Romans 8:19-25

19For the creation waits with eager longing for athe revealing of the sons of God. 20For the creation bwas subjected to futility, not willingly, but cbecause of him who subjected it, in hope 21that dthe creation itself will be set free from its bondage to corruption and obtain the freedom of the glory of the children of God. 22For we know that ethe whole creation fhas been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now. 23And not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have gthe firstfruits of the Spirit, hgroan inwardly as iwe wait eagerly for adoption as sons, jthe redemption of our bodies. 24For kin this hope we were saved. Now lhope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? 25But if we hope for what we do not see, we mwait for it with patience.

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