The Gospel of the Meantime - From Suffering to Glory
How should we spend the meantime -- the time between the present age and the age to come; between the resurrection of Christ and His second coming; between the suffering and the glory? Paul describes this as a time of eagerly waiting, patiently hoping, and praying.
Sermon discussion questions for parents to use with their children:
Why does creation groan?
Why are many Christian's concept of salvation too small?
Why do Christians groan? (3 reasons)
How do we explain the Spirit groaning?
How are we to wait?
How are we to live in this present age, as we wait for salvation to be completed?
What is the source of our hope in this age of suffering?