The Redemption of the Body in Romans 8 Romans chapter 8 is an interesting chapter, particularly because of the emphasis on the work of Spirit in relation to the body. At work in this chapter is the prophecy of Joel 2:28-32, which was poured out in the last days. The promise of the Spirit, prophesied also in Ezekiel 36 and 37, is directly related to the restoration of the land to Israel to the ancient nation of Israel in the time of Christ. Chapter 37, shows us the role of the Spirit in connection with resurrection in the scene of the dry ...