For the creation was subjected to futility, not by its own will, but because of the One who subjected it, in hope
Cross ReferencesGenesis 3:17
And to Adam He said: "Because you have listened to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree from which I commanded you not to eat, cursed is the ground because of you; through toil you will eat of it all the days of your life.
And he named him Noah, saying, "May this one comfort us in the labor and toil of our hands caused by the ground that the LORD has cursed."
You, indeed, have made my days as handbreadths, and my lifetime as nothing before You. Truly each man at his best exists as but a breath. Selah
"Futility of futilities," says the Teacher, "futility of futilities! Everything is futile!"
For in this hope we were saved; but hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what he can already see?
Chapter Outline1. Those who are in Christ are free from condemnation.
5. What harm comes of the flesh;
13. and what good of the Spirit.
19. The glorious deliverance the creation longs for,
29. was beforehand decreed from God.
38. Nothing can sever us from his love.
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