We Can Endure Suffering with God’s Hope and Help

We Can Endure Suffering with God’s Hope and Help

How can we understand suffering? What resources are available to help us through? Pastor Ryan teaches from Romans 8:18-28. “We Can Endure Suffering with God’s Hope and Help”.

Application Questions

Look Back

  1. Reflect over this past week and share any ways you experienced the Holy Spirit working in your life.

Look Up

Read Romans 8:17-28

  1. What do we need to understand about the reality of suffering? Why does Paul include creation in his explanation of the scope of suffering?
  2. What is the hope of the believer? How can we understand this? What are you most looking forward to?
  3. What can you do to live in the tension of being eager for the future and patient through suffering? Share any examples.
  4. Why do you think the Holy Spirit prays with groans? How does this help us?
  5. What do you think verse 27 means? How does this verse help us in suffering?
  6. Share any examples of how verse 28 has proven true in your life.

Look Ahead

  1. What action step is God calling you to take? Share your plan for action.