Paul spoke of "creation" undergoing the "birth pains" at the time he wrote. This motif of birth pains is an incredible motif, and directly related to the resurrection! In the OT, the "great Tribulation" (i.e. the birth pains of Messiah) would come immediately before the resurrection! Thus, for Paul to say that the birth pains were present means the resurrection was imminent!
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