- Is there an area of life where you feel you're on the verge of losing heart or feeling discouraged?
- Gospel ministry and faithfulness to God will include suffering. How have you experienced what is described in 2 Corinthians 4:8-9?
- What obstacles or fears keep you from engaging in gospel ministry or living in faithfulness to God?
- Our afflictions seem light compared to Paul's afflictions, but he says his are light compared to the weight of glory! Do you feel the weight of glory? What is this glory?
- How do the two aspects of future glory in this passage bring you encouragement in things you are facing today?