Romans 8:14-24 NIV

14 For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God.

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15 The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship.a And by him we cry, “Abba,b Father.”

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    • … 8:15 - The Greek word for "adoption to sonship" is a term referring to the full legal standing of an adopted male heir in Roman culture; also in verse 23.
    • † 8:15 - Aramaic for "father"
      16 The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children.

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

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      Present Suffering and Future Glory

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

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      19 For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God 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, in hope

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

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            • ‡ 8:21 - Or "subjected it in hope. " 21"For"
              22 We know that the whole creation has been groaning 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, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for our adoption to sonship, the redemption of our bodies.

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                  24 For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what they already have?

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                  • a 8:2 - The Greek is singular; some manuscripts "me"
                  • b 8:3 - In contexts like this, the Greek word for "flesh" ("sarx" ) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit; also in verses 4-13.
                  • c 8:3 - Or "flesh, for sin"
                  • d 8:10 - Or "you, your body is dead because of sin, yet your spirit is alive"
                  • e 8:11 - Some manuscripts "bodies through"
                  • f 8:15 - The Greek word for "adoption to sonship" is a term referring to the full legal standing of an adopted male heir in Roman culture; also in verse 23.
                  • g 8:15 - Aramaic for "father"
                  • h 8:21 - Or "subjected it in hope. " 21"For"
                  • i 8:28 - Or "that all things work together for good to those who love God, who" ; or "that in all things God works together with those who love him to bring about what is good—with those who"
                  • j 8:36 - Psalm 44:22
                  • k 8:38 - Or "nor heavenly rulers"