Looking Forward to a Christ Centered Future

For Our Good and His Glory

Romans 8:18-30

I. Our present ________ does not compare to a future of eternal _________ in Christ. (Rom. 8:18)
a. _______can be a gift. (Phil. 1:29)
b. ______ shows that you are part of the family. (1 Peter 4:12-14)
II. Our present bondage will be ________ by _______ in Jesus Christ. (Rom. 8:19-23)
a. ________ excitement (v.19)
b. ________ happens to everyone (v.20)
c. ________ through Christ. (v.21)
d. ________ adoption (vv.22-23)

III. Our present _________ promises a future in ________. (Rom. 8:24-25)

IV. Our present __________ is strengthened by the Holy Spirit’s ________. (Rom. 8:26-27)
V. Our present _________ will lead us to the ultimate ________. (Rom. 8:28-30)
a. Not earthly _______, but _________ to Christ. (v.28)
b. The _______ progress of the believer’s ________ to Christ (vv.29-30)