(1) Looking at 8:19-23,  what is the impact when God’s people look for revelation and insight apart from God?

(2) What changes in 9:1? 

(3) In 9:2-5 what is promised ? How might we describe this reality in our own words?

(4) What do you make of the fact that this dramatic transformation will be brought about by the birth of a child (v6)? 

(5) How do these verses expand our view of God’s salvation through Jesus? 

(6) How might this challenge or inspire us to live differently? 

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Santhosh Thomas

Santhosh is one of our pastors, with special responsibility for overseeing our small groups and various teaching and discipleship programmes. Born and raised in London, he has previously worked in churches in Oxford and Central London. He’s married to Jess and along with their three young children they enjoy sport, swings and meeting new people!

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