Daily Devotion Text

October 18, 2022

Romans 8:26-30

By gracepoint In Devotion Text, Romans with Comments Off on Romans 8:26-30


Please use one of the prompts below to get your journaling started.

  • Explore your fears and what’s behind them.
  • Write about a relational conflict you are experiencing.
  • List out all that you are grateful for.
  • Recall a significant reaction, conversation or event.

Romans 8 Commentary

Bible Text: Romans 8:26-30 (ESV)

26 Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.

27 And he who searches hearts knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God. 28 And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. 29 For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. 30 And those whom he predestined he also called, and those whom he called he also justified, and those whom he justified he also glorified.

Reflection Questions

Romans 8:26

  • How does the picture of the “Spirit himself [interceding] for us with groanings too deep for words” give me hope and courage?
  • Is there a situation where I need to claim the promise of v. 28? Spend some time in prayer, knowing that the “Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God.”


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