I realize that many of us are surrounded by difficult circumstances, many struggles that may be hidden from most but still painfully real. I was reminded this week of a wonderful truth:
The Law of Gravity is all around us, constantly at work kind of like the law of sin and death that is mentioned in Romans 8. But the Law of Gravity will be silenced if we introduce another law, the Law of Lift. Airplanes soar through the sky violating the gravity by using a "higher" law, the lift they experience renders gravity ineffective.
So with us, we can continue to live, even as born again Christians under the law of sin and death or we can dive into what Christ purchased for us on the cross and live in the law of "lift" so to speak. Romans says it this way,