GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
All creation is eagerly waiting for God to reveal who his children are.
King James Bible
For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God.
Darby Bible Translation
For the anxious looking out of the creature expects the revelation of the sons of God:
World English Bible
For the creation waits with eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed.
Young's Literal Translation
for the earnest looking out of the creation doth expect the revelation of the sons of God;
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LibraryAugust 6. "As Many as are Led by the Spirit of God they are the Sons of God" (Rom. viii. 14).
"As many as are led by the Spirit of God they are the sons of God" (Rom. viii. 14). The blessed Holy Spirit is our Guide, our Leader, and our Resting-place. There are times when He presses us forward into prayer, into service, into suffering, into new experiences, new duties, new claims of faith, and hope, and love, but there are times when He arrests us in our activity, and rests us under His overshadowing wing, and quiets us in the secret place of the Most High, teaching us some new lessons, breathing …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
September 27. "The Glorious Liberty of the Children of God" (Rom. viii. 21).
The Intercession of Christ
"Yet, the Israelites will become as numerous as the grains of sand on the seashore. No one will be able to measure them or count them. Wherever they were told, 'You are not my people,' they will be told, 'You are the children of the living God.'
Blessed are those who make peace. They will be called God's children.
However, he gave the right to become God's children to everyone who believed in him.
Certainly, all who are guided by God's Spirit are God's children.
The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God's children.
I consider our present sufferings insignificant compared to the glory that will soon be revealed to us.
However, not only creation groans. We, who have the Spirit as the first of God's gifts, also groan inwardly. We groan as we eagerly wait for our adoption, the freeing of our bodies [from sin].
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