Or calamity and distress? 29 For those whom He foreknew [of whom He was [a]aware and [b]loved beforehand], He also destined from the beginning [foreordaining them] to be molded into the image of His Son [and share inwardly His likeness], that He might become the firstborn among many brethren. 12 So then, [a]brothers and sisters, we have an obligation, but not to our flesh [our human nature, our worldliness, our sinful capacity], to live according to the [impulses of the] flesh [our nature without the Holy Spirit]— 13 for if you are living according to the [impulses of the] flesh, you are going to die. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. What are the benefits of creating an account? For those whom He foreknew [of whom He was aware and loved beforehand], He also destined from the beginning [foreordaining them] to be molded into the image of His Son [and share inwardly His likeness], that He might become the firstborn among many brethren. The Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) is a distinctive English translation that was made to uncover—in addition to the most precise Greek/Hebrew single word equivalents—the diverse … 27 And He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because the Spirit intercedes [before God] on behalf of [c]God’s people in accordance with God’s will. are controlled by its unholy desires set their minds on, pursue those things which gratify the flesh, but those who are according to the Spirit, are controlled by the desires of the Spirit set their minds on. from the dead will also restore to life your mortal (short-lived, perishable) bodies through His Spirit Who dwells in you. Even as it is written, For Thy sake we are put to death all the day long; we are regarded, counted as sheep for the slaughter. New! For [the Spirit which] you have now received [is] not a spirit of slavery to put you once more in bondage to fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption [the Spirit producing sonship] in [the bliss of] which we cry, Abba (Father)! You can cancel anytime during the trial period. Description. Our site uses cookies to provide you with the best experience possible. 30 And those whom He predestined, He also called; and those whom He called, He also justified [declared free of the guilt of sin]; and those whom He justified, He also glorified [raising them to a heavenly dignity]. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. In and of itself readable and illuminating, the Amplified Bible also works as an exemplary complement to other Bible translations. So then, brethren, we are debtors, but not to the flesh [we are not obligated to our carnal nature], to live [a life ruled by the standards set up by the dictates] of the flesh. Try it free for 30 days. (I) 32 He who did not spare [even] His own Son, but gave Him up for us all, how will He not also, along with Him, graciously give us all things? The Spirit Himself [thus] testifies together with our own spirit, [assuring us] that we are children of God. 20 For the creation was subjected to frustration and futility, not willingly [because of some intentional fault on its part], but by the will of Him who subjected it, in hope 21 that the creation itself will also be freed from its bondage to decay [and gain entrance] into the glorious freedom of the children of God. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. 8 Therefore there is now no condemnation [no guilty verdict, no punishment] for those who are in Christ Jesus [who believe in Him as personal Lord and Savior]. Romans 8:11. 25 But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait eagerly for it with patience and composure. Romans 8:28 AMPC. [Ps. 32 He who did not spare [even] His own Son, but gave Him up for us all, how will He not also, along with Him, graciously give us all things? An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the Believer's Bible Commentary and the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (NIV and NRSV) - is just a step away! Jesus’ use of the word emphasized his Father-Son relationship with God. Father! But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him [and is not a child of God]. But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him [and is not a child of God]. 6 Now the mind of the flesh is death [both now and forever—because it pursues sin]; but the mind of the Spirit is life and peace [the spiritual well-being that comes from walking with God—both now and forever]; 7 the mind of the flesh [with its sinful pursuits] is actively hostile to God. 15 For you have not received a spirit of slavery leading again to fear [of God’s judgment], but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons [the Spirit producing sonship] by which we [joyfully] cry, “[b]Abba! 14 For all who are allowing themselves to be led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. THEREFORE, [there is] now no condemnation (no adjudging guilty of wrong) for those who are in Christ Jesus. Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! Romans 8 Amplified Bible (AMP) Escape from Bondage. As many—or as few—words as needed are employed to carry a word’s range of original, historical/contextual meaning(s). 29 For those whom He foreknew [and loved and chose beforehand], He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son [and ultimately share in His complete sanctification], so that He would be the firstborn [the most beloved and honored] among many believers. Shall suffering. The Resource Guide is the most powerful feature in the Olive Tree Bible App. California Privacy Rights Romans 8:18 Joseph Thayer, A Greek-English Lexicon. 30 And those whom He predestined, He also called; and those whom He called, He also justified [declared free of the guilt of sin]; and those whom He justified, He also glorified [raising them to a heavenly dignity]. 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