Contents: The new law of the Messiah, illuminated by the Holy Spirit in the believer, giving deliverance from man’s sinful nature. The full result of the Gospel in the believer and his eternal security.
Characters: God – the Father, Messiah Jesus, Holy Spirit, Paul
Conclusion: It is the unspeakable comfort of all those who are in Christ Jesus that no condemnation remains towards them and that the indwelling Spirit does in the believer what the law never could do. He gives deliverance from the power of sin, quickens for service, imparts assurance, and inspires prayer.
Striking Facts: Romans 8:26, 34 – The security of the believer as to the penalty of sin rests upon the one foundation of Messiah’s finished work (Romans 8:32 and His intercession in heaven for the believer. The believer’s security against the power of sin is the present work of the Holy Spirit within him and His intercession for us. Notice the two intercessors.