sinful flesh.


"What for?"For sin.

"What did he thus do?"Condemned sin in the flesh.

"For what purpose?"That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us.

" Why could not the law itself do this? Because "it was weak through the flesh.

"How is it then that it can be done in us through Christ ?Because we "walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.


"What is said of those who are after, or according to, the flesh?"They that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh.

"What of them that are after the Spirit?" They that are after the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.

"What is the difference between the flesh and the Spirit."These are contrary the one to the other." Galatians 5:17.

What is it to be minding the flesh?" To be carnally minded is death.

"And what to be minding the Spirit "To be spiritually minded is life and peace.


"Why is it that to be carnally minded is death?"Because the carnal mind is enmity against God.

"In what does its enmity consist?"It is not subject to the law of God.

"Can not the carnal mind be brought into subjection to the law of God?"Neither indeed can be.

"Then what necessarily follows?"So then they that are in the flesh can not please God.

"What is the condition of those in whom the Spirit of God dwells?"Ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you.


"What is said of the one who has not this Spirit? If any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.

" What have we learned to be impossible for them that are in the flesh?"They that are in the flesh can not please God.

"Then how can we serve the Lord?"But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit.


"How is it that we are "in the Spirit"?"If so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you.

"What if one has not this Spirit?"If any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.

"But if Christ by his Spirit be in us, then what?"The body is dead.

"Why is the body dead?"Because of sin.