Most modern Bible versions cut off the second part of Romans 8:1, which is in Michael’s song here, and in the more reliable, Syrian, Textus Receptus Greek text that the KJV and some other translations like the NKJV and WEB are based on.

The NIV and most other popular versions rely on the Egyptian manuscripts, which were likely intentionally altered, as my links below the video demonstrate. The shortened version has become the #1 OSAS (“once saved, always saved”) greatest hit: “There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus” — which is a complete misinterpretation of what Paul says in four different ways in 8:1-17 (see below).

This song is the unaltered real deal, what the text is really saying:

“There is therefore now *no condemnation* to those who are IN CHRIST Jesus, who don’t WALK according to the flesh, but ACCORDING TO THE SPIRIT.”

Michael Fackerell sings this from Australia via Facebook, saying “Another new song with words taken from Romans 8:1”

UPDATE 11/10/19: Michael posted it on YouTube, apparently naming it this time:

There is no condemnation song Romans 8:1

Nov 9, 2019

Michael Fackerell

Song I wrote using Romans 8:1 nkjv

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The “who shall separate us” promise in Romans 8:29-30 and “no condemnation” statement in verse 1 only applies to those who actually are “in Christ” based upon what Paul says in four different ways in verses 1-17:

Verse 1b: “who don’t walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.”

Verse 4b: “who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.”

Verse 13: “For if you live after the flesh, you must die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live..”

Verse 14: “For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are children of God.”

Verse 17b: “joint-heirs with Christ; if indeed we suffer with him, that we may also be glorified with him.”

Earlier Facebook posting:

Another new song with words taken from Romans 8:1

تم النشر بواسطة ‏‎Michael Fackerell‎‏ في الأحد، ٣ نوفمبر ٢٠١٩

Michael Fackerell


Look what the NIV did to Romans 8:1 — They changed the entire meaning of the verse and leave no requirement or prerequisite to being free from condemnation! [Grace changing teachers now make Romans 8:1A their OSAS theme song, while verses 4-17 still say we must walk according to the Spirit, suffering with Christ to be heirs & children of God having ‘no condemnation’]

“What is HORRIBLY WRONG with Modern Bible Translations like the NIV? Most modern versions slavishly depend on the Egyptian and Vatican corruptions of the New Testament!

Most modern NT ‘Bibles’ are based on an Egyptian text rejected by Christendom 1500 years ago — that removed the second half of Romans 8:1 – “Now there is NO CONDEMNATION to them which are IN CHRIST JESUS, ***WHO don’t WALK according to the flesh, but ACCORDING TO THE SPIRIT***”