Romans 8:16-30

  1. What was helpful/challenging from the sermon?
  2. Why is creation groaning?
  3. Why are we groaning?
  4. What elements of the ‘now but not yet’ aspect of Christianity are
    described in v23-30?
  5. Do you think that Christians in general appreciate and enjoy the
    foretaste given by the Spirit that makes them long for the feast to come?
  6. What part of Jesus return gives you most joy?
  7. Do you think that we evangelise with a promise of heaven that is
    merely a place of no suffering, crying or pain?
  8. How significant is v18 in better helping us understand our sufferings?
    How might it help us daily?