7 because the mind set on the flesh is ahostile toward God; for it does not subject itself to the law of God, for it is not even able to do so,
8 and those who are ain the flesh cannot please God.
21 that athe creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children of God.
22 For we know that the whole creation agroans and suffers the pains of childbirth together until now.
23 aAnd not only this, but also we ourselves, having bthe first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves cgroan within ourselves, dwaiting eagerly for our adoption as sons, ethe redemption of our body.
25 But aif we hope for what we do not see, with perseverance we wait eagerly for it.
“aFor Your sake we are being put to death all day long;
We were considered as sheep to be slaughtered.”
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