For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death.
The word for law here means “rule”. Before Christ we were under the rule of sin and death (separated from the God-kind of life). But in Christ we are now under the rule of the Spirit of life (life real and genuine, a life active and vigorous, devoted to God, and blessed). The old nature of sin leading to death has been removed. As you receive a new spirit within, your spirit now has residing in it the Spirit of God. His Spirit is where this “Zoe” life comes from. To allow this new Zoe life to rule over us we need to walk in line with the Word of God, and be led by the Spirit of God that now dwells in us. Jesus said the Words He spoke are Spirit and they are life. When we choose to walk in line with God’s Word, which includes having our thoughts governed by His Word, we are coming under the rule of this law of the Spirit of life, which frees us from the rule of sin and death (separation from the God-kind of life). So it is also as we are led by the Holy Spirit within. The Holy Spirit bears witness with our spirit man. As we learn to follow the leading of the inward witness, we will live under the rule of the God-kind of life. Follow the inward witness and walk in line with the Word of God, for the Word and the Spirit agree. As you do you will experience the rule of the Spirit of life over you and you will walk free from the power of sin and death, no longer separated from what God has provided for you.