Join us this for this special Family Day Sunday as we celebrate those who have taken the step of faith to walk through the waters of baptism. In-person or online beginning at 10:30!
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“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” – 1 John 1:9
1) YOU ARE RESTORED
“In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that he lavished on us.”
– Ephesians 1:7-8
“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul…”
– Psalm 23:1-3
2) YOU ARE CHOSEN
“You didn’t choose me. I chose you. I appointed you to go and produce lasting fruit, so that the Father will give you whatever you ask for, using my name.” – John 15:16-19
“But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.” – 1 Peter 2:9
3) YOU ARE COMPLETE IN CHRIST
“For in Christ lives all the fullness of God in a human body. So you also are complete through your union with Christ, who is the head over every ruler and authority.” – Colossians 2:9-10
Q1: What is something that you completed that you take great personal pride in?
Q2: How has our culture come to take sin lightly? How do you do this in your own life?
Q3: Share a story about a time of restoration in a relationship in your life.
Q4: Read John 15:16-19. Who does the choosing and appointing? What does this mean to you?
Q5: Are you “bearing fruit” as a follower of Jesus? How? If not, why not?
Q6: Read Colossians 1:9-14. What pictures of spiritual progress did Paul use in this passage? What principles do each picture teach?
Q7: Is there someone in your life that you need to ask forgiveness from/receive forgiveness from? Spend some time in prayer for this person.