• When have you felt God fulfilling the righteous requirements of the law in your life?
  • When have you struggled to put to death the deeds of the body?
  • Have you ever been unable to pray because of distress? How is the promise that the Spirit intercedes for us when we cannot pray helpful in that circumstance?
  • How should Christians relate to the groaning and suffering of creation?
  • What practical value does Paul’s teaching about the change in our relationship with the law have in your life?
  • How has God’s love comforted you in suffering or loss?
  • Describe a time when God unexpectedly worked something bad out for good.
  • What is your comfort level in calling God with an affectionate term such as “Abba,” “Papa,” or “Dad”?