Romans 8:26-36 NLT

26 And the Holy Spirit helps us in our weakness. For example, we don’t know what God wants us to pray for. But the Holy Spirit prays for us with groanings that cannot be expressed in words.
27 And the Father who knows all hearts knows what the Spirit is saying, for the Spirit pleads for us believers in harmony with God’s own will.

References for Romans 8:27

    • 8:27 - Greek for God’s holy people.
      28 And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.

      References for Romans 8:28

        • 8:28 - Some manuscripts read And we know that everything works together.
          29 For God knew his people in advance, and he chose them to become like his Son, so that his Son would be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters.

          References for Romans 8:29

            • 8:29 - Or would be supreme.
              30 And having chosen them, he called them to come to him. And having called them, he gave them right standing with himself. And having given them right standing, he gave them his glory.
              31 What shall we say about such wonderful things as these? If God is for us, who can ever be against us?
              32 Since he did not spare even his own Son but gave him up for us all, won’t he also give us everything else?
              33 Who dares accuse us whom God has chosen for his own? No one—for God himself has given us right standing with himself.
              34 Who then will condemn us? No one—for Christ Jesus died for us and was raised to life for us, and he is sitting in the place of honor at God’s right hand, pleading for us.
              35 Can anything ever separate us from Christ’s love? Does it mean he no longer loves us if we have trouble or calamity, or are persecuted, or hungry, or destitute, or in danger, or threatened with death?
              36 (As the Scriptures say, “For your sake we are killed every day; we are being slaughtered like sheep.” )

              References for Romans 8:36

                • 8:36 - Ps 44:22 .