Romans 8 New Living Translation (NLT) Life in the Spirit.

This purpose of saving his people is,(1)One over which a creature can have no control; it is according to the counsel of his own will; Ephesians 1:11. he always meant to do.

28 And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them. God does not convert people without design; and his designs are not new, but are eternal. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Who Are the Translators of the New Living Translation. NLT 28 But though this be a good general sense for these words, yet the all things mentioned here by the apostle seem more particularly to mean those things mentioned in Romans 8:28-30. Select from a variety of email devotionals from The New Living Translation, each with catered scripture verses and devotional messages.

But excepting in these places, it is used in the New Testament to denote those who had accepted the call, and were true Christians; Romans 1:6-7; 1 Corinthians 1:2, 1 Corinthians 1:24; Revelation 17:14. Salem Media Group.

God does not convert people without design; and his designs are not new, but are eternal. Wisdom; Strength; Romans 8:28 results in: 1. The Christian is made a better man by receiving afflictions as they should be received, and by desiring that they should accomplish the purpose for which they are sent; the sinner is made more hardened by resisting them, and refusing to submit to their obvious intention and design. Romans 8:28. To them who are the called - Christians are often represented as called of God. NIV®. among the persons who are invited to feast on the covenant sacrifice, and who thus, in reference to themselves, confirm and ratify the covenant. Souls gaining confidence in you. To others, they often prove otherwise. 8 So now there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus. And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them. for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. According to his purpose - The word here rendered “purpose” πρόθεσις prothesismeans properly a proposition, or a laying down anything in view of others; and is thus applied to the bread that was laid on the table of show-bread; Matthew 12:4; Mark 2:26; Luke 6:4. American Standard VersionARRAY(0x560fcd0463a8), Bible in Basic EnglishARRAY(0x560fcd0461b0), The Bishop's Bible (1568)ARRAY(0x560fcd045fd0), English Revised VersionARRAY(0x560fcd045df0), Contemporary English VersionARRAY(0x560fcd045c88), The Complete Jewish BibleARRAY(0x560fcd045aa8), Easy-to-Read VersionARRAY(0x560fccdf0a90), English Standard VersionARRAY(0x560fcd0465b8), The Geneva Bible (1587)ARRAY(0x560fcd0a52c0), George Lamsa Translation of the PeshittaARRAY(0x560fcd0a54a0), Good News TranslationARRAY(0x560fcd0a5680), Holman Christian StandardARRAY(0x560fcd0a5860), Hebrew Names VersionARRAY(0x560fcd0a5a40), International Standard VersionARRAY(0x560fcd0a5c20), John Etheridge Translation of the PeshittaARRAY(0x560fcd0a5e00), James Murdock Translation of the PeshittaARRAY(0x560fcd0a5fe0), King James Version (1611)ARRAY(0x560fcd0a8958), J.P. Green Literal TranslationARRAY(0x560fcd0a8da8), Miles Coverdale Bible (1535)ARRAY(0x560fcd0a8f88), Mace New Testament (1729)ARRAY(0x560fcd0a9168), New American Standard VersionARRAY(0x560fcd0a9390), New International VersionARRAY(0x560fcd0a9798), New Revised StandardARRAY(0x560fcd0aec50), The Emphasised BibleARRAY(0x560fcd0aee30), Revised Standard VersionARRAY(0x560fcd0af1f0), Updated Bible Version 1.9ARRAY(0x560fcd0af5b0), Wesley's New Testament (1755)ARRAY(0x560fcd0b2928), Weymouth New TestamentARRAY(0x560fcd0b2b08), The Wycliffe Bible (1395)ARRAY(0x560fcd0b2ce8), Young's Literal TranslationARRAY(0x560fcd0b2ec8), Lexham English BibleARRAY(0x560fcd0b3288). To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, Baker Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament, Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, John Etheridge Translation of the Peshitta, James Murdock Translation of the Peshitta, who are the called according to his purpose. To them who are the called according to his purpose - Dr. Taylor translates τοις κλητοις, the invited; and observes that it is a metaphor taken from inviting guests, or making them welcome to a feast.