Romans Chapter 8

Christ Suffering at the Hands of Men

Christ lifted up.

Romans 8:3-4

Numbers 21:4-9

Isaiah 6:1

Vision of Christ's glory.

John 3:14 (P)

John 8:28

John 12:32-33

The righteousness of God. A main theme in Romans (see many references below). Also a main theme in Matt 5-7, and in the world to come.

Romans 8:4,10

Psalms 72:1-3

Isaiah 32:1

Jeremiah 33:15,16

Romans 1:17

Romans 2:5

Romans 3:22-26 (P)

Romans 3:5,22,25

Romans 4:3,6,9,11,14,22

Romans 5:17,19,21

Romans 6:16,18,19,

Romans 10:4,10

Romans 14:17

He that overcomes shall inherit these things, and I will be to him God and he shall be to me son. See links below.

Romans 8:7

Jeremiah 24:7

Jeremiah 31:33

1 Corinthians 15:28

Vss. 7,8 probably close the eternal side on new Jerusalem.

2 Corinthians 6:16-18

Revelation 21:7 (P)

JND v0, pp156

JND Notes and Jottings. Links with God all in all 1 Cor.15:28.

Christ's Resurrection

Paul had to meet this error, early in the Church. Note 1 Cor. 15 sets out the living changed and the dead raised. For the twinkling of an eye, all are on the earth changed and alive, ready to be caught up, which is in 1Thess.4.

Romans 8:11

Quickening, our mortal bodies changed.

Ezekiel 37:10

An exceeding great army, like all changed and raised in 1 Cor. 15.

1 Corinthians 15:12-19

Error that Christ was not raised.

1 Corinthians 15:52-54

Living changed. dead raised.

1 Thessalonians 4:15-17

Living changed, dead raised, both caught up to meet the Lord.

2 Timothy 2:18

Error that the resurrection had taken place already.

Translation, (Rapture) and Ascension

Christ instructing His disciples that in my Father's house He will prepare you a place. He promises that He is coming again and "shall receive you to myself". This includes our resurrection and translation. In the links I have included O.T.heavenly saints

Romans 8:11,17,23

Genesis 5:23,24

Translation of O.T. and N.T. saints.

Daniel 12:2

Resurrection of O.T. saints.

John 14:1-3 (P)

1 Corinthians 15:51-56

Resurrection and change of those alive that preceeds translation.

Philippians 1:10

Christ's day, our destination to be with Him.

Philippians 3:21

Our bodies of humiliation transformed into conformity to his body of glory.

Colossians 3:4

When Christ is manifested, then we shall be manifested with him.

1 Thessalonians 2:19

The Lord Jesus at his coming. Could refer to his public appearing or his private coming for his saints.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

The key scripture reinforcing these links.

2 Thessalonians 2:1

Hebrews 10:25

Hebrews 11:10,16

The O.T. saints seek a heavenly city.

Hebrews 12:22-26

What we have come to, our heavenly destination.

1 Peter 5:4

When the chief shepherd is manifested we shall receive the unfading crown of glory.

2 Peter 2:9

The Lord knows how to keep the godly out of trial.

1 John 3:2

When he in manifested we shall be like him.

Revelation 3:10

I will keep thee out of the hour of trial which is about to come upon the whole habitable earth.

Revelation 11:11,12

Two olive trees ( possibly Moses and Elijah or prophets like them),translated to heaven.

Revelation 21:1-27

The heavenly city.

JND v2, pp294

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp212

JND Collected writings.

JND v32, pp251

JND Collected writings.

JBS v2, pp470,471

Translation, (Rapture) and Ascension

Our bodies of humiliation will be transformed into conformity to His body of glory. See Gen 5:23,24, John 14:1-3 and Rom 8:11,17-23.

Romans 8:11,17,23

Genesis 5:23,24

John 14:1-3

Philippians 3:21 (P)

JND v2, pp295,296

JND Collected writings.

JND v2, pp305

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp213,214

JND Collected writings.

Death Swallowed up in Victory

Resurrection here related to Israel. Consider the resurrection of the just (many instances of resurrection 1 Cor 15 "each in his own rank" etc.) but of the unjust (finalised in Rev. 20:12.) See key scripture in John 5:25-29.

Romans 8:11,17,23

Saints risen and glorified.

Job 21:30

Judgment of the wicked.

Psalms 9:8

Jehovah will judge the world with righteousness and execute judgment on the peoples with equity.

Psalms 49:15

Psalms 96:13

Jehovah will judge the world with righteousness and the peoples in his faithfulness.

Isaiah 25:8

He will swallow up death in victory.

Isaiah 66:24

Those brought to shame and everlasting contempt as in Dan.12:2

Ezekiel 37:7-14

The nation resurrected. They stand upon their feet as an exceeding great army.

Daniel 12:2 (P)

Hosea 13:14

Isreal ransomed from the grave.

Matthew 27:51-53

Tombs opened and many saints fallen asleep arise when the Lord lays down His life.

Luke 14:14

Resurrection of the just.

John 5:25-29

Covers the whole range of the resurrection of the just and of the unjust.

John 6:40

The righteous raised up on the last day.

John 11:24,25

Christ the resurrection and the life.

Acts 17:31

Christ has a day in which he is going to judge the habitable earth in righteousness.

Acts 24:15,25

There is a resurrection of both just and unjust, and judgment about to come.

Romans 2:5,6,16

Righteous judgment of God, who will judge the secrets of men.

1 Corinthians 15:20,23,53-56

The truth of resurrection, seen in the firstfruits, Christ and those that are Christ's at His coming.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Dead in Christ rise first ,then the living who remain,are caught up together to meet the Lord.

2 Timothy 4:1

The God and Christ Jesus who is about to judge living and dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom.

2 Peter 2:9

The day of judgment.

Revelation 2:11

Overcomer not injured in the second death.

Revelation 20:5,12-14

Rest of the dead did not live till the 1,000 yrs. were completed. This is the second death and judgment of the wicked.

Revelation 20:6

Blessed are those to whom the second death has no power. See especially Rev. 2:11.

JND v2, pp364

JND Collected writings. Last paragraph on page.

Saints risen and glorified with Christ. See Dan 12:2 and John 5:25-29 for resurrection. For glorification see Phil 3:21.

Romans 8:11,17,23 (P)

Daniel 12:2

John 5:25-29

Philippians 3:21


Restoration of nature in the Millennium. See Isaiah 41:17-20.

Romans 8:18-22 (P)

Isaiah 41:17-20

Jeremiah 12:4

An example of the groaning creation.

JT v48, pp324

JND v2, pp303-305

JND Collected writings.

JND v2, pp287,295

JND Collected writings.

JND v5, pp109

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp255

JND Collected writings.


See many references in Psalm 72:1-19. Other links listed below show abundance of plant life and rivers opened. Jehovah their light.

Romans 8:18-22

Groaning creation at the present ,and we awaiting the redemption of our bodies.

Psalms 72:1-19

Isaiah 30:23-26

Isaiah 32:15

Wilderness becomes a fruitful field.

Isaiah 35:1,2

Wilderness blossoms as a rose.

Isaiah 41:17-20 (P)

Isaiah 55:12,13

Isaiah 60:19-21

Jehovah their everlasting light.

Ezekiel 47:1-12

Waters from the house and altar, becoming a double river.

Joel 2:21-27

Abundance of rain and rich pastures.

Amos 9:13-15

Abundance of nature and cities rebuilt ect.

Zechariah 14:8

Living waters go out from Jerusalem.


The Spirit poured out in blessing in the Millennium. See most references in Isaiah 44:3.

Romans 8:18-23

Isaiah 32:15 (P)

Isaiah 44:3

Joel 2:28-32

Acts 2:14-21


Christ sitting on His throne of glory, and His disciples judging the 12 tribes of Israel. See link in Psalm 2:1-12 & v 6,7,8,& 9, also Dan.7:9,10 & 18,27.

Romans 8:19-23

Psalms 2:1-12

Psalms 2:6

Psalms 2:7

Psalms 2:8

Psalms 2:9

Daniel 7:18,27

Daniel 7:9,10

Matthew 19:28 (P,M)

Luke 22:30

Acts 3:21

1 Corinthians 6:2

Revelation 3:21

Hint of groaning creation.

Romans 8:22

Jeremiah 12:4 (G)

Christ's Resurrection

Christ's resurrection and reward.

Romans 8:34

Psalms 16:10,11 (P,M)

Psalms 21:4

Matthew 12:38-40

Matthew 28:5,6

Mark 16:6

Luke 24:6,7

John 20:9

Acts 2:25-27

Acts 4:10

Acts 13:34,35

1 Corinthians 15:4,20

JND v11, pp137

JND Collected writings.

Christ's Resurrection

Two men in shining rainment reminding the women that He had said (to His disciples) how the Son of man must be delivered up into the hands of sinners, and be crucified, and rise the third day. See many references in Matt 16:20,21.

Romans 8:34

Psalms 22:21

Last 1/2 0f verse.

Matthew 16:21

Luke 24:7 (P)

Christ's Resurrection

"Who is he that condemns?" See Isaiah 50:8,9. Christ raised up. See Luke 24:7.

Romans 8:34 (P)

Isaiah 50:8,9

Luke 24:7

JND v2, pp343

JND Collected writings.

Who is he that condemns?

Romans 8:34

Isaiah 50:8,9 (G)

JND v2, pp343

JND Collected writings.