Romans 7:24 Wretched Man that I am...

7.9.17 Tongue Twisting Truth Romans 7:14-25a

Romans 7:14-25 

14 We know that the law is spiritual; but I am unspiritual, sold as a slave to sin. 15 I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do. 16 And if I do what I do not want to do, I agree that the law is good. 17 As it is, it is no longer I myself who do it, but it is sin living in me.18 For I know that good itself does not dwell in me, that is, in my sinful nature.[a] For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out.19 For I do not do the good I want to do, but the evil I do not want to do—this I keep on doing. 20 Now if I do what I do not want to do, it is no longer I who do it, but it is sin living in me that does it.

21 So I find this law at work: Although I want to do good, evil is right there with me. 22 For in my inner being I delight in God’s law; 23 but I see another law at work in me, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin at work within me. 24 What a wretched man I am! Who will rescue me from this body that is subject to death? 25 Thanks be to God, who delivers me through Jesus Christ our Lord!

About Rev Tim Heinecke

Both Pastor Tim and Lisa are native Minnesotans. They both grew up in Southern Minnesota, and met while attending Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, MN. They were married before moving to St. Louis, MO, where Pastor attended Concordia Seminary. The last six years have been spent living and serving in Park Rapids. The Heinecke’s have two children; Lila is five years old and Dane is two years old. Pastor enjoys working on the house and car fixing things. Lisa enjoys baking, cooking and working as a Jamberry consultant. Together with their children they enjoy family time, biking, and camping.

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