Glory to be Revealed
Nick Ford, Lead Pastor
SUFFERING, GROANING, AND GLORY
- Present suffering is worth it because of the promise of future glory.
- Creation is included in the fall.
- Therefore, creation is a place of pain and suffering.
- God is redeeming all things.
- We are a people of hope and patience.
HELP, ASSURANCE, AND GLORY
The Spirit’s Help (verses 26-27)
- We are weak, sometimes not even knowing how to pray.
- The Spirit intercedes for us in perfect alignment with God’s will.
The Father’s Assurance (verse 28)
- “We know” – assurance
- “Those who love God…who are called according to His purpose” – His children
- “All things” –
- “Work together for good” – God’s providence
The Son’s Glory (verses 29-30)
- Those God…
- He predestined
- To be conformed to the likeness of His Son
- He called
- He justified
- He glorified