Romans 8:18-25 NIV

Future Glory

18 I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.1

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19 The creation waits in eager expectation for the sons of God2 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,3 in hope

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      21 thata the creation itself will be liberated from its bondage to decay4 and brought into the glorious freedom of the children of God.5

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          22 We know that the whole creation has been groaning6 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,7 groan8 inwardly as we wait eagerly9 for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies.10

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              24 For in this hope we were saved.11 But hope that is seen is no hope at all.12 Who hopes for what he already has?

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              25 But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.13

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