New Living Translation
the creation looks forward to the day when it will join God's children in glorious freedom from death and decay.
King James Bible
Because the creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God.
Darby Bible Translation
that the creature itself also shall be set free from the bondage of corruption into the liberty of the glory of the children of God.
World English Bible
that the creation itself also will be delivered from the bondage of decay into the liberty of the glory of the children of God.
Young's Literal Translation
that also the creation itself shall be set free from the servitude of the corruption to the liberty of the glory of the children of God;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:21 The creation itself shall be delivered - Destruction is not deliverance: therefore whatsoever is destroyed, or ceases to be, is not delivered at all. Will, then, any part of the creation be destroyed? Into the glorious liberty - The excellent state wherein they were created.
LibraryOctober 11. "And He that Searcheth the Hearts Knoweth what is the Mind of the Spirit, Because He Maketh Intercession for the Saints According to the Will of God" (Rom. viii. 27).
"And He that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because He maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God" (Rom. viii. 27). The Holy Spirit becomes to the consecrated heart the Spirit of intercession. We have two Advocates. We have an Advocate with the Father, who prays for us at God's right hand; but the Holy Spirit is the Advocate within, who prays in us, inspiring our petitions and presenting them, through Christ, to God. We need this Advocate. We know …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
October 21. "Who Shall Separate us from the Love of Christ?" (Rom. viii. 35).
June 1. "That the Righteousness of the Law Might be Fulfilled in Us" (Rom. viii. 4).
October 13. "The Carnal Mind is Enmity against God" (Rom. viii. 7).
For he must remain in heaven until the time for the final restoration of all things, as God promised long ago through his holy prophets.
And having chosen them, he called them to come to him. And having called them, he gave them right standing with himself. And having given them right standing, he gave them his glory.
1 Corinthians 15:42
It is the same way with the resurrection of the dead. Our earthly bodies are planted in the ground when we die, but they will be raised to live forever.
This means that all of creation will be shaken and removed, so that only unshakable things will remain.
2 Peter 3:13
But we are looking forward to the new heavens and new earth he has promised, a world filled with God's righteousness.
Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the old heaven and the old earth had disappeared. And the sea was also gone.
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