Romans 8:15-21 NIV

15 For you did not receive a spirit1 that makes you a slave again to fear,2 but you received the Spirit of sonship.a And by him we cry, ""Abba,"b Father."3

References for Romans 8:15

    • g 8:15 - Or "adoption"
    • h 8:15 - Aramaic for "Father"
      16 The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit4 that we are God's children.5

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      17 Now if we are children, then we are heirs6--heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings7 in order that we may also share in his glory.8

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      Future Glory

      18 I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.9

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      19 The creation waits in eager expectation for the sons of God10 to be revealed.

      References for Romans 8:19

        • 40 8:19 - S ver 14
          20 For the creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own choice, but by the will of the one who subjected it,11 in hope

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          21 thatc the creation itself will be liberated from its bondage to decay12 and brought into the glorious freedom of the children of God.13

          References for Romans 8:21

            • i 8:21 - ,21 Or "subjected it in hope. 21 For"