Romans 8:17-23 NIV

17 Now if we are children, then we are heirs1--heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings2 in order that we may also share in his glory.3

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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.4

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19 The creation waits in eager expectation for the sons of God5 to be revealed.

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    • 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,6 in hope

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      21 thata the creation itself will be liberated from its bondage to decay7 and brought into the glorious freedom of the children of God.8

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          22 We know that the whole creation has been groaning9 as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time.

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          23 Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit,10 groan11 inwardly as we wait eagerly12 for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies.13

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