Romans 8:19-29 TNIV

19 The creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God1 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,2 in hope

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      21 thata the creation itself will be liberated from its bondage to decay3 and brought into the freedom and glory of the children of God.4

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        • j 8:21 - ,21 Or "subjected it in hope. 21 For"
          22 We know that the whole creation has been groaning5 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,6 groan7 inwardly as we wait eagerly8 for our adoption, the redemption of our bodies.9

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              24 For in this hope we were saved.10 But hope that is seen is no hope at all.11 Who hopes for what they already have?

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              25 But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.12

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              26 In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit13 himself intercedes for us14 through wordless groans.

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                  27 And he who searches our hearts15 knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes16 for God's people in accordance with the will of God.

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                      28 And we know that in all things God works for the good17 of those who love him, whob have been called18 according to his purpose.19

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                        • k 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"
                          29 For those God foreknew20 he also predestined21 to be conformed to the image of his Son,22 that he might be the firstborn23 among many brothers and sisters.

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