MEET JESUS - Grace Appeared
Each week, as you take in the Bible, find some friends to talk it out. You can follow this simple guide to help. First, R.E.A.D. and P.R.A.Y. on your own. Then, meet with friends to share what you've learned.
R - Retell it P - Praise
E - Examine it R - Repent
A - Apply it A - Ask
D - Discuss it Y - Yield
Sunday's Message Text:
Bible Plan Readings - Week 16
How do you define "grace"? How would you best describe grace to someone?
"The word grace is really just a shorthand way of speaking about the personal and loving kindness out of which, God gives himself"
From Sunday's message in Titus 2, or the Meet Jesus Bible Reading Plan this week, what is impacting you the most? Was there a word, phrase, Bible verse, or theme that impacted you? Hint: What did you highlight
In Titus 2:11, what do you learn about the grace of God?
Where do you see grace at work in this week's Bible readings? Specific examples. Is there another place in the Bible where you see grace?
How did Jesus specifically show us grace in Galatians 3:10-14? Why is this such a big deal?
If grace is a person in Jesus, pardon for you, and producing something in you, which of these captures your thoughts?
What overwhelms you when you understand grace? Is grace something we ever get over?
Do you treat grace and the gospel as OxyContin (pain killer) or oxygen? What's the difference in these two?
How does grace provide balance between living legalistic and living however we want?
"The true grace of God is the remedy for our legalistic tendencies. It is also the remedy for our antinomian (no law) leanings. If grace unites us to Christ, then we cannot enjoy only part of him; we cannot embrace him for justification without also embracing him for sanctification.
Who needs to hear about the grace of God in your life? Who needs to see the grace fo God in you?