5.1 What is grace in terms of the Christian story?

to begin…

What points gave you new insight to this topic? 

What ideas caught your attention in this episode? 

What did you have a strong reaction to? 

What surprised you? 

What’s new for you? 

What points reinforced your own understanding about this topic? 

What do you have questions about? 

going deeper…

“Grace is the gift of God’s self – this never-ending gift of God that occurs in our lives, whether we deserve it or not” (Tiffany Sparks) What do you think of this definition? Define grace for yourself. 

“It gives value to who we are as human beings, but gives us a glimpse into who God is” (Sarah Leisemann) What does that glimpse tell us about God? 

What are the implications of the idea that God loves us so much? What can our responses be? 

Where do you see the gift of grace at work? 

Take some time to rest and lean into this gift of grace. Identify areas of your life that could use a little grace and accept/open yourself to the possibility.