Creation is groaning for redemption: Christian ecology

This Romans passage contains a vivid expression which has been relevant throughout the past 2000 years since it was written but perhaps never more so vital and relevant than now in late 2021.  From this weekend our news will be rightly dominated for the next fortnight with what is happening in Glasgow with the climate conference for which many world leaders are attending and to which there are so many high hopes and which in many ways simply cannot fail.

Because when Paul says in Romans 8:22 that the whole creation is groaning he surely could not have appreciated how hundreds of millions of people on our planet are anxious about the state of creation and how they agree creation seems to be vividly and tragically groaning.


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