18 For I consider that the sufferings of this present time 1are not worthy to be compared with the 2glory that is to be revealed to us.
20 For the creation 6was subjected to 7futility, not willingly, but 8because of Him who subjected it, in hope
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    • i 8:20 - Or "in hope; because the creation"
      21 that 9the creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children of God.
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      22 For we know that the whole creation 10groans and suffers the pains of childbirth together * until now.
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      24 For 16in hope we have been saved, but 17hope that is seen is not hope; for who hopes for what he already sees?
      25 But 18if we hope for what we do not see, with perseverance we wait eagerly for it.
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      Our Victory in Christ

      26 In the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; for 19we do not know how to pray as we should, but 20the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words;
      27 and 21He who searches the hearts knows what 22the mind of the Spirit is, because He 23intercedes for the saints according to the will of God.
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      28 And we know that God causes 24all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are 25called according to His purpose.
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