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Romans 6:3-5

The apostle Paul writing (God speaking via scripture...The Word), reminding the believers at the church in Rome of the fact that believers have died to sin & to continue sinning does
not increase grace & some about baptism.

 
King James version (KJV): Know ye not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death?
   Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.
   For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection:
 
New American Standard version (NASB): 3 Or do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus have been baptized into His death?
4   Therefore we have been buried with Him through baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life.
5   For if we have become united with Him in the likeness of His death, certainly we shall also be in the likeness of His resurrection,
 
New International version (NIV-IBS): Or don't you know that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.
If we have been united with him like this in his death, we will certainly also be united with him in his resurrection.

 

 

 

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(posted 26 February 2003; adjusted 17 October 2004)