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Romans 8:26-36 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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26 And the Holy Spirit helps us in our distress. For we don't even know what we should pray for, nor how we should pray. But the Holy Spirit prays for us with groanings that cannot be expressed in words. 26 In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express.
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. 27 And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints in accordance with God's will.
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. 28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
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, with many brothers and sisters. 29 For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the likeness of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.
30 And having chosen them, he called them to come to him. And he gave them right standing with himself, and he promised them his glory. 30 And those he predestined, he also called; those he called, he also justified; those he justified, he also glorified.
31 What can we say about such wonderful things as these? If God is for us, who can ever be against us? 31 What, then, shall we say in response to this? If God is for us, who can be against us?
32 Since God did not spare even his own Son but gave him up for us all, won't God, who gave us Christ, also give us everything else? 32 He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all--how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?
33 Who dares accuse us whom God has chosen for his own? Will God? No! He is the one who has given us right standing with himself. 33 Who will bring any charge against those whom God has chosen? It is God who justifies.
34 Who then will condemn us? Will Christ Jesus? No, for he is the one who died for us and was raised to life for us and is sitting at the place of highest honor next to God, pleading for us. 34 Who is he that condemns? Christ Jesus, who died--more than that, who was raised to life--is at the right hand of God and is also interceding 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 are hungry or cold or in danger or threatened with death? 35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword?
36 (Even the Scriptures say, "For your sake we are killed every day; we are being slaughtered like sheep.") 36 As it is written: "For your sake we face death all day long; we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered."